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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 359 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
Porter, JimBTCS1978 – 1982BBest ship I ever steamed, outstanding crew!
Schassar, FredRM1978 – 1980OCRMC HERM MILLER ~ My Hero. Great crew, great ship......CO Paul David Miller, awesome skipper ! And cant forget "Slow Walking, Slow Talking RM John Hendrix...........So Slooooooooooooo
Varona, AlanMMFN1978 – 1981Mdiv
Varona, Alan "large Al"MMFNJan 1978 – 1980"M" DiivisionIt is I large Al. Had a Great time at the reunion04 in Filly. And though the Navy was not my favorite place to be I loved that ship and the times I had aboard her.Stanavforlant rocked!!!!!
Burris, Philgmt,asrocJan 2, 1978 – Aug 8, 19814thdiv/aswHey art&vigor,Phil burris here. E mail me @azphil000@yahoo.com. looking forward to hearing from u all.
Najdyszak, Georgemm3Jan 5, 1978 – Feb 14, 1980a gang2 hurricanes in the north atlantic and helsinki,finland..I hope all my crazy MM, BT, Ht, friends are doing well..Looking back, the Luce was some very good times and Mayport was the best base..Shark fishing off the fantai
Robinson, Darnell (Rock)HT2Jan 28, 1978 – Aug 30, 1981repair
Hankins, BillRM2Feb 1, 1978 – Aug 8, 1981OC CommunicationsLooking for shipmates from the USS Luce 1978 - 1981
McCollum, Lance (Mac)RM3Feb 10, 1978 – Dec 20, 1979OCHad a great time on this great ship! Had the great opportunity to go on Stanavforlant cruise. Finland/ Belgium/England/Scotland/Norway/Iceland/Holland, Quebec/Newfoundland. What an amazing cruise! What an amazing ship! Greetings to all shipmates!
Brigance, MonteFTG3Mar 1978 – Sep 19802ndWish I had laid off the booze a little so I could remember more. Glad I took pictures. I did not burn the cabana in Rosy Roads down!
Oliver, Malcolm Aka OllieMM3Mar 1, 1978 – Jul 14, 1980EngineeringAmsterdam, Finland, England, Scotland - these are just a few of the places the maniacs cruised in the late 70s - Big Al, John H, Joey the Twidget, Tony Z, and so many others - great time!
Reed, Roscomm3Apr 1978 – Jul 1981Mremember amsterdam? coffee house basement and hells angels walkin in? or was that just me and the heinikan and brownies? Yo big Al and "O" son of sullivan did we have some great times?
Di Orio, RonHT2Apr 2, 1978 – Mar 1, 1982RepairShe was the best of the four ships i served on. On August 3rd 04 125 members of her crew gatherd in Philly.to bid this great ship good bye.On that day the Heavens Cryed with us.
Lamb, Jack (W.p.o.d.)OS2+May 1978 – Sep 1981OIbefore P-tests!, dangling from the mast on Big 'A', Fantail Ops before watch, refueling details in the NorthAtlantic in Nov, the search for 'Big Slabs' in every foreign port, BattleWagon on NTDS!, Pump House Rndvu...PosCorrDammit!!
Ingraham, Leroy D. (Lee) IngrahamENS - LTMay 1978 – Jul 1981FCO2nd Tour - 1st ship as a FTMSN and 1st ship as an ENSIGN
O'Grady, Bill "Shady"EMCJul 4, 1978 – Oct 3, 1979E DivisionGreat ship and crew without a doubt my favorite duty station.Best E division in the fleet.Fantastic Chief's mess great bunch of guys.Captain Paul David Miller was an outstanding skipper.Contact me at wfobubba@yahoo.com
Dettmann, BillBM3Aug 1, 1978 – May 1, 1981BNI spent nearly three years aboard the Luce and made some great friendships aboard her. Enjoyed all my mates from first division, and the memory's to last a lifetime.
Ardy, Coleman ( Mole )GMM3Sep 20, 1978 – Sep 28, 1982Man i miss all you guys we had so much fun didnt realise it when we were kids but wouldnt change none of it for anything the memories<i think i remember> are and were priceless good luck and god bless all me ol swabbies
Dubois, EdwardBT3Oct 1, 1978 – Apr 30, 1982Boiler Room
Lemons, MichaelMM3Oct 16, 1978 – Apr 5, 1982M DIVISIONI REMEMBER GOOD TIMES WITH BURNIE, CUNT ,ROSCO AND HACKSAW FACE MITCHELL. GOOD TIMES IN #2 ENGINE. WISH I COULD SEE THE GANG AGAIN AND HAVE A BEER OR THREE.
Irre, Steve (Froggy)STG3Dec 1978 – May 1980AS (4th)Saw Corey Viger, Nate Pack and Phil Burris on here, had to put in my two cents. Long, long time ago. Great memories.
Bell, LeeBT11979 – 1983B Div#1 Fireroom and the ACC lab
Block, SethSTG21979 – 19804TH Division (ASW)My Second Destroyer, Luce was a good ship, we had a good crew, 4th Division was a tight group too.
Acosta, JoseEnsignJan 9, 1979 – Mar 7, 1979NTDSI was there between OCS and SWO schools in Newport
Sheridan, David (Cheap Slut)RM 3Mar 1979 – Dec 1980OCHey Lance , how many cherries ya added so far on that tattoo? LOL Took a little longer, only been sober for about 5 yrs...Hey Eddie! Still smokin? Yours or theirs? lol John Hendrix, supplyman,never could get a pair of boots outta ya.lol
Lambert, GaryMM2Mar 1979 – Jul 1980EngineeringOf the three ships I served aboard, this one was definitely my favorite! Was on board for a North Atlantic cruise in the Fall of 1979. Great memories!
