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USS Gridley (CG 21) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Gridley (CG 21). 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 535 crew members registered for the USS Gridley (CG 21).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1967 | 1968 – 1971 | 1972 – 1974 | 1975 – 1976 | 1977 – 1979 | 1980 – 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 – 1988 | 1989 – 1991 | 1992 – now

Otteson, JamesOS21975 – 1979OI
Trowbridge, KennE-21975 – 1975DeckHi Looking for Donald Seese, Fox Div .... BM1 US Navey (no shit guys ..its his name) "Bama" and Marion Majors (Deck) and anyone who remembers me
Walsh, Charles L.PO11975 – 1979FOXMemories never die
Hughes, MikeSM31975 – Nov 13, 1977singalwell its the only place i know where you go on a wespac an miss the july 4 1976 th ebiggest day in your country history its birthday
Mitchell, DannyPN21975 – 1977OPSCame onboard in 1975 right after the ship returned from WESTPAC. Was a member of the rodeo team that BMC Gilbertson started.
Jones, Jerrye21975 – 1975supplyHad a great time on the Gridley! Frequent wind: Mayaguez, crossed the equadar and became shellback. Bunbury, Australia was a great time. Had problem with xo. Anyone remember the xo's name?
Hyso, DavidFTM2Jan 14, 1975 – 1979FOX
Clark, GeneDS2Feb 1, 1975 – Jul 7, 1975OperationsThis was my "shore duty" after serving 3 years on the USS Reeves, Pearl Harbor.
Milkey, Lorene6 bm1Apr 8, 1975 – Oct 1977DeckMiss the crew. I went from the ocean to the desert...go figure.
Trowbridge, KennSAMay 9, 1975 – Sep 18, 1975Deck , SupplyI only served one WesPac but it was memorable... Shortly after reporting aboard, ship was ordered to Koh Tang Island, Rep. of Cambodia. SS Mayaguez rescue. Bunbury, W. Austrailia for Protocol visit
Davis, Gregory (Reb)BM E3Jun 7, 1975 – Feb 6, 1976DeckCame over from the Blue Ridge after the fall.Beautiful boat.Ahh the good ole days.
McGrath, MichaelOS2Jun 10, 1975 – Aug 10, 1980OIEnjoyed my time onboard the out of the Navy in 1982. Went to the University of Alabama and started a career in Law enforcement. Was an International Police Officer in Kosovo with the U.N.(99-02)now a Deputy Sheriff in Jefferson county Al.
Liverman, Tom (Big L)OS2Jun 15, 1975 – Oct 4, 1979OISubic Bay when I was 21 years old. OSC Pepper. Lower CIC. Falling out of my rack during heavy seas. Refueling detail. Gong show in "78.Lots of fun and friends.
Langius, JamesETN3Jul 15, 1975 – Sep 24, 1977ETOmega and Loran navigation specialist. Promoter and MC of the infamous concert on the fantail when the Gridley crossed the dateline skipping over and missing the bicentenial celebration of the 4th of July in 1976.
Browning, SteveMM3Jul 17, 1975 – Dec 18, 1978(EMO1) Main ControlIt was more than a job, it was an adventure. All that good food and we got payed too. PI, Subic City, Oh what a town. Looking for Naymen, Mosley, Thorton, Smitty and Alcala. I was in San Diego recently and it brought back alot of Memories.
Hardwick, RichardOS1Aug 8, 1975 – Jan 13, 1980OIFond memories of a fine ship. I went on to retire from Naval Space Command as OSCS in 1990.
Smith, JustinrmsnAug 18, 1975 – Jun 2, 1977commhey zanardi, how's your pecker after it was worked on in japan. You looked pretty sore coming aboard ship that day.....ha. ha. It's good to see somebody name I know after all these years.
McLeod, RonLTJGAug 25, 1975 – Jun 30, 1979Gridley was my first ship as an officer (DCA for most of my tour). If it wasn't for LCDR Edwards (Chief Engineer) and HTC Smith I would not have made it through my tour. Believe it or not, I went on to retire as a Commander in 1995.
Churchill, BradEM2Sep 1975 – Jul 17, 1979ENo Regrets
Miller, Terry/t RexSKSNSep 22, 1975 – Jun 6, 1976supplyI was not on the ship that long.Got myself in trouble downtown and was transfered just prior to westpac 76. I am sorry i missed it. I live in Seattle so i will attend the reunion. Hope i see someone i knew.Would like to hear from anyone who knew me.
Cook, Larry/"cookie"SNOct 12, 1975 – Jun 25, 1979DeckDeck Apes Rule! SDR&R! Man,what a time in life! Hey, do you guys know where the Redlead is? I can't find any good primmer for my 55 Willys Woody. Anybody been back to Olongapo? Whats up Put-Put? Drop me a line & let's shoot the shit. G
Pelliter, DonaldEMFNNov 10, 1975 – Mar 15, 1979eI surived the adventure with the help of my friends from enginering. And had A good time, hase grey and under way. Best of luck to all that served.
Wattles, DanOS3Nov 17, 1975 – Oct 1, 1977OIJoining the Navy was a life changer; but getting assigned to the Gridley and making such great friends was the real benefit. I've been able to keep up with some of my shipmates but would like to reconnect with more.
