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USS Dahlgren (DDG 43) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Dahlgren (DDG 43). 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 250 crew members registered for the USS Dahlgren (DDG 43).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1972 | 1973 – 1976 | 1977 – 1981 | 1982 – 1986 | 1987 – 1990 | 1991 – now

Vandergriff, MichaelMMFA1977 – 1980mhad some good times with good friends
Shoffner, WilliamHT3Feb 1977 – Mar 1979R-DivThe Dahlgren was a good ship with a good crew. Had both good and bad time while aboard, but would not trade the experience for anything. Just wondering where everyone Is after 32 yrs.
Linton, TonyFTM1Mar 1977 – Jun 12, 1981FoxThis was a great ship with an even greater crew in which I was proud and honored to serve with.
Sekelsky, DannyMS 3Mar 1977 – Oct 1978SUPPLYI was the night baker when we were on the North Atlantic cruise - Fall 1977
Schoenberger, James "Florida"GMM2Mar 11, 1977 – May 1980G DivisionAfter leaving Dahlgren I got out for 3.5 yrs but came back in and retired Senior Chief Gunner's Mate (SW). Married for 28 yrs as of Oct 2011.
Sealey, LarryBT 2Apr 20, 1977 – Jun 27, 1979B
Cremeens, GeorgeE4Jul 1, 1977 – Feb 5, 1981SUPPLYSHIP SERVICEMAN
Lambert, PatrickGMG11978 – 1981
Jeffrey, DavidIC21978 – 1979E
Shannon, PatrickSTG31978 – 19793rd
Eckleberry, Bob (Eck)RM2Jan 1, 1978 – Jul 10, 1981RadioWelcome to all, always nice to see other shipmates, Lots of memories of the Dirty D, Med cruise, Getmo, and Unitas, LOL, Remember being called to the bridge after the fire.
Lawrence, JohnRM2Feb 1978 – Aug 1981OCHad a great time aboard the DIRTY D.....Would love to hear from anyone I served with.....
Duncan, DennisFTM2Mar 16, 1978 – Mar 17, 1978FoxLots of interesting times, and lots of fun times too. Two collisions, and a lot of time at sea. Kept Radar #2 up and running most of the time. Worked with a lot of great folks who made it all bearable.
Baker, TerryRM1Jun 1978 – Aug 1981OCAn experience I'll never forget working with such a great crew.
Chretien, AlOS 2Jul 1978 – Nov 1981OPSDid not realize how much fun i had until i left. where is Lt Dan Murphy , shultzy , Tark. Pooch, Hank, and the rest of you who worked in cic between 1979 and 1981
Reeder, HarleyQM2Aug 1, 1978 – Feb 15, 1981NAVNav Division personnel while I was onboard. Lt. Beck, S.C. Dietrich (German Navy shared), QM1 Reese, QM Gerdes (british from QE2), QM3 Eisly, SC Stasko (Personel Div). The Captain was Capt. Christian
King, EdPC 31979 – 1983NavigationHad a good time while aboard the dirty d along with the bad times
Spangenburg, Robert (Spange)FTM11979 – 1981Fox
McCurrach, WilliamBT21979 – 1982B Division Aft FireroomLearneda alot on this ship and did Many Med and Unitas Cruises. Lots of Laughs and tears and even fears, we survived.
Chapman, MikeRMCJan 2, 1979 – Jul 12, 1982OCGreat ship. enjoyed unitas
Maroon, PeterFTM-1Jan 22, 1979 – Aug 30, 1981FoxMy last assignment was the Dahlgren. Going to the Caribbean in the middle of winter was a great experience. Assigned to the missile radar got me a job as a Tech Rep. Then off to the Boeing Airplane Company.
