From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Lawrence Hansen, Jr. '55

Date of birth: July 24, 1931

Date of death: October 1, 1959

Age: 28

Lucky Bag

From the 1955 Lucky Bag:

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Larry was lost on October 1, 1959 when his F3H Demon fighter broke through a landing cable aboard USS Ticonderoga (CVA 10) and his aircraft plunged into the sea. The ship was operating somewhere in the Pacific at the time; she was on a Western Pacific deployment later in the month.

He was a member of Fighter Squadron (VF) 112. Unable to find a burial or memory marker.

From researcher Kathy Franz: "His wife was Josephine, and his mother was E. Louise."

Class of 1955

Lawrence is one of 34 members of the Class of 1955 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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