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USS Springfield (CLG 7) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Springfield (CLG 7). 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 424 crew members registered for the USS Springfield (CLG 7).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1960 | 1961 – 1962 | 1963 – 1965 | 1966 – 1967 | 1968 – 1969 | 1970 | 1971 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Graham, Thomas J.BT31959 – 1963BI am a plank owner,was in after fire room, on small boats and oil king. Worked as costom gun maker at remington arms for 32 years.ret Now have a dinner with my wife Donna.
Yoezle, LouSN /HM- striker1959 – Mar 1961medicalCame on board at the Fleet Training Center in New Port R.I. Plank Owner. Left while in the Med to attend hospital corp school.After school reasigned to the U.S.S, Galveston CLG 3.
Sprouls, DonaldCS3Jan 10, 1959 – May 16, 1963S - 2
Butterfass, AllenPN3Jan 23, 1959 – Jan 18, 1963XI enjoyed may home port of france. even went with a french girl while there.
Sprouls, DonaldCS3Feb 14, 1959 – May 10, 1963under Chief HallMade CS2 just before discharge in 1963 Plank owner
Hemme, JohnBT3Jul 20, 1959 – Jun 20, 1963BI am a plank owner of USS Springfield CLG7. Worked in after fire room. One of the crew that went to Quincy, Mass and pulled Springfield from Bethlehem Steel to Boston Naval Shipyard for completion of conversion.
Ebert, Jack (Jq)E-5Sep 1959 – Jun 1961GMLooking for Buddies info from Newport, Quincy, Boston, Shake-down cruise, Med Tour, Villefranche / Nice. Anybody remember Missle Systems House guys Jack (JQ) Ebert, Art Matussi, John (JC) Mann, Bill (Tiger) Tiberend?
Hay, BruceSNSep 1959 – Aug 1961CommisaryI'm a Plank Owner. I designed and built a replica of the ship out of cake for the commissioning program. I decorated cakes for the Admiral while in the Med. I was one of the first 20 crew members to board in Quincy, MA.
Skinner, GaryBT-2Sep 10, 1959 – Apr 5, 1962BFwd. Fire Room
Graham, Thomas JBT3Sep 10, 1959 – Jun 5, 1963BI WENT TO PRE COM.SCHOOL IN NEW PORT THEN TO USS NORRIS DE TDY . THEN BACK TO NEW PORT .THEN TO BOSTON SHIP YARD TO WORK ON SHIP. SHAKE DOWN CRUSE , MED.VILLAFRANCHE FOR THE WHOLE CRUSE .I WAS 1 OF THE OIL KINGS,AFT F -R
Harrelson, JohnMMFNOct 1959 – Jul 1960MPlank Owner ... my first ship of 6 ships I crewed on.. 3 of them I was a plank owner..
Gardner, Louis J. (Jim)SA/BM 3Oct 1959 – Nov 1963OL, 3rd, Boatfrom pre-com in Newport, RI. To Plank Owner,Gitmo,Med., VillaFrance and Home to Boston. Great Ship And Crew. Became a Diver and remained active duty till 1983.
Sullivan, RobertMM 2Nov 1959 – Aug 27, 1962AOne of the few scuba divers on board at the time. Plankowner
Edwards, FloydRD3Nov 1959 – Jun 1961OIPlank Owner, Memories of Newport RI FTC, Shakedown Cruise to Getmo, Villa france O2 Level, The Cafe American Bar, Barcelona. I grew up on that ship.
Van Vliet, Cornelis (Dutch)ENNov 1959 – Sep 1960A auxillaryArr. Nwpt Nov 59, No; 62 . A div, d, transferred to USS Northampton CC1 on rt to Gitmo. transferred later to MSTS on 3 ships . discharged Aug. 63. Now live in Cannes, know owners "la Mere Germain" in Villefranche ver wel
Villa, FrankRDSANov 15, 1959 – Jun 20, 1960OperationsPlank Owner Newport, RI, then Fall River, Mass, Comisioning, Sea Trials and Guantanamo Shake Down. Transferred to USS BOSTON. A USS BOSTON Shipmatelater transferred to USS SPRINGFIELD, W.O Groves RD2.
Van Vliet, CornelisFNNov 15, 1959 – Sep 10, 1960A divisionSearching crew of Springfield from 1960 to 1967 while 6th fleet in Villefranche. I am part of a committe commemorating the 6th fleet in VvM 50year in 2017 Please contact me direct. NavyLeague.VsM@gmail.co Dutch
Michael, DorseyFTG2Nov 21, 1959 – Jul 25, 1962FOXMany good memories; served a total of 22 years before retiring in Mar. 80. Retired as a chief FT.
