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USS Arthur W. Radford (DD 968) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Arthur W. Radford (DD 968). 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 608 crew members registered for the USS Arthur W. Radford (DD 968).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1976 | 1977 – 1978 | 1979 – 1981 | 1982 – 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – 1993 | 1994 – 1995 | 1996 – 1998 | 1999 – 2000 | 2001 – now

Lawrence, TonyLTJG0000 – May 31, 2002S3/S4Funny how you only remember the good times. In the civilian sector now, but will always look back on my Radford experience with the fondest of memories. Some of the best people I've ever served with!
Roesch, FrankGSE-11975 – 1978Pre Com team. Great ship and crew. Had a lot of fun watching her get put together and then testing the gear also night raids in the yards for spare parts. Then it was off the sea, Norfolk and beyond.
Wymetalek, Kerry profile iconSTGC1975 – 1978ASWNorth Atlantic cruse
Bagarella, Kenneth John (Baggs)BM1Mar 1, 1975 – Jun 1, 1980first
Dowling, William/billBoatswains mate first classMar 1, 1975 – Sep 30, 19781stWouldn’t mind talking with a few old ship mates. They can contact me at 612-296-1486. Hinckley Minnesota
Toms, DavidFTG1Dec 1975 – Apr 1982FOXPlankowner
Puls, JoeFTG1/FTGCDec 12, 1975 – Mar 12, 1979FoxPlankowner, Fox Division LPO/LCPO. She was a great ship that did many first's and yes It was a " spit & polish" ship. We worked hard, kept her "looking good" and all systems ready to go! Proud Crew!!
King, BrianETR21976 – 1979OEPlankowner
Bartz, TerryEN31976 – 1978engineering plankowner, didn't know it at the time, but learned many life lessons in my time there. best crew I had the pleasure of serving with. wish I had kept in touch over the years. especially the engineering gang, crew from both engine rooms.
Chrupka, SteveDS11976 – Jul 1977OEPlankowner
Conway, ChuckRM21976 – 1978OCPlankowner. Part of early crew to Pascagoula to get ship ready for commissioning. Retired in 1990 as a DSC(SW) for John Rodgers DD982
Maez, LandisSTG11976 – 1980ASPlankowner
Gagnon, TimmySM11976 – 1979OPS/OCPlankowner; Retired in 1999 off of the USS Detroit. The best times I had were on the Radford.
McCollum, JohnYN21976 – 1979ENGPlank Owner.
Logue, CharlieETN21976 – Dec 2, 1978OEPlank Owner, Al Baughman's remarks brought back a lot of memories.
McGuiness, KelleySA1976 – 1978DeckMet a lot of good people in those days, and we found some really old, and bad, photos. You might see yourself ://
Holder, KenGSE2 (SW)1976 – 1980EPlankowner. My first ship.
Britton, BruceRM21976 – 1978communicationsIf any of my shipmates are interested in contacting me you can reach me at feel free to send me a email
Carpenter, RonaldE-31976 – 1979DECKI WAS A PLANKOWNER AND LOVED MY SHIP AND THE NAVY ,THEN UNFORTUNATE CORSE OF EVENTS SEPERATED ME FROM THE NAVY. so those that remember some of the good on dudes
Calandros, Louis GHT-21976 – 1980R-DivPlankowner
Hurder, DavidQM21976 – Mar 8, 1979NAVIGATIONPlank owner
Shattuck, Rick profile iconRM31976 – 1978OPS1st Duty - Great group of guys in Radio and the ET's...missed commissioning by 2 days... had great fun in Pascagoula..and Norfolk. - Plank Owner of the Moosbrugger DD980..
Parrish, ChiefETC1976 – 1980OEBest bunch of ET/DS ever. Forgot to thank you all when I left. So, thanks guys.
Goodwin, RowelSTG31976 –OPSonar Technician, Plank owner. Many fond memories looking back. Sad to see that she's been sunk.
Malecek, David profile iconIC3Jan 1976 – Aug 1976Pre-comm groupWhen the Navy figured out, I no longer had my automatic 2-year extension in effect. Me having 11 Months left in enlistment and ship Commissioning delayed till June 1977. I was shipped out.
