The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Vesole (DDR 878). 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 114 crew members registered for the USS Vesole (DDR 878).
|Aguilucho, Greg||SN||1973 – 1975||Deck - Supply||Served as a Steward in the Officers' Wardroom, until I took DM3 exams, had to transfer. CDR McIsaac was the best CO. Almost got married to a Spanish lady. Retired after 21 yrs. Looking for the rest of the stews.|
|Wambach, James "Red"||MM2||Mar 1973 – May 1976||M||It was my one and only ship in 3+ years. We made a lot of cruises; 3 Med, 1 UNITAS. We worked hard and played hard. A lot of great memories on this old tin can.|
|Miller, Ron||STG2||Mar 1973 – Dec 1976||AS||Had some great times on the Vesole. The UNITAS, 2 MED cruises, and countless trips to the Carribean were a lot of fun. Met a lot of great people during my tour|
|Buss, Mark||EN2||Mar 1973 – Feb 1976||A-Gang||Good ship, Good times, Good shipmates. Shellback initiation on the UNITAS cruise. What a riot. Fond memories. Thanks to everyone I served with.|
|De Byl, Thomas (Tom)||Lieutenant||Mar 1973 – Feb 1976||Engineering Officer||My "Snipes" were a wonderful bunch of guys. They kept a tired old ship running and meeting the demanding commitments of the cold war era. I will never forget them!|
|Heisinger, Glenn||STG2||Apr 20, 1973 – Aug 15, 1974||AS|
|Brokhoff, Ed||QM2||May 1973 – Dec 1976||OPS||I enjoyed my time on the Vesole. Several Med cruises and a UNITAS cruise gave me many memorable moments. I made it to several reunions in the early 90's. It was amazing to visit with so many of the ship's prior occupants|
|Ron Miller, Ron||STG2||May 1973 – Dec 1976||AS|
|Coile, David||MM3||Jul 30, 1973 – Jan 24, 1974||Machinery||My first ship and I learned a lot on this ship. I made the 1973 UNITAS cruise. Quite the experience when you're 18.|
|Estes, David||MM3||Dec 1973 – Nov 1975||M||Grew up quick as a 17 year old. enjoyed the UNITAS cruise immensely. Have returned to several SA countries since, but saw the "cleaner parts"...LOL.. been trout fishing in Patagonia, Chile!|
|Roberge, David||EN3||Dec 3, 1973 – Dec 3, 1976||A-Gang||Started out as a young man, The Vesole made me a man.|
|Bothwell, John Or Bozie||EM3||1974 – 1976||e and r||good times. hard to belive we saw the stones in france and they are still rockin. it was only 30 years ago.|
|Ickes, Jackie||RM2||1974 – 1975||OC|
|Graf, Eric||ET1||1974 – 1976||OPs||Last duty station until I was discharged.|
|Waldmiller, Don (Waldo)||EM3||1974 – 1976||E&R||Many great memories of my time on the Vesole. 2 Med cruises. I got to see the Stones in Nice, France. Spent the Bicentennial in Barcelona.|
|Francis, Chuck||stgsn||Feb 1974 – Apr 1975||third division||Met some great sailors|
|Iacono, Kevin Iacono||e-3||Dec 1974 – 1976||boatswainsmate||i remember myself a 17 year old kid just out of great lakes, trying to track down my ship flying to 2 different ports only to embark in izmir ,tturkey, i remember sulley the cook was very nice, and helped me|
|Bick, Edward||OS2||1975 – 1976||OI Div|
|Lewis, Michael||STG3||1975 – 1976||ASW||so long ago - so many memories .......|
|Miller, Bill||MM2||Mar 18, 1975 – May 18, 1977||M||Aft engine room, then Main control, made two med cruises and lots of good memories|
|Pierce, Russ||SM3||May 1, 1975 – Dec 6, 1976||Operation||Great MED Cruise, my first U/W experience, Great memories.|
|Davis, Douglas David||mma||May 14, 1975 – 1977||aft engine room||I miss my friends. I still work almost every day As a mechanic. I was hopeing to find Bill or Peewee.|
|Halsey, Gregory||ETR2||Jun 1975 – 1977||Opertions||Enjoyed 2 wonderful cruise to the med before we decommissioned the ship.|
|Scrogum, Mark||STG-3 SONAR TECH||Jul 1975 – Mar 1978||WEAPONS||MY FIRST SHIP, MY FIRST CRUISE, MY FIRST EXPERIENCE OF BEING A PART OF A GREAT BUNCH OF SHIP MATES.|
|Cleaver, Hunce||BOILER TECH.||Oct 1, 1975 – Jan 1, 1977||engineering||looking for any of my friends.....summers, quick,head,parfait or anyone else that remembers the cleaver's e mail me,,,i need your help with something|
|Bush, Curtis||E-2||1976 – 1976|
|Kalnasy, Kevin||ctr3||1976 – 1976||tad||I came aboard on a TAD. We lived in a hangar on the fantail. We worked in a comm van alongside. I believe it was her last cruise in the med. We deployed to Lebanon, and the Black Sea. Great memories.|
|Stevens, Bill||CTO1||1976 – 1976||CTs VAN||TAD worked in VAN on helo deck made Black Sea trip and off the coast of Lebanon waiting for evacuation, worked extensively with Radio gang, best group of RMs I ever worked with and the best crew I was ever at sea with.|
|Cronen, Jeffrey||QMSN||Feb 1976 –||Navigation||none|
There are currently no planned reunions.