Introducing John’s Corner

John Hannabach, former President and long standing Secretary of the USS Saint Paul Association is a fount of knowledge on our storied ship and shipmate community. An experienced writer, with many tales to tell, John will draw upon archived articles from The Roving Saint, the Association’s quarterly, as well as new commentary to inform both members and non members alike on the history of one of the finest warships that ever set sail. A monthly column with the possibility of more frequent submissions….we are fortunate to have this voice!

North Korea Shelling

December, 1950 The USS SAINT PAUL experienced many fine and excellent experiences over the course of her elegant career. But perhaps no more fitting...

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One of the most memorable incidences involving the USS SAINT PAUL during the Korean War did not involve firing a single shot, and no blood was shed....

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The Roving Saint

One of the finest Navy association quarterlies in the country, The Roving Saint is a continuum of the original ship’s paper and has informed and entertained members for more than three decades. Watch here for regular offerings of archived material reprinted to inform and entertain members and non members alike. Membership (see below) brings the glossy, hard copy publication to your door, …4 times a year!

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Associate Membership is now available to friends and family of former shipmates as well as all those willing to support the objectives of the Association. Please click “Member Login” followed by “Join Now” for easy, online application.