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USS Holder (DD 819) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Holder (DD 819). 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 42 crew members registered for the USS Holder (DD 819).

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Sheesley, GlennBT21952 – 1954
Colbert, JerrysogsnAug 30, 1959 – Aug 30, 1959sogn
Hoback, Richard (Dick)SA/SNJan 5, 1960 – Jun 1960Deck
Carmean, CharlesBT3Mar 26, 1960 – Mar 15, 1963B Div.Worked in the Fwd. Fireroom
Garber, William Edward (Bill)STG31962 – Apr 16, 1966WeaponsMy Navy career catapulted me into an engineering career in the defense industry! I have been retired since 2002; I live in central Florida and enjoy golf and outdoor activities.
Guth, WayneRD1962 – Dec 1962CICDates are off somewhat. I will correct them later. Was on the Cuban Blockade. Collided with the USS Wasp (The Can-Opener)
Knox, VirgilFTG3Aug 1963 – Apr 1965
Luque, JosephFNSep 8, 1963 – Feb 12, 1964B / M
Donley, JohnPN1Apr 4, 1964 – Sep 29, 1966OCShips Secretary
Mason, JerryFNSep 1964 – Feb 1965"M"Just passing through. The first of 8 ships during my career. I worked in the aft pit. Will never forget MM1 Donald Heal who several years later relieved me of the aft engine room aboard DD703 in Pearl Harbor.
Henry, PatersonOct 15, 1964 – Feb 18, 1966Communications/Radio
King, Jr, William LCMDR/CO1965 – 1967Entering this information for my father. He died 05/20/07.
Webster, SamBT3Dec 17, 1965 – Dec 18, 1967Boiler RoomI worked and had many friends aboard a great ship. Captain King was the best.
Pruchniewski, GeorgePN31967 – 1968PersonnelOnboard Holder for 1st NATO cruise. Still have 1968 NATO yearbook, professional photos of ship underway, newspaper articles, Zippo lighter, patch, and belt buckle.
Hall, DavidRM3Jul 10, 1968 – Sep 10, 1970OPSI was a member of the deck force. And made my way to the radio gang thanks to BMC Pierce
Lambert, CalSA/SN/PNSNOct 1968 – Dec 1969Started deck force went to Personnel OfficeWent to Vietnam (in country tour) from Holder. Spent the next 26 years on active duty. Retired as a Command Master Chief in 1993. Have been teaching high school NJROTC for last 18 years.
Hall, DavidRM3Oct 12, 1969 – Sep 12, 1970opstarted on the deck force, worked my way to the operations as a radioman
Kahne, RobertEM31970 – 1972ElectricialHad a great time on board the Holder and looking forward to any reunions to meet old friends.
McKenzie, MacE-31971 – 1972OPS
Earles, CletusEN31971 – 1972A DivisionI did half of the med cruse then I road the USS Holder to Boston for decommissioning. I would love to reconnect with my old shipmates! looking for RA RA an Electrician.
Ellsworth, RobertSK21971 – 1972SupplyLive Rhinebeck, New York
Zimmerman, WayneFTsnMar 1971 – May 19722ndPrescott, Mike Baird, Moe Mulvaney, Tucker, Guy Ambler and other great guys lost track of.
Huffaker, GregTM3Mar 1971 – Jul 8, 1974weaponsSure had a lot of fun and learned alot of responsibilities.
Rudow, RichardYN3Jun 1, 1971 – Jul 1, 1973Ship's OfficeWorked in Ship's Office with Personnel folks...maintained records, assisted with daily schedules and assorted duties
King, RogerET@Oct 1971 – Jul 1972OperationsMet the ship in the Med, What a trip!
Straus, BrianBT3Aug 12, 1972 – Mar 15, 1976Engineeringnone at the moment
Lawson, DarrelE3Nov 1972 – Mar 29, 1974repair divisionHad a great Med cruise in 1973 Buddies were Norman Roberts aka Robbie Tom Ott from Wisconsin FN Wagner from Kansas Hello to all hope you are doing well !!!!!
Craig, RandySTG2Nov 1, 1972 – Jun 15, 1973WeaponsThis was my last ship that I sailed on out of Boston. She was a reserve tin can when I reported aboard.
Wills, StanleyE1 deck ape1973 – 1975Bosun's mate
Burkhart, DennisBTFNJun 1973 – Feb 1976Engineering
Geiger, BillSTG2Aug 15, 1973 – Mar 18, 1976A/S
Casey, JackOS2Oct 1973 – Jun 1975OPS
Koenig, JohnSTG1Nov 1973 – Jan 1975ASWAnother reserve ship with good regular and reserve crews. I had just returned from being homeported in Italy and when I left here I went back to shore duty (finally) in Italy.
Silverthorn, DavidOS 3Jan 1974 – Jun 1975OPS
Michael O'Brien, MikeHT3Apr 1974 – Oct 1975RepairLooking to meet up in Newport sometime this year with Repair Division fresh air snipes...Frenchy, Rock-The-Boat, Droz to name a few! OD is in!
Yakelewicz, Frederick profile iconENFNJul 8, 1974 – Jul 28, 1976Engineering
Villeneuve, RonaldMM2Oct 10, 1974 – May 23, 1976Forward Engine Room 3 ship in 2 years Had good time while in ports went to hospital from previous accident while in Philly. Yards
Lloyd, Randall. (Randy)BTDec 12, 1974 – 1976EngineeringThis ship was my first ship and I had the honor to go through the decommissioning of this ship as well.i was a very young man at this time but I did have a great time when we went to different ports the Bahamas,Mayport!!
Kraus, JoeBTFNFeb 1975 – Oct 1976engineering
Inglee, JonMM2May 5, 1975 – 1976A divWorked in A gang until decommissioning .was in charge of A gang at the end.
Boggs, RandyE-3Sep 1975 – Oct 1976DeckServed on the USS Holder DD-819, USS Rich DD-820 and the USS Suribachi AE-21
Dennis, Schadler profile iconSNOct 1975 – Nov 19761st

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