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USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Mobile Bay (CG 53). 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 352 crew members registered for the USS Mobile Bay (CG 53).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1986 | 1987 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – 1993 | 1994 – 1997 | 1998 – 2000 | 2001 – now

Frazier, GlennGSE1 (SW)1987 – 1990MPFirst trip to Thailand was on this Ship. Now I have a home there. This Ship and the folks on it helped make me ready for the future (even though I was 30 when I joined the Navy). Great Ship, Great History, Great Crew!!
Malzahn, JohnMALZAHN1987 – 1990My first combatant class, also made ICC (SW) while assigned
Spann, BillLT1987 – 1989Plankowner PAO and Collateral Duty CICO I am grateful to the CIC team lead by Seab Herron. They ran CIC and allowed me to work PAO for Captain Whalen. Six months after leaving the MOB for PG School, I became a PAO (1650). I made that a career during and after the Navy. Thanks!
Tillberg, GaryGSM 31987 – 1991MPHad a great time sailing around the world with the crew of the foward engine room ! GSM Matherly,GSM Miller,GSM Chmure,GSMC Bingham. Give me hollar sometime !
Kenworthy, JackFC11081987 – 1990COMBAT SYSTEMS
Smith, Leland /lee profile iconENFM1987 – 1990mpI had the time of my life on the MOB. made some good friends. drop me a line any time .
McNeff, HarrySH2Jan 1, 1987 – Jul 17, 1988S-3
Cochran, KevinDCFN3Feb 1987 – Mar 1988RWazzup MOB crew!!...some good times were had back in Goula and Jacksonville,,,,
Johnson, DavidOS2Feb 1, 1987 – Jul 28, 1990OIPlankowner, homeport was Jacksonville,Fl until May 1990, I helped deliver the ship to Japan then, 2 weeks later was sent back to the states and was discharged.
White, MichaelE/3Mar 7, 1987 – Jun 7, 1990dcMet some good friends while I was in. Help me grow up real fast. I think everybody remember me. A lot of the upper rank people gave us a hard time because we used to party to hard. It was a learning experience for me
Heritage, MichealDC1Apr 1987 – Feb 1992RIt has been a long time since my days on the MOB. Those were the days.
McDonald, BobDC3Apr 15, 1987 – Dec 9, 1989I live back home in I would like to here from anyone.Mike Virtue,Gary Austin,Pickard, Fisher,any of the first R-Divion
Kane, RickSTGSNMay 1, 1987 – Jan 20, 1990COMBAT
Klimas, TonyLTJun 20, 1987 – Jan 8, 1991CA, R, NXSome good times and fine people aboard the Mob.
Harris, RobOSSN-OS1Dec 1, 1987 – Oct 15, 1992OIBest tour I ever had! From PSA, Bluenose, Round the World, Seab, Spencer, Tippy, Nad, Homeport shift, Storm/Shield. Retired OSC livin' in the Keys!
Cabret, JoseYNCS(SW)Dec 26, 1987 – May 1, 1990NXGreat crew and great leaders (ADM Bill & BMCM Crowder). Awesome maiden deployment. I still communicate with a bunch of old MOBSTERS!!!
Dougherty, ScottSK21988 – 1991S-1Miss the good times
Ryden, ChrisSM2(SW)Jan 2, 1988 – Sep 12, 1990Crossed to IS in 1998
Visovatti, DaveBM-2 ESWSJan 23, 1988 – Jan 23, 1992FirstI am alive and miss the sea!!
Visovatti, DaveBM-2 ESWSJan 28, 1988 – Jan 28, 1992FirstGreat to serve under Captain Bill and Master Cheif Crowder
Bracey, Michael (Boats)BM2 (SW)Feb 1, 1988 – Mar 1, 1990DECK 1STI had a great time on the MOBAY, but I wasn't going to Japan and I didn't and I'm glad I didn't. I finished my 20 and got out 7 years ago. I tried to tell BMCM about Visovatti & Benson they were both characters.
Grant, PeteET2 SWMay 1988 – Oct 1990CEWow! Its been a long time. Checked on the homeport status and San Diego is the new home. My new residence will be San Diego. I would like to see the Ol 53. Wonder what happend to Weird Al
Sorrells, PatSM3Jun 1988 – Jun 1990OPS/OCI got to the ship right after pre com and deployed to the North Atlantic within 1 week of Arriving. Left before Japan!! Best ship I ever Sailed!!! I got out after I made SM1 in 1999....
McCarthy, SteveETC(SW)Aug 1988 – Jun 1990CEGreat Division and we all survived "Electric Al".
