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. Cahto


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 List.

Transcribed by:  Bill Mozingo,