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USS John Young (DD 973) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS John Young (DD 973). 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 663 crew members registered for the USS John Young (DD 973).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1977 | 1978 – 1979 | 1980 – 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 – 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – 1990 | 1991 – 1992 | 1993 – 1994 | 1995 – 1996 | 1997 – 1998 | 1999 – 2000 | 2001 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Irwin, TerryIC21982 – 1985E
Hope, CraigOS11982 – 1987OIWhen I saw the bone being deep sixed, I could hear Megaphone Lima hollar, "PILKINGTON" OPs Div of the 80s check in with BVER at chope16749@aol.com - Reunionex at Cebu PI.
Timson, EdBMSN1982 – 1984DECKMan I miss P.I. What a place to turn 21. "Second to None" I am looking to contact a few from this boat.
Saffer, BrianOSSN1982 –I Was in love with the Navy, and the fellowship of the honorable sailors of this vessel. I seek anyone onboard this ship, that was a victim of the abuse of power of her CO CDR KENNETH M. VIAFORE. I like you was denied my dream by this man. Contact me
Hush, WilliamHM31982 – 1985medicalI'll always remember
Regner, (rags) MikeOS21982 – 1983OI
Dubuc, KenLT1982 – 1985A GangI will never forget that Westpac. It was an honor to serve on the Bone and it was sad to see her go.
Slingo, AndrewOS31982 – 1985OPSI will never forget Thailand or the Phillipines. Crazy times! Richard Stratus, what are you doing now old boy. Almost got arrested in Mexico with the man. Another fine memory!
Kennedy, MikeEN2Jan 1982 – Jan 1984AGreat times. Had alot of fun in A-gang. I remember we had 3 EN1s on there at the same time. Was lots of fun to cause friction between them.
Ramirez, RonBM2Mar 1982 – Dec 19841st
Root, LeeSKSNMay 1982 – Dec 23, 1985SUPPLYI REGRET NOT STAYING IN THE USN, I WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM ANY OTHERS I SERVED WITH THANK YOU.
Gini, JeffIC3May 1982 – Aug 1985E
Mazza, VincentBM/QM3May 1, 1982 –navwas transferred coming off leave to ship on west pac. never had chance to say good bye to many. BUT, thanks for the memories
Holliday, Mitchell (Doc)GMG1May 1, 1982 – Aug 15, 1985Weapons
Owens, JimHT2May 10, 1982 – Aug 12, 1985R DivisionIt's pretty cool seeing the names and quotes from crew members that I served with on the Bone.
Holliday, Mitchell "doc"GMG1May 30, 1982 – Aug 25, 1985
Murphy, ShaunGSM1Aug 1982 – Aug 1984EngineeringNot my favorite command.
Gift, Steven/gipperRM3Sep 1982 – Nov 1986OPERATIONSmiss EVERYONE!!.....ALMOST!, LOVED SEEING THE WORLD AND THIS SHIP WAS AWSUM!!!!!!
Cardona, Paul ComnavmexpacGMC (Ret)Dec 1982 – Jul 1986WeaponsGreat memories on the John Young. Great guys to spend a lot of time with, Kieth Ayers, Joe Jones, Fred Redman, and the "Bear" you all know who you are. 11 years active duty and 15 active reserve . Amen
Fisher, TimothyFTM21983 – 1985Best cruise I did in the navy. Retired 1997 FCC
Shimer, BradleyOS 21983 – 1987Operations
Anderson, Eric/oldmanE-4/OS1983 – 1987Deck/OpsGot sunk as a target? What a F'N waste. I remember being on the Bridge during GQ once & Oingo Boingo Burgoyne came to report that his Repair Party had secured from GQ !! HaHa the Captain's head damn near exploded with rage Haha fun fun !!
Kilgallen, Patrick (Killer)ht fn1983 – Feb 1987engenering I came to the boat in 83 when we were in the yards.. Went on 1 pac, made some friends, leaerned about life.. In 87 while still on the boat I was in a wreck and never returned.. I lived i'm ok
Clements, DaveQM21983 –NavHey QM and Deck Dept Bros and all other shipmates from the Bone! Saw some familiar names, wow what a blast from the past! D. Phillips, L. Van Leuwwen, Parmenter, K. Roberts, Briz, T. O'C where are you guys! God Bless!
