Click the link listed below to access the list of over 5,250 shipmates who served aboard the U.S.S. Charles R. Ware DD-865 during the years 1945 through 1974, the duration of her active service in the U.S. Navy. This complete roster was first posted in November 2006.
Shipmates shown as MEMBERS of the Ware Association regularly receive the Ship’s quarterly newsletter, NOW HEAR THIS. Shipmates shown as LOCATED are not currently in touch with the Association. Their contact information is available to all Ware Association members who are the generous sponsors of the ship’s Roster Project which has been ongoing since Dec. 2004.
Anyone may join the Ware Association be they shipmates, relatives or friends of the U.S.S. Charles R.Ware DD-865.
If you can provide information helpful in locating missing shipmates (alive or deceased), please contact Jerry Tardif (see below.) Information such as Home State and approximate age (Min/Max) can be very helpful in finding shipmates. Your help will be gratefully received on behalf of all Waremen.
Periodic updates are made to the Roster and until the entire Ware personnel history has been audited and the last shipmate that can be found has been found. The currently posted Roster (version 27) reflects all known activity through March 11, 2019.
For Membership information, contact Frank Biondo at 516-481-0034, 579 Buxton Ave. West Hempstead, NY 11522 or MUNK@MSN.COM For questions, comments, corrections or information regarding this roster, contact Jerry Tardif at 508-473-4529, 9 North Vine St. Milford, MA 01757 or firstname.lastname@example.org