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USS Canisteo (AO 99) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Canisteo (AO 99). 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 234 crew members registered for the USS Canisteo (AO 99).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1969 | 1970 – 1973 | 1974 – 1978 | 1979 – 1981 | 1982 – 1986 | 1987 – now

Dixon, DickSN1970 – 1972Stream DivisionI was there and remember well the USS Forrestal hitting us and knocking a hole in the stack.
Heisig, HelmutGMG31970 – Feb 1972FoxHad a lot of fun with some great guys. Was on board for the Med cruise,the Forrestal incident, Rosie Roads and the trip to New York City. Some of the best times of my life.
Schmidtz, SmittyDK21970 – Oct 1971SupplyWas discharged after 4 years upon return from Med cruise in 1971.
Blow, JohnE6Jan 1, 1970 – Dec 8, 1975BI am searching for James Frances Dunn or Joe Purvis or anyone that remebers serving with my Father. I would like to help him reuinte with his old buddies. If you remember my dad or know these fellas please email me Please help me help him
Eberhardt, JohnEM3Apr 1970 – Nov 1971EngineeringI'd love to hear from those who did the Gitmo shakedown after dry/dock, and the Med cruise.
Spiteri, JohnBT3May 1970 – 1972B Division
Daniels, Charles [chuck]EM-3Jun 1970 – Apr 1972eSt. Thomas liberty - "Rosey Roads", P.R. - Med cruise - collision with the U.S.S. Forrestal in the Med - on the fantail during that thrill !
Daniels, Chuckem3Jun 1970 – Apr 1972engineering looking to contact shipmates who served on the "Can-Do" during this time period
Salvatore, FrankBM3Dec 1970 – Sep 19721STWould love to hear from anyone who served from 70-late72. I too remember the Forrestal and who can forget JC Hall!!
James, Brent profile iconMM2Dec 10, 1970 – Aug 17, 1971StreamWhere is Rodney DeHart? Lt Holliday?
Williams, Jack (Willy)RM21971 – 1973OperationsI never will forget the collision with the Forrestal
Rodgers, CharlieE31971 – 1973Engineering
Aseere, Teae31971 – 1972DeckI was on bridge when we lost steering,I recall capt. praise on speed of guy gettin 2 aftsteerin..An Athens Xmass an New yrs..Really liked running liberty boats,disliked fiberglassin capts gig to much ozzo, Mikesgirl1 profile iconETN21971 – 1976ElectronicsIt's difficult to remember my time there.I remember the rough seas and large marine life I enjoyed Spain and Holland.We were in the Mediterranean alot.
Owensby, TerrySM3Jan 1971 – Dec 1972OPS/Comm2 Caribbean SPRINGBOARD, Gitmo, New York Harbor visit, and 2 MED cruises. I too remember the Forrestal losing steering control during unrep & The "Emergency Breakaway. Also remember the JUMBO pink elephant flag
Smith, DanielGMM2Jan 1971 – Jun 19723RD
Booher, Rahnsh3Feb 15, 1971 – Dec 20, 1972supplyI was on the bridge when the forrestal lost her gyro and broadsided us co kept his cool and ordered an emergency break a way
Hocker, TomLN2Mar 1971 – Oct 1974Admin
Morsberger, John RobySN - BM2Mar 6, 1971 – Mar 6, 19762nd, Stream, First
Collins, LarrySeamanApr 1971 – Mar 1973StreamWouldn't trade the experience for anything! Got to see a lot of the world with a great bunch of shipmates
Broadhurst, BobBM3May 1971 – Aug 19742ndLoved every minute of it..............would do it over again in a heartbeat
McQuown, Bob profile iconHM3May 1971 – Feb 1972MedicalI had the honor to be the "Doc"to a great group of guys. We had some unforgettable times. We had a lot of company in sickbay who came just to visit. The aspirin dispenser in the hallway got a workout.
Crickenberger, Bob "crick"YN2Aug 1, 1971 – Apr 16, 1976EngineeringIt was a great time and I wouldn't trade any of it. Lots of good times, memories and friends. I remember the night the "Forestfire" hit us during Unrep in the Med!
