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USS Vancouver (LPD 2) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Vancouver (LPD 2). 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 661 crew members registered for the USS Vancouver (LPD 2).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1963 | 1964 – 1966 | 1967 – 1968 | 1969 – 1970 | 1971 – 1972 | 1973 – 1974 | 1975 – 1977 | 1978 – 1979 | 1980 – 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 – 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – 1989 | 1990 – now

Amidon, LanceSH31980 –
Beauchamp, Daniel / BeachHT31980 – 1984RAnyone out there with enough braincells left to remember drydock and the US Grant Hotel, or Hurricane Iwa in Hawaii in "82". How about Chief Wilkens, HT1 Earl Vogdt, C Lawton, L Cagle We had FUN!
Riess, RichardABH11980 – 1982AIR & MAMM3 JERRY MARKER you still out there kicking drop a line if you are
Fulton, RickMM21980 – 1983EngineeringCurrently doing Track Prep and Assistant Race Director duties at Perris Auto Speedway in Perris, Ca.
Marker, Jerryen21980 – 1984a gangRichard riese you out there
De Vet, MarkBMJan 1980 – Feb 19821stWhat a time I had on the vancouver loved westpac and philipinas. I can be reached at
Carter, ChuckOS3Jan 1980 – Jun 1982Operations
Houston, Edward LI2/E-5Jan 1980 – Mar 1982ADMIN/PAOI can certainly say, the best of times, and a special shalt out to JO3 James Hutchison, my partner in crime. I Left the Navy to pursue a career in law enforcement and the U.S. Federal Government as a Disaster Agent.
Garza, JoeBT1Jan 12, 1980 – May 26, 1992B#2 fireroom . had a lot fun . really enjoy serving with alot of you . I remember alot of names . Hit me up at
Collins, DanielPN2Jan 15, 1980 – May 15, 1982PersonnelBest Officers and Best Crew. I went on to become a lawyer PNC Lucido. Best time of my life.
Dunford, FrankEN2Feb 7, 1980 – Mar 27, 1982"A" GangBest time I ever had. I see you Riki Braswell, you scalawag! Whassa matta you?
Krebser, TimothymsFeb 13, 1980 –galleycan't remember everyone but remember vig you bunked next to me.
Rodriguez, Agustin(Rod)BM3Apr 1980 – Dec 27, 1983FIRST DIVISION
Burnette, KeithBT3, BT2Apr 1980 – Jul 1982BGot some good memories fella's from #2 Fireroom. Hit me up and lets talk about some of em. KD Porter, where you at Goon? Anybody that sailed with me, Email me,, lets talk.
Hale, JoeHM2Apr 1980 – 1982MedicalGreat memories, great West Pac, would have been better if the Ayatollo had not taken hostages and forced us to miss ports while circling around off the coarst of Iran.
Thomasson, BobLTApr 6, 1980 – Jul 30, 19831st, 3rd,E
Collins, Daniel CollinsPN2May 1980 – Jun 1982Personnel
Trossello, ErnestPN3May 1, 1980 – Dec 3, 1980
Delzell, Frank (Bosen)BT-3Jun 1980 – Jun 1983Ha Jimes Holiday and shipmates get ahold of me.
Cole, LeighL/CPL E-3Jun 1980 – Nov 1980TOW Co. 1st Tank Bn 1stIts been awhile, so the exact months may be off..but it was a great 6 mos. WESTPAC (It was also my first of many deployments over later decades, so the Vancouver has a special place in my memories.)
Balen, PaulET3Jun 1, 1980 – May 21, 1981Operations
George Heinlein, StubbsABH3Jun 2, 1980 – Aug 4, 1983V
Autry, MarkMM3Jun 9, 1980 – Dec 3, 1983M-DivisionThe best times and best bunch of guys I ever knew. Living in Vancouver WA. (I know ironic right? Driving big truck for Mergenthaler. Where is everybuddy like Mark Creely , Peewee Brown, John Tilton wake up turn 2 !
Braswell, RikiE5Jun 10, 1980 – Oct 10, 1983Boat ShopDoes anyone know how to contact Dave Fox?
Johnson, RayBTJul 1980 – Feb 1982BGood Times.. where ya at Dan Gipson? I remember you Burnette. You too Beauchamp.
