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Cahokia AT-61


An Indian tribe belonging to the Illinois Confederacy.

(AT-61: dp. 510; 1. 141'; b. 27'7"; dr 10'7")

The first Cohokia (AT-61) was built in 1920 by Providence Engineering Corp., City Island, N.Y.; transferred to the Navy from the Coast Guard 14 May 1986 and commissioned 6 November 1936, Chief Boatswain *. C. Kasmire in command. She was reclassified YT 135, 1 January 1938.

Assigned to duty in the 12th Naval District, Cahokia operated as a harbor tug at Mare Island Navy Yard.

She was reclassified YTB-136, 13 April 1944 and placed in service. She was transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal 8 August 1947.