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USS Hoel (DDG 13) Crew List

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 425 crew members registered for the USS Hoel (DDG 13).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1963 | 1964 – 1966 | 1967 – 1969 | 1970 – 1972 | 1973 – 1976 | 1977 – 1980 | 1981 – 1983 | 1984 – 1986 | 1987 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Regner, JohnFC31987 – 1992G
Wise, ChrisET21987 – 1990OEMade the '89 WestPac. Awesome memories!
Edwards, EdFCSN1987 – 1990TWorld's finest guided missile destroyer! Had some good times, learned a lot and learned to "grow up" on this old grey boat. Very fond memories.
Wanzek, ToddEN2 SW1987 – 1990A
Regan, JayBT2Jan 1987 – Mar 2, 19902 Fire
Allen, MarkBT3Jan 15, 1987 – May 15, 1990B-Div EBO2Good times and some bad.Looking back,I sure miss my DDG-13 Shipmates.Bemiller,Brye,MOE,Regan,Jonesey,Mikey,Mr.Trass,Mr.Salazar,Chief Kemsley,Capt.Bier,Capt.Ward(Thank you For Flying my dads burial flag entering Pearl.
Jones, AlBM3Feb 10, 1987 – Aug 30, 19901st
Jacobsen, DavidE-5/MM3Mar 1987 – May 1989Engineering
Rainer, ToddBT-3 THEN FN, THE FA, THEN FR.....Apr 1, 1987 – Oct 19, 1989BYep, I was the B-Div screwup.
Walter, JeffE-4/DK3Apr 8, 1987 – Sep 18, 1989SupplyOperation Nimble Archer in Persian Gulf on Oct 19, 1987. 2 West Pac's. Great friends.
Hill, ThomasRM1May 1987 – Jan 1990OCTwo Western Pacific/Indian Ocean deployments, including Operation Nimble Archer in Persian Gulf on Oct 19, 1987.
Hay, PaulYNSNMay 21, 1987 – May 20, 1990NXWorked with several people on the USS Hoel. This was my only ship. I got out and went into the reserves were I put on 3rd and 2nd class before finally getting out in 1995. Hello to all my old shipmates.
Estrada, EdET2Jun 1987 – Oct 1, 1990OEOnboard HOEL from June 1987 until decommissioning October 1990. Discharged from military August 1991 after 9 years; been working in Federal law enforcement since then. Currently assigned back to San Diego since 2008.
Leroy, ShawnHM2Jun 28, 1987 – Jun 30, 1990NXI was the last junior Corpsman aboard the Hoel prior to decom. Made two Wes-Pacs aboard her, including Operation Nimble Archer
Frey, DonGMG 1Jul 15, 1987 – Sep 15, 1989GThe sailors we served with were great guys and the best ship I ever served on I wish all of you folks the best
Ray, NoelBM3Aug 20, 1987 – Jul 7, 19901stI was heloed down in 87 and I left in 1990 before she got decommissioned.
Marnet, KevinSTG2Sep 1987 –AS
Jose, JoselitoE4/PN3Sep 7, 1987 – May 5, 1990NXPN Striker from 1st Div work in the Personnel Office the "Hole in the Wall" next to the Crew's Mess under PNCS Paguio, PNC Rumff & PS1 Macias, worked with PNSN Taylor & PN3 Merchant. Miss all the crew...am still in U S NAVY RESERVE
Lacsamana, Romano (Ron)MMFN ( CWO3 now)Oct 4, 1987 – Oct 1, 1990A DIVThis was the best tour I ever had. Realizing now after 20 plus years. The crew of the Hoel was the best. Good friends all throughout the ship. Nothing can compare to the crew during my time there. Great ship and crew.
Stacey, JohnBT2Oct 6, 1987 – Dec 10, 1991#1 FireroomHey guys we're in Dallas Texas, but I travel a lot. Where did the rest of you end up? Give me a shout!
Kilbourne, AllenET3(SW)Oct 11, 1987 – Nov 1989OPSHad a lot of fun; got on board just in time for Nimble Archer (spent 3 days in Radio Central) and loved Australia. Did two West Pacs.
Walter, RichRM3Nov 1987 – May 1988OII was transferred TDY from the USS John Young to repair the Teletypes onboard. Stayed on for rest of Cruse until we were back in SD and was Transferred back to my Unit.
"Andy", Randy C. Andrew "Andy"GMG1(SW)/GMC(SW)Dec 1987 – Oct 1, 19902NDLPO then LCPO for 2ND division and the CMAA until decommissioning. Remember that the G in DDG really stood for "Guns". Definitely my best tour as a GMG.
Lighthall, Lynn/spencerBTFN1988 – 1990oil king apprenticeI 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, Treavorem31988 – 1991engineer
Garza, JulianHM21988 –NXOnly 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 TankFC21988 – Oct 1989MMy 2nd ship. Arrived while in the yards in SD,. Good times & 2nd west Pac.
Merck, KevinBT3Jan 1988 – Oct 1, 1990B
Clifford, Michaelbt3Feb 5, 1988 – Aug 23, 1990b
Cardell, CraigYN2(SW)Apr 1988 – Nov 2019NXFirst ship I served on. Met lots of good people and have great memories.
Rathbun, Dewitt profile iconCWO4May 11, 1988 – Oct 1, 1990OPS/OE/OWI was Decommissioning Coordinator for the OPS Department.
Velasquez, LuisHMCS(SW)/E8Jul 1988 – Jul 1990Medical (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, BrettBT2Jul 1, 1988 – Jul 1, 1990B-Div. Oil LabBy far the most fun I had in the Navy, all of B div. rocked..
Bates, Stevee4/mm3Jul 19, 1988 – Oct 1, 1990main control
Skiles, SeanOct 1988 – Jul 1990On 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)BT3Oct 10, 1988 – 1990BTI 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, EmilioQMCOct 13, 1988 – Oct 28, 1990NX
Russell, EmilioQM1Oct 20, 1988 – Nov 21, 1990NXbest ship I ever served on
Frazier, Steven Aka FrazeeIC31989 – 1990E-DivOne of the best ships that I ever served on. Lots of good memories.
Wise, Reggiee31989 – 1990deck crew aka bmI'm looking fot Montell Hall if anyone knows him give him my email
Gowenlock, RichardFeb 15, 1989 – Jul 20, 1990A GangWwo 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, FrankBTC (SW)Feb 19, 1989 – Dec 27, 1991BWhat 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/mattRM2Mar 1989 – Oct 30, 1990CR Communication
Southers, KentMM1(SW)Mar 1989 – Oct 1990SWEETNESS !!!
Latsha, Mark CountryMM2Apr 1989 – Nov 1990mGot the nickname "country" in main control in 1989. It stuck for 12 more years of service. Thanks for the memories, guys.
Taylor, MarlisGMM2(SW)May 1989 – Sep 1990AS"SALUTE": To those of us who successfully carried out our mission, Nimble Archer!!! Ahoy you bloomy Shellbacks; Golden Shellbacks!
Archer, SteveSNOct 1989 – Nov 1990Deck
Buford, BrandonSHSNOct 2, 1989 – Aug 1, 1990SUPPLYI 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, LeeOSSADec 3, 1989 – Jun 1, 1990OIThis was the best Command for me to start my career. 20 years later I am retiring with Honor, Courage, and Commitment.
Wickam, CharlesFNJan 2, 1990 – Oct 1991Boiler TechI was in Fire Room #1 for the short period of time I was there

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