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USS Claude V. Ricketts (DDG 5) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Claude V. Ricketts (DDG 5). 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 404 crew members registered for the USS Claude V. Ricketts (DDG 5).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1965 | 1966 – 1969 | 1970 – 1972 | 1973 – 1975 | 1976 – 1978 | 1979 – 1981 | 1982 – 1984 | 1985 – 1987 | 1988 – now

Standridge, TimSR1979 – 1983
Rand, RayET21979 – 1983OEReunion 2007 Maine ,hope to see some of you there.
Matyjewicz, John (Matty)RM11979 – 1982OC
Ensworth, JayMM21979 – 1985A-Gang
Lominac, RobertGMT3Jan 2, 1979 – Jun 2, 1981ASPersian Gulf War-NATO-Med-Gitmo alot of sailing and good times.
Schneider, BillMM2Apr 1979 – Mar 1981A-GangAfter all the years gone by, I still think back to the CVR days and remember the good times, shellback initiation and all! Hoping all who read this are doing well.
Simmons, Ron/ronnieBT 3Apr 29, 1979 – Apr 29, 1983I was in the foward fireroom. Chief Cerka and Navickas was in charge.
Ely, TerryFTM3May 10, 1979 – Jun 10, 1982FOX
Ely, TerryFTM3Jun 1979 – Jun 1982FOX
Oyler, CalvinEM2Jun 8, 1979 – Oct 17, 1983EFrom the Artic Circle to the Equator, and from Karachi to Gitmo, without a doubt the best ship.
Hale, JohnSM2Jul 1979 – Feb 1983OCSigs, Aye! Hey, JG, 'sup? Made PO2 eh? Cool.
Harper, TerryMM1Jul 15, 1979 – Dec 15, 1982A-GANGdid a lot of steaming on her. became a shellback and a bluenose from her. went more places on her then any other ship.
Dickinson, Brian, "Bones"ET2Aug 15, 1979 – Jul 8, 1982OESpoke with Georzan the other night--he's still greeeeeeat, says he stays in contact with Jeff Lanford. I have CWO-1 Hickey's e-mail someplace--he seems to stay in touch with ET2 Mishoe pretty well. Me? Working (I go home at night) in a priso
Owens, FredPNSNSep 1, 1979 – Sep 1, 1981Hey to all...hope everyone is doing great!
Clough, PerryMS3/MSSAOct 21, 1979 – Jul 23, 1982Supplywow a few familiar names like "bones" and "country" Sure glad i am married to a great cook maybe not as good of a cake decorater as chief OBIE i thought his favorite saying was "clean as you go" go Yuengling
King, PeteSTG2Dec 1979 – May 1982ASTalk about memories! Dan Stone, been trying to find you for 25 years! Yo Mark...what's up??? Pappy...How are you?
King, PeteSTG2Dec 17, 1979 – May 15, 1982ASGood times!
Batt, PeterBM3Dec 20, 1979 – Jul 17, 19821st
Hunt, Danny (Country)BMSNDec 23, 1979 – Apr 10, 1980firstwent thru iranian hostage crisis(good times in persian gulf!!)
Ketchell, RickMM31980 –M
Baker, AlfredBM21980 – 1983first
Greives, RobertSK31980 – 1981 joined the ricketts when it got back from the gulf...enjoyed the back to back NATO cruises...
Dickinson, DavidFTM21980 –
Mahan, RogerBT2Jan 1980 – Jul 1983B
Evans, BuckEW3Mar 1, 1980 – Jan 5, 1981OPSHello to All
Warehime, Cd/chicFTCM(SW)Apr 1980 – Apr 1983Fox
Konitzer, Robert E.MMCJun 1980 – 1985Engine RoomWould Like to hear from old friends
Stone, DanSTG2Jun 1980 – Dec 1982ASLots of great memories of running with Pete King and Mark Sheets in Norfolk. Great back to back cruises in 1981.
Brown, KeenanBT-3Jun 6, 1980 – Aug 2, 1983B
Yeastedt, FredMS3Jun 15, 1980 – Sep 6, 1982s-2the return was 'questionable'? maintain a steady strain. 'stone face' made captain, good for him! obeeh's mantra;: ''get back into that gawwlley!"
Moore, Clark (Pappy)GMGC(SW)Jul 31, 1980 – Apr 19832nd/AS
Chandler Jr, BillySH3Aug 17, 1980 – Sep 18, 1983SUPPLY DIVISIONWHAT UP SHIPMATES..
Williams, SteveBTFNSep 1980 – Feb 1982Boiler
Sooy, RussDCC (SW)Oct 1, 1980 – Oct 31, 1989R
Gradel, JohnSM2Nov 1980 – Jun 1984OCWhere's the signal gang?
Parsons, JohnMS3Dec 10, 1980 – Jun 23, 1984Supply2 Nato cruises in 81,blue nose,shell back,Beirut in 83/84.Good stuff.Hey to Pizza and Fred Y!
Quick, KenFN1981 – 1982B
Allison, RichardBT21981 – 1983BHOW IS EVERY ONE.
Mark, Holthouser profile iconMM11981 – 1983M
Nelson, GregMM21981 – 1987M Division and A Division
Stumbo, EldenE2 boiler tech1981 – 1982Forward boiler roomHad a good time on this ship good people and good friends
Beachler, MikeFC2Feb 1981 – Jun 1983SecondGreat first ship - had great times with Gumby and Langston, kentucky Rogers, Dale Curtis and Mike Norris and Big Irv and some guy named Miller. Rickman did you get home to maryville TN
Cote, CraigHM2(SW)Feb 1, 1981 – Jun 30, 1983NXNorth Atlantic cruise assigned to SNFL was one of the best deployments. Great ship and crew.
Hoy, Josephbm3Mar 1, 1981 – Jan 1, 19831st divisionHad the best time on the claude v. We did alot of traveling. Spent a lot of time off beirut, blowing up the enemy. Best ship ever and great friends. The brewery tours in holland, were awesome. I miss those days.
Turner, RichardEM 1May 1, 1981 – Jan 2, 1985ELPO for E div did North Atlantic Nato---loved it above the Artic circle was in Beirut 83-84 very bad time--- I loved the ship and met many great crew members came home & bought a Farm in Virginia---Live there still June 2008
Gorham, Chrisht2Sep 1981 – Jul 1983RJoined the north atlantic cruze in Wilhelmshaven/Bremerhaven Germany
Terlutter, Elmar TellyCorporalSep 1, 1981 – Oct 1, 1981USS Claude V. RickettsSTANAVFORLANT 81 Lisboa - Wilhelmshaven Radar Operator and tactical Navigation UHF-Radio
Walton, MatthewRM2Oct 30, 1981 – Nov 1984OCWill never forget my shipmates, Bones, Terrance Prather, JG, Fred Yested, Joe Hoy, Rick, Keith S, Rudy F, Chris C, Paul O, Todd G, Rex S, Scott C, Maclain! Lt. Halsey, Captain M, Ricci and the list goes one!!
Pizzola, MichaelYNOct 31, 1981 – Apr 27, 1985NavigationNicknamed Pizza. Served as both Admin office and as Engineering Yeoman.
Buck, Edwardbt3/spc-4Nov 1, 1981 – Jun 24, 1984B divisionall that i did was serve and would do it again, all i learned i used in my life now .if i could do anything all over again i would. may she always stand to protect and served are country . till we are need again . USN
Higbee, ScottDDG 5Nov 10, 1981 – Apr 10, 1984OIHi Shipmates. Good to see a few familiar names from a super ship. Lotsa good memories (and some not so good). Drop me a line if in San Diego.

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