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USS Hewitt (DD 966) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Hewitt (DD 966). 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 529 crew members registered for the USS Hewitt (DD 966).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1976 | 1977 – 1979 | 1980 – 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – 1993 | 1994 – 1996 | 1997 – 1998 | 1999 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Petrell, RobertSTG1Aug 16, 1974 – Jun 28, 19782ndI really enjoyed my time aboard. I feel that I and many other shipmates contributed to the success of follow on Spruance class as well as the Agis class ships.
King, Ray T. (Tom)OS21975 – Feb 1979OIPlank Owner/Pre-Comm/ It's time for a reunion!!!!
Norwood, Jamessh31975 – Aug 1979supplyOne of the first Plankowners, hung Cpt's bell. 5 time Golden Shellback. Had an interesting tour. I was the barber.
Monroe, Monyync1975 – 1978X Division
Smith, GlennOS 21975 – 1978OIWOW Reunion is a good idea! Write to me!! Good Times!
Still, GaryGMGCApr 1975 – Oct 1979GPreCom as GMG2 then GMG1. Made GMGC on ship's first deployment. Mount Capt 51 then LCPO.
Fuller, NormanIC1Apr 1975 – Sep 1978EMost likely the best time I ever had
Phillips, Michael A.ETR2Apr 9, 1975 – Mar 24, 1979OEWe have the Wray DD-971 floating out in the bay here in Bremerton Washington.
Phillips, MikeETR2Apr 9, 1975 – Mar 24, 1979OEPLANKOWNER / RADAR TECH / FIRST WESTPAC WE HAD SOME GOOD TIMES IN THE SUMMER OF 78. GREGG, REMEMBER ALL THE SINGLE WOMEN YOU USED TO BRING BACK TO THE APARTMENT? THE PARTYS AND GRUNION RUN ON THE BEACH? ALL THE FLYING I DID IN SAN DIEGO?
Summerhill, RobertGMG1Apr 10, 1975 – Oct 31, 1978GMy first and best Spruance Class DD. Hope all are doing well.Pre-Com was a blast.
Sanders, Jesse (Sandy)HT-1May 5, 1975 – Oct 28, 1977I served with a really great bunch of guys. I would just like to say thankyou for being my friends as well as shipmates. I now live in a small country town of Mason, Texas, where I drive a propane delivery truck. Also I am very active in my church.
King, Richard N./dickLTJGJul 1975 – Dec 1978E and M
Ducote, William (Bud)FTGCJul 1975 – Mar 1978FOXI am a plank owner.This was a fine crew.Many good times.Houston, Acapulco, Seattle,etc. She was my last ship and the 2nd one I put in commission.ETC MacCasslian ??? where are you? When & where is Reunion?
Ramey, KevinSNJul 1975 – Oct 14, 19791stHello everybody, how are you all? K Jones, P Brunney G Loftis and a few others. Just moved hung some pictures one was the plank owner certificate. I thought plank owners we're notified when their ships we're put down. Shellback's Call,se
Robards, William (Bill)GMT3Jul 1975 – Jul 1977GPre-Com Detail and Plank Owner. Hardworking crew. Have fond memories of both crew and putting ship into service.
Marcucci, Tyrone (Ty)SMCAug 7, 1975 – Aug 30, 1979OCI was an SM1 the day we were commissioned and I personally hoisted the comissioning pennant along with SM3 Dave Allman.
Rodolf, RaymondE-4Aug 9, 1975 – Aug 9, 1978E
Kreuzer, JohnMS 2Aug 12, 1975 – May 22, 1977SupplyI was a cook on the Hewitt had a great time in Mississippi, I remember the yards birds going on strike and all we could do was sit around lake side and drink what a way to end my tour. Crossed the equator as a shellback. Great ship great me
Loftis, GregOS2Sep 1975 – Apr 1979OIPre_Comm PLANK OWNER
Louden, ThayneHMCSep 1975 – Jan 3, 1977OPSPrecom/commissioning (Plankowner) Rode USS FOSTER to Pascagoula June 1976. Fitted out sick bay. Commissioned, transited to San Diego via Houston. Completed ORI in San Diego. First retiree on board, Jan 3 1977. Retired to Nebraska in 1999. 21 1/2 yr
Johnson, JerryOS-1Sep 1975 – 1977OIGreat ship and a top rate crew
Randy Murphy, MurphQM2Sep 1975 – 1979NavigationThis was a great ship and crew!!!
Kent, WayneHTCSep 15, 1975 – Jul 1, 1981RInspected Spurance & Hewitt while they were being built, precomm in SD, back to P'goula until Comm. & transit to SD. Last plankowner to transfer off the ship. Made DCCM. Retired in Nov. 88. Own lockshop in Jax, Fl. kentlock@bellsouth.net
Berger, MichaelRm3Nov 4, 1975 – Feb 9, 1979OCIt's been going on 38 years since I left the ship in PI during our first Westpac and show Cruise. I had gotten out the following Feb and went back to my Wife Rita and my two children Christopher and Carie in Michigan.
Lawrence, MarkDS1Dec 15, 1975 – Dec 1, 1979OEPre-comm til just after first WestPac. Come hang out at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dd966/
Murray, DennisSK31976 – 1979SypplyI came across this web site totally by accident. Spent two west packs aboard this bucket and grew up. Swore when I got off this ship that I would never put on a military uniform ever again? That was twenty nine years ago and I am still in uniform.
