The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Tarawa (CV 40). 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 115 crew members registered for the USS Tarawa (CV 40).
|Ogden, Lewis||BT2||1956 – 1960||B|
|Condra, Jerry||BT2||1956 – 1960||B|
|Green, Joseph||E||1956 – 1959||BT||Looking for any stories or pictures of my dad during his time on the Tarawa (CV 40). (Nicknames: Joe, Joey, Sonny boy number 4, Issac?)|
|Flohr, Louis James Lj||SEAMAN||Jan 1, 1956 – Jun 8, 1958||BOAT|
|Ogden, Lewis||BT2||Apr 1956 – 1960||B||In #3 Fireroom|
|Kerekesh, Steve||3RD CLASS P.O.||Apr 10, 1956 – Jun 19, 1958||Arresting Gear||Had a great time|
|Padgett, Woodrow (Woody)||FIREMAN||Jun 1956 – Aug 1958||A||i was in the steamheat gang also the hydrolic gang|
|Dunkerton, Harry||Radarman first class||Oct 3, 1956 – Apr 1, 1959||OI||most memorable 1958 cruise to South Atlantic. Met with a ship west coast which fired atomic rockets into stratosphere to test the disrujption of communications from atomic explosion. got to see RIO WOW!|
|Bryant, Larry||AN||Nov 1956 – Apr 1960||V3||I couldn't wait to get out of the Navy, now I would like to do it over again. I really had a good 3 1/2 years at sea. In the last 3 years have contacted over 20 shipmates from V3 Division. Anyone wanting a list contact me.|
|Simacek, Frank||AT3||1957 – 1958||VAW-12 Air Group|
|Stokes, Eugene||E3||1957 – 1959||BOAT||LIKE TO NO IF THERE ARE MORE MEN FROM THE BOAT DIV. HEAR THANKS|
|Queensberry, Floyd||AN||1957 – 1957||ordiance||Looking for crew from VS32 submarine squadron. Contact me @ firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Lennon, Charles/chuck||Fireman 3rd class||1957 – 1959||B||Fireman in fireroom 3, 1957-59 Nickname: Whitey (this put in by son) Had fun! sweating like hell ; would like to hear from others .|
|Behr, Fred||ETN2||Feb 1957 – Jan 1960||Electronics Repair||Sailed from Arctic Circle to within 10 miles of Antarctic Circle. Visited Holland, England, Virgin Islands, Brazil and Cuba. Got Shellback during IGY ('58). Anybody remember these? Very interesting being onboard!|
|Demko, Reynold||MM3 P-1||Jun 10, 1957 – May 13, 1960||M||#2 engine room|
|Gomez, Louis||airman||Jul 3, 1957 – Jul 2, 1959||v-6||looking for somebody in my division v-6 between 1957-60.|
|Thurman, David||AC3||1958 – 1959||AIR OPS - CCA||I spent my last year in the Navy aboard CVS-40 - it was a wonderful experience.|
|Anderson, Lance (Andy)||SEAMAN FST CLASS||Jan 10, 1958 – May 17, 1960||Gunners mate-Armory||Looking for anyone who knows if there has been a reunion and if one might be in the works. Would like to hear from anyone who has any info.|
|Santosucci, Ronald||SMSN||Sep 1958 – Jan 1960||os||Originally came aboard as undesignated rm but was "bumped" into signal gang because of designated rm striker.|
|Bransky, Brad||an||Sep 1, 1958 – Jun 1, 1960||v2|
|Payne, Ashworth||SN||Sep 15, 1958 – Mar 18, 1960||1ST||Looking for anyone who was on the CVS 40 1956-60|
|Copple, Bob||AIRMAN||Oct 1, 1958 – May 14, 1960||V1 Flight Deck||That was a very exciting experience for a young guy, I wasn't too fond of the air temp. in the North Atlantic, but I did enjoy Providence. After decomissioning I went aboard the Intrepid in Norfolk, also V1 Div. Best wishes to ex shipmate|
|Dr. Bransky, Brad||HM3||Oct 1, 1958 – Jun 1, 1960||vs and sick bay||I was in v2 division as hook runner. maintained arresting gear and worked catapults. I transfered to the medical department until the ship (CVS 40) was decomissioned in Philly. From there I went to Hospital Corpsschool|
|Morgan, William R. "Bill"||AIRMAN||1959 – 1960||AB||Aviation Boatswains mate till ship was decommisioned, Tansferred to U. S. S. Franklin D. Roosevelt CVA-42|
|Blount, Eddie||LT||Jan 29, 1959 – May 20, 1960||Engineering||Served as MPA for Al Gallant|
|Eno, Robert (Bob)||AE||Sep 1959 – 1960||V6||in charge of Flight deck power Took my 53 Chev on ship to Phila|
|Foster, Steven||Fireman||Sep 1959 – May 1960||MM||Was aboard until decommissioned in May of 1960, then was transferred to the USS Howard W Gilmore, AS-16 in Charlestown, SC.. Discharged in June of 1961, went back home to Iowa...|
|Clements, William||E6||Nov 26, 1989 – Jun 12, 1991||neuclear reactor operator||please contact me i would love to hear from some of my old shipmates|
There are currently no planned reunions.