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USS Wainwright (CG 28) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Wainwright (CG 28). 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 404 crew members registered for the USS Wainwright (CG 28).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1968 | 1969 – 1973 | 1974 – 1977 | 1978 – 1981 | 1982 – 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 – 1988 | 1989 – 1991 | 1992 – now

Rodriguez, Candelario (Candy)MSSN1978 – 1979SupplyOne of the best ships around. I met some great Sailors and still think about them to this day. Mike Solenburger, Brown from Hotlanta, Pat from Baton Rouge.I am still playing music even have a blues band here in Cal with a CD. Thx 4 da Luv
Jones, MalcolmCG 281978 – 1981Astrainer fire main line broke aft shaft alley i went swemming to turn off firemain and lite off eductor to pump water out off coast of nicaygua sure got my wallet wet
Williams, RustyRM21978 – 1981Radio ShackHave a lot of great memories from the Wainwright. I probably was in front of Capt McCoy more than anyone. Never will forget the cruises rather it was gitmo the med north atlantic transit the Panama Canal or just a liquor run .
Loxterman, RickSTG2Jan 1978 – Aug 19853
Pittenger, Paul 'Moose'ETSNFeb 1978 – Nov 1980OE
Dewar, PhilipEN2Mar 1978 – Nov 1980"A" Gang
Emig, Jeffsk4Mar 1978 – Sep 18, 1981supply
Thompson, KennethHT3Mar 28, 1978 – Aug 21, 1981HTHad a greart time, best friends keep you going. still remember a few.
Crain, AlFTM-2Jun 1, 1978 – Jun 1, 19794th
Lincoln, WilliamBT2Jul 28, 1978 – Jul 28, 1981
Tupts, Ira(steve)MM3Aug 1, 1978 – Aug 1, 1981M
Buck, Bryan (Bucky)MS3Sep 1, 1978 – Sep 1, 1981SupplyI was aboard Wainwright while she was in the yards for upgrade through north atlantic cruise in 1981. Loved the ship..miss my mates!
Jones, MalcolmMM1Oct 1978 – Oct 1981A Div
Cooper, GregoryYN2Oct 23, 1978 – Jun 29, 1980
Buck, BryanMS3Nov 1, 1978 – Sep 1, 1981
Iglesias, RobertoSNNov 10, 1978 – Jun 16, 19811St DivisionJust found out about this site and looking to see if I can connect with old shipmates
Tupts, Ira(steve)MM3Nov 18, 1978 – Aug 21, 1981MLooking for old friend
Henson, George (Alex)OS21979 – 1981OIMost memorable cruise was a North Atlantic cruise which included a stop in Helsinki. Duties include CIC Surf Sup and ASAC.
Granger, BillBT 21979 – 1983B DivisionSaw a couple of names I remember, Bear, Big Head, Screech, Hogan, MA, and a few others. Any body still out there?
Post, StevenSTG-3May 1979 – Dec 19803rd
Nix, BobbyRMSR-RMSNMay 3, 1979 – Oct 1980ocmade carribean cruise/nicaraguan campaign, med cruise 79-80. friends with alan garner (deceased), carl mitchum, john ridenour, etc
Keller, BrianEM3Jun 4, 1979 – Sep 1979EFirst ship of my career while awaiting school.
Thiele, MarkOS2Jul 1979 – Dec 1979OII've never been back to Panama!
Grimes, JimIC2Jul 1979 – Feb 1982Engineering - AdminMet the ship in Panama....where she crashed the pier. Can't remember names but have good memories of playing spades on the refer deck during those long Med Cruises.....and North Atlantic Was the Best!!
Gruben, WalterBT 3Aug 4, 1979 – Nov 30, 1981B8 times across the Atlantic and I was able to go on a North Atlantic cruise. Stockholm, Helsinki, Portsmouth and Amsterdam were some of the stops.
McLeod, Jeffery/moxieMM3`Aug 31, 1979 – Apr 23, 1981MLots of great memories aboard the Wainwright! The gang in B4, Med Cruise and North Atlantic. Guitar jams, Bible studies, skiing the French Alps and Mt Etna in Sicily! I would love to hear from some of my old shipmates!
