The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS De Soto County (LST 1171). 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 24 crew members registered for the USS De Soto County (LST 1171).
|Mathews, Hubert Matt||Jan 15, 1958 – Mar 15, 1961|
|Cregg, Frank||SN||1959 – 1961||Deck|
|Wine, Howard Franklin||1960 – 1964|
|Denoncourt, Deno||E3||Sep 15, 1962 – Sep 12, 1964||Deck||Fond memories of the Great Lakes cruise, on the helm, midnight to 4 through the St. Lawrence Seaway, over 300 course changes....busy! Before that,tied up in Panama Canal Zone for 59 days with no liberty!|
|Denzler, Edward||BMSN||Oct 1962 – Feb 10, 1966||Deck||Still remember that month in PANAMA tied to the pier. And that Con Fib 8 Landing exercize in Spain, you guys were AWESOM.|
|Fulk, Steve||SFP3||Jun 20, 1963 – Jun 20, 1965||navy|
|Moore, Neal||EM2||Aug 1, 1963 – Jan 26, 1965|
|Lovelace, John||SFM2||May 1965 – Aug 1968||R||Great memories of those years - would like to hear from old shipmates to see what became of everyone- i keep in touch with Tom Benson and Neill Traxel and Scott Gorton- email firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Wendt, Pat||SN||Oct 1965 – Jun 23, 1969||Ops, Deck, and Supply||Herbert & I played music on and off the Big D, Kable and I threw potatoes at the bridge while underway, I traded my Martin guitar for a 52 Triumph bike. Love to ole Pop Fidler and Davies DMC. Dobbleman & I still talk.|
|Long, Tom||E3||Jan 1966 – Jan 1967||1st Division|
|Long, Tom||SN||Feb 1966 – Jan 1967||1st Division|
|Diehl, Jim||SN||Apr 28, 1966 – Jun 28, 1968||DECK|
|Sobut, Wally||FTG3||Jun 1966 – Dec 1968||Gunnery||Good crew & Good times. E-mail at: email@example.com|
|Gorton, Scott||YN2||Aug 5, 1966 – Jan 30, 1970||ADMIN||Great crew, great ship. Lots of good memories, New Orleans, St. Thomas, San Juan, The MED. Shipmates, feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Upton, Gary||Sgt E5||Aug 1967 – Feb 1968||1st battalion 2nd Marines||Made a Med cruise in 1967. Was a lot of fun making landings in Amtracs! Really enjoyed liberty in Barcelona, Genoa. When we got back to the states i got orders for grounf forces Vietnam. That wasnt much fun.|
|Willingham, Frank J.||Bm3||Aug 1, 1967 – Feb 1968||Deck||Looking for J. Odier, LT. Skaggs, Executive officer. Lt. Gallagher, Deck Division, R. Peterson. If anyone knows anything about these individuals, please contact F. Willingham at email@example.com|
|Godbold, John||E2||Feb 18, 1968 – Jan 15, 1970||Anfibs|
|Gelbman, Danny||SN||1969 – 1970||Deck|
|Fetzer, Barry||SGT E-5||May 1969 – Sep 1969||2nd Marine||I served aboard the Desota County as part of Amphibious Squadron TEN as a unit of Carib 2-69rd|
|Wilson, Wayne||BMSN||May 16, 1969 – Sep 1969||ACB @||I was with the CB detachment. I was the guy with all of the books on the 69 Carib cruise. I played hoops for PHIBLANT|
|Dibbell, Christopher||FTG2||Nov 1969 – Mar 1972||Gunnery||I arrived on De Soto County out of FT A school as an SA. I left as an FTG2. I constantly have dreams I am back in the Navy getting underway on the "Big D"|
|Jimenez, Jose||SN3||1970 – 1972||Supply||The best years of military service, made lot's of friends and memories.|
|Xander, Donald/ X Or Big X||RD3||1970 – Jun 1972||Operations||Looking for old ship mates to reconnect, via e-mail. Chris Dibblle if you remember me, I use to sell a lot of my weekend watches to you.|
|Hodolitz, Thomas||BM 3||Mar 1, 1970 – Aug 1, 1972||Deck|
There are currently no planned reunions.