Allied Warships

USS Hanson (DD 832)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 832 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down7 Oct 1944 
Launched11 Mar 1945 
Commissioned11 May 1945 
End service 

Reclassified as DDR-832 on 18 March 1949.
Reverted back to DD-832 on 1 April 1964.
Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 31 March 1973.
Transferred to Taiwan 18 April 1973 being renamed Liao Yang.
Liao Yang (DDG 921), formerly the USS Hanson DD/DDR 832, was decommissioned by the Taiwan Navy on 1 June 2004.


Commands listed for USS Hanson (DD 832)

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1T/Cdr. John Calhoun Parham, Jr., USN11 May 19458 Jan 1946

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Media links

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman

United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore

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