USS Kennebec (AO-36) Association, Shipmates: Enlisted HIJ

Enlisted H-I-J

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are members of the 1942 commissioning crew
are members of the 1961 recommissioning crew

Shipmates are divided into 11 sections.

Earle K. Haag, ET3 Aboard 1946-49. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Mentor, OH. Probably deceased "EARLE K HAAG SSN: 286-22-1293 Last Residence: 44060 Mentor, Lake, OH Born: 31 Jul 1927 Last Benefit: Died: 11 Aug 1993 State (Year) SSN issued: OH (Before 1951 )" updated 01/27/04
Henry H. Haas, BT1: Aboard 1965-70. Enlisted 10/55.
Goldie Donald Hack, SN: Aboard 1963-65. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Novato, CA. Sent 2003 reunion letters to Yuma, AZ and Leitchfield, KY.
Benny P. Hackler, BM3: Aboard 1951-53. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Carlsbad, NM. Probably deceased "BENNY P HACKLER SSN: 525-66-3873 Last Residence: 88101 Clovis, Curry, NM Born: 20 Aug 1934 Last Benefit: Died: 28 Nov 2001 State (Year) SSN issued: NM (Before 1951 )" updated 01/27/04
Ernest Gene Hackett, YN2: Aboard 1969. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Peru, NY.
Jerry E. Hackler, SA: Aboard 1964. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Garden Prairie, IL (not here).
Jean Elwin Haffner, RD3: Aboard 1965. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to St. Louis, MO.
George R. Hager, AS Aboard 1942. Enlisted 12/11/41 in Baltimore, MD.
Glenn Hahn, FN: Aboard 1951-52
James Bishop Hail, S1c: Aboard 1945
Earle K. Halbert, S1: Aboard 1946
Marlin R. Halbert: Aboard 25 Dec 46. Sent 2003 reunion letter to St. Paul, MN.
W. D. Halcom, SA: Aboard 1964-65. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Rockford, IL.
Clarence Hall, MM3: Aboard 1946-48
usflaganimated.gif - 7541 Bytes Gentry L. Hall, MM3: Aboard 1944-45. Born: 18 Jul 1911: Died: Mar 1972. Lived in Kentucky. updated 07/05/2005
Gregory Mark Hall, ETR3: Aboard 1969-70. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Chula Vista, CA.
Jerry W. Hall: Aboard 1963-64.
Johnny C. Hall, BTG3: Aboard 1951-52
Richard Allen Hall, MM3 Aboard 1967-68.
William R. Halm, SA: Aboard 1952. Sent 2003 reunion letter to Hilo, HI. Possibly deceased " HALM, WILLIAM R PO3 US NAVY VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 12/29/1954 - 11/29/1968 DATE OF BIRTH: 09/10/1934 DATE OF DEATH: 10/26/1997 DATE OF INTERMENT: 12/01/1997 BURIED AT: SECTION 412 SITE 1984 FLORIDA NATIONAL CEMETERY 6502 SW. 102ND AVE. BUSHNELL, FL 33513 (352) 793-7740 (352)" updated 01/09/05
Thomas R. Hambrick, SN: Aboard 1953-54. Received from Tony DCoin 01/11/03, "My wife and I got hold of Thomas Hambrick's son in CA and was informed that Tom had passed away in 1994, just 4 months after his wife died." "HAMBRICK THOMAS RANDOLPH 09/27/1933 COLLINS M CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO(37) 07/14/1993 552-42-8752 59 yrs" updated 01/11/03
Harold E. Hambrock, FN: Aboard 1951-52. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Columbus, OH.
Edwin W. Hamilton, CS3 Aboard 1952-53
Leon Hamilton, MML3: Aboard 1951-52. Possibly deceased " HAMILTON, LEON US NAVY VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 05/17/1951 - 05/23/1952 DATE OF BIRTH: 03/03/1927 DATE OF DEATH: 11/02/1989 DATE OF INTERMENT: 11/07/1989 BURIED AT: SECTION 26 SITE 2372 RIVERSIDE NATIONAL CEMETERY 22495 VAN BUREN BOULEVARD RIVERSIDE , CA 92518 (909) 653-8417" updated 01/09/05
Ronald Clarence Hamilton, F1c: Aboard 1944-45
Walter L. Hamilton, SD1: Aboard 1951-54.
Howard F. Hamlin, SH2: Aboard 1964. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Live Oak, FL.
Edward K. Hamor, SN Aboard 1961-62.
Ethelbert M. Hampton, SD2: Aboard 1947-49. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Pine Bluff, AR.
Kent B. Hancock: Aboard 1963-64. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Poulsbo, WA.
Gerald R. Hansen, FPG3: Aboard 1952-53
Paul L. Hansen, SN: Aboard 1948.
Forrest C. Hanson, MM3: Aboard 1947-50. Possibly deceased. From Residence: 03278 Warner, Merrimack, NH; Born 2 Apr 1929; Died 30 Apr 1995.
George "Edmon." Hanson, MM3 Aboard 1969.
bluestar.gif - 227 Bytes William "Bill" C. Hanzalik, SN Aboard 1961-62. Sent 2002 reunion letter. Lives in Greene, NY.
Kenneth G. Harbaugh, SM3: Aboard 1956-57. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Santa Barbara, CA.
Bobby E. Harbin, SN: Aboard 1956-57. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Gobles, MI.
Delbert J. Harker, SN: I served on the Kennebec from 1965 until 1969. I see some familiar names in the list. It has been 30 years, and I haven't changed a bit. Lives in Fairmont, WV.
Danny Lynn Harlow, SN: Aboard 1969. 2003 reunion letter sent to Rogersville, TN.
usflaganimated.gif - 7541 Bytes Albert R. "Smokey" Harmon, Jr., HM3 Aboard Kennebec March '68 thru November '69. I'm new to the internet but it didn't take long to find this website, it's great. Nice to see so many familiar names logged on. Hope to get in touch with others. I had the pleasure of knowing most everyone aboard during my tour but I don't think anyone knew me by any other name than 'Doc' or 'Smokey'. (I think there were some other names too). I'd like to hear from other shipmates and I promise "no needles." Lived in Cleveland, OK. updated 03/21/01 Membership EXP 03/02. Our Guestbook post on 2/2/2011 by Smokey's daughter-in-law, Laurie Harmon, informed us that Smokey passed away on Jan. 10, 2011 and was buried in his hometown of Cleveland at the Dixie-Bear Creek Cemetary. Click Here to view Smokey's Obit.
Kenneth E. Harmon, FN: Aboard 1963.
John Marshall Harper, PC3: Aboard 1969-70.
George W. Harrell, EM3: Aboard 1966-68.
Johnny "Jose." Harrell, PNSN: Aboard 1967-68. Enlisted 09/60. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Melbourne, FL (not deliverable as addressed).
David D. Harrington, EN3 Aboard 1961-62.
Claude H. Harris, S2c: Aboard 1947-48
Craddock B. Harris, PO3: Aboard 1951. Possibly deceased "CRADDOCK B HARRIS Request Information (SS-5) SSN 223-30-3860 Residence: 24153 Salem, Salem, VA Born 29 Apr 1928 Last Benefit: Died 16 Mar 1991 Issued: VA (Before 1951)"
Craig C. Harris, RM3: Aboard 1964. Lives in Dallas, TX. updated 07/01/01
Edward Lindsay Harris, Ck3: Aboard 1944-46
Eugene David Harris, BM1: Aboard 1970. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Oil City, PA (not him).
Franklin D. Harris, SN: Aboard 1952-53
James Albert Harris, MM3: Aboard 1969. added 01/14/03
Warren Dale Harris, MM3: Aboard 1968-70. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Clayton, MI and Saraland, AL.
Willie Gene Harris, BM3: Aboard 1963-65.
Henry Harrison, Jr., TN: Aboard 1969-70.
Willard H. Harrison, CS3: Aboard 1952. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Ruston, LA.
George G. Harrod, SN: Aboard 1948. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Oakridge, OR (refused). Probably deceased "GEORGE G HARROD SSN: 346-14-9094 Last Residence: 97463 Oakridge, Lane, OR Born: 22 Oct 1925 Last Benefit: Died: 30 Nov 1995 State (Year) SSN issued: IL (Before 1951 )" updated 01/27/04
Auobirt H.(sp?) Hart, S1: Aboard 1947-48. Probably deceased "AUDBIRT HART SSN: 287-24-3099 Last Residence: 32619 Bell, Gilchrist, FL Born: 29 Oct 1927 Last Benefit: Died: Jan 1984 State (Year) SSN issued: OH"
Charles S. Hart, SKSN: Aboard 1949-50. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Hixson, TN.
Charles S. Hart, MMFN: Aboard 1966-68.
Junior David Hart, FN: Aboard 1965.

