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USS Vulcan (AR 5) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Vulcan (AR 5). 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 896 crew members registered for the USS Vulcan (AR 5).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1945 | 1946 – 1954 | 1955 – 1959 | 1960 – 1962 | 1963 – 1965 | 1966 – 1968 | 1969 – 1971 | 1972 – 1973 | 1974 – 1975 | 1976 – 1977 | 1978 | 1979 – 1980 | 1981 – 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 – 1988 | 1989 – now

Baert, Ray/ Billy Bobe-51976 – Dec 1979S-1hey Vulcan supply clerks, life is good
Smith, JohnnyMR21976 – 1980R-2Good Times
Piper, DanielHT21976 – 1979R-1 / pipe fitterWhat a party! I miss the good times we had. I spent a couple years in the pipe shop and then transferred to the carpenter shop before I left.
Williams, DavidEM31976 – 1979electrical repairwas on board when women came aboard and the trip to Peurto Rico what a time .Went to the Barcardi rum factory,the Black Angus ,Stayed at the hotel Condado with shipmates. Great time. anyone remember Chief Ord ?
Bailey, JeffETN21976 – 1979R-4, 67BHello Shipmates!
Williams, DanETN21976 – Mar 1980R4
Gall, Sylvanusftg31976 – Mar 31, 1979armory
McKay, Frankmm31976 – 1978engine room
Jaeger, Rodneyht1976 – 1977sheet metal shop
McCauley, Stanton profile iconE41976 – 1977Repair/Carpenter Shop
Newton, Billy profile iconMMFN1976 – 1980Aft engine/ A GangMy first 4 years were on the USS Vulcan, what a great wild tour! A lot of great memories, I often wonder how we survived some of them.
Wolske, Terry profile iconEMJan 1976 – 1978R3I Remember our pride in workmanship..."If we can't fix it, it ain't broke!"; this motto still sticks with me today.
Erb Sr., Harold (Wyatt)ICCJan 6, 1976 – Jun 20, 1978E/EngineeringThis was the last ship of my 20 years in the Navy, and it was a very enjoyable time. I wish I could have stayed longer, but the reason I was on board was also the reason I had to leave the Navy. My wife had cancer an she died April, 1979.
Wilks, Errol Anthony(Jamaica Joe)ICFNJan 15, 1976 – Jan 12, 1979Gyro Repair ShopThe Navy was my first job in America. I loved serving and I loved the guys I served with. I was on duty the day female sailors first came aboard. I would love to connect with my ship mates.
Fazekas, Ken (Fuzz)BT3Apr 1, 1976 – Apr 1, 1978
Ruch, JohnMRJun 1976 – May 1978machine shopgreat place to be at that time of my life learned a good trade
Zawacki, JonET1Jun 24, 1976 – Mar 25, 1981R4It was a good experience, I made alot of ggod friends then. I wish I could get in touch with some of them now.
Dicristoforo, Paul (Chris)HT3Jul 1976 – Feb 1978R1I had a great time on the Vulcan. I met a lot of good people. I started in the sheet metal shop and ended up in the pipe shop (The Magic Shop)
Harrison, AlanE4Jul 31, 1976 – Oct 28, 1978DECK
Paxton, LarryAR 5Aug 1976 – Jun 21, 19791 st best time of my young life. prepared me for the rest.met great people and enjoyed libertys with the guys of the 1st division. and telling people about the vulcans history .
Reed, JoanSK2Sep 1976 – Jun 1980Supply
Headrick, Tim (Head)HT1Sep 1976 – Apr 1981R - divHad a great time in the E-5 shop. as the LPO and had great cruises on the love boat would like to talk to old friends if you remember me. and loved all the woman aboard. I was the one that gave the DC test. hey Big mike!
Haluska, John ReidSK2Sep 26, 1976 – Apr 27, 1979S-1I was a crew member when we became the first US Navy ship to include women. We even met John Chancellor of the NBC Nightly News. I was the ship's Purchasing Agent. I am now a retired United States Postmaster.
