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USAJMP Capt. T.W. Morrison


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, 18 April 1907
  • Named in honor of Captain Theophilus W. Morrison, 16th Infantry, who was killed in action on 1 July 1898 during the charge up San Juan Hill
  • Accepted for service by the Quartermaster Department in May 1907
  • Stationed at Fort Caswell, N.C., as of January 1919 and assigned to the Coast Defenses of the Cape Fear
  • Functioned in the Harbor Boat Service as an artillery tug and passenger craft 191924
  • Sold, 11 July 1924. to Quebec Preserving Company of Montreal, Canada
  • Sold in 1927 to National Dock & Dredging Corp. Ltd.
  • Sold to in 1939 to Marine Industries Ltd.
  • Sold in 1972 to La Societe de Dragage Richelieu, Inc.
  • Sold in 1976 to Louisville General Enterprises (Paul E. Caron)
  • Final Disposition, apparently scrapped in Montreal in 1996.
    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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    The history for USAJMP Capt. T. W. Morrison is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol. 2
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