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USS Robert A. Owens (DD 827) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Robert A. Owens (DD 827). 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 91 crew members registered for the USS Robert A. Owens (DD 827).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1966 | 1967 – now

Gunderman, GeorgeGMG3Jan 1967 – 1968WEPS
Poccia, JoelBT2Apr 16, 1967 – May 15, 1969EngineeringIn May of 1968 just after returning from a Med cruise, with only a skeleton crew on board. We got underway for 2 weeks to search for the SSN-589 Scorpion, which went down near the Azores, 99 men perished.
Walczak, ThomasOct 1967 –
Wagner, Stephen profile iconSTGCSMar 4, 1969 – Aug 4, 1972ASLeft the Robert A. Owens and returned to Civilian Life but joined the Naval Reserve. Part of several Commands including FTG/GTMO. Retired 12/96 as an STGCS. I Would like to know how to contact STG1 E.J. Beal
Fogal, TerryRM3May 1969 – Oct 19712 carib. cruises, 1 med and 1 gtmo cruise. Spent some long 12on12off shifts during med cruise but it was a great vacation!
Baker, MarkLTJGJul 1969 – Jul 1971CommunicationsMy first ship. Had the privilege of serving with some wonderful people.
Cummins, MickSM3Sep 1969 – Mar 19732 Med. cruises (and of course 2 Gitmos). Got shot at by the Volgelsang during practice. Ouch!
Edwards, KelcieYN2Nov 1970 – Oct 1972Ships OfficeServed w/ YNC Zeljeznjak under Capt. D.A. Peterson and CMDR A.T. Naro the X.O. Made the Med cruise in 71, GITMO, and the shipyards in Philly. Got YN2505 NEC and went to CINCLANT Intelligence division in early 72.
Grass, DonYN3Oct 1971 – Nov 1972XI would like to hear from any old shipmates.
Leblanc, Mickey profile iconRM2Jun 1, 1972 – Jul 15, 1973OPERATIONSLoved Naval Communications, hated the Navy.
Rhodes, TonyBNSNSep 1972 – 1974Deck DivisionReported on board after basic. Went on one short cruise and was then transferred to the US NAVCOMMSTA Asmara, Ethiopia when the Owens went into reserve status. I have often said my best memories of the Navy were here.
Berryhill, WilliamBT2Dec 1972 – Aug 1976B
Kelley, Combat profile iconOS5Jan 1973 – Aug 1976OINickname "Combat Kelley". Given to me by Captain Robert Keough.
Whalen, ArtBT2Jul 1973 – Nov 1974Bserved aboard 73-74. Lokking for anyone in B Division. I retired as BTC in 93, 19 yrs reserve time, was the last BTC to be rated before the rate change
Jaimes, LorenzoSNNov 30, 1973 – Dec 14, 1973NRSD 8-108Service aboard Nov - Dec '73 Shellback on the way to Brazil SA and to the Dominican Republic; great cruise.
Keough, RobertCAPTAINJul 5, 1974 – Jul 9, 1976Captain Keough was my grandfather. We lost him to cancer in 1989. I remember stories he used to tell about deployments on the vessel. If you served with him please e-mail.
Hall, DwightOS2Feb 24, 1975 – May 24, 1977OPS
Ruble, BruceOS1(SW)May 1, 1975 – Jul 1, 1977OIJoined the Bouncing Bobby O in the Yards in NEW ORLEANS LA as a OS3 and left in PENSACOLA ,FLA as a OS1.. Medically retired in July 1991 22 1/2 yrs BBA DEGREE 1996 and 9Hrs MASTERS in BLAW 1997. 100% Disabled Vet in 2008.
Hager, WilliamGMT1Jun 2, 1975 – May 28, 1978weapons
Drennan, Widow Of Ricky/sippiBT1976 – 1978Engine roomLooking for anyone that remembers serving with Ricky Drennan in the engine room please notify me. Thanks. Dee Drennan
Chase, CliffMR21976 – 1980EngineeringServed with Danny Strunk. En1 Holcombe. MM1William Speasmaker and MR2 Lester Kulaga
Boyles, JohnBT31976 –Engine room
Harvey, ManningQUARTERMASTER 2NDJan 1, 1976 – Jun 26, 1980NavopsReported in Galvaston Texas, Left in Pensacola Fla. Terrible at the time. Now look back as one of the big learning experience of my life. Owens was a very old ship in a very modern Navy. Those of us who served on her are better men for it.
