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Katlian YN-48

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An Eskimo chief of Sitka, Alaska, at the time of Russian colonization in 1804.

(YN-48: dp 129 1 93'; b. 22'; dr. 8'; cl. Cockenoe)

Katlian (YN-48 erly A. D. Canulette, was launched 1939 by Canulette Shipbuilding Co., Slidell, La.; purchased by the Navy 22 October 1940 from the Gulf Coast Towing Co.; and placed in service 19 December
1940. She was reclassified YNT-16 on I May 1942.

Following conversion at New Orleans, she sailed 31 December 1940 for Mare Island, arriving 7 March 1941 via Guantanamo and the Canal Zone. She was assigned to the 12th Naval District and served as a net-tender out of Mare Island throughout her naval service. Katlian was placed out of service 30 January 1946 and transferred to the Maritime Commission 2 June 1947. Sold to R. J. Fenzl in 1948, she served as a tug under the name Captain Rudy and subsequently named A. D. Canulette and Ethel McDermott.