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USS Shenandoah (AD 44) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Shenandoah (AD 44). 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 823 crew members registered for the USS Shenandoah (AD 44).

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Ray, DavidPM20000 – Jan 30, 1989R-1 Carpenter Shopwould like to hear from anyone (440) 834-0980
Robinson, Darnell (Rock)AD 440000 – Mar 23, 1986
Ball, ChrisJan 22, 1887 – May 5, 1990A-gangReally fun. Great ship and captain. Spring break 2 years in florida, marty gra in mobile and partying in halifax canada cant be beat :)
Freddie, JonesPC3(E4)Apr 1973 – Jan 10, 1976Deck & Admin
Morris, Chris "Mo"STGSNMar 1976 – Jun 1976I was temporarily assigned to the Shenandoah way back when. Good bunch of guys for the most part. But my best memory is of getting stopped at the brow for my frayed bell bottoms. Blew by anyway! I can still hear 'em screaming, "STOP!"
Freddie, JonesPC3 (E4)Apr 1976 – Jan 10, 1979Deck & Admin.I would like to find some old shipmates; Nathan Christmas, Garvin Brown, Sylvester Boswell, Glen Keller, Preston Hunt.
Goke, PhilipIMI (SW)Mar 21, 1980 – Jun 23, 1983r-5
Johnson, Philip1982 – Oct 1984S7
Pasquarello, NickHT31982 – 1986Engineering 'R'precommed Shenandoah with some great people,had some great times while serving on her.
Godsey, MitchMM21982 – 1986A-GangWorked in Material Handle Shop
Gehl, ThomasMM1 (in the end)1982 – 1983EngineeringWhat a life time ago! Plankowner and still have the plack hanging on my wall. Still doing the same work jusy making alot more!
Lundv, VanceHT31982 – 1985R1Plank Owner, still haven't gotten my plank. I see some names I recognize. Out of my 3 ships, The Shenandoah was the best.
Nelson, LeighE5/EN1982 – 1986A DivisonHey Mates! Ran EA01 for a spell and also EA07 hope to hear from some of the old crew...
Koenig, Scottmm31982 – 1987R-2
Trentacosta, GeorgeRM31982 – 1985OCTrying to reconnect with anyone From Precom or who served with me
Traczyk, TimMM-3Jan 1982 – Apr 1986R-2 Valve Shop I played in the rock band. Was an ASROC Rover, Worked in the Valve Shop 31-D. I was one of the 1st 100 in the pre-Com unit in Norfolk. Marty and Mike, and I The Band "Savage Fury" are re-uniting this Feb in V/A Beach.
Hess, GregMM/E4Jan 1982 – Jun 1987RP
Upshur, Roland BigdawgE-1, E-5 BMJan 6, 1982 – Feb 15, 1986Deck 1ST, 2ND, 3RD, 4TH and RepairPlank Owner Had great times and lerarned allot. I can be reached at Retired and is currently working for the Department of Defense in Bremerton WA.
Cortez, MichaelBM3Feb 1982 – Dec 5, 19863rd Deck21 years in Law Enforcment and Blackwater USA Training Instructor
Currier, KimberlyFIREMANMay 1982 – 1983
Russell, AlanEM1Jun 1982 – Jul 1985Was assigned to the battery locker first then transfered to the motor rewind shop
Baker, TonyMR1Aug 1982 – Apr 1986S7Plankowner. Came aboard in precom San Diego (Nassco shipyard) while she was still mostly plywood. Gonged off in Naples Italy at EOS in April 1986.
Blahut, RichardET1(SW)Sep 1982 – Oct 1985R-4PLANKOWNER
Payne, GregOM2Sep 1982 – Aug 1986R-5Plankowner, made the maiden voyage, Gitmo, and the first Med
Smith, RonnieBM2 /E5Sep 1982 – Aug 19853rd div and 1st div...Deck deptI was a planksowner and probably the first BM to get order for this ship. Had very good times, but mostly bad times on board. Miss some of the people on board. Was very hard to work with females for the very first time.
Frederick, KathyHT2Oct 1982 – Oct 1986R1/ADMINPLANKOWNER/Some of the best times in my life! Think of everyone often. Cary Benson (Benny) and I have a daughter, Alexandra, she's in college. I am working as an Armed Response Officer for a government contractor.
