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USS Cone (DD 866) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Cone (DD 866). 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 Cone (DD 866).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1966 | 1967 – 1973 | 1974 – now

Trimble, WilburSEAMANMay 10, 1945 – Oct 4, 1945deciesed 1970 This info has been posted by oldest son
Clark, DenisBm1948 – 1953Dd
Buschner, BillSN/1949 – 1953Cook
Fletcher, John3rd class gunners mate1953 – 1953deck crewRetired school Teacher
Carpenter, KenSO 1May 1954 – Jun 1957
Burnette, KennethSeamanSep 29, 1954 – Sep 29, 1958Disron 6
Goodell, Edward / EdET3Oct 15, 1954 – Mar 30, 1957oeCame aboard right out of boot camp at Bainbridge Md. Spent a short time in Deck Dept 1st Div - then into the ET gang. I remember an ET1 Ed Grant who was LPO.
Fiola, JohnSM3Dec 12, 1954 – Aug 23, 1958CommunicationsLoved every minute of my time,many great pals from here.I was a signalman and made a bunch of friends.
Whiteside, NealBT3Apr 1957 – 1959engineeringwas my first and best ship because of shipmates
Burton, WallaceEN21958 – Sep 14, 1959A gang
Hartley, MelMM21959 – 1962M Div.went aboard as fireman, made MM2, worked in aft engine room.
Coverdale, Robert D.SOGSN1960 –FOX
Byers, RobertET21960 – 1963Atlantic FleetInterest in communicating with shipmates who served at same time
Melton, David (Dave)RMC(SW)Oct 3, 1961 – May 17, 1985Communications I Served from Apr '64 - Aug '66, aboard the Hutch I. Cone. Through hard times and good -- She was the BEST. The most and best memories and friends and I'm still looking for friends from those days. ""
Frady, Davidbt3Nov 1961 – Jan 1963engineeringLoved my time on the Cone most of it was spent in the Brooklyn Navy yard for FRAM conversion. Some wild times
Menasco, SteveMM2(SS)Feb 1962 – Jan 1963M - After Engine RoomGot transferred over from USS Clamagore SS343 because I wouldn't ship for six to go to Nuke School. Enjoyed the Cone, always loved steam plants, worked my ass off on the sub; had it pretty easy on the Cone.
Jones, RobertbtfnJul 19, 1962 – Apr 7, 1963m divboarded the cone while in drydock undergoing fram. previously was in port lyautey,morocco. left in apr.63 due to blood poisening in leg. after 3 mos,reported to uss manley dd940. have a lot of good memories.
Englert, BillSM31963 – 1966
Chappell, TomEM 21963 – 1966A GangLooking for Ray Valentin...EM 2. Last known address in California. I live in N. Chesterfield, VA. I enjoyed my time aboard The Cone. It was my second ship.
Atha, WarrenSF31963 – 1965RWould love to hear from my former shipmates. Have tried to locate Ray Valentin & Dave Beal. No luck!
Howland, JefferyFTG21963 – Jan 5, 1965Ordanance (FC) Div.Went aboard on ships first day in drydock for FRAm I conversion in Brooklyn, NY. After that, lots of sea time out of Charleston, SC homeport.
Arnold, ButchMM2Jan 1963 – Sep 1966M DivisionRetired, 74. Would love to contact any snipe.
Arnold, BuchMM2Jan 5, 1963 – Sep 19, 1966A GangWould love to hear from some of you guys I served with.
Bates, BudIC-3Jun 1963 – 1966R
West, Earl T.RD 1Apr 10, 1964 – Sep 15, 1968OIcame aboard rdsn,left rd1,many cruises,vietnam most memorable
Damon, Dave profile iconGMG4Jun 1964 – Jun 1968GM
Jackson, H.t.MM2Jun 15, 1965 – Jun 10, 1968mgreat days then just did not realize it just now on comp a lot since retirement would like to here from any shipmates phone 770-534-4881
Garuti, LarryET2Jul 8, 1965 – Jun 1, 1967Comm
Doty, WellsLTAug 1965 – Jun 1967EngineeringChief Engineer. Learned a lot. FRAM I. Deployed to Persian Gulf- hot as Hades. Then got ship ready for Vietnam Deployment. Left just before she went.
Dear, JimRM2Sep 1965 – Jul 1967OCGood memories of a great bunch of guys.
Kaufman, Merlin866Dec 30, 1965 – Nov 24, 1968RI was in "A" gang worked for Martti Leino and had some great times on the Cone. My Email is
Barnett, Charles R.MM11966 – 1970M
Dryer, HarrySTGSN1966 – 1968FoxMy first ship. Great shipmates and many memorable cruises. Left the Navy as ST1 after 7 years of service.
Major, WalterMM21966 – 1969M
Causey, James M.SHS3Jan 22, 1966 – Aug 15, 1967Supply
Browne, Richard (Rick) profile iconMM3Apr 1966 – Sep 1968M DivisionGreat 2 years seeing so much of the world! Many good memories and friends. Still sharing "stories" with Am Legion Post members (current post CDR).
Neill, BobETN2Jul 1966 – Jul 1968Mid East and Vietnam curises
Bergstrom, RandallSFM 3Sep 25, 1966 – Oct 13, 1967R
Connolly, MichaelLTNov 1966 – Dec 1968OPS

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