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Teddy L. "Ted" Hart, BT3
Aboard 1964-68
Reunions Attended: 2001, 2005
Great site. I really like the idea of the reunion, and I will definitely be there. Any one else who is planning to go and remembers me, please E mail me. It will be great seeing all you old bilge water rates again. Them good old days were really some of if not the very best times of my life. I have never met a better bunch of friends than there were in the Engineering Dept. on the old Kennebec. Looking forward to seeing all of you again. Lives in Kingman, AZ. updated 08/04/05
Harold L. Hartmann, Jr., SA: Aboard 1963. Sent 2003 reunion letter to Montville, NJ. added 01/07/03
Philip E. Hartell, SN Aboard 1961-62. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Houston, TX.
bluestar.gif - 227 BytesGeorge E. Hartley, EM3 Aboard 1953-54. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Macon, GA. Became a member June 2011.
Raymond Jacob Hartman, F1c: Aboard 1944-45
Carl D. Haslam, SN: Aboard 1968. Lives in Preston, ID.
Henson L. "Leon" Hatch, SN: Aboard 1950-52. Sent 2003 reunion information. Jack Graves, Sr. advised he lives in Pleasant Grove, UT. updated 06/17/03
Willie L. Hatfield, BM1: Aboard 1966-68. Still friends with Cecil Breland. Very ill in early 2003. Passed away September 2003. Lived in Jena, LA. updated 09/21/03
Phil Hatori

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Phillip K. "Phil" Hatori III, SN
Aboard 1968-70
Reunions Attended: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006,
2 007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015
Aboard 1968-70. Lives in Kailua, HI. updated 07/24/02 Regular Membership through 2007 (LM as of 8/11/08).
Charles A. Hawkins, ETRSN: Aboard 1969-70. 06/01/03 send email via Lives in Dallas, TX.
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Dick A. Hawkins, DK2
Aboard 1965-66
Sadie Hawkins
Reunions Attended: 2001, 2002, 2003. Sadie 2006
camerasmall.gif - 1372 Bytes Aboard 03/12/65 until 07/29/66 as DK3 then transferred to USS Taluga (AO-62). Separated from active duty 09/28/67. Graduated from Minnesota School of Business in computer programming. Retired in 1999 (due to complications from a 1994 liver transplant) at age 53 after a career in management information systems. He and his wife, Sadie Hawkins, lived in Plymouth, MN, a western Minneapolis suburb. Sadie is a real estate agent. Dick played tennis, fed and enjoyed the abundant wildlife in his townhome on a pond, and created and maintained 11 Web sites, including this one, until he passed away in Nov. 2005. View pics & obituary.

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Dave J. Hawrey, BM3
Aboard 1963-67
Reunions Attended:
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011
(brother of George) Aboard Kennebec Dec. 1963 to July 1967. I am married 31 years, two grown children two grandsons. I got out of the Navy in 1967 and married in 1969, I worked at a bank for 22 years in New York and in 1990 we moved to New Mexico. I am semi-retired. My wife is a hair stylist owned her own salon here with her sister. She also made a video about blow drying hair. She was on tv and in magazines. She has a Web site My brother George is still in Brooklyn he works for the Post Office. He was also on the Kennebec. Updated 03/01/01

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George D, Hawrey, SN
Aboard 1967-69
Reunions Attended: 2006
(brother of Dave) Lives in Brooklyn, NY and works for the Post Office in downtown Manhatten. updated email address 06/30/03
Eugene J. Haydu, WT1 Aboard 1942. Enlisted 12/08/37 in Cleveland, OH. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Mentor, OH. Probably deceased "EUGENE J HAYDU SSN: 273-07-5796 Last Residence: 44060 Mentor, Lake, OH Born: 13 Mar 1914 Last Benefit: Died: 11 Dec 2002 State (Year) SSN issued: OH (Before 1951 )" updated 01/27/04
Billy M. Hayes, BT3: Aboard 1956-57. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Virginia Beach, VA.
Booker T. Hayes, SD2: Aboard 1956-57
David J. Hayes, SK3 Aboard 1961.
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Delmar M. "Mike" Hayes, BM3
Aboard 1965-68
Reunions Attended: 2003, 2005, 2007
I want to thank you for doing this. I know it's a lot of work. I received a letter in the mail Saturday and couldn't belive my eyes. Go on the web page and looked up some old names and seen some that brought back some great memories. I am going to e-mail them as soon as I can. I won't be able to make the 2002 reunion this year but will the next one. Also if I can help in any way let me know. I'm going to be in Myrtle Beach playing golf that week. Maybe the next one we can get a little golf tournament together before or after. Anyway, thanks again and I'll be sending off my Lifetime Membership to Dennis. I would like to get together every year. Lives in Sebastopol, CA. updated email address 10/31/03
Edward L. Hayes, DK2: Aboard 1948.
Leslie L. Hayes, SN: Aboard 1967-68.
Thomas L. Haynes, Sea1c Aboard 1942. Enlisted 01/21/40 in Detroit, MI.Possibly deceased "Thomas L. Haynes SSN: 383-09-0879 Last Residence: 30060 Marietta, Cobb, Georgia, United States of America Born: 14 Dec 1918 Died: 25 Dec 1997 State (Year) SSN issued: Michigan (Before 1951 )"
Glenn L. Head, EM1: Aboard 1969. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Louisville, KY.
William H. "Bill" Head, DC2 It's good to know that there are still some of us around from the Kennebec. I served onboard as a DC2 from 1968 t0 1970 in "R" division. I handled liquid cargo, transfers and testing. Made two tours to Viet Nam and transfered to shore duty after the '69 cruise in Oct. I'm living in Northern California now and will certainly try to make the reunion. I've kept in touch with Herb Ryburn and know the where-a-bouts of a couple more crew members. Lives in Shasta Lake, CA. updated email address 08/25/04
Donald A. Heagney, SA: Aboard 1953.

