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USAJMP Capt. Charles W. Rowell


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

World War I Victory Medal

Junior Mine Planter:
  • Laid down, circa 1906-07 for the U.S. Army Quartermaster Department by Pusey and Jones Shipbuilding Co. Wilmington, DE
  • Launched, 12 May 1907
  • Named in honor of Capt. Charles W. Rowell, 2nd Infantry, who was killed 16 July 1898 at Santiago, Cuba
  • Accepted for service by the Quartermaster Department in May 1907
  • Stationed at Fort H.G. Wright, N.Y., as of January 1919 and assigned to the Coast Defenses of Long Island Sound
  • Functioned in the Harbor Boat Service as an artillery tug and passenger craft 191922
  • Sold 1922
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 128 t.
    Length 80'
    Beam 20'
    Draft 10'
    Speed unknown
    Armament unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Fuel Capacities unknown
    Propulsion unknown
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    Capt. A. M. Wetherill 30k
    Namesake
    Capt. Charles W. Rowell, USA of New York was appointed to the United States Military Academy, 1 July 1870. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, 2nd United States Infantry, 17 June 1874 Promoted to First Lieutenant, 16 September 1881, Regimental Adjutant, 14 May 1878 to 8 March 1887. Promoted To Captain, 29 May 1896. Killed in action at Santiago, Cuba, 10 July 1898
     
    Capt. A. M. Wetherill 284k USAJMP Capt. Charles W. Rowell under way, date and location unknown  

    The history for USAJMP Capt. Charles W. Rowell is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol. 2
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Capt. Charles Walter Rowell - Arlington National Cemetery
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