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USS Sperry (AS 12) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Sperry (AS 12). 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 381 crew members registered for the USS Sperry (AS 12).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1955 | 1956 – 1963 | 1964 – 1966 | 1967 – 1969 | 1970 – 1972 | 1973 – 1975 | 1976 – 1978 | 1979 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Bogart, FloydSM2c1942 – 1945SignalmanMy Dad, Passed away in 08. Told me about being at pearl and building camp in Gaum. Thats all I really know. anyone remember?
MacFarlane, WilliamM1CApr 1942 – Sep 1949This was my father. He passed away June 1983. Would like to here from anyone that knew my dad and could tell me about my dad during this time. I myself am a Navy vet and I servrd from 1981-1985. Thank you, Bill MacFarlane II
Ward, WilliamLT JG, LT.Apr 1942 – Jun 1944SupplyThis is my father who was a plank owner and Supply Officer and served under Capt. Blue and Capt. Smith.He died in 1972, retired after nearly 40 years in the navy. He had many fond memories of the Sperry.
Buttleman, RobertCMSTHApr 2, 1942 – Apr 26, 1946Division 12I am 93 years old now and wonder if there are any remaining shipmates that are still alive that I served with. I am now legally blind and cannot see to use my computer, but my daughter, Barbara Deatherage, can help me.
Danna, Gesuardo AY1CMay 1, 1942 – Sep 19456THI AM A PLANK OWNER. SERVED CONTINUOUSLY FROM DATE OF COMMISSION UNTIL END OF WWII. SERVED AS YEOMAN IN XO. EDITED SPERRYSCOPE AND HANDLED RATINGS PLUS OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES.
White, BobSEA 1/C TO EM 3/CMay 1, 1942 – May 28, 1943FirstI was a Plank Owner. Served two times aboard Sperry Made trip to Australia, then trips to Majuro Atoll and Guam building Submarine R & R camps.
Holden, RobertJun 1, 1942 – Mar 1, 1945This is my Father. He served on her maiden voyge until nearly the end of the war. I believe he was a fire control officer.
Gamel, VennieCWO 4Jun 15, 1942 – Jul 20, 1944OIC Torpedo Shop30 yr Naval career from 1917 to 1947. Sub School New London 1920. USS Cachelot 1922. Sub School Instructor 1940. Grad Westinghouse Electric 1942. Brought Mark 18 electric Torpedo to Pacific Theatre 1942. Deceased 64. Son: gamelrj@aol.com
Daugherty, Donald(Don)RM2/CSep 1942 – Dec 19456THMADE TRIPS TO MIDWAY,MAJURO,GUAM,BRISBANE UNDER CAPTS. BLUE,SMITH AND HIGGINBOTHAM ,WAS SUP[R. RADIO WATCH. WROTE SPERISCOPE COLUMN DOPUS SIXUS
Daugherty, Donald (Don)RM2/CSep 1942 – Dec 19456thserved under capt smith,capt.blue made trips to midway,Majuro,Guam,New Caledonia,Brisbane,Pearl Harbor, Mare Island. wud lv to hr fm old shipmates.
Spinelli, RoccoFireman 3rd. ClassSep 19, 1942 –Merchant MarinesThis was my dad. He has passed away but I do know that he was a Merchant Marines Oiler in 1942. If there is anyone who knew him I would love to have any information. His hometown was Batavia, OH
Leger, Frank D.BAKER SECOND CLASSOct 1942 – Jul 1945Still alive an kickin - Wishing all survivors good health and fortune
Candelario, Adolfo Isaac1943 – 1945
Yanusaites, BillSEAMN 1STJan 19, 1943 – Nov 19, 19453rd
Young, RobertBAKER 2ND CLASSJun 1, 1943 – Apr 1, 1946SupplyLivivg in Eastern Kansas
Barbaccia, FrankFIREMAN 3RDDec 10, 1943 – Jul 15, 19467th
Decker, Arthur1944 – 1945This is my Step-Dad - he is 86 and living in NJ. Will try to get addl information
Schaefer, Robert L.1944 – 1945Photo Mate. My Dad. Passed 1999. Was proud of his service. Ashes committed to the deep off a sub through Bremerton, Wa. Thanks to U. S. N. for video of very respectful ceremony. In fond memory, his son Brent.
Hembd, Joseph/joeEM 2CSep 10, 1944 – Jan 20, 19478Interior Communications telephone, gyroscope, etc.
Medina, FelixSEAMANNov 1944 – Nov 1945I am now 86 and live with the memories of my shipmates aboard the USS Sperry.
Vance, AlonzoFireman 2nd1945 – 19463rd divisionHome in Bristol, Tenn; winter in Florida.
Shock, William H. (Bill)SEAMAN 2ND CLASSAug 1945 – Jul 1946SuperDeck, Crane Operator
Colern, Richard DickTE3May 20, 1946 – Nov 14, 19492nd and X Divdeck hand 2nd div until 1948. transfer to the Post office early 1948. transferred to comstsnorpac in seattle in late november
Webster, BillFIREMAN 1/CMar 1948 – Jun 194911EI enjoyed being aboard the Sperry. Went aboard in Deck div. then tranfered to Electrical Repair Div.
