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USS Keppler (DD 765) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Keppler (DD 765). 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 82 crew members registered for the USS Keppler (DD 765).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1965 | 1966 – now

Kapes, KenMR21966 – 1970A-gangFor more information on the USS Keppler DD765/DDE765, visit the crew's web site at:
Murdock, BrucwRM21966 –
Dorsey, GarySN1966 – 1966OCwas SN in Radio) prior to Radio School. Transferred from the USS WM R. Rush due to over manning. Cruised to Puerto Rico, Key West and was transferred just prior to Westpac deployment. Retired USNR in 1991 as RMC(SW)
McLarnan, John (Mack)ST1966 – 1969Weapons
Holmes, Bob (Lock)STG3May 1966 – Nov 1968ASWMy experience on the Keppler (and in the Navy in general) was incredible. I have fond memories of my shipmates and both good and bad times we spent together.
Battenfelder, Batman (Jim)2HD CLAS PETTY OFFICERJun 1966 – Jan 1970DASH
Pucciariello, Joe (Poochy)SM2Jun 1966 – Oct 1967OC
Wilkins, DavidFT3Jun 3, 1966 – Jun 27, 1969Golf
Flynn, PatYeoman 3rd classJul 1966 – Jan 1969Operations
Adams, Francis profile iconseamanAug 1966 – 19691stlooking 4 a few men i was on this ship with
Lavalley, LannyE-4Aug 17, 1966 – Apr 15, 1969ELECTRICIAN
Enders, TerrySMAug 22, 1966 – Dec 27, 1968Signal BridgeCame from USS Charles S Sperry DD 697 and Nam to Keppler and back to Nam. Enjoyed every minuet. Would like to hear from Mike Trombley if he is still alive.
Wood, HerbertBT 2Sep 1966 – Oct 1969B
Gabrielson, Leonard (Gabe)RM3Sep 10, 1966 – Oct 19681st Division & OC DivisionStarted in 1966 in 1st Division and eventually became a Radioman 'striker'. Was RM2 when I left active in 1968. Many good memories of the guys and the Nam & Med cruises.
Chamberlain, BruceAQB3Oct 1966 – Jan 1969V6-AIMDI would like to hear from anyone out there
Dana, RichardETN2Feb 1968 – Apr 1970OEGood training and enjoyed our Med/NoAtlantic cruise in 1968. The overhaul in Boston wasn't as much fun but the GITMO reftra was even worse. Really appreciated my fellow ET's hard work until we left for Pearl Harbor.
Raudenbush, William (Bill)RM2Aug 1968 – Sep 26, 1969OC Division, Operations DepartmentWas only onboard just over one year. Would like to reconnect with others who served with me... especially other OC & Admin Division and Ops Department people.
Primmer, RichardYA2Sep 5, 1968 – Sep 5, 1969Ships Office
Ward, MelvinRM3Nov 1968 – Jan 1970Radio CommunicationsMy time was short on the Keppler but enjoyed my time and especially the guys I met while serving on this fine ship.
Williams, Richard / WillieCSSA/SH3Nov 1968 – Sep 1971
Beavers, TeddyBM31969 – 1972FirstAlways will remember the "K"
Beavers, TeddyBM31969 – 1972FirstAlways will remember the "K"
Heasley, ElmerBT 31969 – 1971BoilermanHad a great experience with some great people!
Brannon, BillFTG 31969 – 1971Golf
Burger, EdwardBT2Apr 21, 1969 – Apr 26, 1971bgood times.foward fireroom.wespac.pearl harbor
Runnels, HoyttIC3Jun 2, 1969 – Apr 5, 1971EWhat a great Westpac cruise and what a great crew.
Hunter, MikeyICFN electrician1970 – 1971E DivisionGreat experience aboard the Keppler. I grew up on that boat. I also got liberty in so many great ports
Gravel, Charles A. profile iconFNJan 1970 – Jul 1972ELife on board the Mighty “K” was the best experience I ever had in my 20 years in the US NAVY. Made a lot of friends some who I am in contact with to this day especially our XO Harry Conkel and MM Billings.
Mooney, Stephen/steveETN3Jan 2, 1970 – Aug 28, 1972OE DivisionUSS Keppler DD765 was a great ship and had a 25 year history. Meeting shipmates from all eras has giving me a better outlook on life. Join us for 2014 reunion cruise leaving Charleston SC Sept 29th -Oct 4.
Marino, RichYN3Feb 1970 – Oct 1971os
Setering, BradlySTG3Jun 26, 1970 – Mar 26, 1972AS
Setering, BradlySTG3Jun 28, 1970 – Mar 23, 1972ASSonar Gang made 2 west-pacs on the K
Walker, AlanGMG 3Sep 1970 – May 1972G DivisionRetired in 1994 from the USNR serving on Reserve DD's and FF's and when they all left the Newport Naval Base, was transferred across the bay to be in the last of the CB units to be decommissioned from the CBC Davisville.
Conway, TomETR31971 – 1972OEGreat ship with a fine crew. Sailed with her on her last Westpac and then to Turkey. Flew home and entered the reserves. Many fine memories.
Williams, Thomas profile iconSTG31971 – 1972SonarI have good memories of my crew mates and my time onboard the USS Kepler.
Hislop, StevenSN/ GUNNER STRIKERJul 1971 – Jul 19723rd1st ship. enjoyed it so much I stayed in 22 years.
Smith, William ( Bill)RdsnJul 7, 1971 – Jun 30, 1972OiThe Keppler was my first ship and I was aboard during its last westpac and the fun cruise to turkey. Brings back some good memories
Hopkins, Ronald (Hop)BTFNSep 1971 – Jul 1972'B' After FireroomAhhhh...the memories of serving on the "K" Boat...Subic, Hong Kong, 'Nam, Panama Canal, steaming to Turkey....Pearl......what a ship, what a crew.....never forget.....
Van Gordon, Philip/ FlashMMFNOct 18, 1971 – Jul 1, 1972Forward Engine RoomI Still have great memories of serving aboard the Keppler
Kocina, DougFNNov 1971 – Jul 1972R Division

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