The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS James C. Owens (DD 776). 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 25 crew members registered for the USS James C. Owens (DD 776).
|Waterfield, Robert (Bob)||MMC/E7||Feb 8, 1953 – Aug 22, 1956||M|
|Lantzy Jr., Kenneth||seaman||1960 – 1961||quarter master||Interested in finding shipmates|
|Wilburn, Kenneth||RD2||Jan 1960 – May 14, 1963||Operations||Final sea duty before discharge was operating in the northern Atlantic with USS Thresher when it went down in May 1963. Terrible naval accident!|
|Gafvert, Robert||MM||Sep 1961 –||Aft engine room||Deep apologies for my actions.|
|Ftorski, Edward (Ski)||MRFN||1962 – 1964||R Div||Looking for any shipmates that served in the Jimmy C. Please check out our Association web site @ www.JCOwensDD776.org We hold a reunion each year.|
|Walt Lumley, Doc||HM3||Feb 2, 1962 – Oct 22, 1964||Oc||Looking for any shipmates from Jimmy c specifically Bill Houck radioman|
|Sleighter, Garnet||CS4||1963 – 1965||Supply||Reunion every year.|
|Kleinsorgen, Franklin - Frank||RM3||May 31, 1963 – Nov 8, 1966||OC||First command after RM "A" school. Came aboard RMSA, transferred as RM3. Mess cook for first half of my first Med Cruise. Love the ship, the crew, and the Med.|
|Masci, Lawrence||EM2||Dec 26, 1963 – Jul 6, 1966||R|
|Kronschnabel, Peter||HTC||Jan 3, 1964 – Nov 7, 1964||R-1||Was initiated to CPO on USS Owens, Jan 15, 1964. Proudest day of my life.|
|Fuller, Gerald||GMG3||1966 – 1967||2nd|
|Chadwick, Donald||FN3||1966 – 1968||Engineering||My name is Don Chadwick and my brother David and I served together aboard the JC Owens, DD 776 from 1966 to 1968. If anyone from the Owens, DD 776 see's this, please drop me a line. Don Chadwick lovingmorenow2007@outlook|
|Spencer, Bowen||EM2||Jan 1966 – Aug 1969||repair||I am looking for Kerr MM2 and James Bruhn Em2.|
|Stephenson, Van||FTG1||Apr 1966 – 1968||Gunnery||The ship does have a reunion annually. It is an active group.Contact Ed at JCOwensDD776@aol.com. Lets get together. Where is FT2 Ginsburg?|
|Williams, George||E4/ SH||1967 –||Supply|
|Forkey, Terry||SK2||1967 – 1971||Supply||Who went ashore in Vietnam from our ship by chopper! We all came back hung-over and with somebody else's uniform.?|
|Beach, Alfred||E6||Jan 1967 –||BT|
|Kirk, Jimmy||GMG3/2||Feb 1967 – 1972||2nd|
|Miller, Larry (Rusty)||STG2||1969 – Jul 1973||3rd|
|Cash, Steve Cash||FA||1969 – 1970||BT-4500|
|Nungesser, Clark||EN3||May 1969 – Oct 1970||A & R||Anybody on the Owens.|
|Kennedy, Clinton||FTG 2||Nov 25, 1969 – Jul 15, 1973||Weapons||None|
|Bates, Al||SN - QMSN||1970 – 1971||!st,OPS||great ship, great crew, great times... i retired in 1998 as a DPC|
|Hill, Doug||smsa-smsn||1970 – 1971||ops|
|Frank, Wayne||FTGSN/3||Nov 21, 1970 – 1972||weps/wg||when you are out of FRAMs you are out of CANS|
There are currently no planned reunions.