USS SIGSBEE DD-502

Officers and Crew 1944-45

                                         Cmd. B.V. Russell U.S.N. until 13 May 1944

                                 Cmd. Gordon P. Chung-Hoon U.S.N. until 19 June 1945

                                   Cmd. H.A. Barnard, Jr. U.S.N. until 3 November 1945

Indicates deceased    Indicates those Killed In Action April 14, 1945

Semmes, B.J.Lt. Cmd. reported 1/23/43  Tucker, A. J. Lt. Cmd. reported 1/23/43 XO trans. 10/7/44 Baumgartner, J.R. Ens. Barrett, Gordon Lt. ast. gunnery. Detached 5/24/45. Carpenter, Al P. Lt. reported 9/20/43 communication 

Braumiller, Richard

Lt (jg)

Reported 1/21/44

ast. engineering

damage control

Daly, Charles Ensign Lt. jg. reported 1/23/43 CIC  torpedo. Detached 10/22/45 Fisher, John M. Ensign reported 7/13/45 Ferguson, C.G. Lt.jg reported 5/10/43

Dorn, Russ W. Lt. jg

 

Damage control

 

Gunnery

 

Godfrey, John Ens. reported 8/16/44 ast. communication Anderson, Edwin W. Ensign detached 8/21/44 Hart, George G. Lt. jg ast. gunnery. Reported 9/20/43 KIA  4/14/45 W.O. Horton reported 12/19/43 ast. eng. Reported 12/19/43 Detached 7/7/44 Hoyle, Jack . T. Lt jg. reported 1/23/43
Isett, Harry F. Lt. elect. radar Kaufman, Hal A. Lt. ast. gunnery. Reported 2/3/43 Karl, Robt. D. Lt. jg reported 1/23/43 Redman, Charles W. jr. Lt. jg reported 5/13/44 temp. duty Lopez, Eugene Ensign reported 5/10/43 ast. gunnery
Lykes, Dick M. Ensign reported 11/16/44 Sonar/Nav. KIA 4/14/45 Marks, John L. reported 6/28/43 Ensign ast. sonar. Detached 12/6/45 Marshall, Malcolm Lt. reported 12/45 reported 7/30/45 McGinn, James Ensign reported 4/28/45 ast. gunnery. Detached 2/9/46 McGivern Bernard. T. Ensign. reported 8/7/45.
McGrath, Edward Lt. Med. Officer reported 1/23/43 detached 12/30/44 Mecham, Richard Ens. reported 8/16/44 ast. gunnery recog. Detached 2/2/46 McKinnie, James Lt.jg reported 11/16/44 ast. gunnery. Trans. 2/16/46 Morgan, Milton J.

Lt. CMD. reported 1/23/43    Detached 8/15/45

XO - Navigation

Norton, Mohl C. Jr. Lt. reported 1/23/43

Gunnery Officer

Detached 8/10/43 ?

Murray, Tom jr. Ensign reported 8/29/45 Ostrowsky,Marvin Ltjg reported 1/23/43 supply McDermott, Fred J. Lt.jg reported 4/22/45 Medical  Schultz, Lester Lt. reported 1/23/43 eng. Detached 9/29/45 Malanowski, R.S. Radio Ele. reported 5/31/44/ Detached 7/7/44
Smith, Leslie L. Lt. jg reported 5/4/44 supply Swan, David Lt. jg reported 1/23/43 Braun, Carl F. Lt. jg reported 1/23/43 damage control. Detached 7/15/45 Weschler, Thomas R.

