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USS Kawishiwi (AO 146) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Kawishiwi (AO 146). 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 158 crew members registered for the USS Kawishiwi (AO 146).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1967 | 1968 – 1972 | 1973 – 1977 | 1978 – now

Tucker, BruceSA/E2Aug 1978 – Oct 1979S2
Painter, Mark Battmane-3-supplySep 1, 1978 – Sep 1, 1979supplyhey there ship mates this is the batman if any friends want to get in touch my e-mail is < my phone#1-423-579-0002.its been along journey from our time in the service.
Dunn, SeanSNOct 1978 – Oct 1979Deck department, 2nd Div. I was the one who spotted the liferafts on the horizon flashing their lights at us while on starboard lookout around midnight. we rescued about 16 people in two life rafts whose small ship had sank. Westpac 78/79
McKinstry, JohnVariedOct 1978 – Oct 1979Supply
Stearns, DougGMGNov 1978 – 1980gunners mate
Klamer, RichardMM2Dec 1978 – Oct 1979MDecommissioning crew. Finished at Alameda.
Lara, RickQMSNJan 1979 – Jan 1980NavigationWas on board from 1979 till 1980. My first ship out of 4 in my naval career.
Dudley, HectorOS 2Mar 1979 – Mar 1980Opslots of great memories. Made one westpac and we spent some time in Guam, Japan, and Subic Bay. Love to hear from some old friends.
Shepherd, LemLt.Jun 1, 1982 – Jul 1, 1983Mil Det.First OIC after transfer to MSC. Relieved OSC Buchanon and served with OSC Wilson after the conversion from USS to USNS in Oakland, CA.
Olson, Bob - (Oly)ET2Jun 15, 1983 – Jun 15, 1986OPSSan Diego - What a great time!! Met a lot of Great people. Would love to hear from anyone.
Torres, RubenRM31985 – 1987OpsServed under MSC days. My best buddy was Rhoul Roseman. Had some great times. Was stationed in San Diego during those days.
Carrier, Ron "Bug"ETCJun 1985 – Jun 1986MILDETBest memory was making CPO in Vancouver. Enjoyed the trips to Tijuana and softball against the CIVMARS.
Clark, Jeffrey "Jt"RM2Jun 1985 – Jun 1986OPS / MILDETTrying to get in contact with the Chief Cook and Chief Engine, I need to get some payback from all the card games I lost. Best times ever were spent on the Special K.
Sutton, TyRM2Aug 1985 – Jun 1987Ops
Rankin, MikeSM3Mar 1987 – 1989OPSSome of the best times of my life on this tanker
Brewster, JanetRM2Jun 1987 – Jun 1989OPSMissing my haze grey underway days.
Schiffert, Tamara (Tammy) profile iconSM31988 – 1991OPSThis was my first ship, and met some really good friends.
Kimbrell, GarySM1(SW)Feb 1988 – Nov 1990MILDETPlenty of sea time onboard this ship... Do any of you remember the Special "K" sign on the port & stbd sides of the Signal Shack? Eric Holtz was the "ET" of the "ET" shop. Retired in 1997.
Holzer, EricET3/ET2Aug 1988 – Jan 1990
Smith, SteveRM21989 – 1990OpsRadioman assigned to ops. Homeported in San Diego MSC in Oakland.
Bohling, Edward2ND ELECTRICIANNov 1989 – Jun 1990CIVMAR CREW MEMBER
Padin, Virginia (Gina)RM31990 – 1992I served on the USNS Kawishiwi and am looking for any old friends. Email me @
Heflin, StephenSMSNJun 6, 1990 – May 24, 1991OPSHad a great time.
Labranche, GlennET2(SW)Oct 1991 – Aug 1992ET ShopWas on Decommissioning Crew in 1992

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