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USS Josephus Daniels (CG 27) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Josephus Daniels (CG 27). 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 381 crew members registered for the USS Josephus Daniels (CG 27).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1968 | 1969 – 1972 | 1973 – 1976 | 1977 – 1979 | 1980 – 1982 | 1983 – 1986 | 1987 – 1989 | 1990 – now

McCoy, MikeBT30000 –B
Grenier, ThomasCTO30000 – Sep 30, 1981
Morgan, GuyBM30000 –1st
Grado, RobertoE30000 – Mar 15, 19772nd DivisionFTG Great Ship. Awesome shipmates.
Textor, Duane,Radarman1964 – 1968OIPlankowner... My nickname in Navy was "Tex" or "Dewey"
Lucero, Francis Lucero; Nickname: "Lucy"POSTAL CLERK, SECOND CLASSJan 1, 1964 – Jan 1, 1968What comes to mind after so many years (upon interview of my youngest son) was our assignment to Guantanamo Bay to protect the straight. The old man slowed the ship down to 2-3 knots and we trolled for tuna. Quite amazing! Great crew;great memories!
Francis Lucero, LucyPostal Clerk second classJan 1, 1964 – Aug 1968RADIOLooking for Charlie Cravatta Hospital Corpman 3rd classes any plank owners.
Schrage, RickSONAR TECH1965 – 19673rdPlankowner
Finnell, Pete1965 – 1967Plankowner deceased, placed on roster by loving brother. He was a boilerman
Banks, JimSTG21965 – 19683rdWish I could change that CG to a DLG. That's what she will always be to me. Reported aboard while she was still shiney metal at BIW in Maine. Remember those chilli dogs and Pepsis over a game of pinochle on lunch break.
Nance, RobertLt. jg Disbursement Officer1965 – 1966SupplyMy dad, who passed away in 2020, always told us stories about his time on the Josephus Daniels. Even when dementia had robbed him of memories, he could still recall fondly his time on the ship. He loved it!
Hampton Sr, James (Jw)E-4Jan 1965 – Sep 29, 1967SupplyTtying to locate old shipmates.
Lyons, Bobby (Tex)SK3Jan 1, 1965 – Jun 1, 1966SupplyI was assigned to the PreCom in Newport, RI. Best liberty I ever had. I had prior service in the Air Force. I didn't know one end of a ship from the other. I really enjoyed my time aboard. I miss my friends , Tiny and Smokey Sims and others.
Lyons, Bobby (Tex)SK3Jan 1, 1965 – Jun 16, 1966SupplyI was a plankowner. Would like to hear from old shipmatews
Holden, JamesDKSNJan 7, 1965 – Aug 12, 1966SupplyFantastic ship, great crew,wonderful memories,forgot others.
Wyant, TerryRD2Jan 14, 1965 – Dec 29, 1967OIStraight out of RD "B" School, and AIC school also in this time period. I remember Maine/Philly/Boston but little else of this tour. ANYONE have PHOTOs or YEAR Books of the Josephus? I need my memory refreshed, (RetiredChief OS-1980 NORVA
Hampton Sr, James (Jw)E-4Jan 17, 1965 – Sep 29, 1967SupplyLooking for old shipmates.
Dudley, HerbertEM2Feb 1965 – Jun 1966ElectricalPlank Owner Great shakedown cruise in Gitmo
Smith, P. D.GMG2May 1965 – Oct 1967SecondPlank Owner
Comerford, Tom Comerford RedIC31966 – 1967EngineeringI came from an old WWII "Tin Can" stationed on the west coast. We had just returned from a tour in Vietnam. We took the old girl up the Saigon River. The Daniels was a real jump to a great ship. Went on the "Med" cruise, which was
Nagle, Roland (Ro Ro)SEAMAN FIRST CLASSMar 27, 1966 – Jan 19, 1968FirstI was on it for its first an second Birthday enjoyed every day
Panko, Tom profile iconFTM 1Apr 1, 1966 – Dec 4, 19704 th.Trolling off the Fantail, Unitas 9
Rumney, RobertLCDRJul 1966 – Apr 1968 Commissioning Chief Engineer and the first crew member to officially report aboard the ship in Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
Carey, PatBT3Aug 1966 – Jun 1968MGreat ship and Great crew. Had way more fun than I should have in Barcelona and the Med cruise in general. Remember the wild card games in the M div. compartment.
Wenzon, FrankCS3Oct 1966 –SupplyInterested in corresponding with anyone serving on the Josephus Daniels DLG27 between 9/1966-1/1968
Reynolds, Frank (Scruffy)RDSN1967 – 1969oiDeceased and buried at sea-added by Scruffy-pour him in a beer every time I'm at the beach RIP
Reynolds, Frank (Scruffy)RD3May 1, 1967 – Nov 15, 1968oinot the best of years-busted for the moratorium-where is lifland?
Powell, DouglasCS3/E4Jul 17, 1967 – Apr 16, 1971Supply
Grimsley, HowardRD1Nov 1, 1967 – Apr 5, 1974OImade cheif while on board. Went to shore duty before I found out. The skipper notified me. It was a great tour of duty.
Gust, Jimstg2Dec 12, 1967 – Nov 26, 1968third divthe BEST time of my life. UNITAS 9 and the shellback initiation were a real blast, although spending GQ time in LAPS (sonar power supply) was extremely hot & noisy.
Mosier, JamesGMM31968 – 19704thWorked with Jack Dillard, Jerry Hanlon, Chief Tony R. Helene, Chuck Evans, and others in the missile house. Started as SN when I came abourd to 1st Division. Eventually became missile house security guard and eventual st
Bukovich, Robert/skiBm31968 – 19691stlooking for fred albert hall and george stermer
Harlin, MichaelSTG-21968 – 1971weapons (3rd)Came aboard for the gitmo shake down then a west pac cruse finishing up after a Med cruse..great memories good friends I think about often.
Illum, PhilRD2Jan 4, 1968 – Sep 10, 1970OKEnjoyed my time on the JD. Great times on Unitas cruise and Westpac cruse as well.
Kemp, RonaldGMM3Feb 1968 – Jun 1968Sam
Wonderly, LowellRD 2Mar 1968 – Dec 1971OIGreat memories of the WestPac cruise
Illum, PhilRD2Apr 1968 – Nov 1971OIGreat Memories! Especially when Capitain Cochraine was the CO
Parsons, HaroldFTCSMay 1968 – Apr 1972no mention of the mod squad?
McCarty, GaryLTjgJun 1968 – May 1971Engineering
Jennings, A. ThomasFTM3Jun 1968 – 19694thThe Daniels was my 1st ship and I loved her. At the time she was brand new and the best in the fleet!!! Did a Unitas cruse aboard her and was later transferred to the USS John King (DDG-3) to fill a vacant slot there.
Connolly, Jim profile iconBM3Sep 1968 – 19692nd Div.Reported onboard after 2 year tour in country Vietnam, transferred off just before she went on cruise to Vietnam. I only had about 7 months left on my enlistment. She was a great ship to be on.
Rooney, JohnRD2Nov 1968 – Apr 1971OI

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