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USS Hooper (DE 1026) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Hooper (DE 1026). 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 30 crew members registered for the USS Hooper (DE 1026).

Jellison, JamesPN11957 – 1960AdminWas fortunate - stood JOOD underway and OOD (inde-pendant steaming) - which was a real learning curve. LT Morris was XO - Captain was LCDR Quarton. Am now retired in NC - retired as a CWO2.
Biles, GeorgeLT(JG)Mar 1957 – 1960Commissioning crew - first chief engineer. Sea trials were roughest ride I ever had on board any ship - no stores, no fuel, little equipment - we bounced like a cork off San Francisco testing flank speed! Great crew, good ship.
Molinet, Marvin (Pete)PN31959 – 1960Personel officeAm interested in getting in touch with anyone that was on board when I was.
Wiggins, JoeEM21960 – 1962E
Korn, Marvin (Marv)RM3Apr 1, 1960 – Jun 10, 1962OperationsMade two Westpac Cruises on the Hooper. Hooper was station ship Hong Kong 1st time. I was editor of the ship's paper "Super Dooper Hooper Scooper". Survied typhoon Charlotte.
Benedetti, JoeBT3May 1960 – Aug 1963B
Munger., RonaldSOG-2Jun 1960 – Sep 1962FoxWe were part of Task Force A (Anti-Submarine warfare) A prime duty site for a Sonarman. I made the West Pac cruise in 1961. We rode out three typhoons that summer. Last ship out. What a nightmare.
Boese, KeithRM31961 – 1964Comcortron 3 - Cortdiv 31Saw Carlos Lising's name. He was a shipmate in the Radio Shack. Always wondered what happened to the old radio gang.
Biggs, Robert (Bob)CS3Jan 3, 1961 – 1962CommissryJohn Wilber was chief Commissaryman and best friend. Played guitar and sang with Tom young in saseboBeen trying to locate Mike Pendry for years. No luck yet
Doughty, JaySKCSFeb 1, 1961 – Aug 1, 1961SupplyCrewmember for short period of time in 1961. Great ship.
Lising, CarlosJan 1, 1962 – Jun 15, 1965Radio Shack
Gill, RickGMGSNFeb 1962 – Feb 1965
Spaulding, GeorgeETR 31963 – 196501
Lechner, JimBT21964 – 1965BLooking for BT1 J.J. Ottesen, BTC Pfleuger, BT2 N.M. Cruz
Royal, ThomasBM3-BM11964 – 1968firsthad a GREAT tour of duty
Kissinger, DavidBM31965 – 19671ST Division
Coleman, Jr., William profile iconEns/LtJgJul 21, 1965 – Nov 1967OI/OCBest ship a young officer could ever hope to serve. Best CO and XO of my entire career. I simply had to pattern my service after Capt Hi Gurney for the next 27 years. Great crew, especially in my divisions! Thanks!
Swinford, MikeETN2Aug 20, 1965 – Sep 16, 1966OCHave put 477 pictures on a web site.
Schneider, JosephRM 2Dec 5, 1965 – Apr 17, 1969OC
Hendrickson, ClarkRM31966 – 1967RadioWould be fun to hear from some of the guys that would remember me while serving on the USS HOOPER.
Machocky, BobRM11967 – 1969OC
Adair, BobRM11967 – 1969OC
Humphrey, RaymondEMFNJan 1, 1967 – Oct 23, 1967Electric ShopI'd like to find some information about the two times we pulled into Da Nang, had chow with some of the Cee Bee Command stationed there. I could use a deck log for those two days. Thank You.
Dover, JeffSea Cadet1968 – 1971DeckOnly a lowly sea cadet but learned a lot from the reserves and regulars - three one-week cruises and many "docksides" at Long Beach. Always got stuck with the mid-watch for some reason and always seasick - some sailor!
Sobyra, MikeLTjg - LtNov 1969 – Dec 1970Weapons
Searcy, JamesRM2Feb 21, 1970 – Mar 19, 1974OCServed aboard the Hooper until she was decommisioned, left and went to CBC Gulfport, Ms. Served there until getting out in 1976. Hooper had good men, and other than a Ice Breaker, the roughest riding ship in the Navy.
Wolff, GaryGMG3May 1971 – Jul 6, 1973wWas part of decommissioning crew
Knox, SteveRM3May 1971 – Oct 1971Communications
Bennett, MikeQMSNApr 15, 1972 – Jul 26, 1973ONIGood ship, good times and experiences. Enjoyed the people.
Malgra, RaymondEnsignFeb 16, 1974 – Jul 21, 1982HopperUnit is named after the ship,was the mother ship till decommission. Unit was there.

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