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USS Benewah APB-35 Roster (Vietnam) 1966-71


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Name: Rate/Rank Yr/Yrs
Abbott, Danny P. - 8/67-4/69
Adkins, Ronald D, DK2 - 12/68-12/69
Aiken, Robert W. - 70/71
Akin, Cliff, EN1 - 66/68
Altman, David R., Ens: DCA Officer - 66/67
Andretta, John J., HMC - 66/68
Angdahl, Dale E. - 1969
Anathan, Thomas J., Lt/Jg - 8/67-8/69
Arnhold, Robert, CS3 - 8/68-8/69
Asta, Charles - 7/70-3/71
Atkins, Micheal - 68/69
Bailey, Norman - 70/71
Baker, Donald V. - 52/54
Banchoff, Rick, Eng. Officer 69-70
Barber, Henry P., RMC - 68/69
Bauer, David J., CYN3 - 66/67
Beason, Donald C. - 68/69
Bellamy, Samuel W., CS1 - 66/68 (Deceased June 3, 2002)
Beluscal, Richard J. - 67/68
Berggren, Ronald, SH3 - 69-70
Berkemer, Mike, QM - 69/70
Beerman, Henry F., ENS/DK Officer - 8-67/8-69
Best, Ronald, RM1 - 66/68
Bessler, Paul D., 2/69 - 2/70
Blankenship, Tom L., SH2 - 66/68
Bloxton, Lynn, RM3 - 66/68
Bock, Fred, GMG2, 66/68
Bollman, Leroy, SKSN - 2/68-2/69
Bornhoft, Dennis R., SN / ET3 - 66/68
Boyle, Dennis - 69/70
Bowen, Francis E. - 69/70
Brennan, John P., Lt-Ships Doctor - 66/67
Brittle, James, EN1, 66/68
Bronish, Craig, MR2, 67/68
Brookins, Daryl D., MM2 - N/A
Brown, Charlie, 68/69
Bruno, Gary, RM3 - 70/71
Buckingham, Robert R., SN - 67/68
Burge, William R., ET1 - 67/68
Bumanglag, Ruffino A., EN1 - 68/69
Burcroft, William J., EN1 - 68/69
Burgett, Robert, YN1 - 66/69
Cady, Al, Lt/Jg - 66/67
Cain, Harrison ENFN - 70/71
Campbell, Vic, LT-XO - 69/70
Campodonico, Steve, SN - 66/68
Cantwell, Thomas P., IC3 - 68/69
Cappellini, Terry J., Lt/Jg - 12/67-12/68
Capozzi, John, SN - 67/68
Carpio, Roberto SD3 - 68
Cholik,, Kevin, SK3 - 72 (Deceased December 3, 2002)
Christensen, John M., PN1 - 66/68 (Deceased February 10, 2002)
Christensen, Terry, CS3 - 68/69
Clark, Harold, SFC - 67/68
Clough, Robert V., BM2, 68/69
Coker, Eugene, BM1 - 68/69
Corbitt, James L., QMC - 66/68 (Deceased May 21, 1999)
Cordero, Cirilo D., SD3 - 11/67 - 06/69
Coulter, Johnny D., YN3 - 66/68
Dalton, Bobby C., GMG2 66-68
Dann, Tyler, Lt/Jg - 67/69
Davis, Willie P., MM2 - 68/69
Dela Llana, Wilson M., SD3 - 12/67-7/69
Depauk, Phillip W. - 1/70-12/70
Dias, Fred, JO - 67/68
DiMauro, Paul - 67/68
Dimick, Charles C., RD2 - 66/68
Donohoo, Victor R., SN - 1970
Dooley, David W., SM2 - 69/70
Dordon, Edward E., SM2 - 69/70
Doubleday, Donald D., ET1-ETC - 66/68
Downs, Brian, Eng/Off
Duchanois, John, MR3, 69/70
Dunn, Bobby J., EN1 - 66/68
Dzwonczyk, Luke, MR - N/A
Eckles, James R., RM1 - 67/68
Edberg, Michael P., SN - 66/68
Ellis, Randall William, Eng. Officer - '52/53'
Emery, Carrol E., YNCS - 54/54
Estell, Valray - 69
Estes, Mike, SN - 11/67 - 11/68
Faulkner, Edward J., SN - 68/69
Ferguson, James A., GMG2 - 66/68
Ferguson, Paul, Lt/Jg Ops Officer - 11/68-11/69
Finigan, Ronald B. - 67/68
Fisher, Jeff, FN - 69/70
Fitch, Rodney F. (Ens-Comm) 68/69
Foley, Thomas F., DK1 - 66/68
Foster, Elbert W., SH1, 1970
Franklin, Herb P., CS1 - 66/67
Frasher, Terry E. - 12/67-12/68
Fullerton, William B., BM3, 1970
Furr, Charles, DC3 - 67/68
Fournier, Jere L., EN2 - 68/69
Fouts, James F., FN - 66/68
Galton, Charles W., RM1 - 66/68
Garcia, Glenn R., SN - 66/68
Garver, Lee A., SM2 - 68/69
Gausline, Richard - 67/68
Gervasi, Michael J., SF1 -1970
Gilmore, Edwin S. (Ens-Ops) 68/69
Glenn, Terry V., SN - 1968
Gordon, Eugene, PC1 - 1970
Graham, AR, RMCS - 68/69
Grantham, Paul "Granny", EN2, 4/69-2/70
Greber, Gilbert, PN, 55/56
Greenwood, Richard D., RM3 - 66/68
Griffin, Lewis M., SM3 - 67/68
Griffith, M.H., LT USN, XO 12/68-12/69
Grout, Donald - 6/68-5/69
Gude, George, CS3, 66/68 
Hackney, Jerry L., SM2 - 66/68
Hahn, Michael A., Lt/Jg Ops Officer 12-66/12-67
Halgreen, Dennis J., SF3 - 66/68
Hallinam, Tom, Lt/Jg Deck Officer - 68/69
Hamann, William F., IC1 - 67/68
Hanna, Cyril A., GMG3 - 69-70 
Hanna, James (Bob) R., GMSN - 69-70
Hanks, Jeff, RMC - 1970
Hardy, John L., BT2 - 1968
Harrison, Pat R., Lt/Jg Deck Officer - 66/67
Hart, John R., PN1 - 4/69/10/70
Hasty, Wade - 8/68-9/69
Hayden, Dennis D., YN3 - 68/69
Hearn, Wilfred A., Jr., Ens/LtJg, Disbursing Officer 7-68 /7-69
Heman, Daniel, Sup/Off 69/70
Hemmer, Stephen L. - 7/70-2/71
