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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
Songer, Joseph (Joe)HTFN1990 – 1992R (the onlyEmail me at joe.songer@us.army.mil Yeah, I switched over...would like to find:Lang, Hinajosa, Haag and others from R-div.
Geist, EricMM21990 – Jun 1993A-gangspent 3 yrs elbow deep in hydraulic fluid keeping the cranes and aft steering units going, but I gotta say, it was a bunch of fun. Sad to hear she is sitting on the ocean floor
Audler, RichardOS1990 – 1992Great times, Great Memories, Great Friends!!!!!! WHATS UP SHIPMATES!!!!!
Guillory, Michael Paul GuilloryHM31990 – 1992MedicalMet the ship half way on a med cruise in Toulan France. Met many good friends like Tony Cook, SK3 Schenk, and big Pete from the Marines during Desert Storm/Desert Shield.
Sides, SteveFC21990 – 1995OPSCant believe that it lasted this long before decommisoned. Currently wokring for same company as ET2 Gallion and ET2 Duffy. Lots of memories that seem a lifetime ago.
Kelly, JeffMM31990 – Apr 1993A GANGWHATS UP "B" AND "ZIPPO" ? GLAD TO NO YOU GUYS ARE STILL KICKING!!!!!
Sankovich, Sanke21990 –decklots of hazy memories... miss the travels. i have questions would like some answers
Castle, DwayneSN1990 – 1992DeckI love my life now, but there are days I would love to be standing mid-watch @ aft lookout, counting stars. (I mean looking for unknown contacts on horizon)
Moore, NeilEM31990 – 1993E
Cook, TonySM4Jan 1990 – Aug 1993Deck/OpsStill see some of the guys,would like to hear from others. Who all remembers Bubba's Beach Club?
Hickok, KennyEN3Jan 2, 1990 – Sep 8, 1992M DivisionEnjoyed this boat and crew!
Jimenez, MarcusBT3Jan 6, 1990 – Sep 11, 1992BOne great command. Learned a bunch and travelled halfway around the world and back!!
Jackson Jr., Johnny "Jack"MM3Mar 1990 – Jul 24, 1993Fwd. PitSeen alot and learned alot. 3yrs. well spent. Made alot of great friends. Miss all ya'll. Wish everyone the best. So long USS PORTLAND LSD-37.
Jackson, Johnny (Jack)MM3Mar 1990 – Jul 23, 1993M-DivisionWorked in Fwd Engine Room (Main Control). Had a blast. Miss all my buddies. Saw a lot and learned a lot.
John, Christian (Doc)HM2Apr 1990 – Apr 1993Medical
Johannessen, NilsE-3Apr 20, 1990 – Jan 1992Deck... but should have been in OPS!!Many good times... and memories.
Hosie, MichaelBM2May 1990 – Jul 19922nd/BoatAwesome time. Lots of good friends and times. Still have the Sweet Pea flag that the CO wouldn't let fly anymore.
Geiger, KurtGMG1Jun 1990 – Oct 1991WeaponsFirst to go, last to know! Good crew during the war, good marines. I was glad to have done time on the Portland and the Weps guys were the best!
Harmon, MikeSM2Jun 1990 – Jan 1994Operations
Ruffin, CoreyE-3Jun 15, 1990 – Aug 25, 1995Radioman/Communicationsserved in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm
Goralczyk, DaveBT2Jun 15, 1990 – Feb 2, 1993boilers ...aft fire roomgreat time on a good ship with excellent crew Hard to believe it was about 20 yrs ago
Trout, MichaelMMFNJul 1990 – Jul 1993MStarted in EM02 with Desert Shield/Storm and moved to EM01 (Forward Pit). My memories are a mixed bag of good (friends and shipmantes) and bad. She was the only command I served on in my Navy career. I would welcome hearing from my shipmates.
Morris, CorrieHM3Aug 15, 1990 – May 19, 19912nd FSSGHello past crews of the Portland. I came aboard her in Morehead city, on my way to Desert Shield/Storm. Would like to get in touch with any of the HM's that where onboard. Mike Guillery, Joe Few.
Zirpoli, Vinceen3Sep 1990 – 1994a ganglots of great memories and great friends hope all is doing well
Bailey, Cleo "B"E-4Sep 10, 1990 – Feb 23, 1993A-GangHad lots of good times aboard that ship, did the gulf war, made lots of friends, to all who remember me WHAT IS UP!!!!!!
Deppe, PaulE-3Oct 1990 – May 1992DeckGreat memories with all the guys...going through the Suez Canal with only a few yards on each side.
Egler, ScottMMCOct 10, 1990 – Oct 10, 1992MGreat steaming ship, still don't know where all the Lube Oil went. Agree, Snipes Rule!
King, EarlSEAMENNov 14, 1990 – Nov 15, 1992DeckSeamen King Looking for the guys from deck div
King, EarlE-3 deckNov 14, 1990 – Nov 15, 1992DeckSticky was my nickname
Lewis, MarcusHT3Dec 23, 1990 – Jun 24, 1994R-DIVHey just wanted to see what up .Ejoyed serving with you guys.
Skillen, RonEN3Dec 24, 1990 – Mar 24, 1992DECKI miss mopping non-skid
Johnson, MichaelcplDec 26, 1990 – Aug 26, 1991bssg5was a cook on the marine side
Evans, BrianFN1991 – 1993B
Dunford, JasonGMG21991 – 1992Armory
Nelson, JoshMSCSFeb 1991 – Aug 1994S-2Should of sunk her years ago. Plenty of good times. I left my mark on S-2 and the sweet pea. Life is good. Thanks for the dd214!!
Bowen, JasonE2/SAMar 2, 1991 – Nov 13, 1992Deck Div.A big "HELLO" to my old friends on the Portland; Ron Skillen, Pete Bennett, Mark Blochowski, David Kokish, Chad Zweig, and Josh Nelson.
Rollins, Ronald / TexEM3Mar 15, 1991 – Jun 15, 1994EA shot out to the old gang from E-Division and some from R-Division Like Ollie and Sean and crazy Lamb. Bouck and his cousen. Watson from R-Div Lopez Big Gillis and all the rest lots of memories. zz5s10blazer@aol.com
Blackshear, Kevin (Doc)HM2May 1991 – Aug 1993HMReported onboard the day she returned from Desert Storm. Served with HMC Gonzalez.
Harris, JamesRM3 (THEN) / RM2 (GOT OUT IN 8YRS)Jun 1, 1991 – Dec 20, 1993OCThe Radio shack / Comms group was a tight crew. My first sea-tour was to remember. Everyone needs to look at this site: http://navy.togetherweserved.com/ Take care!
Simpson, KenSK2Jun 29, 1991 – Jun 29, 1993supplyI was just wondering what a happened to LTCR Neumiller, SKC Steve Clark, SKC Reed, SK1 John Frazier and SK2 May aboard the Portland with me. I am now owner and operator of Simpson Motors in Youngstown, Ohio.
Herman, AllenBMCAug 1991 – Aug 1994LCPO DeckLoved this tour. Loved Desert Shield and Desert Storm, especially the homecoming.
Putnam, ThomasLtJgSep 25, 1991 – Jul 25, 1993OCLoved the sweet Pea! Currently at USAFRICOM in Stuttgart, Germany.
Maddox, Jonathan (Maddog)Nov 1991 – Aug 1993Repair
Kilpatrick, MerleLTNov 4, 1991 – May 7, 1993Ops Officer

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