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USAJMP Maj. Albert G. Forse

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

World War I Victory Medal

Junior Mine Planter:
  • Built in 1906-07 at Pusey and Jones Shipbuilding Co. Wilmington, DE.
  • Named in honor of Maj. Albert G. Forse, 1st Cavalry, who was killed 1 July 1898 at San Juan Hill, Cuba
  • Accepted by the Quartermaster Department in April 1907
  • Delivered to the US Army Coast Artillery Corp Mine Planter Service
  • Stationed at Fort Sherman, CZ, as of January 1919 and assigned to the Coast Defenses of Cristobal
  • Functioned in the Harbor Boat Service as an artillery tug and passenger craft 191922
  • Sold in 1922
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 128 t.
    Length 80'
    Beam 20'
    Draft 10'
    Speed unknown
    Armament unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Fuel Capacities unknown
    Propulsion unknown

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    Maj. Albert G. Forse 76k USAJMP Maj. Albert G. Forse underway, date and location unknown.
    US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941, Vol.2, courtesy Mariner's Museum, Newport News, VA.

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