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USS Nitro (AE 23) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Nitro (AE 23). 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 338 crew members registered for the USS Nitro (AE 23).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1968 | 1969 – 1972 | 1973 – 1977 | 1978 – 1982 | 1983 – 1986 | 1987 – 1990 | 1991 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Lawrence, Ronald (Ben)BMC1983 – 19862ndFirst crew to re-arm N.J. at sea-off coast of Beirut.Served with great people,Giuliani,D.Johnson,Marze,Knause,Kettle,Hetrick and many other outstanding people.e-mail-sqknot1@zoominternet.net
Foissett, John 1st LieuLT1983 – 1985
Powell, David A.E-4 SM31983 – 1986OC-02Some really good times with some really great shipmates. Fair winds and following seas to all.
Smith, ThomasET31983 – 1985OPSThey chopped the old girl up in Brownsville Texas about 60 miles away from me.
Holden, TomEn21983 – Oct 1985A-GangThose Med cruises took us to places we would never get to otherwise. Hello to all. I still have one of those cruise year books.
Darcey, DelbertGNG 3Jan 1983 – Jan 1986HI ALL.GLAD TO SEE SOME NAMES I REMEMBER.DOES ANY ONE REMEMBER THE TRIP TO NITRO,WVA. DOES ANY ONE HAVE A COPY OF THE YEAR BOOK 83-86??.BE GLAD TO HERE FROM ANY ONE
Posney, DanIC3Jan 1, 1983 – Aug 1, 1985Eng
Ellis, SteveRM 3May 1983 – Jul 1986Deck/OperationsTwo Med cruises 1983/84 & 1985.
Marze, Frank "Doc"HMCJun 15, 1983 – Jun 15, 1986XNice to hear from everyone, hope you all are healthy, and paid attention to those VD Lectures we had, when we arrived in Turkey.....Drop a line, stay healthy...
Marullo, JosephBT2Sep 1983 – Jun 1985Hey all. Would love to hear from you. Yes, I remember MR.Mac. BTC Geiulianni and all Engineers.
Ness, T.j.RM3Sep 17, 1983 – Jun 10, 1985COMMSPROUD TO SAY WE WERE THE FIRST SHIP TO RE-ARM THE USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) SINCE HER REACTIVATION SINCE THE VIETNAM WAR,AND IN WHICH WE RECEIVED THE NAVAL/MARINE CORPS. EXPEDITIONS MEDAL. 1983-1984
Weiner, Lenny profile iconRM2Oct 1983 – Jan 1987OPS I served with Serrano, Jenkins, Proctor, Wragg, Butrrum (RIP), Harrison, Kight and before leaving I would serve with Ness, Magarino, Ellis, Woollett (RIP), Danforth. Left out a bunch. Drop a note if you remember me.
Mattonelli, RobertE-4Nov 28, 1983 – May 15, 1985supply s-3
Crow, PaulBM3Dec 1983 – Apr 19872nd
Evans, BrianBTFN1984 – 1987HELLO to my former pit snipes. check out the nitro web site for our ship reunions. yo " babs", bruce lewis...give me shout
Bauer, StephenYN3Jan 1984 – Jun 1987
Valentine, EthiomsJan 2, 1984 – Mar 1, 1987supplywhats up fella we had some great times together . I Talk to Jason Wallace Rick Bowers B Frazier smitty Tracy Glover Dwight hillman amd Mike Fitz
Magarino, KenRM1Mar 17, 1984 – Mar 19, 1988OC01Many fond memories of our crazy OPS guys and also a great Crew who are were my brothers for 2 Meds and many short cruises. If we knew then what we know now. Shout outs from RM1 Mags.. contact me at kjmagarino60@aol.com Good luck all, God bless
Vega, JorgeMS 3Apr 1, 1984 – Sep 12, 1987SupplyIt is said that "time heals old wounds." I believe that now after so many years since my separation from the Navy. Nitro was a tough ship with some tough sailors. To endure so much non-sense and still perform goes to show how tough her crew was
Gray, KevinBM 2May 1984 – Aug 19871st and than 3rd BOATSIt was nice to find a place like this. There are alot of stories I could tell about the old girl and about my time onboard her. But there is not much space here for that lol.Would be nice to hear from some of my old shipmates
Fitzgerald, MichaelSM3Aug 1984 – Jul 1987OPSDamn, time fly's... Good times, Great people. Still in touch with my boy MS3 Jason Wallace. He gave us all something to look forward to "food!' Lol....
Thompson, Anthony "Machinegun"SNOct 1984 – Mar 6, 19882ndMemories; Near-collision with Nimitz at unrep, 16" ammo for Iowa, shore-time in Portsmouth, Toulon & Golcuk. Midwatches, midrats and beer at the 'Gundeck' bar on base at Earle, NJ. Long hours, hard work and great comrades! tango007@e
Remley, SteveBM E-4Nov 1984 – Jul 1986The Nitro was a bust ass ship. We worked hard, but we party just as hard. Looking forward to hearing from the guy's. Like to find Mikey Hetrich, Dave Kittle, Joe Pendzich, Jeff Kline, and Pogy.
Godfrey, JeffreySM3Jan 17, 1985 – Mar 17, 19881st bridge
Carrion, JuanQM2/E-5Jan 19, 1985 – Apr 19, 1989Nav/Admini miss all my bros from the Mighty Nitro. To the Duke of Earle I salute you all.
