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USS Dewey (DDG 45) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Dewey (DDG 45). 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 430 crew members registered for the USS Dewey (DDG 45).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1967 | 1968 – 1973 | 1974 – 1976 | 1977 – 1978 | 1979 – 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 – 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – now

Hammonds, AlBT31986 – Dec 1990B
Taylor, TerenceRM31986 – 19881stHello everyone, I am living in Henderson, Nevada. I will never forget many of you that I served and none of you in 1st Div and especially CDR Coleman who new how to get your "attention". keep in touch
Despines, JoeMM31986 – 1989
Thompson, John "Emcon John"EWC1986 – 1990OILearned a lot in 4 years. Had one of the worse and one of the best CO's in that time. I will never forget the day the entire Chief's Mess went to mast on the bridge in Italy. I will never forget the day the entire EW
Stanley, DonMM3Jan 1, 1986 – Dec 31, 1989M-Division (Main Control)
Lashomb, AlanRM3Jan 3, 1986 – Jan 26, 1990ops/ochad the best time of my life on uss dewey med cruise was great missed all my crew members like rm1 hudnell rm1 nealey rm1 jenkins rm2 mainwaring rm2 richardson rm3 hernandez rm3 limeaux rm3 sparrow rmsn russel oc3 blanton oc3 griffith thank you all
Jackson, BobMS1Jan 5, 1986 – Jun 15, 1989S-2Howdy shipmates, this is now retired MSC(SW) Bob Jackson! My personal e-mail address is!! Really enjoyed my tenure and hope to maybe hear from some buddies! Did (GM) McCracken pass away? Take care and God Bless!!!
Switzner, David/ Candy, HM1/FMFFeb 1986 – May 1989NXMiss you guys. Ran into sn Schaffer then BTCS on the USS Shereport at Katrina in New Orleans. His discription of the Dewey, I have never been on a ship with as rough a crew or as close of a crew since the Dewey. I Agree
Trovillo, TomFC2Feb 20, 1986 – Jul 1, Drop me a line
Donellan, JoeMS1Mar 1986 – Jul 1990S2CSCS(SW) retired, Sep 05. Dewey was my first ship and alot of outstanding memories and some awesome shipmates. 10 years after Decom I was fortuneate to relieve MSC(SW) Action Jackson onboard USS SUPPLY. What the..
Breeding, Alexander/ A.j. profile iconLN1Mar 1986 – Aug 1989M/AHey DEWEY crew! Miss the old days & would love to catch up with anyone who remembers Med 88, etc, XO's teddy bear! I'd been an MM & had to change rate due to heat stress. Hope you're all doing well!
Walker, Greg (JD)QM3Mar 1, 1986 – Dec 15, 1989NAVWas the best time I ever had
Pierce, JeffTM3Apr 1986 – Sep 1989ASI started off my time on the Dewey in 1st div then struck out and became a Torpedoman in AS Div, work center WS01.
Bostick, ChrisGMM3Jun 1986 – Jun 1990ASBest ship in the fleet. Really enjoyed serving under CMDR Coleman
Raymond, Davidbt2Jun 1, 1986 – Dec 15, 1989b 1 fireoh the memories fruit loops hawksteader the fish be jammin. out of fuel. the list goes on . sponsered by diet coke. hopper where you at? anybody who knows how to get ahold of bt2 hopper let me know please.
Forrest, Cornelius "Tony"GMM3Jun 2, 1986 – Aug 8, 1988GM & AS My first ship and greatest naval experience ever. After 24 years on 5 ships, Capt. Coleman was one of my greatest CO's ever. I also made lifelong friends from this crew. Contact info:
Webb, MichaelSR TO GMG2(SW) ON DEWEYJun 6, 1986 – Feb 21, 19891stThank you, GMG1(SW) McCracken, for seeing something in me, rest in peace shipmate.
Key, AndyRM2Jun 10, 1986 – Jun 12, 1988OCHey "Hitman Hearn" do you remember the time we lost all of the burnbags off the truck in Charleston!! I wonder what ever happened to "Mudfish" (RMCS Isaacs). A great ship when the Navy was still fun!
Duvall, RichardGMM-2Jun 25, 1986 – Jun 25, 1989Had a great timeon the DEWEY made lots of friends and have a lot of fond memeries that make me smile when I think of them. Good luck to all the crew of the DEWEY DUCK.
Kulp, RobertLTJul 1986 – Aug 1989Commo & DCAHad a great time (except while in the cms vault) regards to all.
Ewing, TonyBT3Jul 1986 – 19901FireroomWhat's up guys i just came across this site and boy it's been 20+ years man from 86 to decom.Ilove each and everyone of the guys that I served and burned with-A little burner front joke!! Ha Ha Ha!
Rhea, Bob profile iconCWO3Aug 1, 1986 – Sep 30, 1989OE1/OE2Contact me at:
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Gipe, Charles/chuckBoiler Technician3Aug 20, 1986 – Feb 18, 1989BT3Where's Commander Coleman? haha! This is Chuck's wife Valerie! haha! He's at work. He works at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa. We live in Spring Run, Pa. Son to be 25, Daughter to be 20. Miss you guys!!!<3!
Dennis Guinn, Pound PupBM3Sep 10, 1986 – Jun 25, 19901stTo all i served with i wish them well,i true miss you all,I'll never forget any of you,i did turn my artwork into my passion i do tattoos now i guess you can get the navy tradition out of me
Wilson, JosephFC2(SW)Sep 28, 1986 – 1990weaponsMiss all the good times, the med cruises the gulf cruise, the missile shoots in the caribeans, sweepers-sweepers shinin' the brass, p-ways. the poker games D-wadd and Ed Fall GM1 fall fashions. Love to hear from any of
Fleshman, VernBT1Oct 20, 1986 – Feb 11, 1988BI am looking for Roland Young who I served aboard the Dewey with 87-88! Roland if you are out there please contact me. This command would have been good duty had it not been for BTC Tennent or would that be BT2 Tennant
Ambrosini, Mark "Ambro'ET2Oct 27, 1986 – Jan 8, 1988"Med Jaunt '87", Had A great time in Italy And Turkey with Mike Porter, Tracy McCracken, Sam Miklos, Chris Wilkes and the rest of the guys.
