1942

USS Fletcher DD-445 Commissioning (plank owners) roster

June 30, 1942

1942 Fitting Out Crew, Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Corporation, Kearny, New Jersey

Back Row L-R: J.F. Gephart MM1, R.W. Scott FC1, J.A. Massuci TM1, R.S. Peaslee WT1, John Krug MM1, R.C. Burpeau shipfitter, unknown, F.C. Clarke MM1, T.C. Winter RM1, J.G. Davis storekeeper, Walt Smudzin EM1, Earl Smith yeoman, unknown, G. Zimmerman MM1.

Middle Row L-R: Paul Cain EM2, Jim Atkins EM3, unknown, unknown, Figone EM3, Towner watertender, unknown, J.N. Grisham CM1, F.D. Eaton BMC, unknown commissary steward, unknown, unknown, unknown, W.W. Montgomery MMC.

Front Row L-R: M.D Auglin TMC, unknown, “Pappy” Kirsch EMC, Theodore Yost MMC, Ensign A.H. Murray, Lieutenant Commander J.C. Wylie executive officer, Lieutenant Commander William M. Cole commanding officer, Ltjg. Hughes engineering officer, unknown, Ensign P.B. McLean assistant engineering officer, C.N. Martin MMC.

OFFICERS

COLE, William M.         LtCdr      Commanding Officer

WYLIE, J. C. (Bill)        I.tCdr     Executive Officer

HUGHES, J. G.              Lt.        Engineering Officer

DAVENPORT I. J. (Dave)     Lt.(Jg.)   Gunnery Officer

WILSON, A. Chesley         Lt.(Jg.)   Damage Control Officer

BLENDER, W. M.             Lt.(Jg.)   Medical Officer

SULLIVAN Jr., Walter S.    Ensign     Communication Officer

REINHARDT, Charles B.      Ensign     Asst. Gunnery Officer

HAMILTON Jr., S. J.        Ensign     Torp/Depth Charge Officer

McLEAN, Phillips B.        Ensign     Asst. Engineering Officer

SINCLAIR, Donald C.        Ensign     Asst. Engineering Officer

MURRAY, Arthur H.          Ensign     Asst. Engineering Officer


CREW

ADEY, Richard                 S2c

AGNEW, Clarence               AS

ALLEN, John Richard, Jr.      S1c

ALLEN, Ray Vaden              S2c

ALLEY, Clarence Cleo          S1c

ALOCHNY, Stanley Paul         AS

ANDERSON, John Junior         Bkr2c

ANGLIN, Melvin Dixon          CTM(PA)

ASHLEY, William Carlton       AS

ATKINS, James Louir           EM3c

AULDRIDGE, Leonard C., Jr.    AS

AUSTIIN, Milton Homer         FC3c(R)

AVINO, Joseph Edward          RM3c

AWE, Lester Dean              S2c

BABER, John Edward            SC2c

BAGLEY, J. W.                 AS

BAKER, Jay Walter             AS

BEASLEY, James Leo            S1c

BEEBE, Donald William         S2c

BENDER, Elmer Charles         AS

BLEVINS, Millard              MM1c

BOETTCHERT, Marvin Albert     S2c

BOOTH, Dean                   F2c

BOOTH, John "J" Pershing      AS

BOSTIC, Charles Marvin        AS

BRAMEN, Douglas Joseph        S1c

BRATTON, Kenneth Wayne        S2c

BREAUX, John Irvin            MM2c

BRELAND, Ralph Clendon        AS

BRIGGS, John Augustus         AS

BROOME, Warrern Wright        AS

BROWN, Gene Edward            F1c

BROWN, Paul Joseph,           S1c

BRUNTON, Rankin Gerald        S2c

BRUTON, Albert Wilkinson      AS

BURPEAU, Rodman Charles T.    SF2c

CANE, Paul Livingstone        EM2c

CARL, Lynn Gifford            TM3c

CASTRO, Jesus                 S1c

CHRISTIAN, Louis              CY(PA)

