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Quinnapin

 

A Narraganset Indian chief, brother-in-law of King Philip, he was captured by the English colonists in 1675, tried by court marshal at Newport, R.I., and shot.

 

(YT–286: dp. 510 (f.); l. 110’; b. 29’; dr. 15’; s. 12 k.; cpl. 10; a. 2 .50 cal. mg.; cl. Onockatin)

 

Quinnapin (YT–286) was laid down 5 July 1943 by Thomas Knutson Shipbuilding Corp., Halesite, N.Y.; reclassified YTB–286 on 15 May 1944; launched 20 July 1944; sponsored by Mrs. Thomas Knutson; and placed in service 3 January 1945.

 

Proceeding via the Panama Canal, Quinnapin arrived at San Francisco 7 July 1945. From 1946 to 1950 she served the 12th Naval District, San Francisco. Sold at Mare Island 5 May 1950 to Foss Launch and Trig Co., she was struck from the Naval Vessel Register 16 June 1950.