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USACoE Gen. J. M. Brannan
USAJMP Gen. J. M. Brannan (? - 1922)
US Army Tug Gen. J. M. Brannan (1909 - ?)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
World War I Victory Medal
Junior Mine Planter:
Built in 1908 as US Army Tug Gen. J. M. Brannan at Fore River Shipbuilding, Quincy, MA.
Launched on 20 November 1908
Accepted for service by the Quartermaster Department, 13 February 1909
Named in honor of Maj. Gen. John M. Brannan, commanding officer of 3rd Division, XIV Corps during the battle of Chickamauga, 1863
Placed in commission in 1909
Stationed at Fort Moultrie, S.C., 1909 to 1922, assigned to the Coast Defenses of Charleston, S.C.
Modified for service as a Junior Mine Planter, date unknown, re-designated USAJMP Gen. J. M. Brannan
Reassigned to the US Army Coast Artillery Corp Mine Planter Service at Charleston, S. C.
Transferred in 1922 to the Corps of Engineers at Savannah Harbor where she functioned as a harbor tug in the Savannah Engineer District
Placed out of commission, date unknown
Sold, date unknown, renamed Frank W. Spencer
Re-sold, date unknown, renamed Charles H. Harper
Sank pierside at Baltimore, MD. in 1979
Final Disposition, towed to Curtis Creek and abandoned
Displacement 153 t.
Cruise Radius unknown
Fuel Capacities unknown
one reciprocating steam engine
single shaft, 350shp
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John Milton Brannan (July 1, 1819 – December 16, 1892) was a career American Army officer who served in the Mexican-American War and as a Union general in the American
Civil War, in command of the Department of Key West in Florida and assigned to Fort Zachary Taylor. His first wife was the daughter of Colonel Ichabod Crane; she
mysteriously disappeared after taking a ferry from Staten Island to lower Manhattan and was presumed to have been murdered
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US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941, Vol.2
The history for USAJMP Gen. J. M. Brannan is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol. 2
Last Updated 25 January 2019
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