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USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3). 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 1229 crew members registered for the USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1978 | 1979 – 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 – 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 – 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Cale, John G.ABH31979 – 1983V-1
Anglada, FrancisSN/AN/PH21979 – 19852nd, V-1, OZI moved around quite a bit and finally became a photographer. When I transfered in 85 I crossed rate again to FC and retired after 21 years
Conley, Pete1979 –V-3Plankowner
Downs, RayAC21979 – 1982OC1ST WESPAC/ Great Ship/Finest crew/ Retired 1998 ACC(AW)/ feel free to drop me a line
Terry, JohnE-4 ABF1979 – 1982V4Plank owner. Like to hear from my V4 crewmates. Would look forward to a reunion.
Bethoney, Michael (Mike)ABH31979 – 1983AirDaleWOW ITS BEEN A LONG TIME.THE OLD GIRL IS GONE.LIKE TO GET IN TOUCH WITH SOME OF THE BOYS FROM THE PAST.EMAIL ME AT FOOTBALLMANIAC@GMAIL.COM.
Anderson, JamesMM31979 – 1981 Engineering aft engine roomAdios to a good ol ship, lots of good memories parties with the shipmates, drinking and chasing skirts in and around California.. You remember that?
Barnardo, AnthonyABH31979 – Oct 1981V3Had a great time on the West Pac, would like to hear from other crew members, e-mail:pasquale1956@hotmail.com
Wiederhold, Anthony (Tony)ABH-31979 – 1982v1
Huntsberger, TonyPH21979 – 1983oz
Wilchcombe, Eric, (Humph/couz/firecracker Wilchcombe)PN31979 – 1981XPlankowner, I am devestated to learn of the loss of my ship. Looking for other plankowners from my devision. Can reach me at (dames2005@hotmail.com)
Cale, JohnABH 31979 – 1983AIRfound some friends on here. I would like to find more and tell the same ol lies.
Traverse, GaryMM31979 – 1981M Division-AFTWas on the USS Chicago CG 11 Before coming to the Wood,Was on the Belleau Wood for her first WestPac. Did 2 on the Chicago
Clawson, Gary profile iconE-31979 – 1981MACHINIST MATEHAD A AWESOME TIME - GREAT CREW - LOOKIN FOR A OLD FRIEND BRIAN GARDNER AVIATION DEPT. - IF ANYONE IS IN CONTACT WITH HIM -TELL HIM IM LOOKIN FOR HIM . REMEMBERING THE WILD PARTIES -YOU ALL FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME
Robitaille, Arthur profile iconEM31979 – Oct 27, 1980E1
Howley, RobertOS2Jan 1979 – Aug 19811st Westpac
Moore, Robert "Trusty Rusty"EN3Jan 10, 1979 – May 6, 1984Engineering "A" Engine Shop EAO2They decommed and killed the BEST of the LHAs...I have the fondest memories of my years on the "Wood"...I have 1/700 scale models of CVL-24 AND LHA-3! Contact me; rustym88@yahoo.com. "They just don't make 'em like that anymor
Campbell, BrianAG3Apr 1979 – Aug 1981OAAwesome times to say the least. I stay in contact with a few people from the good old days. Tony Barnardo, Dennis White, Skitter. I wonder if Frank White is still alive or if he ownes any socks yet?
Rininger, RhinoBM3Apr 1979 – May 1984First Division DeckBest time of my life.
Fredrickson, RichardMM3May 1, 1979 – May 11, 1980MHello Everyone, I'm still alive.
Seamans, DouglasPN2May 2, 1979 – Sep 19, 1980Personnel OfficeShip was new, included an ice cream shop! CMC was Master Chief Worley, brother of entertainer JoAnne Worley (Laugh-In fame). Went to year-long yards period in Long Beach (1979). Too bad I was young and crazy and didn't enjoy my tour. Served with d
Brooks, AndyJun 1979 – Aug 1982GunsHad some good times and made some great friends. Sad to see her go.
Monson, DavidEN2Jun 1979 – Oct 1982A GangI went to a year of civilian college, but completed my education at the College of the Seven Seas, LHA-3 Campus.
Smith, Mark SmittyOS3Jun 1, 1979 – Sep 11, 1980operationsI saw Bob Howley's name on the web site. Maby he knows what happened to Dan Horan.I sure would like to hear from some of the guys. My telephone number is 214-302-1900.Have you ever heard from Mick Israel.
