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Pocasset

 

Former Wampanoag village near Tiverton, R.I., and Fall River, Mass.

 

(YTB–516: dp. 400 (f.); l. 100’; b. 25’; dr. 12’; s. 12 k.; cpl. 10; a. 2 .50 cal. mg.; cl. Cholocco)

 

Pocasset (YTB–516) was laid down 20 September 1945 by Commercial Iron Works, Portland, Ore.; launched 14 November 1945; completed and delivered to the Navy 14 January 1946.

 

Pocasset entered the Pacific Reserve Fleet, San Diego, Calif., in March 1946. Reclassified YTM–779 in March 1966, she began active duty in March 1967. From late 1967 into 1970, she served at Sasebo, Japan.