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Commanding Officer
USS DENNIS (DE 405)
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U.S. Navy photograph

Lieutenant Commander Sigurd Hansen, U.S. Naval Reserve

 

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navycross.jpg Navy Cross
BS.jpg Bronze Star
CAR.jpg Combat Action Ribbon
PUC.jpg Presidential Unit Citation
ADM.jpg American Defense Service Medal
ACM.jpg American Campaign Medal
APCM.jpg Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
WW2VM.jpg World War II Victory Medal
national_defense_SM.jpg National Defense Service Medal
PPUC.jpg Philippine Presidential Unit Citation
PLM.jpg Philippine Liberation Medal
Award Criteria

 

RANK DATES DUTY STATION/EVENT
- ?  Born in ????
MIDN ?  
 ENS ?  
 LTJG ?  
LT ?  
 LCDR 1943 CO, USS STADTFELD (DE-29) at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA
 LCDR 1944 CO, USS DENNIS (DE 405) and Senior DE w/TU 77.4.3 at Samar  
CDR 1945 CO, USS DENNIS (DE 405) and Senior DE w/TG 51.5 at Iwo Jima
CDR 1945 CO, USS DENNIS (DE 405) w/TU 52.1.1 at Okinawa
 ? Retired from Naval Service
- ? Died at 


Short biography of
Commander Sigurd Hansen, U.S. Naval Reserve

 

Sigurd Hansen was born on ???? in ????.  

Was a tug boat captain before the war.  

USS STADTFELD (DE-29) was laid down for the United Kingdom under the designation BDE-29 on 26 November 1942 by the Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California and was launched on 17 May 1943. Her assignment to the Royal Navy was cancelled and the destroyer escort was redesignated DE-29 on 16 June 1943. She was commissioned in the United States Navy on 26 August 1943, LCDR Sigurd Hansen, USNR, in command.  

LCDR Hansen was assigned as Commanding Officer of USS DENNIS (DE-405) under construction at Brown Shipbuilding Company, Houston, Texas.  DENNIS was commissioned on March 20, 1944.  

  • Samar, with Task Unit 77.4.3
    • Navy Cross (for action at Samar)
    • Presidential Unit Citation (for action at Samar)
  • Iwo Jima
  • Okinawa, with Task Unit 52.1.1
    • Bronze Star (for action in May 1945)
  • DENNIS change of command held on 17 June 1945

He retired as a U.S. Navy ???? in ????  

He died in ???? on ????.

Source:  Robert Jon Cox independent research