LCDR Lewis Hancock, Jr

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LCDR Lewis Hancock, Jr

Lieutenant Commander L. Hancock, USN, was designated Naval Aviator #3175 (lighter-than-air) in 1924. Graduated U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1910. Awarded the Navy Cross during the World War as a member of the submarine service.

LT CDR Hancock, the executive officer, was killed in the destruction of the Navy dirigible USS SHENANDOAH (ZR-1) near Caldwell, Ohio.

The destroyer USS HANCOCK (DD-675) was named in his honor.


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Died With U.S.S. Shenandoah


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  • Created by: Mike Weeks
  • Added: 24 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36319792
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCDR Lewis Hancock, Jr (15 Oct 1889–3 Sep 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36319792, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Mike Weeks (contributor 47007652) .