Henley, Stephen A., LT-Dental Officer - 66/68
Hertzschuch, George W., SM2 - 66/68
Hiatt, Bruce C., QM1, Leading QM and Pilot, 68/69
Hidbrader, Larry W., IC3 - 66/68
Higgs, Mark T., HM2 - 66/68
Hinchliff, Douglas B. - 66/68
Holasek, Fred R., Comm Officer - 70/71
Holdsworth, Bruce, QM2 - 68/69
Hoover, Reggis C. - 9/69-10/70
Howard, Michael, BM3 - 69/70
Hrabosky, Bryan, Supply Officer - 70/71
Huetti, David J., MM3, 69/70
Huffman, Mark BMSN - 69/70
Hubbard, J. D., BM1 - 3/68-4/69
Hugo, Harold, Eng. Officer - 53'/54'
Hundley, Nelson F., FN, 69/70
Hunter, Richard L. - 67/68
Janes, Orval, SN - 66/68
Jancosek, Andrew G., GMG2 - 67/68
Jetton, Ben, Lt-Deck Officer - 67/68
Johnson, Cecil A., BM3 - 66/68
Johnson, Eric, PC3, 4/69-11/70
Jones, Donald, EN1 - 12/68-12/69
Jones, Evan, GMG3 - 68/69
Kalinowski, Terry R., FN - 10/69-10/70
Keistler, Lloyd, SH3 - 68/69
Ketterman, Texas (Tex), GMG3 - 67/69
Kingsley, David M. - N/A
Kirby, Thomas R., LTJG, Weapons Officer 70-71
Kirsch, Tom, HM2 - 68/69
Kmetz, Stephen G., LT XO - 1970
Kolling, Walter, ET - 6/68-6/69
Krasieski, Gregory, ET - 68/69
Kustchinsky, Walter L. -N/A
Lane, Billy - 67/68
Langpaap, Terry, DC2 - 70-71
Leuelling, Earl M. - 4/69-4/70
Lewis, Ray, BM3 - 68/69
Lockard, C. Donald E., SN - 66/67
Lofink, Jim - 1/69-8/70
Long, John, 67/68
Lowe, James, SN - 66-68
Lucas, Thomas I., DCC - 66/68
Malone, Thomas P., GMG3 - 66/67
Maness, Chuck - 67/68
Manville, William B., BMC - 7-69/2/71
Martin, Robert C., BMC - 66/68
Mawk, James D., ICFN - 9/67-9/68
Mazza, Tony, RM3, 66/67
Mackenzie, Jack, FN, 67/68
McCalib, Jimmie D., DC1 - 67/68
McDole, Raymond - 68/69
McGeehan, James E., RM2 - 66/67
McGlothin, Hubert, HM2 - 8/67 - 4/68
McKay, Charles, HM2 - 1/68-6/68
Mellinger, Calvin F., BMC - 66/68
Mellinger, Richard, 52/53
Meyer, Walter G., SK2, 66/68
Michna, Ralph, Lt/Jg Eng-Officer - 67/68
Mongan, James L., BMCM- 66/68
Moore, Albert B., CS1 - 66/68
Moran, Michael M., FN - 1970
Moreland, Cecil, FN - 68/69
Morse, Robert E., EN1 - 66/67
Murdock, Don M. (Lt/Jg-Eng) 68/69
Murphy, Charles E., GM2, 69/70
Murphy, Herman, EN2 - 11/67-12/68
Nemitz, Paul J., GMG3 - 1953-1955
Noe, Lynden, QM3 - 1969
Nutt, Richard - 11/67-11/68
Oden, Alan, EN3 - 5/68-5/69
Owen, Robert H., DK3 - 68/69
Page, Dennis W., CS2 - 67/68
Parsels, Roger A., BT2 - 66/68
Peterson, Donovan, ET2 - 68/69
Pitchford, John, GMG3 - 68/69
Pitts, Wendell L. - 69-70
Pomder, George W., CS2, 69/70
Pomroy, Lyle K., ENC, 69/70
Pontbriard, Jim, ETSN 1970
Porcioncola, SD2, 1968
Powell, Francis M., ETN3 - 67/68
Price, Larry V., SN - 68/69
Priskorn, Russell K., CS2, 50/52
Prosser, John, HM2, 1/69 - 3/70
Prouse, Ben - 68/69
Pully, Norman E., BMC - 69/70
Queen, George S., BMCM - 66/67
Quickel, David M. - 3/46-7/46
Rainis, John G. - 8/69-8/70
Raley, Robert, ETR2 - 69/70
Randall, Eugene, GMG1 - 66/68
Raye, William M., SH3 - 68/69
Raynor, Charles E., DTC - 66/68
Redden, Dennis, SN - 68/69
Reddish, Robert A., BM3, 69/70
Reinhold, Robert F., SN, 69/70
Reynolds, Frank B., Ens Deck Officer - 66/68
Reynolds, Terry, YN3 - 12/68-12/69
Ringer, Charles W., RM2 - 69/70
Ritchie, David E. - 54/55
Robbins, Donald R., CS3 - 66/68
Robinson, Gary D. - 6/69-6/70
Rodgers, Randall, GMG2 - 70-71
Rose, Lance H., HM2 - 66/67
Roth, Bob, Lt/Jg Eng Officer - 8/68-9/69
Rounds, Ollie B., SK1 - 66/68
Ryan, Al - 3/52-8/53
Sailing, William K. - 7/69-3/70
Sanders, Robert L., BT2 - 68/70
Sanko, Thomas J., HMCS - 66/67
Santaggelo, Robert P., Lt-Ships Doctor - 67/68
Saucier, Gerald "Jerry," LCDR Captain - 66/68
Sawyer, R. L. "Dick," RM3, 70/71
Scarbrough, Robert M., 1968
Schneider, George W., EN2 - 10/67-12/68
Schweitzer, Dwight "Fritz," SHB3 - 69/70 (SHB: Ships Servicemen Barber)
Scott, Everett, ETNSN - 1970
Seeley, James R., Lt-Eng Officer - 66/68
Shelley, Harvey R., BT3 - 1970
Shimko, Richard A., YN3, 68/69
Shirley, Tom D., SN, 68/69
Siatkowski, Michael F., BM3, 68/70
Simmons, Curtis S., SH2 - 66/68
Singleton, Raymond G., SHC - 66/68
Slocum, Rodney C., GMG2 - 66/68
Smith, Harold - 48/49
Smith, Jim, Lt/Jg Ops Officer - 67/68
Smith, Ken - 1970
Smith, Ron, YN1 - 11/68-11/69
Smith, Ron, IC2 - 10/69 - 10/70
Sneff, Ronald J., SN, 69/70
Snook, Henry L., RM2, 66/68
Solomon, D. L. LCDR USN, Captain - 68-69
Sparkman, Tom, Lt/Jg (Ops-Dept) 1968

