The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Wrangell (AE 12). 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 26 crew members registered for the USS Wrangell (AE 12).
|Sertzel, Arthur / Moe||pharm 1st class||Dec 21, 1941 – Oct 13, 1944||7|
|Nelson, Frederick||PN2 (followed my separation in 1954)||Jul 1952 – Apr 1954||Ship' s Office||Enjoyed the ship - fellow office members and the two (2) cruises to the Mediterranean. A pleasure to serve.|
|Irving, Ted||BMSN||May 15, 1960 – Dec 13, 1963||2nd|
|Stanton, Allen||DC 3||Feb 1961 – Jan 1964||Engineering|
|Seppa, Gordon||RM2||Jun 1961 – Jan 1964||Operations|
|Springer, Virgil E||LT||Nov 26, 1962 –||ENGINEERING||I am Virgil Springer LT son. Just want to share his passing, May of this year. Looking for memorabilia, photo's, stories and what have you, if you know my father? Thank you.|
|Hamby, Tom||bm3||1964 – 1965||2||liked the west pac cruise so much, i now am married to a filipina, and living in philippines......lot different now, although jeepnies are still here. sorry to hear about davidsons death.............was my bestest buddy.|
|Jaynes, Frank||E-5||Apr 6, 1964 – Jul 4, 1967||R- Division||Went aboard the Wrangell in Naples Italy,Our homeport was changed from Norfolk Va. to Charleston Sc. in 1965.Oct 65 we were headed for Viet-Nam,made around the world cruise. Got off Wrangell 7/04/67 Retired CFD 36 yrs.|
|Davidson, William||BM3||Aug 20, 1964 – Jan 18, 1969||unknown||William Davidson passed away this year and is being laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetary the end of July 2011. I was hoping to extend and invitation to this service to his old shipmates.|
|Kirby, Steve||BM2||Sep 24, 1965 – Aug 17, 1967||1st Division||I had great experiences, made good friends and was able to see unforgettable places. Those long hours in West Pac will never be forgotten. I left the Wrangell in San Remo, Italy in 1967.|
|Havens, Dave||Seaman||Oct 1965 – Jun 1966||deckforce||Left the Wrangell and went to the USS Ajax in Sasebo Japan|
|Dineen, William||SEAMAN||Oct 15, 1965 – May 15, 1966||Deck Force||Would like to hear from other crew mates from the deck force that went on to the USS Ajax AR-6. Had a great time and would enjoy swapping stories.|
|Gottbreht, Ernest||E 5 engineer||Jan 1966 – Dec 23, 1969||machinest mate E 5||searching for James Rodday, E5, machinest mate of Des Moines, Iowa; friend who was discharged same day, 23 Dec 1969|
|Holmes, Ralph||BMSN||Jun 1966 – Apr 1967||2nd|
|Middaugh, Steve||QM2||Jun 1966 – Oct 1969||OPS||Med & WESPAC cruises with some of the best men. Great wonderful memories!|
|Hill, Ed||RD2||Jun 1966 – Apr 1970||Operations||Best duty ever. Served in Ops. Best buds with Middaugh QM2. Traveled the world on Wrangell. Lots of pictures and great memories.|
|Gordon, Bob||Bm2||Jun 24, 1966 – Jun 10, 1969||Deck||It was a great experience Med Cruise and the west pac cruise was wonderful. Many interesting ports. We all loved Hong Kong. Could have got out earlier but wanted to come back to Charleston after Viet Nam|
|Ruckdeschel, John||BM||Sep 15, 1966 – Aug 18, 1968||2nd||Reported onboard North Charleston, SC. Remember Eddie Ray Owens, Bob Gordon, Jack Hartwick, Joe Emerick, John Pankow, Fred Wilbur, Ralph Holmes, Rich Farrelly, and others. Med Cruise & 7 day war Egypt & Israel|
|Harter, Robert||FN||1967 – 1969||engine room|
|Parker, William||BM3||Jun 1967 – Jan 31, 1968||1st||Winch operator during replenishment's, boat Coxswain. Worked on 01 level|
|Nall, Thomas Tom||FM||Mar 1968 – Oct 1969||A Division||Hello shipmates, Looking for any shipmates that served with me. Like to make contact also looking for Jules decuir|
|Robinson, John "robbie"||RD2||Mar 15, 1968 – Apr 30, 1969||Operations||Served during Westpac cruise and several Med cruises. Remained in the Reserves and retired after 26 years service as OSC. For additional info, the Wrangell website http://home.earthlink.net/~jandbking/ is of interest.|
|Coggins, Clayton||RM3||Jul 24, 1968 – Sep 6, 1969||communications||Am retiring now at 67 and have always looked back on my Navy days and the friends that I met.|
|Willis, Lonnie||YEOMAN/ENG. DEPT.||1969 –||ENG. DEPT|
|Thompson, John||BM3||May 1969 – Dec 1970||1St||Made 1969 Med cruise. Was on decommissioning crew in Dec. 1970. Great ship. Some rough weather in the med. Had ammo rolling around in #4 hatch one night. Watched motor whale boat be destroyed on rocks in Athens.|
|Culbertson, William||bm2||Nov 11, 1969 – 1971||1st division||the Wrangell was the very best ship that I served on during my navy career.I was on two other ships.|
There are currently no planned reunions.