Lt.   reported 1/23/43  

First  Lieutenant -  Gunnery   Detatched 3/9/45

Leffingwell, William Lt. Detached 11/9/45
Gilmore, Spencer Ens. reported 8/29/45  Slack, Ransom O. Lt. jg reported 11/16/44 ast. gunnery. Detached 2/16/46 Potash, Jack Ensign reported 8/29/45 supply Hartz, J.A. Ensign. detached 8/21/44 Anderson, Edven. reported 3/21/43 Com AA & appt. ensign 8/20/44
Wilson, Waldron E. Lt. jg reported 5/13/44 temp. duty Baker, Leo N. Lt.jg reported 3/9/44 ast officer 1st Div. detached 10/12/44 Malanowski, Ray S. reported 5/31/44 Radio Glass, Walter Lt.jg reported 12/29/44 Medical. Detached 4/22/45 Godfrey, John A. Ens. reported 8/16/44 ast. communications
Wilmoth, Leonard W. Lt. jg reported 3/14/45 FDO Hans, William reported 3/8/45 torpedo officer. Detached 9/19/45 McDermott, Fred Lt. reported 4/22/45 Detached 10/22/45 Whitney, George  Lt. reported 8/10/45 Detached 10/31/45 Springer, Paul J. Ensign reported 7/27/45

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Abbott, Harry F. cox Achorn, Warren EM2 Ackerman, Edlouis H. FC3

Adams, Burton S1/c

 

Reported 1/23/43

 

KIA 4/14/45

Ahern, Joseph EM3/c
Akers, Reo W. S1/c Allen, Quinton CMM

Amburgey, Guy MM2c

 

Reported 4/26/43

 

KIA 4/14/45

Andrews, William J. S1/c Arnold, Howard S2/c
Arnold, Leslie W. SC2/c Austgen, Don SM3/c Ayres, George G. S1/c Babich, Jacob SK3/c Bush, Charles R. F1/c
Babbitt, Marvin H.  Bagin, Paul Herman S1/c Baker, Elbert J.  Baker, George P. Baker, Robt.D. S2/c
Balcom, Robt. CMM Barber, Robt. O CMM Barber, Frank J. Barcelona, Jack GM Barron, Norman C
Barrus, Sherman E. Baskerville, John S1c Beals, Albert B. WT3c Beard, Grady R. S1/c Becker, Harry S2/c
Beckman, William R. MM3 Bedzyk, Michael Jr. Benzel, Davis C. Bishop, Byron Jr.S1c Black, John F Som3
Blanco, Domingo S1c Bonebrake, Vernon G. Bonin, Wilbur E. Bouicher, Harold S2c Bouchire, Douglas W.
Braden, Bert E. F2c .Brannon, william StMc Brooks, William H Brosius, Everett L. Brown, Addie MM2
Brown, Earl Edward S1/c Brown, Edward C  F2c Brown, Leslie W.QM2/c Brown, Samuel CTM Brown, Thomas M2c
Browning, Donovan CFC

Bryant, Clayton SF1c

 

Reported 1/23/43

 

KIA 4/14/45

Buck, Bruce F. Buckstad, Einar FC3c Bultmann, Edward H
Bunch, Ishmeal FC1cc Burdette, Ralph L. F2c Burke, William E.  S1/c Burnett, Robert A. F1c Burris, Bernie S2/c
Buss, Lyle Burton F1/c   Byars, Eddie BM1c Byrne, Robert J. Cox Bough, William F S/1c
Butts, Marcus WT1c Bonebrake, Vernon Butkosky, Steve B. Boughman, Walter G. Cavanaugh, Ed R.
Carmack, Glen CWT Carroll, Joseph RM2/c Casey, Lloyd A. RM Cates, Charles T. S2/c Cayton, Charles W.S1/c
Chancellor, Donald B. Chandler, Sylvester  StM2c Charni, John William

Cheety, Robert L. Cox

 

Reported 6/29/43

 

KIA 4/14/45

Chester, Albert J. Jr. F2/c
Christenson, Bryan W. Chubb, Louis H. S1/c Chubke, Stephen S2/c Clark, Henry Louis Clark, Willie  MM1/c
Clayton, CHarles T Jr. S1/c Click, Adis S1/c Condurso, Frank  S3/c Connor, Ross Charles Conners, Hugh B. S2/c
Conway, Joseph Jr.S1c Cormier, Robert B. Covington, Robert F. St1c