Spradling, Robert L., (Lt/Jg) 68/69
Sprague, Bill, CS1 - 68/69
Steers, Gleen K. - 67/68
Stegmoller, David - 67/68
Stenzel, Richard - 67/68
Stevens, John E., YN2, 67/69
Story, Michael N., BM3, 68/70
Stowell, Marshall A., LCDR CO Captain Ret - 1968
Stuart, Tom R., Ensign DK Officer - 66/67
Stufen, Richard L., FN, 69/70
Sturkie, William - 67/69
Swan, Chris, PN3, 67/68
Swanson, Jerry, RD2 - 66/68
Szeman, Eric, BM-3 - 68/69
Tarrant, Wyatt B., CS2 - 67/68
Tatunay, SD2, 68
Teare, William T., LT-Dental Officer - 68/69
Tennant, Don L., LT, SC, USN - 2/68-2/69
Thoms, Stephan E., BMSN - 70-71
Tibbetts, Stephan, GMG3 - 69-70
Tomcheck, J.K., LT-Supply Officer - 66/68
Tompkins, Paul S., LT-XO - 67
Trausneck, Donald A., QM3 - 66-1/68
Tresser, Ralph W., CS3 - 66/67
Turner, James I., FN - 1966-1968
Turner, Willie B., SD1 - 12/67-12/68
Tuttle, Kim J., SN - 66/68
Tynes, Ronald L., BM3, 69/70
VanSant, Henry A., Lt/Jg, 69/70
Wagner, Paul, EN3, 67-68
Walk, Joseph F. - 1/70-2/71
Wallace, Bruce, Ops Officer 69-70
Walters, Richard, FN  - 8/66-12/67
Weiss, Gerald J., ET3 - 66/67
Werstlein, Terry L., HM2 - 66/67
Wheeler, Mike - 3/69-2/70
White, Ronald D. - 12/68-12/69
Wiacek, Stanley - 67/68
Wieting, Steve G., YN3 - 66/68
Wiley, Larry W., ETCS - 66/68
Wilhelm, James R., SM3 - 68/69
Wilhelm, John  R. - 68/69
Wilenski,  Robert J., BM - 66/68
Willard, Stephen A., GMG2 - 68/69
Wilson, Robert J. (Bob) CDR USN (Ret.) - XO -12/67-12/68
Wimmer, Paul A., PN2 - 68/69
Wolf, Steve - 6/68-6/69
Woods, Patrick E., ET - 66/68
Woods, Robert B., SF1 - 10/68-70
Woodward, Fred G., BM3 - 69/70
Woronicak, John, EM3 - 68/69
Wright, Waddel, YN3, (Captain USN Active), 66/67
Young, Robert "Doc", HM2 - 69-70
Zinn, Robert A., QM-3 -67-70
Zion, Walter L. - 66/68

