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USS Hermitage (LSD 34) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Hermitage (LSD 34). 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 327 crew members registered for the USS Hermitage (LSD 34).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1963 | 1964 – 1968 | 1969 – 1972 | 1973 – 1976 | 1977 – 1980 | 1981 – 1983 | 1984 – 1986 | 1987 – now

Davis, CliffordPipe fitter 3rd class1954 – 1956Not sureRegistering for my father who passed away in 1998. He was a plank owner for this ship.
Frame, Wilbur (Web)Cheif Petty Officer1956 –Boiler RoomThis Was My Step Father, I Believe He Retired in 1974-1975 With 22 years Service.
Kaplin, Leonard JoeRMSN1956 – 1958OperationsMy supervisor then was RM1 Armstrong. He was an excellent supervisor.
Venza, FrankJan 1, 1956 – Jan 1, 1960Communcations Radio I am posting this for my Dad that past away on November 22nd 2006. We have some great 8mm film of the Ship and Crew during stops in San Juan for R&R around 1959.
Miles, RobertRM2Sep 1956 – Jun 1957Operations/CommunicationPre-Comm, Plank Owner
Rosa, JosephFIREMAN/MMNov 1, 1956 – Oct 1, 1958APlank Owner. Brings back old memoreis. Would like to talk to old shipmates.
Capps, Frank WSK3Dec 14, 1956 – May 10, 1958SUPPLYPut Ship in Commission in December 14th, 1956 Plankowner
Atkinson, Donald S. (Don)ENSIGNAug 15, 1957 – Dec 15, 1957Gunnery OfficerServed in Med while waiting to get into flight training. Particpated in NATO War Games in Mediterranean & Turkey. John McCains father was CincPhibLant during these operations.
Graziano, MichaelGMG3Oct 20, 1957 – Feb 20, 19623rd Great ship. Good times
Walton, Franklin profile iconHM3-HM2Mar 1958 – Mar 1959MedicalRetire in 1974 as HMC. Still have good memories of the crew. I think about the many heart games played in the mess area. Great food!! Great Crew!
Patarino, JosephSM 1st classMay 15, 1958 – Jan 11, 1962Deck 2
Dehart, C.j.MMJun 10, 1958 – May 21, 1962 Good times and some I don't want to remember. My wife and I ordainize a reunion for the USS Hermitage LSD-34 about thirty years ago. If you are interested in learning more about the reunion group,please get in touch with us. Next reunion 2007 in
Hall, Robert(bob)/skivvie WaverSM-2Jun 12, 1958 – Jul 15, 1962OperationsI can honestly say,this was the period of time where I grew up!The first time I was away from home/family and had to rely on shipmates for advice and friendship One of the best times of my life. I was married,and had to lovely daughters.
Zuber, Stewart (Tony)MM2Jun 26, 1958 – Jun 22, 1962M Divison
Gay, RoyMM_2Jul 14, 1958 – Dec 28, 1961M Aft.Engine RoomIntrested in hearing from the snipes or any one that served the same time
Dehart, CarolMM2Sep 1958 – May 26, 1962engine room
Taggart, DavidSNSep 1958 – Sep 1960Boswains mate
Taggart, David "Tracks"SN3Nov 1958 – Sep 1959DeckI would love to hear from some of my old buddies that did the Med cruise taking Eisenhauers helicopter through the Suez Canal to Pakistan. The best shore leave was in Barcelona.
Stack, FrankEM2Nov 10, 1958 – Jan 1, 1962EGREAT MEMORIES OF THE HERM.
Martin, JamesMR3Jan 1959 – Jun 1960R=2
Zuber, Stewart, (Tony) ZubMM 2Jan 4, 1959 – Jun 14, 1962M Forward Engine RoomHave enjoyed the reunions and hope to see more of you there in Sept.
