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USS Guadalcanal (LPH 7) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Guadalcanal (LPH 7). 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 1011 crew members registered for the USS Guadalcanal (LPH 7).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1963 | 1964 – 1965 | 1966 – 1967 | 1968 – 1969 | 1970 – 1972 | 1973 – 1974 | 1975 – 1976 | 1977 | 1978 – 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – 1989 | 1990 | 1991 – 1992 | 1993 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Kara, DanMM31973 – 1975MLooking for the old Main Control Gang - Nick, Barfield, Johnny taylor and of course Bird-dog
Gradomski, RickMM21973 – 1976MHello shipmates. Thought I'd add my name to the list. Still have visions of the Engine Room and Main Control etched into my memory. Have some fond memories of the "Med" cruises. A museum is a far better legacy for the lady.
Janney, GeorgeGMG31973 – 1975FOXGood times, its a shame they used her for target practice though.
Logue, Larry profile iconGMG31973 – 1974FoxMet some amazing people on Med cruise Gunners Mates Hissim, Crocker, Janney, Stanford and Chief Count. Fire control Matt Vattees?, Bill Skinner? among others
Somers, RalphBT2Feb 1973 – Jun 1976BCan remember too many good times, lot of friends in B division. Retired from USNR as BT1
Ohlrich, RobertGMGSNFeb 5, 1973 – Jul 20, 1976FoxIt was a little shocking to hear she had been used for target practice! I have some great memories from my time on there.
McOmber, BuzLTJGFeb 15, 1973 – Jul 15, 1975S-1, S-3, S-4, S-6Greetings from Atlanta! What a Ship-what a crew! Gator squares w/ 100 of our Russian friends in the eastern med during Yom Kippur war then a hanger deck lingerie show in Greece - A near riot! Can't foget Philly... Proud to have been aboard
Powers, Johnrm3Mar 15, 1973 – Mar 15, 1975cr
Larkin, MichaelHM2Apr 1973 – Apr 1974HDid Sickcall with HM3 Trembley. Shorthanded staff. High morale and great Liberty. Tough HMCS Hostettler taught us a lot about the Navy. Great crew of Dr.'s/HMs from the Marine side of the house too. LT DiRobio grew up real fast as well.
Bullock, NathanE-3 RadiomanApr 1973 – Apr 1975communications
Vancooten, JoeAC2Apr 1973 – Aug 1974OII actually enjoyed my time on the "Guad"! Especially Med Cruise "73.
Cpl Everett, TimCPLMay 28, 1973 – Dec 19, 1973G Company 2/6 USMCMade Med Cruise 6/73 - 12/73, great time aboard the GUAD, made a lot of navy friends, great crew. SEMPER FI
Davis, HaroldCPLJun 1973 – Dec 197381 Mortar Plt, H&S Co., 2/6Pick up ship in Rota, Spain and had a great time aboard her. Went to Spain, Turkey, Greece, Itlay and back to States.
Platko, Gregory A.CPL E-4Jun 1973 – Dec 19732nd Marine 2nd ANGLICOI crossed decked from the USS Ponce to the USS Guadalcanal at Rota Spain to join the cruses back to the Med. There was a need for experienced communication NCO's in preporation for what was called the Yom Kippur War.
Pope, RobertPFC, E-2 USMCJun 1973 – Dec 1973H&S Co. 2/6 FSCCCrossed into the Med on the Austin then transfered to the Guadalcanal in Rota Spain. Sat in the Souda Bay during the Yom Kippor War. Bunked with Naval Gunfire, 81 mm Mortars and Inteligence unit. Lots of fond memories
Cole, BobDT2Jun 1973 – Jun 1976Dental
Oberg, RandyAT2Jun 1973 – Jan 1976AIMDI had a great time on the Guad, playing pranks on the Marines and my buddies. Got plenty played on me too! Got to go to places I probably would never have seen otherwise. Still calibrating today, Thanks Navy !
Pope, RobertCplJun 1973 – Dec 1973BLT 2/6 H7S Co.
Trawick, GaryJun 3, 1973 – Dec 1973 marine corp fdc 10th marines served on guadalcanal from june 73 to dec 73 as fire direction control sgt had 4 marine s under me also fscc had 5 marines we had a great time also served on raleigh lpd one on med cruise before that in 72
Quiggle, GlennLTJGJun 10, 1973 – Aug 15, 1975S-2/S-4Probably the most-steamed LPH in either fleet; great crew; most-remembered skipper is CAPT Chessman; a ton of great CPOs & POs, incl. DK-1 Roger Mosely. From a high school football coach to our shipmates: Greetings from LaGrange, GA.
