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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
Rone, Robert (Bob) profile iconFTM21963 – Dec 1964weaponsI joined the ship while it was in the Brooklyn shipyards for repairs then worked in the missile house during the 1964 Med cruse. A great way to see some of the world.
Schubert, KeithRM2Feb 1963 – Feb 1965radio shack admiral's staff
Russell, RonFTM2Mar 1963 – Jun 1965FOXStil have good memories of Villefrance sur mer and all of the good times. Even in 1964 when the hillside caught fire and we helped put it out and celebrated with beer. The 02 level has good memories as well as Cosmos Bar
Pfab, RayFN3May 21, 1963 – Jun 27, 1965Engine RoomLove the Med tour!
Harper, FredFTM3Jun 1963 – Aug 1965FoxStarted in 3rd Div. then got into Missile Radars. On recient vacation met fellow who was in Villefranch in the late 50's. First ever.
Smeltz, LarryYNSNJul 1963 – Mar 1966Captain's OfficeAfter being in the Captain's Office for a year I helped to start a ships radio station in 1965. We were on the air only after 5PM and played various types of music. Later that year I took over the station full time.
Hardy, Bill "Hatch"GMM2Jul 3, 1963 – Jul 10, 1965GM DIV Terrier Guided MissileReported aboard July 63. Brooklyn Navy Shipyard 6 mon. overhall period Then to France, what a cruise! SA to GMM2 in 26 Months. A real Slick Sleeve Second! Xfer to USS Dewey DLG-14 Aug 65. Really enjoyed this Ship!
Scott, KenQMJul 7, 1963 – 1965OC1963 I was in 3rd Division, 1964 I became a Quarter Master. In 1965 I went aboard the USS Manley (DD-940)
Moore, John Moore profile iconE-4 DISBURSINGAug 1963 – Aug 1966SupplyWould love tohear from shipmates..Great time from Ville(Montana Bar) toBarsalona to Malta to all over.Can"t make upthe stories.Loved you all.
Goberman, Izzy profile iconmmfn and mm3Aug 1963 – Jul 1965m aft engine roomamazing time
Nicholson, DanSK3Aug 1, 1963 – 1965SupplyI remember you every time I watch the drag races. I think we worked in supply office. Do you remember Eugene Hoth, Mike LaCotta, or Larry Lewis?
Houghton, Brucebt 3Aug 6, 1963 – Jun 20, 1965B Wonderfull experances,many great memorys.
Buice, GarySM2Aug 29, 1963 – Sep 29, 1965Signal FlagGreat times in Ville. Would love to hear from signalman or anyone from this period.
Calhoun, MichaelSeamanSep 1963 – Aug 1965S2 Galley and Bakery
Jones, OttoSNSep 1, 1963 – Aug 31, 19651st Div and Dental Dept.Had a great tour from 1963 to 1965. Since then I have been back to Villefranche for a visit and recalled some of the great memories of the area.
Hansen, DavidSNSep 9, 1963 – Sep 9, 19651ST. DIVISONGREAT TIMES ABOARD .IN NICE AND VILLA. CANT EVEN IMAGINED DOING THAT TODAY IN THIS WORLD WE LIVE IN.
Maxwell, JimAG2Sep 16, 1963 – Aug 1, 1966FLAG-C6F
Kennedy, William W.AK2/1Oct 1963 – Nov 1965s1 division ak
Reed, Murray ReedRM3Oct 1, 1963 – Dec 4, 1964Flag
Brown, TomE5 yn2Nov 1963 – Jun 1966fox and x
Ackerman, ChipQM2Nov 1, 1963 – Dec 10, 1965NavigationSure miss the girls on the 02 level. Would love to go back. Would love to here from VanGilder, Miller, Novac, Clark, Mantsch, Chew, Bott etc. I sincerely hope you are all well. Your friend, Ack QM2
Lent, WilliamRadar/Seceond Class1964 – 1967OI
Goodall, DavidFTM 31964 – 1966FOXGreat ship, great liberty!
