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USS Chicago (CG 11) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Chicago (CG 11). 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 408 crew members registered for the USS Chicago (CG 11).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1964 | 1965 – 1967 | 1968 – 1969 | 1970 – 1971 | 1972 – 1973 | 1974 – 1975 | 1976 – 1977 | 1978 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Olivo, JosePN21976 – 1979PN
Willey, StevenFTM21976 – 1978T-3Worked Over Seas for last 15 Years and heading back to the States 2013. Willeysteven@Hotmail.Com
Bauman, FrankRM31976 – 1980CRDecommissioning crew
Driskill, John profile iconPH21976 – 1978X DivisionI ran the one man Photolab from 1976 to 1978 until I left the Navy. Went on the West Pac Cruise and got out when we got back to the States.
Wray, CharlieBT-1Jan 10, 1976 – Jul 10, 1978BFinest ship in the fleet. Now THAT was a great ship.
Darby, Roberte-1Jan 11, 1976 – Jul 21, 1977uss chicago cg-11worked frt engine room.living in tacoma,wa. and am a union ironworker out of seattle.was on restriction every time we went through hawaii,but had a heck of a good time with you cats.i picked up a model of ship here in t
Demoret, StephenIC-3Jan 15, 1976 – May 25, 1979EThe mighty Chi was the best tour in my 20 yrs. I served with my twin brother James and also with Roger Kubischta who is now the president of BAE Systems Hawaii.
Thomas, ClencyRM2Feb 1, 1976 – May 1, 1978CRMy best duty station, served onboard with younger brother, we ran radio central (delta section). I retired in 1993. I was blessed to have known and serve with GREAT people on Chicago. GOD bless them all!
Sisco, MarionMM3Mar 1976 – Dec 1979M
Laporte, Guy JosephFTM3Mar 1976 – Jul 1979tartar
Schmidt, Arthur (Big-un)RM2Mar 14, 1976 – Jul 6, 1979CRThe best experience during my 20 years...
Clark, RodneyRM2Mar 15, 1976 – Jan 1, 1978CRBest command I ever served. Camaraderie was unsurpassed. Never had such good friends before or since. The mighty Chi will always hold a special place in my heart.
McGowan, PatrickETR2Apr 1976 – Nov 1978OE
Maki, NathanHT2May 1976 – Mar 1980R Div
Acciavatti, PhilMM/E4Jun 3, 1976 – Sep 7, 1979"M" DivisionNever forget waiting to board the ship in Subic Bay, and encountering my first Monsoon in 1976. Being 18 at the time, working down in the bowels of a guided missile cruiser, you sure learned how to man up quick!
Csurnceyjr@gmail.com, Clifford profile iconMess Specialist SR Clifford Mohawk Surncey JuniorJun 8, 1976 – Mar 21, 1977S2 DivisionI enjoyed being a cook on the USS Chicago CG-11 . I love preparing and serving a variety of meals from International Cusines , and traveling to several different countries. I met a lot of friends onboard the Chicago.
Osbourn, EdwardHM2Jul 1976 – Mar 1977Medical (H Division)First ship I ever sailed on. I was onboard for the last cruise of the Chi. Made alot of great friends and enjoyed the time I spent on the ship.
Brown, RobertLI2Jul 8, 1976 – Mar 1980X Print SshopI left her after decommission. I helped get her underway when she was towed to Washington. It was sad to see her go that way not even under her own power, and only five of us onboard.
Rankin, Leonard (Sonny Or Doc)HM2Aug 15, 1976 – Nov 12, 1978MEDICALThis was one of the greatest experiences of my Naval career of 22 years. The command and crew were the best in the fleet in my opinion and I have many, many fond memories of serving on the most powerful Guided Missle Cruiser in the world.
Parks, CharlesGMCSAug 21, 1976 – Sep 12, 1979T-3
Sykes, GregoryMmSep 1976 – Jun 1978AEnjoyed 3west pack.greatest ship in the world.
