From:  Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships




An island off the coast of Florida.

Captiva (YFB-25) was launched on 13 January 1944 by Cape May Shipbuilding, Inc., Cape May, N. J., and placed in service on 11 May 1944. She was assigned to the 5th Naval District where she performed ferrying duties until 14 August 1946 when she was transferred to the Severn River Naval Command.  Captiva was stricken from the Navy List on 19 February 1948 and sold.

Transcribed by:  Bill Mozingo,