The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Blandy (DD 943). 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 202 crew members registered for the USS Blandy (DD 943).
|Lintimedenmuth, William Hank||E3||1979 – 1981||1ST||giOOD TIMES GITMO WAS WILD,cliff drivingn. fun|
|Rickert, Jack||FTG2||1979 – Jul 8, 1980||Weapons|
|Miller, Whitty||OS2||Mar 5, 1979 – Aug 15, 1981||some of my best navy memories were while serving onboard the Blandy.|
|Ely, Rodney||RM2||Jun 1979 – Jun 1982||OC||Would love to hear from anyone the rembers me from the ship :o)|
|Thrower, Emerson||CDR (Retired)||Sep 4, 1979 – Aug 10, 1982||M Division||My first and most favorite ship. She was a great ship and I was part of a great crew even though I was surely wet behind the ears as junior officer onboard her. At soon to be age 61, I miss her and the days at sea.|
|Weber, John||YN1||Dec 1979 – Aug 1982||Nav||Good experience.|
|Schroetter, Don (Scoooter)||MM3||1980 – 1982||A Gang|
|Moon, Howard||OSSN||1980 – 1981||OI|
|Taylor, Eric||OSSN||1980 – Nov 1982||oi|
|Tabano, Tony||SM3||1980 – 1982||comm|
|Realpepperman@yahoo.com, Bruce||EM3||1980 – 1982||E|
|Kelley, Pat||SM2 (SW)||1980 – 1983||comm|
|McElhannon, Timothy||OS3||Jan 1980 – 1982||OI|
|Opelka, William||FTG3||Feb 7, 1980 – May 27, 1982||2nd|
|Dempsey, Skid||PN2||May 1, 1980 – Nov 5, 1982||Navigation||Still think about her almost daily. Especially her last cruise in the North Atlantic when her super structure was cracking and resulted in her being decommissioned on 11/05/82. I might have been last to depart. As PN2|
|Rothe, Steven||IC1||Sep 1980 – Nov 1982||E||The Blandy was my first ship out of Boot Camp. I was really sad to see it decomissioned but it had served it's duty. It was great to see Scotland , Spain and Italy and the Persian Gulf was interesting. Nimitz 2 Libya 0.|
|Neve, Don||STG3||Oct 1980 – Oct 1982||ST||Blandy was the start of my career and a good start at that. Many fond memories.|
|Borrego, Carlos M.||EM3||Nov 17, 1980 – Oct 1982||R||What an experience, for a while, I was the youngest sailor onboard, at 17. I remember cutting a cake with the oldest sailor (the Master Chief). I remember Chief Swinson, Jahnsen, Jacobs, Christlieb,Quidem,Baer, etc.|
|Halliday, Jon||EM3||1981 – Nov 1982||R||Decommissioning Crew, Gitmo once? twice? Was at that miserable place at least 3x, can't remember how many times on Blandy. Med, Suez, Persian Gulf, St Thomas... Recognize a bunch of names. email@example.com|
|Gore, William||BT3||Jul 22, 1981 – 1982||Decommisioning crew. Forward fireroom "the brotherhood"|
|Rodrigues, Henry||SMC||Aug 1981 – 1982||Comm/Nav||My first ship, and what a great one. The MED/Persian Gulf cruise was a lot of good times and good memories. I went on to retirement after 24 years in 2005.|
|Scherber, Terry||MM2||Oct 23, 1981 – Nov 5, 1982||M||Also served on the AD 42 & LSD 40. Joined Minneapolis Pipefitters Local 539 in 1988.Currently employed at General Mills Riverside, also teach 3rd year apprentice intro to steam and hot water.|
|Wilms, Dan||ENSIGN||Nov 21, 1981 – 1982||A&E||Only on Blandy a short time before she was decomissioned. Good experience.|
|Houk, Steve||GMG3||Dec 1981 – Nov 5, 1982||Mount 51||I arrived by helo from Bahrain and dropped by line. I just left gunnery "C" school. I had the BIG KEY RING to all the small arms on the ship. I took the 50 Cals with me when ship Decommisioned. See me www.houktree.com/navynew.htm|
|Bernat, Craig||FTG3||Jan 1982 – Oct 1982||2nd||Getting highlined from the Command ship in the Persian Gulf to the Blandy. Decommissioning on that cold October day in 1982. Looking for fellow gun plot crew from that time.|
There are currently no planned reunions.