Fitzgerald, Bill / FitzRP1Jun 1, 1979 – Jul 1, 1982X - Chaplain's OfficeGreat ship - great shipmates.
Frank, KeithIC3Jun 10, 1979 – Mar 17, 1983engineering
Amundsen, MarkDS2Jul 1, 1979 – Jun 1, 1984Combat SystemsEnjoyed my time and all the great shipmates on the Belleau Wood. First two Westpacs the ship ever made, and too much time at sea. Where are all the old DS's? It's like they don't have the Internet or sumthin...
Davis, CotHULL TECHJul 10, 1979 – Jul 10, 1982
Frank, KeithIC3Jul 18, 1979 – Jul 18, 1983
Dixon, JohnEM2Sep 1979 – Aug 1981EThe Wood was the best ship I was on a lot of great memories
Buttrum, ShelbertABF/BMSep 1979 – Jun 1983V-4 / 2ndHad a wonderful time on the Devil Dog, flippin off the Russian Bear, seeing Vargas drunk, PI, hello Amick, Patterson, remember Xanadu jackets from Hong kong. Sri Lanka and Perth. Goodbye Old Girl.
Lang, TommyAC2Sep 15, 1979 – Mar 23, 1981operationsDeagusing in Hawaii Peace at sea Manning the Rails
Pierce, WesGMG2Sep 28, 1979 – Aug 15, 1982Combat SystemsI had great experiences while on the ship and made the first Westpac and had lots of friends. Would not trade the experiences for anything in the world.
Smith, MichaelPO 3Oct 1979 – Mar 3, 1981V-1Loved the Ship was in the crash in march 81 loss leg had to take ship all the way to Japan. Promised to return sad they sunk her. Doing great travel the world palying baseball. but missed the Wood and crew
Andrews, CharlesLCDROct 18, 1979 – Jun 15, 1982R and X!st Cruise, Hey Steve, how about the Amphib Salute? Does anyone know where JC's Hat is? Great to see so many familiar names, how are you Brad McCollum? So sad to see her go under, bothers me to this day. Where's Krupa
Pratt, DaveNCC(SW)Nov 27, 1979 – Oct 10, 1981XMade Chief while BW was in Long Beach. Made WestPac in '81. Made Shell-Back during same. Great ship, good chow, and lots of great shipmates.
Corzine, John (Mad Jack)OSSN/E-3Dec 1979 – Mar 1983OPS/OIWish to hear from friends in HT, OI, PH, EW, MM, or other departments. Especially from Zukowski, Crowther, Heiberg, Esper, Rininger, anyone else.
Wingerter, JackABH2Dec 13, 1979 – Aug 31, 1983Air Dept, V-1 Just retired in February 2003 after 27 years. Retire ABHCS(AW/SW/PJ). Moved back to my home state of Illinois. My e-mail address is jackwingerter@charter.net. Drop me a line.
White, Denis R.AG31980 – 1983OAMade the first two WestPacs.
Love, MichaelMSSN1980 – 1981Made first West Pac.
Burgess, JonHT21980 – 1982RI MISS THE OLD GIRL, & MY SHIPMATES IN (R) DIV.
Veite, SteveFC11980 – 1984Combat Systems MissilesMany good memories of systems set up in Longbeach and two WESTPAC's. Great ship and crew. It was nice to serve with all of you and my brother Tom onboard the Belleau Wood.
Wallis, Eric J,AT21980 – 1986AIMD IM3Loved that ship, spent 2 tours of duty aboard.
Miller, ChristopherRM31980 – 1984CommunicationsWhat a wonderful 4 year ride. Want to say thanks for the memories. And God Bless all of you who were my shipmates.
Gonzalez, Alexander / AlexRM31980 – 1982CR
Carmona, JosephYN31980 – 1982X
Pickering, Foster PhilipMMFR1980 – 1983mp engineering
Card, RichardDT2Jan 1980 – Jun 1983Executive (Dental)My first ship. Had a great time, good friends and lots of adventures in both shiplife and ports. Retired 1994.
Taylor, RobertMMFNJan 2, 1980 – Mar 23, 1983A GangSome great memories from 2 Westpac's
White, CharlesEM2Jan 24, 1980 – Jan 24, 1984E1980-1984 Posted - 6 days ago -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I think I served with you in this time peroiod. i went to boot in orlando. BEE & EMA at great lakes, Served on the Belleau
Harris, Phil "harry"AD2Feb 1, 1980 – Oct 3, 1983AIMDI was aboard for first two WESPAC's We eardned two Battle "E's" among many other awards. At the time it was the most decorated LHA in the Fleet. I had a great time there.