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Joseph D. "Joe" Hearn, S1c
Aboard 1943-44
Received a nice letter from him dated 12/20/02, "Thank you for your letter with news about USS Kennebec. It was great to hear about it. I often wondered what became of it and the crew. My duty aboard was from December 1943 to December 1944. My rank was seaman first class in the gunnery division. I still have a picture of Frenchy (do not recall his name) the rating man in our division. It was taken in Norfolk. My transfer was in New York Harbor from the Kennebec to the USS Kretchmer (DE-329). I left the Kretchmer in Hong Kong aboard a troop ship in March of 1946. I was discharged in Bainbridge, MD. One of my reunions with the Kretchmer was in your home state. It was in Avon, MN. I would like to have a reunion with the Kennebec but impossible for the near future but would like to be kept inforrmed of all activities in the future." Lives in Philadelphia, PA. updated with membership 05/27/03
Ronald N. Hebert, FA: Aboard 1956. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Tualatin, OR.
Robert L. Heck, FN: Aboard 1949-50. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Louisburg, KS and Des Moines, IA.
William David Hedgepeth, SN Aboard 1951-54. John Wight spoke with him 08/10/03 and said he might attend the 2003 reunion. Lives in Baton Rouge, LA. updated 08/10/03. Received word from William David Hedgepeth's daughter Sarah Hedgepeth on 04/10/2013: ...It is my sad duty to report to his fellow shipmates, that he passed away on April 3, 2013. He was proud to serve his country in the US Navy. And proud to serve on the USS Kennebec. I would like to thank all the men and women of our armed forces for their service past and present. May God bless you all. His Obit.
usflaganimated.gif - 7541 Bytes Richard F. Heider, FN: Aboard 1956-57. Possibly deceased "RICHARD HEIDER Request Information (SS-5) SSN 338-30-4331 Residence: Born 24 Oct 1938 Last Benefit: Died Sep 1968 Issued: IL (1953 And 1954)" Richard's passing was confirmed by guestbook post of his daughter in-law, Renee Heider, on 03-03-2013: "My father-in-law, Richard F. Heider was aboard the Kennebec 1956-57. Sadly, he passed away in a fire in the family's Chicago home leaving behind a wife and 4 young children. My husband, the oldest was just 9 at the time. Having lost his dad at an early age my husband never had the opportunity to ask him about his experiences in the Navy. We would love to hear from any shipmates who remember him." Check the Kennebec Guestbook for contact info.
William Ray Heikes, Jr. SM2: Aboard 1943-44. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Belleville, MI.
Michael A. Hekimian, SA: Aboard 1948.
Raymond L. Helander, RM3: Aboard 1948. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Port Charlotte, FL. Possible deceased "RAYMOND L HELANDER SSN: 473-20-6814 Born: 7 Apr 1926 Last Benefit: Died: 18 Jun 1992 State (Year) SSN issued: MN (Before 1951 )" updated 01/27/04
Dennis L. Heistand, SA: Aboard 1963. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Omaha, NE (unable to forward).
Norman "Haro." Helgren, ETR3: Aboard 1964-67. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Rochester, MN.
David Hugh "Stick" Helmer, SN recommissioning crew Aboard 1961-64. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Two Rivers, WI.
Laurence (Lawrence?) L. Helphand, SF3 Aboard 1942. Enlisted 07/17/40 in Los Angeles, CA. Sent 2003 reunion letter to Citrus Heights, CA.
Aldine (n) Helton, S1c: Aboard 1945-46. From 1930 census "Helton, Aldine View Image Online Age: 4 3.12 Year: 1930 Birthplace: Roll: T626_2357 Race: Page: 3B State: Texas ED: 39 County: Hill Image: 0911 Township: Precinct 8 Relationship: Son" Possibly deceased "Helton Aldine 08 November 1976 HILL M"

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Otho W. "Whitey" Helton, GMSN
Aboard 1961-63
Aboard 1961-63 as SN. Thanks for the letter re the reunion, glad to hear about it. Hope to be there, please send me some more info. I am also sending in dues for lifetime membership. Would like to get the cap from the ships store. I have enjoyed visiting the web site. Hope to see you in October 2002. Lives in Mobile, AL. updated email 03/04/05
Dell B. Hemingway, SA: Aboard 1950
Aubrey P. Hemming, HM3 Aboard 1953-54. I called and spoke with him on 05/31/03. He is interested in the Association and possibly attending the 2003 reunion. Lives in Clarkston, WA. removed email address 08/28/05
William Matt Hemmingson, S1c: Aboard 1945-46 . Possibly deceased "WILLIAM HEMMINGSON Request Information (SS-5) SSN 534-03-9689 Residence: Born 24 Feb 1918 Last Benefit: Died Mar 1974 Issued: WA (Before 1951)" updated 12/13/02
Edward "Ju." Henderson, GMG3: Aboard 1965-67.
C. J. Henderson, BT3: Aboard 1952-53
Maurice Howard Henderson, EM2: Aboard 1944-46
O.B. Henderson, S1c: Aboard 1945
Wilford L. Henderson, SA: Aboard 1951
Irving A. Henrichson, MM1: Aboard 1952-54. He told me about the time Kennebec hit a whale and the ship had to go to San Francisco to get the rudder repaired! Interested in attending 2001 reunion. Sent 2002 reunion postcard. Lives in Melbourne, FL. added 07/23/01
Rick Hendrickson

