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USS Spiegel Grove (LSD 32) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Spiegel Grove (LSD 32). 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 254 crew members registered for the USS Spiegel Grove (LSD 32).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1963 | 1964 – 1969 | 1970 – 1975 | 1976 – 1979 | 1980 – 1983 | 1984 – now

Torrance, Karl1970 – 1971B
Cunningham, DavidGMG21970 – 19733RD
Skawinsky, JosephEn21970 – 1974AA division refer shop.
Burkhardt, Calvin TedEN3Mar 10, 1970 – Apr 11, 1972EnginemanMed cruise 1971
Walsh, Petere2Apr 14, 1970 – Oct 14, 1971messi remember the norht atlantic swim and the middie cruise
Fuller, Richard A.EN 3Jun 30, 1970 – May 30, 1972A-
Zeoli, Louis WopMM3Aug 1970 – Sep 1971M
Zumpano, Chuckseaman/BM3Oct 1970 – Jun 28, 19732nd Deck Divisionexcellant duty. served with many veterans and learned a lot. saw lots of foreign countries.
Marshall, RickFTG2Nov 1970 – Jan 19743rdGreat ship and good cruises including Rio Apollo 14 backup recover (Shellback), many Caribbean trips and the Med and one cold trip to Cape Cod.
Williams, RonnieEM3Jan 1971 – Jun 1973"E" DivMy Old Buddie Jackie C. Williams from Gibson, NC And Rodrick Powell from Gary, Ind. They think that I don't remember huh
Rowland, Gerald profile iconPC3Mar 1, 1971 – Dec 20, 19736th Fleet
Brucks, GeorgeRD2Apr 1971 – Apr 17, 1973operationsMany good memories. Saw interesting sites during the Med cruise but recall a SNAFU resulting in petroleum tinged drinking water for a while + a marine who set off a smoke grenade below decks, ship-wide panic briefly.
Sullivan, William PseamanMay 4, 1971 – Oct 23, 1973second division
Horne, Alan (Bip) profile iconMM3Jul 3, 1971 –fwd m
Van Fleet, ErnieEm3Aug 6, 1971 – 1974EEnjoyed my time aboard. Made friends and got to see some of the world. No regrets joining the navy.
Burgess, RickSK3Oct 16, 1971 – Feb 5, 1973SFrom Boot Camp to the Grove as a "Deck Ape" later to Supply as a Storekeeper. I did not realize at the time what a life experience I was gaining. Thanks to my shipmates and the "Spiegel Eagle!"
Long, CalvinHTFNOct 31, 1971 – Feb 7, 1975repair
Powell, MikeQM1972 – 1975N and XI had some damm good times on board the Grove. Raised hell in many differnt countries of the world. Loved those Carib cruises.
Baker, CharlesFirst Class Engineman1972 – 1975A DivisionNavy Retired now. Retired after 24 1/2 years, December 13th 1978. Spent 7 years as a Navy Recruiter. Made Chief Petty Officer in 1976.
Weston, VaughnE3Oct 1972 – 19741st DivisionWas on the U.S.S. Spiegel Grove LSD-32 1st division. Boatswains Mate. 1972-74
Wyeth, MikeBM1973 – 1974DeckThis was my 1st duty station after boot camp. I wanted so much to be a Seabee and was sent to the Grove. But I did strike and finally found a way off the ship. I finally got my wish EO6 Wyeth
Kegan, BenE4/BT1973 – 1977B division
Renick, ClayMM2Apr 1973 – Dec 1976M Division
Graham, RonnieBM3Dec 1973 – Jul 16, 19761stI was the Coxswain of the Captains Gig for Avila and Bush. Both ran a good ship and didn't mind having a cold beer with you. Wondering if anyone has any good pictures of the time Prince Charles visited our ship.
Weld, PeteMM3Dec 31, 1973 – Jul 28, 1975M
Burke, LesSH E6Feb 19, 1974 – Apr 1, 1977SLoved the Boat and the time spent
Blake, PeteMM2Mar 1974 – Sep 1977EMO2
Riherd, James (Pat) profile iconBMMar 15, 1974 – Apr 15, 1979B Div and 2nd DivFirst ship after BC. Reported to B Div, (Boiler #2) got in trouble enough to convinve Capt Avila to move me to Deck. Became Senior Coxswain. Grew up on SG. Retired at 26yrs as BMCS Looking for OS Butch Mariah (sp)
Calderon, Teodoro (Teddy)MS1Mar 17, 1974 – Apr 6, 1977SupplyWorked under captain Bush. Looking for anyone who might remember me.
Johnson, JosephRM2Apr 13, 1974 – Aug 30, 1977ops
Burke, Les BurkeE4Jun 19, 1974 – Apr 1, 1977SHmissed all the good times She was a good ship
Johnson, Joseph , JoeRM2Jun 25, 1974 – Aug 30, 1977opslife really suck at that time
Knight, MarkMM3Aug 1974 – Sep 1977
Robinson, James (Butch)rm3Oct 1, 1974 – Jun 21, 1977communicationsbethelhem steel yard, baltimore, maryland. overhaul ship. norfolk,VA
Adams, JossephSeamanNov 15, 1974 – Nov 14, 19781 St.
McGeough, DonaldE3Dec 15, 1974 – Mar 17, 19751stMany memories of the Med cruise of '74 with a great group of sailors. Manned the captains gig with Ronnie Graham and had a great skipper, Captain Avila, logged 23,751 miles, drank 17,000 gallons of coffee.
Jackson, DennisBM21975 – 1977FirstServed with Avila and Bush. Both good COs. Spent a lot of time "East of Crete".
Rowedda, StevenE41975 – Aug 3, 1979
Waldeck, David profile iconsn1975 – 1977deck
Pelland, WilliamHTCFeb 1975 – Aug 1977R
James Henico, JimGNG2Mar 1975 – Jun 1975WEAPONS
Millard, NeilMM2Jul 1, 1975 – Jun 8, 1980M division / EM01would like to rekindle some old times feel free to email me @
Willis Jr., Thurman R. (Sandy)E-3 TO E-1Aug 1975 –decklookind for "Doc" leslie mcintire or mcintosh who was on board at the same time i was this very important to me please call me at anytime at 831-338-2330
Foote, GregorySN/BM3/BM2Sep 1975 – Apr 19781stWorked for BM1 Davidson on his PMS crew. I checked in on a Saturday and met BM1 Davidson who had weekend duty. Woke me up on Sunday morning and had me go up on the crane with another Seaman to show me how to operate it.

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