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USS Fort Fisher (LSD 40) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Fort Fisher (LSD 40). 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 616 crew members registered for the USS Fort Fisher (LSD 40).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1972 | 1973 – 1975 | 1976 – 1976 | 1977 – 1978 | 1979 – 1980 | 1981 – 1982 | 1983 – 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – 1993 | 1994 – 1995 | 1996 – now

Louth, DonaldBM11976 – 19791stBecame a Master Arms Chief Petty Officer and retired after 22 years of Naval Service
McKinney, CharlesBMSN1976 – 1977deck
Wacker, BillE21976 – Sep 1979BT Aft.Man.. Can still remember Days on board the Fisher, but don't recall any of you guys, must be to many burned out brain cells. Anybody remember me drop a line.
Whitbeck, GaryMM11976 – 1980
Dennis, RichardsHT21976 – Dec 30, 1979RThe experiences are in the past, however, the memories are long lasting. I had some great times as a young kid sailing and partying with some of you guys.
Boehm, Kennymm31976 – 1978M-Division FWD ENG/AFT BERTH
Robinson, AndrewMM2Jan 1976 – Jul 1979aft engine roomfun times, would do it again. Glad i'm not still there!
Jacobsen, MarcSNJan 1, 1976 – Jun 7, 19791ST3 YR' S OF EXTENDED VACATION HA ! HA!
Taylor, DeanE4Jan 6, 1976 – Jun 27, 1977decki had great time on the fisher they times i will allway remember
Hopp, RustyOS2/OS2/OS2Feb 20, 1976 – Feb 13, 1980OIMy first ship. OS2 Varney, OS2 McCarty, OS2 Ziber were some of my running mates. I have made the Navy a career, getting ready to retire with 30 years. Will punchout as a CWO4 ... no too bad for the new kid as I was called for my 1st year. Thanks.
Clark, Tom (Clark T)BM3Mar 1976 – Feb 1980DECKFriends with Tom Leon, Tim King, Phil Spinney, Gibo Bacca, and Moose. Just started using computer.
Lintner, MartinenginemenMar 1976 – Feb 1980A-DivisionI have fond memories of serving with BrentBayne John Koseggie Bobby espinosa Would like to get in touch FBook I had a great time and yes i was the one that made the wine that i broke out the night before we pulled back into the states
Burket, RickE2Mar 1976 – Mar 1978A GangI to remember the wine,
Schierloh, EdHT2Mar 1, 1976 – Oct 30, 1979RDennis Richards,Jim Carsner,John Ewing and the rest of the gang send me an email.Its 30 yrs later and I'm writing this from Iraq where I am deployed with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 22 ,An HTC with the Seabees.
Flowers, BillyE2Mar 22, 1976 – Apr 28, 1978DeckBest time I Had Wish it Could Have Been longer. But Joined Army And Left After 18 Total Years As a Result Of A Medical Injury
Trammell, CraigMM2Apr 1976 – Sep 21, 1979Greetings to all Fort Fisher sailors who served on the Fort from April 1976 to Sept. 1979. Drop me a line
Patnode, BobMM3Apr 1, 1976 – Jan 29, 1979M - Aft EngineroomMade some great friends. Have made contact with Craig Trammell and Ron Slusser. Would love to hear from anyone who served at that time.
Schierloh, EdHT2Apr 1, 1976 – Oct 1979R2 Wes Pacs and the yard period at long Beach. Good times with the R-Div crew.Remember the Terror Club in Singapore? Stayed in Reserves and made HTC.
Gosse, BillEN2Apr 9, 1976 – Oct 19, 1979AInternal Combustion Engine Shop, AC&R Watch, After Steering, JP5 Pump Room, LCM 6 Boat, Olongapo City, Pusan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Yokosuka, Perl Harbor, West Pacs (3 of them), McDini's -- lots of memories.
Patnode, BobE4Apr 15, 1976 – Jan 29, 1979M DivisionLooking for some old Navy Buddies!! Was an MM3 in the Aft Engine Room. Mess cooked in the Chief's Mess with Dennis Richards....Had a blast!!! Made some great friends, still in contact with a couple.
Fenner, JohnEM3May 7, 1976 – Feb 9, 1978EI was on board when we wiped out the pier in San Francisco. My claim to fame was showing the movie Tommy for 1 week one else in our division wanted to watch it. I also was injured on the ships baseball team while we were in Long Beach.