Benish, DougSK2Oct 1982 – Sep 1986s-6Plankowner
Baillargeon, Mark/mmOct 10, 1982 – Oct 27, 1985M Woe Been A long Time
Deines, StevenMM3Nov 1982 – Jun 1986RP
Carr, C.d. "Dave"BT-1Nov 1982 – Jun 1989RS
Hall, DavidE5/MMNov 1982 – Jul 1987RP
Johnson, Philip C.DP1Nov 1982 – Oct 16, 1984S-7 (ADP)
Roberts, Rodney/mikesksnNov 1982 – Jul 1985s-1Plankowner,Band,storekeeper
Verhaal, LynnDPCDec 1982 – 1984S-7
Wiells, MarthaStorekeeper SKDec 13, 1982 – Dec 13, 1986SWomen Military Rock! We, Plankowners, gave birth to a Ship!! Togeher we raised a ship which would keep Destroyers Fighting the Good Fight!! We, Supply, birthed the Repair's LifeLine as it served as a LifeLine.
O'hara, DebraGMG 2Dec 15, 1982 – Jul 18, 1985WeaponsHello! All Plankowners!! I keep checking for a reunion so I can see everyone again. I retired in March of 2002 had a great 20 years. My email address is if anyone would like to talk about the old days.
Gilden, MichaelRMSNDec 28, 1982 – Dec 27, 1986OPSCommissioning crew member
Kline, ScottHT31983 – 1985R-1
Coleman, Peter "Petey"ET31983 – 1986R4/67AGot out in '87. Back into the reserves in '90. In VTU now as ETC (26 years, lifer dog!). Went to Kuwait (2X) and Afghanistan (briefly). Had many great times and met many great people on AD44.
Elrod, Albert (Al)GSM21983 – Nov 3, 1985R-2/Turbine Shop
Corbitt, SteveTM2(SW)1983 – 19874th, R-6Retired in 99.Now living in GA.
Dyckman, JohnOMC1983 – 1986R-5
Lacy, ReginaldET21983 – 1985R4/67A
Deforrest, JodyBM21983 – 1986DECK
Herr, RickHT21983 – 1986Pipe shop repairWould love to hear from my old friends! Life is good.
Bowes, TimMM31983 – Oct 31, 1986A - GangWhat a time in life - steam heat, air filters, AC & R, Galley equipment, laundry facilities, anchor windlass - - learned a ton, laughed even more. Remember Guantanamo? Flag Football? the Maiden Voyage in Panama - we drank'em dry!!
Reader, TonyMM1983 – 1986a gangwhat a time
McCauley (Arduser), CaseyDP21983 – 1985S7Reported during PreCom. Proud Plankowner..:-) Alot of good times - and met some really remarkable people. 91/2 active retired from Reserves in 2003, work at NIH in MD. Had fun @ first reunion. When's the next one?
Willits, MichaelMM31983 – 1986RP just found out she was decommisioned. Hope the tax payers got there moneys worth she was a good ship when I left.
Herrera, MarthaDT31983 – 1984DentalPlankowner. Hi Denise!!!!! Hope to hear from some more plank owners.
Hair, Everette (Bear)TM11983 – 19854thGood Command Precom
Clausen, AllenHT31983 – 1986R1 div- 57AI am a plankowner, Survived pre-com, Lived on the Barge, Made both the "Maiden Voyage" and the "Maiden Med" I can be reached at and would love to hear from shipmates!
Mocaby, Perry L.EN31983 – Oct 1985EUSS Shenandoah AD44 Plank Owner. Proud to serve. US Navy 1982-1986. Married to Elisa Binette in 1984. Loved my family. Loved to hunt. Died in an accident in Idaho, 1987.
Herdman, James "Senior Chief"BTSC1983 – 1987R2Plank Owner
Mehl, GraceLTJG--LT1983 – 1986Communications Ofcr, Aux. Ofcr, B Div, MPA
Mills, BruceEM3/EM1(SW)1983 – 1989EPlankowner. Some of the BEST people that I ever had the privilege to serve with. She was the one and only FAST ATTACK TENDER.
