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USS Brinkley Bass (DD 887) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Brinkley Bass (DD 887). 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 86 crew members registered for the USS Brinkley Bass (DD 887).

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

Avey, Jay Lnot sure1967 – 1968not surenot so sure about the dates or years but my dad was on the Bass after he got back from Vietnam. I think he was a Commisaryman maybe a cook, he passed away a few years ago just wonder if anyone knew him
Baxley, Lindy profile iconBt-31968 – Apr 1969B
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Hartman, Thomas J.E-4 GMG3Apr 20, 1968 – Mar 21, 1971WGHello to all ! Contact me we will have a great time remembering back when
Tatum, ThomasBM2May 1968 – Aug 1969Weapons DeckSN, BM3, Made BM2 end of WESTPAC, Then Guam as a BM2 "XO" of YTB 777 left active USN 11/70. Made BM1 in USNR. duties on the Bass - BMOW, deck ape, Motor Whaleboat, after refueling rig, etc. Prior to Bass - NAAS Beeville TX Welcome contact
Sherwood, FrankRD2Jun 1, 1968 – Mar 27, 1971Operations
Kyle, BarrySM2Aug 2, 1968 – Jun 2, 1971OPRetired US Treas. in 2011 with 42 yrs govt service. Chief Counsel Project Manager eDiscovery. UCL A ,George Washington Unv and CSULB Two West Pacs abroad Bass.. Also served on BB-NJ, Samuel Morris. NRS Long Beach .
Burton, Edward "Tugboat"?Jan 1969 – Jul 1970?I am signing my dad up to see if anyone can remember him. He wants to find his Navy buddies. Big surprise.
Lesiw, WalterRM3Jan 1969 – Apr 1972OC
Dubois, BruceFTG3Jan 9, 1969 – May 4, 1972WeaponsRetired Sept. 2009, Sandy & I attend the reunions each year, love hearing from any shipmates. Future Reunions July 26-Aug. 1, 2017. Contact info: or 845-658-8354. It will be a good time.
Fischl, RobertLTFeb 6, 1969 – Dec 7, 1971EngineeringTwo tours to Westpac - serving in a variety of capacities from Plane guard to gun line to escorting Seals.
Burton, Arthur BernardE-3Mar 26, 1969 –weapons
Hamilton, Robert HamiltonLTJGApr 1969 – Jul 1970I have great memories of those days and I look forward to catching up with old shipmates.
Hamilton, RobertLTJGApr 1969 – Jul 1970AI look forward to catching up with shipmates and invite them to join the USS Brinkley Bass Association and attend our annual meetings.
Osterberger, Kevin ObRD3Apr 1969 – 1971OIFirst of many ships. Will always have a love for the first one. Grew up there and I am thankful to all my mentors.
Banse, JohnQM2Apr 1, 1969 – Jun 1, 1971Nav
Camp, Samuel ThomasLT (jg)Apr 30, 1969 – Oct 25, 1970EngineeringThe 34th Annual USS Brinkley Bass DD 887 Association reunion will be July 24-29, 2019 in Providence, RI.. contact me for details and our newsletter at:
Banse, JohnQM2Jun 15, 1969 – Apr 4, 1972NavWould like to hear from shipmates.
Hayward, Robert Wsm3Aug 10, 1969 – 1972oc
Wieck, BobFTG2Oct 1969 – Dec 1973Weapons
Papike, Larry (Cooky)CS3Oct 1, 1969 – May 1, 1971Supply
Elliott, RobertRM2Dec 1969 – Jan 1973OperationsFeb - June '70 WestPac Cruise Apr - Sept '71 WestPac Cruise 1972 Reserve fleet Tacoma Washington Buddies RM1 Brown, RD2 Mike Andrade, RM3 Remie Joe Van Paepeghem
Bramer, MichaelE 4Dec 20, 1969 – Sep 10, 1971A GANGMotor Whale Boat, Ships Refueling.2 West Pacs 1970-1971
