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USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Vandegrift (FFG 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 278 crew members registered for the USS Vandegrift (FFG 48).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1984 | 1985 – 1988 | 1989 – 1992 | 1993 – 1997 | 1998 – 2001 | 2002 – now

Hood, BruceFC11985 – 1989CS-3
York, Billy LeeFTM11985 – 1986CS3
Cook, JonathanSTG2Feb 10, 1985 – Mar 14, 1988SonarPlankowner
Parks, TerryQMCM (SW)Nov 30, 1985 – Aug 21, 1992Operations/NavigationStay Underway, it's the ONLY way.
Dhaenens, TimHTC1986 – 1988Repair1987 Best world cruise I ever went on with the Kitty Hawk. Best port of call--Sainte Maxime, France. Outstanding crew with the best men I ever had a privelage of sailing with. God be with you all.
Santelik, Bob "salt"ET3,2,1Apr 1, 1986 – Apr 1, 1990CS4
Wolfe, AlanSTG1Jun 1986 – Jun 30, 1990CS02Feast or Famine. Long streches of boredom followed by short streches of depravity. Hail to the crew of the frigate from hell. Long may they and she sail........
Franco, JosephOSC (SW)Jun 1, 1986 – Jun 1, 1988OIGreat to see so many familar names, especially OS1 Walker, the best OS ever. Jack , get in touch with me man!!
Fontes, Alfred "Al"SM2 (SW)Jun 20, 1986 – Sep 10, 1988Operations/NavigationI served onboard the Vandegrift from June of 1986 to September 1988. Left the Vandegrift in the Persian Gulf and never looked back. I miss the good times I had with the crew during the world cruise.
Santelik, Bob "Salt"ET3/2/1Oct 1, 1986 – Apr 1, 1990CS4Great memories, although it didn't always seem like it at the time.
Bernhard, Paul, aka "Calvin,"ENS Burnbag," etc...LT THEN, CDR NOWDec 1986 – Sep 1989CS-4, E-1, OPSWhoa. Who'd guess all these Vandy sailors would meet up on some German students' website. Can we trust these guys? (Must be my CMS paranoia still haunting me...) THE FRIGATE FROM HELL RULES!
Hocking, CliffordGSM31987 – 1990E-1Abdul! Start the camel!!
Pease, David profile iconGMM11987 – 1990weaponsYa we were the frigate from Hell !!!!!
Norris, James RM3/RM2Jan 2, 1987 – Feb 19,
Bullock, PeterRM1Feb 1987 – Jul 1990OPSHad lots of fun! Great Ports...Good Friends....Radioman Rule!! 8 on 8 off...
Maraschin, JonPN3Mar 7, 1987 – Nov 2, 2000S2Vern, Scott, Shannon, Chuck, Shawn, Dave........where are you guys? Besides in trouble.
Frank, KenFC1(SW)Mar 10, 1987 – Nov 4, 1990CSWe were known as "The Frigate from Hell" Don't mess w/Vandergrift. Give me a call shipmates. Still in Vegas (702) 869-5146
Nixon, JohnLTMay 1987 – Feb 1990ASWO/ORDO
Martin, ShaunEM1May 1987 – Jan 1991EGreat times, good crew. Get ahold of me.
Williams, Raymond Lynn profile iconRM2Jun 24, 1987 – Jun 13, 1989OC-01Had a great comm shack..You can reach me at:
Gustchen, MichaelBM1Jul 1987 – Jun 1989Deck
Hill, LeroyRM2Sep 29, 1987 – Aug 29, 1989
Hill, Roy profile iconRM2Sep 29, 1987 – Aug 29, 1989OC-01So Many memories, so little time! I miss all of you and my youth! Radio Rules
Moter, VernET2Nov 1987 – Jan 1992CS4Hey I miss going to sea with you salty SOB's. The Frigate From Hell will never die! Get in touch...970.209.0094 Miss you all and all the best to Vandy sailors.
Markovcy, MikeGMG1Nov 25, 1987 – Feb 13, 1990CS-5
Stern, DavidDS21988 – 1991CSGood times had by all!
Boober, GregHT1(SW)1988 – 1991R-1
Cunningham, MikeTM21988 – 1991CS"Where ya at" back in New Orleans. What happened in Phuket stays in Phuket.
Ball, Michael profile iconMA1May 1988 – Aug 1991AdminCMAA
Babcock, AnthonyEN2Jun 1988 – Sep 1990E-2 / A-GANGFUN TIMES IN LONG BEACH.
Sparks, KevinNC1Jun 1, 1988 – Jul 4, 1990SonarBest Wishes to everyone!!!!!
Johnson, Timothy Daddy-jBMSNJun 1, 1988 – Apr 1, 1990deckwhats up, its been a long time. bm2-blade, bm2-jones, sn-hampton,dk3-lowe, pi, brezeale, o yea ync gainer ive got your 60.00
Minchew, RaymondRM3Jul 1988 – Jan 1992Operations
Minchew, RaymondRM3Jul 1988 – Jan 1992
Bryant, KeithBM3Aug 1988 – Mar 12, 1990DeckI miss the people. A lot of fun times.
Gabel, RichSM3Aug 1, 1988 – Apr 20, 1992OPERATONSHello to all, this is the "FRIGATE FROM HELL" Got to love getting refused to enter port. Hope everyone is doing well.
Vaughan, AndrewTHEN SN THEN SK3 NOW SK1Aug 17, 1988 – Feb 13, 1990SupplyStarted career in the gulf aboard the Vandegrift and now headed back at the end of my career.
De Hoyos, RicoE-5/DC2Sep 21, 1988 – Jul 5, 1991EngineeringVatos locos forever! See alot of names I remember and then I remember alot of faces but don't see names... Like to hear from some of you guys. Dougherty you still playing pool? Anyone heard from Spann, Moreno, Seamons, Scripter, Boober, Dedrick?
Johnson, EdETC(SW)Oct 1, 1988 – Dec 1, 1991CS4Thanks to Saddam, I am still a stinkin' Wog! Where oh where is terrible Tommy?
Pizarro, Luis profile iconSH3 PizarroNov 27, 1988 – Jul 13, 1991SupplyHope everyone is doing well
Brador, MannyRM2Dec 10, 1988 – Jan 10, 1991Operations/OCHello folks, I don't see no officers on this list! God bless you all shipmates. You are always in my prayers. My e-mail is

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