Crowell, CarlBT3/E51983 – 1985B
Penn, JamesBM21983 –3rd
Norman, KeithMM11983 – 1988Repair Dept. then EngineeringI was Precomm until 1988.
Vincent, Thomas (Hoser)HT31983 – 1987R1Plankowner,56A 56C It has been awhile since I have spoken to anyone. I came back home.bought a house on the Big Island of Hawaii with help of a VA loan
Rhea, JoeMLC1983 – 1986R-1 81A
Bush, ReggiePO31983 – Oct 1985Ops /OSSee some familiar names,be nice to catch a reunion!!
Boyer, DaleHT1(SW)1983 – Jul 1986R-1 and QAI retired in 1997 as an HTC. I returned to AD-44 for a second tour. I am an investigator for the Greenwood county Sheriff;s Office now. I bet none of my old friends can picture that.
Lyons, LyonsE31983 – 1984d2pre com and plank owner had some good times
Helter, Johne-41983 – 1987pipe fitter
Walton, DougRM31983 – 1984OCI would like to get in contact with some of the RM's that were onboard when I was there.
Medlin, StanleyMM31983 – 1987R2 Valve Shop then Nuke Repair
Weaver, SsmMMFN1983 – 1987M
Stayt, KimBM1 (SW)1983 – 19881st & 3rd Div's Deck DeptWas primarily in 3rd Div. Worked in Deck Dept. office 3-M Coordinator, Dept.Training PO, LSE on flight ops, BMOW for Sea & Anchor detail & special ops, Assault Boat Coxswain, Small Boat Coxswain including Captain's Gig.
Rhodes, Gary/g.r.IC21983 – 1989EI am just trying to reach out to any and all former shipmates, who would like to stay in touch from time to time.
Cannon, FredGSM31983 – 1987R2For all that remember me, even with my troubled time onboard, the Navy did let me Serve 18 more years and retire,
Powell, BrianICFN1983 – 1986R3Made many memories, great times!!!
Darrell, Colleen profile iconHT11983 – 1985Repair DepartmentI reenlisted onboard. I loved the vessel and R-1 Div, but got sent to the Puget Sound after NDT School. Am a Plankowner & hoping to find some info on medals/ribbons/crew book awarded during 1983-1985. Can anyone help?
Lachney, WalterGSM11983 – 1984RepairAnyone wishing to catch up on old times email me at
Eaton, KennethPN31983 – 1985ADMIN
Keith, WendellOS11983 – 1987OPSThis was a very special time in my life, to be part a large but tight knit crew. I was there from the beginning of precom before the Navy bought the ship and was with many of the same crew for more than four years.
Hallam, George profile iconFN1983 – 1991RPJust looking to reconnect with old friens
Horton, RogerHT21983 – 1988R1. 56AGreat crew alot of hours ,but alot of fun retired now. Pipeshop hose shop .
L86ynn - Laforest, KarenPN2Jan 1983 – Jan 1986Hello to all pre-com sailors. Pass the word to get people to sign in. Looking forward to next reunion. Hope more people can make it.
Connelly, Curtis (Cj) profile iconMM2Jan 1983 – Jul 1985M-Division (Engineroom/Evaps)Plankowner/Commissining Crew
Ryals, SharonHTJan 1983 – Jul 1984R-1Pipe ShopPlank Owner
Ramsey, QuinceyYN2Jan 1983 – Jan 1986AdminPrecom, San Diego, Acapulco, Rodman Panama, Curacao, St Thomas (many times), Ft Lauderdale, Maine, Nassau - some great memories, including getting my crow tacked on by almost every one of the 1500 crew. Email is
Chapman, SamuelMM2Jan 1983 – Jul 2, 1984MPlankowner--Great friends and memories
Frascone, NickBT-2Jan 1, 1983 – Jul 27, 1986R-2worked 41a 41-b boiler repair shop. Had some of the best times on the Shenandoah. Plankowner
Briseno, EddieHT3Jan 1, 1983 – Feb 1, 1987
Binette, PaulMM 5Jan 1, 1983 – Apr 7, 1985M divPlank owner went on builders trials for engineering and engine room supervisor in charge of 35 great guys who I would work with again today
Boucher, BrettE5Jan 1, 1983 – May 30, 1987Engineering R
Andrews, Carl—sam profile iconMM3Jan 1, 1983 – Nov 1, 1987R2 outside machine/pump shopHey great time from pre-com to when i left. Made great friends and learned alot. Im in maryland as of 2019 hoping to head back to florida next year for retirement. Im currently 1st grade stationary engineer and computer
Reeser, BillHT2Jan 3, 1983 – Jul 27, 1985repairlooking for old shipmates who served with during precom till 85,hope to hear from you all and see you at the reunion,
Love, TimE2-E5/E7Jan 6, 1983 – Jul 14, 1987R-1Plankowner!!! Was in R-1 and QA the first time around. Left as a 2nd class, then came back as a CPO. Was not the same as when the original crew was on board.
