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USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). 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 1309 crew members registered for the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1987 | 1988 – 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 – 2004 | 2005 – 2008 | 2009 – now

Tooey, MichaelMM21988 – 1992A-Gang/ AC & R ShopLucky enough to have too many great memories to list here.
Dickey, DavidBM31988 –2nd deckI was on the commisioning crew in newport news, was in deck divsion, anyone remember
Harrington, CharlesE-3 ABF1988 – 1991v-4Plankowner
Hathaway, VinceET21988 – 1992RCPlank Owner
Salazar, Julio "Sal"IC11988 – 1991Cureently Stationed at Balboa Naval Hosptial. Plank owner on the Lincoln. Currently in the twlight of my career....ready to retire.
Tilley, LeeEM21988 – 1992REPlankowner
Leonard, RobertAN1988 –AOgreatest expeirience ever
Skidmore, KevinDP11988 – 1988
Rosa, KirkICC(SW/AW)1988 – 1989IC Gang Made Chief onboard. Plankowner left just before ship went around the horn.
Steenrod, Jr, Thomas E.MSSR1988 – 1989supplyGreat ship!!! I am sorry my career ended short.
Werts, Robert G.MSSN1988 – 1991SupplyIt was a blast serving on this ship. What a high class of Navy personel to work with. Contact info 352- 556-4775.also on facebook.
Hardy, JayEM11988 – 1991RE/E
Bruce, James FE-5 / RM21988 – 1992CR01 DIVPlankowner.
Healy, MikeABF11988 – 1990V-4Pre-Com and Plankowner. One of the best tours of my career. Transferred after going around the horn to CA.
Scott, ChadMM21988 – 1993Reactor/M-DivisionPLANKOWNER/SHELLBACK
Mueller, DarrylABH31988 – 1992AirCrash and salvage. Plankowner.
Kupfer, ToddHT1(SW)1988 – 1990RAPlankowner and proud of it!
King, Robbie profile iconEM21988 – Dec 7, 1992REPlank owner
Johnson, Williammssn1988 – 1990S2Plank owner.
Mosley, DennisSN1988 – 1990Deck Department 1st DivisionPlankowner, and I have some wonderful memories of pre-com days in the ship yard at New port News, VA. I served with a lot of great guys in deck department, as well as under some great leadership from the higher ups!
Lee, JohnWT11988 – 1990WGreat ship meet a lot of good brothers during my SOS instructor days in precom. This help me out in getting my SW pin with Gary Martin (now retired Capt. Gary Martin).
Rodriguez, HarryPC21988 – 1990AdminLook back and feel proud and glad to have been there and become a Plankowner. Best regards to all the good friends and shipmates.
Valentin, RamonRM31988 – Jun 1, 1992CommOriginal Plank Owner. Number 99 on board, if my memory serves me correctly. Assigned to the ship while it was still being built at Newport News shipyard and we were residing at Huntington Hall at that time.
Stoddard, ChuckMM2Jan 1988 – Aug 1991Reactor Mechanical
Norman, JimMM2-MM1Jan 1988 – Nov 1990A GangNucleus Crew, Plankowner, Shellback
McDonald, DennisE-6/EM1Jan 1988 – May 1993REServed onboard from the beginning through the first westpac and gulf left the navy just before the second westpac.
Offringa, RussellMM2Jan 1988 – Oct 1991RM M-2From the First 50 all the way to the First Gulf Tour, Helicoptered off in the Gulf and went home.
Stoddard, CharlesMM2Jan 1988 – Aug 1991RM
Rowell, BillMM2Jan 1, 1988 – Nov 1, 1991M2adobo lover
Cernich, John PatrickMM2Jan 1, 1988 – Nov 11, 1991Reactor Mechanical and Reactor TrainingHad a lot of good times. Especially hanging out with my good friends!
