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USS Southerland (DD 743) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Southerland (DD 743). 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 99 crew members registered for the USS Southerland (DD 743).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1967 | 1968 – 1976 | 1977 – now

Malloy, BernardRM1Jan 9, 1944 – Mar 21, 1946RM
Malloy, BernardLTOct 1944 – Nov 1946
Bach, PeterSOM3/CNov 1944 – Nov 1945
Dixon, William/ BillGUNNER\'S MATE 2C1945 – 1946I was assigned to the ship when it was commissioned in early 1945. I remember that I was standing on the deck when the news came on the radio that FDR had died. We stopped in Norfolk to pick up the battleshipship Washington.
Schnelly, Mary?1945 –?Hello, I am hoping to hear from someone who served with my father, Raphael Schnelly, in 1945. Thank you. Mary
Jackson, SheddieSTM1CMay 3, 1945 – Jun 19, 1946I'm trying to learn about MY father during his year in the Navy on the USS Southerland.
Connell, WilliamENSMay 15, 1946 – Mar 31, 1947Ass't engineer officer
Carpenter, CharlesDK1Sep 1946 – Apr 1950Supply
Murphy, Lyle profile iconmm31949 – Mar 1953EngineeringRetired from Metropolitan Water District of Southern California in 1991. Currently living in Lake Havasu City, AZ. Have 4 adult children and 40+ grand and great grandchildren.
Jones, JohnFT31952 – 19531ST
Thommpson, John1953 – 1955served in the 1st 2nd and O division
Hillerman, CharlesFN/MMJun 1956 – Oct 1957MWorked in aft engine room
White, KennethBm2Feb 1957 – Sep 19631stI went aboard her while she was in Hunters Point going thru a major overhaul. I came aboard as a seaman 1st and left as a boatswains mate 2nd class
Tellez, OscarRM2Aug 1957 – Sep 1959C DivisionServed with a great crew in those two years, under two outstanding Captains and other Officers. We had a professional and dedicated radio crew. Made two WestPac cruises on this ship.
Gardner, FrancisAug 1, 1959 – Apr 1, 1961
Maile, RichardMM2Sep 3, 1959 – Aug 7, 1962engineering
Mark, De FelippoMSC?1960 – 1964UnkownI am Marks (only 26 yr old) daughter. I have found his Vietnam photo album and was looking for people who may have known him. I had full custody of him when he passed away in April of 2014, I'd like to know him more.
Scartozzi, RichardSOG2Aug 20, 1960 – Dec 6, 1963FoxWhat a Ride. Australia twice. Beautiful Hawaii. Adventure in the Orient. Good crew mates for the most part.
Norris, DickRD-2Sep 18, 1960 – Dec 28, 1962Operations
Neal, PatrickIC2Sep 1961 – May 1966R
Ianson, RexfordBM3Mar 5, 1962 – Sep 1, 19641 stGreat crew, can do attitude,proud to have served aboard with them.
Neal, PatrickE5Jun 1, 1962 – Jan 9, 1966R
Giraudo, JohnE4Jul 1962 – Jul 1966DeckServed from 1962 to 1966. I was onboard for the fram job in 1964. I was exposed to asbestos, and now suffer from asbestosis. I need a witness that can confirm presence. If you knew me then, then please contact the VFW Reno NV 775-321-4885
Dan, GillBM3Aug 10, 1962 – Sep 9, 19651ST
Vandenberg, GaryMM2Sep 2, 1962 – Sep 12, 1965MStationed in aft engine room
Davis, LewisSK1Nov 1962 – Aug 1966SUPPLY
McKeithen, BobFT 31963 – 1964Fox
Close, BillSNMar 1963 – Nov 19661st, SupplyFrom Oregon, now in Yuma, AZ. Was in Fram at Mare Island. Mount 52 Pointer. BM, Yeoman, ships laundry, ships store. Great adventure for a farm boy.
Clounch, RogetGMG3Jun 6, 1963 – Nov 5, 19672ndcame on board at mare Island during conversion, was on board for 2 tours in Nam. was assigned to mount 52 as gun Captain.
Hand, Jerry, DocfiremanJan 22, 1964 – 1967machinst
Sendelbach, BudLTJGMay 1964 – Sep 1966OC
Christopherson, Gary "Chris"EM2Jun 1964 – Jun 1967RTwo WESPACS, great memories.
Doctor, MichaelLTJGAug 1964 – Aug 1967Reported aboard in Aug 1964 at Mare Island Naval Shipyard during FRAM I conversion. Served in Communications and Weapons Divisions and was 1st Lieutenant, Also, was Southerland's first DASH officer. Detached in Aug 1967..
Davis, MichaelMM2Feb 1965 – Apr 1967EngineeringTwo Nam tours aboard Southerland in forward engine room, made E5 and was shipped to Tachikawa Japan to join Morton DD-948 and was senior PO in after engine room. Two good ships with good crews.
Cartwright, BruceE-3Dec 28, 1965 – Oct 12, 1967SignalmanDid one West-Pac cruise (1966) and 3 months in dry dock, Vallajo, CA (1967) Just before I got off the ship, we had a mid ocean collision with an LST (I think it was an LST) doing pretty good damage to the starboard bridge and the 0-1 level.
Asbury, TerryETR31966 – 1967Ops
Wagner, Michael (Mike)MM-3Jun 1966 – Dec 1967MWould like to hear from anyone who served on the Southerland 1966-1967, especially aft engineroom.
Moore, IvanT M 3Jun 15, 1966 – May 18, 1968A S divisionI was the only Torpedoman we had I was on the ASROC handling crew when we got our First and Second "A" Where are the rest of you guys Terry, Joe Biff and our fearless leader Gm1 Littles
Holloway, Marion (Butch)FA / BT-2Dec 1966 – Sep 1970BFirst ship. Reported onboard as a BTFA and left as a BT2. Served in both firerooms. Still communicate with some of the old crowd, BT2 Leo Gonzales, BTC Tankersley, Allen Tucker, Howell Mosley, Ron Orr.
Hoffman, GaryIC3Jul 7, 1967 – Sep 3, 1970RHey to Lew Whipple, Bill Hernandes, Vincent Takano, Glenn McComb Came aboard in Long Beach enjoyed all 3 westPac cruises Rode the storm between Hawaii-Japan Enjoyed Subic Bay the best R&R port Hope you enjoyed the movies
Fredericks, John / FredPC3Oct 1967 – Jan 1970OIWestpack 68, Westpack 69, dry dock, Long Beach, CA
Fredericks, John / FredPC 3Oct 1967 – Jan 1970OIWestpack 68, Westpack 69, Dry Dock, Long Beach, CA
Allman, CarlDC3 E4 petty Officer 3rd officerOct 1967 – Jan 1971R My name is Carl Allman I was on DC3 from 10-67 to 1-71. Is there anybody else from that time period? 3 West Pac Vietnam Cruises.
Gray, Merrill (Slewfoot) profile iconMM-2CNov 1967 – Apr 1971M DivisionServed in both engine rooms. Made 3 West Pac Cruises. Rode out nasty gale btw Hawaii and Japan in 1967.

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