Robert Brodie, Jr., USN

Born  2 Dec 1904Owensboro, Kentucky


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Ranks

  Lt.Cdr.
  Cdr.

Decorations

10 Nov 1942 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Robert Brodie, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Dallas (DD 199)Destroyer14 May 194211 Dec 1942
USS Ordronaux (DD 617)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer13 Feb 19437 Jan 1944 (2)
USS Haynsworth (DD 700)Cdr.Destroyer22 Jun 194414 Dec 1944

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer USS Dallas (DD 199)


9 Nov 1942
Port-Lyautey, Morocco On the night of 9–10 November 1942 a tactical innovation involving the Navy raised American spirits. On the Sebou River the destroyer-transport Dallas pushed aside a barricade and sneaked upstream with a raider detachment to spearhead the assault on thelocal airfield. On the river the Dallas passed a gauntlet of artillery fire and debarked the raiders on the east side of the airfield. (3)


Destroyer USS Haynsworth (DD 700)


29 Jul 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. Robert Brodie, Jr.) departed from New York for shakedown in the Caribbean.

1 Sep 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) returns to New York upon completion of her shakedown.

20 Sep 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) departed from New York to escort the British troop transport Queen Mary to Newfoundland, Canada.

22 Sep 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) releases the Queen Mary to the care of British escorts and returns to New York.

27 Sep 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) departed from New York for the Panama Canal zone.

12 Oct 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) arrived at San Pedro.

14 Oct 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) departed from San Pedro bound for Pearl Harbor.

20 Oct 1944
USS Haynsworth (Cdr. R. Brodie, Jr.) arrived at Pearl Harbor.


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