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

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1967 | 1968 – 1973 | 1974 – 1979 | 1982 – now

Baron, RichardBT 31968 – 1970Boiler RoomBeleave it or not I had some fun times aboard the kiwi. After the hit, we went to wespac and a short time later I got out and headed back to the states
Sage, Johnsn1968 – Dec 1970M and then S
Henry Schroder, HankQM2Jan 10, 1968 – 1970OperationsRetired, Married W/boy and girl. Had a great time while on board. I live in Florida on the Santa fa River,just loving life.
Gallagher, PatBM3Feb 7, 1968 – Jun 22, 19711st
Gross, Clifford (Dan)2nd class radarmanJun 1968 – May 1971CIC
Jenkins, James MichaelSH3Jun 8, 1968 – Mar 19, 1970Supply Divison BarberI was the barber on the ship. I would like to connect with some old friends and see how they are doing now.
Kennemer, Joseph profile iconFN1969 – 1970EngineeringI would like to hear from anybody having agent orange related issues do to exposure to contaminated water while on board the Special K. email me at
Marcellus, RockyFTG21969 – Aug 1972FoxI love looking up old shipmates on the internet. I have a lot of fond memories of my time on the USS Kawishiwi A)146. I was on it for 3 WestPac cruises from 1969 - 1972
Hodgins, ThomasSN-GMG3Jan 1, 1969 – Jan 1, 1970FOX GunnersThere could not be a better way to begin a navy career. hard work for long hours sometimes covered in NSFO black oil. Middle of the night unreps and ship collisions. If you got away unscathed you were good for a life time. Hey to BM Nance.
Bell, Jerrelle3Jun 21, 1969 – Jan 4, 1971boatswainmate div 1We had a special crew with some great sailors,
Webb, TimCS3Oct 15, 1969 – May 1973SupplyThere's a few of u I remember I'm on Facebook
Wright, John3rd class comisareymanOct 31, 1969 – 1973comisarey4 years aboard the USS Kawishiwi
Villard, KennethFTG31970 – 1974FOXAs a young kid, I enjoyed my time on board the ship. Got to visit some far away places, and got to meet a lot of special guys.. Got married during that time, and I,m still married to the same women.
Kerr, JimYN3Jan 1970 – Aug 1971XEnjoyed my time on the Kawishiwi. Met some great people. Visited some unique places. Wouldn't trade it for anything.
Hollingsworth, WillMM-3Apr 1970 – Oct 1972M & AWas aboard when we ran a ground off the coast of Vung Tau. If there is someone out there that remembers this please get in touch with me! I really miss all my fellow shipmates.
Wilson, Thomas (Tom)YN1/LN1Oct 1970 – Sep 1972XX-Div LPO. '71 WestPac. CO CAPT Bilderback, XO CDR Fitzwilliam, Div Officer LT Sparkman. Remember the following from X-Div: Fred (Royal J Roman) Jaramillo, Lance (Flash) Gordon, (Red) Hussey.
Driscoll, DaveBm1Nov 1970 – Dec 19721stRetired as BMC, still kicking as s in 2018
Carpenter, RussellBM31971 – Mar 16, 1973!stanyone want to email me do at like to hear from you
Brown, KetronPETTY OFFICER 3RD / ELECTRICIAN MATEJan 1971 – Aug 1973E
Thoel, JimEM3Jan 1, 1971 – Dec 14, 1973E-DIVISIONSome of the best times of my life.
O'Connor, GregQM3Jan 3, 1971 – Sep 19, 1973OPSI remember the good times. Forgot the bad times.
Sparkman, TomLTMar 1971 – Jul 1974DeckMy last ship. Westpac cruise of 1972. Good memories.
Heyniger, GarySK3Mar 14, 1971 – Oct 10, 1972Supply
Bridgmon, MelvinBTFAJun 4, 1971 – Nov 17, 1971Boilerman
Gardner, JimSH3Jun 27, 1971 – Dec 16, 1974SupplyI didn't like being in the Navy although I have nothing against it. I met a lot of good people. It also got me to where I earned a bachelor's degree at the University of Hawaii prior to my career as a broadcast journalist.
Korenke, DavidE-3Nov 1971 – Aug 1973ASidewalk Engineer
