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USS Samuel Gompers (AD 37) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Samuel Gompers (AD 37). 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 887 crew members registered for the USS Samuel Gompers (AD 37).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1967 | 1968 – 1970 | 1971 – 1972 | 1973 – 1974 | 1975 – 1976 | 1977 – 1978 | 1979 – 1980 | 1981 – 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 – 1988 | 1989 – 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Brown, John "j.b."E-31973 – 1975Radioman/ Ships artist-Cruise book- XI Designed and painted the Emblem that used to be on the side of the Ship, also painted a fireplace on the vent in Deck dept. I designed the Cruise Book and the family grams during this period with shipmate White side. Sooo many good times.
Edwards, JimmyE-41973 – Jul 7, 1976S-3Hi to All I miss the Fat Sam, anyone remember when a bunch of us got left behind in Kaohsiung Taiwan Wespac 74 I have a website where I help children in the Philippines find their fathers in the U.S. http://AmerasiansLookingTheirRoots.
Olsen, DarrolE-31973 – 1974DECKUSS SAMUEL GOMPERS WAS THE 3RD OR 4 TH DUTY STATION.
Mathieu, LeoE-51973 – 1975MAIN PROPULSIONLOOKING TO FIND MM'S THAT SERVED IN THIS TIME PERIOD, CARL FITZGERALD /JAMES FRANCISCO / FLAGG / KEN SOKOL / LARRY DARRINGTON / HALL / KRON / ROSS / MOBERG ETC...
Morton, CliffE3Jan 1973 – Jan 19751stGood times and good friends onboard the Fat Sam...Hay Archey you still around....
Tremblay, JorySK3Jan 1, 1973 – Jan 1, 1976supply - one - the best frickin on the fat samIll never forget: six of us, smoking thai sticks in the nuke hole, taking the freight elevator up six decks, supressing the laughter, gasping for air, each of us getting off on a different deck.
Hopkins, Guy "hoppy"BMJan 1, 1973 – Feb 17, 19782nd Deck ApeJust looking for some old buddies
Benish, JesseEm3Jan 15, 1973 –EmStill kicking, caught up with Tom Steppert, and Ken Solkol just b4 retired to az.hope to hear from some of u bilge rats.
Kelch, LarryICFNFeb 1, 1973 – Oct 15, 1975EIC Gang
Martinez, Reuben "Marty" profile iconMM3Mar 1973 – Jan 1974M/Engineroomended up on a pos tender when I asked to go to another can after Shelton DD 790 was decommisioned .Was not a joyful experience but most of the guys were great .dress white insp. in drydock, Portland,Ore Made a lot of sense,right
Hughes, KeithIC 2Mar 1, 1973 – Sep 7, 1976E IC GangGreat shipmates, Swan Island Shipyard, Portland Or, WestPac 73 & 75. Hay IC Gang / E Div., write to me, I'd like to know how you all are doing. Looking for Mike Prince, Fred Casey, John B., Roy Lentz, Larry Kelch, David, Frank T., Danny B.
Tidwell, HenryynsnMar 3, 1973 – Mar 3, 1974X division CWO HinesHad lots of fun in Subic....until I got into a fight with an officer....charges were overturned and awarded an honorable
Fruehauf, PaulSK3Apr 1973 – Jun 1, 1976Supply S-1Hoping to hear from some old storekeep buddies
Cooley, DonSK3Apr 1973 – Jan 1975Supply S-1First ship, Father/Son duty, first WestPac, hard work, good ship, good shipmates. Was in the Navy two weeks when I walked aboard ship. Never went to bootcamp! Serious culture shock!
Sheppard, JohnEM2/EM1May 10, 1973 – Apr 30, 1977EShips gang. LPO of power distribution gang. Rigged tons of shore power. went on to retire in 1991.
Haight, Gerry "Charlie"OM2/OM1Jun 1973 – Aug 1979R5
Engels, EricIC2Jun 1973 – Sep 1976EShips Company, IC Gang. Hated being there at the time but miss all the good friends and Olongapo! Some of the best times of my youth!
Cole, SteveHtfnJun 1973 – Apr 1975R-1
Becker, Robert (Budda)mm3Jun 18, 1973 – May 18, 1974R-2LOOKING FOR SHIP MATES WHO WORKED ON TEARDOWN AND RE BRICKING OF BOILER AT SWAN ISLAND MARINE IN PORTLAND, OREGON 1973 and FROM WESTPAC 1974. CONTACT budda.bob1@gmail.com
Gaultney, LarryHTFNJul 5, 1973 – Oct 16, 1976r1
Doble, CesarPN2Sep 1, 1973 – Jan 7, 1977R-1, XThree West Pac Cruises. I enjoyed them all.