Jutras, ErnestFNMay 1959 – May 1961R-DivisionMet alot of great guys and had good times at many reunions. Wish we could have had more guys there from 59 -61. God speed to all who served on the Herm. Ernie Jutras
Goedken, GarySignalmanJul 1959 – Jul 1961CommunicationsI didn't always think the Navy was so great but I realize now that it was the source of some of my best memories and a great learning experience.
Warren, Ernesten1Jul 18, 1959 – Mar 16, 1963boat shop
Hall, Gano Haroldyn2Oct 1959 – Jun 1962X
Peach, Richard J1960 – 1961Bosamate
Hoffman, GaryCORPORAL E-41960 –Embarked Marine Machine Gunner M Co. 3rd Bn. 2nd. Marines for several trips to Vieques, PR. Some of the best embarked crew quarters during my tour. Did a lot of shooting from the helo deck. Good Navy crew and Ships Capt.
Blankingship, WyattLT.JGJul 14, 1960 – Sep 1, 1962Deck 2nd OfficerTwo good years with a great crew. The Solant Amity cruise was a most interesting trip. Two trips up the Congo River and 10 times accross the Equator. Once at 00 Lat. & 00 Long. Not many can claim to be a Golden Shellback.
MacKinnon, BruceLT(JG)Aug 20, 1960 – Jun 6, 1962Operations
Rosenbalm, BillyYN2Oct 1, 1960 – Jun 1, 1970Administration
Friedman, MalcolmYN3Jan 16, 1961 – Jan 15, 1965
Plotkin, Malcolmmm2Jul 1, 1961 – Apr 1, 1964mlooking back life was pretty good
Rose, CharlessnJul 17, 1961 – Jul 18, 19631st div
Salinas, Joseph R.YN-3Aug 20, 1961 – Aug 18, 1965Personnel OfficeSpent four years of good duty on a great ship> Had great crew members and officers. Would like to see or hear from some of my crew members.
Patterson, RayDC-3Nov 1961 – Jan 1965RI will never forget the Herm and the crew I served with. A great bunch of sailors.The Herm took me to ports I would never have seen otherwise. I fell in love everwhere I went, expecially on the Med cruise in 1963 I would to do it again.
Dickerson, James (Jocko)ftsn1962 – Jul 14, 1964uss hermitage lsd 34
Heyliger, DavidSeaman 1st ClassMar 28, 1962 – Apr 29, 1966SupplyIf you know Robert Lee Cash contact me @ 910 670-8900.
Kabis, WaltFTG-3Jun 15, 1962 – Apr 23, 1964
Kutz, JimLTJGDec 1962 – Dec 1965Communications Officer
Cullen, JimSK21963 – 1965SupplyGreat ship and crew. 63 Med Cruise (Met an English girl in Malta and celebrated 45th Anniv in 2010).Then in 64 Trans- Atlantic again for Operation Steel Spike. Panama later in 64 (Beer on the Pier!). Gitmo, Bermuda, Halifax & the Big Apple!
Davidson, Oscarseaman1963 – Nov 1966div1
Menow, Frank (Wally)EN3Jan 10, 1963 – May 10, 1967EngineeringI still think of the friends I made as a youngster. Chief Bailey,James Tucci, Shipe, Sorochin,w. williams T.Giggler, T Cannon, E Reaves, and the restof the the guys I grew up with.
Yunt, LarryMM3Feb 20, 1963 – Mar 27, 1966engineer
Yunt, LarryMM3Mar 17, 1963 – Mar 27, 1966engineer
Rosende, "rosy"PN2Jun 1963 – Apr 1964x
Rosende, "rosy"PN2Jun 1963 – Apr 1964x
Tatum, RogerENS./LTJGJun 18, 1963 – Jan 24, 1965Gunnery
Marx, DaveSNJul 2, 1963 – May 25, 1965
Ted, WaplesFTG3Jul 4, 1963 – May 22, 1965
Smith, HarryMM3Dec 1963 – Apr 1966enjoyed Med cruise and meeting people. Reunion in Sept. 07 in Pa. Hope to see some fellow shipmates.
Miller, ThomasRmsnDec 1963 – Jun 1964O&C

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