The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Hoel (DDG 13). 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 420 crew members registered for the USS Hoel (DDG 13).
|Lighthall, Lynn/spencer||BTFN||1988 – 1990||oil king apprentice||I was barely 18, had no idea of what I was doing. With the grace of GOD I had some/maybe most of the best people in the world to guide me.just want to say thank you.Salazar,Kemsley,Powell,Lindsey,Marnich,Jack, iles,Merk,and USS HOEL DDG 13|
|Smith, Treavor||em3||1988 – 1991||engineer|
|Garza, Julian||HM2||1988 –||NX||Only ship I served on, glad to do it all over again! Meet some great people and learned alot. Now living in SA, Tx.|
|Tanksley, Scott Tank||FC2||1988 – Oct 1989||M||My 2nd ship. Arrived while in the yards in SD,. Good times & 2nd west Pac.|
|Merck, Kevin||BT3||Jan 1988 – Oct 1, 1990||B|
|Clifford, Michael||bt3||Feb 5, 1988 – Aug 23, 1990||b|
|Cardell, Craig||YN2(SW)||Apr 1988 – Nov 2019||NX||First ship I served on. Met lots of good people and have great memories.|
|Rathbun, Dewitt||CWO4||May 11, 1988 – Oct 1, 1990||OPS/OE/OW||I was Decommissioning Coordinator for the OPS Department.|
|Velasquez, Luis||HMCS(SW)/E8||Jul 1988 – Jul 1990||Medical (Admin)||Fond memories of so many shipmates. Glad I was able to be the "Ships Doc" for those great two years. Hope to see all of you next Ship's reunion. Garza, are you there?|
|Lindsey, Brett||BT2||Jul 1, 1988 – Jul 1, 1990||B-Div. Oil Lab||By far the most fun I had in the Navy, all of B div. rocked..|
|Bates, Steve||e4/mm3||Jul 19, 1988 – Oct 1, 1990||main control|
|Skiles, Sean||Oct 1988 – Jul 1990||On the Hoel right up until the end. I learned alot while on her. Wouldn't be the person I am today without the time I had there.|
|Brower, Joe (Bugsy)||BT3||Oct 10, 1988 – 1990||BT||I hope all my BT shipmates are doing well. I think of you often. The years I was on the HOEL was some of the best years of my life. I will never forget any of you, the HOEL was the best ship. New York Bugsy (Joe)|
|Russell, Emilio||QMC||Oct 13, 1988 – Oct 28, 1990||NX|
|Russell, Emilio||QM1||Oct 20, 1988 – Nov 21, 1990||NX||best ship I ever served on|
|Frazier, Steven Aka Frazee||IC3||1989 – 1990||E-Div||One of the best ships that I ever served on. Lots of good memories.|
|Wise, Reggie||e3||1989 – 1990||deck crew aka bm||I'm looking fot Montell Hall if anyone knows him give him my email|
|Gowenlock, Richard||Feb 15, 1989 – Jul 20, 1990||A Gang||Wwo can forget those cast of characters in A Gang led by MM1 Tebben alond with myself MM3 Burns and EN3 Wanzek, MMC Bowles and our illustrious Divo who dressed up in drag for the WOG queen ceremony! How about Albany, WA and Pattaya Beach! WOO-HOO!|
|Kemsley, Frank||BTC (SW)||Feb 19, 1989 – Dec 27, 1991||B||What a great ship and crew. She was a steamer!!! To all B division personnel who read this, you guy's made her a cut above the rest. Decomm was postponed a year because we could still "answer all bells". I was proud to be your Chief. FWAFS|
|Mathews, Marvin/matt||RM2||Mar 1989 – Oct 30, 1990||CR Communication|
|Southers, Kent||MM1(SW)||Mar 1989 – Oct 1990||SWEETNESS !!!|
|Latsha, Mark Country||MM2||Apr 1989 – Nov 1990||m||Got the nickname "country" in main control in 1989. It stuck for 12 more years of service. Thanks for the memories, guys.|
|Taylor, Marlis||GMM2(SW)||May 1989 – Sep 1990||AS||"SALUTE": To those of us who successfully carried out our mission, Nimble Archer!!! Ahoy you bloomy Shellbacks; Golden Shellbacks!|
|Archer, Steve||SN||Oct 1989 – Nov 1990||Deck|
|Buford, Brandon||SHSN||Oct 2, 1989 – Aug 1, 1990||SUPPLY||I saw a few people from the Hoel days so please feel free to contact me if you remember me. I hope all of you are well|
|Keyzer, Lee||OSSA||Dec 3, 1989 – Jun 1, 1990||OI||This was the best Command for me to start my career. 20 years later I am retiring with Honor, Courage, and Commitment.|
|Wickam, Charles||FN||Jan 2, 1990 – Oct 1991||Boiler Tech||I was in Fire Room #1 for the short period of time I was there|
There are currently no planned reunions.