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USS Hollister (DD 788) Crew List

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 107 crew members registered for the USS Hollister (DD 788).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1963 | 1964 – 1974 | 1975 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Heller, Kennethstorekleeper 3rd class1945 – 1947SupplyI was a plankholder and was attachedbefore she was commissioned. Lt. Henry Ainley was in charge of supply division. I am presently living in Florida
Schlagel, John (Jack)E31946 – 1948HelmsmanJoined when serviced in San Francisco bay, toured Japan and China immediately after the war to show the flag. Saw Shanghai and many Japanese cities.
Heard, Richards/1CFeb 1, 1946 – Aug 1, 1946O Division
Stone, Dan (Chips)CM/1CMar 1946 – Aug 1946DeckI was on the commissioning crew and came aboard from the commissioning crew's barracks at the Todd Ship Yards in Bremerton, WA where she was built. Had been transfered from the USS Borie DD704 from San Fransico.
Yowell, BuddyTorpedoman 2nd1948 – 1953GunneryPlease contact me at my e-mail address or my daughter's randiborn@sbcglobal.net
Begley, PaulFIREMAN FIRST CLASSJan 1948 – Sep 1950engineering
Greene, Jr., Truman D.MM2Jan 1948 – Aug 1950EngineeringWrite to me at 410 Martello Drive, Charleston, SC 29412
Mileske, Vincent A.RD 2 & RD 1Aug 1948 – Aug 1950Communications CIC
Jefferson, LawrenceSHSNApr 29, 1949 – Nov 22, 1951GunneryI just wanted to add my Father's name and honor him and his service and also learn more about his time on the Hollister DD-788.
Wasson, Charles "Chuck"SAMay 1949 – Feb 1950DeckPlaced here in honor of Dad, who served on the USS Hollister.
Parsons, Robertstore keeperJul 1949 – Jul 5, 1951compac despac 77Iam 83 and I served on the grand old can from late 1948 to 1951 through korea on mr. trumans year and I ran the laundry for the crew and still have a lot of good memoriesof her I now live in montana
Black, CarsonGM3Jan 12, 1950 – Aug 12, 1954Firstif you will , please contact me
Payne, DarrellGM21951 – 19552nd
Boyd, GeraldBT3Jan 15, 1951 – Nov 15, 1954EngineeringI loved my time aboard the USS Hollister. If I were younger, I would do it again. Go Navy!
Pelletier, Ted (Polly)RM1Aug 31, 1951 – Aug 23, 1955Task Force 77I was a radioman in the korean war, looking for shipmates to chat about our service abord the Hollister
Hammond, Maurice (Hambone)MM2Jan 1952 – Sep 15, 1955EngineeringWas in the AFT Engine Room.
McQuerry, LamarEN3Feb 1952 – Jan 1954EngineeringJoined the Hollister after boot camp from early 1952 until early 1954 when I left the ship in Japan to go to Submarine School. I was part of the crew on the Captain's Gig among other duties. I am retired living in FL
Nichols, David GFT1Mar 16, 1952 – Mar 16, 1956Task Force 77I've posted movies of my late dad aboard ship and more on youtube. Search "uss hollister". Other sailors as well, maybe some can be named. Would love to know. sbw69@comcast.net please email me if you recognize any body.
Rechs, JohnMR21953 – Aug 1953RepairCame aboard by high line at sea from a tanker after being transferred from the USS Mcginty, DE365. In charge of the Machine Shop with a shipmate named Payton. Looking for shipmates Payton & August Schoen.
Schmittou, Charles(dan)FT-1Jun 1956 – May 1958FOX
Dodson, Ivan profile iconBT21957 – Jul 1960EngineeringI served as logroom yeoman for most of my time aboard he Hollister.
Rosenfelt, RoseyE3/FiremanJun 1957 – Jun 1958Engineering
Gundersen, EdwardYN2 (RETIRED CWO3, SC)Aug 1957 – Jul 1960Ops
Mork, ThomBustedAug 16, 1958 – Jan 4, 1961Deck and torpedoWhat's to tell Good times Bad times Brig time
Denny, GeorgeLTJGSep 1958 – Oct 1960
Higgins, Gerald L. "Higgy"FT21959 – 1960Gunnery
Wyatt, RaymondMM3Oct 15, 1959 – Sep 5, 1963MWorked in main control and after engine rm. Retired as MMC in 1980.
Gill, ChuckSFM2Jan 10, 1960 – Nov 14, 1962a gangefsm 3 fireman
Gill, ChuckE3and E4 tham made E5 on hollester 788 sfm2Jan 10, 1960 – Nov 10, 1962shipfitter sfm2sfm2 Was there with fram1 2 times west pack went to AD14
Barnes, JackRM3Jul 24, 1960 – Mar 13, 1964opsgreat ship and many great friends
Hardisty, John P.E3/BMJan 1, 1961 – Oct 13, 1963Deck The Hollister was my home.I crossed the pond in her.. And on her I grew into a man.Life time lessons I learned on the Hollister will be with me to the end of my days.
Hill, Charles HillDD-788Feb 14, 1961 – Mar 28, 1964 First/Captains Gig/Ops I learned my trade in wespac 1962 and retired as SMCM<SW> in )ct 1990.
Taylor, ChuckE5/RM2Aug 1961 – Aug 1963Operations
Prewett, Davide-4Sep 15, 1961 – Jan 28, 1965westpaci am looking for eddie welch,he was a reserve on active duty during my time on this ship.
Alexis, FredMM2Sep 23, 1961 – Jun 1962EngineeringWould like to find the whereabouts of (Pat) Patrick Dougherty? MM
Andrews, Donald (Andy)boilerman 3rd classJan 1962 – Jul 12, 1965e divi remember standing watches with kelly shomake (shaky)
Michels, William2ND CLASS MACHINEST MATEJan 27, 1962 – Jun 10, 1964EngineeringMet some really great people and had good time while on board. WestPac cruise was a fun time.
Fox, JohnMM3Sep 10, 1962 – Sep 5, 1963MServed with Ray Wyatt, King, Thomas, Carrier, in AER. Transfered to Submarines, Ret.81' MMCM (SS)
Brown, Carl , DannyE41963 –sink pack 43
Pinjuv, DavidETN31963 – 1966Electronics
Anderson, EdwardTM31963 – Jan 1966ASWStarted in the deck-force under BM3 Stone and later went to ASW as a Torpedoman under Jorman and Malvey. Toured West-Pac in '64 and '65 with some "Steamin' Demons"...Great Times!
Ulrich, CraigSNJan 1963 – Aug 1963DeckWith deck force while waiting for ET school in SF.
Tennant, TheodoreMMFNMay 1963 – Jan 1964MLeft the ship with orders to Nuke school .
Shoemake, KellyBT2Nov 1963 – Sep 1967BWas in the forward fire room. Looking for anyone who can remember me there. Can't remember all the names anymore.
Bowers, ThomasRM1Dec 1963 – Sep 1968OC
Bowers, ThomasRM1Dec 16, 1963 – Aug 25, 1968Operations

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