Ford, CraigIC 3Nov 1971 – Apr 1975EWould love to hear from old shipmates I live in Vista Ca.
Kanitz, DaveHT2Nov 11, 1971 – Aug 21, 1975RExcellent website. Seeing the names of my shipmates brings back good memories. I am still trying to hunt down my ole boss HTCS Stan Koziol. Take care guys. Maybe one of these upcoming reuniions we can meet up.
Bryant, ArlieE31972 – 1975EI worked as a boiler tech,loved west pak cruses had some of the best friends and times of my life.we sailed in some rough waters and swam in the smooth waters at the equator.
Lampere, GeorgeFTG11972 – 1974FOXGood times, great friends, wonderful memories.
Moreno, RamonSNJan 1972 – Jun 1972x DivisionI can't find myself under roster for 1972.Remember boarding in Hawaii and going to the coast of Vietnam.I was a seaman worked with Lance Gordon, Does anyone remember me..Left to go to hospital corpman school
Duddles, AlbertHT3Jan 1972 – Feb 1975R
Thornton, LarryDK3Jan 4, 1972 – May 12, 1974supply
Wilshusen, LesBM3Apr 1972 – Jun 19742ndGood times. Many friends
Dixon, FrederickHT1May 4, 1972 – May 8, 1974RI was in the Liquid Cargo branch of R Division. I made HTC before I detached. I loved Subic City.
Shuckrow, Gordon T.RM3Sep 1972 – Apr 12, 1976operationsI made 2 cruises, and many good friends. I miss all you fellows. Hello Bill Lopshire if you see this. God bless allof you and Merry Christmas Gordon T.
Meade, Joebt 3Sep 19, 1972 – Mar 19, 1975BTlooking for anyone that was a bt n remembers me send an email to sure had alot of fun in hawaii and those west pacs
Tush, DaryllQM2Sep 20, 1972 – Dec 16, 1974Operations
Tush, DaryllQM2Oct 20, 1972 – Dec 14, 1974Opswestpac of 73 to 74. cruised the south Pacific and american samoa.
Allers, ChuckGNG 31973 – 1975FOX
Poblano, PhillipBM31973 – 19751st
Coulter, DougKIWISHIWI1973 – 1974I was not on the crew, I am a service officer with the American Legion trying to help a former crewmenber from 1973 or 1974. He ststes that a murder occured onboard in which a YN1 paymaster was killed. Any evidence of this would be great.
Robinson, Lavar "Hoot Gibson, Or "robbie"E-41973 – 1976RJust want to say hello from utah. You can call me @ 801-687-5315
Rudolph, Jerryht31973 – 1975r
Andrews, TimBT3Mar 1973 – Dec 1975"B" DivisionEmail is Staying in touch with Steve Waffle and he keeps me up dated on alot of guys. I'm living in the high desert of So. Cal. Retired from the US Govt. Used my BT skills in civilian life.
Manning, Ronald RonSM@WENT TO I CJun 7, 1973 – May 25, 1975came on as a sm went over to ic so i could show you guys the great movie we had out on the fan tail rem subic bay
Kasik, MicgaelMM2Jul 29, 1973 – Jul 27, 1978M
Barnes, BrianBmAug 1973 – Aug 19732nd division deckThis was my first command, and retired from the Navy in August of 1997
Vanhoy, LeePN3Sep 1973 – Jun 1975XOnr of my fondest memories, was crossing the Equator for first time. Currently residing in Florida.
Gill, MonteEN1Nov 1973 – Jun 1975A
Simpson Jr, JamesE-2Nov 23, 1973 – Jan 4, 1975First DivisionI was 17 when i joined up.I waited for her in Subic Bay not knowing too many things as it was need to know but seems like every port we pulled into knew of our arrival before we did.I did 1 West Pac
Theune, PhilippMM3Dec 1973 – Sep 5, 1975MThe Special "K" was just that: special. I served on board with my brother Peter, and still have several friends from that those 3 cruises. I wasn't able to make the 2005 reunion where they went out to see the gray lady, but hope to make th
Dynesius (Dyno), MarlonMM3Dec 1973 – Aug 1976M-Division hosting the 2020 reunion in sept. 10th - 13th Duluth Minnesota any interests contact Marlon Dynesius

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