From: Dictionary of
American Naval Fighting Ships
An Indian word meaning clear skies.
YTB-222: dp. 410; l. 110'; b. 27'; dr. .11'4"; cl.
Kasota was laid down as YT-222; launched 20
January 1.944 by the Elizabeth City Shipyard, Elizabeth City, N.C.; sponsored
by Miss Norma Crawley; and reclassified YTB-222 15 May 1944 prior to being
placed in service 4 September for duty in the 5th Naval District. Kasota operated out of Norfolk as a
district and service craft until I May 1961 when she was struck from the Navy
Transcribed by: Bill