The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Hooper (DE 1026). 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 28 crew members registered for the USS Hooper (DE 1026).
|Jellison, James||PN1||1957 – 1960||Admin||Was fortunate - stood JOOD underway and OOD (inde-pendant steaming) - which was a real learning curve. LT Morris was XO - Captain was LCDR Quarton. Am now retired in NC - retired as a CWO2.|
|Biles, George||LT(JG)||Mar 1957 – 1960||Commissioning crew - first chief engineer. Sea trials were roughest ride I ever had on board any ship - no stores, no fuel, little equipment - we bounced like a cork off San Francisco testing flank speed! Great crew, good ship.|
|Molinet, Marvin (Pete)||PN3||1959 – 1960||Personel office||Am interested in getting in touch with anyone that was on board when I was.|
|Wiggins, Joe||EM2||1960 – 1962||E|
|Korn, Marvin (Marv)||RM3||Apr 1, 1960 – Jun 10, 1962||Operations||Made two Westpac Cruises on the Hooper. Hooper was station ship Hong Kong 1st time. I was editor of the ship's paper "Super Dooper Hooper Scooper". Survied typhoon Charlotte.|
|Benedetti, Joe||BT3||May 1960 – Aug 1963||B|
|Munger., Ronald||SOG-2||Jun 1960 – Sep 1962||Fox||We were part of Task Force A (Anti-Submarine warfare) A prime duty site for a Sonarman. I made the West Pac cruise in 1961. We rode out three typhoons that summer. Last ship out. What a nightmare.|
|Boese, Keith||RM3||1961 – 1964||Comcortron 3 - Cortdiv 31||Saw Carlos Lising's name. He was a shipmate in the Radio Shack. Always wondered what happened to the old radio gang.|
|Doughty, Jay||SKCS||Feb 1, 1961 – Aug 1, 1961||Supply||Crewmember for short period of time in 1961. Great ship.|
|Lising, Carlos||Jan 1, 1962 – Jun 15, 1965||Radio Shack|
|Gill, Rick||GMGSN||Feb 1962 – Feb 1965|
|Lechner, Jim||BT2||1964 – 1965||B||Looking for BT1 J.J. Ottesen, BTC Pfleuger, BT2 N.M. Cruz|
|Royal, Thomas||BM3-BM1||1964 – 1968||first||had a GREAT tour of duty|
|Kissinger, David||BM3||1965 – 1967||1ST Division|
|Coleman, Jr., William||Ens/LtJg||Jul 21, 1965 – Nov 1967||OI/OC||Best ship a young officer could ever hope to serve. Best CO and XO of my entire career. I simply had to pattern my service after Capt Hi Gurney for the next 27 years. Great crew, especially in my divisions! Thanks!|
|Swinford, Mike||ETN2||Aug 20, 1965 – Sep 16, 1966||OC||Have put 477 pictures on a web site.|
|Schneider, Joseph||RM 2||Dec 5, 1965 – Apr 17, 1969||OC|
|Hendrickson, Clark||RM3||1966 – 1967||Radio||Would be fun to hear from some of the guys that would remember me while serving on the USS HOOPER.|
|Machocky, Bob||RM1||1967 – 1969||OC|
|Adair, Bob||RM1||1967 – 1969||OC|
|Humphrey, Raymond||EMFN||Jan 1, 1967 – Oct 23, 1967||Electric Shop||I'd like to find some information about the two times we pulled into Da Nang, had chow with some of the Cee Bee Command stationed there. I could use a deck log for those two days. Thank You.|
|Dover, Jeff||Sea Cadet||1968 – 1971||Deck||Only a lowly sea cadet but learned a lot from the reserves and regulars - three one-week cruises and many "docksides" at Long Beach. Always got stuck with the mid-watch for some reason and always seasick - some sailor!|
|Sobyra, Mike||LTjg - Lt||Nov 1969 – Dec 1970||Weapons|
|Searcy, James||RM2||Feb 21, 1970 – Mar 19, 1974||OC||Served aboard the Hooper until she was decommisioned, left and went to CBC Gulfport, Ms. Served there until getting out in 1976. Hooper had good men, and other than a Ice Breaker, the roughest riding ship in the Navy.|
|Wolff, Gary||GMG3||May 1971 – Jul 6, 1973||w||Was part of decommissioning crew|
|Knox, Steve||RM3||May 1971 – Oct 1971||Communications|
|Bennett, Mike||QMSN||Apr 15, 1972 – Jul 26, 1973||ONI||Good ship, good times and experiences. Enjoyed the people.|
|Malgra, Raymond||Ensign||Feb 16, 1974 – Jul 21, 1982||Hopper||Unit is named after the ship,was the mother ship till decommission. Unit was there.|
There are currently no planned reunions.