The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Briareus (AR 12). 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 27 crew members registered for the USS Briareus (AR 12).
|Marshall, Argle||CHIEF PETTY OFFICER||Mar 1942 – Aug 1945||Diesel Repair Shop||I started on the ship as a First Class MMC in charge of a group to do repair work on the ship. Then I was promoted to Chief MMC and we moved around the harbor repairing ships which had been damaged. I was proud to serve my country.|
|Norton, Jimmy||CHIEF PETTY OFFICER||1943 – 1945||Supply Corps|
|Donaldson, Earl/mike||1943 – 1945||My dad passed 2/08. He was 17 when he joined and had a tattoo of Briareus on his arm. He told many tales of his time onboard during WWII. I have an orig. transcript of the ship's history and many pics during WWII if anyone is interested.|
|Giese, George||Civilian||1943 – 1945||Civilian||My father served on the USS Briareus. He is looking for others that served as well.|
|Condi, Leonard||1944 –|
|Webster, Ermal Maxwell (Max)||?||1944 –||?||My grandpa Max Webster was on this ship during world war 2, he died in 2008. It wasn't till as recently as august 2011 that i finally found his old scrap book from his navy days. He never told us much unfortunately.|
|Gayton, John||LT.||Jan 1, 1944 – Oct 29, 1945||Hull Repair - Also, Navigator|
|Quinn, William P.||two stripes||Mar 12, 1944 – Jul 12, 1946||don't know||Dad served working with sheet metal. He is still alive and writes maritime history books, his most famous is Shipwrecks Around Cape Cod.|
|Davis, Sidney Eugune (Nickname Duck)||e5||May 7, 1944 – Mar 10, 1946||Navy||This membership is in honor of my dad who served aboard the Briareus in WWII . Dad was from Macon GA . Tow headed and skinny. Nicknamed Duck .|
|Baxter, James Robert||Seaman Second Class||1945 – Nov 1945||Navy Reserve||This was my father. His discharge paperwork says he was a V-6 with USNR. He was a mechanist I am trying to find ANYTHING to do with his service on this boat. I would love to have group photos if anyone has them.|
|Buncie, Donald||S1c||May 31, 1945 – Dec 11, 1945||Pacific Fleet|
|Del Mauro, Arthur||Slc||Feb 3, 1946 – Apr 1, 1946||XXX||VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV|
|Coy, Howard||ETSN||1951 – 1955||Repair Division|
|Maida, Bill||3RD CLASS PETTY OFFICER / ELECTRICIAN||Jul 26, 1951 – Apr 16, 1955||6th|
|Vandigriff, John||ET1||1952 – 1954||Electronics Repair Division|
|Davis, Beverly (Colonel||SEAMAN||Jan 10, 1952 – Jan 1, 1953||Postmaster||Served aboard the Briareus AR 12 about two years 1952 to 1953 as Postmaster. My nickname was Colonel Davis. The Captian at that time was Obrien|
|Fabrizio, Robert/bob||FP2||Apr 1, 1952 – Dec 31, 1955||Construction & Repair||Looking for shipmates of Robert Fabrizio. Served as a pipefitter on the USS Briareus from about 1952-1955. Trying to get more information about the work of the Briareus and his role on the ship.|
|Skinner, Donald||ME3||Oct 12, 1952 – Aug 12, 1955|
|Wenner, Edward J||LT. (JG)||Aug 1953 – Aug 1955||Operations||Operations-Communications-Personnel Officer|
|Benson, John||Jan 1, 1954 – Dec 31, 1955||Hospital Corpsman||served as hospital corpsman for approx. two years would like to hear from anyone .email@example.com|
|Joseph Thomas, Joe||YN1||Aug 3, 1954 – Jun 3, 1958||Operations||On board USS Briareus 1954, a Yeoman striker with LTJG Wenner & Andrew Jack in Capts Office. Decommissioned in 55. Xfer to USS Chukawan till '57. 3 Med cruises. NAS Mayport FL. Made YN1 in Reserves.|
|Richard, Joe||MR3||1959 – 1960||M DIV||I was assigned to the machine shop along with a friend from MMA school Ray or Steve Cochran I believe. We both passed our exames and became MR3. Soon after I was transfered. I'd like to hear from him if he reads this.|
|Schietinger, Richard.....(rick)||MM1||Feb 2, 1959 – Feb 2, 1960||MACHINERY||WORKED IN ENGINE ROOM. ALSO MAINTAINED AND REPAIRED LARGE NUMBER OF MOTHBALLED NAVY SHIPS. ALSO WORKED IN MACHINE SHOP.|
|Miller, Thomas||FA-SFM3||Oct 1959 – Oct 1960||R DIV||IWAS SENT THERE FOR ON THE JOB TRAINING. WORKING OUT OF THE SHIPFITTERS SHOP ON THE SHIPS IN MOTHBALLS. I LEARNED A LOT FROM LOCKLEAR SF1 FARREL SFM2 AND OTHERS. IT WAS A GREAT YEAR IN MY NAVY LIFE.|
|Gall, Joe||FN||Nov 20, 1960 – Jul 10, 1961||DH unit||I was NOT a member of ships' company. I lived aboard while serving at ResFltLant. We were caretakers of the mothballed ships and worked out of the motor rewind shop. Great duty.|
|Harrelson, John||MM2||Feb 1963 – Mar 1965||Security||USS Briarus was listed as IC/OS and permantly docked at Portsmouth Virginia and used for personel berthing quarters for mothball fleet. I was Stationed there for my shore duty rotation|
|McCoy, George||YN3||Mar 8, 1966 – Jan 8, 1968||Maintenance Office||I was stationed at the NAVINACTSHIPMAINTFAC in Portsmouth when the Briarus was used as an office and birthing for the crew. Our job was to supply other navy ships with replacement parts taken off the mothballed ships th|
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