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USS Conolly (DD 979) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Conolly (DD 979). 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 407 crew members registered for the USS Conolly (DD 979).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1978 | 1979 – 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 – 1986 | 1987 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – 1993 | 1994 – 1995 | 1996 – now

Jones, RobertOS21984 – 1987OINavy changed my life. Great memories of the ship and the crew. Some of the best times ever. Sorry she was sunk. Best to all I served with, drop me a line if you have the time.
Voraganty, Ravi "Haji"BM2Jan 1984 – Jun 1986DECK/OPSGreat Memories!!
Rutherford, Tonye "Rudy"SM2Feb 1984 – Oct 1988navBest time in the Navy Like High School at sea. A really cool crew
Waters, BrianE4Mar 4, 1984 – Mar 4, 1988Combat SystemsSonar Technician
Spooner, DanLTApr 1984 – May 1986Operations Dept HeadChecking in to any shipmate who (favorably) remembers me.
Dillon, JimFC1May 1, 1984 – Mar 1, 1989Combat SystemsGood times. What's up Leo, Broman, Sachs, Chip, Allinger. I miss you guys.
Kromenacker, MartinSH3Oct 31, 1984 – Jun 13, 1987supply
Kromenacker, MartinSH3Nov 1, 1984 – Jun 13, 1987supply
Franks, RayEW 31985 – 1987OIDon't remember the bad things as much as I do the good. It helped me grow up alot.
Bento, JosephET21985 – 1989Combat SystemsI would never have thought I would miss the ship, or the navy for that matter, but now think back on many happy memories.
Marz, RobSN1985 – 1987Deck/MedicalWhen I got onboard I was in Deck Div. with BMC Kane. Struck out of deck to work with HMC Jack Merchant. I was On her between 85-87. I painted the Conolly on the sick bay door if that places me for anyone.
Rochester, MilesPNSN1985 – 1988Deck and personal officeHad a blast
Thomas, Gregory profile iconQM31985 – 1988NavigationI have many fond memories of the time spent aboard. Got to see and experience a lot that I wouldn't have otherwise. I made many friends that I think of often. I hope to reunite with them someday.
Jones, MichaelOS SeamanJan 1985 – Dec 1987OIGreat ship and awesome people i was to young to realize what an experience i would have and how it would shape my life. Thanks to everyone who i met there, I hope your life is great and your family's are in good health.
Lipko, MichaelIC2Jan 8, 1985 – Apr 4, 1988EngineeringI still can't find my test phone..I think I left it in shaft,I miss that thing......
Huussen, DirkHTFNApr 10, 1985 – Nov 17, 1987R DivisionHad many good times on this ship. Had a better time with all the people and friends I made. If it wasen't for all those poker nights at sea I would of went crazy. Would love to hear from all of you. Look me up on facebook or email me.
Lapenna, JosephOS1(SW)May 1985 – May 1990OIWhat a tour, that's what I call "arduous" sea duty!!!
Westcott, JjSTG2May 1985 – Nov 1988CombatBecame a cop......16Yrs
Dingman, JohnHT1(SW)May 5, 1985 – Jun 13, 1986Repair
Camp, BradOS3May 19, 1985 – Dec 21, 1987OI Great memories.Looking back now working in CIC was the coolest thing I did. The painted skull and harpoon/tomahawk that was on the door into CIC, did it go down with her?
Marr, CharlesSTG 3Jun 10, 1985 – Nov 22, 1987CombatSome of the best memories of my life were with the men of CA Division (G. Sacks, M. Music, JJ Westcott, Jake, J. Berry, B. Waters) you know who you are. I honor all of those I served with and the ship she took us where ever we went safel
Parshall, DanFC1Jul 15, 1985 – Apr 22, 1988CSTo my old shipmates Carver, Demi, Logue, Bitner and all who served with me, I would love to hear from you!
Noonan, MarkE-4/RMAug 1, 1985 – May 15, 1987Radio
Andrews, GerrySrANov 1985 – Feb 1986Beats me, I was Air ForceAir Force Persian linguist (CTI in your terms), volunteered for TDY while ship was in the Persian Gulf. Berthed with MSs, so always had snacks when we got off watch. Great experience.
