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USS Tripoli (LPH 10) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Tripoli (LPH 10). 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 849 crew members registered for the USS Tripoli (LPH 10).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1966 | 1967 – 1968 | 1969 – 1971 | 1972 – 1973 | 1974 – 1975 | 1976 | 1977 – 1978 | 1979 – 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 – 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – 1989 | 1990 | 1991 – 1992 | 1993 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Hyder, RickABH31972 – Sep 1975air v-1 and v-3 Was a hell of a trip.
Allen, Carey GE-31972 – 1973V 4 ACSWhat a time we all had ! I"ll never forget you Guys- Fincher,Decker,and who could ever forget Clark.and all of the Cowboys Co. Hope you all turn out to have great lives.
Lovell, Alanseaman1972 – 1973seamanHello, My name is Jame Moore. I am the daughter of Alan Lovell. I'm looking for photos of my dad. If anyone would have any I would love to be able to get copies.
Elia, GaryBT31972 – Sep 16, 1976B DivisionLooking for those who I served with. It's been 35 years. I guess it's time to reconnect.
Nagel, Haunani?1972 – 1974?Name is Mike. Mother is Florentina/Flora, poss dad's name is George Vegache stationed Subic Bay Dec '73? Anyone know the man with hat, top left pic of '73-74 Cruise Book, pg 105? Pic viewed on ancestry.com. Looks like me
Fickenworth, Larry (Fick)E3 MM/EMJan 1972 – Jul 1974Mdiv/EdivLearned tough life lessons..Had great time in PI..End sweep..Had fun in Oki too
Rocha, ArtDP3Feb 1972 – Sep 1, 1976Many faces I remember, few names I can recall. Did 2 WestPac tours. Worked in S7 Div with DP's Clements, Zamora, Murphy, Cisneros (the loan shark). Also remember Posey and Garret both ships boxers and Garret left ship to play football in Subic Bay
Brandt, JackCWO-2Feb 15, 1972 – Aug 15, 1973EMOWe traveled a lot of miles and a made a bit of history during two deployments. Remember the spur gear?
Eberle, RobertAK4Mar 21, 1972 – Mar 7, 1974Aviation supply - storekeeper
Kordowski, Tom (Kadoo)abh 3Mar 22, 1972 – Jul 30, 1974V 1looking for Dennis John Breedlove last known in Imperial Beach, California and Dennison ABH. I'm still in contact with Neal Hynes and Eugene Perry (Pineapple). Any info contact me at 570-477-5672
Calverley Sr, Robert "Tex"sn 3Apr 1972 – Aug 1972Flight / deck
Freisinger, SteveABF3Apr 24, 1972 – Mar 9, 1973V-4I remember good times and Ronnie Joyner, Hydecker, Talarico, John Brown, and can't forget ABF1 Holland. This is a great web site, my e-mail is spfreisinger@comcast.net Looking forward to contacting Ronnie. My phone # is 847-526-5487.
Garrett, BillySK3May 1972 – Oct 16, 1974LPH10
Thomas, AnthonyAIRMAN E3May 15, 1972 – Jan 16, 1975
Steine, MarkEM2Jul 1, 1972 – Jun 27, 1975E DivisionWorked with some great people on the Tripoli. Sullivan, Fickenworth, Pingatore to name only a few. Spent many a night showing movies on the hanger bay. Had some great times in the PI, Oki, Hong Kong.
Colvin, MarkLCPLJul 18, 1972 – Aug 20, 1972Disbursing H&S Co. BLT 2/4We had a great time in Olongapo and Subic Bay Naval Station.
Whetstone, JosephCMCPOAug 1972 – Jan 1974B DivisionI was incharge of "B" Division at first and then became the Senior Enlisted adisor (Command Master Chief) when I rertired. I have to confess, these were some very trying times as an engineer.
Malabey, Lazarus (Larry)AK1Sep 1, 1972 – Sep 1, 1976S6Made three westpac cruises and enjoyed everyone of them. Especially the philippines where I eventually got married.
Muntzer, TomPH2Sep 9, 1972 – Sep 6, 1974OEPhoto mate aboard during End Sweep
Rocha, ArtDP3Sep 10, 1972 – Sep 3, 1976S7 Data Processing
Bacigalupi, Renald " Baci "SEAMAN APPRENTICESep 18, 1972 – Jul 28, 1975WeaponsGunners Mate.Made two westpacs.What a time. Still stay in contact with a friend named Richard Anderson It's been 31 years since serving. Going to the ships resting place in the north bay with him soon. Hope they didn't already make razo
Adams, AltonASH-3Sep 29, 1972 – Mar 24, 1975AIMD-V6Remember the first day aboard, I was lost trying to find my way around. Did 2 West Pacs aboard assigned to GSE. Enjoyed my time aboard, looking for any one from AIMD or Air Department.
