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USS Stump (DD 978) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Stump (DD 978). 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 699 crew members registered for the USS Stump (DD 978).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1978 | 1979 – 1980 | 1981 – 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 – 1988 | 1989 – 1991 | 1992 – 1993 | 1994 – 1995 | 1996 – 1997 | 1998 – 1999 | 2000 – 2001 | 2002 | 2003 – now

Keplinger, DennisYNC1981 – 1984Nav"Was the first ""official"" ESWS onboard STUMP."
Lansford, Shawn1981 – 1983A GangBest Ship I was ever on!!!
Jones, SteveSM2Feb 1981 – May
Pulver, Charlie LorenHT3Mar 1981 – Sep 1983rA lot of good times
Nix, RoyOS 2Mar 9, 1981 – Jul 10, 1984opsserved on board stump 3 1/2 years and were some of the best times of my life, served with many good hands a few i remember well, woods ,elders ,mckinnon ,chief cleveland ,vestal and sitko, would like to hear from them and other shipmates!
Link, James/jim profile iconEN2Mar 20, 1981 – Mar 7, 1983"A" GangSo Long ago, so many memories. I was the boat engineer on the Captain's Gig and the motor whaleboat. Spent plenty of time doing flight quarters while the chopper was coming and going. Now in federal law enforcement.
Cleveland, ChrisSHSNApr 1981 – Jun 1984Supply
Fleming, ThomasFC1Apr 15, 1981 – Aug 10, 1985WEPS/ F&GGreat times, crazy times 2 UNITAS, 1 med and 1 PGulf cruises. Four Battle E's, we were the kings of drone knockdowns with the Sparrow. She was a great ship, sorry to see her go.
Fleming, ThomasFC1Apr 15, 1981 – Aug 20, 1985Weapons
Elders, GregOS2May 1981 – Oct 1984oi
Kelley, KenRM2May 5, 1981 – Oct 28, 1985OC01Good Command/Ship. Good Division. Radio shack and SIG bridge. any on line drop a line ucorn-at-aol
Conklin, JackET2Jun 1, 1981 – Jun 1, 1984OE Enjoyed my time aboard but really sitting pierside watching the ship pull out without me. Stayed in until I retired. Now I really enjoy cashing the retirement checks. :)
Knight, KarlFTM2Jun 10, 1981 – Mar 26, 1985TENACITY: FOUNDATION OF OF VICTORY
Reyes, LeoSTG 2Jul 1981 – Jun 19852nd
Weber, William/rockGMG2Sep 10, 1981 – May 1, 1985weaponsHi guys-It's nice to find a site about the ship. It took me way back.Does anyone remember when I got beat up with the baseball bats? Well, they ended up breaking my neck too. But I survived. Feel free to email me with memories.
Hodgins, Dalton "The Hodge"HT1(SW)Sep 20, 1981 – Jul 11, 1983RUnitas XXII / Falkland Islands; Med / IO; Carribean cruises and "Was the second ""official"" ESWS onboard STUMP.", 1 minute after Keplinger. ;-) The third guy didn't make it as I recall.
Mahl, BrianHM3Sep 23, 1981 – Sep 17, 1982OPS/NAVUNITAS XXII Officers mess was a good place for FELIX such a nice bird
Smith, Jp Aka Admiral SmittySTGSNNov 29, 1981 – May 8, 19852ndI used to say I should be a Fleet Admiral instead of an STGSN. That's how I got my nickname Admiral Smitty. My LPO's never approved my chits to take the advancement exams keeping me forever at E-3. Now that's dogging! Feel Free to Email
Hunt, MarkMS3Dec 1981 – Jun 1985Supply S-2Lots of great memeories & good friends. At the time, this ship was known as the best of the best for the "Spruance Class" and had one hell of a crew to go with her. Can't believe they Decomissioned her. What a waste of our $'s..
McNamara, Sean W.ET21982 – 1986CE
Smith, JerryBM21982 – Mar 19861ST
Ellanson, Dell (Elly)QM21982 – 1986NavOne hell of an experience.Never will forget the memories and good times with friends I dearly miss to this day.From Deck div to Nav div. From NewYork ( Fred Yomans)to ReoDjenaro.NewOrleans to Africa (villageschool) DD978
Schroeder, Jeff (Doc)OS21982 – 1984OPSHad many great times and made good friends! Hope all of you are doing well!’
