Name :   John A. Naig
email address :   janaig@aol.com
When onboard (years) :   1962-64
Rank/Rating :   AG2
Comments :   Its good to hear about the reunion in St. Louis and of the old shipmates.
Name :   Roger Goldsworthy
email address :   gelrogelio@yahoo.com
When onboard (years) :   12/61 to 5/64
Rank/Rating :   ETR2
Comments :   It was May 28,1964, I believe that all of us remaining on the Durant said our farewells as the decommissioning was completed. I went on to NAS Glynco, Georgia for GCA school.
Name :   Ronald Dean Calhoun
email address :   dean@safeharborrealty.com
When onboard (years) :   1961
Rank/Rating :   RD2
Comments :   
Name :   Larry Gilmore
email address :   larrytgsr@AOL.com
When onboard (years) :   1958-1960
Rank/Rating :   RD2
Comments :   
Name :   Raymond L. Hollister Jr.
email address :   raylyn@gwtc.net
When onboard (years) :   1958 - 1961
Rank/Rating :   EN 3/c
Comments :   Good Ship good crew. My first ship after boot camp.
Name :   Henry C. Galloway
email address :   2carl@myway.com
When onboard (years) :   61-64
Rank/Rating :   RD2
Comments :   When & where is the next reunion?
Name :   Robert Vaughn
email address :   robertvaughn1@cox.net
When onboard (years) :   60-61
Rank/Rating :   SF2
Comments :   
Name :   Gail E. Laughlin
email address :   gl1319@swbell.net
When onboard (years) :   1960 to 1962
Rank/Rating :   RMSN
Comments :   It was a great time and I grew up on that ship. Left ship right before Operation Deepfreeze 1962. Looking for Dale Cumbee from Kentucky.
Name :   David M. McCuin
email address :   mccuin2304@aol.com
When onboard (years) :   62/64
Rank/Rating :   Sm1
Comments :   
Name :   SMSgt Ed Smith
email address :   EOD81@aol.com
When onboard (years) :   N/A
Rank/Rating :   
Comments :   I found your website after finding a plate with the writing USS Durant some numbers and R.E. TO SHIP. If anyone is interested I will give it to anyone that can show that they served on this vessel. I am a Gulf War and Iraqi War veteran and it is very impo
Name :   Jack Graf
email address :   honeydojacksbcglobal.net
When onboard (years) :   1957 - 1958
Rank/Rating :   FT2
Comments :   
Name :   Rex W. Jones
email address :   rsilfant@aol.com
When onboard (years) :   1959
Rank/Rating :   SO-2
Comments :   Swapped billets with Burns Cameron early in 1959 during a 6 month yard period. I enjoyed two unforgettable patrols up north with the ship before leaving in December of 1959 for discharge.
Name :   Burns E. Cameron
email address :   bcameron@adelphia.net
When onboard (years) :   58-59
Rank/Rating :   SO3
Comments :   Retired as STCM(SS). I remember the Pac Barrier well. We once took a 53 degree roll. I remember looking up the length of the main deck berthing area and watching the ship twist. After all that tossing around I decided to go into submarines.
Name :   JR (Dick) Rusk
email address :   drrusk@aol.com
When onboard (years) :   1959-1962
Rank/Rating :   SOG2
Comments :   Great to see this website! Brings back lots of memories. Feel free to contact me.
Name :   Tom McCann
email address :   easylife11@msn.com
When onboard (years) :   Nov 59 - Apr 63
Rank/Rating :   SOG2
Comments :   Trying to locate old shipmate James R. Rusk. Left Durant in 1961 as SOG3 and was from Washington state. Drop me a line if you know of his whereabouts or just to say hi.