Smet, LesterASM-3Oct 1, 1972 – Oct 1, 1975On the flight Deck with the Best then In AIMD Still Live in Wisconsin
Franklin, David profile iconE3Oct 1, 1972 – Nov 1, 1973OSPart of OS division under Commander Vetter. Remember Tex, Laughlin, Harrelson from Palmdale CA,
Elia, GaryBT3Oct 10, 1972 – Sep 28, 1976EngineeringOne life time. One adventure.
Sasser, DavePC3Nov 1972 – Jul 1975XPostal Clerk for the 3 years. All was a blast. Judd , Bridges,Reinshuttle,Garrett. West Pac's and lots of mail. Break down and being towed into subic.I can place alot of names on the list and remember the great times. thanks to you all.
Stevens, DanE5Nov 22, 1972 – Aug 21, 1976RepairServed on the Trip for 4 years,,had some great times,and not so great,,would enjoy hearing from anyone i served with.
Anderson, RichardSEAMAN APPRENTICEDec 13, 1972 – Jul 15, 1975boatsmateI remember the fun times painting the ship, standing watches , the deliceous midrats but most of all the westpacs and i met my best friend Renald and we still keep in touch and he was my best man at my two weddings hopefully my last.
Martinez, MartySH2Dec 18, 1972 – Jun 1977S-3Tripoli was my first ship and best afloat command. Proud member of the Subic Bay Yatch & Regatta club (we never been where the beer was thin even in the GOT! Gulf of Tonka.
Garrett, MikeLI3Dec 22, 1972 – Aug 11, 1975XOMade 2 West Pac's. Was on Operation End Sweep. Worked in the HT group and print shop. Still in contact with Wes Land. We didn't hit any mines but we did hit another ship, a refueling ship with our elevator
Bridges, CharlesLISADec 23, 1972 – Nov 20, 1974X-1I worked in the ship's Print Shop. Instead of mess cranking, I worked in the filter cleaning shop for three months. My brother-in-law, William Garrroutte worked in the TV studio.
Snider, MerleSADec 27, 1972 – Jun 11, 1973storekeeperHello! you bunch of squids,loved that ship.
Chambers, MarkPN21973 – Jul 1973embarked with admiral staffServed on Admiral's Staff (Task Force 78 - Operation End Sweep) in Haiphong, North Vietnam. Embarked for several months. Have vague memory of Tripoli Tiger burgers every night for MidRats.
Maxey, Melvin1973 – 1975OI
Goble, DougDK31973 – Aug 1976SupplyI worked in the payroll office for the 3 WPph cruises '73-76. Remember the boat, cruises and friends fondly. Loved the travel. GI Bill put me through college, worked as a chemist and am now retired.
Longley, TimRM31973 – 1975OSRadioman 3 for one great WestPac with this boat and a great bunch of ship mates. I have fun memories of the PI and other strange places we sailed.
Hutton, BarryFN1973 – 1974Engineering A-gangHad a great time in the PI,Hong Kong,Oki,Hawaii.San Diego with Cleaveland,Standlee,Leavitt,Chubb,Zaleski,Tarnowski,Stein,Still got my cruise book look at it from time to time.Good memories.Hope you guys did well.Good luk
Thrasher, Donaldmm21973 –M / A ganganyone seen Gesch or any of the ali baba gang? was onboard when we tried to open up the tanker with the stbd aircraft elevator
Possley, JohnLI2Jan 1973 – Nov 1976XWhat a Trip! Made three WestPac cruises, enjoyed every one. Still in touch with Pingatore, Katsuleres, Terwey, and Bridges.
Austin, BruceYN2Jan 1973 – May 6, 1976AdminWas in Captain's Office and Legal
Austin, BruceYN2Jan 1, 1973 – May 6, 1976Capt Office,Legal, Chaplain's off
Gasiewicz, PeterE3Jan 1, 1973 – Mar 26, 19731st Bat 9th Marines 3 MarI was a kid dont remember much except we lost engines off of the Phillippines and had to be towed back to subic then they put us on the Okinawa where we did eagle pull ops. the storms at sea on this ship were really really rough.
Nottage, Bruce NottageHT2Jan 7, 1973 – Jul 2, 1977R
Huddleson, JohnSAFeb 1973 – Oct 1973BoatsHad a lot of good times and some bad.Still remember OP.End Sweep @ Haiphong Harbor.Still Lookin for bm3 Urban if had more hash marks than stripes. and Chuck Bridges from the print shop.also worked with in a/c filter shop with wysse
Arradondo, BookerSM-3Feb 18, 1973 – Mar 11, 1976
Walburn, Fred S. , III.RM3Mar 1973 – Feb 28, 1975OperationsI served aboard Tripoli at the end of the Vietnam War. Our highlight during that time was Operation End Sweep where we sailed as Flag ship into North Vietnamese waters, notably Haiphong Harbor. Our Skipper renamed her LPH-X (roman numeral). Bummer!
