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USS Portland (LSD 37) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Portland (LSD 37). 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 706 crew members registered for the USS Portland (LSD 37).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1970 | 1971 – 1973 | 1974 – 1976 | 1977 – 1979 | 1980 – 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 – 1986 | 1987 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – 1993 | 1994 – 1996 | 1997 – 1999 | 2000 – 2001 | 2002 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Sconocchia, GaryRM21977 – 1978OCI ALWAYS KNEW YOU WERE A LIFER RIZZO!! LOL WHAT A CRAZY SHIP TO BE ON! OC WAS A BLAST!! THE SNAKE, CABBAGE PAPPY, MOTHERSAILOR, NEWELL, SKI BIRD, PRICE, CRAZY HALTER, OUR BELOVED MAD DOG, NORFLEET, CLAVO AND BEST FRIEND RONNY WILSON WHO PASSED AWAY.
Urban, DonBT21977 – 1980B
Fisher, Bobsmn1977 –Deckgreat ship,grat mates..Naples Brindisi,how bout ya germ,animal..Sun shipyard and morrianis cheese steak,lotto and depth charges every nite, Campfire girls in Palermo. Ahh those were the days,sobered up since then.
McKinney, DonaldMM31977 – 1980AFT ENG ROOMGreat memories and great friends. Miss you all, good time in jamaica, rum, girl's and ? Cuba horseback riding and the ship running from a hurricane. Med cruise the girl and bar in England hoping a train in Scotland.
McQueen, Richard /macHT21977 – 1981RServing onboard the USS Portland was a great experience and I hoped to hear from some of people I served with
Naused, BobMM1Jan 9, 1977 – Feb 11, 1981MBEST SHIP I EVER SERVED ON.BEST DAMED CREW THAT EVER STOOD WATCH NO HER DECKS.THE ENGINEERING DEPT.ROCKED! SOME OF THE BEST FRIENDS I EVER HAD.
Funk, MatthewPN2Mar 1977 – Oct 1980XFirst ship and thought it was great. Was also known as Log Room Funk. Trf to Orlando, Fl then Trf to Great Lakes, IL.. Got out of Navy joined & retired fm ANG 128th Milwaukee, WI. Served under 2 great Captains.
Elizondo, RickGMG3Mar 17, 1977 – Aug 19803rd
Mielke, JamesIC1Apr 1977 – Jun 1978E
Smith, Kelley S. SmithPNApr 1977 – Feb 1981AdminWant to catch up with some old shipmates.
Aument, BlaneMM3May 1977 – Feb 1981M EM02This was my 1st sea duty station - had a great ride! I rember a few on this ie... Big Bad Bob Naused, and that Texan Andrew Vargas. Remember hearing of Elvis's death at beginning of Med cruise. I continued my career and retired 1995 MMC(SW
Basham, Shannon profile iconFN-3Jun 1977 – Apr 4, 1980E-DivisionJust trying to contact some of the bootcamps & burnouts that I sailed with.
Hall, JeffreyE-4Jun 21, 1977 – Jun 21, 1983MToo much fun. Wish I had known the Lord then, I would still be in or retired.
Greene, DonaldDK2Jul 1977 – Jul 1980SupplyEnjoyed the old boat. Left the Navy in 1982 and joined the Army. What was I thinking? Spent 18 years there. Retired 9/00 with 24 yrs. Portland was my very best assignment.
Galloway, David "Sluggo Munzo"EM2Jul 15, 1977 – Dec 8, 1981ElectricalServed with Brent Veronee who took the Keg of Beer from the 1978 Ships Party and brought it to our Apartment for a Toga Party! 4 1/2 years on the Sweet Pea. Won two Battle E's and also Humanitarian Medal.
Ramsey, RobertLtjgJul 15, 1977 – Jul 15, 1980NAV/ADMIN/PERSThree great years on the Portland! Two great CO's and a terrific crew!
Vargas, Andrew J.MM3Aug 10, 1977 – May 30, 1981MGreat place to be. I miss the good old times with all my buddies. Let's get together soon.
Andrews, DavidOSSNSep 1977 – May 1978OIWe sure traveled a lot!
Slonina, Jim "Slo"MM2Nov 1977 – Oct 2, 1981Main ControlM-Div was quite the team. Worked hard, played hard. Seen a lot of good men come and go. Where the Hell is Riley? Beck, Holstein, or the rest of my old running mates?
Bertucci, AnthonyHT3Nov 1977 – Apr 1981RSure would like to tak with my best friend back then MS3 Fredley.
George, WilliamBM2Nov 10, 1977 – Feb 16, 1979Deck
Penne, PhilMR2Nov 27, 1977 – Apr 4, 1980R Div MR ShopI went from the engine room to the machine shop with MR2 Tommy Borsma, Keith Stevens, Bobby Quattlebaum, MR3 Ortiz. Then as time progressed I was the only one there for about a year before anyone came to help me out...
Jenkins, LeeBTDec 29, 1977 – Mar 1981BHey wat a ride good to see old friends still out there
Herold, StuartSMSNDec 29, 1977 – Nov 27, 1987CommunicationsLooking for others who worked beside me from 1980 to 1983. I live in Portland, Oregon with my wife and 2 boys. I currently own a restaurant/wine bar for 7 yrs called Wine Down.
Casey, SeanMM31978 – 1981Forward Eng RMA lot of great people I remember and miss
Sanders, AlanPetty Officer Third Class - GMG1978 – 19813rdFirst Class Skiles - saw your note - heard anything from Jeff Zarne or Baker or Eric Jackson? Talked to Delmer Waltz a couple of years ago - he was in Oklahoma... I saw Ricky on the list...
