Pfc. Leonard F. Mason, USMC
USS Leonard F. Mason (DD-852), a Gearing-class destroyer, was commissioned on 28 June 1946. She was christened on 4 January 1946 by Mrs. Hillery Mason, mother of Leonard Mason, at the Quincy Yard of the Bethlehem Steel Company. After 2 decades of faithful service, USS Leonard F. Mason was stricken from the Naval Vessel Register on 2 November 1976 and subsequently transferred to Taiwan in January of 1978, where she remains in service to this date as Shuei-Yang (926).
The most recent USS Leonard F. Mason Reunion was held September 24-27, 1997, in Lima, Ohio!

For reunion information, contact Carl Henning

The USS Leonard F. Mason (DD-852) site (online 4/3/97), The Greyhound Navy, and the USS Elliot (DD-967) sites are designed and maintained by Ray Bales, GMC(SW), USN. Information and photos contributed by Joyce Mason-Johnson. This site is optimized for Netscape Navigator 3.x in 800 x 600 resolution.

Updated 5/24/98

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