LAWRENCE V. HANSEN, JR., LT, USN

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:

1955 Hansen LB 2.jpg

Loss

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.


Class of 1955

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

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