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USS South Dakota (BB 57) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS South Dakota (BB 57). 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 79 crew members registered for the USS South Dakota (BB 57).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1942 | 1943 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Lawson, ThomasSN1943 – 1944Deck
Schoenwald, Sidney1943 – 1946Countermeasures
Lappin, LeoDAMAGE CONTROLMAN 3RD CLASS1943 –This is my Father. I was wondering if anyone remembered him. He may has spent more time in the Brig in S.F. than on the ship???? He was from Idaho. Thanks.
Douglass, JoeRADIO1943 – 1945My dad was on this ship during the war. He passed away in 2003. I would love to know if anyone remembers him. He was a radio man on the kingfisher planes. Thanks, Chris - his daughter
Coulter, Silasseaman 3rd class1943 – 1944firemanThis was my father I need to do more family reserch to fill in more of the Particulas.mik
Rodriguez, Debbie profile iconAS 1943 – 1945BB57Looking for information on my dad, Enedino(Nino)Jacinto. Seaman First Class. Rating #15166. Not sure what battles he was in. My dad has Asiatic Pacific ribbon american area campagin ribbon, Phillipine Liberation ribbon
Branning, James (Bob)QM3Jan 1, 1943 – Jan 1, 1945Flaglooking for any shipmates of my Dad's, he's passed on and I really want to learn as much as I can about his service. I'm a retired Navy SCPO, but as most Sailors of that period he wouldn't talk about the war.
Derr, JamesMM3cFeb 1943 – 1945?If anyone knows more about my dad please let me know
McDowell, Victor MarkSEAMAN FIRST CLASSMar 4, 1943 – Nov 14, 1945
MacPeek, ElisabethV6 SVUSN 4 ---/6Mar 6, 1943 – Nov 5, 1945GunneryRas Newland was my paternal grandfather and I am looking for some more information about his service in the Navy. I am looking for anyone who knew him or served with him. He was with a boat repair unit. Thank you,
Kirkpatrick, HaroldSEAMAN FIRST CLASSMay 30, 1943 – Jan 1, 19464thHarold Richard Kirkpatrick Born April 23 1926 Thank you dad for being a loving father and serving so courageously in the war protecting your family and country.
June, WilliamS1cJun 8, 1943 – Feb 19, 1946CO. 766This is my father who passed away June 16, 1993.
Newman, Richard profile iconseaman1st classJun 8, 1943 – Feb 5, 1946v-6 USNR
Newman, Richard DaleS1/cJun 8, 1943 – Feb 5, 1946Navy
Jaworski, Stanley profile iconseaman first classJun 16, 1943 – Feb 5, 1946navy
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Silvers, Richard L. Dr. Nickname Was "Sliv"FC 3/cAug 1943 – Jun 1945Fire ControlHas been a docent (tour guide) on the battleship USS New Jersey in Camden, N.J. since it opened as a museum in 2001. He welcomes all old shipmates to visit him on the New Jersey andy Monday or Friday.
Stoll, Donald (Don)FIREMAN FIRST CLASS SV-6Aug 5, 1943 – Feb 26, 1946ADon Stoll, 83, passed away at home in Belton, MO of a massive heart attack on 1/14/2009. He has shared lots of photos from the ship's deck where bomb flew, and stories of his time on the USS South Dakota, and all the reunions he attended.
Stoll, Donald (Don)FIREMAN FIRST CLASS SV-6Aug 5, 1943 – Feb 26, 1946ADon passed away on 1/14/2009, age 83, from a massive heart attack. He attended most of the reunions in Souix Falls. He spoke fondly of his shipmates.
Collins, EdwardAug 17, 1943 – Aug 14, 1945
Beck, RoyBOILERMAKER 3/CDec 13, 1943 – Nov 16, 1945this is my father--would like to communicate with anyone who served with him
Yusi, FrankDec 15, 1943 – Dec 1, 1945ENGINEERING MACHINIST MATE
Hudson, ClydeELECTRICIAN\'S MATE SECOND CLASS1944 – May 18, 1946This was my grandfather. I am looking for any information or stories you may have about him. He was from Ohio and he died in 1979 in Fort Lauderdale Florida.
Lubera, Lawrence / HankJan 11, 1944 – Oct 14, 1945My Father was on Battle Ship X (U.S.S. South Dakota) I am not exactly sure of the dates of his time on the battle ship. From Speaking to him this is a rough time frame
Galbraith, ClintonMACHINEST MATE 1ST CLASSMay 2, 1944 – Aug 1945EngineeringThis is my Grandfather.Proud to be an American!!!!!
Belding, RoyMOMM 3RD CLASSMay 14, 1944 – May 11, 1946"A"
Roquemore, Judson CarlRMSI/CJun 4, 1944 –RadioShipped to Combatdiv9 when BB57 sent to Pearl Harbor for repairs, after Marianas, 500 Lb bomb in 16 in. gun barbette, stayed with CBD9, when she returned to fleet. CBD9 to BB64, when she joined the fleet, until end of war.
Douglas, BodieENSIGN, LT.(JG)Jun 10, 1944 – Sep 8, 1945L
Rodgers, ThomasDec 1944 – Sep 194510THlOOKING FOR SHIP MATES
Travis, Eet profile iconseamanDec 31, 1944 –S1cMy Father Earl Edward Travis operated a large gun on deck and was on board when they entered Tokyo bay upon victory over Japan in August of 1945. He also served on the USS Sapho (AKA 38). He died in Dec 1989
Lacoste, Leo PaulNone1945 – 1945NoneLooking for anyone who served with my grandfather.
Stone, Jack DuwayneEnsignApr 23, 1945 – Feb 16, 1946MB
Young, George WilliamF 2/CSep 27, 1945 – Aug 15, 1946Looking for shipmates
Bogard, RobertS 2/cNov 7, 1945 – Feb 1946ist
Jameson, HaydenNONE1957 –NONEABOUT PAUL MILLER -- PASSED AWAY 26 MAY 2008, 87 Y.O. I READ HIS OBIT IN THE NORTHFIELD, MN. "NEWS"; HE WAS 1 OF 3 MEN FROM NORTHFIELD WHO SERVED ON BB 57 AND THE ONLY ONE WHO CAME BACK ALIVE. CONTACT HIS FAMILY FOR MORE INFO(??).

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