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USS Lang (FF 1060) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Lang (FF 1060). 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 227 crew members registered for the USS Lang (FF 1060).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1972 | 1973 – 1977 | 1978 – 1980 | 1981 – 1985 | 1986 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Alderson, RandyMM2Apr 1973 – Dec 1978MGood times and bad. Was around for the change from DE to FF. 2 Wes-Pacs and Portland overhaul.
Gurry, DonaldOS2Apr 10, 1973 – Aug 1976OIWas on board Lang during refit in 73/74 and Westpac 75 and 76.
Wyatt, Old ManCaptJun 1973 – Jul 1975Commanding Officer Great ship and crew and remember how proud I was of winning the Battle E award and other department awards how well the ship was maintained. Retired as Capt in 85, after command of USS Halsey CG 23.
Klay, KennethLtjgJun 1973 – Apr 1975SupplyGot to enjoy at least part of a WestPac. My time on the Lang was a challenging but important growth time in my life. Went on to graduate school and then worked overseas in development work as a missionary.
Miller, TomEW21974 – 1978OEDid the wetspac in 75 and 76 and ship yard in Portland. Looking back-great times. Would like to hear from Charlie Brown if you'r out there.
Guerra, BobGMG3Jan 15, 1974 – Nov 4, 1977ASROC GUNNERS2 Wespac tours, Long Beach and Portland Shipyards,Awesome shipmates, Great times and many memories!!!
Holcombe, JimLTFeb 1974 – Mar 1976SupplyEndured a Shipyard Overhaul at LBNSY and then enjoyed 18 months of outstanding duty during REFTRA work-ups & a 1975 WestPac deployment. GREAT Supply Dept Petty Officers & Capt Rich Wyatt made Lang a super tour for me.
Bruin, Douglas/bruBT3Feb 19, 1974 – Sep 26, 1977B DivisionCame on board when lang was just getting out of her first yard period. Went on 2 west-pacs and 3 ref-tra's. Had a great 3-1/2 years. Should've re-upped!
Stanks, LarryHT 2Mar 14, 1974 – Jan 27, 1977RCaught the ship during the Long Beach overhaul. Made two trips across the pond. The change over to FF and a change of command. Many good friends and memories. Nice to see some familiar names here. Feel free to contact me
Martin, DennisFTM1Apr 1974 – Oct 2, 19782ndDidn't realize it at the time, but these were some of the best times of my life. Came aboard in the yards in 74 and did 2 Westpac's in 75 and 76. Frequent Wind and Mayaguez rescue. Portland yard period. Great memories!
Sharer, JohnBM2Sep 4, 1974 – May 6, 19791stWas my 1st Ship on 20 year career, Learned alot and made many buddies. Was a great experience.The 2 shipmates that I salute the most Cmdr Thomas G. Kelley & BMC Toleman.
Lecompte, DanielE5 OSFeb 1975 – Oct 24, 1978OII enjoyed the experience and the crew I served with, Chief Rodgers, Chief Rexford, OS2 Danny Mosses. Special thanks to LTJG Kaplan.
Baratz, Dougmm3Feb 15, 1975 – Apr 11, 1978mPo city!!!
Kagler, AlbertRMApr 1975 – Jul 1977CR
Dubois, JohnFTM3Apr 1975 – Jan 1979Weps/BPDMSLeft the Navy after 4 years. Went to college. Got my degree and commission as a 2nd LT in the Army. Retired Major in the ADA Corps.
Albert Kagler, KagRMSN/RM3Apr 5, 1975 – Jun 24, 1976OCThis was the 2nd ship that I served aboard. As a new RM coming from "A" school. It was a shock to me as I met the ship in April 1975 in the Phillipines. Best experience of my life.
Borgard, ThomasIC3Apr 19, 1975 – Dec 19, 1975electricianI am not sure of exact date, but the right years. I remember playing risk on ship gyro in the electric shop with fellow ship mates at sea.
Schultz, DelvinBT2May 1975 – Oct 1978I had alot of good times onboard the Lang, although I would have to say most of them were in Olongapo city
Kolenda, Charlie (Chuck}MM2May 2, 1975 – Nov 22, 1979MHad a great time on all westpacs,even the down time in Portland.Good bunch of guys worked with
Gentner, TerrySTGCSJun 1975 – May 1977ASPut the South Carolina in commission and could not wait to escape from nuc navy. Ordered to Lang on West coast. spent almost two years onboard. Loved it. Went ashore in 77 and retired in 78. Went to Saudi Arabian Navy.
Reidsema, CarlMM2Jun 25, 1975 – Dec 10, 1979MWould like to hear from anyone who remembers me, kindly or otherwise. Been a long time.
