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USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). 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 1094 crew members registered for the USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1970 | 1971 – 1972 | 1973 – 1974 | 1975 – 1976 | 1977 – 1978 | 1979 | 1980 – 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 – 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – 1993 | 1994 – 1995 | 1996 – 1997 | 1998 – 2000 | 2001 – 2003 | 2004 – now

Tillotson, DougRM3/RM21984 – 1987CR
Beauvais, PaulSN1984 – Dec 19872nd
Fleet, DavidRM31984 – 1987Comm
Baranski, LarryBM31984 – 1988Deckstill here!
Miller, RoyLCPL1984 – 1986MRDET (Marine Detachment 7 fleet)What a wonderfull ship and the fact that 12 marines had to live in a 110 man berthing was soooo lonley (lol)
Bennett, JimRM21984 – 1986Tech ControlWow this is cool to see some old friends names and comments. The Ridge days were some great times with some great people. I retired from the National Guard Feb 2003 after getting home from Iraq.
Boyce, SpencerSGT1984 – 1986Marine Detachment
Schewe, DanRM1984 – 1987RadioGreat friends still keep in touch with some
Cavic, MarkGMG21984 – 1987WeaponsGreat time, amazing ports and lots of memories. I miss Subic Bay!
Burns, Bill profile iconRM1984 – 1987JMCCan't have been over 20 years! Seems like yesterday... My facebook page:!/profile.php?id=100001908571650 Got a few pictures from old days and now up there.
Flanagan, JamesSN1984 – 19862ndIn my 20 years in the navy this was my favorite command. Send me a message if you rememeber me.
Timothy, McKenny Aka MacBm31984 – 19872ndYou can find me on Facebook I live in Virginia Beach. More shipmates are here,
Schmidt, Ken  NEWRM21984 – 1985CR/CX
Evans, David "beaker"HT3Jan 14, 1984 – Jun 27, 1986"R"The "Ridge" was my first duty station; it was great duty. Engineering was a blast; sea and anchor detail with the deck guys was always fun. It seems like only good times happended aboard that ship.
Mero, Michael (Mickey)SSGT USMC (RET MSGT)Jan 26, 1984 – May 16, 1987Marine Communication Detachment - Comm CenterGreat memories, working and sight seeing. SP duty had some great stuff. Harig in Korea I can forget. LePien in Hong Kong we still laugh about. Best of 5 yrs totally grand. Oh Oh Olongapo!!! Truely enjoyed Japan and the friends we made
Haschker, JohnEMMar 1984 – Jun 6, 1987Electrical
Parker, Scottms2Mar 1984 – Feb 1990supplyhey to all my old shipmates. wish i could hear from of ya. i live in mississippi. i was a cook. hope some of ya remember me. best time of my life was being on the me if ya remember me(6624447171)
Crim, CraigRM3Mar 1, 1984 – Jun 1, 1986CR (I guess)Had a blast! Love to hear from you Guys
Herring, Robert,boatsbm3Mar 3, 1984 – 1986deckstill remember subic bay and korea and sydney
Golleher, RockyMM2 THRU MM1Apr 1984 – Feb 1990EM01 EngineroomSome of you will remember me as "hardcharger". A song comes to mind "Don't worry be happy" I also ran COM7thFLT (0-9) out of my engineroom (big mistake) for wearing corfams and nylon flt jacket
Jacobson, Randy (Jake)RM3Apr 1984 – Jun 1987CRThe "Ridge" is the best comand I've ever been assigned to. Lots of fun and memories....
Lovre, Dale/raysanBT3Apr 1984 – May 1988bwhere the hell is everybody?and is the steamin demon i painted still on the d.f.t.?
Chapman, Craigsksn-sk2Apr 1984 – May 1987S-1ahhhh...PI
Ventura, AlRM 3May 1984 – Aug 1986CTHad the best time of my life on the Love Boat!! Still keep in touch with Ziggy, Schewe, Casal, Debalsi and a few others. Join us on Facebook uss blue ridge 80's
Dickerson, DennisQM3May 1, 1984 – May 1, 19867th Fleet Staff. (Fleet Skeds)Anyone from skeds or Admin?
