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USAJMP Gen. Robert Anderson
US Army Tug Gen. Robert Anderson (1908 - ?)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Defense Service Medal
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - World War I Victory Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Junior Mine Planter:
Built in 1907-08 as US Army Tug Gen. Robert Anderson at Fore River Shipbuilding, Quincy, MA.
Launched in 1908
Accepted for service by the Quartermaster Department on 25 January 1909
Named in honor of Maj. Gen. Robert Anderson, commanding officer during the defense of Fort Sumter, SC, on 12 April 1861
Modified for service as a Junior Mine Planter, date unknown, and re-designated USAJMP General Robert Anderson
Assigned the US Army Coast Artillery Corp Mine Planter Service
Stationed at Fort Banks, MA, as of January 1919 and assigned to the Coast Defenses of Boston
Functioned in the Harbor Boat Service as a freight and passenger craft 1919-30 at Boston Harbor
Reconditioned in 1930 to function as a junior mine planter and transferred to Fort Barrancas, FL.
Concurrently relieved from the Harbor Defenses of Boston and assigned to the Harbor Defenses of Pensacola
Final Disposition, presumed scrapped after World War II
Displacement 153 t.
Cruise Radius unknown
Fuel Capacities unknown
one reciprocating steam engine
single shaft, 350shp
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||USAJMP Gen. Robert Anderson moored pierside at Boston, MA., date unknown.
US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941, Vol.2, courtesy Mariner's Museum, Newport News, VA.
The history for USAJMP Gen. Robert Anderson is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol. 2
Last Updated 18 January 2019
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