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USS William V. Pratt (DDG 44) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS William V. Pratt (DDG 44). 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 304 crew members registered for the USS William V. Pratt (DDG 44).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1969 | 1970 – 1975 | 1976 – 1978 | 1979 – 1981 | 1982 – 1985 | 1986 – 1988 | 1989 – now

Nice, KarlFire Controlman1960 – 1963combat systemsKarl was my father. He worked with the Terrier missile system I am looking for anyone who knew him. I am also a USN veteran.
Eason, DavidLCDRJun 1, 1960 – Jul 1980SUPPLY
Johnston, DarrelSEAMAN1961 – Apr 4, 1963I am a plank owner and helped put DLG 13 in commision, went to pre-com school in R.I then to Philly Shipyard, shake down in Cuba. We were in the Cuban Blockade and I got out of the Navy 1963 in Norfolk Va.
Henry, DaleSOG2Jun 16, 1961 – Jun 15, 1962FOXPlank Owner
Christenson, G. L. (Chris)SA-SRJul 1961 – Nov 19631st/2nd
Denbleyker, Frederick/fredETR-2Aug 10, 1961 – Oct 29, 1963oei was a plankowner when the pratt was dlg-13,i maintained the an/sps-37 radar and iff equip.we had a lot of sea time.looking back it was quite an eperience
Gray, RobertRM2Nov 1, 1961 – Dec 12, 1964OCWas a plank owner on DLG-13. Retired after 24.5 years as RMCM.
Sobek, James (Jim)FTM-2Nov 4, 1961 – Jun 6, 1963FoxI am a Plank Owner, came aboard pre-comissioning on Oct 31, '61. Served under FTM-1 Chuck Langlois and FTM-1 Mel Mobley. Primary duty station was on the AN/SPG-55A/B missile guidance radars. GQ in Weapons Control.
Henderson, WmFTM-3Feb 2, 1963 – Dec 23, 1965foxAN/SPS-39/WDE
Siegel, DonBM3Jul 1, 1963 – Jun 20, 1967
McDonald, TomSNDec 1963 – Nov 19651st
Hawsey, ChuckIC2Jul 1, 1964 – Jul 1, 1966
James, RalphSNSep 6, 1964 – Sep 6, 1966Deck
Villanueva, Guillermo [willie]EM3Nov 19, 1964 – Nov 15, 1968E-divisionvietnam cruise jun.1967 - jan.1968 off to war.
Ransom, EdRM31965 – 1966Discharged in Jacksonville Fla in Dry-Doc Was DLG13. On ship about yr and 4 months.
Bearman, Jim/sugarbearSTG21965 – 19684th/Sonar GangPart of the lower sound band/vietnam 67-68.Buzz Minard.T Large.Gunner Mike Davis.Best Navy Chief Ide!Went on to instructor at fss key west.Retired STSCPO 1988.Retired Teacher GA.Technicial college.Live on Lake Oconee,Ga.
Fruendt, Rodstg3Oct 1965 – Sep 1966SonarIn with Pat McVeigh, Jim Bearman, Chief Ide, Larry Bowker et al. Bearman always checked out the shortest route to Switzerland from whichever Med port we were in. Also, Jim, you can't get chicken tacos in Barcelona.
Sage, JonathanSTG2Dec 1965 – Aug 19694th (Sonar)Still stay in contact with Doc (Nick Evanchik) Chief Ide, and Lennie Zegarski.....retired in NC!
Brown, JeffreyLTMay 1966 – Feb 1968Weapons
Sancrante, RobertE3May 1966 –1st divwas dlg 13 when I served
McVeigh, PatE4Jul 1, 1966 – 1967SonarI served as a torpedo man with Rod Freundt and Larry Bocker...........and the best Jr. lieutenant lyons......
Rossi, VictorRadarman PO2Jul 6, 1966 – Aug 29, 1969OIAsbestos bucket
Hale, James DavidETN 3Aug 1966 – Jan 1967Transferred from Forrest Royal DD872. Kind of like getting out of Navy. AC in the bunks, room and some privacy. Well not quite but almost. I was one of those reserves that drove everybody crazy. An E4 with skill levels of an E2.
Pestana, NorbertETR-5Sep 1, 1966 – Jul 1, 1969OECruise'n machine, 5 Carribean, 2 N. Atlantic, 2 Med. 1 West Pac
De La Cruz, Ricardo De La CruzSTG 2Dec 1966 – Jul 19684th
De La Cruz, Ricardo De La CruzSTG 2Dec 19, 1966 – Jul 25, 19684thHello
Gililland, GilENS/LTJG1967 – 1969Electronics Material Officer
Kooken, FrankBT21967 – 1970
Lehman, FredSN.May 1, 1967 – Sep 27, 19681stWestPac,TONKIN GULF YACHT CLUB! DLG-13 was a ship of its era; flush-deck, clean lines; an impressive sight! Stayed in deck force entire tour;earned Vietnam Service medal.Also, learned a lifelong profession- the Merchant Marine!
Whitworth, John BCTO2Aug 1967 – Sep 1967TAD from NCS San Miguel, PIMember of "Spook" group during NSAR OPS. Remember two high-speed runs to within 5 miles of Haiphong Harbor to rescue pilots who ejected after SAM lockon and the pilot's thankful "flyover" for pulling them from the drink.
Biskner, LarryFTG 31968 – 1971I headed the security force and maintained the 3" 50 gun radars (29 system).
Whinna, JamesSEAMAN 1ST-CLASSJan 15, 1968 – Oct 17, 19691st
Kuzara, DavidFTM2Aug 1968 – Sep 1972I served aboard the Wm V Pratt DLG-13 from 1968 to 1972, when it was decommisioned.
Block, MikeSNAug 1968 – 1970Deck Crew/ IC Gang
Peavey, ConelySH-1Nov 1968 – May 1970SThe Ship Was DLG-13 When I Was On It.. Home Port Mayport FL
Joye, RodgerBT3Nov 1968 – Apr 1972B
Cox, Barton/bart profile iconETN2Jan 1969 – Jul 1969XWith special detachment aboard for Med./N.Atlantic cruise. Remember Dan Marander and Steve Valenti from the ship's ET gang. Enjoyed my first sea duty aboard Pratt. Retired as ETCS Naval Reserve in 1994.
Chalk, DaveMM2Sep 1969 – Jul 1970Engineering
McAndrews, Bill / 'mac'FTM2Dec 1969 – 1972WeaponsGreat ship / Great Times _ Super in-port parties! So many at sea and on shore escapades could write a book.

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