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CDR ROY S. WHITCOMB, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 1409


Service Date In: 06/01/1936
Service Date Out: 06/30/1971
Date of Birth: 01/12/1917
Aviation Designation: Naval Aviator
State/College: Tulane University
City, State: Pensacola, FL

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Dist. Flying Cross

Theaters/Campaigns

Atlantic/Pacific

Aircraft

SBU
SBD
PBM
R5D
PBY

Ship/Units/Deployments

CV-2 (Old Lex)
VPB-74
VR-8

Associations/Service Organizations

Assn of Nav Aviation
Ret Officers Assn
Silver Eagles
M. Order World Wars

Significant Achievements

Attacked & sunk German submarine (U513) in South Atlantic. Captured the Commander and 6 crewmen by dropping life boats & jackets to survivors. Picked up surface ship

Additional Photos

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