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USAJMP Maj. Albert G. Jenkins
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Defense Service Medal - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Junior Mine Planter:
Built in 1920 at Defoe Boat Works, West Bay City MI.
Launched in 1920
Accepted for service by the Quartermaster Corps, 30 June 1921
Named in honor of Maj. Albert G. Jenkins
Delivered to the US Army Coast Artillery Corp Mine Planter Service
Placed in commission in 1922
Stationed at Fort Barrancas, FL,. and assigned to the Coast Defenses of Pensacola
Functioned in the Harbor Boat Service as a freight and passenger craft at Pensacola 1919-41
Damaged in a hurricane at Fort Barrancas, FL., in 1927
Underwent an extensive overhaul in 1932
Decommissioned from U.S. Army service in 1951
Sold in 1951 to Oil Transport Co., Inc., rebuilt as tug, renamed Bayou Plaquemine
Re-sold in 1966 to Nickerson Marine Towing Co., renamed Courier
Re-sold in 1968 to McAllister Brothers, Inc., name retained
Foundered off Staten Island, NY, in January 1972
Final Disposition, removed from documentation, January/February, 1972, as scrapped
Displacement 170 t.
Cruise Radius unknown
Fuel Capacities unknown
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||USAJMP Maj. Albert G. Jenkins moored pierside at Defoe Boat Works West Bay City, MI. circa 1920-21.
||Bowling Green State University, Historical Collection of the Great Lakes
||USAJMP Maj. Albert G. Jenkins underway, date and location unknown
||US Army Signal Corps., Military History Institute, Carlisle Barracks, PA.
The history for USAJMP Maj. Albert G. Jenkins is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol. 2
Last Updated 8 February 2019
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