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Madokawando

 

A Penobscot chief in Maine, 1630. He was a determined foe whose treatment of prisoners was humane.

 

(YT‑180: dp. 260; l. 101'; b. 28'; dr. 11'; s. 12 k.; cpl. 14; a. none; cl. Woban)

 

Madokawando (YT‑180) was laid down by Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, Fla., in August 1942; launched in January 1943; completed 12 June 1943; and delivered to the Navy for assignment to the 1st Naval District.

 

Reclassified YTB‑180 on 15 May 1944, she served much of the remainder of the war performing harbor towing duties in the 12th Naval District. In February 1962 she was reclassified YTM‑180; and, at present, she operates at San Francisco in an active in service status.