Smith, ThomasE3Sep 15, 1973 – Jun 10, 1975OSbye fat sam will miss you
Chastain, Michael (Mike)OS3Oct 1973 – Sep 1975OPS
Davis, JimTM2Oct 1973 – May 1977Weapons
Crouch, RickRMSNNov 1973 – Jan 1975OC
Beckwith, Jr, CloisBT2Dec 12, 1973 – Dec 12, 1977REPAIR-BOILER
Bordier, JimSN1974 – 1977MEDICAL
Carey, BillHT31974 – 1976R-1 Shipfitter ShopKoch, Dybala, Stothers, Hill, Ashton, Gaultney any of the brotherhood of the beard? Anyone remember the American Fortnight in Hong Kong & playing in that Football game at Happy Valley Stadium?
Kellner, WilliamEM-21974 – 1975E
Topping, KevinETN31974 – 1976Repair
Gruber, GaryEN31974 – Dec 1976"A" Gang - Division Looking to hear from some old shipmates - Danny M, Woody, Art G, Randy W. . . Remember the good times in Olongapo City, Subic City, Gains Beach and Grandy Island
Ross, JimmySM2Jan 1974 – Nov 1978OperationsFirst ship. I made four westpacs aboard FatSam. It was a great time in my life. I met alot of wonderful people.
Brock, PaulMMFAJan 1974 – Dec 1974worked in starboard pump repair with Cheif Leighty, at end of year was transfered to USS Stein, FF-1065, the Gompers was a good ship. Sorry to hear she was sunk, what a waste of a good ship. God Bless all the crews that served on her.
Wells, RodneyMM3Jan 1974 – Apr 1976Main PropulsionGot my sea legs. Blew cookies first three nights at sea. Overslept first night of liberty in Subic. Tour got better after that. Great shipmates. Advanced to MM2.
Williams, Robert (Bob)MR2Mar 1974 – Mar 1976R-2
Woodke, Richardmm3Apr 8, 1974 – Nov 11, 1977R2alot of good times great people i was in the pump shop from april 74 to nov 77 went on 3 west pacs worked with dave wahl roy becker dave brin arty knowels perry saylor richard ( frank ) bowen
Spero, JamesOM3May 8, 1974 – May 8, 1978R-5I was a guitar player back then (and still am). I remember fondly OM1 Harness, OM3 Robert Hess, and those two knife carrying boatswain mates who probably saved my life in a Subic Bay alley behind a club.
Bill, FarleyHT1May 10, 1974 – May 10, 1982R
Struble, DennisPNSNJun 1974 – Jun 1976XI had a lot of fun on the "Gompers", especially in Olongapo! Even though I was in the Navy a very short time, I will always always have fond memories of the friendships that I made and the many places that we saw.
Brantley, LarryQM3Jul 10, 1974 – Jul 9, 1977Ops
Hopkins, Guy (Hoppy)DECK APESep 1974 – Feb 19782nd DivisionNever thought I could drink so much. Anyone know of 1st class Pulley? I think about all the S..t I got into...from Subic to Kowloon....Pulling into Okinawa to out run a typhoon.
Holdstock, TerryE-3Oct 1974 – May 1978Side cleaner/2nd divisionOne long party ride
Panetta, MichaelBM3Oct 12, 1974 – Jul 17, 1977Deck, 3rdI still remember my first day at work on the boatdeck like it was yesterday. Great times with 3rd Div, great bunch of BMs. I was dubbed Halfhitch. Ewing, Aldridge, Long, Steffano, Graff, Britz, anyone out there email me, would like to hear from you.
Spears, Isaac [ike]htfnOct 19, 1974 – Jan 14, 1976r2I also was a disc jockey for A.F.R.S. aboard ship
Etringer, BillEMFNNov 1974 – Nov 1975E
Beauchamp, EricGMT2(DV)Nov 10, 1974 – Jul 10, 1977Repair Division Diving LockerI just got ahold of MacFunk! What fun we had!
Horton, MichaelE2Dec 19, 1974 – Nov 25, 1975Deck handHad a great time aboard the Gompers met alot of different people. Made alot of friends traveled the world.

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