Johnson, WayneSK3Oct 1976 – May 1980SupplyHad a blast on the Vulcan
Blodgett, RobertNov 1976 – Jul 1980Good ship good shipmates any body heard from Winkler?
Buchanan, TonySK3Nov 1976 – Aug 1978SupplyIn charge of working parties used to load the ship. Worked as outside storekeeper. Got out on the day the women first came on board. Made E4 twice.
Finchum, LarryRM3Dec 1976 – Dec 1979R4/OPSLooking back I had a good time. It seems like yesterday. I enjoyed the women coming on board. Made the best friends then, wish we had stayed in touch.
Lord, ReynirBMSN3Dec 26, 1976 – Mar 8, 19811 devisionWell this was at first hell on earth, we did not go anywhere and that is not what i signed up for, but after we got the women on board things changed to the better, and i loved it. thanks to all of my friends on board
Aitken, KellyMR21977 – 1979REPAIR
Winkler, LonniePh21977 – 1979R-5Ships Photographer
Hutchings, ThomasMR2 / MR11977 – 1981R-2 Machine shop / Tec Library
Fenstermaker, Rich (Fish)EN31977 – Sep 1979R-7 engine shopIt brought back a lot of memories seeing some of the guys I worked with in the engine shop Greg Dunn Bob Conrad, Kidd 'Smith ,remember Bob Taylor Paul(Rat)Sevard Chief Cox and more what a crew we had,
David, BarrentinesnJan 1977 – Dec 1979Deck / Medical
Schevikhoven, Chevymmfn/mm3Jan 10, 1977 – Mar 6, 1979mMy first ship. An oldie but a goodie. Alot of good friends and a great division. Everyone was great from the cheng on down
Lajoie, DonaldHT1Feb 8, 1977 – May 26, 1983R-1I woked in the sheet metal shop for 1 1/2 years then the pipe and weld shop the rest of my time on board.
Robb, Michael profile iconEM2Feb 13, 1977 – Jun 6, 1980Electrical Division, Engineering, Ships CompanyI didn't know it then but looking back I realize now that those days spent on the Vulcan were some of the best days of my life and the greatest adventure I have had so far.
Holt, JamisonBT APPMar 1977 – Oct 1977rear boilerroomwas onboard when we transfered boiler feed water to a panama navy destroyer that was in distress off the coast of ga. in the middle of the night that was quite an opperation
Luse, SteveSK2Mar 1977 – Sep 1979S-1 divisionMiss old friends from S-1 div. Got out of USN June 83. Worked at SUBLANT for 2 yrs. It would be great to hear from old friends via e-mail. SKC Luse
Bartholomew, MarkhtfnMar 28, 1977 – Aug 8, 1980Repairgreat time,great memories,great people. Had lots of fun for a country boy,it was different.
Seifert, ThomasBMSNApr 20, 1977 – Aug 28, 19801stwas on board for the 1st "Female Cruises" also went to the Med with them , we were christened the " Love Boat " I had a blast serving on the Vulcan and would love to see her and cruise on her just 1 more time ! I remember you all
Seifert, ThomasBMSNApr 20, 1977 – Aug 28, 19801stwas on board for the 1st "Female Cruises" also went to the Med with them , we were christened the " Love Boat " I had a blast serving on the Vulcan and would love to see her and cruise on her just 1 more time ! I remember you all
Kendrick, PaulBM2Jun 15, 1977 – Mar 16, 19802nd DivisionHi everyone. I retired as a BMC in 1996. Left the ships and went into the "Brown-Water" navy my last 8 years. I remember great times on that 1st Med cruise with with our new, female crew. A special hello to Amy Linam.
Brooks, GregoryPC2Jun 20, 1977 – May 13, 1979AdminHad great memories as the Postal Clerk. Big Bill Gutosky worked with me. Tried to coach the basketball team and I sucked. Keith Bradford invited me to meet his sisters and I still think about them. They were gorgeous!
