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U S NAVY 4th FLEET AT RECIFE - SHIP INDEX YCK YF YFD YHB YMS YO YR YT YTB

10)YO 70 FUEL OIL BARGE



YO 70 seen during launching Photo. USNHC



Sister ship YO-74.Photo USNHC


Displacement fully loaded: 6,570 barrels of fuel capacity.


Dimensions: Length: 174 ft


Beam 32 ft.


Tonnage 1,400 tons.


Powerplant: 500 horsepower shaft. Built Geo. Lawley & Son, Corp. Neponset, MA, 1943.


YO 70 served under Adm. Ingram's Fourth Fleet at Recife Brazil and carried out several replenishing missions through the bases on northeastern Brazilian coast during the war.


 

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