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USS Doyle (FFG 39) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Doyle (FFG 39). 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 241 crew members registered for the USS Doyle (FFG 39).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1984 | 1985 – 1989 | 1990 – 1994 | 1995 – 1999 | 2000 – 2003 | 2004 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Abbott, PeterDK1Nov 21, 1981 – Jun 20, 1986Supply S-4Plank Owner, One of the best tour in the Navy.
Wittekind, Robert WittekindRADIOMAN 2ND CLASS1982 – 1986Ships ControlPlankowner Great times, great people to serve with. Med cruise 85 the best. Also remember commissioning night brawl, Gitmo, BIW's, Smokers on the flight deck and some of the best times of my life.
Boyer, JamesQM31982 – 1985NavPlank Owner. Most memorable times of my life. Bath, Puerto Rico (and the engine fire) Jamaica,Med. I would like anyone that has pictures to email me. My camera bag with all my film was stolen in Italy.
Jones, RaeburnHT 31982 – 1984ENGINEERINGI AM A PLANK OWNER ON THIS GREAT SHIP. WE STARTED WITH A COMPLIMENT OF AROUND 200 OFFICERS AND ENLISTED. WE SAILED HER OUT OF BATH AND DOWN TO MAYPORT. OUR CREW WAS THE 1ST. AND THE BEST. BAR NONE.. WE MADE HER NO. 1
Hamel, RickQM2May 1982 – Jun 1984NAVPLANKOWNER, GREAT TIMES IN BATH.
Pendas, FelixGSCM(SW) RETMay 1982 – Aug 1986MPPLANKOWNER, has anyone seen "the" Lord or how about Snaggletooth...
Pate, BenpnsnJun 1982 – Feb 1985SupportOne of the first plankowners, was there to see the whole crew come in in Norfolk, some of the best memories ever
Shoemaker, RoberHT1Aug 1982 – Jul 1986E-3PLANKOWNER. Had a great time seeing the ship built. And how about the MED Cruise of 85!
Mantooth, LarrySK2Sep 1982 – Jun 1986S-1Plankowner.
Green, AlvisMACSSep 1, 1982 – Apr 15, 1984Chief Master At ArmsServed at the ships first CMAA during PRECOM and through commisioning. Transferred in 04/84 to USS Frank Cable AS-40 where I found out I had made MACM. Retired at NAS Corpus Christi, TX after 34 years on 8/1/88.
Becker, JamesDCC(SW)Oct 1982 – Feb 1985E-3Plankowner. Had wonderful times as well as meeting great people.
Abrams, GerryGSM1Oct 1982 – Nov 1987EngineeringPre-com Norfolk through 2nd Med cruise "We do it with Precision"
Alexander, DalePN1Oct 17, 1982 – Mar 27, 1985Admin/PersonnelPlanning a reunion of the commissioning crew to coincide with the decommissioning set for July 2011. Look for the web site WWW.USSDOYLEREUNION.ORG coming soon. Retired 1994 as NCC(SW/AW).
Esckilsen, BrianHT1Oct 29, 1982 – Mar 8, 1985Great times, great people & great memories! Thanx!
Bailey, WendellEW2Nov 1982 – May 1984CICI was one of the origional plankowners. I reported to precom in Norfolk,Va. I made E-5 on the ship and enjoyed my time on the ship.
Bream, BrianGSEC(SW)Nov 1982 – Jan 1988MP
McCrann, PatrickOS2/1Nov 1982 – Nov 1985CS-1Had a great time on Doyle. Med 85 first time to Europe. Later served on Belknap as 6th Flt Flag 89-91, Kauffman 59 91-93, Yorktown 96-99 All as LCPO. Last tour AIC Instructor FCTC PAC San Diego 99-02 Retired Aug 02.
Barker, JamesBM2Nov 29, 1982 – Apr 4, 19841stI had good times
Smalley, RandyGSMDec 1982 – Apr 1985Plankowner
Jackson, Eric "jack"EM2Dec 1982 – 1983A&EPLANKOWNER
Stout, David R.CWO3Dec 1, 1982 – May 30, 1986OEPlankowner
Lipponen, RoyBM2Dec 4, 1982 – Nov 15, 1984FirstPlank Owner. Was part of the first crew members to travel to Bath Maine and help put the ship together prior to commisioning. One of 5 Boatswainsmates that came from the decommisioned USS FORREST SHERMAN DD-931.
Bean, RandyE-41983 – 1985DeckGood Times.....COLD IN BATH...Yo Grimes and Appleby whats up fellas!!!
