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USS Shreveport (LPD 12) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Shreveport (LPD 12). 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 808 crew members registered for the USS Shreveport (LPD 12).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1970 | 1971 – 1972 | 1973 – 1974 | 1975 – 1976 | 1977 – 1978 | 1979 – 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 – 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – 1989 | 1990 – 1992 | 1993 – 1995 | 1996 – 1998 | 1999 – 2000 | 2001 – 2002 | 2003 – 2005 | 2006 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Yaekel, JimET31977 – 1980OEFunny how we only recall the good times now, when we just wanted to get off the ship back then. Still in contact and visit with good friends made aboard, VanDoren and Diefenderfer. Would like to hear from other ET's and OS's.
Hansford, FloydHT21977 – 1978RNorthern Wedding cruise
Drullinger, JeffE-51977 – 1982bosinwian mate
Bonser, AlanLtjg - Lt1977 – 1979Deck, NavYes, I was the OOD when we almost hit the USS Guam during Northern Wedding. I still remember that night like it was yesterday; it was Captain McCaffree who saved the situation. Who coined "No shore too distant; no bar too far" ?
Helmbrecht, MarksnJan 6, 1977 – Sep 29, 1980deckHad a great time, made alot of friends.Dont seem like 30yrs ago.Would like to find out about shipmates,looking for tom poplowski,ed spain.marty veselka
Spain, Eston "Eddy" DewayneBM-3Jan 7, 1977 – Jul 11, 19801st Div Hanging the sides with Lil Dude and Poppy, Harry and Kiethy Mason. Runing the Mike 6 boats and Captain's gig, bridge watches, the One Hotel hitters. John Noonan, Bob Mace, Sr. Chief "GD-it" Condiff all great sailors!
Lough, CliffHT 3Jan 7, 1977 – Nov 7, 1979R - DivIt was a start. Went on to HT1, Fire Marshal as well as C1 Weld school, Pipe Fitter certs. Blowing shitters & CHT training led to an Education in water/wastewater, finishing with a BS in Environmental Science. Good Life!
Burney, BryanHT2Feb 15, 1977 – Jun 1, 1981RepairSpent 41/2 years on board and was the only high pressure welder during most of that time. 1 Med, 1 North Atlantic, several Carribean and Gitmo. Left a better man.
Hall, MervMM-2Mar 1977 – Aug 1, 1980After Engine RoomIt will be 30 years this year and I'm looking for Ravs and Harry Hentz. I know where Tim Hooten and Dan Nowak are and would love to hear from more of the crew! My wife is in charge of the computer so please work thru her.
Burns, GordonRMCMMar 1977 – May 23, 1979OC (Radioman)Was E8 reporting aboard pending advancement to E9. Worked as leading Chief in radio for a few months then assumed title of Command Master Chief. What a great last 2 years of a career! Retired @ 23yrs service.
O'Donnell, O DeeABF3Mar 13, 1977 – Aug 26, 1980AirWhat an unbelievable experience!!! Sadly I watch the Shreveport rust away at the Philly Navy Yard awaiting disposal. The best memories of a lifetime. Great camaraderie which will never be forgotten.
Orvis, TerryCWO3May 1, 1977 – Aug 1, 1980OW DIVISIONGREAT SHIP. EARNED MY SURFACE WATCH OFFICER PIN. SEA DETAIL OOD INPORT CDO HELPING RUN DEBARK CONTROL AND MAKING HISTORY FOR EW'S ON AN AMPHIB THE EW'S WERE GREAT WE EARNED AN AWARD FROM THE ASSOCIATION OF OLD CROWS.
Driver, James (Jim)SMCJun 16, 1977 – May 31, 1979OCI was a Signalman but served as Chief Master at Arms ABOARD the USS SHREVEPORT(LPD12) until i retired at the end of May 1979.
Schiff, James Sloboye 3Aug 17, 1977 – Jun 21, 1981air divisionlooking for bob mccord billy dickerson alan mctindle ken smith joe moore and any one who remembers all the good times and especially all the padeye sucking and spoonin out them padeyes for chief andewrsonl
Beaty, Larrybm3Sep 14, 1977 – Aug 1, 1981bmits been about 30 years and still feels like yesterday.great cruses, and seen alot of country, had a blast , my youngest son is in now and it brings back all the memories, it is great to see this page
Liebrecht, EdSM1Sep 15, 1977 – Oct 24, 1981209Had alot of great times on the top of the ship~ Had fun with all the guys. Looking forward to touching base with anyone who remembers! Hard to believe it was over 30 years ago!
Venditti, David (Ravs)MM3Nov 1, 1977 – Aug 1, 1981MAlready had a small reunion with a hand full of guys in New Jersey. Mike Whittington, Mike Van Dorn, Angelo Desiato, Dave Mrazik. Lets make this a bigger and better group of guys who know us. Meeting up in Pittsburgh January 2005. Contact me.
