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USS Towers (DDG 9) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Towers (DDG 9). 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 377 crew members registered for the USS Towers (DDG 9).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1964 | 1965 – 1970 | 1971 – 1973 | 1974 – 1977 | 1978 – 1981 | 1982 – 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Babcock, James LysleET1971 – 1973Radio
Hollander, SteveRM31971 – 1972OPSgreat group of guys in Radio. We always managed to have fun and still get the job done. Thanks to all who served and to all who are serving!!
Jesse, ArtMM31971 – 1975M DivOutstanding command . 36 knots and no smoke
Heck, DanMM 21971 – 1972A Gang
Parker, Lionel ( Sonny )OS 3Aug 1971 – Nov 1972OI I was the Anti-submarine Aircontroller
Basham, AlETR2Sep 1971 – Apr 1973OE
Williamson, GaryE4Nov 1971 – Feb 1972cook
Kalskett, DavidGMG-3Jan 1972 – Jun 1973Second DivisionIn charge of mount 51. The Truckin' "T" got us thru a lot of hot spots during that West Pac. She was a great fighting ship. We fired over 18,000 rounds of 5" shells. I now work for P.S.N.S. Keeping our subs fit to fight
Berry, MikeOS-2Jan 7, 1972 – Apr 4, 1974OIEnjoyed my time with my many friend & Cap'n JJ McGrath
Ball, RogerFTCMFeb 15, 1972 – Sep 15, 1974F
Krueger, TedSNMar 1972 – Dec 19731st Division, Missile DivisionRode the Steamin' T into harm's way and safely home again during Westpac '72. She was a fine ship and had a great crew. She now lies in deep water, but I and my shipmates often sail on her again in my dreams. Sleep well-
Jojola, Ray/ "Indian Joe"ETN2Apr 10, 1972 – Sep 2, 1975RADIOWHAT A RIDE IT WAS ON THE OLD #9. WESTPAC 72 HAD TO BE THE TOUGHEST. WE WORKED HARD AND PLAYED HARD. YOU GUYS REMEMBER THE KENNEDY HOTEL IN KAOISHUNG,TAIWAN WHERE WE SPENT THANKSGIVING?I AM AN OPERATIONS MANAGER FOR A TECHNOLOGY COMPANY IN ALBUQ.NM
Conley, MikeRDSA - OS2Jun 6, 1972 – Sep 15, 1975OITOWERS was my first ship and I have some great memories of my tour on the Steamin' T!
Thornton, Davidmm2Jul 1972 – Jan 1973EThis was my 3rd ship in Viet Nam and I thoroughly enjoyed my time there . Great bunch of shipmates.
Sterk, CaseyYN3Aug 1972 – May 1973What a ride...... vertreps, refueling, long days, longer nights, heat, water hours, and WESTPAC R&Rs
Ellwanger, MarkSTGSA/STGSN/STG3Aug 28, 1972 – Dec 23, 1975ASWGREAT MEMORIES LOOKING THROUGH THE FILTER OF TIME, THOUGH I REMEMBER NOT LIKING IT MUCH IN 1972, EXCEPT FOR THE PORTS!
Landers, RonSNSep 1972 – Jun 1973First Memorable experiences. Hard work, a few hard times, good friends and very interesting ports of call.
Wallace, Steve / Gov.BT2Sep 1972 – Apr 1976BOnly ship I was on during my enlistment. Did a lot of growing up during that time. War tends to do that to you. I continue to use the experience I gained while in the Navy. I now work as a Manufacturing Tech. for Intel Corporation and not on boilers.
Moss, Rick ( Shagnasty )BT admiralSep 1972 – Jun 1975Bshooda stayed in, worked in # 1 fire room . now working southwestern energy logistics
Kepper III, James (Jim)LTJGOct 1972 – Jul 1975R; NavigationDCA and Navigator - a great tour from end of VN to overhaul to SOCAL ops. and RIMPAC 75.
