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USS Bowen (FF 1079) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Bowen (FF 1079). 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 346 crew members registered for the USS Bowen (FF 1079).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1972 | 1973 – 1976 | 1977 – 1980 | 1981 – 1983 | 1984 – 1986 | 1987 – 1989 | 1990 – 1992 | 1993 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Groom, Jim "doom"FTG21981 – 19852ndBeruit class of '83 - what a "blast." Was it all real? Did that tub bounce around like an old truck or what? Doom floats.
Davis, TomBM31981 – 19841stI was on th Goin Bowen and did 2 Med Cruises with Captain Estelle and Capt. Drennan and I am looking for anyone who served with me.
Moynihan, JoeSM21981 – 1984OperationsIs there a statute of limitations for all the stupid things we did?
Elder, JonEW21981 – 1985OpsWhat a trip it was serving with alot of great people. Have lots of memories of wild times.
Pierce, RandyOS21981 – 1985Operations
Phares, RonPC3Jan 1, 1981 – Jul 7, 1982XGreat memories
Stowell, ToddMS3Jan 2, 1981 – Apr 15, 1982SupplyI was on her when the boiler blew up in Gitmo. Also did the yard period in Brooklyn.
Broomfield, Broomie / FredMS3Jan 3, 1981 – Sep 16, 1984SupplyWe had the times of our lives, during 1981-1984 on the Bowen.
Singleton, SteveLCDRApr 9, 1981 – May 13, 1983Chief EngineerGreat tour on the Bowen as Chief Engineer. Had the best bunch of engineers in the fleet. We completed middle east deployment, reftra and first OPPE the ship had done in years. Fond memories.
Dennis, TimothySTG3Apr 20, 1981 – Dec 8, 1983ASWFirst ship in Navy. Did grunt work. PMS and Cleaned Compartments. Served with Bruce Casey Captin was Estell
Brodmann, RichardEN3 to EN2May 1, 1981 – Oct 3, 1984A GangThank God I lived to tell about it!
Nash, DavidMM3Jun 1981 – Jan 1982A short stay between MM A school and Nuke training, but the best time I had as enlisted (even with cleaning out the CHT tanks). New York to Charleston and twice to Guantanimo - who could ask for anything more!
Riley, Mikebm 3Jul 1981 – Jul 1986frist division
Olson, RaymondE5Jul 20, 1981 – Jul 20, 19852nd Division
Smith, ThomasBT3Aug 1981 – Dec 1983B DivisionLeft in 1983 to go to shore duty at SIMA Mayport FL.In 1985 I got out because even though I knew I would have to go back to sea duty the Navy would not send me to the west coast.Got onboard just after boiler explosion.
Vandrell , Jr., FrankMM 3Sep 1981 – Sep 1982M & A Gang
Cardwell, DonHT2Sep 15, 1981 – Mar 19, 1986R DIV desperately seeking smurf
Davis, TomBM3Oct 1981 – 1984I was on th Goin Bowen and did 2 Med Cruises with Captain Estelle and Capt. Drennan and I am looking for anyone who served with me.
Mann, Johnos2Oct 1, 1981 – Oct 1, 1988OIGod I miss that time in my life. From what I can remember of it. It was some of the happiest years of my life. No where in the civilian life can you find the camaraderie, friendships, and excitement, of the USN!!
Mathias, RichBTFNDec 1981 – Jun 1984B
Freed, David profile iconBM2Dec 1981 – Dec 1983DECK
Haynes, TimSTG11982 – 1986ASGood times and Fun times
Beza, NickMS11982 – Aug 31, 1984supplynice some familiar names. remember the model ship?
Muscat, "Muskrat"MM21982 – 1986M Had a great time complaining about the time we were having! Still saw a world of things I will never see again, Glad to see that your all still out there and doing well. Beirut to the WTC , They are still being a problem!!!
Fleishman, Mark (Bootcamp)MS31982 – 1984Supply
Shelton, JohnET3 - ET21982 – 1985OPS /OE1983 Cmdr. William A. Estell Jr. , Jun 1985 Cmdr. Arthur Paul Drennan II ,1985 - 29 May 1987 Cmdr. Robert D. Moser , Three Great Years with Three Great Captains and Crews to show for it.
Laury, EddieSTG21982 – 1985AS Division
Sheckells, GaryBT3Feb 7, 1982 – Aug 15, 1985BDROP ME A LINE GUYS
Schaffer, SteveBT 2Apr 1982 – Feb 1984B
Molloy, BrianMM3Apr 1982 – Oct 1985MHey Shipmates Good Times
Herman, StevenSM2Aug 1, 1982 – Feb 1, 1986CcmmStill in Charleston! Anyone know where Frank Burns is? Sonar Tech from Philly? Good times and bad times on the Blowin' Bowen!
Holloway, Michael {mikey}GMT2Sep 1982 – Jun 1984ASW/GMTWAS ON BOARD DURING OUR SHIP, THE FIRST SHIP TO SHOOT A HOTEL ON THE BEACH INN BERI UT. WE SHOT 4 OR 5 ROUNDS THE NFIRST TIME AND SHOT 40 MORE ROUNDS A FEW DAYS LATER.....
Roman, AdrianSN, MR3Oct 20, 1982 – Jul 19851ST RGOOD TOUR OF DUTY, MED 83, NORTH ATLANTIC. MED 85, GITMO, AND ALL OF THE OHTER'S ONES
Levey, RobertBT31983 – 1984engineering
Dahl, GaryQM2Jan 3, 1983 – Feb 21, 1985XN
Frost, Mike (Frosty)SM2Jan 10, 1983 – Feb 24, 1984CommHello men and friends of the Bowen.
Burns, FrankSTG2Feb 1983 – Oct 1987ASSo many memories. 3 Med Cruises. Passing thru the Suez canal....Firing on Beruit...Beer barge in Bahrain....Blue nose initiation in the Artic circle....Losing our aft doors in a storm off Cape Hadderus...Good shipmates
Batley, Marcgmg1Mar 15, 1983 – Apr 15, 1986wepsyou guys are forever on my mind. love and miss all of you. would be proud to do it all over again. beirut was a blast literally. cell# 779-245-8228
Melton, Tony (Buff) profile iconGM3Apr 1, 1983 – Feb 2, 19852ndHad a great time with a lot of great guys.
Scott, Robert CritterBT3Apr 19, 1983 – Jan 24, 1985bif you were on the bowen in 1983 during beriut critter says ha
Limbert, MarkET3Jul 10, 1983 – Oct 10, 1986OEI'm looking for a rocker patch for my retirement shadow box. Anybody got an extra one?
Decker, CharlesSN - FTM2Oct 1983 – May 1985CF?My first ship followed by 2 Spruances and 1 Burke class before I retired in 2002 while teaching Tomahawk. I do think of the ol' water sucking sea pig every now and again. A big howdy goes to Doom Groom!
Coleman, KenSH1Nov 11, 1983 – Jun 3, 1987S-3Had a great time on board. We were gone alot it seems, but had some great friends. MS2 Humphries comes to mind first. DK1 Howe, LTJG Simmons, and a fine Officer by the name of LT. Timothy Bensch.

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