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Richard R. "Rick" Hendrickson
MR3, Aboard 1969-70 as MMFN
Reunions Attended: 2006, 2008, 2009,
2010, 2012, 2016
It was really wonderful to find you guys after all these years. I am especially pleased to hear Alex Wall is still kicking as he and another named Harris and I were good friends and steamed thru many ports together. Am looking forward to contacting many of the crew an saying Hi. Won't be attending 2002 reunion. Update 6/29/08: Lives in Orting, WA. Life Member as of 10/27/2006. Update 12/2010: Rick and his wife DeeAnn moved to Livingston, TX. Rick was elected the USS Kennebec Assoc. Secretary during the Oct. 2010 Reunion in Branson, MO.
Charles W. Henry, F3c: Aboard 1942.
Marcellus R. "Ron" Henry, SFM2 recommissioning crew Aboard 1961-late 1962. Spent 30 years with NY Dept. of Corrections. Doesn't think he will be able to attend 2001 reunion. Phone number 607-796-2431. He was a member of the 4 Rodents known as "FROG." Mailed 2002 reunion postcard 03/09/02. Lives in Breesport, NY. updated 10/23/01
Johnny Glen Hensley, GMG3: Aboard 1969. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Oklahoma City, OK. added 01/14/03
Robert L. Hensley, SA: Aboard 1948

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Merlin F. "Herb" Herbert, BM3
Aboard 1961-64
I was a member of the December 1961 recommissioning crew. Aboard from November 1961 to March 1964. I was in both 1st & 2nd Deck Divisions. Transferred to Treasure Island Receiving Station in March '64', just prior to ships deployment to WESTPAC, awaiting discharge. Would like to hear from you guys. Please drop a line. Thanks for a wonderful web site. Unable to attend 2001 reunion. Lives in Superior, WI. updated with life membership 01/03/04
Arnulfo Hernandez, SN: Aboard 1950
Florencio Hernandez, FN: Aboard 1967-68.
Rodrigo Hernandez, MM3 Aboard 1961-62.
Remer T. Herring, SN Aboard 1961-62. Possibly lived in Valdosta, GA.
Tommie Arthur Herron, SN: Aboard 1969-70. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Carson, CA.
Donald C. Hershman, BMSN: Aboard 1963. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Tampa, FL.
Kenneth G. Herwig, FN: Aboard 1948-50. Sent 2002 reunion postcard. Lives in Georgetown, FL (no such street).
Charles O. "Chuck" Hesler, RD2 Aboard 1967-70. Special thanks to Bill Miller for info on AO-36 Association. I served aboard Kennebec 67-70 in the radar gang. Hope to someday attend a reunion and visit my former shipmates. Best wishes to all. Lives in Sumner, IL. removed email 08/28/05
Howard Richard Hess, S1c Aboard 1942-44. Enlisted 10/21/40 in Buffalo, NY. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to New Port Richey, FL.
Jerome K. "Jerry" Hessel, Sr., IC1 Aboard 1961-62 as IC3. I was onboard for the recommissioning and the trip through the canal and the collision. Lives in St. Louis, MO. Membership 04/07
Calvin C. Hetfeld, YN1: Aboard 1950. Probably deceased "CALVIN C HETFELD SSN: 392-18-3093 Last Residence: 32810 Orlando, Orange, FL Born: 3 Jul 1924 Last Benefit: Died: 19 Jan 1996 State (Year) SSN issued: WI"
Frederick F. Heth, S2c: Aboard 1944. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Hammond, IN. Probably deceased "FREDERICK F HETH SSN: 303-26-4796 Last Residence: 46320 Hammond, Lake, IN Born: 8 Jan 1927 Last Benefit: Died: 11 Jul 2000 State (Year) SSN issued: IN (Before 1951 )" updated 01/27/04
W.H. (William H.?) Hetterscheidt, Jr., BMSN Aboard 1961-62. Sent 2002 and 2004 reunion letter to Lincoln Park, MI. updated 03/09/04
Earl M. Hicks, MML1: Aboard 1951-52
Johnny F. Hicks, SA: Aboard 1948-49
Robert U. Hicks, QM3: Aboard 1946-49. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Hawthorne, CA. Possibly deceaased "ROBERT U HICKS SSN: 244-01-9315 Last Residence: 91720 Corona, Riverside, CA Born: 30 Sep 1917 Last Benefit: Died: 27 Jul 1996 State (Year) SSN issued: NC (Before 1951 )" updated 01/27/04
Stewart Robert "Skip" Hicks, GMG3 Aboard 1967-68. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Aurora, CO (not deliverable as addressed). Sent 2003 reunion letter to Chicago, IL.
Ed Higbee

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Edward F. "Ed" Higbee, RM3
Aboard 1966-68
Reunions Attended: 2007, 2008
He called Dick Hawkins on Feb 18, 2002, and said he, his wife (Judy) and son plan to attend the 2002 reunion. Judy passed away July 18, 2004 from breast cancer. Ed reminds all spouses to get early checkups. Lives in Egg Harbor City, NJ with son, Steven. updated 10/25/04
Wayne Higgans (Higgins?): added 02/28/01
Henry Harrison Higgins, Cox Aboard 1945-46.
Roger William Higgins, EM2 Aboard 1963-65. Enlisted 10/57. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Grosse Pointe, MI and Kailua Kona, HI and Falls Church, VA. Sent 2003 reunion letter to Mount Auburn, IA. Sent 2003 reunion letter to Westwood, CA.
Henry Lee Higginson, CM2: Aboard 1944. From 1930 census "Higginson, Henry L View Image Online Age: 29 Year: 1930 Birthplace: Massachusetts Roll: T626_919 Race: White Page: 9B State: Massachusetts ED: 260 County: Middlesex Image: 1042 Township: Lincoln Relationship: Head"
Johnny P. Hiland, SN: Aboard 1963. I called John on 05/11/03. He was only aboard 3-months and was very codrial but not interested in reunions. Lives in Joshua Tree, CA. updated 05/11/03
Richard L. Hindman, MM2: Aboard 1952.
Melvin L. "Mel" Hines, YN3 Aboard 1952-53. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Danville, IL. updated with photo 01/19/03
William F. Hines, MM3: Aboard 1952.
George C. Hinsch, FA: Aboard 1948. Possibly deceased "HINSCH GEORGE CARL MALE 29 Apr 1931 16 Aug 1957 IOWA LOS ANGELES 484264412 SCHILLING HINSCH" updated 01/20/03
Darrell R. Hipp, ETN3 Aboard 11/63 to 4/64 then went to Adak, AK. Lives in Brandon, MS. removed email address 08/28/05
Mira S. Hixon, SFM3: Aboard 1970. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Montgomery, AL.
Tollie Tony Hodge, S1c: Aboard 1944-45. Possibly deceased "TOLLIE HODGE 31 Dec 1914 01 Apr 1993 74107 (Tulsa, Tulsa, OK) (none specified) 458-03-2462 Texas"
William W. Hoffman, ET3: Aboard 1948-50
James (n) Hogan, MM3: Aboard 1944-46
J.M. Hoggard, SK1: Aboard 1963-64. DOE 10/45.
Al Holden

