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The crew of Oceanographic Detachment One, Fall 1965.
Photograph taken by PH2 Dave Gross in the fall of 1965.

Left, standing:  LCDR V.L. Harris (Our CO), LT David Crestin (Our XO)
Front, kneeling:  IC1 Adair, STG3 Chester Veltman, ET3 John Bayne, STG3 Paul 'Boot' Swagler, ET3 John Valade, IC2 Jenkins, STG3 Bill Lutz
Rear, standing:  SK2 'Weasel' Alano, ET1 Charlie King, STG3 Bill Bundy, ET1 Pete Comstock, ET1 'Fred' Frederick, ET3 'Epsi', HM2 Billie 'Doc' Peacock, ET2 Carroll 'Frog' King, unknown, YN2 Jackson, STG1 Fred 'Fury' Johnson, unknown

(Courtesy of  Dave Gross)
The crew of Oceanographic Detachment One, July 1966.
Photograph taken July 1966 by PH1 Don Hayes & PH2 David Gross.

Row 1, front, kneeling:   LT David Crestin, Admin Officer, LCDR Ramstead, CO, LT C.M. McKellips, XO
Row 2, kneeling:  ET3 John Bayne, Lee Medeirus, STG3 Paul 'Boot' Swagler, Omar Garrison, ET3 Ripley, HM2 Billie 'Doc' Peacock
Row 3, standing:  ET2 Carroll 'Frog' King, STG3 Chester Veltman, unknown, IC2 Jenkins, ET1 Bob Gibby, STG3 Bill Lutz, ET1 Tim Chaisson, ET1 'Fred' Frederick, STG2 Chet Headley
Row 4, standing:  SN Hal Burnett, Goforth, ET1 Charlie King, SK1 Stan Mudd, STG3 Bill Bundy, ET2 Roger Pence, ET1 Pete Comstock, ET3 J.D. Powell, Johnson, ET1 Bill Baxley, YN2 Jackson

(Courtesy of Paul Swagler)
The crew of Oceanographic Unit One, ca. 1967-1968.
(Cliff Krouse dates this photo to 1967.)

Kneeling, L-R: LCDR Ramstead, our CO; the XO; IC1 Sweeney*; CWO Thompson, our EMO; and our ETC.
First Row standing: ET1(SS) Pete Comstock; ET1 James T. Davis; HM1 Billy "Doc" Peacock; ETR2 Earl Adams; SK2 Kelly; SN Hal Burnett; ET2 Carroll "Frog" King; ET2 John Bayne.
Back Row: ET2 J.D. Powell; Ray Larkin; ET1 Bob Gibby; ?; Bill Sugg; ET2 Bill Goldrup; ?; ?; MacCourt.

* - He was the "Chief Master at Arms"! See the Badge? Why did we need a CMAA?  I don't know!
(Courtesy of Earl Adams.)
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The crew of Oceanographic Unit One, ca. 1969.

Kneeling, L-R:  ET3 Forrest Baxter; David A. Ball; ET2 Howie Hillyard; HM1 Billy "Doc" Peacock; ET2 Peter S. Hellman; LTJG Thom Herrold; LCDR John Peter Byrd; LTJG Jim Herriford; ET2 Al Durgan; ST1 Edward Anzalone; ?; IC2 Harley Sorenson
Standing: PH2 Ron Gazboda; R.L. Chaffin; IC2 Larry F. Shallert; ?; ET1 Michael L. Cruce; IC1 ?; ET3 Robert Swanson; ET2 Roger "Porky" Bacon; ST1 Donald Holcomb; ET2 Raymond Larkin; ET3 Bruce Sheridan; IC2 Larry McIntosh; ST2 Edward Haven; ET2 David L. Perkins
Not shown:  ET2 John R. Douglass, PH2 Harry Barton "Bart" Clapsaddle III, ENS M. Kent Newton
(Courtesy of Ron Gazboda.  Additional IDs and corrections courtesy of Peter Hellman.)
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The crew of Oceanographic Unit One, September, 1971.  A formal picture of the crew during the change of command in which LCDR Sturr is being replaced by LCDR Schramm (on the left).

Standing, Left: LCDR William G. Schramm, LTJG James A. Bohnsack, ETC Sam Bates
Standing, Right: LCDR Henry D. Sturr, Jr.

(
Contributed by Jim Bohnsack.)

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The crew of Oceanographic Unit One, 19 February, 1972.  This formal picture was extracted from the original paste-up for the Bowditch Cruise Book, March 1972.

Kneeling: 5th from Left: ET1 James T. Davis
Middle: 1st on left: LCDR Schram; 7th: ETN2 Dennis Johnsey

(Courtesy of Bob Lord.)
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The crew of Oceanographic Unit One, July, 1976.  Group picture of the Navy, Navoceano and tech reps.

Back row, standing, left to right: Blangerd-XO, Kirk Evens-CO, Martin, Tony Genevia (Sperry Rep), Mike L., Ch Martin, Mike Childers (BRN Rep), Larry, Tom Pusateri, Bill "Stretch" Lechnard, Randy Foot, Gary Humber, Paul Farwell, ?, ?
Middle row, kneeling: Reba Hebenthal, Tony “Doc” Charinentio, Dale, Victor Olson, Matt, Neil Schmidt, Gilbert, Calvin Carter, Bernard "Buddy" LaPorte, Ch Frye.
Front row, sitting: "Buzz", ? , Carroll "Frog" King, Bill "Worm" Kress, Larry Anderson, ?, Denny (ET), Ray, Wright, Cordell, John.

If I've mangled anybody's name or mislabeled you, sorry, it's been 30 years!
(Contributed by Tom Pusateri.)
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The crew of Oceanographic Unit One, April, 1978.

(Contributed by John Livingston.)





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The crew of Oceanographic Unit One, April, 1979.

(Contributed by John Livingston.)






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The crew of Oceanographic Unit One, July, 1979.

(Contributed by John Livingston.)










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The crew of Oceanographic Unit One, ca. 1980-1981.   Navy, OGOs and Tech Reps.

Chuck Stalnaker is first row kneeling, far right (in the hard hat).
Second row, standing: 10th from left, Giacomo "Jack" Barone.

(Contributed by Chuck Stalnaker.)