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USS Richmond K. Turner (CG 20) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Richmond K. Turner (CG 20). 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 331 crew members registered for the USS Richmond K. Turner (CG 20).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1967 | 1968 – 1972 | 1973 – 1976 | 1977 – 1981 | 1982 – 1984 | 1985 – 1989 | 1990 – 1992 | 1993 – now

Anderson, Michael (Andy)OS2Apr 1973 – Oct 1976OI
Kupka, Jim HT3Apr 6, 1973 – Jan 20, 1974R DivisionOut of the three ships I served aboard, the Turner was far and away the best! May Capt.Capone RIP.
White, Richard (Weet) profile iconOS2Apr 21, 1973 – Sep 10, 1976OIWouldn't trade the experience for anything...well, maybe another week in Rio. I WOULD like to take back a letter I wrote after separation.
Colucci, DominicCS3May 20, 1973 – Mar 10, 1975SupplyLoved it would cook for 350 crew members again. How would you like your eggs?
Pascale, JohnscpoJun 22, 1973 – Jun 21, 1974EUSS Bolster ARS-38, USS Mahopac ATA-196, USS Ajax AR-6, USS Delta AR-9, US Sub Base New London, Pub Wks Ctr Yokosuka Japan, Com Sta Cam Rhan Bay RVN, Com Sta San Miguel PI, Nav Sta Newport, USS Turner DLG-20.
Puglia, James (Jim)RM3Jul 8, 1973 – Jan 10, 1974OC Communications TDY ComSoLant StaffUNITAS cruise. BEST EVER and most memorable.
Bartone, BillYeoman 2nd ClassSep 1973 – Apr 19776th FleetI served under Capt Ace Lyons and reported for duty while docked in Rio Dejanaro. It was a great time in my life, seeing the world and making great friends.
Bishop, Ron BishopMM2Nov 20, 1973 – May 15, 1977MLove the Turner. Hated to see he sunk. Can't wait to see some old shipmates.
Grillo, Joseph P.EMFN1974 – 1977E
Rutledge, BryanFN1974 – 1976BI was transfered to the RK Turner from the USS Springfield CLG-7.Like going from the Mayflower to the Starship Enterprise.Outstanding crew and captain. Living on gulf coast of Florida now.
Graham, Calvin/redE-31974 – 1977M
Syfrett, FrankRM31974 – Jul 1976OperationsBest time in the service. Great crew
Grillo, Joseph profile iconPetty Officer 3rd Class1974 – 1976E
Smith, RobertQM-31974 – 1975N/XAwesome ship with an awesome crew. Best ship I served on.
Prideaux, RickSNJan 1, 1974 – Sep 23, 1975
Marsh, PaulMS3May 4, 1974 – Feb 3, 1976S-2A lot of underway time and great liberty ports!
Brophy, JimFTM2Jun 10, 1974 – Jan 19, 1979FOX
Tumminelli, Vincente2Jun 13, 1974 – Jul 10, 1975A gangI made some good friends during my deployment on Turner....I had some great experiences on board
Furgione, DavidSTG3Aug 1, 1974 – Jan 2, 1976AS
Brewer, DavidEm3Aug 26, 1974 – Apr 10, 1976EI did a lot of growing up on that ship thanks to all I worked with By the way ship capt is a Admiral now lyons
Halikman, EdSTG2Nov 1974 – Jul 1976ASWA fast sleek ship, a fine crew. A great experience. STGCS (SW) Ed Halikman USN (RET)
Lewis, DennisYN2Dec 22, 1974 – Apr 1979N/XGood ship with lots of memories!
Reardon, TiffSTG1Jan 2, 1975 – Jul 11, 1979ASShe was a beauty! Had a great education aboard the Ricky T and still call some of the shipmates I served with as my friends. Looking forward to the upcoming reunion!
Jenkins, MatthewGMMApr 1975 – 1978Weps
Marcuzzo, PaulGMT2 (ASROC)Apr 15, 1975 – Jun 7, 1978A/SA good ship to have served in
Ortiz, DannieSM2Sep 24, 1975 – Jun 26, 1979Commo
Hicks, RickBT2Oct 17, 1975 – Mar 1, 1979B
Conklin, Manuel. ( Fred )SKSNNov 1975 – Jun 1979Supply S-1The Turner was the beginning of my adult life. I am thankful for such GREAT friends and leaders that I had the opportunity to grow up and learn from. I look foreward to the reunion also. Thanks Eric for your work !
Niebauer, MichaelOS1Nov 1975 – May 1980OI
Holt, Larry C.FTMCDec 1975 – Aug 1979Fox
Miller, EricSK21976 – 1979SupplyBest 4 years of my life. It was a great ship. Very sorry to hear that they sent it to the bottom of the ocean.
Bailey, Rod " Beetle"MM31976 – 1979M
Boykin, Gary W. BoykinBMSA1976 – 1978FirstMy first ship...hmmmm?
Oliver, LeonardPN31976 – 1979NX
O'connor, Austin / RustyUSS RICHMOND K TURNERJan 1976 – Aug 1979SupplyRewarding time, great people, made a good foundation to make it in the civilian world.
Wachoski, Michael CETR3Jan 3, 1976 – Sep 19, 1977OESpent the best days of the Navy on the Turner. I have lots of photos is anyone wants copies.
Deweese, JacobOS1Feb 1976 – 1987OII was on the ship 2 times from 76 til 79 and 83 til 87
Reno, RogerE-2/ BM3Mar 1976 – Aug 1978DeckHad a great time on the Turner. One and only ship.
Waugh, GeraldGMT1May 14, 1976 – May 11, 1981AS
Brummond, RobertDS2Aug 15, 1976 – Nov 18, 1980ODThe Rickety T was a great ship, I have spent the last 40 years working for the US Navy as a Combat Systems developer. I had the pleasure of seeing her just before she was sunk. It took a lot to sink her.
Bohacik, KeithSM3Sep 1976 – Jun 1977CommunicationsI spent 2 years on a fleet tug (Papago)and wanted to see the "real Navy" everyone was talking about. What a culture shock. I find myself telling my kids(when asked)that I served aboard on a guided missle cruiser - more prestige than served on
Porter, BillRM1/RMCSep 1976 – Dec 1979COMMBest ship I served on.
Crist, ThomasMS3Nov 1976 – Jun 30, 1980SupplyGreat bunch of individuals, overall! Only a few completely goofy. Made and enjoyed alot of friends over the two med. cruises, shipyard, and shakedown. Would not have traded my time on the R.K.T. for anything. Thank You!
Grzymala, TomCDRNov 1976 – May 1979XOThe Roaring 20 was one fine experience for me. The outstanding people with whom I served made it a memory I treasure.
Zentmyer, PaulOS2(SW)Nov 1976 – Oct 1982OIThe best command I ever served on and that includes the Wisconsin. It felt almost like family. I watched her being towed out to sea after she was decommissioned. It was a sad day to see it.
Friend, RobertMS3 (4)Dec 21, 1976 – May 30, 1980supplytrying to locate all fellow shipmates on the turner at that time

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