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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 164 crew members registered for the USS Kawishiwi (AO 146).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1967 | 1968 – 1972 | 1973 – 1976 | 1977 – now

Fussell, GaryYNSN1977 – 1979XIf you want to contact me, you can reach me at or send me a letter to 9201 E. 64th Terr., Raytown, MO 64133
Harris, DaleHM31977 – 1979Medical (X-Division)My very first ship in the Navy! Hawaii was great! Drop me a line if anyone can remember me.
Goodnight, EricIC3/21977 –E DIV
Ludovicy, Richard/lukeBM 31977 – 1979BM/IC
O'Dell, ScotQM3May 1977 – Nov 1979OperationsHad some great times in Hawaii and on West Pac. Lost contact with some good friends.
Gregory, NathanYNSNMay 6, 1977 – Apr 1, 1979XHave broke away for to long. Our break away song was from Hawaii Five O
Vincent, ArtFNOct 1977 – Jun 1979E - DivisionI remember seeing the ship for the first time . She was in dry dock . Hawaii was so nice to young to enjoy it. Made some real good friends on the Special K.
Cross, RichardGMG2Oct 1977 – Oct 1979FoxKawishiwi was a good ship and I learned and grew onboard her. I reported on board right out of GMA School as a GMGSN, I departed as a GMG2.
Taylor, W.P. (Sonny)OS1Oct 6, 1977 – Feb 14, 1979OPSHawaii !!!
Bennett, KennethE-3Oct 9, 1977 – Oct 10, 1979R-Leading Petty Officer HT 1 Burke, Shop Supervisor HT 3 Landua, HT 3 Bruner, HTFN Carr, and other's
Deperro, DavidE3Nov 4, 1977 – Oct 4, 1979DeckYa I remember rescuing those people,it was kinda spooky cause it was late at night in the middle of the ocean
McDonald, RogerBT3Dec 27, 1977 – Oct 1979BHad a great time with all the guys in B and M division especially. On WESTPAC. Was also on decomissiom crew
Terrell, Harold RayFn 3Jul 18, 1978 – Mar 1979RJust want to say hi to all my mates and I'm still Rocking!!!! Rad Ray Terrell
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.
Sliger, Michael (Tennessee)ET3Jun 1984 – Jun 1987MildetThis was my first ship of a 24 year carrier. I remember getting liberty secured in Vancouver with Oly when we got the HF transmitters going. Anyone who served with me give me holler at me.
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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