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USS Farragut (DDG 37) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Farragut (DDG 37). 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 358 crew members registered for the USS Farragut (DDG 37).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1971 | 1972 – 1975 | 1976 – 1978 | 1979 – 1980 | 1981 – 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 – 1987 | 1988 – now

Bavis, William (Billy)BM31972 – 1974Deck ForceWhen dry docked in Philadelphia I went to the Navy hospital
Shipley, Randy profile iconFTG31972 – 1973Fire Control GunsGreat cruise around South America--also many Carribean deploys---Had a fantastic growing up period while stationed aboard---Great bunch of guys---Left the Navy when she was dry docked in Philly--
Lavigne, Philip Pjmm31972 – 1973m divisionjust looking for old buddies I served with
Oleary, Marshallmm2Feb 10, 1972 – Feb 20,
Coakley, JohnBT3May 1972 – Aug 1973BI was a BT in the aft ( #2) fire room..great crew..
Kairis, John profile iconMMFA to MM2Jul 1972 – Apr 1975Main Control & A-GangAnyone on here at the same time as me please reach out and say hello
Sulich, JamesFiremanOct 28, 1972 – Feb 20, 1975Boiler Technician
Bellows, DaleBT3Dec 1972 – Jul 1976B
Spears, Nelson {pork Chop, Lil Red)Sk31973 – 1976SupplyBoom Boom Borda best Captain ever, I was his personal Storekeeper and Driver. Great crew like a family.
Rhodes, DougOS1973 – 1978OI8+ years active duty and 31 years in the Reserve. Retired as an OSC. Learned a lot about life and carried those lessons forward to this day. There is a Farragut Ships Association which holds reunions every two years.
Sodan, RobertRM2Jan 31, 1973 – 1975OPERATIONS
Roach, Gary3/OSFeb 7, 1973 – Jan 7, 1977OSI was onboard the Farragut from 73-77 and met many shipmates. I would love to get in contact with some of them and hear stories from anyone. I enjoyed most of my time in the Navy but would like to see if any of my old fr
Dery, WilliamMM 2May 1973 – Jan 1979M/A
Virata, RudyMSSNMay 1973 – May 1975supply2 yrs NAS Meridian, 2 yrs USS Page, 2 yrs USS Farragut, 2 yrs NAS Lakehurst, 2 yrs USS Johnston, 1 yr USS Nimitz, 2 yrs reserve with a grade of PO2. 12 1/2 total service. Finish college with a degree of BS Electrical Engineering at Temple University.
Gusler, Hubert ( Gus )BT3May 1973 – Aug 1977BWORK IN #1 FIRE ROOM UNDER BTCS SHORTELL, AND BT1 ASHER.
Smith, Don (Smitty)OS2May 1, 1973 – Jun 1, 1975OII left the boat just before Jeremy Boorda became CO. Did GITMO and went to shore duty as OS1
Bozeman, VirgilLTJul 1973 – Jan 1977RServed as DCA during overhaul at PNSY ('73-'75). and then ASWO/Weapons Officer when Mike Boorda was skipper. Left in early '77 to attend Destroyer School.
Corley, JamesEm1Aug 1973 – Aug 1976ElectricalNorth Atlantic and med cruise. Cdr Borda. Phillie shipyards. Good times.
Csaplik, MichaelBT2Aug 15, 1973 – May 15, 1978B/oil shackDLG-6 station in phillyfor overhaul ,living on the APL those were some growing oil to distille,i thing i still wear it on my skin.some of you old BT's contact me
Asher Jr, OlandBT1Nov 23, 1973 – Jul 3, 1976BWorked in the Forward Fireroom. What every happened to Orrey?
Collis, DougOS2Jan 1974 – Dec 1975OIOne of the ASACs. Ran with Donald Smith (OS2/OS1) & Bob Brown(OS2). Boarded as she was being redesignated DDG-37. I still have a DLG-6 buckle. CDR. Mike Boorda, who went on to become CNO was one of the best.
Flint, EarlBT3Feb 1, 1974 – Aug 31, 1977b fwd fire roomgreat ship and great times, sure miss mike boorda
Swan, JeffQM3Feb 13, 1974 – Feb 8, 1976Navigationgreat times and too much beer
Gaudette, OliverGMG1Mar 1974 – 1977cgServed aboard from 74 to 77 and again from 82 to 86 as a gunners mate.Best ship I was on ever.Got out in 1986 and retired from telephone company.
Hamilton, IkeOS1Apr 15, 1974 – Aug 15, 1977OIThere are few experiences that compare to, and fewer words to express, the unique thrill that it was to serve upon one of the Navy's finest platforms with one of its finest crews. You, Farragut and I will forever be one. OS-2-Good-2-B-True
Ciesluk, DavidETNSNJul 1, 1974 – Jan 1, 1976OE I came aboard in Philly drydock, did Gitmo, Bermuda,Europe and busted sonar domes! God bless Ed Ashley and Adm. Boorda. Bogus VietNam service ribbons supposedly planted! Conspiracy theory.
Wilson, JeffEW1Aug 1974 – Aug 24, 1978OE/OI/OWBoarded as EW3 in Philly. Carrib'75, N.Atlantic'76, Med'77. 1st EW1 (in 4 yrs) aboard. Battle E for EW in '76. Recommened for LDO '78, but time req. changed preventing adv. Left Navy '78, grad. UT w/BSEET '89.
