The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Braine (DD 630). 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 23 crew members registered for the USS Braine (DD 630).
|McGeehan, John||Seaman 1st Class||Apr 1951 – Nov 1954||O Division||During my time of Duty on the USS Braine I also went to Sonar School.|
|Carter, Samuel (Fred)||FT-2||Jun 13, 1956 – May 10, 1959||Foxtrot|
|Richard, Amidon||seaman||Jan 10, 1958 – Aug 15, 1961||b div|
|Hansen, Jim||GM-3||Nov 1958 – Sep 1962||G||I made 3 west -pac cruises. I participated in the Laos Conflict I have some movies of my time on board. I became a Electrical Contractor after my discharge.|
|Click, Pat||machinist mate 1st class||Feb 9, 1959 – Aug 24, 1967||r div a gang||served on the four above destroyers in r division in the a gang i am still to the day running my own air cond company my time was enjoyable and very benfical over the years|
|Olive, Joseph||YN3||Jan 20, 1961 – Oct 2, 1963||DESDIV 212||After my honorable discharge in 1963, I moved back to NJ & retired in Delaware. Spent 35 years in the industrial instrumentation field & retired age 55 from an electric generating powerhouse. Spent 50 years in ministry.|
|Huntley, John||SN||Dec 27, 1961 – Jul 15, 1962||FOX||I want to verify we were off the coast of Vietnam 3 times from late February through end of May 1962. VA cannot find our ship’s record|
|Seiffert, Frank||SFPFN||Nov 1964 – Apr 1966||Repair Div.||Came onboard out of Boot Camp on "kiddie Cruise". Ship was in Frisco Drydock for Fram-Work. Made trip to Yankee Station in '65, Vietnam. Worked in after Eng. RM. Went to East Coast in '66 to 68. LST 1156, T-Bone Parish.|
|Worel, Lawrence||MM 3/UT 1||Aug 2, 1965 – Jun 11, 1967||M||leaving USS Braine I went to RNMCB-2 Completed Navy career in 1975. Naval Air Rework Alameda became aircraft engine mechanic, work at MINSY as nuclear pipefitter ended as Naval Nuclear Foreman Reactor Plants|
|Lowery, Joseph||STG3||1966 – 1969||AS||If you are not a member of the USS Braine Reunion Association please register at www.ussbrainedd630.com|
|Freeborn, John||TM3||Jun 1966 – 1969||AS|
|Durant, Charles||Machinist Mate third class||Aug 12, 1966 – Sep 15, 1969||Machine Division||I still laugh when I think of the nickname I was given on the ship.|
|Lewis, R C||SK2||Sep 13, 1966 – Nov 1969||S Div||Just a sailor on a ship|
|Law, Robert||ET1||Oct 1966 – May 1968||OI||I worked on the SPA 8 radar repeater and the surface search radar. My experience on board ship was mixed but it helped me to grow. It inspired a work ethic that still adhere to.|
|Horniman, William||EN1||1967 – 1967||A and R|
|Chappell, Paul (Chap)||ST1||Jan 21, 1967 – Aug 11, 1970||AS|
|Nachazel, Richard (Joe)||ET1||Sep 30, 1967 – Mar 7, 1968||1st (ET Gang)||The Braine was in the yards for a refit in Vallejo at the time so i didn't get much seatime on her.|
|Crist, Clinton||BT||Mar 1968 – Sep 1968||After fire room||I was transferred back to Treasure Island just as the ship was heading home from Vietnam.Sorry I missed the trip.|
|Bevan, Michael||E4||Apr 1968 – 1969||R division|
|Pridgen, Thomas||rd 3||Jun 1968 – Nov 1969||OI||I was onboard for last Westpac through transfer to reserve fleet in seattle|
|Beasley, Cliff0rd||E3||Dec 1, 1968 –||BM||Looking for someone that was on the Braine in 1968. My name is Clifford Beasley.|
|Katzenstein, John||dcfa||May 24, 1969 – Sep 1, 1969||repair|
|Peterson, Richard||IC3||Sep 1969 – Dec 1969||E Division||Temporary duty between IC â€œAâ€ School (Great Lakes NTC) and Nuclear Power School (Mare Island/Vallejo, CA). Never saw the sun in Portland, OR.|
There are currently no planned reunions.