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Yapashi

 

The generic name of fetishes, representing human forms, found in a prehistoric pueblo above Cochiti, New Mexico.

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(YTB-531: dp. 218; l. 100'0"; b. 25'0"; dr. 9'7" (f.) ; s. 12.0 k.; cpl. 16; cl. Hisada)

 

On 23 March 1945, the name Yapashi was assigned to YTB-531, a Hisada-class large harbor tug slated to be built at Jacksonville, Fla., by the Gibbs Gas Engine Co. However, the contract for the construction of the yardcraft was cancelled in October 1945.