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Robert Morrison McKellar

USNR (103355). American

Born  7 Mar 1920Provincetown, MA
Died  16 Jan 1956(35)

Roster information listed for Robert Morrison McKellar

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
USS YP-389A/S trawlerEnsign19 Jun 1942U-701

Personal information

Husband of Mary J. McKellar, of Seattle, WA. Robert M. McKellar was the Engineering Officer aboard USS YP-389 when she was sunk by U-701 in June 1942. He later served as Lieutenant aboard USS Baya (SS 318) in the Pacific and became Lieutenant Commander after the war. Participated in the Korean War (1952-54) as XO aboard USS Trathen (DD 530), was later promoted to Commander and received command of his own destroyer.

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