USS Pocotagligo (IX-86)

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History
United States
Name: Pocotagligo
Builder: Marco U. Martinolich
Launched: 1926
Acquired: 18 August 1942
In service: 13 October 1942
Out of service: 17 March 1943
Struck: 28 June 1944
Fate: Sold 14 March 1945
General characteristics
Displacement: 60 tons
Length: 96 ft (29 m)
Beam: 17 ft 9 in (5.41 m)
Draft: 12 ft (3.7 m)
Speed: 12 kn (22 km/h; 14 mph)

USS Pocotagligo (IX-86) was a diesel powered schooner built in 1926 by Marco U. Martinolich in Lussinpiccolo, Italy. It was purchased under the name Marpatcha by the Maritime Commission from her owner Charles Deen Wiman, Moline, Ill. and transferred to the Navy 18 August 1942; renamed Pocotagligo (IX–86), 4 September 1942; and placed in service 13 October 1942.

Assigned to the 7th Naval District during her brief career, she performed patrol duties until placed out of service 17 March 1943. Struck from the Navy List 28 June 1944, she was returned to the Maritime Commission and resold to her former owner 14 March 1945.

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