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USS Grand Canyon (AR 28) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Grand Canyon (AR 28). 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 75 crew members registered for the USS Grand Canyon (AR 28).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1973 | 1974 – now

Pittman, KenHT21974 – 1977R-1Great group of guys in R-1 division. Worked in the pipe shop 56-A, under Chief Daniels and Chief Tullos. Ports included Newport RI, Norfolk Va, Pensacola , Bermuda, Bahamas. Ahoy Shipmates
Strandberg, StevenET31974 – 1978R-4
Masone, CharlieEN3Jan 5, 1974 – Jul 28, 1977Repair - Diesel Engine ShopHey. Served on the Grand Canyon 73-77 in Diesel repair shop. Had an apartment in Jax Beach with John Crowe and Dan Knutson.
Johnson, DaveEM1Mar 1974 – Jun 1976ARRSI processed data entry for the Repair Department
Rys, William (Bill)MM2Apr 1974 – Dec 1976R-2 38CHad some great times at Mayport, with occasional excursions to the Bahamas, Pensacola, NOB Norfolk, Newport, Bayonne, and Earle NWP. One of my favorite commands during my 20 years in the USN.
Garner, BobPNSNMay 1974 – Mar 1976XWhat a career killer, dirty old ship with horrible food and worse living conditions....glad I finally got to serve on real ships with real commanding officers
Meekins, JoeE-41975 –RepairI served in the carpenters shop just out of boot camp. Stationed in Pensacola, we called this building 28. Purchased my first motorcycle while here, and oh ya, let those damn Christians onboard convert me.
Huggins, SteveMR2Feb 1975 – Sep 1, 1978R2 Repair Machine ShopWas in machine shop and was division career counselar prior to discharge. Was part of the decommissioning crew on Sept 1,1978
Bock, RogerPM3Jun 11, 1975 – Oct 11, 1976R-1Was assigned to the carpenter shop. Best time I had in the Navy
Kelley, William KelleyHT3Oct 6, 1975 – Sep 1, 1978R-1I was in the shipfitters shop under the guidance of HTC Jack Owens
Sturgill, RoyMM2Nov 20, 1975 – Jul 1978RepairMy second Command where I also had many friends! Worked in the Outside Repair (AC&R Shop). I left when the ship was decommissioned!
Moon, BillyIC-11976 – 1977ELike to talk with any ships company engineers. Like to hear from Shedrick Paris ,Jerry Sarver or Lt Tew.
Cash, RalphE-2 DECK DIVISIONJan 1976 – Nov 1976Deck (Deck ApeCame aboard in January, went on cruises aboard her, loved my time aboard her, she was a grand ole gal. Loved standing watch, especially at night, the view of the stars at night was phenomenal. Had a great shipnmate David Pierce,great guy.
Dennis, JoinerMR-3Jan 6, 1976 – Mar 1979machine shop
Tino, DanielE 3Feb 1976 – 1978HtAssigned to carpenter shop. Pattern maker shop. Worked with a bunch of good guys. One 1st class was August Abistillis. Lived in a apartment in regency square. Still remember the long liberty in Pensacola. Ship made paper
Pinkston, Johnny (Pink Or Pinky)MR3Feb 1976 –Repair
Robertson, Dallas (Roadrunner)MM3Mar 1976 – Sep 1976M DivisionFriends were BT3 Tucker, MR3 Perez, MR3 Hernandez
Luno, JessieHT2Mar 1, 1976 – Mar 1, 1978R-1 pipe shop
May, Daniel Doc MayHM3Apr 1976 – Sep 1, 1978Medical was aboard when she was '' welded to the pier" in Mayport. Member of the decommisioning crew that took her to Norfolk.
Seese, KenBM3Apr 7, 1976 – Sep 1, 1978Deck 2nd divisionWhat a great time, Jax beach was great. Loved the Armadillo bar on the beach. Made some great friends, Joe Klemik, Tim Bell, Randy Graham, Shawn Chamberlain and many more. Wonder what these guys are up to?
Kemp, NeilmmfaSep 1976 – Oct 1977Repair deptstarted off in the estimation office went on to outside repair then went into the valve shop. transferred off to go to the lasalle over seas for a year.
Stephen, WallacehtfnSep 1976 – Mar 1978repairWorked as Ht 1976-1978
Kunkle, William (Bill) profile iconLTjg/LTOct 1976 – Jul 1978Repair Dept/Operations DeptWas the Admin Officer for the Repair Dept for a year, then with promotion to LT, became the Navigation/Operations Dept Head.
Duncan, Rhondaany1977 – 1977any
Rogers, Lonnie MouseBTFN1977 – 1978R2was BT but went to little office by foundry for repair dept writing chits with frank , robert,rusty and Al whom grabbed me at the gang plank and took me to R2 instead of engine room, welded to the pier in mayport
Lemanowicz, SteveMR31977 – Sep 1, 1978RepairMy first command out of "A" school. The machine shop was a great place to learn my trade. Great bunch of guys with many friendships made. Shop head was MRC Ready. I was also part of the decommissioning crew.
Garrett, MarkMR31977 – Jul 7, 1978RepairTransferred from YOYO by swapping with another MR??? on the Grand Canyon (GC) . A wonderful time on the GC but in hindsight should not have missed the Med cruize with the YOYO. Decommissioned the GC in Norfolk in 1978
Hardin, WilliamSN1977 – 1978DeckJust reaching out
Daniel, DerrickEM3Jan 7, 1977 – Sep 21, 1978EDecommissioned in 1978, cruised the coast of Florida.
Kleber, Joe (Clayborn)E-3Jan 15, 1977 – Oct 28, 1978Repair Office YoumanHey shipmates; Hoping to reconnect with a few of my good old buddies. Been looking for Steve Hanus, Mayhew, Smith or Smitty.
Thompson, JimmyIC2Mar 15, 1977 – Mar 15, 1978R3 Gyro
Mulvey, JimBM 31978 – 19781stBuilding 28 in Mayport. Only got underway 2 times.Last time was to Norfolk to get decommissioned. I was part of the decommission crew and was one of the last to leave the ship.
Casimier, JosephRM1Mar 1978 – Sep 1978OC

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