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USS John Hancock (DD 981) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS John Hancock (DD 981). 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 514 crew members registered for the USS John Hancock (DD 981).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1979 | 1980 – 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 – 1986 | 1987 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – 1992 | 1993 – 1994 | 1995 – 1996 | 1997 – 1998 | 1999 – now

Brocato, ChrisSTG21992 – 1994CSAGood times. Good ship. Long live the EWOK.
Hebel, BrianOSC1992 – 1996OI/StrikeStarting Strike Division and all the good times. Retired as OSCS and living back in Ky.
Haynes, EdwinEN21992 – 1994The best place to learn.
St. John, Aaron (Elvis)GSE31992 – 1995EngineeringGood to see some of the names out there. It is definitely a blast from the past. Good and bad times alike. Anyone know what happened to IC3 Anthony Christiano? Anyone remember me bagpiping on the ship?
Miles, Garysk31992 – 1995supplyHope all is well i live in Kalamazoo,MI now and am in the reserves. Had some great times on the Johnny HO HO
Brocato, ChristopherSTG21992 – 1994CSAGood food, good fun, good service.
Petitpas, LanceSK2Jan 1992 – Apr 1, 1995supply S-1i had alot of fun on and off this ship. met many people i will never forget. email:
Gidrey, MichaelOS2Jan 7, 1992 – Jan 3, 1994OPS/CICEnjoyed every minute of it, except the fast cruises!! Miss Mayport too.
Block, PhilipE-3Feb 1, 1992 – Jan 7, 1993MER-2Looking for the old gang. Eichstadt, Aaron St. John, Miller, and Sean Scott. Hope they are all doing well, and feel free to contact me.
Hartter, DavidOSFeb 1, 1992 – Jun 1, 1993OPS
Akkerman, Brad "Akk"GMG1(SW)Mar 1992 – Jun 1996GunsIt was real and it was fun but it wasn't real fun to much of the time. I miss the job but not all the extra stuff that I had to do just to do my job. Like to hear from som of you. Later.
Carter, Robert "Bobby"EW2Mar 1992 – May 1995CSI
McKay, BrianGSE3Mar 1992 – Aug 1994Engineering
Wittstadt, GerardLTMar 1, 1992 – May 30, 1992LegalI was temporarily assigned to the Hancock as a JAG Officer. The Officers and crew were the best.
Lepore, FeliceE-4Mar 3, 1992 – Jun 16, 1994Boatswain Mate Third Class Petty OfficerThe best years of my life!
Kolding, KennethBM3Mar 9, 1992 – Dec 9, 19961stIts not hard too say I don't miss the military, But the freinds and the comrades I served onboard the Jhonny HoHo I miss with a great deal; you all are family to me and hope to see and hear from you throughout the years.
Christiano III, AnthonyIC 3Mar 9, 1992 – Nov 18, 1996
MacKentepe, PaulE-1/GMG2Apr 1992 – Apr 1996Deck/GunsIt was the best at times, and the worst many times. I met many good people, but don't miss being "Haze Grey and underway" at all. Ask 'em all MT-52 ruled! Where ya at Spanky?(Pitts),and the rest of guns?.
Martin, Kevinen3Apr 13, 1992 – Apr 16, 1996m
Eikermann, ScottE4May 12, 1992 – May 12, 1996gunner
Douglas, Jeffery (Jazzy) profile iconGMM3May 15, 1992 – Feb 2, 1995StrikeI miss the good ole Johnny H. Being on that ship made me the person I am today. Miss by Strike and GMG buddies. Nothing like friends that you considered as your own family.
Bozeman, EdwardE3Jun 2, 1992 – Sep 8, 19961sti really miss all the good friends i had back in the days of the john hancock, friends like Carlos, Mcgee, Nino, Angel, and Jacob, in engineering.. was alot of great times
Pulido, VictorGSE3Jun 7, 1992 – Mar 15, 1995EngineeringHow's my brothers n arms?...blessings the Colombian from Miami Go fins Go Canes
Sperber, DouglasDS3-DS2Jul 1, 1992 – Apr 17, 1997CSE5 Years it was a fun ride.
McGhee, TerrenceE5/SK2Jul 13, 1992 – May 19941st
Lewis, ShannonSTG2Aug 1992 – Aug 16, 1996CSALots of good people and good memories. 8 years after leaving active duty nostalgia sets in.
Lewis, ShannonE-5/STG-2Aug 1, 1992 – Aug 1, 1996CSA
Rhodes, PerryDS2(SW)Sep 5, 1992 – Apr 30, 1994CSEWorst ship I served on (out of 3 others). Really bad morale here, Mostly good DS's that I served with. DS's please visit
Kirvin, JamesSTG2Oct 1992 – Oct 1996CSALot of good times and good friends...I think the rest of the time is buried in repressed memories. :)
Gamble, Patrick (Jr. Woodchuck)E1Oct 1992 – Dec 1992
Doleman, DeeE-5Oct 1992 – Oct 1997OPS
Goodman, KevinTM2Nov 1992 – Jun 1995CSARetiring after all these years,....who'd a thunk?
Noble, JasonE-5Nov 5, 1992 – Oct 28, 1997CSAI loved the Hancock and all my buddies, keep in touch with so many, but have lost touch with a bunch too.
Noble, Jason "Bobo"STG2 SWNov 11, 1992 – Oct 28, 1997CSASonar Techs rule, loved my time on the ship and all the Navy family I still have from my time there.
Rodriguez, CarlosOS3Dec 1992 – May 1995OISad to hear Greco pased on. Hound dog send me an email will ya! I miss you all, this ship and everywhere we went except for the last few days that I was framed and demoted to a seaman. (still a 3rd in heart) I miss the high seas only in my dreams.
Hurley, BryanOS2Dec 1992 – Jun 1994Operations
Hall, JohnBM3Dec 2, 1992 – Apr 14, 19961STI will never forget the good times on th Hancock. Good luck to all of you.
Van, SanhBM3(SW)Dec 13, 1992 – Jul 19, 1996DECKI love my boatswain's pipe. Especially reveille and chow.AFFF
Jason, LambertHTFNDec 15, 1992 – Dec 14, 1996R
Credeur, KennyEN2Dec 30, 1992 – Nov 27, 1997A- GangHello everyone. I have missed all my friends that I had made out there. I am working for Shell Oil Company now in the Gulf of Mexico.

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