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Kasota

 

An Indian word meaning clear skies.

 

(YTB-222: dp. 410; l. 110'; b. 27'; dr. 11'4"; cl. Cahto)

 

Kasota. was laid down as YT-222; launched 20 January 1944 by the Elizabeth City Shipyard, Elizabeth City, N.C.; sponsored by Miss Norma Crawley; and reclassified YTB-222 15 May 1944 prior to being placed in service 4 September for duty in the 5th Naval District. Kasota operated out of Norfolk as a district and service craft until 1 May 1961 when she was struck from the Navy List.