Kincaid, DavidSK3Jan 6, 1983 – Sep 23, 1985S1Supply division “Rocks”
Morgan, SteveET3Jan 7, 1983 – Jul 15, 1987R-4/67A
Williamson, TonyHT3Jan 8, 1983 – Jul 22, 1986R1JUST CHECKING IN. DID NOT KNOW OF DECOMM.
Vincent, JeffE3/HTJan 10, 1983 – 1985R1OG from R1. Hung with "Savage Fury". Tim Traczyk, Dan Steinhour, Mike, Woody, Raf, big John from Philly, Mayfield, Tony W.,Pasquarello, and any one I missed. Miss you all. What a ride.
Wagner, RobertHT3Jan 16, 1983 – Jul 15, 1986R1 11A shipfitters/57A lag shopPLANKOWNER
Steinhour, DanielHT2Jan 20, 1983 – Jul 22, 1986R1Some of the best times were spent in pre-com. Was a great time in my life. Would love to hear from some old friends.
Gallaway, MarkEM3Jan 30, 1983 – Apr 21, 1986E-Do the Worm!
Byrnes Ponder Ladue, Annmarie profile iconDM2Feb 1983 – Feb 1984RS- Draft ShopWhat an awesome time! I was suppose to come back to the 44 after my "A" School, but no one told me if the school is 12 wks long, you get new orders! Oh Vey! Had a great time on the 44. 2nd reunion in the works!
Orsech, MikeGSM1Feb 1983 – Apr 1988R-2Great first ship. Learned alot about the "Navy Family" while onboard.
Jones, Robert (Bob) (big Bob) (b Bullet) (demon Seed)ET1Feb 14, 1983 – Jan 1, 1985R-4ET1 in charge of CRF shop hidden behind the TTY PLANKOWNER also leading OS due to CIC assignments remember trying to run over the DE Wert good thing FFG gas turbine ones can get up and go
Surratt, MichaelMS3Feb 27, 1983 – Oct 1, 1985S-2Plankowner! Hey loved it all. Left AD-44 in Oct 1985 for Submarine duty onboard USS Finback (SSN 670).
Arnold, ToddE3 TO DM3Mar 1983 – Feb 1986Sail Loft as E3; Drafting Office as DM3PLANKOWNER!!! It is my design (working with Capt. McNicholas) that is the ship's seal/crest! Glad to see it stayed with the life of the ol' girl. I was the last Plankowner piped off over the 1MC as the ship departed on her first Med-cruise. Sai
Thomson, William LloydET1Mar 1983 – Jan 1, 1987RS
Pendleton, KennyBM3Mar 1983 – Jun 6, 19863RDPlankowner
Shifflett, GaryDP2Mar 1983 – Aug 1985S7Loved the tour, wish now I had enjoyed the liberty as could have. Now, USN retired 2000, Navy contractor 5yrs, Navy govt 5yrs, currently USCG govt to retire in 3yrs, and proud Grand dad, to each of you much success.
Gambrill, FredHT2Mar 1983 – Oct 1986R1hit me up ship mates...412 523 5667
Peters, LorenEM1Mar 1983 – Jan 1987E then A then E
Wells (Or Ingram), MarthaSK2Mar 1983 – Dec 12, 1986Storekeeper/Plankowner/ShellbackLOVE TO CONNECT WITH SHIPMATES!! FAIR WINDS AND FOLLOWING SEAS!! GOD BLESS YOU!! GOD'S LOVE!!
