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USAJMP Gen. G. W. Getty
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
World War I Victory Medal
Junior Mine Planter:
Built in 1908 at Fore River Shipbuilding, Quincy, MA.
Launched in 1908
Accepted for service by the Quartermaster Department 1 March 1909
Named in honor of Maj. Gen. George Washington Getty, commanding officer of the 2nd Division, VI Corps during the Battle of the Wilderness in 1864
Assigned to the US Army Coast Artillery Corp Mine Planter Service
Placed in commission, date unknown
Stationed at Fort Sherman, CZ, as of January 1919, assigned to the Coast Defenses of Cristobal
Functioned in the Harbor Boat Service as a freight and passenger craft 1919-36 in the Canal Zone
Placed out of commission, date unknown
Final Disposition, deleted before WWII
Displacement 153 t.
Cruise Radius unknown
Fuel Capacities unknown
one reciprocating steam engine
single shaft, 350shp
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George Washington Getty (October 2, 1819 – October 1, 1901) was a career military officer in the United States Army, most noted for his role as a division
commander in the Army of the Potomac during the final full year of the American Civil War.
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US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941, Vol.2, US Army Sigal Corps Military Institute, Carlisle Barracks, PA.
The history for USAJMP Gen. G. W. Getty is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol. 2
Last Updated 25 January 2019
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