Southard, SteveEM2Mar 1, 1979 – Mar 18, 1981E
O'Sullivan, BrianMM3May 1979 – Jun 1982MGr8 Ship. 2 MEDS n a STANAVFORLANT. Worked in Main Control with Big Al, John H, Ollie, Kuhner, Touch me Timmy, Archie D Lairson n Chief Bloxham.
Howry, ChrisSTG3May 5, 1979 – May 5, 19814thIt was fun crossing the atlantic, cruising the Med, the Carribean, liberty was great in all the cool places we went.
Royer, Jeffrey - JeffOS3Jun 14, 1979 – Apr 15, 1981BM then OSCame to Luce as a BM, I struck out after a year & went to OS less than a year I had hearing issues & had to change rates to DK & transferred to the Coral Sea. I did 3 different major cruises made many friends GOOD TIMES!
Ward, GregEM2Jul 5, 1979 – Mar 31, 1983I would love to hear from any one during that time. email me at gregory.a.ward@ampf.com
Parsons, PatMM1(SW)Sep 15, 1979 – Dec 20, 1981M (Aft Engineroom)Fantastic man-o-war, great shipmates, thanks for great training and guidance. anyone remember the storm that removed lagging on aft DFT, lost GIG and all p-250 & tanks? Fun NATO cruise & F-14's vs. Libya? Fair winds & Following Seas !!!
La Point, PatRM 2Sep 18, 1979 – Aug 25, 1981communicationsThe Luce was a great ship I was fortunite to work with some great guys.
Raven, Ernie (Big E)mmfnNov 19, 1979 – Mar 19, 1981m divisionwas stationed in #2 engine room, with mm1 fitzgerald, mm2 parsons, mm3 lambert, and to many to mention, fun times in north atlantic doing push ups on throttles in rough seas
Spreier, AlanFTGSNDec 1979 – Jan 19832ndMet some of the best people I've ever known, & learned alot about life & the diversity of people from all walks in life.
Bailey, James IC1Dec 1979 – Jun 1984E Div.Lots of good times and lots of good memories were made as we sailed this worthy vessel around the world. BZ to all who had the pleasure to serve aboard the USS Luce.
Kirkpatrick, RobertSTSN1980 – Jul 1, 1981weaponshad a great time
Baldwin, Robert (Bob)QM31980 – 1981OPS
Denny, WaltYN31980 – 1984NXI really enjoyed my time on the Luce, I was sorry to see it scrapped in Philly.
Richman, Danielseaman/BM1980 – 1981first/deckhad a great time needlegunning non skid off the weatherdecks,when we were in drydock in Philly.we were still living on an APL when I reported for duty.
Volgraf, MichaelMS31980 – 1985S-2 Supply
Martin, KennethBtfn1980 – 1983EnginerringTo all my shipmates please contact me
Porter, ReynoldPN21980 – 1983PersonnelHello to all shipmates. Special note to all service members, Admin and Personnel Office (W. Denny, YN2, PNC Perkins, PNCS, and hoppers.it was an honor to serve LUCE.
Chavis, Herbert H. Jr. ( Rudy )BM2Jan 1980 – Jul 2, 19821STIT WAS A GREAT SHIP HAD ALOT OF GOOD TIMES ,AN BAD SEEN ALOT OF THE WOURLD AN LEARNED ALOT.I SHOULD HAVE STAYED IN AN MAYBE ONE DAY CHIEF.
Keefe, ScottBMFeb 20, 1980 – 1983
Windham, JimmyLTMar 1980 – Dec 1981EngineeringAuxiliary Equipment/ Electrical Officer
Yevchak, Mark (Scooter)BT 3Mar 13, 1980 – 1981BDEFINITELY MY BEST TIMES IN THE NAVY HAPPENED WHILE ON THIS SHIP!!!I WOULD DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN!!!!
Volgraf, MikeMS3Mar 20, 1980 – Mar 26, 1982S-2/SupplyGreat ship! The reason I stuck with nothing other than small destroyers or smaller.
Woodruff, Jeff "Woody"TM3May 1, 1980 – Sep 30, 19831st and 4th(ASW)We had a blast R&R in the North Atlantic ! I got to travel , party and meet a lot of great people. It wasn't all great but the parts that were made up for the bad times !
Gannon, JohnBTCSJun 1980 – 1981B DivWorst damn ship I was ever on!! I hated the CHENG and had several cussing matches with him in his stateroom. He had me sent TAD when the ship went to the Med. Oh woe was me, I had to stay in Mayport !!!
Swalina, RickEM3Aug 17, 1980 – Jun 10, 1984EHad great time and learned allot
Null, George "Curt"ETCAug 29, 1980 – Aug 29, 1983OE01LCPO of OE01
Perez, Joelsm3Sep 1980 – May 1984OperationsLooking for old shipmates from 1980 to 1984
Chavis, Herbert (Rudy)BM2Oct 14, 1980 – Jun 2, 1982THE LUCE IT WAS A GREAT SHIP MEET ALOT OF GOOD FRIENDS ,THE 2 MOST IMPORTANT WERE BILL AN PHILP .IHAD ALOT OF GOOD TIMES AN SOME NOT LIKE THE TIME I CALLED SHIP A BOAT IN FRONT OF THE XO.BUT ANY WAY I LEARNED ALOT AN HAD FUN.
Volgraf, MichaelMS3Oct 15, 1980 – Apr 29, 1982
Reed, JohnSTGSNNov 1980 – Nov 19813rd ? SonarThis was one underway ship. I picked it up in Nice, France and recall 3 cruises in less than a year. Great fun off Cape Hatteras and the refueling in heavy seas at night, Great fun

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