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USS Sellers (DDG 11) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Sellers (DDG 11). 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 343 crew members registered for the USS Sellers (DDG 11).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1966 | 1967 – 1970 | 1971 – 1974 | 1975 – 1977 | 1978 – 1980 | 1981 – 1983 | 1984 – 1986 | 1987 – now

Weakland, TomBT1961 – 1965
Hardin, Marion Van Nickname (Blanketass)SEAMANMay 15, 1961 – May 13, 1965firstI can't wait to see everyone in Maryland. I had a lot of fun In Vegas.
Groesbeck, LelandEM3Aug 1961 – Sep 1964R-DivisonBest years of my life, enjoyed all deployments. Great freinds and shipmates. Great to be on new ship.
Sweetman, DennisseamanAug 1961 – May 1963communicationswas transferred from naval base el centro ca. august 1961 to pre-com Newport, RI. after arrival they found to many hands, given choice , transfer to sub tender or stay with the sellers. I chose the sellers.
Drybread, FredDC-3Oct 1961 – Nov 1962R DivReported to Newport, R.I. straight out of bootcamp. Went to shipyards in Boston where ship was commissioned. Commissioning day was quite an experience. Aboard during Cuban Missle Crisis.
Winn, Harold J.SEAMANOct 21, 1961 – 1962enginering
Lynch, DermotMT-2Oct 28, 1961 – Mar 25, 1964Missile
Gameros, ChuckMT-2Oct 28, 1961 – Oct 28, 1963GWas in nucleus crew of the finest ship in the Navy. Great crew enjoys reunions every two years.
Karafotis, GustRD2Oct 28, 1961 – Jan 14, 1964OI
Lopes, MichaelGMT3Oct 28, 1961 – Nov 26, 1962GMember of the commissioning crew. Assigned to Tartar missile launcher . Underway watch was helmsman. Highlights included stop at Tampico , Mexico as 1st American warship visitor in 25+ years and the Cuban missile crisis
Curtis, GeneMM2Jul 26, 1962 – Aug 14, 1965M
Budman, BriceFT21963 – May 1, 1965Only remember the good times,2 med cruises,good ship mates.
Fuller, BuddyE3 Storekeeper1963 – 1965StorekeeperHad some remarkable times on the the USS Sellers. We went through some rough seas in the North Atlantic. Had some great shore time on the Med cruises. Saw a lot of the world during my tour. Would do it again!
Cosgrove, Richardetr2Feb 1, 1963 – Dec 9, 1963oiwhile crossing the atlantic to med,sps37 antenna was arcing,ltjg foley , and i climbed the main mast.i replaced arcing dipole portion of antenna,while sellers steamed at 17 knots.what a ride.
Roberts, Hilton "Zero"RD2Apr 1963 – Aug 1965OII am the Secretary of USS Sellers Association. Please contact for reunion information 480-892-8033
Lindman, NilsSNApr 1, 1963 – Sep 1, 19631st
Adamson, Robert /bobINTERCOMMUNICATIONS ELECTRICIAN/FIREMAN1964 – 1966Engineering
Chittenden, DonaldE-51964 – 1969M DivisionFinally Retired! I was a BT-2. yes! I do remember those boilers exploding, it did on me in M aft fire room.
Wagner, Lorin Aka Ez profile iconBT31964 – 1967MI remember all the good and bad times with my shipmates Best ship anyone could serve on. Great Crew. After leaving the ship I married, had two sons and became a Police Officer for the next 37 years.
Ohl, DavidIC 3May 1964 – Oct 31, 1966RKnown as junior . Made a lot of friends, would like any contact with old crew.
Battista, LouGMM 3Jun 1964 – Mar 1966ASROC
Pearson, PaulEMCJun 1964 – Jun 1966R-DivisionBest electrical gang I ever had.Everyone pulled together. the whole ships crew did to.Wonderful ship.
Hare, WilliamSnJun 23, 1964 – 19661stHad a really good time and learned a lot
Mondul, StevenLT (JG)Jul 1, 1964 – Aug 8, 1966OC/OIMy first ship, best DDG in the fleet!
Morgan, Harry (Fox)FTM21965 – Dec 11, 1969TDY for 6 months from the Submarine Service turned into 5 years on the best ship in the Navy.
Portilla, Dave / PorkyE5Apr 25, 1965 – Dec 10, 1969MLong time ago
Hedrick, RogerEN2May 1965 – Dec 1966AWorked with a lot of good people on the Sellers.
Westbrook, JohnSTG3May 17, 1965 – Apr 30, 1966After four years in the USN I joined the USAF and put 18 years in then, retiring as an E-7 in 1985. I would like to reconnect with Richard Oulette or any of the STGs. A lot of water has gone under the bridge since then.
O'Neil, BradleyRD3Jun 15, 1965 – Oct 5, 1966OI
Sutton, RobertE-2Jun 21, 1965 – Jul 10, 1966
Lunsford, DarrellEM 3Aug 1965 – May 1967RHad some great times and have some great memories from my Sellers days.
Lee, LarrySM 3Oct 1965 – Oct 1967OCANCHORS AWAY
Ferrarotto, Nicholas (Otto)FTM-1Oct 12, 1965 – Oct 31, 19704thTo this day I still can't forget those middle of the night GQ's because of sonar contacts, or refueling at some ungodly early morning hour!! It seems like only yesterday, but it was a long time ago.
Hutchison, LonnieIC31966 – 1967RWhere was the Sellers decommished?
Olswold, Eugene (Gene/ozzie)STG3Jan 1966 – Jul 19683rd
Chattin, TomMM3Feb 1, 1966 – Dec 15, 1967Fireroom Had some great times on a med cruise, north Atlantic, and Carribean cruises.
Easton, Mark Scotty (Scotty)EM2Mar 1966 – May 1969 Lucky to have served on such a fine Ship and with such a fine crew.
Meade, Leo ( Corky )EN-3Mar 14, 1966 – Feb 22, 1968RIts good to see a site like this. After leaving the ship I spent one Year in Vietnam on PBR-133. Happy to report I made it home ok. Can any one tell me if on the after diesel the words OLD RELIABLE where still on the exchanger?
Daniel, MichaelFTG3Mar 23, 1966 – Mar 22, 19684th DivisionI worked on Mk 68 Gun Firecontrol System and the ANSPS 39 Radar. I was a 2 by 6 Reserve. I stayed in the Naval Reserve and retired after 22 years as an FCC. The Sellers was a great ship and I loved it.
Casto, PhillipBT2Apr 1, 1966 – Sep 15, 1967Engineering
Snyder, NormanDK2Apr 15, 1966 – Dec 15, 1969SupplyServed under three different captains, and made three med cruises on USS Sellers. Best buddy was Floy Hoyles Supply Division
Jeweler, NormRM2May 16, 1966 – Apr 16, 1968OPS
Voge, BrianPN-3Aug 1966 – May 1967AdminThe USS Sellers was a great experience. It started with a North Atlantic Cruise, then Puerto Rico, watched a Polaris Launch, lost a shipmate in Miami ... I had to close his records. Does anyone remember when we fired on (almost) the USS John King?
Eshleman, DavidMMCSep 1966 – Sep 1998M
Dodd, MikeRM2Oct 1966 – Oct 1968OCI remember fondly midwatches in Radio Central. Still have a copy of the bogus Plan of the Day from a Med cruise, plus my Noah Club membership card after 40 days and nights at sea.

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