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USS Peterson (DD 969) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Peterson (DD 969). 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 624 crew members registered for the USS Peterson (DD 969).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1977 | 1978 – 1980 | 1981 – 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – 1993 | 1994 – 1995 | 1996 – 1998 | 1999 – 2000 | 2001 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Kell, Howard1987 – 1987ASWHung out for the med-cruise with you all! Nicest group of people. Everyone was surface warfare qualified then. Got my Surface warfare pin from the "Pete". Thanks for the ride!! lol
Ulmer, Tracy1987 – 1988FOX
McDowell, MikeSTG2Jan 3, 1987 – Apr 1991CSA
Clemmons, BillCTM2(SW)Jan 20, 1987 – Jun 10, 1990OZHello to all my shipmates....What a blast serving on "Proud Pete"
Jones, PeterGMG2Jan 23, 1987 – Jul 7, 1990DECK/CSGLOOKING FORWARD TO GETTING IN TOUCH WITH OLD SHIPMATES.
Sightes, PatrickPN3/E4Feb 1987 – Sep 1990Admin
Weakland (Mcfarlane), DavidSTG1Mar 1987 – Aug 1989CAChief Selectee when I transferred to shore duty.
St.onge, RussET 1Mar 8, 1987 – Mar 13, 1990CSEI just remember working for assholes........then DSC Mcardle came along, there was a good leader, if he had come along earlier I may have stayed in........RIP Dan!
Gettle, AnthonyE4/RM3Apr 1987 – Oct 1990OCHey Old Shipmates
Tingen, GeorgeOs3Apr 1987 – Jun 1990Oi
Badillo, Richard "Chico"GSM3Apr 15, 1987 – Aug 15, 1990MPI WAS IN SNIPES BERTHING, THE SHIPS OIL KING UNDER GSM2 MAGALLANES, ALSO MR ALTOONA (PARTNER,GSM3)
Williams, MichaelOS2May 1987 – May 1993OIGreatest ship in the fleet. probably funnest time in my life. gotta love mamba station. who can forget fishing off of the fantail. Made a lot of great friends. only still in touch with a few.
Nealon, DavidET2(SW)Jun 1987 – May 1990CSE
Saintonge, RussET1Jun 1987 – Feb 1991Combat Systems
Ciborowski, Marc "Ski"STSNAug 1987 – Mar 1990CSAI was to young to realize then that my time aboard the "Pete" would become some of the best moments of my life.
Stubbs, Ken "Stubby"E-4Sep 1987 – Feb 1991Deck/Paint LockerHOLY COW!! Just found this site. Was also in MAMBA station with some of you guys. And the 2 MED cruises, 3 LEOops, and the other assorted "ops". Did the Reserve thing after Active. Still live in Kansas City MO.
Nye, JohnE-5/ ET2Sep 24, 1987 – Jul 24, 1992CSEFish On!!!!!!!!
Williams, MichaelOS2Nov 1987 – May 1993OI
Koelzer, AnthonyDC1Nov 1987 – Apr 1993RBest sea tour(and longest) I had was on Proud Pete. Remember the "hot, African hot" days off of Liberia. heard they sunk her. Not if the old crew was on her. Like to hear from old Pete mates. a_koelzer@yahoo.com
David, RutledgeE6Dec 10, 1987 – May 11, 1992OZ
Bonser, BrianSM1988 – 1991OC
Whitesell, SteveEM1(SW)1988 – 1991EFirst command, Learned plenty, developed lifelong friends. Experienced plenty!!
Crogan, WalterOSCSApr 1988 – Jan 1993OI
Hicks, JohnGMG1(SW)Apr 1988 – Mar 1990CSGI never thought I would ever hear myself say "I miss being onboard Peterson", but I was never good at thinking
Laney, ChrisSTG3Apr 8, 1988 – Jul 22, 1990CSA
Laney, ChrisSTG3Apr 10, 1988 – Jul 21, 1990CSA
Smith, Richard (Smitty)OSNMay 10, 1988 – Mar 12, 1991OIThe one memory that sticks out for me the most is when we rode hurricane Hugo for a week. That was an experience! I also got my shellback while on board just of the coast of Africa. Mamba station for 75 days wasn't the best time I had.
Lass, AndrewE5 - E6 EWJun 1988 – Jul 1991OPS/OZFavorite Quote " I believe a sailor is happiest with Norfolk in his rear view mirror"
O'Toole, TomGSM5Aug 1988 – May 1992EngOil King from the MP DIV During Ivory Coast, Med, Crib, Gitmo Drills
Nguyen, TuanENSAug 10, 1988 – Oct 17, 1990FOXAdmin Officer then Fire Control Division Officer
Sattler, RonaldCTO3 (SW)Aug 15, 1988 – Aug 20, 1991OZ
Boos, JohnGSM2 (SW)Nov 1988 – Feb 1992MPGreat memories. Been living in Bay area CA since EAOS in 92. Any shipmates out there email me johndboos@aol.com
Hogue, ChadDC2Nov 1988 – Jul 1992RI don't know about you, but I had a blast on the Pete!!!
Gibson, Norman T.PN1Nov 24, 1988 – Oct 20, 1992DECK/NAVADMINSTARTED OFF IN DECK. GREAT SHIP, NEVER WILL FORGET IT.
