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USS Chipola (AO 63) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Chipola (AO 63). 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 72 crew members registered for the USS Chipola (AO 63).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1967 | 1968 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Williams, WinstonRm1Mar 1968 – Jul 1970operations
Ledwon, LarryE-4Aug 1968 – 19701st then OperationsRemember the one day turnarounds in Subic after a hard night of drinking. A full deckload of bombs leaving only a narrow path to go forward and aft. The line of ships waiting to come alongside extending over the horizon. Market Time swings.
Sierra, RalphSNOct 11, 1968 – Oct 18, 1971Deck force on Chipola AO-63 the Laundry , ships store office in Supply Div.
Peterson, Thomase4Oct 22, 1968 – Jul 22, 19723rd
Getz, SteveGMG3Nov 1968 – Dec 1970Gunnersmate 3rd. Class2 Wes-Pac tours. Arrived in Vietnam during the Tet-Offensive Did the Subic Bay triangle refueling run Apollo 10 recovery team off Korea Ships Master At Arms Gun mount Captain Port side 3"/50 On board during refueling collision
Silva, TerrybmNov 1968 – Jul 19702ndspan operator rig 7 and 8 rig captain rig 8
Davis, WillieSNDec 10, 1968 – Jun 5, 19701sthad good time and bad times onboard i was was looking for Cortez and willie crumpton remenber we got hit buy that ship in vietnam waters i was the one call the judge i also painted the liberity boat and the captain boat
Adrian, DannyRM3Mar 1969 – May 14, 1970CommunicationsHello, Winston Williams. Are you still in Arkansas? Cheryl and I moved to Austin, TX in 1970. She passed away last year. Let me hear from you. Danny
Thompson, Robert ( Bird ) profile iconSeaman E- 3May 25, 1969 – Feb 11, 1970Division - 3I am in particular looking for my buddies and brothers, and shipmates who may remember me? I spent some of the best days and nights of the 1969 Vietnam campaign, on liberty with Cortez, Andrews, and Lopes.
Morrison, Charles (Charlie)bm2Aug 10, 1969 – May 20, 1972first div
Tedtaotao, JoeMMDec 14, 1969 – May 7, 1971A-gangDo any one know Gerry Johnson,DC2, always lead the fire party. Also, do anyone know Henny Hennderson talk , black dude, I NEED HELP, ON AUGUST 10, 1970, WE WERE HAVING FIRE DRILL AND I WAS ATTACK, AND WHEN CAPT. MAST...
Young, Don1970 – 1973"M"Homeported in Pearl Harbor - made several cruises - Austrailia, New Zealand, Pago Pago (Samoa), 'Nam, Singapore were some port-o-calls.
Young, Donald (Dirty Don)MM3-MM21970 – 1973"M" div.Homeport in Hawaii. Cruises to Vietnam; Australia; New Zealand; Pago Pago, Samoa; Singapore & more. Had lots of fun, great shipmates!
Nugen, Ron - 'nug"ETN3/2Jan 1970 – Jul 1973OPSJust out of A-C school. Met up with the Blue Chip in Pearl. Made two WESPACs and enjoyed them both.
Nugen, Ron - 'nug"ETN3/2Jan 1970 – Jul 1973OPSJust out of A-C school. Met up with the Blue Chip in Pearl. Made two WESPACs and enjoyed them both.
Mobley, GeneRM2Apr 1970 – Jul 1973Operations
Wiener, JamesET 1May 1970 – Dec 1971Leading ET operation
Maier, StanFNOct 1970 – Jul 1972MStarted very young and Dumb, left older and more mature. Some great times and some bad times but all-in-all it really wasn't a time I would ever regret doing.
Garland, JimFNOct 16, 1970 – Jun 21, 1972MServed in M division as FN MM striker. Served under Chief Barkley and Chief Long. Went to submarines in 1972. Got out in 1974, served as a police officer for 32 years.
Bruno, Joseph Jr.GMG3Oct 21, 1970 – Jul 13, 1973GMy div. had a great bunch of gunners; wayne,doug,JB,strech,Mac, me and wayne ?. 3 great west pac's. Most fun was in nam and phillippines. Never forget the big typhoon. Mount 52 was mine she was sweet had the Navy AchievementMedal but lost
Jones, JefferySNNov 11, 1970 – Jul 3, 1972deck handI was a young man when i came aboard.it was a great experience for me.Hong Kong,Viet Nam,Hawaii,Thailand,Philippines,Japan,Taiwan, Australis and New Zealand. Great group of guys.Bad seas,breakaways,lose streeing ,we got them fueled.
Little, ClaudeMRFNNov 22, 1970 – Jul 1973EngineeringI caught the Ship in Sasebo, Japan. I made two Westpac Cruises aboard the Chipola. I had a fantastic time and was fortunate to have some awesome shipmates!!
Phillips, Garye21971 – 1973E divisionLooking for yogi.
Hardison, JohnSM2May 5, 1971 – Jan 3, 1973OperationsI was leading signalman on board. Made a Westpac cruise in 1972.
Avriett, JayHM2Sep 1971 – Jan 1973Admin.Served as Hospital Corpsman with Chief Thompson aboard Chipola. Lost contact with all after leaving ship upon return to Pearl after last ship cruise to Nam in '72.
Minardi, StevenSNSep 1, 1971 – Jul 1, 1973deck 1stwould like to hear from anyone i served with
Minardi, StevenE-4Sep 1, 1971 – Jul 1, 19731st
Jobe, Lonny profile iconETN-3Apr 1, 1972 – Jul 16, 1973OPSServed as a Crypto ET in radio room as well as a signalman during underway replenishment detail. Worse job was servicing antennas on stack! Was Electrical & Instrumentation Tech in power generation facilities after Navy.
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Huffman, Vernon  NEWHTFNJul 31, 1972 – Apr 1, 1973R DivisionLooking for Joe Minton, I owe him $140. Looking for Ken Pachecho. He owes me $140.
Adkisson, PaulMMCMSep 1972 – Aug 1973MServed as Command Master Chief
Williams, PatSeamanOct 1, 1972 – Aug 19732nd DivisionDeck Seaman but also worked as ass't postal clerk w/Bob Allred. Ended up as RM3 w/Compatwingspac at Moffett Field NAS.

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