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USS Cowell (DD 547) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Cowell (DD 547). 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 26 crew members registered for the USS Cowell (DD 547).

Manning, WesleySO3Jun 1952 – Jul 1954OperationsGreatest Captain ever (Paine). It was a wild ride during duty in Task Force 77 (Korea). I would be interested in hearing from Dave Ross, Ashville No. Carolina. Now retired doing great at 87 years of age.
Hensley, RobertE5/MMJul 1, 1952 – Jul 15, 1956ShipMy son just found this site and is entering my information. I would be interested in going to a reunion.
Jordan, Franklin (Ike)BTFNAug 15, 1952 – Mar 15, 1954E divisionMy brother Bill and i were on the Cowell when she went on the world cruise in Ja. of 1953
Holguin, IshseamanNov 13, 1952 – Dec 13, 1956lI reside in El Paso Texas. I'm looking for two buddies by the names of Santana Saens of Alice Texas and Dale Young of Missouri.
Kraus, VincentHm31958 – 1959Quartermaster
Brown, MorrisRM3May 10, 1958 – Nov 15, 1959operationsenjoyed the south pacific cruise
Rawson, BobRD-3Feb 1960 – Jun 1962OperationsI served aboard as a Third Class Radarman
Adkisson, PaulMM2Dec 1960 – Sep 1961MA short tour because I was accepted in Nuclear Power School. (And actually passed)
Morse, TomFTG3Oct 1962 – Oct 1964
Remus, Bob profile iconemfa 1962Nov 15, 1962 – Apr 1963engineering
Higgins, MacKSM3Mar 13, 1963 – Nov 25, 1963OperationsThe USS Cowell was my 3 ship. And te last ship I service on.
Lewis, Charlescs2Oct 1963 – Jan 1967supplyalways happy to hear from shipmates that were aboard the cowell
Miller, DavidSNNov 25, 1964 – Dec 31, 1965Deck Force O1?Brded Cowell n LngBch Nov 64 aftr her last WESPAC cruz She went rsrv shrtly thraftr. I rmbr attndng funeral for Cdr Berry in LB erly 65. Hmprt chngd 2 Hntrs Pt San Fran March(?) 65. Lookn for a cruz bk1964 WESPAC
Kies, LeonardIC3Apr 1965 – Dec 1966RRegular Navy crewmember on reserve trainer homeported in Hunter's Pt, San Fran. First sea duty after IC "A" School; outstanding homeport, ship, officers and crew... good times before Market Time Ops Vietnam.
Atwater, NormanSFP-2Aug 1, 1965 – Feb 1, 1967RA good ship and FAST Re did make over of after crew's head Shipmates contact me 864-209-8211 or
Toriumi, GerryHM2Jan 7, 1966 – Oct 14, 1966Twelfth Naval District, San Francisco, CaliforniaI really enjoyed my assignment on the USS Cowell, as it was the only time, while I was in the Navy, that was on a ship at sea. We had two 2nd class gunners mates on board, that I grew up and went to high school with.
Watson, DavidE-3Apr 1966 – Sep 12, 1966B-Div.I was transferred to the USS Cowell from USS Midway , she was a Reserve Trainer, great duty and sailors.was asked to play for Ships Party @ Marines Memorial Building in San Francisco,Great Party!
McKnight, BruceBT1Jul 10, 1966 – Aug 30, 1967B DivisionGreat ship,Great crew.Captain Alvin Brand one of the best.After fireroom crew from that period give me a shout.We had the best engineering space on the ship. 203 233 3568
Musgrave, Larryrd 3Jan 10, 1967 – Sep 1967cicreserve trainer, great duty!!!
Stone, IkyDC-2Mar 7, 1967 – May 19, 1970R-devisionI was on board 1967--1970, I was a damage controlman in R- division, would like to here from old shipmaits
Krathaus Jr., AlbertETR2Jul 19, 1967 – Jun 16, 1968OperationsFastest ship of any kind I ever served on. A good home.
Dickerson, Robert profile iconYN3Nov 1967 – Dec 10, 1968ships office
Meadows, RichardET2May 1968 – Jul 1968OPERATIONSShort duty station while waiting for USS Bainbridge to return from WestPac. Doing reserve training along the Pacific coast every two weeks!! Neat ship and very very fast...
Benefield, Gary profile iconRD3Mar 1969 – Feb 1971OIStood Quarter Deck Watch on my 21st Birthday in Stockton, CA. Worked with RD1 Scroggins, RD2 Danny D. Brooks. Best liberty ports - Sacramento and Vancouver, BC. Best ride - the typhoon we encountered. Great Ship.
Burke, RichardFTG3Jul 1969 – Jan 1971WG
Tollefson, Tom / TatFAFeb 1970 – Jan 1971engineering

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