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USS Forrestal (CV 59) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Forrestal (CV 59). 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 2083 crew members registered for the USS Forrestal (CV 59).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1955 | 1956 – 1958 | 1959 – 1960 | 1961 – 1962 | 1963 – 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 – 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 – 1990 | 1991 | 1992 – now

Lindeman, NathanE-41990 – 1992V-4A time in my life that will be greatly missed.
Duncan, JeffreyAME1990 – 1991VFA-132Made the final cruise. Still my favorite ship. Pat Smart(special services) from Pittsburg PA., I'd love to here from you man! Dutch Shultz from 132 my Div.O. I'm at Sky Harbor Aviation,Craig Field, Jacksonville Fl. Feel free to contact me
Trevino, RogerAKAN1990 – 1991S-6Made some good friends during my Navy years, great learning and growing experience. Roger Trevino
Warman, TyMM21990 – 1992A
Roddam, SteveE41990 – 1993V3 The absolute best time and the best group of guys that anyone could ever hope to serve and work with. I miss the days aboard the Mighty FID! She was a great ship and she will always be a part of me.
Cochran, AnthonyLI21990 – 1993Executive
Sockwell, JeffAT21990 – 1992IM3AIMD IM3 Division, Work Center 65G. ATS/NIATS night crew tech.
Prange, PaulMM21990 – 1993AWas my first ship, loved it. Have not see or heard from anyone though. Like to get up with some of the old crew.
William, YawDC21990 – 1993RepairA sailor first command becomes part of him, and part of him becomes part of the ship. Met my best friend on on the Forrestal, and now 23 years later we are still best friends.
Magill, KenYN31990 – 1992Engineering AdminFirst command and it was the best in my eyes.
Boone, Richard LeeMM61990 – 1992AHey Guys - Miss you guys and think of you often. Saw the ship in Portland ME before they made it a reef. I'm on FB, would love to hear from you. This was a great crew that I worked with.
Theil, JohnE41990 – 1995marine detachment
Mooney, GlennABEJan 4, 1990 – Sep 5, 1992V2 Arresting gearMooney was my last name at the time. Remember me?
Neilson, JasonAG2Jan 5, 1990 – Aug 14, 1992OAAfter my time in the Navy, I continued my government career with the National Weather Service and set to retire in 2025 after 30 years
Harvey, Shawn (Harv)PN3Jan 6, 1990 – Jan 14, 1992Executive(X-2)Served as member of ships' company on the last 2 cruises on "FID". Without a doubt, the best time I had in the Navy. Looking for any of the guys that worked in the Personnel Office on these cruises.Like CAPT Thomassey says, "Have a fi
Delucci, VincePNJan 7, 1990 – Sep 15, 1992X-2
Phillips, KarriemE6/DC1Jan 8, 1990 – Sep 20, 1993REPAIRI truely miss this ship and it's crew. This command set the trend for the Navy's future and how it should be. Great Pride and Tradition, that is what this command and crew was about. Thanks for the Journey.
Hughes, BartonAOANFeb 3, 1990 – Dec 1991VS-28 Line / AO shopThe FID was my first carrier, I've been on a total of four the Forrestal holds my best memory's. Wished I could have made one more cruise on her.
Wood, RonaldBM2Feb 13, 1990 – Sep 1993Deck
Cain, ThomasBT3Feb 15, 1990 – Sep 14, 1993Engine roomhad a great time from 1989-1993. Look me up old buddy email is
Robert, RobichaudHT2Mar 1, 1990 – Sep 23, 1993Had A Great Time On The FID. Looking To Get In Contact With Some Old Shipmates.
Lewis, James profile iconRM2Mar 1, 1990 – Jun 1, 1992Comm Dept
Settipane, JoeHT2 (SW)Mar 11, 1990 – Dec 1, 1993R Hey Boys,Up in Maine at VP-10. Don't ask!! Have til 2008 and I'm retired.I'll be back in Jersey for good then.732-895-6490.
Brooks, KevinSNApr 1990 –2ndserved on forrestal from 1990 until her decom.
Cowins, JeffreyHM2Apr 1, 1990 – Apr 7, 1992Medical
Jones, MikeET1Apr 4, 1990 – Apr 4, 1993OECHey Floyd Ace, Floyd Blythe, and Johnny Williamson. ET1 Jones here. ETC(SW/AW) 2003. Drop me a line.
