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USS Saratoga (CV 60) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Saratoga (CV 60). 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 2134 crew members registered for the USS Saratoga (CV 60).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1956 | 1957 – 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 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Penalta, AlexanderENS0000 –JAG/LegalServed aboard during CQ Cruise in the Caribbean as Military Intern/Prosecutor.
Wynn, JamesAK10000 –Supply-
Herndon, DavidAIRMAN0000 – Jan 8, 1976GFlight deck, mag crew, weapons control
Breeden, RoyE-3Mar 1071 – Jun 1973
Cassie, LawrenceCWOMay 1, 1942 – Dec 25, 1974
McAndrew, TomltJul 14, 1952 – Sep 10, 1958dI was there when they built the Saratoga at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and it was something when we launched it and just made it under the bridge...we had to lower the mass and it made it by an INCH.. What Memories I HAD !!
Crabtree, Charles G.Airman 3rd Class1953 – 1955AviationMade many friends on the aircraft carrier Saratoga CVA 60
Waldron, Robert S.AO11955 – 1956Aviation OrdnanceLeft for EOD school 1957
Bagg, FrederickSN1955 – 1957Signal
Kramer, MattAO21955 – May 1957v-5Attended pre-commissioning school, Newport RI. Aboard for shakedown cruise to Gitmo. Discharged just prior to Ikes visit. I am a member of USS Saratoga Association.
Hawkinson, DouglasDS1/DSC1955 – 1957opSpent tour in computer area of IOIC
Aube, Adrien A. (Frenchy Or Red)RETIRED ( RDSN )Aug 4, 1955 – Aug 11, 1957OI RADAR OPERATIONSWOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM ALL FORMER USS SARATOGA SAILORS .THE SARATOGA ASSC. NEEDS YOU.
Davis, Gerald CIC3Sep 24, 1955 – Mar 1, 1956IC E
Mettler, RobertPNA3Oct 17, 1955 – May 23, 1957executive staff x divisionPERSONNEL OFFICE THEN TO LEGAL OFFICE AS A COURT REPORTER FOR COURT MARTIALS.. SERVED WITH PNC CHRIST LARSON. SERVED IN PRE COMMISSION DETAIL WITH AGC BOUCHER WHO WON $25,000 ON NAME THAT TUNE TV SHOW.
Prior, JimSK1Nov 10, 1955 – Mar 4, 1958S-2 then S-1Ran commissary office transferred to S1 Admin Office 1958. Transferred Staff Com6Flt rode Salem/DesMoines/Springfield 1958-1963 transferred 90 Church St. NYC. Looking for Fred Leeds E div
Close, Orlando L.SeamanNov 23, 1955 – May 1, 19592nd Division GunneryI am looking for someone that remembers when the Saratoga lost the anchor and also having to repair the gun bucket due to a severe storm in 1958 and we went to Norfolk for repair. Need proof, contact me :dhoms55@yahoo.co
Rosemeyer, GeorgeunknownDec 1955 – Oct 1957Radar OperatorHusband died Dec. 2005. Was Pittsburgh police officer, 15 years in the motorcycle traffic division. Told me stories about Brooklyn shipyard, and Med cruise. He was proud to serve on the Saratoga.
Langenwalter, WilliamRD2Dec 1, 1955 – Jul 7, 1957OIPre-com detail at Brooklyn til rotated to shore duty Henley field GCA, Dallas, Tex
Leamon Hood, LeamonPetty Officer Third classDec 14, 1955 – Apr 25, 1960VA Navy squadrom 34
Hall, Glonnie "Parker"PETTY OFFICER THIRD CLASS-FIREMAN1956 – 1958Engineering B transfered to GunneryThis is my father-in-law. I found this web site and thought his name should be on here as well. He doesn't use a computer. If any of you know him please contact me. Thank You.
Speights, Arthur1956 – 1957
Padgett, EdwardPLANKOWNER1956 –I FOUND A CERTIFICATE WITH THIS NAME ON IT AND I WANT IT TO KNOW WHO THIS PERSON DID, AND IF HE HAD ANY FAMILY MEMBER OUT THERE.
Park, HarryAO21956 – 1957OrdinancePlankowner.
Anders, NormanBTFN1956 – 1957EngeneeringPlank owner , Looking for otherplank owners that were boilermen.
Horvat, EugeneAIRMAN1956 – 1960V-4
Frantz, Carl [ed]BT21956 – 1958B Div.Enjoyed every moment aboard becaus my brother also served on board at the same time BM3 James Frantz
King, Francis B. (Frank)GM31956 – 19595thLooking for shipmates that were part of the 5th Division during the years 1956-1959. Plankowner with 3 Med Cruises. Remember the Green Deck with a four inch white border and the infamous "Green Rooster."
Mario, NozzarellaQMSN1956 – 1958NavigationWould like to hear from any QM's from my time on board. Life has treated me well and enjoying retirement.
Sour, Peter KFT21956 – 1959FoxI was a Plankowner and have the certificate!
