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Madokawando YT-180

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A Penobscot chief in Maine, 1630. He was a determined foe whose treatment of prisoners was humane.

(YT-180: dp. 260; 1. 101'; b. 28'; dr. 11'; s. 12 k.;,cpl. 14; a. none; cl. Woban)

Madokawando (YT-180) was laid down by Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, Fla., In August 1942; launched in January 1943; completed 12 June 1943; and delivered to the Navy for assignment to the 1st Naval District.

Reclassified YTB-180 on 15 May 1944, she served much of the remainder of the war performing harbor towing duties in the 12th Naval District. In February 1962 she was reclassified YTM-180; and, at present, she operates at San Francisco in an active in service status.