CLASON, Lewis Jay             PhM3c

CLARKE, Frederick Charles     MM1c

COBB, Charles David           SM1c

COLLINS, John James           RM3c

COMBS, Roy Edward             AS

CORLEY, John Hubert, Jr.      S1c

CORLEY, Robert Lee            AS

CROZIER, David T.             AS

CUMMISKEY, John Thomas        S1c

CURREN, Cecil Rhuben          AS

DAHLKE, Donald Herbert        S1c

DAVIS, James Gordon           SK1c

DAVIS, Ray Huston             RM1c

DEAL, Henry Heywood           AS

DE BLAKE, Donald Arthur       S1c

DICKENSON, Waldo Edward       RM2c

DICKENSON, Robert Earl        S1c

DICKSON, Richard McDonald     BM2c

DODSON, Howard "A"            S1c

DONALDSON, Harry              AS

DOSS, Vernon Lloyd            PhM2c

DOWNEY, Robert George         S1c

DOWNS, James Joseph           GM3c

DRAPER, John Merrill          AS

DUNFORD, Charles James        AS

EATON, Francis Dennis         CBM(AA)

EDGE, David Livingstone       AS

EDWARDS, Robert William       F3c

ELDER, Timothy Raymond        AS

EMMONS, Pearle William        AS

EPPS, Rayford TraTnel         AS

EURE, Granville Fills, Jr.    AS

EXUM, Earl William            AS

FAGAN, Clyde Matthew          AS

FARRISH, William Everett      AS

FIGONE, Albert                EM3c

FLEMING, Clifford Boyden      AS

FLOYD, Willis Hudson          AS

FOLEY, Robert Joseph          S1c

FORD, Ulyss Reed              S1c

FOUNTAIN, Richard Cerrow      AS

FOWLER, Henry Douglas         AS

FOWLER, Lloyd Julian          AS

FREER, Abner Ernest           AS

FRIEBIS, Joseph William       S1c

FUNTERA, Felix                OSlc

GEPHART, James Frederick      MM1c

GIBBS, James Dan              AS

GODWIN, William Jasper        AS

GOSHEN, William Eugene        S1c

GOUGH, Harold Joseph          Cox

GRISHAM, John Nelson          CM1c

GUNNELL, Hudson Franklin      AS

GWINN, Lester Ray             AS

HALL, William Norman          AS

HAMPTON, Alfred Erastus, Jr.  S2c

HANDLEY, Darien Henry         AS

HARRIS, Alfred William        S1c

HATCHER, John Thomas          AS

HAYHURST, Roy Forrest, Jr.    AS

HEALY, Marvin Wells           S1c

HENWOOD, William Charles      GM3c

HERTZOG, Edward Lee           AS

HICKS, Jeptha Brown           M1c

HILL, Lewis Pernoskey         S1c

HOGAN, Walter John            S1c

HOLLIDAY, Thomas Baker        S2c

HORSMAN, Edward Augustus      S2c

HOWARD, Joseph Oliver, Jr.    MM2c

HUDELSON, Clarerce Hubert     CGM(PA)

HUFF, Thomas Howard           AS

HUGGARD, Douglas James        FC2c

HUNTER, Robert Jackson        AS

HURLEY, Everett "J"           TM3c

HYATT, James Pershing         AS

HYLTON, Russell Howard        AS

JACKSON, Oscar Mont           AS

JAMES, Douglas Howard         AS

JARRELL, James William        AS

JENKINS, Leland Clay          S1c

JOHNSON, Richard Lewis        S1c

JOINER, James Fred            S1c

JONES, Maurice "H"            S1c

JUSTICE, Banner               AS

KAZMOUZ, Charles Eugene       S1c

KECKLER, Ray Bennard          AS

KENNEDY, Robert Charles       AS

KENNY, Edward Charles         MM2c

KERINS, John Francis          EM3c

KIRBY, Edly Rexford           AS

KIRK, George Franklin         Cox

KIRSCH, Edward Howard         CEM(PA)

KNIGHT, Samuel Bradley        S2c

KNOTTS, Louis Josiah 3rd      AS

KRUG, John Martin             MM1c

LANGDON, Frank Edward         AS

LAZZARO, Robert               F1c

LEDFORD, Billie George        AS

LEE, Robert Edward            SC1c

LEWIS, Arthur Donald, Jr.     S1c

LEWIS, Norman Stepp           B2c

LEWIS, Rudolph Milton         Matt3c

LOVEDAY, Jack John            MM3c

LUKACIK, George Joseph        SM3c

LYTLE, Major Charles Halbert  Matt3c

MACE, Sidney Leroy            AS

MACFARLAND, Earl Charles      SM2c

MACKIN, Dean Lawrence         S1c

MAITS, Thomas William         AS

MARSHALL, Robert Alexander    AS

MARTIN, Carl Neely            CM(AA)