Pigors, RobertBM-2Jan 3, 1978 – Sep 13, 1981Deck
Fox, JohnMS30Jan 17, 1978 – Oct 15, 1981Supplylook me up all you stew burners
Dearing, MarkBT2Feb 1978 – Jun 30, 1981BHad a lot of fun while riding with some crazy lads. would love to hear from any or all of them
Baker, KennethHT1Feb 1978 – Mar 1982RThe best ship I ever served on, Captain Connelly gave me a second chance and I moved on to retire as a CWO3 in 1994. Thank you sir
Veronee, BrentEM2Apr 15, 1978 – Jun 15, 1981Egreat memories would like to hear from shipmates does anyone know the whereabouts of don scholl? randy schilling, are you still milking?
Lizo, Paul profile iconRM3Apr 23, 1978 – Jul 18, 1980OC
Thielen, George (Doc)HM1 (SW)Jun 1978 – Sep 1981x
Webber, JoeEM3Jul 20, 1978 – Jul 20, 1981EngineeringTrying to get in contact with some shipmates that I haven't seen in a LONG time
Lotz, RickyLSD 37Aug 16, 1978 – Aug 17, 1982DeckHey Lenny from New York, Send a message to Bigga in sunny California.Ricky Lotz BM3
Weckesser, RobertSM 3Sep 1978 – Apr 1981communicationsI have great memories of Mardi Gras in 79, Jamaica a few times, Newfoundland, out on the deck in the cold. Humanitarian award for partying in Jamaica. Great liberty calls! Looking for others with memories. where is Ed Edmund or Paul Lizzo?
Connolly, MichaelCaptainNov 1978 – Mar 1982command
Beard, BruceMM3Nov 7, 1978 – Oct 1, 1981M FwdI worked hard there and was able to go to Auxilaries Division after a 6 month deployment, which I turned into a position on the USS Frank Cable later. Thanks for MM1 Connolly, MMC "Roach" and Lt O'Leary, I did well.
Lotz, RickyBM3Dec 7, 1978 – Aug 17, 1982DeckLenny from New York,This is from Bigga, send me a message, out here in sunny California.
Skiles, CortiaGMG1979 – 1981GunneryRemember so many of the good times. Is it 1500 yet almost time for General Hospital, and wrestling matches with Delmar, Jim Zarn,Alan, Jim Baker and rest of gang.
Kirk, ScottBT1979 – 1982BSun Shipyard In Philly GITMO Then a Med Cruise What a Life
Muncey, RickHT21979 – 1982'R'
Lindstrom, Russellhospitalcorpsman1979 – 1981hospitalican not believe she was scuttled. interesting times.
Green, CharlesET2Mar 1979 – Aug 1981ETAfter deployment on Portland went to FACS FAC VACAPES
Jackson, Charles Andy3rd class BOATSWAINS mateJun 1979 – Oct 19832nd DivisionWas on with Cmdr. CONNOLLY FIRST right after the shipyard haze grey and under way.3 meds one Caribbean humanitarian cruise then Unitas in South America and Africa finished up in Beruit I flew out Oct 23 1983
Pelletier, Stephenmm3Jun 1979 – Oct 1979M div main controlMy 1rst command out of A school, Great crew I learned a lot and had a lot of fun too. Swimming in the well deck, Jamaica Montego bay, and 1 of the rough riders on horse back in Cuba.
Laswell, RichardMM3Aug 1979 – Nov 1981M DivisonI was aboard for all the yard time at Sun Shipyard in Philadelphia. From the hotel rooms at the airport, through sneaking beer on board as 'Clydesdale Subs' from Morrianni's. Pulled duty in PR & GTMO plus the Med.
Bonner, ScottRM2Aug 1, 1979 – Feb 1, 1983Radio
Bonner, ScottRM2Aug 1, 1979 – Feb 1, 1983OPSCraziest time of my life, but what a blast.
Seidel, WesOct 1979 – Oct 1981Robin...to the Batcave. LOL Best Damn Crew Best of Times. A heart felt Hello to all my old shipmates. I wish them all Fair Winds and Following Seas.
Fulk, Don "Harry"BT3Oct 25, 1979 – Mar 12, 1984B-Some of the best memories I have. Miss my fellow BT's.
Paige, JohnnyHT2Nov 1979 – May 1983RRemember Chester,Pa and my poor ship in dry dock with a giant hole in the side. The ship was painted like 7 colors. My very first time seeing her.The Hotel and the barracks, and I must say I loved the breakfast!
O'neill, JohnQM2Nov 3, 1979 – Aug 6, 1983NAVI am searching fo a Officer in deck, LT Lou "Panucci". Not sure on spelling. If any one has the correct spelling or contact info please e-mail me at joneill@mossinc.com.
Baldwin, James (Sarge}MM3Dec 1979 – Dec 1983M-DIV,E-DIV PRIOR MARINE-THEN MM,WHAT A DIFFERENCE ON A SHIP,REMEMBER EDDIE FORD,CHARRLIE MILLS,BILL SHEPPARD,YEA THOSE STEAK AND CHEESE SUBS OF RON WILBANKS-SNIPES LIVE ON..
O'neill, JohnQM2Dec 1, 1979 – Aug 1, 1983NAVNow retired, QMC(SW/SS)
Wigley, WilliamRMSNDec 29, 1979 – Feb 5, 1982Radioman

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