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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).

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NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Taylor, GeorgeDC21966 – 1968RMy time on her was some of the best while in the Navy. Great liberty in the Med.
Roark, Hoyte41966 – Jan 29, 1969mardet
Byrd, Jamesfn1966 –M-divWorked in m-div and b-div with Howard skelton Wilcox botchi, kimmins and many other guys . A great ship and many memories and a lot of fun as I grew up in the navy.
Newbert, PaulSK21966 – 1967S1
Curro, CarlSNJan 1966 – 1967ORMY TIME ON THE SPRINGFIELD WAS GREAT. WE GOT TO SEE SO MANY SIGHTS AND HAVE SO MANY MEMORIES. MY BEST FRIEND ONBOARD WAS RAY MARINKO. I HOPE TO BE ABLE TO GET IN TOUCH WITH HIM SOON.
Chapman, Waymancs-3Jan 1966 – Nov 1, 1968s-2
Theobald, AustinE3Jan 6, 1966 – Oct 15, 1969OL then OII was eighteen when I enlisted, we all threw our name in the hat for the military to do what they wanted with us. Some how wound up on the Springfield. Started in OL div with Ankney, Wolfman and Raven wound up in OI.
Marinko, RaySNJan 7, 1966 – Aug 18, 1967Weapons OfficeServed on board right out of basic in San Diego..flew to Rota...to Naples...then to Nice to catch ship in Villefrance. Worked in Weapons Office w/Hooper/Spanu.While on board,put in for U.S.S. New Jersey and got it!
Gunn, FredSFMar 1966 – Aug 1969RI enjoyed the time that I was on the USS Springfield. I got to see a lot of the countries in the Med.
Bishop, RaymondSH3Mar 1966 – Nov 1969S-3Assigned to the Drycleaning Plant (all the way aft). On my birthday Nov. 4, 1966 while experiencing a storm in the port of Naples, Italy, a deck seaman lost his legs when the mooring lines snapped. He met us in Boston
Rivard, Keith profile iconRD2Mar 15, 1966 – Apr 30, 1968OIWebsite is a new connection to some old shipmates - Nelson RD3 - yes, I'm still around. Living in east TN. Nappi forwarded this website. CLG Reunion scheduled for Newport News - tentatively scheduled for April '07. Interested? Email me.
Banks, WilliamMM3Mar 30, 1966 – Apr 1968M DivisionAssigned Main Control and After Engine Room
Barnes, BobBM3Apr 7, 1966 – Nov 19683RDI first came on board when Crash Crenshaw was captian then served under Captian Kane. I served with a gerat bunch of guys. Being COM 6 FLEET had it' bennies. got to go more places and see more things then most.
Rivard, Keith profile iconRD2Apr 15, 1966 – Apr 29, 1968OI
Cook, Fred (Snoopy) profile iconRMSNMay 1966 – Jun 12, 1968F-2trying to find some of the old gang from ville and gaeta. (the heeb, Wiseman, ect)
Nelson, LowellRD3May 24, 1966 – Aug 25, 1968OIRemember most the men in CIC - sometimes try to find them (like Crank Finan or Rivard) but no luck so far. Was a good ship - saw a lot of Europe.
Maybury, Ted J. Maybury / Ted profile iconSTG 3Jun 1966 – Aug 1967OSTVillafranche,1966 to Norfolk, 1967. Got shore duty in Boston Yards-SOAP Team. Made E-4. Oceanography School in Newport. Norfolk Shore Patrol. Worked at car lot. Shakedown cruise to Gitmo. Got to St. Thomas and San Juan.
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Morris, JackE3Jun 1966 – Jun 1968RadioTransmitter operator--had it made. Fantastic 2 years, had a ball. Where are Romano, Gary Vance, Shorts, and the ET--Butler? The "Combat Zone" in Boston is gone! Would like to do it all again, WITHOUT a certain pompous chief. Talk to me!
Shiverdecker, BruceSH2Jun 1966 – Jun 1968Ship ServiceJust brousing, to see what's been going on.
Thompson, JimCYN3Jul 2, 1966 – Dec 7, 1967CRTeletype communications operator
Hollenbeck, James (Jim)BT3Oct 1966 – Sep 1969B Was in the forward fire room, sure miss Don Stitler great guy, but don't miss any officer in Eng or the Chiefs. outher than that great ship.
McNally, TomFTM2Oct 1966 – Jan 1971Fox
Forkner, Walter Robert (Bob)GMG-2Nov 15, 1966 –G-Div.The Springfield was my third duty ship, it was the best. Had many good memories of the ship. Wish I could find some of my old shipmates, and find out how things are going with them,
Tanner, BerticeMU21967 – 1968Ship Band
West, BillFN1967 – 1968AI was in the evaporator gang
Barrett, GerryMU31967 – 1968Unit BandI would really like to connect with all those guys in the band. We had some great times in port and at sea. Arlen Alexander, Bill Sands and Larry Shunk are a few of the guys I served with. Please get in touch, anyone.
