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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 434 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

Bigelow, PaulSK21987 – 1989s-1
Till, DanielMS21987 – 1989S-2
Cortez, FelixE41987 – 1988MS
Pacheco, Christopher (Chico)SNJan 7, 1987 – Aug 15, 1987DeckWhere is Bob Cromy? and John Chambers, do you remember the Machete in Puerto Rico?? You're welcome!! Sorry I had to leave the ship guys, my accident sucked!!! Doing Great now!!
Koonce, JohnQMCS(SW)Jan 7, 1987 – Sep 29, 1989NavigationWas a good ship and a good crew, Was my last at sea assignment. Retired in 1992 from Virginia Military Instuite. Living in Charlotte, NC now hope to hear from some of the old crew.
Poe, RayEN3Feb 1987 – Jul 1990MAlot of great memories, miss the ship and the crew.
McGuirk, Martin (Marty)ENS, LTJGFeb 2, 1987 – Jul 2, 1990Asst. 1st LT. 1st, 3rdWow, Gonzo and chambers both listed on here! Never forget the days bouncing around in the PL, and nights bouncing around in port! Still serving -- only as a civilian military/DHS contractor in DC area.
Shook, David ShookieGMG3Mar 19, 1987 – Mar 19, 1991
Cunningham, Bruce "Booter"EN2Apr 1987 – Oct 1991Engineering - EMO3I worked in 3 engine room my whole tour. It was very challenging and rewarding. I made a lot of good friends. I'm proud that the Harlan was my 1st tour of duty in the Navy.
Kolb, AlexPCApr 1987 – Feb 27, 1990OXI had a good time there except for sea sickness. I liked all of you and hope everyone is doing well.My regards to Bob Poole, Jeorge Segura, Mike Castor, The Zumwalt brothers and others. 240 characters isn't enough.
Kephart, KeppyBM2Apr 1987 – Mar 17, 19912ndGreat time and many learning experiences on the Darlin Harlan. Does anyone remember the Unitas shell back ceremony? I know we did it around the dateline which would have made us golden shell backs. Let me know!
Drews, TomYN3Apr 1987 – Aug 1990OXGreat memories!
Bovender, JimHT2Apr 1, 1987 – Feb 17, 1990RepairGreat ship and great crew. I should have never left her. I still remember all the good time and people like Mac, Poole, Willis, Deagleman, Triplit and the list goes on. Take care guys and enjoy.
Castor, MichaelPC3Jul 1987 – Jan 4, 1991Hello to all my old shipmates, Have some Great memories from my time on the Harlan. Drive semi over the road now so if ya know me drop me a line (Subject -Harlan county) may be able to meet up out on the American Highway.
Caputo, JoeET3Jul 1, 1987 – 1989OEHad fun and had to go. Left in 89 for a split sea tour. Currently living in Suffolk VA. Also on Facebook.
Eddy, BrianEN2 (SW)Aug 1987 – Jul 1990MHole snipes for the win! I worked in all three enginerooms in my time onboard but Main Control for the most time. Tripplet, Cunningham, been a long time. I now work at NAASCO (they built the ship).
De La Fuente, EdwardSN (THEN) NOW BM1 IN THE NAVY RESERVES (WICHITA)Sep 18, 1987 – Jun 1, 1989DECK (2ndThe Harlan County (SUPERGATOR) Was my only active duty ship in The US Navy. Great ship, Great Crew and I miss you a lot. Thanks for being part of my life.
James, BradYN3/YEOMANOct 23, 1987 – Apr 23, 1991ExecutiveI enjoyed my time onboard the USS Harlan County with our Captain Gartor John. You can contact me at
Prestridge, Michael (Presto)ET31988 – 1992OE/TwiggetsMARG 1-88 tru Desert Storm(the mine sweep tour) Great Group of MEN. Radar room was a great place to hide out. cruse books brings up alot of memories anyone got H/C Blues wasn't it on video? Wife+2kids the next great adventure. PrestoLives
Pursel, Martin MartyHT21988 – 1989RAwesome time, great friends
Bunch, Jason "skippy"SM3Jan 1988 – Sep 1992Wow, there are some great memories here!!!! I would love to hear from any of you guys, don't be shy. Anyone looking to put together a reunion?