England, DickRM3May 1964 – May 1966Flag
Wagner, William (Billy)E3May 1964 – Mar 19662nd
Capen, AdrianSEAMANMay 6, 1964 – May 10, 1966
Fegela, JackJO3Jun 15, 1964 –XI was a Journalist in PIO and put out the newsletter and ports of call pubs along with Ron Keener and Bob Berta.
Quinn, ThomasGMM3Jul 1964 – Jul 1966GM
Diamant, SteveSK3Jul 1964 – Aug 1966S-1Looking for shipmates that may have a Springfield jacket patch for sale.
Strong, LyonFTGJul 4, 1964 – Aug 1, 1966G-DivsionWent to 3rd Fleet in '72. I will never forget Ville, the Pastis and Mme Renee's Cosmo Bar. The Best two years of my life; many friends and Navy Brothers.
Bain, LoyQM3Jul 7, 1964 – Oct 1965Flag
Campbell, Wilbur PeteSNAug 1964 – May 26, 1966Bosn Detail (Paint Locker) 1st DivisionEnjoyed the Med and the O2 level and queenies. Looking for Jon Ripley, Jerry Tuck, Willard B. Ard (Mountain Dew), Paul (Frenchie) Senechal, and Ray (Audi) Wilcher. Now live in Perry, GA
Whiting, JohnRMCS RETSep 1964 – Mar 1965CommuncationWas an RM1. Worked as radio central supervisor. Tour was cut short, got orders to NAVFAC Keflavik. They needed a KW-7 repairman, ASAP. Loved Villa.
Harris, Thomas (Tom)DK3Sep 1, 1964 – Dec 1, 1966Supply
Mullin, MickBMOct 1964 – 19672nd/Boatthe 02 in Villefranche and Navy bar belonged to 2nd div or least we could have bought it many times over.JD Shadoan (the shadow) was my sea daddy and GeoDampher,LanDaniels,D Florian, Frog,M.Agrizone were steamrs w/ me
McCracken, Walter A.RM1/RMCNov 1964 – Sep 1968FLAG COMMUNICATIONS (F-2 & CR)Aboard 64-65 with C6F as RM1. Aboard 67-78 with C2F as RMC. Retired in 1974 (from USN) and now reside in Bristol, Va.
Mestre, Hector L.CS3 RetMS1 20 yrsNov 15, 1964 – Jun 30, 1967S2Looking for shipmates Mallory,Bill Brill.Sweatland.Florian J Maldonado.Barret Bros Starboard section Swinging Port 5.any one knowing Genovieve S Borru. Great memories of Villefranche and Nice and Monte Carlo.
ennis, garySK3Nov 30, 1964 – Jun 28, 1967supplyah villefranche the memories come rushing back.u can see what it looks like 2day in movie,ronin,goes rite in front of cosmos bar.1st yr spent in 1st div. did holy stone deck, ouch.like to hear from any shipmates skipland66@hotmail.com
Scragg, George,(ted)SFM31965 – 1969R
Odette, TerryQM31965 – 1967NHI I HAD A GREAT TIME ON THE SHIP
Sandifer, Greg618-659-9833-phone number.1965 – 1968Ronney Ray MontesanoHello, I work at a law firm that is representing the Montesano family in an asbestos lawsuit. Mr. Montesano passed away earlier this year from mesothelioma resulting from asbestos exposure. Mr. Montesano served on the USS Springfield 65-68
Howard, Tommm31965 – 1967M DIVNOW THAT ITS OVER AND LONG GONE YOU NOW REALIZE WHAT A GREAT TIME IT WAS.MET SOME OF THE BEST MEN I HAVE EVER HAD THE PLEASURE TO WORK WITH OR TO CALL A FRIENDWOULD LIKE TO FIND HOBERT ECCOFEY {injun]
Schavone, JimFTM31965 – 1966Fox Div.
Neutzner, Heinz profile iconIC21965 – 1967EBoarded the Springfield while she was at sea (helicopter) and was with her for over two years. The last year of my enlistment was spent in Norfolk, VA on the USS Vulcan AR-5 (repair ship). I have some great memories!
