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USS O'Hare (DD 889) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS O'Hare (DD 889). 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 O'Hare (DD 889).

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Schmuker, GregorySM 11969 – 1971CommunicationsMed Cruise Black Sea Opts Blue Nose Served under Capt. Meeks & Capt. Goldie
Vignola, CarminePO 31969 –Supply DivisionWent to Med and Black Sea
Silvestre, LouisRD21969 – 1971OI
Reichard, LaurenRDCJan 4, 1969 – Jun 10, 1971OIServed under CDR Golde. My OIC was Ens. Richard L. Coleman. What a great team and challenge he provided. He was brilliant and hope he stayed USN!
Dixon, DouglasSnJan 4, 1969 – Jan 7, 1970BoatsnmateI was about to board the USS O'Hara on the 6 month mid East Cruise I enjoyed every minute of it if anybody runs across Luke Forner please let me know I filed for Agent Orange because of this Cruise does anybody else .
Shipley, Jim profile iconLtjgJun 30, 1969 – Jun 30, 1971Supply DivisionSupply Officer of the USS O'Hare
Bergeron, Ron profile iconQM2Aug 1969 – Jul 1971ONServed with QM gang: Coyle, Hamm, Daniels, Fraser, Sommers, King, Woodward and SM Schmuker, under Capts. Golde, Meeks & Sutherland. Made Med Cruise, Black Sea & GTMO. Retired 2008 from Univ. NH as Senior Photographer.
Gowitzke, SkiRD 3Sep 10, 1969 – May 31, 1971OIMy first ship on active duty. Had a great group of guys to work with in CIC. Chief Richard was my boss and Lou Silvestre was my running mate. Left the Navy and returned to Florida were I spent 33 years in Law Enforcement
Paxton, JohnMM3Dec 1969 – 1970M Division
Stephen, WillSM31970 – Mar 1973COMDESRON-32Was a Signalman 3rd Class. Made a North Atlantic, Mediterranean, and her final Westpac cruise. It was a great time for me.
Briscoe, DannyE-4Jan 1, 1970 –Hospital CorpsmanMed and Black Sea
Wade, PhillipOS 3Apr 30, 1970 – Oct 10, 1973Wade on the 1970 Med cruise. Also made the 1971 Med and North Atlantic Cruises. Was also on the final cruise to Viet Nam. Served under Chief Skaggs.
Haynes, ChristopherSTG 3/2Jun 1970 – Jul 1973AS DivisionCan do was the only answer. A lot of underway time. SPECOPS in the Black Sea and Nam cruise were highlights.
Butorac, JohnYN-3Jun 1, 1970 – May 5, 1972WeaponsRode a great ship! Made 2 Med cruises and twice into the Black Sea. Made a stop in Trabzon, Turkey during second Black Sea trip. Just loved those stormy days on the high seas!
Shuey, BillHT 3Jul 1970 – Aug 16, 1973Repair2 med-cruises, black sea pilot,carribean, gitmo,North Atlantic, West-Pac and finally Home.That was fun, lets do it again.Great ship, and a great crew.Thanks for the memories.
Brenner, MichaelENSSep 1970 – Sep 1971OPS/COMMComm Officer while ship was in CONUS undergoing overhaul and REFTRA in GTMO. Departed ship in Naples, soon after start of '71 Med Cruise. A good ship, but OPS and WEPS Dept Heads constantly bickered. CO Paul Sutherland XO John Castano
Wrightson, TimothyRM3Dec 20, 1970 – Jul 10, 1972
Riley, DannyHT31971 – 1973Repair
Jones, GarySDsn1971 – Aug 1973Supplywent on board in 71 while she was in the yards, and then it seemed like it never stopped Cuba, Caribbean, Mediterranean, North Atlantic and finally West Pac. Had a ball would no have mist any of it was a steward officers
Schollard, RickFTG31971 – 1972GunneryLike to hear from anyone who remembers me, as I departed suddenly, and am still alive doing well inPismo Beach, Ca.
Woodward, WoodyQM3Jan 20, 1971 – Oct 30, 1972OpsMade Med,Black Sea, and North Atlantic runs. had a blast . Had many good shipmates on the ship. I visited a few of them last year. Looking for WC Brown if any body knows his where abouts let me know.
Vernon, FrankBm3Jun 1971 – Oct 19731st
Christen, KidMM3Aug 1971 – Nov 1973M divisionHad a great 3 years with some of the best people you could ever hope to meet. Best time of my life.
Aten, JohnEnsignMar 1972 – Oct 1973ASW
Johnson, DaveTMSNMay 1, 1972 – Jun 30, 1973WeaponsGreat times...Norway to visit relatives then O'Hare's last tour to Nam. Sailed ship to Jacksonville with the Spanish for training. Last 2 years @ NASU Iwakuni, Japan
McDonald, JimmieRMCMay 26, 1972 – Oct 10, 1974OC
Ray, KeithMMFNJul 11, 1972 – Oct 30, 1973Main ControlCuises include a couple of Gitmos, Blue nose with a couple of stops in Noraway, and Wespac. What did we hit on the way home? Trained the Spanish, drank their wine. and had some good times.
Adams, Sidney DavidBM-SMSNOct 1972 – Oct 1973DeckWas onboard for final WesPac to Nam. Came home and was decommisioned to Spain. Then transferred to USS America CVA-66. My short time onboard O'Hare was some of the best in my time in Navy. Looking for Skip Watson, Jack Needs, anyone . Mail m

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