The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Point Defiance (LSD 31). 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 296 crew members registered for the USS Point Defiance (LSD 31).
|Palmer, Nick||MSSN||1981 – 1983|
|Wallen, Thomas||os2||1981 – 1983||oi||the best crew ever i can be reached at 407-300-8487|
|Walker, Mickey||HT3||1981 – 1983||R div.||My first ship, made a lot of good friends, Loved West Pac 82,|
|Velador, Stephen||BTFN||Jan 1981 – Sep 30, 1983||BT||Had a great time, with a great crew. Bill Pickett, Jimmie Dye. Etc. Also looking for mm Lewis, & Bones.|
|Keith, Jones||e3||Feb 4, 1981 – Feb 15, 1983||gunnersmate||I worked in the Armory, wonder if Chief Cobb is still living, lets have a reunion guys. Anybody know where Gleason is?|
|Adams, Stephen||BM E-3||Mar 1981 – Apr 1982||Deck||Best time I had was at sea! I remember when on Liberty me/Nacho-Ignacio Cisneros/Clark "The Samoan"/and Lingle got jumped by the entire crew of another ship.on leave. Searched for them for a while never caught up with the instigator.|
|Reese, Curtis "doc"||HM3||Apr 7, 1981 – Feb 1, 1983||Medical||Member of the RAW DOGS. Went on first West Pac. Had a wonderful time in the PI. Met some cool brothers. What up Harber and Illig. Yall still Raw!|
|Harber, Reginald Harber||EN2||Aug 1981 – Apr 1983||A||WORK IN A DIVISON UNTIL DECOM|
|Haines, Scott||mm3||Aug 10, 1981 – Jul 28, 1983||aft mach. room||hello every body i worked aft with tery cheny and lucero and gang i was the one with the hair lip you know the good looking one.|
|Peterson, David (Pete)||OS||Aug 24, 1981 – Mar 17, 1983||OI||Great times, remembering the guys,J.R. Craft, Mark Wallen,Keith Hancock, Rusty Croce, Roger Camino. What ever happened to the Captains 1982 Thanksgiving drumsticks?|
|Gallagher, James||jo3||Sep 1981 – Jan 11, 1983||administration||Still alive how about the rest of you where is whalen?|
|Benson, Scott/ensign||MM3||Nov 1981 –||Main Control until Decom|
|Illig, Paul||PCSR-PC3||Nov 1981 – Apr 1983||X||I was the only PC aboard. She was my first ship, lots of fond memories and new friends. I was there until decom. then went to LSD-33.|
|Kersey, Sam/ky||BT/FN||Dec 1, 1981 – Oct 20, 1983||B||Hey powers,gonzo,cheny,benson I didnt realize PT D had a web site I have a lot of great memories of us guys my first w pac and avioding getting greased for so long hey powers remember cliffs seaweed in hawaii or feista Island reup party|
|Torres, Jorge||ET3||1982 – 1983||She was my first ship and my first WESTPAC. Met alot of stand up guys and i had alot out there. Was on her until she was decommissioned. The ET Shop was a great place to be. We all got some nice tans on the way to PI.|
|Kauffman, Kenneth||mm3||1982 – 1985||engineering|
|Williams, Steve||MSSN||Jan 1982 – 1983||Supply||I was an MS right out of "A"school. Made my 1st Westpac in April of '82. Worked with Bear; Dominick; Harnois. It was a great old ship! Westpac was awesome! I was there until decommission. Went to the USS England. CG-22.|
|Moser, Mike/mo||HTFN||Nov 20, 1982 – 1984||R DIVISION||MY FIRST SHIP, WHAT AN EXPERIENCE, AND HAD ALOT OF GOOD SHIPMATES. I AM NOW A MASTERCHIEF MASTERDIVER WITH 29 YRS. WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER MOMMA D. WORKED WITH HT3 BREWER, HTFN COOK, HT3 TURANO, HT3 WALKER, IC3 LUCERO|
There are currently no planned reunions.