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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
Marean, WilliamENC1975 – 1978A-gang
Hluchota, LeonEW31975 – 1978OEI miss those carefree days and the characters I met. And I remember being aground for a lot longer than 3 days?
Pepper, Phillip, Mike (Pep)BT31975 – 1977'B' DivisionOnly got to serve a little less than two years on the Guad. Had a motor cycle accident when home on leave in August of 77. Pretty banged up but managed to re-coop and stay in. Served on the USS Sylvania AFS-2 until 79
Jordan, DanielE 21975 – Dec 29, 1979CommunicationsRemember those days often. Email me if you remember me.
Stewart, StevenFTGSN1975 – 1977FOX
Welch, EdwardGMGSN1975 – 1977foxLiving In northern Maine with my wife of thirty six years Lisa we have three sons and six grandsons.
Snow, NormanAGANJan 1975 – 1978OAHey Guys! It was some good times.
Kish, RobertMM2Jan 1975 – Aug 1976A GangGood experiences. Good people. Good times. Lessons learned were the foundation for the rest of my life. Thank you all for being there. Bob Kish
Gravatt, MartyE3Jan 1975 – Dec 1975V1/ Air controlI am looking for the Air Boss or the proper spelling of his name and his rank in 1975
Berger, JohnAGANJan 1, 1975 – Jun 1, 1976OAWeather Guesser .. used to fly remote control helo with my div chief .. we were on the 02 level aft .. between the mount and bpdms tubs ..
Mowl, TerryOS2Jan 5, 1975 – May 5, 1979operationswe had fun we drank beers
Paczkowski, Roger/skiPO3Feb 1, 1975 – Jul 19, 1977FOX GUY KUFAHL YOU OUT THERE? SKI. GREAT TIMES ON THE GUAD MED,NORTH ATLANTIC,CARIBBEAN.I TALK TO BILL BEDFORD MM2 FEW TIMES A YEAR.
Higgins, MichaelSAFeb 15, 1975 – Nov 22, 1975boatswains matewell it sure was some experiance watch/chip scrape and paint/gitmo/manuvers/waves/and good sailors all/one of my cousins was on her during nam deployments with the grunts.one thing though some may remember from this time period were the new issuances
Leveridge, CharlesFTM2Apr 1975 – Nov 1977FoxGreat memories of equally great guys.
Whyel, DaveBM E3Apr 1, 1975 – Jul 16, 1976looking for Ken Landry or BMC Winterbottom
Wilkins, BarryOS2Apr 1, 1975 – Jun 2, 1979OI
Dutton, MichaelAGApr 15, 1975 – Sep 1975
Sheets, DennisADAN\\AD2Apr 16, 1975 – Feb 15, 1978AIMD/Oil LabAll of your memories and more. Extra Marines from the Ponce,fire on the Albany,Joe Brock and the collapsed brow,max speed in fog on the English Channel to Southampton,"Now HeloTeam",100 days+Gator Squares & a beer on board.Thanks Shipmate
Martin, RobertETR2May 1975 – Feb 1976Electronics Specialist. Dispatched with ground crews in Beruit, October 1975.
Higbee, ChrisPHANMay 5, 1975 – Sep 5, 1978Operations
Benenati, Eddie (Benny)ABH2Jun 1975 – Apr 1979V1 I was gifted with working along side an incredible group of shipmates both Navy and Marine detachments. My son says my dad’s greatest regret was leaving after 4 years.
Coppola, JosephHM2Jun 30, 1975 – Jun 1, 1976 I hated every moment that I spent aboard the "Anal Canal". I renlisted get off that scum-bucket and transfered over to the Submarine Service. I retired from the Navy in 1996 as a HMCS(SS) . I'm now a Physician Assiant in Buffalo NY.
Tussel, Stephen (Bugs)SN-E3Aug 1975 – Jun 28, 1979DECKGOOD TIMES GOOD FRIENDS LOUIE Z, SINGER ,T. MAC. PRINCE AND MY FRIENDS IN THE PURPLE GANG JENNINGS, MARTIN AND SPIKE MISS THE LIBERTY CALLS OVERSEAS
Cartwright, Ken "Hoss" Or "little Joe"BM2Aug 4, 1975 – Jun 23, 19792nd.Great Time Running Aground, losing an Anchor etc.. Looking for Lou Zepeda, Roland McGovern, Kenny Landry,Griz, Harold Skidmore,SM2 Barnes, Ensign Weigel. Drop me a line and lets keep the mighty "Guad" memories alive.
