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USAJMP Capt. Samuel C. Cardwell

Junior Mine Planter:
  • Built in 1919 at Rocky River Drydock Co., Rocky River, OH.
  • Launched in 1919
  • Accepted for service by the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps in 1920
  • Named in honor of Capt. Samuel C. Cardwell, C.A.C
  • Assigned in 1920 to the US Army Coast Artillery Corp Mine Planter Service
  • Placed in commission in 1920
  • Stationed at Boston, MA. assigned to the Coast Defenses of Boston
  • Functioned in the Harbor Boat Service as a freight and passenger craft at Boston Harbor
  • Placed out of commission in 1923
  • Transferred to the US Public Health Service, converted to boarding and fumigating vessel
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1934
    Displacement 177 t.
    Length 98'
    Beam 22'
    Draft 11'
    Speed unknown
    Armament unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Fuel Capacities unknown
    Propulsion unknown
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    Capt Samuel C. Cardwell 51k USAJMP Capt. Samuel C. Cardwell moored pierside at Rocky River Dry Dock Co., Rocky River, OH. date unknown. Bowling Green State University, Historical Collection of the Great Lakes

    The history for USAJMP Capt. Samuel C. Cardwell is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol. 2
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