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USS Cacapon (AO 52) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Cacapon (AO 52). 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 86 crew members registered for the USS Cacapon (AO 52).

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Armstrong, William (Bill)CS31967 – 1970decommissioned
Cecala, Bartholomew. ( Bart )MM21967 – 1970MGreat ship a lot of good times. Bt3 Walter severhof ( sketter) and I are still friends after 49 Years.
Jarvis, NormanBM21967 – 19702ndGreat times, and a great place to mature! Also interested in hearing from shipmates, and anyone dealing with the VA and agent orange affects.
Dorff, KennardEN3May 1967 – May 1968ENGINEERING
Lewis, JimQM-2Jul 1, 1967 – May 1970NavigationI have many great memories of the Cac and am working on a novel. Look forward to contact from former shipmates. I remember when spanwire caught in screws & when large spotlight lighted us up in the Sea of Japan.
Bricker, KenGMG 3Jul 20, 1967 – Jul 16, 1968third divisionGreat old ship. Got orders to PBR Viet Nam after making third class.
Hatala, Richarde31968 – 1969deck-first lt. yomen
Galla, George profile iconMM21968 – 1970AI know of at least three approved agent orange cases 1968-1970 due to documented spray exposure while in Vietnam port of vung tau (spelling).Are there any other cases?
Middendorff, Stephen (Steve0Lt (jg) (now CAPT)Feb 10, 1968 – Dec 24, 1969RServed during 2 VietNam deployments. Off active duty and started reserve service 1/1970. Served 4 more years intermittent active duty 1988 - 1994, including as CTU 48.1.8 in 1994. retired as CAPT 11/1/1997.
Connell, RichardE-4, BM3Mar 1968 – Jun 1969Deck
Connell, RichardBM-3Mar 15, 1968 – Jun 13, 19692nd
Frost, DavidMrfnMay 1968 – 1969M divisionA lot of hard work and a lot of good libirty.Loved the PI
Ingram, Charles OE-3Jun 18, 1968 – May 8, 19709th Naval DistrictI remember one of the masts buckling and falling to the deck sounded like a bomb everybody dived for cover.
Muenster, FredFNJul 2, 1968 – Jul 1969E divisionLooking for someone who remembers the span wire being caught in the propeller during the 68-69 cruise.
Torres, LupeRM2Nov 15, 1968 – Nov 28, 1969CommunicationsGreat ship, best Chief in the Navy to work for, great ship mates, great cruises.
Trusty, AlvinBT3Dec 1968 – May 10, 1972EngineeringI too have ischemic heart disease they say is from agent orange. I also have asbestosis from asbestos exposure.
Whitehead, Tom Aka Big T Or Ts profile iconET R1969 – 1972communicationGreat Ship / Great Crew / Great liberty! Hammolk on the signal bridge, Shop on the Port Bridge. I sent my pet chicken to Gary Rose aboard the Vesuvius via phone and distance line.
Shust, Allen69-70 SNAug 1969 – Mar 1970Deck
Pellegrino, Thomasrm3Oct 23, 1969 – Aug 6, 1973operationsradioman on uss cacapon
Burwash, MikeHM3Nov 11, 1969 – Jul 9, 1970Ops/Sick BayMy only sea duty. Lots of good liberty ports and great crew.
Farley, Danielftgsn1970 – 19722ndOperated handlebar gunsight of the mk 51? fcs. pi, kaoshung, hong kong, etc. 72 hour unrep period before big typhoon so all could run. Gopher for ftg2 Reese
McCarty, MacKCS31970 – 1973CommissaryWhat a crew we had on that last Vietnam voyage of the CACAPON. Singapore, Bangcock, Sasabo, Kaoisung, Hong Kong, What a blast. And actually none of the crew ever got sick from my chow!
Pravettone, LouieDK3Mar 1970 – Mar 1971SupplyFirst ship n enjoyed my time spent aboard
Erikson, MichaelSn/GMG-3May 1970 – Oct 19712NDCacapon wasa my first ship after returnig from Vietnam. Had some good times and still have contact with Gary Housh.Worked for GMG2 Byrum. LPO was GMG1 Barnes. I retired in 1991 ater 25 yrs with the rate of GMC(SW).
Edwards, FloydE 4Jun 1, 1970 – Dec 31, 1970Electrical
Morgan, BobBM!Oct 1, 1970 – Jun 1, 1972Deck
Mc Mullen, William ( Mac)SF2/HT1Nov 5, 1970 – Mar 26, 1973 Repiar/refueling
Rader, DickSHSN1971 – 1973Supplywas really a great ship lots of fun on west pac also lots of hard work they sent me to barber school am looking for any one who remembers when one of the hoses of one of the rigs came down from the upper deck and hit me
Pellegrino, Thomasrm31971 – 1973operationsHey "Willie" Bill Ingold.. What have you been up to? Rocky
Jankord, Gregg ( Jank )MM3Jun 1971 – Nov 1971M Division
Waterman, JohnnySN/BMJun 1, 1971 –DeckLooking for old acquaintances and buddies getting older friends passing on. Thank you for all the education and memories and your service. Johnny1 USN/USA Retired
Wallis, DanGMG3Aug 6, 1971 – Aug 6, 19733rd divisionGreat west pac cruise, worked hard, partied harder. Great ports of call, good crew. Mac's mid rats the best.
Sprowel, RonaldSeaman/FiremanSep 25, 1971 – Jan 23, 1973B divisiomstarted in 1st division , ended up in B division
Bryson, KennethFNE3Nov 1971 – Aug 1973B divisionwanting to attend ship's reunion
Gross, Jan T. (Tom)RMC1972 – 1973OperationsMade the Vietnam cruise and decommissioned the ship/
Leitzell, SteveOS31972 – 1973OperationsWent on the Cacapon's last cruise to Viet Nam. Was seperated from active duty about two months before the ship's return to Long Beach.
Gross, Jan T.RMC1972 – 1973Operations
Ward, ClintonCYNJan 15, 1972 – Jul 1973COMMUNICATIONSI had a preety good time abroad the ship. great liberty pots and friends
Shickley, BillEN3Feb 1972 – Aug 1973A GangSo long ago, looking for Don "Baldy" Sendon, Bill Morris, or either of the "SKI'S" Pa. or Tx.
Olson, DennisE-2 BMJun 1, 1972 – Feb 10, 1973BMI was a BM i am looking to see if any one has had health problems? I have ischemic heart disease,its called ischemic heart disease. They say it could be from exposer to Agent Orange..We had swim call while we were on the
Ingold, William (Bill)RM3Jul 10, 1972 – Aug 6, 1973operationsserved on board as a radioman during Westpac cruise from aug 8th 1972 thru march 10th 1973
Dowdy, ArlenMMFNMay 19, 1973 – Aug 14, 1973M Division

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