The Honor Roll of Deceased Shipmates:

Christian, Earl, GMGC 66-68 (3-96)
Cromwell, Calvin E., CS3 66-67 (11-2-96)
Dechenne, Norman Emil EN2, 9/66 - 3/68
Estes, George, BM3 (CW3) 66-68 (1980's)
Folkert, Charles R., Cpt. USA (11-2002)
Gillikin, Robert M., ENCS 66-68 (1994)
Gude, George, CS3, 66/68 (1997)
Jackel, Richard, QM3, 9/66-12/68
Lampher, David T., EMC - 66/68

Liberty, Richard, RMC 66-68 (1992)
Lyde, Ronald, 68-69 (N/A)
Makofsky, William (Bill) L., RM1 66-68 (1991)
McGuire, Jessie, SMC (ret), 68-69 (10-9-98)
Rzepka, Andrew J., GMGC 66-68 (2-11-89)
Sanders, Lonnie A., EM3 66-68 (5-19-74)
Scott, Richard H., GMGC - 66/67

St. Martin, Robert W., SF1 - 66/68
Taylor, Buford, 1946 (1997)
Trott, Donald J., SH3 66-68 (1982)

"May fair winds, following seas, and our thoughts, always be with them."

Roster of Pre-Vietnam era Benewah Crew

Baker, Donald V. (1952-54) 
Blair, Norman (50-53)
Casey, Jim  EM3 1950-52
Coalts, Richard (51-52) 
Dzienny, Arnold GM3 (1952-54) 
Dzwonczyk, Luke (MR) (1952-53) 
Emery, Carrol E. YNCS USN Ret. 1 (54-55) 
Ellis, Randy Eng Officer (51-52) 
Henry, Carl (47-50) 
Hugo, Harold Eng Officer 9/53-4-54
Hudson, Dallas (52-54) 
Koehler, Jack D. (50-52) 
Leslie, William P. (69) 
Miller, Clifton “Bud”  BT2 (52-55) 
Mellinger, Richard (52-53) 
Nemitz Paul J, (GM3) (6/53-9/55) 
Priskorn, Russell (Baker) (50-52) 
Preuss, Donald (Doc) (53-55) 
Quickel, David M. Jr.  (3-46 - 7-46) 
Ritchie, David E. (54-56) 
Ryan, Al (3-52-8-53) 
Slaff, Bob (52) 
Smith, Harold (48-49) 
Steger, Melvin C. (52-54) 
Tinch, James A. (55-56) 

 


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