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Weber, DavidSN/E-3Jan 1965 – Nov 1966Boat Detail - 2nd DivisionCoxswain on the liberty boat & OMB, looking for anyone on board, Phil Ziff, Dennis Ryan, Gary "Mooch", Gladney, or just about anyone that served with me that remembers me. Had a great time but hated the "flagship" bull.
Miles, Richard (Dick)LTJGJan 7, 1965 – Dec 15, 1966Supply Department
Knoller, ChrisQMC (SW)Jan 12, 1965 – Mar 17, 1967NavigationEnjoyed my tour on board. Best liberty around. Made QM3 on board and went on to a career, retiting in 1992 after the war. Have been back to see Queenie a couple of times. Visited on the Yorktown and the Ticonderoga.
MacEy, RobertSNFeb 1965 – Nov 19662ndSN - remember holy stoning the teak wood decks, boat detail on utility boat and captains gig. trf to Xdiv as a YN striker in the Captains Office. Many great times on the French Rivera: Villa Franche, Nice, Monte Carlo.
Spahr, JimFTM2Feb 1965 – Jan 1967Fox
Williams, DonsnFeb 7, 1965 – Sep 15, 1967s-3 flag os div.Great tour on this ship. Loved Ville, and all the great Ports in the Med.. Went from 3rd div to signal bridge. Left Ship in Norfolk Va.. ended up in Viet Nam on river Boats..
Hicks, Willie GeneCS3Mar 1965 – 1968CommensaryCould anyone tell me the coreman that gave me the blood transfusion in Boston of 1967? 15015932476
Crenshaw, KennethBM 3Mar 16, 1965 – Mar 16, 1969Boat DetailLooking for Cecil D Hodges
Biernacki, John (Ski)E-4Mar 25, 1965 – Mar 20, 1969O.L Division-Radio Station operator-3rd DivisionHomeported at VillaFrance, France, the "The Med'' was our oyster. The port's we visited were all five star. Even became a "Blue-Nose''. France Wow, a few miles from Nice and up the road Monty Carlo. Lots of memiories.
Chapman, Kenneth profile iconRM2Apr 1965 – Oct 1968F2/ORLeft Navy as RM2, have been in contact in recent years with 13 of the radio shack shipmates...one of which is Benny Mardones , who is a rock singer and performs every dec, at the turning stone casino in Verona , NY , flo992@cox.net
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George, BobMM2Apr 1965 – Sep 7, 1968Mostly we only remember the good times. Served aboard for almost 3 1/2 years. Came aboard as MMFA, left as MM2. Worked in Main Engine Room for 1 year, got smart and Moved into "A" Division. Many great memories of VillaFranche- Su- Mer
McConnell, DouglasCPL/SGTApr 1965 – Feb 1967Marine DetachmentHomeported in Villefranche and enjoyed my tour very much.
Gilsdorf, Jackftm3Apr 1965 – Dec 1966foxhave fond memories of my time in the med on the Springfield. Started in Ist Div and moved to Fox. Worked with a great bunch of guys -learned alot and grew up.
Dahmer, JohnIC3Apr 1, 1965 – May 31, 1967E DivisionI came aboard USS Springfield at sea in the Med via helicopter. At that time she was the flagship for the US Navy 6th Fleet homeported at Villefrance, France. How good can life be!!!
