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USS Meyerkord (FF 1058) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Meyerkord (FF 1058). 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 217 crew members registered for the USS Meyerkord (FF 1058).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1973 | 1974 – 1979 | 1980 – 1983 | 1984 – 1986 | 1987 – now

Hampton, Gary1968 – 1969
Rice, TimothyQM11968 – 1972OCPlank owner. Worked on the first cruise book
Woodley, Mike (Woody)mmfnNov 1968 – 1970M-DivisionPlank owner
Lanning, GeraldSA TO OS3/RD31969 – Jun 1973OperationsGreat ship and crew. Discharged in '73 and regret not staying in. When into computers and have had a great experance. Currently work for Cabela's Corperate as a Software Developer.
Young, BillSN1969 – 1972DECK/weaponsWas just a sailor, liked the ship and the guys in the div.
Suchland, EverettLT1969 – 1972Radio (CR)Plank Owner as a Chief Radioman. Promoted to WO1 and transferred to NCS Iceland. Had a great bunch of Radiomen.
Wells, JohnBT21969 – Apr 1972B
Berner, JamesLTApr 1969 – Mar 1973CommunicationsPlank Owner. Two tours Vietnam. While on board held the following duties EMO .. Comm Officer .. Personal Officer.
Preuss, Darwin (Vince)BM3Jul 9, 1969 – Jun 9, 1973WEAPONSRember alot of the guys Mike Charro, Pete Peterson, and had alot of good times
Holmos, RobertSep 1969 – Oct 1970OCPlankowner. Half the crew were recruits and I remember Capt Baldwin taking us out to sea and the sea state was a little high and he shut everything down. We bopped and bopped. Quick cure to getting seasick.
Cherro, Mike profile iconSASep 1969 – Jun 1973OCWent aboard as part of the precom crew right out of boot camp in 1969. I left in 1973 as a SM2. I retired in 1993 as a SMCS (SW/AW). Currently living in Corpus Christi Texas working as the General Manager of Corpus Christi Harley Davidson
Magnone, DaveRM2Sep 1969 – Sep 1971OCMy 1st ship. Plankowner. We were the first ship to be named for a VN Vet to return to VN. RMC Suchland Lt Jaros Lt Berner RM2 Domingo RM2 Ronimous and many more. Retired in 1989 as RMCS. Retired and living in Key Wes
Gardner, Daniel / TrucBM3Nov 1969 – Jul 6, 1973Deck ApesPlank owner , loved the whole time I was on there. Really miss those days. Wished I had known about reunions and the decomissioning
Reynolds, JimGunnersmate 2nd classNov 1969 – Sep 1972Weapons divisionCame abroad as GMGSN & Left as GMG2. Worked on Asroc system. Great Ship & Great crew!
Bower, GeneCS2Nov 28, 1969 – Mar 15, 1971
Tyrrell, Jack3RD Class Internal CommunicationsNov 28, 1969 – Aug 2, 1971EngineeringPlank Owner
Whitledge, Edward / EdSTG2-11970 – 1971Sonar
Wirth, TomRD2Jan 9, 1970 – Jul 8, 1971OIMissed being a Plank Owner by 2 months and very proud to have served aboard her. I cherish the memories of my time in the US Navy now more than ever.
Pedersen, WilliamET2Mar 1970 –OCArrived on board shortly after commissioning. Went through standardization trials and the first west pac. The crew was exceptional and the performance was always at a high level.
Campbell, CharlieET1Mar 17, 1970 – Aug 8, 1975OEServed 21 years and the 5 aboard the KORD was by far the best
Keith, DavidPC3May 1970 – Feb 1971Supply/Ships OfficeCame on right after shakedown,made 1st WestPAC, went into Singapore/Indian Ocean. Got Russian Badgers "harrassing us" got some good pics,,,WHAT A TRIP ! Was the Postal Clerk, we traded frozen food to jarheads in sing'pore for booze for
Littlejohn, BillBT3Jun 16, 1970 – Apr 3, 1971b
Howe, ThgomasSTG-2Aug 1970 – 1972AWS
Ball, Richard/rickET3Sep 1970 – Sep 1973OE
Hungerford, Norman profile iconRD3Oct 20, 1970 – Jul 10, 1972OIRemember Rick Puente RD2, we play pony league baseball against each oher when our dads where stationed in Japan in the 1960's. Larry Lisk..a legend in his own mind!! Robert Hensley from TX. had a cracked coffee cup.
