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USS Howard W. Gilmore (AS 16) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Howard W. Gilmore (AS 16). Please keep in mind that this list does only include records of people who submitted their information for publication on this website. If you also served aboard and you remember one of the people below you can click on the name to send an email to the respective sailor. Would you like to have such a crew list on your website?

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There are 456 crew members registered for the USS Howard W. Gilmore (AS 16).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1954 | 1955 – 1960 | 1961 – 1966 | 1967 – 1970 | 1971 – 1973 | 1974 – 1975 | 1976 – 1977 | 1978 – now

Bactol, RomeoEN 11978 – 1979M
Hernando, ManuelEN11978 – 1980EngineeringLooking for old shipmates. Lots of memories in La Mad.
Bunting, RaymondTM11978 – 1981w-1first ship steam torpedoe shop
Malouf, BobHT31978 – Jul 1980R-1 - Shipfitter/Sheetmetal ShopI can not describe how enjoyable my time in Italy was. I would love to visit again in the future to see how things have changed over the years.
Byrne, Dougfn1978 – 1979special servicesmy first duty station. started in a gang and then worked in the rec center in palau...THE BEST DUTY!!! off every other day. lived in la madd and i miss it till this day. living in a "foreign" country really opened my eyes beautiful place
Wakefield, MattSA1978 – 1979Deck Ape 2nd Division I had a lot of fun there.. Lived in LaMadd with some buddies. Barcelona was great. In Athens a storm made us leave port. I was the one that went over the side with a hammer and fixed the catwalk. Best memories ever..
Rivero, PeterEN31978 – 1980engineering
Sawyer, RickHT3-HT21978 – 1980R-1My 2nd sea duty assignment, had just married my wife, Terri in September 1978. Spent christmas in Sarra hotel.My first son Nicholas was born in Naples. Rode the ship back to the states for decom
Graves, Robert (Bob) profile iconIC31978 – 1980Repair Division
Hughes, DavidE-6 Om11978 – 1980R-2Arrived on board in the fall of 1977 an rotated out with the Ships rotation back to the States
Katz, MitchellEN31978 –ENGINEERING
Philpot, William EHTFNJan 1978 – Apr 1979R-1Looking for shipmates. I can be contacted at VFW Post 220, PO Box 689, Mays Landing NJ 08330
Philpot, BillFNJan 1978 – Mar 1979R-1Served aboard in the Carpenter Shop and Lagging Locker
Lennon, JimDPSNJan 1978 – Apr 1979S6Like many, first time away from home and first time overseas. The experience of a lifetime. Would love to visit La Madd again someday.
Buffone, ChristopherSK3Jan 1, 1978 – 1979SupplyWas on the cruise to Greece where the ship was damaged and the trip to Barcelona. Contact me at
Blanquart, PierreETNSNMar 1978 – Jun 1979OPS1st ship and new experience. I remember the HT went to MAA shack and burned one (twice) ,went to muster in shorts and said he wasn't in the Navy any more. I believe he received shore duty in the brig. La Madd will be missed.
Garland, George "chip"DPSNMar 1978 – Apr 1979ADP ShopWas my first ship. Spent 8 yrs in the Navy, got out in Hawaii while at 3rd Fleet. Some of the best times were in LaMadd and the cruises around the med. First port of call was Athens - awsome!
Little, CliffHTFNMar 1978 – Sep 1979HT/DC ShopTruly a wonderful command and area! Lived in the Big House in La Mad! Starkie where R U?
Goodwin, MikeHTFNMar 1978 – Jun 1979R-1 Sheetmetal Shop
Wolf, BruceHM3/HM2Apr 1978 – Mar 1980Medical
Mell, WarrenMSSNApr 1978 – May 1979S-2, S-5 Night cook, Breakout, WardroomMany a memory of the ship and La Madd. Would love to go back there again to see it now.
