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USS Harold E. Holt (FF 1074) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Harold E. Holt (FF 1074). 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 317 crew members registered for the USS Harold E. Holt (FF 1074).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1972 | 1973 – 1976 | 1977 – 1979 | 1980 – 1982 | 1983 – 1985 | 1986 – 1988 | 1989 – now

Wilson, TerrellSKSNJan 1, 1983 – Sep 1, 1985B and SupplyAnyone in the DC area feel free to contact me
Smith, Aaron (Smittydoo)EW2Feb 1983 – Jul 1987OEI just the pictures of the Happy Harry during her sinking. It was sad to see her that way, spent many days chipping and painting on her to see her sunk. Had lots of great times on her. I miss setting the 98 rock watch pulling back in to Pearl.
Thornburg, DaveHT3Feb 1983 – Jun 1986RMet many great friends on board the Happy Harry, Would like to hear from any old friends on board with me. Went on WestPac in 84 and had a blast. Have been a Firefighter for the past 19 years, only 6 to go and I can retire.
Grimes, JimEW3Feb 1983 – Jun 1986OEI miss the holt and i miss my fellow ew's. Boom Boom,Smitty Doo, Knodt, Jonesy, Russ, John(darpin) sheppard, McElroy, Skinz. Garett(sea dog),i will never forget you guys. somebody send your old buddy the beaver an email and tell me whatsup
Tegge, KevinHT-3Feb 1983 – Jun 1986Hullyo tripp.hey rodney. and thornburg. those were some great times. love to hear from you guys.
Bedrosian, SteveSTG2Mar 3, 1983 – Aug 9, 1987WAA crew of strangers, then, a fire above a space just filled that day with 5,000 gallons of JP-5 jet fuel.....lifetime friends and times I will never forget and the best times I have had in the service of our country!
Anderson, TroySTG3Jul 1983 – Sep 1985WAMiss the old days in the Navy. Hello all, this site is great.
Elliott, JimFC3Aug 19, 1983 – Oct 8, 1986WGGreat memories. I was so young and dumb. Wish I new then... I'd like to know the fate of some of the crew from Westpac84. Zing-on brothers.
Adelman, Donald (Don) profile iconNC1/NCCAug 26, 1983 – Jan 13, 1987ExecutiveGood command, and good crew. Lots of steaming time. Captain J. R. Bailey, great CO.
Classick, Jabba Da HuttFC2Sep 1983 – Mar 1988WG WeaponsGunplot and all the crazy days on the beach.
Hill, JimBMC(SW)Sep 1983 – Sep 19881stRan into some people stationed on the Holt. I am in Hawaii again for a few more months then off to San Diego.
Fusco, EddiePC3Sep 10, 1983 – May 30, 1986Post OfficeI remember all the good times we had on the Happy Harry in Hawaii and abroad. The bad thing is that when I was in all I wanted to do was get out, once I was gone (a few years later) I wished I had stayed in.
Will, AaronGMT 2Sep 21, 1983 – May 1, 1987WA
Holopainen, RickSTG3Nov 1983 – Dec 1984Weapons
Kennedy, RichardBT2Dec 1983 – Jan 1987BoilersGood times and bad on the good old Happy Harry. B-div snipes always had a blast.
Newman, TimRM2(SW)Dec 1, 1983 – Dec 1, 1985OCWestpac '84 was a blast -- shot at by the Russian Carrier "Minsk" -- Miss all my pals -- Greg Reitz, Spike Carr, Kretchko, Paul Schneberger, Senior Chief Fujisawa -- sad to see she was sunk as a target, but at least she's resting in pe
Umbarger, BillET1Dec 17, 1983 – Mar 29, 1987OELots of good memories from the "Happy Harry". I would't trade those days for anything. It somehow seems better for her to go down from a missle hit than to be cut up for scrap. I'd like to hear from all who have time to drop me a note.
Harris, RodneyHT3Jan 15, 1984 – Jan 15, 1986RI'm gutted to find out Happy Harry is no more.
