USS Hanson
USS Hanson 832
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USS Hanson
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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 Website Update 
The USS Hanson 832 has just completed the update to the latest version which makes the site responsive to different screen sizes including mobile devices. We hope you all enjoy it.


Make plans to join us August 30 to September 2, 2019 in beautiful historic Alexandria, Virginia
We will tour Arlington National Cemetery, the War Memorials, and all major sites in Washington DC will be easily accessible.
For more information please contact reunion coordinator
Bob Beiter:
Phone: 419-433-6187 – Email:

Details will be available on this webpage soon so please check back. Download anouncement (pdf)...

Alexandria, VA
Alexandria, VA


April 9, 2019

Got some excellent new pictures of the 1960 and 1962 WestPac Cruises (at bottom of collection). Many thanks to Roger Austin!!

January 17, 2019

Roger Austin has submitted new pictures on the 2018 San Diego Reunion. Thank you Roger. Hope you all enjoy the memories.

January 16, 2019

Two new Hanson stories are now available in the Stories and Salty Tales page, thanks to Bob Lang for his contribution. The first one is "Hanson Troubles" has good stories about the ship's structure; the other is "F4-U Corsair Crash - Atlantic Operations", well, read for yourself...

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!

2018 USS Hanson Reunion

Date: September 16-18, 2018
Location: San Diego, CA
Pictures of the 2018 Reunion in San Diego are needed for the website. Anyone who attended that wishes to contribute please share them with Carl or Ozzy (emails in contact page).
Thank you for your contribution!

USS Hanson Plaque Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial

A 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...

Crew Email List
Now it's even easier to keep in contact so please take advantage of this service. If you wish to have your email to the list please fill out the registration form in the Crew section, or send Carl Pearson an email with your information.
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If your email is already listed, please take some time to make sure it is current and correct. Send Carl Pearson a request to update or correct your email address. ~Administrator

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