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USS Bowen (FF 1079) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Bowen (FF 1079). 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 361 crew members registered for the USS Bowen (FF 1079).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1971 | 1972 – 1976 | 1977 – 1980 | 1981 – 1983 | 1984 – 1986 | 1987 – 1989 | 1990 – 1992 | 1993 – now

Smith, David (Smitty)STG!1972 – 1976ASBest Division and the Best Ship I ever served on. All My best to ALL WHO SERVED. Fair Winds and Following Seas.
Olsen, FrederickQMC1972 – 1974OPS
Brown, MichaelHT3May 4, 1972 – Feb 24, 1974R Gang
Stewart, Gerald/stewYN3May 9, 1972 – Jul 11, 1975XThree Med. Cruises, Lisbon and Puerto Rico. We also got our blue noses. Up all night bailing out the carrier room in the big storm. Was the weapons yeoman, worked for Mr. Kester. Seems great now but was it fun at the time? Great to have served.
Frasure, RobertGMG2May 15, 1972 – May 20, 19752NDBest ship & crew ever served with in six years. Worst storms ever experinced
Lyon, JamesBTCJul 1972 – Jan 1975BBEST SHIP I WAS EVER ON
Williams, DanFTM-2Nov 1972 – Jun 19752ndto anyone in 2nd div that remembers me , drop me a line I would like to hear from you
Robinson, AlBTFN1973 – 1974BT I remember "Moon" Mullens, "Football", Homer, Joe Kass. I remember how fast Captain Fisk would be in the boiler room after we "dropped the load". Anyone remember the painted stack covers? Enjoyed it at the time but, life is
Richardson, WillardSA1973 – Jul 1974ships companyHad a lot of fun in Roosevelt Roads ,St Thomas.Remember Fisk and how he liked storms
Fritcher, DavidBT31973 – 1977B" THE BLOWEN BOWEN" as we called her in the pit, was the start of my navy career. 5 ships and 1 tour a shore I retired after 20 yrs. Would still be doing it if they'd let me.
Krabill, Glenn (Steve)ms31973 – Jun 27, 1977supply
Johnson, JohnBT1Mar 1, 1973 – Mar 2, 1974BA good ship, The bt's made that way. I learned a lot from BTC Lyons, He was a kick in the ass. Retired in 78 as BTC on the davis.
Kavanagh, MichaelEM1(DV)Mar 1, 1973 – Nov 15, 1973ElectricianI was only their a short time between diving schools. Not sure of the dates If Cliff Law is out out their HI
Dooley, PaulRM2Apr 1973 – Dec 1976OC
First, RichardMM2May 1973 – Dec 1976R A-GangJP-5, refuel helicopter, steering gear. Remember the storm that ripped the VDS out of the fantail?
Stegman, DonSKMay 1973 – Aug 1976SupplyI pass by Charleston a couple times a year and the smell of that paper mill brings back so many memories of coming into port. Was a great ride, just didn't appreciate it at the time.
Dooley, PaulJun 1973 – Dec 13, 1976OperationsReunion 2006 Charleston A belated thanks to some friends, BT3 Stevens, MM3 CR Smith, MM2 Cooper, MM3 Benna, and many more to be continued. Lots of great camraderie!
Smith, David Wayne (Smitty), Dw, DaveSTG1Jul 1973 – Jul 1976ASReported onboard in July 1973 in Newport RI, Changed homeport to Charleston SC in 1974. Transferred to BUPERS in July 1976. Enjoyed my tour and the crew was great. Great Ship.
Mongiovi, CharlieBT2Sep 1973 – Oct 1977BWas a great ride. Had some good teachers BTC Lyons and Btc Cyrus Bt1 Springer.
Flore, JimRM1Nov 1973 – May 1976OCBlue Nose Nov 1975
Martin, GlenRMSN1974 – 1975Ship Communication
Shearon, BryanMM31974 – 1977MM
Norris, RickENFAJan 3, 1974 – Jun 20, 1974A gang
Bangert, DanielBT3Feb 10, 1974 – Aug 13, 1976B the BestYoung and Dum, Made some misstakes but got tought them And used what Cyrus, Springer made me learn and I want to thank them for that. Because I use it everyday. And also BTCM Parker he got me back on track.