Morgan, Terrence Or TerryEMFNJun 22, 1977 – Feb 10, 1980engineeringlooking James Hall and Ray Atkin
Rebori, Anthony /ajEN 3Jul 1977 – Jan 3, 1979A GangHad a great time. Made a lot of friends. Been to more places that i would not have been able to.
Rathbone, BobMMFNAug 1977 – Aug 1979MFirst ship of 10. retired in '99. I was the one that put the refer at the top of the escape ladder from the enginroom. and sold sodas and candybars. Looking for James Mayhair. He was in Repair. and Looking for Ed Baker
Dunn, GregEN3Aug 1, 1977 – Sep 1, 1980Good times........
Lawson, BobSK3Aug 1, 1977 – Apr 10, 1980S-1
Reed, MarkBT3Aug 6, 1977 – May 9, 1980R2Looking for Bob Seager, John Lindsey both were HT's I worked in the Boiler repair shop
Thomas, PiepenhagenOM1Aug 10, 1977 – May 24, 1978R-5
Paul, NealMM2Aug 10, 1977 – Apr 10, 1981R-2, & M, & A I came on a year before the ladies boarded, went to Halifax, St Thomas, Puerto Rico, Med Cruise @ 1979-1980, North Atlantic NATO(Oslo & Glascow) Cruise, Eearle NJ, Burmuda, Looking for Mark Brandt "Moses" & John Cavanarah @ Cleveland
Bradford, KeithPNSASep 1977 – Nov 1979PersonnelUpon signing onto the ship to the deck division, Pete asked if I could type. I said yes, he said, you're going to be a personnelman, been typin every since.
Marti, Luis/ RafyDT3Sep 1977 – Oct 1978Dental Clinic
Duhon, MichaelET1Oct 1977 – Jul 1982R-4Truly a life altering experience. Laid a great foundation for a life time. Miss my ship mates. Hope to see some of you again.
Choyinski, JamesSH2Oct 1, 1977 – May 1, 1981S-3
Bilek, BillMM3Oct 20, 1977 – Sep 21, 1979repair-valve shophi to bob blodgett,went to a party with you in maryland.remember me.found kevin saylor,drop a line.
Erickson, SteveHT3Nov 1977 – Apr 1981Hi, fellow shipmates. I serve on the Vulcan from 77' til. 81'. I worked in the sheetmetal shop & still have many fond memories.
Jenkins, Richard (Rick)MR3Nov 1977 – Jul 26, 1987R1I,m looking for my ship mates and to share old times with
Stanton, ChristopherFTG2Nov 1977 – Sep 1979WeaponsOn board when the first women arrived. Sure made things interesting.
Mullen, ShawnYNSNDec 1, 1977 – Jan 1, 1979X/EngineeringHello to everyone who was on the Vulcan, 77-79. Shout out to all my friends -- Debby Winters, Larry Gordon, Marilyn -- if you read this, write to me! I want to know how you are doing.
Bays, RobertET3Dec 1, 1977 – Apr 4, 1979R-4I and Katharine M. (Smith) Bays were the couple that got married while serving aboard and subsequently part of the reason it got coined the Love Boat. We are still happily married, though I have been retired for several years.
Mullen, ShawnYNSNDec 9, 1977 – Jan 5, 1979Legal Yeoman, Engineering Yeoman, Captain's OfficeHi everyone who remembers me!
Troche, Pedro E. (Pete)E3Dec 15, 1977 – Sep 1, 1979Engineering E 5 shopLooking for any of my Vulcan shipmates. Such as Dave Mullins, Bodkins, Headrick, Pichardo, Cabazos, Al Shaw, Ronnie Cobb and any others . Shout out to Maggie !
Libengood, LeeMR3Dec 29, 1977 – Jul 25, 1980R2 small & large machine shopOld pier5 bldg5 wason her when first women came abord missed the med cruise though, looking for someone with pictures to bermuda & Nova scotia lost mine

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