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USS Mauna Kea (AE 22) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Mauna Kea (AE 22). 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 605 crew members registered for the USS Mauna Kea (AE 22).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1961 | 1962 – 1966 | 1967 – 1969 | 1970 – 1972 | 1973 – 1976 | 1977 – 1979 | 1980 – 1983 | 1984 – 1986 | 1987 – 1988 | 1989 – 1991 | 1992 – 1993 | 1994 – now

Hight, CharlesGMG31967 – 1968GunneryJust came by this web site, I didn't know it existed. If anyone, I served with aboard the Mauna Kea, wants to contact me, feel free, to respond.
Douglas, JimRD-31967 – Sep 1969Ops3 tours, typhoon, shellback , cowboy music et shop use to drive me crazy. Long hours staring at radar screen. Liberty was great.
White, DonSM31967 – 1970Operations
Richardson, ClydeBM31967 – 19691stLooking for Bill Baney, GM3. He served the same years.
Jones, BillSK2Apr 5, 1967 – Jan 5, 1970SupplyHad a good time! Miss Judson B. Kilbourne, and pinochle games with Munn & Bolton, and Subic.
Moore, William Terry (Less)GMG3Apr 17, 1967 – Dec 7, 19703rdJust found the website on the Mauna Kea. I served aboard her from April 67 to Dec 70 Was a good time in my life, I served with a great crew.
Marin, RobertETR-3Jun 1967 – Nov 1968OperationsTook one West Pac trip on the Mauna Kea, had some great times with my shipmates. wonder where everyone is now.
Luzader, JimmieSK2Jun 1967 – May 1968I was spending my second tour in war. Was in country for 13 months. Remember playing alot of cards with Bill Jones, we didn't get bet much. I live in Chillicothe, MO now.
Swartz, RicEM3Jun 1967 – Mar 1971E-DivisionHad some fun times and hard times but would not trade either for Anything. Met a lot of great friends. Would Love to be able to contact some again. Hope and Pray that each one is dong well.
Beaty, G.e.SKCJul 1967 – May 1969SupplyI reported aboard just when the ship returned from the waters of Viet-Nam. From the Mauna Kea I was assigned to the 32nd Naval Construction Reg Viet-Nam. Sure enjoyed the time I spent on that ship.
McBride, RonBM3Sep 1967 – Mar 19712nd DivisionI will always be proud of being a 2nd division "Deck Ape". Had a lot of good times with a lot of good guys.
Hamons, GaryMM2Sep 10, 1967 – May 14, 1971AWould like to hear from anyone in this time frame
Munn, MarionMM3Oct 8, 1967 – Feb 8, 1970MI have many good memories my time on the Mauna Kea. Frist class in every way. I have always been proud of it. Becoming a shellback was a great expericence.Great liberty with to many great shipmates to mention . We did it all and more .
Bolton, Bobby G (Gene)SFM 3Oct 8, 1967 – Feb 8, 1970ShipfitterI would do it again! God Bless America and the boys who served.
Johnson, LeonardE-4 BT 3Nov 10, 1967 – Mar 11, 1969
Cokos, JohnSN1968 – 1970DeckServed on board during the Viet Nam war era. It was a wild and crazy crew to say the least! heads from . There was a fire on board in after steering during a typhoon, and we lost power and steering. Anyone remember that? I stiill do !
Cokos, JohnSN1968 – 1970I'm Back! Go to my website and take a look at the photo's. If you want your 15 minutes of fame send your photo's to me and go down in AE history. This is a "slacker challenge ".
Ramirez, FelixE-51968 – 1971EngineeringI had a great time and enjoyed working in the engine room with a bunch of great people. The experience shaped my life and help me with my career in fire service. I just retired in 2008 from the Sacramento CA. fire dept.
Chenoweth, RodE41968 – 1969R
Letourneau, RonaldMM31968 – 1970M DivisionI would like to contact any of my old shipmates
Waibel, MarkFN/MM3Jan 1968 – Jul 1969EngineroomThese were the best times of my life. Remember when we crossed the equator, woke me up at three in the morning to start the fun. It's sad to hear about our ship being used for target pratice. Lets keep in contact .
