The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Hollister (DD 788). 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 110 crew members registered for the USS Hollister (DD 788).
|Henslee, Ralph(Hawkeye)||e-3||Jan 3, 1972 – Feb 10, 1973||wd||memories getting bad i do remember getting shot at off somewhere near hanoi, firing shrike missies from sunset to sunup. anyone remember this?during summer of 72|
|Kuykendall, John||Lt||Mar 1972 – Jul 1974||Supply Officer|
|Elufson, Sam||HTFN||May 1, 1972 – May 1, 1973||Engineering||A very good life experience.i travelled to many ports in the Pacific, learned a trade and met some very interesting people.the ship was assigned to the "Gun Line" during the Vietnam Nam war, very exciting, indeed.|
|Rakes, El Steve||EM2||Mar 3, 1973 – Jul 31, 1976||R-Division||Came on board out of EM "A" School as EMFN got to work and be the LPO in both the IC and EM shop depart ship as EM2|
|Goad, James||M M 3||Jul 8, 1973 – Jun 30, 1976||M.||Will never forget my time on the Hollister would like to see some of of you again. Did lot of growing up and learned a lot. Anyone welcome to talk & enjoy younger times. Call 520- 904- 9319|
|Dalton, Gary||E-4 RM3||Dec 12, 1974 – Aug 29, 1976||I would love to hook up with shipmates from that time or anyother time.|
|Wenta, Jim||bm 3||1975 – 1976||div 1||what my brothers. just found the site, cool. remember the good times. see ya!|
|Moore, Julius||mm 2||Jan 7, 1975 – Dec 12, 1977||M main control Top watch||I talk about you guys often Portland San Francisco and my Re-up party in San Diego in 76! give me some e time.|
|Feeney, Paul||BM E-3||Mar 1, 1975 – Oct 15, 1977||WD||Those were the days,I hope all is well with the ol"jolly holly"crew,I sometimes wonder what ever became of her?any info would be apreciated,she was a grand ol tin can,with a rich history.Give me a shout for ol times sake|
|Hurst, Mark||EN2||Sep 1, 1975 – Oct 27, 1977||A-GANG||Several Shipmates are still my friends. Portland Rose Fest., SOCAL Ops, San Diego/San Fran...I still work for the Navy. Went to U of Wa. after discharge and now work for Naval Facilities Engineering Command - Safety|
|Northcutt, Rick||E-3||1976 – 1979||engineeering||think about you guys from time to time. hope everyone is doing well.|
|Berry, David||STG1 - STC||Mar 1976 – Apr 1979||Weapons||She was a great ship, we had a great crew, and shipmates that I'd be proud to serve with anywhere, anytime. .|
|Butchjer Sr., Jerry||E-3||Mar 6, 1976 – Mar 29, 1978||machinst mate|
|Mills, Don||E-3 SONAR TECH||Jun 1976 – Apr 1978||weapons|
|Edwards, Mark||BT2||Aug 1976 – Aug 1979||"B" Division||What a great crew and time in our lives. Great time at Portland Rose Festival. Made the "All Hands" magazine as one of five sets of brothers onboard at one time. What a sad day in naval history when she was stricken.|
|Genereux, Donald E.||LT(JG)||Sep 1976 – Jun 1978||R (Damage Control Assistant)||Home-ported at Long Beach Naval Support Activity while in Naval Reserve. Portland Rose Festival summer '77, port visits to SanFran CA, Stockton CA, Ensenada Mex under CO Darwin, XO Mellenson. ChEngs were LT Marty Doyle and LT Al May.|
|Schultz, Robert||MS3||1977 – 1978||S2||The trip to Portland was great. Considering I had family that lived there and joined us in Astoria. Left the Hossister and went to shore duty at Bangor, WA , then to VA for precom on USS Arkansas CGN-41. Got out in 1983.|
|Treece, David||MMFN||Jan 2, 1977 – Feb 1, 1979||Engineering||Glad to hear from some of the guys, hope everyone else doing well|
|Roberts, Craig||MM3||Jan 10, 1977 – Jun 1, 1979||Engineering||Worked in Aft Engine Rm., Main Control, Engineering office & Decom. We had a great crew. Kept the old girl together with lots of grit, determination and coffee to barter for parts in the ship yards. Fair winds and calm seas to all.|
|O'Neill, Pat||OS3||Mar 1, 1977 – Nov 6, 1977||OPS||Short time on board, but a great group of people and shipmates. Portland, San Francisco (the day Elvis died) and taking weekend warriors up and down the coast. A really great experience.|
|Coale, Ron||ICFN||Jun 11, 1977 – 1979||Engineering|
|Nelson, David||ET3||Jan 9, 1978 – Aug 31, 1979||OE||Hollister was pretty good duty. After decom, spent my last 2 yrs on the Enterprise in the shipyard.|
|Goff, John||SA||May 1978 – Apr 1979||Ops/Admin||Remember BMC Vaught well from my days in WD Div as SA. You were cool Boats! Enjoyed my duty as right gun powderman in mount 51. 15 rounds, rapid continuous fire!!! Gawd! It was great. Would love to do it AGAIN!|
|Schwindt, Lou||Ensign||Jul 15, 1978 – Aug 31, 1979||Engineering||Served as Damage Control Assistant and Repair Division Officer the final year before decommissioning.|
|Schuck, Robert (Bob)||PN1||Nov 1978 – Aug 1979||Admin||After decom in Aug 79 transferred to USS Takelma (ATF 113) Had a great time on Hollister. Retired in August 2000 at NAR San Diego as their Command Master Chief.|
|Fischer, Don||mm3||Mar 1979 – Aug 1979||R-division||anybody remember the cannon we made for the capt. for the decommissioning.|
|Vaught, David||BMC||Mar 1, 1979 – Nov 30, 1979||1ST||Last BMC to serve on Hollister. decom in July 79 maintained 9 man maintenance and secure/rig for sea by way of tow.|
There are currently no planned reunions.