The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Blue (DD 744). 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 19 crew members registered for the USS Blue (DD 744).
|Hansen, Harold||Fire Controlman 3rd Class||1946 – Feb 1947||gunnery dept.|
|Holman, Curtis||EM 3||Sep 1959 – Aug 1961||Electrican||I made one trip to West pack on USS Blue and was station on the Blue while it was in dock dock for conversion in San Francisco.|
|Sayer, David||POI2||Nov 1960 – Nov 1962||M||Hooked up with Blue at Hunters Point SF. Fram was underway. Left her at Formosa. Thanks to Lt Bergfeld for his leadership when we lost the number one spring bearing.Good chow and a fine Engineering Dept. Brave Sailors.|
|Whetstone, Joseph||BT1||Sep 1961 – Dec 1965||B Division||This was the best ship I ever served on. Our tour when we were homeported in Japan was a blast. Best bunch of shipmates you could ever hope for. I just hope they had a good future ahead and wish them all the very best.|
|Dalton, Gerard||ENS/LTJG||Dec 1962 – May 1964||OPS|
|Berrong, Fred||ETN2||Jan 1, 1963 – Feb 19, 1966||OE||I enjoyed almost every minute that I was aboard. I remember Lt. Dalton quite well! He was an ENS before he needed to shave! But was also a damn nice EMO!|
|King, Luther||SH3||Jul 1965 – Aug 1967||Supply||J.Bulter Thanks for help me to grow in life|
|Maxwell, Johnnie||STG 2||1966 – 1967||GUNNERY|
|Walden, Wiley||EM1||Jun 1966 – Apr 1967||E||I received orders to USS Blue (DD-744) due to a crossdeck request to stay in Japan when the USS Rupertus (DD-851) returned to the USA. I later swapped with EM1 Pittman to USS Mansfield (DD-728) I returned to USA on DD-728.|
|Holmes, W. D.||RD1||Jun 1966 – Jun 1968||OI|
|Wiggins, James||RD 3||Feb 1967 – May 1969||OI||Tonkin Gulf, Vietnam; Operation SeaDragon 1967-1968. Living in Bakersfield, CA|
|Miller, Alan||GMG3||May 1967 – Jun 1970||G|
|McCandless, Stephen||SF 3||Jun 15, 1968 – Jun 15, 1970||R Division||I stayed with the Blue until just before it's sinking and was transferred to USS Impervious / Honolulu, Hawaii|
|Schuyler, Steve||FTG-3||Dec 1968 – Jan 1971||G||Made the 69/70 WestPac on the Blue Maru! Spent a lot of it up in the Director, on the Gun Line.|
|Hatcher, Raymond||stg-3||Dec 1968 – 1970||asw||Hey to all my old shipmates.|
|Faubion, Earl||STG2||Jun 1969 – Mar 1970||A/S||Made Blue's final WestPac|
|Kearns, Dennis||MMFN||Jul 1969 – Jan 27, 1971||M||On the Blue for her last cruise, went through the mothballing and was onboard until the last day|
|Schindler, Richard||ETN3||Aug 1, 1970 – Dec 20, 1970||Ops||My first ship out of boot/tech school. Wish I'd have made a WESTPAC on her; she was decommissioned instead, just 3 weeks before we were to sail.|
|Jones, David||HM1||1977 – 1978||Navigation||I left the Blue and in 3 weeks was back in Da Nang as the senior corpsman for MCB9. I am a retired dentist living at Shenandoah Valley Westminster Canterbury in Winchester, VA 22603|
There are currently no planned reunions.