From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships


An Indian personal name.

Chaska (YT-226) was launched on 28 June 1944 by Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, N.J. She was placed in service as YTB-226 on 23 November 1944 and attached to the 6th and 5th Naval Districts before being put in reserve on 1 May 1947. Chaska returned to active duty on 3 July 1947 for service in the 8th, 6th, and 1st Naval Districts. She was sold by the Navy in November 1956.

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