Billing, KlausSMCSJan 1982 – 1984
Billing, KlausSMCSJan 2, 1982 – Sep 4, 1984OCshe and her crew are something to remember and worse to keep in memory. For me as a German it was one of the greatest experiences I made in my career. Are you still alive Big Daddy Rat
Collina, KenMSSNJan 10, 1982 – May 15, 1985supplyA great ship and wonderful crew Best in the fleet
Hendricks, JeffreyE4 FCFeb 1982 – Feb 2, 1984Weapons CombatServered 2 years apporoximate. Completed UNITAS
Murphy, ShawnQM2Feb 1982 – Mar 19851st and NAVSome good memeories. Made some good friends that I still remember.
Johnson, KevinDS2Feb 26, 1982 – Apr 30, 1986opsDecommisioned? No more Stump? Where has the time gone?
Vogel, RickyBM2Mar 1982 – Mar 1984DeckSwitching out one of the turbines in Rota Spain. Having my buddy Sean ride the ship back. Great time.
Clemons, Darrylem3Apr 29, 1982 – Dec 29, 1983electricaltrying to find members
Altman, Ken Bm3USS STUMPMay 29, 1982 – 19851STI would like to here from crew members who knew me. I have memories of freinds and comrades that I shared important times of my life. To one safari partner ,still remember our great adventure (kenya); Talk to me Captain Sir. BM3 ALTMAN
Altman, Ken Bm3BM 3Jun 1982 – Sep 19841st
Dickey, JackGMG1Jul 1982 – Jan 1986CG
Talton, Tim SpydermonkeyEW3Jul 20, 1982 – Jun 20, 1985ElectronicsWere is EW1 Grimes, EW2 Mark pledger, EW3 Arron Sweeny, ET/DS3 David Deal?? Loved that shellback initiation. Persian gulf, Africa, and all over the SW Atlantic.
Murphy, RichardEW2Aug 1982 – May 1985
Smith, Jarold (Jerry)BM2Aug 1982 – Mar 1, 19861STIt all began in New Port News Shipyard, Persian Gulf, World's Fair in New Orleans, Caribbean, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Won the Motor Whale Boat race @ Harborfest in Norfolk, Unitas / Watc. Admirals Cup in softball. Had a GREAT Time. GREAT CREW.
Brandt, Paul profile iconIC2Aug 1982 – Jul 1985EBest Ship I ever sailed on.
Whitmore, BenGSECSep 23, 1982 – Jul 12, 1986m
Miller, ChrisDD-978Oct 1982 – Apr 1985DeckTypical drunken boatswains mate. Had a lot of fun with my friends James Wiese (BM2) and Tony Banks (BM3). Wiese took his own life years ago but I still remember the good times, as few as they were. Stump was a good ship!
Williams, JohnYN3Oct 1, 1982 – Apr 2, 1985NavigationServed aboard STUMP in the ship's office. Legal Yeoman. Indian Ocean, Unitas, West African Training Cruise, lots of time in the Carribbean.
Williams, John LYN3Oct 1, 1982 – Apr 1, 1985NavigationLegal Yeoman in ship's office. Indian Ocean 1982, Unitas 1985, WATC 1985, Gitmo, Caribbean. Shell back, Suez and Panama Canals. Currently residing in Charlotte, NC.
Stevenson, KyleMSSNOct 10, 1982 – Apr 26, 1984S_2Great friends in supply Collina, Mark Hunt,Jiminez MS1 Perez taught me alot.Hope everyone is doing well. even you Bruce.
Krzewinski, JoeETCS (SW)Nov 1982 – Jun 1986CEWas fortunate to be onboard with a great crew!
Burns, DougENSNov 1982 – Jun 1985OCWhat a great set of officers to learn from. ADM Lopez, VADM Daly, VADM Crowder, many others. Thanks everyone for the wonderful memories of a lifetime!
Richardson, AllenseamanNov 4, 1982 – Jun 5, 1985deckhave you guys forgot about richie rich from rocky mount, nc. I married the little italian girl from brooklyn. The pita Da Blue
Burns, DougENS/LTJGDec 5, 1982 – Jun 19, 1985Admin/Radio/A-GangI came on board as Admin Officer, then took radio for a long time.

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