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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.
    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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