McKay, Matt (Black Out)EM3Apr 10, 1990 – Feb 1993Had a blast. Sorry about turning all the lights out on my first Load Dispacther watch in the Med. Looking to find other e-div members like Mike Mcsweeney, Chris Dunne, or anyone else. Thanks for the great time.
Swack, ScottABF3Apr 10, 1990 – Apr 10, 1992V-4
Torbert, JamesET1Apr 15, 1990 – Jan 31, 1993OECRetired ETC (SW/AW) Jan 2010
Martinez, Rafael / MartyABF3Apr 19, 1990 – Sep 27, 1993V 4 fulesI was able to be aboard the FID for the last med cruise, hanging with Patti, Sermon, Vargas, Polito, Lindeman and many others, guys im in touch with patti drop me a
Sample, JeremyANMay 1990 – Jul 1991X3 Admin
MacKelden, Thomas MackAOAOMay 15, 1990 – Jan 22, 1992G3 Weaponsgood grew, good friends and good times
Frommelt, ScottIM3Jun 1, 1990 – Sep 11, 1993
Merriman, Jeff/mervBT2Jul 1, 1990 – Sep 11, 1993BWas BTOW in Fabulous Four Main Machinery Room with a lot of great guys. I was one of four guys who painted the gold "E" on our stacks.
Miller, DarbyENFNJul 15, 1990 – Nov 11, 1991AGreatest time of my life..
Martinez, MickeyYN1(AW)Aug 1990 – Jul 1992Operations (Admin)Great times...great crew...Awesome memories! CAPT Palsgrove, YN2 Williams, LCDR Bolman, YN3 Iwing---Ops Admin Clan....Great times going on liberty with my running mate PH2 Jimmy Perez
Key, BryanE2Aug 1990 – 1992V-4Man those were some good times the people i met i will never forget ol daryl bell,dewitt baker,rude davis,the williams twins,pat,bird,kenny lake,to many to name,90-92 if you was in v-4 get at me
Fatheree, DavidABH3Aug 2, 1990 – Dec 15, 1993V-1I reported as a boy and departed a man. My time aboard her was underutilized. The brave people I met, awesome ports, flight ops, flex deck, sea quals, mail call, would do it all again! Mighty FID, Life is good brother!
Abbey, KevinHT1Aug 16, 1990 – Jan 29, 1994RFirst, and best. Good times, with a great bunch of guys. Still in contact with one or two, and run into many people that have served aboard the FID. Wish she was still around.
Esham, TomLCPL.Sep 1990 – Oct 1991MARINE DETACHMENTBest duty station with the best chow hall. Served in operations during Desert storm/sheild. Couldn't have served with any better men. Semper Fi. Special thanks to Adm. Davis....Cpl. duckie.
Svitak, Vincent profile iconRMSNSep 1990 – Jun 1993Comm Dept.I enjoyed and learned alot while aboard the FID. I had the best time of my life. Also, did the last Med cruise with her in 1991. She was a great ship to serve on and glad I had the chance to do so!!
Pollard, MichaelPNCMSep 7, 1990 – Sep 11, 1993
Clines, ChristopherE4/MS3Sep 11, 1990 – Oct 31, 1993S-2, and S-5This was the GREATEST ship in the FLeet!!!! She was my first command after MS "A" School in 1990. I meet some of the BEST Sailor's onboard. Complested her last Med Cruise in 1991 and stated the "No Fly Zone" in northern Iraq
Gonzales, DavidE-3 ABFSep 13, 1990 – Apr 15, 1993Aviation Fuels V4Served in the med during Desert Storm and also during Operation Provide Comfort. I really enjoyed the med cruise. My family grew with two boys and one girl. We added a second girl when i was discharged. Respect for all.
Farris, TerryYN1(SW)Sep 17, 1990 – Jan 12, 1992OPS AdminHad a great time during my tour onboard FID. Was part of the last deployment she made. Met many great people then that went on to successful careers in the Navy. I am retiring this summer as a YNC.
Baker, MarshallRM3Oct 1990 – Sep 1993COMM/CRI am now IT1(SW) Baker and currently serving onboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt. The FID has to be my best command overall.
