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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

Ackerman, JackMR-3Apr 1976 – Jan 1980R division
Lovelady, KeithDP2Jun 21, 1976 – Jul 3, 1980S1Where are DP2 Black, DP2 Don Cole, DP2 Gailen Hendrix, DP3 Doyle Richard, DPC Perry, DP1 Dick Summers, DPSN Robin Nelson, DPSN Richmond?
Nelson, RobinDPSNJul 6, 1976 – Aug 11, 1978S-1Hi Keith, Doyle, Dick Summers, Richard Beaube, Gailen Hendrix, and some I forgot. After 4 yrs in the Navy, I ended up spending 20 yrs writing technical manuals for Air Force Space Command. Go figure.
Nelson, RobinDPSNAug 1976 – Aug 12, 1978S-1Where are Gailen Hendrix, Dick Summers, Doyle Richards, Keith Lovelady, Ensign Volkmar, Tiny Vasconcellos, BJ, Capt Red McDaniels?
Kelley, MartinOS3Sep 1, 1976 – Jul 1, 1980Operation IntelligenceI really miss the Falls and my friends aboard her.
Jackson, Jerry (Jack)OS3Sep 1, 1976 – May 25, 1980
Ellis, JdHT1Sep 10, 1976 – Nov 10, 1978R
Lucas, TimRMSMSep 16, 1976 – May 20, 1977Deck 1st and CommunicationsWhere is Jolly and Randy...especially all the guys from 1st Division?
Burrell, JimEN2Oct 1976 – Mar 1980AMy time spent aboard the "Falls", brings back some good memories. We had an excellent crew and we were proud of our ship's accomplishments. Yes, "we are the champions"!!!!
Burrell, JamesEN2Oct 1976 – Mar 1980A-GangGood memories. Sad to hear that the "Falls" will be sunk. Hope to touch base with other crewmembers regarding a reunion.
Rodriguez, RaulIC1Oct 8, 1976 – Jul 12, 1981EGreat Duty, 3 West Pacs - I/O Deployments, First Original Crew Member to earn ESWS....
Hauptmann, Stevene-3Oct 15, 1976 – Jun 15, 1977detachment
Coleman, ColtRM2Jan 31, 1977 – Jul 26, 1980OCwhen i got out of navy in 80 started in u s postal service as a letter carrier. carried mail for 33 yrs, married in 1988 to ranae zuccarrelli,have three son jasin 7/86 thomas james 11/89 &james honus 4/91 retired from PO
Parsons, JohnEM2Mar 1977 – Nov 1979E DivisionBest ship I served on. It was a special experience.
Murphy, GeorgeBT2May 5, 1977 – Aug 3, 1979BThe Best in the West. Received The Battle Efficiency ?E? Great ship and outstanding crew. Golden Shell Back and Subic Bay were Definite highlights.
Holmes, DavidSK3Jun 1, 1977 – Jan 19, 1980S2
Parish, JeffreyStoreKeeper 2nd ClassJun 16, 1977 – Apr 5, 1979s-1
Mellinger, JamesFNSep 1977 – Dec 19, 1979M
Martin, David RatenfnOct 1977 – 1978A gangI Enjoyed our trip to the northwest(Washington,Canada)and the Falls was a classy ship.I remember all the guys really cared about "taking good care of the ship".Thanks for the memories.I loved Alemeda Ca.
Goddard, MikeMM2Nov 1977 – May 1981EngineeringBest group of "the Hole Gang". Engineering "E" with 2 hash marks. Best in the fleet!
Judge, BillBT 2Nov 1, 1977 – Mar 1, 1981 B Division EngineeringThis was a good ship and I had a lot of good times with good freinds on it, the golden "E" and the 2 west-pacs will never be forgotten, those of you that remember me send me a note, BJ
Fosberg, DanaSM2Nov 20, 1977 – Jul 12, 1981OCMade two WEST-PAC's, including Pakistan, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand....great times!
Auer, KenOS2Feb 1978 – Jul 28, 1979OIGood memories, but of course all we remember are the good times, right??