Schibly, Mike "pink"STG11971 – 1976
Cray, JamesGMG21971 – Aug 1975WG
Peterson, DaveQM31971 – 1973Navigationremember Mike Cherro from the signal gang, left the navy in 1973. Worked for the Highway dept. for 27 yrs. retired in 2006. Presently working as a sales/ delivery person. also remember Rick Ball.
Spring, RichardSTG21971 – 1975WA
Aicher, Archie ( Arthur James)MM31972 – 1973MLooking for people I served with while in Viet Nam
Rosenal, SonnyBT2Feb 3, 1972 – Aug 15, 1975Engineering-BTServed 2 Westpacs..Rose Festival in Oregon and overhaul in Long Beach. Left the Navy as BT2 Rosenal...what a great ship and crew. Living in San Diego...would love to get my hands on a 1974 Westpac book. What a great time in port!!!
Huff, AlFTG1Feb 11, 1972 – Mar 14, 1976WGA great ship and a great crew. I make two westpac's on the Kord. In the 1972-73 cruise we fired over 3,500 rounds in NGFS missions in South Vietnam and was still firing April 1, 1973 when the cease fire went into effect.
Fox, RayBT2Jun 1972 – Dec 1972BLast command I was stationed on. One partial WestPac cruise.
Estey, GrantSK-3Jul 9, 1972 – Apr 18, 1976Supply
Turpen, Michael/mikeEM1Oct 1972 – Oct 1974Picked up the Meyerkord in 72 from Subic,left after Long Beach overhaul.My last cruise was Viet Nam/WestPac in 1974. Worked for LT Castaluchio (CHENG) and EMC Armstrong.Retired in 2004 after 38 yrs as LDO CAPT.
Allen, RogerSTG31973 – Nov 1975A/SRetired STGCS (SW) 1991
Hernigle, RonOS2Apr 1973 – Oct 1976OIMy first of 5 ships, the Kord was fun, yards in Long Beach, 2 West Pacs Operations Eagle Pull/Frequent Wind), the PI in it's time/Thailand before urineanalysis! I got out in 1993, and live in San Diego.
Stanford, Jon profile iconSTG2May 26, 1973 – Aug 21, 1975A/S
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Ahrens, Walter/scooterBM3Jul 1, 1973 – Oct 15, 1975Weapons
Akers, Russell OkieSNSep 9, 1973 – May 27, 1976DeckSpent one yard period (1974), and one WestPacs (1975). Took part in Operation Frequent Wind, rescued crew members from Gulf Banker, and picked up refugees off Vietnam.
Akers, Russell / Okie profile iconSNSep 25, 1973 – May 26, 1976Deck
Vargas, ReneBT3Nov 19, 1973 – May 22, 1977BI was assigned to the fireroom,and to the oil king duty went to two west pacs,rescued people from a sinking ship,I was sent as a volunteer to help vietnamese refugees at subic bay
Deger, DaleEM3Dec 1973 – Mar 1974EWas only on board for a short period of tme prior to Nuclear Power School. Ship was in drydock at the time. She was a DE while I was on board. Lots of good times. I remeber all the hassels with the rubber sonar dome.
Plummer, Greg PlummerMMDec 11, 1973 – Dec 7, 1977I worked in engineering/main control distilling fresh water,ent on 2 WestPac cruises, Portland,Or for the Rose festival and totally enjoyed the whole Navy thing. Attended a Meyerkord Reunion in San Diego on 8/06. Live in Portland,Oregon

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