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Alfred L. "Al" Holden, RM3
Aboard 1951-52
Reunions Attended: 2003, 2004,
2005, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
I received your letter in Sept, when we got back from a vacation in Colorado. I did serve on the Kennebec in the fifties, as a radioman and when I was transferred to Kodiak, AK, I was a Third Class. I remember the Kennebec came into Kodiak while I was stationed there. It was good to see some of the old crew that I knew back then. I was really surprised to get this letter from you after all these years. I stayed in Alaska for 18 months and then transferred to a Minesweeper Divn as the Flag Radioman. I got out of the service in 1954, and went to work on the Union Pacific RR as a Telegrapher. I guess my time in the service really helped. I retired in 1992, and have been traveling to the Southwest every winter. I would have liked to make it to the reunion, but we can't this year. It would be great to hear from some of the guys if they are on the internet. Lives in Troutdale, OR. updated with life membership 01/24/03
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Frank E. Holden, BM3
Aboard 1963-66
Frank Holden
Reunions Attended:
2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Nice hearing from some of you guys. I served aboard the Kennebec from March of 1963 to October 1966. Enough time to learn every hide out aboard that ship! Let's have a reunion. Lives in Bakersfield, CA. updated email address last on 06/14/03. Received word on 02/06/2017, via Jim Schurmack, that Frank passed away on Feb. 5, 2017 at the age of 72. His burial in CA is at the Bakersfield National Cemetery. Frank's Obit.

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Harold W. Holden, SM3
Aboard 1961-63
Reunions Attended: 2002

Aboard 08/61-09/63. Lives in Grayslake, IL. updated with life membership 08/12/02
Billy Bunn Holder, EN1: Aboard 1969. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Oldfort, TN and Murfreesboro, TN.
Bern O. Holestin, Y2 Aboard 1942. Enlisted 05/23/40 in Richmond, VA.
Larry "Heb." Holifield, SN: Aboard 1968-70. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Cimarron, KS.
Roscoe Hollifield, MM3: Aboard 1953. Possibly lived in Ellington, MO.
James W. Holland, S1: Aboard 1947
Edwin C. Holli, SN: Aboard 1948-50. Possibly deceased. From Residence: 55751 Iron, Saint Louis, MN; Born 5 Oct 1926; Died 9 Jul 1999.
John J. Hollowood, SK3: Go to Chief Petty Officers page
Charles N. Holt, BMG3: Aboard 1951.
John R. Holton, Y2 Aboard 1942. Enlisted 11/14/41 in Minneapolis, MN.
R.A. Holubec, SA Aboard 1961. Sent 2002 reunion letter to San Antonio, TX.
Enos W. Holz, MM2 Aboard 1942. Enlisted 12/17/41 in Omaha, NB. Possibly deceased. From Residence: 33837 Davenport, Polk, FL; Born 15 Mar 1919; Died 29 Jan 1996.
Robert S. Honick, GMG3 Aboard 1961-63. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Brigantine, NJ.
Woodrow W. Hood, CSG1: Aboard 1951. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Dalzell, SC. Probably deceased "WOODROW W HOOD SSN: 251-12-5103 Last Residence: 29040 Dalzell, Sumter, SC Born: 13 May 1918 Last Benefit: Died: 6 Jul 2002 State (Year) SSN issued: SC (Before 1951 )" updated 01/27/04
Roy D. Hooper, S2: Aboard 1946
John "Gilfoi." Hopkins, RM2: Aboard 1969.
Joseph P. Hopkins, MM3: Aboard 1956
James C. Horak, SN: Aboard 1963. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Fort Worth, TX. added 07/03/02
Ronald "Ant." Horanski, PC3: Aboard 1967-68. Lives in Pittsburgh, PA.
Larry W. Hornaday, EMFA Aboard 1964. Received email 03/20/03, "Dick, I thank you for the informative letter regarding the Kennebec and the established association. I think that it's great. Yes, I did serve aboard the ship in 1964. Both Andy Mariana, from Philly, and myself came aboard at the same time. Fresh out of Electricians "A" School in San Diego, we came aboard at Hunters Point, San Francisco. In October of that year I was transferred to the USS Sacramento, AOE-1, in Bremerton, Wa. The Kennebec was in dry dock, under the Oakland Bay bridge, when I left. I enjoyed those months in San Francisco. We were only out of the bay a couple of times. I recall that the laundry and the electricians shop was located in the aft part of the ship and with the single screw we sort of waddled through the water. I remember Andy, Roger Higgins, Walt Wilk, Art Garcia, Chief Radcliff and Chief Alfred Baker, who was EM 1st Class, while on the Sacramento. I was discharged in 1968. While on the Sacramento, we made 3 West Pacs and spent 36 months at sea. We did replenishment with the Kennebec in 1966. Of course trips to Hong Kong, China, Japan, Korea, Philippines and Australia ( two trips for Coral Sea Days) were some of the rewards. I will retire from Citgo Petroleum this year. With some welcomed free time, I will make every effort to make your reunion in 2004. The "E" Division of the Sacramento has been holding reunions the past 5 years. Alfred Baker has made a couple of those. I'm sure he lives in Bremerton, WA. Again, I thank you for your letter. A fellow shipmate." Lives in De Witt, IA. updated 03/20/03
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Horace Charles "Pat" Horne, Jr., M3
Aboard 1944-46
Sent 2002 reunion letter to Jefferson, NC. Received word from David Horne, son of Pat, that Pat Horne, of West Jefferson, NC, passed away on 10-17-2016, at the age of 90. Pat's Obit.
Roger A. "Horney" Hornecker, HT1 Aboard 1967-69 as HT2. . Lives in San Diego, CA.
Estanis D. "Ed" Hortinela, SK2 Aboard 1962-63. Lives in Dana Point, CA. updated 09/01/01 Membership EXP 09/02
Danny Ray Horton, RM3: Aboard 1966-68.
Linley E. Hoselton, DC2: Aboard 1953-54. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Victor, MT.
Lester (n) Hotzman, Sea1c Aboard 1942. Enlisted 12/11/41 in Baltimore, MD.
Richard Houghton, BM3: Aboard 1964-65.
William R. House, Sea1c Aboard 1942. Enlisted 05/25/38 in Macon, GA.
Ansel Houser, SN: Aboard 1969-70. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Kings Mountain, NC.
Frank Dow Hovey, S2c: Aboard 1945-46. Probably deceased "HOVEY FRANK DOW MALE 28 Mar 1927 15 Jun 1983 ALABAMA HUMBOLDT 442289028" updated 12/13/02
Conley D. Howard, SN Aboard 06/65-06/67. Just wanted to say Hi. I recognized quite a few from the pic's that were posted. I have a lot of memories of those days. I really enjoyed your website, reading about the Kennebec and where a lot of the guys have gone on to. I'll have to dig them up but I have some pictures I would like to send to you. The cover events at sea, visiting the countries and of course some bar pictures. You will be hearing from me later on this. I am married after 33 years, have three grown children and five grand kids. Those grand kids keep me busy and happy. I would like to become a member and will soon. I would enjoy the reunions, but don't know if I will be able to attend this year. Lives in Mountain Home, AR. updated 05/04/02
bluestar.gif - 227 Bytes Daryl B. Howard, BTFN Aboard 1956-57. What a very pleasant surprise---I'm still finding it hard to believe that anyone would have remembered the old Kennebec---I served on her in 56 and 57, leaving early 58 for the USS Hyades AF 28. But I'm so glad you remembered. Add my name to your membership list---we will try to attend upcoming Reunion. My very best regards and look forward to meeting you in October. (Comments from 03/06/02)
K.D. Howard, MMFN Aboard 1961.
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AO-36 Life Member 34
Lloyd E. Howard, F1c
Aboard 1946-47
Lloyd Howard
Reunions Attended:
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010
Lives in Douglass, KS. updated 01/03/02.
Received word from Lloyd's daughter Debbie DeHoff on Jan. 1, 2014: "It is with a sad heart that I must update Lloyd's fellow shipmates of his passing. Dad passed away yesterday Dec 31 (12-31-2013) at the VA Hospice in Wichita. He was so proud to have served on the Kennebec and the friendships and memories made with all of you carried him thru many tough days. Click Here to view Lloyd's Obit.
Odis M. Howard, FA: Aboard 1948. Sent 2003 reunion letter to Atlanta, GA. Probably deceased "ODIS M HOWARD SSN: 262-40-7702 Last Residence: 34609 Brooksville, Hernando, FL Born: 12 May 1931 Last Benefit: Died: 28 Jan 1993 State (Year) SSN issued: FL (Before 1951 )" updated 01/27/04
William "Loui." Howard, SM2: Aboard 1968. Sent 2003 reunion letter to Piketon, OH.
Thomas "Tom" Howe recommissioning crew I was the member of the first crew. Dec. of 61. Aboard 1961-62. Ships barber. Lives in Merrimack, NH. updated 05/24/0

