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USS Guadalcanal (LPH 7) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Guadalcanal (LPH 7). 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 1020 crew members registered for the USS Guadalcanal (LPH 7).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1963 | 1964 – 1965 | 1966 – 1967 | 1968 – 1969 | 1970 – 1972 | 1973 – 1974 | 1975 – 1976 | 1977 | 1978 – 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – 1989 | 1990 | 1991 – 1992 | 1993 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Keen, DickICFN1964 – 1967E
Bergren, Bruce (Bergy)MM3Jan 1964 – Aug 1967A, transfered to M after about 6 months.Learned alot, great crew. Good cruises,1st, Steel Spike 1-Spain, France, England several Caribbean,Gitmo. Santo Dimingo(expiditionary).Gemini 10
Jendro, TerryE-4Jan 26, 1964 – Jan 26, 19661ston board 1964-1966
Bryant, PhillipSA/QM3Feb 1964 – 1966Deck/Navigation
Bergren, Bruce (Bergy)MM3Mar 15, 1964 – Aug 21, 1967MGood ship, good crew. Great cruises, Steel Spike 1 several Carribean cruises, recovered Gemini10
Sisk, Arthur JrSNApr 3, 1964 – Apr 1, 1968Clerk.....Chaplins AssistantWould love to find my shipmates....
Neely, Russell profile iconLPH 7May 1964 – May 1965mhad a good time on guad,really loved liberty in portsmouth england in 64.
Bergren, BergyMM3May 1964 – 1967M
Melchiorre, JohnBMSNMay 22, 1964 – Oct 1, 1967DeckI CAN'T BELIEVE THEY SUNK MY SHIP. I cried. Anyone from Deck, 1st/2nd Div. 64-67, e-mail me. Gemini 10. Operation Steel Spike, North Atlantic, Carribean, GTMO. Dominican Rep. Copy of Guadalcanal Diary, 1st edition. Miss you guys. E-mail me
Hall, Robert B.PN2Jun 1964 – Aug 1966XLeft active duty as CWO2 in 1977. Retired USNR as CWO4 1991.
Schneider, GeorgeSK3Jun 27, 1964 – Jun 11, 1966S1Member USNR 31 years retired March 2,1997 as an SKC, Served with Reserve SEABEE Battalions 27, 26 and RNCR 06
Hendricks, Marvin2ND CLASS PO RADARMAN - MAST AT ARMSJul 20, 1964 – Jul 20, 1967My name is Mark Hendricks, the son of Marvin Hendricks. I participated in the 2 week cruise on the Guadalcanal to pick up the Gemini 10 Astronauts in July 1966. My father since has pasted away on November 14,1981.
Merrill, RodFTG-3Aug 1964 – Aug 1967DeckJohn Ditslear and Dick Auchincloss were great deck officers. Herb Heilig was not! I was the petty officer of the watch during the fatal crash of the ship's helicopter in the Portsmouth ship yard.
Frye, Robertmm2Aug 1964 – 1967A DivA great ship, I'll miss her. It was a part of my wild and younger day's and I might add stupid decisions. I had my shipmate friends. It was a pleasure to serve with them. I'm sorry the ship met its demise the way it did
Burke, HerbertABHANNov 1964 – Dec 1965AVIATIONWorked as a blue shirt, and elevator operator on the flight deck.
Guzzo, AnthonyFNNov 1964 – Oct 1965B
Godard, William G.RM/3Nov 20, 1964 – Jul 16, 1966Radio Gangany one with info regarding or trip to Santa Domingo in May of 65 please respond to my e-mail address. Looking for Awards.
Updike, LesET3Nov 24, 1964 – Sep 16, 1965OEET Communicatins.. Remember vididly the Dominican Republic trip in May of 65. Did art work for OE Manual and the ET Shop door.
Haas, VernonAT1/E6Dec 1964 – Mar 1966V6Shop foreman for aviation electronics repair shop while aboard. On board during Dominican Republic expedition. I'd like to hear from anyone I may have served with.
Friend, JosephLCDR1965 –NAVIGATION
Messenger, RonMM21965 – 1968AGood friends remembered but some hard work and long hours. Some fun was had too.
White, WilsonADJ-31965 – Mar 10, 1967V3Member of the Gemini 10 recovery team.
Friesenegger, Michael (Freeze)DM3Jan 1965 – Aug 1965X (Admin)Served my last 8 months on board here even though I had re-up'ed for a second enlistment that did not come thru with the promised 1 of 3 shore duty stations agreed to at sign up time.
