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USS Pyro (AE 24) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Pyro (AE 24). 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 438 crew members registered for the USS Pyro (AE 24).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1963 | 1964 – 1968 | 1969 – 1971 | 1972 – 1974 | 1975 – 1977 | 1978 – 1981 | 1982 – 1985 | 1986 – 1988 | 1989 – 1991 | 1992 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Smith, Anthony E. "Beeeav...smitty.....BT P.O. 2ND CLASS / BTOW1978 – 1982Engineering/ Fireroom Boiler TechIt was the greatest experience of my life. It was on this ship I was introduced to the Iglesia Ni Cristo in which I became a Minister. Thank you Mr. Hill, Jerry, Curtis State, Mr. Lynch, Hello to Mr. Mallory- God bless us all. Miss you all as well.
Boothe, James.HT2 E51978 – 1981RepairStill living in bay area I am now a union electrician in IBEW local 180 Napa-Solano
Jungers, SteveIC2Jan 1978 – Jun 1981Engineering
Hunter, BobbyAE 24Jan 5, 1978 – May 20, 1981COMM/CRHELLO, SOME HAVE ALREADY HEARD FROM ME.ANY OF THE RADIOMAN DIVISION DURING THE TIME ABOVE, CONTACT AT NAVTOPGUN2@JUNO.COM. WOULD REALLY LIKE TO HEAR FROM SOME OF THE RADIO GANG.
Jackson, Jeezus TitsSM2Jan 20, 1978 – Sep 16, 1980ops
Courtney, AnthonybmsnFeb 1978 – Jul 19822nd deckremember the trips to Alaska, mexico and the rose festival. Had a great time with my first tour. went on to complete 22 years retired NCCS in 2000.
Bartlett, RalphQMSNFeb 1, 1978 – Feb 1, 1981OperationsWho is on the helm BBBartlett....
Strickland, ThomasBT3/BT1/CPTFeb 10, 1978 – Jul 10, 1981BoilerServed 8 years in the Navy left as a BT1 Joined the US Army Officer Candidate School Retired As A CPT Infantry O-3E in March 2000 Remeber Jerry Turner and Curtis States abd Smitty
Koenig, FredE7Mar 10, 1978 – Mar 31, 1998Personnel, Training, ESONone
Watembach, BradleyE3Apr 23, 1978 – Mar 13, 1982RASEGreat memories
Quinones, Valentine profile iconUSS Pyro AE-24Jul 1978 – 1979EngineeringDavis Morgan, Eugene Bradford,James Noonie,Eugene Sloan does any one know how to get in contact with this guys they were on my ship with me USS Pyro AE-24 with me 1978-1979
Achterberg, DougHT2Aug 1978 – Sep 8, 1981RepairSome of the best times of my life.My son now severs aboard the USS Mobile Bay(CG-53)
Thompson, LarryOS2Aug 15, 1978 – Jan 2, 1982OICanhead, OB, Russ, Korak, Nerg, Bentley, Fowler. Had a good time in CIC. Hated updating charts import, especially on saturday. Loved the Alaskan cruise, Capt. Manning took us to and the Alcapulco. I'm in Phx, AZ
Glaze, Clayton GlazeoseamanSep 11, 1978 – May 9, 1981RASEwestpac1980 chip a handrail 4 peace hail2 the deckdept
Tanner, Mike/biggieNov 15, 1978 – Nov 13, 1980
Rodgers, PaulBM-31979 – Oct 19803rdI have fond memories of that time aboard the Pyro. Anyone heard from Joel Robey?
Stuart, John "Stu"EN 21979 – 1982A GangI regret not keeping in touch with a lot of guys that I admired also no leaving on better terms, Roy D, Steve J & Jim G. Great guys that I had wronged. Stu
Mann, Brucectm31979 – 1980operationsI think I was the CTM ever on an ammo ship
Korak, Son Of TarzanOS21979 – 1981OPS CICFor the Vet's that preceded me... Thank You. For those that came after... You walked over our footsteps. Thank You.
Westberry, BradHT2Jan 1, 1979 – Jun 1, 1982RServed onboard during the late 70's and early 80's, retired as DCCS(SW/AW) in May 2004. Living back in Texas and working for the State as a Deputy State Fire Marshal. Would enjy hearing from previous shipmates.