Name :   Glenn Phillips
email address :   lavernegldp@comcast.net
When onboard (years) :   1962-1963
Rank/Rating :   RM3
Comments :   
Name :   Clytis Primeau
email address :   rm2navy@hotmail.com
When onboard (years) :   1963-64
Rank/Rating :   rm3
Comments :   left the ship may of 64 after dcommissioning her at Bremerton Washington - only made one cruise to the North Pacific aboard her
Name :   K.E. (Ed) Watkins
email address :   KA7TWC@msn.com
When onboard (years) :   61-63
Rank/Rating :   RD3
Comments :   BROVO ZULU, Which in military language means; Excellant Job, and yes I will make the reunion this time!
Name :   Robert Herron
email address :   r2herron@juno.com
When onboard (years) :   7-62 to 7-63
Rank/Rating :   RM3
Comments :   
Name :   Paul D. Black
email address :   blackpd1@aol.com
When onboard (years) :   10/58-11/61
Rank/Rating :   EN1-ENC
Comments :   Had a great crew during those years
Name :   David McCuin
email address :   mccuin2304@aol.com
When onboard (years) :   Plankowner
Rank/Rating :   Sm1
Comments :   Would like to hear from shipmates..
Name :   LEON E. HOLTON
email address :   leholton@earthlink.net
When onboard (years) :   1961-62
Rank/Rating :   ETN3
Comments :   I LEFT THE DURANT JUST BEFORE SHE WENT TO OPERATION DEEP FREEZE, WISH I HAD GONE NOW.
Name :   MEL CASTENS
email address :   MSCASTENS@WORLDNET.ATT.NET
When onboard (years) :   1960-1964
Rank/Rating :   MR2
Comments :   
Name :   M.W.Stu Steward
email address :   Stusteward@aol.com
When onboard (years) :   1958-1959
Rank/Rating :   EN1
Comments :   
Name :   Lewis (ANDY) Anderson
email address :   navydog1@earthlink.net
When onboard (years) :   1962-1983
Rank/Rating :   RMSN
Comments :   Glad to be aboard the Durant again. finally found this site again. Navy days were the best days of my life, except for the typhoons we faced, and operation deepfreeze...too cold!
Name :   TERRY CUSICK
email address :   1962/DECOM
When onboard (years) :   2
Rank/Rating :   FTG3
Comments :   LOOKING FOR HOPSON, MY OLD BOSS MAN
Name :   Charles John Fierro
email address :   cfierro627@aol.com
When onboard (years) :   1958 - 1961
Rank/Rating :   YN
Comments :   Interested in whereabouts of shipmates and possible reunions.
Name :   Bruce Madden
email address :   ibbmad@hotmail.com
When onboard (years) :   April 1961 - January 1963
Rank/Rating :   FN to EN2
Comments :   Started in the Forward Engineroom then moved upstairs to A Gang. Made the Deepfreeze cruise but was transfered during the last stay in Dunedin to USS Scamp (SSN-588). Sort of regret missing the last trip south and the trip back to Pearl. Discharged in Dec
Name :   Richard Vaughn
email address :   rdvaughn@machlink.com
When onboard (years) :   59/60
Rank/Rating :   ETSN
Comments :   
Name :   M.W. Stu Steward
email address :   Stusteward@aol.com
When onboard (years) :   9/58 - 12/59
Rank/Rating :   EN1
Comments :   I would like to thank the Chief engineer, CO an XO for pushing me to Nuclear Power School. I was promoted to ENC in 1961 and retired as LCDR in 1973.
Name :   Irwin Buchholz`
email address :   irjan@nwlink.com
When onboard (years) :   57/58
Rank/Rating :   EM3
Comments :   Interesting site. I guess Im one the older guys now as I was 23 when I was aboard. Im still looking for more of the gang that was aboard when I was there.
Name :   Dennis B. Wegner
email address :   dbwegner@rtsmn.com
When onboard (years) :   1962-1964
Rank/Rating :   ETN-3
Comments :   Great work on the website, John. It is real easy to describe the location of OI Div. berthing compartment. We slept behind the numbers, just aft of the crack in the main deck.
