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USS Ashland (LSD 48) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Ashland (LSD 48). 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 139 crew members registered for the USS Ashland (LSD 48).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1992 | 1993 – 1995 | 1996 – 2001 | 2002 – now

Grella, MikeEN31993 – 1996MWow where to start? Great times with great friends. Cant believe sanders is an EN1, i also see Nutt, Hammonds. Good to see all are still kicking. is my email for those who want to talk over old times. I had a blast thanks
Ellis, GarnetE-5/ EN21993 – 1996M-Div Main 1Well Well I see some old buddies here and wonder where is the rest. It was just the other day I was looking at some videos of our UNITAS cruise along with the Shell Back initiation with the females on board. Great times!! plz drop a line
Travis, MarkBT1(SW)1993 – 1995mputting a bt on a diesel powered boat who would think worked in oil lab
Watkins, BillyMS 3Jan 6, 1993 – Apr 24, 1996supplyLoved every minute of the maiden voyage. Would love to do it again. Would like to hear from other plankowners
Berhow, JaradSN-E3Mar 10, 1993 – Mar 10, 1995Deck DepartmentWhat can i say, it was one of the best times of my life. Bosn Strausbaugh- yes i remember him. Hello to everybody, Tedford, Chism, Kelly, Spicer, Canady, I still have the tape of shell back initiation! good luck guys!!!
Tedford, RyanBM3Apr 1993 – Jan 19971st DeckHad some good times and alot of bad times, but i got to see the world. I still live in Arkansas and Im in the Air Guard now. Civilian wise I am a nurse,Maried with 2 girls. Friend can reach me at
Ames, RhettE4 QM3May 1993 – Feb 1997Navigation
Stish, GeorgeCPLAug 1993 – Feb 1994Marine AVV 4th Plt. D Co 2nd AABNI was on the Ashland for the maiden voyage. Thanks to the Captain and crew for getting us home safe. To Delta Co4th YAT YAS, to all the Marines aboard Semper Fi.
Lacey, SeanAug 1993 – Apr 19952ndI had some Great times on and off of her. Seeing some of you guys on hear bring back some good memories.
Tandy, Chris profile iconGMG3Aug 1993 – Apr 19973rdLSD-48 Great experience. Shell Back 3x incl. 0Lat/0Lon. Med Cruise 93/ Unitas 95. Suez Canal and Panama Canal. Military week NY. Cuba/Haiti crisis. Mogadishu 93. Here is to the Bores Nest-Morgan, Tedford, Ramey. Much Luv
Drexel, GeorgeLCPLAug 16, 1993 – Feb 10, 19942nd Marine DivisionI was part of the 1st battalion, 8th marines on the Ashland's maiden voyage. I worked with the ships store while we were out at sea with 1st class Munoz, Lt. March ans Chris from ???
Smith, KennySNAug 30, 1993 – May 17, 19972nd
Nauschultz, Mike (Nachos)SEAMANSep 1993 – Jul 19952nd DeckThe ports we hit sound impressive to civilians but we all know they were the armpits of the world! Most of the people were great! Some more memorable than others (Bos'n Strausbaugh?) haha. Saw him the other day! I'm a Reservist now(BM2) ema
Burdi, MarcoE-3/SNOct 1993 – Dec 19972ndI had an experience i'll never forget and i miss it and the people.please e-mail me if you want to talk. Also,go to and "click" on "pics of ship and crew"."click" on "Sn Burdi's pics".
Kent, MichaelIT3Oct 10, 1993 – Oct 15, 1996DeckAny body seen le favier? The coast guard gave him a wepaon and a pair of handcuffs.......
Mullaly, DanielDC-FNNov 3, 1993 – May 3, 1995repair
Strausbaugh, Bos'nTHE BOSNNov 11, 1993 – Nov 5, 1996DECKFirst Lieutenant USS Ronald Reagan CVN-76
Grimmer, TomFC3Jan 1994 – Jul 1996
Boshears, James (Bo)E-6/HT1Feb 1994 – Nov 1999Repair
Burke, James profile iconMS1Feb 20, 1994 – Feb 1996S2This was my last ship before shore duty and retirement in 2000. This ship taught me alot about humanity, after feeding 100's of Cuban boat people.
