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USS Vesole (DD 878) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Vesole (DD 878). 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 118 crew members registered for the USS Vesole (DD 878).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1965 | 1966 – 1972 | 1973 – now

Aguilucho, GregSN1973 – 1975Deck - SupplyServed as a Steward in the Officers' Wardroom, until I took DM3 exams, had to transfer. CDR McIsaac was the best CO. Almost got married to a Spanish lady. Retired after 21 yrs. Looking for the rest of the stews.
Wambach, James "Red"MM2Mar 1973 – May 1976MIt was my one and only ship in 3+ years. We made a lot of cruises; 3 Med, 1 UNITAS. We worked hard and played hard. A lot of great memories on this old tin can.
Miller, RonSTG2Mar 1973 – Dec 1976ASHad some great times on the Vesole. The UNITAS, 2 MED cruises, and countless trips to the Carribean were a lot of fun. Met a lot of great people during my tour
Buss, MarkEN2Mar 1973 – Feb 1976A-GangGood ship, Good times, Good shipmates. Shellback initiation on the UNITAS cruise. What a riot. Fond memories. Thanks to everyone I served with.
De Byl, Thomas (Tom)LieutenantMar 1973 – Feb 1976Engineering OfficerMy "Snipes" were a wonderful bunch of guys. They kept a tired old ship running and meeting the demanding commitments of the cold war era. I will never forget them!
Head, JerryBT1Mar 28, 1973 – Dec 13, 1976B division
Heisinger, GlennSTG2Apr 20, 1973 – Aug 15, 1974AS
Brokhoff, EdQM2May 1973 – Dec 1976OPSI enjoyed my time on the Vesole. Several Med cruises and a UNITAS cruise gave me many memorable moments. I made it to several reunions in the early 90's. It was amazing to visit with so many of the ship's prior occupants
Ron Miller, RonSTG2May 1973 – Dec 1976AS
Coile, DavidMM3Jul 30, 1973 – Jan 24, 1974MachineryMy first ship and I learned a lot on this ship. I made the 1973 UNITAS cruise. Quite the experience when you're 18.
Estes, DavidMM3Dec 1973 – Nov 1975MGrew up quick as a 17 year old. enjoyed the UNITAS cruise immensely. Have returned to several SA countries since, but saw the "cleaner parts"...LOL.. been trout fishing in Patagonia, Chile!
Roberge, DavidEN3Dec 3, 1973 – Dec 3, 1976A-GangStarted out as a young man, The Vesole made me a man.
Bothwell, John Or BozieEM31974 – 1976e and rgood times. hard to belive we saw the stones in france and they are still rockin. it was only 30 years ago.
Ickes, JackieRM21974 – 1975OC
Graf, EricET11974 – 1976OPsLast duty station until I was discharged.
Waldmiller, Don (Waldo)EM31974 – 1976E&RMany great memories of my time on the Vesole. 2 Med cruises. I got to see the Stones in Nice, France. Spent the Bicentennial in Barcelona.
Williamson, JamesSa1974 – 1975OpsEnjoyed everywhere I went. I am a retired Chef.
Francis, ChuckstgsnFeb 1974 – Apr 1975third divisionMet some great sailors
Iacono, Kevin Iaconoe-3Dec 1974 – 1976boatswainsmatei remember myself a 17 year old kid just out of great lakes, trying to track down my ship flying to 2 different ports only to embark in izmir ,tturkey, i remember sulley the cook was very nice, and helped me
Bick, EdwardOS21975 – 1976OI Div
Lewis, MichaelSTG31975 – 1976ASWso long ago - so many memories .......
Miller, BillMM2Mar 18, 1975 – May 18, 1977MAft engine room, then Main control, made two med cruises and lots of good memories
Pierce, RussSM3May 1, 1975 – Dec 6, 1976OperationGreat MED Cruise, my first U/W experience, Great memories.
Davis, Douglas DavidmmaMay 14, 1975 – 1977aft engine roomI miss my friends. I still work almost every day As a mechanic. I was hopeing to find Bill or Peewee.
Halsey, GregoryETR2Jun 1975 – 1977OpertionsEnjoyed 2 wonderful cruise to the med before we decommissioned the ship.
Cleaver, HunceBOILER TECH.Oct 1, 1975 – Jan 1, 1977engineeringlooking for any of my friends.....summers, quick,head,parfait or anyone else that remembers the cleaver's e mail me,,,i need your help with something
Bush, CurtisE-21976 – 1976
Kalnasy, Kevinctr31976 – 1976tadI came aboard on a TAD. We lived in a hangar on the fantail. We worked in a comm van alongside. I believe it was her last cruise in the med. We deployed to Lebanon, and the Black Sea. Great memories.
Stevens, BillCTO11976 – 1976CTs VANTAD worked in VAN on helo deck made Black Sea trip and off the coast of Lebanon waiting for evacuation, worked extensively with Radio gang, best group of RMs I ever worked with and the best crew I was ever at sea with.
Cronen, JeffreyQMSNFeb 1976 –Navigationnone

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