Worcester, Dale, RMCS

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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
RM-2342-Teletype Repairman
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1982-1983, NAS Willow Grove
Previously Held NEC
1710-Foreign Area Officer (FAO)
RM-2313-Independent Duty Radioman
RM-2318-Communications System Technical Control Operator
Service Years
1957 - 1983
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Icelandic Domain
Neptune Subpoena
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Jr Sailor of the Year
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Career Counselor U.S. Navy Chief Master-at-Arms U.S. Navy Security US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge

 Military Association Memberships
Chapter 528Post 6695, Mayflower - Lt. GamblePost 32
  2000, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Chapter 528 (Member) (Plymouth/Canton, Michigan) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2000, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 6695, Mayflower - Lt. Gamble (Member) (Plymouth, Michigan) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2017, American Legion, Post 32 (Livonia, Michigan) [Verified] - Chap. Page

  1981-1982, RM-2342, USS Dixie (AD-14)


From Month/Year
April / 1981

To Month/Year
June / 1982

USS Dixie (AD-14) Unit Page

Chief Petty Officer

RM-2342-Teletype Repairman

San Diego

 USS Dixie (AD-14) Details

USS Dixie (AD-14)

Launched: 27 May 1939
Commissioned: 25 April 1940
Decommissioned: 15 June 1982
Struck: 15 June 1982
Honors and
awards: 5 battle stars for Korean War service
Fate: sold for scrapping

General characteristics
Displacement: 9,450 tons
Length: 530 ft 6 in (161.70 m)
Beam: 73 ft 3 in (22.33 m)
Draught: 24 ft 5 in (7.44 m)
Propulsion: Steam
Speed: 18 kts
Complement: 1262
Armament: 4 x 5"/38 calHull number AD-14

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit

Tender/ Repair Ship

Created/Owned By
Not Specified

Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010
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84 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Dixie (AD-14)

Botonis, David, LT, (1969-1992) OFF 613X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Smith, J.T., MCPO, (1955-1985) NC NC-0000 Master Chief Petty Officer
SCOTT, CARL, MCPO, (1966-1988) EM EM-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Alexander, Jim, SCPO, (1968-1988) DP DP-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Cook, Dan, SCPO, (1966-1987) BT BT-4503 Chief Petty Officer
McWhirt, William, CPO, (1963-1984) BT BT-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Morris, Daniel, MCPO, (1964-1990) EN EN-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Sutton, Robert, SCPO, (1962-1990) DP DP-2741 Chief Petty Officer
Bennett, Gordon, CPO, (1969-1989) HT HT-4946 Petty Officer First Class
Otero, Angel, PO1, (1972-1992) GMG GMG-9501 Petty Officer First Class
Smith, Frederick, PO2, (1970-1983) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Tower, Randy, PO1, (1975-2014) ET ET-1438 Petty Officer First Class
Trotter, Michael, PO1, (1973-1993) DS DS-1666 Petty Officer First Class
Wright, Don, SCPO, (1969-1993) SH SH-3131 Petty Officer First Class
BARBARITZ, JOSEPH, PO1, (1976-2001) HT HT-4955 Petty Officer Second Class
Chambers, Bob, PO2, (1977-1981) SK SK-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Charlton, Robert, PO1, (1971-1975) HT HT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Chickaway, Christopher, PO2, (1976-1982) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Gibbs, Michael, PO2, (1980-1989) EM EM-4651 Petty Officer Second Class
Harrington, Tim, PO1, (1977-1988) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Johnson, Jonathan, PO2, (1973-1981) DT DT-8703 Petty Officer Second Class
Johnson, Jonathan, PO2, (1973-1981) DT DT-8703 Petty Officer Second Class
Lynch, Thomas, PO2, (1977-1981) HT HT-5343 Petty Officer Second Class
Miller, Scott, PO2, (1976-1981) DP DP-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Sanders, Leland, SCPO, (1976-1997) HT HT-4955 Petty Officer Second Class
Shirey, Frank, CPO, (1976-1999) GM GM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Anderson, Andy, PO3, (1981-1984) HT HT-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Bark, Ben, PO2, (1980-1984) OM OM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
De Arman, Mike, CPO, (1979-2000) EN EN-4315 Petty Officer Third Class
Flores, Julian, PO3, (1975-1981) 00 00E Petty Officer Third Class
Freeman, John, PO2, (1980-1985) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Hardy, Tom, CWO3, (1978-1999) HT HT-4955 Petty Officer Third Class
Hightower, Frank, PO3, (1978-1982) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Hiigel, Steven, PO3, (1976-1981) HT HT-4955 Petty Officer Third Class
Johnson, Bill, PO1, (1980-2002) DT DT-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Jones, Jeffrey, PO3, (1979-1983) HT HT-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Kourakis, Timothy, PO3, (1979-1992) SH SH-3122 Petty Officer Third Class
Lee, Dennis, PO2, (1974-1985) HT HT-4942 Petty Officer Third Class
Mireles, Pilar, PO3, (1980-1984) MS MS-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Parker III, Joseph, PO3, (1979-1983) PH PH-8133 Petty Officer Third Class
Parsons, Gurney W., PO1, (1976-1996) TM TM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Ross, Carl, CPO, (1978-2000) HM HM-8506 Petty Officer Third Class
Seelye, William, PO3, (1978-1988) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Simons, Don, PO2, (1981-1984) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Terry, Benjamin, PO2, (1979-1983) FTG FTG-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Wells, Kim, PO3, (1976-1981) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Wilson, Arthur, PO3, (1978-1982) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Wright, James, PO3, (1978-1982) 00 00E Petty Officer Third Class
Young, Jere, PO3, (1980-1986) DP DP-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Cunningham, Raymond, CPO, (1980-1998) FT FT-0000 Seaman
Gutierrez, Luis, SN, (1980-1983) DM DM-0000 Seaman
Quirke, Kevin, SN, (1975-1982) MS MS-0000 Seaman
Theis, James, PO3, (1980-1983) SM SM-0000 Seaman
Bell, Brandon, FN, (1980-1985) HT HT-0000 Fireman
Crawford, Mark, FN, (1979-1982) MM MM-0000 Fireman
Dudley, Phillip, FN, (1978-1984) HT HT-0000 Fireman
Greene, William, FN, (1978-1981) MM MM-9348 Fireman
Logan, Jerome, FN, (1977-1981) 00 00E Fireman
Patton, Chuck, PO2, (1980-1990) EN EN-0000 Fireman

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