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USS Dobbin (AD 3) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Dobbin (AD 3). 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 41 crew members registered for the USS Dobbin (AD 3).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1945 | 1989 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
White, AultonSea1c1929 – Aug 1930EngMy father entered the Navy Oct 1926. This was the last ship he was on. He passed away 1979
Henry, Austinseaman1934 –bakerMy uncle was on this ship in the early 1930's. He went UA in Cuba and spent time at the Portsmouth Naval Prison. That's all I know about his service. He died in 1975.
Chandler, MurrayCBMJun 19, 1936 – Apr 16, 1942UnknownThis is my great uncle, Murray Buchanon Chandler who was in the US Navy from July 1930 to March of 1946. He died of a heart attack on the USS New Jersey while coming in to port in 1946.
Smith, JerryCSFSep 15, 1936 – Jul 24, 1944UnknownI am entering this for my Dad. He retired from the Navy in 1954 while at Treasure Island. He then moved his family to San Diego, where he lived until he passed away in 1973.
Trachtenbarg, Carl Bernard "Bernie"chief petty officer1938 – Jan 20, 1953medicalI'm trying to register my father, Carl Bernard "Bernie" Trachtenbarg. He was on the Dobbins during Pearl Harbor, after that I'm not really sure. He died January 1953. My sister and I have no memories of him.
Axley, Howard WilliamChief Petty Officer1939 – 1944PrinterI'm entering this for my Dad. He was a Pearl Harbor survivor. he died in 1967. Does anyone remember him?
Elliott, FredElectrician1939 – 1946UnknownMy grandfather, Fred R Elliott, was on the USS Dobbin when Pearl Harbor was bombed. He passed away from Cancer in 1988. He is missed.
Barnes, GlenYoeman! Chief Petty Officer1939 – 19467th FleetI am entering this to honor my Father who was on the USS DOBBIN on Dec. 7th, 1941, Pearl Harbor. He survived, 10 days later was headed to Sydney, Australia. Found his wife my mom there and Australiian woman. ))
Richards, Jack WChief Petty Officer1940 – 1947US NavySubmitted by his daugher. My Dad proudly served in the US Navy for 7 years. He was in charge of the kitchen. While serving he traveled to San Francisco, Panama City, Australia & Hawaii. DOD 12-13-2007
James, William (Pete)BM2cMar 26, 1940 – Mar 28, 1946seaman I am alive and well- would love to hear from anyone who served on Dobbin Was at Pearl Harbor and Australia
McDaniel, Marvin Aka MacHe was a junior, only 17 at the timeJun 1940 – 1941Repair, PlumerI am the grand daughter of Marvin MCDaniel, I was looking for any information or memories of my belated grandfather. He was good friends with an All Wheeler, he also has mention a CR Skinner, an older scotchman.
Crossley, EdRM11941 – 1945
Dodge, Jesse K.CDM1941 – 1943Engineering OfficerThis is added for my dad who was on the USS Dobbin on the morning of Dec 7th. This is in rememberance of him. I have a copy of the Dobbin-eye ships newspaper from Dec 6th. He passed away in 1967 in Seattle at the age of 67.
Moores, ArthurELECTRICIAN1941 –I AM WRITING THIS ON BEHALF OF MY FATHER-IN-LAW WHO WAS SERVING ON THE USS DOBBIN WHILE PEARL HARBOR WAS ATTACKED. HE DIED ON FEB. 16, 2007
Elliott, StraileyChief Storekeeper1941 – 1943StorekeeperEntered for my Grandfather who served on the Dobbin at Pearl Harbor and sailed to Austrailia with the ship.
Malin, DonMM 11941 – 1945EngineeringThis is for my father. From Rochester,NY. worked for Eastman Kodak prior to the war. Worked as a lens grinder. Talked often of the Dobbins, but nothing of the war. Died 3-78
Anderson, Roland (Andy)DC1941 – 1941engI'm daughter of Andy, my father passed away in 1972. He was on the Dobbin on December 7th. Also served on the Taney, Brookings and Chincoteague in the war years. Need contact for James F. White, have his shellback doc.
