Omre Campbell Robbins, USN

Birth details unknown

Ranks

  Cdr.

Decorations

Sep/Nov 44 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Omre Campbell Robbins, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Sterlet (392)Cdr.Submarine4 Mar 194422 Dec 1944

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Sterlet (392)


13 Jun 1944
With her trials and initial training completed USS Sterlet (Lt.Cdr. Orme Campbell Robbins) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

4 Jul 1944
USS Sterlet (Lt.Cdr. O.C. Robbins) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Bonin Islands.

4 Aug 1944 (position 28.11, 141.43)
USS Sterlet (Lt.Cdr. O.C. Robbins) sank the Japanese guard boats Miyagi Maru (248 GRT) and Zensho Maru (99 GRT) north-west of Chichi Jima in position 28°11'N, 141°43'E.

8 Aug 1944 (position 28.11, 141.06)
USS Sterlet (Lt.Cdr. O.C. Robbins) torpedoed and sank the Japanese auxiliary submarine chaser Tama Maru No.6 (275 GRT) west of Chichi Jima in position 28?11'N, 141?06'E.

26 Aug 1944
USS Sterlet (Lt.Cdr. O.C. Robbins) ended her 1st war patrol at Midway.

18 Sep 1944
USS Sterlet (Lt.Cdr. O.C. Robbins) departed from Midway for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Ryukyu Islands.

9 Oct 1944 (position 26.17, 128.12)
USS Sterlet (Lt.Cdr. O.C. Robbins) sank a Japanese sampan with gunfire off Okinawa in position 26°17'N, 128°12'E.

25 Oct 1944 (position 30.15, 129.45)
USS Sterlet (Lt.Cdr. O.C. Robbins) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant tanker Jinei Maru (10241 GRT) south of Yaku Jima in position 30°15'N, 129°45'E.

31 Oct 1944 (position 30.09, 132.45)
USS Sterlet (Lt.Cdr. O.C. Robbins) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant tanker Takane Maru (10021 GRT) south-west of Kyushu, Japan in position 30°09'N, 132°45'E.

3 Nov 1944
USS Sterlet (Lt.Cdr. Orme Campbell Robbins) arrived at Saipan for refuelling and provisions.

10 Nov 1944
USS Sterlet (Lt.Cdr. O.C. Robbins) departed from Saipan to resume her 2nd war patrol.

15 Nov 1944 (position 30.10, 137.23)
USS Sterlet (Lt.Cdr. Orme Campbell Robbins) and USS Silversides damage the Japanese guard vessel Nachiryu Maru No.12 (97 GRT) with gunfire north-west of Ogasawara-Gunto in position 30°10'N, 137°23'E. Although the Japanese ship is heavily damaged she is able to reach port.

30 Nov 1944
USS Sterlet (Lt.Cdr. O.C. Robbins) ended her 2nd war patrol at Pearl Harbor.


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