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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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Alexandria, Virginia

Make plans to join us August 30 to September 2, 2019.
We will tour Arlington National Cemetery, the War Memorials, and all major sites in Washington DC will be easily accessible.

For more details and registration form, please download the Newsletter/Registration Form and return to Bob Beiter.
Links to hotel and attractions are included in the newsletter.

For additional information please contact reunion coordinator Bob Beiter:
Phone: 419-433-6187 – Email:

Deadline is July 31, 2019 so register NOW!


Alexandria, VA
Alexandria, VA


May 11, 2019

Remember 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, 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...

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.
For your email security, all email addresses are encoded in a script that prevents web bots from scanning the address and send you unsolicited spam.
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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