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USS Dahlgren (DDG 43) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Dahlgren (DDG 43). 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 223 crew members registered for the USS Dahlgren (DDG 43).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1973 | 1974 – 1979 | 1980 – 1984 | 1985 – 1988 | 1989 – now

Carter, JohnE31974 – 1975Deck
Johnson, DenverSNMar 1, 1974 – Oct 28, 1975hBest years of my life. I do so love my Dahlgren
Tim McGrath, TimSTG2Jul 1974 – Apr 1977UI remember Nick Kloka, Nate Atchison, Bob Derosia, Duck Dorsey, Thirty Knot, Dan Nigg, 2 Meds, a Unitas and a few collisions
Jackson, RandyE-3Jul 1, 1974 – Sep 1, 1975H DivisionI am seeking assistance from anyone who was aboard the Dahlgren when she collided with a chinese frieghter while transiting the Panama Canal
Pierce, JeffETNSNAug 9, 1974 – Sep 30, 1977ERIP Fritz Markman
Carter, JohnE3Nov 1974 – Sep 1975Deck HandLots of memories
Kempf, Jeff profile iconMS3Dec 3, 1974 – 1978Supplyanybody remember me? MSSN Mose; SH3 Squeak, SHSN barber Jones, MSSN Hoag, MS2 Tigno, MS1 Wright, MSC Thomas, Collision & then Panama.OMG Drove my car into the drydocks in Philly, it was just hanging! Barge in Philly!
Fox, Charles/charliePNSNMay 1975 – Apr 29, 1977N DivisionSpent the best time of my service on this ship. Made friends that I would like to reconnect with. PN3 Gerry Moore, PNSN Bob Gehman, YNSN Rick Cole, ICFN Sean Sullivan, ICFN Doug Butler, SK3 Jeff Kempf, IC3 Dave Senger,
Dixon, StanleyE3Jul 1, 1975 – Dec 5, 1977Served in H Division for a year or so then moved into S-SupplyBefore comming to the Dahlgren, I had 2 Captains Masts and a Summary Court Martial. But under comander Wendell N. Johnson's ( a black Man) inspiring leadership, I turned my life around and tried to excel in what ever I did
Stepp, DaveRM 2Aug 21, 1975 – Dec 29, 1978OCMany great memories. Would love to do it again. Love to here from all you old shipmates.
Groff, GregGMGSep 16, 1975 – Sep 6, 1978WEPS
Colvin, ChuckRMC (SW)Nov 1975 – Dec 1978OCWhat a fantastic tour. I loved the Med but the North Atlantic cruises were the best! Great shipmates, great times. It's a wonderful memory I will have forever.
Fregeau, SteveSK31976 – 1979SopplyDavid A Good, Terry Johnson, Ed Palsha, where are you?
Schack, Halmm1976 – 1979EngineeringI am a sales manager now of a Chrysler Dodge and Jeep store still try to stay in touch with some of my fellow shipmates I live in Florida still
Ryan, Glenn (Bc)STGSNMar 10, 1976 – Jul 24, 1978UHi to Duck! Where are Rosie, Superman, Pigman? Saw JO in 1980 and #1 Son in 1989. I think Bernie is still in NJ. What a ride! I still remember the pink bellies! Dirty D!
Waterman, RonYN1/E6Apr 1976 – Jun 30, 1978X Ships OfficeI came aboard Dahlgren kicking and screaming, after 4 carriers under my belt, thinking I was coming into the gates of eternal hell. By the time I retired from Dahlgren I loved every inch of her hull. God Bless DDG-43.
Scarbrough, IvanIC2May 10, 1976 – Jul 10, 1979EHas anyone seen or heard from Jose E. Garcia aka Dirtball--worked with Sully, Cheeser, and Chief Skiles
Faulkner, Chuck (Charlie)FTG3Jun 1, 1976 – Feb 28, Check it out!!!
Hensley, RickGMT2Jun 10, 1976 – Jul 30, 1980As DivisionThe best time I spent in the Navy was aboard this ship. The ASROC shop was a great place to work.
Powell, David RmmfnOct 10, 1976 – Jun 1, 1980mHad some great times and met some verrrrry interesting people lmao.
Cremeans, JimRM3Dec 1976 – Jul 21, 1978RadiomanHad a great time on the Dahlgren working for Chief Lopez, Chief Colvin. Worked with some great guys Dave Brown, Dave Chism, Tom Narvaez, Ernie Lopez to name a few. Got out of the Navy in 78 while the Ship was at the Philly Naval Ship Yard.