AO-36 Life Member 15
Charles T. "Charlie" Howell, QM2
Aboard 1967-70
Reunions Attended: 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2015
Aboard Kennebec: March 67 - July 70. Charlie wrote, "just learned about site from (Gary) Schlagel. I am interested in anything about the Kennebec. I have pictures, plans of the day, couple rolls of 8mm film I would like to share with all. I am not very computer savvy yet and only have access at work. Let me know how best to accomplish." Will attend reunion. Lives in San Francisco, CA.
Don W. Howell, DK2 Aboard 1961-62. DOE 11/57. Bob Eklund said he changed his rating and became RDC. Possibly him from "Name: Don Wayne Howell Given Name: Don Wayne Surname: Howell NSFX: Sr. Title: Sr. Sex: M Birth: 21 Feb 1939 Death: Unknown Marriage 1 Nancy (Unknown Maiden) b: 25 Sep 1940" updated 04/21/04
Albert L. Howerton, ME2: Aboard 1947-48. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Green Forest, AR.
Daniel Mark Howes, SN: Aboard 1966-68.
S.M. Hruby, SN Aboard 1961.
James D. Hubbard, EN3: Aboard 1942.
Curtis (n) Hubbard, Matt3 Aboard 1942. Enlisted 12/11/41 in Houston, TX.
Donald D. Hubbard, SN: Aboard 1956-57
Walter Leroy Hubbel, EM1: Aboard 1942-45. Probably deceased "WALTER L HUBBELL Request Information (SS-5) SSN 518-16-8909 Residence: 83854 Post Falls, Kootenai, ID Born 25 May 1912 Last Benefit: Died 22 Feb 1998 Issued: ID (Before 1951)"
Martin (n) Huberman, S2c: Aboard 1943. Possibly deceased "MARTIN HUBERMAN Request Information (SS-5) SSN 104-16-7982 Residence: 63122 Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO Born 30 Jul 1924 Last Benefit: 63122 Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO Died 5 Dec 1987 Issued: NY (Before 1951)"
Louis Huckaby

AO-36 Life Member 211
Louis S. Huckaby, IC3
Aboard 1965-68
Louis Huckaby 2011
Aboard 1965-68. Served from 1964-68. Works as carpenter civil engineering, Goodfellow AFB. Married to Carolyn for 31 years. Daughters Julie and Hollie. Hello and best wishes to all. Unable to attend 2001 reunion. Sent 2002 reunion letter. Lives in San Angelo, TX. updated 09/13/01. Louis became a Life Member in April 2011.
bluestar.gif - 227 Bytes Glen H. Huddle, BM2 Aboard 1961-63 as CSSN. We are interested in attending the 2002 reunion. I was part of the crew that went to mess duty in Norfolk, VA. Then we were transferred to Redhook, NY where we met up with the ship before it sailed for Aruba. Lives in Florence, KY. added membership 07/15/02 Membership EXP 07/03
William B. Hudson, AS Aboard 1942. Enlisted 12/11/41 in Raleigh, NC.
Vealess F. Hudspeth, SN: Aboard 1952. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Cheyenne, WY.
Del V. Hueter, SN: Aboard 1954. Sent 2003 reunion letter to Spokane, WA. added 01/04/03
Raymond D. Huff, MM2: Aboard 1946
Jerry L. Huffines, SFM3: Aboard 1963. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Ladson, SC.
Henry R. Hufstetler, SKSN: Aboard 1948. Sent 2003 reunion letter to Chattanooga, TN.
Arthur H. Huges, SN: Aboard 1951-52
Donald R. Hughes, SA: Aboard 1951-52
Hal S. Hughes, S2c: Aboard 1947. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Knoxville, TN (undeliverable as addressed).
Richard "Lyn." Hulsart, SN: Aboard 1967-68. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Cleveland, TX and Houston, TX (not deliverable as addressed).
Joseph N. Human, RMSN: Aboard 1964-65. Possibly deceased "JOSEPH HUMAN Request Information (SS-5); SSN 516-50-7485; Born: 20 Aug 1944; Died: Sep 1985; Issued: MT (1960)" updated 12/07/02
Francis M. Hummel, RT1: Aboard 1943. Sent 2003 reunion letter to Wright City, MO. Possibly deceased "FRANCIS M HUMMEL SSN: 488-18-3698 Last Residence: 63114 Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO Born: 1 Jan 1914 Last Benefit: Died: Mar 1974 State (Year) SSN issued: MO (Before 1951 )" updated 01/27/04
John Sylvan Hummel, Cox: Aboard 1943-45
Walter Franklin Hummel, F1c: Aboard 1944-46
John S. Hunnicutt, S1c: Aboard 1943-44
Russell W. Hunnicutt, GMG2: Aboard 1964-68. Lives in Roseburg, OR. updated 05/28/01
Wylie Henry Hunnicutt, Jr., S1c: Aboard 1943-44. added 12/11/02
Donald Eugene Hunt, SN: Aboard 1969-70.
James Ronald Hunt, S1c: Aboard 1945
Ted Hunt, MM2: Aboard 1961-62. Lives in Tucson, AZ. added 02/28/01
Hudis Phillip Hunter, SR: Aboard 1969. Sent 2003 reunion letter to Decatur, IL. added 01/12/03
James Y. Hunter, TN: Aboard 1948-49
Raymond (n) Hunter, MM2: Aboard 1951-53
Lad Hurayt, SA: Aboard 1969-70. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Cleveland, OH.
John Michael "Mike" Hurley, SM3 Aboard 1965-68. He was another of my best friends.
Paul Franklin Hurley, MM3: Aboard 1944-46. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Cranston, RI.
Raymond Dominic Hurley, F1c: Aboard 1945-46
Carl David Hurst, PhM3: Aboard 1943-45
Floyd G. Hurst: Aboard 25 Dec 46
Robert S. Hurst, SN: Aboard 1953-54. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Philadelphia, PA.
Bernard G. Hurt, MM2 Aboard 1961-62. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Casco, ME.
Winfred W. Hutchins, BM2: Aboard 1956-57. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Chesnee, SC.
John Harry Hutson, S2c: Aboard 1943-44. Possibly lived in Ridgeville, SC.
James Francis Hutton, BM3: Aboard 1963-65.

