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USS Rupertus (DD 851) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Rupertus (DD 851). 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 71 crew members registered for the USS Rupertus (DD 851).

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

Bamman, GeorgeETR4Jul 8, 1967 – Feb 1968OELooking for RD Richard Van Fleet. He and Gray Holmes pulled me back aboard after a wave washed me down the deck .. I was hanging over the side by fingertips. Have about 2 dozen pictures of the Forrestal fire, email me.
Andrys, JohnRUPERTUS1968 – 1971SupplyHomeported out of San Deigo and shipped out to new homeport out of Yoko, Japan. I left the ship and was transfered to Washington D.C.
Lumabao, BenjaminSN1968 – 1970WAWas with the WD Division and went into WA Divison.
Tabor, BarryMachinist Mate 3rd class1968 – Nov 1971Engine Room
Sutton, JimRD3Mar 1968 – Jun 1970I came aboard as a non-designated striker and ended up as an RD3. I would like to talk to Ben Cherek and Bill Reynolds.
Mailloux, DavidMM11969 – 1975Mlook up old ship mates
Carroll, MikeSH2Jan 15, 1969 – Dec 15, 1972SupplyHello to all, I can't say to much since so much time has passed. I am currently filing for Disability for Agent Orange. I have Parkinson. I need proof we were in the Saigon River, during 1969. Thanks
Russell, DonBT3Jun 1969 – Aug 1972B DivisionHello Mates ! Richard Ball ! ESPY ! The rest of you guys ! If Anyone has ANY pics of me can you Please help me out ? Lost ALL my stuff in a fire ! Most Appreciated !! Richard Ball ! Please contact me ? !
Vandersloot, RickETN3Jun 4, 1969 – Feb 1973OEWould like to see some of the old shipmates from years ago.
Espinoza, James (Espy)E-4Jun 22, 1969 – Feb 26, 1973B DIVISIONWishing all who served on this battle ship the best of health during Viet Nam. I hope all is well, and keep the faith. To Richard Ball, Tom Schramm, David Stoval, Miller and all who made the tour 2 and 3 times. God BLESS
Begault, BarryRDSNJul 17, 1969 – May 15, 1971OE RadarmanGot out, got married, went to computer school. Still in IT. Moved from New Orleans to Houston. On my 2nd marriage. Grown kids, 5 grand kids.
Louie, Raymonde'3Jan 9, 1970 – Mar 13, 1973wdCrazy westpacs
Bloomfield, JamesFNJun 23, 1970 – Nov 30, 1971MFirst Ship. Enjoyed them all.
Wing, JerryFTG3Nov 21, 1970 – Apr 7, 1973WGWest Pac Cruises 71 & 72. Lots of time on the gun line, usually as plotting room officer. Looking to get in touch with other FTG's during that time frame. Walt Wagner, Evert Challsted, Dave Kibel, Mike Holst, Chief Dunn,
Kelley, DennisQM2Dec 1970 – Nov 1972I will never forget..........
Martin, John (Marty)BT3Jan 1971 – Mar 1973B Division - Aft Boiler Room
Springer, MichaelSTG3Jun 1971 – Feb 1973SonarAlmost 38 years, would like to catch up.
Dylla, RichardSN/CS3Sep 12, 1971 – Dec 29, 1973Deck/SupplyStarted my career in 1971 with a great bunch of guys. Learned a lot especially for BM2 Lillard. Ended my career in 1993. Would do it all over again in a heartbeat
Morris, JoeBT3Nov 1971 – May 1973B-DivisionWorked in Forward Fireroom w/ Schramm, Johnson, Espinoza, Tucker, and alot of other great guys. USS Rupertus Association has Re-unions yearly. 2014 is in New Orleans. Join Tin Can Sailors. A great organization
Hunter, TomRM31972 – 1973Was on the last cruise before being decommissioned
Kobin, BobOS-21972 – 1973OpsFinished my last two years on the east coast training reservists. After I got out in 1975 wait about a year and went to college. Got my RN license and have been nursing ever since. I'm currently in Dialysis nursing
Braden, HaroldENFR1972 – 1973A Gang
Riley, RichardFTG 31972 – 1973WepsLast west-pac
Brunotte, Chuck BrunotteBT3Jan 1, 1972 – Sep 15, 1972engineeringafter fire rm rocks!
Wagner, WalterFTG1Apr 1972 – Jul 1973!stI was on the last West Pac cruise the ship made. Then the last of about 10 crew members to turn the ship over to the Greek Navy. Work area was IC/Plot room just off the scullary. Have SUBIC Bay still in my head.
Griffith II, James C Joe CollegeSEAMANJun 1972 – Jan 19731stOne of McAnaney's Motley Mariners on Rupertus' last cruise to Viet Nam before de-commissioning in San Diego
Bryson, ClaytonENSJun 1972 – Jun 1973WDI was the 1st Lt on the last Vietnam cruise. Interesting times. Retired as a Capt in 2002, always had good memories of the ship and crew.
Laundy, DanSNJul 5, 1972 – Jun 1973WD
Henry, MikeMMFNSep 1972 – Jun 1973M division
Gonzales, JosephSEAMANApr 1973 –

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