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USS Bristol County (LST 1198) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Bristol County (LST 1198). 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 321 crew members registered for the USS Bristol County (LST 1198).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1974 | 1975 – 1978 | 1979 – 1982 | 1983 – 1985 | 1986 – 1988 | 1989 – 1990 | 1991 – now

Taylor, William (Bill)(doc)HM31971 – 1974NXIt was a lot of fun being on pre-com and a plank owner Had a great time on her first West-Pac
Gonzales, AlBMCJul 1971 – May 19761st and 2ndLast plank owner to leave ship, had a good tour and remember all the good times, wonder what happened to jdoc parker
Koehler, KarolENSINGJul 31, 1971 – Feb 5, 1984ops,decklooking for shipmates that i have serve with including ocs class july 1981. station in sdiego, longbeach, nas lemoore and alameda with a tour on the uss lexington in pensacola, fl
Arnold, Rod / "Bigfoot"HT31972 – 1975RepairSpent the first few months working with yard birds getting her ready for shake-down cruise. Had a great time on board. Wonder what happened to the Plank-Owner's plack in the windtunnel. Hi to all who served on board. Please contact me if you like
Cummings, Thomas (Nubs)E51972 – Dec 1974Oil KingGreat Westpac tour!
Mikovich, MarkCS 21972 – 1973Supply
McGown, MacEN21972 – 1975MI have a lot of great memories of the guys in M division; like Robert Schlegel, Steve McKinney, Spanky Spangler, Mo Green, Howdy Hopper, Steve Weiss, Don Swick, Joe Waller, Pa Pa Judilla, Mac Maclaughlin, Nubs Cummings. . . Thanks
McCollum, DanielETR21972 – 1973OEPlank Owner.
Arnold, Rod / BigfootHT21972 – 1975RepairWhat an awesome time it was. And a bunch of great shipmates. Osborne (OZ), Cole, Brandenburger, old man Willie, Chief Elliot (Hossfly), Roy and many faces that I can no longer put a name to. No regrets, contact me.
Carter, Ronald profile iconE21972 – 19742nd divisionBest friends in the world I met, 4 of us reunited in 2019, Joseph Samuel, Wade Wideman, John Wesby and Al Williams, earlier in 1978 reunited with Al (Big Al)
Ward, WilliamOS2Jan 14, 1972 – Jan 14, 1974OperationsPlank owner. Didn't hear about the reunion. Would have LOVED to have been there.
McIlvoy, TimothyCS2/E-5Feb 1, 1972 –SupplyPlank Owner, Looking for the ship's first cruise book, I paid for but was Honorably Discharged prior to the publishing and never received it. Had a great time onboard, did a lot of growing up.
Wideman, Wade (Tonto)FAFeb 28, 1972 – Sep 11, 1973EM-4600Plank Onwer
Shields, StanEN3May 1972 – Dec 1973A Gang & MWas Plank Owner. Served in A Gang First Then #3 Engineroom Work Center Supervisor. Seen sevral names on your web site that I would love to hear from. Gary McCurdy, Rodney Smith, and George Doremus and I lived of base Mac and Spanky and rest
Neyens, Dan "nye"OS2May 1972 – Aug 14, 1975OII am a Plank Owner as being part of the original commissioning crew. In 1994 was invited and attended the decommissioning ceremonies in San Diego. We had a wonderful reunion with about 25 of the original crew and officers.
Houchin, BobYN1May 19, 1972 – May 19, 1975NXReally enjoyed BC, being a plankowner was great. Really enjoyed the Ship's office and all the guys in NX div and OPS dept. Retired 1988 as YNC. First cruise was awsome. Great memories.
Chodkowski, StevenQM2Jun 1972 – Dec 1975OI/NXPre-Comm Crew, West Pac in 74 & end of 75. Best QM gang I ever worked with (Schadt, Johnson, Dronick, Shaw, Poppe). Attend De-comm ceremony 94. Retired frm Nav. Res. Mar 97 as QMCS (SW).
Shaw, DaveQM2Jun 1972 – Dec 1975NXPlank Owner serving under 3 skippers. Left her in Guam halfway thru 2nd WestPac. Would sure like to have a copy of that cruise book.
Cecere, JamesBM3Jun 1, 1972 – Dec 9, 19751st
O'Loughlin, JosephLTjgJun 5, 1972 – Aug 15, 1974OPS
Haas, David/barnyFTG3Jun 18, 1972 – Apr 10, 19761ST & 3RDThe "Shakedown Cruise" was a bear, the West Pacs were great.BILLY OTT, JOHN BOY ANDERS, where are you. Don't miss Meares one bit.