AO-36 Life Member 62
Bob I. Ibison, SN
Aboard 1967-70
Reunions Attended: 2002
(Note: E-mail address is his bookkeeper's) Aboard 1967-70. Was on the 1968 and 1969 cruises. Then went to a net layer that was used as a diving barge. Has a masonry construction company in Mooresville, NC. updated email address 08/28/03
Robert W. Imel, RM1: Aboard 1968. Enlisted 01/55.
Rodney A. "Rod" Iotte, MM1 Aboard 1966-68. Enlisted 06/50. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Ecorse, MI.
Arthur (n) Ironfield, RM3: Aboard 1943-46. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Manchester, CT. Originally from MA.
Bryce C. Irvin, CSSN: Aboard 1952-54. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Vista, CA.
Robert L. Irvin, SHSN: Aboard 1947-50
Howard Travers Isaacs, SK1: Aboard 1944. Sent 2003 reunion letter to possible relative in Crowley, TX. Possibly deceased "HOWARD T ISAACS SSN: 548-38-6822 Last Residence: 42450 Providence, Webster, KY Born: 28 Feb 1921 Last Benefit: Died: 18 Jan 1992 State (Year) SSN issued: CA (Before 1951 )" updated 01/27/04
Paul D. Isenmann, SN: Aboard 1968-69. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Elgin, IL (unable to forward).
Louis Istre, Jr., RM3 Aboard 1942. Enlisted 10/15/40 in Sacramento, CA. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Vinton, LA.
Alvin H. Iverson, S2c: Aboard Oct 1945 - August 1946. Lives in Watertown, SD. updated 02/18/02
Jerry D. Iverson, FT3: Aboard 1953: Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Rockford, IA.
George Howard Ivey, BT3: Aboard 1968-70. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Pinconning, MI.
LeRoy (n) Ivie, S1c: Aboard 1945
Henry (n) Ivory, MA3: Aboard 1942. Enlisted 12/12/41 in Nashville, TN.
Chester (n) Jackson, SHSN: Aboard 1949-50
Davis A. Jackson, SN: Aboard 1951-52. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Lithonia, GA (wrong address). Possibly deceased "DAVIS A JACKSON SSN: 292-14-6103 Last Residence: VA Born: 24 Mar 1923 Last Benefit: Died: 26 Apr 1983 State (Year) SSN issued: OH (Before 1951 )" updated 01/27/04
Floyd J. Jackson, AS Aboard 1942. Enlisted 12/11/41 in Birmingham, AL.
Robert A. Jackson, Jr., AS Aboard 1942. Enlisted 12/11/41 in Raleigh, NC.
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Honorary Life Member
Craig S. "Jake" Jacobson, BT2
Aboard 1968-70
Sandi Jacobson
Aboard Kennebec from Mid 68 cruise until decommisioning in Vallejo. I was a fireman apprentice in 68 and made all my ranking aboard the ship. Left as a BT2 in 70 and went to the USS Ajax and served again under Erv Remelee, who they put in charge of the Boiler Repair Shop. He left before we went back overseas in 71 but, ironically, was in charge of career counseling at Treasure Island when I was discharged and counsuled me on re-enlisting. We have been in touch somewhat but not in the last 15 years. Ran around with Bob Sharpnack, also a Boilerman, who I regretfully have to say , died of complications from stomach cancer in the late 70's. John Kucher and I do keep in touch, when we can, and I will try to get in touch with him about the web page. To Chief Remmelee, Cosgrove, and anyone else in B -Division, Hello from Jake. Anybody remember Red Foraker? Married to Sandi since 1970. From Sandi, 11/24/01: "He entered the hospital on November 8th, was diagnosed with cancer on November 10th and passed away Friday, November 23 at 2 am. The brief connection he made with old shipmates made him very happy. He was one hell of a man, and this has devastated us all. Please post his passing, I know there are some who remember him and would like to know. Sincerely, Sandra Jacobson" Lives in Grants Pass, OR. updated 11/24/01
Richard Louis Jahncke, FTM3 Aboard 1961-62. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Franklin Square, NY.
Lendon Thomas James, S2c: Aboard 1945-46. Sent 2003 reunion letter to Waynesboro, MS.
James L. Janigan, SN: Aboard 1964-65. Note from Dick Hawkins: "While still in deck force, I volunteered for Vietnam. By the time my orders came through, I was a DK striker and no longer wished to go. Jim volunteered to go in my place and was accepted." 2002 reunion letter sent to East Chicago, IN.
Leroy S. Jaques, F1c Aboard 1942. Enlisted 10/21/40 in Cincinnati, OH. 2003 reunion letter sent to Springfield, OH.
Jose Navarro Jaraba, SD3: Aboard 1966-69.