Brown, David "Duke"TM2Nov 1975 – Apr 1979ASDid the WESTPAC '76 Portland overhaul '77-'78. We were awarded 2 Battle E's during my time.Honored to serve with Medal of Honor recipient Commander Kelly, my last Skipper.
Brown, David "duke"TM2Nov 1975 – Apr 1979ASGreat memories! One WESTPAC and a year long overhaul in Portland Oregon. Good Ship. Great Shipmates!!
Reidsema, CarlPetty Officer 2nd ClassDec 10, 1975 – Dec 23, 1980EngineeringWe visited Newcastle Australia in 78 and I came back and married the girl I met there in 1980 and stayed. Now a Professor in Engineering at University of Queensland. Learned it all in the Control Booth!
Olguin, DanMM31976 – Mar 1979a gangwhere's Poat, O'connor, Smith? Subic Bay oh yea
Harris, ClayOS21976 – 1981OI
Ellis, MarvinFTG31976 – 1979WeaponsOne west pac and dry dock period in Portland. Met some really great people and for those that remember me, I am still trying to play guitar.
Andres, Ace ~ "Doc"HM3Jan 1, 1976 – Aug 1, 1977OEBeing the doc on the Lang was one of the best experiences a 20 y/0 kid could ever have. Only regret was that I we didn't get to go to New Zealand on my only Wespac (76) .
Randal, GuyETCSMar 1976 – Jun 1979OEHello JC, Melody, Tom, Jerri, and of coarse the unforgettable Charlie Brown.
Jones, DennisRM3-RM2 (SS)Apr 1976 – Aug 1976Comm - RadioGreat crew, great ship. I fondly recall riding in the Helo with Lt. Law. Also, the CO was a great guy. Instead of having to go to the shores off Korea for a potential skirmish, the Captain offered me an early out.
Moses, DannyE-5/OS2Jun 1976 – Sep 1979OI DivisionI had a great time on board the Lang.
Zach, PaulMM2Jul 5, 1976 – Sep 28, 1977A GANG
Smith, Ic3 DanIC2Aug 1976 – Jun 1978RGreat time on the Lang. Coming up to Portland for the yard period was a great time. Moved back to Montana then came back out to the Pacific NW
Vincent, RoyCorpsmanAug 1, 1976 – Sep 1, 1980corpsmanLooking for crewmates between 1977 to 1978
Chaney, Ned (Nezbo)FTG 2Sep 1976 – Nov 17, 19792ndThe years I spent on Lang were some of the best days of my life. I dream about her still. I've had contact with a few shipmates...Wayne Weaver, Steve McNutt, Chip, Mr Glick. She always brought us home safe!
Pitman, MarkSep 1976 – Jun 1980OC01I served with lot of good guys, Al, Harold, Tim, Jeff, Dave, Albert
Edsall, Sam profile iconSTG3Dec 1, 1976 – Jul 1, 1978SonarFirst ship out of basic sonar training. Shortly after arriving, the ship went to Portland, OR for a year in dry dock. Good news - wasn't out to sea all year. Bad news - nasty, cold working conditions.
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Poat, DonMM21977 – 1980A-GANGHAD TO LAUGH WHEN FOUND THIS PLACE. SEEING PULGA -ZACH AND ALOT OF NAMES FROM OTHER DIVISIONS .WAS IN PORTLAND ,WEST PAC 79. SEEMS NOT THAT LONG AGO DOES IT, WONDERS WHO REMEMBERS OVERLOOK PARK IN PORTLAND. WONDERS WHERE EVERY ONE IS.
Hiemenz, Michael profile icon  NEWBTFNJan 1977 –BTWhat a trip, dry docked in Portland Or. Hello to off ship roommates Don and Mark I see you on this page. Also Hey to Schultz - wasn't it fun??
Horn, ChristianGM2Apr 1977 – Oct 19792nd
Baker, MarkHT3May 1977 – Sep 1980RepairYes Don Poat, I remember overlook park in Portland but just barely. Can't do the things we did back then anymore. That' probably a good thing
Wheeler, BruceEW3Jun 1977 – Jan 1980oegood ship
Gillette, Steve (Gibitch)BM2Sep 19, 1977 – May 6, 1981DeckGood Times!!! Subic Bay, Thailand (Does anyone remember that place). Looking for Abbott and Chuck (Snipe)
Irwin, JimMM3Dec 16, 1977 – Aug 11, 1980M Div.Enjoyed the West-Pac cruses went down crossed over from a Pollywog to Shellback in 1978 had a good time aboard this fine Ship

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