Jones, Kempner / Scooter profile iconSK3Mar 1, 1983 – Nov 16, 1986S1PLANKOWNER - The Shenandoah will always be my favorite ship. I grew up and developed life long friendships onboard her. I retired 30 Nov 08, after 26 years. I still live in Chesapeake VA (HR) and would love to hear from my old shipmates.
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Corrales, Stevensk3Mar 2, 1983 – Oct 10, 1985s1Hi guy's hope you all are well, i'm great and full of fantastic memories. :)
Sahl, BillE-4Mar 7, 1983 – Mar 7, 1987R-1
McCraw, OtisE-3Mar 10, 1983 – Jun 1, 1986SupplyPLANKOWNER!!! Wow. The old girl is done. Wished would have taken more time to know a lot of the crew. Young and dumb. Wished could have a do over. That is the past and a great one. Miss Pops playing the cards and the BS
Musumeci, ThomasSH3Mar 10, 1983 – Dec 27, 1986S-3/R-5Plank-owner Served as Barber, Laundry, Store room and Sail Loft. Today I am married with 2 sons. Living in Winston Salem NC 27105
Goddard, GaryMM3Mar 14, 1983 – Nov 2, 1985NSFI was assigned to the Nuclear Support Fac. 94A-67F
Stratton, Roy E (T-bone)BM2Mar 14, 1983 – Dec 5, 1986Deck 3rd divStay in touch!
Workman, TomHTCMar 15, 1983 – Apr 30, 1985RSStill kicking and getting ready to retire one more time from Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipyard
Dibble, ClydeSH3Mar 20, 1983 – Dec 20, 1986S-3I am really looking forward to hearing from some of my old freinds from the past I spoke to Flagler the other day about getting together with old friends.WE talk to each other everday.
White Jr, BenMSSNMar 24, 1983 – Oct 24, 1987S2Plankowner, messcook known as Whitey , had a ball on the ship and made many friends that I see on this site. I was young and raised alot of cain ,however I loved serving midrats the most .9312549544 call plankowners !
Brown, Ronald DSNDMMar 28, 1983 – Mar 27, 1987ADMINPlankowner
Smith, Marven E.BM1Apr 1983 – Sep 1986SONARPLANKOWNER
Wines, LarryE-4/EM3Apr 1983 – Dec 1986R-3
Wines, Lawrence (Larry) profile iconEM3Apr 1983 – Dec 1986R-3PLANKOWNER!!! Retired now and live in Virginia Beach
Dodson, MichelleYN3Apr 1983 – May 1987AdminLots of good memories. My first ship, my first duty station. Plankowner.
Tucker, MartyEM1Apr 1983 – Feb 1986R-3 / S-6
Unnewehr, ChrisBT2Apr 1983 – Oct 1987ENGAny of the first BT's and MM's that were down in the hole, send a email: Any one heard of Joe Cartwright? Man great times!
Knowlton, RobertMM3Apr 1983 – Sep 23, 1986R-2 31-D valve shopPlank owner, still keep in touch with some of the guys, I'm looking for Larry Riley and J.D. Pubins to many awesome times to mention.
Lopez, Daniel (Danny)HTApr 1983 – Aug 1985R1 DivisionI was also on this great ship from 1993 to 1995 as a HT for R-1 and P& E. I would like to talk to anyone I have known at this time
Torres, DavidBM3Apr 1983 – Jan 12, 19873rdPlankowner. Had a good time serving and met a lot of wonderful shipmates.
Blain, TammySA - MSSNApr 1, 1983 – Apr 1, 1987S-2PRECOM, Norfolk. Retireing in July 07 CSCS(SW). Who'd-a-thunk??
Fitchett, MarkET3Apr 12, 1983 – Oct 1, 1986R4Retired '01, did another 10 years at sea with MSC. Sure had fun on Shenandoah. Miss you guys.
Wussow, TroyHT2Apr 15, 1983 – Jul 27, 1985R-1Plankowner, Started 57A Lagging shop with Rick Gerlach, Terry Lee Cook, Brian Sarasin, and HTC Kebert. go to for Lagshop plankowners & info on shop reunion.
