Rob Roy McGregor, USN

Born  7 Feb 1907
Died  5 Sep 2000(93)


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Ranks

30 Jun 1942 Lt.Cdr.
??? Cdr
30 Mar 1945 T/Capt.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Rob Roy McGregor, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS S-36 (141)Submarine1939Aug 1940
USS S-1 (105)Submarine16 Oct 194020 Apr 1942
USS Grouper (214)Lt.Cdr.Submarine1 Aug 194218 Mar 1943
USS Sea Cat (399)CdrSubmarine16 May 19448 Jan 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS S-1 (105)


8 Mar 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS S-1 shifted from the Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, Rhode Island to New London, Connecticut.


Submarine USS Grouper (214)


28 Aug 1942
USS Grouper (Lt.Cdr. R.R. McGregor) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the East China Sea.

21 Sep 1942 (position 31.18, 123.27)
USS Grouper (Lt.Cdr. R.R. McGregor) torpedoed and sank the Japanese merchant Tone Maru (4070 GRT) in the East China Sea, east of Shanghai, China in position 31°18'N, 123°27'E.

1 Oct 1942
USS Grouper (Lt.Cdr. R.R. McGregor) torpedoed and sank the Japanese troop transport Lisbon Maru (7053 GRT) about 20 nautical miles north of Chushan Island, China in position 29°57'N, 122°56'E.

9 Oct 1942
USS Grouper (Lt.Cdr. R.R. McGregor) ended her 2nd war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

12 Nov 1942
USS Grouper (Lt.Cdr. R.R. McGregor) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Solomon Islands area.

17 Dec 1942
USS Grouper (Lt.Cdr. R.R. McGregor) torpedoed and sank the Japanese passenger-cargo ship Bandoeng Maru (4003 GRT) about 15 nautical miles northwest of Cape Henpan, Buka Island, Solomon Islands in position 04°54'S, 154°17'E.

31 Dec 1942
USS Grouper (Lt.Cdr. R.R. McGregor) ended her 3rd war patrol at Brisbane, Australia.

21 Jan 1943
USS Grouper (Lt.Cdr. R.R. McGregor) departed from Brisbane for her 4th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Solomon Islands / New Britain area.

18 Mar 1943
USS Grouper (Lt.Cdr. R.R. McGregor) ended her 4th war patrol at Brisbane. Under the command of Lt.Cdr. M.P. Hottel, Grouper carried out three patrols with no results before returning to Pearl Harbor. She was sent to San Francisco for an overhaul where she arrived on 19 October 1943.


Submarine USS Sea Cat (399)


28 Aug 1944
With her trails and initial training completed USS Sea Cat (Cmdr Robert Roy McGregor) departed from New London bound for Pearl Harbor.

28 Oct 1944
USS Sea Cat (Cmdr Robert Roy McGregor) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol, and was ordered to patrol in the South China Sea. She terminates her patrol at Guam.

3 Dec 1944
USS Sea Cat (Cmdr Robert Roy McGregor) possibly torpedoed and damaged the Japanese tanker Harima Maru (10045 GRT) in South China Sea off coast of French Indo-China.


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