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Colquitt

 

A county in Georgia.

 

(AK-174: dp. 7,125; l. 338'6"; b. 50'; dr. 21'1"; s. 12 k.; cpl. 85; a. 1 3"; cl. Alamosa)

 

Colquitt (AK-174) was launched 21 January 1945 by Froemming Bros., Milwaukee, Wis., under a Maritime Commission contract; sponsored by Mrs. Fred Zillman; transferred to the Navy 17 August 1945; and commissioned 22 September 1945, Lieutenant Commander F. E. Miner, USCG, in command. Colquitt was transferred to the Coast Guard 2 days later and served until decommissioned 11 March 1946, on which date her transfer to the Coast Guard became permanent. She was renamed and reclassified Kukui (WAK-186) by the Coast Guard.