Howard, WallaceFTM3Nov 1979 – Jun 19814th
Edsall, Sam profile iconSTG2Nov 1, 1979 – Aug 30, 19823rd (Sonar)Sonar tech for the 26BX sonar system. Served on the USS Lang prior to the Wainwright. Feel free to contact me if you remember me.
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Barrow, DarrielSTG2Dec 30, 1979 – Sep 18, 19833rd Started in deck,worked my way out,end up in sonar, I was tag team partner with Smitty. Retired as NCCS
Johnson, Bob (Screech)BT3/2 then retireed BTCS1980 – 1986EB02 Aft FireroomAny old BTs still alive, cant be real sure seeing all the dumm shit we pulled! Bighead,Ma, Bear or the likes drop me a line.
Winnett, Terry profile iconsh3Jan 1, 1980 – Jan 1, 1982s3
Johnson, MichaelMar 5, 1980 – Jul 8, 1981A gang
Whitus, Paul profile iconBT3May 1, 1980 – Jun 1, 1985EngineeringLooking to contact any and all old shipmates,it has been 32 years since I left that boat,still remember walking down the pier and giving my last salute.I still live in Charleston and am on Facebook.Paul Whitus.
Latshaw, RobertSRJun 20, 1980 – Jun 20, 1986Deck
Hruz, MartinMS 1Aug 5, 1980 – Aug 7, 1981SupplyEnjoyed my only Med. Cruise. My last sea cmd., prior to retiring 1993. Worked the Crews Mess, CPO, Wardroom, and CO's Mess. Realized KKK is in USN aboard her, unsettling. Marty
Bratsch, MarkOS2Dec 1980 – Jul 1983OI
Gagnon, JohnBT2Dec 1980 – Jun 1984B
Breland, TraceFTM31981 – 1984Fire ControlFirst command I was a REAL green fresh out of boot camp hand. Had some good guys looking out for me.
Montgomery, MontyBT31981 – 1984BT
Hostutler, RickyGMM21981 – Jan 14, 1983MissileI really hated to hear about the ship being sunk. I would have loved to been able to see it again
Lamberti, VinceEMCJan 10, 1981 – Aug 1986ELooking for GMGC Marty Trask
Lindsley, Chrisdk-3Jan 15, 1981 – Oct 10, 1984supplygreat ship, great friends, good times. pretty much sums it up.curious to see who is still around. would love to here from some of my ole roomates who lived with me off base on orchid st. crazy times. peace to all.....
Chiappetta, JerryBM3Jan 20, 1981 – Aug 12, 1984great ship great times
Ausbeck, KurtEM3Feb 1981 – Aug 1984Electrical Division ( E-Div)Met the ship in Rota Spain in 1981 and was there for 1981 Med and 1982 Med / IO cruises. Spent 1983 overhaul in Charleston and 1984 Gitmo Refreasher training. Feel free to email at
Fields, Tim "Little Un"SH3Feb 1981 – Mar 1984Supply/Deck/Pretty much so all over the shipHad a lot of good and bad times on the old "Wain Pig" as we used to call it!! Still talk about the old times and antics I used to have on that ship and God knows there were plenty to be had!! Left her in early 84.
Gintz, NormanSTG2Mar 1, 1981 – Sep 1, 1984WeaponsLooking for crew from The USS Wainwright CG-28 (81-84)
Haynes, DavidE6 OSMar 20, 1981 – Jan 20, 1985OIDavid died in 1993, while on active duty. He was a OSCM when passed . Please don;t forget him. His loving wife Jan.
McGirr, MattSK3May 1981 – Oct 1984SupplyEnjoyed my time aboard Wainwright, made many friendships that have been revived via Facebook.
Menice, PaulSNSep 1, 1981 – May 1, 19821st
Heskett, Jim HNSep 4, 1981 – Jul 7, 1982personelStarted in Deck Division then after Sailor of the month and quarter, I was a striker corpsman on the first leg of the Med Cruise in summer of 82. Then left for corps school from Naples. I was friends with yn Jimmie leair
Frierson, Jr, BobbyE-5Sep 15, 1981 – Aug 28, 1985OIjust found site she was a great ship to be on will miss her looking forward to hearing from anyone who served on her
Miller, RodneyQM1Oct 1981 – Dec 1983Navigation
Potter, RandySKCOct 31, 1981 – Dec 16, 1983s1

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