An Indian word meaning canoe.
(YTB-221: dp. 415; 1. 110'; b. 27'; dr. 11'4"; a. 2 .50 cal. a.a.; cl. Cahto)
Kabout was laid down as YT-221; launched December 1943 by the Elizabeth City Shipyard, Elizabeth City, N.C.; sponsored by Mrs. J. C. Fegan; and reclassified YTB-221 on 15 May 1944 prior to being placed in service 3 July for duty in the 5th Naval District. She remained in operation there until I May 1959 when she was struck from the Navy List. She was sold to Ships, Inc., Norfolk, Va., 7 August 1959.