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USS Lyman K. Swenson (DD 729) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Lyman K. Swenson (DD 729). 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 17 crew members registered for the USS Lyman K. Swenson (DD 729).

Vieth, FredMM2Mar 1, 1951 – Feb 15, 1953EngineeringMy father Fred Vieth has passed on, I am doing this in his memory and how his stories of his time on the Swenson encouraged me to join the Navy in 1976.
Swenson, Loyd S.Ensign/LT.1955 – 1958?In memory of my father, who passed in 2016. Dad was an Ensign and then Lt. We like to say that "Ensign Swenson was the 7th Swenson to serve on the Swenson". No relation to ship. thanks
Rine, CharlesPC31957 – 1961Destroyer Division
Tourtelot, BobSK 3rd class1958 – 1959SupplLooking to hear from any shipmates from 1958 when ship was in dry dock in Long Beach and before
Esmay, JimYN3Jan 1958 – Jan 1960Gunnery
Sanders, FredGmsmFeb 6, 1958 – Jun 6, 1960Gunnery division
Cheetwood, HalMM2Nov 15, 1960 – Mar 15, 1962R
Pitre, ArlanShip Serviceman 3rd Class Petty OfficerDec 1, 1960 – Jun 1, 1964Supply
Lane, JerryMM2Sep 1961 – Nov 1962MLeft ship to go to Nuclear Power School
Louis, DouglasBT3Jun 1963 – Jun 1965B
`spevak, Charles(Charlie)Stg 3Nov 20, 1965 – Aug 16, 1969ASW
Smith, H.k.RD1Apr 10, 1966 – Dec 15, 1966OISHORT STAY==GOOD SHIP==GREAT SHIMATES
Nelson, BennettMM 3Jan 1967 – Jul 1969MForward Engine Room
Smoyer, GregoryMM2Jun 1968 – Feb 1971EngineeringMostly good memories of my time aboard. Encourage shipmates to visit website at
Bomm, PeterMMFNNov 1969 – 1970MStanding throttle watches in the after engineroom
Becker, SteveBM3Feb 5, 1970 – Apr 10, 1971Deck DivisionWas onboard all through the de-commissioning. Was on the quarterdeck with Lt. Wixom during the ceremony, signed out the quarterdeck log, then Lt. Wixom signed my entry, officially de-commissioning the Swenson.
Colman, Charles - ChuckMachinist Repairman 2Mar 1970 – Sep 5, 1970Repair Division

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