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USS Decatur (DDG 73) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Decatur (DDG 73). 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 103 crew members registered for the USS Decatur (DDG 73).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1997 | 1998 – 2001 | 2002 – now

Feldman, WilliamDD-936Sep 1963 – 1964RWas on board when whe had the Lake Champlain accident.
Spoonsworth, BenvolioRM21987 –Geez I love this daggone ship. Best damn ship in the navy. Take that as gospel comin from the best damn RM2 in the Navy.
Lawless, RobertGMG2(SW)Dec 1, 1994 – Sep 12, 1996Combat SystemsWhat's up John Youngers. Would love to hear from any of you. Cell 858-761-3901 leave a message
James, KrystalYN3Jul 1996 – Feb 2001AdministrationHello everyone! You all may remember me as Hairston. Plankowner.
Sage, LoriBM3Jul 1996 – Dec 1999Deck DivisionI had a lot of character building moments. It's nice to sit back and think about my past adventures and who I shared them with. email:
Pratt, LeeGSCS(SW)Oct 1, 1996 – Oct 1, 2001MPWas a great ship to be on once Gumataotao showed up. Fun crew, fun times, would do it again. Miss being haze grey and underway. Time for a cigar on the fantail!! Fair winds and following seas.
Pudleiner, TimothyFC1Nov 1996 – Apr 2000CMWe had one hell of a pre-comm crew baby! She was a great ship and so were the people. I don't think I ever served with a better CO and XO team than Capt. Gumataotao and CDR White. God speed to all our crew out there whatever your endeavors
Phillips, ChadSTG1Nov 11, 1996 – Jun 6, 2001CAWho remembers Old Port, Denny's, and the Atrium? Miss the Boat, miss the Crew, but will never forget.
Day, LeslieFC3Nov 15, 1996 – Aug 1, 1999CF03This was a great ship! I was part of it and watched it come alive right before my eyes in Maine. What an amazing experience - what an amazing ship!
Humphreys, JohnQM11997 – 1999NavPrecomm was more fun than it should have been!
Woodard, TomCTM!(SW)1997 – 2001OTPlank Owner. Why not ride the best? Awesome ship and crew! I will always have fond memories of the people and places. If we served together zip me an email. r/ CTMC(SW) (RET)
Gofreed, RobertET2 (SW)1997 – 2002CEProud Plankowner. Don't miss the Navy but I miss the camaraderie and the friends that I made while I served. Thanks for the memories from precomm on thru. Hope you are all doing well.
Ewing, MistySM31997 – 1999ochad alot of good times on this ship!!!! Got drunk alot!!! boy what happened to the good ol days!!! Oh we grew up!!!
MacAsinag, RenanMS31997 – 2001S2
Perez, JeannetteBM31997 – 2000DeckThis ship was awesome, met some of the best people here and miss you all. My email is
Hembree (Walters), AnnetteNC1 (was EN3)1997 – 1999A DivWill always remember precomm. I miss the small boat Navy, tried to go back, but the Navy found it better to send me to an aviation squadron and carriers!
Rickaby, ScottDC2 S/WJan 6, 1997 – Mar 20, 2000RepairPlank Owner, Flying Squad. Good to see some of you old timers are still around, its been a while.
Ortiz, BenjaminOS2 (SW)Apr 7, 1997 – Sep 25, 2001OIThe most influential words I learned during my time on the mighty 73 were, "WHERE ARE ALL THE WHITE WOMEN AT?!"
Hibbard, Jason profile iconGSE2May 1, 1997 – May 1, 2000MPHello, hope all is well...reach out
Trotter, CynthiaPNCMay 10, 1997 – Jan 3, 2000NAV/ADMINAwesome Crew. Strong and determined through all obstacles and challenges.
Marmet, SonnyGSE3(SW)Jun 1997 – Dec 2000MPI really miss the good old days on the boat, if you remember me get in touch, i would like to hear from you. (
Ackerman, MikeHMCS(SW)Jun 1997 – Sep 2000MedicalEnjoyed the ride and miss it greatly.
Jeffrey, BrianMSSNJun 1997 – Jul 2000S-2
Stark, Matthew KFC2Jun 1, 1997 – Jan 6, 2000cf01Wow lots of people here. Good to see people again and hope all is well! Find me here:
Janek, PamelaGM2Jun 12, 1997 – Dec 5, 1999CGI used to be Munsey and I can tell you that my life has some great stories. I definately miss the Decatur Precom crue. I have constant reminders of Maine. Email me and everyone should keep in touch.
Weigand, StevenBM2 NOW BMCJun 16, 1997 – Jan 11, 2002DeckThe crew of Decatur will never see one like the original. The crew was unbelievable and I could only wish to have that experince again. Everyone there made the job fun, down to the open mast on the flight deck in Portland.! beer right!!
Riley, ZacharyFC2Jul 1997 – Jun 1998WeaponsTomahawk Fire Controlman during Pre-commissioning, Christening and Commissioning in Bath, Maine. (Public commissioning ceremony was held later in Portland, ME) She was a brand-new beautiful ship!
Butler, Kendra L.QM3Aug 8, 1997 – Jul 14, 1998Navigation
Millard-torres, KendraQM3Aug 8, 1997 – Aug 3, 1998ONGood friends and great memories!
Romero, JohnOS 2Sep 1997 – Feb 2, 2001OIA lot of good times, memories and good friends and experiences that I will keep with me for a life time.
Day, ShannonCTR1(SW) NOW CTRCS(SW/AW)Sep 6, 1997 – Jun 1, 2000OT/OD/OT73 on the hull, #1 in my Heart. Miss the ship... miss the crew. The ship made me what I am today!!!
Ratzburg, ErikIT3Oct 4, 1997 – Mar 23,
Munos, AlexSN/SM3Oct 16, 1997 – May 10, 2000OD/OCWas a plankowner,and loved it even though it was my only ship, i miss it greatly the signal bridge was awesome!!!!
Gulizio, VincentOS2Nov 1, 1997 – May 7, 2001OIOriginal crewmember and Plank Owner. I now live back in New York City. I am a consultant and photographer.
Ruiz, MarthaMS2Nov 1, 1997 – Aug 22, 2000S-2
Calhoun, Anton "cal"EM1(SW/AW)Nov 20, 1997 – Feb 21, 2001ELECTRICALNever another ship like Decatur... I miss them days.
Labarr, MarkCTT1Nov 26, 1997 – Oct 12, 20011stThe success that Ive had in the Navy was a direct result from the days on the Decatur. Been in for 9 years now on my second recruiting tour. Hope to see or serve with you all again.
Ortiz, RafaelOS2Dec 1997 – May 2001OIHey, I just happened to have stumbled on this website and recognized a few names from some ugly faces! Looking down this list takes me back to the good ol' days. If any of you guys or gals wanna talk and just shoot the bull, drop me a line
Thompson, JanaOS(SW)2Dec 1997 – Jul 2001OILooking forward to reconecting with my long lost shipmates...

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