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USS William C. Lawe (DD 763) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS William C. Lawe (DD 763). 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 140 crew members registered for the USS William C. Lawe (DD 763).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1968 | 1969 – 1973 | 1974 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Likley, DonRM31974 – Jul 16, 1976To quote my good friend "Rabbit" "Had a good time" especially our time at Avondale ship yard ;)
Snay, Bill (Snook)BT21975 – 1980BGreat boat,had lots of good times on it.Did greatlakes cruise (loved it blew the stacks when we went under the bridge in Canada ),GITMO ,Virgin Islands ,Bahmasgood times there to me and beetle tried to steal totum pole got caught at dock ha
Winters, DaleE-41975 – 1977Machinist MateNavy training put me in my career. Still working on machinery at Refinery.
Osborne, DanielBT3Aug 1975 – Jun 1980BT
Moore, BillyMM3Oct 28, 1975 – Oct 28, 1978Machine mateLooking for Robert M. Mckee
Hoover, William Guy (Bill)Fireman1976 – 1978RLooking to reunite with old shipmates (Christopher Boyd Stepp).
Weaver, Richardmmc1976 – 1979m
Mark, Holthouser profile iconMM2Sep 1976 – 1981MWould Love to Hear from old shipmates. mrtundra@gmail.com 317-525-3154
Cathey, ButchMM2Oct 1976 – May 15, 1980RWas there when Beetle and snook got caught stealing the totem pole. Had a great time. great lakes cruise
White, MarkSH2Dec 1976 – Aug 1979SUPPLYWhat a damn good ship. They always say, your last Command is your best Command. I never found one better. And even til this date I still use "the best of the best" Thanks
Tyrone, Andymm1977 – 1979forward engine roomHad a great time on the great lakes cruise , and the Bahamas, and the Virgin Islands, and fishing off the back of the ship in Puerto-Rico.
Hayes, Joe (Disco Joe)QM2Jan 3, 1977 – Aug 8, 1980OCDisco Joe, enjoyed my time on the Silly Willie, dancing my way up and down the East Coast defending our country against the scourge of communism. 'I fought the Lawe and the Lawe won' - The Clash 1976
Haase, Douglas profile iconSK2Nov 1977 – Jul 1980S-1
Eckels, DonaldE3 / BMDec 1977 – Dec 7, 1978BOATSWAIN MATEBeen looking for a good friend Ralph c. from Queens NY he was a core man . Wm C Lawe had the best liberty stops ever.Loved the great lakes tour. I admit I was a wild child in those days.
Kolen, Jarvis (Semi-colon)PN3Dec 14, 1977 – Oct 12, 1979x-
Johnston, BillSH21978 – 1983Supply/S-3Served 6 yrs aboard Lawe and was a member of the Decom Crew. Home ported in New Orleans, Dry Dock in Philly, 3 Great Lakes Cruises. The boat was gone more than it was home, but that's shipboard life. What a great boat!
Hikes, ChristopherBT31978 – 1980B-divHAD A GREAT TIME WITH GUYS IN B-DIV,RICHIE.MILLER RAGS.{3-D}STEVE.LOST A BUDDY AT TOWER.MISSED TWITTY BIRD.
Northcott, Randy (Barney)BT1978 – 1982B
Harrison, RichBT3/2Jan 7, 1978 – Mar 29, 1981B AFT FIREROOM REMEMBER SNOOK OR SOMEONE ELSE SPRAY PAINTING LOCKS ON FIRST GREAT LAKE CRUISE. BEST SHIP I SERVE ON I SPENT TIME ON TWO DDG'S.ALSOCAPT LOCKING AFTER SHOWER IN NEW ORLEANS SHOW WE COULDN'T MOON THE PADDLE BOATS GOING UP AND DOWN RIVER
Bullock, DavidMMFeb 1978 – Apr 1978M DivisionI was a Nuke passing through, thought that I had hit jackpot, she was to be touring the Bahamas when I arrived. Too bad the MMs had to cycle the BTs with the throttle and blew up a boiler. Goodby Bahamas hello Mayport.
Agin, SteveMM3 (Nuke)Feb 1978 – Apr 1978MAboard in Mayport FL, around FL and up Miss to N.O. 1st time seasick and afraid I was going to die, then got worse and afraid I wasn't going to die! Hung from a valve in the ER and 'greased' by non-nuke MMs. What fun!!!
Burch, RubenSNJun 14, 1978 – Jun 10, 1980Deck/MedicalLove the boat many old friends (Dog, Rowdey,Doc,and many more)
Benedict, RussSK2Jul 1, 1978 – Jan 30, 1981Supply
Benedict, RussSK2Jul 15, 1978 – Jan 30, 1981Supply
Milligan, MarkSNAug 27, 1978 – Oct 24, 1981Deck DivisionWas later trained as a PN.
Canfield, John HT 3Oct 7, 1978 – Nov 4, 1979Repair
Baker, RichardEM21979 – Jan 1983RLots of Great Memories. Would like to here from old shipmates.
Peters, Dave/peteHT1Jan 14, 1979 – Dec 20, 1981repairall the ships i served on the lawe was the best (I fought the Lawe and the Lawe won.)
