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USS Meredith (DD 890) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Meredith (DD 890). 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 123 crew members registered for the USS Meredith (DD 890).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1964 | 1965 – 1971 | 1972 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Nilson, Robert (Bob)UNKMar 1, 1946 –
Goldberg, CharlesSEAMAN 2ND CLASSJun 1946 – Jan 1948
Whitehead, BarbaraseamanAug 16, 1946 – Aug 29, 1953SEAMANI AM THE YOUNGEST DAUGHTER OF JAMES PERCY WARD AND I AM INTERESTED IN FINDING CHILDREN OF THE CREW THAT SERVED ON THE USS MEREDITH DD890
Leslie, Charlie3RD CLASS P.O.Mar 1951 – Sep 1954
McCartney, PeteSEAMANDec 31, 1952 – Jun 1956Looking for shipmates
Butler, WilliamLTJGFeb 1953 – Aug 1955Supply OfficerIf you really want to meet a great bunch of guys, come to a Meredith reunion. You will also have an opportunity to relive those good old days when we young and carefree and visited those liberty ports overseas.
Smith, PaulFT 3May 4, 1954 – Mar 29, 19573rd
Short, Leroy / L.c.rd3Jun 1954 – Dec 1957Operations
Smith, Jr., Edward H.RM 2Nov 10, 1954 – Oct 20, 1957Just looking back for old friends who might still be around...
Johnson, RonRD3Jun 1955 – Jun 1957O Divisioni have been going to the reuinions the last 3 years and they are great
Fessenden, DonaldSOG3Jun 1957 – Jun 12, 1960enjoyed every day on this ship. med cruise, caribbean everywhere we went. So sorry I never kept in contact with my ship mates in the sonar gang and the rest of my ship mates.
Davis, MalcolmSN1958 – 1959supply
Kastner, MikeGM31958 – 1960gunners mateMet a lot of nice people and made some good friends.
Davis, M.l. BillDD 890Aug 1958 – Oct 1959Supplywork in the laundry with Felix Czerwinski who has pass on
Walker, James A WalkerFTG1Sep 1958 – Mar 1962Fox'59 Med cruise, FRAM overhaul, SoLant Amity 3 cruise, engine room fire (sea trials) and fouled screw incident, ASROC launch in Mayport, all high lights of time on board
Walters, CharlesMM2Nov 1958 – May 1961good memories of my time on the Meredith. ship has reunions. contact us if interested in information
Perry, Eugene J.;YN2Oct 19, 1959 – Jun 22, 1962EXFirst duty station in 33 year career. FRAM in Philadelphia, fire at sea during sea trials. REFTRA. SOLANT Cruise and liberty in Cape Town. ASROC fire & manning fire hose. Great ship with many fond memories.
Ingerson, TerryBYSep 1960 – Feb 1964SNIPE Forward FireroomFire at sea in 1961 where lost crewman. John Glen recovery. ASROC explosion. Hurricane in fall of 1963. Looking for any information on Joseph Chamberlin. Email me at tingerson57@gmail.com
Addison, LarryRM21961 – Dec 1962operationsI REMEMBER THE FIRE AT SEA, WE WERE ON SEA TRIALS. I HAVE GREAT MEMORIES OF THE SOLANT CRUSE DOWN TO SOUTH AFRICA AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN, WE ALSO CROSSED THE EQUATOR ON THAT TRIP.
Nelson, WillieSeaman 31961 – 1963SeamanI am looking for a Navy Buddy that was stationed out of May Port Florida From 1961-1963 on board U.S.S Meredith (DD 890), and/or witnessed a steamline burst in the forward engine room on that ship.
Garber, RollandMMFNJan 1961 – Sep 1961EngineeringOnboard during engine room fire when Chamberlin was killed. And on Xmas eve with the Asroc explosion.
Mason, WillieSNJan 15, 1961 – Jul 26, 19621st.divisionI really enjoyed my brief tour: station on the USS Meredith DD-890. I came aboard the ship during the FRAM overhaul in Philadelphia,PA. The ship was in "dry-dock",leaving all parts of the hull accessible for renovation.
Adair, Ralph (Sid)IC2Jun 1961 – May 1963enginering
Pepe, RayE 4Aug 1961 – Sep 1963
Massey, Robert ShepardE-3Aug 30, 1961 – Oct 2, 1963Seaman"Kid" from Sussex County, DE. Loved the tour of the Mediterranean. Portsmouth, Mayport bases. Would love to hear from old friends.
Moss, TedENS/LTJGSep 1, 1961 – Jul 15, 1963 1st/ASParticipated in Solant Amity (caribbean/w.& s africa 1961; 6th fleet and Mideast Force 1962. Homeport Mayport, FL Noa beat us to retrieve John Glenn
Bergeron, RichardFTG1Jan 31, 1962 – Dec 9, 1963ThirdNow writing novels about undercover police in the 1960s Navy. My two books presently published are "Needle on the Haystack" and "Operation Firethorn." I hope to have 7 books in the final series. On Amazon.
Bergeron, Richard (Rich)FTG2Feb 1962 – Nov 1963ASROC testing in Key West, Med Cruise 1962-3, Burst steam line in Port Suez.
Kutschbach, Richard KutchMM5Aug 26, 1963 – Feb 6, 1967MWAS MM2 IN FORWARD ENGINE ROOM I AM A MEMBER OF THE MEREDITH REUNION ASSOC. AND LOOKING FOR NEW MEMBERS FOR FUN AND FELLOWSHIP AT YEARLY REUNIONS. IF INTERESTED CALL ME 1-866-774-3894 OR EMAIL ME AT dk1962@gmail.com
Pursley, JerrySTG3Nov 1963 – Jul 1966WeaponsOne of the great experiences of my life. Two Med cruises, Gitmo, Hurricaine Dora and a great crew!
Keefe, EdwinSTG3Dec 1, 1963 – Dec 1, 1965Sonar TechnicianLooking for reference to Cruise year book for stated years.
Eudy, John A.MM21964 – Mar 28, 1966Engineering
Foster, William3rd class1964 – 1965Don't rememberI started on the deck crew and ended up being the ship's barber. Loved the dog races in Jacksonville.
Dodson, EricshipservicemanJan 8, 1964 – Jun 1964supplyReported aboard midnight before we left for 6 month med cruse.Was ships Barber till highlined over to the USS Alagash in june one of our fueling ships.Was transferred to the USS Delong DE684
Kwasny, LloydSNJan 13, 1964 – Jan 12, 1966FIRSTHAD A LOT OF FUN AND IT WAS A VERY VALUABLE EXPERIENCE. WOULD NOT TRADE IT FOR ANYTHING.
Coleman, JosephSNFeb 1964 – Jun 19661STi wished i had listened to chief murphy boatswain mate & stayed in.the officers & enlisted men were & are still the best in the world.who could ask for more?
Burch, JimCS3May 1, 1964 – Aug 20, 1965Cook - SupplyServed on watch with Capps
Vinsky, Michael (Ski)Jun 10, 1964 – Aug 27, 1968SDisbursing Clerk
Dean, RayCYN3Jun 29, 1964 – Jun 1, 1966142
Brown, JeffreyENS.Aug 1964 – Apr 1966Weapons
McMurray, Freddie (Mac)CYN3Nov 17, 1964 – Nov 10, 1966142My memories are still vivid. Lou, Vic, Shinn and Webb stand out. I am proud to have served with these men of honor and character. The Meredith will always be in the forefront of my fond memories!

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