The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS John A. Bole (DD 755). 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 28 crew members registered for the USS John A. Bole (DD 755).
|Libby, Jr, Avon||FC3/c||Dec 1944 – Jun 1946||Gunnery|
|Hicks, Frank (Shorty) (tex)||S 1/c||Apr 2, 1947 – Nov 22, 1947||Communications||Was longest mate at S1/c 2yrs 10 mos 18 days Was assigned to Captain's gig. Went ashore everytime the Captain desired|
|Moore, Jerry||Rd2||Apr 4, 1950 – Sep 5, 1952||O||On board when Korean conflict started. We were part of original Task Force 77 that sailed out of Sasebo, Japan. Spent 9 months in Sea of Japan. We returned in 1952 for 6 more months mostly in the Yellow Sea.|
|Tappenden, Richard||LT||Jul 1951 – Jul 1955||Line Officer||Skipper's name was Binks, his wife was "Peanut"- Cmdr Bloomer was Exec Off- We drew 18 Months of combat pay off the shore of Wonson Bay, Korea- 1951-1955|
|Beckham, James||BT3||1959 – Sep 28, 1959||R|
|Weldon, Ed||FT3||Aug 1, 1959 – Sep 1, 1960||gunnery||On board long enough to make a west pac cruise including a trip thru the suez canal. Awesome !|
|Golden, Ow||MMC||1960 –||Engine Room||I was assigned to the John A. Bole and worked in the Engine Room as a M.M.C.|
|Gibson, James||EN3||Oct 1960 – Oct 1962||R DIV||I was assigned to the Captain's Gig for most of my time aboard the Bole. GQ station was after diesel and stood throttles underway. Some of my best days were served on the John A Bole. I also did my time in the skullery.|
|Moore, William||RM2||Oct 5, 1960 – Dec 20, 1963||Communications|
|Cregeur, Thomas||STS3||Apr 1963 – Feb 1964||Sonar|
|Sullivan, Jack||STG3||Jun 1963 – Aug 1965||ASW||This is Memorial Day 2013. Happy Memorial Day if you are still around to read it! Hard to believe it has been 47 years since I left the Bole. Time does fly.|
|Hartley, Mel||MM1||Aug 27, 1964 – Jul 3, 1966||M Division||In charge of after engine room. Finally retired as MMC after 20 years. My time aboard John A Bole was great.|
|Philbrick, Paul NEW||PO2||1965 – 1969||Western Pacific Fleet|
|Kleist, Frank||YN3||Jul 1, 1965 – Jul 1966||C|
|Specter, Errol||EM2||Jan 6, 1966 – Sep 19, 1968||Engineering|
|Kolb, Jon||ET1||Sep 1966 – Jun 1967||OE|
|Husted, R. W.||STGSN||Oct 1966 – Mar 1967||A/S|
|Covert, Peter / Pete||ETR3(SG)||Dec 1966 – Jul 1967||OE|
|Law, Dudley||TM||1967 – 1970||A S||Look for shipmates that served on the USS John A. Bole in the A S division. Would like to know about shipmate Tony Justclair. Lost touch after discharge. Any other mates that would like to contact please do so.|
|McCauley, Moses (Mack)||E-4||Jan 10, 1967 – Aug 11, 1970||Shipsservice|
|Lester, Alan||E4||Apr 1967 – Aug 1967||Administration||I have read articles about navy ships and found the articles interesting and they brought back memories. While I was on the ship just to complete my active duty after leaving South Vietnam, this journey was nice.|
|McGrath, Joe||MM2||Apr 12, 1967 – Nov 10, 1970||'M' Division||Served aboard the Bole my entire enlistment, then went on to Design and Build U.S. Navy Warships at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, MS. Retired in 2010, after 40 Years with Ingalls as Director of Engineering.|
|Ozenna, Ike||sn||Sep 19, 1967 – Apr 23, 1974||1st division|
|Thomas, Rudolph||E4||Oct 8, 1967 – Mar 14, 1970||1 ST DIV.||ARE ANY OF YOU GUYS HAVING PROBLEM WITH AGENT ORANGE FROM THE JOHN A BOLE.|
|Christy, Edward||SN||1968 – 1970||FIRST DIV.||I WAS STATIONED ON JOHN A BOLE DD755 FROM 68 TO 70|
|Revere, Michael||Em3||Feb 1969 – Oct 1970||Electrician|
|Hammond, Rick||STSN||Apr 1969 – Oct 1969||ASW|
|Bethea, Dj Wil Saint B||E-4 SK3||May 15, 1989 – Jan 1, 1993||S-8, S-9, S-10 Supply Divisions||Looking to reconnect with some of the old crew from the Kennedy days of the early 1990's.|
There are currently no planned reunions.