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USS Howard W. Gilmore (AS 16) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Howard W. Gilmore (AS 16). 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 537 crew members registered for the USS Howard W. Gilmore (AS 16).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1954 | 1955 – 1960 | 1961 – 1965 | 1966 – 1967 | 1968 – 1970 | 1971 – 1973 | 1974 | 1975 – 1976 | 1977 – 1978 | 1979 – now

Mocsary, GregTM31979 – 1980W-1The Gilmore was my first ship during my 6 year enlistment in the Navy. I had some of the best and worst times of my life in Sardinia. The Navy was fair and good or bad we could have it all. I have no regrets and would do it all over again.
Swick, Richard (Rick)MS1979 – 1980S2My first duty station and the best. Looking for Bruce Brown and others I served with aboard the Gilmore.
Hoover, DwayneENFN1979 –Engineringwas on board sometime in '79 till we brought her back for decommisioning. was assigned to AER.
Dambrauskas, JoeEM31979 – 1980R3Had a wonderful time seeing the sites in La Madelena and traveling to other countries they hold some of my best memories
Luna, KeithYN21979 – 1979AdministrationServed as YN in Captain's Office. Attached to USS Orion AS18 in Charleston, SC. Ship deployed to La Maddalena, Sardinia to replace Gilmore. Crossdecked to Gilmore to serve on decommissioning crew in Norfolk. Great time!
Curtis, RobertE21979 – 1980Deck DeptThis was my first command. I have many good and not so good. I learned how to sweep from Manez. Apparently i did not know. Remember the faintale line snapping and cutting the XO in half. Still tough to think about. Loved
Davis, KeithFR E21979 – 1981EngineeringAmazing time in Sardinia.
Reis, AiresSK3Jan 1979 – Dec 1980SupplyHad a great time. One of my BEST duty Stations.
Emerson, Greg "Dm1"DN/SNJan 1979 – Sep 1980Dental Dept & Admin/Post Office
Stimpson, JimEM3Jan 1979 – Sep 1980R3 51BGreat time during my tour on the Gilmore and the best of my 7 years. Hope to touch basis with some of you old guys I served with.
Wagner, StanHTFNJan 2, 1979 – May 30, 1980R-1 Sheetmetal ShopFirst command. Don't remember too many from this era..
Merrick, TomETN2Jan 12, 1979 – Jun 24, 1980R-7Retired from Federal service in 2011. Still remember my time on board.
McCusker, JimET4Jan 15, 1979 – Sep 13, 1980R4Was nice in La Madd, and had some great times on the "training" cruises.. Great R&R
Orcutt, DennisDK2Jan 21, 1979 – Sep 22, 1980SupplyThe Gilmore was really nice duty. The ship was old and I was onboard until we decommissioned in Sept 1980. What a time it was.
Hansen, MartinMR3Feb 1979 – Jul 1980Repair 38A Machine shopLooking for fellow shipmates
Longboat, MichaelE3Feb 1979 – 1980EngineeringLooking for shipmates in the Engineering and deck division, USS Gilmore , decom crew, August 1980 in Norfolk Va.
Baxter, JohnLTFeb 1979 – Oct 1980DeckThe very best duty assignment of all. La Maddalena, IT was phenomenal. Still grieve on the death of our XO, CAPT Kleindinst. He was so personable to all under his command. Miss my crew from Deck. They were OUTSTANDING
Howser, TerryE4Feb 1979 – Sep 30, 1980M Division FERRemember all the fun times we had in La Madd "The Rock". I remember Michael Longboat, Ski, Woody, Warren Johnson (anyone know where he is?). Part of the decommissioning crew. Rode her back to the states. Great memories
Gilson, SteveTM-2Feb 2, 1979 – Sep 15, 1980W-1I came from the AUW Shop at Sub Base Pearl Harbor to the Gilmore in Sardinia right before the trip to Dubrovnik and stayed with her through her cruise back to Norfolk. I gout out of the Navy right before her decommisioning.
Henson, JerrySNFeb 10, 1979 – Sep 30, 19802nd deck I was TAD from deck to squadron and assigned to the Commodores barge as his coxswain. I was on the capstan when Capt Klinedinst was killed we were getting underway for Genoa and the 10 in line parted. Still have a hard time with it.
