The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Hugh Purvis (DD 709). 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 26 crew members registered for the USS Hugh Purvis (DD 709).
|Green, Wayne||BT 3||Jul 10, 1950 – Jul 6, 1953||E|
|Norris, Gene||qm3||Jul 14, 1950 – Jul 15, 1953||c||kiddie cruise|
|Myers, George||MM2||Jun 1953 – Sep 11, 1956||Engeering|
|Messmer, Douglas||EM3||Aug 15, 1955 – Aug 15, 1957||Engineering Div||Looking for shipmates of my father, EM3 David Messmer from Interlaken, NY. I would like to hear from you whether you knew him or were just onboard the USS Hugh Purvis (DD-709) at the same time.|
|Powell, John||BT2||Jun 22, 1956 – Oct 19, 1959||Mdiv|
|Sampieri, Gene (Sam)||SOG2||Jan 2, 1961 – Feb 2, 1963||3rd Division||Webmaster for www.hughpurvis.com|
|Cooper 3rd, Charles||QM3||1962 – 1964||atlantic fleet||I was assigned to the USS Hugh Purvis DD709 1962-1964 and on board during the the cuba missile crisis. Looking for information for the Navy Expeditionary medal. I was discharged June 1965 and never received the medal|
|Vizioli, Thomas||Pnsn||1963 – 1965||1st|
|Curtis, Chris||pc3||Jun 1, 1963 –||weapons||Looking for RD3 Kenny Shones not sure of spelling of last name|
|Minton, Jeff||STG3||1964 – May 13, 1966||SONAR||EMAIL ME TO JOIN THE HUGH PURVIS REUNION ASSOCIATION "MAGICMINTON@MSN.COM"|
|Way, George||mr1||Mar 3, 1964 – Aug 1965||a-gang|
|Reilly, Thomas||cdr||Jan 29, 1965 – Mar 29, 1968||repair||looking for other crew members|
|Dagner, Edmund (Jay)||SHL3||Mar 1965 – Sep 30, 1969||Supply|
|Davis, Jr, John (Jd)||seaman||Jul 29, 1965 – Jul 29, 1969||gunner's mate|
|Mahoney, Joe||MM2 MM3 MMFN MM3||1966 – 1967||M|
|Dyer, Bill||GMG 3||Jan 1, 1966 – Dec 17, 1967||Gunner mate||already member of Hugh Purvis association|
|Shafer, Ronnie L||CS3||May 1966 – Jan 1969||Supply||One of the best times of my life building friendships with my ship mates!|
|Bryk, Michael||HT 3||Jun 1966 – Oct 1969||AS||Almost 4 years on board the Hughy P then as ST 3 then after being out for 12 years rejoined the reserve and put another 12 years in the reserves ending HT 3|
|Thomas, Bill||ET2||Jun 1966 – 1967||OE|
|Doskocil, Daniel J.||EN 3||1968 –||A|
|Nustad, Michael||EN 2||1968 – 1969||R|
|Colbeck, Ervin||EM3||Jun 1968 – Sep 1969||Electric shop||Saw the world on the WestPac cruse|
|Leedy, Bill||RM3||Aug 2, 1968 – Jul 11, 1969||Com|
|Dupre, Wayne||STG 2||1969 – 1971||AS||Of the three ships I was aboard, the Purvis was the best. She was a good ship and manned by an excellent crew. I would not trade my time aboard the Purvis for anything. All the right people were there at the right time.|
|Keene, Dave||FTG3||Jun 1969 – May 1971||2nd|
|Eichhorn, Curt||SN||Mar 1970 – Apr 1972||Boatswains Mate||Just looking to re-connect|
There are currently no planned reunions.