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USAJMP General A. M. Randol
US Army Tug General A, M. Randol (1909 - ?)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Defense Service Medal
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - World War I Victory Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Junior Mine Planter:
  • Built in 1909 as US Army Tug Gen. A. M. Randol at Fore River Shipbuilding, Quincy, MA.
  • launched 21 January 1909
  • Accepted for service by the Quartermaster Department, 19 March 1909
  • Placed in commission, date unknown
  • Modified for service as a Junior Mine Planter, date unknown, and re-designated USAJMP Gen. A. M. Randol
  • The converted Gen. A. M. Randol was placed in service by the US Army Coast Artillery Corp Mine Planter Service
  • Stationed at Fort Preble, ME. as of January 1919 and assigned to the Coast Defenses of Portland, ME.
  • Functioned in the Harbor Boat Service as a freight and passenger craft 191941 in Portland Harbor
  • Final Disposition, presumed scrapped after WWII
    Displacement 153 t.
    Length 98'
    Beam 22'
    Draft 11'
    Speed unknown
    Armament unknown
    Complement 10
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Fuel Capacities unknown
    one reciprocating steam engine
    single shaft, 350shp

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    Gen. A. M. Randol
    Alanson Merwin Randol (October 23, 1837 May 7, 1887) was a career United States Army officer who served in the American Civil War. He was promoted multiple times for bravery and gallant service in battle, rising during the course of the war from the rank of 2nd Lieutenant to Brevet Brigadier General. (Wikipedia)
    Photo from Library of Congress
    Tommy Trampp
    Gen. A. M. Randol 55k Line drawing of USAJMP General A.M. Randol
    US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941, Vol.2

    The history for USAJMP Gen. A. M. Randol is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol. 2
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