AO-36 Life Member 125
Richard D. "Rich" Jarina, SE3
Aboard 1969-70
Came Aboard Sasebo Japan in May 1969, made one West Pac. Had the pleasure of mucking tanks before I went to school in San Diego in Dec "69". Was in 1st Div. under the "guidance" of BM2 Alcorn and BM3 Marty Martineze. Was on 2 other ships before I got out. After the Navy went to college and Physical Therapy School @ the Mayo Clinic. Very happy to see the site. Deck ape aboard Kennebec May 1969 to December 1969. Lives in Chalk Hill, PA. updated with life membership 03/24/05
John Henry Jarratt, S2c : Aboard 1945-46. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Rockville, TN and Drewryville, VA. Possibly deceased "JOHN H JARRATT SSN: 229-34-4451 Last Residence: 23844 Drewryville, Southampton, VA Born: 12 Jan 1922 Last Benefit: Died: 9 Aug 2002 State (Year) SSN issued: VA (Before 1951 )" updated 01/27/04
Roy M. Jeffery, FN: Aboard 1949-50
Berlin E. Jenkerson, SA: Aboard 1948. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to O'Fallon, MO.
F.E. Jenkins, SH3 Aboard 1961.
Richard F. Jenness, SK3: Aboard 1949-50. Possibly deceased. From Residence: VA; Born 8 Sep 1926; Died 29 Aug 1959.
Harold W. Jenrich, SA: Aboard 1949-50. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Billings, MT.
Zachary L. Jepko, MM1 Aboard 1961. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Mount Carmel, PA.
bluestar.gif - 227 Bytes Arne C. Jerde, SM2 Aboard Kennebec Jan 68 to April 70. The Kennebec was my first ship out of bootcamp. Quite an experience! I have many fond memories of shipmates and ports of call. Glad to see this effort to bring us together again. Hope to hear from all my old buddies. Lives in Sacramento, CA. Membership EXP 02/02
Medardo Jo, SN: Aboard 1963-64. Sent 2002 reunion letter to San Jose, CA (unclaimed).
Arthur A. Johnansen, BM3: Aboard 1951. Possibly deceased "Arthur A. Johansen SSN: 045-22-4759 Last Residence: 28657 Newland, Avery, North Carolina, United States of America Born: 24 Jul 1923 Died: 6 Jan 2001" Sent 2002 reunion postcard to Ketterling, OH. corrected name from Johanson 10/13/04
Jim Johns

James L. "Jim" Johns, QM3
Aboard 1963-65
Reunions Attended: 2011, 2012
Jim's comment: A nicely done web site. It is proof positive that "time travel" is NOT impossible. Lives in Flower Mound, TX. 7/2/2012 update: "Johns Boy's" memories of the USS Kennebec. PD 2012 dues.
Albert O. Johnson, MML3: Aboard 1957
Arthur S. Johnsen, SA: Aboard 1969-70.
Artis Johnson, Jr., SA: Aboard 1963.
Bernard Richard Johnson, S2c : Aboard 1945-46
Brian Axel Johnson, BT3: Aboard 1968-69.
Charles Edgar Johnson, S1c: Aboard 1943-45
Darrell L. Johnson, SN: Aboard 1966-69. Died in a car accident in November 1969. From Williston, ND. updated 07/22/01
Donald Lawrence Johnson, MM3: Aboard 1943-46. Originally from Muskegon, MI.
Douglas Orville Johnson, S2c : Aboard 1945-46
Eddie Johnson, SH2: Aboard 1965. Enlisted 06/50.
Elwood M. Johnson, SN: Aboard 1951-52
Elwyn E. Johnson, FA: Aboard 1953. added 01/04/03
Ernest Henry Johnson, EN3 Aboard 1961-64.
Everett "Lou." Johnson, SN: Aboard 1966-68.
George D. Johnson, MML2: Aboard 1956-57
Harrison N. Johnson, EN2 Aboard 1946-50. Sent 2002 reunion letter to Crownsville, MD.
J.A. Johnson. QM2 Aboard 1961.
James B. Johnson, TE3: Aboard 1952. added 01/04/03
James E. Johnson, SH1: Aboard 1969-70.
James N. "Jim" Johnson, MM3: Aboard 1952-54. He and Roger Dittmer have been friends since their Navy days. Lives in Louisville, KY. updated 08/29/02
Jimmy J. Johnson, F1: Aboard 1946
LeRoy F. Johnson, RD2: Aboard 1962.
Lewis C. Johnson, BM1: Aboard 1948-49
Milton J. Johnson, TN: Aboard 1949
Richard Johnson, Jr., SA: Aboard 1969.
Robert E. Johnson, MM2: Aboard 1956-57
Wilbur T. Johnson, DK2: Aboard 1949-50
James R. Johnston, GM2: Aboard 1942. added 01/03/03
Paul C. Johnston, S1: Aboard 1947
Lee A. Joines, EN2: Aboard 1956. Sent 2002 reunion postcard to New Castle, DE.
Allen F. Jones, FA: Aboard 1952-54
Casey (n) Jones, Matt3 Aboard 1942. Enlisted 12/11/41 in Houston, TX. Probably deceased "JONES, CASEY STEWARD 3C US NAVY VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 12/12/1941 - 01/08/1946 DATE OF BIRTH: 12/15/1924 DATE OF DEATH: 12/22/1990 DATE OF INTERMENT: 12/26/1990 BURIED AT: SECTION J SITE 2536 HOUSTON NATIONAL CEMETERY 10410 VETERANS MEMORIAL DRIVE HOUSTON , TX 77038"
Dale Eugene Jones, SA: Aboard 1969-70.
Darrell M. Jones, ET3: Aboard 1951-52
Harry L. Jones, Jr., GM1: Aboard 1948-49
James Luther Jones, S2c: Aboard 1944. added 01/05/03
Kingman D. Jones, CS2: Aboard 1949-50. Possibly deceased "KINGMAN JONES; SSN 253-24-8996; Residence: 32401 Panama City, Bay, FL; Born 27 Aug 1924; Died Mar 1972" From Rome, GA. updated 05/26/03
Lewis S. Jones, Jr., SA Aboard 1961-62. added photo 02/18/04
Patrick W. Jones, CS1: Aboard 1961-62.
Raymond Lamar Jones, GMG2: Aboard 1965. Enlisted 01/49.
Richard "Phill." Jones, RDSA: Aboard 1969.
Robert "Bob" Jones, FN Aboard 1956-57. I am happy to have heard from you. I would like to attend the next reunion and share in some of the memories with you and the others. I will keep in touch. updated 01/14/02
Samuel L. Jones, Matt3 Aboard 1942. DOE unknown. Possibly deceased "JONES, SAMUEL LLOYD VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 12/13/1941 - 12/08/1946 DATE OF BIRTH: 04/20/1923 DATE OF DEATH: 04/06/1981 DATE OF INTERMENT: 04/13/1981 BURIED AT: SECTION M SITE 313 FT. LEAVENWORTH NATIONAL CEMETERY FORT LEAVENWORTH , KS 66027"
William L. Jones: Aboard 25 Dec 46
James E. Jordan, Jr., MM3 Aboard 1961.
Robert L. Jordan, ME1: Aboard 1951-52
Charles Elmer Joseph, S2c : Aboard 1945-46
George M. Joseph, SN: Aboard 1948. added 07/09/03
Carl H. Justice, SN: Aboard 1948-50. Sent 2003 reunion letter to Sandwich, MA.

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