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USS William C. Lawe (DD 763) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS William C. Lawe (DD 763). 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 167 crew members registered for the USS William C. Lawe (DD 763).

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Burris, DanRM30000 – Dec 12, 1978OCFrom GITMO 74 to first Great lakes Cruise 78
Brown, MelvinQM2CDec 18, 1946 – 1948First Divison
Bowers, ScottMM31947 –EngineeringI am registering this for my dad Alfred Bowers who was a plankman on the Lawe.
Radloff, ChuckMachinest mate 2/classAug 13, 1947 – Jul 10, 1950engineeringGreat crew, lots of fun, a good team, looking for Willie Crockett, Pershika, Phipps, Gore, RJ SMith, APPLe, Bill McGee, Frenchy La Blanc, Isackson.
Sengstock, JohnFC21948 – Sep 9, 1951gunnery
Pryor, RonaldSEAMANMay 15, 1950 – Dec 23, 1954
Holland, PaulIC 2Jun 1950 – Jun 10, 1952Interior CommunicationsCame on board when the Korean war began.
Cox, RalphBT3Aug 1, 1950 – Aug 29, 1951E division
Turner, Owen GM3Apr 23, 1953 – Nov 27, 1956fox chairman for the Lawe reunion assoc. (781-891-3043 E-mail
Bush, BobSO3May 28, 1955 – Oct 15, 1956FoxMy first ship! Loved it until my transfer to USS Arcadia (AD-23)
Bush, BobSO2May 28, 1955 – Oct 15, 1956FOX
Eason, WalterIC3Mar 15, 1957 – May 15, 1959R
Remmick, Martin (Bud)EM2Aug 1957 – May 1960EDestroyer Duty is the "best"!!!
Wosnak, Ed "Ski"BMSNJan 1, 1958 – Nov 1, 1960Deck 1stGreat ship, many memories from our home port in Fall river, Mass. to Newport R.I. to Mayport, Florida. Put many miles on my first Harley there while on liberty. Had many great times at "Jacks Beach" .
Lively, Steve1960 – 1964
Rogers, Stanley DRM2Oct 1960 – Jul 23, 1964OC Division
Vis, Alan (Al)EM 2Nov 1960 – May 26, 1964R
Day, LewRM21961 – Jun 29, 1963OC
Olin, JamesMM 21961 – 1961Engine Room
Sprague, Gordon (Gordy) profile iconFT21961 – Aug 18, 1964FoxOne of the best periods of my life. Had really great friends, which unfortunally , we did not stay in touch. The time we chased Russian subs around Cuba during the Missle Crisis was exciting to say the least. Berlin wall
Steele, JimRMCSJul 15, 1961 – Jul 15, 1964Joined USS W C Lawe in July 1961 in Charleston South Carolina as an RM1. Changed homeport to Mayport Florida. Transferred to ComDesron 16 staff in 1964 in Mayport Florida and stayed with the DesRon staff untill mid 1966.
Pardee, LonSOG2Jul 20, 1961 – Feb 1963Deck ForceGreat ship tp serve aboard with a great crew.
Beattie, Clive (Aka Rich)BTFNSep 1961 – Aug 1963BMed cruise, Gitmo (twice), Cuban crisis, Dominican Republic patrol sometimes didnt know where we were but it didnt matter great shipmates Vanmeter,Kuklinski Kolb, Peterson ,Deshields ,Mardis ,Faber ,Etc,Etc Chief Durham
Kuklinski, RonaldBT 3Sep 1, 1961 – Mar 1, 1965"B"Hello to all you snipes out there, great ship great crew we won two red "E"
Chenoweth, BillSTG 3Nov 19, 1962 – Sep 5, 1966
Chenoweth, Bill1963 – 1966I came on board the Lawe in 1964 and left in 1966 from Mayport, Fla. I was a Sonerman. I went to the Med, down into the Red Sea, spent Christmas and New Years in Mombasa Africa. Attended the Kenya Olimpics representing the US from the Sh
Vandermey, Robert1963 –This is my Dad, who served on the Lawe during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He is deceased now, from Cancer but had many fond memories of his time on board. If you have any photos or memories please email me at
Clute, RayRD31963 – 1964OI
Arlan, CharlesE3May 1963 –
Solesbee, Billy3RD CLASS STOREKEEPERMar 10, 1964 – Jun 20, 1965supplygreat ship seen lot of the worldgreat shipmates
Stokes, JamesBM1Jul 17, 1964 – Jul 25, 19661stI remember Casey - Backtell - Pittman. The day Pittman and Casey made Chief, I made BM1. I left to go to Naval Air Station Bermuda.
Hatfield, Joseph (Joe)CS3Dec 1964 – Nov 1966SupplyEnjoyed my time on board. Great shipmates.
Doolittle, MarionCS3Apr 1, 1965 – Jun 5, 1966supplyHad some real good times on this ship.
Houze, CharlesGMM2Jun 1965 – Jan 1967Fox Devision
Morgan, RichardSM3Jul 1965 – Jun 1967OCCame aboard as an SN on Deck Force. Remember BM1 casey and Bachtel. Lead seaman Gonzalez. Went to Santo Domingo. After that great Med cruise, went to Signal A school made SM3. Had some great times. Later was tranferred to U.S.S.Perry.
Morgan, Richard/rickSM3Jul 1965 – 1967Operations CommunicationsStarted out on deck force went to signal bridge after '66 Med cruise.
Minutelli, Joseph GRMCAug 1, 1965 – Jan 7, 1969DesDiv142Crossed through the Suez canal 29 Nov 1965....
Gould, HerbertMM3Aug 3, 1965 – Aug 24, 1968MRetired US Navy, Enjoyed my years on the Lawe
Withington, Charles (Charlie)DRD5Oct 1965 – 1969CommunicationsIve lost lots of memories of shipmates,would love to talk to anyone on board mid to late 60"s. I do remember Glen GG Johnston. If u want to talk would love to hear from anyone on board those dates
Hicks, Charles1966 – 1986
Gazda, FrankBT21966 – 1969engineringWan in the forward boiler room, and also was Oil King, was with a great group of guys while I was on board, enjoyed the Med cruse and our time in Italy.
Bluemel, Carroll FrankBT21966 – 1968BT55 years ago.I don’t know if there are many left that might have known me.Enjoyed my time in.I saw lots of places.
Fassbender, FredBT3Sep 15, 1966 – Sep 9, 1968MOnly was there for a Med Cruise 67. Glad for the experience. Had a great group of shipmates. I was actually Navy Reserve to serve 2 years active. Served again on the Lawe when it was a Reserve Ship in New Orleans.
Cook, JamesETR2Oct 1966 – 1968OIArrived ETR3, departed ETR2.
Pfeiffer, EdBT3Dec 1966 – Oct 1968BTwo year, Oil King and watch duties.

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