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USS Moosbrugger (DD 980) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Moosbrugger (DD 980). 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 466 crew members registered for the USS Moosbrugger (DD 980).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1978 | 1979 – 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 – 1986 | 1987 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – 1994 | 1995 – 1997 | 1998 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Oberhofer, KurtEns-LtAug 22, 1977 – Mar 15, 1981MPPrecom Crew, Electrical Officer, MPA
Rangel, Robertftg3Sep 1977 – Sep 22, 1981firecontrol
Brown, DonGSM1Dec 1, 1977 – Mar 1, 1982MPlank Owner! All the things the ship and crew tought me took me from landlubber to CWO4. Absolutly the best times and shipmates I have ever known. Now retired, I would love to feel the ship shudder,hear the engines respond and hear The Mose is loose
Dudley, Richard T.OSCS(SW)1978 – 1983OIPlankowner
Neal, BruceRM21978 – Aug 1981OpsPlank owner - Great times.
McDougal, RandyGSE21978 – 1981E / MPlankowner. Gas Turbine Tech (electrical). E Div. / M Div., Main Engine Room #1. Pre-com'd in Norfolk / Pascagoula. Best bunch of people I have ever known.
Van Tassel, GeorgeSTG11978 – 1981Plankowner...hard to believe she's gone.
Weiss, EdLT1978 – 19802nd
Wood, JamesETN21978 – Jan 1980OPSPlank owner!! Enjoyed my time on the Moose, sill was happy to leave her and the Navy! I wouldn't trade the experience for any thing! Don't think I want to do it again! Sorry to hear she has been decommissioned. Nav. Tech
Shattuck, Rick profile iconRM21978 – 1980OpsPlank Owner - Great Time - fond memories in the "radio shack"... miss it ! Son is serving in HI...AT3 - trying to get him on a ship! It's been a long time... seeing the names makes it seem like yesterday!
Warren, MichaelSH3Jan 1, 1978 – Nov 20, 1982Supply Dept/S-3 DivI'm a plank-owner crew member. A part of the commissioning crew. Retired 10/1999 as SHC(SW/MTS) Warren in Bremerton, Washington. Currently work for the Social Security Admin in Auburn, Washington. I
Dennis, Mac DDD980Feb 1, 1978 – Apr 1, 1980adminPlank Owner,First Chief Master At Arms.What ever happen to the Reveran Rufus Taylor?
Owens, Jimmie D.GSCSMar 1978 – Jun 1980E & MPlankowner
Harris, CareyETN 3Mar 1978 – Mar 1980OEPlankowner...good times in Mississippi awaiting commisioning
Scrogum, MarkSONAR TECH 2ND CLASSMar 1978 – Dec 12, 1980WeaponsPlankowner / Proud to serve, Elite of the fleet
Rangel, RobertFTG3Mar 1978 – Sep 1982i was part of the original crew from 78 to 82...good times with great friends who i miss..PLANK OWNER
Adams, DenverEMApr 1978 – Oct 1981Engineering
Hess, RonaldYNC(SW)May 1, 1978 – Nov 30, 1982NavigationMember of Commissioning Crew.
Robertson, Michael D.LCDRJun 1978 – Jan 1981OperationsOIC pre-com Norfolk, Ops plankowner, and illustrious veteran of the campaigns of Pascagoula (1 & 2), St. Thomas, Gaeta, and Palma de Mallorca.
Smith, Dennis J.ENS/LTJGJun 1978 – Aug 1980SupplyPlankowner and wayward Sea Son of LCDR "Michael D"
Phipps, JohnENS-LTJun 1978 – Jul 1981Gunnery/Fire ControlPlankowner, Gunnery Officer and Fire Control Officer. Great ship and crew. Thanks for the memories........
Winkler, Ken (Wink)ETR3Jun 1978 – Feb 1982OEprecomm in Norfolk and Pascagula was fun and driving the bus wasn't that much. Retired from the City of San Diego and living in Anderson SC near Clemson!
Wade, DonFTG3Jun 1, 1978 – Dec 11, 1981FoxPlank owner. Had some wonderful times besides Gitmo. Rangel, Buz and Schwenke were trouble. Cain and Henri watched out for us. We also had the best Captain and XO in the fleet!!
Haverkamp, HarryOS2Jul 1978 – May 1981OIWhat a great ship to start your career on!!
Butler, Robert profile iconGSM3 - GSM1Jul 1978 – Jun 26, 1983MPrecommissioning crew, assembling in Norfolk in mid-'78, assigned to ship in Pascagoula in early Dec '78, just in time for commissioning. Also rode out the Hurricane Fredrick sortie. GSM3 thru GSM1, MER2 and MER1.
Jeff, GaineyOS-2Jul 1978 – Dec 1981OIPlank owner.
