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USS Boston (CAG 1) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Boston (CAG 1). 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 329 crew members registered for the USS Boston (CAG 1).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1957 | 1958 – 1960 | 1961 – 1963 | 1964 – 1965 | 1966 | 1967 – 1968 | 1969 – now

Hall, BillGS21958 – Dec 19598th
Burns, BobbyNW31958 – 19612nd
Holmes, Judson1958 – 1961
Holmes, JudsonSEAMAN1958 – 1961Does anyone know how to find Gerald (jerry) woodcock, Dave Martinsdale, John Minser, They served with me. These were some of my best years and fondest memories. USS Boston gave me a lifetime of great memories and fun. Still thinking of it.
Doucett, Josephseaman1958 – Sep 19614 th divisionI rember Bill Ivory Jud Holmes, and Jim Silk Going into Amsterdam the med, and the caribbean.
Hansen, RoyBMSNJan 1958 – Feb 19598thThe time I spent on the Boston was the most exciting part of my life. I was at the first reunion in 1985 and met a lot of great guys thanks to Art Hebert. Contact USS
Nelson, Edwardyn3Mar 1958 – Jan 1962crew div. fourI was in crew div. four what time i was aboard ship. I would like get in contact with some of my buddies that I worked with while I served. Harold Kuhntz, John Swift, John Reese my phone no is 304 273 0233.
Sundquist, GaryRM2Jun 1958 – Sep 1961ORFantastic ship, was a showboat and enjoyed the time aboard, even tho I was a long timer on it. Met many great sailors in our div and still in touch with a few.
Scalise, Vincentsh3Jun 7, 1958 – May 8, 1962ship service
Hebert, ArtFTM2Jun 14, 1958 – Jun 4, 1962FoxContact to receive USS BOSTON Shipmates newsletters and regain contact with over 3,400 other BOSTON Shipmates. We have over 500 people coming to the 2005 reunion. See
Jackson, HarryIC 2Jun 15, 1958 – Jun 15, 1960EStayed in the Navy, retired as an ICCS (SW)
Manteau, Garyradioman 3rd classJun 16, 1958 – Feb 13, 1962i966I never served on the Boston, but my father Gary Manteau served on her I believe 1958 thru 1962. He was very proud of his service aboard her and spoke highly of his shipmates. He died in 1986 as a firefighter in Weirton
Finnegan, JerrySK2Jun 23, 1958 – Aug 20, 1962GREAT SHIP, GREAT CREW, GREAT MEMORIES
C0llins, Joseph JoeRmsnJun 23, 1958 – Nov 9, 1961Radi0Would like to hear from crewmates: George Fleming, Luke Antonelli. I was Howie Collins's younger brother.
Militano, JosephRADIOMANJul 14, 1958 – Mar 11, 1959
Militano, JosephSAJul 14, 1958 – Mar 11, 1959RadioHi to all my buddies.
Stillwagon, DonaldQM3Oct 15, 1958 – Jun 15, 1960NAVIGATION
Phelps, Richard E. PhelpsFNNov 1958 – Sep 1960BGreat Ship to serve aboard made a Med. cruise
Bulwer, John1959 – 1963NAVIGATIONNONE
Saitz, BillRD31959 – Jan 1961OIIt was an interesting two years that I spent aboard the ship. I am now involved with the USS BOSTON SHIPMATES INC. Have attended 22 reuions.
Cochran, ArtieRM31959 – Mar 1961ORI actually left the USS Boston as a RMSN however several months earlier I took and passed the RM3 test. After I was discharged I was advised I passed the RM3 test but elected not to ship over again. Regrets !
Martin, Richard E. profile iconBM31959 – 19614Yes, I did some holy-stoning. GQ was on a 3 inch mount. Operated motor launch 2.
Giannaccio, AnthonyYNSNJan 12, 1959 – Jan 11, 1961Xlooking for Chuch Fillmore also Navy buddies from sickbay. will reply to all who e mail me.
Becherer, TomJO2Feb 1959 – Jun 24, 1960XGreat times. Great shipmates. Wouldn't have missed it, wouldn't repeat it.