Kingsley, Alan profile iconadj3Aug 11, 1975 – Aug 21, 1978aimdremember playing poker in oil lab with the guys from aimd had good times on there
Phillipp, MikeHT2Aug 13, 1975 – May 15, 1979 R divisionLoved the diffrent parts of the world visited. I liked the ship because of its size. Food was decent and learned a lot about my trade. Think often of the fun and memories I had with all my friends. Tremendous experience.
Sinclair, CharlesRM3Sep 19, 1975 – Apr 9, 1979CRI enjoyed my time on board the Guad but I was sick as a dog most of the time. In Philly found out why - shallow draft & flat bottom. RMC Lehman, my hero. Hated RM1 Martin. You know the jerks. Chuksinc@protonmail.com
Therien, William ShortyMS2Oct 1975 – Apr 1979S-2Great times,great memories any ship mates can send me an email at billtherien@yahoo.com my name is Bill but everybody called me "Shorty"
Hileman, MikeEW 1Oct 26, 1975 – Apr 10, 1981OEThe last I heard she was being turned into a museum. Wasn't sure how I felt about being old enough to serve on a museum - but I liked it better than seeing her used as target practice.
Therien, Bill (Shorty)MS3Dec 1975 – Jun 1979S-2
Sandstrom, RobertLTJGDec 1975 – 1978AdminNon-lawyer legal officer. JOOD underway watch officer. Was onboard for the grounding in Italy and the crash and fire off Crete. Great ship, crew and memories. Sad that she was sunk as a target!
Satchell, IanSNDec 5, 1975 – Jun 5, 1976Assigned to COMPHIBRON 8 Staff as commodors Bow HookWorked in Staff Intel with Gunny Bell. You out there Gunny? Forgot about loosing the hook off France, or Sardinia 76. Gator squares off Sidra, waiting for lebanon. Hooyeah.
White, AntonyAC21976 – 1979OperationsThey left off the fact that it was the Flags fault we ran aground. We almost sank at the pier in Philly also. Lost a whole anchor and chain off France..what a blast!
Elliott, Chris 'Eli'IC31976 – 1979ESo where is Bronto, Bird, Shakey, CB, Willy and the rest of the crew. Haven't made it over here yet, eh? Nothing like droppin' the birds (anemometers) from the top yardarm in a high wind. Unless of course it was PMing the Pit Sword. ;)
Weir, SteveSSGT1976 – 1977Went on a med and NATO cruise on the Guad.. Was an avionics SSGT with HMH-362. I hated to hear she was targeted and sunk...
Wilson, Larry/ GRIZMS3/MS1976 – 1979S2Anyone know the whereabouts of John Clark, Michael Reska, Ron Jarrell, David Stroebel, Doc Donaldson?
McNabb, BostonYNSN1976 – 1978Captain's Office: then Admin for deck/weps/engOnboard during grounding off of Sicily Flight deck crash of Marine helicopter Evacuation of American Embassy in Lebanon Worked for Chief Turnbow in CO's office then for LCDR Richard Leonhart in Deck dept.
Lyon, AllenCPL1976 – 1978HMH - 362 AvionicsDid the 1976 cruise to northern europe, the 1977-1978 cruise to the med. Two CH-46s in the water... frogs do float..except when they get run over by the Italian naval barge. and the search for the missing Turkish Flag.
Swartz, GeraldHTC1976 – 1977REPAIRloved St Thomas hated Gitmo love 1st helo ride into retirement.
Brown, DavidE4/EM31976 – Dec 4, 1979EGot to see the world through a porthole. Served with some great guys!! Hey, I wonder if they ever figured out who took the Commodore's Pennant.....hmmmmm.
Sanderson, DarrellHT21976 – 1979HT
Desalvo, TomANJan 1976 – Nov 1978V-4Best of the three ships I served on. Noted no mention of the CH-46 that blew up on spot two. We were of the many who fought the fire. A Marine Crewman from another aircraft dove from top of his 46 into water in attempt to rescue crew.Many memories
Lawrence, David - LorenzoABH3Jan 1976 – Sep 1979V1I'll never forget (perhaps the names of some), We were all growing up - fast. G Cox, T Grove, D Prim, R Appomalo (sp) sorry, L Wise, Chief Rogers, Chief Shea, and others. Aircraft misshaps, Med bars, VA, all of it. Say hi.
Cole, RobertCPLJan 1976 – Jul 1976Co H, 2nd Bn, 2nd Marines, 2nd Marine DivisionAlthough proud of my service aboard the Guadalcanal, and rank it among the most adventurous six months of my life, I concur with the captain who I read remarked sometime afterward, it was "The Cruise from Hell."
Westbrook, RonHT2Jan 1976 – Jun 21, 1979RJoined the Guad while run aground in Augusta Bay Sicily, left while in drydock in Philly. Lot of memories. T-Bone. Mike McCarty's dick hanging out of his pants during surprise xmas morning muster.
