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USS Mauna Kea (AE 22) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Mauna Kea (AE 22). 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 586 crew members registered for the USS Mauna Kea (AE 22).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1961 | 1962 – 1966 | 1967 – 1969 | 1970 – 1972 | 1973 – 1976 | 1977 – 1980 | 1981 – 1983 | 1984 – 1986 | 1987 – 1988 | 1989 – 1991 | 1992 – 1993 | 1994 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Ojala, MichaelSH 3Aug 22, 1074 – Apr 5, 1977SUPPLYTWO WESTPACS AND A LOT OF GOOD FRIENDS AND GOOD TIMES
Warring, KennethSK21956 – Jul 1960Next reunion 2008 Brandson, Mo. Last reunion in SFO was a blast, interested e mail or call me at 707-422-4989 2703 Vista Serena Fairfield, Ca. 94534
Wall, Robert (Bob)7th fleet1956 – 19637th fleet
Graves, RobertrdsnNov 1956 – Dec 1958operationsI haven't corresponded with anyone from the ship since December 1958.
Blackard, DonaldRMSNNov 25, 1956 – Dec 18, 1958OperationsI enjoyed the cruises, on the new commission ship.
Nyland, Cliff profile iconSK31957 – Aug 19592ndLooking for Hernandez or Cribbs from 2nd division 57-59. Kesol from southern MN
Slifka, George  NEWRadioman 3rd1957 – 1959OperationsHaving been a plank owner it was with sorrow that I read of the sinking for target practice of our ship. Many fond memories and friends acquired.
Brandt, JimSK3Jan 1957 – Dec 1958storekeeperWent to precomm school in Norfolk. Boarded ship in Baltimor Md. Spent the rest of my time in the pacific
Stapleton, JimQM3Feb 10, 1957 – Oct 4, 1958operationsenjoyed being out to sea and the great cruises we had.
Cribbs, MarvinSNMar 6, 1957 – Nov 19582NDPlank Owner, have not seen or heard from any shipmates since 1959
Tarr, DaleFNMar 10, 1957 – Dec 12, 1958M Div.Was a member of Commissioning Crew. Made Rate MM3 while aboard.
Kaminski, JamesEm2Mar 17, 1957 – Jun 1958E divisionHard to forget my time aboard the Mauna Kea . From the shipyard in Maryland to Port Chicago with Gtmo and Sasebo . A great crew to call shipmates. .
Poirier, BobFN/MM STRICKERMar 30, 1957 – Sep 15, 1958EngineeringPlank owner. Passed thru Panama Canal on way to Port Chicago then West Pac. Been to more places on board in a short period of time. Great Shipmates on a hard working ship. Japan, China Guam Pearl, Phillipines,Left ship on Okinawa.
McManus, ThomasRADIOMAN 2NDMar 31, 1957 – Mar 28, 1959OperationsPrecomm Dec 56.Abd Rmsa.Remember Granby st in S-City.Gtmo,Castros goons shooting police barracks.No more lib there,Jamaica, Dom.Republic Thru Panama Canal,great.Vallejo (Tattoo) Hawaii Westpac>Sasebo,Yoko suka Subic,Hong Kong.2nd westpac OK .
Scott, WillieBM2May 1957 – Aug 19622ndOur shakedown cruise and the trip through the Panama Canal was an experience I will never forget. We visited some great ports on our way to the West Coast.
Scott, Jr., Willie C.BM2May 16, 1957 – Mar 19, 19622ndI arrived at RecSta Norfolk in March 1957 for Pre-com school. Our shake down cruise and the trip through the Panama Canal was an experience I will never forget. This ship taught me the real duties of a Boatswains Mate.
Divelbiss, C. DaveJun 16, 1957 – Jul 1, 196012nd
White, Robertsh3Jul 27, 1957 –barber
Jacobs, DonaldFn1958 – 1960Damage controlNo person can ever complain about duty on the Mauna Kea.
McCuiston, Monte "mac"SNFeb 1958 – Jan 19601st
Kendall, JimLT. (JG)Jun 30, 1958 – Jun 30, 1961OPSWas Comm. Officer, then Navigator. Loved every minute.
Peach, DavidET2, LCDR (RET)Oct 1958 – Jun 1961OPS
Vantine, JimSk1959 – 1960Supply
Longacre, David RedMM3Aug 24, 1959 – Nov 9, 1963eng.howdy have a new name "big red" not because I grew taller
Hoff, JohnSM2Nov 1, 1959 – Apr 15, 1965OperationsIt has been a long time and I remember the good times
Henson, LonnieSA QM3Dec 1959 – Dec 19622nd and OpsWould like to contact shipmates of that era
Goetsch, JoeFTG 2Dec 11, 1959 – Sep 5, 19631st and 3rdShe was my home for 3yrs 7mo,really a exper. Went abrd out of boot to 1st div for 9mo,then schl at TI for 8 wks, then back to 3rd div.Went to westpac 4 times, into where Da Nang was built in 62, 63, ran ammo up river.Sad she lays at bottom.
Hamm, JerrySM31960 – 1961OPS
Nutley, BrianSM21960 – 1962OpsCame after the great des-div purge. I was pissed that I did'nt get another can but found I lived the life of luxuray on board MK. Individual racks,WOW. Great times, always in trouble with Ch. Freeman, thanks to J Bo Spears. 22 yrs as a cop in NYC
Gallagher, HarryMM3Jan 1, 1960 – Oct 20, 1963EngineeringI've stayed on the ocean for most of my life. I taught my wife and daughters how to sail, and one day out on San Diego Bay on our sloop, my old ship, as I called Mauna Kea, came steaming in from the sea. What a thrill it was. Fond memories.