Taylor, James profile iconseaman first 1949 –Fire controlWhile aboard the Sperry Commander Slade Cutter came aboard as the ex. The story was that he had kick the winning field goal that won the Army-Navy game in about 1904.
Pacheco, DennisTM 1May 1949 – Jun 1952ThirdRecalled to service for the Korean War and was assigned to the USS Sperry and spent many good times with the crew and made many new friends. The Sperry won the Big "E" those years.
Marbach, Roberttme3/cOct 1950 – Oct 1951ord repairGreat ship! Shipmates-amaral-bauer-sullivan-anderson and my div.OFFICER-CWO. RED MCNAIR.WHAT A GREAT OFFICER. .also TED VILT TMC(NOW DECEASED)
Malik, RomanPM3Apr 1951 – Nov 1953WORKED AS A PATTERN MAKER UNDER CHIEF RHORK AND CHIEF DAVIS. MADE TRIPS TO PEARL HARBOR FOR DRY DOCK AND THEN SAILED TO CHI CHI JIMA IN 1953. ANYONE PERSON IN THE DAMAGE CONTROL DIVISION AND PATTERN DIVISION OR FOUNDRY PLEASE CONTACT ME.
Peat, DonaldETSN TO ET1Apr 15, 1952 – Feb 11, 19556Very pleasant 2yr, 8+mo. Capts Johnson, RH O'Kane, EB Fluckey. Final cruise Dec 54 to Mazatlan, Had a swimming pool on the boat deck. Capt Fluckey stopped the ship twice a day for fishing off the fantail.
Crow, RobertEN 21953 – Feb 12, 1955ENGINEERING
Young, StanETSNJan 1953 – Nov 1953ET shop ouysside repairOn board when O'Kane took command. In Nov.'53, requested t5ransffer to COMNAVFE. Glen Glenn was Chief in our shop.
Bernal, Arthur ( Bernie)SNSep 1953 – May 195712TH DIV. REPAIR SAIL LOCKERPETE DONALD ON THE TRIP TO MAZATLAN I WAS ONEOF THE MEN THAT BUILT THE POOL AND HAD A GREAT DEAL FUN. REMEMBER THE ACCIDENT? WE ALL HAD A GREAT TIME. I WAS ON BOARD FROM 53TO57.
Rodkey, CarlIC3Sep 15, 1953 – Feb 17, 195511EMy work station was the IC Shop Port Side 01 Deck. I served under a great chief Robbie Roberts
Shaeffer, RussellTELEMAN 3RD CLASSSep 29, 1953 – May 29, 1954Post officeWorked in the post office. Any one still living that remembers. We had a sister ship that tied aft???
Martin, Ronald (Marty)DK2Oct 21, 1953 – Jun 20, 195510 - SUPPLYGood ship, good duty ... many wonderful memories of great shipmates aboard this ship in San Diego
Sherman, Bobby G.SK2May 18, 1954 – Nov 18, 1954Supply
Bourke, JohnIC-2Sep 1954 – Apr 1958Repair
Pitchford, IvanYOEMAN 3RDOct 1954 – Jun 1955Admin - Ships OfficeAlthough only on board for a few months I enjoyed my tour of duty on the SPERRY.
Johnson, RogerEM21955 – 1956E
Rugg, HowardEN21955 – 195811M, R2When I first came aboard I worked in outside repair. I was hurt working on 1 of the subs. I returned from the hospital and ran the R2 division office untill my seperation.
Galloway, William (Bill)DC31955 – 1956Hull DivisionMy Father served on this ship as a DC and also participated in building the swimming pool made out of vulcanized rubber on the boat deck, along with many other great memories and funny stories he has told me.
Bain, JimIC-3Apr 5, 1955 – Aug 20, 1957RepairWorked in repair division -- was captains driver for a while. played on softball team. Great time --
Mitchell, WalterE-5 METALSMITHSep 15, 1955 – Apr 17, 1956sheetmetal shopthe best duty of my 4 year career,good food,good people to work and live with.I almost re-enlisted.however I chose a carrer as a journeyman sheetmetal worker, in akron ohio and retiring after 33 years at san diego local 206.
Nine, PhilipET1Oct 1955 – Mar 1957Repair- Electronics ShopGood duty. Trips to Long Beach, San Francisco, Seattle and Vancouver, BC Worked mainly on ECM equipment. I went aboard and the first Saturday was a Change of Command ceremony. Capt. Fluckey went on to make Admiral
Arnold, George M.RMSNNov 13, 1955 – Feb 6, 1956CommunicationsReported aboard out of Submarine School awaiting assignment to USS Sea Fox (SS402).
Arnold, George M.RMSNNov 15, 1955 – Feb 6, 1956CommunicationsReported aboard out of Submarine School awaiting assingment to USS Sea Fox (SS402)

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