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USS Marvin Shields (FF 1066) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Marvin Shields (FF 1066). 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 241 crew members registered for the USS Marvin Shields (FF 1066).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1973 | 1974 – 1978 | 1979 – 1981 | 1982 – 1986 | 1987 – 1989 | 1990 – now

Kinney, MickeyBTC1970 – 1975BI was on the pre-comm detail and was the next to last plank owner to leave. I was outlasted by MMCM A W Parson. Many fond memories and looking forward to the first reunion
Demkovich, JimRD3/OS21970 – 1974OIPlank Owner
Parsons, AncilE-91970 – 19753-M coordinatorPlank Owner. Dad passed away in June of 2002 and is interned along with his wife at Fort Rosecrans in San Diego. God bless you all for serving.
Dawson, JamesMM3Mar 1970 – Oct 1973MPlankowner
Goebel, LeoE5, MACHINIST MATEMar 1, 1970 – Oct 1, 1973MHey mates. I am searching for George Hammerton and Mark McCauley. Has anyone got a location on them?
Arboleda, RichardST1Apr 10, 1970 – Apr 10, 1975WeaponsLooking forward to seeing who is still around. I live in Minnesota and my oldest son is in San Diego where he was born at Balboa Hospital while I was at Fleet ASW school.
Goebel, LeoMM2Nov 10, 1970 – Dec 16, 1973M and APlank Owner
Schlieder, DavidMM31971 – 1972MPlank Owner
Hackney, JerryE51971 – 1973EngineeringPlank Owner
Hansford, FloydHT21971 – 1974RA time I will never forget
Van Hoose, Steve ( Spike )STG21971 – 1973WeaponsI am a plank owner and and have many memories of getting the ship ready in Bremerton Wa. Rain, rain, rain, and some pleasent ferry trips into town. I served one tour of duty in Vietnam, and then left the Navy.
Thomas, DavidSTG2Feb 1971 – Apr 11, 1975WASpent 4 years on mighty Marv. Pre-com until1975. Plank owner. 2 Westacs in the Gulf of Tonkin and way to much time in the yards. Retired as an STGC from the Navy Reserve. Recalled for 7 months during Desert Storm
Barron, William (Bill)E-3Feb 1971 – Aug 1974QPlank Owner-Was striking as a Quartermaster then transfered to deck because I decided to attend Hospital Cormpsman A School. Cleaned a lot of heads and was mess cook and keeper for the Chiefs.
Jenkins, FrankPN2Mar 1971 – Dec 1971X (Personnel Office)Plank Owner. My last ship before discharge.
Chappell, RobertFTG2Mar 17, 1971 – May 14, 1973WeaponsPlank Owner & Crewmember during the ship's first Westpac deployment 17 May -15 Dec., 1972. Subsequently served aboard USS Enterprise 74 - 76 during the fall of South Vietnam & evacuation of Saigon. Retired Reservist.
Armenta, FrankSTG-2Apr 1971 – May 30, 1975WeaponsI salute all the brave men & women of the USA armed forces, particularly those of the US Navy. We may not agree with what you have to say, but we will defend your right to say it. Hearty hello to my fellow shipmates!
McColley, MarkMM2Apr 1, 1971 – May 3, 1973A DivisionPlank Owner
Cornett, GuyRM2Jun 1971 – Aug 1974OCSHIP'S REUNIONS occurred in 2006, 2008, 2010, and 2012. Next reunion to be located in San Francisco, Summer of 2014. Check out the USS Marvin Shields Association website for further info.
Morgan, BillRM2Jun 1971 – Dec 1974OCI just returned from the first ever reunion of the Marvin Shields in San Diego. What a great gathering of old shipmates. I retired from the Navy in 1990 from NTCC Long Beach as a RMCS(SW).