Carter, RobertMM1Jan 2, 1988 – Jun 15, 1991RM-11Plankowner
Mike, Michael PoirierDCCS (SW/AW) RetiredJan 2, 1988 – Nov 1, 1989DC DivisionDC Division as a DC2, left went to push boots where I made DC1, went on to FFG-14 where I made DCC, Recruiting NRD San Diego where I made DCCS, and finished up on USS Nimitz where I retired at age 39 with 22 years.
McCown, Macbm1Jan 4, 1988 –1st div deck deptlooking for a good friend mm1 hal webb
Smock, EarlHT 2Jan 8, 1988 – Dec 15, 1989ENGPLANKOWNER
Watkins, Jonathan profile iconht1(sw)Jan 10, 1988 – Oct 1992hab division pipe shoplooking to here from anyone. lewellen, faulkner,moody,ens counts, dc1 tracey. loved my tour onboard great times. navy rocks i retired in 1998 in new jersey at weapons station earle SIMA.
Smith, StevenE5Jan 15, 1988 – Apr 21, 1991OP Division
Warder, RobET2Feb 1988 – Jan 1992RC
Lucero, BobbyMM3Feb 1988 – May 30, 1991EngineeringPlankowner/Shellback
Unverzagt, ThomasMM3Feb 1988 – Jun 1991MMRi would do it all over again. Good Times.
Brandon, MildredHT3Feb 1988 – Jan 1990R 2
McBride, Eric profile iconMM3Feb 8, 1988 – Jun 10, 1991Reactor/Master at Arms-BrigHello crew from the past it's great to see so many people registered if anyone remembers a tall black guy with a high top fade hit me up on facebook or PLANKOWNER. SHELLBACK
Hilton, RickMM1/ELTMar 1988 – Mar 1, 1993RLPlankowner (Bob Smith or Jeff Mills stole my ballcap with PlankOwner on the back so I can't prove it!) Nice to see some old friends and good guys. Hey Bilbo, Wanna Buy an E? Later "Shipmates".
Queen, TobyAO3Mar 1988 – 1992Weapons/Flight DeckHad some of the best times of my life.Plankowner/shellback. Was onboard around the horn,maiden cruise,and gulf deployment.
McClinton, Freddiesk3Mar 1, 1988 – Apr 1, 1991wepswas assign to weps department as storekeeper made some good friends on board Ms3 Curtis sanders baddest dude from the l' ville my my man mr spades and softball player, remember the clemmons brother and RIP sn Smiley SC
Richards, MarkE-6 MS1(SW)Apr 1988 – Mar 1992SupplyPlankowner
Jensen, Wally profile iconLCDRApr 1, 1988 – Aug 31, 1991CRMDI am a PLANKOWNER and a SHELLBACK. I retired from the USN in December 2000 in the grade of CAPT/06. I am currently working as the Canon the Bishop for Armed Forces of the Episcopal Church.
Spall, EdE4Apr 1, 1988 – Jan 19, 1991deck
Stockton, RonaldABE3Apr 15, 1988 – Feb 20, 1992V2I miss the ship and crew.
Jackson, JerryE-5Apr 15, 1988 – Mar 15, 1992V-1
Evans, Julius profile iconJO1Apr 20, 1988 – Dec 1, 1992Public Affairs X-3 DivisionYeap, we pre-commed the ship, then took her over to Norfolk where we commissioned her. Proud Plankowner. We built the radio and TV studio. We had the newspaper naming contest and selected Penny Press. We won six CHINFOs.
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Louis, ChristianLTMay 1988 –RXNuke, Pre-comm, 1988-90(?)
Williams, EdwrdYN3May 1988 – May 1992XO AdminPLANKOWNER, great memories. Wish I could go back in time again.
Sherman, Andre (Dog)RM2May 1988 – 1990CommPlankowner and 1st Tech Controller in Comms Dept. A lot of good friends. Holla at The Dog.
