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USS Manitowoc (LST 1180) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Manitowoc (LST 1180). 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 428 crew members registered for the USS Manitowoc (LST 1180).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1970 | 1971 – 1973 | 1974 – 1976 | 1977 – 1979 | 1980 – 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 – 1989 | 1990 – now

Praegitzer, RichardBM11985 – 1989Deck
Watts, CAPT. James K.QM2 (SW/DV)1985 – 1987XDoing great. Have been living in Florida for the past twelve years.Wish all who served -best wishes and fortunes!!!!!!!....
Price, ClarkLT1985 – 1989A, E, Asst 1st LTI had a great time on the Mighty Manny and learned a lot from everyone there.
Flynn, PatrickLcpl1985 – 19863rd btn 4th marines
Helms, ChrisRM1985 – 1988OPSI will never forget the good friends I made while serving on the Manny.
Mapes, GlenQM1(SW)Jan 1985 – Oct 1986Navigation
Epps, ScottET3Feb 25, 1985 – Aug 3, 1989OPSGITMOs,MARGs,& MEDs, Oh My!! "Easy Ridin' T" Sorry to hear the old girl got decommissioned.
Jackson, Steve Bt2BT2Mar 10, 1985 – Nov 10, 1988M
Smith, JeffGMG2Apr 1985 – 1988GunsI miss all you guys and hope you are doing well
Stanley, DavidSK1Apr 10, 1985 – May 31, 1987S-1My final command..retired off the Manny in '87. Excellent ship and crew with an outstanding CO,,,,the XO was never a happy man,,,avoided him like the plague. Passed over too many times for full commander.
Wilson, KenENC(SW)May 1985 – 1987"M"A lot of good memories just from reading the names here. My worst nighmare was when I blew out my knee and had to be medivaced off the ship once we got to Sicily. The crew of the "Mighty Manny" was my best ever command.
Withrow, RobertBMCMay 1, 1985 – Feb 9, 1987DECKHope everyone is doing well.
Trammell, WalterEN-1May 17, 1985 – Apr 30, 1990M-Damm good riding T
Smith, JeffGMG2 (SW)May 18, 1985 – Sep 22, 1988GunsWhat a ride, shake ,rattle, and ROLL
Dunham, MarcusSNJul 1985 – Jan 1987deckHad some great times with some great people. remember hurricane Kate north of Burmuda? WHAT A RIDE, ROCK AND ROLL!
Henrichs, RobbyEN3Aug 1985 –
Guinto, Fermin "Junior"EM2Aug 1985 – Aug 1990EMy first and the best.....Lots of wonderful memories, Med 85, Med 87, UNITAS 89. Paul Snyder, Terry Maguire, Les Orgain, Mario Mijares, Ens Massey (should be a full bird now) where are you guys?
Cline, TonyEN2Aug 28, 1985 – Dec 28, 1988EngineeringHad alot of great time and some not so great. I would do it all over again though. Life is good, Family is great.
Weston, RanzyLTSep 14, 1985 – Mar 19, 1988OPSOn deployment with the MARG embarked on the LHA and performing plane guard duty for flight operatins. All the diesels were online and we constantly maintained station at almost 15 knots. It was the best of times and worst of times!
Jeffery, GregSN/AN/AZ3Oct 13, 1985 – Mar 9, 1987SC-1I was in Deck Dept and struck for an Aviation rating (AZ). Was on the Med Thanksgiving 1985 to June 1986 cruise. Does anyone know if our plane guard duty of Libya was ever recognized with the Guadacanal etc?
Diabo, Thomas JL/CPLNov 1985 – May 1986Marine Det.3rd BN 4th MARINES. It was fun
Bernard, RobertCPLNov 1985 – May 19863rd btn 4th mar reg11 day crossing of the atlantic in november....I think I still feel sick!!
Ellich, JohnEM3Dec 13, 1985 – Jun 16, 1989M then EStart at Barsallona Spain on MED in Main Control, left in the E as EM3. Had good times and bad. On deck when the Starboard Davit Broke and we had to go get the PL adrift, fires (Brem's leg) , & storms. 2 Meds CARIB & MA
Bennett, BobEN1 (SW)1986 – 1989M A-GangOut of my 22 years in the Navy the The USS Manitowoc was by far the best Ship with the Best CREW!! I had the pleasure of serving with.
Jones, EricE-31986 – 1987Second DeckGator Freighters ROCK.....and roll.....
Levensky, Ron "Ski"EN 21986 – 1989A-GangerI spent 10 years in the Navy and the 4 years I spent on the Manny were the best. We had a tight crew. Lots of fun,lots of memories. Where are you fellow A-Gangers? Chief Jones,Mathis,Fulldog,Green,Jethro & Opie? Great time,great memories,great ship!
Haynie, ThomasMR21986 – 1988R/A Gangwhat memories
Turley, Ed ( Big Ed )BM21986 – 1989Deck
Hendershot, Greg BuckshotEn21986 – Apr 10, 1989M
Toohey, TommyHT21986 – 1989RGreat Ship Great crew
McCurdy, JimRMCS1986 – 1989OCHighs and Lows of my career onboard Manny.
Christianson, Gary "Chris"EN-2Jan 22, 1986 – Aug 18, 1989MJust looking for all my buddies who used to come over to Dawn and I's for all the parties. They were a blast!!! E-Mail us please
Freeze, BruceE3Feb 11, 1986 – Jun 27, 1990Deck
Boleware, Chris "Catfish"E-5May 1986 – Feb 23, 1991Radio/OPSI saw four captains come and go. I spent nearly five years of my life on that boat, and I wouldn't have traded it for anything. I left alot of myself on that boat. I can't remember all the trips but I remember the good times..Thanks my friends.
Crafton, MelET1 (SW)May 3, 1986 – May 4, 1990Ops
Bralley, ThomasSA/E2Jun 1986 – Aug 1987Deck DepartmentThe Manny actually made me into a decent human being thanks to BM2 Thomas and all the others. Am a minister now with two children. Hope life has been good to all my old friends.
Dibbens, Jon/ DibbySN/E3Sep 1986 – Jul 1989boatsbmcm mauzy was one of the toughest and coolest bosses i've ever had.manny's deck apes were some of the toughest the usn had to offer
Boleware, Chris (Catfish)E-5/RM2Sep 2, 1986 – Feb 10, 1990OCAny remember the 56 degree roll in North Carolina in November 1986. Love the flat bottom boats. Wish everyone who served a good and long life.
Beyers, BretEM 3Oct 1986 – Jun 13, 1990Ebest time of my life miss all you guys from e div.
Wilkerson, WilkyMS2Oct 16, 1986 – Sep 19, 1990Supply
Baldwin, EdwardYNSNNov 11, 1986 – Aug 4, 1989DECK AND ADMINGreat ship and crew. I enjoyed serving onboard the Mighty Manny.
Hickey, ChristopherENSIGN-LTJGNov 15, 1986 – Jul 10, 1989Weps/CIC/A&EA wonderful experience for me. The men of Manitowoc really taught me many things. Now, who stole my favorite hat in 1989?

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