Pereira, ButchMM2/ MM1Mar 1979 – Apr 1980M DivisionWent diw during ECC drills, with no emergency diesel generator. Lit the plant off using one SSTG and residual steam.
Bates, DouglasBM 3Apr 1979 – 19821st div
Trahan, D.r.ENSMay 1979 – Apr 1980DCAMy first tour of duty. I remember many of you on the list. A, E, and R division men were the best! I still remember Capt Manning.......
Marshall, StevePN3May 1, 1979 – May 1, 1981xMad my first Westpac on Pyro and really enjoyed my time working in the ship's office. What a great crew this ship had.
Cowan, RichardRM1Aug 10, 1979 – Oct 31, 1983Radio ShackWish I Could back up in time afew years. Miss it all very much.
States, CurtisBT3Aug 16, 1979 – Aug 20, 1982B div.Lots of good times and bad too...lol Miss my buddies Strickland,Smitty,Niskanen,Long,Lynch,Oertle and many others
Glenn, JoelSNSep 1979 – Dec 19831stI had a great time with almost everybody. Sai Manning was the greatest skipper. I remember guys like Chuck Wells, Pooh Franklin, Tim Dismang (Dizzy), Ozzy,Smitty, (from 2nd Div.), Chief Thompson, Bates. Sorry if I'm missing anybody. Had many frien
Wells, ChuckBM 3Sep 12, 1979 – Jan 10, 19831stI loved it.I hated it and I wish I was still there.1st div was the best in the west
Sato, StanleyET2Nov 18, 1979 – Nov 1983operations
Turner, JerryBTCDec 14, 1979 – Dec 31, 1984Met some interesting people who I worked with and still think of from time to time. Finally retired in 1990.
Deluca, Cosmo profile iconSmsn1980 –OperationsWhat's up Sarge Hildy Wadd Gurley?
Haldeman, PalmerBM1 SW Mar 10, 1980 – Mar 13, 1985RASEWELL I GUESS WE ARE ALL STILL HERE . I WORK FOR MSC NOW I BEEN WORKING FOR THEM SINCE I RETIRED 15 YEARS AGO IAM THE BOSN ON A TAO AND STILL OUT HERE UNREPING AND ITS STILL AN ART , MY EMAIL ADDRESS IS HALDEBOATS@HOTMAIL.COM
Sheldon II, Denny (Shell Shock)BM E-1Apr 1980 – Sep 1981BM 2nd DivPyro was my first West Pac Ship at 19. I later was reassigned aboard her sister, USS Haleakala AE-25, (I once had a few pics of both moored side by side in SoCal). Hard, but goodtimes the match stick.
Fowler, TerryOSSNApr 14, 1980 – Apr 26, 1983OPSLearned alot and made a bunch of memories.. Miss seeing Canfield, Orcutt, Nerg, Thompson, and Lou Allen.
Ramirez, Jr., VincentSEAMANMay 1980 – Jun 19821st - Deck ApesAll hands, man your battle stations. What wonderful memories of my shipmates and I. We worked hard and we played hard. Long live the old girl! She will be missed by all who served on her.
Hill, DavidBTCOct 1980 – Nov 1985Bgreat shipmates
Chaippini, RichEM2Nov 1980 – Apr 1984R.A.S.E.She wasn,t the prettiest,but she was pretty enough for us.She wasn't the fastest,but she got us where we needed to go.She wasn't the most powerful,but she kept us safe each time we sailed her.She was a lady and her name was PYRO.
Baxter, JohnLTNov 1980 – Apr 1982OPSMy last active duty command, Pyro made me realize though I deeply loved active duty, I knew my future was in the civilian world while while serving in the Reserves. My best to the crew and officers with whom I served.
Copley, Peter1981 – 1983Deck/SupplyI love that ship! My cruise ended too soon for all the wrong reasons. Hooter, Tony, Troy, I miss you guys and all the ladies, especially Teresa Biggs. Hope your life beyond PYRO fulfilled your dreams. I became a minister.
Holcomb, Mike/ Hopscotchmssn31981 – Aug 1984mess managementan experience to never get over
Goldsberry, ChrisE21981 – 1982Bosons mateAnyone remember the accidental visit to Polk St?
Green, DavidMM31981 – 1988M-DivSome of the best crew members and people I have ever known.