Carter James, JimmySM2Feb 10, 1976 – Feb 10, 1980SIGNALMAN
Chamberlin, DanBT2Mar 7, 1976 – Jul 20, 1979B-Division
Youngblood, ScottMM3May 1976 – Apr 1978m divwe started in galveston texas, on our own island, with our own mini enlisted club & cold iron steam plant
Broome, LarryMMC/SWJul 1976 – Dec 31, 1979A-GANG/M UNDERWAYBest bunch of guys I ever served with
Pehl, RobertMM3Sep 1976 – Dec 1979main controlassigned to fwd. eng. room under mm1 conehead got smart transfered to a gang began working with hvac and have been making good living with it ever since
Akins, JohnBT3Oct 1976 – Aug 1980BFwd BoilerRoom.Good times and good people.Checked in @Galvaston Tx. Checked out @ Pensacola Fl. Went to many places in between.Some good/some bad. Would like to hear from everyone.
Anderson, AllenSNOct 1976 – May 1977Deck
Fess, DanSTG3Mar 15, 1977 – Apr 15, 1979WeaponsFirst Ship great place to learn. Stationed in Pensacola next to the Lexington. Worked for STG1 Ray Ware.
Regina, JohnOS2Jun 20, 1977 – Jul 16, 1978OIEnjoyed ship very much and Pensacola. Stayed in navy for 31 years finishing as OSCM and now sailing as a second officer in the British Merchant Marine aboard an LNG Tanker. Would love to hear from old shipmates.
Day, DennisSTGJul 30, 1977 – Dec 1, 1978Sonar
Kacmarcik, Steve KazFA-MM2Sep 15, 1977 – Feb 2, 1982screw can doMy first of seven ships and 20 years, left P-Cola for the west coast and never went back. Spent seven years in the Aft engin room. 6 and 6, 12 and 12 , 24 and cary on. Two Great Lakes cruses and that floating dry dock in Wando N.C.
Eubanks, HowardSTG2Nov 15, 1977 – Jun 11, 1981ASProbably some of the best time of my 20 year career. Two Great Lakes cruises,Shipyard in floating drydock in a hurricane in South carolina, being hit by a tender during unrep drills. But all in all I enjoyed it immensly!
Gardner, RichardSH2Nov 28, 1977 – Jan 21, 1981SupplyWas aboard this old Naval Vesel for more time then I wanted..My Service to my Country was all I wanted but my Service was exstended for the convience of the decommission...What a joy that was to my life and my spouse..
Deegan, Michael profile iconGMM31978 – 1980AS
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Chambers, ShannonFM MMJan 1978 – Jul 1979engine room 2
Chambers, Shannon KeithFN MMJan 1978 – Jun 1979aft engine room
Eddy, KurtHT-5Feb 1, 1978 – Sep 1979R
Samdahl, KennyGMT21979 – 1981ASUSS Owens was my first ship, great shipmates and great times. Great Lakes Cruise 1980 and many other memories.
Micho, MarkRM2Jan 6, 1979 – Dec 1982OpsBoarded Homeport Galveston moved to Pensacola made two Great Lake cruises chased the Russians around the Gulf of Mexico and refueled in Gtmo. Great 4 years of my life on that old tin can
Findley, RonaldET1Apr 1979 – May 1980OEI was the LPO of the Electronic Shop for my last year in the navy. We were in the shipyard when i came aboard and by the time i left the ship had been sold to the Argetina navy.
Andrews, KennethGMTSNApr 1979 – Oct 1980Weapons/ASROCThis was an incredible learning experience for me in life that helped me grow in so many ways. This was an awesome old fighting vessel and the sailors aboard her were in my opinion top notch.
Robert, CriderRMC(SW)Jul 1979 – Feb 1982OCDecomissioning Crew.... Loved serving on this ship.... Lots of memories
Rennewanz, MichaelMay 1980 – Feb 1982R A Gang LPOPart of Decom crew
Brookins, RockyGMG-2Sep 1980 – Oct 17, 1981This was my last ship and it was a good one. It had its issues, but I was still a good place to be. I have many great memories of the short time I was on her.
Sallis, MichaelSNApr 13, 1981 – Feb 2, 1982DeckPlank Owner - Decommissioning Crew. Coldest environmental change of any deployment. Left Pensacola and went to Rhode Island via Charleston for decom.
Deal, DonovanFAMay 1, 1981 – Feb 22, 1982A

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