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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 249 crew members registered for the USS Somers (DDG 34).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1969 | 1970 – 1973 | 1974 – 1976 | 1977 – 1978 | 1979 – now

Krueger, PhilOSSN1974 – 1976OII have never partied like I did while on the Somers. Me and QM George Grape.
Moran, RobertEM11974 – 1976EServed on her when she was in dry dock in Pearl. Have many great memories.
Holzinger, Hans (German)MMFNFeb 1974 – Mar 1975MM
Glade, WalterSTG2Mar 1974 – Feb 1977
Towery, Stonewall "derby"BM3Mar 1, 1974 – Sep 1, 1977What a time in my life it was. Great west Pacs and lots cool friends. Would do it all over again!
Pankop, CraigGMT-2May 1974 – Aug 1975AS or was it WAOnly brief periods of underway time the we spent from December 74 till I left , August 75 in the yards at Pearl Harbor. Lived in those old wooden barracks. Sold my Mustang to one of the FT's. It was a good ship.
Brown, LarryLTJGMay 1, 1974 – Aug 10, 1975NavigatorCapt Howard Pabst was tough, demanded a lot.
Schaefer, StephenOS2May 18, 1974 – May 19, 1976OperationsMost of my time was spent in the shipyard @ Pearl,chippin paint atop the crows nest with some mowie wowie. Then wespac to PI with the Shitty Kitty, May of '75. Those were the Daz!
Wysk, DanOSSNMay 18, 1974 – Feb 18, 1976OperationsGreat memories of some awesome shipmates. Beers, Boo Boo, Taco, Ski, Grits just to name a few made for some wild times. Never did make a West Pac but 21 months on "The Rock" was enough. Hope all are well!
Torres, SergioHM31975 – 1977Medical
Dunkin, DanBTFN1975 – 1976fireroom 2was there for the running aground and was part of the engineering div. strike. BT's were over worked and under loved.
Hughes, JhanGMT31975 – Feb 3, 1979Weapons ASROCMan, what a time we had! I'd do it all over again. Bob Vergari where are you?
Smith, JeffreyBTFNJan 7, 1975 – Apr 7, 1977B DivisionLearned alot about engineering, about being a team player, saw alot of new places, and messed with the Navy the best I could
Burnham, MikeSNFeb 1975 – Feb 1977Weapons(ASROC)Hello!To all, it has been along time.Sure would like to here from anyone who served the same time as myself.
Hughes, BobbyU. S. S. SOMERSFeb 15, 1975 – Feb 15, 1977Operations
Davis, Henry "Joe"EW3Mar 1975 – Mar 1976I too was also onboard when the ship was run aground right out of drydock. However I got new orders to report to the Coral Sea within a few months of that event.
Breault, HowardFTM3Mar 15, 1975 – Aug 29, 1979WM
Long, DannyMMFNMay 1975 – Nov 1977MAll that hash from Hawaii to Subic down in the rudder room. In Hong Kong, trading brass valves for 5ths of Johnny Walker Red, stole the keg from the O Club while in Drydock, good times! Remember that Crazy Woody from MS
Kiel, BrianEM 3Jun 5, 1975 – Dec 1977EI was there when we ran aground in Pearl Harbor. It was the first time I had ever been out to sea. I Only made one west pac in 2 1/2 years. We were just to broken down all the time.
Brusacoram, Gene (Boozy)E1 to Almost E4 then back to E1Jun 10, 1975 – Jan 10, 1977A-GangI don't remember too much! We used to party "alot"!
Dorton, JackSTG3Jul 1975 – Jul 1976ASI was aboard in Pearl Harbor during the dry-dock and sea trial period.
Goolsby, Gary Wayne (Goober)MM/FNJul 1975 – Jul 1977EngineringI worked in #2 Eng. room Had a lot of good times back in the day. Anyway I would like to hear from All who know me. Goober
Nylen, WilliamFTM2Sep 1975 – Sep 1978WMWorked in Missile Plot (missile computer room).
Begnoche, DavidHT3Sep 1975 – Oct 1977RShe was tired iron when they sunk her for target practice, but the pictures of it were sad see.
Michael Brown, MikeOS3Nov 1975 – Nov 1977OIGreat crew it had to be for what we went through. The Somers was a terrible ship. The engineering plant was always broke no fault of the engineers it was just a bad ship. also served Dewey DDG 45 Kinkaid DD 965 Hercules PHM 2
Rouch, ChuckMM31976 – 1979MWorked in Main Control for 2 Westpacs
Mahenski, Robert (Bob)OSSN1976 – 1977OperationsWhat a wild time we had on board the Somers. Cannon, TomEd, Doug, Gary, Mike, Terry...miss you wild guys!
Mahenski, Robert (Bob)OSSN1976 – Nov 1977OperationsCrazy, wild times back then.
Jarose, Richard (Mike)BT11976 – 1978"B"Hardest job I ever loved. Greatest Officers and crew I ever knew...Thanks
Jarose, Richard (Mike)BT-11976 – 1978"B" Engineering
Paranada, LeeSM31976 – 1978OCSM1 August Smith SMSN M Jackson, SN G. Gette, SN Sam "Hot Rod" Rodriguez SMSA G.Gullemette, SMSN S Upshaw. What a Signal Gang.
Richardson, Paul "Rich"BT11976 – 1979Boiler Technician
Donovan, MikeSK3Jan 1976 – Jan 1978SupplySomers was first ship. Made WESTPAC 77. Great time.
Richard Chriss Fn Forward Engine Room, RickE-3Feb 5, 1976 – Apr 10, 1978M divisionReally enjoyed serving on board USS Somers first Ship out of Brooklyn New York was a reality check for me. first time I got yelled at by Chief Brodstat and meeting the shortest Master Chief in the Navy . 2 west paks
Day, DennisSTGFeb 27, 1976 – Jul 1977ASW
Cargill, Bob (Clutch Cargo)MM3Apr 15, 1976 – Sep 15, 1979MWorked as an MM in Main Control and #2 Engine room. Went on 2 West Pacs. Looking to contact all of my old friends from the Somers.
Delcarlo, Bruce (Deli)MM3May 10, 1976 – Aug 17, 1980MOK where you at Cargill aka CLUTCH,and the rest of you shellbacks?
Simmons, MarkBMSNJul 1976 – Aug 197707 76 08 77
Darling, GregMM3Aug 1976 – Jul 1978MJust want to say hi to all the great folks I served with
Dockter, MikeEM3Aug 1976 – Oct 1978EngineeringI have one of the "yearbooks" for the 1977 Westpac, pictures of the crew, ports of call and other memorable moments.
Bortkun, ChuckFTM1Aug 1, 1976 – Aug 1, 1980WMBeen a long time. Looking for those who served on the Somers from 1976 to 1980.
Reinhardt, MichaelBMSNSep 1976 – Sep 1978WDGood Times, Bad times. Made alot of freinds. Good Luck To All.
McGrath, JimmyRM2Sep 29, 1976 – Jan 6, 1979Operations
Howry, DaveRM3Oct 1976 – Jul 1978OCHad a great time while stationed onbard the Sommers. WestPac was great. What happened to my fellow RM's (Marty, Mike, Jimmy,Bernie, Jack and Joe) if your out there lets get together and go over old times.
Hilliard, DonEW2Oct 1, 1976 – Sep 1, 1978OIThe ship was crap, but the crew was tight.
Schnacker, AlanBTFNNov 2, 1976 – Nov 1978b

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