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Welcome Aboard! is the premier source of the US Navy Destroyer USS Hanson DD832/DDR832. We are dedicated to preserving her history and the stories of the servicemen who once served faithfully aboard.
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The USS Hanson 832 website is going through an update so please be patient while we complete the transition to our new layout. We are making the site mobile friendly for easier access from your phone or tablet.
This home page gives you a preview of what the rest of the site will look like. We hope you all enjoy it.

September 30, 2018

Remember the 2017 Reunion in Nashville? Go down memory lane in the newly posted 2017 Nashville Reunion picture set in the Gallery...
Many thanks to Roger Austin for sharing. Enjoy!

June 4, 2018

2018 USS Hanson Reunion
Date: September 16-18, 2018
Location: San Diego, CA
Please find the 2018 Reunion documents such as the newsletter, plan of the day, and the reservation form in the Reunions page. Everyone planning on attending the reunion is advised to make the reservations as soon as possible.
See you soon!

USS Hanson PlaqueMarch 17, 2018

A new page has been added to the site for the Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial where a plaque in proud memory of our departed shipmates of the USS Hanson has been placed. Mt. Soledad Memorial page...

March 13, 2018

*** Admiral Stansfield Turner, USN (retired) ***
The funeral for ADM Stansfield Turner, USN (ret.) will be held on May 1, 2018 at the U.S. Naval Academy Chapel at 11:00am. Immediately following the service, Admiral Turner will be interred with full military honors at the U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery.
A reception will follow interment at the N* Star Room located inside the Naval Academy Football Stadium. Due to extremely limited parking at the Academy, all guests are requested to park at the Naval Academy Football Stadium, 511 Taylor Avenue, Blue Lot, Gate 5. Announce you are attending the Turner Funeral and you will be directed to the parking area where buses will commence shuttling guests at 10 am to the Chapel. Following the service, buses will be available to shuttle guests to the gravesite, and the reception. All are welcome to attend the reception in the N* Room.
If you require overnight accommodations, a block of rooms has been reserved at the hotels listed below. Mention “Turner Funeral” when making the reservations.

The Westin Annapolis, 100 Westgate Circle, Annapolis; (410) 972-4300
Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West Street, Annapolis; (800) 526-2593

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Admiral Stansfield Turner Endowed Scholarship Fund, U.S. Naval Academy Foundation, 291 Wood Road, Beach Hall, Annapolis, MD 21402.

All are welcome to attend. Kindly contact Pat Moynihan at with any questions, or to indicate your intention to attend.

Admiral Turner served aboard the USS Hanson as a Lieutenant in 1952-53.

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