Bacchetta, Anthony BuckysnSep 1974 – Jul 19761st divisionBoarded the Farragut in Phila. Dry Dock, remember P Trujillo, S Diaz, F Martinez, W.Loyd, CMD Borda great CO. Ran aground in Denhelder, searched for man over in Virgin Is, great memories. Served on USS Estocin 84-87.
Carson, Jerrybm21975 – 1979deck
Zarate, TedMM11975 – 1980M-Div/A-DivEnjoyed the Mediterranean Cruises (12 ports in 6 1/2 months). Been to Gitmo several times (it was tough). Under 4 COs. Joined the Navy and saw the world!!!
Hall, EdSM31975 – Oct 1977SupplyWhat A Ride ! On The Signal Bridge ! Great View , Great Men !! LoT's oF Great Memories ! Miss iT. Boom - Boom Boorda Was The BEST . Where's Jack Snow + Smokey + Cecil +++
Colonna, RobertHTCJan 1975 – Apr 1977RA joy to have served with many members of the crew and CPO mess. We had a GREAT CO, CDR Boorda; and I became a personnel friend of his, even when he was CNO. I am still saddened by his death - RIP - my friend.
Piontek, Joseph/joe FridayMM2Jan 1975 – Aug 11, 1977Main ControlCapt.Boorda THE BEST! remb.randall stedum leary thedford rollins dery sweet willy! bunch of others.anybody can contact me:
Quinn, JohnLTJGJan 15, 1975 – Jul 2, 1977Supply DepartmentShipmates - great to see some familiar names here! Some very good times under CDR Mike Boorda. Hope to see some of you in the 4 July 2010 reunion. John Quinn - Disbursing, Ship's Store, Food Service Officerf
Williams, TimQM3Feb 1975 – Feb 1976NavigationAt that time, CDR Mike Boorda, later to become CNO and tragically take his own life, was the man who re-enlisted me personally for the first time in my 20 year career.
Riney, JimPN2Feb 1975 – Apr 1978Navigation
Snow, JimSM2Feb 14, 1975 – Jul 24, 1978OCFirst ship was the best. Capt Boorda made it great. Trying to get up with hall, kukor and tk. Been a long time!
Woolard, Donald profile iconMM3Apr 1975 – Jun 22, 1980M
Diaz, Dario SteveMMFNApr 3, 1975 – May 11, 1976Boiler roomWhere's Trujillo, Vidal , Washington and Jenkins??? Has any one on this ship developed any neurological disorders?? I have been diagnosed with ALS and the VA has me as service connected. Email me
Blazina, ChuckBT3Apr 21, 1975 – Apr 21, 1979B
Anderson, AndyBT3May 9, 1975 – Aug 4, 1979BJust discovered this site, would be great to hear from any of you! Still steaming boilers; work in the powerhouse at Farmland Foods in Monmouth IL.
Murphy, TomEN1Jun 1, 1975 – Jan 20, 1980AuxiliaryPete, Armie, Burt, Mac, Eric, Mr. Lassiter, Dery, Zynda, Primett, Randall, Reifer? What or who is still alive?
Cruse, JimOSCJun 20, 1975 – May 27, 1980OI Best at sea command I served on. Looking to make contact with anyone I served with. Retired in 1985 as OSCS
Thomas, LarryJun 21, 1975 – Jan 10, 1977The Farrugut both DLG 6 and DDG37 hold good memories OS2 Ike Hamilton Hello to every crew member Damn the torpedos EW2 Thomas
Neuman, BurkeBT2Aug 1975 – Jan 1980BJust remembering the good times!
Sites, MichaelRM3Aug 6, 1975 – Jun 15, 1977OCFarragut was my first command from RM "A" School. I quickly learned how "Mike Boorda" handled a crisis. I remember when we "ran aground" in Den Helder. Favorite time was 4th of July celebration in 1976. Fair winds and foll
Gooden, RobertE3Sep 7, 1975 – Sep 7, 1975OpsHello I'm Robert gooden E3 serve on the uss farragut ddg-37 1975 through 1977. Did a med cruise as a yeoman and then work on deck just want to say hello to my friends
Harrigan, Larry (Happy)PO2Sep 8, 1975 – Sep 8, 1979IX Great crew, great experience, great fun, GREAT CDR JEREMY (MIKE) BOORDA (RIP). Tilly, Ski, Goodeye, if you're out there give me a hollar
Heinemann, RichardFTG3Oct 16, 1975 – Dec 21, 1976CGFirst crewmember to greet me at the quarterdeck when I reported aboard at Rotterdam, Holland was the CO, Commander Jeremy Borda, who eventually went on to became Admiral and CNO. Finest man the Navy ever saw. God Bless his memory!
Shull, DocHT3Nov 1975 – Nov 1979R
Brown, WillBT2Dec 1975 – May 1979BMiss the B Division crew.
Cunningham, PhilipPN2Dec 1975 – Jun 1979IXA pleasure serving under Cdr. Boorda, LCDR Kaufman and PNC Lee. I retired PNCS in USNR in 03. Have 20 years now with US Army Corps of Eng.
Forester, WilliamIC3Dec 1, 1975 – May 28, 1978It was the best of times. The cruises, the shipmates and our CO. Cdr. Boorda. It was a lesson on life and the world. Does anyone remember Clancy's, El Hombre, Drink up before you know it, it's last call. Enjoy all life has to offer.

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