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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.
    Length 105'
    Beam 22'
    Draft 10'
    Speed unknown
    Armament unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Fuel Capacities unknown
    Propulsion unknown
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    Lt. George M. Harris 104k 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
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