The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Kankakee (AO 39). 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 29 crew members registered for the USS Kankakee (AO 39).
|Hall, Richard Marion||Chief Machinist Mate||Mar 1, 1941 – Oct 15, 1945||Machinist||Post is for my father. Served on AO 39 for 42 months in WWII. Dates are approximate not exact.|
|Campbell, Billy||Unknown||1950 – 1955||Unknown||I am Billy's daughter, this is a memorial post for my Dad. I have a few photos of him during his enlistment, if anyone can identify the ship/place for me.|
|Keith, Winston||GM3||1951 – 1955||7th Fleet|
|Cahill, Cason||Gm3||Jan 1, 1952 –||Deck||Served on board AO39. Boarded in San Pedro. Steamed to SF and Richmond then up to Aleutions in Alaska. Months later we were in the Mediterranean refueling Midway when the two ships collided. It was bad. Steamed back USA.|
|Turner, Stephen J. (Red)||QM2||May 6, 1953 – Jun 25, 1954||Operationssteboared|
|Collins, Bill||seaman||1961 – 1963||deck||Hope you remember me george. I have a photo of a bunch of us in a bar in San Juan I have you Rick Orgera, New York, Jim Olson, Minn.And G.R.Underhill Vermont and I am from St. Louis Mo. their is also a hooker at our tabl|
|Bilbrough, William||em1||1961 – 1963||don't know||Looking for anyone who might have known my husband. Gail Bilbrough|
|Ross, Will||RM2||Jan 1961 – Feb 1963||Radioman operations||looking for operations people who served in this period|
|Eads, Robert||RM 2nd class||Aug 14, 1961 – Nov 25, 1962||operations||looking for shipmates 1961 to1962 aug 1961 to nav 1962|
|Bolen, Tim||BM3||Nov 1961 – Aug 1963||First||Too much fun... New Orleans, Newport, Norfolk, Boston, Montego Bay, San Juan Puerto Rico, St Thomas.... Gunnery schools. Utility Boats.|
|Dobbins, Gary||RM2||Nov 5, 1961 – Dec 28, 1964||Operations|
|Smyrnios, George (Gus )||SEAMAN 1ST CLASS||Nov 24, 1961 – Jun 23, 1964||1 st|
|Solen, William||EN3||1962 – 1963||engineering||I was assigned early 1962 and left the end of July 1963 prior to the 6 month Med cruise. The only Engineman 3rd during my time onboard. Aux division was mine. Later retired a Sgt from Miami-Dade PD.|
|Ponticello, Raymond||BM3||1962 – 1964||Deck||Carl Theodore Schultz 3rd|
|Panzer, Bob||RMSN||Feb 1963 – Feb 1964||operations||Would like to contact anyone in the radio shack at that time.|
|Koblentz, Barry||sn||1964 – Feb 1966||a||Who could ever forget my "sea daddy", Pete Wynn BM!|
|Peek, Jim||BM3||May 20, 1964 – Dec 17, 1967||1st and 2nd Deck||Deck Hand, Yeoman, Career Councelor, Rig Captain Av Gas, Boat Coxswain, Christian Lay Services Director (Chaplan) known to many as "Preacher"|
|Young, John(Soul)||sn||Jul 1964 – Feb 1967||deck 2nd division||I would like to get in touch with some of my old buddies, George Spencer, Warren Coachman, George Bell|
|Coachman, Warren||FN||Nov 22, 1964 – Sep 8, 1966||Engineering||I am trying to get in touch with Seaman Young (Soul) and my fellow BT George Bell.|
|Browning, Richard||MM3||Dec 12, 1964 – Dec 12, 1968||M|
|Reynolds, Charles||1965 –|
|Ukele, Donald (Tom||BM3||1965 – 1967||1st Division||Rig Capt. NSFO black oil rig 4. 40' utility boat coxswain 36' motor whale boat life boat coxswain Underway BMOW 3" 50 cal. gun mount pointer Optical director operator.|
|Barnard, Sam||MM3||Mar 1965 – Dec 1, 1967||M||Our Annual reunion is occuring in San Antoinio Tx this week 10/7-8/ 11|
|Gates, Edward||HMCM||Mar 14, 1965 – Feb 10, 1967||Medical||My last ship, but not my last sea duty. The last two years were spent with the Marines in Okinawa and Cherry Point MCAS.|
|Murray, James||Seaman||Sep 5, 1965 – Dec 6, 1967||Radioman|
|Gilbert, Rowland||DCC E-7||Sep 15, 1965 – Jun 15, 1967||R||Looking for Mr. Obrien , who was the ships Bosn on USS Kankakee. (1967) .Lt. jg . Obrien later transferred to USS Sacremento as 1st Lt then later in 1969 was Commanding Officer of a seagoing tug # 205 in Subic Bay Phillipines .|
|Reynolds, Charles||BM 3||Jul 20, 1966 – Jul 20, 1968||2nd|
|Brazelton, Braz||SN||Sep 8, 1966 – Sep 8, 1968||1st Division||I miss Marty, Del, Vinnie, Peek, Zyrnekie. 'Hope they're doing ok.|
|Koons, Frederick||sr||Dec 18, 1967 – Oct 30, 1972||shipfitter||I am listing my dad on this site to help reconnect with his shipmates.|
There are currently no planned reunions.