Friend, RandyMM3Sep 10, 1976 – Oct 1980M
Watson, JohnneyBT3Sep 16, 1976 – Sep 12, 1980BWhere the Hell are all Ya'LL
Wilson, MarkBM2Oct 1976 – May 19801stTo ALL USS CHICAGO PERSONNEL. Ahoy Shipmates! Come and join us on facebook. Just type USS CHICAGO CG-11 in the search.We tell seastories share pics and always come up with project to keep us busy.
King, KennethJO3Oct 15, 1976 – Sep 15, 1978NAVAGATION/PUBLIC AFFAIRSI WAS ONE OF THE LUCKY ONES WHO WORKED FOR ENS. SABALOS. HE WAS A GREAT GUY. KINDA SLOW SOMETIMES TO CATCH THE MEANING OF THINGS .WE USED TO MESS WITH HIS HEAD ALL THE TIME!
Jackson, MikeRM3Nov 1976 – Jan 1980CR
Jones, David profile iconRM3Nov 28, 1976 – Aug 1, 1978CR, X(MAA)
White, GaryETR3Dec 1976 – Jun 1978OE
Wall, CraigBMSNDec 20, 1976 – 19793, 7Was in 7th Div (Ships Boats) for the last two West Pacs, Coxswain OMB, Utilities, and Life boat final cruise. I was coxswain in charge when we pulled the Vietnamese Boat People out of the S. China Sea.
Calvillo, MikeIC2Dec 27, 1976 – Apr 1980EMy 1st ship & the best. I was on her before they scrapped her in Bremerton...possibly the last crew member to walk her very quiet decks at that time. Our names were still listed in the shop & on our racks as we decom'd her many yrs back.
Causey, Jerry (Jd)HT2Dec 29, 1976 – Mar 1980R
Fox, Daniel "Dan Ho"OS3/OS21977 – 1980OI Many memories, most good but also of the Soviets locking on with live stuff on the rails. Got out, back in for 2 yrs, back out, all honorable. Presently a Marine Engineer Involved in the Yacht Industry.
Clark, RobertDSSN1977 – 1978ON
Ryan, Bill1977 – 19807th and Quarter Deck Crew
Craite, ClydeFTG-21977 – 19796th
Thingvold, Bufordbt21977 – May 18, 1980b-divisionhad tons of photos ex-wife burned them all would love to see any old photo's
Traverse, GaryMM31977 – 1979M Div AFT EngineroomWas on her last 2 WestPac's...She was a great old lady!!
Church, RobertEM31977 – May 1979E DIVSome of the most interesting times of my 20 year Navy career were on the Chicago. Suffering in the boiler rooms and in the stinking berthing compartment, but with a great bunch of guys I'll remember forever.
Coughman, HerbSN1977 – 1980X DivisionShip DJ Sly N the YN worked in the Log rm, Ships Office, and Legal retired YN1 still collecting ship items at sly5894@yahoo.com RIP YN3 Willie Bolton
Lavars, WilliamBM1977 – 1980B-LockerHad a blast on board the mighty Chi...
Barber, RickFTG31977 – 19786th WeaponsHad a great time, from what I remember. That West Pac was something. I got hurt while in Drydock and spent several months in the NRMC in Long Beach.
Buckmaster, Doug (Bucky)OS31977 – 1980OIAhhh the Mighty Chi
Kellogg, Paul KevinSN1977 – 19791st
Deegan, Michael profile iconGMMSN1977 – 1978T-2
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Lord, FrederickLT1977 – 1980XPersonnel Officer and Ship's Secretary
Wright Jr., ClaytonBTFNJan 1977 – Oct 1980BI would like to hear from anyone from B,E,M or the HT's
Crowe, CharlesBM3Jan 4, 1977 – Mar 19801STLOOKING FOR PICTURE OF SHIP TAKEN IN TIME FRAME D W CROWE 513 N VERMONT ST 66725
Kochersperger, MikeJO2Mar 1, 1977 – Dec 15, 1980XLPO for the 1st I Division...an indoctrination division dedicated to keeping the enthusiastic newbies from Captain's Mast. Also managed the KCHI communications empire, and had a hand in the cruisebooks and Skyscraper weekly rag.
