The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS William M. Wood (DD 715). 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 27 crew members registered for the USS William M. Wood (DD 715).
|James D Puckett., Don||ss1||Aug 21, 1946 – Aug 21, 1949||Deck 1st division||I WAS IN BOOT CAMP IN CAMP PERRY VIRGINIA 11-07-1945 WENT TO HAWAII AFTER BOOT CAMP WAS TRANSFERED TO THE U.S.S. CEBU REPAIR SHIP TO THE BIKINI ATOLL A-BOMB TEST, BACK TO HAWAII WAS TRANSFERED TO THE WILLIAM M. WOOD|
|Van Brandt, Robert||BT-3||Jan 6, 1959 – Dec 12, 1960||M division|
|Stevens, Ronald W.||SN||May 1960 – May 1961||2nd|
|Kostuck, Jimmie||GmG3/C||Dec 1961 – 1963||1st.|
|Burlingame, Paul||ETNSN||1963 – 1963||OE division||Good Time Aboard even tho it was short. Went to the USS John King DDG 3 then discharged in jan of 1964.|
|Mullins, Rod||sh2||Jan 1963 – Jun 1966||supply|
|Stephenson, Kleber/nickname,, RED||TM3 & HELMSMAN||Jan 2, 1963 – May 1, 1963||TM I've served on AV-10, DD-847,& DD-715||I served only approx 3 months on the William M. Wood DD.715 because I was due to be discharged..I was transferred there because the Robert L. Wilson DD 847 was going on a Med. cruise. Does anyone know where Bob Priddle is.? email@example.com|
|Sales, Charles Chuck||SO||Feb 8, 1963 – Apr 24, 1964||a great ship and agreat crew I was proud to serve aboard her|
|Bullivant, Wilson "Bull"||STG2||1964 – 1967||A/S||After leaving Wood in '67, went to reserve and served in the IUW/MIUW program until '90. Retired list in '99|
|Streza, Tom||yn3||Dec 17, 1964 – Jun 1966||ops|
|Blalock, Bill (Baldy)||BT3||1966 – 1970||M division||Just hoping to connect to my old shipmates from a wonderful time in my life.|
|Dzubak, John (Dizzy)||MM3||Feb 10, 1966 – Feb 8, 1969||Engineering|
|Wagner, Larry. Nickname (Slugger)||seaman BM||Apr 20, 1966 – Apr 30, 1969||6th fleet|
|Rainey, Doss||ETN3||Jul 1966 – Feb 1968||OI||Made my first two Med Cruises on this ship.|
|Pitts, James M. (Mike)||HT2||May 11, 1969 – May 11, 1973||R||BASILONE-1969- WOOD- 1969-1972 LEXINGTON 1972-1973|
|Finner, Larry||SA||Sep 10, 1969 – Oct 13, 1969||Deck Div.||Was hurt on the Woods on Oct..13th 1969. Got hit bye a wave on that date. Was dropped off at Bermuda an the 14th. Would like to find someone who was on the Wood at that time.|
|Strickland, Donnie||FN||Nov 15, 1970 – Jul 5, 1971||R|
|Murphy, Tom||Gmtsn||Oct 4, 1971 – Aug 15, 1973||2 Division|
|Pladsen, Glenn||CTM2||May 1973 – Aug 1973||Was the only CT onboard for 3 months TAD. Enjoyed the crew and many Med ports! I was working on gear in the Security Group van in the old DASH hanger.|
|Lueckel, Jake||MM3||Nov 1973 – Jul 1975||Engineering||Home Ported in Athens, Greese. Had a wonderful time. Lots of good friends and memories.|
|Houchens, Gary||BM3||1974 – 1976||1st||You never forget your 1st ship. I have alot of fond memories of the Wood and all of the people who served on board and all of the places we sailed too. I came on board as a SA, and left as a BM3.|
|Mahoney, Jim||MM2||Jan 1974 – May 1976||R||Lot of good memories...lot of good guys.|
|Joseph, Hutson /chip||sa||Mar 1974 – Sep 1974||1st division||I came aboard the wood in 1974 worked in the boatswian locker|
|Smith, Terry||SEAMEN||May 1, 1974 – Jun 1, 1976|
|McIntosh, Ken "Mack"||STG3||Aug 1, 1974 – Jan 1, 1976||A/S||looking for fellow STs from Willie Wood. Also the 6-other surface Sonarmen, who were in the last class to graduate from ASW Training Center Key West on August 9, 1974, which was also Tricky Dicky's last day in office.|
|Buchanan, Tony||SK3||Dec 23, 1974 – Dec 1976||Supply|
|Meachum, Rick||QM3||Jul 1975 – 1976||Navigation||What a ride! I met some great friends on board that tiny ship. She bounced like a cork in a hurricane.|
There are currently no planned reunions.