Dornin, Robert Edson, CAPT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1961-1965, NAVSTA Long Beach, CA
Service Years
1935 - 1965

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Contact Info
Home Town
San Francisco
Last Address
San Diego, California

Date of Passing
Aug 21, 1982
Location of Interment
Gazelle Cemetery - Gazelle, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
WWII Memorial National RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial
  2020, WWII Memorial National Registry
  2020, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
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 Tributes from Members  
Dusty posted by McIntyre, Wayne (Mac), MM3 
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyNAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Plunger (SS-179)USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
USS Trigger (SS-237)CNO - OPNAVUSS Sea Fox (SS-402)US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
USS Los Angeles (CA-135)NAVSTA Long Beach, CA
  1935-1937, USS New Mexico (BB-40)
  1937-1938, USS Perry (DD-340)
  1938-1939, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1939-1941, USS Plunger (SS-179)
  1941-1943, USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
  1943-1944, USS Trigger (SS-237)
  1944-1946, CNO - OPNAV
  1946-1947, USS Sea Fox (SS-402)
  1947-1949, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1949-1950, Submarine Division 22
  1950-1952, Submarine Development Group 1 , Deep Submergence Systems Project (DSSP)
  1952-1954, NAVSTA Treasure Island
  1954-1955, USS Nereus (AS-17)
  1955-1959, Naval Training Station, San Diego CA
  1960-1961, USS Los Angeles (CA-135)
  1961-1965, NAVSTA Long Beach, CA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 1st War Patrol
  1942-1942 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 2nd War Patrol
  1942-1942 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 3rd War Patrol
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
  1942-1942 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 4th War Patrol
  1942-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)
  1942-1942 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 5th War Patrol
  1942-1943 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 6th War Patrol
  1943-1943 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 8th War Patrol
  1943-1943 USS TRIGGER (SS-237) 6th War Patrol
  1943-1943 USS TRIGGER (SS-237) 7th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS TRIGGER (SS-237) 8th War Patrol
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval War College
  1931-1935, United States Naval Academy
  1959-1960, Naval War College
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jun 06, 1938, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
  Aug 27, 1941, Promoted to Lieutenant
  Feb 01, 1943, Promoted to Lieutenant Commander
  Mar 01, 1944, Promoted to Commander
  Oct 01, 1953, Promoted to Captain
  Jan 01, 1965, Retired
  Aug 21, 1982, Death of Captain Robert Edson Dornin2
  Dec 31, 2017, General Photos1
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