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Mahanna

 

A chief of the Comanche Indians.

 

(AG‑8: dp. 6,125 (lt.); l. 286'; b. 45'; dr. 23'6"; 9. 11 k.; cpl. 44; a. none)

 

Mahanna (AG‑8), a wooden steam freighter, was built by McEachern & Co., Astoria, Oreg., in 1919; operated by the U.S. Shipping Board; transferred to the Navy at Norfolk, Va., 20 September 1920; and commissioned at Norfolk 29 September 1920, Lt. (jg.) Emory F. Hosmer in command.

 

Assigned to the Atlantic Fleet, Mahanna sailed out of Norfolk for survey missions in the West Indies during the next year, cruising between the Caribbean and east coast ports with other survey ships. She decommissioned at Portsmouth, N.H., 15 September 1921, returned to USSB 2 December 1921, and was struck from the Navy list.