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USS Peterson (DD 969) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Peterson (DD 969). 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 648 crew members registered for the USS Peterson (DD 969).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1977 | 1978 – 1980 | 1981 – 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – 1993 | 1994 – 1995 | 1996 – 1998 | 1999 – 2000 | 2001 – now

Day, JeffreyGSM21985 – 1987MPHey shipmates! Lookin' for anyone I know! Give me a shout.
McNealy, RobertFC31985 – 1989Fox
Wright, KentCTR1(SW)1985 – 1988OZWow! Hey to all the shipmates I served with. Retired now, back in NC working for Cree, Inc. Palma!!!!!
Perez, AlexisCTR2 (SW)1985 – 1988Operations (OUTBOARD)
McCray, CraigGSM 31985 – Apr 7, 1989EngineeringWow, memories from the "Proud Pete" wish I had re-enlisted and remained in the Navy. It was a honor to serve with People like. A. Jones, M. Little, G. Conyers, H.Taylor and others.
Durkin, LeeE-31985 – 1987EngineeringTelling someone about my stories from the Pete, went to show him the ship and seen for the first time since I left. Brought back memories like it was yesterday.Research and found they put her down in 2004. Sad Feeling
Roberts, KeithSTG3Jan 1, 1985 – Jul 24, 1987CA
Roberts, KeithSTGSN -NCCFeb 1, 1985 – Jul 28, 1987CSAFirst ship, first love. The best memories of my 21 years. Naples in the gut. Run Hovey run.
Hersh, DwayneCTM1(SW)Feb 1, 1985 – Mar 8, 1987OZJust wanted to say hello to all of my shipmates whom I served with on the proud Pete
Downs, TonySTG2Mar 7, 1985 – Mar 1, 1987CSAI remember you guys like brothers...Dave Vick is the only one that I know anything about, he still lives in Norfolk. Just great memories...Med '86 Good times. Drop an email let me know how you are doing.
Sammons, JohnEWSNApr 1985 – Sep 1988OZ
Prusha, Gerald "Pru"CTT2Apr 1985 – Oct 1987OZHey to all my shipmates. Lots of memories on the "Proud Pete"!
Conaway, MarkPC3Apr 10, 1985 – Nov 27, 1988AdminTo all of my old shipmates, great to see all your names. How could the Postal Clerk not remember everyone. Miss the softball team, still have my black and yellow jersey. I Work at USPS as letter carrier and still love it
Vick, DavidSTG2May 11, 1985 – Jun 16, 1987CSAWas a great ship and have a lot of good memories. I was a returning sailor from civilian life and this was a great ship to have come back to. Still living in Norfolk so hope there are others that are here that remember me.
Bush, JoeSMSNJun 1985 – Sep 1988deckWould love to hear from anyone who served on the Pete. First time every time. Too bad they sunk her.
Romero, MarioGMG2Jul 1985 – Apr 3, 1989CSGPete was my first ship of four ships that I served on and it was the best crew I ever served with. Like to hear from you.
Coleman, CharlesCTR2 SWJul 9, 1985 – Jul 0007OZHello to all my old friends from this great error in my life. Hello ship mates @@@!!!!
Powers, WayneHM3Aug 1985 – Jan 3, 1988AdminHad a great time on the Peterson. Meet many great people and have a lot of terrific memories.
Burke, PatCTO1(SW)Aug 1985 – Aug 1987OZProud Pete MED,El Dorado Canyon,Corfu,Napoli,Two DivOffs + the only non-deployed CPO,Booger Board,O-3 level amidships,after mast - a true stepping stone to my long/proud Navy career. YINF, Pat Burke CWO(W4) USN/Ret.
Andreoli, JimE5Sep 1985 – Mar 1989OC
Bell, AlbertFC2 (SW)Oct 1985 – Jan 1990FOXProud to have served with great men
Bell, AlbertFC2 (SW)Oct 1985 – Jan 1990FOXLove to hear from my former shipmates. Please use this contact entry since I don't remember the log in for the other one. You can also find me at
Taylor, Henry ( Thomas )E-3 RMOct 1, 1985 – Jul 31, 1987CommunicationAnyone from that time, hit me up in email.
