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Lelaka

 

An ancestor of the Nakomgilisala gens within the Tribe of Kwakiutl. The Kwakiutl were a tribe of Indians who formerly lived at Cape Scott on the north side of Vancouver Island, British Colombia.

 

(YTB-514: dp. 218; l. 100'; b. 25'; dr. 10'; s. 12 k)

 

Lelaka (YTB-514) was laid down 12 August 1945 by Commercial Iron Works, Portland, Oreg.; launched 10 October; and placed in service 14 December 1945.

 

From 1946 Lelaka operated in the 12th Naval District as a harbor and service craft. Reclassified YTM-777 in March 1967, Lelaka continues her service into 1969.