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YOG-71


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal



YOG-71 was transferred to the Republic of South Vietnam, redesignated HQ-473
YOG-5 Class Gasoline Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Laid down in 1945 at George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA.
  • Launched in 1945
  • Delivered to the US Navy and placed in service as YOG-71 in August 1945
  • Allocated to the 15th Naval District
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Reactivated and transferred to the Republic of Vietnam in 1967, redesignated HQ-473
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 440 t.(lt) 1,390 t.(fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 13'
    Speed 11kts
    Cargo Capacity 6,570 Bbls (860 t.)
    Complement
    Officers 1
    Enlisted 22
    Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Fuel Capacity 23 t.
    Propulsion
    one General Motors Diesel engine
    one 60Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generator
    single propeller, 540bhp
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    Size Image Description Source
    PC-822 186k Self-propelled Gasoline Barge YOG-71 and Self-propelled Fuel Oil Barge YO-135 moored on the opposite side of the pier from USS PC-822, USS PC-1169 and an unidentified PC, at Coco Solo Naval Station, Panama Canal Zone, circa 9 to 12 October 1945.
    National Archives photo
    John Chiquoine and Dave Schroeder
    YOG-71 134k
    YOG-71 107k

    There is no DANFS history available for YOG-71 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Mobile Riverine Force Association
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    Last Updated 9 November 2012