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USS Conyngham (DDG 17) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Conyngham (DDG 17). 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 382 crew members registered for the USS Conyngham (DDG 17).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1965 | 1966 – 1969 | 1970 – 1974 | 1975 – 1978 | 1979 – 1981 | 1982 – 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 – 1988 | 1989 – now

Booker, RobertET1May 10, 1979 – Aug 15, 1984OEMy first ship, best command I serve at. Worked with a great bunch of guys.
Murdock, SteveMMFNDec 1979 – Oct 1983MMI was stationed aboard the Mighty Gus from precom in NORVA to BIW to GITMO to MED, Libya, the ditch, PG. Got hurt and heloed out. Great bunch of men aboard at that time. Talked To Adm. Marfiak recently. (4 or 5 yrs.)
Williamson, Kirk (Willy)BTFNDec 1979 – Aug 1981B
Brackin, NickeyGMG2Dec 15, 1979 – Dec 15, 1983Weapons
Robinson "robby", J Marc Robinson "robby"1980 – 1983B M E (mostly MGot there for 1st cruise after recommission. 2 weeks in B1, 1 year in B4, 1 year in MC, then IC shop. Left for IC school in CA after return from Beruit, etc.
Weston, JohnMS21980 – 1982S-2The "GUS" was a great boat. I had a lot of good times while aboard and made some good friends.
Cornett, GerryFTM31980 – 19832NDI was fortunate to serve on a good ship with good Sailors even though i did not think so at that time in my life. I have the highest respect for those of you who served on board during the fire. I hope life has treated you well.
Wainwright, DaveET11980 – 1983ETWas a Blast.
Horrell, Don (Horrible)STG2Jan 1980 – Apr 1983ASArrived at the beginning of reassembling a crew for the recommisioning in Bath ME. under Cmd Helbig. Left in Spain. Lots of fun in France.
Houck, Nathan (Lewey The Lens)QM2Jan 1980 – Jul 22, 1981NAVJoined her at BIW. Went through gitmo after recommissioning. She was the last command I served aboard in the Navy. Remember Missile Ops off Puerto Rico and 'other' engine room fire. No gyro . . . Good crew, unlucky lady.
Burkhard, JohnBT2Jan 1, 1980 – Jun 28, 1983B
Calamita, VitoBT3Jan 1, 1980 – Jul 7, 1983BI was in the aft fireroom. Aft the better half. I have a lot of memories. It was a nice ship and the crew was crazy, but close. I served with John Burkhard and we didn't know it but we only lived a few blocks away from each other in new jersey.
Joseph, StapeSTG 1Feb 1980 – Jul 1984ASRemember spending a month in Marsailles, France. After we ran aground in Africa.
Wenrick, KevinSTG1Feb 1980 – Dec 1981ASReported to Norfolk then to BIW and left the ship from Bahrain in December.
Adame, Timoteomm2Feb 1980 – Feb 1982MI had some times onboard the gus. The crew were like brothers to me. Sad to here about the fire in foward B1. I like to say hello to all my frienfs and crew members and thank you all for serving our country.
Chuck, EdgertonET1Mar 1, 1980 – Aug 1, 1984I was there from the recommissioning until after the Beirut bombing. The "Slow Grounding" off the coast of Africa tore off both Sonar Domes and resulted in 3 Months in Marsale France. Ran with Wainwright, Corrow, and Newton & Johnson.
Williams, Nc1NC1Mar 6, 1980 – Apr 8, 1983AdminGreat time onboard from BIW to Marseille west coast africa.great crew What a crew we were
Smith, FrankEN1Mar 10, 1980 – Dec 15, 1982A GangDecrewed overhall. Coming out bath,ME headed for Norfolk,only 26 of crew had any sea duty.The crew was young but we all pulled together and made it work. Tincan sailors all.God Bless.ENC(SW) Retired.
Creel, GregSH3Mar 20, 1980 –Deck force till 1981 then to S3Hows everone doing? I did 4 more years on USS Lexington then turned Civ. for 12 1/2 yrs and join the ANG & just returned home from OIF Camp Navistar Kuwait Iraq boarder. Drop a line
Jackson, Frank ( Toad )MR2Apr 1980 – Nov 1981A - GangWas aboard when GUS was inBath , Maine till We got to Rota , Spain after we visit Africa ;; I worked with Smith, Ledbetter, Hoffer, McDowell, Norton, The time on board the Gus was the BEST time I had while I was in.. Proudly served till May 86
Gilbert, JosephBT2Apr 1980 – Sep 1981B division
May, RobertET1Apr 7, 1980 – Sep 1983OEWas onboard from pre commissioning thru 83 Gulf visit. Served with Edgerton, Wainwright, Booker, Corrow and Giles! What a troop we were.
