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USS Dyess (DD 880) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Dyess (DD 880). 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 72 crew members registered for the USS Dyess (DD 880).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1971 | 1972 – now

Sinacola, Frank2nd classr1943 – 1943EngineeringAfter leaving the navy I retired as a police officer. I'm living in the state of Michigan.
Heineman, Ronald1950 –
Kelley, Charles E. [chuck}STMC/E-9Sep 10, 1951 – Jan 24, 1954OPERATIONLEADING PO OF OP/DIV.
Jones, Richardbtfn1952 – 1956bI fell down inboard ladder going to the fwd. fireroom cut my arm arteral hurt my feet and legs. if you remember my fall please e mail me.two people I remember are Cowan bt2 and Erwin btfn I was in Portsmouth Naval Hosp .
Hupfer, Francis (Frank)RMSNSep 12, 1952 – Dec 29, 1952C DivisionTransferred o the USS HJ Ellison DD864
Gelinas, Gerard (Jerry)GMM31954 – 1956Fox
Grier, JamesE3Oct 1, 1954 – Jul 1956aviationLooking for someone who was on the ship who may remember the plane crashing into the fantail. It happened at night as I was about to go sleep there with my buddies. If anyone can remember the date this happened I certain
Thibodeau, Paul3RD CLASS EM1958 – 1959Engineering
Johnson, PhillipSOG21959 – 19613rd
Thiel, JohnDec 26, 1959 – Mar 22, 19623rd
Kinney, DonE3May 1961 – Mar 27, 1964deck hand aft boat coxin ships service laundery 3rd shiftbest time of my life was aboard the Dyess best friends were Gary Kulakowsky- Detroit--Chuck Lambert-(Doc) Summersville SC passed away 6 or 7yrs ago--LLoyd Lee--Dallis-Wakefield brothers Wi and Cookie 3rd shift baker
Tandy, JohnDDR 880Jul 28, 1962 – Mar 1, 1963Repair AftEnjoyed the Caribbean cruises. Didn't like the hurricane. Do you remember the bo'sun that shot the fish in Gitmo harbor?
Watson, JerrySep 1962 – Jun 1965MM
Perez, JimET3Mar 21, 1963 – Aug 13, 1965Deck Gang AftCame on board as a botswain mate striker. I remember 1st class Amundson and 3rd class Campbell. Learned alot from them both. However ended up as ET3 in my last 6 months aboard. Sure miss those shipmates!
Rohleder, James (Jim)Bos'anJun 1963 – Mar 19661st.Enjoyed the time spent on her. Saw a lot of places while assigned to her. Too bad she was scraped.
Miess, JohnETR21964 – 1966OII was on board during WesPac cruise to Vietnam.
Adrian, JimSK1Nov 1964 – Feb 1967S-1Made WO-1 2/1/67
Strohaker, John G.RD1Dec 1964 – Aug 1966OIWe made a round the world cruise in 1966 John Strohaker passed away 9/18/15. online obit: in Clarksville, AR
Mehling, NormanSFP-3Sep 1, 1965 – Jun 1, 1967RWas on Dyess as a ship fitter pipe. 65-67
Senstad, SteveSK3Oct 1965 – Feb 1967Supply
Lamer, Walter Or WallyCS.3Nov 4, 1965 – Feb 23, 1968SUPPLY
Lamer, Walter/wallyCS-3Nov 4, 1965 – Feb 23, 1968supplyLooking for Dan Gendron,Or anyone who might know of him.
Mayo, DavidBMNov 15, 1966 – Nov 15, 1968FirstGoing through the Suez canal the day the "6 Day" war broke with Egyptian Migs passing Dyess's bow.
Holt, Tim profile iconRM3Feb 1967 – Jan 1969RReported to the ship in drydock in Boston. I was a USNR seaman. I got into the radioshack and moved up to RM2. I remember RM1 Fletcher, RM2 Moodry, Rm3 Wentzel? Great times in Newport, Cuba, Venice, Black Sea & Malta.
Paul, Williams profile iconSTG-1Nov 1967 – Nov 19683rdPicked up in Boston end of Fram, to Gitmo and various ops. Interesting Gang. Paul Williams 2 of us. Gullickson, Tabs Taylor, Felix the fly, and the guy that slept in the fetal position, scrached his head with his toes
McConnell, PaulBT31968 – Mar 9, 1971EngineeringI would like to hear from anyone I served with and can remember me. I got hit by a car in Newport on 9 Mar 1971 and was in the hospital for 362 days before going home. I missed all shipmates.
Cox, DonaldBT3.1968 – 1972EngineeringLooking to talk with shipmates during the time we served together.
Haskins, GeorgeETR 21968 – 1970OE
Vargo, ScottYN31969 – 1971NATO
Cribari, Tommm3Jan 2, 1969 – Nov 13, 1971mworked in main control. with tugnarelli. bruce mcelroy.tony pittman.mark campito,north atlantic cruise etc.
Augspurger, LarryBT3Aug 1969 –Engineering
Abercrombie, Robert. (Abby)mm3Oct 14, 1969 – Aug 15, 1972Aft engine room
Kamensky, Frederick SkyMM3Nov 1969 – 1971M
Kamensky, SkiMM3Nov 1, 1969 – Jun 30, 1971MNorth Atlantic cruise, Reserve Status, Bahama's etc. Anyone remember Clarky, Stencil, Pierce, MacRoy, Stan? Anyone remember the bomb scare in Newport before we went to Europe?
Park, Rick/parkymm3May 1970 – May 1974EngineeringDo you remember breaking down in Med with Admiral Horsefly?
Uppencamp, RogerHT2Oct 1970 – Mar 8, 1974RepairServed with HT3 John Porky Porkora HT3 Aaron Batman Bartman EN3 Tony Matulich EN3 Jim Woody Woodworth May 16 1973 Aaron & I discovered a hole in reefer decks put knife blade in hole went to floating dry dock Newport RI
Gorman, Bill (Skip)FN1971 – 1974BSteaming Demon! Gitmo and the Med. Great bunch in B division. BT1 Harding, BT1 Davila. Pappy, and cranky Chief Lewis (Bojangles)
Weaver, LeeFTG2Mar 1971 – Oct 11, 1973Weapons
Pepe, NormanFTG1Jul 1, 1971 – Mar 7, 19752ndServed 2 more years aboard USS Powers DD 839, enjoyed Dyess experience immensely, had many friends on board. Today I'm 71 (how time flies!) and still working as an automation engineer in Connecticut.

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