Robert Marion Brinker, USN

Born  12 Sep 1910Park Ridge, Illinois, USA
Died  9 Sep 1943(32)USS Grayling (SS-209)

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31 May 1934 Ens.
31 May 1937 Lt.(jg)
1 Jul 1941 Lt.
1 Mar 1943 T/Lt.Cdr.


Warship Commands listed for Robert Marion Brinker, USN

USS Grayling (209)T/Lt.Cdr.SubmarineJul 19439 Sep 1943 (+)

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Submarine USS Grayling (209)

31 Jul 1943
While on her 8th war patrol USS Grayling (Lt.Cdr. Robert Marion Brinker) lands supplies and equipment at Pucio Point, Panay, Philippines.

23 Aug 1943
USS Grayling (Lt.Cdr. Robert Marion Brinker) delivers supplies to Filipino guerrilla forces on Panay. She was not heard from after she had completed this mission.

27 Aug 1943 (position 13.35, 120.45)
USS Grayling (Lt.Cdr. Robert Marion Brinker) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Meizan Maru (5480 GRT) west of Mindoro, Philippines in position 13°35'N, 120°45'E.

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