Cox, Carleton  Jr. F1/c

 

Reported 2/9/45

 

KIA 4/14/45

Craton, LeRoy K. SoM1
Crombie, James MM2 Culipher, Robert H. Curtin, Joseph R SK1c Curtis, Fred McGee Curtiss, Jack Sherman SF1/c
Comer, Charles T.        
Dean, James John Dean, John W. F2/c Davis, Willard  A. S2/c Dearing, Jewell Taylor Deaton, Fred White
Deily, Lester Edward S2/c Deloney, James L. S2c Demarest David FFC Dennison, Wendell J. Deventer, Frank W. Jr. S1/c
Dewey, Richard F2/c Dickensheet, Arthur S2 Dietrich, Arthur  S2/c Dodd, Oscar Leonard Doldorf, Nathaniel 
D'Olive, Harry R. Dollahan, David F. S2/c Dombrowski, Vincent BM Dones, George Clifton S1/c Dottavio, Dominic S1/c
Douglas, Harry T. Dratt, Morris EM3/c Dubitsky, John Vincent CWT DuChemin, Albert GM Dundon, Carl . MM1
Dusthimer, Warren L. Duval, Robert Brown S2/c Downs, Ernest C.     
Edgerton, Carl Lyle Jr. S2/c Edwards, Charles F1/c Edwards, James D Gm Elizagaray, Hank E. F1/c Ellis, Robert Lee  S1/c
Elmore, William J. WT2/c Enzenbacker, Leroy GM2c Eschenfelder, William CSP Ehlinger, Frank N. MM3/c  
Falk, William T. MM2 Farlow, Joseph F. RM2/c Farnam, James GM Fessler, Luther H. FC1 Fitzgerald, Lealon B.
Fillmore, Ronald MM2 Finch, Harvey V. S1/c Fleager, Charles CMM Fleischer, Edwin MM2 Fleming, John Nelson
Flick, Dean L. SM2/c Flippin, Richard R.cox Floyd, Dewey S. S2/c Ford, Glenn StM1c Fore, William H M1c
Foster, Warren Alfred F1c Foutch, John R. Cox Foy, Roland StM2c Fredman, David W FC

Freeman, Joseph W.

 

BM2c

 

Reported 1/23/43

 

KIA 4/14/45

Fuksa, William James PhM3 Fuller, Earl K S1/c Furlong, Miles L. S2c Furr, Junious Leroy S2 Fus, Joseph Frank S1c
Gaa, John A.S2/c Gabbard, Robert F1/c Gaillarder, Joseph A. S2/c Gaines, Alvin L. S1/c Galatis, Nicholas KS1c
Gallagher, Charles P. Jr Gardner, Charles J.S2c Garland, Donald TW3 Garrell, Rex D. TM2/c Gasior, Walter C. S2/c
Geary, Charles P. F1/c Geissler, William F.F1c George, Wesley E S2c Gerber, Marcus E. S1c Gernhardt, John P. S1c
Gibson, Joseph Jr. S2c Gilbert, Clarence PHM Gilbertson, Herbert L. Gillispie, Don C. S1/c Godfrey, John L. S1/c
Goins, John L. S1/c Golowski, Al MM2 Golsky, John S.S2c Good, Dale Eugene Goodman, Maury S.
Gordon, Charles  F1c Graves, James H. Green, Calvin Green, Marvin Jr. F2/c Greenhoe, Robt. MM2
Greenwald, Carl D S1c Gregg, Charles L. S1/c Gressel, Edward J.SF1c Griffiths, George S3/c Grimm, Charles  S1/c
Grimm, R. Sterling  CphM Gros, Lou Allen P. Gross, Blaine F2/c Grubbs, Otis Delmar Grupp, Fredick C S2/c
Gubert, William A.F2c Guidry, Francis Irea S2 Gulick, Stanely MM2/c

Gwynn, Callis C. S2/c

 

Reported 4/8/45

 