Mazrolle, JamesCPL.1967 – 1968USMC Flag Allowance
Tenety, Edwardfn1967 – 19696th fleetLouis Wilson
Moll, JohnPN3Feb 1, 1967 – Aug 28, 1968Personnel officeI am a member of the cruiser sailor association
Orme, NelsonSNFeb 16, 1967 – Dec 19672nd /gmmwent abroad her in boston mass. while she was in drydock. i work in the missle house before i was transfer to seebee school in dec of 67.
Struck, Glenn profile iconFTG-3Feb 16, 1967 – Nov 1, 1968GGreat North Atlantic Cruises but time in the Caribbean was the best. Shore bombardment of Calibra and Anti-aircraft target practice was quite an experience. looking for Leeroy A Fisher and Fred Kuhrmeier
Cornella, Alton (Al Or Big A)EM2Mar 1967 – Jul 1969EBest time of my life. A learning experience with a bunch of fine people. Any trouble I had I probably deserved. Thanks to Chiefs Gazda, Dahl. Ltjg Krajnovich, Keele, Hampton, Swisher, Louis Prince,Stalworth, Sponsler, Waxler, and many others.
Dennis Rymanowski, SkiPN 3Mar 1967 – Nov 1968XReported on board in Boston, "while in the yard/ dry dock) Worked in Pers. Office and handled all records of men from A-D(last names) Looking for Rick Owen , JD Moll, J Biernacki, D West, Ken Reichle
Letendre, Alfred BT3Apr 1967 – Aug 1968B div
Tuttle, Roger (Kahuna)RDApr 10, 1967 – Dec 1, 1968OIKAHUNA WAS GOOD ON MAN BOARD, GREAT ON SURFBOARD
Gazda, GeraldEMCMay 1967 – Jan 1970EI was pleased and honored to have served with the most professional and knowledgeable crew of electricians that I encountered during my navy career. They made me proud to be able to serve with them!
Sparks, JohnE-4May 15, 1967 – Apr 30, 1971S-3Dutties were Cash Collection Agent, Training Petty Officer, Worked in Clothing Small Store. Great duty. Opportunity to visit many countries. Med Cruise, North Atlantic Cruise.
Nappi, JamesRD3Jun 30, 1967 – Nov 30, 1968OIOriginally was assigned to Flag division then to OI. Old "Seadog" brought me to many ports.
Osborn, CharlieSTG-3Jul 1967 – Jun 12, 1968SonarGreat fun in sonar duing heavy seas. At frame 6 or 7 (as I recall), it was like being on the end of a 610 foot teeter totter! Who remembers hurricane Beula (sp?), September `67?
Cabanski, FrankSTG2Aug 1, 1967 – Jul 15, 1970Sonar GangAboard Seadog at BNS then to Norfolk - Served with Rosie Rosenberg, Charlie Osborne, Danny Willis, Ted Mayberry, Dan Sha, Hart. Gannon CPO. Great mates, fun times, great places. N Atantic, VI's, Curacao-Lots of GITMO!
Lundin, Roger profile iconST1Aug 7, 1967 – Dec 19, 1968SonarA chance to visit many countries. Fleet and NATO Flagship.
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Clarence, WestRM3Oct 10, 1967 – Jun 18, 1968CRI recall Chief Grisham was not nearly as fearsome as his reputation. I really enjoyed my 8 month tour of duty.
Ferrara, RickSNOct 28, 1967 – Dec 28, 1968
Witmer, RonSM/SNNov 1967 – Dec 1968signal bridge during 1968 NATO cruise
Schwartz, JonEM-2Nov 1967 – Sep 1972From Barbados to Oslo, Norfolk to Ismir (and a lot of places in between) with a couple of Mardi Gras (New Orleans and Mobile) thrown in. Saw a lot of country in my 5 years oboard the Springfield. A lot of good times and great memories.
Witmer, RonSMNov 1967 – Dec 1968Signal Bridge
Kimmins, DannyMM3/CNov 1967 – Aug 15, 1972B Div.I served on the USS Springfield from Nov 1967 to Aug 1972. I was in B div. and worked in the Aft. Generator Gang. I served with the greatest guys, who I loved then and still to this day. Smooth sailing mates.
Alexander, ArlenMU3Nov 10, 1967 – Mar 1969Ship BandAh yes, the band. Were we REAL Navy? Had some great gigs representing ComSecFlt. The North Cruise was my first visit to Europe. Played with some great musicians who went on to play the Big Band circuit. Good memories!
Miller, RickEM2Nov 30, 1967 – May 18, 1971EThough I didn't realize it at the time, probably the best thing that could have happened to me. Great group of guys to work with, Chief Gazda, Commander Hamm, all helped improve my attitude. Saw lots of the world too.
Johnson, JimmyE-3Dec 1967 – Dec 1968FoxI was a Yoeman in the weapons office with Fred Persinger, Frank Green, Mann, and Jeff.
Pernus, JeffYN3Dec 22, 1967 – Dec 22, 1969FOX - Weapons OfficeWoW! I had a great time. We went a lot of places. I think that most of us knew every bar in St. Thomas. Finally went back on vacation years later. It was not the same as I remembered it. What ever happened to Frank Green and Fred Persinger?

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