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|74k||undated wartime image||David Vanaman|
son of Ens. Clyde Vanaman
USS Hanna, WWII
|398k||11 September 1951: USS Hanna operating off the Korean coast.
(U.S. Naval Historical Center photo #80-G-436788 from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
|543k||Korean War Era Image||Tim Rizzuto|
USS Slater (DE 765) Memorial
|793k||early 1952: the Western Pacific - Taken on the WestPac / Korean War Cruise of 26 June 1952 to 26 March 1953. The photo shows USS Essex (CV 9) with CVG-5 embarked, consisting of the following squadrons: VF-51 "Screaming Eagles" flying the F9F-2 Panther, VF-172 "Night Owls" flying the F2H-2 Banshee, VF-53 "Blue Knights" in the F4U-4 Corsair, and VF-54 "Hell's Angels" in the AD-2 Skyraider, among others. View shows USS Hanna (DE 449) in the left background||Robert M. Cieri|
|237k||Undated Postwar Image: Hanna is shown passing Point Loma outbound from San Diego. This appears to be a ship portrait from Marine Photos of San Diego, Cal.||Navsource|
|164k||Undated Postwar Image: Hanna is shown entering Pearl Harbor.|
(U.S. Naval Historical Center photo #NH 95963 from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
|242k||Undated Postwar Image: Hanna is shown underway slowly off the Long Beach Naval Shipyard.|
(U.S. Naval Historical Center photo #NH 95964 from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
|245k||Undated Postwar Image||Nick Tiberio|
|311k||1973: Vallejo, Cal. - 4 DE's (left to right: ex-Gentry DE 349, ex-Kendall C. Campbell DE 443, ex-Hanna DE 449,
ex-Richard W. Seusens DE 342), all heading to the scrap yard.
Photo from the DOD sealed bid offering dated 14 November 1973.
|View the USS Hanna (DE 449) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the official War History of USS Hanna as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|Hanna's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1) 27 Jan. 1945 - 31 May 1946||Lcdr. Means (Mike) Fernandis Johnston Jr., USN (USNA ‘39) (Schlater, Miss.) (Ret. as Adm.)|
|2.) 27 Dec. 1950 - 20 Feb. 1952||Lcdr. William Charles Ward|
|3.) .. .... 1955 - .. Jun. 1956||Lcdr. Herbert C. Bahner Jr.|
|4.) .. Jun. 1956 - .. Feb. 1958||Lcdr. John Jerome Herrick (USNA ‘44) (Superior, Wis.)|
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