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USS Edward McDonnell (FF 1043) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Edward McDonnell (FF 1043). 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 136 crew members registered for the USS Edward McDonnell (FF 1043).

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Crider, StevenBOATSWAINMATE1979 – 19851st
Ivey, RobertRM31979 – Feb 1981OCFine Ship with an excellent crew. I made a lot of good friends and had great times.
Yaser, WaleedET3Jan 25, 1979 – Mar 26, 1982techI saw a friend ( Costello ) listed here - remember that very pretty half Hawaiian Philipino girl we hooked up with!? It was Me who coined the phrase ' Dropping A Load In The Bathroom Now ' - Eddy Mac dropped many loads
Evans, MarkBT2May 15, 1979 – Aug 25, 1982engineering
West, StephenMM3Aug 1979 – Mar 19, 1981MBest tour I ever did, Great crew on the Eddie Mac.
Potter, TimothyENFN1980 –A DivisionServed in Agang under SCPO Collins,EN1 Embree,MM2 Cooper,EN2 Pappas. Also Tony Hallwood,Jack "cheez" Castelo,TJ McNamara,James Furmanchen,and I can't remember the name but our wild punk rocker from Boston. And others
Castelo, Joquim/cheezE-3Mar 1980 – Dec 1983A-GangHad some good times aboard the ship, i lost contact with all! Marty Fischer are you still around!
McGhan, WinstonBM1-PO1Oct 23, 1980 – Oct 23, 1985Deck
Honeycutt, MartyE-4Nov 1980 – May 12, 1984EngineeringIt was a very challenging time for me. I have some good memories, and some not so good. The Navy and Eddy Mac was a much different era than today. I wish all of my former shipmates well, including those I want to forget.
Valentine, Rick (Val)EN3Dec 25, 1980 – Feb 5, 1983A-DivisionLooking forward to touching base with some of the shipmates from A-Gang.
Meyer, William {billy}MM21981 – 1983engineering
McCollum, MarkSM31981 – 1983opsa.k.a. Soda Pop Louie
Beberwyk, ChrisFTG2Jan 1981 – Aug 8, 1984GI remember being 22 and I couldn't wait to get off that thing after being onboard for 3 years. Now looking back, I miss those wild times and crazy bastards.
Rodriguez, ManuelSeaman !st classFeb 15, 1981 – Oct 27, 1982Mess SpecialistI hear Woody died back in 09. I wanna say hi to Costello, De Brazil, and to his buddy Pee Wee. Man did we all raise hell back then, especially in dry dock in Bath Maine. Mayport stunk, but we had a great time in Bermud
Blair, StuartSTG1Apr 1981 – Sep 1984WSO3it was an outstanding first ship. i never felt quite as safe on gas turbine ships
Shelton, KenSTG1Apr 1, 1981 – May 28, 1984ASTime spent on FF-1043 cruising the world was some of my fondest memories. The Sonar Gang was a great group of guys. I will always remember the lessons learned and the journeys shared on the Eddy Mac. I salute you all that served.
Hendrick, Jeff profile iconOS2Jul 3, 1981 – Jan 26, 1985OI DivisionAllot of good memories from my time on the 'Eddy Mac, and seeing some familiar names brings back many more memories
O'neal, Drew JrSTG2Oct 1, 1981 – Jun 1, 1984weaponsA great experince for me. A great crew, lots of fun. Will always remember with fondness.
Rutherford, Charles/chuckOS2Nov 1981 – 1987oi
St.lawrence, Richard (Rick)QM2Dec 1981 – Aug 1982Navigation (Ops)I was sent aboard at the end of my second hitch. We were coming out of the yards at Bath and I went to Gitmo for fleet retraining. Capt Z had command when I came aboard and was relieved by Cmd Vanderwier. Too sad!
Brovont, Frank (Troll)STG21982 – 1986ASWCame onborad the night before we left for the MED. Made alot of great friends that I would like to get in contact with.
Hicks, Guy (Josh)SM11982 – 1986OCNot my favorite command, but she sure had a hell of a crew. I have nothing but respect for the enlisted who manned her and a few of her officers.
Corwin, MarkBT2Jan 1982 – Jan 1987Engineering
Ogaz, GustavoBT3Jan 3, 1982 – Aug 24, 1984Engineering B DivRemember all of you that served with me, thanks for the laughs, hard work, and the times we sailed out there. retired from NMCB 22, UT1(SCW) Iraq, Afg vet as well, we are part history now, FF-1043 our main home, YEA.
Shelton, Kenneth profile iconSTG1Apr 10, 1982 – Oct 10, 1984Weapons Div. (Sonar Gang)The Eddy Mac, was a great experience for me. I will never forget the life lesson that shape my daily existence today. Great friends, great experiences. Proud to be a US Navy Vet.