Hill, Corwyn (Lee)HM3Feb 2, 1980 – Oct 21, 1982Executive DivisionHM3 Lee Hill here. I really miss those days during deployment to all those GREAT places... Especially our "81" deployment! What a total blast! Myself and Chip Kohn (Signalman) went to her decom.. Sad Times!!
Traverse, GaryMM3Feb 10, 1980 – Sep 10, 1982AFT ENG RMWAS ON FOR HER FIRST WESTPAC
Hill, LeeHM3Feb 21, 1980 – Oct 17, 1982Executive (medical)Came onboard "New" ship in Long Beach. Made 1st & 2nd westpac. Earned shellback. Excellent life long memories. Great friends. Retired USN 1993.
Sepulveda, Lawrence (Spudly) profile iconSSgtApr 2, 1980 – May 4, 1983NLFSspent 3 years on board as Marine with ship's company. It was a great time and tour of duty.
Hayes, DennisDP2Jun 1980 – Nov 1981OD
Watt, DanaEN 2Jun 1980 – Jun 1982AI've got a lot of memories.1 WestPac, & Shellback.
Davis, Kevin (Kd)LI3Jun 1980 – May 1982Deck
Johnson, Joe profile iconE3/Bosun mateJun 1980 – Mar 1983Deck Division 1Looking to contact all my old deck division 1 buddies
Curry, Anthony (Medblood)HM2 (E5)Jun 1, 1980 – Jun 30, 1982MEDICALHAD A GOOD TIME ABOARD THE BELLEAUWOOD. TRAVEL AND SAW THE WORLD FOR A YOUNG SAILOR. PEEPS GO OUT TO MICHAEL SMITH (AKA SMITTY) FRIEND OF MINE, HURT IN A CRASH. WHEREVER YOU ARE, STILL REMEMBER YOU. TUCK, SMITH, , YO.
Carey, JohnEM5Jul 1980 – Jul 1983EngineeringMy only ship board duty during my 4 years in the Navy. 3 Westpacs and a lot of good times in the lighting shop.
Sanford, FredOS 2Jul 1, 1980 – Aug 31, 1984OIMade the first 3 West Pacs. Great times & memories.
Connor, Michael (Mike)PN3Aug 1980 – Oct 1983Worked in Personnel OfficeJust want to say hello to all, it was a very great time of life when looking back at the years aboard the ship. Glad "our" quarterback Mike Smith is doing well. Hope to hear from Baas, Schmitty, Bonds Roth, & others.
Wray, CharlieBTCSep 10, 1980 – Jan 10, 1983BEnlisted CDO,ESWO Frist BT West coast. Had a fine crew who all worked hard also played hard. Some great times and fine memories.
Gardner, GeorgeBT3Sep 15, 1980 – Mar 3, 1983Eng.Made first two westpacs. Great time!
Morgan, Robert (Bob)ABHOct 1980 – Dec 1981V-1 & V-3Great time on Devil Dog. My first ship in the NAVY. Remember 000 breaking down in Hawaii on first deployment? Discharged 1983 now working for the VA. Email me @ rmorgan7562@yahoo.com
Truitt, RogerET2Oct 10, 1980 – Aug 1983CSEMy first two WestPacs, what a blast! Wish I had stayed in touch with the ET's and my AK buddy.
Lee, LawrenceMSSNNov 1980 – Jan 1983supply 3Really miss old friends, hope to see you next reunion
Jones, RobertRM1Nov 6, 1980 – Jul 15, 1984CRAfter almost 4 years went on to teach the LHA communications school.
Parenteau, MarkEM1Dec 1980 – Jul 1985EIt was a great time. All who wander are not lost.
Booth, Anthonysm3Dec 1980 – Dec 1983communications signalslooking for some shipmates from the belleau wood who served from 1980-1984
Bell, DaveANDec 10, 1980 – Jul 10, 1983V-1First and Second West Pacs. My first ship in the Navy and a wonderful time with memories galore; Rest in Peace Belleau Wood! Retired from Reserves as ABHC on 11MAR07. Write me KingsHeart@aol.com.
Brown, DanielEM3Dec 21, 1980 –EngineeringSome of the best times of my Navy career was spent aboard the Belleau Wood. Those were the days!!!

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