About Us

Mission and Vision

The purpose of this website is to honor the men who served on the USS Bennion in World War II. As we lose more and more of these veterans, it is important to collect their memories and experiences to retain them for future generations.

Contact Information

For questions or comments about this website, please contact the webmaster at:
David Boven (grandson of crewmember Thomas H. Boven)
11230 S Saint Lawrence Ave
Chicago, IL 60628

The USS Bennion newsletter ceased publication in 2014. For any questions or comments, please contact the most recent editor:
Pat McDowell (daughter of crewmember William F. McDowell)
Back issues of the newsletter can be found here.