Gurba, JohnBM2May 1, 1984 – Jan 1, 19872nd/DeckLeft Blueridge in 87with BM3Stark to the Willamette AO180 got out in 89 into the Reserves with Naval Special Warfare currently a SBCM Special Boat Operator Master Chief Loved the Ridge! Nobody Rocks like the Ridge Rock
Brewer, MikeBTCJun 1984 – Aug 14, 1987B
Ferreira, RichET3Jul 1984 – Jul 1986OECan't help but laugh thinking about all the people and places. I would like to get back in touch with any shipmates that survived.
Brown, Joseph(Joe)SNJul 1984 – Sep 1985Capt Gig/Master HelmsMy first duty station was the Ridge. Best time of my life. I saw it all and did it all. Any fellow shipmates out there remember 1984-1985 Ropongi dist. give a yell. (RM Bobby Huntly, BM Pavey, BM Brewer,
Cecere, ChristopherYN2Jul 4, 1984 – Jan 15, 1987X-1
Hammel, JoeBM2Aug 1, 1984 – Apr 1, 19882ndFor all you guys that remember, I was the most lethal guy on the ship. I still have a hangover from Hong Kong. Great memories! Some of the best times of my life. Hope to hear from some of you shipmates.
Hatch, JamesQM2Sep 1, 1984 – Apr 1, 1988Nav
Steinbock, KeithEM3Sep 6, 1984 – Sep 10, 1988Eng ElectricianGood Times a long time ago. Thanks Blue Ridge
Abenes, JimmyMMCSep 12, 1984 – Aug 7, 1987engineering mMy best duty station sea or shore.
Delgado, ManuelHM1Oct 1, 1984 – Nov 6, 1992MedicalJust wanting to reconnect with old friends
Coleman, DanET3Nov 30, 1984 – Dec 12, 1986OE
Kelley, RobertDPSN/DP3Nov 30, 1984 – Dec 15, 1987OD MilopsMade many friends and had some great portcalls. Worked for the Ops Boss and then the 3M Coordinator. Had to get out of cleaning passageways as soon as I could.
Lambert, BrianEW1985 – Apr 1987OW
Coats, MichaelHT-31985 – 1988R
Decatur, HerbertMM31985 – 1990
Magann, Jeff/billyBT31985 – 1988EngineeringGreat times!! Where is everyone, anyone in the steam roller business ;-)
Vest, RobertBM31985 – 1989DECK
Temple, BrianRM1(RET)Jan 1985 – Jan 1987CRLots of fun on the Ridge. Some of the best people I ever had the pleasure of serving with. Good memories far outweigh any bad!
Cox, RjChief & Warrant, 2nd tour 91-93Jan 1985 – Jul 1989CTAwesome days loved every minute. even before V5, MPDS (shotgun Ridge route: B,D,K,F,L "I think"). and it don't get no betta than 1-1-1-56 !! "if you ain't trainin - you ain't gainin ! others you all came up with. RJ
Cole, DeanIS2Jan 7, 1985 – May 26, 1988Intel
Marshall, RobertMM2Jan 10, 1985 – Apr 10, 1988Machinists MateThe Ridge was off the chain and i loved every minute of it. I met a lot of good people.Great! Experience
Ostroski, JosephRM2Jan 14, 1985 – Feb 19, 1987CRI would love to here from you guys. BT...great friend my P-FUNK...DIX....B-SKI....and many more...Had a great tour with you all. Lost touch with all of you. You can Contact me @ DEPSHF1993@COMCAST.NET
Deli, CarmenRM2Feb 1985 – 1987CRAlot of friendly names would love to here from you If you got a spare couch I will come visit still single and running like I'm still on Magsaysay Dr posted 5jun2012
Boulware, RicciSKFeb 1, 1985 – Feb 1, 1988S1
Irish, JeffBMFeb 10, 1985 – Apr 5, 19891stYou never really forget. I didn't know it then, but those were the best of times. What's up Woodell? Hey Webb, I see you visit here on occasion. I serve as a captain now. Goes to show you can grow up! Cheers!!