Barnum, LutherSTG2Dec 21, 1988 – Nov 5, 1990CSA
Fields, KennethGSM21989 – 1991EngineeringLeaky and creaky, she was the best of the fleet.
Hammond, PaulGSM1989 – 1990EngineeringI cannot believe they sank Her. Seems like I was always in trouble..but I enjoyed the short time I spent on the Pete. Can you remember hearing 'CLOSE YOUR LOCKER..LOCK YOUR LOCKER..2MAIN!'? Hey Mick,email me, ya goof!
Weaver, JeffFC21989 – 1993FoxThe Good Ol' Days
Lee, JohnFC31989 – 1992csf
Thomas, JimOS21989 – 1992OpsLooking for my OS friends from Med Cruise 1990 (Plus et3 Nye & QM2)
Canavan, Phil / SpotGSM3Jan 2, 1989 – Aug 2, 1992mp
Smith, Clint / KaveeCTR3Jan 4, 1989 – Apr 8, 1992OutboardFun-hard times. Would like to have been there when the old girl was sunk. Now am a minister of the Gospel. Jesus saves!
Fields, KenE5/ET2Mar 1989 – Jun 26, 1993CSEGreat ship and crew. I have alot of fond memories of the pete and our expolts. Most will remember operation Draging anchor, LOL St. Maxine France.
Yee, JimLTJGMar 1989 – Jul 1991CSAHad a great time on Proud Pete. Super crew and lots of great memories. Still supporting the Navy...From the civilian side though.
Lonberger, EricE-4/BM3Mar 13, 1989 – Dec 24, 19901stVery first ship and i loved every minute on board the proud pete.
Dean, BobE5/ET2May 1, 1989 – Aug 13, 1993CSEGood times and good people. I laugh everyday about something i heard or did on the Pete
Dean, BobE5/ET2May 1, 1989 – Aug 13, 1993CSEFunny place, funny people
Connolly, CurtDD 969 HT2Aug 1989 – Feb 1993Repair
Collins Jr, Thomas Tcgsm 3Aug 1989 – Jun 1993mpbest years of my life i miss it
Mesteth, Joseph (Chief)SNAug 20, 1989 – Oct 2, 1992!st
Finney, TimothyFC1(SW)Sep 1989 – 1990CSGI was an FC2 then and blew out my ankle and left the ship to go on limited duty.
Evans, TerranceISC(SW)Sep 1989 – Oct 1992OZGot my Shellback during Momba Station (Sharp Edge). Great Crew, Good Friends.
Castellanos, CarlosTM 3Sep 10, 1989 – May 4, 1992CSA
Fraser, BarryGSE1Oct 1989 – Nov 1993MP
Woods, AnthonyQM2(SW)Oct 1989 – Oct 1995NAV\ADMINThe Proud Pete, what a great ship she was, Live Long and Prosper, well anyway MAMBA station,Hell Cruise 90, Tomahawks on Sadam, wouldn't of missed it, remeber some names, hopefully some will remember mine. If so drop me a line.
Simpson, JohnGMG2(SW)Oct 1989 – May 1993CSGLoved the boat. Worked with some great people. Have alot of memories on there. Earned my ESWS onboard her.
Garcia, MarcOS3Oct 1989 – Sep 1993OperationsYeah they Sunk Pete. The interesting thing my older brother (lifer) was on the ship which sunk it. Lol
Schlegel, RichLTJGOct 19, 1989 – Sep 30, 1992Supply
Benipayo, CaesarEMCSNov 1, 1989 – May 31, 1993ElectricalAlthough we were underway a lot, it was the best time in my Naval career because of the superb crew and camaraderie on-board this fine ship. Transferred in 1993 during Red Sea deployment. email:caesarbenipayo@gmail.com.
Werner, Michaelstg3Nov 9, 1989 – Sep 22, 1992csajeff w. chris laney.......good times
Hart, HaroldPNCSDec 1989 – Mar 1992Admin
Carlson, DonnieSM3Dec 1989 – Sep 1992OCDoes anyone remember when SN Skelley wrote FTN on the side of the ship with a sander @ Ingalls shipyard? Still here in P- goula working as a firefighter/emt for 14 years now. Like to hear from some old friends and THUNDERS is still open.
Greene, JoeGSM2Dec 1989 – Aug 1992MP
Perfors, AlbertFC3Dec 1989 – Jun 1991FOX/GunsGreat memories. Miss the guys I worked with and hung out with. Where is Giroud and Higginbotham? Can't forget Archer. Big Drunk Guys shouldn't climb fences.
Wilson, Timothy YNSNDec 1989 – May 2, 1992???
Smith, Steve (Big Smitty)GSM2Dec 5, 1989 – Jul 12, 1992MPjust wanted to say whats up look forward to hearing from people who served with me
Avery, PhillipBMDec 15, 1989 – Jan 15, 1994OD
Ritzler, RichardYN1Dec 20, 1989 – Nov 28, 1991NAV/ADMINHAVE FOUND MEMORIES OF PETE AND ARE MAMBA STATION ADVENTURE. WAS A YNSN WHILE ONBAORD BEFORE TRANSFER TO THE SEABEES. LIKE TO HERE FROM THOSE FROM THE 90 MED CRUISE. I AM STILL IN NOW AS A YN1

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