From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships
Variant spelling of a Cherokee village in Alabama.
Cusseta was laid down as YT-405 and launched on 30 May 1944 as YTB-405. Following completion in December 1944 she was assigned to Service Forces Pacific Fleet, until placed in the Reserve Fleet in March 1946. In December 1950 she was returned to service, attached to the 11th Naval District where she remains active.