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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 892 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
Murle, MatthewMURLE1977 – 19802ndchainroom and starboard side main deck,,LT Foley was head of Deck department at that time and capt O'Malia was CO
Ramirez, RicoBM#1977 – 19801st
Soule, TimMM31977 – 1980M - Div and R - 2(Valve Shop)
Kinder, MikeRM31977 – Aug 10, 1979comm
Ramos, RandallE11977 – 1981Engine RoomCarlos, Spud, Fish, Bruness. What are you up to and where are you at? Randy Ramos, San Angelo, TX
Thompson, JackMR2Jan 1977 – Jul 1980R-2We didn't know how good we had it!
Whitfield, JeffHT2Jan 2, 1977 – Jun 6, 1980R-1Had a good time on Fat Sam. Shipfitter shop 11-A and sheetmatel shop 17-A. Two westpacs. I built the womens birthing compartment befor they came aboard!
Viscarra, GeorgeHT2Jan 4, 1977 – Apr 14, 1981R divI did 2 full wespacs and 2 months of a 3rd on board the FAT SAM spent all my time in R div except the last 6 months with the MAAs
Widman, MarkBM3Feb 1977 – 1980deckCarlos,Roger,Bill,Mark,Babos and other friends. Lots of fun west pac 78.
Carlos V. Ocampo, CarlosFeb 3, 1977 – Jun 1, 1978SIde CleanersUnder Chief Pully
Rodriguez, Roberte-3Feb 10, 1977 – Aug 13, 1980sidecleaners/ riggersWhen I was in the Navy I hated it. But now I look back on it and it was the GREATEST ADVENTURE OF MY LIFE.... Hung out with O'campo, Castro, T.J. rose, we had a great time during Westpac. has anyone heard from Dan Huges
Clark, MarkBM-3May 1, 1977 – Sep 4, 1980I had a great time working with good people in the Cranes & Boats Divison of the Deck Dept.
Craig Jr, John OrenMay 6, 1977 – May 6, 1980WEAPONS ARMORY
Meno, JoeEMC(SW) RETJul 12, 1977 – Nov 1, 1982R-3 Outside Electric
Shaffer, DavidOSCJul 15, 1977 – Jan 17, 1980Operations and PersonnelAssistant Educational Services Officer
Oakden, DaveSTGCS(SW)Aug 1977 – Jun 1980Was assigned as the Admin Dept LPO, and the 3-M Coordinator. Had a great time in my career aboard Gompers. Did she really get sunk as a target? Anyone have pictures?
Flores, Robert/flipRM1Aug 1977 – Mar 1981OCShps MAA, "Sherlock", OPS DCPO, Radio LPO, onbd whn 100 WINs rpt for Sea Duty. HT3 Susan Gage and MM3 Lisa Woolf posed in Playboys April 80 issue. Lisa worked for me for DC maint in WINS Berthing,
Munk, Timothy / TimHTfAAug 31, 1977 – Aug 30, 1980R-DivI spent just over 3Yrs on board and it was great...
Wade, Michaelmm3Sep 1977 – Jun 1981m
Miranda, AlcidesE 1Sep 1977 – 1978First DivisionA/C tech Las Vegas
Stoneman, RogerBM2Sep 28, 1977 – Aug 28, 1981deck
Cunningham, JohnRM1Oct 1977 – Jun 1978Comm
Flores, Robert /flipRM1/E6Oct 1977 – Mar 1981OCLPO OC/Radio Division, and Ships MAA for 15 months
Johnson, JonathanDT2Oct 15, 1977 – Sep 15, 1980Dental
Bird, DouglasSNNov 1, 1977 – Aug 1, 1981Crane DivisionHad a great time serving my country on Fat Sam. To all the guys and gals i served with in crane division and deck crew it was a pleasure!!!!
Delaney, JeffDP2Nov 19, 1977 – Mar 14, 1979S-6, Right above the mess deckI put in 12 years in the Navy and the best 2 were on board "Fat Sam". Wish I could go back and do it all over again. Olongapo!!!
Balunsat, Francis (Paco)sk2Nov 27, 1977 – Nov 30, 1981s-1I remember paul bartschat, chris miller, young, pimentel, hanley. skcs Ivy just to name a few, Definitely we need to have a reunion!
Johnson, DaleE-6 HTDec 1977 – Aug 1982R14 yrs 8 months/ 2 Wespacs/ One overhaul and about a million cups of coffee. Remember the 81 Diego Garcia Tip to Tip Relay and the Marathon? Laps around the cargo handling passageway? About a million welds around pipes in our nation's destroyers?