Feather, WilliamMM2Oct 1990 – Sep 1992P-4
Knalson, Kyle profile iconE5Oct 1990 – Sep 1993PropulsionProud to be a crewmember of the only carrier in the Navy to earn the Gold "E". We worked our asses off to make that happen and keep that ship tight. I didn't notice that again on any ship.
Zellin, MikeSNOct 10, 1990 – Jul 29, 19923rd deckWent on her final med cruise and traveled to Pensacola when she became a training carrier.Seen some cool places and worked with some great guys
Herring, MelvinBMSNOct 10, 1990 – Jul 29, 1992Deck Div 1Serving on the USS FORRESTAL & in the USN was a great experience. I met a lot of great guys and some of them are life long friends (Johnny Merideth and Mike Zellin). From last Med Cruise to training carrier.
Mobley, EricE3Oct 24, 1990 – Apr 3, 19932ndBeautiful experience.
Dunlap, JohnAD2Nov 1990 – Dec 1991VS-28Making the last operational deployment aboard the FID was a very memorable part of my career. After nearly 21 years, I retired in 2003.
Caster, ChadSH3/ E4Nov 1990 – Aug 1993S3Med Cruise `91... found out why alot of sailors are alcoholics!!
Glenn II, John PASANNov 1990 – Dec 23, 1991HS 15I miss the FID. It was the best ship in the fleet. The first and best Med cruise I ever had. Best crew any salt could ask for, thanks. John
Ladouceur, RogerDM3Nov 1990 – Jul 1993Exec.Many people I served with wished they were on newer ships, but I loved the old girl. There was always something to keep you busy. I lost touch with a lot of my friends, but I see many of your names up here. Talk to you soon I hope.
Menendez, RichardABH 2Nov 1990 – Nov 1991V-3 & SECURITYFeel honored to have done the FID's Last Cruise. Again I have a lot of long lasting memories of the cruise and the people I have had the pleasure to meet.
Henry, Douglas profile iconABFANNov 1990 – Aug 1991V-4It is sad what has become of the first "supercarrier". I am from Rogers, AR in the NW corner. I now live near Wheaton, MO in the SW corner.
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Chandler, SeanDC3Nov 1990 – Sep 11, 1993RMy life changed forever the first time I crossed her Quarter Deck. Many wonderful life lessons and experiences thanks to the crew and places visited. It's sad, when they killed her a part of me died too. FID forever.
Slay, DarrieNov 1, 1990 – Apr 1, 1992OEMLeft when the ship had all the FC equipment taken off in Pensacola, FL. in 1992.
Howe, JohnABH2Nov 4, 1990 – Aug 21, 1992Air & TAD to Security for Med CruiseGreat times on the FID, had some great freinds whom I will remember forever, sorry to see her go, but hopefully she will take her place in history as a museum somewhere and not become a reef like other older carriers have.
Howe, JohnABH2Nov 7, 1990 – Sep 1, 1992V-1Assigned to V-1 Division, TAD to Security Department Investigations Office for MEd Cruise
Fornash, WillieABEANNov 30, 1990 – Sep 10, 1993Air V-2 Waist Cats. Lot of great memories.
Concepcion, PascualSKCSNov 30, 1990 – Jul 30, 1994S1 STOCK CONTROLI had the best time in my 30 Years navy career on board this good ship. Great group of people I work with and for. CDR Purvis, Rowe, Soriano, Philips, Santiago, Gervacio, Simpler, Swinsick, Jeter, to name a few...
Risch, BrianBM3Dec 1990 – Sep 1993DeckWent on the last med cruise with some amazing friends.
McDonald, Isadore. IzzyE3Dec 1990 – May 1992WeaponsGreat times with great friends. Miss the blue water
Larsen, TimFNDec 1, 1990 – Apr 15, 19932 AUX91 Med Cruise was a blast! Met some great people and I am proud to have served our nation.
Nystrom, JohnAK3Dec 13, 1990 – Oct 1993S-6Does anyone remember the sailor that got killed from the hatch releasing ? it would have been 1991 time frame either as we deployed or just before.
Fornash, WillieE3 ABEANDec 20, 1990 – Aug 5, 1993V-2
Delacerda, JamesE-4/ABE3Dec 23, 1990 – Sep 11, 1993V-2FIRST COMMAND, WAS THE BEST.

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