KIA 4/14/45

Ganni, Carmen B F2/c
Golembeski, William CBM        
Hager, Samuel E. S2/c

Hagston, Joe S1/c

 

Reported 8/8/44

 

KIA 4/14/45

Haines, Robert N. S1/c Hall, Elwood G. S2/c Hall, Harvey W GM2c
Hall, Richard H. S2/c Hamel, Richard C. S2c Hamilton, Eugene TM2 Hamilton, John B. S2/c Hamilton, Raymond S2/c
Hamlin, John E. S2/c Haney, Ralph W. S1/c Haney, Samuel R.S1/c Hankins, Richard B.S2c Hanks,George W.RM3c
Harbaugh, Kenneth L. S2/c Hardee, Alfred James Harkleroad, Rowland Harper, Lewis H. Harris, Aubery  J. SC2/c
Harrison, George FC3 Hartke, Harold W. S1/c Hatfield, Joel V. S2/c Hauck, Harold G. Haverkamp, Cecil W.
Hay, Clinton A. S2/c Hartz, Joseph A. Y1/c

Heflin, Joseph L. S1/c

 

Reported 8/8/44

 

KIA 4/14/45

Hein, Elmer H. S2/c Heinz, Karl G. TM1/c
Heldt, Milan J. SoM3/c Hendrikx, Robert S2c Henry, Edward B S1/c Hepfer, Jack Wesley  S2c Hering, Phillip C. QM3
Hershey, Mark C. GM Hertzler, Simon L. F1/c Herwick, Hyle Kimball Hidler, William  RDM Higgins, Howard H. S1c
Hildebranski, Richard Y3c Hillis, Harold L. F1/c Hines, John Andrew QM3c Hinkle, Donald E. S2/c Hirshfield, William
Hicklin, Chester S2/c Hite, Thomas L. S1/c Hoffman, William J. Holzem, Henry J. Jr.

Hoover, Edwin C. F1c

 

Reported 6/13/43

 

KIA 4/14/45

Hoppel, Charles  ETM Hoppel, Robert C. GM Horowitz, Samuel WT Horrigan, Edward S2/c Hoschar, George F S2
Hourigan, William M. Howell, William Dale Hubbard, Howard S2 Huber, Doyle CEM Huber, Paul Kennedy
Hudgins, Alvis Calvin Hudson, Leroy  CWT

Hudson, William S2c

 

Reported 12/2/44

 

KIA 4/14/45

Hunt, Norman R. RT3c Hurdus, Raymond FC2
Herzog, John C. F1c Huffaker, William F2/c' Holliday, Hurshal E. Jr. S2/c    
Ihrke, Warren C. FCC Inwald, Edward W. Inda, Edwin T.MM2/c Ivory, Henry MA2/c  
Jackson, William Dean Jarboe, William F. BT1 Jean, Calvin Burrel S2/c Johnston, Donald G. Joka, Leon Anthony
Jones, Clazans J. jr Bkr Jones, Howard Otis Joseph, Eugene StM1/c Judice, Louis P. WT2  
Kable, Harry Authur cox Kaelin, Charles  Gm2 Keele, Eldon Ray S2/c

Keller, Gerard P. S2/c

 

Reported 12/29/44

 

KIA 4/14/45

Kelly, Thomas Joseph S1c
Kennedy, Don N. S2/c Key, Winfred E. S2/c Kimbrough, Hugh WT Kingrey, Robt. Stuart Kitterman, Donald F1
Klemz, William G. SC2 Kneeskern, Ronald D. SoM3c Kohler, Bud Monroe Kolacz, Frank SC1/c Komski, Cas RM2/c
Kordell, James F. EM2 Kosiek, Edward J. cox Koutecky, Robert J.S2 Kowall, Walter E. Som Kraft, Roy Martin S1/c
Kramer, Robert W. MM3/c Kreager, Norman J. MoMm1/c Krol, William John S2c Kuandart, Alvernon gm