Steviedcares@gmail.com, Davina143boiler operator E4Mar 15, 1979 – Jul 4, 1982B DivisionWas on the Lawe for three years as a Boiler Operator. Went on two Great Lakes Cruises and actually had the ship drop me off in my hometown along the way. DETROIT Hope to hear from you guys. Philly shipyard New Orleans
Williams, MikeBT FNDec 1, 1979 – Oct 15, 1982BForward fireroom bravo-one worked for donald sams set an all time record for being on restriction avondale',philly 2great lakes cruises ah to be young those were the days men
Leo, RobertbtfnDec 26, 1979 – Aug 15, 1981bjust came across this site, seen a lot of guys i remember, so i thought i would check it out and see how everyone's doing nowadays.
Chirico, Anthonygmgsn1980 – 19832ndAfter decommissioning, transferred to AE27 USS Butte. Now living in Florida.
Garner, SheltonBT 21980 – 1982BJust found the web site and would love to hear from any and all shipmates. I saw the names of a bunch of people I remember.
Frein, GregHT2Jan 1980 – Jun 1981Repair
Farmer, Bobby WadeBT3May 1980 – 1983B (the greatest)I had some of the best times of my life, I will never forget! (I hope)
Loel, RoyMS2Sep 19, 1980 – Mar 21, 1982had some good times on that beast anyone onboard at that time call me 985-360-2500
Pellerin, DaveGMG 3Oct 1980 – Feb 2, 1982WepsRemember good times. Looking for GMG 1 Head, GMG 1 Kacubba, GMG 2 Shoupe, HT 2 Peters, SN Menege, TM3 Face Fountain, MS3 Eddie B., Doc Veen, EM 3 Ruppert Mandoli, SK 2 Neil Humes. And others. "The Silly Willys crew".
Jackson, GaryBTOct 1980 – Aug 1984B3 GREAT LAKE CRUISES AND A LOT OF FRIENDS AND A LOT OF GREAT TIME REMBER DIAL A SAILOR WAS THERE THRU DECOM
Gerard, WesleyRM2Dec 15, 1980 – Oct 1, 1983Radio OC01What can you say to this day best crew best ship I was on. all was good even the 14 days without water I know you know what I'm talking about or how about I frought the law and the law won. base club
Harman, Michaelsh31981 – 1983supplyon decommisioning crew. member of the famed 'sebastion eight' two great lakes cruises. still single and still sweating from all tthose whites in the ship's laundry.how you fellas doin?
Reagan, Jerry (Jerome)ET-21981 – 1983ET
Ramsden, RobertOS-21981 – 1983OI DivisionI served on the Lawe during the Great Lakes Cruise and was Command Career Counselor on the decomissioning crew. Lots of fond memories.
Caraveo, OscarBT-3Jan 1, 1981 – Jan 1, 1983BWorked in forward fireroom under Capt. Paul Murphy Stationed in New Orleans Naval Supply Base Cruised to Great Lakes, US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, East Coast Jacksonville, New York.
Malone, JimBTCFeb 12, 1981 – Jun 29, 1983BMade two Great Lakes cruises, Served under Capt. Paul V. Murphy. Great Ship, best tour I had in my career.
Deviney, ToddBTFNApr 1981 – Oct 1983BTwo Great Lakes Cruises and lots of memories... of girls who wanted sailors! After fireroom. Great bunch of guys. Left before decomm for the Persian Gulf. Yes I still remember the names of guys posted here.
Hauff, JeffOS3Apr 26, 1981 – Oct 1, 1983CIC - OIGood ship, good people, good times. Remember Chief Malone was the first to tack on my crow... I think I still have that bruise. Would like to hear from anyone aboard the last 3 years.
Harrell, Dennymm3Jun 1, 1981 – Jan 25, 1983m divthis was the best in my active navy time, i retired dec 2000 from the resev.
Albers, DaleSM2Jun 2, 1981 – Jan 1, 1983communicationsWas a signalman with J. T. Williams and Dave Hodnett. Made 2 Great lake cruises and drank alot of beer with Randy Chesire. Now live in Texas.
Clark, DanielET3Sep 22, 1981 – Feb 16, 1983OEEnjoyed my time on board but did not remain with decommissioning crew (transferred to USS Wainwright (CG-28) in Charleston, SC).
MacRokanis, Chris "Mac"HT3Dec 1981 – Dec 1982 Made the Great Lakes cruise in the summer of 82! My dispatcher warned me "after this cruise, you wont want to leave the Navy" Man, he was right! Unbelievable, the best cruise and ship in the Navy, under Capt. Murphy "Murphys Law". HTs
Westberry, BradHT21982 – 1983RGot onboard during the Great Lakes cruise of 1982 some of my best memories of time spent onboard the Lawe. Would like to reconnect with old shipmates.
Warden, John/peanutMMFNMay 20, 1982 – Oct 1983Engineering/forward engine roommade great lake cruise,decommissioning crew. now living in Texas
Torrey, NeilET1 / CJul 1982 – Sep 1983OIJoined crew in Halafax at the end of the Great Lakes Cruise. Stayed thru decommissioning
Dixon, RonBT#Aug 1982 – Oct 1983BLooking for any BT's that were on board between 1982 and 1983

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