Gulla, DavidLI2May 1988 – Oct 1990X-1 admin/print shopI am a plank owner. I was the first Lithographer to serve on board the Abraham Lincoln. I also served in the fire division and transportation department. I enjoyed the cruise we took taking her from Norfolk to California
Castro, AngelDC3May 22, 1988 – May 22, 1992engineeringplank owner and shell back
Setting, ThomasABE2Jun 1, 1988 – Dec 1, 1991V-2
Henderson, RaeCWO-4Jun 2, 1988 – Aug 27, 1991V-1A great ship and a great crew
Cartledge, Ronald RonOS1 /E6Jun 2, 1988 – May 27, 1991OperationsPlankowner
Bauer, BillE-3Jun 10, 1988 – Mar 8, 1991SupplyAnyone remember the days & nights at Huntington Hall? What was the name of the little beer joint/restaurant just outside the shipyard? They always gave sailors credit.
Setting, ThomasABE2Jun 10, 1988 – Nov 29, 1990V-2
Wallace, Patrick (Wally)EMFNJun 10, 1988 – Feb 2, 1992AirWas a catapult electrican
Elledge, Bruce (Twin)ABE3Jun 12, 1988 – Jun 13, 1992V-2 Waist CatsEvacuation of mt pinatubo, Desert Storm, around the horn to alemeda, PLANKOWNER, Went back into reserves NMCB-1 UT2 (marine) believe or not also lookin for old friends find me at add me and I'll add you
Michels, Gary (Bull)ABH3Jun 15, 1988 – Apr 15, 1992v-1 Crash and SalvageCrash and Smash A.L.P.O here, need to here from my old Crash buds. We were the Frist crash Crew and the Best. Were is Bosn Henderson!
Heard, UlyE-6Jun 16, 1988 – Jan 9, 1997Outside RepairDudes, looking for the old crew. Anyone out there.
Baloun, BryanE-4Jun 18, 1988 – May 18, 1992V-2
Lothamer, JohnE-4 ABE3Jun 20, 1988 – Jun 21, 1992V-2
Lewis, MarkDP2Jun 20, 1988 – May 1, 1992S-7Anyone know the where abouts of Raymond Johansonn?
Lothamer, JohnABE3Jun 21, 1988 – Jun 22, 1992V-2plank owner, shell back, I miss the Navy and the USS Abraham Lincoln. Good luck tho all those on now.
Fragapane, JamesABE1Jun 29, 1988 – Sep 29, 1992V-2
Carr, Mark (Chuck)EM2Jun 30, 1988 – Mar 27, 1992ReactorHad a lot of good friends, which was the hardest part of getting out.
Denson, StevenSK2Jul 1988 – Nov 1990S-1Proud Plankowner...she is a great ship! Pray that all take great pride in her as I did when I was bring her to 'life'. God Bless America
Helferich, JefferyMS3Jul 1988 – Jul 1991Supply Jack of the Dust, For. Galley Cook, Chili Cooker, Provider of everything Coffee related. Plankowner, Shellback, and Enjoyed Steel Beach Picnic. Phone Me (231)676-0575
Agee, MichaelOS3Jul 4, 1988 – Jul 4, 1992OperationsPlankowner, Shell Back. Had a Hell of a lot of FUN!
Unverzagt, TomMM3Jul 14, 1988 – Jul 20, 1991MMR/RARlove to hear from the past crew, good times living at the trailer park in newport news
Dorn, JosephCS-2Jul 15, 1988 – Jun 15, 2000S-2Just wanted to say hello to all of my old shipmates who served with me and remember me. God Bless you all, drop me an email
Isaac, Gary (Ike)Jul 24, 1988 – Jul 24, 1992ENGPlank owner and shell back
Isaac, Gary (Ike)DC2Jul 24, 1988 – Jul 24, 1992Fireplank owner and shell back
Whitney, Neil (Whit)RM3Aug 1988 – May 1991CommOne of the first 500 on board, remember Hunnington Hall.
Hendricks, Archie (Bosn)CWO3Aug 1988 – Sep 1990
Holder, JamesDC2Aug 1988 – May 1992Fire, MSCThis is still my ship, and it always will be to! Though I am not the only one to claim it. While I earned S.O.M. March 1989, being a plankowner was of this ship is the greatest honor I had. So where is Chief Bowa Chong nowdays?
