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James Lloyd "Doc" Abbot, IV
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Birth: Jun. 26, 1918
Mobile
Mobile County
Alabama, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 2012
Alexandria
Alexandria City
Virginia, USA

Graduated USNA and commissioned Ensign on 1 June 1939, he subsequently advanced in rank to that of Rear Admiral, to date from 30 May 1967.

In May 1961 he became Commanding Officer of the USS Intrepid (CVA-11), which, under his command, won the Air Force, Atlantic Fleet Battle Efficiency Pennant for the fiscal year 1962. The Intrepid was the recovery ship for Astronaut Scott Carpenter after his 3-orbit flight in May 1962.

In February 1967 he assumed command of the US Naval Support Force, Antarctica, with headquarters in Washington, DC, and 'for exceptionally meritorious service from February 1967 to June 1969...' in that capacity was awarded the Legion of Merit for Operation Deep Freeze.

 
 
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 Parents:
  James Lloyd Abbot (1888 - 1988)
  Helen Buck Taylor Abbot (1891 - 1975)
 
 Spouses:
  Marjorie Grubbs Abbot (1918 - 1974)
  Margaret Middleton Pratt Abbot (1916 - 2010)
 
 Children:
  Mary Neville Abbot (1950 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Helen Taylor Abbot (1913 - 2003)*
  James Lloyd Abbot (1918 - 2012)
  Amelia Lyon Abbot (1929 - 1929)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
United States Naval Academy Cemetery
Annapolis
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
Plot: 0702
 
Created by: Ray
Record added: Aug 15, 2012
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James Lloyd Doc Abbot, IV
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James Lloyd Doc Abbot, IV
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James Lloyd Doc Abbot, IV
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- J Spencer
 Added: Jan. 21, 2014
Ensign J. L. Abbot, USN, designated Naval Aviator #8529 in 1941.
- Mike Weeks
 Added: Nov. 3, 2012
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