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USS Wabash (AOR 5) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Wabash (AOR 5). 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 379 crew members registered for the USS Wabash (AOR 5).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1972 | 1973 – 1975 | 1976 – 1978 | 1979 – 1981 | 1982 – 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – 1990 | 1991 – now

Anderson, Harold "Andy"SM3Oct 17, 1970 – Oct 9, 1974OPSGreat ship, loved every minute of it Plank Owner). I am the current reunion chairman. Nest one 2006, Branson Missouri. Contact me for information.
Anderson, Harold "Andy"SM#Nov 5, 1970 – Jun 12, 1974I am the current reunion coordinator. Please contact me for information regarding the 2006 reunion in Branson Missori.
McManus, David MacRM1Nov 20, 1970 – Jun 19, 1974OCwas plank owner and 1st leading RM. remember most CWO Bobby McNeil, RM2 Stew Liggans and ET@ mike Hirsch. we killed lots of golf balss, brews. Remembering stews wedding dtill sends chills
Morris, John BE-5Dec 1, 1970 –APlank Owner Lots of fun. Great crew. Lt. jg Martin, good leader and good times. Hello Steve Mignone, best friend on ship.
Bracken, JoeRDSN1971 – 1972OIPlank Owner. Great trip around South America. Rio De Janiero was an excellent choice for my very first liberty port after enlisting. Had and miss many good friends, but I had to head to the western pacific.
Holfert, ThomasSD1971 – 1973SupplyI am now 61 Looking back my time spent on the Wabash were some of the best times I have ever had. I actually did not appreiciate them then but I sure do now. I am a plank owner and very proud of it
Williams/Jackbuddy, BruceSK2Jan 4, 1971 – May 5, 1976S-1 Supply (StoreKeeper)
Grant, William (Bill)MM1Jan 11, 1971 – Jan 9, 1973Liquid CargoCommissioned Wabash was transferred to USS Hope for drinking problems
Hill, DennisOS3Feb 8, 1971 – Jun 14, 1974I too was one of the original plank owner and one of the first to sail on her 1st west pack cruise in which include to Vietnam.
Morris, JamessnMar 19, 1971 – Mar 1975Deck 2nd Div. & Operations Yeoman
Hill, DaveSK3Apr 1971 – Dec 1972S1 / SupplyGood people, good times, but my attitude was in the pits - I would like to have a do-over!! Ben Cortez, William Sly, Richard Lopez, & “Shorty” (Marcus Young), Bob Bruce, and SO many others were great men in Supply Dept!
Kach, KarlIC2May 1971 – Aug 1973E/ICPlank owner!
Hanley, TimSK3May 1971 – 1973Supply (SK)Plankowner. Sure did learn a lot quickly. AND had fun. Made some great friends and wonderful memories.
Schrock, Dennis (Dw)PN1Jun 10, 1971 – Sep 20, 1973X LPOBest ship in the Navy...
Taylor, AndreSH2Jul 1, 1971 – Jun 1980SupplyGreat ship work in dry cleaning and ran ships store
Liggan, StuRM2Jul 18, 1971 – Jul 18, 1973OperationsPlank Owner
Cresanto, AlMM2/MM1Aug 1971 – May 1974HE/LCLPO H/E div.had a great time on Wabash the team was Al' Raiders. Repairing # 2 elevavator. putting the train whisle on the port bridge wing for Cap Jacobson, can't for get the tank cleaning, and working on the winches.
Martin, SteveSA-BM2Sep 1971 – Apr 1981First and SecondI had the privliage of serving on her twice. As a plank owner from 1971-1975 and again from 1979-1981. The best of five ships I served on.
Crawford, MarkPN3Sep 1971 – Aug 1973XThe highlight of my 23 year Navy Career
Cox, StevenRM2Sep 1, 1971 – Oct 1, 1972Operations
Gore, DonSN/BM3/BM2Sep 1, 1971 – Feb 20, 1974FirstOutstanding ship, crew, and life long memories. Still in the Selected Reserve as a BMCS.
Moore, Harald (Harry)YN2Oct 3, 1971 – May 5, 1975Plank owner. Great ship and a great crew. Many good times going around the horn, crossing the equator, and on two WESTPACS. Friends are too many to name here.