Holder, JamesDC2Aug 1988 – May 15, 1992Fire & MSCCame abord not long after the island structure was installed on PCU Abraham Lincoln. Assigen to Fire Division, I was On Screne Leader with Repair 3 in General Quarter.
Cessna, ChristopherE-5/EN2Aug 1988 – Jan 1990EngPlank Owner
Fox, DwayneEM2Aug 1988 – Jun 1992REFeel free to contact me old friends or look me up on Facebook.
Cremeans, Robert profile iconE3Aug 1988 – Sep 1991s7
Echols, GaryABHAug 22, 1988 – Aug 22, 1992V3Plankowner. Had a great time serving. Wish I would have stayed in touch with old shipmates.
Echols, GaryABHAug 22, 1988 – Aug 22, 1992V3
Budde, DonLTAug 25, 1988 – Mar 11, 1991CRWas fortunate to work with the best RM crew any one could have. Very proud of what my guys accomplished as the first Plankowner crew on Abe.
Martin, ByronSH3Sep 1988 – Nov 1992I was stationed in Alameda from 1990 to 1992 and OakKnoll, I think that's it, from 1992 to 1994.
Ray, JeffreyPH3Sep 1988 – Apr 24, 1992Photo LabExtremely blessed. 7 children,God-given wife & back home in Ohio running my own business.Does anybody know how I can get a cruisebook from our 1st WestPac? leave message
Hendricks, ArchieCWO3Sep 1988 – Sep 1990Deck DepartmentBest ship in the US Navy. one of the finest Deck Depatments I ever had the pleasure to serve with.
Earp, VincentENS Supply CorpsSep 1, 1988 – Mar 1, 1990S5Plankowner!
Dabney, Paul/ aka the SquirrelAS2Sep 6, 1988 – Apr 22, 1992AIMD/IM-4The "Original" Flight Deck Trouble Shooter & Super Tilly Mech.
McClanaghan, TonyMM2Sep 10, 1988 – Sep 22, 1993 Reactor M-2/Eng Hab/MSC for a while tooPLANK OWNER and SHELLBACK Remember when Mt Pinatubo erupted and we had to give up our racks for the civilians? God that sucked. Also when Jim Hanrahan banged the he-she in Rio on the trip around the horn? HAHA
Ezernack, Evan Aka Eazy ESH 3Sep 10, 1988 – Apr 10, 1992Supply S-3Original first 500 crew members. Plankowner and one of first ships store operator
Griffis, MarlinDC 2Sep 21, 1988 – May 22, 1992Fire DivisionHey Guys. Its been along time. Good to see some familiar names. Didn't see Allen Clearwater. If you get a chance, shoot me a Email.
Childress, D'Marcicus (Chilly Willy)MM3Sep 22, 1988 – Sep 21, 1992AI really enjoyed the time spent and miss all my friends.
Baloun, BryanE-4 ABEOct 1988 – May 1992V-2Plank Owner
Stegall, JohnSH3Oct 1988 – Mar 1991S-3Plankowner Ran the night crew for the ships laundry
Mowers, JeffE-4,HT3Oct 1988 – Oct 1991ENGINEERING
Richardson (Jackson), JamesSH3Oct 1988 – Jul 1992S-3I was your world famous ship store operator, disgruntal tailor and a slave driver on the press decks. What a fabulous time we had! Who knew we would relish those days so much.
Mowers, JeffE-4/HT3Oct 1988 – Oct 1991EngineeringPipe shop rocks!
Nicholson, AnthohonySH3Oct 1988 – Jun 12, 19922had a great time and met some great people
Townsend, Tuan / Mr.tLTOct 1988 – Dec 1990Air Department
Martinez, RichardSH3Oct 1, 1988 – Sep 1, 1991S-3Served with GREAT sailors. many GREAT memories!
Mccliment, JimE-6/HM1Oct 8, 1988 – Feb 16, 1992Was on Lincoln when she was being built in Newport News.....I was Navy for 20 years and my duty on the Lincoln was my fondest years of my career.