Bartschat, PaulSK3Dec 6, 1977 – 1980S1Here are some of you that I remember maybe some of you will remember me. John Young, Howard workman, Mike Hanley, Jesse Simmons, Don Bliss, Wayne Barnes, Van Dyke, Ivey, Ellis, Tillis, Brown, Pimentel, Paco
Bartschat, PaulSK3Dec 6, 1977 – 1983S1Trying to connect with those who remember me and likewise. I do remember Bliss,Young,Simmons,Workman,vandyke,Hanley,Spanky,Paco,Pimentel,Ivy,Brown,Grey,Jimenez,Galipo,
Williams, KrissSADec 15, 1977 – Oct 23, 1979Supplies
Wild, Heather SteelmanHM21978 – 1980Medical
Colon, HectorE31978 – 19801st, then StreamShe was a great ship, heart moving it was when I found out that she was decommissioned and later sunk. I made some good friends on and off the ship and a wonderful time it was.
Moore, EdwardRM31978 – 1980Radio
Emert, RobertEN21978 – Dec 29, 1980A-GangI remember reporting for duty 2 days before leaving on westpac Trying to out run a typhoon in Hong Kong on the slowest ship in the Navy. 4 tugs try to keep us off the pier in Subic Bay Perky,Fluff,Paris,Nicely,Cole
Appleman, GeorgeOM21978 – 1979R-5
Gary, LawrenceSM1 (SW)1978 – 1979COMMS. Retired CWO2 1995..... Lawrence.gary@redcross.org
Pimentel, AlfredSK21978 – 1980S-1Had a great time on Fat Sam. I remember my friends Jim lafler Tim nash, Senior chief ivey, paco, stewart, yes barchat, smitty, Rodriguez, it's been a while. I was 19 yrs old then. I'm turning 60 this year of 2018.
Sandefur, TammySN1978 – 1980Boatswain MateWorked Topside
Unsinn, Darrel  NEWHT11978 – Jul 14, 1979R DivisionI served on board during the 1978 Westpac. Was on board when Fat Sam went into dry dock and left In July 1979 when I decided not to re-up and went home. Looking to see what my friend IC2 Dan Smith is going now.
Graham, RodDS2Feb 27, 1978 – Feb 26, 1984S 6
Jameson, DavidEN2Mar 1978 – Nov 1981R-5Spent first 3 months in R-5. Sent to R-2 for 3 months. Then grequested to return to R-5 for duration of tour on board.
Finch, BillMACSMar 10, 1978 – Jul 15, 1979xRecall riding out a typhon in Subic Bay with tugs pulling us away from the pier.
May, ReubenHT2Apr 1978 – Jul 1981R 1had a great time on the gompers still gettinh reconnected with shipmates
Malugin, BobbyMr3Apr 1978 – Nov 1979R2If your reading this you must be one of my friends that was aboard Fat Sam. I think about all the good times and some of the not so good but I would like to hear from anyone that was my friend aboard ship. bamgin@yahoo.
Cowan, JimML2Apr 1, 1978 – Sep 1, 1979FOUNDRY
Gelhar, PeteEN3May 1978 – Dec 1980A-GangAnyone remember getting the Captain's gig stuck on a sand bar while on a joyride in San Francisco Bay? You know who you are.
Brooks, WilliamBM2/BM1/MA1May 1978 – Dec 19801st/MAAsurely missed the time I had onboard FAT SAM.
Nelson, DarrylML 3May 16, 1978 – Oct 20, 1980R-1They sank our ship???
White, MarkEN-3May 27, 1978 – Dec 20, 1980A (R-5 LAST 3 MONTHSMY FIRST BOAT OUT OF ENGINEMAN "A" SCHOOL ME AN 15 OTHERS CAME ONBOARD MADE FIRST PAC 2 DAYS AFTER I GOT ONBOARD DID THE YARD PERIOD 79 SAW THE FIRST FEMALES COME ABOARD WAS AN EXPERIENCE ILL NEVER FORGET, ID DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN IN A HEARTB
Jacobs, Freddy/jakehm3Jun 30, 1978 – Aug 15, 1980medical
King, VernonRMSNJul 1, 1978 – Nov 30, 1980OC01
Koerper, JimBT2Jul 10, 1978 – Jan 10, 1982B-div.
Galvin, James Pebblesht3Sep 1978 – 1980r
Vahle, RandyTM3Oct 8, 1978 – May 5, 1980WeaponsI know someone out there remembers me !!! Cookie Monster (Bob Cook), Roy Mauer, John James John H. (Chicago)
Vahle, RandyE4Oct 8, 1978 – May 5, 1980WeaponsI'm re-doing this because my e-mail address has changed. Roy, you crazy S.O.B., Cookie, you better get a hold of me. J. James, are you still in Collinsville, John Hoffman what's up. Greg (L.A.) Brian, THE craziest man I know. WHAT'S U
Lucier, MarkHT2Nov 1978 – Jul 1980Repair DivisionGot to see SF in the early 80"s. The shipmates I remember, Rueben May, Vic Lurz, Jim, Taz, Kevin, Mike Killman were a great group, had some fun. Was a crew member when the ladies came on board and things changed.
Book, KentE5 ENNov 30, 1978 – Nov 30, 1979A GangHad a good time what happend to Rick the Fluff spent most time at the pier and in yard still talk and spend timewith Al Minor ICman

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