MacDougall, Gale. IC1(SW) USNRJan 1981 – Aug 1, 1981ESelRes crew transfered in from uss carpenter DD825 on decom, served with FTGC(SW) Richardson, ETC(SW) Alexander Capt. S.I. Manning had opportunity for recall to active duty as a TEMAC Instructor at BE&E school,SSC/NTC SD
Angeles, Sotero "Toy"MM2Feb 1981 – Feb 1986R.A.S.E.My first and last ship. Deck Department is the best, just a bunch of hardworking pyromaniacs! RASE...nobody does it better.
Spain, JerryYNSNMar 1981 –YeomanI worked as a Yeoman aboard the USS Pyro
Cooper, RichardHT3Apr 10, 1981 – Nov 19, 1984R DivRe-enlisted on the old girl, and finished my tour of duty on the USS Leahy (CG-16). Left the Navy in 1987. Now reside in Denver, Co.
Robinson, DonBM3Apr 14, 1981 – Aug 10, 1983!stHad a great time and meet alot of very good people!
Ables, GaryPNCMay 2, 1981 – Apr 2, 1982XMore than a couple of familiar sounding names, Doc Travino where are you now??
Grieve, Matthew G.BM3Jul 8, 1981 – Mar 25, 19852nd
Ostrander, Mark "Ozzy"BM3Jul 10, 1981 – Apr 29, 1985FirstOZZY, BO, GEORGE AND DIZZY. THE FANTASTIC 4. THOSE WERE THE DAYS. BMC THOMPSON, I LEARNED ALOT FROM YOU THAT STILL APPLIES TODAY. REVEREND YOU SURE WERE A PIECE OF WORK. BOATS, SORRY I SLEPT WITH YOUR WIFE SO MANY TIMES, BUT WHAT CAN I SAY. PLUG ????
Green, DavidMM2Aug 1, 1981 – Apr 10, 1988Pit Snips Rule
Silverthorn, Don profile iconENS, LTJG, LTAug 15, 1981 – Dec 15, 19841st Div, Commo, DCAGreat ship & crew. Always got the job done right. The PYRO way.
Hayes, ZeekFNSep 1981 – Sep 1984RaceHi shipmates,whats up with you all these days, Hey what happen to Workman, he served with me.
Graves, RonaldE3Sep 1, 1981 –2ndWhat a long strange trip it's been.
Ronald Geron, G0S3Oct 20, 1981 – Dec 29, 1986OPSHello to my shipmates of the USS Pyro, we travel the Pacific Coast ( partying) and we grew up as men. Ready to defend our country. Oh what fun we had @!!!!!!
St. Marie, Raymond ( The Saint Or Mary)SEAMANNov 1, 1981 – May 5, 1983Second, Signal, RASEThe Capt'n's Sub. The Twinkee that was painted to the bullwark and forgotten till we retruned from WesPac '82. Chip a Handrail for Peace! Playing guitar at the top of the mast. Flying like Rocky Squirel from the Bow to the anchor windles
Lytle, Tim "fix It With A Hammer"GMG2Nov 23, 1981 – Jan 18, 19863RDWhat a geat old lady to serve and grow up on, not a day goes by that I don't stop and think for just a moment on the great shipmates I had aboard. Gunner Hecht, Lenny RED Erickson, the Big P, RUFUS Johnson, Tom Echard, Billy Ray Pierce.
Lytle, TimGMG2Nov 24, 1981 – Jan 15, 19863RDThis had to be the best ship I was on during my Navy career, yes I moved on to newer faster better armed ships, but Pyro and her crew will always be my favorites.
Lytle, TimGMG2Nov 26, 1981 – Feb 12, 19863 RDI miss the old girl and savor the fond memories that I have of her and the crew, it was an honor to have served with you
Hill, BobE-1Dec 1981 – Apr 1983RASEWhat an adventure. J.R.,Foster, Schuster I miss you guys!
MacDonald, Edward (Mac)PC2Dec 15, 1981 – Sep 7, 19852nd, OPS/AdminShe was my first ship and my favorite. Drop me a line if you like.
White, James (Jr)E2Dec 15, 1981 – Dec 1, 1982ETBest year I ever had, going through ships rehad, being piered in San Francisco.
Mobley, PatSN/ETSNDec 28, 1981 – Aug 30, 19841st / OEThose were the GOOD old days. WESTPAC 83

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