Haywood, KentOS1Feb 15, 1985 – Jul 3, 1988OIGreat tour of duty. Retired OSCM. Would enjoy hearing form any old friends.
Felder, Bill (BF)RM3/RM2Mar 1, 1985 – Jun 1, 1988CR/for a few months, CT/JMC for a long timeRidge Rocked!! Ridge Runners Ruled! Do these names bring back memories? Ziggy, Maggett, Gary Williams, Tru Cat, Vandiver, McNutt, Deli, Cupcake, Showtime, Ingy-Din, 7th Fleet, Smolko, Ski (pick one) Big J, Fort, P Funk, Demick, McGhee, Woody
Tolbert, LarryRM2Apr 29, 1985 – Mar 8, 1987CommunicationsOther sailors home ported in Yokosuka Japan use to call the Blue Ridge the "Love Boat". I will say this much,.. we did hit some very exotic ports, from Hong Kong to Sydney, I loved every minute of my service aboard the Blue Ridge.
Apodaca, Vince profile iconRM3May 1, 1985 – Dec 1, 1986COMMI can't tell you how much fun I had with you guys! I really miss our trips to Tokyo, the parties at my house and the San Miguel at Subic. I wish you all much happiness and success. Your friend ~ RM3 Apodaca
Tilos, PedroSH1Jun 1985 – Apr 1990S-3Rode the ship for the last time on Dec 2001 from Hongkong to Yokosuka.
Hecht, GaryYN2Jul 1985 – Jul 1987Admin and EngineeringThe BEST command I was ever assigned to. I should have extended onboard. I don't know why I didn't. 20/20 hindsight I guess.....
Mitchell, Logan , Sr.SNAug 1985 – Aug 1985Deck
Magnus, William (Bill)FN3Aug 10, 1985 – Apr 20, 1987"A" DIV (BOAT-SHOP) Anybody out there from mid '85 thru '87 ?!? After morning muster, A div. would meet in the machinery repair shop...has anyone seen or heard from Ray Powell "pappy" MM1 ? Lots of good memories...piercing ears w/ ice & 'ole #7
Travers, AnthonyOS3Aug 26, 1985 – Jan 26, 1989C7F - Fleet SchedulingMove out of our pier. Here comes Comm7thFleet!
Travers, AnthonyOS3Aug 26, 1985 – Jan 26, 1989C7F - Fleet SchedulingMove out of our pier. Here come's Commander 7th Fleet.
Kolackovsky, Alan "Ski"RM1/RMCAug 30, 1985 – Nov 30, 1988CRRidge Runners Rule !! Best Ship Ever! Lots of great memories and friendships that will last forever.
Lyon, BryanlcplSep 18, 1985 – Sep 18, 1987mardet
Vicencio, Roberto "Jojo"EM1Sep 23, 1985 – Sep 30, 1988EFlagship for the 7th Fleet
Meyer, ThomasYN2Oct 1985 – Oct 1987X
Cote, David  NEWLCDROct 1985 – Jun 1988Dental DepartmentBest assignment I had in the Navy.
Meyer, RandyMA1/MACOct 1, 1985 – Nov 1, 1989XI retired from US Navy at Naval Medical Center San Diego in June 2000 after 26 years of service.Retired as a MACS(AW). Best ship I have served on.
Richardson, DavidMA1Oct 14, 1985 – May 5, 1989XO-3Retired February 2003 from Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital after 27 years of active duty service. Retired as a MACS(SW) after serving 2 tours of duty onboard Blue Ridge.
Appelbaum, LeonardRETIREDNov 1, 1985 – Dec 1, 1987CTAny Ridge Runners from 1984-1989 I am putting together a directory of email addresses of those who where onboard during that time. Please email me at with any names/numbers/email addresses and will update as I receive them.
Hemelgarn, MarkSNNov 15, 1985 – Nov 15, 1987DeckMy first duty station in the Navy was the Ridge. The crew was great but getting liberty in all those great places was the best.
Lewis, T-lovee-4Nov 15, 1985 – Jun 7, 1989bm/mmi'm looking for micheal johnson, stacy osborn, mckenny and stockton from pitt p.a.
Landaker, John [gundecker]os2Dec 1985 – Dec 1987OI

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