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USLHS Sundew
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USAJMP CApt. Edwin C. Long (1919 - 1922)


Junior Mine Planter:
  • Built in 1919 at Rocky River Drydock Co., Rocky River, OH.
  • Launched, in 1919
  • Accepted for service by the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps in 1919
  • Named in honor of Capt. Edwin C. Long
  • Assigned to the US Army Coast Artillery Corp Mine Planter Service
  • Placed in commission in 1919
  • Stationed at Fort Taylor, FL, and assigned to the Coast Defenses of Key West
  • Functioned in the Harbor Boat Service as a freight and passenger craft at Key West, FL, 191922
  • Placed out of commission in 1922
  • Transferred to the US Lighthouse Service in 1922, converted to lighthouse tender, renamed USLHS Sundew
  • Sold in 1941 to Atlantic Tug and Equipment Co. name retained
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1959
    Specifications:
    Displacement 177 t.
    Length 101'
    Beam 22'
    Draft 12'
    Speed unknown
    Armament unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Fuel Capacities unknown
    Propulsion unknown
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    Capt Edwin C Long 74k USAJMP Capt. Edwin C. Long moored pierside at Rocky River Dry Dock Co., Rocky River, OH. date unknown. Bowling Green State University, Historical Collection of the Great Lakes

    The history for USAJMP Capt. Edwin C. Long is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol. 2
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