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USS Furse (DD 882) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Furse (DD 882). 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 69 crew members registered for the USS Furse (DD 882).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1965 | 1966 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Dillon, HaroldSK31945 – 1948SDid the Japan, Tsingtao duty, after leaving the DD-724 at War's end.
Gates, Emery "Bud"S11945 – 1946Gunnery
Early, JosephSM31945 –EngineeringI was on 9 ships, mostly destroyers. Cowie, Gregory, Furse, catamount for 6 years, Vammen, Shelton, Turner, OBrien
Shawel, LeonardPetty Officer 3rd ClassJul 1945 – Mar 1947Machine shop, refrigerationI have made it to 2010 to the age of 91 and still remember with enthusiasm my service aboard ship and the men I served with.
Curtis, RussellS1/CJul 10, 1945 – Apr 30, 1946Sailed out of Texas on board the Furse on its maiden shake down cruise.
Metz, ForrestET1 ETCAug 1945 – Oct 1946ElectronicsGood tour. Last of 3 destroyers served on during my career. Made chief while aboard. Operation Crossroads (Bikini test) . One of ships sailing to Japan for the official surrender
Waite, CecilMM3RD CLASSAug 10, 1945 – Jun 28, 1946
Moses, Jones "pete"S02Apr 1949 – Oct 1951My Father, Pete Moses served on the Furse during this period. My name is Dan Moses, his son. Pete passed away in 2000.
Boyer, JohnMM3Jan 1, 1951 – Aug 1, 1954AMADE 3 MED.CRUISES,SEVERAL GITMO CS.LOOKING FOR ANY MM,S
Archambault, RolandSNJun 15, 1952 –FirstLike most of my shipmates, I am retired and every now and then, I pick up a part time job to keep myself busy and put a few dollars in my pocket. Other then that, my health is good and I look forward to every day.
Cohen, MartinPetty Officer1953 – 1955Radar OperatorSvc. No. 9124329 Dad joined the Navy at 17, during the Korean War, and was assigned as a Radarman on the Bridge of USS Furse DDR-882. The Furse was in the Mediterranean, watching the Russians.
Dolgin, BenjaminSNAug 26, 1955 – Apr 4, 1956First
Beadle, GilbertFA-BT2Dec 2, 1955 – May 1962Engineering
Beadle, GilbertBT FN-BT2Dec 5, 1955 – May 1962Engineering
Clark, WilliamBT1Jul 6, 1957 – Jun 20, 1963Fwd FireroomMade 13 Med Runs. and many runs to Gitmo.Cuba Missle Crisis .Northern Eroupe MIdshipmens . in 1958, Worlds Fair in 1958 . Gent . Belg. spent 6 years aboard longer than any other member of the ships crew. Took ship to Fram 1 . in Philly .
Holder, ErnestMM2Oct 1958 – Feb 1962Msearching for shipmates
Moseley, William Timltjg supply1959 – 1960supplypicked up space cone in florida.with boat davit. ship listed under weight . original astronauts incl. john glenn on board that day. later med cruise,gitmo a couple of times. home port was first norfolk, then charleston
Tirella, PeteEN-3Sep 10, 1959 – Jun 10, 1961R ( A GANG)THE REUNION IS IN NEW ORLEANS SEPT 23-27 ANYONE WISHING TO ATTEND LET ME KNOW
Moran, RobertE3Mar 1960 – Mar 1962Electronics
Burttschell, TommySM2Jul 1960 – Jan 1963OC
Bullion, RobertSM3Sep 20, 1960 – Sep 20, 1962Bridge Gang
Tolson, TalmadgeFTG3Oct 1, 1960 – Sep 29, 1962Fox
Tolson, TalmadgeFTG3Oct 15, 1960 – Nov 25, 1962Cuban Blockade
Ajello, JoeSK-3Nov 1960 – Jan 1963SCUBAN BLOCADE 61/62 MED CRUISE
Westbrook, Haroldseaman1962 – 1963boatsman mate
Scott, Kermet profile iconDC31962 – 1963RCuban Blockade, First Ship assigned, out of Charleston SC. Retired as HTC Sept 1980.
Arnold, William/billMM2Apr 1962 – Nov 1964MCuban Blockade 1962 Med cruise 1964
Gill, Peter / PeteEMFANov 16, 1962 – Jan 5, 1963E divisionnot there for very long
Pazak, JerryLTjg/LTFeb 26, 1963 – Jul 18, 1966Engineering / NavigationHighly recommend H H Abernathy Jr book SCHOOL OF HARD KNOTS about his 3 years on Furse
Meerman, FrankRM2Aug 19, 1963 – May 5, 1967Communications2 Med Cruises, 1 North Atlantic Cruise, 1 Red Sea Cruise, Countless Missile Shots off Florida. Leading Radioman when discharged. Dave Chapin was my Comm. Officer.
Jones, James V. (Jim)ENS / LTJGOct 1963 – Jul 1965EMO/CIC OfficerFirst ship assignment after being comissioned.One fantastic MED Cruise with Red Sea flag showing.Special Soviet Shadow ops;ASW;GTMO REFTRA;CARIB ops and lots of great liberty.CO and XO were top shelf.
Schwartz, EdwardSNOct 1963 – Sep 1965SUPPLY
Paul, Williams profile iconSTG-3Nov 1963 – Jun 15, 1964FoxFirst ship. Picked up in Philly, to Gitmo, to Med, back to Norfolk. Lots of ops, no sleep. Flank Frank was CO. Not a good feeder. Allen Falkman n Randall Pullen only names I remember. Who was the chief?
Formulak, GeraldPO31964 – 1966Fox
Pamplin, AlLTjgFeb 8, 1964 – Feb 7, 1967FoxGreat ship's crew. Two Med and one North Atlantic cruise. ASW personnel (ST, TM) were the best.
Chapin, DaveENS/LTJGApr 15, 1964 – Apr 15, 1967Combat InformationServed on three overseas tours. Excellent officer and enlisted crew.
Carroll, BillFTG31965 – 1967
Silber, JohnMM3Aug 1965 – Jul 1967A - GANG
Gary R Johnson, JohnyE4Sep 7, 1965 – Aug 23, 1967R division A Gang
Saja, ThomasE4Oct 25, 1965 – Oct 20, 1967
Culp, Richard profile iconSeamanNov 1, 1965 –Boiler TeckRetired / Florida

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