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USAJMP Capt. T.W. Morrison

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

World War I Victory Medal

Junior Mine Planter:
  • Laid down 1907 for the U.S. Army Quartermaster Department by Pusey and Jones Shipbuilding Co. Wilmington, DE
  • Launched, 18 April 1907
  • Named in honor of Captain Theophilus W. Morrison, 16th Infantry, who was killed in action on 1 July 1898 during the charge up San Juan Hill
  • Accepted for service by the Quartermaster Department in May 1907
  • Stationed at Fort Caswell, N.C., as of January 1919 and assigned to the Coast Defenses of the Cape Fear
  • Functioned in the Harbor Boat Service as an artillery tug and passenger craft 191924
  • Sold, 11 July 1924. to Quebec Preserving Company of Montreal, Canada
  • Sold in 1927 to National Dock & Dredging Corp. Ltd., Quebec
  • Sold to in 1939 to Marine Industries Ltd., Quebec
  • Converted from steam to diesel in 1957
  • Sold in 1972 to La Societe de Dragage Richelieu, Inc.
  • Sold in 1976 to Louiseville General Enterprises (Paul E. Caron) for scrapping
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1996.
    Displacement 128 t.
    Length 86'
    Beam 20'
    Draft 10'
    Speed unknown
    Armament unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Fuel Capacities unknown
    1907 - one steam engine, one boiler
    1957 - two GM V-12 diesel engines, 590bph
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    CAPT. T.W. Morrison
    82k Ex- US Army Corps of Engineers USAJMP Capt. T. W. Morrison at her scrappers yard, Louiseville General Enterprises, Quebec, circa 1976-1996.
    Photos, Tugfax © Mac Mackay
    John Spivey
    CAPT. T.W. Morrison

    The history for USAJMP Capt. T. W. Morrison is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol. 2
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