January 12, 2020Did You Know?
While scouring through the internet for books or more information about the USS Hanson I ran into a special person that served aboard the ship. The subject's name is Salvatore Albert Lombino, or AKA as Ed McBain, the writer/screenwriter. It so happens that he wrote his first murder mystery, "Chalk", while serving on the Hanson. After receiving positive reviews form his fellow sailors he decided to become a writer.
In his memory, we have added him to our crew roster under his birth name. Salvatore Albert Lombino, 1926-2005.
~ Ozzy Resto, administrator
More info: Wikipedia...; Google Books...
USS HANSON DD/DDR 832 - 25TH ANNUAL REUNION
Alexandria, VirginiaThe crew of the USS Hanson celebrated their 25th annual reunion on August 30 to September 2, 2019.
Any reunion attendees that have pictures of the reunion and wish to share, please send the administrators a note with he pics or a link to download.
May 11, 2019Remember your Skipper while on-board the Hanson? We just added some pictures of the USS Hanson's Skippers in the Skippers webpage...
Hope you enjoy these!
April 9, 2019Got some excellent new pictures of the 1960 and 1962 WestPac Cruises (at bottom of collection). Many thanks to Roger Austin!!
Mt. Soledad National Veterans MemorialA plaque in proud memory of our departed shipmates of the USS Hanson has been placed at the Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial. Visit the Mt. Soledad Memorial page...
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