Radnor, ChesterSMSN/SM31973 – May 13, 1977OCLOOKING FOR ALL OLD SHIPMATES FROM THE TRUCKING "T", IF ANYONE HAS INFO ON GM2 C. BARFIELD PLEASE CONTACT ME AT chesterradnor@yahoo.com
O'Neill, JamesETN21973 – 1975comm
Smith, James SmittyBTFA1973 – 1975snipe btfahello .M.E. {DOOBIE} DUER BTFN AFTfireroom 73/74 , JOHNSON MM2. SMITTY hollering at you from lake samrayburn JASPER TX. approx 40/ 50 miles north of where we went AWOL in 74. still fishing, legally????
Oliver, DominicBTFA1973 – 1975BTMy first ship but I wasn't ready for her. Lots of good memories but a few bad ones also.
Delancey, JudsonBT-21973 – 1976#1 FireroomI had a good time on board , with my shipmates it made things easier.
Bonta, James , IIBMSN (THEN)Jan 1973 – Sep 19751stjuat looking for old shipmates
Taylor, LarryDS2Jan 1973 – Sep 1977OMSpent time in the vool a/c of combat keeping the computers humming along.
Mikesell, TerryOS2Mar 1973 – Mar 1977oibest time of my life.i miss alot of the friends i made.
Arbacauskas, ChrisDS1Mar 1, 1973 – May 1, 1976OE
Zajac, JoeOSSA/OS2Apr 1973 – Apr 1977OIMy 1st ship. CDR Morrison trained us well!
Radnor, ChetSMSN/SM3May 1973 – May 1977ocMy first ship, what a lady she was,dressed in gray. I would like to hear from any old shipmates from 73-77 who served aboard the trucking t
Teatum, L.e. (Larry)OS3May 1973 – Jul 1976Operations (OI)Changed the way i saw things,learned a lot from my ship mates, really glad i was with them, don't think i'd find that mix again....
Kirk, Davee3May 30, 1973 – May 30, 1976Mes SpecialistHad fun in my years, met a lot of cool guys!!!!
Rogers, ChipAT FIRST I WAS A DECK APE IN IST DIVISION WITH BM2 RAY SELVIG & BM1 TRELSTEDT WHO BOTH LATER BECAME CHIEF BM\'S, THEN AAug 1973 – Mar 19761st & NavigationI would love to hear from anyone who served onboard the Towers with me especially QM2 James Epperson. I keep in contact on a regular basis with QMC Ray Selvig. QMC Trelstedt passed away I think sometime in 2004 or 2005.
Rogers, ChipQUARTERMASTERAug 1973 – Mar 1976NAVIGATIONI have been in contact with a few Sailors who sailed with me on the Towers. I would like to find QM2 James Epperson if anyone knows where he is. Also any other Shipmates who served with me. I went onboard in 73 when she was in Long Beach.
Gallegos, MichaelMM2Sep 1973 – Dec 1976ARetired 30 years, MMCM, Hunting and fishing my way to old age.
####, GarryHT2Sep 1973 – Jul 1975REnjoyed my tour.Retired after 26 years as HTCM(SW)
Di Cicilia, Mark (Guinea)IC2Sep 10, 1973 – Dec 28, 1979EIn hindsight one of the best times of my life. Did a great deal of growing up the hard way. Would not change a thing, maybe one.
Radnor, ChesterSM3Sep 10, 1973 – May 21, 1977OCMany fond memories onboard the "TRUCKING T", i miss my old shipmates, you guys are the best.
Vanderlip, FredRM2Sep 16, 1973 – Oct 11, 1974CommunicationsJust looking for any old friends, RM's or otherwise.
Fleischmann, Walter (Flash)GMG 2Nov 1973 – May 19762nd
Sisson, DavidMSSNNov 1973 – Jan 24, 1978Supplycall me at (513) 251-4456 i would love to hear from you

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