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US Army Coastal Tanker
Y-43


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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


Coastal Tanker
  • Laid down in 1915 as MT Olinda at Union Ironworks, San Francisco, CA.
  • Launched in 1915
  • Delivered in 15
  • Acquired by the War Department, date unknown
  • Placed in service as US Army Coastal Tanker Y-43, date and location unknown
  • Placed out of service, circa 1946
  • Transfered to to US Naval custody, placed in 1946 as YO-233, date and location unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 419 t.
    Length 135'
    Beam 26'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 9 kts
    Complement 23 (including gun crew of 6)
    Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Cargo Capacity 280,000 gal.
    Propulsion one 4-cyl diesel engines
    single screws 250shp

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