Roton, RonaldPN3Oct 1980 – Oct 1984PersonnelI was looking up my last command, carrier John F Kennedy and came across this site. Anyone know the whereabouts of PNC Lucido? Hello Jay, hello Dan. Look me up on facebook: Ronald Roton
Swofford, JerryMM3Nov 15, 1980 – Jul 14, 1982AWas not a bad ship...only problem it kept sinking!!!
McGraw, MikeMM3Nov 17, 1980 – Nov 17, 1983Mwazzup y'alls, been a long @$$ time, beech I regenerated a few braincells , just enuff to remember some real good times in ....emo2 & ebo2... aus. p.i. and who could 4git hurricane iwa.. 2 bad I missed the boat.,
Null, RichardBM1/BMCDec 12, 1980 – Sep 30, 19822ndWent from seafair dungrees to Kackiees and from the mess decks to the old goats locker good times.
Johnson, FrankFNIC/FNHT1981 – 1984E AND R
Tennison, Jimmer TenneseeHT31981 – 1984RBeach, Scobe, Talaga, or the Airdale from Chicago, contact me.
Donadio, JamesHM11981 – 1982H
Wyatt, JeffSN1981 – 1983first
Bice, BobRM31981 – 1985OCI met a lot of good ship mates and friends while station on the USS Vancouver
Powell, AnthonyPN31981 – 1984AdminMy first and best sea duty ship. Met many friends....PNC Lucido was my chief ......Anybody out there remember me?
Harrison, MarkMRFNJan 1981 – Nov 1983A-GangI've kept in touch with some of you, what about the rest?
Jones, KevinSH3Jan 5, 1981 – Jul 20, 1983SUPPLY-S-3I'm looking for the book that the ship put out after our west pac in 1983. Does anyone have a copy??? i'm looking for C. Torbert, J. Empie and others that were on the ship during this time. What ever happened to Comodore Gamboa & MC Giles?
Fletcher, Robert (Gunny)MS2Jan 15, 1981 – Jul 30, 1984S2First ship
Empie, JayYNSN-YN2Feb 7, 1981 – Jun 1, 1986Admin/LegalBest times ever - the greatest people - REAL people for the REAL working Navy. Sure, got busted once or twice, but hey, I survived...Capt's Gamboa, Pellerin and Penny were fairly cool cats.
Fletcher, RobertMS2Feb 15, 1981 – Jun 6, 1984SupplyFirst Command following School. This was my best memory of the ship life. Best EX-officer ever. Yard for first 8 mo's than West Pac
Cooper, JamesE2May 1981 – Nov 1982abfJust wondering if anyone else has sobered up yet.
Edwards, Gordon "rerun"SN-YN3May 13, 1981 – Oct 10, 1985ADMINISTRATIONBEST TIME OF MY LIFE SHOULD HAVE STAYED
Doherty, SemajENJun 1, 1981 – Mar 3, 1984A-Gang
Maldonado, Enrique RickHM3Jun 8, 1981 – Jul 15, 1981MedicalIt was a great WestPac. Met great friends. I now look at the Vancouver everyday, it is moth balled in Waipahu, HI. I retired in Hawaii and remember the work, ports and jokes.
Gerry, HarveyLTSep 1981 – Dec 19831st/3rdFine ship, finest crew. If any of you remember me, I went on to make Captain.
Buchanan, Jim BuchananBM-2Sep 1981 – Sep 1985DeckHad some great times, many memories
Doherty, StevenLPD 2Sep 1, 1981 – Mar 13, 1984Airsnipe- AgangWhat has everyone been up to !! Miss the Flat bottom Ship and its crew.
Bone, RichardBM2Nov 20, 1981 – Sep 22, 19842ndGreat to find the site would like to fine ol BM! Chavez I ended up doing 11yrs made BM1(SW) in 1987. I was on the USS MOBILE LKA 115 When we did the ground assult outside of Kawait Pier side. Had alot of fun in the Navy
Moore, QuintonEM2Dec 1981 – Jun 1985E-Div
Ichimura, GeorgeSparky4Dec 20, 1981 – Mar 15, 1985E Division"Its not just a job, it's an adventure"; ship being disabled by Jellyfish, North Korean snowy waters, running aground off Perth, Australia, dry dock in PI (love you long time) Hurricane Iwa & Volcano in Hawaii. LOVED IT!

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