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USS Luce (DDG 38) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Luce (DDG 38). 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 358 crew members registered for the USS Luce (DDG 38).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1969 | 1970 – 1974 | 1975 – 1977 | 1978 – 1980 | 1981 – 1983 | 1984 – 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Edwards, JimmyGMM SEAMAN1970 – Feb 4, 1972I served on the Luce when she was recommissioned in 1971.
Warnock, JeffreyLt1970 – 1972EngineeringAssigned as MPA. Pre-com in PNSY 1970-1971, Gitmo, Boston Navy Yard , Med cruise
Bromen, RogerCDR/O-51970 – 1972Supply
Johnson, DaveEM1Oct 1970 – Mar 1974RElectrician's LPO
Phillips, BradfordCDRDec 1, 1970 – Feb 1, 1973Supply (Disbursing & Ass't Supply Officer)Plank-owner recommissioning May 1971, GITMO shakedown, Med cruise Summer 1972. Worked with CDR Roger Bromen (SupO), SKCS Wesley Neil, CSC Robert Wright
Rodriguez, John Robert (Rican)SH-2Dec 10, 1970 – Oct 4, 1974shipservicemani was discharged in mayport in 1974 ,i've worked for the veterans admin.,postal service,and telco system (at&t) for 35 years retired in november 15 2015, i live in florida since separated from the navy.married for 34 yrs
Herman, Charles EGMM 31971 – Mar 3, 1974WeaponsThis was a Great Ship. I was onboard while it was still DLG-7. We had a good time, great shipmates, and a few nice cruises. I was part of the recomissioning crew
Godlewski, StanleySN1971 – 19711st. Deck ForcePre-Com Plank Owner. Severed my fingers in the galley mess cooking. Re-attached in the Phila. NavHosp. Shipped over for Corps School 72; HMC in 1981. Inservice Commission in Med Ser Corps 1982. Retired 1995 as LCDR.
Reeves, Ken (Bear)BM-3 Ken ReevesJan 1, 1971 – Jan 2, 19731stEnjoyed that ship, I was a green sailor when I came aboard you might say I grew up on her. Served at several different commands but that Lady was the best.
Young, JohnSNApr 7, 1971 – Jul 14, 19731st (Deck)had a great ride, wheres all the deck apes from 71-73 Zeke, forbes, jim c.knapp, phil w.and the rest....
Keely, ThomasFTCSApr 30, 1971 – Aug 30, 1974FOXMy last ship prior to retirment. Great tour. Great crew. I often think of my shipmates from the USS Luce (DLG-7).
Campbell, JoseSH2May 1971 – Nov 1975SServed onboard 4.5 years and made 3 Med deployments.Made alot of friends there and enjoyed the time onboard. Looking for Bill Joseph Clark,FTM2.
Wells, Larryftg3May 1, 1971 – Jun 10, 1972weaponsgreat bunch of shipmates
Shaffer, JimEMCMay 10, 1971 – Jan 5, 1974Radiojust doing this for my father inlaw he is in failing health and wanted to see it he retired in 76 after 32 years he is so very proud of his service.
Sanders, Bob (Tubes)TM3May 28, 1971 – Mar 30, 19734th division
Day, LesterMMCSNov 1971 – Nov 1974&Great Ship. Had a lot of good times
Coffren, Wayne (J.r. And Junior)HT 3Nov 26, 1971 – Nov 26, 1973RServed with brother Jim, 15 months, on Luce. I am curious how the crew is doing.
Foster, MichaelLTJGMar 1, 1972 – Apr 1, 1974Communications OfficerCapt. Richard Butts was our CO after Capt. Pearlman. Who was our XO under Butts? I will never forget that hurricane in the Atlantic on our way home from the 6 months Med cruise in 1972
Brown, JeffreyLCDRMay 16, 1972 – Jul 29, 1974Weapon's Officer
Whitney, RonaldEW 2Jun 1972 – Jun 1975OELooking back, probably the best of my ten years service. Made some great friends. Twidgets Rule.
Oconnor, ClarkOS2Jun 30, 1972 – Nov 9, 1975OIHave Great memories of my Navy days Aboard USS LUCE..a Fine Steaming Machine.3 med cruises in a 4 year hitch.Made many friends and it was a time of Maturing in my lifetime.
Dulmage, SamOS 3Jul 1972 – Oct 1975OII was on board when the hull number chaged from DLG 7 to DDG 38. Luce is the only ship I served on during my 4 year tour and I will never forget my 3 med cruises.
Williams, DavidFTM2Nov 5, 1972 – Jan 4, 1976Great ship lots of memories
Smith, Albert (Smitty) profile iconRet SCPO E8 Dec1973 – 1976CommunicationsThis is my father, He died in 1988 from MS, but I'd like to honor him by adding him to the list of Crew.
