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USS Henry B. Wilson (DDG 7) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Henry B. Wilson (DDG 7). 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 293 crew members registered for the USS Henry B. Wilson (DDG 7).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1964 | 1965 – 1969 | 1970 – 1972 | 1973 – 1977 | 1978 – 1982 | 1983 – 1987 | 1988 – now

Ging, Waynemm21970 – 1974engineeringDefinitely an interesting time of my life spending 3 tours of the coast of Vietnam.
Kahler, MichaelEM3Jan 1970 – Sep 1972E
Van Bogart, DaveFTM2Jan 1, 1970 – May 16, 1975Weapons
McHugh, John P. Jr.BM3Jan 9, 1970 – Jan 10, 19711stHello shipmates!
Gillaspie, Richard (Gill)SNJan 10, 1970 – Sep 16, 19721stGreat memories on the HB. Biggest day of my life Aug 9 1972 Hon Mai Island. Great ship great crew. Too bad She couldn't be saved. Would like to hear from anyone in the 70-72 time frame.
Kramer, JerryBMCFeb 20, 1970 – Jul 4, 1970GunneryShort time but time well spent
Crump, Tim..aka Cap'NE4Mar 1970 – Apr 1972Tartar
Crump, Tim..aka Cap'NGMM3Apr 1970 – Mar 1972TartarOne of the greatest memories of my life is having served on the Henry B with you guys.
Franz, Robert L.ET1May 1970 – May 1975OEI enjoyed my time onboard.
Dietzman, Tom/dietzGMG3May 1970 – Nov 1972Second DivisionShip and crew were the best. Special shout out to Tim (Cap'n) Crump, H.K. May. Bob (Marty) Martin, Bill (Oggie) Ogden, Cliff Rodgers, Ricky Simmons, CMDR Bob Jensen, Silver Star recipient for actions off Hon Me Island.
Jernigan, DougSTGCJun 1970 – Apr 1972
Powers, Michael W.LTJGJun 1, 1970 – Jul 1, 1972Supply
Runser, LarryMM1/MMCSep 1970 – Jun 1971MOf the 6 ships I was on DDG-7 was one of my favorites, as 1st class I was P.O. in charge of after engine room, upon making chief in Feb 72 I became M-Div CPO, I live in Poway Ca. would like to hear from any crew members in the San Diego area.
Rankin, Michael profile iconSTG 2Oct 23, 1970 – Aug 20, 1971WeaponsSemi Retired Building Contractor living in the San Diego Area.
Lapp, ChrisFNDec 1970 – 1972BTranferred to the USS Shelton DD790, the in '73 transferred agan to the USS New Orleans LPH 11. Now live in Northern Calif.
Cloutier, GregBM-31971 – 1972FirstNever will forget all the premature shell explostions that came out of #1 forward gun mount and all the giant shrapnel pieces on deck after Hainan.
Ellingsen, ArtRDSNJan 1971 – Jun 1972OI
Davis, BillFTM1Jan 1971 – Sep 1972Fire Control MThe Henry B was a good ship. I thoroughly enjoyed my tour of duty aboard her and enjoyed working with the crew, which was excellent. Even the chow was good. I would love to hear from shipmates.
Thompson, JoeEM2Jan 1971 – Jul 9, 1972E DivisionI am proud to be part of Hammer'n Hank's history.
Schmidt, TerryPNCSMar 29, 1971 – Dec 10, 1972X DivisionThe best tin can in the fleet, great memories of the best crew to sail into Westpac with.
Rapp, DaveOS3Apr 1971 – Mar 1974Operations
Trial, ShelbyRD3Apr 1, 1971 – Aug 10, 1972OIGood crew, good chow, good times.
Colomban, Robert "bc"SAMay 18, 1971 – Feb 12, 19731st
Alcala, Robertmachinist mate second classJun 2, 1971 – Oct 2, 1973a divisionServed with captain Jenson.earned combat action ,whilesboard.a great ship,our ships flag had two dice with a 7 roll,we always played the music from the mag 7 when entering port.
Schack, PaulSTG-1Jun 20, 1971 – Apr 15, 19773rdI was aSonar Technician, but spent a lot of time loading shells in the Gun mounts
Ingermanson, DarylFTM3Jul 1971 – Aug 19744thHave some wonderful memories serving with you guys from '71 to '74. Would like to hear from anyone who served during this time.
Perry, JoeGMG2Sep 1971 – Nov 19753rd, 2ndMt 52 gun captain. Hey, I just ran across this site! Cool! My weeekday online email is and my home email is Reside in San Pedro, CA
Stevens, StanMM2Oct 29, 1971 – Aug 1, 1975M Good times, tough times, hard work. Some of the best memories I have.
Jones, John (Mike)PC3Nov 8, 1971 – Feb 7, 1973OPSThe best ship and the best crew Would like to see more shipmates
Walker, JohnnyRM-31972 – 1974radio
Hollingworth, JohnFTM1972 – 19744'thI enjoyed being out at sea. I really remember the sun rise over Guam on the morning watch. Would like to make contact with others who served on the last Vietnam Westpac aboard the "Hammering Hank".
Booth, MartyFTM11972 – 19764thBest ship in the fleet, now its a reef
Stewart, Wayne (Stu)YN2Jan 1972 – Sep 14, 1975XTwo tours - the first in 1972/73. A fair amount of time N of the 17th Parallel. The second - 1974/75 Evacuation of Phnom Penh, Saigon, and rescue of USS Mayaguez Crew. Lots of history - the war, cease fire, the evacuations, recapture of
Grimm, Keith (Gunner)GMG3Feb 1972 – Oct 19742ndBest life ever. like to hear from from 72/73 westpac cruise mates. all the Gunners, missleman, and Fire controlman. What a time we had on liberty on cruise. Love you long time no shit
Wiesel, Dan (Weasel)IC2Apr 1972 – Sep 1975EngineeringMy only Duty Station ICFN to IC2 while on board this fine ship, have made lasting friendships.
Gaines, DanRD3Apr 1972 – Jul 1973oigood times on my last westpac
Clark, RandyOS2May 1972 – May 1975OIGood Times Great memories
Miller, TuckSNMay 12, 1972 – Apr 1, 1973SupplyWas Ship's Barber. Kind of a quiet guy back then, completely opposite now. Very outgoing and involved in public activities. Am also Santa in city parade each year. Write a bowling column during bowling season, and more
Brown, Markbm3Jun 1972 – Jul 1976firstbest time of my life. best friend anybody could have.
Rieter, TomMM2Jun 27, 1972 – Aug 20, 1975Engineering
Wilson, KennethFTM2Jul 1972 – Mar 19774ThHad a lot of good times with good friends serving aboard the Henry B. Very exciting adventures on three westpac cruises. Counter Battery off NVM and rescue of the Mayaguez. Welcome hearing from anyone I served with.
Burgess, RileyFTM-3Oct 1972 – Jun 1974Weapons / Fire Control

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