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USS O'Bannon (DD 450) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS O'Bannon (DD 450). 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 30 crew members registered for the USS O'Bannon (DD 450).

Dillon, RileyMM 2nd classMar 1, 1952 – Sep 1, 1954PacificI love the ship. We went through some great storms in the Pacific. Wound have in any other way.
Lange, Clarence SpazRD3Jan 1956 – Aug 1959OIgteat rust bucket
Olson, William OllieMSCS retiredAug 1958 – May 1962SuppyLooking for Shipmates, MY BROTHER AND i WERE COOKS ON BOARD. BIG OLLIE & LITTLE OLLIE
Guzzo, Thomas3rd class1960 – 1963Gunners mate
Blevens, ChesterSEAMAN3RD CLASSJul 27, 1960 – Jul 25, 1964boatswainmatei seved 4 years aboard the obannon i enjoyed every min. of it and if i had it to do over again i would stay for 20 , you can find me @ i chesters lock & key in fresno calif. if your in town the coffe is on me.
Byrd, DonSNSep 15, 1960 – May 23, 1962GunneryI wish to contact shipmates during this timeframe.
Weigele, RobertRD3Sep 15, 1960 – Sep 3, 1964OperationsThe most highly decorated destroyer of World War Two, the second Fletcher built even before the USS FLETCHER, BUILT IN THIS ORDER 1. USS NICOLAS, 2. USS OBANNON 3. USS FLECTHER
Barton, Robert Drum / BobBM3Oct 4, 1960 – Aug 9, 19621st DIV.
Lopez, RamonSNApr 15, 1961 – Nov 16, 19641st
Foster, Robert (Bob)EM3Mar 1, 1962 – Sep 15, 1964R DivisonI remember the West Pack cruise of 1963 with friends in the electrical department.There was a group of us that use to go on liberty together.We had so much fun and I enjoyed their friendship and company. Thank you guys.
Zimmerer, EdMM21963 – 1964EngineeringI wouldn't trade my time on the O'Bannon. I enjoyed my time on board, my shipmates and the great times we had. I can be reached at if any of my old shipmates care to contact me.
Fitzgerald, Ralph profile iconBM3Mar 12, 1964 – Sep 16, 19661st DivisionI was just an 18 YO kid when I went aboard the OB. I did a whole lot of growing up during two Westpac cruises to Nam and liberties in Japan, Philippines,Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Home port Pearl Harbor was fun too!
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Spires, MikeRD2Sep 19, 1964 – Nov 17, 1967Operations DivisionServing on board the oldest nonfram destroyer in the pacific was one of the most challenging and invigorating experiences of my life.
Handley, GaryMM2Dec 1964 – Aug 1967
Niesen, DavidFTG31965 – Jun 19682nd -Division(?)Good Old Lady, operated MK56 secondary battery weapons system 2 - dual 3" mounts. Would love to do it all over again. Grew up and had the time of my life. Great company! Officers and all.
Moore, Fred profile iconSNJun 1965 – 1967DECK
Moore, Fred profile iconSNJun 16, 1965 – Jul 16, 1967DECK
Rausch, RickBM2Aug 1965 – Oct 19671STI DID ALOT OF GROWING UP ON THE O'B
Ackerman, GeneRD2Sep 1965 – Apr 1968OPERATIONS
Smith, KennethMM3Sep 12, 1965 – Aug 18, 1969M
Gumber, ChesterfnOct 18, 1965 – Oct 18, 1967btthose firerooms were hot. after the navy, i got married and things got hotter
Mahan, WilliamGMG3Nov 1965 – Dec 19672ND DIV
Goodes, JohnSFP3Nov 6, 1966 – Nov 8, 1968RShe was a great tin can.
Townsend, PaulRM11967 – 1968communications
Haynes, MikeEM21967 – 1969RIt was old Navy all the way. Enjoyed the tour until I had to leave.
Parker, SteveYN3Jan 1, 1967 – Nov 1968E2 of the best years of my life!
Del Prete, Wes 'Del'TM3Jun 1967 – Sep 1969Sonar
Hellman, JohnRm3Feb 5, 1968 – Dec 1969OpsWould like to hear from anyone in old crew during this time.
Strouse, Clairftg3Sep 15, 1968 – Aug 15, 1969weaponsOperated and maintained Mark 25 acquistion radar
Frank, JasonMS3Jun 16, 1992 – Dec 20, 1992UNITAS WITH ADMIRAL LOCKHART

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