Neubert, DennisYN3Nov 26, 1959 – Aug 1961XPlankowner - Worked in the Captain's Office starting off in the Bethleham Steel Yard before it was towed to the Boston Naval Shipyard. My tour aboard the Springfield was the most memorable period of my life.
Redmond, DennisSFP2Nov 28, 1959 – Jun 20, 1963"R"Had a great time with a great crew
Oneil, RobertMM2Dec 1959 – May 1963MWorked after engine room Married girl from Nice Still married 2 children Still live in Clinton Worked 36 years with NCR corp Spend winters in Zephyrhills FL Part of summer Oneida Lake
Fenster, JerryRMSN/RM3Dec 1959 – Oct 1963ORI was in pre-com detail in Newport RI till apr 60. then we went aboard and commissioned ship jul 60. Was aboard till ship left for states in 63.
Andrews, George N. (Andy)SK1Dec 1959 – Aug 31, 1961S-3Retired. Looking forward to seeing old buddies in Portland, ME (Sept) and in France (Jan 2017).
Goodwin, KennethbmsnDec 1, 1959 – Nov 1, 1961second divisionlooking for others in my command?
McKinney, JamesBT3Dec 14, 1959 – Oct 4, 1962BPlank Owner
Ledwell, RonaldLI3Dec 20, 1959 – Feb 20, 1963X & F1Plankowner, worked in Print Shop and transferred to SUBRON 12 in Key West. Owned my own printing business for 40 years, but now retired. Had great times in Nice and the Navy Bar, American Bar and American Bar on the 02 level but, who didn'
Morrow, RichardBT3Dec 28, 1959 – Apr 3, 1962BPlank Owner
Clark, Lnc (Ret) (deceased), HermanYN-11960 – May 1963Admiral's Staff
Mowbray, WilliamRM31960 – Jun 10, 1962Flag-ORTransferred with flag from Des Moines. Crusing the Med for two years while serving with bunch of great guys in the radio shack. Lt. Cmd. Haynes was our division c.o. and Lt. Best exec. Good times to say the least.
Deroy, JimMT31960 – 1963Missile BatteryEnjoyed my friends like Ben Hornsby, Ernie Grissom and many others. Loved touring Europe. Live in Miramar Florida where I have a Drug Testing company.
Scliffet, GeorgeEM21960 – Jul 1962Engioneering - ElectricianPlank Owner, Fore River Shipyard during rebuild, strikle and Boston Yard during completion & sea trials, December first trip to Med. Great experience for a 20 year old. Our home port was Villa France, 6th fleet flagship.
Behuniak, Mikerm31960 – 1961communications
Vernon, RichardETN-21960 – Aug 1963OESpent almost all 3 yrs aboard while in the Med. Visited many different countries. Lived in Villefranche sur Mer.
Vernon, Richard (Dick)E-5 (ETN-2)1960 – 1962OE Division
Schantz, DavidSN/SK31960 – 19622nd/S-1Boarded the ship in Boston, went on a shake down cruise in the Caribbean, then after a short stay back in Boston went to the Med for the rest of my time aboard. Great tour of duty. Learn more at ussspringfield.org
Leis, Leroy (Roy)SN/SHSNJan 1960 – Jan 19625th & S3 (kept the crew in clean clothes)Plank Owner. Had many great times spent w/her. Miss the 01/02 level & the Montana Bar., all the fun times at the USO in Nice & the ships party in 61. Us young guys grew up fast & learned much. Looking for Robert E. Lauson, Youngstown, OH
Knight, William BillRD3Jan 1960 – Nov 1960OII would like to hear from any of my shipmates,I can't remember many names after 50 years if you served with me get in touch. I am a plank owner.
Jones, Tommy LFTM2Jan 1, 1960 – Mar 2, 1962FOXShakedown Caribbean. Villefranche for 2 years...02 level and Nice.
Bos, RobertLI-3Jan 15, 1960 – Jun 18, 1962XServed in the print shop and was assigned to the Flag divison (X Div). Made some life long friends and still haave contact with them. Enjoyed my time aboard the Springfield and saw some wonderful sites in our travels.
Rouse, CharlesSH3Feb 1960 – 1962Supply
Kemmerer, RobertET 2Feb 1960 – May 1962OEPlank owner. Enjoyed visiting a lot of ports in the Med and made a lot of new friends.
Telgenhof, DougFTM3Feb 7, 1960 – Dec 8, 1962Fox
Poulin, PaulRm3Mar 1, 1960 – Jul 1, 1962Flagvisited Villefranche and Nice in July 2013, same great place. 02 level has really changed, mostly tourist shops now.
