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Natahki

 

An Indian name.

 

(YT–398: dp. 310 (f.); l. 101’; b. 28’; dr. 11’; s. 12 k.; cpl. 10; a. 2 .50 cal. m.g.; cl. Sassaba)

 

Natahki (YT–398) was laid down 15 May 1944 by Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, Fla.; reclassified YTB398 on 15 May 1944; launched 2 November 1944; sponsored by Mrs. J. H. Thomas; and placed in service 13 April 1945.

 

Allocated to the 11th Naval District in 1945, Natahki entered the Pacific Reserve Fleet in March 1946. In January 1951, she began active duty for the 11th Naval District, San Diego, Calif. She was reclassified YTM–398 in February 1962. Into 1970 she remains active with the 11th District.