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U.S. Navy photograph
|Combat Action Ribbon|
|Presidential Unit Citation|
|American Defense Service Medal|
|American Campaign Medal|
|Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal|
|World War II Victory Medal|
|National Defense Service Medal|
|Philippine Presidential Unit Citation|
|Philippine Liberation Medal|
|-||?||Born in ????|
|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|
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.
He retired as a U.S. Navy ???? in ????
He died in ???? on ????.
Source: Robert Jon Cox independent research