Elmer C. Hurley
August 13, 1902 - June 16, 1982
Lt. CDR. Elmer C. Hurley at his desk on board the HOPE (He was Executive Officer on the first voyage 1944-45 serving under Captain A. E. Richards). Lt. CDR. Hurley was Captain of the HOPE in 1946 at the time she was turned over to the Army.
A shot of several officers (Lt. CDR. Hurley is second from left) at Leyte Gulf. (perhaps someone can identify the others).
Lt. CDR. Hurley (L) with Colonel Max Keiser. I believe he was Chief Surgeon with the Army Hospital Group on board the HOPE.
Images courtesy of Robert & Phyllis Semler, Elmer Hurley's son-in-law and daughter.
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