Barca, JimETN3Jan 19, 1965 – Aug 2, 19663 cruises to Caribbean, watching Marines assault Vieques, the Dominican Republic crisis and recovery of Gemini 10 are highlights. My scariest moment was hanging over the side to change out the insulator for one of the whip antennas while underway.
Auchincloss, Richard S. , Jr.LTJGFeb 17, 1965 – Feb 2, 1968Deck
Conley, JohnRM3Mar 1965 – May 1968CommServed aboard the Guad, 65 to 68. Started msg of the watch. Left as supv of the watch. Learned alot in between. Bunch of nice guys. Did the DomRep thing and picked up Gemini 10....Spent long nites trying to keep the 37's going..NIEG.
Malone, BillEM3Apr 1965 – Dec 1966Engineering (electricans mate)GEMINI X, what can I say! With access to most of that ship, I had the pleasure of meeting a great number of the crew. Can't say I met anyone I did not like. It was some of the best of times for me.
Northcutt, BillLTJGApr 15, 1965 – Apr 8, 1968OPSLife time of memoires. Still in touch with several crew members
Clemens, AlMT3Jun 1965 – Sep 1965FJune 1965 was an interesting month in the life of the Guadalcanal. That's the month 3 Missile Techs reported aboard. We were temporarily assigned until permanent assignments to FBM submarines were found. Spent many hours on the port 3"-50.
Friend, Joseph [joe]Jul 1965 – 1968Navigator during pick up of Gemini 10 Astronauts. The first ship where the onboard TV caught the parachute opening prior to splashdown. Was a great experience. Great shipmates and competent commanding officers and good XO's.
Burden, Jackie LCS1Jul 16, 1965 – Aug 10, 1967S1Galley captain,acting chief
McCarty, CharlesBM3Jul 26, 1965 – Jul 25, 1967DeckI enjoyed all the deployments in the Caribbean and the islands we had liberty on. I was the crane operator when we picked up Gemini 10. I served with my brother Frederick McCarty (also in Deck) the last 6 months on ship.
Price, MiltonLTJGAug 1965 – Jan 1967CR/CSServed as CR Division Officer, later as CS Division Officer
Brown, DavidAC-3Aug 1, 1965 – Dec 20, 1966OIGreat experience! Some real good times down south. One sad note was the Candy Cane crash---in addition to other dead and injured, we lost our boss--- LCdr Toma.
Hertline Jr., BillMM3Sep 1965 – Aug 1967M div.On board for Gemini 10 recovery,Dominican republic,and Portsmoth yards,during time of crash.Always had problems loosing power on # 1 generator,wish I could find guys who served with me Guidi,Pitts,and others!
Selck, Wilbur (Bill)ANSep 1, 1965 – Sep 17, 1965V-6Just did about 2 weeks temp as separated on 17 Sep 65 I came from 2 years aboard the USS Boxer LPH-4
Duncan, CalvinQM2Sep 12, 1965 – Oct 12, 1966Navigation
Ison, TimQM3Sep 22, 1965 – Nov 15, 1966NAVIGATIONHAD A GREAT TIME ON THE GUADALCANAL,TRANSFERED TO THE OKINAWA LPH-3 IN NOV 66, DID TWO TOURS IN VIETNAM 67-68, TRANSFERED TO THE KEMPER CTY LST 854 IN SUBIC BAY THE ONLY QM ABOARD WENT BACK TO NAM FOR SOME RIVER RUNS.
Soeder, FrankPN2/E4Nov 1965 – Sep 19, 1967AdministrationI have never regretted having enlisted or the time I spent on the ship. I also have never forgotten the day the ships helicopter crashed while we were in dry dock. I was on rescue and assistance that day sad day for all.
Mitchell, ArtYN3Dec 1965 – Dec 1966
Roach, TimABH2Dec 1965 – Mar 1969Flight deck
Compton, James RodneyPM3Dec 19, 1965 – Jun 23, 1967AdministrationServed with personnel office...exited the Navy 1964. Graduated 1970 Brigham Young University Degree in Animal Science. Taught Agriculture 5 years 1975-1980, Science Teacher 1980-2004 Modesto,CA
Frechette, MikeABH E-3Dec 30, 1965 – Nov 1, 1966Flight deck crewHad a great time with a crazy bunch of guys on the flight deck. Left 11/1/66 a little banged up from the Candy Cane Crash.

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