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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 1847 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 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 – 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Haen, Paul J.PNC1983 – 1984Discipline/Personnel
Lampkin, JohnE31983 – 1984WFShe was a good ship,crew Never forget
Holladay, BobBT31983 – 1985P-1Flying out to meet the ranger within days of departure from stateside aboard the mail plane which missed the cable and we plummeted off the flight deck, pilot screaming...this was my first impression the USS Ranger. Made many friends.
Tozzi, Paul1983 – 1984
Hill, Andrew / AndyE31983 – 1985wish i could have a do over, i really screwed up! i want to apoligize to my crew members and the US Navy for my disrespect an inapproite behavior. i was young and dumb.
Wittmayer, JonEW1983 – 1988OW
McGrath, Kevin- MacRadioman 3rd class1983 – 1985CommunicationsThis was the Best Command I have ever served on....With the best bunch of guy's. Spent 121 days in the IO, Collision with the Wichita. Fire aboard ship, lost allot of fiends in that fire. Best ship in the Navy..
Laurin, RobertABF1/ABFC1983 – 1987V-4/V-5
Young, GarryHM21983 –Medical
Beamish, ArnoldE41983 – 1984VF24
Baker, TerryMM31983 – 1985Engineering MM1HELP US SAVE HER!! https://www.change.org/p/u-s-navy-please-save-the-uss-ranger-from-the-scrap-heap She was our home at one time, now let us give her a home!
Wilson, ScottAE1983 – 1986S-1Looking for a Bob or Robert Holiday
Gordon, RobertAE 1 (AW )1983 – 1984Air wing
Widtfeldt, MartinAT31983 – 1984HS-8 (AirWing)HS-8 ‘Eightballer' onboard the USS Ranger for WestPac 83-84 RIP Shipmates AMEAN Bravo (HS8) FN Chappell Jr. FN Cochran BT3 Teichert MM3 Stomer MM1 Johnston MM3 Williams HM3 Mullins AQ2 Hanna AEAN Schwab
Leedy, Mike (Gio)yn1983 – 1986v-2, v-5Met my best friend for life here, got treated awesome on board as the YN of the V-2 and V-5 divisions. 14 years after I left the Ranger and the Navy, I rejoined and did it all over again. LOL. I now live overseas in PI.
Duke, DannyBT31983 – 1987P-2 DivisionBoiler Technician of The Watch, #2 Main Machinery Room
Smith, J. K.ANJan 1983 – Oct 1984V-1HAIL to the great grey lady..TOP GUN of the Pacific Fleet...
Sanderson, TomAD3Jan 1983 – Aug 16, 1986V1 and AIMDHello Rodney,I have 2 Questions,Do you still fit into that nice little jacket you sent home,flight jacket?When was the last time you did the PeeWee Herman dance,that had you almost fall of the fantail?
Kyne, Dennis profile iconPHCJan 1983 – May 1985OPReported aboard as a PH1 left as a PHC
Sabin, Michaelabf3Jan 1983 – Nov 1987v4
Pina, RamiroE-4/A.S.E.-3Jan 1983 – Aug 1984AIMDServed on the Midway S-3 Division. Prior to the Ranger. Served A.I.M.D., I.M.-4 Division (Ground Support). West Pac 83-84.Live in the Dallas (Texas) suburb of Grand Praire. On Facebook, no picture till you get to site.
Frie, EddieABH3Jan 1983 – Oct 1986V3, QOLHad some good times...……...
Maldonado, PatABF 3Jan 1, 1983 – Oct 25, 1986V4 FuelsFun times and hard work!!
Borio, JohnEMCMJan 1, 1983 – Nov 26, 1985E
Fleener, DavidMM & ENJan 7, 1983 – Sep 25, 1986 P1 & A Had some great times on board. Would like to hear from some old friends
Rains, MatthewABH3Jan 23, 1983 – Aug 15, 1985V3121 days at sea.. 3 beer days... and Subic Bay !
