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USS Ranger (CV 61) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Ranger (CV 61). 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 1846 crew members registered for the USS Ranger (CV 61).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1957 | 1958 – 1960 | 1961 – 1962 | 1963 – 1964 | 1965 | 1966 – 1967 | 1968 – 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 – 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Chisholm, JohnEM21976 – 1979ElectricalCan't remember much.
Moon, TerryGMM21976 – 1979WeaponsGood Memories
Jacklin, Tom ( Jack )EM31976 – 1978E Div Had some great times, I miss the brotherhood and all the close friends. Feel free to email me. I started out in the power shop then went to the lighting shop.
Hemsworth, Rob profile iconOS31976 – 1979OIdid 76 and 79 West-Pac's. Bremerton, San Diego, Subic, Collision at Sea, Yokosuka, Capt Nick, Russian Bear greeting on deck. Zwicke, Almanza, Meyer, Roughton, and many others proud to serve with.
Biel, DavidATANJan 1976 – Sep 1976RVAH-5Bicentennial WestPac cruise was a blast! Wouldn't change a thing. Any other Savage Sons out there?
Ross, RonaldEM2Jan 1, 1976 – Mar 10, 1980E-Div EngineeringLooking for shipmates, Also Best Friend Mike Shipley from Macon Ga.
Birkemose, Kevin / Mouseyn3Jan 9, 1976 – Jul 28, 1979operations department office
Golderg, EdwardAS1Jan 12, 1976 – Sep 30, 1978iM4,QA,Ships Master at Armsin a 20 Year carrier, the Ranger was my first ship.
Owens, RonaldE-5Jan 13, 1976 – Dec 17, 1979V2
Fish, BradleyAO3Jan 15, 1976 – Sep 11, 1977WG Division
Butler, Randy "Butts"BT2Jan 15, 1976 – Sep 15, 1976B, P2On board for the Wes-Pac "76" cruise. Took the Helm with Kocir on the E.O.T., Crawled the Flight deck to become a Shell Back and Designed and oversaw the build of the Go-Kart that won the Flight Deck Race! Good Times!
Thompson, VanceEM2Jan 30, 1976 – Jun 23, 1979- ElectricalGreat Times, Great Friends, Traveling Opportunities and College Tuition. What else could you ask for? 6 years active and 4 years reserve. Even qualified as a Navy Career Counselor
Hanna, WilliamAO2Feb 1976 – Sep 1976IM3Subic City was my home away from home, almost died in the fire in port, and that terrible storm that beat up the ship in port
McPherson, Steve (Mac) profile iconE4 BTFeb 1, 1976 – Oct 31, 1979P3I loved being on the Ranger and my ship mates and would do it all over again
Barrow, Michael (Clyde)HT-2Feb 17, 1976 – Jan 1, 1981R-DivisionI sure had a great time serving aboard this fine aircraft carrier. It was my honor to utilize the skills that the Navy provided me and had a great crew, especially during our poker games in the aft CO2 shop. Peace
Lindquist, SteveHT3Mar 1976 – Aug 1979RLots of good times on ranger!
Lampasona, Angelo (Lumpy))AMS3Mar 9, 1976 – Sep 15, 1976VF 154I was proud to serve on Ranger for the bicentenial cruise of 1976. We celebrated July 4th in Singapore. Amazingly enough I still have and socilize with friends who were with me on the cruise like Danny Spairs and the late Dave Obertacz, Go Navy!
Jenkins, RonnieABH3Mar 15, 1976 – Dec 10, 1979V-3 Hangar DeckI worked as a blue/yellow shirt on the hangar deck. I was also the V-3 division yeoman for approximately 2 years and worked for Chief Suter and LT Swisher. I was in ABH2 Michael Rivers' crew for about a year.
Williams, Larry BM3Mar 20, 1976 – Dec 17, 1979Deck DivisionGreat experiences! BM1 Kilbury taught me to be a sailor. 2 West Pacs 76&79/ Dry Dock-ruff tra in N. Pac with huge swells. GQ/BoatswainMate of the Watch79,F4's intercepted Russian Bear in IO 76. Capt. Nick- Top Gun/None!
Halda, RickE-1Mar 25, 1976 – Feb 25, 1977P-4 2Auxw5
Sady, DaleApr 1976 – Sep 1979p-2
Kudlach, LarryBT2Apr 1976 – Nov 1980P3. ACC Shop
Hickman, David (Ziggy)HTFNApr 1976 – Aug 1979R Div.Had a lot of good times with my former shipmates.
Smyers, DanielSMSAApr 1976 – Nov 1977CSThe booze got the best of me. If I'd only stayed in and away from the parties. Best time of my life was in service.
Herget, JimAO2Apr 2, 1976 – Jul 23, 1979WG/G2Looking for buddies from 76&79 cruise Good times at Subic city(marylins) Astro club in Po City The band Our Daily Bread. Miss Tate the weapons sec. Tench,Morris Minsky.Big Will, Or anyone else!
Acevedo, Richard Aceabh2Apr 15, 1976 – Jan 1, 1978v3 hanger deck4th july hongkong, indian ocean, signapor, and of course subic bay. this was the best west pack cruse - also became a shellback on 7th july 1976
Thomton, RonCTT2Apr 20, 1976 – Oct 1, 1977OZ DivFirst sea going command - went on to retire 1991 as CTTCS Still in touch with several people from the 1976 cruise.