Mascolo, Joseph C.E-6Apr 21, 1965 – Apr 22, 19671ST.CAME ABOARD THE SPRINGFIELD AND WAS ASSIGNED TO THE MESS DECK FOR 6 MOS. THEN WAS ASSIGNED TO 1ST. DIV.FOR THE REMAINDER OF MY TOUR. MEET AND MADE LIFE LONG BUDDIES DURING THAT TIME OF SERVICE. I WILL ALWAYS CHERISH MY TWO YR. TOUR OVERSEAS
Mascolo, JosephE-7Apr 21, 1965 – Apr 22, 19671st. Div. foward decks
Anderson, Walt profile iconETN3May 1965 – Mar 1967OEGreat bunch of guys. Some of the best years. Home ported in Villefranche, france. Now retired in NC (for now anyway) walt.anderson41@gmail.com Regards, Walt Anderson
Yeager, JohnE-4 QM3May 20, 1965 – May 20, 1969n
Parsons, JohnE3Jun 1965 – Nov 1969M division/1st DivisionA former crew member Lee Greenman also wound up as my brother-in-law. He was part of E division. I will never forget Bos'n Welch or Charlie Brown MM2.Also looking for name of corpsman who saved my life. Fire in the line
Kehoe, Raymond "Ray"ICC/WO1Jun 1, 1965 – Jul 15, 1967E Div
Probst, BarrySN/BMSNJun 6, 1965 – Jun 1967BoatGreat time in Villa. Loved the Med.
Sherwood, DennisETR3Jun 10, 1965 – Jun 1, 1967OEWe were part of the bomb recovery in Polomar Spain. We left Villefranche for good in February 1967 as a result of DeGaulle's evacuation of US forces from France. I still have 100's of photos of this cruise. Inquire
Cannon, MarshallSH3Jul 1965 – Sep 1966Ships ServiceWorked in the ships laundry until I was transferred to Rardarmans school in Great Lakes NTC
Blosser, JohnRM-3Jul 1, 1965 – Nov 7, 1967Raidoman
Schimmelftm, FredFTM1Jul 6, 1965 – Jul 1, 1969FOXHave contact with Bob Cercone, Tom Smith(Smitty), Bob Griffith, PA Johnson, George (HUMP) Humphries, Jim Schavone, Dave Goodall Days in Vil will never be forgotten
Bob, McCaffreyRM3Jul 25, 1965 – Jan 19, 1969OR2/6/10 Just received word that John Roman passed away toay after batteling prostat cancer, John was 63 and will be missed.
Waddell, David profile iconET3Aug 1965 – Jun 1967OE Division
Larry, ShortsRM3Aug 10, 1965 – Jun 3, 1967OR
Baker Sr., Leonard (Cliff )SA - CS-2Aug 10, 1965 – Jun 1968Food servce ( S-2 )Comming onboard this fantasktic Man-of-War ,The Springfield,as a 18 year old sailor,never left home befor,was the greatest thing that ever happened to me,,,,and the home port ,well we all know about that..
Shorts, LarryRM3Aug 10, 1965 – Jun 24, 1967ORspent most of my time as a transmitter operator
Smith, DonaldEM3Aug 11, 1965 – Dec 7, 1967E DivisionI spent a long time on the Springfield.[ 27 months}. Got to see a lot of places. If any one would like to join Springfield Blue jackets reunion Email me mfdplatoon3@gmail.com.
Smith, DonEM-3Aug 19, 1965 – Dec 7, 1967EI had a great time on the"Spring a Leak"working in E Div.Ive been back to Villa and Visited Cosmo's You wouldn't recognize the 02 level. I spent almost 2 1/2 years on the ship.
Vallie, JohnLI2Nov 1965 – Aug 30, 1968NOT SURE, IT WAS ADMINISTRATIVEI was on board from November 1965-August 30, 1968. By the time I turned 18, I had gone to top of Eiffel Tower, Bullfights in Spain, Mass at Vatican with Pope. Captains Phone talker on bridge, ran print shop.
Lukehart, Dar;e (Luke)CLG7Nov 15, 1965 – Aug 5, 1967xArrived out of bootcamp and entered 2nd division with Shadone. Then transfered to PAO . Good times with Rudy S. , Paul D , and Paul F. Visited Villa. for second time since serveing. Plaque still on wall. Said a prayer for all that served.
Dalton, William (Bill)RD3Dec 1965 – Feb 1968OIWould love to hear from any shipmates that was with me in Ville. What memories.Still tell the stories.
Boudreau, Jerome/jerry/frogysnDec 1965 – 1968radio communicationsi'm looking for james d smith from albert lee minn.

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