Hamner (DD 718) - Naval Cruise Book

 - Class of 1959

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The 1958-1959 cruise wos Commonder Robert R. Dupzyk's second go-round with the HAMNER in the For Eost. But even be- fore the Coptoin ioined the ship Iote in 1957 he wos no stronger to destroyers. Service oboord the ZELLARS, the MARSH, cmd THE SULLIVANS ithe lotter two os Skipper1 well prepored the Coptoin for HAMNER commond. Born 17 Morch 1917, the Coptoin begon his novol service os o recruit ot Son Diego in 1934. In 1936 he entered the Nclvol Acodemy. Commissioned in 1940, he spent much ot World Wor II ot seo. In oddition to the ships nomed, Commonder Dupzyk com- monded PT boots, ond served obooqrd the cruiser CLEVELAND ond the bottleship MIS- SISSIPPI. When the ship comes ho-me, the Coptoin lives with his wife, JoAnne, ond their two vouno children. Potrick ond Diono. in Coro-

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The USS HAMNER is a long hull Gearing-class. destroyer. She was built in Port Newark, New Jersey, and launched 24 November 1945. The ship has made ten Far Eastern cruises. During the Korean action the HAM- NER took part in the bombardment of the eastern coast of Korea, parti- cipated in the landings at lnchon, and the evacuation of Hungnam. The ship wears the China Service Medal, Navy Occupation Service with Asia Clasp, Korean Service Medal w-ith five combat stars, the World War ll Victory'Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, and the Korean Presidential Unit Cita- tion. , During the subseauent "peaceful" years, the HAMNER has, with other ships of the Pacific Fleet, busied her- self on the EastPac-WestPac circuit. Combat-ready, she has performed well her mission in the Fleet.



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