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USS Frank Knox (DD 742) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Frank Knox (DD 742). 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 57 crew members registered for the USS Frank Knox (DD 742).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1968 | 1969 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Guevarra, Edward GusE71930 –DD742
Noftle, Thomass1c?Feb 28, 1945 – Oct 17, 1945?I am trying to find some information about my grandfather. He passed away and never spoke about his service. If anyone has any information that would be great. Thank you!
Garner, DavidSONARMAN 3COct 1945 – Apr 1946Eng.Contact me at: davgar@comcast.net
Swenson, John "bud"SN1947 – 1950
Brock, GaylordBT31947 – 1952EngineeringWould like to talk with old shipmates. (510) 787-2673
Krieg, OrvilleGM2Sep 1950 – May 19541ST
Madrid, Edward BenSeaman1954 – 1956SALooking for anyone who has stories or information regarding my grandfather, Edward Madrid...if you do, please contact me. I would LOVE to hear them!!
Smith, Robertseaman1954 – 19572nd
Smith, Bobsn e3Aug 1954 – Jul 19572ndwould love to chat with old ship mates
Toll, DavidRD2Sep 14, 1954 – Jul 21, 1957O DivisionAlways happy to hear from old shipmates.
Santangelo, SamBTFNJan 1955 – 1958E
Markell, GaryApr 1, 1958 – Aug 17, 1961"M" good portion of the Focsule was torn back like a sardine can. Ship was launched on my 4th birthday.9/17/1944. Lots of beautiful memories of the M Div. crewmembers. . GOD Bless all the crews. Would like to hear from my ole shipmates.
Cheetwood, HalMM2Sep 20, 1958 – Dec 15, 1960M and R
Lesher, JackRD3Jul 1959 – Dec 1960OI
Carnahan, Paul RogerMM11960 – 1963MPO incharge of After Engine Room
Porter, Larry JEM21961 –R
Penczek, PaulQM-2(E-5)Mar 1, 1961 – Oct 1, 1963OC
Stacy, GuyGMG3/QM3Jun 22, 1961 – Aug 18, 1966Gun Gang and OPSGreat ship and outstanding crew which does include Captain Swank and the officers under him. Guy D Stacy QMC retired.
Guzman, Robert (Bob) profile iconSNSep 1961 – Sep 19631st
Corley, JohnnySF11962 – 1964RWould like to hear from anyone in R DIV.
Googer, MarcusLTFeb 8, 1962 – Sep 2, 1964Eng
Sporcich, KennethSFP-3Mar 1962 – Apr 1966R DIVISIONKNOX RAN A GROUND ON PRATIS REEF IN 1965 & WE ATE COLD FOOD FOR 2 WEEKS
Johnson, GaryBT3Jun 1962 – May 1966B Div.
Abbott, HarryPO3Jun 10, 1962 – Jul 10, 1965Knox on the rocks
Kilbourne, Edward (Joe)EMFN1963 – 1964RWould like to hear from Dennis Thompkins. He was an electrician's mate 3rd class.
Kilbourne, Edward (Joe)EMFN1963 – 1964R
Ottman, DonE31963 – 1965IC ElectricianLooking for anyone in my time frame
Brosnikoff, LonnieCS3Nov 1963 –Supply DivsionWas a cook / baker aboard the Knox. In July '65 we hit Pratus Reef at about 0230. Most of the crew was taken off, but I was one who remained onboard during salvage operations. I'm still a lousy cook.
Sheehan, PatMR3Dec 18, 1963 – Feb 14, 1967"A" Gang Jumped onto the Army barge with ammunition and oil aboard. Attempted to stop the hedge hogs,powder cases and shells from being crushed between the hull during storm. Cocopa sent tow line and pulled the barge away.
George, Donald (Duck)1965 – 1965
Contreras, Enriqueseaman1965 –boatmate
Lee, William profile iconLCDRJan 1965 – Jan 1967ElectronicsServed as EMO when ship grounded on Pratas Reef. Rode her throughout the time from pre-Pratas reef until repair in Yokosuka, Japan in 1966.. One of 4 officers assigned during refit, dry dock, then sea trials.
Mason, Robert profile icone3Apr 15, 1965 – Dec 25, 1965DeckKnox on the Rocks Looking for information about the crews before we hit the rocks.
Cheechov, GerryE-51966 – May 4, 1970BT
Mobley, TomBT31966 – 1968B
Williamson, Richard "Dickie" Murvin profile iconE-51966 – 19707th fleetHello, my name is Daniel. My father was Dickie Murvin Williamson. I am trying to find any information about his tours in Vietnam. I am looking for stories, pictures, anything really. Richard passed away on 3/27/0
Finley, JamesE6Jun 1, 1966 – Jun 1, 1969BLooking for anyone onboard at that time
Sandeen, DavidQM21967 – 1968QuartermastersWent aboard her in Pearl in 1967 and headed to Westpac for 2nd tour of duty there...worked w/Chief Parker...stayed clear of Pratis Reef...
Cross, StephenLTFeb 26, 1967 – Jan 4, 1969ASWAnnual reunion information available at ussfrankknox.com plus ship history and other information. 2013 reunion is in Washington DC September 25-29, 2013. Orv Krieg, ph. 727-724-1279.
Walk, JerryBT21968 – 1970B
Elliott, BobRM31968 – 1970Radio
Ricker, DonRD21968 – 1970Operations
Whitmore, GreggBT31968 – 1970B course----Were there others????
David Van Fossen, David/fookerRM21968 – 1968Operations
Caddell, Roger "Doc"HM1Feb 1968 – Dec 19693rd Marine DivLooking for any information regarding time in Vietnam
James, DennisE3 to RM2Feb 15, 1968 – Feb 13, 1971OPS/Radio
Reed, JohnnyBM3Mar 1968 – Sep 26, 1969FIRSTLOVE TO HEAR FROM SHIPMATES. HAVE CONTACTED A FEW THRU THE YEARS. I WAS ON HER IN VIETNAM 1969. MORE PEOPLE NEED TO SIGN UP SO WE CAN GET IN CONTACT WITH YOU.
Pinson, John profile iconFireman ApprenticeApr 1968 – Jan 1970FiremanI'm interested in finding some people who were also on the basketball team with me back then and seeing if anyone has any pictures from back then
Sandrock, PeteLTjgJun 1968 – Mar 1970OI
Bell, TerryE-3Oct 1968 – Mar 1970deck crew, personnel officeOften brag I may have been the worst sailor to ever be pressed into service. Claim to fame mustache on my official ID card.
Coyle, Richard TerrySeamanNov 16, 1968 – Apr 4, 1970Weaponsserved aboard 1968 into 1970. Boatswains Mate.
Data, EmilioTNDec 31, 1968 – Jan 30, 1971SUPPLYHey Guys! What's happening? Why there's so few on the list than the actual crew? Come on, sign up.
Data, EmilioSTEWARDSMANDec 31, 1968 – Feb 3, 1971172Reported on board USS Frank Knox for duty on December 31, 1968. SERVED TO TOUR OF DUTIES IN VIETNAM 1969 AND 1970. WAS ON BOARD WHEN SHIP WAS TURNED OVER TO THE GREEK NAVY FEBRUARY 1971.

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