Horton, JerryRM3Mar 1, 1973 – Mar 1, 1975CRThe Radio Gang of 73-75 was the greatest bunch of guys that I had the pleasure and honor to serve, live,work, and party with. You guys were the greatest ever!!!
Gallagher, GeorgeE-3Mar 6, 1973 – Nov 16, 1975V-4Would love to hear back from any of my old shipmates, Hyder,Hidecker,Fincher,Pickett,Murphy. Would like to try for a reunion, for 35th anniversary. Any takers, please contact me.
Shumway, MarcusRMSNMar 28, 1973 – Jul 31, 1973Radio CrewServed on the Tripoli as a staff member of CTF 78 operation "End Sweep"
Horton, JerryRM3Mar 29, 1973 – Feb 15, 1975
Ritchie, TerryOS2Apr 1973 – Sep 15, 1976OI diivision
Lovgren, GaryMMFNApr 15, 1973 – Apr 15, 1975machinist mateSpent a lot of time in the engine rm. but loved being Engineering Technical Librarian.
Nottage, KentHTMay 1973 – Nov 1975repairI helped make the "X" for Brand X in Subic Bay P.I.
Montague, DennisHM2May 1973 – Jul 1973Served on surgical team 17 operation end sweep
Kohles, (doc) RandyHM2May 1973 –HMM-165, MedicalHN Bennett, HM2 Debious where are you? Anyone else from Eagle Pull or End sweep?
Oke, GregHM2May 1973 – Sep 1973HMM 165Was A SAR Corpsman, during Operation End Sweep. Any others out there? Billy Jones are you out there?
Elkerton, Blyth "chuck"HT-2Jun 1973 – Jul 1974REPAIRLOOKING TO CONNECT WITH OLD SHIPMATES! PLEASE CONTACT ME.
Kemps, JakeFTGJun 15, 1973 – Dec 10, 1974FOX I hated the Navy and didn't care much for the ship, but managed to make some very good feinds I keep track of to this day. No sense reliving the peccadilloes of my youth since all of you lived it also. I always remember this verse whenever I
Decker, Dustyabh3Jun 18, 1973 – Jun 18, 1975V-1Air Division, USS Tripoli,, 73-75 ,, we were one fun bunch of guys
Shaw, RichardCWO4Jul 1, 1973 – Jun 1, 1976ENGINEERING (MPA)
Smith, JtAZ3Jul 1, 1973 – Sep 30, 1973AMCMPost-Operation Endsweep Cruise To Homeport NOB NORVA
James, LytleEN3Jul 26, 1973 – Feb 15, 1977AGreetings everyone! The years I spent serving in the Tripoli will always be remembered. I worked in A-gang in the Diesel gang, AC&R, Hydraulics gang. I would love to hear from anyone who remembers me.
Wright, RobertMM3Aug 1973 – Aug 1975MLoved standing throttles, was Tech Librarian
Tuchmatulin, JohnLCplAug 1, 1973 – Sep 7, 1973H&S Company 1/4 3rd Marine DivisionI was with the Combat Cargo Crew. I have a photo of Wickam, Tony, Conners, Urban, Rusty, Gus, Angel, Jim and Tilley. Please feel free to contact me at 66 Westervelt Ave, Edison NJ 08817.
Smith, RichardLcplAug 1, 1973 – Sep 7, 1973H&S Co.1stBn 4th Marines 3rd Marine Div. 106 Plt.This was a very nice ship. I'll never forget her. I enjoyed doing some of the drawings for the year book and working with combat cargo crew. looking for old crew members;7701 E. Pecan St.,Tucson,Az.(4pandawolf@cox.net)
Longnecker, SteveE-3Aug 23, 1973 – Dec 8, 19752nd divI owe my whole navy time to my best buddy ,Earl Walker (who has left us) .He talked me in to joining after he was drafted.and i thank him for all of it . I especially licked steering the ship and making the marines sick.
Orr, WillAAOct 1973 – Aug 1974V-3I remeber the great guys in V-3 Division and that first West-Pac.
Hanlon, MichaelSM3Dec 15, 1973 – Oct 15, 1974signals/CommunicationsGreat people/ great times. Iggy, Best Friend Paul V, (sunk my motorcycle) . Booker T 1974 we all decided to ahve a beer while floating around n Vietnam>lol.. That was one of the great memories //

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