Andrade, Mike, Recruit, AndyRadarman second classDec 29, 1969 – Feb 15, 1973OperationsTwo West Pac cruises to Vietnam. Friends Frank Sherwood RD2 Bob Trkovsky RD2 Bob Elliott Rm2.Officer of the Deck Dec.1969 LTJG Bob Hamilton.
Brown, GaryRMC1970 – 1973OR
Johnston, RickSM21970 – 1971Ops
Price, Robertstg21970 – Jun 1974WAServed on the BASS during 2 WESTPACs, and transfer to TACOMA and the reserve fleet, Saw her through a refitting in the ship yards in Portland as a member of SOAP was left behind in Bremerton.
Ballard, LeonardRM21970 – 1971OPSSome of the men I served with: Walter Lesiw, Bob Elliott, Remie Joe Van Paepeghem and Larry Gershik
Davidson, Brad profile iconLTJan 1970 – May 1973EngineeringTwo WestPac's and departed service inTacoma. Res Crew (NRTC Seattle) for another year and watched the De-Com. Home is now Chicago. Still looking for the guy who dropped the marble down the sound tube to the Skipper's sea cabin.
Fischl, RobertLtFeb 1, 1970 – Dec 7, 1971Engineering
Deguire, Gregory  NEWBT3May 10, 1970 – Aug 1, 1973Forward fire roomHey I'm doing fine, still above ground, retired now and living in Southern California. If you remember me, give me a text at my email. I stayed with boilers some time after leaving the Navy and work as a boiler tech.
Doyle, Douge-3Sep 1, 1970 – Feb 1, 1971Deck
McFarland, RandyRM31971 – 1973 I have alot of great memories aboard the Brinkley Bass. Would like to find out about RM3 Rick Wiseman. If anyone knows of his whereabouts please let me know. Thanks
Rhodes, Erneste 31971 – Jun 16, 1974machinist mate
Nudd, PhilipHM3Apr 1971 – May 1972Admin
Poland, PaulGM SMMay 1971 – 1972WeaponsI was on the 1971 Westpac. Transferred to the USS Orleck DD 886 in Tacoma, Wa. I’m not the same man I was. ??
Braun, MarkOS3Jun 1971 –OPSMade some good friends and good memories. Transferred from Bass to Orleck. Bass was better ship. Good crew. Finally retired enjoying grandkids and travel.
Marks, MikeENSAug 1971 – May 1972NavigationWestPac tour and then departed for flight school. Fondly remember the STAR boards and the liberty. Apollo smoking oregano on watch the night before pulling into Long Beach.
Husted, R. W.STG2Sep 1971 – May 1972A/SMember of SelRes Crew in Tacoma, WA
Counts, MyronYN2Oct 1971 – Apr 1972Ship's Office
McAlmond, MonteMMOct 17, 1971 – Dec 3, 1973EngOne westpac then to Seattle as reserve trainer ship. Then to San Diego for decommission and recommision to brazil
Whitaker, CarlBM3Dec 1971 – Apr 19731st divisonThe B. Bass went from Long Beach to Tacoma, Washington. This was where I was to spend my last days in the Navy. I do wish I could have stayed in touch with some of my other shipmates.
Wiseman, RickRM21972 – 1973.
Vanderhoff, James (Van)SKCJul 1, 1972 – Dec 3, 1973SupplyLooking for info on ships deployments as a reserve trainer stationed in Tacoma, Wa
Hines, BryanFTG3Sep 15, 1972 – Sep 15, 1973DeckServed aboard from 1972 until she was decommissioned in 1973, then cross decked to the USS Orleck DD886.
Dendy, AllenFNNov 1972 – Dec 1973BWas with the decom. crew of 1973. Work in the foreard fireroom.
Hines, JeffBt21973 –Aft fireroomWas just a kid. all the people were great. Biggest regret, I never took any pictures. So many great times in so many places. on board, was supposed to be rated IC, but they told me I got to in the aft fireroom. O'Boy...

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