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USS Independence (CV 62) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Independence (CV 62). 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 2715 crew members registered for the USS Independence (CV 62).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 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 – 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 – now

Franklin, Jimmy DonAS21987 – 1990IM-4"Served aboard from ""SLEP"" in Philadelphia, PA, to Operation Desert Shield, Gulf of Oman & Persian Gulf."
Dillon, DougABE31987 – 1991V-2 ARRESTING GEAR PRIFLYHey there, slep-san diego still in touch with Bordner. anyone know about Helsham, Oneil, Pugh etc.
Stigler, ShaneDC21987 – 1989DCThey told me I'd end up flipping burger when I left, but I did alright. :)
Scott, DerrickHM1-HMC1987 – 1990MedicalGreat ship and great times once we got out of SLEP. Loved the late night poker games in the medical trash compactor space.
Deighton, FloydMM31987 – Jul 1989P1I worked in 4 MMR
Goggins, Cedric(Ced)RM31987 – 1989CommunicationsI had a great time aboard the Independence. I met a great group of guys. I will always remember the Independence and the guys that I worked with.
Lowe, CurtHT31987 – May 1990Repair It was like being on a two-and-a-half-year vacation practically. We got to go to Acapulco Mexico Rio de Janeiro st. Thomas Virgin islands San Diego San Francisco Seattle Vancouver.... awesome
Schotter, MikeAN3Jan 1987 – May 1988V1I can say I really miss her! Just wish I had done Some things Different!
MacKo, David profile iconE-4Jan 1987 – Aug 2, 1990V-4below decks, what a time. S.L.E.P, The horn, and SanDiego.
Linseth, ToddABH 3Jan 1987 – Aug 4, 1990V3Had a great time on board. Seen a lot of places. Hey Winstead whats up?
Towey, FrankAT2Jan 1987 – May 1989IM3
Bustamante, Anthony (Boost)OS2Jan 4, 1987 – Nov 30, 1990OPSMy time on the Indy was memorable for many reasons, but mainly the adventures and the people. Thanks for the memories!
Boneta, Rick (Topper)AOANJan 5, 1987 – Aug 15, 1989Weapons-(G-4)Started in Philly, Norfolk, hit St Thomas, Rio, Went around the Horn, Acapulco, San Diego, Seattle and B.C. Good Times. Had some great times with some good buddies. Shawn Nickolson where the heck are you dude! lol
Teague, JoelE-5Jan 14, 1987 – Mar 15, 1987G-3I still miss some of the guys I worked with and wonder about them often
Martz, MikeABE2Jan 15, 1987 – Jan 15, 1991V-2where can I find Mr. Repko?
Norton, RobinRM3Feb 1987 – May 1990CRReceived this site from my cousin. Found an old friend was in here and I am hoping he will contact me.
Freyre, PierreCV-62Feb 1987 – May 1990OPS/OIIt has been 18 years and I think about it as if it were yesterday. Had an great time and will never forget the crazy folks from OI
Qualls, JoeMS3Feb 2, 1987 – Feb 2, 1991s2hey i miss the indy crew so much espeacially the supply divison..i would love to hear from dean taylor or scott girley or anyone that remembers me!!happy veterans day to all you guys
Rodriguez, JoseE-5Feb 4, 1987 – Feb 4, 1991Engineering
Plourd, ChristopherABE3Feb 10, 1987 – Feb 10, 1990V2/WASTE CATSRemembering good times with the waste cat crew and with Bo, Chip and Cecil. Partying from Philly around the horn to San Diego.
Jain, GregPH3Feb 15, 1987 – Sep 28, 1990Fire Watch, G-3, OPCali to INDY when it was in SLEP in Philly...followed it around to new Home Port in San Diego...was on West Pac in Sept of '90 when my 4 was up! After 20 years, I still have friends in Philly!
Carter, StephenDT3Feb 17, 1987 – Sep 27, 1989dentalmy days on the indy were some of the best times of my life
Hine, SteveE-4Mar 1987 – Nov 5, 1989V-4 below deckswent throught part of slep and went around cap horn south america. Served with the best dam men in the fleet. Please contact me ,anyone from below deck. Chuck lathem, Fred Dryer, Tim luther, Terry mitin, Scott parker.
Basner, Jon--- BozFC-2Mar 1987 – Sep 1990oemHey Guys Whats Up!!! Sayers, Spank how ya been!
Williams, TonyHT1Mar 1987 – Aug 1990RepairThere for the SLEP and left in 1990. What a trip Philly was. Lots of hard work but enjoyed every minute.
Chinn, BrianABH3Mar 1987 – Aug 1990V-1
Brigham, Carlton (Greyhound)AK2Mar 1987 – Mar 1991Supply S6Enjoyed those years. I was still young in my career and made some good friends that I still communicate with roday. I went on to retire in 2001 after 20 years.
