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USS John King (DDG 3) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS John King (DDG 3). 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 368 crew members registered for the USS John King (DDG 3).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1962 | 1963 – 1968 | 1969 – 1973 | 1974 – 1977 | 1978 – 1981 | 1982 – 1984 | 1985 – 1987 | 1988 – now

Collins, William R. (W.R.)MM3 AND MM21963 – 1965
Arnold, Joe (Arnie)FTG31963 – Jun 6, 1966gI do not miss the nighttime refueling
Duesler, JosephSNJan 1963 – Feb 1965SupplyDid a couple of Med cruises and made a duty free booze run to St. Thomas. Life was good then. I Deck aped the 1st cruise, then transfered to Supply and became Ship's Store Operator. Memories to exchange?
Sagan, EdBT3Jan 1963 – 1965Boiler Room
Matthews, Robert (Mother)FTM2Jul 1963 – Jan 1966FAfter 40 years I am looking to see what happened to you all. I was "the American Fighting Man" in the 64-65 Med cruise book. It is posted at Anyone have a 65-66 cruise book?
Thomas, Dan ("Tom")FTM2Jul 1963 – Jul 1965GTwo years of fond memories of the Jolly John -- left the ship (and the Navy) to go to art school in 1965. Produced the cruise book for the '64-'65 Med Cruise -- still enjoy looking at it from time to time.
Cooke, Jackie E.RM3Nov 1963 – Jul 1965oc
Pack, BillRD2Feb 1964 – Jun 1967OIRetired Air Traffic Controller. Winchester, VA summer, Bradenton FL winter. Lots of golf.
Dettmer, TomSTG 2Mar 1964 – Feb 1968Sonar ShackGreat Ship!!!
Smith, PeteET 3Apr 19, 1964 – Mar 4, 1965Operations
Hallett, HarveyRDSN1965 – 1967OIit's not my email address it's my kids lol but i would like to hear from you if you remember me and would like to talk
Spagna, RonFTM31965 – 1967On board for 2 Med cruises, 0ne N. Atlantic, multiple Caribean cruises. Need to get out DD214 to confirm any dates. Worked for Cap Haynes, FTM2 Shaver, FTM2 Matthews (mother) and many more. Also have to look for cruise books.
Podemski, RichardIC 31965 – Jul 3, 1969
Kaufman, Jr., JohnEM31965 – 1968R DivisionEnjoyed Wish I Would Have Stayed
Goetz, CharlesRD3Feb 1965 – Sep 1968OI
Bland, JoeFTM3Feb 1, 1965 – May 3, 1968FoxMy very first sea duty
Goetz, CharlesRD3Feb 7, 1965 – Sep 11, 1968OIWould like to hear from shipmates
Witing, TimFTG3Jul 1, 1965 – Aug 18, 19682ndI've put the 1967 King Med Cruise book on the web, see it at:
Deamicis, GeorgeMM3Aug 1965 – Oct 1968MSpent all my time in main control with some great guys. We had some good Med trips. The trip to Kiel, Germany was awesome if Mike didn't sell that sub to that night club manager.
Van Sickle, RonFTM3Aug 1, 1965 – Apr 1, 1967F&Gretired FTCM/LDO LT 1984
McMillian, John(mac)BT2Sep 10, 1965 – Oct 20, 1968B
Short, RonFTM-3Dec 1965 – Sep 1967GWeapons Direction Equipment Tech. GQ station in Combat Information Center (C.I.C.) Home town: Wilmington, Delaware
Wagner, ThomasENFNDec 17, 1965 – Dec 21, 1966A- GangLove the time on the KING Was some of the beast times in my life. Does any body have the Med Cruse !965-66 ?
Buder, George JrIC31966 – 1969R
Wood, IrvinEN31966 –A gangHad a great time, saw a lot of the world, lots of fun times.
Huhn, Marvin JamesSTG-2Jan 12, 1966 – Oct 1968A/S
Barlow, DeanFTG3Feb 1966 – Apr 1969G and 2ndworked on the 39 radar and also on the gun fire radar and system
Williams, MichaelSNMar 1966 – Oct 13, 1969gmg
White Jr, Ralph (Curt)QM2Sep 1966 – 1968OCI served on the "King of the Road" with my father for 12 months before he was transferred. He was a Chief Quartermaster. I served on the deck force for several months before going to Quartermaster A school.
Mozingo, James E.FN1967 – Jun 1968
Behan, MichaelSTG31967 – 1968SonarFirst day aboard ship, the Captain challenged me to a handball game. He was fairly good. Can't remember his name. The XO was a total putz.
Hultman, DennisE5 Yeoman1967 – May 19691st
Benhase, LawrenceSNJun 8, 1967 – Nov 1, 1968supplyI was a commissary stricker I worked for CS1 HERMANN my 1st cruies was to qitmo in 1967 than to new york , than Ansterdam Holland
Smith, Charles D.BTFNAug 1967 – Feb 1971BAlot of good memories, met alot of good people
Terhall, RichardMM3Aug 20, 1967 – Oct 1, 1971Engineering1st duty and only one. snipe in main control enjoyed it all
Cline, Robert (Bob)RM3Nov 1967 – Jan 1970OCThe crew I served with was one great group of men!! I'll never forget my time onboard.
Baumgardner, AlBT21968 – Jul 3, 1969BWonderful memories of the Mediteranian, N. Atlantic and Caribbean cruises. Also combat training in GITMO Top witch fwd. fireroom email me
Dryer, Harry & Sandy DryerST1Jan 30, 1968 – Aug 15, 1971AS
Baker, Jamese3Apr 1968 – Sep 1968deck forceWhen I first came on board, they were trying out the new missile stuff on aft launcher. They had problems!!! Whole time I was aboard, I was General Quarters Helmsmen!! I really enjoyed that, cranking that ship all over!!
Knighton, Charles "Phillip"RD2May 1968 – Jun 1970
Arms, JoeSH3Sep 1968 – May 1972SupplyMay the four winds blow you safely home...
Cearley, Terrance/ Squirrelqm3/navSep 8, 1968 – Apr 14, 1972Navagation
Hindenlang, BillETN2Sep 15, 1968 – Dec 4, 1972OEObtained my first amateur radio license aboard John King while deployed to the Med in 1971. My first call was WB2EBE. Ran phone patches from Radio so shipmates could call home from the Med. Current call is NY2FL
Fisher, RichardFTM3Nov 1968 – Sep 12, 1970weaponsThis was my last cruise gat out when we returned from med.

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