Murray, StanleyOS2Nov 7, 1985 – Nov 7, 1990OperationsMay this ship be forever blessed.
Schicker, MichaelGmg3Nov 7, 1985 – Nov 7, 1991WeaponsAwesome friendship on that ship
Meehan, ChuckQM3Dec 5, 1985 – Apr 3, 1988NavigationMet some of my best friends on the Conolly and still keep in touch with them to this day. Some of my best memories in life were when I served aboard the Conolly. Hated to see her go to the bottem.
Cave, Scott CavemanGSM21986 – 1990bilge association4 years of total hell! God forgive me i miss the lot of you and the times we had. zulu3william strikeforce members drop me a line you bastards. so long voltz you will not be forgotten Pat where the hell are ya?paging doctor martin.
Schafer, SteveSTG1986 – 1987great ship, great crew; shame the efforts to memorialize her failed; thanks to all who tried!
Vinalon, MarioEN21986 –
Sprague, James profile iconSN1986 – 1989Deck
Pinheiro, Leoni M. PinheiroEWJan 1986 – Apr 1989Operations/CombatCrazy days in Combat, Lt Peterson the best, OS's were crazy, FC's,& Sonar also, miss those days. Parties on the beach in France. Broman, Alvin, Dillon, Sachs, Franks, Bowers. Hi all keep the Conolly alive.
McDonald, JerrySTG2Jan 1986 – Jun 1989CAThe Conolly was a great ship to start my navy enlistment on. Alot of great memories with my shipmates and I cheerish most of them now. I hope life has been good for everyone. (4 yrs. active 17 reserves.)
Sacks, GeorgeSTG3Apr 1986 – Aug 1988csa1fake i.d. and time square with Leo, Alexandra and the Pyramids, hacky sack on the beaches of france. Leo hitting his head on the helo door. New Jersey rocked.
Carlisle, DavidMS3Apr 1986 – Aug 1989SupplyI just heard about her sinking. I remember being such a prick to people sometimes when most didn't deserve it. Sorry.
Pablo, TyroneHM3May 1986 – May 1988MedicalEnjoyed by time while serving on the Conolly. Would like to hear from some of the guys I knew. Currently working as a registered nurse for the government (go figure). Email:
Blickhan, David BlickSTG3 EO1Jun 1986 – Aug 1989Deck/WeaponsSure missed the old girl this summer.Am now in the C B's and just got home from another gulf cruise, this time up the Euphrites. Not the same as in 89. I'm still kicking if anybody wants to get a hold of me.
Lavy, Stanley (Scott) LunchbucketOS2Jun 1986 – Nov 1989OILooking to get in touch with anyone that served on the Conolly in 1986-1989. Email me at
Gast, VinceLTJun 1, 1986 – Feb 10, 1990CMGreetings to all of my Shipmates, and those who served on 979 after I left. As the ship will find a final resting place in FY09 (planned target ship), I trust the spirit of my Combat Systems brothers may just make her a tough target.
Kappus, EricHT2Jun 17, 1986 – Mar 16, 1990repair divisionWOW .. we were kids, set lose on the world. WILD times with my ship mates. Flight 1/4ers all night sleep all day. Playing to music on the sound powered phone to kill the time. "Pink belly" birthdays. THANKS 4 the memries
Claggett, JohnOSCS (SW)Sep 1986 – May 1989OI/OPSAn arduous tour with a super crew.
Merchant, DocHMC(SW)Oct 1986 – Sep 1989Medical
Artigas, RafaelFC2Nov 6, 1986 – May 1, 1991Combat SystemsProudest to have served and met you all during 4 1/2 years of sea duty, especially my FC buddies in the T & D line and HOURS of Tomahawk handling...Miss you all, Dan The Man P, Skip, Bart, Donny B, Lt. Tollefso Bless!
Ronald Cormier, RonnieMS3Nov 22, 1986 – Jul 20, 1990SupplyI really enjoyed the time I spent onboard. I met some great guys and saw some awesome sights.
Rivers, PatOSSN-OS2Dec 7, 1986 – Sep 13, 1991OI

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