Winters, Kellymm3Mar 3, 1987 – Aug 3, 1992P-2took indy from philly to japan. worked in 2 and 3 mmr
Clement, ThomasABE3Mar 5, 1987 – Sep 16, 1990V-2 BOW
Manning, KevinE-3Mar 6, 1987 – Jan 4, 1989G-4
Jennings, RichardE3Mar 9, 1987 –G3 Aviation Ordnance StrikerWas sent non rated into the fleet after Meridian. I was assigned to the Independence while she was in SLEP in Philadelphia Naval Ship Yard.
Weatherington, JamesABF3Apr 1987 – Oct 1990V4Hey what's going on everybody? I just found a bunch of you on Facebook. I'm now about to retire from the Army in about 7 months.
Hastings, KennethBT1Apr 1987 – Aug 1991P2/P4She was a good ship
Richardson, CarlosABF3Apr 1987 – Oct 1990V4Had a great time on the best ship,some great ports,still talk about some of the times we had,still in columbia,s.c.
Bohanna, Jim "JimBo"ASM2May 1987 – Mar 1990IM4/X5 Command InvestigationsHello to all, man do I ever miss the Indy. An experience of a life time, great crew, great bunch of guys to work with. Email me if ya want, would like to keep in touch with all my shipmates. Hail to the Indy, fair winds and following seas.
Johnston, DavidAOANMay 1987 – Jun 14, 1990G-1 Flight DeckHad lots of good times on that boat. Especially in Rio in 88 any one member? Hope other AOs get on this list that served with me.
Rayner, RonaldDP1May 1987 – Oct 1990S-7Stationed aboard Indy during the last year of SLEP, through Operation Desert Shield. Had the privilege of serving with a great group of DP's and DS's.
Cook, Robert profile iconOS3-OS2May 1987 – May 1989OILooking for people from OI Division. Had love/hate memories of the Indy.
Handy, RussDP2May 1987 – Oct 1989OZ
Jennings, RichardE3May 12, 1987 – Dec 22, 1987G3 weapons,Finally a way to find some old shipmates. miss you all. served during SLEP in Philly, many good memories, thanks guys.
Sewell, ErnestFN3Jun 1987 – Mar 4, 1989P3I was technically a member of P3, but I worked in the Propulsion Office (gladly). The travel was great, but a lot my fellow P3 people weren't as exciting. I still made a couple of lifelong friends.
Wolfe, Robert/bobBT"3Jun 1, 1987 – Mar 12, 1991P1/1MMRBeen 23 years Sence i walked the off the deck Of the Indy! I was on from Slep . Around the horn in 88, and all the way to the Gulf in 90 < 3yr-8months, 12days ! Life was Good Just did not know it, ! God Bless !!
Taylor, PernellBM3Jun 7, 1987 – Jan 19, 19892nd Div/DeckI was on-board from SLEP in Philadelphia until we docked in Coronado. I learned a lot.
Miranda, Peter (Tony)BT3Jun 24, 1987 – Jun 24, 1991P4-Oil Labstarted in philly when she was in SLEP. Round-the-horn to San Diego then Operation Desert Shield. Good Times!!!
Long, BruceRMSN - RM3Jun 30, 1987 – Jul 7, 1989CRI started my Navy Carear on the INDY in SLEP and learned lots from the people that I worked with. I have only ran into one fellow shipmate from back then, and all we talked about was the trip around the horn.
Holthouser, LarryDS2Jul 1987 – Dec 1991S-7/OPS-OEI had a long ride. SLEP in Philly to Operation Desert Shield to Japan. It's sad to see this fine ship decommissioned and ending up a target.
Matern, DaveDS2Jul 1, 1987 – Mar 1, 1991OEDMet a lot of great friends, which made all the parts that sucked worthwhile.
Valdez, EricAC2Jul 4, 1987 – Dec 20, 1990OC
Williams, DeanYN2Jul 7, 1987 – Oct 14, 1988V-0 Enjoyed working with Cdr Clark and V-1 - V-4 hombres (Heading, Wilson, Minutillo). Loved the trip around S. Amer. Winstead ended up in V-0? Notice I left 2 days after we arrived in San Diego.
Green, IvanFC-3Aug 1987 – Aug 1991OE
Corrales, JackE-4/AZ3Aug 8, 1987 – Mar 19, 1991IM-3Philadelphia "round the horn," to San Diego. WestPac and Operation Desert Shield. 112 days at sea (North Arabian Sea, Persian Gulf, etc...) Firewatch, Mess Crank, Side Cleaners...
Corrales, JackE4/AZ3Aug 8, 1987 – Mar 20, 1991IM3Reported aboard in Philadelphia (SLEP). Cruised "Around the Horn," WestPac and lots of sea duty. Mostly T.A.D. Firewatch, Mess Decks, Side Cleaners and eventually assigned to IM3 Avionics Division (Ships Company).