Hager, RobertPN 3Feb 26, 1959 – Mar 27, 1961XBob Hager from West Virginia
Plante, Marc profile iconRM3Jun 14, 1959 – Aug 4, 1961ORJoined USN at age 17 (August 1957).. Boot Camp and Radio School in Bainbridge, MD. Failed RMA school. Shore duty in Norfolk, VA. Sea Duty on USS Boston, CAG1. Got nicknamed Frenchy because I could speak French.
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Gresham, Russell profile iconQM3Jun 15, 1959 – Sep 21, 1961Navigation
Rogers, WaltRM3Jul 1959 – Jun 1961ORShe was a great ship which had a great crew. We are very fortunate to have the "USS Boston Shipmates Inc." to organize our reunions.
Seaman, DorranceEM3Jul 1, 1959 – Jul 1, 1961EAnyone who served during this time I would love to hear from you.
Dearing, GuyQM3Sep 1, 1959 – Aug 31, 1961NavigationThe size and activities of the USS Boston Shipmates organization is testimony to the love her sailors have for her. The history of warships Boston is unparall in naval history.
Bartolomeo, TonySEAMAN CSNDec 1, 1959 – Jun 30, 1960SUPPLY
Woolery, BobRM2Dec 30, 1959 – Aug 6, 1963ORShe was a grand ole lady. What a shame to put her down, but progress is alway moving forward. I salute her memory.
Laird, DaveRMSN1960 – 1962ORI made many friends aboard the Boston during my tour. Happy to be a life member of the USS Boston Shipmates. There are no better friends than my shipmates from all hulls.
Terwilliger, BarryEM 21960 – 1964E Division
Van Erem, HowardL/Cpl1960 – 1962MarineMy first assignment. What I didn't know then. Thank God I served with great people who help me grow up. But I did drink to much. Turns out I was a real drunk (never when to AA meetings).
Fulk, PhilYN31960 – 1962FoxWas a yeoman in Gunnery/Weapon Office @ assigned to Fox Division.
Tucker, BobPN3Jan 1960 – Aug 1961X DivServed with PN2 Ed Gains, PN3 Pete Humble,LTJG Vince Scully, Li2 Vince Columbo, LISN Jerry P.(Rochester,NY),PH1 Miles,SN Hugh Gallagher,etc. Was on the ship's bowling team. Got dropped off in Norfolk for a tournament.
Freeland, Joesph / JoeSEAMENJan 2, 1960 – Dec 14, 1962firemanlookin to say hello to old friends, mousey aka. richard gremlich,
Nocero, Pat/greekL/CplApr 10, 1960 – Apr 15, 1962Marine DetachmentServed with some great Marines including C. Manning, E. Smith and L. Evans. Bay of Pigs. Capt McMahan great leader. Enjoyed our silent drill team. Had good relationships with our Navy mates.
Fuller, Glenn "Chesty"CPL. USMCApr 13, 1960 – May 29, 1962Marine DetachmentDuties included Captain's Orderly, Honors Platoon leader, and Landing Party Machine Gun Squad Leader. Admiral Anderson's tour while body guard, several ports of call and Bar Harbor, ME performance silent 8th& I rou
Light, HermanBT3Apr 15, 1960 – Dec 18, 1962i was in #1 fireroom with dammon bt2 and dickman bt1
Bower, JohnMMFNMay 1960 – Jan 1962MI worked in the main engine room.
Villa, FrankRD2May 15, 1960 – Jun 15, 1962OPS or NavThe Radar Gang was great! The dates above are only close. I transferred to get near home.
Drake, WilliamGM3Jun 1960 – Jun 29, 19601st
Sykes, William S. (Bill)L/CPL.Jun 1, 1960 – Jun 1, 1962Marine DetachmentServed in the Marne Detachment with Cpl. Fuller, Cpl. Larry Evans, Cpl. Riley, etc., and under the commands of Captains Prades and McMann. This ship had a fine crew of U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps personnel. God Bless you all!
Lentz, BobQMSep 10, 1960 – Jun 18, 1964navigation
Wilson, BruceETN-3Nov 15, 1960 – Mar 29, 1963OE
Argano, ArthurBMSNDec 1960 – Jul 19648 Division
Howe, BillDec 5, 1960 – Jul 21, 1963BWorked in all of the firerooms, oil shack and BR gang
Wilson, Robert C. (Willie)L/CPLDec 19, 1960 – Aug 1, 1963Mar DetWhile I was there, I wanted off, after I was off, I wished I was back. This is (was) what a warship should look like.

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