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USAJMP Gen. Robert Swartwout
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
World War I Victory Medal
Junior Mine Planter:
Laid down, circa 1904-05 for the U.S. Army Quartermaster Department by Neafie and Levy Shipbuilding Co. at Philadelphia, PA.
Launched, 23 March 1905
Named in honor of General Robert Swartwout, Quartermaster General of the US Army, 1813-1816
Accepted for service by the Quartermaster Department in June 1905
Stationed at Fort Barrancas, FL, as of January 1919 and assigned to the Coast Defenses of Pensacola
Sold about 1920.
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 430 t.
Cruise Radius unknown
Fuel Capacities unknown
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Gen Robert Swartwout was born in New York, the son of a Revolutionary Soldier. He was appointed as a Colonel in the New York Militia, serving at New York Harbor from August to November 1812. He was appointed as
Quartermaster General with the rank of Brigadier General on March 21, 1813, and served in that capacity until June, 5, 1816. He commanded the
4th Brigade in the campaign of 1813 on the St. Lawrence and succeeded to the command on the fall of General Covington. He also served a term as an Alderman of New York City. He died July 19, 1848
||USAJMP Gen. Robert Swartwout under way, date and location unknown.
US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol2, authors collection
The history for USAJMP Gen. Robert Swartwout is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol. 2
Last Updated the Week of 11 January 2019
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