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Lonoto

 

An Indian word.

 

(YTB‑407: dp. 237; l. 100'; b. 26'; dr. 10'; s. 12 k.; cpl. 10; a. 2 .50 cal. mg.)

 

Lonoto (YTB‑407) was laid down its YT‑407 by Ira Bushey & Sons, Brooklyn, N.Y., 24 February 1944; named Lonoto 13 April 1944 and reclassified YTB‑407 15 May; launched 30 June 1944; and commissioned 1 February 1945.

 

Assigned to the Pacific Fleet, Lonoto performed various harbor operations in the 12th Naval District from 1945 on. Reclassified YTM‑407 on February 1962, the harbor tug is still active in the 12th Naval District.