Allied Warships

USS Snyder (DE 745)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 745 
Built byWestern Pipe & Steel Co. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Nov 1942 
Laid down28 Apr 1943 
Launched29 Aug 1943 
Commissioned5 May 1944 
End service5 May 1960 

Decommissioned in 1946.
Recommissioned in May 1950.
Decommissioned 5 May 1960.
Stricken 1 August 1972.
Sold 1 November 1973 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Snyder (DE 745)

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1Elmer Moore, USNR5 May 1944

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Notable events involving Snyder include:

1 Nov 1944
USS Blenny (Cdr. W.H. Hazzard, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Bright (Lt.Cdr. W.A. McMahan, USNR), USS Snyder (Lt.Cdr. E. Moore, USNR) and USS Spikefish (Cdr. N.J. Nicholas, USN).

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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