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USS James E. Kyes (DD 787) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS James E. Kyes (DD 787). 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 102 crew members registered for the USS James E. Kyes (DD 787).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1964 | 1965 – 1970 | 1971 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Cooney, TomRD31965 – 1966OIWestpac 1965. Great trip! Looking for others from that time.
Hester, JohnPN31965 – 1966AdminLooking for James Olenick. He went on to Westpac and I went on to Lemoore, California; we lost touch.
Diver, DougPN2Feb 5, 1965 – Jul 17, 1967OCMADE WEST PAC CRUISE 1965 AND 1966 - QUITE AN UNFORGETTABLE VOYAGE
Wolfe, DonEm2Mar 1, 1965 – Jul 31, 1968R DivisonWould like to hear from anyone that served on board from Mar 1965 to July 1968. George Billimek, Richard Neely, mm1 Dunn, Jim Marshall, Jerry Slaten, Sam Smith, Alvin Scott, Roger Livingood.
Ocha, MontieMachine Repairman 3rd classMar 5, 1965 – Dec 20, 1966R divwould like to here from Hackett , Freeman, Sam Smith, "David Allen EN3" or all others from 1965 to 1966
Ouellette, BillSN Nov 13, 1965 – Jun 10, 1967SupplyDisbursing Clerk Striker - WESTPAC 1965 -1966. Would like to talk to others aboard at that time.
Landers, JohnRD21966 – 1968OI2 great years .......................
Heyward, RobertRD31966 – 1969Radarman
Troutt, BobRD3May 1966 – Jan 1969OIProud to have made 2 Wes Pac cruises on the Kyes.
Wardwell, DavidGMG 3May 1966 – Mar 1967gunnerywas on the 66 through 67 west back cruse
Putney, RobertFTG2Jun 1, 1966 – Jan 13, 1970WGRetired 1986 FTGC
MacAluso, SamETN3Jul 1966 – Jul 1968ElectronicsHad some great times serving with some great guys. Wish i could find where some of them are now though I know some are not with us anymore. Looking for Jim Miller. Jim Miller, Lyle Freiberg and I Had a great time.
Donnay, RogerET-1Sep 1966 – Sep 1969Desron 23
Dale, DanRD 31967 – Apr 1968OI
Noles, RobertETR3Apr 10, 1967 – May 31, 1970OELooking forward to conversations with old shipmates.
Roberts, Charlesem3Apr 27, 1967 – Oct 28, 1970r division e gangmy e mail; jrbama12@bellsouth.net. drop me line or two
Lee, Gordy profile iconsnbmMay 16, 1967 – May 23, 19737th fleetHi everyone..Looking for sailors that I served with the year 1967 to 1971. Looking forward to the reunion. my contact info is email at catjoe12@yahoo.com .
Freiberg, LyleETR2Jun 1967 – Jun 1970OElooking for Jim Miller
Golden, BillFTG 3Jun 4, 1967 – May 29, 1968I was aboard with my brother Bo.
Edwards, JeffreyMR-3Jun 16, 1967 – Aug 22, 1971RepairI was transfered from the USS Prairie AD-15 The Kyes was home ported in Long Beach CA at that time. Had a good time , but was still glad to get out.
Dale, DanRD 3Jul 1967 – 1968OCICFirst WestPac Tour DD 787, Second WestPac Tour BB 62
Gandolf, RichardFireman E-3Jul 1967 – Jul 1968M-Div Forward Engine RoomUSS James E. Kyes DD-787 July 1967-July 1968. M-Div Forward engine room (Main Control) hole snipe Fireman.
Covert, Peter / PeteETR3(SG)Jul 1967 – May 1968OE
Warden, Richard(Rick)IC3Aug 1967 – Feb 1971R Division3.5 years on Kyes, 2 Westpac tours/Vietnam. On board 3 June 1967 when USS Frank E Evans collided with HMAS Melbourne in the South China Sea.
Smith, William Aka SmittyBOATSMAN MATE1968 – 1970DeckLooking for anyone with info on the rivers we went up to fire troop support.
Doyle, WarrenRD31968 – 1969OI
Mass, EdwardLTJGApr 2, 1968 – Sep 1, 1969EngineeringMPA
Beshai, PeterE-2Apr 22, 1968 – Apr 22, 1970commissaryLooking for anyone that was on the James E. Keyes when it went to Vietnam in 1968.
Webb, DonaldRM3Sep 1968 – Dec 1969OCPresent June3, 1969 when the Frank E. Evans was sunk by HMAS Melbourne. Was JE Kyes association first Ships Historian.
Loyd, Kennethgunners mateSep 17, 1968 – Jul 15, 1971weaponsit was a strange time for me I was called the reverend mister black.
Sietsema, Darwin Fat Crazy HairyEM3Nov 1968 – 1971Engineering
Skamel, Thomas A.SN1969 – 1971DECKLOOKING FOR SHIPMATES - NEED ASSISTANCE WITH RECALLING EVENTS.
Hedley, KeithRD2Jan 1969 – Jul 1969OIWas aboard when the Evans was hit.
Skamel, ThomasE-3Jan 1969 – Jun 1970DECK
Brown, Larrymm3Jan 1969 – 1971aft engine roomran with oscar davis,neil tackett,scott churchill made 2 westpac cruises
Carpin, Ron RedSAJul 3, 1969 – Dec 1970bosun mate (deck ape)Trying very hard to prove that I was exposed to Agent Orange while in country. Anyone who remembers a trouble maker who had bright red hair please message me. Need names and details to back me up. time running out.
Griffin, ThomasBT3Aug 12, 1969 – Apr 4, 1973B
Pangborn, Fred (Pang)SMGMNov 1969 – Apr 1973boatsinmate, GunnersmateLooking for Petty Officer Payne , who went ashore back in 1972 wespac to pick up ammo and stepped boots on land.
Duncan, ChesterFN1970 – 1973B
Lawrence, Eugene (Mickey)MM31970 – 1971MVolunteered on for the 71 Westpac Cruise. Worked both enginerooms.
Edwards, BobBT31970 – Apr 3, 1973BGreat Memories
Edwards, Robert /bobBT3Apr 1970 – Mar 1973B DivisionI rember the good times on ship,,working in aft fireroom,I remember night ops Haiphong harbor 1972,with shells hitting all around us,KYES being sent in to draw fire. Now I suffer from ischemic heart disease. Blame on AO.
Kamberger, Joseph (Berger)BT3May 1970 – Apr 1973BWorked in forward fireroom. Had the time of my life, adventures that I will never forget.
Rogers, SteveE2Jul 1970 – Jan 1972Beavers/ Boiler TenderDoes anyone remember a mist being sprayed on the ship during 1971 or a bad storm. Any information regarding the ship during 1970-1972 would really be appreciated.
Davis, OscarBTFNAug 1970 – Mar 1973B

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