Barraza, Jesus, MR1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
MR-4402-Advanced Machinery Repairman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinery Repairman
Primary Unit
1983-1985, MR-4402, COMNAVRESFOR New Orleans (CNRF)
Service Years
1963 - 1985
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Magellan
Order of the Square Rigger
Panama Canal
MR-Machinery Repairman
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Date of Passing
Feb 17, 2004
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  1972-1973, 9512, USS Prairie (AD-15)

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USS Prairie (AD-15) Unit Page

Petty Officer First Class

9512-3-M System Coordinator

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 USS Prairie (AD-15) Details

USS Prairie (AD-15)

Hull number AD-15 Dixie Class Destroyer Tender:
Laid down, 7 December 1938, at New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J.
Launched, 9 December 1939
Commissioned USS Prairie (AD-15), 5 August 1940, CAPT. John B. W. Waller in command
During World War II Prairie was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
During the Vietnam War Prairie participated in the following campaign:
  • Vietnam War Campaign
    Campaign and Dates
    Vietnam Ceasefire Campaign, 16 t o17 March 1973
  • Decommissioned and struck from the Naval Register, 26 March 1993
  • Transferred to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Suisun Bay, Benecia, CA.
  • Title transfer to MARAD, 1 April 1993
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 2 April 2 1993 (some sources indicate 6 April 1993) to "Nishant Import & Export" of the United Arab Emirates for $960,000. Towed to India in April 1993 and scrapped
  • USS Prairie earned one campaign star for Vietnam War service
Displacement 18,000 t. (lim) 
Length 530' 6" 
Beam 73' 4" 
Draft 24' 5" 
Speed 19.6 kts (trial) 

officer 123
enlisted 1,576 
four single 5"/38 dual purpose gun mounts
four single 40mm AA gun mounts
two 3pdr gun mounts
Aft two 5"/38 mounts and all 40mm gun mounts later removed, and helicopter platform added 
Largest boom capacity 20 t. 
Ship's Service Generators four 750Kw 450V A.C. 
Fuel Capacity
NFSO 24,555 Bbls.
Diesel 2,705 Bbls. 
two New York Shipbuilding Parsons-design steam turbines
four Babcock & Wilcox "A" (three drum expansion type) boilers 485psi 720°.
double De Laval Main Reduction Gear
two propellers, 11,000shp


Surface Vessels


Parent Unit

Tender/ Repair Ship

Created/Owned By
MM Summers, Nicole (minnie mouse), MMFN 105

Last Updated: Aug 24, 2007
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84 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Prairie (AD-15)

Lepage, John, CPO, (1955-1975) 00 00E Chief Petty Officer
Ciciotti, Andrew, PO2, (1970-1975) 00 00E Petty Officer Second Class
Lovel, Clyde, PO2, (1972-1976) 00 00E Petty Officer Second Class
Clayton, LeRoy, CWO4, (1957-1983) OFF 751X Chief Warrant Officer 2
Ball, Billy, MCPO, (1956-1978) MR MR-9593 Master Chief Petty Officer
Reed, Robert, SCPO, (1954-1974) CS CS-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Liput, Greg, CPO, (1971-1991) HT HT-4956 Chief Petty Officer
Rose, Gary, CPO, (1960-1980) CS CS-3529 Chief Petty Officer
Adams, Arnold, PO1, (1966-1972) ET ET-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Allen, Jerry, PO1, (1957-1976) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Allen, Larry, PO1, (1966-1972) FTG FTG-1127 Petty Officer First Class
DiMaggio, Donald, CWO3, (1963-1987) RM RM-2319 Petty Officer First Class
Newman, Thomas, PO1, (1973-1982) OM OM-1918 Petty Officer First Class
Newman, Thomas, PO1, (1973-1982) OM OM-1918 Petty Officer First Class
Sterling, Robert, PO1, (1969-1978) FTG FTG-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Whetten, Dennis, PO1, (1972-1992) HM HM-8404 Petty Officer First Class
Baker, Terry, PO2, (1969-1975) EW EW-1743 Petty Officer Second Class
Brown, Carey, PO2, (1967-1975) ET ET-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Butcher, Randy, PO2, (1973-1981) MS MS-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Coons, Dana, PO2, (1968-1974) ETN ETN-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Dickinson, Martin, PO2, (1972-1976) OS OS-0326 Petty Officer Second Class
Johnson, Kenneth, PO2, (1967-1976) TM TM-0746 Petty Officer Second Class
Jones, Richard, PO2, (1973-1977) SK SK-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Jones JR, Richard, PO2, (1973-1977) SK SK-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Kevin, Herber, PO2, (1973-1977) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Leach, Paul, PO2, (1972-1980) QM QM-0304 Petty Officer Second Class
Martino, Robert, PO2, (1972-1979) SK SK-2829 Petty Officer Second Class
Mattie, Joe, PO2, (1965-1976) GMG GMG-0872 Petty Officer Second Class
Medina, Richard, PO2, (1969-1973) SK SK-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Mitchell, Daniel, PO2, (1970-1978) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Amith, Ricardo, PO3, (1972-1981) MM MM-3302 Petty Officer Third Class
Backstrom, Dennis, PO3, (1971-1975) DP DP-2702 Petty Officer Third Class
Billingsley, Charles, PO3, (1972-1974) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Canterberry, Ed, PO3, (1972-1976) TM TM-0718 Petty Officer Third Class
Carter, John, CPO, (1969-2000) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Finch, Charles, PO1, (1970-1992) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Gorman, Charles, PO3, (1970-1978) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Hill, Earnest, PO3, (1968-1972) TM TM-0718 Petty Officer Third Class
Homan, Ken, PO3, (1973-1976) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
James, Frank, PO3, (1972-1975) OS OS-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Kametz, John, PO3, (1969-1973) FTG FTG-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
KENDLE, JEFF, PO3, (1969-1975) EN EN-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Little, Claude, PO3, (1970-1976) MR MR-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
McKinney, Mike, PO3, (1973-1977) IM IM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
McNair, David, PO1, (1968-1989) PH PH-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Morton, Robert, PO3, (1970-1973) MR MR-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Norlund, Lewis, SCPO, (1969-1992) EM EM-4615 Petty Officer Third Class
Richards, Larry, PO3, (1969-1973) MR MR-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Rockey, John, MCPO, (1971-1993) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Scappaticci, Paul, PO3, (1970-1974) EM EM-4621 Petty Officer Third Class
Sikora, Rick, PO3, (1972-1975) ET ET-1503 Petty Officer Third Class
Tillotson, George, PO3, (1972-1975) GM GM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Villanueva, Richard, PO2, (1970-1978) LI LI-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Bowling, David, SN, (1972-1975) BM BM-0000 Seaman
Bowling, David, SN, (1972-1975) BM BM-0000 Seaman
Brees, Jim, SN, (1972-1977) BM BM-0000 Seaman
David, Criss, SN, (1972-1978) QM QM-0000 Seaman
Egert, Richard, CPO, (1968-1988) QM QM-0000 Seaman
Farran, Robert, SN, (1972-1978) PC PC-0000 Seaman

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