Evans, HowardOS3Dec 1975 – Mar 1978OE
Shirks, TimothySN SMSNDec 7, 1975 – Sep 27, 1979Comm
Robbins, MarkmmfnDec 27, 1975 – May 18, 1977main engineyou scrapped my boat?oh hell no,usnavy that better be a joke or I'm gonna have somebodys head on a stick.I want it back now and you better still have the trailer.
Baker, CharlesET21976 – 1977CommunicationsOnly onboard for a year but made the WestPac cruise in 1976 and missed the 4th of July crossing the International Date Line at Midnight on the 3rd and jumping to the 5th!! We organized a "Ships Band" and played on the fantail in Hong Kong
Burnett, TonyQM31976 – 1977QM Gang / Ships PhotographerWestpac 76 was great. Missed the 4th of July crossing the line at midnight on the third. Came aboard just before the crews pay was ripped off. Discharged 7/77
Zanardi, Daniel / ZooRM31976 – 1979Communications
Harland, BruceRM31976 – Aug 29, 1978COMMZoo buddy!
Ziembicki, StephenRMSA1976 – 1977communicationsI was just thinking about my time aboard the Gridley, and the places we went! I remember missing the fourth of July 1976 while on a wespac cruise. I also played drums for the band on the ship.
Heiple, Ronos21976 – 1979OIhello gridley personnel. good friends,good and some bad times. hope all is well with everyone I served with. gong show is as far as I got being an actor. love to hear from you.
Birt, RexRMSN1976 – 1979Radio ShackI remember Pat, Radar, Dan. And many more , the good times and bad ( like some weather LOL)
Cartwright, JackOS2Jan 1976 – 1979OISeems like a whole lifetime ago since serving on the Grids. One thing I have learned at the ripe old age I am now- the guys I served with on the Gridley were some of the best I have ever known. Would like to hear from you.
Cartwright, Jack profile iconOS2Jan 1976 – 1979OI
Feger, HansBMCSJan 1, 1976 – Mar 29, 1979I was the BMCS from the german navy(exchangeprogram)
Radant, Geoff (Radar)RM2Jan 4, 1976 – Jul 25, 1977CommRemember missing the 4th of July on the 76 Westpac because we crossed the date line..also remember the plank going up as I pulled up in the taxi (tiawan) cinderella liberty in Pusan (boy did that hurt..NOT)
Michael, VanbruntMS 1Jan 15, 1976 – Sep 15, 1980SupplyMy time on the USS Gridley was the best time of my navy career. We worked hard and we played hard and got the job done. I miss those times, It will be a memory that I will always cherish.
Otteson, JamesOS2Jan 29, 1976 – Jun 15, 1979OI
Stansbury, Jesse profile iconFTM2Mar 1, 1976 – Aug 15, 1977FOXWould love to hear from members of WestPac 76
John, HerbBTFNApr 1976 – Nov 1978B FWD FIREROOMFirst ship - BEST ship. Retired 1995 as BTCS(SW). Last two duty tours in the Navy as Boiler Inspector (SGPI)
Flores, CarlOS3Apr 18, 1976 – Oct 16, 19790iwas one of the great adventures of my life. would love to hear from my old shipmates!!!!!
Socia, PatrickRM3Apr 29, 1976 – Dec 1, 1980Radio ShackWorked Radio and was on Antenna team with RMSN Burt. LPO was RM1 Vike, Section Leader RM2 Radant. Went on to make RMCS, retired Dec 1993.
Scott, TerenceSRMay 1976 – Jul 1977AS
Fluke, GlennFTG3Jun 1, 1976 – Mar 1, 1977Fire Control Guns (FOX)
Lijoi, FrankFTM2Jun 1, 1976 – Dec 1, 1979FoxI will always honor those that served before me, with me, and after me.
Lyons, GaryLT(JG)Jun 10, 1976 – Jun 1978ADMINShip's chaplain. My first duty station. Made WESTPAC 76. Was part of the ship's band (thanks Baker) playing 5-string banjo and bluegrass music. Was made an honory CPO. Retired after 20 years as a Captain.
Gruber, SteveMM3Jul 1976 – Oct 12, 1978A GangSee a couple familiar names... was a good trip.
Moreman, JefferyFTM2Aug 1976 – Dec 24, 1980Fox
Dye, TomSK-3Sep 1976 – Feb 1979Supply
Carter, Ramsey Bubbasm3Sep 1, 1976 – Jun 1, 1980cs divisioncame aboard with mike capone/japan, southchinasea, p/u refugees. tad to several ships, singapore,bankock, iran, diego garcia, what a time/ carry a gun 24/7 did make it to the military naional finals rodeo inbullriding finished in top 10
Capone, MikeIC2Oct 3, 1976 – Jul 1980EFlew aboard with Ramsy Carter in Oct just after the ship left Japan on the 76 cruse, Started out in deck div. and went to E div as IC Men did a stretch in long beach and then back out to finish the 80 West Pac. Great times
Calvillo, RobertoRM3Nov 16, 1976 – Nov 16, 1980CommunicationsI served aboard the Francis Hammond and the USS Gridley
Putnam, StevenDec 1976 – Jan 1979DeckA great ship with the best people I've ever known.
Haduch, GabrielMM2Dec 10, 1976 – Aug 4, 1980MTwo Westpac in 1976 and 1980. No regrets, still working for the Navy in Point Loma as a civilian.

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