From The Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships

A county in Georgia.

AK - 174:               dp. 7,125               l. 338'6"               b. 50' dr. 21'1"                s. 12k.                      cpl. 85                 a. 1 x 3" cl. Alamosa

Colquitt (AK-174) was launched 21 January 1945 by Froemming Bros., Milwaukee,
Wis., under a Maritime Commission contract; sponsored by Mrs. Fred Zillman;
transferred to the Navy 17 August 1945; and commissioned 22 September 1945,
Lieutenant Commander F. E. Miner, USCG, in command. Colquitt was transferred to
the Coast Guard 2 days later and served until decommissioned 11 March 1946, on
which date her transfer to the Coast Guard became permanent. She was renamed and
reclassified Kukui (WAK 186) by the Coast Guard.

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Date: 6 Dec 1998