Sellars, CarlE-7Mar 1, 1960 – Dec 1, 1962CTThis is for my father, who made CTC while on board. He is now 83 years of age.
Tiberend, WilliamGS3Apr 1960 – May 1961GMWorked in the missle house with a great bunch of guys. Enjoyed the visit to the ports in the Med, the shake down cruise in the Caribbean and the visit to Cuba.
McCloskey, JerryRD 3Apr 24, 1960 – Jul 2, 1963OIPlankowner, did the whole first cruise, Those were the days my friends, we thought they'd never end..... great memories of Villefranche and the Med, even Shore Patrol was fun
Luehrs, AlanE3May 1960 – Aug 1963Signalman divisionI am looking for Rene LaTourneau who was a BT. I am looking for his current address and phone number when I was in the service, I was from Glencoe, MN
Augustinowicz, EugeneETR-2May 15, 1960 – Jan 28, 1961OE
Nonte, TedRM2Jun 1960 – Jun 1962FlagLeft Des Moines to Springfield. I left several 1909 VDB pennies in a matchbox taped to my locker ceiling. Anyone find them?
Ronzo, PhilipTHIRD CLASSJun 1960 – Feb 1964FIRE CONTROLI AM AN ACCOUNTANT.
Campbell, DavidMT2Jul 1960 – Jun 1962GM ( Guided Missile Battery )I was a " Plank Owner " and served aboard her from her date of recommissioning as CLG-7. My entire tour of duty was in the Guided Missile Battery ( GM Div.) Hope you liked the ship's insignia - - I was the crewman who designed it.
McGraw, Walter C., JrRDSN - RD-3Jul 2, 1960 – Jun 11, 1961OIPlank owner. Left on Medical to Bethesda, lost cruise book & most memoralbia. She was a great ship, great crew. 6th FLT Flag, w/great Ports.
Schantz, DavidSK-3Aug 7, 1960 – Jul 12, 1962S-3Went aboard the Springfield in 1960 as a Seaman and was assigned to the 2nd Division. Transferred in to the Storekeeper's Division. Logsdon, Lawson, Secrest, Westlund, Snyder, Hamlin, Thomas, Schillinger were shipmates.
Thurman, PhillipRM2Sep 15, 1960 – Dec 10, 1962flagattached to 6th fleet adm. staff. served with george a pearce, rm1. extended for cuban missle crisis.
Meyer, Henrysfp3Sep 15, 1960 – May 15, 1962R DivisionHad a great time. Had a lot of respect for lt. Montgomery and warrant officer Carpinter.
Bullard, William LarryENFNOct 1960 – Aug 1964AON BOARD IN BOSTON BECAME LEAD FN MADE ENFN ANY ONE REMEMBER EMERGANCY DIESEL REVERSEING IN MAIN CONTROL RETIRED ENCS FLEET DIESEL INSPECTOR 2 TOURS TO NAM TAUGHT SQUIP TO NAVY FOR 13.5 YEARS NOW RETIRED WAL-MART MANAGEMENT
Lynch, JohnL/CplOct 1960 – Oct 1962Mar Det
Graham, Charles W. (Gator) profile iconIC2Oct 1960 – Aug 1963EReally enjoyed the Med cruse, Villefranche, the USO and Nice, France. Looking for Dale A. Jordan IC E Divison
Storer, JimSM2Nov 10, 1960 – Feb 8, 1963OS / Flag
Hucke, GeneRM 3Dec 1960 – Jul 1962FlagAny oldtimers E-mail me GeneK19@aol.com I just visited Nice in summer 2005...even went to Hotel Mignon and the five corners.. I didn't want to go to the landing in VilleFranche Too many good memories on the 02 level; and Montana Bar.
Sprague, OrrinSNDec 1960 – Mar 1962OITransferred from USS MACON CA132 in fall of 1960. Went to the Med as 6th Fleet Flagship. Was separated to "inactive duty" in March of 1962. What a fun time we had.
Pereira, PineappleBT2Dec 5, 1960 – Dec 27, 1962BI live in Indiana south of Chicago. I am looking for someone who may have the Cruise Book or how I could buy one. I am not retired, but have an easy schedule. I worked in the after fireroom Chief Carter was in charge.
Straub, StanleyMT2Dec 17, 1960 – Apr 14, 1961GM (Guided Missile Battery)Plankowner. I transferred, just before the ship left for France, to the USS Randolf and then to the USS Kitty Hawk, where I finished my Navy Career. I enjoyed the time I was on the Springfield. Would like to find "Doc" Nelson, a shipmate.

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