HullNumber.com's mission is to provide a means for shipmates to keep in touch with one another. USS HOEL was the 12 th ship in the CHARLES F. ADAMS - class of guided missile destroyers and the second ship in the Navy to bear the name. USS Hoel DDg-13 26Jun65 USS Hopewell DD-684 05Sept64 16-18 USS Hopewell DD-681 10Dec64 2000 USS Horne DLG-30 22Jul71 0700-1230 0800 1200 USS Horne DLG-30 05Feb70 0727 USS Horne DLG-30 27Jun68 2000 USS Hornet CVS-12 31Jul67 1200 USS Hornet CVS-12 15Sep67 2000 USS … Garza, are you there? Got the nickname "country" in main control in 1989. Lets have fun and tell a few lies. NATO Mixed Manned Crew: No: Comment: USS Hoel DDG-13 (The first among the Best) Great Ship, alot of memories, Call or E-Mail me. Lo (CVE-63) by suicide plane; the escort carrier USS Gambier Bay (CVE-73) by naval gunfire; the destroyers USS Hoel (DD-533) and USS Johnston (DD-557) and the destroyer escort USS Samuel B. Roberts (DE-413) by navalgunfire and PT-493. Register and add yourself to the Crew List of the USS Hoel (DDG 13). I was the last junior Corpsman aboard the Hoel prior to decom. This list is in development, so if you don’t see the unit or vessel you’re looking for, click on any unit name below and type in the correct unit/vessel name in the form page. The town of Macedon (1 hour NW of Melbourne) was the hardest hit. 1973 – 1976 I was proud to be your Chief. Home Join Now About Hullnumber Before You Register Tell A Shipmate FAQs Related Links Contact Us. Registration and communicating with shipmates at Hullnumber.com is FREE FOREVER. I got out and went into the reserves were I put on 3rd and 2nd class before finally getting out in 1995. Would you like to have such a crew list on your website? One of the best ships that I ever served on. Add Your Name to the DDG-13 Crew Roster . Wouldn't be the person I am today without the time I had there. Commissioning Chief Engineer, USS HOEL (DDG-13), Com1962 - July 1963 All the elements in the crest have heraldic meaning. To read the entire list of Casualties from both ships, click on the USS Hoel, or USS Johnston sub-title on the menu bar under CASUALTIES on the left side of this page. USS Hoel (DD-533) was a World War II-era Fletcher-class destroyer in the service of the United States Navy, named after Lieutenant Commander William R. Hoel. Other features may include candid photographs of crew members at work and recreation, details and history of the ship, and short biographies on captains, commanders, and other prominent officers. Would you like to have such a crew list on your website? 20 years later I am retiring with Honor, Courage, and Commitment. The crewmembers that visited the WAYNE E. MEYER served onboard USS HOEL during the late sixties and early seventies, during the Vietnam War. I think of you often. Good times & 2nd west Pac. Give me a shout! 1916: Allied forces stage a full retreat from the shores of the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey, ending a disastrous invasion of the Ottoman Empire.The Gallipoli Campaign resulted in 250,000 Allied casualties and greatly discredited Allied military command. Upon returning from Casablanca, Lieutenant Francis Kerning, USNR, relieved lieutenant Commander Kintberger, USN, as Commanding Officer of USS Charles Lawrence in August 1943. The USS Johnston-Hoel Association, the USS Gambier Bay / VC-10 Association and other Taffy 3 ship reunion groups have been hosting reunions for survivors and their families for years. USS Higbee DD 806; USS Hissem DER 400; USS Hoel DDG 13; USS Holder DD 819; USS Holister DD 788; USS Harold E. Holt DE 1074; USS Hooper DE 1026; ... To protect US Navy ships and installations. The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Hoel (DDG 13). Had some good times, learned a lot and learned to "grow up" on this old grey boat. Onboard HOEL from June 1987 until decommissioning October 1990. Worked with several people on the USS Hoel. WHEN THE WAR GOT PERSONAL: The Story of the Men of the USS HOEL | This was the best tour I ever had. Back to 1st page. In defense of our nation and way of life, many of these young men made the ultimate sacrifice. Destroyers that were built with asbestos were commissioned in the early 1900s, during World War I and into the early 1960s. Definitely my best tour as a GMG. Register and add yourself to the Crew List of the USS Hoel (DDG 13), Report an offensive or inappropriate entry. Hey guys we're in Dallas Texas, but I travel a lot. I was in Fire Room #1 for the short period of time I was there. I was Decommissioning Coordinator for the OPS Department. If you also served aboard and you remember one of the people below you can click on the name to send an email to the respective sailor. The crew of the Hoel was the best. iles,Merk,and USS HOEL DDG 13. Please keep in mind that this list does only include records of people who submitted their information for publication on this website. Named after William R. Hoel, a Civil War hero in the Union Navy, the USS Hoel (DD-533) was a 2,050-ton Fletcher class destroyer built at the Bethlehem Steel Company, San Francisco, California, and was commissioned on 29 July 1943. I will never forget any of you, the HOEL was the best ship. 252 of her crew were lost and only 88 were rescued by the USS LCI 74/337/340/341; PC 623/1119.All were wounded/injured and these include the Commanding Officer Cdr. Crew Members of ships that operated with USS Hollister are welcome to join with us. In August 1944 he took command of the USS HOEL and led a destroyer division into action off … 2 West Pac's. San Diego, California – Twenty crewmembers from a reunion of USS HOEL (DDG 13) visited the guided missile destroyer USS WAYNE E. MEYER (DDG 108) on 19 October 2013 while pier side at Naval Base San Diego. | Naval records from World War II. 1964 – 1966 Nimble Archer in Persian Gulf on W.D. Within three years, the younger Hoel was considered to be a qualified pilot, and he earned his license within days of new certification requirements going into effect in early 1853. Decomm was postponed a year because we could still "answer all bells". World's finest guided missile destroyer! Realizing now after 20 plus years. Now living in SA, Tx. All Rights Reserved. Hope to see all of you next Ship's reunion. Search crew members | Meet some great people and learned alot. rocked.. On the Hoel right up until the end. Hoel sailed from San Francisco Bay 16 August 1943 for shakedown training in operating areas out of San Diego during which she made seven depth charge runs on an underwater sound contact with unknown results. 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