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

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1962 | 1963 – 1971 | 1972 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
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 .
Ettel, EdCaptJun 15, 1963 – Nov 23, 19640C/0I
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
Addison, PaulEM41964 – 1965
Vock, GailMM31964 – 1965m
Dedic, Dale2ND CLASS ETRMar 1, 1964 – Jun 15, 1966ET SHACK
Purifoy, KennethSm21965 – 1968OcI served on the Hollister from 1965 to 1968 as a second-class signalman. Looking for Paul pensick sm1 or Kyle, please respond if you're still out there thanks
Manfrina, BarryETR2May 1, 1965 – Nov 24, 1967Electronic Repair
Gilbert,jr, EdouglasSIGNALMANSep 7, 1965 – 1968
Magruder, Marshall, OpsLtJan 10, 1966 – Feb 1, 1968Operations"We were from the Hollister and damn proud of it" Cdr C.W. Cole, Commanding Officer. I retired as Lcdr, then from Hughes Aircraft, and now live in Tubac AZ. Would enjoy meeting shipmates, anytime, anywhere.
Coyne, JoeRM3Apr 7, 1966 – Oct 4, 1968OCReunion in Portland Oregon in Sept. 2018
Candela, BillEM2Apr 23, 1966 – Jun 25, 1969RServed during Vietnam tour, home port was Yokosuka Japan
Ferris, DanCSCJun 1, 1966 – Jul 1, 1968SupplyLooking for members of the galley crew.dferr
Pruett, Ken2nd Class Petty Officer - ElectricianJun 10, 1966 – Jun 20, 1969R
Penczek, PaulSM1(E-5)Jul 1, 1966 – Nov 1, 1968OC
Martin, StewartSM2Jul 15, 1966 – Feb 17, 1967OSED and Sue where are you. I last saw you in L.A. CA Anyone with Vietnam Ops history ie. what areas did we cover while deployed in the area? 303/358-8736
Kiley, WayneSTG3Jul 22, 1966 – Jul 20, 1968WAHad lots of good times on the Hollister, thought I'd chime in to see if anyone was looking for me.
Schaub, GareyCS31967 – Feb 1969
Doucet, WarrenBT21967 – 1971BLots of good memories aboard the "Grey Ghost". Living in Romeo, Michigan now.Would like to hear from shipmates that I served with.
Parker, JimBT21968 – 1972BLooking for other Holly Maru shipmates from this era. Would like to share ship pictures.
Dove, DanE-3Jan 15, 1968 – Jun 15, 1968Seaman on the deck force.HI I was a E-3 on Hollister 1968.Seaman on the deck force. I was off the coast of Vietnam on the Holly already getting combat pay when I got orders to shore duty in Chu Lai, Viet Nam July 1968-July 1969 at NSAD (Naval Support Activity De
Jones, Jerry W.BT2Feb 1968 – May 1971BHad a great time on the Hollister. We saw alot of different ports. Miss all the people I served with.
Graham, TimBT2Apr 1968 – Apr 1972BLooking for shipmates dutrng this time frame
Krueger, William (Bill) profile iconSM2Nov 1968 – Nov 1970OPERATIONSPam and I were married at Long Beach Naval Station in 1969.
View 'back then' Photo
Brito, EliasBM3/SFC retiredDec 25, 1968 – Oct 4, 1972WD
Hunter, Dwight (Al/ Ike)E41969 – 1973BOILER ROOMLooking to connect with people who remember my dad, also anyone working on a VA claim.
Parker, JimBT21969 – 1972BI was assigned to the Aft Fireroom as a BTFN upon reporting aboard right out of "A" School. After making E-5, I became Oil King. The Holly was a great ship with a great crew.
Deforce, Douggmg3Feb 1969 – Nov 1971gunners mateanyone on the hollister during this time
Thompson, MarkYN3Feb 20, 1969 – Feb 1, 1970Electronics-AdministrativeLegal Yeoman- Looking for Phil German? Also a YN. Any other who served during this time frame.
Holt, David (Crazy Indian) (butterfly)EM2Apr 9, 1969 – Jan 1, 1973RMiss the Hollister, crew I knew, Rich Brown from Boise, Idaho, Kung Fu Teacher NaMoo wish I knew real name, Hollister not only taught me KungFu,GungFu,Kenpo and Kempo, I learned to get along with myself and others. Made Me a Man a proud Sailor!
Haynes, DavidE-3Jun 1969 – May 1970Cook
Roland, ReginaldBM3/BMSMJun 19, 1969 – Jun 29, 1972WD
Klabouch, TimHTFM1971 – 1973I have forgotten alot about this time in my life and would like to get more information about this time period - though I haven't forgotten I needed "sea legs"
Highland, GarySM21971 – 1973Ops Communication I remember guys like the Boyce brothers, one a SM the other an RM, from Iowa, Doug Brown radioman from Califonia and other great guys in Ops. WesPac cruise in 1972 was hariy.
Phillips, GaryLtMar 6, 1971 – Mar 8, 1974Ops/WepsThe RAID was interesting. Now 76. Retired as a Lcdr. Last best ship I was assigned to! Served under Kersting and Phelps.
Plambeck, Larry (Stack Gas)BT 2Apr 1, 1971 – Apr 1, 1976B DivisionStarted sea duty on this old gal, 34 knots and no smoke. Made a lot of good friends on the "Jolly Holly". Ate a hell of a lot of Hollister Steak. BT2 Moses was right. I became a lifer. BTCM
Barnard, MikeE2Aug 20, 1971 – Apr 8, 1973Gunnerydon't remember to many people tiny,burrito,sivley,and my bud Brokah,didn't much care for capt.some really good people on board.
Brissette Jr., LeonardBM 3Sep 11, 1971 – Jun 15, 1975W D.Hi I remember Bm 1 Lane,Namoo But i don't his real name. FrenchieBM2, BurritoBM3, Booth SN, Vanneta SN, BM3 Grant, I realy Enjoyed my time aboard. It was great.
Clegg, Robertic2Sep 19, 1971 – Jun 15, 1975r divstarted out as a seaman apprentice on the deck force then crossed over to the ic gang

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