Welsh, JaneenNone1941 –NavyVan Dine, Cletus R. - My father. Served aboard the Dobbin during the attack on Pearl Harbor. He was a machinist.
Walters, Harold EugeneSfcJun 6, 1941 –UnknownIf anyone knew my uncle please contact me
Houts, Ernest GuyJun 30, 1941 – Mar 31, 1946entered this entry for my grandfather, he passed away this past March.
Lucas, Harry EverettSF 2cAug 13, 1941 –unkEntered on behalf of my Grandfather, passed away June 27, 1994, was on board for Pearl Harbor
O'Daniel, Raymond W.TM3Oct 16, 1941 – Dec 11, 1941torpedoMy father was assigned temporary duty aboard The Dobbin and survived the attack on December 7.. His regular ship was the Henley.Joined Navy 1939 retired 1959. Died March 2000. Submited by son, Charles R O'Daniel
Mc Coy, Herman PaulCHIEF WARRENT OFFICERDec 7, 1941 –GunneryH. P. Mc Coy was my father and passed away December 11, 1999. Date he reported aboard the Dobbin is unknown but he was attached durring the Attack on December 7th, 1941.
Buerg, Herbert EdwardUNKNOWNDec 7, 1941 –My grandfather, a printer by trade, was a member of the Dobbin crew and was on board during the attack on Pearl Harbor. He passed away on May 28, 2008. His ashes will be spread at Pearl Harbor.
McDonald, Brooks H.Dec 7, 1941 –Entered for my Dad who passed away in 1985.
Deberry, BillSHIPFITTERDec 7, 1941 –Entered on behalf of our Dad who died on January 8. 1996. He was our hero! Janet and Carol Ann DeBerry
Drane, TomRadiomanDec 7, 1941 –UnknownPosted On behalf of Don Drane, Radioman, onbord on 12/7/41. He passed on a while ago.
Ortega, CharleySecond Cless Petty OfficerOct 18, 1942 – 1945Seventh FleetIn memory of my father, Charley Ortega, Pharmacist Mate during WW2 campaign, who died this past March with full Naval honors.
Bishop, JuniorBaker 1COct 27, 1942 – Oct 26, 19454thH.D. Bishop, Jr. is my father. He served aboard the Dobbin from 1943-45 as a Baker. He doesn't do computer, but I do & see him daily. He would love to hear from any old shipmates.
Bishop, H.d., JrNov 1, 1942 – Oct 31, 1945
Bell, WilliamTorpedoman's Mate1943 – 1945TorpedoWilliam E. Bell was my father, he died in a car accident in 1967. He was asst. principle of Oldham Co. High School near Louisville, Kentucky, and coach. He was married with 2 sons and was a Baptist deacon and Mason.
MacKo, William "bill"BAKER 1ST CLASSMay 1, 1943 – Apr 5, 1946How many of us are left? Is the ship still in operation? Is Watson (baker - of American Indian descent) still alive - he was my buddy.
Parker, JohnS1CJul 30, 1943 – Feb 26, 1946COXSWAINTO HONOR MY FATHERS CONTRIBUTION..... JOHN PARKER DIED DEC. 1991 LOUISVILLE KENTUCKY
Hale, Thurman "buck" Or "t.d."SF3RD1944 –I put this on for my father, who passed away. I only know he was on this ship during WW II.
Trumbore, JimAD 3Jun 1944 – Nov 1946
Parzych, John "Chet"BKR3CJul 6, 1944 – Aug 1945BakerIn memory of our Dad Chet Parzych who passed away 7/2/2015.
Moore, John L.Ship's Bugler1945 – 1946UnknownEntered on behalf of my father-in-law, who lives in Tulsa, OK. Currently seeking VA disability for ailments due to asbestos exposure. Any other former crew member had any success with this type of effort?
Bycofski, Robert L.3rd Class Radio Operator1945 – 1945Radio OperatorI am entering this for Bob, if you knew him then i am sure you will remember him.
McConnell, Jr., H.l.seamanApr 1, 1945 – Mar 1, 1947seaman
Doud, RichardCOXNov 1, 1945 – Oct 1, 1946seamanI am Richard's daughter. I would like to know any information about the time he served aboard the USS Dobbin.

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