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USS New Jersey (BB 62) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS New Jersey (BB 62). 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 465 crew members registered for the USS New Jersey (BB 62).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1956 | 1957 – 1968 | 1969 – 1981 | 1982 – 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 – 1988 | 1989 – now

Butts, EdwardBM21982 – 19844thWe saw the world and we had the longest deployment since Vietnam! Steak and Lobster meant trouble :-))
Clark, MartinYN21982 – 1984X-1 and Engineering Log RoomDidn't appreciate it then but now see it as one of the proudest things I have done in my life. I am proud to be a Navy Veteran and prouder still to call myself a Beirut Veteran.
Bautista, FelixIC21982 – 1985ELooking for anyone from E-Div 1982 to 1985. IC & EM. We have been able to locate over 75 shipmates from the Commissioning 1982 thru the Lebanon Era. Contact me to be added to the list and get the list of old shipmates. Felix Bautista Yukon, OK
Lucier, Troy1982 – 19836thIt was the best time of my life,if only i could turn back time
Peer Rn, Larry WFTG21982 – 1985FAVisiting the Jersey in Jersey where she now rests I went on the tour. They had the back hatch of turret two open to show the loader, I poked my head in with my son on my shoulders and the smell of the ship transported back 15 years.
Saner, TomSK31982 – 1985S-1From Precom to after Beirut! MIss you Littlefield and Chief Ski!! Great bunch of fellas!
Doxsee, JohnIC2/IC11982 – 1984X-3
Bates, Douglasbm21982 – 19842nd/4th
Gunderman, GeorgeCWO2/Lt1982 – 1985WEPSPre-Com Plank Owner and Nucleus Crew. The best ship ever. My second time around.
Smith, Smitysksn1982 –supply
Lincoln, TimMM21982 –M div. EM06What a ride! Thx to the snipes and the shaft alleys crew. Nicest group of men I ever knew.
Watts, RandyBm 31982 – 19853rd
Koljesky, John profile iconLT1982 – 1984Weapons
Johnston, JamesSN, GMG31982 – 19855th, G4
Smith, William profile iconGMG-31982 – 19851st div, g-1
Clark, ThomasRM21982 – 1984OC
Crummett, MatthewMS3/PO31982 – 1984Supply (S2)
Spangler, BillBM-11982 – 19855th
Paul, RobertEM3Jan 1982 – Apr 1984E
Kelley, MichaelMS3Jan 1982 – Sep 16, 1985S-2Great Ship with great duty
Strawther, JohnYN2Jan 1982 – Dec 1983X-1
Westlake, William W. Jr.FC2Jan 1, 1982 – Dec 30, 1984Main Battery Fire Control
Jones, TerryGMG3Jan 1, 1982 – Jan 1, 1983Turret 2I was a Pain in the butt when I served with a lot of good men.Sorry fellas! Im better now that its 2009.Welder turned school bus driver.
Rogers, PatMM2Jan 3, 1982 – Mar 16, 1984mProud to be a plank owner on the greatest ship that ever sailed. The guys in engine room 2 were the best
Rogers, PatMM2Jan 3, 1982 – Mar 16, 19841984
Sloan, MichaelHM3Jan 5, 1982 – Jun 29, 1984MedicalI have fond memories and tremendous pride in having served on one of our most famous and decorated warships. It is now July 15th, 2006 and I have chilling memories of the Lebanese Civil War and bombing of the US Marine Barracks in Beirut.
Wood, Kenneth (Woody)qm/2Jan 6, 1982 – Jan 6, 1985NavigationShe is still a beautiful sight. Thanks to all the guys who care for her now
Waller, JeffreyBM3Jan 7, 1982 – Feb 19884Enjoyed my time on the ship with friends. Miss Smurf. Remember the polywog and crossing the equator. Someone lost a flip flop in the tube. It was nasty.
Cavanaugh, ThomasGMC(SW)Jan 9, 1982 – Feb 10, 1984G4Been 38 years since I have left her. It was a fun time, well for the most part. Being I was a west coast sailor, it was nice to see ports in the Med. I made Chief and also earned my SW pin.
Parker, TimJan 10, 1982 – Apr 27, 1985I was one of the lucky ones, having had the pleasure of recommissioning her in Dec.1982. Not sure how I would have dealt with decommissioning such a unique piece of history....
Parker, TimEM2(SW)Jan 10, 1982 – Apr 24, 1985I'm glad I was on her recommissioning crew and was off before she was laid up, not sure how I would have handled something so depressing! Not many ships in the history of any Navy deserve to be at sea like our IOWA's!!
Kiehne, RandyE-1 SRJan 10, 1982 – Dec 22, 19821ST
Boehm, CharlesGM3\GMC (SW) retiredJan 15, 1982 – Jul 7, 1984G-4/G-5It was the most amazing experience of my life. Good Times, Bad times and hard times but I look back and I'm glad I was there. I'm a retired GMC(SW) now.
Curry, DavidMR1Feb 1982 – Sep 1984A (EA04)Pre-commin' a battlewagon. It don't get much better than that. Wonder what ever happened to MMC Lowe?
Rodda, EdwardIC2Feb 1982 – Jan 1984IC/EAnyone remember emptying the garbage locker with Marines prior to crosssing the line.Wasn't Art Mota in charge of that?Also, didn't an IC3 break into a 1MC station and said some really bad things about shellbacks in his best Irish brogue?
Montagna, KevinOS3Feb 1982 – Mar 1985OISOME OF THE BEST YEARS OF MY LIFE
Powell, Richardrp3Feb 1982 – Jan 1984dont rememberthe best of times, the worst of times.
