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USS Arnold J. Isbell (DD 869) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Arnold J. Isbell (DD 869). 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 44 crew members registered for the USS Arnold J. Isbell (DD 869).

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McNeff, StanleyUTCNNov 18, 1946 – Aug 27, 1951Engine Room, 1946-1951 Mare Island CA Refridgeration Mechanic,and Machinist 1958 to 1962 US Naval Reserves Grosse Isle MI: Radarman
Lutz, GeorgeEM 3Nov 25, 1946 – Nov 20, 1948EngineeringThe Isabell was the second ship to serve on and Remained with her until discharged. I went aboard in Norfolk, VA which was her home port at the time. The following March her home port was changed to San Diego CA
Lanning, William1948 – 1952
Heathman, Gilbert RaySEAMAN 1ST CLASSApr 7, 1948 – Nov 13, 195132Would like to contact some of my old navy buddies. I was in the boiler room for a year or so and then transfered onto the bridge as a quarter master. Served in the Korean war. Thanks Ray Heathman
Matthews, Robert [bob] MattET 21956 – 1958O DivisionWas aboard the Arnold J Isbell for two cruises - to Wellington, New Zealand under Zumwalt and and the next cruise to Brisbane, Australia under Porter. Left the Navy after the last cruise but enjoyed the experience.
Byrd, RobertSN1956 – 1959Gunners MateSevered under Commander E. Zumwalt. I was a gunners mate.
Witt, JohnLTJGJul 1, 1956 – Nov 10, 1957C Served under the command of CDR Elmo Zumwalt, who later became Chief of Naval Operations
McClain, James (Cash)MM2Sep 10, 1958 – Jun 1, 1962A divisionReported on board approx. Sept 1968 as MMFN. Assigned to FWD Engine room, Log room and A Div. I left the ship in Brem. Naval Shipyard in June 1962. I would like to contact MM2 Steven Foster.
Matus, BenQM3Aug 1959 – Jan 1960C
Fehl, TonyE3Sep 1959 – Sep 1959Gunnersmate
Stanley, BillE2 MM1960 – 1960engineeringhi
Flores, Raymondsignalman 3rd classSep 1961 – Jul 1963operationsI joined the ship in dry dock in Bremerton in 1961. I became a signalman striker soon after. I was on the signal bridge with Andy Sanchez, who is on this list. Dan Rose was also a shipmate, and he is on this list.
Rose, DannyFNDec 5, 1961 – Jan 23, 1964DAMAGE CONTROLReported on board in Bremerton, WA during FRAM. Two WestPac tours. Best friend was A.A. Puig, MM2. He re-enlisted and lost track of him.
Hunt, JerryETR2Dec 23, 1961 – Jan 1965OIReported aboard at the end of FRAM in Bremerton, WA. Did 2 WestPac cruises. Home Port was Long Beach.
Sanchez, Arturo/andyE51962 – Jul 1965signalman
Sickels, RonaldSN1963 – 1966ENI am looking for any information on Ronald F Sickels. I am his son and would like to hear any stories that you may have about him.
King, James (Jim) S.E3/FNNov 1, 1963 – May 1, 1967Engineering If anyone remembers a James ( Jim) King onboard during 11/1963-05/1967 please contact me. Thank you. ---Jim King
Kelley, MikeSN1964 – 1965DeckServed 8/64 to 2/65 in Deck Div.
O'Byrne, PatrickSTG3Jul 1964 – Oct 1966WA
Johnson, Jerry Or MoeE3Jan 1965 – Aug 1969
Osborne, W. GaryMM 2Sep 15, 1965 – Nov 22, 1966MPreviously served on: USS Yorktown CVS 10 1958-1962 USS Blue. DD 744 1964-1965
Hodson, Myles Or MikeE3Sep 21, 1965 – Jun 21, 1967Boatswain's MatePlease contact me if you were on board between 1965 and 1967.
Eckard, RaymondSNNov 22, 1965 – May 5, 1966OperationsLooking for timeline of '65 - '66 Cruise. Left Isbell just days after returning in '66. Never got a Cruise Book. Thanks
Callaway, Ronald EugeneMM3Aug 20, 1966 – Aug 20, 1969
Shuford, RileyMM2Sep 6, 1966 – Sep 5, 1970m
Barber, Stephen (Steve) profile iconDC2Mar 4, 1967 – Oct 1, 1969RI often think of my time aboard this ship with pride and wonder just what ever happened to it.
Lybarger, DavidRadarman E-5May 1, 1967 – Dec 1, 1970OperationsLooking to connect with my old buddies.
Rushton, EddieBM3Aug 22, 1967 – Mar 10, 1969IstWould enjoy contact with old shipmates to relive some old times.
Drager, KimGm3Oct 15, 1967 – Aug 26, 1971asroc div.trying to fined my buddys
Kopsho, GeorgeEM2Dec 1967 – Sep 1971Rhad a great time on board, she was a good ship. started out in the forword fire room, but didn't stay long,found the electrical gang more to my liking.
Hollander, TomRD 2Mar 7, 1968 – Oct 1, 1971OITalked to Worley Pruitt so far give a call or email me
Pruett, WorleyRD 1Mar 13, 1968 – Feb 13, 1971IOHave Vietnam cruise book for 68-69 all names &pictures. Live in Ormond Beach FL.E-Mail Lybarger in Boston, G.Gowens inMiss.
Dixon, Robert (Bob)SA BM1969 – 1970BM
Wheeless, PaulFNBTApr 1969 – Feb 1971
Hanson, DonIC 3Aug 1969 – Nov 1972
Tripp, WayneRM 3Nov 1969 – Jan 1973OCLooking for LTJG Nute, communications officer
Tapio, Richard (Tap)PC3Apr 1970 – Apr 1972ONGetting my shell-back card punched. Running the gun line. Getting some military script and dropping off mail in Da Nang, dodging Hueys on the pad trying to get back to ops shack and MB back to the ship.
Guess, Treverse (Ted)BT3Dec 7, 1970 – Dec 6, 1972BMy first and only ship, and in my eyes the greatest. There were good times and bad, but I will never forget the time spent on that ship or the shipmates. Would love to meet up with them all.
Guess, Treverse (Ted) profile iconBT3Dec 7, 1970 – Dec 7, 1972B Division / EngineeringPlease look for more crew on our website Join us on facebook private group.

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