Erwin, MatthewAT-2 (AW)Aug 8, 1987 – Nov 19, 1990IM-3"Served aboard from "SLEP" in Philadelphia, PA, around the Horn to SanDiego, to the West PAC to Operation Desert Shield, Gulf of Oman & Persian Gulf."
Ferraris, StephenAS3Aug 15, 1987 – Oct 26, 1990AIMD / IM4Reported to Indy in 1987 in Philly . Went Around The Horn . Spent time TAD in Fire Watch & Security . Was a GSE Flight Deck Troubleshooter. Flew off during Operation Desert Storm . Love to hear from old friends .
Farley, Dean "Dino"E4 /AK3Sep 1987 – Oct 1, 1990S8/V2I remember chip paint and getting the Indy ready. Cold days in Philly. Then take her around the horn to San Diego. I also remember being the first carrier on station in the gulf for the first gulf war. I miss those days
Crutchfield, Marke-4Sep 2, 1987 – Aug 17, 1991P-4Looking for Steve Taylor, the boxer!
Hauck, FredLTSep 8, 1987 – Feb 28, 1990S-1S-1/ Stock Control and Comptroller.
Thompson, KellyCPLSep 9, 1987 – Aug 7, 1989Marine DetachmentGentlemen, COntact me if you remember who I am. I am looking for Todd Stevenson. Thanks! Kelly
Parks, Raymondmm1Sep 20, 1987 – Feb 25, 1993p-2great time had on the ship.met and enjoyed tour aboard.lots of old friends.worked in all main prop rooms while there.sure do miss the goodtimes
Awalt, JonathanDC-2Oct 1987 – Jun 1991DC
Dudley, PhillipPN2Oct 1987 – 1991A
McCollum, JosephAS3Oct 1987 – Nov 1990IM4See a few familiar names...hope to hear from you guysJack Corrales Jimmy Don be great if any ofyou could turn me on to a website withour westpac cruise book photos?
Ellison, LarryAS1(AW)Oct 1987 – Jun 1990IM4Was at the final stage of SLEP thru just prior to WESTPAC in '90
Talbot, TomBT3Oct 1987 – Jul 1990Boiler room
Hicks, MarkABH3/E4Oct 1987 – Dec 1989V-1/Air DepartmentWorked in V-1 Division on the flight deck. Had a real good time.. great memories.
McCollum, JosephAS3Oct 10, 1987 –IM-4Trying to locate anyone that was on the Indy from 87(PNSY) up to Operation Desert Shield.I really enjoyed my time with you guys and regret I got out.Oh well!Especially trying to contact AZ3 Jack Corrales.Hit me up Jackie
McCollum, Joseph profile iconAS3Oct 10, 1987 –IM-4From SLEP in Philly to Operation Desert Shield.I only remember getting Meritorious Unit Citation. Can anyone help me here?
Krueger, David ( Freddy )ABE2Oct 20, 1987 – Jun 3, 1991V-2
Carson, TonyAD2Nov 1987 – Jun 1990IM 2
Williams, LennieABECNov 1987 – Jun 1991V-2 Arresting gear
Mier, PatrickDC2Nov 1987 – Jul 1991DC Chem WarfareFirst ship that launched my career in the Navy. Retired as a DCC
Aupperle, DavidMS2Nov 1, 1987 – Mar 4, 1990S-2Remember Buzz Needham? lol I worked in the Galley and as Jack of the dust aboard Indy in the S-2 Division. Remember the party at Penns Landing? How bout changing homeports to San Diego, rounding the horn!
McClelland, Kevin MacMM@Dec 1987 – Jun 1991P-2Worked in 3MMR
Flemming, RobertE6Dec 9, 1987 – Feb 28, 1990A
Bowers, PaulBT3 then GSCM nowDec 16, 1987 – Apr 5, 19903MMRThose were the days, especially in Philly, SLEP, Thomas Edison Park, then to San Dog, Rio De Janerio, Acapulco, a whole new world from Texas. 3MMR ruled, Lackey, Gage, Wright, Bennet, Mason, Kubacki.
Sinclair, CharlesTHEN MM3/NOW NCCDec 27, 1987 – Jul 1, 1991P2I started my Navy career on the Indy as a non-grad. Now I'm a NCC in recruiting I like it but, I really miss the ship.
Reid, AubreyAircraft Structures Repairer , Airman E-3Dec 27, 1987 – Aug 31, 1991Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Division
Ellis, RyanABE2Dec 30, 1987 – Aug 1, 1991V-2 Maintenance Controlgod i wish i had the money to buy this ship and make it a home for homeless vets instead of the us govenment sinkin it, along with the connie cv64, i miss this ship it was my first love as far as ships are concerned.

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