The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Richard E. Kraus (DD 849). 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 105 crew members registered for the USS Richard E. Kraus (DD 849).
|Campbell, David||GMGSA||1973 – Oct 1, 1975||2nd||Think about old friends all the time and miss them, the Med cruise was an awesome adventure, and the hurricane we went through on another cruise was an extremely scary event! Some really good times!|
|Napier, Tom||MM3||1973 – 1976||Engineering||Did that really happen? Ha. Love to hear from my old partners in crime. Cool pop at the mariner, and a 25Â¢ chili dog.|
|Vandersypen, Charles||HT3||Jan 1973 – Jan 1976||Engineering|
|Bianco, Joseph||ETN2||Mar 1973 – Jun 1976||OE|
|Looney, Joe||QM2||Mar 1973 – Jul 1, 1976||NX||thinking about you guys often|
|Ohearn, Henry Hawk||BT3||Mar 8, 1973 – Jul 1, 1976||Enigeering||ALOT of good times|
|Roark, Everett||BT3||Mar 21, 1973 – May 19, 1976||engineering||like to say hello to my old snipe buddies. Did my time in bravo 3 hell hole.Upper level checkman still have nightmares WHERE'S THE WATER LEVEL?????|
|Cooper, William||LT||Jul 1973 – Jul 1976||Operations Officer|
|Sheeder, Ray||STG3||Jul 24, 1973 – Jul 1976||AS||I was one that got back to the ship in St. T on the garbage boat. I was also on the decommissioning crew. Then got transferred to of all ships USS Cone DD866.|
|Hinchliff, Tim||QM3||Dec 29, 1973 – 1976||Operations||I remember when we rammed the oiler in 1974. Same year the Captain had to hire a garbage scow to get us back to the ship when in St. Thomas. De-commissioning was a sad yet beautiful affair.|
|Bourgeault, Rene||EM2||1974 – 1975||E - Electrician||I don't remember the exact dates ( someone help me )as I was on loan from DE-1089, but do remember the emergency break away while refueling to save oiler and carrier. Near Collision!|
|Heine, Richard||BT 3||Jan 1974 – Jun 1976||(oil shack)||Great ship, lot of memories and stories to tell kids and grandkids. If any shipmates are still around please contact me.|
|Halford, Joe||MM2||Mar 1974 – Jun 1976||Engineering|
|Burgoyne, Eugene||HTFN2||Mar 12, 1974 – Mar 11, 1976||Enginering||Would like to talk to anyone that remembers me.Had a hell of a time.Missed movement in Spain.30 + 30 250 fine.Sally G, Napier.,Latour, Ramage,C Horse,Vando,Morton,Beal( owe you)Anyone.Eugene HT 207-848-0723|
|Newell, Harley||RMSN||Apr 25, 1974 – Aug 1975||OE||Sure had some good times on that old "boat". I would love to hear from some of my shipmates.|
|Conwell, Doug||LCDR||Jul 1974 – Jan 1976||Executive Officer|
|Brady, Thomas||EMFA||Aug 1974 – Oct 1975||R DIVISION||MANY THINGS HAVE HAPPENED IN MY LIFEAND I HOPE MANY WOULD BE PLEASANTLYSURPRISED .WOULD LOVE TO HERE FROM DENNIS COPAS,KURT ABBOTT,MYERS ,AND VANDO.|
|Jones, Robert||bm3||Aug 21, 1974 – Dec 1975||1st division||Hey guys am Robert Jones from Chesapeake, VA.this was my first ship out of boot camp. I had a friend that I road from Charleston to Chesapeake with on the weekends ,the car was a Vega1972,i lost contact with him .|
|Signorelli, Tony||BM2||Jan 1975 – Jul 1976||Deck||Part of decomiss ioning crew|
|Bolduc, Robert J.||GMG3 (GUNNER,S MATE GUNS 3RD CLASS PETTY OFFICER)||Jan 28, 1975 – Jul 4, 1976||Weapons, under GMGC Gerald Tisdale||I'm not sure of the exact dates, but I was part of the decommissioning crew, and we met the mother and sister of Richard E. Kraus, who were flown to Charleston, S.C. for the ceremony.|
|Sheets, William||EW3||Jul 1975 – Jul 1976||Electronics||Was my first command after leaving EW "A" School out of Treasure Island, San Fransicso, CA. Had a hell of a time there with only myself and one other EW (Goodykoontz) when we were at sea.|
|Dickinson, Steve||EN3||Jul 1, 1975 – Jun 30, 1976||A-Gang||I agree with Richard "Dick", Great stories to tell kids and grandkids. I have a few photos.|
There are currently no planned reunions.