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USS Dewey (DDG 45) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Dewey (DDG 45). 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 409 crew members registered for the USS Dewey (DDG 45).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1968 | 1970 – 1973 | 1974 – 1976 | 1977 – 1978 | 1979 – 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 – 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Moser, Billqm1970 – Dec 22, 1972navcame aboard in philly had a great time in subic bay became a shell back boy that was fun use to play guitar they called me moe got out the day we got back look me up on face book William moser sunrise fla
Deweyreunion, MacsETCMJan 2, 1970 – Dec 14, 1972OE
Clark, FredEM3Aug 1, 1970 – Aug 30, 1972R DivisionAssigned to PreCom detail in Norfolk out of A school, then sea trials out of Philly and finally commissioned, home port Newport.
Witte, SparkyDLG 14Sep 1970 – Nov 1972SINGLEMANI worked signal gang.Tilly,Gene Suggs,John Garceau, Tom Bacon,Charles Winchell,Charles davey I mess cooked Looking for Mike Irwin, Gary Maddox, Q Pine, Charlie Ringled, Donald Bacon, Lewis Longo,Jerry Bissonet, and more!
Carpenter, BruceYN3Sep 1, 1970 – Apr 1, 1974FoxI was part of the pre-com detail in Norfolk. Served as Weapons Department Yeoman from 1971-1974, under LCDR Athanis (Nick the Greek) and LCDR Carney. One of the few Plank Owners left on the ship when discharged.
McGovern, James SeamusOS2Nov 16, 1970 – Dec 22, 1973OPS
Feliciano, Efrain (Paco)SEAMANJan 15, 1971 – Nov 16, 1972Boatswain matePlank Owner 1971 Shellback 1971 Escorted the USS America to Vietnam1971
Miller, RichardOS3Feb 28, 1971 – Jan 24, 1974OSDewey was a great ship, loved the relationship with my shipmates. Taps to a great OS John (Jack) Grace. Any Dewey members of my era always welcome to contact me.
Ray, FrankHMCMay 1971 – Oct 1973Admin
Minestra, Mike(Minnie)OS3Jun 10, 1971 – Aug 15, 1974OperationsLooking for any old shipmates, especially operations and first div. I have a lot of stories with missing pieces would like to catch up with my buddies and compare notes.
Worster, Roland (Ron)FTM1Sep 1971 – Dec 1972Lead FTM and MK 119 Computer Supervisor. Put "Dewey" back into commission after overhaul at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard.
Waller, MikeFTM2Sep 1971 – Apr 1974FOXServed in the Missile Weapons Computer Room. Great time onboard from Pre-Com till separation in '74. Two cruise, WesPac in '72 and Med in '73. Wouldn't trade the experience for anything.
Lamphere, MarkOSN TO OS2Oct 10, 1971 – Oct 10, 1975radarman/operations specialistHad a lot of fun, learned to drink to well ( sober 22 years). Survived martial law in subic bay and Athens Greece.Would like to find info on Randy Learch, mark nicholy, jim ratay an John Kirby. My phone # listed in Milton Vermont
Worrell, BillyMM3Oct 20, 1971 – Jun 20, 1974MI was in the forward engineroom (Main Control).
Sparks,II, John , SparkyMM-2Nov 24, 1971 – Feb 14, 1975RMET A LOT OF GREAT FRIENDS AND BUDDYS IN R-DIV.:A-GANG FRIENDS I PARTY WITH AND HAD A LOT FUN WITH.HOPE TO HEAR FROM SOME OF YOU DROP ME A LINE. SPARKY
Nesbitt, MalcolmGMM21972 – 1976GMCame aboard in Subic Bay. Spent 4 yrs. in the missile house. I did a tour in the Med & N. Europe. I am looking for GMG2 Smitty. He was originally from Chicago but moved to Dallas after discharge. malcolmnesbitt@msln.net
Chabot, BrianBT2May 1972 – May 1977B
Chabot, BrianBT2May 1972 – May 1977B
Betz, Eddie (Fast)CTR\OS3Jul 1, 1972 – Jul 14, 1973Radar (CIC)Came aboard in the summer of 72 when the ship was in Subic Bay on Vietnam Tour. Returned to Newport RI with ship. Nearing retirement and now having time to reunite with old friends. fastebetz@aol.com Anyone interested.
Kucera, FrankHT3Aug 20, 1972 – Feb 22, 1974RepairAwesome trip from the Phillipines, South America, Rota Spain and Athens Greece. Great bunch of guys: Sparky, Nods, Hoof, St. Germaine, Rito. Contact me guys....I know Nods is a lawyer. I'm a computer consultant.
Henry, ThomasFTM2Dec 1972 – Nov 1976FoxI came aboard the ship when it returned from vietnam. I started in the computer room working on the analogue computers and transferred to the AN/SPG-55B Radar shortly after that