Burger, DennisOS3Jan 2, 1976 – Jan 18, 1979OI
Mort, George WIC3Feb 14, 1976 – Apr 1, 1978EPlankowner
Conway, CharlesRM2Mar 1976 – Oct 1978OCPlankowner
Houston, DanielEN2Mar 1976 – Aug 1979EngineeringStarted out at Carter Hall, to hole #2, ended up work center supervisor of the oil shack, youngest on the ship! Like Ricky Lee (Lavrado) said RIP Danny Aughtman, his funeral was the only time I had pride in uniform plank
Euratte, DouglasSEAMANMar 1, 1976 – May 14, 1980
Sewell, Floyd/mongoQM3Mar 5, 1976 – Oct 9, 1979Admin/NavPrecommission was easy but once we got her life changed. Haze Gray and Underway. We buffed the overhead on the finest lady afloat.
Amey, DouglasMS2Mar 10, 1976 – Sep 18, 1979SupplyRemember the Galloping Bear Show,Italian Omelets with wops of seaonings. Funny pies and cakes. Plank Owner departing
Donaldson, Jerry(Muskrat)E6 SM1Mar 10, 1976 – May 15, 1978OCWhat a duty station! Anyone up 4 a reunion?
Charron, PaulMS 2Mar 15, 1976 – Sep 16, 1979Supplylearned firefighting in the navy and made a career of it.
Smith, H. LeeOSCApr 1, 1976 – Jan 1, 1981OIGreat tour as LCPO of the best OI Division!
Monroe, DarylHT2Apr 24, 1976 – Aug 20, 1979RPlankower
Barker, RaleighENFNMay 1976 – Jun 1979A-Div AC&R\EVAPSWas a retread after 3 yrs off USS Midway, came back for more adventure. Remember the young man D. Aughtmann shot outside Portsmouth Shipyard Sept. 76. Fire aboard shortly after returning to Ingalls.
Miller, WesleyETR2Jun 15, 1976 – Feb 18, 1978OperationsAn experience that has directed the course of my life .
Lachapelle, JayGSMJul 4, 1976 – Jun 18, 1979Enginering engine room #2Pre-com and plank owner, eng room#2. Great times and great guys. Still have my cruise books and plank owners certificate, also the navigaton set Lavrado borrowed from some RIP Dan and all who are gone.
Lavrado, RickE3Jul 7, 1976 – Jul 7, 1980engineeringPLANK OWNER being part of the commisioning crew with a 20 year desk capt. on his 1st ship it was tough. show boat where ever we went, spic+span fore and aft.bad luck ship even in the 70's. R.I.P. DANNY AUTMAN.
Robertson, Robbie profile iconEN3Jul 19, 1976 – Jun 19, 1980A gangPlank owner and met a lot of good people there. Looking back I did enjoy the life on board ship. I went into the navy a young boy and thanks to the 1 class and chiefs I came out a man with a good work ethic. Thanks guys.
Casteel, StevenSK3Aug 1976 – Dec 11, 19791st/SupplyPlank Owner and Lamps Storekeeper as well as storeroom storekeeper Welfare and Rec member
Pavek, TomIC2Aug 1976 – Jan 1979E-Plank Owner
Greg, McCannET1Sep 1976 – Jul 1980OperationsPlankowner. Miss the fantastic crew we had. Saw where Zeruto got back after his accident, I missed his return, Personal apologies go out to Wombat, you were a good tech. Remember the bus ride in Barcelona AL?
Bishop, BradETR3Sep 8, 1976 – Jan 5, 1979OEPlankowner
Monaghan, JohnMS3Sep 23, 1976 –supplyplalnk owner, proud to be a plank owner, and proud to have served with the team we had.
Robertson, Robert J.EN3Sep 30, 1976 – Jul 19, 1980Eng A-GangThis is "GO NAVY" We are trying to get people to meet for a sinking meeting E-mail or I really enjoyed my time on board ship and I am a plank owner.
Baughman, AlET1Nov 1976 – Aug 1979OEIn the 25 yrs since I left DD968, I 've never had the pleasure of working with such an outstanding group of people as we had in OE. That goes from CW03 Quijada down to the lowly Wombat.
Goodin, EdSK2Nov 1, 1976 – Mar 16, 1980Supply - S-1Plankowner; OPTAR Storekeeper

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