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USS Herbert J. Thomas (DD 833) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Herbert J. Thomas (DD 833). 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 99 crew members registered for the USS Herbert J. Thomas (DD 833).

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

Warren, JohnRM21966 – 1968Had some wonderful times with the Radio gang in Westpac..
Scott, Dwaynebt21966 – 1969bRetired as senior chief living in boquete panama life is great,was aboard for all the shad stuff from 66-69 would love to hear from anyone from that period
Blaydes, Robert (Bob)BT3Jan 12, 1966 – Jun 23, 1967B Div.If anyone remembers me from the boiler room circa 1966 I sure would like to hear from you. I think I was in the forward boiler room??????
Negrette, Tom 'HercMM3Jun 7, 1966 – Nov 11, 1969M
Hinton, ButchRM2Jun 26, 1966 – Sep 12, 1969OC
Lint, JimSTG2Jul 1966 – Dec 1969ASMany good times aboard Thomas. 3 WestPacs in 4 years.
Radcliff, RogerBT2Sep 1966 – Feb 1970BRetired as a MCPO. would like to here from any B Div personnel
Cook, JohnETN3Nov 1, 1966 – Oct 1, 1968Ops
Walker, CharlieE4 Damage controlmanNov 20, 1966 – Feb 10, 1969EngineringGreat memories, when the Lt. dropped the Dash Helo in the drink off the fantail and everyone went swimming to get it back.
Hall, TomRM31967 – Aug 10, 1970Operations
Helton, Tom (Snake)MM31967 – 1970MGreat ship.Miss all the good times and shipmates. I loved the liberty on Wespac especially Sasebo.One thing I don't miss is the engineroom
Houtman, JamesRM11967 – 1969OPS (COMMUNICATIONS)I was assigned during the period of dry dock being re-construction to the STOPS … Herbert J was my first ship .. thank you for a great comm gang in getting me through my tour...
Krause, BobBTFNJan 1967 – Jul 1970Engineering
MacKenzie (Bewkes), SandyBMSNMar 1967 – Sep 19671st
Nygren, Robert/buzzardE3Jun 1, 1967 – Nov 1, 1968MMISS ALL THE GUYS. WHAT HAPPENED TO OL MAN WEISS.
Emmanuele, Phil ( Emmo)MMSep 9, 1967 – Dec 22, 1968Forward Engin RoomHerc , Buzzard and Snake. Would love to hear from you all. What ever happened to Larry D. Weiss? Would also like to get in touch with Bill Bennett ( Pudgy) and Futch.
Soanes, JonMMSep 16, 1967 – Sep 29, 1968MM AER
Draper, FloydSKSNOct 16, 1967 – Oct 20, 1970
Blum, Richard (Dick)STG3Dec 1967 – Oct 1968US Naval ReserveTests were performed on our ship during Westpac deployment. Project SHAD dipursed chemicals over the ship to test the integrity of airtight ship.what do you know? Frank Minieri, Gerry Wilbanks, Bert Johnson are you out
Blum, Richard/dickSTG2Dec 1, 1967 – Oct 28, 1968sonarwant to know how many of you were contacted by the Navy about the crap they sprayed and powdered us with on our westpac cruise. Who completed the medical evaluation and were not satisfied with the conclusion of the stud
Allen, JimmyBT11968 –engineering
Miller, BillBT31968 – 1969BLooking for anyone willing to talk about abestos exsposure.
Merz, BobBT31968 – 1970Eng Aft Boiler rmI made two west pac cruises and decommissioned her in SanDiago, Ca Just trying to connect with old friends that were lost along the way.
Spence, PatrickFN1968 – 1970main controlWonder what ever happened to Snake
Felkins, Charles (Chuck)Gmg3/ E4Feb 2, 1968 – Jul 7, 1968WeaponsIs there a Reunion coming? Looking for Denis staab
Rust, BillDC2May 1968 – Dec 1970Great times ...great men...
Gratz, LorenRM2May 26, 1968 – Dec 4, 1970Operations
Minutillo, PatrickBM3Aug 1968 – Apr 1970First
Minutillo, PatrickBM3Aug 1968 – Aug 19701st Division
Johnson, WilliamSTG 1Sep 28, 1968 – Oct 30, 1970AS Division
Dippel, PhilSTG-2Oct 20, 1968 – Oct 10, 1970AS
Lang, RaymondBTFN1969 – 1971B.
Kent, WilliamEN31969 – 1970
Kent, WilliamEN31969 – 1970
Mistich, PeteQM21969 – 1970Operations"She was a Feeder". Great times at sea and in port with our shipmates.
Hamann, MichaelEN3Jan 1969 – Mar 1970
Bernard, Urban (Tom)mm3Jan 30, 1969 – 1970mmiss the old friends. Hope all are healthy
Hamann, MichaelEN3Feb 1969 – Mar 1970
Goettsch, GregMM-3Feb 3, 1969 – Aug 1971Machinist MateIntroduction to the Navy was intense.
Brownfield, KennethFTG2Mar 1, 1969 – Dec 15, 1970g divisionJust wanting to contact some shipmates.
Edgar, MichaelFTG3-FTG2Apr 1969 – 1970FOX
Kalway, DavidSAApr 1, 1969 – Oct 1, 1970gunner's mate
Devalk, RobertSK2Apr 22, 1969 – Sep 4, 1970SupplyThe Thomas was my first assignment and will always be important to me and at growing time in my life. I enjoyed my time in the Navy. It was great experience at a time when our Military was not treated well.
Sweatt, CharlesE-7 Chief Gunner's mateMay 8, 1969 – May 9, 1970Gunners mateThis is for my dad. He passed away on Sept 16 2011 from Mesothelioma, Cancer. This is caused by asbestos exposure that he was exposed to on the ship. Any info you can give is appreciated.
Allison, DougEM3Jun 1969 – Dec 1970R
Restifo, RonRD2Jun 1969 – Sep 1970OIDid my second of three WestPac cruises on this ship. Retired in 1993 as an EWCS.
Chun, HenrySMSNDec 30, 1969 – Nov 24, 1970Operations
Basden, WilliamSK3Jan 1970 –Supplywas not on the ship very long. we were doing and unrep with Kitty hawk off of San Diego. When we got a hot spring bearing on the port side. It was Beak away Break away after that..
Grochowski, Frank (Ski)MR3Jan 4, 1970 – Dec 4, 1970RGreat ship, great crew. Just wish we could have quit burning up the spring bearing in the Aft Fireroom

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