The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Henry W. Tucker (DD 875). 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 27 crew members registered for the USS Henry W. Tucker (DD 875).
|Headrick, James||RM3||1947 – 1949||Comm (radio)||I served on the Tucker from 1947 as a S2c, S1c and RM3. I was onboard for the atom bomb test at Eniwetok in 1948.|
|Rivera, Felix||SN||1948 – 1949||Des 52|
|Fisher, G Donald||ENS/LTJG||Apr 27, 1950 – Dec 5, 1951||Supply||I was the Supply Officer on this ship. Duties- paymaster, commissary officer, stores officer, sales officer. The ship spent 9 months in Korea, Japan, China Sea, Formosa Strait areas from Nov. 1950- Aug. 1951.Many duties.|
|Campbell, Ronald||ETN2||Jun 10, 1956 – Jun 20, 1958||Operations||Although it was over 50 years ago that I served aboard the "Tucker" she brings back very fond memories and my life within the Navy. I would like to find the whereabouts of Rory G. McGuigan, Rd3 at the time.|
|Zimmerman, Harold||RD3||Feb 1957 – Jan 1959||OI|
|Faulkner ,, Robert (Bob)||RM2||1959 – 1960||OC||Enjoyed the Radio Gang-Best Tin-Can in Navy.Sent to Kyes as Chief Radioman.Got out in 62. Into US Special Forces (Green-Berets) as Commo-Sgt on A-Team w. 2 tours in VN. Career as CHP (Co-Pilot CHP Helicopter in SF Bay Area) Retired to Las Vegas & AZ.|
|Baker, Richard||FT2 & FT1||Aug 1959 – Sep 1961||FOX||Came over from USS Helena when I made FT2 and went to St Paul to relieve one of my buddies from the Helena when I made FT1. High lined to Coral sea to get appendix removed. Had more than enough Formosa Straits patrols!|
|Williams, Ray||SOGSN||Nov 11, 1960 – Nov 21, 1962||Fox|
|Williams, Charles K (Willie)||IC3||Sep 1961 – Aug 1962||R Div - IC Gang||Maintained Sound Power Phones|
|Derryberry, Jerry||MMFN||1962 – 1963||M Division||Miller|
|Miller, Robert J.||MM3||Jan 1962 – Aug 1965||"M"||Served with my brother William "Slick" Miller MM3 Jan. 1962 - Aug. 1965|
|Roller, Richard||MMFN||Jan 1, 1963 – Jun 1, 1964||M Divison||I was a Evaporterman in the forward engin room.Is there any shipmates stil living that knew Me.Firstclass Davis.Served with me. There was a Black man who was a Hero in World War 2 . He was my Friend.Richard Roller|
|Varner, John Varner||LT||Oct 1, 1963 – Feb 1, 1966||Engineering||Terrific Engineering Dept. I believe we were the first to fire naval gunfire support in the VietNam War...March, 1965, leaving Vung Tau. 2000hours or thereabouts. This was before the regular NGFS missions began. Best wishes to all.|
|Hendersson, Ronald (Heavy)||BM_2||1965 –||WD||I ws a deckape worked for BM-1 Baily Streach BM-2 was boson mate .|
|Williams, Benjamin||SN||Sep 15, 1965 – Oct 10, 1966||WD||I reported aboard during R&R stop in Hong Kong. This was my first command. Good ship and crew. She was homeported in Yokosuka, Japan and had ten months left on a two year deployment. BM1 Bailey was LPO . BM2 " strech" Johnson and BM2 Mays I|
|Muenzberg, W Randall (Muenz)||ST1||Apr 1966 – May 1970||WA||The Tucker was assigned to DESDIV 32 of DESRON 3. The Squadron was the last of the Asiatic Squadrons and the best in the Pacific Fleet with the Tucker being the best ship with the best crew - HAVE GUN WILL TRAVEL|
|Emerson, David||LT||1967 – 1968||Operations|
|Leon, Peter||Ltjg||Oct 1, 1967 – Jun 1, 1969||Navigation & CIC||Dates are about|
|Fortune, Gary||CS-3||Dec 23, 1967 – Oct 19, 1969||Supply|
|Harrington, David (Feets)||ETR-2||Mar 1968 – Sep 1972||WV (DASH) and OE||Great ship! I really liked the fact that I was a "twidget" in the weapons division working on the DASH system I spent a lot of time in mount 52 on the gun line|
|Green, John||MM3||Apr 21, 1968 – Dec 20, 1969||Engineering machinist mate||I loved r and r Hong Kong and Singapore and places like that took the edge off after 30 day on the gun line.|
|Hargrove, William||CS3||Mar 8, 1970 – Mar 3, 1973||supply|
|Krueger, William (Bill)||SM2||Nov 1970 – Mar 1971||OPERATIONS||Discharged in San Diego, California 1971|
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|Kendall, Dave||FR||Apr 1971 – Apr 1971||below decks||Short reserve cruise. Did firesides when we returned to port. Got to know Blake as a good friend.|
|Terry, Dillon||PN3||Nov 1971 – Mar 1973||X Div||Now this was a real Navy SHIP. Good times. My son Heath was born while I was assigned to the TUCKER.|
|Mockapetris, Peter||BT3||Jan 3, 1972 – Dec 3, 1973||B||The adventure begins.|
|Thomas, Alfred||FIREMAN-E3||Jun 28, 1972 – Jan 1973||MACHINISTS MATE||SERVED IN THE MAIN ENGINE ROOM, PETTY OFFICER IN CHARGE WAS 1ST CLASS PETTY OFFICER WILSON.|
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