Cokos, JcfromnjsnJan 1, 1968 – Dec 31, 19701st division, deckFeel free to contact me at for networking and support on the issue of Agent Orange exposure if you went on shore while stationed off the shore of VietNam. I have a web site for this issue....
Roseberry, Joseph / Nickname BozoBM3Jan 7, 1968 – Jul 15, 1970Deck Force 2nd Division
Mouton, MouseGMG2Feb 9, 1968 – Mar 11, 19703rd divisionLooking for Bill Jones an SK type. Lefthander. The only lefthander third baseman i ever played ball wilth. Get in touch Jones. Mouse
Snodgrass, PaulPN2Mar 1968 – May 1970XDid 2 WestPac cruises and start of a 3rd to Subic before transfer to NAS Lemoore. Good memories of good people. Captain Polk was the best.
Clement, PaulHM3Mar 1968 – Jul 1969XSorry I missed Branson. I've been contributing photos to John Cokos' website. I plan to do San Antionio next year. I understand only about 40 attended in Branson. Lets see if we can get more. Look forward to seeing how grey everyone is.
Hughes, PhilEM2Mar 6, 1968 – Nov 6, 1971E Loved that ship.
Snodgrass, PaulPN2Mar 15, 1968 – Jun 15, 1970X Division - Ship's OfficeI enjoyed my time aboard - two cruises, earned MUC and E, and a major typhoon in 69, limped to Guam. I used to see MK in SF Bay, from my office bldg. downtown. Went to one reunion, in SF in 2006. Hello to old shipmates
Coppernoll, DennySM3Apr 1, 1968 – Oct 16, 1968Signal BridgeMet the ship in Hong Kong, served one cruise, came back to Port Chicago, got orders for River Patrol Qui Nhon, RVN May 69- May 70. Had some great times on ship during my short tour.
Letourneau, Ron (Boomer)MM3Jun 1968 – 1970MLike to hear from any of the sailors from back in the old days
Dahl, ArvidBT 3Jun 1968 – 1970BDid two westpac tours.Spent a lot of time out on the line. Tonkin Gulf.
Letarte, RichLT(JG)Jun 4, 1968 – Nov 14, 1969SupplyA great ship and powerful experience. I have been to a number of reunions and more guys keep showing up. Next one is scheduled foe autumn of 2009 in San Antonio TX. We will try to visit Captain Sells, who lives in Kerrville.
Shubert, James (Jim)SFM2Jul 1968 – Oct 1969R-DivisonThe Mauna Kea was the best Ammo Ship in the 7th Fleet. Hello to all my former Shipmates. I retired from the USNR as an HTC in 1988 in Spokane, WA.
Davis, DaveCS3Jul 8, 1968 – Jul 8, 1970SupplyI was the tall night baker. Got banished to the galley from the deck for always being in trouble :) Miss those guys! I remember Typhoon June too well! And the gross Shellback event! Would love to hear from any shipmates!
Nuske, KenMM1Sep 1968 – Apr 1970AHave to remember fire with the diesel generator when tied to the ammo piers and cold iron.
Calkin, Gary (Zeke)sm3Oct 1968 – Apr 3, 1972communications3 cruises to westpac,one major typhoon,bunch of small ones. had a great experience so much they would not let me transfer to another ship
Nehlsen, JonLTNov 1968 – Aug 1970AEGreat Memories (mostly!) Would love to hear from shipmates.
Hughes, PhilEM2Nov 4, 1968 – Jun 7, 1971elooking for anyone in e division
Stahl, Eugene (Rudy)E-51969 – 1972RLooking for shipmates
Chandler, MikeCS2Jan 1969 – Jun 1969cookgreat time on board,lost left eye sent back to the states,forched to retire.
Goode, ShannonFNJan 1, 1969 – Jun 1969my dad was stationed on this ship he was killed july 2 2003 by a drunk driver if you knew my dad have any stories good bad like to here i served in navy as well uss underwood ffg 36 as bm good luck to you all
Haugerud, MelSH2Feb 1969 – Nov 1972SupplyThe next Reunion will be in San Antonio 2009 hope to see you all there.
