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Fuel Oiler Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built in 1918 America Bridge Co., Pittsburgh, PA. for use in the Panama Canal Zone
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as Non Self-propelled Open Lighter YC-415, date unknown
  • Redesignated Non Self-propelled Oil Storage Barge YOS-1, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, transferred to the War Shipping Agency for disposal, 13 June 1947, fate unknown
    Displacement 911 t.(fl)
    Length 149' 9"
    Beam 26'
    Draft unknown
    Cargo Capacity 5000 bbls in 14 tanks
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion none

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    Kalk 109k YOS-1 is beyond the tug's stack in this photo of USS Kalk (DD-611) being assisted by YMT-10 off Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA., 27 December 1942. The city of Vallejo is in the background.
    US Navy photo # NH 98079 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center
    US Naval Historical Center
    YOS-1 86k YOS-1 alongside USS St. Louis (CL-49) at Mare Island Navy Yard, 19 August 1943. St. Louis had just arrived at the yard for repairs to battle damage.
    Photo source, National Archives, San Francisco Branch, Mare Island Navy Yard General Correspondence Files 1941-47.
    Tracy White
    YOS-1 89k YOS-1 at Mare Island, 8 November 1945.
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 7025-45
    Darryl Baker
    LST-1120 885k Aerial view of ships berthed at Mare Island, 8 February 1946.
    Left (inboard to outboard):
    USS LST-1134,
    USS LST-828,
    USS LST-1088,
    USS LST-1120
    and YOS-1.
    Right (inboard to outboard):
    USS General William Mitchell (AP-114),
    USS General G. M. Randall (AP-115),
    YD-33 and what appears to be
    Darryl Baker

    There is no DANFS history record for YC-415 / YOS-1
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    Last Updated 19 April 2013