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USS Hollister (DD 788) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Hollister (DD 788). 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 119 crew members registered for the USS Hollister (DD 788).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1962 | 1963 – 1971 | 1972 – now

Henslee, Ralph(Hawkeye)e-3Jan 3, 1972 – Feb 10, 1973wdmemories getting bad i do remember getting shot at off somewhere near hanoi, firing shrike missies from sunset to sunup. anyone remember this?during summer of 72
Kuykendall, JohnLtMar 1972 – Jul 1974Supply Officer
Elufson, SamHTFNMay 1, 1972 – May 1, 1973EngineeringA very good life experience.i travelled to many ports in the Pacific, learned a trade and met some very interesting people.the ship was assigned to the "Gun Line" during the Vietnam Nam war, very exciting, indeed.
Pine, JoeQM21973 – 1974ON
Rakes, El SteveEM2Mar 3, 1973 – Jul 31, 1976R-DivisionCame on board out of EM "A" School as EMFN got to work and be the LPO in both the IC and EM shop depart ship as EM2
Goad, JamesM M 3Jul 8, 1973 – Jun 30, 1976M. Will never forget my time on the Hollister would like to see some of of you again. Did lot of growing up and learned a lot. Anyone welcome to talk & enjoy younger times. Call 520- 904- 9319
Campbell, Charles profile iconE-3Feb 28, 1974 – Feb 24, 1977Deck division/communicationsI didn't realize how much I loved being On that ship until after I was discharged
Dalton, GaryE-4 RM3Dec 12, 1974 – Aug 29, 1976I would love to hook up with shipmates from that time or anyother time.
Wenta, Jimbm 31975 – 1976div 1what my brothers. just found the site, cool. remember the good times. see ya!
Moore, Juliusmm 2Jan 7, 1975 – Dec 12, 1977M main control Top watch I talk about you guys often Portland San Francisco and my Re-up party in San Diego in 76! give me some e time.
Feeney, PaulBM E-3Mar 1, 1975 – Oct 15, 1977WDThose were the days,I hope all is well with the ol"jolly holly"crew,I sometimes wonder what ever became of her?any info would be apreciated,she was a grand ol tin can,with a rich history.Give me a shout for ol times sake
Hurst, MarkEN2Sep 1, 1975 – Oct 27, 1977A-GANGSeveral Shipmates are still my friends. Portland Rose Fest., SOCAL Ops, San Diego/San Fran...I still work for the Navy. Went to U of Wa. after discharge and now work for Naval Facilities Engineering Command - Safety
Northcutt, RickE-31976 – 1979engineeeringthink about you guys from time to time. hope everyone is doing well.
Berry, DavidSTG1 - STCMar 1976 – Apr 1979WeaponsShe was a great ship, we had a great crew, and shipmates that I'd be proud to serve with anywhere, anytime. .
Butchjer Sr., JerryE-3Mar 6, 1976 – Mar 29, 1978machinst mate
Mills, DonE-3 SONAR TECHJun 1976 – Apr 1978weapons
Edwards, MarkBT2Aug 1976 – Aug 1979"B" DivisionWhat a great crew and time in our lives. Great time at Portland Rose Festival. Made the "All Hands" magazine as one of five sets of brothers onboard at one time. What a sad day in naval history when she was stricken.
Genereux, Donald E.LT(JG)Sep 1976 – Jun 1978R (Damage Control Assistant)Home-ported at Long Beach Naval Support Activity while in Naval Reserve. Portland Rose Festival summer '77, port visits to SanFran CA, Stockton CA, Ensenada Mex under CO Darwin, XO Mellenson. ChEngs were LT Marty Doyle and LT Al May.
Delgado, NickSM3Sep 7, 1976 – Jun 10, 1978OpsLooking back those were some great days, remember taking Linda Ronstadt on a tour of the ship during change of command ceremony. Great shipmates! Looking for Rick Peralta and Ralph Reyes.
Schultz, RobertMS31977 – 1978S2The trip to Portland was great. Considering I had family that lived there and joined us in Astoria. Left the Hossister and went to shore duty at Bangor, WA , then to VA for precom on USS Arkansas CGN-41. Got out in 1983.
Treece, DavidMMFNJan 2, 1977 – Feb 1, 1979EngineeringGlad to hear from some of the guys, hope everyone else doing well
Roberts, CraigMM3Jan 10, 1977 – Jun 1, 1979Engineering Worked in Aft Engine Rm., Main Control, Engineering office & Decom. We had a great crew. Kept the old girl together with lots of grit, determination and coffee to barter for parts in the ship yards. Fair winds and calm seas to all.
O'Neill, PatOS3Mar 1, 1977 – Nov 6, 1977OPSShort time on board, but a great group of people and shipmates. Portland, San Francisco (the day Elvis died) and taking weekend warriors up and down the coast. A really great experience.
Coale, RonICFNJun 11, 1977 – 1979Engineering
Reams, OrinEnsign1978 – 1979EngineeringNewly commissioned Mustang ensign. MPA, M & B Division Officer. Served with outstanding sailors.
Nelson, DavidET3Jan 9, 1978 – Aug 31, 1979OEHollister was pretty good duty. After decom, spent my last 2 yrs on the Enterprise in the shipyard.
Canada, BillHT2Apr 1978 – Aug 1979RRetired May 1991
Goff, JohnSAMay 1978 – Apr 1979Ops/Admin Remember BMC Vaught well from my days in WD Div as SA. You were cool Boats! Enjoyed my duty as right gun powderman in mount 51. 15 rounds, rapid continuous fire!!! Gawd! It was great. Would love to do it AGAIN!
Schwindt, LouEnsignJul 15, 1978 – Aug 31, 1979EngineeringServed as Damage Control Assistant and Repair Division Officer the final year before decommissioning.
Schuck, Robert (Bob)PN1Nov 1978 – Aug 1979AdminAfter decom in Aug 79 transferred to USS Takelma (ATF 113) Had a great time on Hollister. Retired in August 2000 at NAR San Diego as their Command Master Chief.
Fischer, Donmm3Mar 1979 – Aug 1979R-divisionanybody remember the cannon we made for the capt. for the decommissioning.
Vaught, DavidBMCMar 1, 1979 – Nov 30, 19791STLast BMC to serve on Hollister. decom in July 79 maintained 9 man maintenance and secure/rig for sea by way of tow.

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