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Lost to enemy action, 20 February 1942

USAJMP Neptune

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Defense Service Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - Philippines Defense Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Junior Mine Planter:
  • Built in 1930 by Hong Kong & Whampoa Dock Co., Hong Kong, China
  • Purchased by the Quartermaster Corps in 1941 and assigned to the Inter-Island Service at Manila Harbor
  • Stationed at Fort Mills, Corregidor, P.I. and typically docked at the mine wharf at Corregidor
  • Reconditioned about June 1941 as a junior mine planter
  • In coordination with USAMP George F.E. Harrison, planted the Army mine field in the North Channel at Manila Harbor in 1941
  • Final Disposition, sunk by artillery fire the night of 20 February 1942 while discharging cargo at Fort Frank
    Displacement 164 t.
    Length 96'
    Beam 24'
    Draft 9'
    Speed unknown
    Armament unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Fuel Capacities unknown
    Propulsion unknown

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    The history for USAJMP Neptune is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol. 2
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