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USS Racine (LST 1191) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Racine (LST 1191). 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 297 crew members registered for the USS Racine (LST 1191).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1971 | 1972 – 1974 | 1975 – 1979 | 1980 – 1984 | 1985 – 1987 | 1988 – 1990 | 1991 – now

Avila, MannyEM-30000 – Apr 4, 1985EWHO IS OUT THERE???
Johnson, CarlMR11970 – 1971RPlank Owner
Van Erem, HowardEN11970 – Nov 1972EngineeringPlank Owner- Oil King loved the trip to South America
Obrien, Patirck (Ob)SAJan 9, 1970 – Nov 15, 1972BM 2NDIm, a plank owner i commissioned the ship and ilike to be intouch with meber thati was abord the Racine with..
De Witt, RandySNFeb 1970 – Oct 1974SupplyPlank Owner
Calhoun, TonyBM3Mar 1970 – Apr 19721st.plank owner
Simpson, Larry profile iconC S 3Dec 11, 1970 – Oct 31, 1974CookPlankowner
Pastore, DaveGMG 31971 – 19743 rdLooking for anyone in this timeframe that was onboard
O'Brien, Patrick (Ob)BM21971 – 19722NDplank owner
Pulver, LarryGMG21971 – 19743rd Weapons DivBeen a long time,but still remember it well. Subic Bay, VietNam, Hong Kong, Taiwan. I am now Working nuclear security and Drag Racing, getting ready to retire. Oh yes, Grandfather of 4. That's the best. Drop a line.
Carney, Joebm31971 – 19741stPlank owner those times will live forever.
Clines, GeorgeSN1971 – 1974OPS I'm a Plank Owner. Personally attended the 1st Captains Mast held. I got off light. Took me a while to grow up. Transferred to VA-196, A6s @ Whidby Is, Wa. Extended twice. Another trip to Nam. Got out AMS-2 in '75.
Metz, GordonCS21971 – 1974S2Plank owner. Vietnam veteran. I moved onto Master at Arms K9 corp. Navy investigator. Retired
Johns, GaryFTG2Jan 1971 – May 7, 1974Gunnery 3rdPlank Owner. Great memories from my service on Racine.
Brisard, JefferySNJan 9, 1971 – Oct 7, 1972S 1I'm A plank owner Any one out there remember Me????? Worked in laundry and gedunk
Lynch, DavidGMG 3Jan 15, 1971 – Oct 15, 1972WGPlankowner
Manley, BrianBM3Jan 27, 1971 – Jan 10, 19731st divisionPlank owner. Did the shake down cruise to chili and Peru. What a ride that was. Boat coxswain on board. Got the nickname Stan the Man, hope to hear from some of you. Looking for George Dragoo, anyone know where he is?
Gautier, TomLt(jg)Jan 29, 1971 – Mar 1, 1972First and SecondPlank owner
Bloch, LouisRM3Feb 1971 – Feb 1973OperationsI am a plank owner.
Chapoton, ConradSNFeb 1971 – Feb 1973SecondWould do it all again in a heart beat. Some of the best times of my life.
Tuck, JimENS/LTJGFeb 1971 – Oct 1972Third
Wilson, FloydE-2Feb 20, 1971 – Mar 10, 1972mmI am a plank owner on the USS Racine. I would like to have a reunion for the LST 1191, anyone interested? I also served aboard the USS Iwo Jima LPH2.
Molloy, GregBMSN - BM2Feb 23, 1971 – Feb 4, 19731stPlank Owner
Molloy, GregoryBMSN/BM2Feb 23, 1971 – Feb 4, 19732ndPlank Owner Retired USCGR SF Bay & Lake Tahoe
Nugent, GregQM3Mar 1971 – Dec 1972XPlankowner, I retired as an Asst.Chief of Police following a 30 year career in Law Enforcement. I am currently a Dean at a local High School.
Whitehead, John (Jj)BM2Mar 5, 1971 – May 31, 1972DECKLooking for Shipmates who were on the cruise from San Deigo to soth america in 1972. Chile Peru Panama.
Antosik, MichaelSK2Mar 22, 1971 – Aug 28, 1972S-1I am a "Plank Owner" on the Racine, and if it's scrapped I would like to retrieve my plank which is in the main storeroom below decks on the starboard side and is actually a 12"x8"x1/4" piece of aluminum on the work bch.
Canet, MichaelEN3Apr 1971 – Dec 1973engineering It was the only ship that I served on while I was in the navy, in fact I am a plank owner of the ship. I have alot of really good memories of my time aboard ship and all operations that we went thru. Had alot of fun.
Canet, MichaelEN 3Apr 1971 – Dec 1973 engineering It was the only ship that I served on while in the navy. In fact I am a plank owner. I have alot of really good memories about being aboard, had a lot of fun.
Canet, MichaelEN 3Apr 1971 – Dec 1973EngineeringPlank Owner
Hinsman, DonLtApr 1, 1971 – Aug 15, 1973Engineer Officer (Chief Engineer)
Boerner, JimEM3May 1971 – Oct 1974RPlankowner-So. Amer. cruise & 2 West Pacs. See some familiar names- Dave Pastore! What's up? Hello, Mr. Ezzel! My old div. officer! Was paid a visit by Greg "Wee Wee" Wieland & wife in Feb. Ran into "Ollie", (Olliver) &
Reed, MichaelSA thru YN2May 1971 – May 19741st, 2nd, and XWow! A lot of familiar names (Calhoun, Bloch, Chapoton, DiMaria, Pastore, Bailey, Nugent, etc.). Plank owner. Racine was sunk in 2018 RIMPAC. She took a beating before she went down. Search internet for video.
Pastore, DavidGMG 3May 1, 1971 – Aug 1, 1974Would be great to hear from Dimaria-Richie Oliver-& Phil Valjato..........anyone!
Darnall, CarlE3Jun 15, 1971 – Sep 20, 1971RadarmanAm a plank owner. Remember Cdr. Anderson demanding the USS RACINE be kept one CLEAN ship.
Allen, CliffRM2Jul 1971 – Oct 1974Operations
Littell, BobGM3/E-4Jul 27, 1971 – May 25, 1973GunneryPlank Owner
Adams, John AdamsE-3Nov 10, 1971 – Nov 10, 1973EngineeringI came aboard fresh out of boot camp and IC1 Arnold Wessels took me under his wing and taught me everything I needed to know about being an Interior Communications-Electrician. My first cruise was a South American trip to Chile and Peru,

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