Cruz, VictorGM2(SW)(SAR)Aug 6, 1988 – Jul 5, 1992Combathome port from mayport to yokosuka. around the world. great seeing CO Bill go through shellback. tying up harwell on the fantail and his sunburnt forehead. LOL. great ship and crew.
Graden, Mike profile iconET2Aug 17, 1988 – Jul 5, 1992CEGood friends and good times.
Matsche, Bob (Senior Spook)CTR1(SW)Oct 10, 1988 – Oct 22, 1990OTFinally pulled the plug in 96 after making Senior Chief. Went through Chief initiation on the MOB. Also served on the Vincennes and the Leyte Gulf. Is Visovatti still alive? Hey viz do you remember Haifa and Diego Garcia? write me.
Jackson, Walter (Action)OS2(SW)Dec 14, 1988 – May 8, 1990OI
Winn, RobCTM31989 – 1992OTIt's been a long time boys. Damn were old navy now!
Holle, TimCG 53Jan 1, 1989 – Apr 1992OD/OSShip's Photographer
Helton, MarkPN3Feb 18, 1989 – Oct 9, 1991NXThis was the greatest time and the greatest group men I have ever know.
Ross, TimothyGSM3Apr 1, 1989 – Oct 17, 1992MP
Vargas, JuanOS2 (SW)Apr 1, 1989 – Jan 3, 1993OIFm Mayport to Yoko, with Popeyes,Custom,Soul Harlem,Pattaya Beach, and Subic in between, it was a blast. Creighan, Big TyMo, bm3 Lopez, Griffin, Challenger, Chuck Spencer, Doyle, Winwright, Martinez and all the freaks still in yoko:You're all miss
Poole, RickyBM3Apr 8, 1989 – Jun 22, 19921stHey it is Sept 20th 2014.Jerry Bowin,Mark Helton,Ivan Kilaloha, Keith Henderson, Louis Alfonso Lopez, Kevin Demetra Olgetree, Richard Pack, Jeffery Holden. And other from deck division.Contact
Bowin, JerryE-3Apr 19, 1989 – Apr 10, 19921stHowdy. Anyone know where BM# Lopez, Keith Henderson, Rick Poole, Flordelis, or any of the others from that time are? I here they have gals on the ship now. Would have been nice on the first persian excursion.
Payne, PatrickOS2May 1989 – Aug 1991OI
Felkey, Rich Ctr3(sw)USS MOBILE BAYJun 1989 – 1991LongHey Vargas, what u doin? What's up Matsche? Can't seem to get my butt off of ships, I am a Merchant Marine Officer for the last 11 years. I've seen Spencer at the airport and Kane in Jax. Schlaffer? WESTPAC ruled!
Gillooley, JoeIC3Jun 1989 – Jun 1992EEBest time of my life. MED/IO, Suez Canal. Panama Canal, Equator, Prime Meridian, International Date Line. Homeport change. Many port visits, too many to list. Rico, James and Chris, what's up?
Vogt, TimothyLTJun 9, 1989 – Feb 22, 1992COMMO, ORDOPersian Gulf War: "The Mob" was credited with destruction of 38 Iraqi combatants, found 13 mines, launched 23 Tomahawks, controlled over 65,000 sorties. Completed around-the world cruise to include Suez and Panama canals.
Simpson, DaveDC 2Aug 1, 1989 – Sep 25, 1991RI would like to hear from old sipmates.
Harwell, AnthonyGMM3Aug 11, 1989 – Oct 22, 1991cmisbell. brown, cruz, "andy" chili , darcy, by far the craziest crewmen ever to serve on this great ship. cruzwas always breaking punching bag games and wanted to tear up coconuts in san diego and andy would tonk ya in a minute.
Sullivan, JamesHT 2Sep 1989 – Sep 1993RAwsome crew and ship. What memories of ports....
Shock, PaulOS2Sep 1, 1989 – Apr 1, 1992operationsFlorida to a Korean knife fight to Japan to gulf to an empty pier. Master Chief got fired. don't forget about the new McDonnalds
Isbell, Brian (Iz)GMM3Sep 1, 1989 – Jul 17, 1992CMA real fun tour.I miss the guys I served with.Plenty of good times.John Brown,Johnny Gavette,David(Andy)Anderson,Vic Cruz,Chili and of course Harwell.Hope you're all doing well.Hope the current crew is taking care of our VLS. Ahh Thailand..
Glass, JamesIC1/MA1Nov 17, 1989 – Jun 6, 1990EE05This was my first ship when it was stationed in Mayport, FL. Of all the ships I've been stationed on, this is by far my favorite. The best ship in the Navy.
Juarez, RichardIC3Nov 19, 1989 – Mar 3, 1993

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