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 27 crew members registered for the USS O'Bannon (DD 450).
|Lange, Clarence Spaz||RD3||Jan 1956 – Aug 1959||OI||gteat rust bucket|
|Olson, William Ollie||MSCS retired||Aug 1958 – May 1962||Suppy||Looking for Shipmates, MY BROTHER AND i WERE COOKS ON BOARD. BIG OLLIE & LITTLE OLLIE|
|Guzzo, Thomas||3rd class||1960 – 1963||Gunners mate|
|Blevens, Chester||SEAMAN3RD CLASS||Jul 27, 1960 – Jul 25, 1964||boatswainmate||i 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 @ email@example.com i chesters lock & key in fresno calif. if your in town the coffe is on me.|
|Byrd, Don||SN||Sep 15, 1960 – May 23, 1962||Gunnery||I wish to contact shipmates during this timeframe.|
|Barton, Robert Drum / Bob||BM3||Oct 4, 1960 – Aug 9, 1962||1st DIV.|
|Lopez, Ramon||SN||Apr 15, 1961 – Nov 16, 1964||1st|
|Foster, Robert (Bob)||EM3||Mar 1, 1962 – Sep 15, 1964||R Divison||I 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, Ed||MM2||1963 – 1964||Engineering||I 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 firstname.lastname@example.org if any of my old shipmates care to contact me.|
|Fitzgerald, Ralph||BM3||Mar 12, 1964 – Sep 16, 1966||1st Division||I 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, Mike||RD2||Sep 19, 1964 – Nov 17, 1967||Operations Division||Serving on board the oldest nonfram destroyer in the pacific was one of the most challenging and invigorating experiences of my life. email@example.com|
|Handley, Gary||MM2||Dec 1964 – Aug 1967|
|Niesen, David||FTG3||1965 – Jun 1968||2nd -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. firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Moore, Fred||SN||Jun 1965 – 1967||DECK|
|Moore, Fred||SN||Jun 16, 1965 – Jul 16, 1967||DECK|
|Rausch, Rick||BM2||Aug 1965 – Oct 1967||1ST||I DID ALOT OF GROWING UP ON THE O'B|
|Ackerman, Gene||RD2||Sep 1965 – Apr 1968||OPERATIONS|
|Smith, Kenneth||MM3||Sep 12, 1965 – Aug 18, 1969||M|
|Gumber, Chester||fn||Oct 18, 1965 – Oct 18, 1967||bt||those firerooms were hot. after the navy, i got married and things got hotter|
|Mahan, William||GMG3||Nov 1965 – Dec 1967||2ND DIV|
|Goodes, John||SFP3||Nov 6, 1966 – Nov 8, 1968||R||She was a great tin can.|
|Townsend, Paul||RM1||1967 – 1968||communications|
|Haynes, Mike||EM2||1967 – 1969||R||It was old Navy all the way. Enjoyed the tour until I had to leave.|
|Del Prete, Wes 'Del'||TM3||Jun 1967 – Sep 1969||Sonar|
|Hellman, John||Rm3||Feb 5, 1968 – Dec 1969||Ops||Would like to hear from anyone in old crew during this time.|
|Strouse, Clair||ftg3||Sep 15, 1968 – Aug 15, 1969||weapons||Operated and maintained Mark 25 acquistion radar|
|Frank, Jason||MS3||Jun 16, 1992 – Dec 20, 1992||UNITAS WITH ADMIRAL LOCKHART|
There are currently no planned reunions.