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USAJMP Maj. Albert G. Jenkins

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Defense Service Medal - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Junior Mine Planter:
  • Built in 1920 at Defoe Boat Works, West Bay City MI.
  • Launched in 1920
  • Accepted for service by the Quartermaster Corps, 30 June 1921
  • Named in honor of Maj. Albert G. Jenkins
  • Delivered to the US Army Coast Artillery Corp Mine Planter Service
  • Placed in commission in 1922
  • Stationed at Fort Barrancas, FL,. and assigned to the Coast Defenses of Pensacola
  • Functioned in the Harbor Boat Service as a freight and passenger craft at Pensacola 1919-41
  • Damaged in a hurricane at Fort Barrancas, FL., in 1927
  • Underwent an extensive overhaul in 1932
  • Decommissioned from U.S. Army service in 1951
  • Sold in 1951 to Oil Transport Co., Inc., rebuilt as tug, renamed Bayou Plaquemine
  • Re-sold in 1966 to Nickerson Marine Towing Co., renamed Courier
  • Re-sold in 1968 to McAllister Brothers, Inc., name retained
  • Foundered off Staten Island, NY, in January 1972
  • Final Disposition, removed from documentation, January/February, 1972, as scrapped
    Displacement 170 t.
    Length 98.5'
    Beam 22'
    Draft 12'
    Speed unknown
    Armament unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Fuel Capacities unknown
    Propulsion unknown
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    Maj Alert G. Jenkins 64k USAJMP Maj. Albert G. Jenkins moored pierside at Defoe Boat Works West Bay City, MI. circa 1920-21. Bowling Green State University, Historical Collection of the Great Lakes
    Maj Alert G. Jenkins 41k USAJMP Maj. Albert G. Jenkins underway, date and location unknown US Army Signal Corps., Military History Institute, Carlisle Barracks, PA.

    The history for USAJMP Maj. Albert G. Jenkins is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol. 2
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