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USS Gridley (CG 21) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Gridley (CG 21). 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 524 crew members registered for the USS Gridley (CG 21).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1967 | 1968 – 1971 | 1972 – 1974 | 1975 – 1976 | 1977 – 1979 | 1980 – 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 – 1987 | 1988 – 1990 | 1991 – 1992 | 1993 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Lawrence, JonathanSN1985 – 1987NXEnjoyed the begining of my navy career on the Gridley
Dibiccaro, MichaelGMM21985 – 1989CMLOVE TO HEAR FROM ANYONE
Holesapple, DuaneHT1Feb 1985 – Dec 1990RWHAT GREAT MEMORIES. RUN SHE WILL? SHINE SHE MUST. WENT ON TO COMMISION USS BOXER LHD-4 RETIRED DEC 2000
Tiedemann, KurtFC1Feb 1985 – Aug 1989FoxMy knee's still hurt from waxing those "P-way's" with a sponge. Brian & Ski you brought back some good memories. Every few years I watch the old video's I took, we had some great times with good friends!
Oberreiter, RichardLTFeb 1, 1985 – Jun 30, 1987Deck
Brewer, RobertHM3Apr 1985 – Jul 1987NX
Stone, Robert / StoneyE4Apr 1985 – Apr 1990CEET3 STONE THERE IS A REUNION SUMMER 2011
Foster, Jeff OSMay 1985 – Apr 1991OIIt was the best of times, it was the worst of times... Glad I served with all of you. Shout to Stan, Bone, Dead, Dogus, Rickey, Nooner, Bryce, Bloomer, Zube, Mac, Previte, Johnson, Buck and Albert Hill. OS1 Erie Rocks!!
Smith, DavidSTGSNJun 17, 1985 – Aug 1, 1988OPSHello shipmates!
Henderson, Timothy J.SH -3Jun 21, 1985 – Feb 4, 1988Supplyof course it sucks
Gregorio, RenniePNCJul 15, 1985 – Jan 1989NXMy first ship after 15 yrs. shore duty. Did one complete WESTPAC deployment in June to December 87. Surely did enjoyed the ship and its crew. Missed all close friends and shipmates. Completed ship's SORM after two yrs.
Rivera, FrankHM1Aug 1985 – Sep 1985NXI became sick when I was supposed to take over as ships corpsman. The ship was at dry dock and didn't go on a westpac with her. I cried when I had to salute the ensign for the last time.
Niesporek, RichardstgsnAug 1985 – Jan 1988asI would like to hear from my former shipmates!
Moore, BradleySTGSNAug 11, 1985 – Aug 11, 1988ASI still wake up at midnight to clean the hallways.
Jones, RussellSH3Sep 2, 1985 – Jun 10, 1989SupplyGridDogs! I hated the back to back Pacs in 87 and 88-89 back then. Remember DoDo Man? P-ways? Space certification BS? I stil get shivers thinking about midnight p-ways. But looking back now it was one of the best times of my life.
Covington, DarrenSM3 CovingtonOct 1985 – Jun 1988OCSignal Gang: SMC(SW)Carozalis,SM1(SW)Robinson,SM3Myers, SM3 Pfaff, SM3 Campbell & SMSN Smith(rest in peace). Saying hi to the Grid Dogs!
Harrison, Ricci / HarryBT1Oct 1, 1985 – Feb 5, 1991BOILERS
Nelson, JamesE2Oct 1, 1985 –Boiler Teck
Collins, Derrick ( C-dog)em3Nov 1985 – Apr 22, 19881st div. & supplyI started out with givens,Covington,rose,mayo,purdy and Sanchez until i cross rate to supply.
Martinez, Cliff (Chico)ET2Dec 1985 – May 1990OECouldn't wait to get off the ship, now i wish could go back and "walk the decks" at night, out at sea...No lights...just the Hum of the Radar's over my walkman headphones and the moon to see by.....
Stroh, JoeMM 31986 – 1989MMainControl Steamin Demon
Boatwright, RogerHM31986 – 1987CorpsmanFantastic experience
Pfaff, JamesSM21986 – 1992comm
Koch, JeffBT3Jan 1986 – Sep 1989BAny BT's interested in a little B. Div. reunion in San Diego this year, contact me at jeffkoch96557@yahoo.com.
Wilson, CarlBT2Jan 1, 1986 – Oct 15, 1989SNIPES RULE
Henningsen, Karolyn HenningsenFNFeb 1986 – Oct 1987Ball the good freinds and good times! "Borrowing" steaks from the mess deck and cooking them on the steam pipes while everyone else ate peanut butter for midnight rations!
