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F2 Roy Emerson Abbott
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1925
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1946, Philippines

Roy Emerson Abbott, Purple Heart Rank/Rate Fireman, Second Class Service Number 570 23 38 Birth Date December 27, 1925 From Columbus, Ohio Decorations Purple Heart Submarine USS Trout (SS-202) Loss Date February 29, 1944 Location 22 40'N x13145' E in Philippines Basin Circumstances Probably sunk by depth charge attack

USS Trout (SS-202) was a United States Navy Tambor-class submarine, serving in the Pacific from 1941 to 1944. She received 11 battle stars for World War II service and three Presidential Unit Citations, for her second, third, and fifth patrols. Trout also delivered ammunition to the besieged American forces on Corregidor and brought out 20 tons of gold bars and silver pesos from the Philippine currency reserve to Pearl Harbor.

Trout is credited with sinking 23 enemy ships, giving her 87,000 tons sunk, and damaging 6 ships, for 75,000 tons. During her first ten patrols she made 32 torpedo attacks, firing 85 torpedoes, including 34 hits, 5 confirmed premature detonations, 5 confirmed duds, and 25 suspected duds. She was also involved in six battle surface actions and was attacked with depth charges eight times.

She was reported overdue on 17 April 1944 and presumed lost on her eleventh war patrol.

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  George R. Abbott (1885 - 1960)
  Viola Mae Hiles Abbott (1893 - 1937)
Note: Entered the service from Ohio.
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Plot: Courts of the Missing
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Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
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