Frazier, MickeySH3Jan 28, 1983 – Jan 28, 1987SupplyWhere are all my ship servicemen. Stores, dry cleaning team, laundry crew etc. It's the sailors tailor. Smoker and all. Slick boy, where you at? Just making movies and doing commercials. Pastor in the new Bojangles comm.
Sierra, Luis A.MMFNFeb 1983 – Nov 1986A
Mike, WhitakerBT3Feb 1983 – Sep 1986P1 P3Crazy times in 1MMR , 4MMR , and BR shop. Still in Washington after the overhaul in 84.
Harper, William (Bill)MA1Feb 4, 1983 – May 5, 1986Ship's Investigations (MAA)Man how time flys! Looking back at the good times onboard the Great Gray Lady, really takes me back. I've located and spoke with a number of shipmates from back then. My email is - william_harper@bellsouth.net
Salcedo, JoseE-4Feb 5, 1983 – Oct 29, 1985g-4the dominican onboard. g-3 then g-4
Manning, Joe "Happy"BTFNMar 1983 – Mar 1984P-2 3MMRSteamed onboard for a year,made a lot of good friends. What a ride!! You old snipes drop me a line.
Beard, BryancplMar 1983 – Apr 1984marine detachment
McIntyre, BruceEM2 (when I left Ranger)Mar 1983 – Jul 1986E Division
Lorenz, DougAE3Mar 1983 – Jul 1986AIMDWas on USS Ranger for 83 West Pac in AIMD Generator Test and Repair. #1 nozzleman for MM4 during fire.
Allonby, Guy/chipAO1Mar 17, 1983 – Nov 16, 1986IM-3
Goff, William / BillMM3Mar 25, 1983 – Nov 16, 19864 aux and 2 aux machinery roomsLooking for anybody who worked in those two machinery rooms during the times I was aboard and lived in P 4 berthing.
Tozzi, PaulABF3Mar 25, 1983 – Sep 17, 1984hello pat
Blackmountain, PhillipAMS2Apr 1983 – Feb 1984Airwing,Va-192 Golden Dragons Very long cruise.Alot of good times in Hawaii and the P.I.
Conley, TimABH3Apr 1983 – Aug 1986V-3Good times
Riettie, Sandy/sandmanAviation Boatswain MateApr 2, 1983 – Dec 26, 1985V-1 DivisionMade a lot of friends on board Danger Ranger. 83 West Pac cruise was the cruise from Hell. I never forget the deaths of my shipmates during that cruise, especially the 4MMR fire. I still have nightmares of those events.
Jones, James profile iconSK3Apr 11, 1983 – Dec 20, 1986S-0/1/8Great grey lady made me the man I'm today. Not everything was easy but a great experience!
Stephens, JoeE-3 MSApr 15, 1983 – May 15, 1986S-2
Jones, Charles W. (Chuck)MA1/E6May 1983 – Oct 1985SMAA, Brig, X-4MA1 Jones died of Gulf War ALS/Lou Gerhigs Diease 13 Dec 1999. Any questions please contact me.
Bruce, RobQM2May 1983 – Mar 1987Navigation
Raney, DavidAX2May 1, 1983 – Mar 1, 1984VAST - AIMD
Richardson, JohnHM2Jun 1983 – Jun 1986H MedicalGreetings Shipmates, It was a fun time. I don't think any of us will forget the turn & burn cruise. My current pic is on www.military.com If you would like drop me a line.
Gulledge, BrooksABE-2Jun 1983 – Dec 1987V-2 Division
Montroy, MontyABH3Jun 1983 – Jul 1987V-1 Weworked hard and played hard, but there were fun times also. Hope that all my shipmates are doing well. Happily married with three great kids,and a lovely wife. Never will forget that period of my life.
Edwards, Chuck Fast Eddy profile iconABH3Jun 10, 1983 – Mar 10, 1986V-1 DivisionSalute to all my ship mates, missing those great times aboard. We didn't know we had it so good. Drop me a msg Fast Eddy ( Edwards ) Tractor driver/ Yellow shirt.
Taylor, RoberyTM3Jun 15, 1983 – Dec 8, 1986G4A great life experience.