Jones, Ulyesses (Ut)OS2Apr 15, 1979 – Dec 17, 1979OII was assigned to USS Dahlgren in a TAD status. We went on the UNTAS XXIII to South America. Great time wih the fellows in OI Div. Enjoy OS1 Grimes, who keep things going all the time. What a kidder
Adams, BillRM2May 1979 – Feb 1983OCGreat! times seeing the world. Built life long bonds with some very special friends, brothers in arms. RMCS Chapman, RM3 Burris Where are you? Wouldn't change a THING!
Karlinski (Ski), RogerSTG2May 1, 1979 – Aug 1, 1982ASAnyone know he whereabouts of Kenny Gersh, Walt Huffman, Commander Mike Beck?
Breest, RichardRM2Jun 1979 – Dec 1981OCOnboard for two memorable cruises - Med and Unitas. Great crew, I feel lucky to have served on the Dirty-D.
Green, MichaelOS3Sep 1979 – Jan 1981OII have to say the time I had on the Dalhgren was different.I remember the first Med Cruise in 1980 and we had to cross the Atlantic without showers.Would love to hear from you.E-mail me at
Talarowski, Ed (Ski)DS1Dec 1979 – Dec 1980OEOnly spent 1 year onboard. But it was a great year. Want to thank all my shipmates for the fun we had on our Med cruise the summer of 80
Aiken, GeorgeJan 10, 1980 – Jan 14, 1984Interesting ship. Interesting times. Interesting deployments.
Davis, Willis (Tazz)BMMar 1980 – Jul 1980BMTo this day, I remember the feel of power that was surging through me while I was serving aboard the USS DAHLGREN DDG43.
Spangenburg, BobE6/FTM1Apr 15, 1980 – Jun 15, 1982Fox
Adams, ScottOS2May 1980 – Jun 1983OI
Martin, ChristopherRMSNAug 1980 – Dec 1983OCUndoubtedly the best experience of my life. I miss the camaraderie we had in the Radio Shack. I will never forget the friends I made during this time. The Unitas cruise was a blast. A little scary breaking down in the Bermuda Triangle!
Hanson, SteveSMSNAug 12, 1980 – Aug 13, 1984CommunicationsIll always remember Unitas XII and the med 82-83.
Keckler, MikeSH2Aug 15, 1980 – Mar 1, 1983
Bateman, JamesRM2Sep 1980 – 1983OC RadioLike to hear from anyone who remembers me before I kick the bucket.
Jacobs, Donald (Jake)OS2Oct 1980 – May 1985OIBest years of my life! Left the Dirty D to teach the AEGIS Weapon Sys. Later designed war games for defense contractor. Made OSC in USNR. Became a MD state police officer. Retired due to line of duty injuries. Blessings
Adams, AnthonyMM1Nov 1980 – May 1985M
Adams, AnthonyMM11981 – 1985M
Craig, FrankMS3Mar 15, 1981 – Dec 19, 1984S-2
Andres, Emilio G.MM3Jun 1981 – Dec 1981MI served aboard during the 1981 UNITAS XXII cruise. I was on temporary assignment from the USS Joseph Hewes (FF-1078). The Dirty D was my third ship. Upon my return to the Joey Boat, I was honorably discharged.
Semanchik, MarcEM3Jul 1981 – Aug 1985E
Lacy, DeanMM3Jul 1981 – Sep 1983MJoined the ship for UNITAS XXII in Rio - great cruise. Med/IO Cruise was fun except for the breakdowns and DIWs. Anyone have a list of Ports we visited during these two deployments?
Hairston, KeithSMAug 1981 – Sep 19831st division
Webb, WesleyDK2Aug 11, 1981 – Oct 3, 1983SupplyGreat ship and crew. Great memories of Unitas and Med cruise.
Murphy, MichaelQM. 3RD.Dec 1981 – Nov 1984Navigation & DeckDid the Med. I.O. cruise in 1983. Anyone who was there look me up. It was I who toilet papered the ship while in port. Sorry guys, who had to stand the extra watch. Looking for Daryl Abbott & Mark Todd Barney.

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