Powell, David RMMFNDec 10, 1976 – May 16, 1980mhad a lot of fun causing a lot of trouble.
Vandergriff, MichaelMMFA1977 – 1980mhad some good times with good friends
Shoffner, WilliamHT3Feb 1977 – Mar 1979R-DivThe Dahlgren was a good ship with a good crew. Had both good and bad time while aboard, but would not trade the experience for anything. Just wondering where everyone Is after 32 yrs.
Linton, TonyFTM1Mar 1977 – Jun 12, 1981FoxThis was a great ship with an even greater crew in which I was proud and honored to serve with.
Sekelsky, DannyMS 3Mar 1977 – Oct 1978SUPPLYI was the night baker when we were on the North Atlantic cruise - Fall 1977
Schoenberger, James "Florida"GMM2Mar 11, 1977 – May 1980G DivisionAfter leaving Dahlgren I got out for 3.5 yrs but came back in and retired Senior Chief Gunner's Mate (SW). Married for 28 yrs as of Oct 2011.
Sealey, LarryBT 2Apr 20, 1977 – Jun 27, 1979B
Cremeens, GeorgeE4Jul 1, 1977 – Feb 5, 1981SUPPLYSHIP SERVICEMAN
Lambert, PatrickGMG11978 – 1981
Jeffrey, DavidIC21978 – 1979E
Shannon, PatrickSTG31978 – 19793rd
Eckleberry, Bob (Eck)RM2Jan 1, 1978 – Jul 10, 1981RadioWelcome to all, always nice to see other shipmates, Lots of memories of the Dirty D, Med cruise, Getmo, and Unitas, LOL, Remember being called to the bridge after the fire.
Lawrence, JohnRM2Feb 1978 – Aug 1981OCHad a great time aboard the DIRTY D.....Would love to hear from anyone I served with.....
Duncan, DennisFTM2Mar 16, 1978 – Mar 17, 1978FoxLots of interesting times, and lots of fun times too. Two collisions, and a lot of time at sea. Kept Radar #2 up and running most of the time. Worked with a lot of great folks who made it all bearable.
Baker, TerryRM1Jun 1978 – Aug 1981OCAn experience I'll never forget working with such a great crew.
Chretien, AlOS 2Jul 1978 – Nov 1981OPSDid not realize how much fun i had until i left. where is Lt Dan Murphy , shultzy , Tark. Pooch, Hank, and the rest of you who worked in cic between 1979 and 1981
King, EdPC 31979 – 1983NavigationHad a good time while aboard the dirty d along with the bad times
Spangenburg, Robert (Spange)FTM11979 – 1981Fox
Chapman, MikeRMCJan 2, 1979 – Jul 12, 1982OCGreat ship. enjoyed unitas
Maroon, PeterFTM-1Jan 22, 1979 – Aug 30, 1981FoxMy last assignment was the Dahlgren. Going to the Caribbean in the middle of winter was a great experience. Assigned to the missile radar got me a job as a Tech Rep. Then off to the Boeing Airplane Company.
Jones, Ulyesses (Ut)OS2Apr 15, 1979 – Dec 17, 1979OII was assigned to USS Dahlgren in a TAD status. We went on the UNTAS XXIII to South America. Great time wih the fellows in OI Div. Enjoy OS1 Grimes, who keep things going all the time. What a kidder
Adams, BillRM2May 1979 – Feb 1983OCGreat! times seeing the world. Built life long bonds with some very special friends, brothers in arms. RMCS Chapman, RM3 Burris Where are you? Wouldn't change a THING!
Karlinski (Ski), RogerSTG2May 1, 1979 – Aug 1, 1982ASAnyone know he whereabouts of Kenny Gersh, Walt Huffman, Commander Mike Beck?
Breest, RichardRM2Jun 1979 – Dec 1981OCOnboard for two memorable cruises - Med and Unitas. Great crew, I feel lucky to have served on the Dirty-D.
Green, MichaelOS3Sep 1979 – Jan 1981OII have to say the time I had on the Dalhgren was different.I remember the first Med Cruise in 1980 and we had to cross the Atlantic without showers.Would love to hear from you.E-mail me at
Talarowski, Ed (Ski)DS1Dec 1979 – Dec 1980OEOnly spent 1 year onboard. But it was a great year. Want to thank all my shipmates for the fun we had on our Med cruise the summer of 80

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