Zink, DaleE2 ICMay 1978 – Dec 1979Interior Communication ShopBelow the Gally , now living in San Angelo Texas
Cowell, Ross profile iconENFNMay 1978 – Sep 1979M FORWARD ENGINEROOMHad a very exciting time while in Lamad. Met a lot of wonderful friends while I was there. Really enjoyed playing baseball against the Italians, they were great. A lot of soccer fields
Berecz, JoeHTFN HT3Jun 1978 – Nov 29, 1979R1 pipe shopWho would have thought that the bad memories would disappear and the good ones live on. Looking for Charlie "Ed" Kines, Steve Wright, Fred Sienna
Bridges, ZaneEM3Aug 1978 – Nov 1979
Frein, GregHT3Sep 1, 1978 – Dec 29, 1979Hull Repair Division/Repair Dept.
Hoffman, SteveENCSep 1, 1978 – Aug 1, 1980EngineeringTAD to Site to restore LCM ferries boats. Worked with CWO Steven Setteroff and BM1 Nelson Puckett. Associated with 125 floating crane, YTB, and LCM ferry boats. Returned to USS Gilmore for the decom, roaches and all.
Sutera, JimSASep 20, 1978 – Dec 20, 1979DECK/SMALL BOATS
Futral, Timothy / BoatsBMSNOct 1978 – Jan 12, 1980DECK/ SMALL BOATSI have a lot of good memories of the Gilly, and of La Madd. I served on the OMB Crew most of my time there, and what fun I had. I remember Paulue,Barcelonia , Yougaslavia,what memories. Like to here from old friends.
Bailey, Michael (Mike)TM3Oct 1978 – Sep 5, 1980W-1 Division (AUW Shop)USS Howard W. Gilmore (AS-16) was my very first command. My Brother TM3 Ron Bailey and I were there together. La Maddalena, Italy and the Gilmore are where I grew up. I will always have fond memories as a "Gilmore Sailor
Coccurello, JohnDK2Oct 1, 1978 – Jun 1, 1982DISPERING CLERK
Cyr, RobertSN / NON-DESIGNATEDOct 25, 1978 – Jan 2, 1980Deck 2ndI served aboard Gilmore 1978 - 1980 and Homeport in LaMaddalena. With fond memories especially those port visits to Spain, evenings at the Big Club in Palau and my deepest respect to our XO who gave his life in service of our country.
Vavala, DinoFNDec 19, 1978 – 1980C-Div,Feel free to E-Mail me if you remember me. Alot of good times in the Lib boat's. Gary G. from NY. if you are out there, E-Mail me
Mocsary, GregTM31979 – 1980W-1The Gilmore was my first ship during my 6 year enlistment in the Navy. I had some of the best and worst times of my life in Sardinia. The Navy was fair and good or bad we could have it all. I have no regrets and would do it all over again.
Swick, Richard (Rick)MS1979 – 1980S2My first duty station and the best. Looking for Bruce Brown and others I served with aboard the Gilmore.
Hoover, DwayneENFN1979 –Engineringwas on board sometime in '79 till we brought her back for decommisioning. was assigned to AER.
Reis, AiresSK3Jan 1979 – Dec 1980SupplyHad a great time. One of my BEST duty Stations.
Emerson, Greg "Dm1"DN/SNJan 1979 – Sep 1980Dental Dept & Admin/Post Office
Stimpson, JimEM3Jan 1979 – Sep 1980R3 51BGreat time during my tour on the Gilmore and the best of my 7 years. Hope to touch basis with some of you old guys I served with.
McCusker, JimET4Jan 15, 1979 – Sep 13, 1980R4Was nice in La Madd, and had some great times on the "training" cruises.. Great R&R
Hansen, MartinMR3Feb 1979 – Jul 1980Repair 38A Machine shopLooking for fellow shipmates
Longboat, MichaelE3Feb 1979 – 1980EngineeringLooking for shipmates in the Engineering and deck division, USS Gilmore , decom crew, August 1980 in Norfolk Va.
Baxter, JohnLTFeb 1979 – Oct 1980DeckThe very best duty assignment of all. La Maddalena, IT was phenomenal. Still grieve on the death of our XO, CAPT Kleindinst. He was so personable to all under his command. Miss my crew from Deck. They were OUTSTANDING
Gilson, SteveTM-2Feb 2, 1979 – Sep 15, 1980W-1I came from the AUW Shop at Sub Base Pearl Harbor to the Gilmore in Sardinia right before the trip to Dubrovnik and stayed with her through her cruise back to Norfolk. I gout out of the Navy right before her decommisioning.
