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USAJMP Capt. John W. McKie
Junior Mine Planter:
Built in 1920 at Defoe Boat Works, West Bay City MI.
Launched in 1920
Accepted for service by the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps. 30 June 1921
Named in honor of Capt. John W. McKie, Assistant to the Superintendent, Army Transport Service
Assigned to the US Army Coast Artillery Corp Mine Planter Service
Placed in commission in 1921
Stationed at Fort Morgan, AL., and assigned to the Coast Defenses of Mobile
Functioned in the Harbor Boat Service as a freight and passenger craft at Mobile Bay 1921–32
Placed out of commission, 1932
Sold in 1932 to Inland Waterways Corp, name retained
Final Disposition, abandoned in 1940 near Mobile, Al. and presumed scrapped
Displacement 170 t.
Cruise Radius unknown
Fuel Capacities unknown
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||USAJMP CApt. John W. McKie moored pierside at Defoe Boat Works West Bay City, MI. circa 1920-21.
||Bowling Green State University, Historical Collection of the Great Lakes
The history for USAJMP Capt. John W. McKie is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol. 2
Last Updated 8 February 2019
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