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USS Biddle (CG 34) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Biddle (CG 34). 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 542 crew members registered for the USS Biddle (CG 34).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1968 | 1969 – 1971 | 1972 – 1974 | 1975 – 1976 | 1977 – 1979 | 1980 – 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 – 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Lawson, GaryMM31972 – 1976M divisionserved in #1 engine room. Great experience and a lot of good memories. Good to see some names of old friends on this list.
Nitschke, Randy STG21972 – 1973SonarI need help: contact your state legislators to advocate for the USS Biddle DLG-34 to receive the Combat Action Badge for the battle with the MIGS on July 19, 1972. STG2 Randy Nitschke (Wild Man of the Biddle)
Childress, Davide5Feb 14, 1972 – Nov 27, 1975boatsmanthis is david lee chidress im looing to find some of my friends
Butler, JonathanE3Mar 1972 – Apr 1973FirstI came aboard for the 1972 westpac, joining in Nam in a helo transfer from the USS Mars that I caught a ride in from Subic. I will never forget 7-19, as I was actually on the bridge when the missles fired, although I was supposed to be in the missle
Crescenzi, Anthony "Chip"OS2Apr 1972 – Dec 28, 1972CICI was the PIRAZ operator while in the Golf of Tonkin
Bowman, Ralphos2Apr 11, 1972 – Mar 6, 1974oi divWould like to contact any one who remembers me on the USS Biddle?
Butler, Jonathan profile iconBMMay 1, 1972 – Jul 1973DeckWas on the bridge as the Night of the MIGS began, although I was assigned to another GQ station. Relieved late and proceeded to that station. Remember the bridge window left open as the 1st missles were fired? Hot times
Iberg, Kenneth profile iconpc3May 5, 1972 – Oct 1, 1972post officeI am the spouse of deceased veteran Kenneth Iberg, he was on the Biddle dlg 34 from may to oct 1972 and exposed to agent orange and died from soft tissues sarcoma after suffering for 14 years with Nasal pharangeal cancer
Keiper, JimAW3May 8, 1972 – Sep 17, 1972Air DetAircrewman on "Hardcharger 57." "Wonderful" experience getting shot at in the helo and being attacked by 3 or so Migs while on the Ship. Great liberty stops, but most of all, served with outstanding people!
Prisk, Joseph W.CT/PNSNMay 10, 1972 – May 10, 1973AdminFolks who worked in personnel office
Wilson, DennisYN3Jun 1972 – May 1974NX
Hensley, LarryCTRSNJun 1972 – Sep 1972TAD CryptologistI was TAD out of Taipei to Subic Bay where we embarked USS Biddle. We were part of a special intelligence mission and were onboard July 19th when the MIGs attacked. Captain Carter called us foggy bottom. What a tour.
Tharp, EdwinETN3Jun 20, 1972 – Apr 1976OperationsReported aboard the Biddle during the West Pack Cruise, reported while ship was at sea July 20 1972 the day after the 3 Migs attacked Biddle also during the event on September 8, 1974 TWA Flight 841 disasteThe National Transportation Board later attribut
Stovall, ThomasCTR3Jul 10, 1972 – Aug 12, 1972Naval Security GroupI was put on board to track migs. We found them that night of the Battle of Piraz.
Andrews, WayneBT-2Jul 18, 1972 – Dec 19, 1973B
Erwin, William Billy ShotgunENFNAug 6, 1972 – May 30, 1975A GANGBEST SHIP IN THE NAVY MAN I MISS THE TIME I WAS ON THE HARD CHARGER BEST COMMANDEING OFFICER EW CARTER III BEST FRIENDS I EVER HAD IN ALL DIVISON GOT ON SHIP IN 1972 GULF OF TOMKIN LEFT HER IN 1975 WOULD BE GREAT TO SEE MY OLD FRIENDS AGAIN
Small, StevenFTGSNSep 1972 – Apr 10, 1974Weapons 3rd Div.Lot of good times with a lot of great guys. I remember "Ski". Still looking for Frank Kerins . Hey Perry Sisti how you doin? O3 Level and the 3"50s Remember Yosemite Sam!!!