MASUCCI, John Angelo          TM1c

MCBURNETT, James Levon        AS

MCCARTHY, William Joseph      RM3c

MCCLURE, William Lee, Jr.     AS

MCGRAW, Joe Willia            AS

MCMILLEN, William Thompson    EM3c

MEDLOCK, Hoke Smith           AS

MEISER, Albert William        S1c

MONTGOMERY, Wyatt Webster     CMM(PA)

MOORE, Buford Clinton         AS

MULLEN, Ernest Carl           AS

MULLIS, James Carl            AS

NEELY, Paul Stephenson        AS

NIELSON, Carl Gregers         BM2c

NOBLE, John Richard           MM2c

NOPPENBERGER, Richard C.      AS

ORIVELLO, Candido             OC2c

ORR, Sloan Mitchell           AS

PATAT, James Clifford         AS

PEASLEE, Randolph Stevens     WT1c

PEER, James Frarklin          S1c

PERRY, Joseph John            AS

PITTSONBERGER, William Ray    AS

POTTER, George Weyman         AS

PURDUE, Kenneth Randall       AS

PURDUM, Herbert Russell       RM2c

RADA, Henry Andrew            AS

RASINSKI, Edward Benedict     AS

RAY, Rilmon Davis             AS

REDDISH, Green Berry          AS

REDDISH, Joe Raiford          AS

REDMAN, Virgil Lee            CPhM(PA)

RICH, Wallace Neale           CQM(PA)

RICHARDSON, Isaac Burnil      AS

RICHARDSON, Theodore          GM2c

RICHMOND, Billy Karr          AS

RIGGS, Claud Theodore         F2c

ROGERS, Aenos James           S1c

RUSSELL, Wilbur Leland        GM2c

SCHUMANN, Leonard Alvin       CCStd(AA)

SCOTT, Robert Warren          FClc

SENGER, Rollin Francis        S1c

SETTER, James Frank           S2c

SHARP, William Woodrow        S1c

SHINE, Willie James           Matt1c

SHUGARD, Francis Bland        S1c

SIMMS, Paul William           AS

SINCLAIR, Thomas              AS

SINK, Paul Burton, Jr.        S1c

SMART, Vie Millard            RM1c

SMITH, Alexander Macrae       S2c

SMITH, Earl Edward            Y3c

SMITH, Earl Leon              AS

SMUDZIN, Walter Stanley       EM1c

SPAIN, Lee                    S1c

STEWART, Elmer Earl           BM2c

STEWART, James Franklin       AS

STONE, Reed Simmons           AS

STORY, Frank Junior           AS

STRICKER, Emoryy Franklin     CWT(PA)

STRICKLAND, Dan               S2c

STROUD, George Thomas         F1c

STUMP, Leonidas Park          CFC(AA)

THOMAS, Abraham, Jr.          AS

THOMAS, Henry William         S1c

THOMPSON, Matthew Paul        S2c

THOMPSON, William Harold      S2c

TIGARD, Beverly Firley        F2c

TOPALIAN, Edward John         S2c

TOWNER, Delbert Irvin         WT1c

TREMRATH, Samuel Thomas       QM2c

VIEHAUSER, Robert Joseph      F1c

WALKER, Edward George         S1c

WATTS, Billy Burke            S2c

WEATHERHEAD, John Henry       F2c

WEEKS, Warren Robert          Slc

WESTON, Robert Clarence       FC3c

WILHELM, Frank Steven         GM3c

WILLIAM, Artie Bevis          AS

WILLIAM, James Fred           AS

WIMMER, Bernard Wilson        SC3c

WINTER, Thomas Cole, Jr.      RM1c

WOLFENBARGER, Charles Everett S1c

WOOLFOLK, William Cecil       AS

WROBLEWSKI, Leopold Marion    EM2c

WYATT, William Thomas         AS

WYATT, Wilton William         AS

YATES, Robert Harrison, Jr.   AS

YOCT, Theodore                CMM(PA)

YOUNGMAN, James Edward        AS

ZAMDA, John                   CRM(PA)

ZIMMERMAN, George             MM1c

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