Clark, JimMS3Nov 1986 – Jun 1990SS02Just retired in June of 06. VADM Route and LCDR Brown were there. It brought back many good memories as did seeing this web site. I hope you are all well and that I get a chance to see some of you again.
Vargas, OscarFC3Nov 1986 – Mar 1988GOnly one vessel I served. Wished it was longer.
Coleman, Richard profile iconCDRDec 1986 – May 1989COLucky to be CO of the best ship in the Navy. I'll never forget the great crew and ship. Meet up at USS Dewey DDG-45 Shipmates - Contact me at
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Moraux, MathewRM3 NOW ITCSDec 1986 – Feb 1989OCHad a great time on board.Enjoyed working with all my shipmates, thanks for the memories.
Norton, MarkHM3Dec 1986 – Dec 1988MedicalWhat A Crew
Gfroehrer, MikeMM31987 – 1989
Ferrari, KenBT1(SW)1987 – 1989BMy second tour went a little better than the first keep in touch
Belsky, RichardDS21987 – Oct 1, 1989OECool Ship
Mortenson, Timothy/pupMM21987 – 1990A-GangMy first ship, had some good times while on the ship.
Moscato, AnthonyBT31987 – 1989BPalma Spain sure do miss that place
Begley, MitchGMG21987 –Gun division Good ship
Silva, AlbertoE1 to E3 Seaman1987 – Jul 19891st Division Deck CrewMy first adventure in life became the USS DEWEY 45 ! Best times of my life happened on this ship ! Met some good people and made good friends Gonzalo Ogliastri and Dan Ryder remember you fellas always ! Good Times !
Collins, RayLTJan 1987 – Jun 1990E, A, Ops
Young, RolandBT3Jan 1987 – Jul 1990B
Diamond, JimSTG3Jan 1, 1987 – May 30, 1989Weapons2 of the best years of my life.
Daniels, AundraSNJan 29, 1987 – 1989First
Gengenbach, Mikeht3Feb 1987 – 1989damage controlbest memory... cdr coleman wearing the most ridiculous fire hat wile training with the toulon, france fire dept. somehow he made it look good. that guy had class!
Teevan, JohnDS2Feb 1, 1987 – Feb 12, 1990OE02Enjoyed all the time spent in Palma, Spain!!!
Kuehler, DaveFC1Feb 1, 1987 – Jul 5, 1990GMBest job I ever had. Med jaunt '87 and Coleman going over the side to retreive a smoke float and pulled the lanyard, orange smoke everywhere and him scrambling up the cargo netting yelling for the OOD to put on turns. What an orange clou
Robinson, Warren D.MS3Apr 9, 1987 – Aug 31, 1990Supply SS02Made a lot of friends on the DEWEY. Great memories!
Robinson, WarrenMS3Apr 23, 1987 – Aug 31, 1990SSO2Great Time on the Dewey! Left her & Navy on Decom Day 1990. Now License Funeral Director & Embalmer in SC & GA. I remember MSC Magistrado, MS1 McClary,MS1 Delacruz, MS2 Geer, MS3 Bell, MS3 Clark and all of the rest!
Jarrell, John (Jay)FC2May 1987 – Sep 1990GMMan up Dewey, "Man the Rail". Dewey was my first and finest. Any body want to contact me feel free. Even Smitty, though he didn't mention me with his Gunner's Mate's.
Warner, JeffE-4/EWMay 14, 1987 – Oct 15, 1988OWI had a great time on our Med deployment and the Iowa Battle group deployment. Keep in touch!
Luedtke, JimHM3/2Jul 1987 – Sep 1989MedWhat a ride
Hanshew, RobertYEOMANAug 1987 – Aug 1990NAVIGATIONHave fond memories of all the mayhem and wild times in various ports. Best night: Watching USS KITTYHAWK crewmembers being thrown over me while drinking a pint of beer. Police came, people ran out, a sat still drinking my beer.
Ryder, DanielBMSNSep 2, 1987 – Jun 30, 1989DeckWas the first ship that i served on and one of the best.Left the Dewey to do a NATO cruise aboard the Mahan.
Mort, JackET2Sep 10, 1987 – Sep 1989OE
Lattimer, MikeBT bitchOct 1987 – Jun 1989B 1-firestumbled across this site...bringing back a lot of memories and names i havent heard in a long time..but im worth millions now so ...suck it bitches
Roberts, MikeEW2(SW)Oct 1, 1987 – Jun 1, 1990OWAbsolutely the BEST command to which I was ever assigned. Many fond memories of the Med 87/88 and Persian Gulf 89/90 cruises. Retired as a LCDR in 2006 after a 22 year career. Would be great to hear from shipmates!
Peeples, WilliamGMM3Nov 1987 – Jun 1990cmI was the last man off here when we towed here under the bridge and past the forts heading north. I still have the brow skirt we used in the decommission.
McAdams, MikeLTNov 10, 1987 – Aug 31, 1990WeaponsA blast, even rooming with Ray. Retired LCDR '98 serving 2 tours MOMAG Mines as CO. In Fort Mill, SC now, teaching high school math and computers. Hang w/ LCDR Don Silva (ENGR) a lot. Daughter married w/grandson, son in desert. All fine.
Wade, RickRM2Dec 30, 1987 – 1990OC

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