Moses, CarlE51973 – 1977OperationsSome of the best times of my life. I still have MA Farley's badge. I found it. I hope that made someone smile.
Vinroot, Charles (Charlie)LCDR1973 – 1975CHENG
Digsby, James (Digger)BT 3Jan 1973 – Jun 1976BTSharkey, where are you?
Wallace, JayRMSNJan 1, 1973 – Jan 5, 1975OCJUST LOOKING FOR ANYONE WHO REMEMBERS ME
Yambor, TimothyIC2May 1973 – Aug 1976ECrew member beginning in May of 1973 while ship was still located in Newport RI. A lot of great memories of a great bunch of guys.
McFarland, JohnFTGC/FTCSMay 1973 – 19772ndRetired from the Navy in 1987 as NCCM.
Staub, MichaelETN3May 1973 – Jul 1974OEGreat time in Athens and Barcelona
Matatall, Doug (Matt)PN2Dec 1973 – Dec 1974OperationsAnother commisioning...Philadelphia...looong sea detail(s)...GITMO (again!)...Charleston...LTJG Miller...transfer to get away from LTJG Miller...grass not greener
Montgomery, Cecil (Monty)OS 31974 – 1977OIServed In Combat Information Center in Various Capacities.Divisional Rape and Pillage Specialist
Johnson, Cjmm31974 – Jun 30, 1977MLooking for Bill Clark,Gator Brown and EM3 Leonard
Smith, FredEN31974 – 1975A-Gang"DLG-7" "BTTB" Had good times! Great guys!! Really enjoyed Sea time and Med Cruise!! Great ports! Rota, Barcelona, Vallencia, Palma Spain. Naples, Cagliara & went to Rome Italy. Cannes France, Athens Greece. Nice/FUN!
McDonnell, Johnos2Feb 1974 – Jul 1977operations specialist
Gunter, JamesSM3Feb 4, 1974 – Nov 16, 1976Operations CommunicationsLet me know if you served on aboard during this time frame.
Aicklen, BobLTJGMar 1974 – Jan 1977CICMy first ship and the best. Terrific crew, worked with EW and OS as CIC Officer. We were a steaming ship constantly underway....Med, Caribbean, North Sea and many terrific ports. Learned quite a bit and loved it.
Turner, FrankPN2Mar 5, 1974 – Aug 25, 1976PersonnelSwapped commands with a PN off of the Luce who wanted to transfer to another command. My USS Caloosahatchee AO 98 was moving it's homeport from Newport RI to Norfolk VA and I would rather been in Florida. DLG 7
Page, CurtisMM2Apr 1974 – May 1978MWorked in both engine rooms.
Salmon, Desmond Ja KidE3Apr 1974 – Jan 29, 1996SUPLYBEST LIFE EVER, WILL ALWAYS CHERISH..MADE A MAN OUT OF ME.
Kalis, Jim "Jk"DS2Jun 2, 1974 – Nov 19, 1977OI/ODTwo Med Cruises,lots of Readiness exercises,Gitmo, Puerto Rico,St. Thomas,Ft. Lauderdale,Palma_Majorca,Ialy Sicily,Greece,North Altantic,Blue Nose. Capt. Kistler and Capt. Anderson. Was there for the change from DLG-7 to DDG-38. Went to the Shipyards
Chretien, PaulHTJun 2, 1974 – Sep 30, 1977RI can truly say that my years aboard LUCE were "the best of times and the worst of times." I wouldn't trade a minute of this time for anything. I made many friends and saw much of the world. Who could ask for more?
Russell, David/ WeaselHT3Jul 4, 1974 – Jan 19, 1976RSERVED UNDER CHIEF DILLY AND CHEIF DAVIS.HAD SOME GOOD TIMES.MOST OF THE GUYS CALLED ME WEASEL.SHIP WAS RECLASSIFIED FROM DLG-7 TO DDG-38 AND I HAD THE PRIVILEDGE OF MARKING THE LOCATION OF THE NEW NUMBER 38 ON THE HULL
Farley, KevinMA1Sep 10, 1974 – Mar 21, 1977xo
Lauseng, WilliamFTG1Oct 1974 – Oct 19762nd
Tatum, EdwardFTG2Oct 1974 – May 19762ndMade the Med cruise 75-76. Had a good time and made a lot of friends. Only seen 2 shipmates since, Frank Turner and Rick Van Houten.
Johnson, Cedgric/ CjE4/MM3Oct 10, 1974 – Jun 30, 1977M- DivisionLooking for BILL J. CLARK from NEW YORK
Bert, JeremySM2Dec 20, 1974 – Jun 27, 1975CSJoined Mayport Florida ,Went TAD to the Shore Patrol in Mayport for 30 days ..Great Duty, Went to Gitmo San Juan,PR, Rota Spain and departed vessel in Naples Italy . Discharged in Jacksonville , Sailed with Bobby James

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