Robert Morrison McKellar
USNR (103355). American
|Born||7 Mar 1920||Provincetown, MA|
|Died||16 Jan 1956||(35)|
Roster information listed for Robert Morrison McKellar
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|USS YP-389||A/S trawler||Ensign||19 Jun 1942||U-701|
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.