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USS Anchorage (LSD 36) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Anchorage (LSD 36). 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 710 crew members registered for the USS Anchorage (LSD 36).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1968 | 1969 – 1970 | 1971 – 1972 | 1973 – 1975 | 1976 – 1979 | 1980 – 1982 | 1983 – 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – 1989 | 1990 – 1992 | 1993 – 1994 | 1995 – 1997 | 1998 – 1999 | 2000 – 2001 | 2002 – now

Murdter, MrBT3Jan 1, 1980 – Jun 24, 1983BIf it is still there, I painted the entrance to #2MMR, and best place to "smoke" is the secound level inside the smoke stack air casing. :) murdter man
Meyers, PhilEN2Apr 1980 – Mar 1982A Gang
Esper, KeithOS2Apr 15, 1980 – Sep 17, 1983OITHANKS FOR THE MEMORIES
Waters, PatMM3May 1980 – Dec 1981M DivisionWorked in MMR2 on old 36. Anybody remember mm1 Dineros or Dino. Favorite line I will write you up. Went back to subic and olagapo in 2005 on a mission trip. Quite different. Red light district gone. Remember the mojo
Rhodes, DaveBtJul 1980 – 1983Boiler rm 1Sure liked the west PAC tour. Lotsa good times, but some bad times too. Sorry to hear the old gal is lying on the bottom of the pacific.
Columbus, DavidLTJGAug 1980 – Jul 1984Engineering/AdminHad an interesting time, enjoyed the wespac of 83-84, Then found a great job as an officer recruiter and retired as a LCDR (E-1 1969, O-4 1990-1997)
Columbus, DavidLTJGAug 1980 – Jul 1984Engineering / Admin
Ambrose, SteveLTAug 1980 – Aug 1982OPSCIC and Legal Officer. Good memories overall…OI Div was the best! Went to flight school after Anchorage, back seater in P-3s. Retired as a CDR, currently live in a ‘burb of Omaha.
Klein, KenHT2Aug 2, 1980 – Aug 2, 1983R divisionLooking to find old shipmates! Mike George Tiny Timmy Rador
Howard, TerrenceRM3Aug 20, 1980 – May 28, 1983OC (Operations Communications)I used to run around with Baker, Brock, Peterson, Suggs and Graves
Allen, DonaldMMFA-MM3Oct 12, 1980 – Sep 27, 1985EngineeringI worked with Finlay,Harrison,Buckholtz,Murdter, played throttleman forever, made 3-1/2 wespacs, anyone remember the trip from Phillipines to Okinawa in a raging storm? Ship moved from San Diego to Long Beach.Hey Toburg
Araujo, RobertOS2Oct 18, 1980 – Apr 14, 1984Hey does anybody remember.....
Darr, CharlesE-3Dec 1980 – Oct 1985BTLooking to reconnect with my shipmates. I am not good with computers. Please call me at 443-752-8147. This account will be unmonitored for the most part. The best way to reach me is by phone.
Smith, RufusYN1Dec 1, 1980 – Oct 29, 1982x DIVISIONWow, what fun we had during WESTPAC 1981 while serving our country. Fantastic crew that got the job done. Pearl Harbor, HI; Yokosuka, Japan; Hong Kong; Olongapo City, R.P.; Pattaya Beach, Thailand; Korea;and Guam.
Birtciel, RonaldSM2Dec 11, 1980 – Jun 19, 1985OC
Poe, Vernon L1981 –
Wessel, Eddie (Weasel)1981 –
Bennett, RichardOS2Jan 1981 – Aug 1983OIHad some good times on this ship, especially the trip up to Anchorage. Names I remember, Bob Arajo, John Waite, Steve Baird, Tom Rippey,
Kelso, Kently(kelly)QM2Feb 6, 1981 – Aug 1, 1985Nav/Admin Great memories didn't sleep for the 4 years on the pig. Two west/pacs.looking for old shipmates I served with.Contact me at my office (605)867-5351.
Sheahan, TimGM3May 1981 – Jun 1984being on the anchorage was probably the best times of my life. I made alot of good friends and a life time of memories. If anybody remembers me, drop me an email-thanks
Strainovici, Jay (Straino)EM3May 1981 – Oct 19, 1985EEnjoyed my time on the Anchorage. Sounds crazy but I would like to goback and walk around on the old girl. So many people made it all worth it. Chief Fink, Vidar, Vazquez, Grant, Dysart, Hoffman and the rest.Where are u guys?
