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BM2 Owen F. P. Hammerberg, USN (February 17, 1945)

Owen Francis Patrick Hammerberg was born on May 31, 1920 in Daggett, Michigan and grew up in Flint, Michigan. He enlisted in the United States Navy on June 16, 1941 and was trained as a rescue and salvage diver. During World War II, he served aboard both the battleship USS Idaho (BB-42) and minesweeper USS Advent (AM-83).

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