Spinney, PhiloSN/OS2May 25, 1976 – Feb 20, 1980Deck/OIHey you guys i served on the mighty Fort with some great guys. I hope all did well in their lives I have talked with T.King, Jeff Hager, Al Argenti any interested feel free to CTC me at
Sheeley, MichaelMM3Jun 1976 – May 1980ENGHad fun . Had no regets
Isenbarger, SteveHT2Jun 1976 – Oct 1979RGreat times... great friends. Swore I'd never work for government again...... just got my 30 year pin for Department of Defense working at Defense Supply Center Columbus- go figure! Anyway, things are good with me. Hope all is well with U
Dunn, RogerMSSNJun 1976 – Oct 23, 1978SupplyBest baker that ship ever saw! Came to the Fort from Diego Garcia...yeah right you get your choice of duty station after serving 13 months there!! All I got were lies and more lies from your navy! Sorry lifers FTN!
Catinchi, Lawrencerm3Jun 1976 – 1978commmunicationshad a great time I still remember some of you guys
Deland, ChrisHT3Jun 1, 1976 – Aug 1977RGreat times great friends
Nelson, OswaldSm2Jun 11, 1976 – May 25, 1978Ocsm2 Nelson here,anybody aboard with me hit me up........would be nice to chat with an old sailor
Turner, BobMMFNJun 15, 1976 – Feb 5, 1979MWas a great time in my young life .Went on 2 West-pacs while on board. Made lots of good friends and a lot of great memorys.Am looking for a ship mate by the name of Ron Slusser was a m/m form 1976 to1980 From Barstow Ca.
Cal, FitzsimmonsMSSNJul 1976 – May 1980NavyDespite my FTN attitude, the years on the Fort Fisher make for some good memories. What a way to spend your younger days. Two West Pacs and lots more. I was glad to get out of the Navy but it was a worthwhile experience.
James, Robert Boe profile iconLT (then, now Captain, USN, retired)Jul 1976 – May 1978Navigation & OperationsReported aboard in Seattle during Sea Fest '72 as Navigator/Personnel Officer. Fleeted up to Operations Officer during deployment. Great Navigation team. Capt Gamboa put dot between hull numbers to declared 4.0 ship.
Matzke, RichardSNSep 1976 – Aug 1978DeckWhat a crazy life back then. I see others have survived as well! Would like to get in contact with Matthew Curtis - Butch Pauly if anyone knows how.
Ware, KenSHSASep 1976 – May 1978supplygreat to find this site. can't believe it's been 30 years. best time and friends i ever had.todd shipyard,P I,and the brilling.hope to hear from some of my shipmates.
Cook, TommyBM3Sep 10, 1976 – Nov 22, 1980deck
Abel, SteveSN/FNSep 15, 1976 – May 25, 1978Eng/Exec.Met the ship at Todd Shipyards in San Pedro, CA. Went through RefTra and an LOE before completing a WestPac cruise and becoming a shellback. Worked in the B-1 engine room, and was transferred to the Personnel Office while awaiting transfer to dive
Richardson, Jon Keith/richBT2Oct 1976 – Feb 1980Engineering/forward fireroomI,Jon(RICH) Richardson helped to mastermind and participated in the successful Thai Stick capper while docked at Sattahip!!! Runner,Rad Trammell,Newk,Brune and the rest get ahold of me!! Lets all go vist the Port shaft tunnelor the degaussing room
Richardson, JonBT2Oct 10, 1976 – Feb 16, 1980B-DivisionWhat a 3 and half year high that ship was!!! Made some serious money on that Thailand trip!! Those of you who still have any brain cells left know what I am talking about!! Love to hear from some of my ole shipmates !!
Jeffries, StevenSEAMANNov 1976 – Oct 1977BoatswainmateShe was one hell of a ship. Dry docks in San Pedro and well ops in Hawaii. Lots of fond memories playing cards down in the engine room, talking shit with my boys. Pennix where you at? lol San Diego? Girls Gone Wild, type of town.
Pennix, Cornell (Mr Mellow)E2/DECKDec 1976 – 1978BM
Jacobsen, MarcsnDec 31, 1976 – Jun 7, 19791st&3rdHad a great time , Was a mouse on the run from the cat ; senior chief johnson,? e-mail

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