Henson, JerrySNFeb 10, 1979 – Sep 30, 19802nd deck I was TAD from deck to squadron and assigned to the Commodores barge as his coxswain. I was on the capstan when Capt Klinedinst was killed we were getting underway for Genoa and the 10 in line parted. Still have a hard time with it.
Bankson, Michael profile iconEM3Mar 1979 – Sep 1980R-3/51-B
Kuhnle, DonEM3Mar 17, 1979 – Sep 30, 1980Plastics and ICWas assigned to the plastics shop under MC Hawley, We definately did not like each other. Transfered to IC shop
Thomas, PiepenhagenOM1Apr 27, 1979 – Sep 30, 1980optical shop/p&eA real turn of events going from repairing periscopes to writing sub-safe work procedures
Schon, KenDK3May 1, 1979 – Sep 30, 1980Supply S-4
Pryor, GlennCWO4Jun 5, 1979 – Jun 12, 1980PersonnelServed as Personnel Officer & Senior Shore Patrol Officer. Decommissioned ship in Norfolk,, Va and then crossdecked to the USS Orion (As-18) back in La Maddalena Sardinia.
Hicks, DavidHT3Jul 1979 – Sep 1980R7Would like to find the people I served with in planning and estimating or anyone else who served with me.
Myers, JackMS3Jul 1979 – Aug 1980S-2Looking for any of the crew mates I worked with in the galley.
Dunnege, GrahamENFNAug 1979 – Nov 1979Boat ShopGreat memories. I engineered the Commodores barge for a while, and served in 'A' Gang briefly, but mostly ran OMB's. Possibly the best time of my life!
Sweeney, PhilHM3Aug 1979 – Sep 1980MedicalCame from FMF Corpsman to the Gilmore. It seemed like a nice vacation.Worked part time as a lifeguard at the marina. Took the ride back to Norfolk for the decominishing.
Koch, JeffHTFNAug 31, 1979 – Sep 30, 1980R1Served in sheet metal shop. Decomissioning crew-member. I can be found at
Kuhnle, DonE4/ELECTRICIANS MATESep 6, 1979 – Sep 5, 1980PlasticsWas on the Gilmore in Sardinia. Had a great time visiting other countries in the med and other places. Decommissioned the Gilmore in Newport News, Va. in 1980 Favorite person: MC Evora
Martinez, JoelNov 1979 – Aug 1980R4
Bennett, RichardRMSNNov 1979 – Sep 1980Operations/CommunicationsHad a great time in La Madd, and on the R & R cruises. I am looking for Chris Watkins and Scott Yates. We were all part of the decomissioning crew.
Carlisle, LeonMM3Nov 1979 – Jun 1980R-2 38AJim Starkey / Wolfee you guys taught me a lot. Remember making a ton of cash off the smokers.. Johnny Mills would beat them down.
Williams, Terry, Big WilliesnNov 1, 1979 – 1981deckon bouy prty when x.o. killed. 10 in mouring line snaped, remember it well. sailed her back to the states and decomissioned her. last to leave, on the skelliton crew. slept on barge.good memories and some bad. bigwillie
Freeman, Floyd profile iconFireman RecruitNov 9, 1979 – Aug 15, 198038ASuch a short but sweet stay in Palau/La Madd lovely place would love to return
Etherington, LaneEM1Nov 15, 1979 – Nov 23, 1980EEngineering "E:" Division was my first as a LPO
Weston, JohnMS3Dec 1979 – Mar 1981SupplyHad some great times with good people at a fun time of my life.
Collett, DaleENJan 5, 1980 – Oct 18, 1980engineroom
Bryant, MarvinET21982 – 1982ElectronicsHello All! Crossdecked to USS Orion
Wilder, Caseydc 3Mar 1993 – Jun 1996nsf
Truzinski, SkiMLFMMar 1997 – Apr 1998R-1

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