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USS Harlan County (LST 1196) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Harlan County (LST 1196). 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 426 crew members registered for the USS Harlan County (LST 1196).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1972 | 1973 – 1975 | 1976 – 1977 | 1978 – 1980 | 1981 – 1983 | 1984 – 1986 | 1987 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – now

Angeli, DavidSN1978 – 19802ndI still cant get rid of all the haze and deck grey, red lead and 117. What a wild ride it was way back then. David Stokes, Roger Newton, Barry Porter, Frank Rao, Arthur Toombs. What was that clubs name Vesuvio's??
Defranceschi, Steve "big D"BMSN1978 – 19812ndAssault Boat Coxswain, see some guys on here that I served with.
Boyd, RaymondBT31978 – Jun 1980BOILER TECH
Morehouse, ScottEM21978 – 1982ElectricalWe have done so much with so little for so long - we can now do anything with nothing at all. Common phrase in the engineering group.
Hare, JimmyENFR ENFA ENFN ENFA ENFR CAN KEEPING UP AND DOWN THE RANK LOLJan 1978 – Mar 1981mi too grew up even tho it took awhile had great times at petes place and i think iremember some ports but bairly lmao
Stoll, MikeBM2Feb 15, 1978 – Feb 6, 1980DeckThose were great times
Slinger, Dannybm3Apr 1978 – 19801stwould like to hear from any shipmates
Rasmussen, FrankPN3Apr 14, 1978 – Sep 20, 1980ADMIN
Wayland, GaryGMG3May 1978 – Oct 19813rd
Dykes, DondiseamanMay 11, 1978 – 19792nd deck div.when i reported for duty i'd resigned from the sheriff dept. in my home town i reported to the quarterdeck wearing my sidearm i guess i scared the od because everyone acted really nevrious .
Bowers, Steven P.RM2Aug 1978 – Apr 1980
Bowers, StevenRM3Aug 1978 – Apr 1981OC DivisionReserve duty. I enjoyed my time on board. Got the nickname Big Bird.
Harmening, DennisENC(SW)Sep 1978 – Sep 1982M
Mayo, SylvesterSeamanNov 4, 1978 – May 15, 19812nd divisionMark walker,Barry Porter,Tony Clark,Brian burch,along with everyone else med cruise,Caribbean and North Atlantic cruises,nice memories .
Mercer, Herbert (Frank) profile iconBM21979 – 19801st
Towry, Robert (Bob)L/CPLApr 1979 – Oct 1979Atni-Tank/Demolitions, Weapons Plt, C Co, 1Bn. 8th Marines, 2d Marine (BLT 1/8)What a great bunch of men - Navy and Marine alike. Phil Walton, Jim Hall, and the rest.
Spafford, Arthur (Art)1LT USMCRMay 23, 1979 – Nov 7, 1979FO C Company BLT 1/8Med Cruise BLT 1/8. M.A.R.G 2-79. Capt R.C. Johnson, USN. Collateral duty "TDC" Trash Disposal Coordinator." Great crew, USN/USMC alike. Many fond memories.
Ricles, WarrenE2 SAJun 1979 – Mar 19822nd. Sure remember those Med cruises & those huge rolls. Who can forget St. Tropei & those beaches?
Naughton, EdwardYN3Jul 1979 – Aug 1980NXMemories of the artic circle and the encounters with the Soviet Navy in 1980.
Poulson, KarlEN2Jul 12, 1979 – Feb 4, 1983M- DIVISIONWow! Good to see some of the guys r still kicken, The Golden Gator good memories, 2 Meds,2North Atlantics good times. Still proudly serving the US Navy
Staples, Jeffe3-e4-e3-e4-e5Jul 28, 1979 – Jul 28, 19842Too many memories to list. Helluva bunch of guys served with over five years I was was there. Anyone seen or heard from Steve "Big D" defranceschi let me know.. you other shipwrecks hit me at hl2dmjeff@at
Lawless, BruceBTFNAug 1, 1979 – Jul 1, 1981M
Barnhart, John Aka /jcSN TO OS3Aug 20, 1979 – Aug 20, 19811st deckape/ supply/ operationsA period of great change in my life. Made a lasting impression, meet alot of good shipmates, raised some hell, " It was the best of times and the worst of times" Would not trade it for anything.
Brewer, KennethMS3Oct 1979 – May 1983SupplyWe had a lot of good and thinking back to some of the things we did and said still brings a smile to my face. If anyone knows where Danny streach O'dell might be hideing send me an email
Walker, ReggieSRNov 14, 1979 – Jun 15, 1981First DivStarted career here as SR 1st Div, retired 20 years later LNC AW/SW. Picked up blue nose (Arctic Circle Cruise 1980) and Special Ops cruise in the Carribean. Started front end of med cruise in 81 then left for Yeoman A
Carter, BarrySRDec 1979 – Aug 1980deckFirst ship I was on. I was only on for a short time before going to A school but was still memorable. made a North Atlantic cruise above the Arctic Circle doing surveillance ops off the coast of Russia. Retired in 2001 as OSCS(SW/AW).
Rockhold, JamesIC21980 – Jul 1983E-DIV
Wilson, LarryIC31980 – 1984EE05 IC Shop
Huenger, DavidLTJGJan 1980 – Jan 1982Operations/CommunicationsParticapated in one Med & one Specops.
Wheeler, DavidEN2Jan 1980 – Dec 1983A-GangIt would be nice to hear from some of the guys that I served with.
Armstrong, DouglasEN2Jan 7, 1980 – May 8, 1981M and A
Barrett, RodneyENFNJan 15, 1980 – Feb 5, 1982M
Mitchell, DougENSFeb 1980 – Apr 1983OPS and ENG
Maixner, MichaelLCDRFeb 1, 1980 – Oct 15, 1981First Lieutenant
Brown, RickPN3May 1980 – Sep 1983OXWas my 1st permanent duty station. Used to run around mostly with the "Deck Techs" of 1st and 2nd Divisions. Did alot of growing up there....still think about it alot.
O'Donnell, TomLTMay 20, 1980 – Jun 3, 1981Supply
Wyatt, Bruce profile iconBMJun 1980 – Oct 1984Deck
Russo, BenE5Jul 6, 1980 – Feb 12, 1984EngineeringHello fellow ship mates I am alive late getting harlan county great ship hard working crew up to all tasks Beirut was tough and when in Boston ski got my dad in engine room beat time of my life Kevin day email me ski hi
Scott, John profile iconHT1Nov 1980 – Nov 1985RServed on this command for five years. Made some great memories during those years.

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