Dobers, BartET2Feb 1986 – May 1988OEBest ship in SD. Have some really good memories of friends there.
Briggs, LarryIC2Feb 1986 – Feb 1991CSGreat tour of duty, challenging to say the least. Look forward to hearing from some old friends and Shipmates.
Stanley, GordyOS1Mar 1986 – 1990OIWhat's up "Grid Doggs" . I have to say hopping around the globe was fun. Miss the "PI". What's up John and Nooner? Anyone heard from Bone or Dog? BTW. I did my share of the Pway but living in "Air" saved my b
Lackey, Johnfc2Apr 1986 – May 1990foxWas reminiscing about my Navy adventures with some coworkers the other day, so I googled the Gridley. Was very sad to find out that our ship was scrapped out in 2005. Will never forget my 4 years on board her.
Denning, BrianDS2Apr 1, 1986 – May 13, 1990OB/CBHated the daily grind onboard, but enjoyed going to sea, and the guys in the workgroup were good,still telling all the sea tales good and bad from the Grid-dog. Last saw the ship in the late 90's anchored in the mothball fleet from my boat
Kalman, TimSTGSNMay 1986 – Sep 1988ASThough I most remember the terrible living conditions, I will never forget the people. Sorry I left early.
Hance, DerrickSH1May 4, 1986 – Feb 3, 1990S-3I liked the Supply Department Officers and crew members it was a good time for me. the crew was one of the best. What I didn't like was the mid-night passage way cleaning that we had to do every night. Great comarade.
Crisp, Charliebt2May 20, 1986 – May 20, 1990bBeen a long time since I thought about all this Navy stuff.
Linley, RobertMM1May 22, 1986 – Oct 10, 1991A real work horse, but alot of good memories. Gridley was sent to Texas in 2004 and cut up, see her on UssGridley.com
Bloom, DericOS 2Jun 1, 1986 – Oct 22, 1989O IShe was a beauty! Any old OS's out there remember the Capt's PWays and how shiny they were? I think the Navy spent way too much money on sealer and wax. Couldn't think of a better bunch of sailors, than those of the World's Finest C
Franzoso, Chris/zoseQM2Jul 1986 – Dec 1989GOOLSBY,SOUP,TICER,DOWDY,GIVENS,SERNA,KOONTZ,TURNER,LYONS,HAMILTON,CHICO,MYERS, COVEY,AGGIE BODAGGIE,RODNEY,COSMOS,VORTICE,BYRDMAN GREAT MEMORIES,FUCKED UP MEMORIES LIVING WITH THE SNIPES GREAT PEOPLE ON THAT SHIP, GREAT PEOPLE!!
Warren, GlennOSSANov 1986 – 1987Oh how I remember P-ways! Great friends and lots of good times.
Noonkester, MarkOS2Dec 5, 1986 – May 5, 1990OII live less than 1 mile from the reunion site in Las Vegas. Hope to see some of my old shipmates there. You have a place to stay.
Jones, Phillip "Grace-jones"FC21987 – 1991foxif I had to do it all over again I would just earlier great ship
Bennett, WilliamSH31987 – 1989S=3
Cummins, ClarenceBT1(sw)1987 – 1993BGreat guys and good times...
Evans, EugeneGMM21987 – 1991guni thank all of you that had a part in wonderful and unforgetable experiance
Murray, WilliamFC31987 – 1990FOXIt was the best of times....
Sanchez, Gerardo Aka ChezBM31987 – 1991firstHope I hear from some of u , it appears I'm not the only one around these waters . Truly an honor to have served with all of u . Regardless if I got robbed . If u truly knew me , u know the Truth ✌️️
Zentz, SteveTM3Jan 1987 – May 1988ASMy first ship, too. I miss those Sonar watches with STGSN Walter "Bubba" Baskerville and STG2 Rick Deleon. Oh, and making fun of TM3 Doug Judge, who is now TMC. Hooyah CG-21.
Harper, JamesE5 EMJan 1, 1987 – Jun 1, 1989electricians
Lynden, RichardBM3Jan 5, 1987 – Dec 13, 19901st divisionlots of memories, listen to BMC Arapeles talk about female call instead of mail call, BM1 Simler calling everyone hairballs and BM1 Hetland saying give me some feedback
Denoon, RodET2Jan 7, 1987 – Jul 12, 1991OEGreat memories, great people, great times. I miss it.