Bankson, Michael profile iconEM3Mar 1979 – Sep 1980R-3/51-B
Kuhnle, DonEM3Mar 17, 1979 – Sep 30, 1980Plastics and ICWas assigned to the plastics shop under MC Hawley, We definately did not like each other. Transfered to IC shop
Louderback, DaleDPSN E-3Mar 19, 1979 – Jun 19, 1981SupplyThis was my first duty station. In the summer it was hopping with people on holiday enjoying the beautiful beaches. In the winter it was like an Italian Mayberry RFD. I had just turned 18 with topless beaches, Heaven
Kaufman, DenisHM1Apr 1979 – Jul 6, 1980MedicalI was the Preventive Medicine Technician.
Thomas, PiepenhagenOM1Apr 27, 1979 – Sep 30, 1980optical shop/p&eA real turn of events going from repairing periscopes to writing sub-safe work procedures
Parsons Jr, RonaldenMay 1979 – 1980boat shoplooking for some of my friends in engineering was on the decommissioning crew
Schon, KenDK3May 1, 1979 – Sep 30, 1980Supply S-4
Pryor, GlennCWO4Jun 5, 1979 – Jun 12, 1980PersonnelServed as Personnel Officer & Senior Shore Patrol Officer. Decommissioned ship in Norfolk,, Va and then crossdecked to the USS Orion (As-18) back in La Maddalena Sardinia.
Hicks, DavidHT3Jul 1979 – Sep 1980R7Would like to find the people I served with in planning and estimating or anyone else who served with me.
Myers, JackMS3Jul 1979 – Aug 1980S-2Looking for any of the crew mates I worked with in the galley.
Dunnege, GrahamENFNAug 1979 – Nov 1979Boat ShopGreat memories. I engineered the Commodores barge for a while, and served in 'A' Gang briefly, but mostly ran OMB's. Possibly the best time of my life!
Sweeney, PhilHM3Aug 1979 – Sep 1980MedicalCame from FMF Corpsman to the Gilmore. It seemed like a nice vacation.Worked part time as a lifeguard at the marina. Took the ride back to Norfolk for the decominishing.
Koch, JeffHTFNAug 31, 1979 – Sep 30, 1980R1Served in sheet metal shop. Decomissioning crew-member. I can be found at
Kuhnle, DonEM3Sep 1979 – Sep 1980Plastics Shop
Kuhnle, DonE4/ELECTRICIANS MATESep 6, 1979 – Sep 5, 1980PlasticsWas on the Gilmore in Sardinia. Had a great time visiting other countries in the med and other places. Decommissioned the Gilmore in Newport News, Va. in 1980 Favorite person: MC Evora
Turk, MarkENFNOct 1979 – Sep 1980Engineering FERGreat time, I remember Bobby Thompson, Rober Ice, Duke Desharme, Lenord Bruno, Mike longboat, Terry Howser. I made it back to the Med with my family in 2004, things have changed so much but still very beautiful.
Martinez, JoelNov 1979 – Aug 1980R4
Bennett, RichardRMSNNov 1979 – Sep 1980Operations/CommunicationsHad a great time in La Madd, and on the R & R cruises. I am looking for Chris Watkins and Scott Yates. We were all part of the decomissioning crew.
Carlisle, LeonMM3Nov 1979 – Jun 1980R-2 38AJim Starkey / Wolfee you guys taught me a lot. Remember making a ton of cash off the smokers.. Johnny Mills would beat them down.
Williams, Terry, Big WilliesnNov 1, 1979 – 1981deckon bouy prty when x.o. killed. 10 in mouring line snaped, remember it well. sailed her back to the states and decomissioned her. last to leave, on the skelliton crew. slept on barge.good memories and some bad. bigwillie
Freeman, Floyd profile iconFireman RecruitNov 9, 1979 – Aug 15, 198038ASuch a short but sweet stay in Palau/La Madd lovely place would love to return
Etherington, LaneEM1Nov 15, 1979 – Nov 23, 1980EEngineering "E:" Division was my first as a LPO
Weston, JohnMS3Dec 1979 – Mar 1981SupplyHad some great times with good people at a fun time of my life.
Collett, DaleENJan 5, 1980 – Oct 18, 1980engineroom
Bryant, MarvinET21982 – 1982ElectronicsHello All! Crossdecked to USS Orion
Wilder, Caseydc 3Mar 1993 – Jun 1996nsf
Truzinski, SkiMLFMMar 1997 – Apr 1998R-1

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