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USS Piedmont (AD 17) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Piedmont (AD 17). 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 352 crew members registered for the USS Piedmont (AD 17).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1956 | 1957 – 1965 | 1966 – 1968 | 1969 – 1971 | 1972 – 1974 | 1975 – 1976 | 1977 – 1980 | 1981 – now

Stratton, Ernestht21972 – Nov 1975Repair
Walters, ArtQM3Jan 1972 – Aug 1974
Walters, ArtQM3Jan 24, 1972 – Aug 1974
Baginsky, MichaelOS3Feb 5, 1972 – Jul 1, 19741st/OIserved on deck force (1st div), then struck for OS...went to OI division..Departed DOC right be4 he went to the Med
Graziani, RandyFeb 10, 1972 – Apr 4, 1974AC & R
Shively, SteveSM3Feb 26, 1972 – Sep 10, 1974opsGreat Duty. Worked as a Signalman if you can call that work. Went on 2 WesPacs. Noticed a couple of my best friends I have not seen for 30 years is listed. Graziani & Walters. Been trying to get in touch with them..
Barry, JohnMR2Mar 1972 – Sep 1974R2I worked in the Machine shop with Ray Tipton, Ken Koons, and many others. Made two WesPac cruises.
Schwartz, RobHT2Mar 16, 1972 – Aug 19, 1976Engineering RDoc was my first and only ship. Had many a great cruise on him, from westpacs to the Med and back. Was on him for more time then most others.
Mason, ScottHT2 (DV)Jul 22, 1972 – Oct 1975R1Started out in the shipfitter shop on my first WesPac. After breaking every machine in the shop they approved my chit for diving school. I did my second WesPac and Naples in the diving locker.
Ward, Terry profile iconLI3Aug 1972 – Jun 1975Print Shop / Photo Lab / ETServed in the Print Shop and Photo Lab .. same division as the Electronic Technicians CPO was "Goldie" Goldman
Evans, Joseph Houston "scooter"OS3Aug 15, 1972 – Dec 15, 1975OIServed in CIC.
Ellington, DukeTMT 2Sep 1972 – Aug 1975WeaponsServed on three westpac cruises and one med cruise (Naples). Liberty was secured in Ismir Turkey because crew detroyed the army club. I had duty so don't blame me.
Salazar, Rudy profile iconMR3Sep 6, 1972 – Aug 6, 1974R2Looking for Machine Shop mates, Roa ,Tipton, , I was on Speedy Petey going on west pac when a huge wave hit us at sea we were in Koashing, PI, Hong Kong,Sasebo,Yokusga
John, StasnyE3Oct 6, 1972 – Jun 11, 1975A gangHello my friends they were tuff years for a 17 year old we made 2 west pacs and ended in italy I left 1975 I don’t know how I made it sober 39 years I took care of the mike boat lcm life is great wish I could do it over✌
Hargrave, Jay Harpo Or RookiehtfnNov 5, 1972 – Aug 5, 1974r1I worked in the pipe shop a lot of people called me harpo some called me rookie I think frank griffth made up every ones nick names . let see their was Stratton 2 of them pennington Koch ed brooks are boss.and huling
Bauch, KenPM3Apr 1973 – Jun 1976R-1Came on board Piedmont April 1973, & assigned to R-1 div. & Pattern Shop. I made 1 wes-pac cruse, then to Tod Ship Yard for an overhal.After that it was on to the Med.
Ricci, RobertHT 2Apr 10, 1973 – Jan 30, 1976Shipfitter shopshome ported in Long Beach Ca. / Naples Italy.
Walton, DannyHT3May 31, 1973 – Aug 1, 1975Eng. R/A
Fabian, RicardoBM3Jun 1973 – Jun 19762nd Division
Ivy, CharlieBM3Sep 1973 – May 19772nd
Steele, BruceEN3Sep 1, 1973 – Jul 1, 1974AAssigned to A division boat shop on last west pac
Harper, DavePH1Nov 1973 – Dec 1976OperationsLong Beach to Naples. Photographed Panama Canal transit from Mira Flores Locks. Loaded my Fiat on deck for transit to Norfolk.
Kill, BobbyE-3Nov 12, 1973 – Jun 20, 1975RepairHey all my Ship fitter buddies, I've been trying for years to locate you pencil dicks, where the world is everyone? My Phone: 304-551-4936 My email: P.S. I'm in Wheeling West Virgina for now
Debowey, Fred - StretchHT31974 – 1976RAI was assigned to the NDT Lab. While in the San Pedro Shipyard I was one of the crew that cut the forward gunmount off. Brought the DOC from San Pedro to Naples Italy. Naples was wonderful, esp meeting good friends, David Lee and Joe Nelson
Seager, MichaelHT 31974 – Nov 11, 1977R1Joined Doc in late 1974 in Naples, Italy, assigned to R1 division, ship fitter shop. Was on board through re home porting to Norfolk, Virginia. Remember many of the sailors on board.
