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(YT-274: dp. 290 (f.), 1. 100'10", b. 25', dr. 10', s. 11 k.
cpl. 10; a. 2 .50 eel. mg.; cl. Iwana)

Po - 7on (YT-274) was laid down 15 January 1943 by Ira S. Bushey and Sons, Ine., Brooklyn, N.Y.; launched 9 April 1943, and placed in service 2 Julv 1943.

From late July 1943 to Apri1 1946, Pokooon served the Naval Operating Base, Bermuda. She was reclassified YTB274 on 15 May 1944. In March 1946 she was assigned to the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Green Cove Springs, Fla. While under tow to that berthing area, she capsized and sank 27 September 1947.