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Eternally at Sea on Patrol

Name Year aboard Rank/Rate Date of Death
A poem dedicated to the four Boilermen who perished during an on-board fire in the Tonkin Gulf off of Vietnam on Friday, May 23 1969 at 2152 hours can be found here Killed in Boiler Room explosion Kenneth William Grubb Photo of Kenneth W. Grubb, BT2 24W 084 (Vietnam Memorial Wall Panel) '69 BT2 23 May 1969
Gene Lamar Ware 24W 087 (Vietnam Memorial Wall Panel) '69 BT2 23 May 1969
Martin "Marty" Brown 24W 081 (Vietnam Memorial Wall Panel) '65-'69 BT3 23 May 1969
Joseph Dennis Fischer 24W 083 (Vietnam Memorial Wall Panel) '69 BT3 23 May 1969
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Carl Harnishfeger, Jr. '65-'66 RM1 October 1969
Arthur Calvin "Cal" Ward '70 IC2 1970
M. R. Oakley '70 SK1 1971
Larry R. Yarnell '70 LTJG 30 June 1971
Scott E. Wold '67-'70 BT2 25 Nov 1971
Larry Malone '67-'69 RD3 18 October 1972
Jose Jalocon Javines 01W 109 (Vietnam Memorial Wall Panel) '73 EMC 8 January 1973
David McGlothin   CWO1 1973
Bobby L. Kimbrough '60-'62 BT2 July 1975
Daniel Osborn '77-'79 EM3 1980
Richard Bilicek - Lost at sea in violent storm during "Operation Safe-Pass 80" '77-'80 HT2 7 February 1980
Steven Campbell - Lost at sea in violent storm during "Operation Safe-Pass 80" '79-'80 SN 7 February 1980
Edwin Traylor - Lost at sea in violent storm during "Operation Safe-Pass 80" '80 SN 7 February 1980
Randy Mace   OSSN December 1980
Melvin Earl Bustard Commanding Officer 17 November 1960 to 1 June 1962 Submitted by: Ron Reeves, HTC (Ret.) - Not a Kingsman '60-'62 CDR 18 July 1984
Charles Michael McMinn "Plankowner" '60-'62 RD 13 August 1984
George Hanson '66 IC3 -
David Allen Friece '70 FTM2 1 April 1985
Frank H. Sonntag, Commanding Officer '62-'63 CAPT 23 October 1986
Steven Madden '68-'69 ENS 1990
Thomas J. Mannino '81 OSSN September 1990
M. R. Oakley '70 SK1 -
Beaver L. Root '67 ET3 22 January 1994
Michael J. Fleming "Plankowner" '60-'62 ETC 7 April 1994
Don H. Puariea '60-'64 ENS 13 June 1994
John Christenson '67-'71 RDC 2 Aug 1994
Walter J. Cybulski '64 RM2 27 December 1994
Bob L. Downey '67-'71 RD2 1995
William Peter Roberts '70 RD3 7 January 1996
Edward Conrad '63-'65 FTC March 1996
Lyle K. Head "Plankowner" '60-'62 MM3 January 1997
Ray Pride '71-'73 SH3 1997
Wendell Leach '65-'67 SM2 5 March 1998
Larry Gleason '67-'69 RD1 1 Dec 1998
Danny Earl Chazell '60-'62 GMG 19 September 1999
Andy Manzo '69-'71 RD3 26 October 1999
Jack Maryland Odem '66 CSC 25 January 2000
Larry D. Burd '62-'63 RD2 15 February 2000
Eloy "Bill" Roybal - "Plankowner" '60-'63 RD2 12 May 2000
Fred Clark Mayreis '63-'67 ER2 12 August 2000
Stanley Crawford Roach '65-'66 FTCM 20 December 2000
Dempster McKee Jackson - Commanding Officer, 20 May 1970 to 23 October 1971
Buried: Arlington National Cemetery
'70-'71 RADM 3 April 2001
Charles P. Tesh - Commanding Officer, 22 January 1965 to 02 December 1966
Buried: Arlington National Cemetery
'65-'66 RADM 4 June 2001
Robert J. Michaels - First Engineering Officer "Plankowner" '60-'62 LT October 2001
Frank L. Lone Elk - King's first (Sailmaker) Boatswain's Mate "Plankowner" '60-'63 BM3 October 2001
Delton B. Roundy, "Plankowner" '60 QM3 22 November 2001
Hilton James Fouquier - Buried: Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery '62 DSCM 22 December 2001
Paul A Sansverie '81 SN 21 Feb 2002
George B. Osborn Jr. '67 SKCS 17 March 2002
Thomas B. Buell - first Missile Officer , writer of "Master of Sea Power"; the biography of Fleet ADM Ernest J King and "The Quiet Warrior" about ADM Raymond Spruance and others, click here for more information '60-'62 CDR 26 June 2002
Jeston David "Sumo" Fowler   ET3 2 September 2002
Loren Worley '63-'65 LCDR 12 September 2002
Burton A. Robbins III ASW Officer "Plankowner" 60-'62 LTJG
Roger Church    -
John B. "Spitz" Spirauskas, Jr., '77-'81 BM2 15 May 2003