Bishop, MichaelSNMar 1994 – Dec 19971stGreat times and great people. Deck dept. was alot of hard work but also alot of fun. Robinette you still owe me a case of beer for not getting sick my first time underway.
Arrowood, Jasonbm3Mar 1994 – Dec 19962ndi sure think about all you guys alot. i look at old pictures and tell my friends about the great times and shitty times we had. oh yeah my best friend is still kyle landers(bm2).
Carl, BishopEn2Mar 1994 –MIt was cool...Unitas 95...lord have mercy
Neely, Christopher profile iconE-3Mar 16, 1994 – Dec 16, 1996DECK
Smith, MichaelBM3Apr 1, 1994 – Dec 20, 19962ndBos'n Strausbagh should sum up the whole experience, but I loved it. Came back in 2000 and now FCC in GLakes after 5 years on the USS Kennedy. Missed the guys...Boatwright, Chisom, Landers, Mills, Mac, Kelly, Paul, Morgan and Gleason.
Lefaiver, Christopher A.E-3 BMSNApr 16, 1994 – Feb 12, 19972nd DeckHad the time of my life on that large sitting duck!! made lots of friends who I will never forget....God Speed, Boy's!
Turner, JeremyEN2Jul 15, 1994 – May 18, 1998M and AMany good friends and memories were made. Nothing but sunshine and rainbows not!!!! It was fun but tough the best of times and the worst of times. Over all I loved it.
Stewart, MarioE4Aug 1994 – Aug 1997Made alot of friends that I'll never forget! I missed the Navy so much I decided to go back in.
Cheatham, ReneEN1(SW)Aug 10, 1994 – Apr 18, 1999EMO1The best Learning ship I've ever served on. Thanks ENCS(SW/AW)Navistkas.
Cressy, Michael CressyBM3/E4Aug 22, 1994 – 19971stWOW! Had a lot of good times. I hope everyone is doing well. I am getting a PhD in genetics. then Contact me would love to talk. Deck department was funny. Everyone hated it until 5 years went by and you begin to miss it.
Maxwell, MichaelEN2Oct 1994 – Jun 1996A
Roberts, EugeneEn3Oct 1994 – Aug 1998EM01 / AUX2Served 4 year on Ashland and miss my buddies from the Hole.
Williams, MichelleE 4Oct 17, 1994 – Jun 26, 1996A gangI met some nice people on board some whom I still talk to from time to time. And being there was a good learning experience. I am now married with two children. And I am a registered nurse.
Bowersock Jr, Charles E.SH3Oct 25, 1994 – Jan 31, 1996S-3
Adams, NehkontiE4/ABH3Nov 17, 1994 – Jul 25, 19972ndI had an "interesting" time on the Ashland. I met alot of wonderful people that I am no longer in contact with. So feel free to email me. I am now Ensign Adams and in medical school.
Ryan, TaylorSHSNNov 30, 1994 – Dec 17, 1997SUPPLY S-3bosn Strausbaugh......i still tell all my navy stories about the Ashland...out of 4 ships uss spartanburg, uss ashland, uss mount whitney and uss halyburton ffg40, the "Ashcan" is still the one i remember most. lefaiver,conwell,turn-bo,arrowood
Gage, DerylMR2Jan 1995 – Apr 1997R
Bearden, Jason "Big Neb"E-4/DC3Apr 15, 1995 – Dec 18, 1998RLoved my shipmates..Never forget ya!!!!!I always drink one for repair locker 2,3,5,and 2 alpha
Traynham, JeffET2May 18, 1995 – Apr 24, 1997OE
Thomas, TreyMR3Dec 21, 1995 – Nov 16, 1996Repair DivisionGreat t crew and memories of 3 day weekends in Nags Head 4 wheeling and camping made this an awesome command..

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