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USS Johnston (DD 821) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Johnston (DD 821). 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 68 crew members registered for the USS Johnston (DD 821).

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Stomackin, MorrisF/1CSep 1946 – Sep 1948A below deckplank owner
Stomackin, MorrisF/1CSep 1948 – Sep 1949A BELOW DECK
O'Dell, Bobrm3Jun 1, 1952 – Dec 20, 1955CommunicationsSailed with some of the best guys ever born .. Special hello to John Vitorrio Mark Bonjornio, Al Preziozo, we had some great times ...
Young, MikeMM31953 – 1956Fwd. engine roomLoved my time on the Johnston. Great guys to work with.
Stanislawski, EdwinSMJan 1, 1953 – Dec 1, 1953North AtlanticLooking for Lester Roberts from the Boston area; also a guy named Law from the west coast.
Shehulski, Walter "Ski"BM21956 – 1958Boatswain Mates
Nava, RobertSMMar 24, 1957 – Mar 24, 19591ST
MacEy, EarlSeaman radiomanApr 1957 – Apr 1959Radioman
Workman, Tex. WilliamIC2Apr 2, 1958 – Dec 5, 1961RFirst ship assigned great memories on jolly j But still remember collision at sea while plane guarding in Atlantic. Smashed. Up the bow badly had to have repairs done in Norfork.
Leggett, HenryBM3Sep 1958 – Sep 1960DES RON 4Looking for D. C. Steele
Hargrove, Bobby profile iconMM2May 1959 – Sep 1960M
Ferraiola, AnthonyGMSN1962 – 19622nd
Walsh, Arthur D. (Little Bit )E-4 SFM-3Feb 1964 – Sep 1965Repair
Hudgens, Robert (Tom)MM1Aug 1964 – Aug 1966M DivisionI am now retired and live in Hanahan, SC
Snyder, BuckRadarman 2nd Class-RD2Sep 6, 1964 – Apr 14, 1967OI
Wakefield, Byron. ( Bud )ETCJan 1, 1965 – Aug 1, 1966OEGreat Ship Great Crew
Cuyos, DennySTG-3Aug 15, 1965 – Aug 15, 1967SONAR/QUARTERMASTERS (SHIPS SWIMMER & DIVER)I was the swimmer that cut the 8" hausing line out of the screws while practice towing at GITMO. XO Jonas backed down on the line. It took abit to cut it out .
Guerrero, RobertSD-3Oct 12, 1967 – Apr 30, 1970Supply
Lokken, RichardSMC (Retired)Jan 7, 1968 – Sep 1972OCI came onboard the Jolly "J" as a seamen fresh out of boot camp and I left the ship 3 1/2 years layer as a SM2. I had some unforgettable experiences and some I want to forget.
Edwards, MikeMMFNApr 10, 1968 – Jun 10, 1972Machinist Mate Main Control
Sayler, John (Popeye)BT-31969 – 1971Boiler Technition
Hyler, MonteMMFNJan 6, 1969 – May 26, 1969M DivisionI was onboard for several months between MM-A school and Nuke School. We were in the Charleston, SC shipyard at that time. Short stay aboard but I enjoyed those months.
Stepien, Robert J.SEAMANMar 19, 1969 – Mar 20, 19721stBoatswain mate
Gadell, Patrick profile iconSM3May 7, 1969 – Feb 25, 1971OCReported aboard 18 hours before GITMO departure for underway training. I had received my "crow" in my reserve unit before going active. I EARNED it at GITMO. Some crazy times on Med cruise that should not be repeated.
Sites, GeorgeRD2Aug 1, 1969 – Oct 10, 1971OIHad a great time on the Jolly J.
Lytle, DavidMM21970 – 1972MCame aboard as a FN, left as a MM2. Worked in Aft Engine Room. Many fond memories of the Med cruises.
Wisniewski, SkiSN1970 –1stGood times aboard the Johnston alot of great friends Gene Porter, Goon, Aber
Bell, CharlesGMG 1Mar 10, 1970 – Nov 11, 19732 nd
Buchanan, BuckMM2Oct 1970 – Nov 1971MGreat ship, one of the hardest working crews that I was a part of in my 27 years in the Navy.
Kowalski, RaymondHT31971 – 1974R
Williams, Pete (Willie)bt31971 – 1974B division
Nebus, Jesse profile iconMMFA (big Bud Budugah)May 1972 – May 1973MGreat bunch of guys. Blind Man's was the base sub shop & gee donk. I remember the 6 hr. sea & anchor detail. Stubbs; sorry I flooded the starboard shaft seal compartment.
Boyer, HaroldGMGSAJun 1, 1972 – May 1977WeaponsWorst five years of my life...very little training......loser GM Chiefs not interested in training......can't remember any names of officers..a waste!
Burris, HarryGMT1Oct 1, 1972 – Sep 30, 1973WeaponsUSNR -Joined ship after USS Hank (DD702) decommissioned. Stayed until transferred from SELRES to a surface unit at BLDG 662 at Philadelphia NB.
Edington, StevenSTG21973 – Jan 7, 1977Fox
Thayer, Rick (Rat)EM3Feb 11, 1973 – Jul 14, 1973ETemporary duty before NUKE school.
Trew, MikebtfnJul 8, 1973 – Jul 25, 1975BHad a great time with my buddies in B-div. Remembered a trip to Ohio with one of them. (Bogart).
Reichardt, Lewisbt3Mar 22, 1974 – Jan 1, 1978the hole with mmone and only ship on. with mike trew,patrick potts,fire truck and few others that i cant remember.
Scott, Joe (nicknamed Meatball)BMSN1975 – 1978Boatswain Mates
Peck, HarrisonII1975 – 1976Weapons
Ensign, JakeOS2Jun 1975 – 1977OIStill Remember many guys from OI division. OSC Bennett, Clark, Clyburn, Crevar, McGee, Beckett, Maggio, Waters, Patrylak, Mueller, Rivera, Lazarski,...Duty driver runs to Blind mans, and playing spades in CIC after hours
Miranda, PepeMM2Aug 16, 1975 – Jan 7, 1978M DivisionReserve Destroyer
Morell, Wilbert (Nick Names Bill, Philly Willy)PO-2/SONAR TECHNICIANSep 1, 1975 – Mar 26, 1977FOXPhila great place to finish military career. However, ship was used for training reserves during this period. Travels included: Phila to Boston, Norfolk, Ft Lauderdale, & GITMO. Stuck with nick name at previous command during pool tourna.
Bertolini, GregoryMM3Nov 11, 1975 – Nov 10, 1977M Division, Logroom, Aft Engineroom B-4-EBoston 'bicycle works' in East Boston. The overhaul we completed made DD821 sparkle. Fun times in PNSY. Great crew, great cruises. Anyone recall the storm off Hatteras with the 33 degree roll?

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