Kuehn, William A. Jr. GM3c

Krichbaum, Don F1/c Kirshfield, William Jr. S2/c      
LaCroix, William H. F1 Lambert, Raymond E. Lane, Lloyd H. RDM3 Lannon, William  WT LaRoche, Albert RDm
Laurent, Carl W. EM3 Lawrence, Kenneth W. Leake, Jack H. CEM Leake, Cecil  CM1/c

LeBlanc, Sterling SC3c

 

Reported 1/23/43

 

KIA 4/14/45

LeBoeuf, Lester CBM Leidy, Samuel Cox Leis, Ernest Ray S2c Lemieux, Paul M. Lewis, Harold J. MM2
Lingo, Ed Lee Y2/c Loe, Harold Robert Lombardi, Gerald L S1 Lott, William N. FC3 Lowenstein, Gordan
Lubarchik, Walter CM Lumbley, Donald BT2 Luoma, August P. Laschinski, Albert J.  
Mack, James L. BM1/c MacPherson, Don RM Malinowski, John CM2c Mann, Jesse Martin Mapes, Robert Felix
Marchand, Gerard RM Marino, Anthony  cox Marion, William F1/c Marsh, Marvin RDM Marsh, Quinton FC3/c
Marshall, William G. Martinaitis, Stanely S2c Martinez, Floy A. Martter, Robt. A. S2/c Matthews, Elmer T. SC
Mazzagotte, Geo BM McCafferty, Hoyt SC McCampbell, Marvin McCants, Marvin L. McCommons, Galen D. RM3c
McCormick, Cliff Bm McDermott, Gerald McGinley, Robert J.

McGraw, Edwin  MM3c

 

Reported 12/20/43

 

KIA 4/14/45

McGuire, William Ed.
McKay, Jack  CSom McKeever, Edward J. McKibben, John RDM McNanny, Ray F. S2/c McNeece, Ralph  S2c
McNeely, James WT McNulty, Tom J. RM2 Meek, Robert L. GM1 Megown, Richard QM3c Meilleur, Sidney CEM

Mellum, Earnest M3c

 

Reported 12/20/43

 

KIA 4/14/45

Melton, John  MM2c

Millirans, Sherman F1c

 

Reported 12/21/44

 

Injured 4/14/45

 

Died May 1945 Guam

Mills, Leon Rudolph S1 Moatz, Eugene H.
Moeller, Robt. C S2/c Moomey, Leslie Som1c Moore, Vernon D Rdm2

Mueller, Lawrence E. EM2c

 

Reported 11/25/44

 

KIA 4/14/45

Mull, James Richard S1/c

Musser, Clair E. S2/c

 

Reported 4/8/45

 

KIA 4/14/45

Musur, Bruno X. Som3 Myers, Frank Wilson ChPM McIntosh, R.D. S1/c  
Nawman, Paul . FC3 Neal, Robert Louis Rm3c Neddermeyer, Robert Nelson, Carl Phillip S/2c Nelson Dennis E. S2/c
Nelson Frederick J. QM2/c Nelson, Ralph Paul SC Nelson, Frank EM2/c    
Oawster, Irwin S1/c Odman, Arthur  SK3 O'Neil Ralph Y.S2/c Opyt, John R. RM3/c Ostafski, John Joseph CRM
Owen, Idwal E. S1/c Owen, Jack E. F1/c Olson, Manville MM1c Olsen, Jack E. F2/c  
Palevich, Francis RDM Palmieri, Vincent J. Park, Charles Leroy Penzin, Frank Carl Perez, Joseph S2/c
Perley, Edward  F2/c Perry, Charles  S1/c Persons, William RM2 Prynoski, Leon C. S1c Pisano, Ralph A.
Pike, Fred M. F1/c Plante, Romeo  BM3 Pohl, A.J. GM3/c Politz, A.J., TM3/c Pousson, E. Mathew BM1c
Phillips, William MA Powell, Henry Specht S1/c Pugh, Sam BTG3/c Pugh, William H. S1/c  
Quick, Bernard J. S2/c Quinata, Joaquin Cruz      
Rasmussen, Leroy RM Rayburn, Don R. S1c Ream, Kermit Junior Reardon, Charles MM Reed, Harry K. QM
Reeder, Charles  S2/c Reid, Ruxton I. S2/c Rendina, Edward J.S2c Renteria, Manuel BM Richards, Joseph GM

