The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Downes (FF 1070). 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 302 crew members registered for the USS Downes (FF 1070).
|Lendrum, Clayton||GMG1(SW)||1990 – 1992||G||I had the privilage of being the LPO for one of the BEST gun gangs in the Navy. I wish them well. Truly a memorable experience on the Frigate from Hell.|
|Kenney, Robert||STGSN||1990 – 1992||AS||BEST TIME OF MY LIFE. CAPT PINE WAS ONE OF A KIND BIG SHOUT OUT TO AS DEPT GREAT GROUP OF GUYS TO WORK WITH. MY CONTAACT INFO: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jones, Christopher (Bones)||FN||1990 – 1991||A|
|Alleman, Ira (Steve)||MM1||1990 – 1992||M||Engineroom and Aux 1 2nd ship I Decommed|
|Davis, Gary||DC1||1990 – 1993||R division||Captain John Pines was my best captain ever! People may have thought we hated each other but we were very close and joked around each other and played pranks on each other! He was only 3 months older than me.|
|Swainston, Daniel||BM3||1990 – 1992||1st|
|Todd, Brett||MM2(SW)||Jan 1990 – Jun 1992||Machinery||The "Frigate from Hell" and her decom crew are unforgetable.|
|White, Jim Smilee||MM2||Jan 5, 1990 – Jan 3, 1992||ENGINEERING||AWESOME SHIP PIT SNIPES RULED BEST CAPTAIN|
|Wright, William||MMC||Feb 1990 – Aug 1992||A||The best ship, under the very best CO|
|Newlin, Charles||BM1(SW)||Mar 15, 1990 – Dec 1, 1991||Deck||I left just before decom. A great ship a great crew. Capt Pine made it fun. He will be sadly missed|
|Johnson, Dan||MR3||May 5, 1990 – Feb 1, 1992||ENG / Repair||I've been in the Navy 18 years now. The USS Downes was the best command I have ever been with. CDR Pine was a great Commanding Officer.|
|Tulp, William||STG1 (SW)||Jun 1, 1990 – May 31, 1992||CA 35 (IVDS)||Being on a DECOM and part CAPT. Pines crews showed me there was a different Navy than the one I had been exposed to on the East coast. The Downes showed me the Navy did not have to be a stupid Navy, I retired in 2010.|
|Guanco, Mamerto||SKC(SW) - SKCS(SW)||Aug 1990 – Jun 1992||S-1 Stores||Best ship with a great crew under the command of the best CO, Capt. John Pine. Rest in Peace, Captain.|
|Lewis, Kenya -LEW-||QM 3 (SW)||Aug 1990 – May 9, 1992||Navigation|
|Nieder, Craig||OS2||Oct 1990 – Jun 1992|
|Isom, James||LT||Oct 15, 1990 – May 22, 1992||Operations Officer||Finest of the three ships that I served on. CAPT Pine was the only CAPT I ever had to tell me "make sure that the crew has fun above all else", and so we did!!|
|Nixon, John/jack||BTFA||1991 – 1992||Engineering||This was my second command and my best command, I have this ship, captain and crew to thank for the good times,|
|Sicam, John||FC3||Mar 1991 – 1992||WEAPONS|
|Kiser, Michael||DKSN||Mar 5, 1991 – Jun 5, 1992||supply||I Miss captain Pine, He made the time i had on the ship one that i will never forget, as to the crew i worked and traveled with, bidding you all fair seas.|
|Zigmund, Hans||EW3||Jun 1991 – Jul 1992||Operations Warfare||If all my time in the Navy were like my days on the Downes I would have never left. Great memories. If anyone is ever in Chicago, send me an email and let's grab a beer.|
|Coard, Chris||MS3||Jun 10, 1992 – Jun 10, 1994||supply||co pines was unforgetable!!!|
There are currently no planned reunions.