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USAJMP Lt. George M. Harris
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 Puget Sound Engineering Works, Seattle, WA.
Launched in July 1905
Named in honor of Lt. George M. Harris, 4th Artillery, who was mortally wounded in a battle with Modoc Indians, 26 Apr 1873, at the Lava Beds, CA.
Accepted for service by the Quartermaster Department, 22 September 1905
Stationed at Fort Rosecrans, CA., as of January 1919 and assigned to the Coast Defenses of San Diego.
Functioned in the Harbor Boat Service primarily as a tug, but also as a freight and passenger craft in San Diego harbor
Sold in March 1923 to the Foss Maritime Company of Seattle, WA., and renamed tug Andrew Foss
Final Disposition, sunk by collision with the tug Macloufay, 4 August 1951
Displacement 120 t.
Cruise Radius unknown
Fuel Capacities unknown
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||USAJMP Lt. George M. Harris moored pierside, probably at San Diego, CA., date unknown.
US Army photo from US Army Order of Battle, 1919-1941 Vol.2
The history for USAJMP Lt. George M. Harris is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol. 2
Last Updated the Week of 11 January 2019
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