McVay, StevenSKC1983 – 1984S-1Support Department LCPO, S-1 Division Officer, Plankowner
Mohr, MichaelYN31983 – 1987S-4After all the rough times, I re-listed going to NAS Milton and being recommended for OCS. I wouldn't trade any of my memories aboard the Doyle for anything, it made me the person I am today. Hope the best for everyone
Dorsey, JeffreyET2Jan 1983 – Jun 1985cs4Med 85 had a great time in Germany.
Lambert, BrianGMM2Jan 1983 – Nov 1984Weps3So happy to find this page. Did not know she was decommissioned
Varsanyi, Peter (Mr. V) profile iconLTJan 1983 – Jan 28, 1986Ship Control/Combat SystemsMiss all the Plankowners and the fun trips down the Kennebec River. A hearty shout out to all those enduring GTMO, the MED Cruise w/Proud Warrior 422 and my teammates on our Mayport Championship Flag Football Team.
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Avendano, XavierRM2Jan 1, 1983 – Oct 26, 1984supportreally enjoyed my time on the doyle had some great friends. iam a plank owner commission the ship in bath ma. had a great time onboard I was a radioman
Teamer, Kenneth profile iconDK3Jan 10, 1983 – Feb 20, 1986Supply S-4From Pre-Com Norfolk, to Bath, to homeport in Jacksonville, we had one close crew. I will never forget 2 Rough Tra's in GITMO, something sailors can't relate to in today's Navy. the Doyle is my most rememberable tour.
Farrell, ChriMS-3Feb 23, 1983 – Sep 24, 1986SupplyGreat Time, Great Memories!!! I have never been part of a team so united. You can't match it in the corporate world. It opened my eyes to the rest of the world. I hope there is a great 25th anniversary of this ships commissioning.
Waddell, Joseph/ JoeEM/E$Mar 1983 – Jun 1986Electrical
Farrell, ChrisMS3Mar 1, 1983 – Sep 26, 1986SupplyPLANKOWNER, Great memories, most junior recruit assigned. I remember the brawl on the busride back from the commisioning party. The first Med cruise in 85. CO Erricson falling in the water in Portofino. Would do it all again. Safe Sailing to all
Weever, BurtBM2Apr 1983 – 19861stPlankowner. Had a great time on the Doyle. Really great on the Med Cruise. Those Bath days were cold but was nice there. Had a great time.
Schroeder, TomFC1Apr 14, 1983 – May 24, 1984CF
Harris, Lee / HarryHT2Nov 1, 1983 – May 15, 1985E-3Enjoyed my time aboard. Had some wild times. Very few bad (can't even remember any) times. fb me or call would like 2 hear from ya'll
Keith, John profile iconEn2Dec 21, 1983 – Mar 14, 1987E2Served on USS Puget Sound, ACU2 New London Sub base tug ops an Sima Norfolk Retired 2003 EN1
Sylvia, FrankOS2Dec 29, 1983 – Mar 16, 1988CICteamer mason mickey williams appleby grimes...great times miss u guys...hope all is good!
Aldrich, Shawn R.EN21984 – 1987E-2
Head, HaroldSN1984 – 1985deckPrecom Norfolk- Bath- to Mayport Plankower
Jordan, DavidSTG1 (SW)Jan 1984 – Jul 1986CA
Appleby, RobertE-4/SM3Feb 6, 1984 – Feb 6, 1990DECKSignalman on finest frigate in the fleet.
Kramer, DanGSM2(SW)Feb 27, 1984 – Apr 3, 1989E1A thousand thrills - a million memories. Three great cruises. A great ship with greater shipmates.
Vandergrift, SamOSSR-OS2Jun 1984 – Dec 1986CS-1The MED Cruise of 85 was the best of my 11 deployments! What a great time...until the 2300 homecoming because of OPPE!
Emert, RobertSTG3Jun 1984 – Oct 1986CS-2Best damn crew of guys I served with in ten years of active duty
Appleby, RobertE-4/SMJun 15, 1984 – Feb 6, 1988Deck Division (Signalman/Quartermaster)SCPO Davis was a great leader. We had a sharp bunch of sailors in our division. Great Shipmates Teamer,Naviyecz,Silva and so many more. I miss you all. God Bless
Dancz, TymSTG1Jul 11, 1984 – Apr 18, 1987CA (ASW)
Schneider, GeorgeTM1 (SW)Sep 1, 1984 – Sep 12, 1986CA
Nellums, MichaelQMSA - QM2Dec 7, 1984 – Aug 1987NavigationLearned more, had more fun, still have some great memories.

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