Cain, CourtneyFRG1Jul 10, 1978 – May 1, 1982Foxpre-com and plankowner, great ship and great crew
Haley, Leslie/buddyBMSN OS2Jul 15, 1978 – Jul 30, 1982opperationsplank owner
Hulse, BrianGSE1Jul 16, 1978 – Oct 10, 1983MPlankowner - had great times with Don Brown, Wayne Jones, Sammy Vidal, Rod Horricks, etc.. We worked hard & played hard - couldn't have been a better experience, even if we were always "haze grey & underway".
White, GregoryFIREMAN APPRENTICEJul 31, 1978 – Oct 9, 1980Plank owner. Still best friends with Bruce Clark and Rick Linares to this day. Worked in #1 hole with Dutch, Don Brown, Jonesy and Bingham and a number of others. Proud to have served in the United States Navy.
Tuttle, DavidSHSN-SH2Aug 1978 – May 27, 1981S3First ship is always your best ship, retired MAC(SW) 2000
Adams, DenverEM4Aug 15, 1978 – Nov 30, 1981Engineering
Nash, GregSTGC(SW)Aug 28, 1978 – Apr 1, 19842ndThe best time of my life. Plankowner and original 89 crew.
Schroeder, Matthew (Dutch)GSM2Sep 1978 – Dec 1979MPre-Com, Plank Owner, 1st LPO MER#1
Stolte, RobertDECK APEOct 1978 – Jul 1980first of course
Parsons, DanGSE3Oct 1978 – May 1983E
Lemire, Charles "Max"GMT1Oct 15, 1978 – Aug 25, 1981Weps / 2ndPrecom crew. One of the greatest times I've ever had. I still run into shipmates every now and again. The Moose is loose.
Richey, WilliamEM3Oct 21, 1978 – Dec 21, 1981engineeringsome of the best years of my life
Seckinger, Robert A.k.a. "Baby Huey"GSM-2Nov 1978 – Jul 27, 1983MPlankowner!!!! Some of the best times in my life were on that ship, I miss my buddies that I worked and lived with!! Wish I could have been there for the decomissioning. Original resident of shitcan alley!!!! Whatever happened to the antlers???
Snyder, CurtEN2Nov 1978 – Jun 1981AJoining the Moose was and still is to this day one of the best experiences I have ever had. I still think about all the friends I made from this commissioning crew on this great ship. Still Rocking. The Aux crew ruled.
Jennings, LesleyRM1Nov 1978 – Oct 1982OC01Great memories of good people and an awesome ship.
Hill, ChrisGMG2Nov 1, 1978 – Jun 5, 1982G DivisionGreat to see some of the names of the guys on the com crew! Those "Moose" years were most memorable for me which will never be forgotten.
Karrick, DaveMR2 (SW)Nov 15, 1978 – May 23, 1983DECK / REPAIRI LEARNED SO MUCH IN THIS TIME IN MY LIFE. THE PEOPLE, THE LEADERSHIP, AND THE CAN DO ATTITUDE MADE IT GREAT". RETIRED AS MRC (SW) LAST TOUR SIMA CHARLESTON. NEVER FORGET "THE MOOSE WAS LOOSE" AND THE MEN I SERVED WITH. THANKS FOR THE G
Ritchey, VicYN3Nov 16, 1978 – Jul 15, 1982Ship's Main OfficeOne of the best times of my life. Really miss all my "Moose" buddies from that time period. Sad to see her decommissioned. She was Great! Get in touch anyone who knew me - looking forward to hearing from you all.
Totoris, TomEN2Nov 16, 1978 – Apr 11, 1980A LPO A Division, hated those cnatankerous EVAPS. Remember good times with EN3 Bill,and Mike Bunting, EN3 Tom Rowland, EN2 Lanham, FN Easley FN Snyder, Fa Bingham and FN DeJong. Liberty in St Thomas and time in Shipyard, Pascagoula Ms.
Jeffries, BillSN / OS2Nov 18, 1978 – Jul 24, 19821st / OIPlankowner, started in deck division and became a OS, had some of the best times of my navy career.
Oyler, John G , IISTG1Dec 1, 1978 – Jun 30, 1984Weps/2ndNobody partied like the Moose sailors in St. Thomas and worked as hard wheres the rest of the first crew and plank owners
Roy, RogerSK3Dec 12, 1978 – Jul 20, 1981S4First person from Maine on the ship, where the antlers are from. Great ship and crew. Good times were had on all of our deployments - especially the Med.
Schultz, Leslie/lesGSM3Dec 16, 1978 – Dec 16, 1982M Being on the commissioning Was the best. HOLE SNIPS forever THE BILGE RAT
Knisley, JimSTG1 (SW)Dec 16, 1978 – May 10, 1983WeaponsPlankowner - Great ship and a great crew. One of the first AN/SQS-53B Sonar Technicians.
Briggs, Bob(Peabody)SA to BM2(SW)Dec 16, 1978 – Apr 1981FirstPlankowner. Retired 98 as BMCS(SW/AW/SEA). After an awful start on the Moose life got better, much better. Moose was a tight crew, learned alot from BMC Everson, BM2 Fretwell and BM2 Risko. Where is Shane?
Hartman, HenryBMSNDec 31, 1978 – Jul 16, 1981

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