Evans, VinceOS SEAMANMar 5, 1977 – Jun 20, 1978OI
Michels, Lowell (Bud)IC2Apr 1977 – Mar 1980E DivChi was my first ship. Best in my 20 + yrs. Great shipmates and some life long friends. On DECOM crew, was a sad day when we escorted her out of San Diego. Saw her later in Bremerton, a little rusty, but still a Lady.
Wyatt, MichaelFTM3Apr 22, 1977 – Apr 21, 1978W-2 Talos
Menius, JeffOS3May 1977 – Mar 1980oiThought I'd say hi to some old buddies I saw on this site.Kerwin Lay mellowist dude I ever knew. Dan Fox the true dead head, and Dave Lampley. Hope all is well. Got out and never looked back! Have construction business still in San Diego
Bradley, TommyFTM3May 10, 1977 – Feb 8, 1979TALOS T1CROSSED THE LINE ON 22nd BIRTHDAY 12/22/1977.THAT IS ONE LUCKY SHELLBACK.WORKED ON RADAR DIRECTORS ONE & TWO.LEFT SHIP TO DO SPLIT TOUR ON USS LAWRENCE DDG4(TARTER).BEEN AROUND EARTH TWICE.I REMEMBER EJ HANRATY,ALSO.
Wheaton, Douglas E.BM3Jun 15, 1977 – Mar 1, 19807TH I started in 7TH Div, then went to Quarter Deck Div. I came on ship a SR, and left a BM3.
Pelayo, FelipeE-3 LANCE CORPORALJul 1977 – Jul 1979Marine DetachmentI enjoyed my 2 yr tour going on a westpack visiting not only different countries but also other cities in California I am also a shellback. I had a great time hope to hear from some body I am 5 foot 3 hispanic 115 lb 19-21yrs. old USMC.
Lebel, Philipftm-e3Jul 1, 1977 – 1980radar #7,join the chicago in downtown san diego at the broadway pier the fourth of july weekend they had open house for the public. was on hand to tie her up at the pier line #1. also was the last chicago member to depart tow
Duffy, John M.OS2Jul 31, 1977 – Jul 31, 1978OI2nd Westpac made aboard CG-11; liked my first ship, USS Towers (DDG-9) alot better! The command on the Chicago did not have the best interests of the crew in mind! Retired in June '99 as an OSC(SW/AW).
Askin, William (Bill)LtjgAug 1, 1977 – Mar 1, 1980Weps
Thiel, ChrisEM/FNAug 15, 1977 – 1980EJust good times, Good people and many fond memories
Morris, FredBT3Sep 1977 – Feb 1981bworked in number two fireroom. hey clayton wright where are you.
Lampley, DavidOS2Sep 1977 – Feb 1, 1980OIFrom Chicago to USS Durham, FTCTP, USS Fearless, CCDG-1(USS Long Beach, New Jersey, & Midway) ICTCP and retiring in 1994 to the San Diego area. I would love to hear from former Chicago sailors.
Wiley, ThomasFTM2Sep 1977 – Jun 1979T2
Howie, TimothySM3Sep 1977 – Jul 1979CSGreat times, Alfie (Tom) Kline, email me. I deleted your email and cannot respond.
Coppinger, John profile iconOSSA/OS3Sep 1977 – Feb 1980OI DIV.They hid me in my rack for two weeks after I reported, broken leg. Underway - West-Pac 77, walked down to CIC. Chief said, "Who the hell are you"? It was spoken of no more. They already had my orders, of course.
Jones, JimHT3Oct 10, 1977 – Apr 6, 1980RepairGreat times in PI. Weres my old HT buddies.
Trend, Timothy profile iconRMSNNov 1977 – Jul 1978RM
Simon, AnthonyEMFNNov 10, 1977 – Feb 3, 1980I wonder what happen to EM-2 Kabista and EM-1 Harold Seton. Two good men whom along with other to numerous to mention, I shall never forget. Whit love an admiration, SIMON!
Krintz, DonaldGMM3Dec 1977 – Dec 1979T3Didn't know it then, but was some of the funnest days of my life. Lots of memories that can never be re-lived. Seaman Rackio comes to mind ...
Kane, RickEnsDec 17, 1977 – Dec 19, 1979Food ServiceRotated through Disbursing, Ship's Store and Food Service in my 2 years on board.

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