The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Boyd (DD 544). 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?
Looking for US Navy memorabilia? Try the Ship's Store.
There are 19 crew members registered for the USS Boyd (DD 544).
|Zilly, Charles||YN2||1951 – Feb 1955||DesDiv151||I served aboard ship as a gay man and had no problems with discriminations.|
|Jaso, Augie Aka Pete||SNSHB||1961 – Mar 1964||Supply||Great time /good memories. should`ve stayed in never knew how great it was to be ships barber ...retired from US Postal Service 38 years 01/31/2014 hoping many more register b4 we disappear.. .|
|Madden, Robert (Bob)||E2||Jan 4, 1961 – Oct 20, 1961||I was dassigned to the Boyd to wait for opening in Radioman School at San Deigo. I worked in the radio room all the time and pucked all over the ship. What a way to loose weight.|
|Johnson, Larry||ETR2||Jun 1961 – Dec 1963||OI||Would like to hear from any shipmates, but I'm looking for contact info for Ed Gillespie ET, Richard Chipman ET and James Choate RD specifically. Met a lot of great guys on the Boyd. A great crew! I enjoyed my tour.|
|Thorp, Kenneth||MM2||Aug 14, 1961 – Mar 16, 1964||M|
|Simmons, James/jim||btfn||Nov 13, 1962 – Mar 15, 1966||MDiv||I was a skinney kid who never stayed out of trouble,even when I made BT3 I lost it before I got to sew it on.Not the best of ways to start thirty years of military service|
|Gestrich, Robert||icfa||May 4, 1965 – Oct 7, 1966||r|
|Newman, Paul||STG 3||1966 – 1968||AS|
|Heffernan, Wallace (Skip)||BM3||Feb 15, 1966 – May 5, 1969||first||anyone from the deck gang bruce woods for one|
|Bonggat,, Rolando||SD1||May 1966 – 1969||SUPPLY DIVISION||LOOKING FOR SHIPMATE TO ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I WAS ABOARD DURING 1966 THROUGH 1969 TILL HER DECOMMISSIONING. LOOKING ALSO FOR SHIPMATE WITH POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO AGENT ORANGE AND OR ASBESTOS WHILE IN NAVAL SHIPYARD, SAN FRAN|
|Johnny, Yarbrough||MM2||Aug 1, 1966 – Nov 1, 1969||M-aft engine room||Looking for old shipmates in m division. George Schwarz-Hicksville NY. And Logan,Jefferies, anyone during those years. Good and bad time on board. Union SC. Disabled and 72 years old. Let me hear from you . Johnny|
|Yarbrough, Johnny Ray||MM2||Aug 9, 1966 – Nov 1, 1969||M Division After Engine Room (HELL)||Any one that was on the Boyd please send me a e-mail|
|Larry, Benson||SM-3||1967 – Oct 1969||OC Division|
|Brewer, Marvin||ETN2||Feb 25, 1967 – Jun 22, 1968||OI||Served as MAA on Boyd and made 1968 WestPac cruise, mostly on the gunline.Left the ship on 22 June in Kaoshiung, Taiwan for return to US and separation. Boyd was definitely a fighting ship.|
|Dwyer, Mike||SM3||Dec 1967 – Oct 1969||OC||Made the 1968 WestPac cruise as was onboard and underway for the 1969 cruise when we were turned back at Hawaii and decommissioned. Had some great experiences on the Boyd.|
|Muzquiz, Santiago (Moose)||MM2||Feb 1, 1968 – Aug 17, 1971||M DIVISION||ANYONE SERVED ON USS BOYD FRM FEB 68 - DATE OF DECOMMISSION, PLEASE CALL ME 210 219 8171|
|Heltsley, John||HM1||Jul 1968 – Aug 1969||Operations||Was on board as the ships "doc". It was my first ship after tours with the Marine Corps as a corpsman. It holds a place in my heart and we all forget how hard it was being on a WWII ship durfing Vietnam.|
|Welterlen, Craig||LTJG||Aug 1968 – Oct 1969||GUNNER/FCO|
|Olson, Dewayne "Ollie"||SEAMAN||Sep 1968 – Dec 1970||SHIPS BARBER and still cutting||found one friend frank cappelli living in so. philly after forty years. loved being that ship eveyone was a friend, but don't remember a lot of names. will turn 65 this summer|
There are currently no planned reunions.