Devick, RichardFR-EN3May 1, 1981 – Jan 1, 1983A Ganglooking for old shipmates
Smith, Jeffrey SmittyMM3Jun 24, 1981 – Aug 17, 1984Had a great time 2 WESPACS a dry dock lots of great times. Had some wild times with dog Desmangles MMR2 rules
Dalton, ArnoldBT3Jul 1981 – Mar 1984Oil LabThis was my first command. Left behind some great friends like MMFN Smitty and BT3 Cuvillier. I went on to retire as a Chief Petty Officer
Stroud, DaleE3Aug 1981 – Sep 1982DeckJust looking for old freinds
Desmangles, KenMM3Aug 21, 1981 – Jan 19, 1983MHad a great time and enjoyed WESTPAC. Worked in MR01 and MR02.
Simmons, DavidSHIP'S LEGAL YEOMANAug 28, 1981 – Aug 6, 1984AdminThree+ years of Capt'n Masts, PODs and drafting courts-martials for many innocent/false positives on Pee tests that were faulty! I hope many appealed BCD for honorable disch. Sad to here she's decom-ed, FAIR WINDS & FOLLOWING SEAS TO ALL her
Waite,, JonOS 3Sep 1981 – Jul 1985OI01Anyone out there remember Thomas Rippey, Tipton J. Breidenbach or Frank Casillas or Stephen J. Baird for the OS-CIC crowd? I remember u Keith Esper and Kently K. Kelso. Please get ahold of me on Yahoo at jwaitebsgl. Thank you!
Reid, CharlesET21982 – 1985OEAs with others, this was the best and worst of times.
Bergman, Brian (Bergy)IC21982 –E - DivisionGreat ship, great times. Met the ship in Yokosuka Japan in 1982. Made a couple of West-Pacs before transferring to the USS Acadia (AD-42). First ship is always the best ship.
Ward, WillieBt31982 –EngineeringnMoved home port from San Diego to long beach, 3 Wes pacs to orient, anchorage where the sun shined 24-7! Hello to everyone that was on the ship, is there any snipes out there? Served with Jesse Reed Tim elscholz, man
Jones, JamieRMSNFeb 1, 1982 – Oct 5, 1985CommunicationGood times on the Pacfic Ocean. Two West Pacs and a great deal of wonderful experiences (Boat had prob lems but the crew was cool).
Sandell, Steve/ SparkyEM3/E2Mar 1982 – Apr 1986Only ship I was on, great times, great crew, two West-Pacs, port visit to Anchorage in '83, many good memories.
Nash, David profile iconYN2(SW)May 1982 – Jun 1989XGreat Times - 2 WESTPACs, Anchorage, AK and Eureka, CA - Hoffman, Holtzinger, Graves, YNs & PNs email me or anyone else for that matter I knew.
McClinton, ToddEM3Jun 1, 1982 – Dec 24, 1983ElectricMy 1st ship. looking for mr. Nash! Had alot of fun in alaska (may 83)I broke my leg in japan, westpac sept-83. Went to shore duty from there in San Diego. I did as many clubs & women as I could. Had a great time in San Dogg, & on the Anchorage.
Reed, DougE-1THRU E-4Jun 10, 1982 – Jun 10, 1985deck force, gunners mate
Sullivan, TroyHT2Jul 25, 1982 – Aug 1, 1986REPAIRHad a great time!
Pete Stock, PeteMM3Aug 26, 1982 – May 1, 1986MHad a great time onboard. Met alot of great people that left a huge impact on my life. Made 2 deployments that I will never forget. Went onto retire as an MMC.
Radzanowski, RadMMFNSep 1982 – Mar 14, 1986A-GangA trip you won't soon forget
Radzanowski, RadmmfnSep 1982 – Feb 14, 1986A gangcontact me at
Abraham, DougYN1Sep 25, 1982 – Nov 1, 1985AdminIt was the best working environment I have ever had, military or civilian, though I didn't appreciate it at the time. Dave Simmons worked for me.
Caterson, DonET1Oct 1982 – Apr 1984OEWithout a doubt, the worst command I ever had the displeasure of serving aboard. Never before had I witnessed micromanagement by the highest levels of the chain of command. I recovered enough to go on and convert to NC and retire as an NCC in 1994.
Buschbascher, FrankHT 2Oct 1982 – 1987RI have reconnected with some of my old shipmates but would like to hear from more.
Arnold, PatEN2Oct 1982 – Jun 1986MM & ENGood times on our west pacs.
Visscher, Rob profile iconSK3Nov 1982 – Mar 1985Supply DepartmentWest-Pac '85 Great time! Looking for Scott Gregory, Moore, Johnson, Lt. Klausson, Marty, Teichman, all served in supply dept. Fond memories of my youth. email me:

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