Roberts, William K. Jr

GM3

Robinson, Arthur CQM Rondon, Primitive D. Rose, William Thomas Roszko, Marion J.
Russ, Van Dawson S2        
Sammons, William R. MM Schatz, Jerome Som3c Schombert, Richard S2 Schultz, Robt. H. QM Schwetje, John P. S1/c
Scott, Kelly Frank Scoville, Harry J. SF3/c Seymour, Donald J. Shannon, Arnold EM2 Shannon, John  S2/c

 

Sheets, Kermit C. Rdm3c Shelley, Marshall RDM Shenoski, Anthony Sia, John Eugene Jr. TM2c
Simcik, Julian M. F1/c Simmons, Donald P. F Simpson, Eugene FC Singer, Sigmund MM2 Skaggs, Charles Elbert
Skapsik, Henry Slayton, Ralph Leon Smarr, Wallace EM3/c Smith, Edward John Smith, Joseph Laverne
Smith, Raymond A. S2/c Snyder, Charles T. GM1c Snyder Harry E. CSM

Sox, Anthony D. S1/c

 

Reported 3/25/43

 

KIA 4/14/45

Spiess, Duane L RDM
Spitznagel, Fred A Spooner, Marvin  FC Staniere, Thomas H Steinbeck, John RM Stephens, Tom O Jr
Stevens, Harold Ed. Stewart, Harold Ed .Stewart, Kenneth F Storch, Raymond J. F2 Strahlendorff, Hans W TM
Summer. Leo Eldon S1/c Supino, George RdM Sutton, Clifford jr. Ma2 Suter, Bill ETM2/c Swaim, Vernon  TM2
Swanson, Roy E S1c Sweeney, Phil  ETM      
Taylor, Fred Lee Rdm3 Taylor, Wylie MA2/c Tettemer, Harvey P S2c Tharp, Paul Adron S2c Thomas, Edsel  MA2
Thompson, Warren C. Thurber, RobertD S2/c Tibbett, Myron H.S2c Toates, William Oliver Tometz, Mathias J.
Tomlinson, Cliff  CGM Toth, Carl Joseph Traster, Leroy E. BM Travers, Leonard H. Twomey, William H F1
Utterback, Robt. E. S2       Thoma, Henry J.
VanVorce, Tom D S1c VanWinkle, Geo CEM Vernon, James Jr. SK3 Vileo, Lawrence Geo. F1/c Virag, Elmer Jr. TM2c
Wagner, Paul  RDM3 Walden, Marion St1Mc Wales, Donald Eugene S2/c Ward, John B. Jr.S2/c Watkinson, William E. S1c
Waters, Earl William  S2/c Waugh, Willbur S1c Wazlavek, Edward J. S1/c Weber, Wilfred O.MM2/c Welch, John E. S2c
Westedt, Walter E QM Whitcomb, Harold S2c White, Conley G jr CMM Whittemore, David N. Williams, Francis A jr. MM1/c
Williams, Harry R. WT Williams, John R. SM1 Williams, Ross E. FC3 Wilson, William C. S1c Witzig, Paul F. WT1/c
Woods, William  F2c Woodson, Virgil Ed. Woodward, Fred  RM3c Wooldridge, Andrew Wuss, Edward  RDM
Woods, George E.  MM2/c

Wright, Robert F.

 

S2/c

 

Reported 12/29/44

 

KIA 4/14/45

Yatches, Mike J. RM3

 

Young, Rogers B.

 

F1/c

 

Reported 2/1/43

 

KIA 4/14/45

 

 

 

 

Yunker, Robt. A. CMM
Zimmer, William RdM3c Zimmerer, Frank D.TM