The table below contains the names of sailors who were assigned to the Zappers (VAW 13). 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 18 crew members registered for the Zappers (VAW 13).
|Stephens, Leonard (Stretch)||ATN3 CREW||Sep 1959 – Aug 1963||Served w Zappers, From Guam to Cubic Pt. Played on BB team that toured Southeast playing Olyp Rep from Singapore, India, Burma crossed equator abt 20 times on the tour.|
|Kingzett, Robert Thomas||ADR-3||Jun 7, 1961 – Sep 25, 1964|
|Harger, Burt||LTJG||Aug 1961 – Dec 1964||I'll never forget my VAW-13 days. I'd sure like to connect with some of the Skelton's Screwy Scramblers--the first det to go from Cubi to Saigon. Sam Freeman, I still smile at your great sense of humor.|
|Cox, W.B.||ATN3 AIRCREW||Sep 13, 1961 – Jul 17, 1964||Worked, went on liberty with, and made a lot of life long friends. My Prayers to all lost in VietNam and since. They are all together forever and I would bet they have givien St. Pete a headache or two.Zappers did and do hack it. W.B.|
|Ardanowski, Ben||AT1 Retired 20 years 3months||Jan 1, 1962 – 1964||I served with VP-65 and VP-66 1975 to 1993 as an IFT Did the Red October East and West Coast and Drug Interdiction. Have been writing an Autobiographical Novel about my active duty experience.|
|Hobbs, Thomas Benton||ADR3||Feb 28, 1962 – Jan 10, 1964||Maintenance Office - Aircraft Logbooks and Tech Library|
|Burke, Kenneth (Stoney)||ADR-3||Mar 1962 – Jun 1966||Although I was an ADR, I was an air crewman and earned 4 air medals. I played squadron baseball,football,and basketball.|
|Betters, Tj||ABHAN||Sep 1963 – Aug 8, 1965|
|Lagregs, Jay G.||LT||Jun 1, 1964 – Aug 15, 1967|
|Ownby, Jim||ATN2||Dec 1964 – Jan 1967||Made two tours to West Pac, June 65-Dec 65 and Mar 66-Sep 66. Looking to hear from any shipmates that served during this time frame.|
|Keesling, Jim Bones||AM||1965 – 1967|
|Makal, Andrew||E-3||1965 – Oct 1966||would like to connect with old squadron buddies. If you remember me send e-mail. proud to serve with you guys|
|Kern, Thomas||ATW/AX-3||Feb 1, 1965 – Jun 10, 1966||flew off the oriskany, independence ,coral sea,midway,boonie dick. det yo-yo|
|Lee, Joe||ATN2||Oct 1, 1965 – Aug 31, 1968||Looking to reconnect with old shipmates. Served 3 tours to PI and multiple carriers. Flew aircrew & replaced black boxes when not flying. Great squadron. Looking especially for Butch Schuler and Bill Davis.|
|Price, William (Bill)||PH2||1966 – 1968|
|Walker, Ray||YN3||Jun 1966 – Nov 1966||Short time with VAW13 at Alameda but loved every minute!
Served as Legal Yeoman.
Tried for Aircrew and they restricted A/C to Airdale rates the next day! Bummer! Wanted to fly! |
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|Baggett, Tony||E-3||Feb 1967 – Sep 1970||Looking for any one in my company that remembers the time that a group of us that was detached into Chu Lai,Vietnam for a special assignment from 1967 to 1969.|
|Mitchell, Richard||YN2||Mar 1967 – May 1970||MADE TWO CRUISES WITH THE "ZAPPERS'. BOTH WERE ABOARD THE USS CONSTELLATION. AT-THE-TIME CPMMANDER RAPLH E POORE WAS THE DETACHMENT COMMANDER. I WAS ONE OF THE 'BLACK SHOES' WITH THE SQUADRON. MISS SUBIC BAY AND YAKUSKA.|
There are currently no planned reunions.