Moore, Robert (Smokin Joe)SkSN - SK3Apr 15, 1983 – Feb 9, 1988SupplySome of the best time of my life happened while I was stationed on the AD-44. Good times, Good friends, Good memories. Plank Owner. Would like to here from some of my old crew members.
Turns, JoeHTApr 16, 1983 – Jul 10, 1987R1
Moore, PtBMC(DV)Apr 23, 1983 –Specialized Services
Strunk, KathyBM2May 1983 – Sep 1985Deck - PlankownerIt was an experience, that I will never forget. 22 yrs ago and I still have nightmares about the shit in Deck Dept! You know who & what i'm talking about. I sure hope it's changed for females now. No more space left to talk abt my friend
Lau, DavidYN2May 1983 – May 1986Deck and Admin
Sapp, Livia (Sappy)SHSN - SH3May 1983 – Feb 1987S3Plankowner, my first ship, learned how to be a Sailor and a Ships Serviceman. The Shenandoah was always my favorite ship. Lots of good times. I retired after 20 years in Janurary 2003, Reside in Norfolk VA, contact me
Morris, RichardE4May 1983 – Nov 1986E
Monroe, AlHT 1May 1983 – Jul 1984NDT Lab
Mundy, Gregg profile iconBT1May 1983 – Nov 1989RS/R-2Arrived onboard USS Shenandoah-AD44 May of '83 in San Diego, Ca. Sailed through the Panama Canal to Per-Com in Norfolk, Va. Went thru Pre-com Shenandoah and assigned to R-2 Div. After making BT1 I was assigned to RS Div.
Kistler, RobertMR-2May 5, 1983 – Dec 12, 1986R-2/31-APlankowner. Lots of foggy memories of liberty on the Meds.Morris or Lockwood, Love to meet up or chat sometime.loved my Navy time, but if id re-upt, I would of got in trouble.
Fortier, CoraSK2May 13, 1983 – Sep 4, 1986S1Would like to hear from some of my old shipmates.
Doney, TimothyEM3May 15, 1983 – Jul 9, 1986R-3
Stout, KennethMM-3May 16, 1983 – Sep 21, 1984M-DIVMost of us were young and kinda "dumb". But,we made it back from NASCO and had a great time doing so.I left because I tore my knee up(B-ball) while "Mess Cooking". To much time off I guess.
Fisher, MikeemfnMay 16, 1983 – 1985e-division
Powers, MoBM2May 24, 1983 – Jun 5, 1986RepairI never will forget all the great times with the R-5 crew,,,some of the nicest people I've ever known. "Cherish the moments you're given"
Williamson, TonyHTJun 1983 – 1988REPAIR
Mick, Rebecca (Becky)PH2Jun 1983 – Sep 6, 1985RepairThe photolab and printshop were situated side by side below the machine shop. I hung close to Marc Klothakis and Tammy Stout who were also in the photolab.
Griffin, JayMM2Jun 1983 – Mar 1987M-Division before transferring to A-Division
Jaskoski, MarkMR 2Jun 1983 – Aug 11, 1985R2Just wanted to say hello to any of my old friends in shop 31A
Nowell, Edwin (Niles)HT2Jun 1, 1983 – Nov 1, 1988r-1 worked with good friends like, larry peterson, sam mewborn, james dewalt and ht2 brisco. i miss all of you. lets get intouch.
Dunbar, AaronE-4 IC3 51 G/FJun 6, 1983 – Dec 19, 1989R-3Original Crew member Plank Owner, R-3 lounge was the place to be , Tim Doney, Larry Hines, James Carter, what fun it was wit lil Hilter( Bill Nidell) . Live in Charlotte NC(Queen City) Retired !!!!! Great experience .
Walker, MichaelSKSN/SK3Jun 10, 1983 – Mar 10, 1984S-1Plankowner. Definitely, had a great time with my shipmates; however, I took a swap cause the leadership was trying to hold me back, 3.6 evals, not! Retired SKC(AW/SW) in Jan 2003.
Carter, JimEM2Jun 14, 1983 – Jun 14, 1985r3Long time ago. Probably had the best friends and times of my life during that period. Reading the posts I am reminded of the worm, living on a barge, gtmo, partying. We've all come a long way since then. What did ever beome of Dan Hurley?
