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USS Towers (DDG 9) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Towers (DDG 9). 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 406 crew members registered for the USS Towers (DDG 9).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1964 | 1965 – 1970 | 1971 – 1973 | 1974 – 1977 | 1978 – 1981 | 1982 – 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 – 1988 | 1989 – now

McDermott, Pete MacETN21965 – Nov 1968OEWent on as ETNSN. Left an ETN5
Wold, EmmetSTG31965 – 1968A DivRemember R M Jones? Best div officer anyone could ask for. How about Limey's "Towers Revenge" from October 1966, I have a copy of that in case anyone is interested.
Averitt, Richardstg3Feb 10, 1965 – Jul 5, 1968aswI left my mark on that ship by accidently discharging my .45 on the quarterdeck. They had to patch the hole. I thought I would get in trouble, but I didn't. I just reloaded, and stood my watch. Fun times.
Loar, TomB T 3Jun 5, 1965 – Mar 27, 1967aft fireroomWant to hear from anyone who was in vietnam during this time. The gov. says we were never up in the siagon river its not in their ships log. also searching for information about a M.M. 3rd class name is Ralph Durry
Carlton, Lowell/carlQM3Jul 1965 – Mar 2, 1967QuartermasterI had a good time with a great group of guys while serving.
Teleis, DavidFTG3Jul 15, 1965 – May 1, 1968Fox DivisionLooking for Bob Rice, Anthony Zack, Ben Brown.
D'Ambrosio, GerardSeamanSep 1965 – May 1968A divisionI am looking for Russell ALtizer.
Schleyer, Kenneth G.PO31966 –Boatsonmatehad a very good crew but was trasferred due to making 3rd class
Howath, Joseph (Joe)RDC1966 – 1969OI
Morgan, JosephMR3/E-4Feb 4, 1966 – Oct 10, 1969EngineeringI enjoyed serving with a fine group of guys.
Collier, FrankRMMar 19, 1966 – Jun 2, 1967radioI was a radioman and served with two friends, James Issacs and Tom Williams whom I have been trying to find since.
Taylor, DougstgMay 1966 – Apr 28, 1969a divisiondidn't realize at the time that serving with people who were willing to serve our great country would be some of the greatest memories of my life. many in my division will never be forgotten. some were real characters .
Smith, Ray CETN2Jun 2, 1966 – Apr 2, 1968OperationsCame aboard as ETN2
Miller, Jimmie L.SA,SN,BM3Sep 1966 – Jan 15, 19681st (Tower Power)I was in 1st Div. Does anyone remember Christmas morning 1967. Over the intercom u heard Good ship, Good crew now turn to. sweepers,sweepers man ur brooms, etc.u know the rest. I said that. Got in trouble,but had ok from OOD, just didn't tell anyo
Hyson, RonaldRM21967 – 1968OCGreat Ship - Great crew - Great band on breakaway from unreps....The Road Runner....
Klunder, TerryRM21967 – 1969CommunicationsLiving in DFW area att Looking forward to hear from those in the Radio room during this time
Klinect, GlennGMM3Jan 1967 – Dec 1968
Jones, LarryGMM3Jan 1967 – Dec 1968Operationns
Bell, LarryFTM1Feb 10, 1967 – Mar 2, 1970MissleThe crew made the ship!
Rodgers, DaveETR2Mar 1967 – Feb 1968Engineering
Howath, JosephOSCMar 30, 1967 – Nov 1, 1970OI
Brandt, BillIC 3Sep 1, 1967 – Sep 5, 1970R
Kapeghian, JohnGMG2Oct 1967 – Mar 7, 1968ASWyancey, did you ever payoff that crotch rocket i co-signed for (lol). had good short time aboard, until i crashed out. spent 4 1/2 yrs in hosp. to reconstruct leg. dd 806 heard that i was killed in that one. yancey thanks for the friendship
Howath, Joseph (Joe)RDCOct 1967 – Jul 1970OI
Ball, RichardMMDec 7, 1967 – Aug 2, 1971supplyI was MM/ Cook/ Baker
Beede, BobE3Dec 31, 1967 – Sep 1, 1969Support our troops
Newidomy, Anatoly / TolyEM3Jan 1968 – Jul 1969R
Valdez, JesseSTG2Apr 1968 – Apr 1972OS
Beal, DaveMM-3Dec 20, 1968 – Sep 22, 1972engineeringServed from 1968-1971
Kenney, RickieE2Dec 28, 1968 – Dec 19, 1972b
Yurochko, WilliamEM31969 – 1971R
Sorenson, GaryFTGSN TO FTG2Jan 1969 – Jan 19722ndBest Gunline ship in the Navy. She made me want the Navy as a career. Gary K. Sorenson FCCM(SW) RET.
Wall, JerryYN2Apr 5, 1969 – Jun 5, 1971NavigationsTyphoon we outran was when we were stationed up by Hinan Island. Typhoon was coming from south and we had to head towards it to avoid getting into communist waters. Wild ride for about 36 hours
Kruse, GeorgeRM2May 1969 – Nov 1972RadioTwo Westpac deployments, two dry dockings, search and rescue, exciting times riding out hurricanes, antenna maintenance, experiencing a total communications blackout due to a solar flare, and a great bunch of shipmates
Green, Lawrence / LarryGMG2Sep 1969 – Sep 19712ndLooking for crew members 1971 WESPAC. Although a crews book was not published after this cruise, All divisions had pictures taken. Due to a flood I lost most of what I saved. I'd love to get a a copy of the picture taken of all GMG's w/Mt 51
Oehlke, RogerSASep 1969 – May 19711st DivisionLooking to connect with anyone I would have served with.
Ward, Michael(Mike)SNSep 14, 1969 – Apr 8, 19701 ST Div..
Donahue, Bob (Mouse)SN.Oct 1969 – Nov 1971GUNNERYWho remembers the typhoon on the WES PAC CRUISE out of PEARL HARBOR?
Carter, AlanSK 3Oct 1969 – Mar 10, 1970Supply
Martinez, RichardEM21970 – 1971R
Wong, RaymondIC21970 – 1973RPresident USS Towers (DDG 9) Association (
Olson, Steve/olyPN31970 – 1972OCLooking for Rafferty...Big Al...Steve and the rest of the gang. Email me.
Pratt, JeffreyE41970 – 1973gmg
Moore, JimSTG21970 – 1973ASWStill look back fondly on those wacky days.
Gorman, VinceOS3Feb 10, 1970 – Feb 1, 1974
Flowers, RichardSH3Apr 1970 – Sep 1973supplynever worked so hard, had so much fun and was so close to so many as the time I spent aboard the Towers. Best of wishes to all and thanks to all who have served and are now serving.
Scott, RobertE3Jun 1970 – Dec 17, 1971R divisionTrying to find Buddy that can proove Towers was docked Sigon and moored in Daniagn sorry for spelling. Also I did search and rescue on a river need to know name. Moose was my nickname also need proofe to wearing abspesto
Uderitz, GilEM2Aug 9, 1970 – Aug 10, 1971RRichard what happen to the gang plank off the Sampson?
Bradley, EverettOS2Sep 1970 – Jan 1972OIFirst ship. Transferred to USS Buchanan DDG14 to go back to WestPac.
Scigo, Louis DanFTM2Dec 31, 1970 – May 15, 1975Missle

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