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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal

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)
    Length 174'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 13"
    Speed kts.
    Complement 1 Officer, 22 Enlisted
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel engine, single propeller

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    YOG-76 41k YOG-78 underway in Hampton Roads, circa 1974. Photo taken from USCGC Ingham by ETN2 Greg Bevirt. Terrence Wright USCGC Ingham
    YO-78 75k 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.)
    Defense Visual Information Center

    There is no DANFS history available for YOG-78 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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