Page, RobertMM2Nov 23, 1977 – Jun 1, 1981MRemember working with Tim Hooten, Mike Hall, Ronny Bell Bill Yost. and running around with Jimmy Smith (Smudge) and R.F. Tedesco . As most would say My first ship was the best.
Serrano, Salvador SallyHull TechDec 1977 – Aug 1980R- DIVIt's good to see the names of alot of the guys i served with during my time as a deck ape and in R-div people like Burney Bryan, Marty Martinez , Ed Spain ,Poppy, Lil Dude and who can forget Kithe Mason.great guys
Bohanan, KeithSH3Dec 17, 1977 – Sep 17, 1981SH“No Bar Too Far”. That will remain one of the best ships mottos. Unofficial , but was told to me by seniors. Mark Davis BT / Oregon. You still owe me a fishing trip I hope everybody is doing well Krbohanan@ Gmail.
Ladd, PaulBT21978 – 1980Engineering
Palasz, ZigiENS/BTCS1978 – 1993BoilerWalked on a frocked BT1, made Senior Chief and walked off a LDO Ensign. Great bunch of sailors.
Pacholka, BrianASE21978 – 1980AirI only remember the good times now. Damn, that was a blast. Good people and good fun.
Vandoren, MarkET21978 – 1981ETI see a few names I recognize. Anyone besides Yaekel remember ECM 4?
Wilson, RobertICCJan 1978 – Sep 1979X3M Coordinator
Maxwell, PeterQM2Jan 1978 – Dec 1980NavigationCame aboard just prior to A carribean ex. in '78. Made the med cruise that followed. Would love to hear from anyone that serverd during those years.
Gross, KimENFAJan 1, 1978 – Aug 1, 1980a gangahoy matie's ...talk about back in the day...good times bad times you know i had my share.and then some! looking for joe moore or ken smith,or any one else.until then,fair winds and folowing seas
Smith, SmudgeEm3Jan 1, 1978 – Sep 23, 1981ESmudge -Jimmy smith .I was in M-div with Merv ,Harry ,Tim ,and later change to E-div
Tedesco, Rick/tedBT2Feb 1978 – Jul 1981BGood times in the North Atlantic,Med.& Caribbean.
Eyler, DaveBTFNMar 1978 – Nov 1980B-Would love to hear from some of the guys from the aft fireroom.
Gilman, MichaelYeoman E-4Mar 8, 1978 – Aug 21, 1981DeckA warm hello to all my shipmates from "Headquarters"! I'm trying to find Bos'n Eddie Spain - Anyone out there know how to get in touch with him?
Boyle, JohnLT,DENTALJun 1978 – Jul 1980MED/DENTALAt this point in my life, the times and the GREAT people aboard SHREVEPORT hold a special significance. When we were just doing our jobs we didn't realize the importance that history would attribute to LPD-12. Best wishes to all.
Malloy, DennisETN3Jun 1978 – Mar 19, 1979OERecognize the names Vandoren, Diefendorfer, maybe Yaekel?? Was looking at photos of us recently in Portsmouth, England, Helsingborg, Sweden, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Hamburg, Germany and of course Sunderland, England!
Henley, TommySM3Jun 21, 1978 – 1981OCIt would be nice if I could find Doug Newman, Ed Liebricht and Dwayne McCormack
Krekorian, PaulDT3Jul 1978 – Dec 1980Health and DentalBeing on the Shreveport was a pretty interesting thing for a 20 year old to do. Can't believe how fast 30 years has gone by. Dr. Boyle you made quite a positive impact on my life. Remember Martinique? That was cool.
Mullins, RickyBM2Aug 1978 – Dec 1979First
Brostrom, BobPH3Aug 1978 – Oct 1978Not Sure, I was TADI was assigned to the ship just for the Northern Wedding cruise. I seem to remember that a rudder problem caused us to nearly ram another ship in our convoy (the USS Guam?). Crashback saved us but killed an evaporator. Anyone remember?
Young, MichaelE2Aug 1, 1978 – Jun 1, 1983mmheaven is afraid of us and hell think we will take over pit snips
Gladney, DeanSK2Sep 1, 1978 – Nov 1, 1981SupplyIt was only four years of my life, but I cant stop dreaming that I'm back aboard...
Ballard, DougCaptain, USMCSep 16, 1978 – Aug 1, 1980Combat Cargo OfficerThe long turnover with my predecessor and USNA classmate Jim Diehl was a Godsend. As with all tours, the CCO tour had its ups and downs, but my overall memory is positive- especially the folks I served with (Navy) and the Marines embarked.
Farish, KennethQM2Nov 1978 – May 1982NavigationIf anyone would like to contact me, I can be reached at kenneth.h.farish@dhs.gov. I served on USS McCluskey and Uss Buchanan also before joining the US Border Patrol in 1991. I enjoyed my time onboard the Shreveport
Velez, RaulBT3Nov 9, 1978 – Aug 1982Boiler RoomIt was a good experience going on the cruises and seeing all the beautiful islands and different countries. My training in the navy landed me my current job as a power plant operator.

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