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USS Somers (DDG 34) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Somers (DDG 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 253 crew members registered for the USS Somers (DDG 34).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1968 | 1969 – 1971 | 1972 – 1974 | 1975 – 1977 | 1978 – 1979 | 1980 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Heacock, CliffSoM2cSep 1, 1945 – Nov 17, 1945unknown
Fatum, CharlieBMSNApr 1959 – Mar 19612nd
Johnson, James MFN&SNOct 1960 – Mar 1964REPAIR & DECKI AM STILL HERE AS OF 9/23 /2008.WAS MEMBER OF CREW 1960 TO 1964 TO ALL OF CREW I SALUTE EVERY ONE FOR A JOB WELL DONE THROUGH ALL THE YEARS STILL THINK ABOUT THE GOOD TIMES I HAD WHILE SAILING ABOARD
McCaw, Ray (Mack)RT3Sep 7, 1963 – Sep 8, 1968ET
Plante, Bob profile iconMachinist MateJul 1964 – Jan 1966M DivisionI am the Administrator of the USS Somers Crewmembers Association. See the Somers website at usssomers.com or our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Somersmen. We currently have 230 former shipmates on our Somers Roster.
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Silski, FredE6Nov 30, 1965 – Aug 31, 1971Weapons
Bartle, Jay WMM1May 1966 – 1973M
Norris, John LarryRD2 / OS2Nov 1966 – Jul 1970CIC OperationsFor Somers shipmates, please also register at http://www.usssomers.com. Would love to hear from DDG34 CIC team members. My email is jln9172@gmail.com
Capillo, Leo (Cap)RD21967 – 1970OperationsPlankowner of the USS Somers, DDG-34. Assigned to CIC.
Smith, T. C.ETR21967 – 1969OperationsPlank Owner, on board in Hunters Point till separated in 1969 for medical retirement.
Noblet, DonFTM2Mar 10, 1967 – Nov 1, 1971WMPre-pre commissioning detail-2 WESTPAC Tours
Calvin, Gary 'Cal'ST1Apr 1967 – Nov 2, 1970WA (ASW)WA was made up of sonar techs, torpedomen and ASROC gunner's mates. We had the navy standard SQS23G sonar and the MK114 UNDERWATER FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM. It was a great crew. I made chief in 1971 and graduated college in Oregon in 1976.
Zack, Michael (Mike)GMM-2Apr 1967 – Dec 1969WeaponsThese were some great times! I was scheduled for discharge during our 1969 departure for Vietnam and left the ship in Subic Bay in December for a flight home.
Hodges, Virgil L.ETCSMay 1967 – May 20, 1970
May, JimBT3May 1967 – May 1971B BIVISIONI HAD SOME CLOSE FRIENDS AND SHIPMATES WHILE ON THE SOMERS, I WISH I HAD KEPT IN TOUCH. PLANK OWNER
Fiske, GaryFTM2Jun 26, 1967 – Sep 9, 1971weaponsGreat crew, the FTs where tops. Plank owner, great shore duty in San Francisco, 2 Westpacs and lots of adventures.
Williams, Jamesftm2Jul 1967 – Jul 1971wmlooking for crew members from hunter point up to the end of July 1971
Roach, MichaelYN3Jul 15, 1967 – Dec 4, 1968NavigationI worked on Hunters Point Shipyard until commisioning in Feb 68. Then I worked in the Ships Office.
Calhoun, EdwardDC3Aug 1967 – Jan 1969"R"Plank owner
Wilder, Glen profile iconETN3Aug 1967 – Sep 1969OEMy first Command fresh out of A school. I learned alot from all I served with.
Fallo, DaneE3Aug 1, 1967 – Feb 2, 1970Have forgotten all the time at sea, and just remember a great bunch of guys!! Thanks for the memories.
Goebel, Michael profile iconCS3Sep 1967 – May 1969SUPPLY
Hamlett, DuffyseamenSep 1967 – May 1971weapons gunsboarded somers ddg34 at hunters point in san Francisco and stayed on it for my time in the navy. plank owner. had a lot of good times. good crewmates. I'm married ,retired and living in Minnesota.
Walker, StanleyEM3Sep 1, 1967 – Oct 29, 1969engineeringI would like to know the name of the men who manned the laundry.
Wadeking, BobSTGSNSep 3, 1967 – Oct 1, 1968Sonar
Herrman, Larry profile iconW-1, W-2-EnsOct 1967 – Nov 1970Fire Control OfficerPrecom Crew was a blast! Play golf here in No Virginia with now retired Capt John Mitchel. Looking forward to 2016 reunion. Retired in 83 and then again in 2012. Still married to Georgina whom I married while on DDG-34
Metivier, Rick/ MitzSFP3Nov 1, 1967 – Oct 7, 1969Rplank owner
Glazar, JohnMM2Nov 10, 1967 – May 7, 1970Main Control and RPlank owner
Kleck, DwayneMM2Nov 10, 1967 – May 22, 1971M-Div aft engineroom plankownerThe Somers was he 1st of 7 navy ships and 11 merchant ships. It is the one I compare all the others to. I eventually retired in 1999 as a GSMC (gas turbine). I had 2 periods of broken service in the mix.
Moser, TjETN31968 – 1970OE
Hlubocky, ChuckIC31968 – Sep 1968Engineering
Berthiaume, DavidBT 31968 – 1972BTLooking to catch up with old shipmates
Walls, Ronald  NEWSH31968 – Aug 1972SupplyStarted out in the deck force….Went into supply division as a ship serviceman.Worked in the laundry with Ed Eubank and sang in the ship’s band. Ed, Bob Chartier, Tom Parker and Mike Sloan were some friends. Great Ship!!!
Morin, PhilipMM 3Feb 1, 1968 – Aug 28, 1969MMain Control
Baker, LawrenceETR3Apr 10, 1968 – Dec 3, 1969ET
Blancq, HenryBM2May 1968 – May 1971Deck
Christie, DaleFTM2Jul 1968 – Oct 1970WMI was one of three FTM2's working on the missile computers. I left the ship just prior to it's second deployment to westpac as a DDG.
Olson, Alan / OleMM3Aug 1968 – May 1970MI went aboard a niave young sailor fm Eugene, Or and served with some of the BEST PEOPLE I could have been blessed to serve with! They definately shaped my furture for the better and I will always be thankful for knowing them.
Hines, Jr., AustinBT3Aug 1, 1968 – Oct 9, 1969Boilerman
Borgmeyer, HenryMM3Sep 1, 1968 – Sep 1, 1970Mafter engine room
Hayhurst, Richard J.CS3Sep 1, 1968 – Jan 24, 1969SupplyPlank Owner
Descoteaux, John "Curley Joe Dakota"EM2Dec 1968 – May 1971RepairFirst and last time as Ship's Company. Prior service was with Naval Inshore Operations in Vietnam. Got sick every time we got underway. For gosh sakes you had to wear a uniform! Don't need a uniform in the jungle.

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