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USNS Niagara Falls (T-AFS 3) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USNS Niagara Falls (T-AFS 3). 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 349 crew members registered for the USNS Niagara Falls (T-AFS 3).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1968 | 1969 – 1971 | 1972 – 1975 | 1976 – 1980 | 1981 – 1986 | 1987 – 1989 | 1990 – 1993 | 1994 – now

Mincemeyer, RalphRM31972 – 1974OpsWhatever happened to RMC Wolfgang Kiesling?
Johnson, KevinBT-31972 – 1974B DivisionHad a great time aboard the 'Falls" although I hated it while I was sweating in the fire room. I have reconnected with some of the guys I served with. Would like to connect with others. Contact me. Reunion/get-together?
Smith, WayneMM21972 – 1973M Division
Mathews, RogerSk3Apr 15, 1972 – May 19, 1973SupplyWas sk3 over paint locker
Cox, DavidSEAMANJun 5, 1972 – Mar 10, 19751ST,E,and OEI have alot of good memories because of the FALLS.See at USS Niagara Falls AFS-3 There are 133 shipmates listed there.
Reber, Craig/ratYN3Aug 1972 – Aug 1974XI'll never forget my time served on board the 'Falls. I met a lot of great people, including those I served with, working in the Ship's Office.
Trungadi, Anthony (tony)SKSNAug 24, 1972 – Dec 9, 1974Deck/ Navigation/supply
Lusk, JamesHM3Sep 1972 – Mar 1973Sick Bay and Helo
Mestre, Hector L.Cs2Oct 1972 – Nov 1973S-2great duty
Van Ortwick, HalBMDec 26, 1972 – Apr 24, 19742nd
Van Ortwick, HalBMDec 27, 1972 – Apr 22, 19742nd
Downs, Christian profile icone31973 – 19762nd divisionmarried 30 years it started 1984. Live in wa. state.
Baker, JerryMM3Jan 1973 – Jun 1976"A" Gang
Cox, DavidSEAMANMar 10, 1973 – Mar 10, 1975OE
Cox, DavidE-3Mar 10, 1973 – Mar 10, 1975OE
Winhall, JackEM1Mar 14, 1973 – Mar 10, 1976E DivisionBest crew I ever served,...especially my division,...great bunch of guys. I miss them all.
Thomas Oster, TomIC-2Apr 1973 – Sep 1977Engineeringproud of my service aboard the Falls
Tovar, DavidIC2Apr 1973 – Apr 1977E-DivMy E Division buddies were the best friends I ever had. Does anyone remember Pagsanjan River, the dry dock in San Francisco, or the typhoons?
Brown, ThomasBT2May 1973 – Feb 1977B
Heiken, DonSNMay 10, 1973 – Apr 13, 1976Deck - 2ndI had a lot of fun aboard the Falls and made some great friends. I remember the great times in Subic and Hong Kong.
Jojo, Al 'Joe'RM1Jun 1973 – Jul 1973Staff CSR9/CTG 73.5Embarked Staff. Enjoyed our short stay on a great ship with a great crew. Retired RMCS(SW).
Sargent, ThomasIC-3Jul 1973 – Aug 1975EngineeringBest crew (except for Spy John Walker) and ship I served on. Fond memories of both cruises and of course Subic Bay. I still have the autographed book from Capt. McDaniels and cherish the first-hand accounts about his 6 years in the Hanoi Hilton.
Smail, Chief JoeMMCJul 1973 – 1978AServed on ship 5yrs 4mos &16 days
Franks, James C.MS3Aug 27, 1973 – Aug 27, 1979S 3
Little, JoeMM2Sep 1973 – Nov 1976M=DivGreat time aboard the Falls. Great crew, John Jackson, Rick Peel, Tom Brown, Dave Mathis, Chief Schofer, Kevin Darcy, Dave Engels, and of course Capt. McDannials. So many memories.
Hicks, Jamese3Sep 1, 1973 – Nov 1, 1976E DivGood memories. I would like to find Dale from E Div.
Townsend, Robert (Andy)SK3Mar 1974 – Nov 22, 1976S-2I remember good times and bad; Ports, girls, friends, fools; Island smell at sea; Subic:fondness/regret: mini-golf;go-carts;horses;exchange; my quad/stereo; Magsaysay & Rizal clubs & bands; white rock beach; thrilla in Manila, etc. God Bless Ameri
Hartington, William (bill)BMSep 1974 – Apr 19761st
Shore, JessieBtfnSep 9, 1974 – Oct 10, 1977B
Soileau, JoelSN1975 – 1977DeckAnyone who was aboard during this time, and wants to chat, hit me up. Joel
Olson Sr., Earle-41975 – Jul 9, 1979DM&RI live in Pittsburgh pa., I'm on disability .sense 2006 . I'm married with 4 children . I have 4 grandchildren . After I got out I lived in Michigan , Washington , Colorado then settled down in Pennsylvania
Pitts, DavidSK2Jan 1975 – Jun 1976S-2Greatest bunch of division shipmates ever! S-2 Can Do!
Turner, Cornelius/truckmm2Jan 1975 – Apr 1978"A" gangI had the best times of my life. Mentored by mmc A.P. Shofer. The entire crew was truly a band of brothers, looking out for each other. Division officer was LtJG Larry Hildreth who sent me to AC&R school. In field 30 yrs
McLeod, BobMM3Jan 10, 1975 – Jul 10, 1975MSix months of temporary duty while waiting for nukie puke school. Good ship, good crew, good captain.
Michaud, LouisBM 3Jan 17, 1975 – Jan 16, 1978First - DM+R
Liles, BillyET-1Feb 1975 – Feb 9, 1978OE
Darcy, KevinBTFNMar 1975 – Nov 1976B
McGaw, TimSNApr 1975 – Sep 1976OEI (SITE TV)
Arnold, LouiEt3Apr 1975 – Jul 1978OE
Renner, MarkOperations Specialist E-3May 1975 – Mar 1977WestpacAlmost married a registered hostess from Alongapo but she gave me the clap twice. I think she would have made a better wife than the one I ended up with! She gave me much worse. Good ship, great memories!
Stiles, MarkEM-2May 1975 – Nov 1979E-Div
Irvan, StevenseamanJun 15, 1975 – 1977boatsunmaria talavera; i hope you can find me here.
Potter, MarkHTFN-HTCAug 1, 1975 – Aug 1, 1985R-DIV.Good ship Good crew spent 2 tours on her. RIP fighting falls (Apr.29 1967-Sep.30 2008) ( Jul.14 2012 sinkex)
Wilson, RickRM2Oct 1975 – Apr 10, 1980OC
McGovernor, EricE-4Oct 1975 – Nov 1977AI Remember a shipmate name Holms, we played a lot of tricks on each other, and had a grate time in the Philippines.
Rowley, ChuckBM2Nov 15, 1975 – Aug 6, 1979DM&RBest damn cargo ship in the 7th fleet. We were always slippen the meat to the fleet. I missed her the minute I walked off the brow on my EOS. Lots of good times with Louie-Cheese Burger-Hunior-Onion-John Wayne Cain-Ollie and DM&R gang.LOL>

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