King, DavidMS1983 – Feb 1985SUPPLYhello fellow boned shipmates if any of you are in san diego lets have a beer and reminiss Also if anyone still has the yearbook ill pay to get a copy so many years ago in a land far far away
Evans, DennisGSM21983 – 1986MP
Harris, RobIC3Jan 1983 – Jul 1985
Sides, RickFC1Jan 1983 – Sep 1985The Bone sucked during over haul @ Long Beach. Jam Pac 84-85 was the best cruise I made during my 20 years in. Retired FCCS(SW) 1/98.
Andrews, BretSTG3Jan 1983 – Sep 1986CAI wish I could find some ice cold San Magu! Phil barry...get ahold me.
Grimes, WilliamRM2Jan 2, 1983 – Dec 11, 1986OCGlad I stumbled upon this site! I've often wondered how I could find some old shipmates from my first command in the Navy.
Solarski, Chris (Porky)PNSNJan 8, 1983 – May 20, 1984ADMINGREAT MEMORIES CAN'T BE SUNK! "Porky" says hi to all his shipmates, Seadog, Briz,Conrad, Biggy Rat, Chief Hicks, Chief Payton (thanks for the heartburn)and everybody else. I had a great time onboard "second to none"! God Bless
Adams, DavidEW1Jan 10, 1983 – Oct 12, 1985OWIt was a good time working with a bunch of great guys, Bruce, Frank, Kirk, Kevin...too many to name. It really gave me chills seeing her go down that way. Hope to get back in touch with some of you guys.
Repko, AndyE-4Mar 14, 1983 – Oct 31, 1985a-gangall the good times in a gang
Osgood, BruceEW2Apr 1983 – May 1986OW01
Layne, KreyEM-3May 1983 – Jul 1984What fun! Except all the cleaning! This was my first and only warship command. When we left overhaul from Long Beach in 83, we drag raced a (steamer) cruiser. We smoked them! What a roostertail!! Was the ship still clean during your duty aboard?
Vanderzee, FrankEWSNMay 1983 – Apr 1985OWOISorry to see Big John finally take a hit. I see where Lee Root regrets leaving the NAV. C'mon LeeDogg, you crazy man?? I did have a great time with alot of good guys. Conrad's, ol' Brucie Boy, to name a few in the crowd!! West Pac 84-85 was
De Bos, WybrandMS3May 1983 – Jan 1986S-2Lee Root, Are still alive? How about them Conrad brothers? Hated the "Bone" while on board, but looking back, it was some of the best times. Great West Pac. in '84-'85.
Evans, ScottET2Jun 1983 – Oct 1986CE
Spencer, LeeET2Jun 1983 – Oct 1987COMBAT SYSTEMSANY RADAR TECHS W/HEALTH ISSUES PLEASE CONTACT ME, I'M STARTING TO STRUGGLE. 937 238-2063
Jarrett, TomHT-2Jun 1, 1983 – Mar 30, 1986R
Barry, Phillipstg2Jun 20, 1983 – Jun 20, 1987combathad a blast on that loveboat cruis. still having a blast today. hope you all are to.
Crandall, JimLTAug 1983 – Nov 1986EMOThe bone was a great ship. The best crew that I ever served with. Do you remember "Megaphone Lima?"
Ohler, MorganGSE2Aug 1983 – Aug 1988MP
Wilkinson, KirkOS3Aug 1983 – Dec 1985OITotally strange to find out the BONE is gone. Mostly good times, especially West-Pac. So good Cora and I have been married for 22 years. Ultimate souvenir!!! I'm old and fat, probably smoke too much and drink way too much beer!!! Not much
Pilkington, RobbLTAug 1, 1983 – Oct 20, 1987Navigator / TAOMiss the Bone..sorry to see she went down as a target. Miss those Crash Backs, Unreps and Gulf gunnery ops...
Long, MikeFTG2Aug 19, 1983 – Jul 13, 1987CG/CM
Woodard, CecilRMSNAug 20, 1983 – Jun 10, 1987RadiomanWhat's yn3 Kendrick this Cecil we use to hangout what is you up to these days also had a good time aboard the ship
Barry, PhilSTG2Sep 29, 1983 – Jun 29, 1987CAPearl, HongKong, subic, Thailand, manilia, rabaul, sydney, brisbane, cebu, what a trip. what a Hangover.Still makes me laugh 20 years later
Bodzak, David (Bo)OS1Dec 1983 – Dec 1988OI1st tour - a lifetime of memories

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