Bert, RussellEM3Oct 1971 – Feb 1972Electrical ShopEnjoyed our Caribean cruise. I was onboard waiting for a slot to open in Submarine School
Volpe, RoquePC3Dec 1971 – Sep 26, 1975X
Ciereszko, StanLT.(JG)1972 – 1974A-gang, BoatShe was a working ship! Turn to 6 days a week, then did un-reps at night and on Sundays while the fly-boys had brunch. She received the gold "E" with hash marks. Served with a bunch of great people. Ports were often fuel depots.
Linn, DanaBM21972 – 19752ndWould love to hear from anyone who served in the Deck Division from 72-75
Malouin, Robert (Bob)RM21972 – 1975OCTwo great Med cruises. Great group of guys in the Radio Shack. Memories of destruction of classified material in the Incinerator Room by the stack . . . antenna maintenance way up high. Athens during Christmas 1972!
Currier, JimRM31972 – Aug 9, 1974OperationsRemember Christmas in Athens, great times, remember it like yesterday...
Bibbee, FrankETN31972 – 1975CommunicationsJust checking on the old girl. Had lots of fun times on her
Heist, TimHT31972 – 1975R - DivisionLooking for Frank Reynolds & Dick Ebaugh. Remembering when we hit the Forrestal. I was always afraid of Chief White when he was in cargo control during unreps. I remember falling asleep in the pump room during GQ drill.
Meyer, PaulHM2Jan 2, 1972 – Jun 8, 1975CorpsmanGreat bunch of guys that I served with. The good old days.
Stimmel, TerryGMG2Feb 1972 – Jul 19, 19753rd divisionEnjoyed the time I was aboard. Still keep in contact with Wayne Zimmerman FT2 that I served with. Also contact ed Eric French by email a couple years ago.
Ebaugh, Richard (Dick)E-5. HT2Apr 1972 – Aug 1975R - Division2 Med cruises. Remembering old shipmates Frank Reynolds, Mark Gossilen, Gary Lyman, Ron Asbaty, Larry Wortz, and many more from 72 to 75.
Gosselin, MarkHT2Apr 5, 1972 – Aug 18, 1974R DivisionIt was a long time ago, I have a lot of fun and got an education aboard the ship, and met a lot of great friends!
Lyman, Gary D profile iconHT3May 16, 1972 – Apr 9, 1974R div.My first ship. Had fun & learned a lot.My first Med. cruise was fun.I remember the 8 stitches in my head.Compliments of the Kentucky Bar,lol.Thanks to Douglas Kolb,Brian Bethune & Glen Moyer.We wrote the song AO-99.
Mega, GaryMMSep 1972 – May 1974M
Kosior, JoeE2Sep 1972 – 1973deck maintenanceOnce painted a giant peace sign on the rear of the smoke stack that was seen by several ships we re-fueled. Don't think they liked me much after that but I had a great time with a lot of good people,
Badgero Lll, DarrellE3Oct 1972 – Dec 1975GUNNERS MATEI Took Care of Gun Mount 33. Made Lots Of Friends And Will Always Remember The Meds Cruses.
Kinney, PatrickE-31973 – 1976ENGmachinist mate
Asbaty, Ronaldht3Jan 1973 – Nov 12, 1975R divisiontrying to get a bunch of guys who served on the cando from 1973 to 1975 email me at
Lovvorn, HowardE3Jan 1973 – Sep 14, 1975A Division Would like to hear from anyone on pig ship.Prefer anyone in A gang.
Asbaty, RonaldHT 3Jan 1973 – Nov 1975RBest time of my life have been in touch with a bunch of great guys . Ebaugh , Beckwith ,Ferguson , Thurston , Thomas , Ferretti , O 'Donald , Bookless , Furio , Ther are so many mate i wish i can find.
Stock, CharlesMM3Jan 1, 1973 – Aug 1, 1974mm/a
Willis, CarrollMM1Feb 1973 – Jul 1974streamRough tour
Alberty, RichardSEAMANMar 11, 1973 – May 19, 19741st & StreamCant believe theres others still out there. Crazy times back then. Service to the Fleet... Focsal & Towers during unreps.
Splaun, DonIC3May 1973 – May 1975Engineering
Webber, BobbyRM3Jul 7, 1973 – Jul 9, 1977Communication Division
Davenport, GregF3Oct 1973 – Aug 1976Served on the "Can-do",from 1973-1976 in B-Div.Made a couple Med cruises and seen places most only dream of,and some that were also nightmares! Met some really cool guys and trying to get back in touch.Any out there,pass it on.

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