Myers, TimCPLMar 1988 – Sep 19881/8 Alpha Co. - 26th MEUDid a Med Float on the Harlan Co. The Sailors on board welcomed us. Yes, Marines and Sailors can get along and we proved on this float. I'm glad to see that she is still "Underway" by the Spainish Navy.
Beem, JeffSM2Mar 22, 1988 – Sep 11, 1991OC
Jackson, Mike (Jack)EM3May 23, 1988 – Dec 26, 1992A&EI'd write a book about all the stuff we did/saw, but no one would believe us. Here's to all the A/E and M-Div guys. Many years have passed, but haven't forgotten rigging shore-power and saltwater/diesel showers.
Stewart, Keith/ StewFNAug 1988 – Mar 1991Eng2/Agang
Hamilton, Michael (Hambone)BM3Aug 5, 1988 – Aug 5, 1991Division 2Looking back, these were great times with great people. Got to see many remarkable places and i even remember a few of them. You may remember me better as "HAMBONE".
Tanada, ManuelPN3Aug 28, 1988 – Mar 21, 1992DECK and ExecutiveWhy the Harlan County is the best, because there is no place like Harlan County. You learned quick, all the crew became your friends specially my friends from Deck, the X Divison,.
Denzer, Gerard (Jerry)BM2Dec 1988 – Jul 1990!stServed all my time in 1st Div. I went by the nick name "Gunga Din".
Ramirez, Ruben G.OS2Dec 27, 1988 – May 6, 1992OI01now i'm an OSC but 10 ships later still the best ship and best crew I have ever served with.
Westcott, DanaBMSN E31989 – 1992DeckHay we all worked hard but we played even harder so I wound like to find some of my old friends and get back in touch with them so send me an E-mail at
Houston, SamMS31989 – 1992S-2
Westcott, DanaBMSN E-31989 – 1992Deck 2ndLooking for old friend and Photos
Wood, EricLT JG1989 – 1992MNice to see names from the old HC crew! Booter your name jumped out of course. I recall reporting for duty and being greeted by the OOD "Welcome aboard ENS Wood, who'd you piss off?" Nothing was easy-which was perfect.
Fullwood, ChuckyE-1/ Seman Recruit to BM3Feb 2, 1989 – Nov 5, 1992First DivisionWow... How do I say this???... I great Naval ship for REAL BOATSWAIN MATE that wantwd to succeed in Deck. I learned a lot there from my upper chain of command to the lowest Sailor from different Departments.
Iannacone, AlENS / LTjgJun 30, 1989 – Nov 30, 19902ndThanks to the crew of Deck Department, and especially 2nd Division for making my job easier. Thanks to BMCS Stiles. The BMs were the best - Thornton,Delamotte,Kephart,Spore, Gleason,Yeager and Blackerby to name a few
Markiewicz, AllenEM3Jul 5, 1989 – Sep 27, 1992A/ETo everyone on the Harlan Darlin, it was a great experience especially everyone in A/E. To Jackson, Price, Miller, Christopher, you all were a great bunch of fun to be around. Good luck in your adventures.
Williams, IsaacSM3/SEARCH AND RESCUE SWIMMERJul 16, 1989 – Jul 16, 1992SM3 from the deckI struck out of deck to signalbridge. I am now Principal at a High school. I have received a Master in Education, I now have 4 college degrees. I missed my long life friends I have served with in the military.
MacKlin, GaryEN3Aug 1989 – Mar 28, 1993MEngine Room 3/ Oil King
Degener, DegGMG1Aug 1989 – Jun 19923rd Div
Seifert, Ralphht 3Sep 1989 – Jul 24, 1992r div /m divthe times i had on board that old rust bucket and the ports we visited were the funnest years and some of the hardest work i've ever had to do . i wouldn't trade those days for was a pleasure serving
Coy, Kenneth R.BM2Oct 1989 – Oct 19932nd
Blackwell, NormNC1/NCCOct 28, 1989 – Sep 30, 1993NXDarlin' Harlan was the most challenging, but very rewarding tour. Great crew! Lots of good friends & shipmates. Retired as an NCCS OCT2001. Hey Jake Crosby! Tim Moore! So many of you I remember. Hope to hear back from some of you. I'm in Che
Cable, KevinMS2Dec 31, 1989 – Jun 23, 1993supplyTo all I sailed with, It was a rough but fun 4 years

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