Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.


NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive

YOG-93 / IX-523


YOG-5 Class Gasoline Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Laid down, 16 April 1945, at RTC Shipbuilding Corp, Camden, N.J.
  • Launched, 8 September 1945
  • Commissioned USS YOG-93, (date unknown)
  • Decommissioned (date unknown) and placed in service on that date
  • Placed out of service (date unknown)
  • Laid up in the Reserve Fleet
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 26 May 2005
  • Withdrawn from the Reserve Fleet and redesignated Miscellaneous Unclassified IX-523
  • Assigned to the Expeditionary Warfare Training Group Atlantic, Norfolk, VA. (EWTGLANT) for use as a Boarding Party training hulk
  • In service at NAB Little Creek as a training vessel for EWTGLANT
  • Transferred to the Marime Administration for disposal, date unknown
  • Reefed off Delaware, 25 June 2007
    Specifications:
    Displacement 440 t.(lt) 1,390 t.(fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 13
    Speed unknown
    Complement
    1 Officer
    22 Enlisted
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion
    one Union direct diesel engine
    single propeller, 6,570shp
    Click On Image
    For Full Size Image
    Size Image Description Source
    YOG-93
    YOG-93 170k YOG-93 and YO-228 laid up at Philadelphia. Naval Shipyard, circa mid-1991. Photo by Ed Zajkowski
    IX-523
    YOG-93 58k IX-523 moored pierside at NAB Little Creek, August 2005 Major R. S. Rayfield, Jr. USMC Ret.
    YOG-93 98k IX-523 moored pierside at NAB Little Creek, interior view of bridge area, August 2005 Major R. S. Rayfield, Jr. USMC Ret.
    YOG-93 192k IX-523 moored pierside at NAB Little Creek, view looking forward towards fícísle from bridge showing upper works, August 2005 Major R. S. Rayfield, Jr. USMC Ret.
    YOG-93 47k IX-523 moored pierside at NAB Little Creek, port quarter view from land showing fantail, gun tub, stack, rear view of bridge and upper works looking forward., August 2005 Major R. S. Rayfield, Jr. USMC Ret.

    There is no DANFS history available for YOG-93 /IX-523 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    No Information Available
    Back to the Navsource Photo Archives Main Page Back To The Service Craft (Yard and District Craft) Index Back To The Gasoline Barge [Self-propelled] (YOG) Photo Index
    Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster.
    This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo
    All pages copyright NavSource Naval History
    Last Updated 13 February 2009