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USS Leary (DD 879) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Leary (DD 879). 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 70 crew members registered for the USS Leary (DD 879).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1969 | 1970 – now

Wilson, Robert (Willie)SEAMAN/BM31970 – 1971Weapons
Plumb, SteveBT 31970 – 1973EngineeringHonor to serve.
Tedeski, Carmen profile iconETR31970 – 1972ET RadarGreatest adventure of my life! Thanks for the shout-out Marty!!
Watkins, DannyHTFNMar 1970 – 1974REPAIR
Maziarz, PeterBT 3Sep 1970 – Oct 1973M1Med Cruise of 1971/72 had a lot of good memories. Forward Fireroom with Steve Plumb, George Williams, George Burke and several others. Experience of a lifetime. 19 yrs old and in the Mediterranean for 7 months.
Bales, Marty profile iconETRSNDec 1970 – Jun 1973IOI would do it again. remember the ET Group Dipalo, Jim Miller, Armstrong, Ziobro, Maphis, Tedeski, Molinar, Hansen. Good People all of them.
Springer, EdBT3Dec 14, 1970 – Oct 30, 1973Engineering - M-1Assigned after fire room. First ship and always the best.
Johnson, Tedbt31971 – 1972btafter fireroom I remember Putnam, Smitty, Reevse,Worly, Shidie, Sheerwood, Munn, The Med cruise was great had alot of fun. I remember trying to see who was fastist on burners. I never blew the relief valve!
Ellis, MikeGMT 21971 – 1973Weapons (AS)Enjoy thinking about my friends Fedders, Baldwin, Anderson, Lavan, Lily, etc.. So many friends, so long ago! Thanks for the memories.
Doms, KennethBT FIREMANApr 2, 1971 – Jun 1, 1973BWorked In Foward Boilerroom.
Dowd, Claude "Cp"MM2Sep 1971 – Nov 1973A-GangGood Memories. Left USN 1975. College then dental school. Still practicing general dentistry in Fayetteville, NC.
Brown, LarrySK3Sep 19, 1971 – Sep 19, 1973store keeper 3rd classwas a good time in my live glad i joined seen half the world and that is a lot for a small town boy
Redden, AlfredRM3Oct 1971 – Sep 1973OperationsGreat Ship on Med cruse 71-72. We have a reunion every year. Get in touch for information. 308-530-1284 or E-Mail. All members of ship are welcome 1945-74. Family members are welcome also.
Del Sesto, RobDK2Nov 1971 – Jul 1972Supply Division (Disbursing office)I still keep in touch with our Supply Officer, Joe Williamson. I'd like to re-connect with BM2 Jim Bowden, SH2 Hartje, FTG3 Mauser and anyone else from aboard the ship during that Mediterranean cruise of 1971-1972
Schroeder, Arthur (George)FR1972 – 1973Snipe, hung out with Randy Cremasco, Phil Prestano, Mike Vanmiller, Bernie Sundean, and I wish I could remember the others. Good times. I remember raceing the Germans into San Wan
Prestano, PhilipFR1972 – 1973Main ControlHi George Schroeder Hi to all on the USS Leary i had a Great time on the Leary. I remember Randy Cremasco, Mike Vanmiller, Bernie Sundean, Neil Riley, Cox, and all the Rest of the crew
Jimmie, LouisENFAJan 1972 – Nov 1973A-Gang
Engelhardt, Gary profile iconIC2Jan 1, 1972 – Jan 1, 1973R DivisionUsed to hang out with Walter Horne, Dave Coxon, Brad James, Boner McGarry John Washnak, Lou Jimmie, Lasky, Mike Ninkovich, Lou Wright. Athens Greece, Kusadasi Turkey, GP of Monaco . Weeks of fun in Palma de Mallorca
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Manasco, JimmyBTFNJul 20, 1972 – Nov 25, 1973M1 AFTER FIREROOM
Watrous, WilliamSAOct 1972 – Nov 19731st
Furr, JoeFN3Oct 1972 – Apr 1973Engine room #2Short assignment before they sold this ship but the best one I had. Worked with Rainwater,big Frank(seek) and lots of others. Anyone remember me feel free to contact
Moore, MikeTMSNOct 20, 1972 – 1973ASremember "Duke" George and John Lilly wild times in San Juan Christmas in Gitmo
Kelley, Melvin ( Common Bob )mmOct 22, 1972 – Mar 2, 1973eng ( snipe )Hay! Hornback, holt ,rainwater, big zeek ,k cox ,elec.Fitzgeral morris l goodwin, manasco bt, big holt ,broush,
Holt, LarryBTFNDec 3, 1972 – Aug 31, 1973M-1After Fireroom with Putnam, Worley, Springer, Eagle, Munn, Bowlin, Radish, Overturf, Barnes Sherwood, Scott, Schmidt and some others who's names I can't recall. After all, it's been over 36 years!!
Martín, AntonioJan 6, 1981 – Dec 28, 1981Serví en el DD879 cuando era buque español. En España su nombre era Lángara D64. A bordo tuve uno de los mejores años de mi vida. Saludos a todos los tripulantes americanos y españoles a lo largo de la vida de este maravilloso barco.G

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