USS Kasota

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Kasota

An Indian word meaning clear skies.

(YTB-222: dp. 410; 1. 110'; b. 27'; dr. .11'4"; cl. Cahto)

Kasota was laid down as YT-222; launched 20 January 1.944 by the Elizabeth City Shipyard, Elizabeth City, N.C.; sponsored by Miss Norma Crawley; and reclassified YTB

222 15 May 1944 prior to being placed in service 4 September for duty in the 5th Naval District. Kasota operated out of Norfolk as a district and service craft until I May 1961 when she was struck from the Navy List.