John N. Davids '68-'71 RD3 19 October 2003
Murlen Cecil Skinner '65-'67 BT3 30 October 2003
Ronald L. Battye "Plankowner" '60-'64 MM2 1 April 2004
David Halstead   ET3 15 April 2004
William J. Hill '70-'71 LCDR 22 April 2004
Donald DeTemple Photo of Donald Detemple, BT2 in 1973 '70-'73 BT2 17 June 2004
Tilmon James Cossey '61-'64 MM3 2 August 2004
Brian Fred Almasi '80-'84 - 27 August 2004
Donald Ralph Anderson, Commanding Officer, 7 July 1973 to 30 April 1974
'73-'74
CAPT
6 September 2004
Robert William VerVoorn  
CDR
19 September 2004
James R. Walter "Plankowner"
'60-'62
ETCM
20 September 2004
Patrick Healy
'67-'68
LCDR
25 October 2004
John William Titus "Cactus Jack"
'67-'70
RD2
23 April 2005
Dennis Morneau
'67-'70
IC2
28 August 2005
Charles F. Brown - Fire Control Officer
'63-'66
LCDR
12 June 2006
William L. Read, Commanding Officer, 03 December 1966 to 03 August 1968 '66-'68 VADM 16 January 2007
Fred Warren Hill (Ret.)   OSC 18 February 2007
Douglas Howe "Plankowner" '60-'62 RM2 September 2007
Joseph Graeme Separk Joe Separk '61-'65 BT3 16 October 2007
James C. West '60-'64 ICC 21 December 2007
Neil Allen Smith '77-'80 FTG2 13 November 2008
Jack S. Fontanilla '64-'67 RM3 01 January 2009
Howard "Buddha" Baxter '68-'71 RD1 14 January 2009
Richard A. Mauntel '70-'74 FTMC 17 February 2009
Douglas L. Swires "Plankowner" '60-'62 GMGC 13 March, 2009
Martin K. "Marty" Huelbig '77-'79 GMM3 18 August 2009
Roger R. Lynd "Plankowner" '60-'62 BM2 27 August 2009
Robert H Saxby "Plankowner" '60-'63 FTCM 1 November 2009
Edward J.Siegrist Jr. "Plankowner" '60-'62 LT February 2010
James (Gary) Ganz, (Ret.) '71-'74 LCDR, SC 5 March 2010
Raymond W. Hine "XO" '67-'68 CAPT 17 March 2010
Norman Eubanks '69-'72 RD1 5 May 2010
Leonard J. Goltz, Jr. '61-'65 BT2 15 May 2010
Patrick Wayne Keays (Ret.) '66-'68 RDC 11 June 2010
Richard M. Keith, (Ret.) "Plankowner" '60-'66 MMCS 17 June 2010
Albert Peter Stello, Jr. '66-'68 FTC 7 July 2010
William O. "Bill" French "Plankowner" '60-'64 GMM3 12 July 2010
Michael Bernard Sullivan '68-'71 RD2 13 July 2010
Leo W. Gottsch Photo of Leo Gottsch BT2 - 1965 '63-'67 BT1 3 August 2010
Alfred "Ram" Ramirez (Ret.) '69-'71 SM1 11 September 2010
David E. Woodbury '63-'65 CAPT 17 December 2010
Richard Lee Chase, Sr. from left to right: Lee Chase, Bob Cherry, Leo Gottsch, Chuck White, Randy Dye '65-'69 BT3 18 January 2011
Brian L. McGlaun '66 RD3 20 May 2011
Ronald D. Bell   SH2 1 August 2011
Frank S. Herrick Jr. '64-'67 DS2 28 August 2011
Jeffrey Trave Tanner   FTM3 2 November 2011
Lyndon "Lyn" Clark Hargrove "Plankowner" '60-'62 BMSN 8 February 2012
David A. Nesbitt "Plankowner" "Past Association President" "Past Editor of the 'Buccaneer' " '60-'62, '65-'67 STGCS 15 Februsry 2012
Edwim Lee Baird '79-'82 EM2 17 March 2012
Daniel D. Pietenpol "Plankowner" '77 MM2 27 April 2012
Robert M. Tajima '67-'70 RD2 1 July 2012
Harry A. Pate "Plankowner" "Past Association President" Left: Harry Pate || Right Dave Nesbitt - change of command ceremony 2005 Reunion '60-'62 SO1 3 November 2012
Raymond "Ray" Lee Marshall "Plankowner" '60-'62 SOG2-CDR 18 February 2013
Donald Francis Springer '62-'63 LCDR 14 April 2013
William "Bill" D. Schreffler '65 FTM1 2 June 2013
Jonathan Kammen "First Association President" '68-'72 GMG3 23 July 2013
Wayne W. Bishop '85-'89 GMM2 27 July 2013
Gerald "Jerry" P. Cook "Plankowner" '60-'62 SN-PH1 6 September 2013
Roger Dale Nelson '65-'66 FN 22 October 2013
David R. Cordray "Plankowner" '60-'62 PN3-LCDR 19 April 2014
Allen E. "Codge" Null '68-'69 RD 14 July 2014
Gene "Gino" Kristoff '69-'72 OS2 30 July 2014
Donald "Don" L. Gischler '63-'66 RD3 27 December 2014
Thomas Henry Mealey Jr "ASW Officer" Tom Mealey '65-'67 LT-CAPT 20 April 2016
Robert Frederick Grode '62-'64 RD3 26 Aprl 2016
Robert (Bob) William Topartzer "Plankowner" '60-'62 MT2 10 July 2016

"Lest We Forget"

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