Trojan, DudleyFNFeb 1969 – Jul 1970RI remember the typhoon one day out of Guam coming back stateside.
Denolf, RichardENGINEMAN THIRD CLASSFeb 1969 – Jul 24, 1972ABest of times and shipmates. Best Sea Stories are of Shellback ceremony and of Typhoon we went thru. Are there any pictures of it? No one believes me.
Lopez, RaulE-2Feb 19, 1969 – Nov 21, 1969RI remember typhoon june when we were coming home after our tour of vietnam and the gulf of tonkin. i would like to communicate to anyone about the typhoon june.
Keesecker, TomMM2Feb 27, 1969 – Dec 16, 1971A GangDoes anyone remember the Storm that we got into when we headed stateside in 71. We wound up in Guam and had one heck of a drunk after surviving that one. As I recall we were taking blue water over the bridge for about 6 days
Farley, Charles /butchE -3Mar 1969 – Oct 19702 ndwhats going on crew i was part of the philly connection on the ship good times back then good to see a lot of the crew still hanging in their god bless you hope here from you guys
Myers, LeroySM3Mar 1969 – 1972OperationsTwice a shellback. Anyone remember hitting mine by Mekong delta,we were not suppose to be in area, Captian relieved of command. Tore hole in the bow, not a good feeling when your on a ammo ship!
De St. Aubin, FrancisRM3Apr 6, 1969 – Nov 27, 1972Operations (Radio Shack)Very proud that I have the opportunity to serve in the USN on board the USS Mauna Kea and be part of a great crew.
Cromer, DebbieSH1May 1969 – Aug 1969SupplyMy father, SH1 Charles Latour, served aboard in 1969. He recently died and I'm looking for proof that some crew went ashore. Any help you can give would be appreciated.
Nelson, Scott profile iconE3May 1, 1969 – Nov 1, 1972BMade great friends that I would like to connect scott foreman,stuart yost and maney more from B,E&M davisons. Subic Bay was great and even back in the states
Harris, ClintonGMG2May 10, 1969 – Dec 27, 19723rdI enjoyed serving on her and have great memories that seem just like yesterday. I really enjoyed Olongapo City. Where else on earth could a 19 year old kid from Kansas could grow up in a hurry? It was great. Where is Mike S from MN?
Maschal, RoySFM-3Jun 10, 1969 – Nov 30, 1973REnjoyed being onboard. Did two tours. Enjoyed the westpacs and Subic. Don't remember to many names. Raised a lot of hell onboard. Really liked the helo deck at night. Mauna Kea was a good ship. I think of her often and all the good times.
Holthaus, Terrymm2Jun 19, 1969 – May 15, 1971a-div. streamit's memorial day 2012. nostalgia tookover..googled mauna kea...websites galore..there are so many of you guys to contact. tuna boat rides out typhoon JUNE, Lt. whats-his-name relieved of duties for navigating minefld
Torres, DennisEMFN E3Jul 1969 – Nov 1972EngineeringThe Tuna Boat. Good times and good ports. Too bad they sank her. Would've been a trip back in time to walk her decks, go back down to the engineroom and see the switchboard and boilerroom. Steve Nelson and I-Pinochle Duo
Stahl, Eugene (Rudy)E-5Aug 23, 1969 – Dec 23, 1971RLooking for old ship mates,
Peters, RichardFASep 26, 1969 – Apr 13, 1970a gang/m div.I remember Boomer and Rudy I hung out with these guys on the ship. I played guitar with boomer on the ship. Does anyone remember the dates/months that we unloaded ammunition in Vung Tau? Need proof for VA. Any help appreciated.
Johnson, WilliamEM2Nov 1969 – May 1972E3 WESPACS came onboard as an E3 left as EM2. Ended up spending 12 years in the USN.
Simmons, PatBM3Nov 6, 1969 – Sep 21, 1971SecondGreat ship & crew members. Great life experience.
Sommerfelt, Ronnie D.YN1Nov 16, 1969 – Mar 9, 1971XRemember our great Captain Polk I was his legal yeoman

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