Stephens, Steve profile iconBM2Jul 1983 – Apr 19862nd, Boatswains Locker
Ishmael, KenHM3Jul 1983 – Sep 1984H-Div MedicalA time in my long military career never to be forgotton.
Clymer, ScottE4Jul 1983 – Jan 1987OI
Montroy, JamesE-4 ABH3Jul 1, 1983 – Jul 1, 1987V-1Looking for shipmates from V-1 Div. 83-97. Hope you are all doing well. Hope to hear from you soon to care.
Parleir, MykelEM3Jul 2, 1983 – May 31, 1988EJust curious who was around
Poteet, DennisE5/IC2Jul 15, 1983 – Feb 10, 1987E DivSome of the best and worst (nov.83 fire) times i could have had. I met some great guys on the Danger Ranger and will never forget them, glad to have served my country next to them. dandd6996@comcast.net E DIV RULES!!!!
Ackert, ScottAMH3Aug 1, 1983 – May 15, 1984VA-192Aboard during longest Indian Ocean tour - 121 Days. I was aboard and assisted with the fire-fighting, recovery effort during major fire aboard - MM4 ignited killing 6 shipmates./
Gannon, Fionan/ Risky BusinessHT3Aug 21, 1983 – Aug 21, 1986Made and lost some real good friends. Any of the old crew that wants to keep in touch, drop a line fionan_gannon@yahoo.com
LEEDY, GIO MICHAELE-3/SNAug 22, 1983 – May 10, 1986AIRI had such a great time on Ranger that I re-enlisted in the Navy nearly 14 years later- just before my 37th birthday. Worked in Personnel Dept. on Ranger, V-2 Div., and later as the Yeoman to the Air Boss, CDR Woltz.
Mets, RalphE-3Sep 1983 – Dec 1984AO Ships company
Amato, PaulAOSep 1, 1983 – Sep 1, 1987Weapons elevatorsBest time of my life, will never forget
Harlow, BryanBT3Sep 15, 1983 – May 27, 1986P-1
Hoctor, TomABH-2Sep 21, 1983 – Nov 1988V-1
Sahlberg, Glenn R.EM1(SW)Oct 1983 – Nov 1988E
Alcantar, AlexanderDS2Oct 1983 – Jan 1988OE/OEDI worked in CVTSC OE11 and then down in SNAP Repair OE08
Alcantar, Alex profile iconDS2Oct 1983 – Apr 1988OEDStarted in OE11 CVTSC and ended up in OE08 Snap Repair. Great ship and made some life-long friends aboard her. Had a lot of great opportunities aboard her as well, I do miss that ship!
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Pearce, RodneyAD2 - Aviation Machinist MateOct 1983 – Oct 29, 1986AIMDWas ships company and worked in AIMD in the Jet Engine shop located in the fantail. Repaired many jet engines while deployed. I was onboard during the MM room fire of 1983 that killed 6 crew members and injured 35 others
Hipp, StevenABH-2Oct 1, 1983 – Aug 1, 1986V-1GREAT SHIP AND CREW! BATTLE "E"
Okey, Philip S.FC2Nov 1, 1983 – Mar 1, 1988OEMInteresting times...Strange how I actually miss Subic Bay Isn't it interesting that Battle Group Echo doesn't appear in any of the history books our kids read... Phalanx...Last Line of Defence
Wallace, Randybm2Nov 2, 1983 – Sep 25, 19883 div and x4 div
Thorman, MarkPO1Nov 19, 1983 –OC
Lomboy, CharlesBTFNDec 1983 – Jan 1984EI was assigned to the ship a short period of time and went off to my C School in Great Lakes.
Ronnie Dockery, DocABH3Dec 7, 1983 – Jul 2, 1987V3
Bush, Phillip (Hairy)ET3Dec 15, 1983 – May 5, 1987OEC/OE12The one thing I remenber was everyone saying that this wasn't the real Navy, just wait until you get to the real Navy. We didnt know how good we had it. I spent 12 years in the Sub force after RANGER. Let me tell you those guys define "op tempo

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