Hodges, BillyE-5/DS2Oct 15, 1985 – Jan 2, 1990CSEIt's been a long time since I was onboard, but sometimes it seems like yesterday. A lot a great memories and some not so great, would like to here from anyone onboard at the same time expecially in CSE division. Sad to find out they sunk her.
Skalak, PhilFCC(SW)Nov 1985 – Sep 1991CM
Fenwick, ToddSH3Nov 26, 1985 – Jul 15, 1989S-3VISIT PROUDPETE.COM Find shipmates, learn about reunions and hear about an exciting history project in the making.
Meador, William (Patrick)E5/ET21986 – 1989CSEI have fond memories of times and crewmembers of Proud Pete. I would love to hear from old shipmates, especially those from CSE, the ETs and DSs.
Whitney, Stevenbm3/1986 – 1990deck/paint loacker poTwitter had some great times aboard the ship and out in the ports,Always will remember the blue quarter deck and shipmates pup pup,gazer Frasier, Ferguson,Ealy,Otis wheres my cd player?
Masterson, Don (Bat)e-31986 – 1989BM
Lombard, Walter "Chuck"E5/DS2 SWJan 1986 – Feb 1990CSEI would like to hear from anyone aboard the Proud Pete. Looking back, it was definitely a learning experience.
Parrish, TimST3Jan 1986 – Nov 1988Would really like to hear how some of the sonar group from my time on board the Proud Pete are doing.
Lombard, Walter "Chuck"E5 DS2 SWJan 1986 – Feb 1990CSEI would like to hear from anyone. Please use this email as it is the current one. Thanks.
Shaver, ScottE5 / STG2Jan 1986 – Nov 1987CSALeft the Pete, went to C school and completed my enlistment on the USS Gridley as an STG1. Wouldn't trade my Pete experience for anything as I learned some valuable life lessons. Hope you are all well!
Pirkle, GregHull TechJan 1986 – May 1988R
Prince, HaroldSTG3Jan 5, 1986 – May 2, 1989ASWGreat ship and great people. Had some great time except working parties lol. Shout out to all my shipmates. Med 86 off the chain.
Prince, HaroldSTG3Jan 19, 1986 – Jun 21, 1988CSAThe pete was my first ship man had some good times.Will never forget. Family still in norfolk my home town but i live in Austin,TX met a lot of good people during my tour. i would like to here from you all
Benefiel, Jon "Benny"ET3Mar 1986 – Mar 1990CSE
Synek, RichardCTO3 SWMar 1986 – Jul 1988OZHad a great time on Proud Pete with AJ Perez, Bill Clemmons, Ken McLaughlin, Jerry Prusha, Brian Kelly, Bob Borum. Miss all my buddies after 18 years.
Holden, WallySTG3Mar 7, 1986 – Feb 27, 1987Combat SystemsHey Guys!!!! I loved the Pete but was too young to appreciate it. Left & became a paramedic for the past 22 years.
Ferguson, ChrisBM1(SW)May 1986 – Jul 1990DeckProud Pete was a great ship, with a great crew. would love to hear from my Deck family----------- Mom
Clark, DavidYN1(SW)Jun 1986 – Jun 1988NX
Smith, MarkGMC(SW)Jun 1986 – May 1991CSA - CSG
Leadbetter, DanielEM1(SW)Jun 15, 1986 – Jun 6, 1988EProud Pete was a learning experience for me. Proud to have served with E div fella's and the rest of PETE'S CREW.
Higginbotham, RussFC2Jun 15, 1986 – Jan 15, 1990Fox
Higginbotham, RussFC2Jul 1986 – Jan 1990FoxMK23 TAS//SWG-1A tech
Grogg, RichardIC 1Sep 1, 1986 – Jan 30, 1990CSEThis ship was a study in neglect and no money to repair thing during my time but they were always underway .
Epps, ThomasOS2 (SW)Oct 12, 1986 – Apr 24, 1991Operations/IntelligenceA lot of things came together for me during this tour. I met and married my wife Lucy, came into my own as a petty officer and a CIC watchstander and watch supervisor, and came to understand history.

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