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USS Milwaukee (AOR 2) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Milwaukee (AOR 2). 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 579 crew members registered for the USS Milwaukee (AOR 2).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1969 | 1970 – 1971 | 1972 – 1973 | 1974 – 1976 | 1977 – 1979 | 1980 – 1982 | 1983 – 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Zilinski, MikeCOOK SN1972 – 1974My Brother Mike Died oh a heart attac on April 28 1978. He enjoyed cooking for the crew of the USS Milwakee
Wright, JackHT21972 – 1973I came on Milwaukee from sub base in New London. First sea duty. Lot of good times. Lot of hard work. Good times in Subic Bay. A good time in life.
Kreisler, Bobby (Robert)E-31972 – 1973maintenance
Melascaglia, RobertIC-31972 – 1974EngineeringAfter the USS Littlerock, I served aboard the AOR-2, an oiler that proved to be interesting. My time with the Navy was terrific leaving as an E4. You may remember me as "Mela" from Brooklyn.
Richeda, John "roach"BM 3Jan 1972 – Oct 19751st DeckFirst cruise was GITMO. What a way to start. Looking for Sweeney, Mooney, or Betz or anyone else who wasn't at the reunions.
West, StephensnFeb 1, 1972 – Aug 21, 1974cookit was the best time of my life had a great time learned alot
Oconnor, LesE4Feb 10, 1972 – Feb 13, 1976A Gang
Clark, GaryPN2Mar 1972 – Jul 1975XLots of spades, lots of reading, lots of rock n roll. It took me years to look at a clock at those particular times, especially 1545 and not think of "relieve the watch."
Williams, John ("Jp", "jp-5")Storekeeper, 2nd Class Petty OfficerMar 1972 – Aug 17, 1975S-1 I worked in/supervised GSK, was Cargo Deck Supervisor, Food Service Recordskeeper, and the editor of two cruisebooks. I played guitar by myself and with Dennis Wood (QM) when I wasn't playing Spades in the EAM room!
Dudley, RichardOSCS(SW) USN(RET)Mar 6, 1972 – Oct 1, 1975OIGreat developmental time of life. Enduring friendships and unforgettable experiences.
Ference, JeffHTApr 1972 – 1975R
McGovern, BudHT 3Apr 1972 – Mar 1973Engineering Divisioncame on board with only 11 months to go, best duty station i had in 4 years, i was the bass player for the ships band Damn Right did the west pact cruise
Crawford Jr., WilliamDP1Apr 1, 1972 – Apr 9, 1974S7Lead Petty Officer in ADP. Mannaged SAC-224 Class Accounting for Dry, Freeze and Chill and Deck Load Items. Provided assistance where needed during UNREP and provided invoices/receipts for all items going or coming over the side.
Thompson, TomHM2May 1972 – Apr 1973Medical
Blanco, MarcianoHM2May 1972 – Apr 1973Hospital/Medical/Sick BayHiTom! Would you remember HMCS Marciano Blanco? Please email me at nancypangablanco@yahoo.com. I am his wife and we live here in the Philippines and Mark is paralyzed and I think it will help if he has buddies to reach
Donnelly, John profile iconSA Boatswains Mate Deck team 2May 1972 – Apr 1974Deck 2 BoatswainI left the ship while the Milwaukee was in dry-dock in Quincy. Mass. I had fallen 50 ft. through two hatches and ended up in the Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Md. Chief Ackermann was our MCPO and always had us ship shape.
Kidd, HerbertSN STOREKEEPERMay 1, 1972 – Oct 29, 1974s1after i got out i surve 9 year in the NR thay call me cisco on the milwaukee iam from arkansas but live in ohio know
Porter, ArthurseamanMay 5, 1972 – Jul 7, 1977cookgreat ship and a lot of good freinds
Moody, JackSK2Jun 1972 – Aug 15, 1975S-1 SupplyI was the OPTAR Records Keeper in the Supply Office. We made 2 Med cruises, went to Viet Nam in the middle of our Med cruise, so we pretty much saw the whole world in 10-months. I got my undergraduate degree,Married 30 years.4 grown kids.
Fuller, RobertHT3Jun 1972 – Mar 1974A/RThe Med/West Pac cruise was the longest 9 months of my life.. But still glad I was there.
Blakeman, LynnMM1Jul 1972 – Mar 1974A Gang22 years in the Navy. Served on 3 old DD's a DDG and Staff of CDS-2. The crew from the Vietnam era were the best! Bass, Lawson, O'Connor, Lenny, Morris -I'll never forget you. And the there was DAMN RIGHT! Consider the Reunion - I was at
Demasi, PeterPC2Jul 1972 – Oct 1973xjoined med/westpac cruise in july 72 departed in boston yard fond memories of Olongapo! and DAM RIGHT! still think of shipmates Frechette and Blount! want to attend next reunion please advise where and when.
Jukes, TerryE3Jul 27, 1972 – Oct 5, 1974EngineeringI came on board the USS Milwaukee in Barsolona, Spain late July 1972. I worked in the Battery shop. We left the Med the middle of October 72 and sailed around the African horn to Subic Bay. I enjoyed my short tour of the Navy.