Lauder, KevOS3Apr 10, 1980 – Apr 10, 1984Operations IntelligenceI fell in love with the GUS and loved my buddy’s! When I was transferred to the USS Valdez FF-1096, I didn’t want to go. I miss those days and will never forget. Hello to the golden boys and the players. LOLs
Cato, MurrayGMGMay 1980 – Jun 1982GWhat a crew! Great Cruise in 82'...grounding, change of command, and fired the first rounds off of Iran when Reagan took office!
Williamson, LesPC3May 1980 – Dec 1981AdminServed from Re-Com in Bath Maine until the end of enlistment. Was on the Gus boat when she ran aground in Africa. Gus boat was my 2nd ship and a good one.
Russell, BillEM3May 1980 – Feb 1983ElectricalBegan DDG-17 experience at Bath Iron Works in Maine. Went on to Mauritania, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Spain, France, Suez, Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Scotland, the Bahamas, St. Croix, Gitmo, and Pueto Rico.
Lauder, Kevinos3May 1980 – May 1984operations inteligenceNever a day goes by that I don't think about being in the navy and on the Conygham. I'm proud to have served.Had great times and bad times. would do it over.Unfortunatly drank my way to an O.T.H. 9/7/85 uss valdez.
Heard, HueyHT3May 1, 1980 – May 31, 1982RepairI was assigned to the Conyngham while she was at the Bath Iron Works undergoing overhaul. I was with her when she crossed Kadafi's "Line Of Death" with the USS Coontz. I was in DC Central when the sonar was damaged off the coast of Africa.
McPherson, John "Mac"FTM2Jun 1980 – Jun 17, 1982Weapons
Tracey, KevinBT-3Jun 1980 – Jan 1983BHello boiler technicians- Mr. Burkhard and Mr. Calamita- I was looking for some pictures, or a list of names of the crew during our time together- The planned reunion sounds great will contact Calamita- Take Care.
Stevens, TimSTG1Jun 1980 – Mar 1983ASServed with a great group, many good memories
Mendana, JoseSTG1Jun 1980 – Nov 1984ASSome of the best years of my life, great crew and fantastic experiences. Would be great to reconnect with some of my fellow crewmates!
Canning, Bob (First Name Dale)STG2Jul 1980 – Aug 1983ASServed in AS Division with Stevens, Horrell, Stape, Muise, Mendana, Wenrick, Landrum, Deadman, Kromanaker, McGuire, Wiley, Stires, Quintus, STCM Myers, JR Mayfield, Coombs, Schmulh, Hill, Welcheck, and Price.
Mohan, Michael JFTM3Jul 1, 1980 – Nov 2, 1983Weapons- 2nd Division
Piper, TomFTM3Jul 30, 1980 – Sep 1, 1981Weapons
Schmuhl, KenSTG3Aug 13, 1980 – May 9, 1982ASWReported aboard while in the Bath Maine shipyards. The comradary was outstanding. I served under the late Commander Helbig. He was a good Officer in spite of the incident off the coast of Mauratainia. We had a great Sonar crew.
Maguire, PaulGMT 1Sep 9, 1980 – May 7, 1984ASHad the pleasure of knowing, working with and sailing with outstanding GMT's and STG's. It would be great to hear from everyone.
Heisler, Bob, Mr. HLT(O3)1981 – 1982AERode the Gus for my second MedCruise, On the bridge for Suez transit to Persian Gulf/Bahrain before it was THE Persian Gulf. Two weeks off Beirut at GQ, then Nicaragua with no coastal charts. All Good, Good crew!
Curtiss, DonaldMS3Jan 1981 – Jun 28, 1984S2
Clark, ScottOS2Feb 23, 1981 – Feb 22, 1985OIfun times with scott steele marty rousey, bill smith etc.... my number is 757-870-1659.
Hart, MosessnJun 18, 1981 – Jun 18, 19851St DivJust saying Hello
Dean, WilliamE=3Jul 1981 – Jul 1983
King, DanielgmgsnNov 10, 1981 – Jul 15, 1985weaponsI'm looking to say hi to dave camizzi / bob walton /wesley ramond or any one else of the gus boat chronicles.
McNabb, JohnMM2Nov 13, 1981 – Sep 27, 1983M, Bravo 4Haze gray and underway on the Gus Boat. Great crew under less than great conditions.
Linnehan, WilliamE-5Dec 22, 1981 – Sep 22, 1985A-GangI was the ship’s Machinery Repairman and enjoyed helping people with my craft. The Ship/Crew made me the man I am today.

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