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USS Blandy (DD 943) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Blandy (DD 943). 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 202 crew members registered for the USS Blandy (DD 943).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1962 | 1963 – 1970 | 1971 – 1975 | 1976 – 1978 | 1979 – now

Lintimedenmuth, William HankE31979 – 19811STgiOOD TIMES GITMO WAS WILD,cliff drivingn. fun
Rickert, JackFTG21979 – Jul 8, 1980Weapons
Miller, WhittyOS2Mar 5, 1979 – Aug 15, 1981some of my best navy memories were while serving onboard the Blandy.
Ely, RodneyRM2Jun 1979 – Jun 1982OCWould love to hear from anyone the rembers me from the ship :o)
Thrower, EmersonCDR (Retired)Sep 4, 1979 – Aug 10, 1982M DivisionMy first and most favorite ship. She was a great ship and I was part of a great crew even though I was surely wet behind the ears as junior officer onboard her. At soon to be age 61, I miss her and the days at sea.
Weber, JohnYN1Dec 1979 – Aug 1982NavGood experience.
Schroetter, Don (Scoooter)MM31980 – 1982A Gang
Moon, HowardOSSN1980 – 1981OI
Taylor, EricOSSN1980 – Nov 1982oi
Tabano, TonySM31980 – 1982comm, Bruce profile iconEM31980 – 1982E
Kelley, PatSM2 (SW)1980 – 1983comm
McElhannon, Timothy profile iconOS3Jan 1980 – 1982OI
Opelka, WilliamFTG3Feb 7, 1980 – May 27, 19822nd
Dempsey, SkidPN2May 1, 1980 – Nov 5, 1982NavigationStill think about her almost daily. Especially her last cruise in the North Atlantic when her super structure was cracking and resulted in her being decommissioned on 11/05/82. I might have been last to depart. As PN2
Rothe, StevenIC1Sep 1980 – Nov 1982EThe Blandy was my first ship out of Boot Camp. I was really sad to see it decomissioned but it had served it's duty. It was great to see Scotland , Spain and Italy and the Persian Gulf was interesting. Nimitz 2 Libya 0.
Neve, DonSTG3Oct 1980 – Oct 1982STBlandy was the start of my career and a good start at that. Many fond memories.
Borrego, Carlos M.EM3Nov 17, 1980 – Oct 1982RWhat an experience, for a while, I was the youngest sailor onboard, at 17. I remember cutting a cake with the oldest sailor (the Master Chief). I remember Chief Swinson, Jahnsen, Jacobs, Christlieb,Quidem,Baer, etc.
Halliday, Jon profile iconEM31981 – Nov 1982RDecommissioning Crew, Gitmo once? twice? Was at that miserable place at least 3x, can't remember how many times on Blandy. Med, Suez, Persian Gulf, St Thomas... Recognize a bunch of names.
Gore, WilliamBT3Jul 22, 1981 – 1982Decommisioning crew. Forward fireroom "the brotherhood"
Rodrigues, HenrySMCAug 1981 – 1982Comm/NavMy first ship, and what a great one. The MED/Persian Gulf cruise was a lot of good times and good memories. I went on to retirement after 24 years in 2005.
Scherber, TerryMM2Oct 23, 1981 – Nov 5, 1982MAlso served on the AD 42 & LSD 40. Joined Minneapolis Pipefitters Local 539 in 1988.Currently employed at General Mills Riverside, also teach 3rd year apprentice intro to steam and hot water.
Wilms, DanENSIGNNov 21, 1981 – 1982A&EOnly on Blandy a short time before she was decomissioned. Good experience.
Houk, SteveGMG3Dec 1981 – Nov 5, 1982Mount 51I arrived by helo from Bahrain and dropped by line. I just left gunnery "C" school. I had the BIG KEY RING to all the small arms on the ship. I took the 50 Cals with me when ship Decommisioned. See me
Bernat, CraigFTG3Jan 1982 – Oct 19822ndGetting highlined from the Command ship in the Persian Gulf to the Blandy. Decommissioning on that cold October day in 1982. Looking for fellow gun plot crew from that time.

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