Pretto, William /billEN2May 1974 – Dec 22, 1977 " A " Gang "Went to bootcamp in Great Lakes and deisel school too.Went on a Med cruise 10 days after reporting aboard.Our cruises also incuded a Blue nose cruise and a Mid East cruise. I stood all the enineering watches from evaps & generators to EEOW
Sanders, Steve (Tex)EM2Sep 26, 1974 – Sep 24, 1977EngineeringMet alot of good people and a few bad ones on this ship.I like smaller ships, the food is better.
Flippo, LarrySK3Nov 1974 – Apr 1978Supply/StoresBoy, what an experience. What a way to grow up!
Schecht, GeoffreyFTM3Dec 1974 – Apr 1975WeaponsI was on the Bowen for a short time in Gun Plot, before wrecking my back working on the fire control radar (Mk. 68?) for that 5"/54 gun.; put me in the base hospital in Charleston. Hello to anyone who remembers me!
Madden, LeonardFR3Jan 1975 – Sep 1977MM
Madden, LeonardFN3Jan 1975 – Aug 1977MM
Fink, Kurt (Doc) profile iconHM2May 4, 1975 – Sep 15, 1975MedicalServed on board as replacement Corpsman while the ships corpsman recovered from surgery.
Guthrie, Jim/ ArloOS3Jun 1975 – Mar 23, 1979OI
Luckenbill, RobertBT2Aug 12, 1975 – Apr 15, 1979engineeringcharlston yards, blue nose, middle east, unitas, hurricane and others. Met some great people nad had a blast.
Carpenter, StephenLCDR Stephen CarpenterDec 1975 – Jun 1978CICO
Lynch, DarrellOS2Dec 8, 1975 – May 5, 1980OIthese were the days, Middle East Cruise, Becoming a Shellback, UNITAS Cruise, way too much fun there, then there was the MED. My shipmates were and will always be the best.
Burke, RickyHT21976 – 1979Engineering
Riendeau, RaySK3Jan 1976 – Jan 1979Supply
Romig, TerryMM3Jan 11, 1976 – May 1976MWaiting for Nuc School in Fl.
Popovich, PatrickIC-3Mar 1976 – Jul 1979ELECTRICAL GANGHad some great times and friends aboard Bowen, would like to hear anyone
Fenders, HenrySTG 1Mar 1976 –SONAR
Crawford, BruceBT3Mar 2, 1976 – May 15, 1977B DivI got on aboard while in dry dock, I remember trip to Getmo and then later, the ship was being deployed to Isreal -I got out early. Good bunch of guys , had a good time.
Marques, ManuelPC2May 26, 1976 – Dec 28, 1978Drydock,Charleston,Gitmo,Pueto Rico,Middle East 1977,South America 1978, had some great times and friends aboard. Remember crossing the line on Oct 2, 1977 Latitude 00000 Longitude 054' 30' .
Clements, BobRM3Jun 1976 – Dec 1978OPS-radioshackDrydock Charleston, GITMO, Persian Gulf, Unitas XIX,
Sanders, WilliamFTG2Jun 1, 1976 – Oct 24, 19792nd Division
Goltermann, Johnrm3Jun 4, 1976 – Aug 16, 1979operationscame on board as a deck ape .....struck for rm and renlisted for austraila...........went on cruise all the way south was great........also went to persian gulf in 1976 was part of the battle "e" crew.
Lewis, Walter R.ETRSNSep 1976 – Jan 1978ET
Weber, Anthony (Weasel)SAOct 1976 – Jun 1976GM and Messcook, thanks for the memories
Jackson, KenSTG1Oct 1976 – Oct 1980AS
Hengen, James (Jim)SM2Oct 21, 1976 – May 16, 1980OC divsionI met the ship in dry dock in Chas SC, went to Gitmo, the Mid-East, Unitas 19, and the Med-cruise! I met a great bunch of guys. I would like to get in touch with! I'm proud of my time served.
Baker, Thomas Aka MonkSTG 3Nov 1976 – May 1980Abuda,David.I also remember the bottle of wine we never got to drink.
Struk, EdwardMM3Dec 25, 1976 – Feb 6, 1977Auxiliary Engineering,Drydock,Charleston Gitmo,Puerto Rico

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