Antonelli, LeoE11974 – 1975boat group
Swallia, JohnHt11974 – 1977R-1
Champion, Paul (Michael)QMSA1974 – 1975Pacific FleetThis is for any old "shipmates" that might remember my very brief, but memorable duty aboard the USS Piedmont AD 17 back when she was prepping to head for Naples in the mid 70's, while living in "drydock" in San Pedro.
Norwood, Jamesshsn1974 – 1975supplyFun time in Long Beach shipyards and the trip from the shipyards to Napoli, Italy. Would like to find Albert Petroski.
McKay, DonaldMR21974 – 1976R-2Worked in 31-A Machine Shop
Barrett, Wayne (Bo)DT31974 – 1978dentalGood times aboard. I would like to hear from Tom (p wood) Christensen. We use to go to the islands off Naples.Had a blast.
Norlund, LewisEM11974 – 1976E-DivE-Div LPO worked for EMC Bell
Barrett, Wayne B0DT31974 – 1978DentalLooking for Thomas Christensen
Hassell, CurtisOM11974 – Dec 1975Optical RepairLiving in Italy for a year changed my life.
St. George, JimPN3/2Feb 1974 – Sep 1977XIn the Personnel Office for 3+ years, from Long Beach to Naples and back to Norfolk. Returning to Naples in September 2013 for the first time in 37 years!
Quarcini, AnthonyOS2Mar 1, 1974 – Sep 27, 1977O I division
Uturo, JohnFA E-2Mar 11, 1974 – Mar 3, 1977B DivisionI was an electrical/mechanical equipment repairmen and water trans occups on the piedmont. I worked in the boiler room.
Range, MichaelPM2May 1974 – May 1978R-1Came aboard at Long Beach (Todd yard) Made the panama canal to Naples trip. Stayed aboard til may 78. Workrd in Pattern shop.
Backstrom, DennisDP3May 1974 – Aug 1975Data ProcessingWas on board when ship changed to atlantic fleet. Rode her all the way from Long Beach to Naples Itlay. Made some friends in Italy that I am still in contact with. Great times Would love to hear from shipmates
Williams, Lynn/mouseBMMay 1974 – Feb 19761st DivisionJoined Doc in May 1974 at San Pedro Dry dock. Went on med cruse. Left piedmont February 1976 for Norfolk Va. Would like to find Randy Borchardt , Gary Chin, and Jack Paravici .
Collins, Michaelmr2May 1, 1974 – Jun 10, 1976R2Tex from the Machine Shop. Deserted to stay in Napoli when the pigboat came back to the states. Got an honerable if anyone cares.
Goldman, ThomasETR-5Jun 1974 – Apr 1978Ops
Sands, VicEM2Jun 15, 1974 – Jun 15, 1976R3 rewind shop and RDCOCruise to Naples from San Pedro and back to Norfolk!
Lewis, RickHT3Jul 1974 – Oct 1977R1Worked in the sheetmetal shop during my time aboard.
Hoffman, JoeJul 1974 – Sep 1976
Broome, LarryMMC/SWJul 1974 – Jul 1976B-DIVISION/A-GANGStarted out in Evaporators space. Main control when underway Went to AC/R School. Returned to Naples, Italy. Went to A-Gang
Petrichko, JohnSK3/2Jul 29, 1974 – Sep 30, 1975S-1
Weber, Jack profile iconCWO2/3Sep 1974 – Sep 1977MPAFrom Long Beach, CA to Naples Italy and back to Norfolk VA CENG LCDR Tighe, BTCS Smith, MMC Meyers. Transferred to SIMA Norfolk (3 years) CDR,Mack Wilcox - Mr. USN. "Whatever it takes - just do it" was the CO moto
Myers, PaulMM1 / MMCSep 1, 1974 – Jan 1, 1977M
Saxon, JohnE3Sep 21, 1974 – Oct 10, 1977ExecutiveWe worked with the key punchers to produce the work orders and reports of work completed. Computer room could now be done on a cell phone. Joined Doc in Naples.Had a great time. Looking for Larry Hiler.
Hughes, DickieMR3Oct 1974 – Jun 6, 1978R-2Worked in machine shop
McDougle, JerryMMFNDec 20, 1974 – Sep 3, 1977Mworked in forward engine room

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