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USS Bigelow (DD 942) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Bigelow (DD 942). 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 271 crew members registered for the USS Bigelow (DD 942).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1962 | 1963 – 1967 | 1968 – 1971 | 1972 – 1974 | 1975 – 1977 | 1978 – 1980 | 1981 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Fleming, John D.GMG11963 – 19662nd
Sunseri, Dominick (Nick)MM31963 – 1965MWould like to hear from somebody.
Mills, EarlCS1Feb 13, 1963 – May 9, 1967SHi ship mates of the USSBigelow,it's been a live time ago but it was my first ship and I never forgot her,She was a good ship,Cs1 Mills Ret.
Wismer, PhilipMR1Apr 3, 1963 – Jun 21, 1968R 2In thirty years of USN service, it was the best sea duty that I ever had. Always remember GM 2 Hamilton killed on 20 April 1967 in mount 52 explosion while providing gun fire support off Viet Nam. I was rerair 3 leader. We risked it all.
Carl, RichardETN2Aug 15, 1963 – Sep 25, 1964OIMed Cruise in '63 and North Atlantic Cruise in '64
Weiner, JeffSeamanAug 15, 1963 – Jun 15, 1965DeckWas the joy of my life! Visited the most amazing places with the rest of the crew, that i could ever imagine! I still talk about it today with friends and family!
Royal, RalphEM 31964 – 1966R-DivisionR-Division was not only home, but also family. Returned many times in my mind.
Tommy, Manuel1965 –
Hudson, CalvinFIREMAN1965 – 1966
Willis, JayLTJG1965 – 1967Engineering-DCAAnyone out there in this time period? Would like to hear from Jim Tune and Scott Butcher especially.
Mellor, Douglasmm21965 – 1977m some of the best days of my life
Murphy, GreggMM31965 – 1969aft engine room
Vander Pyl, ChesterBT21965 – 1967aft poiler room
Rosser, Lon  NEWRD31965 – 1968OIGreat Crew and I thank them for getting us all but one, James Hamilton, back home safely. Does any one have information about PC3 William Morgan, he was the postal clerk 1965 to 1968? At least the state that he was from.
Onsrud, StuartRD1Feb 1965 – Dec 1967OIGreat tour of duty, however, The last tour I made to Vietnam on this ship we had six crew members mostly gunnersmates who were casualties when a faulty round exploded in mt 52. One died later of burns received.
Cofer, Michael/mikeBT2Apr 1965 – Nov 1968BI was Oil King and worked in the fire rooms.
Connell, SteveE3Jun 1965 – 1967OC
Bridges, DwightCS3Jun 16, 1965 – Jan 1, 1967commisaryjune 1965 went to cuba for trainning after that in october 1965 the ship went to the mediterian for 6 months then in june of 1966 the ship went to charleston sc for dry dock for three months in preperation for vietnam 67
Humphrey, Charles/chuckLtJgJul 15, 1965 – Jul 15, 1967R Division/EngineeringPhil Wismer, I remember the day you and a few others in R Div helped save the day. Think is was when Mount 52 exploded, but I remember it and you well. Hero in my book Unhappily, I the great ashtray and I were parted.
Brimm, JimmySNNov 1965 – Aug 1967NavyWant to register and have my name added to the list
Shaffer, Vance WSNJan 1966 –1STTo answer Mr Lane's question, I was down in the magazine loading the 5" inch gun when the gun exploded. We ran to aid the GMG's that were in the destroyed gun mount. Send e-mail for more information.
Hopfauf, BernieGMG3Jan 1966 – Oct 19692
Gifford, DougSK3May 1966 – Dec 1969lst then SkWhat a sea going vessel she was! Nice ports. Mayport, Charleston, Gitmo ,Panama Canal, Acapulco, Frisco, Hawaii, Japan, Pillipines, Hong Kong, DaNang, Virgin Islands, Med Cruise ( France and Istanbul), San Juan, and to many other islands to list.
Bremel, RobertRD3May 15, 1966 – Jul 31, 1968ElectronicsWould like any information on the whereabouts of the Trudull, Warren family. Werer very close friends i have email address robertbremel@yahoo.com please contact me with any info my phone as of 10/31/12 218-652-6302
Stanga, Allen Amm2May 16, 1966 – Oct 15, 1969m-divisionwent aboard in charleston shipyard in 1966 made west pac, med cruise was in machine shop when gun blew up made 2 reunions
Nelson, RodgerSTG2Jun 1966 – Jan 19701st and sonarcharleston drydock,gitmo,westpac 67, med 68, virgin islands, etc
Barton Jr, Tolbert (Bart)RdSep 1966 – Dec 1968RadarI served with Robert McClintock Robert Clemons
Barthel, BillRM2Nov 11, 1966 – Oct 15, 1969OCCharleston(1966); Vietnam(1967); Med cruise(1968)
Miller, Peter/ CookieCS3Dec 1966 – Dec 1967Supply We won the NAY award as the best feeding DD on the east coast while I was aboard. Looking for Hank Haddaway ST2. Any help is apreciated.
Snellgrove, William LloydGMG2Dec 1966 – Sep 1970Weapons
Clements, Robert (Bob)RD2Dec 1966 – Nov 1968OIDeparted Mayport Feb 1967 for Vietnam with ships of DesRon 16. Spent time in Subic Bay replacing barrels on 5" 54 gun mounts. Mt 52 blew-up w/GM killed. Several wounded. Took shrapnel hits from enemy shore fire
Gettys, Wallace / WallySN1967 – 1968GunneryI was one of the charter members of the "Tonkin Gulf Yaht Club" (Vietnam) and a mount #1 crew member during general quarters.
Treloar, RodneyMM31967 – Apr 17, 1969MMWas sleeping under Mount 52 when it blew off the ship. Saw the Fire coming from the Big Hatch beside my Bed. My GQ station was new the Bow of the Ship. What a day that was.
Campbell, Augustin ( Gus, Augy)bmJan 10, 1967 – Apr 28, 19691st divI remember the great crew, capt porcari xo, med cruise searching grids for scorpion, playing baseball in istanbul, being followed by russian dlgs the whole cruise, because we were the only ship using i believe jp5 fuel
Perillo, TonyE3Feb 1967 – Jun 1969First DivisionWent to Vietnam aboard the Bigelow in 1967
Ray, JohnSM-3Apr 8, 1967 – Nov 18, 1968I WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM OTHERS WHO SERVED ON THE BIGELOW IN 1967-1968 PERIOD
Serna, Vincent Aka Vincerm1(E6)Apr 12, 1967 – 1969OperationsI was the Leading Radioman, and Senior Operations Division Petty officer.
Brainard, SteveRD3Jul 1967 – Jan 1971OI
Mendelssohn, PaulFTG3Aug 1967 – Feb 19682ndIn memory of Jim Hamilton GMG2 lost in MT 2 explosion in Viet -Nam 4/67
Simon, KennethSN (E-3)Sep 21, 1967 – Dec 13, 19681st and Mess CookWish to talk to anyone with knowledge of our operations witjh USS SCORPION...
Thomas, BillRD2Dec 6, 1967 – Sep 1971OPERATIONS INTELLIGENCE
Barry, MalbroughRD 2Dec 28, 1967 – Mar 1, 1971OIWould be great to hear from some of my old mates.

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