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Lieutenant Commander
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1940-1942, USS Maury (DD-401)
Service Years
1921 - 1945
Lieutenant Commander
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Reno, Nevada
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LCdr. Elmer Drummond Snare, U.S. Navy

Lieutenant Commander Elmer D Snare was the commanding office of the Maury (DD-401) from October 1940 until December 1942. The USS Maury received 16 Battle Stars and the Presidential Unit Citation during WWII.

Elmer Drummond Snare. Reno, Nevada. Graduated Reno High School in 1916.
USNA - Nevada  30 July 1917 (19 years 2 months old), Class of 1921 (may have graduated in 1920 due to a 1917 Act of Congress, WWI).

Reno, NV High School Alumni Notes 1914-1917 state: We are represented at Annapolis by Elmer Snare and Clark Green. Room-mates and both graduated USNA Class of 1921.

USS Birmingham (CL-2)
USS Chewink (AM-39)
Submarine School
USS S-40 (SS-145)
USS Rigel (AD-14/AR-11)
USS R-11 (SS-88)
aval Ordnance Plant, South.  Charleston, W Va.
USS Colorado (BB-45) (engineering)
Bureau of Engineering, Operation and Maintenance Div., Navy Dept. Washington D.C.
USS Maury (DD-401)

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 Duty Stations/ Advancement Schools
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavySubmarine School Officers BasicUSS Colorado (BB-45)
  1917-1921, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1922-1923, USS Birmingham (CL-2)
  1923-1924, USS Chewink (AM-39)
  1924-1924, Submarine School Officers Basic
  1924-1927, USS S-40 (SS-145)
  1927-1928, USS S-40 (SS-145)
  1928-1930, USS Rigel (AD-13)
  1931-1932, USS R-11 (SS-88)
  1932-1934, Naval Ordnance Plant Charleston
  1935-1937, USS Colorado (BB-45)
  1937-1938, USS Colorado (BB-45)
  1938-1940, Bureau of Engineering
  1940-1942, USS Maury (DD-401)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Wake Island
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1917-1921, United States Naval Academy
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  1921 Lucky Bag2
  Commanded the USS Maury (DD-401) 10/'40-12'42.
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