Studer, PaulMM1(SS)Jun 15, 1983 – Sep 29, 1984RPPrecommisioning Unit through EAOS
Hucks, MichaelHT1Jun 25, 1983 – Sep 10, 1985P&E
Fisher, Mike (Fish)emfnJun 27, 1983 – Oct 27, 1985englooking for any eng. mates whats up mark galloway u big dumb red head fish
Ledger, SamEM3Jul 1983 – Nov 16, 1986EngineeringLong way from USS Shenandoah: Electrical Engineering School, USMC, return to School...research, now in DC leading comunications development for DOD. Now doing an Execuitve MBA at George-Washington University
Turner, LynnHTJul 1983 – Jul 1986R1
Schaefer, LawrenceHT1(SW)Jul 1983 – Jun 1989R-1/R-S and s-5had a blast during my tour aboard,,miss a lot of shipmates ,esp HT1 Redman,Keith,DC1 Relkin,Herb,and was a ML1 Young(changed rate and went officer,,and HT1 Clausen Al,,haven't had a alchol drink since 92,,if u can believ
Brubaker, WayneEN2Jul 1, 1983 – Oct 6, 1985R-2 31EHello all, she was a good girl, I had some good times there and some bad times, I did learn to eat cottage cheese on her, the cooks couldn't mess up the cottage cheese
Lyvers, ToddET-2Jul 1, 1983 – Jun 1, 1987R4Plankowner, Retired, SPAWAR
Dewalt, James "Oaktree"e-5Jul 1, 1983 – Jul 1, 1985pipe shopthat was the best ship i ever served on. I use to hang with Mase(pn1). Those were the days. I wish I could do it all over again. my number is 904-651-3848 fill free to call. remeber the steel beaches and the boxing.
Ricciuti, Chu ChuRMJul 1, 1983 – Dec 1, 1987comm
McLaughlin, JohnHT3Jul 6, 1983 – Mar 13, 1987R1I am a plankowner and would like to hear from some old R1 buddies
Heller, BrettBT2Jul 6, 1983 – Sep 21, 1986BI often reflect on the great adventures we had, and shipmates, I served with on the USS Shenandoah (AD-44). I am proud to have been a part of the greatest fighting force on the sea! The USN.
Clark, DavidE3-MM3Jul 10, 1983 – Mar 6, 1986R2Plankowner Started in R1 17A and moved to R2 31F/56B.
Orsech, MikeGSM3Jul 19, 1983 – Jun 8, 1988R-2/RepairPrecom This was my first and finest of all my commands.
Allen, JohnscottET3/DVJul 27, 1983 – Jun 26, 1985R-4 PlankownerMy Tour on USS Shenandoah, Pre-com-1985 as an Electronics Tech 3rd Class/Second Class Diver, Plankowner, Who Ya ! Deep Sea ! A Terrific Experience w/ some amazing people. Best friends, Mike G, Jimmy P. I still Miss Many
Hall, KevinMM2Aug 1, 1983 – Sep 13, 1984repair-valve shopwas only onboard for last 14 mos til my eaos. went to lovely getmo, and ft lauderdale. happy to be civilian. where's bernie bear, karen?
Iannicello, ThomasEN3Aug 1, 1983 – Jun 29, 1987A GangI'm looking for my buddies Fred Way, Mitch Godsay and W Kirkland.
Arthur, Stevee-6/ht1Aug 1, 1983 – Aug 1, 1986rsplankowner/ship sup.
Pilkington, Joseph profile iconsk3Aug 1, 1983 – Nov 28, 1986s-1
Herrera, LeoSH1, USN, RET.,Aug 3, 1983 – May 18, 1987S-3Pre com/plankowner. Like to get in touch with S-3 crewmembers from Div. Officer, SHCM all the way down to SHSN's. Remember: sales office, ship's store, barber shops, laundry and dry clean shops. Missed all the good old times.
Mick, Rebecca (Becky)PH2Aug 5, 1983 – Aug 15, 1985RSHello PLANKOWNERS! I was in the PHOTOLAB with PH1 Klothakis, PH2 Stout, PH2 Morris, PH2 Byrd, & PHC Blaylock. I keep watching for that reunion news. Currently employed by Northrop Grumman in the Washington DC / Virginia region.
