Robie Ellis Palmer, USN

Born  12 Jul 1904


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Ranks

1 Dec 1941 Lt.Cdr.
20 Mar 1945 T/Capt.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Robie Ellis Palmer, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS S-29 (134)Submarine26 Jun 1936Jun 1940
USS Pollack (180)Lt.Cdr.Submarine18 Jun 194223 Apr 1943

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS S-29 (134)


6 Oct 1939
R E Palmer (then a Lt) was the skipper of S-29 when she made a deep dive (214 ft) on October 6, 1939.


Submarine USS Pollack (180)


10 Oct 1942
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. Robie E. Palmer) left Pearl Harbor for her 4th war patrol but before she reached her assigned area she was ordered back to Midway where she arrived on 23 October then refuels, and was now ordered to patrol of Truk.

29 Nov 1942
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. R.E. Palmer) ended her 4th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

31 Dec 1942
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. R.E. Palmer) left Pearl Harbor for her 5th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in Japanese home waters.

21 Jan 1943 (position 42.41, 145.37)
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. R.E. Palmer) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant Asama Maru (4892 GRT) off Kushiro, Japan in position 42°41'N, 145°37'E.

10 Feb 1943
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. R.E. Palmer) ended her 5th war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

6 Mar 1943
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. R.E. Palmer) left Pearl Harbor for her 6th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Marshall / Gilbert Islands area.

18 Apr 1943
USS Pollack (Lt.Cdr. Robie E. Palmer) ended her 6th war patrol at Midway.


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