Angelo, JamesIC 31956 – Oct 1957E
Webb, Rommie Fred profile iconIC31956 – 1959ELooking for Bill Gentry who was an IC3 petty officer on Saratoga when I reported on board. I missed being a plank holder by one day as I transferred from Great Lakes Traing station to Saratoga
Taxer, Shelden (Shep)SK3Jan 1956 – Dec 1957SupplyWould like to hear from anyone who knew me either aboard "SARA" or prior at pre-commissioning at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
Booth, William RobertDM/SMJan 1956 – Apr 19571Plankowner, My father was one of only two men certified to steer the ship on its shakedown cruise on its commissioning cruise, April 14th, 1956.
Perreault, Joseph (Gene, Pepe)GF1 - jGuided Missile ShopFeb 1956 – Aug 1959V - 5
Payne, Frank profile iconCS3Feb 1956 – Nov 1958S2Pre-Commissioning school, Rhode Island.... Plankowner.
Emmi, JoeFP3Feb 2, 1956 – Sep 3, 1956EngineeringI was on the commissioning detail it was a great time was on the first shake down cruise. then got discharged in september . got married and still married for 54 years and live in Syracuse NY
Walter, James (Jim) profile iconDK2Feb 5, 1956 – Jun 5, 1957S4Was at newport for precomm, then Brooklyn for Commisioning, then orders to NAS Rota, Spain. Married a Spanish girl and been here ever since. Originally from Toledo, Ohio. Was good friends with Ron Agard now deceased.
Kubat, Lou profile iconRD-2Mar 1956 – Oct 1957OI (Radar) divisionAfter Navy attended RCA Inst., BSEE from Hofstra Univ. and MSEE from Brooklyn Poly. Worked 48 years in Microwave antenna design Grumman/ Northrop Grumman Aerospace. Retired as Principal Engineer - Microwave Technology
Stegall, RogerMar 1, 1956 – Dec 1, 1957
Stegall, RogerqmsnMar 2, 1956 – Dec 15, 1957navagation
Smith, James D/smittyYNT3Mar 14, 1956 – Nov 14, 1957Air Office
Gillespie, TomFPFNMar 15, 1956 – Oct 23, 1957"R"Plankowner. Did 2 shakedown cruises and NATO cruise.Worked in pipe gang.Fond memories some tears and a lot of beers.
McAleese, HaroldMM3Mar 15, 1956 – Aug 16, 1958"A"A geat experience.Met a lot of great men willing to serve their country.
Gillespie, ThomasFPFNMar 20, 1956 – Oct 23, 1957RGreat Time On this Fabulous Lady
Carson, Robert L.YN3Apr 1956 – Oct 19581st & FoxPlank Owner - SA in 1st Division then moved to the Gunnery Office & Fox Division until 1958. Made YN3 in 1958 and did a switch transfer with a YN3 on the USS Des Moines during the 1st Med cruise. Stayed another two years on the French - Cote D
Purdy, JohnPfc. (Marine Detachment)Apr 1956 – Nov 1957Marine Corp DetachmentSomeone from my tour of duty on the Super Sara (marine) attempted to reach me, but, sadly I noticed the request too late. Are there any plank-owner Marines still in touch?
Sumption, Frank (Sump)EM2/CApr 12, 1956 – Jun 12, 1959EPlankowner. E-Div-Power Distribution and Aviation Ordnance Electric Shop, Made EM1/C but discharged before I sewed on the stripe. Great memories, great ship.
Prater, JohnAB2Apr 14, 1956 – Jul 13, 1957v2Served on #1 catapult crew. was assigned to SARA in oct 1955 and am a plankk owner. Went on shake down cruise to GITMO and flight operations off MAYPORT FLORIDA.
Torres, EdwardMACHINESTMATE 3Rd ClassApr 14, 1956 – Apr 28, 1958M
Pongracz, JohnMM2Apr 14, 1956 – Dec 22, 1958M Division Best ship in the U S NAVY Great guys to work with Especially my best Buddy Ed Torres
May, Kentgunners mate third classMay 1956 – Nov 1957gunneryenjoyable duty and more space than usual on other ships.. remember the green rooster!!!!.lots of travel and enter great ports.I would enjoy seeing the ship again. we had a great crew==no regrets. Hello Fellow Ship Mates
Zwick, HowardYN3Aug 15, 1956 – Aug 15, 1957Personnel & Gunnery Offices
Church, Gerald C.AMS-2Oct 1956 – Feb 1959V-6Aviation Metal Shop. 1st cruise across the Atlantic. Operation Strikeback. International Naval Reveiw in VA. 1st Med Cruise
Goedtel, William/aka/mustang FiremanFiremanOct 1956 – Aug 1960A Division O2N2 plant aftAny of you guys out there...contact me....Mike or Don etc.
Carbone, Ralph (Tony )IC 2Nov 1956 – Apr 1959EPlankowner
England, BillRm3Nov 2, 1956 – Nov 2, 1958ORArctic circle, med cruse, operation strike back, blue nose card.
Pittelkow, Robert profile iconIC2 E5Nov 14, 1956 – Oct 18, 1960E DivisionIC School Class "A" 7/57-8/57 . Class 2401 Retired in Florida and just reflecting on people and place during my time on the USS Saratoga CVA 60
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