Hunter, Stanley, Sr.WARRANT OFFICER (MACHINIST)Oct 6, 1971 – May 7, 1972LC & HEI was the Liquid Cargo Officer and Hydraulic Equipment Officer with the assigned collateral duty of Minority Affairs Officer. I stood watches as Underway OOD. and inport as Engineering Duty Officer
Labs (Now Woodard), TomSHSNOct 10, 1971 – Sep 12, 1973S-3 Ship servicemanI was young and green at 17. I was the youngest one on board at the beginning. Looking back, I grew up on the Wabash. Sights and friends not to be seen again in my life time. Thanks shipmates it was a hell of a ride!
Anderson, Harold "Andy"SIGNALMANOct 13, 1971 – Jul 20, 1974The greatest group of guys I have ever been associated with. I have the pleasure of being the current Reunion Chairman. The 1st reunion was in Dallas. Telling sea stories with guys you haven't seen in 30 years was amazing.
Peszko, KenOS3Nov 1971 – Apr 1973OperationsPlank Owner. A fine ship. I'll always miss the sea and the shipmates
Roberts, Michael P.GMG3Nov 1, 1971 – Jun 13, 1981weponsI was a Plank owner
Peszko, KenOS3Nov 5, 1971 – Apr 18, 1973OperationsPlankowner. Was her first crew and on her first cruise. She was a fine ship. Many great memories and friends. Left her when she was deployed in Nam. I'll always miss the sea.
Jeffery, Robert "Jeff"HTFNNov 22, 1971 – Jun 1, 1976RepairMy FIRST ship after DC and SF A schools. I only remember how much fun I had.
Murdock, BillEN1972 – 1974AMy time in the Navy and on board the Wabash prepared me for the rest of my life, great memories from the time I served
Lunger, GregSeaman1972 – 19752 Div.Saw the World, WOW, LOVED being out in the middle of the ocean no land insight. 40 ft swells rocking us or smooth w/flyin fish flyin for like 100 yards...albatross following us from Japan. Good friends. MEMORIES FOREVER!
Neiderheide, JimGM-1Jan 10, 1972 – Oct 16, 1973WeaponsIt was a great experience, one that I was glad to have. We caught the end of Vitenam, called at Pearl Harbor, Japan, Thailand of of course Sucic Bay, Philipines.
Johnson, DennisSK2Mar 1972 – Sep 4, 1975S1Most memorable time in my life.
Gonzales, RichardBM/YNMar 4, 1972 – Feb 27, 19741ST PC, YEOMANGreat times on West Pac, I was in 1st Div. then a Postal Clerk and finally a Yeoman. My nickname was GONZO
Decker, John (Jc)OS3Mar 9, 1972 – Mar 8, 1975Operatiions
Hughes, DavidBM3/RM3Jun 1972 – Apr 1975Second/OperationsServed on Deck Crew Second Division Fuel Rig # 8. Transfered to Radio Shack about the time that homeport was changed to Alameda. Two tours of Westpac. Friends with JJ Heath, Roy Phillips, Steve Pettijohn, Alec Robinson, Chuck Hoy, many others.
Johnson, Richard (Johnny)SKSNJun 1972 – 1973SupplyThe Best Duty , Have a lot of great memories while serving on board the Wabash
Brown, KennethSM2Jun 1, 1972 – Mar 15, 1974OperationsIt has been a long time, the commanding officers name at the time I was aboard was Capt; Chrisler. LTJG Mark Scharf was our division officer. If anyone out there remembers me please drop me a line.
Wessel, Paul PakBM3Jun 21, 1972 – Jun 20, 19751stMember of UHP had some of the best party"s I still remember. Also made some good friends. RJ, Matchhead, Mike Face, Possum, JR, BM1 HB, 1st divison was the best and many others. I also learned many good lessons while on board.
Jeffers, JimETR 3Jul 1972 – Nov 1972OpsI was TAD while waiting for sbumarine school. Enjoyed my time on the Wabash
Rodgers, BradyMM3Aug 1972 – Dec 1972HE-LCWas on the Wabash doing some TDY while waiting on a school opening. Had a lot of fun there while working as a fresh air snipre. Rick Williams (Willy) was my best friend.
Jojo, Al 'Joe'RM1Sep 1972 – Jan 1973Staff CSR9/CTG 73.5Embarked Staff. Totally enjoyed our stay on a great ship and with a great crew. Retired RMCS(SW).
White, SamEM 2Dec 1972 – Apr 1976EGood times I will always remember. Started me on a lifelong career. Still working in the "engine room". Worked with too many fine people to name from all over the country and the world.

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