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Hans Nurnberger Recalls USS Iowa Tragedy - Brevard NC

 

November 19, 2018

Hans Nurnberger and his granddaughter, Cali Reid, visited the USS Iowa. (Courtesy photo)

A grandfather's journey in teaching his granddaughter how to make her way into future endeavors became his own opportunity for closure on a haunted past.

Together, Hans Nurnberger, who is co-owner of Knuckleheads Motorcycle and Small Engine Repair in Rosman, and his 9-year-old granddaughter, Cali Reid, of South Carolina, visited the USS Iowa battleship in San Pedro, Calif., where it is now a museum.

Nurnberger was serving on the USS Iowa the day the number 2, 16-inch, 50-caliber gun turret exploded on April 19, 1989, killing 47 men.

Over the summer, Reid set up a lemonade stand in front...



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