Smitherman, SamRM3Jan 15, 1987 – Aug 1, 1990CRRemember the nighttime passageways and the time we were kicked off Catalina island? Great memories! Hello to the old CR/CS crew!!!!
Aguilar, Jesse (Aggie)SM 3Jan 25, 1987 – Sep 15, 1989OperationsWow! What an experience. Thanks to all crew memembers that made my experience the best time of my life. thanks to all, Cody, Mo, Larry. Young Mark and all the others and thanks to Capt. Scott
Grant, RickeyOS3Feb 2, 1987 – Dec 13, 1988Operations IntelligenceOne of the greatest experiences that I could ever imagine. The crew and brotherhood that was aboard that ship was awesome. I can never forget my friends and brothers of the Grid-dawg. Lambrect dude!!!
Martin, Bob St.RM3Feb 11, 1987 – Feb 10, 1991CRhad fun, got in trouble,played lots of softball and spades.capt mast,lost rank then capped.crank twice,cross line twice.knew everyone.best friends i ever had.would do it again i a second.GO GRID DOGS!
Lambrecht, BryceOperations Specialist 2nd ClassMar 1, 1987 – Aug 12, 1990Operations IntelligenceGot bored and found this website. Saw Nooner, Bloomer, & Stanley up there and had to put a shout out. It's been a long time but I still look young !! I only keep in touch with Mike Haddock and Dave "A". Go Gridley !
Smith, Stevene-4Mar 5, 1987 – Jan 21, 1990Mna
Alm, DarylSTG3May 1987 – Dec 1991ASCan't believe you people still actually exist. Kalman, were you ever found?
Fogg, MiltonCMC/ABCMMay 5, 1987 – Sep 1, 1988X CMCIt was a strange tour for an aviation type/gave me a new respect for surfact types. Did not really enjoy the upper chain of command/they felt athe same.
Tschiegg, RichLTJGJul 7, 1987 – Aug 30, 1990M/IC-NTDSMy first job in the Navy was M Divo, thanks to all the guys who I had the pleasue of working with. Can still get laughs on Grid-dog's call sign: NHBJ (Never Had a BJ, (keeping it clean)) Go Gridley, Go Navy.
Mills, MattEW3Jul 7, 1987 – May 28, 1989Electronic WarfareHated midnight passageway waxing, but loved seeing all I got to see. Missile launches, hurricanes and all that crazy stuff in Thailand. Life memories for sure.
Bartenslager, TimHM2Aug 1987 – Jun 1989Medical
Johnson, ChrisOS2Aug 1, 1987 – Aug 1, 1991OIBest 4-5 years of my life period. Made a lot of lifelong friends while onboard and slowly reconnecting with some of them that I have lost contact with over the years.
Carville, Timothy "twitter"STG2Sep 1987 – Aug 1989ASWhat a cast of characters I served with on the Grid-boat. Good times in Thailand, Subic, Hong Kong, and of course sand dawg.
Flechsing, Jeff "Flex"EW1(SW)Sep 10, 1987 – Aug 7, 1990OPS/OMWorked with a great group of guys who I'd like to hear from.
Clark, ThomasDK#3(SW)Oct 1, 1987 – Dec 21, 1989S-4 Supply/DisbursingI served on USS Gridley for my first two years in the USN. Made many friends, and left them to go serve with CAG1. Fire when ready Gridley....
Hinson, FredE5/BM2Nov 1987 – Mar 1993deckmarc paugh if you get a chance sure whould like to hear from you
Spencer, LaneSNDec 10, 1987 – Aug 16, 1989DeckGood times
Burklund, BrianMM1Dec 31, 1987 – Jan 1, 1990A & MServed in A div. untill I was mess decks master at arms then I was transfered to M div.. Transfered to SIMA then retired from there in 1994.
Jenkins, James "The Junkman"TMT2Dec 31, 1987 – Nov 23, 1991AS / CSA2 WorkcenterHated P-ways. ALWAYS Seasick. Ran D&D games on the messdeck, w/ the best ST guys in the Nav, my players. Captain "Stormin' Norman" Scott was my personal God, "He never made a Bad Decision." Seeking Chap. D K Horn, thx.
Weston, BobFC 3Dec 31, 1987 – Aug 15, 1989FoxP-Ways and Mid-Rats, and rat guards, and unrep, and vert-rep, and crossing the line. I don't think my kids will ever know what all that means - Hooper, I still have the Guitar you sold me. I thought about running a DSOT the other day.

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