Sprague, RandyE3...........>>>>>>>E1Jul 1972 – Jul 1973Wow I rember the coldiron watch on the fantail and all that weed had to toss. PS capt.sands really I wouldn't blow up the ship but thanks for the discharge. living in texas
Rovinelli, Toredo ( Torry)SNJul 1972 – Jan 19752ndFrom pre commissioning to going on the Westpac and crossing the equator to Shellback initiations . they were some of the best times in my life a lot of great memories and people I will remember for the rest of my life.
Havrilak, ThomasSN.Aug 1972 – Jun 1974SupplyI enjoyed serving with all you men we had a great crew.
Pelletier, Thomas (Tom)SNOct 1972 – Jul 19751st and Supply (Disbursing)Was the gig coxswain and then transferred to supply my last 8 to 10 months when I reenlisted for orders and DK A school. Retired as Chief Disbursing Clerk 8/1/1992. I also performed some signalman duties while aboard.
Osborne, HenryHT2Nov 28, 1972 – Sep 15, 1975RGreat Crew on WestPac, Pleasure to serve with you guys. Romes, Chandler, Bradenburger, Arnold, Long, Tillery - Hope you guys are well.
Schlegel, RobertEN21973 – Dec 1975MI was on the first Westpac in 1974 and most of the second one before my discharge. I have a lot of great memories of the guys in M division / Ray Buchen, David McGown, and ole Chief Rieckers.
Lee, RichardET31973 – 1975ET shop and OSI
Wilson, Jamesenfn1973 – 1900mBoth the best & the worst times of my life ! I went my own way to Save my Marrige in 1974 or 1975 when the ship went to Alaska 2 weeks after Returning from wespac I Finally Made it to Alaska in 1999 HaHa
Lueck, William Bill "Buddah"BMSNJan 1973 – Feb 1975Div 1Awesome time serving with all during this time. Everytime I hear the Bristol stomp it does bring back great memories!!
Sheridan, Ed "Big Ed"BM3Jan 8, 1973 – Nov 7, 19752ND DIV.I made the first West Pack and then half of the second one. Left the ship in Subic Bay November, 1975. Honorably discharged San Fransico "Treasure Island" California. Had some wonderful times with the deck crew!!
Tompkins, RichardFNJan 13, 1973 – Sep 19, 1976Oil King
E, Johnson Howard .EN2Feb 15, 1973 – Oct 10, 1974A
Poore, AlanENFNMar 1973 – Aug 1975Salute to fellow crewmen; Mo Green, Steve Weiss, Gary McCurdy, Joe Waller, Pa Pa Judilla, Mac Maclaughlin, Howdy Hoop, Nub Cummings, Ricky Almanza, Eddie Holbert, John Gruber, Chief Romero, W.O. Pettigrew. You are not forgotten. The 1st WesPac '
McLennan, MichaelBM3/BMCSApr 1973 – Aug 19762ndJust going through old navy stuff and figured I might track down some old shipmates. Feel free to e-mail me
Corrigan, GeorgeBM 3Jun 27, 1973 – Jun 27, 19781st & 2nd deckaye,lads it was great times we had.down the tank deck men we're breaking apart!said by al (boats)gonzales when we had a few amtracks get much restriction can one guy do????
Oconnell, JayCaptain USNJul 23, 1973 – Apr 18, 1975commanding officer
Heater, BobLST 1198Aug 23, 1973 – Apr 17, 1975Sydney Austraila was the best stop in all Of WESPAC. Bob Cupac would agree
Reale, PhyscoSN1974 – Jul 15, 1977Boatswain mate
Gibbs, MichaelE31974 – Dec 15, 1976Engine roomI would like to say hi to BT2 brown , BT3 shelby , and BT3 deeds who i served with and became great friends and shipmates .
Cannaday, ChuckEM31974 – 1975FiremanWestpac, PI, AUS, FIJI, operation Orange, shellback and golden dragon... can't remember much more, smile
Cupac, BobhtJan 1, 1974 – Jul 1975mhad a great time on west pac, just didn't know it yet, didn't think i enjoyed the navy that much, but i did. hong kong was nice, but syndey Australia was the best, just ask bob heater
Heater, BobMS3Jan 6, 1974 – Aug 5, 1975Supply
Mondragon, TimothyQM3Jun 15, 1974 – May 23, 1977OINX
Reale, Thomas (Psycho)BMSNJul 1, 1974 – Jul 1, 1977SecondRemember Psycho and Path? Good times in Subic!!!
Partain, RogerGMG3Sep 1974 – May 19773rdHad a ball in Subic Bay
Hernandez, RamonBMSNOct 4, 1974 – Aug 1, 1977Deck DepartmentCorrigan lets crash another Marine Party..Mike Broome,Rooster,Higgins,Martinez,Meatball,Lennox,Joe Carlson,Chief Wilson,LtJG Wilson,How are ya'll doing.

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