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Minidoka

 

A county in southern Idaho.

 

(Dp. 3805; l. 323'9"; l. 50'1"; cpl. 34)

 

Minidoka (AK‑196), a C1‑M‑AV1 type cargo ship, was laid down under Maritime Commission contract by Walter Butler Shipbuilding Co., Inc., Superior, Wis., 26 August 1944; launched 13 January 1945; sponsored by Mrs. R. N. Elder; and completed 5 May 1945. While under conversion for Navy use at the Superior yard of Walter Butler, her conversion was canceled 25 August 1945. Subsequently, she was returned to the Maritime Commission, renamed Coastal Herold, and operated for the Maritime Commission by Waterman Steamship Corp.