Carlson, TomET3Sep 1971 – May 1972OECame on board as a young pup out of ET "A" school, left to enter the NESEP program. Commisioned 1975, retired 2005 as an 0-6. Loved being on the "Monster Marv"
Schoeler, EdETN2Sep 1, 1971 – Aug 1, 1973OEI came on board while we were in the yards at Long Beach
Ferguson, GaryMM3Oct 1971 – Jun 1973M
Garrett, DanFTG3Dec 7, 1971 – Aug 12, 1974WeaponsI joined the Marvin Shields soon after comissioning. On the Viet Nam gun line, the Marvin Shields earned the Marine spotters' call name of Snazzy due to the ship's reliability on firing missions. We had a great crew.
Horan, John "Papa Guns"GMG21972 – 1974WGRetired as GMC(SW)in '91 in Newport,RI
Smith, Rick....smittyEM 21972 – 1976RGood friends, good times..
Reutter, Dale3rd class1972 – 1972Communication
Allen, RossSTG3Apr 29, 1972 – Apr 4, 1973wamy life and memories reflect almost daily on the finest people I have ever met and the one of the finest ships of the U.S. Navy to answer all calls and orders. can do, and we did!
Verhage, David N.2 nd class/E-5May 1972 – Oct 1972X DivisionLeft the Navy when enlistment was up for the good life of Nebraska. Still living in Crawford ( for the past 40 yrs.).Navigator on the Shields with Kenny Hughes. Remember Van Hoose . Ed Trapp out there?
Mourain, EdwardE7/EMCSep 1972 – Mar 1976E DivisionI am looking for some of my shipmates.
Schwartz, Frederice5 ships servicemanDec 18, 1972 – Sep 20, 1975Ships serviceman SupplyWould love to hear from Moses, Barkley, Woosdson, Arnette, Paul, Rob, Buddy, John Myers, Todd, Andy Spoda, French, Yoshio,Hamilton, McClain & Caster. We hope to come to Calif this year (2013). Hope to see you all.
Kram, RogerBT 2Dec 20, 1972 – May 20, 1976BHelle Shipmates. After leraving the Mighty Marv in 76, I moved back to North Dakota. I farmed a while, and now work as chief engineer at the Ramada Plaza Suites in Fargo ND. I married Bernice in 79 and we have two children, Melissa and Wyatt.
Darling, DavidOS21973 – 1975OIMighty Marv! Those were the days. I'm a high school teacher in Sandpoint, Idaho hoping to retire soon. Miss the guys in OI division, Hoech, Borcherding, Spada, Mahon etc. Email me some day guys!
Williams, JimMMFA-MM21973 – 1977M Aux 1 and Main ControlFIrst Ship, reported in Manila, MMCM Parsons OOD chewed my butt for smoking a cigarette while crossing the brow. Had some Great Friends Ken Buckman was like a brother. Sorry to here he passed away. Reitired MMC 1/1/94.
Anderson, David (Andy) profile iconSTG21973 – 1975west pacsure do miss the great time we had serving on board
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Ferry, Rex (Ferry Boat)BM3Jan 1973 – Dec 1976deck
Wise, StephenE3Jan 5, 1973 – Apr 15, 1975Deck
Ferry, Rex (Ferry Boat)BM3Jan 15, 1973 – Dec 15, 1976DeckE-mail me at
Munoz, MosesSK3Apr 3, 1973 – Oct 15, 1976SupplyAll sailors to the fantail, here's to some of the best times of our lives,to PoCity,Thai,and to all the buds aboard,Mofo,The Wiz,Freak Bro's, moking apples,back in the day,we were kings,still truckin,don't wanna retire just retread,Peace to
Silvis, StephenGMT3May 1973 – Oct 1975wa
Sigler, Oliver (Ots)MM3Jun 1, 1973 – Aug 1976M
Metcalf, GarySTG3Aug 1, 1973 – Dec 21, 1976WAWoW - 10 June 06 - crew reunion in San Diego - Great to see the 30 or show that made it - plans are for another reunion in 2008 - Hope that we have a large number next time.
Francke, KevinIC2Oct 1973 – Feb 3, 1976R Interior Communications "shop"Haze Grey and Under Way! Adolph Kieland was our first skipper and Jerome Frost Smith the turd after. Chief Morain head of E-gang and I had the IC shop. What a steaming crew! Anybody remember getting tossed out of port in Sasebo? Was Smith POed or?

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