Danforth, DeanRM1Mar 5, 1985 – Nov 30, 1988Communications OCHad wonderful times aboard the Duke of Earle. Served with three CO's, but Wild Bill was the best. Feel free if any of you want to email me. I trade emails with Tony Felton, Larry Young, Bill Blake and Lenny Wiener every now and then.
Trick, GeneBt3Apr 1985 – Dec 1988BBt3 Trick assigned b division was onboard 1985 to 1988 saw 2 med cruises and I/o and north Atlantic
Edwards, Eazy EmssaMay 1985 – Sep 1987supplyNitro was a hard working ship... But when we hit port... It was on!!! Party,Party,Party!!! And women galore!!!
Lugo, JoseRM3May 1, 1985 – 1988OperationThe best true Sailors and the best first Navy Family
Robles, Ramiro Robles (Barney Ruble) Gmg3GMG-3Oct 1985 – Jun 19893RD divisionjust came across this site. I see a lot of familiar names. We had some good times and visited great ports. Some of the best times of my life. Drop a message any time. The Duke of Earle will always be remembered.
Smith, Frederick SN/HNOct 1985 – Nov 19872nd Div/MedThe best 2 years of my young life!!! The liberty calls in the Med, the Ball Games on the deck and the gyms. We had a helleuva crew!!! HulaDula where you at Playa
Bartlett, MichaelLTJGOct 11, 1985 – Aug 2, 1988R and RASFormer DCA and Replenishment at Sea Officer. Roomed with Warrant Officer Chip Hessler. Good friend of Brian "Buddy" Hall; "Young Man" Joe Canvin and Gunner Jim Wilds. Currently am a CDR in Naval Coastal Warfare Grp 2 (reserve) and a
Lewis, MikeBT21986 – 1991BoilersMet lots of good friends and had good times.
Frazier, BernardICFNJan 10, 1986 – Mar 18, 1988ElectricalThe more years that past the more I can say it wasn't all that bad.
Yetter, RobertYN2Feb 9, 1986 – Feb 10, 1990XA lot of hard working SOBs on her. Hines, Knowlton, PNC Barker, Fales and Hornbaker are a few names I recall. I remember smoking butts and watching over the horizon and thinking these days will never end. WOW, they are long gone now!
Speer, John DavidMar 22, 1986 – Jul 12, 1989BThe ship was old, broken down and under staff. The workdays were long and the liberty was rare, but I couldn't ask for a better bunch of men to be in hell with.
Roman, RonSAApr 1, 1986 – Dec 28, 19881 st DivisionI survived the USS Nitro and all I got was a dumb Zippo lighter lol
Wilds, JimCWO2Apr 9, 1986 – Apr 8, 1989SHIP'S GUNNERI REMEMBER VERY LONG DAYS AND VERY LITTLE TIME OFF. MIKE BARTLETT AND MARK BERMAN HELPED ME KEEP MY B/p DOWN. GREAT BUNCH OF GUYS ON AN INCREDIBLELY OLD SHIP.
Lamar, David profile iconSK3Apr 17, 1986 – Aug 21, 1989RAS and later SS01(Supply)Wow! I saw a lot of names that I had not thought of in a long time. The most fun I had was the Northern Atlantic Cruise, when I became a bluenose, the first Med (87), OPPE in Gitmo, and the second yard period(Brooklyn).
Benton, RobertGM2May 1986 – May 1989
Phillips, JohnBT-3/BTFNMay 15, 1986 – Dec 2, 1988my name is john phillips. i served with the likes of bt2 rebuck,bt2 spots, bt2 mike lewis bt1 smith bt1 jones and numerous mm drop a line if you served during this period
Hines, TyroneMM3Jun 10, 1986 – Sep 25, 1989a - gang engineeringlooking fwd to seeing and speaking with anyone from this time period. i want my son to know that part of my history. besides the comraditity amongst trut men of honor should be seen and heard by our family and friends. remember gitmo.and the med pac.
Young, Michaelmm2Jul 6, 1986 – Jun 30, 1990RAZIS fresh air snipboo boo well i had a problem of breaking things.had a read good timr at the nitro .good and i do mean good friends .a good team to work with. the comand ppl was was great toi w4ork with the CO was pretty cool good timer
Roswell, ChuckBMC(SW)Jul 20, 1986 – Jul 20, 1990RAS
Taughinbaugh, PatrickSNAug 1986 – Oct 15, 19892nd
Michell, PaulSM3Aug 1, 1986 – Aug 10, 1989OPSStarted out in RAS and struck signalman.
Castiglioni, David ( Cast Iron )E-3Aug 1, 1986 – Nov 29, 19891stIWasn't easy but I have alot of good memories. I live in FLA now.Married with kids twin girls which are singing up to join the Navy. HEY BUSHNER,I TOLD YOU, YOU WERE A LIFE'ER. LOL...It would be great to hear from any old ship mates..
Mays, BrianENGINEMENOct 1986 – Jun 1989auxI remember those hot days and nights in the engine room standing watches. Gitmo was the hottest. I saw a couple of names I remembered but can't remember the ones I worked with, Drop a note if anyone remembers me.
Lesher, ArthurET1Dec 1986 – Dec 1988OE
Felton, Anthony/ (Young Blood)RM3Dec 31, 1986 – Jun 10, 1990OC02I report 3 days before my first Med. I served with DEAN DANSFORTH, RM3 HORTON,CHIEF KANOUS, RM1 LONG. RM3 WOLLET. RM2 VIVEAR( WITH HIS MEAN BEHIND. I THINK IF I SEEN HIM TODAY, I WOULD PROBABLE PUT MY FOOT IN HIS BEHIND. BUT IT HELP ME IN LIFE.

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