The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Morton (DD 948). 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 196 crew members registered for the USS Morton (DD 948).
|Hebert, Glenn||mm3||1980 – 1982||aft animal|
|Tschirhart, Mike||STG2||Mar 21, 1980 – Nov 22, 1982||F-2 ASW||MY MOST FOND MEMORIES ARE MY NAVY TIME. AFTER MORTON I SERVED ON THE USS SEMMES DDG-18. LEFT THE NAVY IN 1983 AND RETURNED TO MY HOMETOWN OF SAN ANTONIO. GRADUATED FROM UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AND HAVE BEEN IN RETAIL MANAGMENT EVER SINCE.|
|Berlucchi, Tom||E-3||May 1980 – Aug 1983||M||had a great time at Pearl harbor. Hope this finds all other mmbers of M Div- Forward and Aft in good health.|
|Bowen, Tom||BT3||Jun 1980 – Sep 1982||B||I reported to the Morton while it was in the Ship Yard at Pearl and worked as Top Watch in # 1 Engine room. I left the vessel while it was moored at Ford Island for Decommisioning to go to 1200 PSI Advanced Maintainence in San Diego.|
|Davison, Philip||GMT 3||Jun 19, 1980 – Oct 2, 1981||ASW||A proud member of the "Morton 21" The last time I saw unterwiser, he was renting surfboards on the beach!|
|Beres, Kelvin Lee||BTFN||Sep 8, 1980 – Aug 22, 1982||Aft Fire was the place to be, Harper, Barefoot, Edmonds, That crazy Frenchman BT1, Stacy, I'd think of more but I'm lazy now. I remember Quin though..best punch I ever took. 82 breakdown Pac. The hole was really a hole on that ship.|
|Blancas, Rolando||MS1||Oct 1980 – Apr 1982||S-2||Experienced Fleet Week in San Francisco and visited San Diego. My second WestPac but only for 90 days with return ports to Subic. My only ship that entered port before midnight, then liberty call commenced.|
|Johnson, Franklin||MM1(SW)RET.||Oct 1980 – Nov 22, 1982||MP-1||Got out of the Navy on my first inlistment .Stayed out for three years,Got back in and stayed in for another 20+years,and I've been a civilian since 2003.Going to colledge at UEI for computer systems technician.|
|Smith, Larry||STG 3||Nov 1, 1980 – Oct 1, 1982||F 2||"Its Good To Be King" sorry to report Ed Shaw passed away on 2/25/10. He had just lost the love of his life, Lori, 3 months earlier. I think he just couldn't go on. RIP Shipmate..|
|Glisson, Charles||HT3||1981 –||R Division||I was on the LAST deployment, before we put this bucket of bolts out of its misery. Anyone remember us hitting the pier in Manila?|
|Kirtley, Edward||BM4||1981 – 1982||1st Division||I'm looking for some crew members....Bill Marker, John Hansbarger, Chief Doug Blair.|
|Walter, David||MM E3||Jan 1981 – 1982||AFT ENG rocks||was on board for a short time,,was best ship in pearl...gold E on stacks to prove it|
|Sosman, Mike||E3||Feb 1981 –||1st||got to the ship out of the yards at pearl. what ever happened to zippy pinhead, harrader, xgmta mislevich or jimmy horton who all taught me not to sweat the small stuff. what a great ship.|
|Ullrich, Tim||TM E3||Feb 1981 – Oct 1982||F 2||I made the Morton's last West Pac. Serving on the Morton were some of the best times of my life. I went to the Joseph Strauss after the Morton, but the Morton holds my fondest memories. What a party!|
|Shane, Bond Doc||hn||Feb 14, 1981 – Aug 29, 1982||medical||had the most fun on this ship checking out the refugees. ended my career in desert storm with the marines as hm1 recon 1st div, anglico ,( after jump and dive school) always liked being in the navy and marines|
|Sena, Jerry, A/k/a Jj, A/k/a Ultra||STG3||Mar 15, 1981 – Apr 15, 1983||F-2||Dudes, its me Ultra. I was on the last West Pac cruise the o'l snortin Morton made too. I remember the Vietnamese refs and, oh yea, the PI. I was in the band that practices a lot. Johnston...where are you? We had a lot of fun.|
|Merrit, Stanley (Doc)||HMC||Jun 6, 1981 – Nov 10, 1982||Medial||Last Senior Medical Department Representative before Decommissioning.|
|Ryan, Scott||EM3||Sep 15, 1981 – Nov 10, 1982||E||I never left the ocean. Work on petroleum production platforms last 15 years as a technician.|
|Rauffer, Ron||BT2||Oct 1, 1981 – Oct 1982||B||Made last west pac.|
|Paul, David||FTG2||Dec 1981 – Nov 1982||2nd (Weapons)||Good crew, good times to bad decommissioning had to come along so quickly after WESTPAC '82|
|Lundgren, Steve||STG2||Jan 1982 – Nov 1982||ASW||Went on last WestPac in 82 - we were broke down more than underway. Plank owner from Nov 22 decommissioning. Left Navy in Aug 83. After college, took a job with HP.|
|Costello, Joe||OS2||Jan 1982 – Nov 1982||OI||I made the last Westpac in 1982. There was a lot of down time in the PI!! I've been working for the VA since 1994 and I am a Warrant Officer in the US Army Reserve. It was an incredible experience!|
|Miranda, Pepe||MM1||Jan 8, 1982 – Nov 17, 1982||A Division||MS1 Rolly Blancas, MM3 Dante Burce, MS1 Sarmiento, Mr. Abordo, Chief Abordo,...WestPac 1982 was my first and very memorable|
|Fowler, Todd||MS2||Jan 10, 1982 – Oct 11, 1982||supply||i made the last westpac cruise before the decommission of the dd-948 morton. looking to see if there are any other shipmates other there. had a good time on the last westpac cruise. hope there is some out there who remember the last cruise.|
|Skiles, Cortia||GMG1||Feb 1982 – Oct 1982||Was my first destroyer. Onbaord long enough to make SRF PAC 82. We did get the opportunity to help some refugees out. Very interesting cruise.|
|Adwell, Wesley||FTG||Feb 1982 – 1983||Got to Hawaii via Great Lakes, 2 weeks before my 1st West-Pac. Had good times in the back country of Guam, Korea, Hong Kong, & our extended stay in P.I. Loved Hawaii and hated to leave. Was one of the very last off the ship after decomm|
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