Name :   James Barneburg
email address :   tektah@charter.net
When onboard (years) :   1961/1963
Rank/Rating :   EN3
Comments :   Made the Deepfreeze cruise. Discharged 1968 as EN2. Live in Northern California (Crescent City)
Name :   HOWARD BUCHHOLZ
email address :   JEBHEB@AOL.COM
When onboard (years) :   1957 / 59
Rank/Rating :   IC3
Comments :   I learned a lot in those years.
Name :   Irwin Buchholz
email address :   irjan@nwlink.com
When onboard (years) :   1957- 1958
Rank/Rating :   EM 3
Comments :   The on shore parties! Racing sailboats out of Waikaii Yacht Club. Merry go round Bar. Boring 24 day cruises. Learning to type via Bill Wade. Good times!!
Name :   Steve Allin
email address :   sallin@tri-lakes.net
When onboard (years) :   1958-1960
Rank/Rating :   RD2
Comments :   
Name :   William W. Bill Wade
email address :   cwo4wade@earthlink.net
When onboard (years) :   1957-1959
Rank/Rating :   YNSA-YN3
Comments :   ...enough good memories to last a lifetime!
Name :   Dave May
email address :   dpmay@juno.com
When onboard (years) :   1960-1963
Rank/Rating :   ETN2
Comments :   
Name :   K.E. (Ed) Watkins
email address :   KA7TWC@aol.com
Years onboard :   1961-63
Rating :   RD3
Comments :   Way Cool; I will not miss the next one!
Name :   Fred A. Alberg
email address :   f.alberg@verizon.net
Years onboard :   3 years (May 61-Feb 64)
Rating :   RD2
Comments :   Good idea, great start. Really enjoyed the reunion - look forward to seeing other crew members too.
Name :   Larry Renas Jr.
email address :   lrenasjr@intercom.net
Years onboard :   3.417
Rating :   RD2
Comments :   Trust me on this! You do NOT get used to the kind of pitch and roll we went through, as you get older! On my last ship, I was in a bad mood all the time! Yo ho ho!!!
Name :   Bill Nolf
email address :   clairenolf@aol.com
Years onboard :   1960-1962
Rating :   RD-2
Comments :   
Name :   Gene Kennedy
email address :   genekennedy@hotmail.com
Years onboard :   1961-1962
Rating :   ETN2
Comments :   Site looks great, John. Looking forward to finding more shipmates and to the next reunion.
Name :   dallas miller
email address :   dsmiller02@aol.com
Years onboard :   2
Rating :   rd2
Comments :   cool website
Name :   Duane S Baumgartner
email address :   DuaneBaumgartner@juno.com
Years onboard :   Dec-59 to Apr-61
Rating :   EN2, EN1
Comments :   My station was the Forward Engineroom about Eighteen Hours a Day for Eight Hundred and Fifty Five Days...All Barrier Patrol Duty...I still have not recovered!
Name :   Roger Koehn
email address :   roger@ellenkoehn.com
Years onboard :   3
Rating :   ETR2
Comments :   So far, so good John. Keep it up. We owe you for taking this on. Thanks
Name :   A. C.(Sam) Peppiatt
email address :   speppiatt@iscweb.com
Years onboard :   1959-1962
Rating :   RD3
Comments :   Hope everyone signs on. Especialy people I cant remember, look forward to the next reuion------
Name :   David Sallee
email address :   desal@xtra.co.nz
Years onboard :   1960-1963
Rating :   Radarman 2nd Class
Comments :   Hopefully this Durant site will be useful for all of us to keep in touch & for those who havent made contact yet to do so.
Name :   Jerry Trailor
email address :   medior@charter.net
Years onboard :   62-64
Rating :   RD3-RD2
Comments :   Way to go John
Name :   John Penland
email address :   penland@prodigy.net
Years onboard :   1962-1963
Rating :   ETN2
Comments :   I was transferred to the Durant in March 1962 and made the Operation Deepfreeze cruise. I left the ship in November 1963.