Truelove, Michael profile iconEW1Jun 1982 – Aug 1986OPS/EW
Blair, MarkSKSR - SK3Sep 1982 – Mar 1985SS01I have some fine memories of the Eddie Mac, Could have done without the bad rep she got from the Tunis, Tunisia port visit when the skipper and the HM2 hooked up. Best ship I ever served on. Now: IT1, USN(Retired)
Blair, MarkSKSep 10, 1982 – Mar 15, 1985SS01First ship I served aboard, learned alot and grew up a little. Made quite a few friends and had a great time. Came aboard as an SKSR, left as an SK3. Made SK2 first increment but, did'nt find out until 1986, petitioned and got it though.
Decker, Daniel profile iconSTG2Nov 15, 1982 – Jul 15, 1985ASMet alot of great people onboard the Eddy Mac, lost touch with all of them except for Hair.
Kolen, Greg/docHM21983 – 1985HospitalcorpsmanI came onboard in Mayport
Collins, DanielFTGSN1984 – 1986G
Long, LarryPN31984 – Jan 1988AdministrationI served as a PN3 aboard the Eddy Mac and still recall about every inch of it. I met some of the finest people I've ever known and saw places I never could have.. The Med cruise and Central America were highlights.
Amarante, Gilberto "tito"RM3Mar 1984 – Jul 1987OPS/RADIOI served as a Radioman until 1987. (Frank Reid miss you and your family). After many years in the reserve as an enlisted I got a commission with the Army Reserve, currently serving as a Captain.
Robertson, Rick/robbieE-5/BM2Jun 4, 1984 – Aug 2, 1986DeckJust wanted to say hello to all my shipmates. Best crew ever!
Centola, Mike profile iconPN3Aug 30, 1984 – Dec 2, 1986DECK/Admindidn't know a thing when I got aboard. Never learned, either! That Med cruise in deck div was something. Struck/finally made PN3. Good Memories. Hey Larry Long. Good on those who were smart enough to stay in and retire!
Gullett, Martin/martyGMT3Sep 1984 – Jul 28, 1988WeoponsMet the Eddy Mac in Mayport, just prior to embarking on a tour of the Mediterranean. Highlight was a 3 month tour of Central America. Good memories...bad memories...but the good ones are easier to remember...
Fullmer, MichaelPN1Oct 1984 – May 1986Personnel
Perez III, GregorioRM21985 – 1987OCHad a great time on the Eddy Mac. Learned alot, made some good friends. Busted my left foot on my way to school, it's never been the same, but the memories are all good. Thanks Eddy Mac.
Ashton, RobertQMSN1985 – Sep 30, 1988NX Division
Pence, LonnieOTA1985 – 1986ASI am looking for anyone who remembers me from when I served on the Eddy Mac.
Mire, ScottieQM21985 – 1988NAVIGATION
Matthews, BenSTG 11985 – 1988ASWAnd we just keep plugging along!!!!
Maddox, GuyMM3Feb 7, 1985 – Oct 2, 1988Company 340On ship for three years following RTC Company 340 Great Lakes. Just to say Greetings to fellow sailors I knew.
Powers, Phillip (Powpow)OS2Aug 1985 – Sep 18, 1988CICJoined the army after decom miss the poeple and the sea
Windham, JimmyLTAug 1985 – Dec 1986WeaponsWeapons Officer
Powell, SteveYNSNSep 1985 – Nov 1988adminI started out without a destination and eventually became a yeoman. I had so much fun and made some good friends. Hope to hear from some of you guys sometime. It would be great if we can have some kind of reunion.
Prieto, Charlie "Chuck"SMSNSep 5, 1985 – Apr 1, 1988OpsAfter leaving the Eddy Mac, I went to college. While in school, I enlisted in the Florida Army National Guard as a Combat Engineer. I am currently still serving in the Guard on active duty as a recruiter. I am a SFC/E7 (the equivilent of a Chief).
Olmstead, LavernMM11986 – 1988M
Rock, JohnEW31986 – 1988operationsenjoyed my stay on the Eddy Mac made alot of friends when i was on there would like to hear from some of my shipmates
Roberts, RonniePNCMMay 1986 – Sep 1988XEnjoyed the crew. Ship was in bad shape but I guess that is why the decommissioned it.
Frazier, RolandE-4May 25, 1986 – May 24, 1992B divisionWhat edddy mack what up uss dale this is moon dog
Tuholski, JimQM2 (SW)Jun 1, 1986 – Aug 31, 1988NavigationLearned everything about my job from QMC Micky T and QM2 Scotty Mear. I am greatful they were so good because I transfered to a ship on deployment that lost the QM1 and QMC. I assumed all duties as LPO!
Marion, DominicETSNOct 1, 1986 –OE01Great port visits and great fun with friends.

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