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USAJMP Maj. Lester M. Moreton
Junior Mine Planter:
Built in 1919 at Defoe Boat Works, West Bay City MI.
Launched in 1919 at Bay City MI.
Accepted for service by the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps on 30 June 1921.
Named in honor of Maj. Lester M. Moreton
Assigned to the US Army Coast Artillery Corp Mine Planter Service
Placed in commission, date unknown
Placed out of commission in 1921
Station at Army Base, Brooklyn, NY, 1921-22
Functioned in the Harbor Boat Service as a freight and passenger craft 1921–22
Transferred in 1922 to the USPHS and converted into a boarding and fumigation steamer operated in New York Harbor
Renamed Joseph J. Kinyoun in 1929
Dropped off the list of US Merchant Vessels in 1935
Final Disposition, presumed scapped
Displacement 177 t.
Cruise Radius unknown
Fuel Capacities unknown
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US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941, Vol.2
The history for USAJMP Maj. Lester M. Moreton is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol. 2
Last Updated 8 February 2019
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