Eisenbarth, Harold " IKE "MM2Jun 8, 1960 – Nov 15, 1963Engine RoomHi to Fuller, Gallagher, Stonich, Longacre, Sidewinder, Ochoa, Fraiser, Reynolds, Dickey, Benadetti, Futch, Gosnell and on and on. We had a great time and I still have the pictures to prove it.
Davison, LouisBM3Jun 30, 1960 – Aug 30, 19622ndLooking especially for Roosevelt Graves Jr from Little Rock, Arkansas and any other shipmates on board between 60-62
Vierra, GaryBMSNJul 15, 1960 – Mar 1, 19641stSaw a lot of places that I would not have dreamed of. Lots of good memories. 1963 ran ammo up river to DaNang to Army.
Elam, William "Henry"RM3Jul 26, 1960 – Sep 16, 1963OPSMet many great guys on MK. I rember the trip to DaNang and off loading to the army, early 62, I believe. Would like to hear from anyone who was on the MK during my era.
Stowell, Warren Tom (Charlie)QM3Oct 1960 – Jan 19632nd then OperationsTwo great Westpac cruises. Cuban Missle Crisis was spent tranferring special weapons to the Ranger, it was not a drill.
Byard, Terry (Moe)SN (DECK-APE)Oct 18, 1960 – Sep 23, 19632nd Main- deck aftI served aboard when I was young, and MK was even younger. I was 18 and she was only 5. Many pleasant memories, and some not so much. Before NAM, the only war we fought was against rust and corrision. We did get to Da Nang for 2 days in 63,
Sauls, John W.SN2Oct 20, 1960 – Jun 20, 1961ONEAFTER INITIAL CRUISE OUT OF BOOT CAMP, ASSIGNED TO THE USS GRAFFIAS AF-29 HOMEPORTED IN SASEBO, JAPAN FOR DURATION OF SERVICE.
O"Connell, PatrickSNNov 1, 1960 – Dec 7, 19622ndCapt's gig cox'n two west pac tours Friends Songy and Hansen the ships barber
Fuller, LeeMM21961 – 1964MSERVED WITH EISENBARTH, STONICH, SIDEWINDER, NORONAH, FRAISER, ETC. WE GREW UP ON THAT SHIP, BUT STILL HAD SOME GREAT TIMES. GOOD BUNCH OF GUYS.
Fuller, LeeMM21961 – 1964M DivisionHaving a Navy memories night. Forgot my original email and password, so doing an update. Any of my shipmates still checking in? Send me an email or call me 908-496-8323. Putting my slides in my computer to share.
McLaughlin, FrankRD2Jan 1961 – Mar 1964OPSHad a real growing up experience on board,saw a lot of the world did miss not making it to Australia. Don't remember many shipmates but would like to hear from the ones who might remember me. .
Donahue, Raland "Skids"SNFeb 1961 – Aug 19631stI'd like to connect with former shipmates who served in the sasme era as me.
Rector, JamesskMar 21, 1961 – Oct 1, 1964supply1961 thru 1964 looking for shipmates that were BM'S or SK'S or those that might know me. Nickname "Jim"
Wertz, JerryBMMay 1961 – Feb 24, 1964firstWould like to hear from crewmembers of that same era.
Marchus, MarkE5May 1961 – 1964ALooking for Bob Anderson
Dockery, FrankETR3Jun 4, 1961 – Apr 1, 1962ops
Wilkinson, Roland RayMM 3Jul 1961 – Jul 1963EngineeringWent aboard the Mauna Kea July 1961 at Port Chicago as E2 Machinist Mate. Worked on the lower level of engine room at first, then stood throttle watches for the remainder of time aboard. Can remember a destroyer cutting across our bow during rearming
Stonich, Bill Alias "Bird"MM2Jul 1961 – Dec 1963engine roomDid a lot of growing up on that ship,left with a lot of great memories. and some not so great lol.
Fraser, JimMM3Aug 8, 1961 – Sep 13, 1964engine roomhad a ball, with fuller, big red, thomas, galler, siderwinder,ike, and many more.
Herbstruth, Richard (Dick)ET1Sep 1961 – Sep 1962OperationsGreat ship and crew to have served. After 6 mos westpac, going home, left the P.I. in wrong direction, yup Da Nang, Vietnam. Off loaded everything we had for the Army and headed home to Port Chi. Nothing but good memories aboard this great ship.
Wilkinson, RolandE-3Nov 1961 – Jul 1963Machinist Mate E-3I was a throttleman in the engineroom, my cleaning station was lower level, down near the manta ray that was painted on the scoop injection in lower level. I remember Red Longacre, and Harry Gallagher.
Cox, DallenSEAMANNov 20, 1961 – Jun 1, 19622ndMade one WESPAC Cruise. Years later I used to like to take the family to Port Chicago to show where we left from.
Halstead, EverettFTGSNDec 24, 1961 – Nov 5, 19643 rdA lot of us reported aboard as boys, but left her as men. Between our regular deck duties, watches and unreps, we still found time to be ship mates on the best damn ammo ship in the Navy. Here's to Pittsburg Betty, and all the others. I miss you a

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