Moore, SteveBM3Sep 17, 1972 – Mar 23, 1975BMGreat times and good friends,does anyone remember the crash of flight 841 sept. 8 1974 and the SAR mission . I was the BM3 on one of the first boats to hit the water that night.
Jenkins, JerryCAPTNov 1972 – Aug 1975Deck/Gunnery
Godfrey, SamMM2Nov 1972 – Jun 1, 1976M DIVISIONAssigned to Eng, Room 1 Main Control worked with a great bunch of guys. It would be great to know how life turned out for everyone. We were all so young,where has the time gone?
Fermil, James MichaelBMSNNov 1972 – Mar 19731st DivisionGreat time in my life GQ stations were Captains messenger (Captain Carter) and Missile room.
Goddard, LarryE-4Dec 1972 – May 1975HULL TECHWAS MY HOME FOR 2.5 YEARS,BEST FRIENDS I EVER HAD.SADDENS ME TO SEE PICTURES OF SHIP CUT INTO PIECES
Cherry, RonPN3Dec 1972 – Sep 1975Personnel OFfice
Kreifels, Robert (Bob) JrSmsaDec 10, 1972 – Mar 27, 1974SignalmanIt was an experience being in the Navy and on this ship. I met a lot of good guys and had some good, memorable times along with some gut wrenching close calls while on board, but am glad to be called a Vietnam vet.
Eifel, DennisMM31973 – 1976engineering
Goodwin, CalvinE51973 – Nov 1976Supply
Sealand, BillOS1973 – 1976OI
Morgen, PaulSTG4Jan 1973 – Dec 1975sonar
Reynolds, BruceSTGSNJan 1, 1973 – Aug 1, 1976Sonar
Reynolds, BruceSTGSNJan 7, 1973 – Aug 31, 1976SonarLooking for old shipmates
Magnoski, RayFTM1Feb 1973 – Dec 1978GM
Hutton, JoelFNFeb 1973 – Jun 1975A-GangBest damn DLG in the Navy ! Very proud to have served on her. Lots of good memories and good times with shipmates.
McMahon, Tim (Mac)E4/BTJun 16, 1973 – Jun 1, 1977B
Holter, StevenIC2Aug 1973 – Jul 1975E Division From the Vietnam to the Mediterranean cruises service aboard the USS Biddle were some of the best years of my life. I met great friends an had awesome memories.
Martin, VictorOS3Sep 1973 – Dec 1976OI
Zachary, Scott profile iconYN3Oct 1973 – May 1976NXIt would be great to contact some of my old shipmates. It was a great ship, with a tight crew, made some great friends, but lost contact over the years. My daughter Liza was born in Bath, ME during the overhaul.
Gary, Benish 'Benny'Nov 20, 1973 – Jul 1, 1976Still living in my home town Prairie du Chien Wisconsin Age51
Herring, RossSTGSNDec 1973 – May 1977SonarLooking to find former ship-mates
Durand, ChuckOS3Dec 30, 1973 –OIGreat bunch of guys / Had a lot of fun
Fitzgerald, KeithBT2Feb 1974 – Sep 1977B
Ramsey, DannyETN3Mar 7, 1974 – Sep 1974ETOn board for Atlantic transit. Dead in the water, anyone? Battle lanterns -- no diesel! Thru Gibraltar on 21st birthday. Circled Cyprus for 35 days. Flight 841 SAR. Debarked Civitavecchia bound for Nuke School.
Farley, David W.LT, SC, USNRMar 27, 1974 – Jun 10, 1977Supply
Minehan, John (Jack)FTGSNApr 1974 – Nov 19753rdLoved the travel. Met a bunch of great guys.
Louese, FredQM2Apr 15, 1974 – Nov 11, 1977NXLeading QM after QMC Hellwig abruptly transfered from the BIDDLE. Lived through overhaul in Bath, ME.
Roberts, MichaelEN2May 11, 1974 – Aug 24, 1976A
Bergh, FredET 1Aug 1974 – Jan 1975OELPO, enjoyed time spent
Peters, LorenEM2Aug 1974 – Aug 1976ETwo words: Bath Maine One more: Heathwood
Nance, LesETN2Sep 10, 1974 – Jul 29, 1978Operations

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