The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Hollandia (CVE 97). Please keep in mind that this list does only include records of people who submitted their information for publication on this website. 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. Would you like to have such a crew list on your website?
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There are 26 crew members registered for the USS Hollandia (CVE 97).
|Cohee, William (Bill) Arra||1934 – 1946||I am a grandson of William. Records show he was on the USS Hollandia. Can anyone remember him? Does anyone have any information that can help me follow his military career? Thank you, Chris Mercer|
|Escalante, Manuel||1940 –|
|Helgesen, Warren||Seaman First Class||1942 – 1945||Catapult officer||Warren served from his ship out of Astoria, Washington until he transferred to the USS Puget Sound to bring troops back from Japan.|
|Apple, Earl Loraine||Storekeeper First Class||Nov 23, 1942 – Nov 23, 1948||First Division||Earl was my great uncle who died just shortly after he was released from service. If anyone knew him please contact me. I have the "old 97" the story of the USS Hollandia book if anyone needs to reference it. Thanks|
|Poole, John||CRT||Jun 15, 1943 – Jan 10, 1945||V2||I would liketo hear from somebody that knew me|
|Borders, Granville (Joe)||Carpenter's Mate Second Class||Jul 21, 1943 – Feb 25, 1946||Aviation Repair Unit|
|Crockett, Walter||EM3||Sep 23, 1943 – May 24, 1946|
|Bullinger, Victor||Nov 6, 1943 – Apr 6, 1946||2nd|
|Marino, Crespino (Joe)||MM 2nd Class||Dec 12, 1943 – 1945||M||My Dad served on Old 97. He Passed July 18, 2010. I have the Old 97 book and alot of pictures.|
|Garfield, Norman M||EM2||1944 – 1946||E||Best time of my life.Best ship in the Navy Norman Garfield 3517 Asbury Dr Parrish Fl 34219|
|Guerin, James||FIREFIGHTER||1944 –||I am Jim's daughter. My Dad died in 1968 and I would love to know more about his service.|
|Womble, Charles||1944 –||Hello I am the grandson of Robert Strader. He was aboard this mighty warship. during the war. does anyone remember him he was the bulger? He passed away in 1975, family trying to fined information on his service time.|
|Barker, Michael F||MACHINIST MATE||1944 –||passed 1968 info supplied by son|
|Smith, Billie D. (Rocky)||1944 – 1945||My grandfather served as a welder (underwater I think) on the USS Hollandia. He was also the ships boxing champ, I hear.Wounded late in the war by a kamikaze attack, (again I heard). Passed away in 1999.|
|Parker, Johnie||f1c||1944 – 1945||engineering|
|Crockett, Walter||EM3||Jan 10, 1944 – May 15, 1946||Electrician|
|Le Masters, W. H. Lee||W/T 2/C||Mar 15, 1944 – Jun 4, 1946||B||Now living in Oregon. Have been searching for crewmembers since 1994, with great success at first. Wife and I publish newsletter for crew, mostly taps/obits. Desire news and stories from anyone.|
|Burdsall, Jack||Apr 1944 –|
|Kovner, Nathan "Duke"||CHIEF PETTY OFFICER||Apr 28, 1944 – Aug 1945||Chief Boiler Tender CWT||died 3/27/89. Info supplied by son.|
|Klotz, Leigh||PHOM/2C||May 1944 – Sep 1945||V3||We had a great crew.|
|Silker, Vernon||Machinest||Jun 1944 – 1947||MACHINEST||My dad Vern served as a Machinest aboard ol 97 from her start in 44 till she was decommissioned in 47.We have many pics of him, the crew he served .Ol 97 will be honored again on our classsic boat site, Vern Passed 1998|
|Turke, Joseph G.||LTJG||Jul 1, 1944 – 1946||V3||I am LTJG Turke's son. Dad passed away in 2001. I know he would have wanted me to sign him on this web site with the rest of his shipmates. He loved the Hollandia!|
|Anderson, Alf||F2||1945 – 1947||he can't remember||I am posting my dad on this site, as he was speaking of his time on the Hollandia during WWII last night. He worked in the engine room. He is still going strong. :o)|
|Conway, Thomas F.||SEAMAN FIRST CLASS RADAR MAN||Feb 1945 – Jul 1946||V3|
|Garrett, Charles||AM/1C||Mar 5, 1945 – Sep 29, 1945||V-2||Good ship. Best chow in the Navy|
|Short, Raymond||PHARM. MATE 3C||Nov 18, 1945 – Jun 1946||Deceased 1995?|
There are currently no planned reunions.