Johnson, JerryOS11976 – 1978OIServed aboard 6 Naval Vessels, the Hewitt had the best crew! Great ship, but can't undrstand why she was put out of service!
Russell, RandallYeoman1976 – 1978pacific fleet?
Hastings, GregBM 31976 – 19791 STLiving in Riverside ca looked up uss Hewitt saw a list and there was Kevin Ramey
Borowiec, PeterETR21976 – 1979OEHad some amazing times while with the Hewitt, and those times gave me the confidence and desire to live life in ways that I never thought possible after getting out of the Navy.
Gonzales, Robert DMAC1976 –MACRetired in1983 as MAC.Would like to hear from any crew members from 1976-1978
Baker, Daniele5/sk21976 – 1977s-1retired in 92 as a ds1 then retired on disability from a school district as an it director
Cain, RogersDS11976 – 1978OE
Baier, AlanSN OSFeb 1976 – Aug 1979Deck division then Ops.Precom in SD, commissioned in Pascagoula MS. Homeported in San Diego. Shellback then golden shellback, by then transferred to ops from 1st div. I have to say I'm very glad for the experiences on the Hewitt, still in the San Diego area.
Blum, DrewHT3Feb 2, 1976 – Jul 2, 1979RI enjoyed my time in and look forward to hearing from all my shipmates. I have two wonderful children and a beautiful wife of 26 yrs. Ive worked in the chemical ind for 17 yrs. Drop me a line guys.
Sweazy, DavidEN3Feb 19, 1976 – Aug 4, 1979MPre COMM Plank Owner
Fitzpatrick, JosephBM3Mar 10, 1976 – Aug 12, 19791stPlank Owner
Seabourn, Joe Bob/ SeabornBM 3Mar 18, 1976 – Aug 21, 19791stMy ex wife told me about this site, saw only two scallywag shipmates on the list,Hastings and Brunney. Jim Robson and I keep in touch and still talk occasionally. I'm living in Panama City,Fl. Ph: 850 624 2552
Jones, Kenneth DSNApr 16, 1976 – Apr 16, 1979Deck
Mathewson, Charlie (Chuck)YN2 (YN1)May 1976 – Sep 1978NXRemember the Hewitt & her crew as been the best that I've served with and proud of that. Looking for a few shipmates - YN1 Jerry Tactacan, PN1 Arnett, YN2 Gary Griscott, PN3 Bart Hall.
Bumgarner, Wade "Dutch"SMSNJun 1, 1976 – Mar 2, 1979OperationsPrecom Plank Owner With the possible exception of the time I spent under Lt.Jg. Kautz my time aboard was incredible. I hope all the people I served with are doing well. Some of my best memories are from our first Westpac....What a riot that was!!!
Kirschbaum, WIIlamEN3Jul 1976 – Aug 28, 1979A GangPre-Comm Plank Owner
Carroll, Dave profile iconBM#Aug 1976 – Apr 19801st DivisionSure did have some good times on the Hewitt. Miss the comraderie and crazy times. Wondering where my plank is? Hard to believe she has been scrapped! Hey Dick! Wherever you may be.
Phillips, Gordon (Cosmo)IC3Sep 1976 – Oct 1979Engineering - ICPlank owner - It was an amazing ride - looking back - it was some of the most fun I have ever had.
Hall, BartPN3Sep 1976 – Sep 1978NXFirst ship, first command - Plankowner
Cagle, RonCPO/ENSSep 6, 1976 – Apr 8, 1979GGreat ship.
Adams, EarlETN2Sep 11, 1976 – Mar 31, 1980OEWhen do I get to bring my Plank home? I am back in the desert where I belong, Lancaster, CA.
Dobbs, Mark (Tony)STG1Sep 25, 1976 – Oct 23, 19792ndAs of this entry (Feb 2004) - I'm finally getting ready to retire. Back in the days on HEWITT - who'ld have thought I was a "lifer"??
Hall, BartPN3Sep 25, 1976 – Sep 1978NPlankowner - Great time during pre-com. Who can forget Pascagoula, MS. Anybody know where PN1 Arnett is?
Summers, Huston (Pj)STG2Sep 25, 1976 – Nov 7, 19792ndMarch 29, 2014. Wow, Just heard from KG today, one day after my 60th birthday. The Hewitt days were the best years of our lives. Anybody remember Panama and Austrailia? I think we burned a lot of brain cells then LOL.
Adams, Terry profile iconENFNSep 25, 1976 – Oct 1980EngineeringPre Commission, Plank Owner, Enjoyed going on a West Pac.,Becoming a Shellback and Golden Shellback. Going through the Panama Canal as a new ship. And serving as one of her crew
Daub, CarlEN2Sep 26, 1976 – Feb 28, 1978EngineeringOriginal commissioning crew
Reneaud, JeffSK3Oct 1976 – Aug 1977supply10 great months here prior to my discharge
Westlund, JerryFTG1Nov 24, 1976 – Nov 24, 1980FoxSaw a bunch of the division on this site. I've searched several times first time I found anybody. Living in CA.

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