Carver, Konrad (Kurt)ETN2Feb 16, 1978 – Oct 6, 1980OE
Wilson, MikeSeamanMay 1, 1978 – May 1, 19821stAnyone seen or heard from LLoyd Long, Danny Shoop, or John Fulbright? R.I.P. Harold Jackson. Contact me at
Ravener, BobMidshipman 3rd ClassJun 1978 – Jul 1978Trainingsummer training cruise based at Alameda CA Naval Station
Kronschnabel, CharlesshsnNov 12, 1978 – Jul 2, 1981ship service/laundry room press deckwow it was the best of times it was the worst of times ,loved the cruises, bang gok tialand,hawaii,phillipines it was all real and yet now seems like a life time ago ,married now with 1 girl.
Starling, JohnMM31979 – 1983A-GANGI have a lot of good memories from those good ole days and miss all the guys
Williams, PaulBT3Jan 1, 1979 – Jan 1, 1984BMy intro to the fleet. Great bunch of guys and great ship.
Lange, TimE4/ICMar 1979 – Sep 1980E
Hazen, JdE-3Oct 1979 – Oct 19832nd Div
Reimer, DavidE5/MMOct 1, 1979 – Jan 17, 1981Auxiliary - HVACWES PACK 1980 - Great time DRY Docks - San Fran, CA 1979 - 1980
Matthews, Ken MatthewsBM21980 – 1984second
Ellinwood, Scott profile iconBM21980 – 19842nd DIV
Bell, DarrellE4/IC31980 – 1981EServed with wonderful crew members. Gained great experience as an Interior Communication Electrician. Meet some of the best friends in my life. Enjoyed a great West Pac tour as well.
Miller, Frank T. BlueE-3 A Gang1980 – 1983A DivisionHad such an adventure on biard!! I was the last man to see HAROLD "ACTION JACKSON ALIVE AND I FOUND HIS BODY 3 DAYS LATER!!! I FOUND LOVE AND HAVE 2 SONS!!
Stroud, PaulE4Jan 1980 – Jan 1982DM&RFirst crew to go to Pakistan. Patio Beach, Tailand. Phillipines, Great West Pack.
Phillips, FranklinMMFNFeb 1, 1980 – Jan 1, 1983M / BHad a great time with all my shipmates, in port and out of port. Saw alot of the world I thought I would never see.
MacKenzie, Gordon profile iconltjrFeb 24, 1980 – Nov 17, 1981supply
Ross, Milton profile iconEM3Mar 1980 – May 1982E-Div
Rosen, AlecMM3Mar 1, 1980 – Jun 30, 1983A-Gang and MServed on the Falls and did 2 westpac cruises - 1st in A-gang and the 2nd in M-Div. l miss a lot of old buddies from that time. Now married and live in Miami and have 2 teenagers. contact me
Ciarla, VinnieYN3Mar 1, 1980 – Jun 1, 1983OperationsLooking for my good friends Tony Salas/Taxas. Tony (TT)from Denver, Ralph from LA. I saw Jessie working for the Post Office after he retired in Texas
Don, LamayBT3 Don LaMayJun 15, 1980 – Jun 28, 1982B DivisionI really had a wounderful time on board. best of wishes to wild bill, mopar and all who knew me and thank you all
Griego, GlennBM3Oct 1980 – Nov 19832nd DivisionServing on the Falls was one of the best times of my life! BM1 Peterson, BM2 Hoben, BM2 Erwin, the men of 2nd Div West Pac.s 80/81 and 82. Haze grey and underway
Waters, MichaelRM2Oct 1, 1980 – Oct 1, 1982OCHello fellow shipmates, good friends and times remembered
Daleki, Gary / StanEM2Nov 1980 – Sep 1982EngineeringI left the ship because it was going into the yards and being re stationed in Guam .I did a swap to the USS Camden I remember Paul /Poo Coutant, Reggie , Milt the big ex football player I think from Virginia Tech.
Tennant, JimIC3Nov 7, 1980 – Jun 20, 1983EngineeringAwesome time with IC crew onboard the Falls! Plenty of time to work hard and make great friendships, and ensure the ships communications functioned properly.
Casteel, DjPNSNDec 11, 1980 – Jul 10, 1983NAV/EXEA wonderful first tour.
Westbrook, GaryE-4Dec 15, 1980 – Jul 15, 1984B-DivisionHad some great times with my friends in Subic Bay and other choice ports!

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