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YOG-42 (1943 - 1946)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Gasoline Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built by Concrete Ship Constructors, National City, CA as Concrete No. 5 a non-self propelled Maritime Commission type (B7-A2) barge hull (MC 638)
  • Laid down, 06 December 1942
  • Launched, 23 March 1943
  • Acquired and placed in service as YOG-42, 22 May 1943
  • During World War II YOG-42 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Tug USS Navajo (AT-64), towing gasoline barge YOG-42, was sunk by Japanese submarine I-39, 150 miles east of Espiritu Santo on 12 September 1943. YOG-42 was undamaged and recovered by Sioux (AT-75)
  • Redesignated YOGN-42, May 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 15 August 1949
  • Final Disposition, intentionally beached on north coast of Lanai, Hawaiian Islands, circa 1949-50
    Displacement 5,410 t.(lt) 6,600 t.(fl)
    Length 375'
    Beam 56'
    Draft 26' 6"
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion none

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    YOG-42 203k Hulk of YOGN-42 beached on north coast of Lanai, 06 January 2004
    Photo courtesy 'Youstorm,'
    Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history available for YOG-42 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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