Moak, WadeSM3Jan 1, 1976 – Nov 1, 1978CSThose were the good ole days. "Hoss/Lil Joe: SM2 Barnes and I are still buds. We see each other often. Has anyone heard from Chuck Mundy?
Martinez, Richarde-4Jan 4, 1976 – Sep 19, 1980a gangDOD contractor ( Project Manager ) rmartinez777@att.net
Malizia, JosephE-5/HM2Jan 16, 1976 – Jul 1, 1976Medical BAS 2nd Batt 2ndI was a hosptial corpsman attached to a USMC platoon during a deployment to the med.
Lowell, SteveEN2Feb 1976 – Sep 21, 1979A-GangI have seen a couple of names that I recognize. I also noticed that the 46 crash on spot 2 was not listed. Anyone hear from ENC Marean, Weise, Billy Bedford, Marco, or anyone else from A-gang?
Boyce, TerryMS1Feb 13, 1976 – Jan 13, 1979S-2HEY SHORTY, GRIZZ, E-MAIL ME
Bray, AllanE7Mar 15, 1976 – Mar 29, 1978He was my Dad. He died on 19 Oct. 1996. I had a great father and sons cruise on the Guadalcanal in 77.
Bray, AllanCHIEFMar 15, 1976 – Mar 29, 1978ElectricianMy Father Allan Bray served on this ship. I went on a father and son cruise with my brothers. I met the crew to most of his ships and they were the best. Im sorry to say my Dad died in 1996. He loved serving on the Guad.
Snyder, RexApr 1976 – Jul 1977MMgood time but short.
Semon, RobertPH2Apr 1976 – May 1979OA
Cook, MichaelMMCS (RET)May 1976 – May 1981MMy first of 4 ships. The most fun I had in 20 Years in the Navy
Frederick S. Holbein II, FredRM2 thenMay 1976 – Apr 1978CPR-8 staffLot's of fun times.. Too bad about all the NARC's that were percieved.. One RM1 got his very old guitar tossed overboard.
Brown, RaymondOS3May 5, 1976 – May 7, 1979OIWould like to get in touch with CIC gang from 76 to 79.Rierson,Andy,Lupi,Wilkerson e-mail raymondbrown848@yahoo.com
Pettry, David profile icone-3May 10, 1976 – Feb 23, 1979bmtrying to reconect with old friends looking for ken cartwright steven tussell and others
Ryan, KevinMSCSJun 10, 1976 – Apr 28, 1980S2The best of memories are from my days on the Guadalcanal. I have been assigned to other ships in the fleet, but none that rival those of the Guadalcanal or its crew.
Wiseman, GeneE 3 mmJul 1976 – Sep 1977a
Wise, LeeABH-3Jul 11, 1976 – Jul 12, 1980V-1To all my long lost BROTHERS. The times we had , how can anyone everforget..some CRAZY,some WILD and some, well just off the HOOK..But each one of us kids ( Now Men) must admit this today,.WE MISS IT. leewise01@yahoo.com
Caiado, RickCPLSep 1976 – Nov 9, 1976HMH-362 S1NATO Float.Me,Doc Galliher,Evans and Saul. Remember Liberty in England,Germany. How Bout playing Rugby against the Brits?? Drinking in Hamburg..
Dennehey, SeanL/CPLSep 1976 – Nov 19763rd Battalion 8th MarinesI was aboard the Gaud for operation Teamwork/Bonded Item NATO float. I have been aboard 2 other ships but always liked the Gaud the best. Semper Fi and Go NavyDaduu22@aol.com
Aldrich, RichardL/CplSep 1, 1976 – Nov 30, 19763/8 2nd Mar.Div.I was on the Guadalcanal for a NATO in '76...I found out late, a bunch of 18 year olds with a pocket full of money probably shouldn't visit Hamburg while drinking. Lol What a cruise, 40 yrs later nothing has compared.
Ellis, DonSKSNSep 15, 1976 – Jan 4, 1978like to hear from any of you that used to work on signal bridge.. remember all those card games steve larry and any of the storekeepers. its been 30 years hard to believe
Evans, CliffQM2Oct 1976 – Jul 1980Navigation
Keith, MichealABH3Oct 1976 – Jun 1980V-1Enjoyed V-1 where we could get away with white sock during general quarters. Had a hell of a time with Hartmann, LIngefelt. Wintz, J D. Now as a grandfather I'm proud to tell my kids and grandkids that I served in the United States Navy"
Rose, RichardIC2Nov 22, 1976 – Aug 7, 1979EWhat a ship this was, the best crew a skipper(CAPT GLUNT) could ask for but a run of bad luck in the med. All port visits were awesome.

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