The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Mississinewa (AO 144). 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 156 crew members registered for the USS Mississinewa (AO 144).
|Walimaki, David||OSSN||1975 – 1976||OI||My frrst ship|
|Ray, Duane||sa||Feb 27, 1975 – Dec 31, 1975||deck-bosen hole||gosh would enjoy stories of the saratoga.when we hit saratoga refueling it i hurt my knee va dosn,t believe me|
|Walimaki, David||OSSN||May 1975 – Dec 1975|
|Rowe, Gary (Skid)||RM2||Jun 1975 – 1978||Radio Shack||Was onboard before/during/after conversion to MSC. Reftra in GTMO then to Med. Got off in Athens Greece. Spent a lot of time in Augusta Bay, Sicily.|
|Duane, Ray||BN-SM||Aug 29, 1975 – Dec 27, 1976||deck||I remeber hitting the Saratoga do you,email me please|
|Foltman, Christopher||FTG3||Sep 6, 1975 –||Fire Control|
|Ashton, Bob||SM2||Nov 1975 – Apr 1980||Operations||Came aboard the Missy in 1975. Bordered her in Portsmoth, VA. Was involved in the Saratoga collision 28 miles off the coast from Jacksonville. Stayed aboard during transition to USNS Mississinewa until 1980.|
|Boetel, Edward G||fn||Feb 10, 1976 – Nov 15, 1976||engineering --- boiler room||thru the panama canal from norfolk,va to oakland ,ca for decommissioning a pretty sad day|
|Coville, Kenneth||MM2||Jun 1976 – Oct 1976||M|
|Knapp, Charles||RM2/E5||Jul 20, 1977 – Feb 22, 1979||operations||met up with missy in phillipines, did med cruise, switch from six fleet to seventh fleet ran up suez canal did shell back initiation unrep two battleships that had been restored. visited 14 different countries.|
|Morgan, Michael (Mikey)||RM3||Sep 1, 1977 – Oct 31, 1978||Radio||One of the best experiencies of my life serving aboard the Missy. Boarded her in Hoboken, New Jersey where she was in Dry-Dock. Then did Reftra in GTMO and then on to the Med. Great bunch of guys, great times. Those were the days!|
|McCann, E.a.||Captain||Aug 4, 1978 – Jul 18, 1982||US Navy||Capt. E.A. McCann was my beloved grandfather who passed away in the 90's. I have very little info on his service and would love to hear for from those who knew him. Also Capt of USS Waccamaw & USNS Marias I believe.|
|McDaniel, Steve||RM3||Mar 1, 1981 – Mar 10, 1982||Radio Shack||I caught the Missy in the Philippines. Never saw the states on her. Alot of underway time but had some good times as well.|
|Gustavus, Christopher||ET2||Aug 1981 – Aug 1982||ET Shack||A long time underway, but with great friends.|
|Richardson, Stan||LT||Aug 1981 – Dec 1982||OIC MILDET||They told me it arduous sea duty but it was the best tour of my career. Caught the Missy in Athens rode her thru the IO and back to the states. Hard work but the most fun I've ever had.|
|Lannan, Tom||cook/baker||Jun 15, 1982 – Jun 15, 1983||steward dept||Picked up the USNS ship in PI, went to Singapore, then across the IO up the Red Sea and through the Suez, was sent to Lebanon to evacuate Americans during the '82 war.. Then to Sardinia to refuel and back to the states,|
|Young, David||RM3||Aug 15, 1983 – Apr 30, 1985||Radio Shack||caught in mediteranian. had to be high lined over from the uss eisenhower. lots of sea time, lots of memories. seen parts of the world that i never dreamed of seeing while i was a member of her crew. Thanks Missy!|
|Mortemore, Kim||LT/0-3||Oct 1984 – Oct 1985||OIC||I was only on the MIS for a year. 1/2 underway and 1/2 in drydock in Boston. I had a great bunch of guys working for me,including a great(OSC) Chief. Thanks for the AMF shirt guys and thank you Chief for that special going away present you set up.|
|Horton, Mike||ET2||Dec 3, 1985 – Dec 20, 1985||ET Shop||TAD from USNS Saturn.|
|Huber, Jodi||SM3||1986 – 1988||US NAVY SIGNAL BRIDGE||Never again in my life will I ever have the opportunity to experience the spectacular sun rises and sun sets, the calm and rage of the sea and the true meaning of team work and comradery. Thanks for keeping us safe Missy!|
|Watry, Jim||ET2||Sep 1986 – Oct 1987||MilDet||Two Atlantic crossings, 1st ship back in Crete in 20+ years, cross the "Line of Death", who could ask for more... Great Crew and Great Memories.|
|Maldonado, Luisa||OS1||Nov 30, 1986 – Dec 10, 1987||OI||Hard work, wonderful crew of sailors and civilian mariners alike.|
|Sykeny, Mike (Syke-o)||RMSN||Dec 10, 1986 – Dec 1987||MilDet||No sooner did I check on board (my first ship) and we departed for a med cruise. Spent my 11 of my 12 months in the med. Crossed the "Line of Death" visited a lot of ports. Loved Messina, Sicily. Memories of friends and good times.|
|Pafundi, Ted||RM2||Feb 1988 – Feb 1989||MILDET||The Missy was great.|
|Opsteegh, John||1989 – Dec 1990||great ship lots of fun|
There are currently no planned reunions.