Gardner, Josephboiler tech po 2Jun 14, 1973 – Aug 27, 1977engineering
Ketchum, edwardFR/MM 2X'SJun 28, 1973 – Jun 10, 1975eng
Mahaffy, PaulIC3Jul 1973 – Dec 1976EHAD A GREAT TIME ON THE "GUAD". HATE TO THINK OF HER BEING SUNK. WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM ANYONE FROM E DIV. THAT SERVED DURING MY TIME ONBOARD.
Soderholm, RolandAZ1Dec 20, 1973 – Dec 15, 1976AIMD IM-1Enjoyed my tour very much, looking for shipmates that served during my tour. Email me when you get a chance.
Campbell, NickMM31974 – Jul 11, 1975MNot exactly sure when I transferred to the Guad. Miss my Main Control buddies Barfield and Wise.
Cunningham, GlennAA1974 – 1975V-1Short time on ship. Worked as a blue shirt mostly. Did some compartment cleaning and mess duty. Left ship in the yards in Philadelphia due to knee surgery
Gary, BrownEW11974 – 1977OEGreat duty and crew. Philly shipyard, Gitmo, Caribbean, Med. and N.Atl. cruises. A long time ago... Anyone heard from Leon Hluchota? EW during my tour.
Watson, SteveOS21974 – 1977OII have many good memories from those days. Sailed the Med, Caribbean and North Seas. I'm on Facebook, anyone else?
Hernandez, ReynaldoEM11974 –EWhat a cold place is Philly , looking for guad in the shipyard.
Glock, Tom(Tog)mmfn1974 – 1977mremember the drills in cuba
Stickler, BrianDP2Jan 3, 1974 – Aug 19, 1977S-7It was my home for almost 4 years. Worked in the computer room accross from the post office. I hear it is going to be a target ship, which is more dignified than being scraped. Here's to all those I served with.
Stickler, BrianDP2Jan 3, 1974 – Aug 21, 1977S-7Was there for: - 1974 Philly drydock...loved going into town for Hogies. Shake down at Guantanamo - 1975 testing the Canadian Vert Takeoff craft in the Caribbean - 1976 Med cruise when we evac'ed civilians from Lebanon airport.
Koehne, JimDP2Jan 24, 1974 – Aug 5, 1977I was sorry to find out that she now lies at the bottom of the ocean. Great memories of serving with good people.
Bedford, Bill (Billy)MM2Feb 3, 1974 – Jun 6, 1979A gang EA05First ship what a trip. Babario IC2 SKI GMG2, Wise MR2, Minito MM2, Pacella EN2 we ran the Drifter Bar out in Ocean View and the Banque out on VA Blvd. I stayed in and retired as CMC NRD NAshville Cumberland Valley
Hartfield, Gary3rd class petty officerMar 1, 1974 – Mar 21, 1974helowas a detatchment from nas patuxent river md
Steele, PaulBT/FRApr 1974 – Dec 13, 1974Engineering (Hell Hole Boiler Room)Most of the post listed 1990 too 1994, I serviced on ship when it had a black-past. A rioted/mutiny In 1974 at Newport News ship-docks.Investigation by CID Navy of senior staff about abuse of crew and many other past problems.
Brown, Richard/roverGMGSNMay 16, 1974 – Jan 5, 1975Fox Found the Whorehouses in Germany,and England.
Young, MarkABH2Jun 1974 – Jan 7, 1975Flight Deck
White, MichaelMS3Jul 1974 – May 1978supplyRember a lot of the guys shorty,griz, Terry Boyce
Lewis, JerryBM SEAMENNov 1, 1974 – Sep 1, 1975deck
Hultman, KevinBT-4Nov 29, 1974 – Aug 18, 1977B-DivI went aboard this Ship when it was in Dry Dock In Philadelphia. It was a Mess. Where are all the BT's at I bet can't use a computer. I was the ENG. Logroom Yeoman.
Cowardin, DaveSADec 1974 – Sep 1975Deck 2ndgreat ship and shipmates remember Captain Chessman BMC Winterbottom BM 1 Foss went to GTMO 'member the fire was 1st aid man down there 'member Lynch had a slush fund got hurt in Norfolk 9/75 missed Northlant will always remember the Guadualca

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