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YOG-5 Class Gasoline Barge (Self-propelled):
Laid down, 1 March 1944, at Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WA.
Launched, 1 May 1944
Delivered, 1 April 1945
Commissioned USS YOG-78, date unknown
Assigned to Naval Station Norfolk, VA.
Decommissioned, date unknown, and placed in service on that date
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 31 July 1995
Final Disposition, disposed of, 22 February 1996, sunk as part of an artificial reef off Charleston, S.C., date unknown
Displacement 440 t.(lt) 1,390 t.(fl)
Complement 1 Officer, 22 Enlisted
Propulsion Diesel engine, single propeller
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||YOG-78 underway in Hampton Roads, circa 1974. Photo taken from USCGC Ingham by ETN2 Greg Bevirt.
||Terrence Wright USCGC Ingham
||Port bow view of YOG-78 and Wathena (YTB-825) at Pier 8, Naval Base Norfolk, VA., 23 July 1989. YOG-78 stopped carrying gasoline at an unknown date and was unofficially redesignated YO-78.
DVIC photo # DNST9000010 by Don S. Montgomery USN (RET.)
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