Allen, GarrettEW-2Jan 18, 1984 – Mar 1989OEFrom the Bearing Sea cruises, to the south Indian Ocean, we had some great times. Bears and subs, beers and babes, it was a long 5 years for me, but I'm glad for the times and friends I made. Still tell the sea stories, good luck to you all.
Wimberly, ToddBT2Mar 1984 – May 1988Oil Lab / Fireroom
Frye, ScottBMMar 1984 – Oct 19871st
Kauffman, MikeEM2Apr 1984 – May 1987ETo all the EMs, ICmen and HTs - anyone remember gyro parties in electrical central? Those were good times! Drop me a line and let me know what you're up to. Thinking about going to the 2006 reunion in Branson, MO. Let me know if you're goin
Paule, ChrisSM1(SW)Apr 22, 1984 – Nov 25, 1986OCI loved the HEH. The best couple of years of my Navy career. Captain Bailey was a great skipper. Had a lot of great times - especially in Seattle 86 RIMPAC.
Kauffman, MikeEM2May 1984 – May 1987EI enjoyed my time aboard the 'Happy Harry', and have fond memories of both ship and crew. I look back on my years in the Navy with pride, and I'd gladly do it all again if given the opportunity.
Norman, JimFC3May 1, 1984 – Jul 1, 1988WG/2ndThe good old days....
Munro, RobertMR2Jul 1984 – Mar 1987Repair with all the HT's.
Bishop, RussellEW2Oct 1984 – Nov 1988OEGood to hear everyone has done well. Hated to see the "Happy Harry" go down like this but it was a pleasure to know Ken Knodt and Bob as my mentors. Westpac in 1987 was a blast.
Evans, DougET2Oct 1984 – Oct 1987OEDon't forget to visit the HEH Facebook page at, and the Happy Harry reunion web site at!uss-harold-e-holt-reunion-home/mainPage.
Thomas, MichaelSM3 /SM4Oct 1984 – Oct 1989oc
Hill, DarienQM11985 –NAV EXGreat experience for me. I saw the world from her bridge. As a captain and offshore sailor, I still use knowledge and experience gained aboard this vessel. I left this ship only because I became a Navy EOD Tech.
Kemble, JeffET1Feb 1985 – Feb 1988OE Sorry to see that the Stealth Battle Frigate was used for target practice.
Olin, JerryFC3-FC1Mar 1, 1985 – Dec 15, 1989WG/2nd
Best, John (B.a.)FC2Apr 1985 – Mar 1989WG/2ndSorry to see her sunk as a target. Lots of good times as well as 2a.m. unreps. Aloha to all my old SHipmates out there.
Beates, Chet "sheriff"MA1(SW)/MAC(SW)Jun 1985 – Jun 1988Chief MAster At ArmsOK Boy's -- It's time to pee in the bottle again!
Goldmann, Art / ArtyMR3Jun 1, 1985 – Jan 15, 1988repairif you break it, i CAN fix it ! thank you guys in the shop for the plaque, especially ht1 paul who pulled it all off. that meant a lot to me ! still have it hanging proudly here in my home in winthrop, maine !
Keith, KenOS2Jun 1, 1985 – Jun 6, 1991OIGreat ship and great shipmates.
Lant, James 'Jimijam'MM3Jun 12, 1985 – Jan 12, 1987Aux 1Had a lot of good times while stationed in Hawaii. Met a lot of people and a couple I still talk to.
Lant, JamesMM3Jun 15, 1985 – Jan 30, 1987AUX 1GREAT SHIP. HAWAII BRUDDA
Cofer, Dale(pork Chop)OS2Jul 5, 1985 – Nov 17, 1988oiwestpac 87. rimpac all my buddies
Kulesa, PaulGMM2Oct 1985 – Mar 19883rdServed with GMM1 Knuckles, Gary, GMM2 Yetter, Brian, GMMSN Chwilinski.

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