Henry, ThomasFTM2Dec 1, 1972 – Aug 8, 1976Weapons
Payne, Gary (Grit)HT31973 – 1975Hull Tech shopEnjoyed my time on the Dewey. Met a lot great friends on the ship.
Swierczek, Bob 'Polish'FTM1Jan 10, 1973 – Apr 20, 1977GM-SPS 48 AirSearchRadarGreat times fond memories aboard Dewey-Commodore's Driver for 6mos-ship's swimmer retrieving test topedeos in middle of ocean-tours:2 Med,N.Atlantic,Gitmo,Mideast '73 conflict Crete/Greece(ship olympics/teargased-Athens
Mutz, LesFTM3Jan 10, 1973 – Jul 1975FTM
Barrett, RickSNJan 15, 1973 – Jul 17, 1975DeckEnjoyed my time serving aboard the Dewey. Made the 73 Med Cruise and 74 North Atlantic. Interested in locating Randy Sanders and Tony Howe. I retired from the USNR as an SKCS(SCW) in 2004 having served with the Seabees.
Green, GeneFTM1Apr 18, 1973 – Feb 12, 1978GMWorked back in Missile Plot. Started as a fresh FTM3 and left a seasoned FTM1. Saw the change from DLG14 to DDG45
Parker, DaveEM3May 1973 – Oct 13, 1976ECame on board in Newport RI, on board for med cruise (73) yards in charleston, Change of port to Charleston SC, change to DDG 45, north atlantic, Gitmo bi-centenial 76.
St Onge, DonaldHM2May 1973 – Apr 1974Sick Bay - hospital corpsmanServed on the Dewey for about one year with Chief Bryant. I thoroughly enjoyed my time. I was transferred to the Naval Hospital when we returned from our Med cruise. Does anyone know where Kemp is? I'm in CT - reach out
Berry, MattMM3Jun 1973 – Jun 1976Engine room #2...lots of fun cleaning out the main sump...where is Guppy Dirtball?...How is Comlob FLT1 up in Maine? (Harvey McGarvey)...Rick Pero from Ponchatoola, La., I owe you $20....ET buddies Charlie Rice, Todd Jones...
Casta, Jack profile iconFTM1Jun 1973 – Jul 1978WEPSLooking to keep in touch with crew that served aboard during the same time period.
Ketchem, BobSK2Jul 1973 – Feb 1977SGreat experience. Made cruises to the Med, one to the N.Atlantic and several to the Carribean. Will not forget GITMO and Shore Patrol. Involved in Christian Missions in different parts of the world. Love sharing the Good News.
Baker, DarylIC3Jul 1973 – Jan 19, 1976EServed with Chief Haug, Garen, IC-Champion, Parker, Thompson, Haldeman, Goeren, Dangler
Wilis, DennisSK-2Aug 1, 1973 – Aug 12, 1977S-1I miss being at sea. It beats being stuck in traffic any day. Those 4 years went quickly and I will treasure them. Wanted to get underway on Sept. 11 and kick butt !!
Decamp, ChiefMMCAug 1, 1973 – Mar 1, 1975RFirst time ever assigned a duty station because the ship was cas reped for a MMC. XO briefed me first day aboard, Capt' gig sunk, forward emergency diesel out of commission spewiing black soot over tug.
Hall, DannyBM3Aug 17, 1973 – Jun 11, 1976FIRSTHey to anyone that remembers me those were great times onboard & in Charleston. Got out in 76 was out 4yrs came back for 2 more onboard USS MT BAKER out of good old Charleston South Carolina.Solong from Rockville Virginia.
Langston, BillSTG2Oct 24, 1973 – Aug 30, 1974ASANYONE OUT THERE WHO SERVED WITH ME PLEASE CALL 843-409-3351
Bullock, LarryCWO-1Nov 1973 – Dec 1976Fox FCO
Forte, Theodore TedGMMCNov 1, 1973 – Dec 1977GMNorth Atlantic, Med, Charleston S.Y. Retired GMCS at Motu Two Aug 89. Fm NY now in So. Arizona.
Mietus, DavePN2Dec 1973 – Aug 1977NAVI'm planning on attending the reunion sometime later this year. Those were some good times (GITMO, Med, etc.) with a bunch of good people. I'll always remember you guys.
Billings, Carl From KentuckyHT E5Dec 1973 – Dec 1978RI boarded in Roda Spain. I was a (HT) with Bill Rose & Andy Soloma.Charleston ,S.C.Meet RoseMary there. Some of you called me Kentucky.In Guantomo Bay ,Cuba in August/Sept '76 Out in Dec 76.Anyone remember me, Call me at (270) 533-6732

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Reunions

Point of ContactPlanned datePlanned locationRemarks
James Spires Sr.Sep 17, 2021Charleston, South CarolinaBREAKING NEWS-REUNION POSTPONED Due to the current COVID19 concerns, the reunion coordinator James Spires, Sr for the USS DEWEY 2020 reunion has postponed the reunion until the spring of 2021. POSTED 4/7/2020

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