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USS Robert K. Huntington (DD 781) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Robert K. Huntington (DD 781). 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 35 crew members registered for the USS Robert K. Huntington (DD 781).

Ashmore, DonaldSeaman1944 – 1947Task force 38
Myers, JamesQMSM2Apr 10, 1949 – Jun 10, 1952OperationsGreat signal crew: Rollo Madsen, Bob Madsen, Mike O'Brien, Oscar Maddox, Mike King, Chief Holly, Chief Brigham, Jack Hapenny, Sam Schnee. Went aboard in San Diego and discharged in Norfolk, VA.
Wolber, GeorgeSO3Sep 12, 1950 – Dec 23, 1952Anti-Submarine DetectionHello to all my shipmates. Does anyone know how I can reach Jack Hapenny, QM2. Any info you can provide is greatly appreciated. Have been looking for him for 59 years! Contact is important.
Brink, LouisSO1Jan 15, 1953 – Jan 3, 1956DeckMy three years on the Huntington were life-changing. Hello to my many shipmates and a special greeting to those who served in the sonar shack. Cheers!
Richards, Edward, Nicknames - Ed & SquidFT2Oct 14, 1953 – Jun 16, 1957Fire Control, 1st Div.I don't remember a Sonar 1 by name of Brink. I remember HOWIE, Sonar 1 and Carlton Faarria, Sonar 2. & Bill McGovern, Sonar 2.
Daugherty, JohnFT-3Jun 15, 1958 – Jun 15, 19591st Div
Montgomery, Parvin (Monty)SFP 3Oct 1958 – Dec 1959RI was transferred to the USS Shenandoah AD 26 in Dec 1958 when the Huntington entered the Norfolk Shipyard for the Fram 1 conversation
Sitler, DavidseamanNov 1958 – Jul 19602nd divistion
Suozzi, RalphRM3Sep 1, 1959 – May 2, 1962Communicationsserved in the radio shack with some great guys. ALSO HAD FRIENDS IN SUPPLY AND PAYROLL AND PHARMACY
Higgs, GeorgefiremenMar 1960 – Nov 1963Engine RoomReturned to Miami 63 Married wife Linda 70 Moved to Tampa Fl.74 Started Fla. Largest family owned locally operated fire extinguisher business County Fire Equip. Sales & Service. Sold business in 99. Retired age 55.😃�
Massie, RonaldRD2Dec 1960 – Nov 1963Operations
Simon, LawrenceRM3Jan 1961 – Jul 1962CommunicationsAnyone remember the exact dates we were operating out of Key West.? Please e-mail me thanks.
Sansone, TonyMM3Apr 16, 1962 – Apr 16, 1966Machinest MateI worked with Charlie Prince in the forward engine room. My Email is
Driscoll, David J.RD31963 – 1966operations
Mowbray, DavidETR-3Nov 22, 1963 – Aug 15, 1965OIThe bouncin Bobby K was quite an experience. My first cruise was up the coast from Mayport to Norfolk. We went through a huge hurricane and took 54 degree rolls. I just knew I was going to die right then.
Northup, MikeRD3Feb 1964 – Aug 1966OI
Sutherland, JohnRD3Jul 14, 1964 – Jul 14, 1967OIcall me
Scott, JoeRD3Nov 1964 – May 12, 1967OI
Hudson, ChesterRM2Nov 21, 1964 – Apr 14, 1967
Moitoza, RobRN21965 – 1967U S 4th Fleet
Snelling, RobertLTJGJul 15, 1965 – Mar 1967ASWLeft the Huntington to go to flight school.
Pittman, P.k.3/C SIGNALMANOct 20, 1965 – Dec 22, 1968I was in the Signal gang. from florida
Messana, John profile iconE2Jun 1, 1966 – May 1, 1968BsnI was the singer on board. I had a great time with the crew and officers were kind. I remember becoming friends with several guys. Great times and memories.
McCarty, William (Will)YN3Aug 1966 – Aug 1968Ship's OfficeFirst boarded when ship was in dry dock in Charleston. I was a E-2 and went directly to the deck crew. Not long later I was promoted to E-3 and assigned to the ship's office and assigned the duties as legal YN.
Whelan, Dennissh3Sep 1966 – Jun 27, 1969supply divisionI worked in ships laundry. have contact w/pat cronin,and Joe Chernesky
Hickman, JohnDM3Nov 1966 – Dec 1967SupplyCame on board when ship was in dry dock, not a great sight! Assigned to deck force and put on hull painting crew while at dock side. Became a cook. Reassigned to MSTS after med trip do to rate change.
Fischer, JohnBT3Nov 1966 – Jun 1970M
Vitek, RobertPostal ClerkNov 1, 1966 – Aug 31, 1968Postal ClerkI was really blessed to get the Postal Clerk job; always an rewarding time for all when we were at sea and the mail was delivered. My GQ station was in Radio Central.
Raines, RobertBT-3Sep 3, 1967 – Apr 17, 1969Bany other BTs out there that served in Nam?
Ingram, JohnE3Dec 20, 1968 – Mar 15, 1971StorekeeperWe pulled out of Japan due to a Typhoon coming on Christmas of '68 with No radar. Steel ladders ripped from bulkheads and safety net shredded! On the way to Vietnam! I thought we would die, but I guess it wasn't our time
Friscia, MichaelRM3Sep 1969 – Jun 1971Operations
Valinoti, Joe profile iconRMC1971 – 1974OCHad a lot of fun with my fellow reserve RMs. when I was aboard as an RM1
Parkison, Raymond profile iconTM3Dec 15, 1971 – Aug 31, 1973AS
McGhee, RobertFNAug 8, 1972 – Oct 1, 1973M

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