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|122k||Artist's conception of Eugene E. Elmore by the renowned graphic illustrator John Barrett, with the text written by naval author and historian Robert F. Sumrall. Their company, Navy Yard Associates, offers prints of most destroyers, submarines and aircraft carriers in various configurations during the ship's lifetime. ALL the destroyer escorts ARE available in their WWII configuration. The prints can be customized with ship's patches, your photograph, your bio, etc. When you purchase artwork from them, please indicate that you heard about their work from Navsource.||Navy Yard Associates|
|54k||Eugene Evans Elmore, born 30 June 1900 in Americus, Ga., graduated from the Naval Academy in 1922, and served in a number of ships as well as ashore before reporting 25 October 1940 to Quincy (CA 39). Lieutenant Commander Elmore was killed in action when his ship was sunk 9 August 1942 in the Battle of Savo Island. He was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart.
USS Eugene E. Elmore (DE 686) (1944-1946) was the first ship to be named in his honor.
(Photo from the U.S. Naval Academy Yearbook; The Lucky Bag, Class of 1922.)
|96k||29 May 1944: the Atlantic Ocean - USS Eugene E. Elmore (DE 686) underway, returning from Casablanca. The ship is part of an anti-submarine group formed around the USS Block Island (CVE 21), which was torpedoed and sunk later that day. She is camouflaged in MS22 measure. (Photo #302593 from the Australian War Memorial)||Mike Green|
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