News

Mark 91 Telescope Manual Being Sought

Mr, Ken Crouse is seeking a manual or information for a Mark 91 Telescope.  If there are any Fleet members that have the manual or information - or know where he may find what he seeks, please contact him at: wolfhawk1@earthlink.net read more

USS Slater Seeks New Business Manager

As part of the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum’s succession plan, the Museum is seeking a potential, future Business Manager.  Please see the attached pdf for more information. Those interested should write (no 'phone calls) to  Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, Attn: Busines...read more

Dennis Bryers in Omaha wrote to report on the two HNSA Fleet members at Freedom Park, the USS Hazard and the ex-USS Marlin.  He said that the Missouri River is again over it's banks.  Flood stage is at elevation 29 and the river reached peaked elevation late yesterday at 34.14 feet.  ...read more

Community Service Day on the LILAC

The Lilac Preservation Project announce that Members of the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Sturgeon Bay, a local icebreaker, will be donating a day of service to the museum ship Lilac, a retired Coast Guard cutter that once tended buoys and lighthouses from 0900 to 1600 o...read more

48 – Starred Union Jack Being Sought for Battle of Midway Anniversary

HNSA Member, former ED at the Naval Historical Foundation, and member of the Battle of Midway Committee, Capt. Todd Creekman, USN (Ret.), is asking for help. With the Navy returning to the traditional Navy "union jack" to the bows of anchored and moored ships on 4 June 2019, the Battle of Midwa...read more

Efforts to Preserve USS HOUSTON off Indonesia

This is an article from Jakarta regarding safeguarding the sunken USS HOUSTON from being stripped by rogue salvers. https://www.thejakartapost.com/life/2019/03/07/lost-but-not-forgotten-ocean-relics-of-wwii-battle.html read more

Patriots Point Seeks Help locating WWII, D-Day Veterans

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum’s education department is asking for help in locating World War II, D-Day veterans for a special June 6 program that commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Allied powers’ invasion of France and honors the heroes that fought in the attack. Attach...read more

16′ Model of “Dreadnought” looking for new home

Cecil Johnson writes that on  board the USS Lexington in Corpus Christi, TX, there is a huge model of the "Dreadnought" which measures c.16' long with a 3' beam. The folks on Lexington are looking for a new home for the model and asked if anyone in HNSA would be interested. If so, please c...read more

USS Duluth (LPD-6) 2019 Reunion

The USS Duluth (LPD-6) 2019 reunion is scheduled to take place on June 12-16, 2019, in Duluth, Minnesota, at the Suites Hotel at Waterfront Plaza. Call (800)794-1716 to book your room.For more information, contact John Adams or call (610)213-6379. To visit the USS Duluth Reunion website for POD ...read more

Website: “Museum Ship Parts Trader”

Bob Pointer of the LST-325 - noting that Museum Ships often have problems obtaining equipment, parts, and supplies, especially period items, and that some ships have excess inventory but do not know where to look. He has kindly told HNSA that there is a Website through Facebook that might be of grea...read more