Mazzeo, TomRM3Aug 1972 – 1974oclooking for former shipmates
Dupuis, Joseph W. , IIIBT3Sep 1972 – Apr 12, 1973BIt was an experience after being aboard a destroyer.
Brazzell, BubbaMS3Sep 1972 – Jul 1975S2After I got out, I came back to Tennessee. Currently a aircraft machinst in Nashville. Been married for 40 years, with 3 children and 6 grandchildren. I still keep in touch with Dee Derriso and Steve Kapner.
Orduna, RamonBM3Sep 1, 1972 – May 1, 19752ndGot early out so I could finish school Joined the Reserves Stayed until 1988. Made 2 medcruises, 2 Gitmo, 1 Vietnam. Great bunch of folks there.Attended a reunion in Newport Rhode Island around 2007. nickname was Pancho
Elwell, EdRMSNSep 17, 1972 – Oct 1, 1974OI & OClOOKING FOR ANYONE THAT SERVED IN THE SAME DIVISION AT THE SAME TIME. IT WAS A HELL OF A EXPERIENCE. HAD A GREAT TIME.
Schoen, WilliamGM3Sep 24, 1972 – Jul 17, 19751stRepresented ship in martial arts competiton Norfolk Naval Base, took 1st place. Marksmanship award on land, couldnt hit, well, anything at sea. Atracted more waves than anybody.
Kutner, RobGmg2Oct 1, 1972 – Jul 7, 19733rd
Bean, RichardICFNNov 1972 – Apr 16, 1976E (IC Room)
Heimlich, RalphLTDec 1972 – Apr 1973SupplyAhoy to shipmates from the Viet Nam cruise off and on Yankee station. Many long hours of continuous unrep port and starboard side.
House, John BartMMFNDec 10, 1972 – Nov 22, 1973JServed in J,A/R and M divisions
Wall, Alexander T.FN1973 – 1975Mwould like to contact any M div personal during 73-75
Derden, JohnEM31973 – 1975E
Austin, RockySN1973 – 1976J DIV-1ST DIV
Gray, RodHT31973 – 1976R-division
Dawson, FrankOS2Mar 15, 1973 – Jul 2, 1976OPS/OIHad some good times and bad ones too, but as the years go by you only remember the good ones. AOR-2 will always be part of my life.
Dawson, FrankOS2Mar 21, 1973 – Jul 2, 1976Two times at GITMO one MED Cruise, the yards in Quincy and Philly. Been out long enough to forget the bad times but old enough now to remember the good times. Bermuda Triangle and Cuban gunboats, & being rescued by a Spruance. Sea Stories.
Merrill, Robert, Bob,electroEMFNMar 26, 1973 – Aug 21, 1974ElectricianWent to Haiti,Cuba,Meditrianian. Got stateside 9/18/74 &EM3.Did 4 years USNR in Samar 6001 repair unit. Then in 1980 joined USAR in communications till 1986.
Podojil, RobertFIRE CONTROL TECH SNJun 1, 1973 – Jun 30, 1975Fire ControlI remember the time we where heading to Cuba and the ship stopped in the Cuban waters from some sort of salt water intake foul up we went to battle stations pretty wierd for a bootcamper that just got on board. triangle came to mind
Ackerman, ChiefBMCJul 1973 – Jul 19761ST AND 2ND
Rodriguez, ReneBM3Aug 1, 1973 – Apr 10, 19761STI RETIRED AS A BMC IN 1973.IST DIV.BMC ANDERSON AND BM1 DUCK RAN FIRST DIVISION. MADE MED CRUISE IN 1974. WAS IN QUINCY MASS. AND PHILLY SHIPYARDS. LARRY MCDONALD AND MYSELF WOILD HANGOUT MOST OF THE TIME. MEMBER OF THE CAPTAIN'S (GIG) .
Morris, Clifford (Skip)MM3Aug 10, 1973 – Sep 15, 1974Great group of guys on a great boat. During an unrep, perhaps the most professional group of people I've ever been around. Otherwise, a bunch of partying fools. Miss all of you terribly.
Mullin, RobertfnAug 15, 1973 – Jul 15, 1976b division
Hamel, DennisEM3/EM2/EM3Sep 1973 – Apr 17, 1975Ewell known 'sea lawyer' and trouble maker - also the best damn electrician aboard- E div lead 1yr Med cruise '74 (only all night gas station in the Med) Fierce gale cracked the main deck (monster ocean) off Hatteras. AOR2 scrapped now.
Rich, ArthurQM3Sep 1, 1973 – Jul 1, 1977Nav
Quick, JohnSK3Nov 1973 – Aug 1975S1Former SK3 and OBTAR records keeper for the USS Milwaukee from 73-75. Lots of fun, adventures, and friends. Since the Navy I continued on with active during with the Army. I retired last Oct 05 as a MSG (E8) with over 26 years of military service.
Quick, JohnSK3Nov 28, 1973 – Aug 15, 1975S-1started as a mess cook, then to the deck dept for a short time, then worked in the Supply Office. Later continued on with my military career in the Army. Retired as an MSG (E8) in 2005. Email jdquick@hickorytech.net

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