Agrella, SteveADMay 7, 1976 – Sep 21, 1976HS4 TAD
Montemayor, James "Monte"AK-5Jun 1976 – Oct 1979VF-21 FreelancersTrying to get a copy of the cruise books from Wes Pak crusies in 1976 and 1978, i awas aborad during the liberian tanker collision
Anchondo, AlexRM 3Jun 1976 – Aug 1978Teletype repairman, radio manHad a good time on the westpac cruise.
Franklin, AdrianYN3Jul 1976 – Jul 1978V-2, ESOI came aboard late in the cruise-was drinking mojo in Subic while the Ranger played around with Idi Amin. Spent most of my tour in the yards. Yo, Jay Dwyer, remember the "crazy house" in Bremerton? Lots of good times!
Hermsen, KennethABFJul 10, 1976 – Jul 19, 1978V-4Looking for old buddies. Dennis Morton, Keith Ross, Ken Boyd, Tom Rocovich, Bill Everton, and many others.
Naputi, ChrisABH-2Jul 12, 1976 – Jun 30, 1980V-3
Knox, JasonPH3Aug 1976 – Oct 1977OPShooting crew supervisor.
Tate, PhilAO3Aug 15, 1976 – Mar 10, 1978WeaponsGreat memories. Still get to see her in Bremerton when my wife and I go back to visit her parents.
Hunt, GeneGMM2Sep 1976 – Sep 22, 1979WFGlad it's behind me. I didn't leave under good terms.
Nokes, J.w.MMSep 1976 – 1980P-4
Dwyer, Jay profile icone3Sep 1976 – Oct 1979v2 arresting gearAn experience I'll never forget Where's Jim Walsh ???
Lohr, MichaelBT2Sep 1976 – Mar 19, 1980P-2
Edwards, RaymondRM3Sep 1, 1976 – Oct 17, 1979CRTeletype and Xerox Repair Shop
Risa, RosembergBM2Sep 1, 1976 – May 26, 1980Deck Department 2nd DivisionLooking for shipmates
Bennington, TobyBM3Sep 10, 1976 – Jun 20, 1980Deck 1st DivisionDid a tour at drydock (Bremerton), one West-Pac which included one collision
McQuilkin, MikeBT2Oct 1976 – Apr 1980P1 4MMRSaw a few old friends on the crew list, thought I would register and say hello.
Cox, RickET3Oct 1, 1976 – Aug 7, 1979OE Div & IM3 Calibration Lab (Captain's Plot & SINS)I would actually pay money to go to sea for a 21 day run. It is amazing how we forget the misery of JP5 in our water and a 20 second shower. I grew closer to my shipmates than any group of guys since, God Bless America.
Vanderburg, Schooner (Mushrooms)ABH-4 Aircraft Crash RescueOct 1, 1976 – Jun 1, 1980V-2 Aircraft Crash RescueAbsolutely Awesome experience! Flight deck ops one of the best Adrenaline rushes going. West Pac...😃Looking for buddies that I served with that I never keep in touch with, Al Parkell, Rick Williams, anyone remember me?
Standridge, ChuckE-4Oct 27, 1976 – Sep 18, 1982V-4Im looking for old buddies. My names is Chuck DD Standridge.
Zwack, KevinAE2Oct 28, 1976 – Oct 28, 1980VA145Also onboard when collision with Fortune, a very tense morning. I was thrown from my rack and remember everyone in the berthing compartment yelling "no one light up". The oil fumes were very intense immediatly after impact. Enjoyed my tim
Shoemaker, MichaelfaNov 1976 – Dec 1977A DivisionCame on board when the ship was in drydock in Bremerton Washington. Never made a cruise.
Palamidy, AndrewANE3Nov 8, 1976 – Aug 8, 1980V-1 Division (Crash & Salvage Rescue)While onboard, I did learn a lot. During, 'battle stations', I was involved in detecting ABC chemical warfare, when we were in South China Sea and among 'Nam.
Durler, DavidABE3Nov 10, 1976 – Jan 29, 1980V-2Arresting Gear : Ran hooks , line checker , fly 3 phone talker . Scariest moment was getting blown down by an EA-6 during CQ ' s in September 1978 while running hooks .
Mucha, Geoff/"Buzz"RM3Dec 1976 – Jul 1980CRI won't ever forget the Top Gun softball team. We didn't lose many, even in a monsoon in Bremerton. Hang Loose!!!!!!!!
Rodriguez, Ron The WadamhDec 1976 – Dec 1, 1980aimdbermenton washington overhall 1977 airman ships company shipmates in aimd amh dept fantail hello
Cline, EddieE3Dec 1976 –Boatswains Mate
Jones, TerrySK1Dec 27, 1976 – Dec 27, 1980supply s-1made alot of frends, had alot of fun, god be with you all!!!!
Jones, TerryE-5Dec 27, 1976 – Dec 25, 1980S-1 what a ride !!!! . Four years, that i go back many times in my mind. i wish i had stay in for another 16 . what i liked about the navy is we were always going somewhere. and that we did !!!!!!!! good luck !!

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