Peterson, Larry/ PeteHT2Aug 10, 1983 – Aug 10, 1987SHIPFITTER SHOP, PIPESHOPI was part of the Precomm unit. This was my first ship. I work for HT1 Thomas If anyone is around from the Precomm unit send me an e-mail. We all had a good time on this ship.
Cobb, MargaretOM2Aug 15, 1983 – Oct 15, 1986R-5Plank owner - I will return an e-mail to you if you were on the Shenandoah at the same time I was. It was the "Best of Times."
Brubaker, Wayne BrubedooEN1Aug 15, 1983 – Oct 16, 1985R-2 31-EHow is everyone? I'm fine living in Oklahoma would love to hear from other personnel
Donovan, DavidET 2Aug 15, 1983 – Jun 15, 1987r 4 electronic calibrationetcw brophie.the best. etsc foxx, creep, couldnt beat at poker. capt nichols what can i say. panama. puerto rico, the med in 86. yeah we had it all. yeah, i'm a plankowner too! miss all my old pals.
Grenier, RobertET2Aug 15, 1983 – 1987R4
Silva, RichardBT-2Aug 15, 1983 – 1985B-DivI was looking through some old papers and found my plank owner card and it got me thinking about the great times I had on the Shenandoah and that led me here.
Patrylo, DeniseHT1Sep 1983 – Jul 1986R-1/56ARetired from Reserves after 22 years of service. Had the best 2 years and 10 months of my career onboard the Shenandoah! Now I teach high school in New Jersey. Hope to hear from some of my R-1 shipmates!
Balcom, RobertHT2Sep 1983 – Jun 1984R-1 Sheetmetal ShopI was only there for nine months, but the people were great and the ship was nice. I am now a retired DCC (SW) working for U.S. Customs and Border Protection in San Diego.. I had a great time in the Navy- 22 yrs and wouldn't change a thing
Rowley, WilliamHT1Sep 1983 – Jun 1986RS P&E R1 56A/CPlank Owner Great ship and I had A great time Onboard. Now Retired since 1998
Garcia, GaryHT3Sep 1983 – 1986R1Me & Jimbo did the Hurley shuffle. We played a lot of music on board. Remember when Hurley took a rubber raft & headed for the shore? I'm a plankowner. Good to hear you guys are still around.
Lachney, WalterGSM1(SW)Sep 1, 1983 – 1984GAS TURBINE SHOPPlank owner - would love to hear from some of the crew.
Way, FredrickEN3Oct 1983 – Jun 1986A Div1st cammond had a great time with this crew
Battistelli, Pietro (Pete)E-4 EnginemanOct 1, 1983 – May 22, 1987R-2 Div 31-F / 56 BPlankowner Refrigeration Air Conditioning Repair shop. Great ship :)
Doney, TimEM 3Oct 6, 1983 – Jul 8, 1986R-3
Hardnet, KennethIC3Oct 15, 1983 – Oct 15, 1986Engineering - IC shopPlank owner - Compared to the present day, these were the good old days, wishing the world much peace and love, we are much due for a world healing, may we all find a way to share peace and love with divine grace.
Cline, DanHT1Oct 20, 1983 – Nov 8, 1988R-1Pipe Shop 4 yrs Ship fitter shop 1 yr
Pilkington, Josephsk3Nov 1, 1983 – Nov 4, 1986S-1i think back and if i stayed in i would have been out with a pension by now. Missed a lot of friends. Hope all is well.plank owner.
Carpenter, Jeff (Carp)E-3Nov 22, 1983 – Nov 11, 1986SHHey! Gang I sure would love to hear from some of you. Man those were the good old days. I have found Dibble, Sapp, and Flag. Where is Jimmy Moore, Karen Moody of course Ha Ha! My e-mail is
Krebs, DanIM3Dec 1983 – Apr 1987R5
Glynn, Theodore(Teddy)BT2Dec 1983 – Jun 14, 198741A / B Div./ oil shacksome rough times, but alot of great times.never reget serving's so sad to see her decommed. still in the trade ,and now my oldest just graduated OCS .
Crowley, WillET1 SWSDec 17, 1983 – Jan 15, 1986Electronics Calibration LabRetired now and looking to contact shipmates, plank owners.

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