The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Porterfield (DD 682). 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 Porterfield (DD 682).
|Brick, Gene||gm3||Aug 21, 1945 – Jan 16, 1946||o||I was on the Porterfield longer than I was on the Drexler. A fine group of men and officers with 8 battle stars to their credit. I helped with putting Mt. 1 out of commission and in "moth balls". Later she was recomissio|
|Caldwell, Wallace||PN 1||1951 – 1952||C|
|Deyoe, Robert||SA-SM3||Jan 20, 1960 – 1963||1st & C||1st ship. I was a small town boy who grew by leaps and bounds while serving here. Learned the real meaning of "shipmate", and to look out for,and help each other. Lessons served me well for over 20 yr career.|
|Allgier, Lynn J||BM3||Jun 1960 – Nov 1962||1|
|Clarke, Jack||IC FN||Jun 1961 – Aug 1961||E|
|Hall, Don||TMSN-TM3||Feb 28, 1962 – Feb 6, 1964||FOX||Worked for LTjg Hightower and TM1 Arigoni and with TM3 Jeff Shafer (?). Was POOW when JFK was shot. Last can in fleet to remove Mk 15 torpedo mount. Good friend SM3 Deyoe. Made TM3-pulled Shore Patrol in Hong Kong.|
|Casillas, Mike Casillas||INTERIOR COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN||Oct 8, 1963 – Dec 19, 1966||E||Completed 2 West Pac Tours. Discharged Went to college. Gradulated from CSULA, BS; Princeton Univ. MBA. Worked for AT&T 20 years, Div Mgr. Worked for Getronics for 5 years, SPM or CIO. Retired. Live in Huntington Beach, CA.|
|Noel, Ron||BT2||Nov 1963 – Jul 1965||B Division||Swapped with BT 2 James in 1965 . I remember BT 1 Middlestead and BT1 (Cotton) Bowers|
|Delbene, Jack||PN3||1964 – 1965||Admin||Worked records, leave, reenlistments, awol, deserters, notified law enforcement etc., worked with disbursing on reenlistment bonus etc.|
|Syslo, Richard "Dick"||mm3||Aug 1964 – May 1968||M Div||2 West-Pac Tours, Worked i After Engine Room,Would love to hear from fellow Snipes and crew mates.. Have contact with others already. Call on weekends. Cheaper 402-452-9597 Central/Time Zone|
|Grems, Harold||LT||1965 – 1968||Engineering|
|Altfeltis, John A.||SM3||1965 – 1966||OC Division||Served as aN SM3 aboard USS Porterfield during her 1965-66 Wespac Cruise off the coast of Vietnam, conducting NGFS for our men in-country .. Porterfield also provided plane guard duty behind USS Enterprise, CVAN-65|
|Starr, Howard. Buddy||EN3||1965 – 1968||R Division||Now living in Florida. Would enjoy hearing from anyone that had been stationed on the USS Porterfield.|
|Theriault, George ( Seaweed)||seamen||1965 – 1968||1st|
|Whitacre, Rick||em3||Jun 1965 – Jun 1969||E|
|Clark, John - (J.j.)||DS3||Nov 13, 1965 – Aug 22, 1966||OE||Deployed to WesPac in support of the Viet Nam War escalation.|
|Barton, Toby R.||RM3||Dec 1965 – Nov 1968||OC|
|Huenemeier, Steven||ETR2||Nov 3, 1966 – Aug 8, 1969||OE||During the 1969 Cruise the ship entered a river for NGFS. It was at night. Does anyone have any additional information regarding this.|
|John, Bartosiewicz||SFP3||Oct 1967 – May 1970||R||Spent a few months working in the Forward Boiler Room and the moved on to working as a Shipfitter. Was part of the decommissioning crew of the Porterfield and Picking in Vallejo, CA.|
|Johnson, Randall/john-john||E3 Electrican||Feb 1968 – Nov 1969||E||Would like to hear from shipmates. I have been trying to find Woody. Would also like to find anyone who went over to land with me to deliver boxes, or anyone that knew about the mission.|
|Davis, Matt||GMG3||Jun 1968 – Aug 1969||2nd division||Came aboard as a SN but got transferred to 2nd div and got GMG3 by the time we deployed to WesPac.|
|Bartlett, Everett||DC2||Sep 6, 1968 – Nov 29, 1969||R||Was on board for the last WestPac, then for the Decom in Vallejo of the Porterfield, Picking, and Stoddard.|
|Mahan, Michael ( Skinny Dip) NEW||MM2||Nov 1968 – 1970||Forward engine room||I served aboard the USS Porterfield from Nov. 1968 until the time of decommissioning. I was privileged to be part of the decommissioning crew|
There are currently no planned reunions.