Berg, DavidMM3Feb 1982 – May 1984MHello Big J shipmates. Everyone remembers where they were when 288 rounds of 16" were fired. What a day. Chief Maxey was a helluva chief. From Subic to Haifa all within a year. Whoda thunk it?
Munnerlyn, MichaelPN3Feb 1, 1982 – Feb 21, 1984X-2 DivisionOh, what a time it was... hated it then, miss it now. West Pac was awesome. Miss old friends like Jeff Combs, Rick Diaz, and many others. MCPO Christ was hard man to work for but I know he had hard job. Good times.
Slinsen, Jim /sluggoHT/ E 5Feb 1, 1982 – Jan 6, 1985R
Bauer, RandyBT3/BT2Feb 3, 1982 – Jan 31, 1984Boilers (B)Member of #1 Fireroom (EB01)
Tillery, ThomasSM3-E4Feb 12, 1982 – Dec 12, 1984Signalbridge/communicationsGreatest crew ever
Finley, MichaelLTMar 1982 – Dec 1983G-3"We covered your Aft."
Lindsey, Zack PoseidonGMG 1Mar 4, 1982 –G-2I checked on for pre com and was on that great lady for the little 3 month shake down cruise that turned in to about a 13 or14 month my grand father was also a gunner in the same gun and same turret in 42
Flynn, TimothySM2Mar 10, 1982 – Sep 20, 1985OSLoved my time on the New Jersey. Made lifelong friends with a lot of guys. Still in contact with many of them 36 years later.
Vargas, RamonBM2 RCARLOS VARGASMar 12, 1982 – Oct 15, 19853RD DIVISIONTHE BEST CREW EVER
Jacobson, Michael "Jake"L/CPLMay 1982 – Apr 1984Marine DetachmentSpent 6 months off the coast of Beirut with a great crew of Marines & Sailors. Gunny Wiseman, where are you?
Keneard, HawardYN3May 5, 1982 – Dec 6, 1985Captains officeOutstanding!!! Tour of duty
Chelius, Jr., Thomas profile iconBT E-3May 10, 1982 – May 10, 1985BI served on board this great warship beginning with recommissioning ceremony to extended sea duty off the coast of Beirut. I worked in #4 Fire-room with many hard workers and a few malcontents. Turn-and-Burn! & Firepower
Reyes, JoseBM2May 15, 1982 – Jun 17, 19853rdRemember Beirut 1983.
Durkee, Daniel (Durkweed)GMGSNMay 28, 1982 – 1985Weapons G-31st tour Turret 2- R gun layer, Train op, Powder Flats, and Magazines. 2nd tour Turret 3 Gun layer, Magazines. During reftra b4 4th comm. were absolutly amazing. Having old salts aboard and thier story PLANK OWNER!!!
Carey, John "Gizmo"OSSN - OS2May 30, 1982 – May 20, 1985OIPlankowner
Mulalley, CarlHT2Jun 1982 – Jul 1984R/ER04I was on commisioning crew and spent most of my time on the flight deck. Beirut was a real blast (ha ha).
Fuller, PeteFTG3Jun 1982 – Apr 1985FA DivisionHave Guns Will Travel
Lepordo, TonyRM2Jun 1982 – Feb 1984OC
Henderzahs, AllenBM-3Jun 15, 1982 – Sep 10, 19841stWhat a great time in my life. Were are you Marty Wallace, Kevin Fleener, and Roger Hughes?
Gillespie, TimothyPN3 PNC CW01Jul 1982 – Apr 1987ADMIN - X-2Great Ship
Gurwell, Chuckbm2Jul 1982 – Sep 19843rd
Hollowell, Lee profile iconRM1Jul 1982 – 1985OC
Bayne, MichaelBM2Jul 1, 1982 – May 1, 19854thPLANKOWNER Great Tour of Duty. One I'll never forget. RIP my Brother Jeff and shipmate
Powers, WayneBT3Aug 1982 – Dec 1983BTook a tour a few years ago. Signed the log and saw my rack. brought back a lot of memories.
Amado, PaulBM2Aug 1, 1982 – Dec 24, 1984FirstThe only Division to run a First Officer over the hill.
Butler, Jay profile iconHM2Aug 14, 1982 – Aug 23, 1984MedicalHi Everyone. I am doing good. I live in El Paso, Tx. I am retired (Medically disabled). I'm reaching out to buddies from 82-84 to write a buddy letter for me for Lead and asbestos exposure on the ship for VA disability
Gillespie, TimothyDP3/PN3Sep 1982 – Jan 1984Admin/DCC
Jarnot, FrankMM1Sep 2, 1982 – Oct 31, 1985M -DivServed under MMC Rayle, great mentor, worked with Brian Fast , CWO Nesbitt, Brian Mallow, ROBERT MYERS, Fielder, Burke, Norris. Great tour of duty, proud to be part of USS New Jersey heritage.
Hatfield, Ronald R.Then MM2, MM1(SW/AW) RET.Oct 1982 – Sep 1984M,A, X-Div. MAA DutyGreat ship miss her and the good times I shared with fellow shipmates!
Witty, BryanMM3Oct 10, 1982 – Mar 13, 1985MHad alot of fun on the Big J, member of EMO5 then EMO3, Chief Maxey was great , Old Man Foster was grumpy, Swick was good , Norris,Melson, Warrick,and Sobers good friends, but miss evryone in M-Division.
Brown, Charles M. JrRM2Dec 1982 – Dec 1983OCPlank owner and shellback

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