Strickland, Strick9WT3Oct 14, 1988 – Apr 14, 1991WeaponsHorned Shellback, Plankowner
Stegall, JohnieE4Oct 14, 1988 – Feb 14, 1991S3
Bertetto, MarkABH-3Oct 18, 1988 – Oct 18, 1992V-3I wish I would not have lost touch with so many of my friends.
Bertetto, MarkABH3Oct 18, 1988 – Oct 18, 1992V-3
Prudent, TonyRM3Oct 18, 1988 – Jul 22, 1992COIOriginal Plankowner - USS Abraham Lincoln Boot Camp Company 015
Green, ToddABE3Oct 19, 1988 – Apr 23, 1992V-2Plankowner.. I miss the original crew...
Strickland, TodWT3Oct 21, 1988 – Feb 19, 1991WeaponsHelped build the ship and then started Sea Trials. Have a lot of memories on that Ship. Plankowner/Shellback...did the cruise around the "horn" and up to San Francisco.
Manton, JefferyIC3Oct 29, 1988 – Nov 27, 1991ENG/E
Salazar, JulioICFNOct 30, 1988 – Mar 10, 1992ENGlOOKING FOR OLD BUDDIES
Williams, ChuckMM2(SW)Oct 30, 1988 – May 1, 1992RA/A
Pace, ScottMM2/DK2Oct 31, 1988 – Apr 27, 1993Eng A-Gang & DisbursingReported to PCU Abe Lincoln at Newport News when we had only 171 personnel. Was there until just before 2nd West Pac. Plankowner made Shellback off Brazil!
Nobles, EddieET2Nov 1988 – Dec 1990CSCPlankowner
Holsapple, Brandon K.AK2Nov 1988 – Nov 1992S6Any friends please feel free to contact via email (
Hutchens, DanielAO3Nov 1988 – Jun 1991G-4Left the ship before the first WESTPAC. Was out of the Navy for a while and returned in 2000 as and Aegis FC.
Whitlow, MiquelSK3Nov 1988 – Sep 1992SUPPLYHad a great time while getting the ship up and running. Would like to get in touch with old shipmates.
Thomas, ScottE-3Nov 1988 – Sep 1992V-1plankowner..... Good while it lasted
Moody, William (Moomoo)ht2Nov 1988 – May 1992repairshellback, plankowner, fiery vigil, operation desert storm.
Davis, Robby profile iconSM3Nov 1988 – Nov 1992NavigationPLANKOWNER, SHELLBACK, TRANSIT VOYAGE to California around the tip of South America. Looking for the guys from NAV Dept, Desron 9, and Legal dept.
Lewis, Faron profile iconABE3Nov 1988 – Feb 1992V-2Assigned to cat 2. Send me a text, 757-650-5349
Holsapple, BrandonAK2Nov 1, 1988 – Aug 1, 1992Supply
Aguilar, William "aggie"ABHANNov 9, 1988 – Mar 15, 1990V-1 AirStarted out as a Fly-3 Blue Shirt & made tractor driver before I transfered out to the Lincoln. Other than the fact that I got to continue to work with Chief Long after he made CWO & served on the Lincoln as well, I wish I had never left!!
Jacobs, Rudolph J.AKAN/SKSNNov 11, 1988 – Oct 1, 1992S-8plankowner
Cherryholmes, LonnieE4Nov 13, 1988 – Aug 12, 1990Aviation ElectronicsPlank owner
Andrews, Travis / JitterABH-3Nov 22, 1988 – Nov 4, 1991V - 1
Storms, DamonDC2Nov 28, 1988 – Sep 2, 1992FIREIsalute the men of cvn72 plank owner and shellback
Nazaruk, MichaelWT3Nov 28, 1988 – Mar 22, 1992"W"Plankowner, Shellback, Went "around the horn", veteran of Gulf War 1991, loved Alameda big-time! Did my share of TAD, most memorable was Fire Div. Former buds gimme an E-mail!!
Nazaruk, MichaelWT3Nov 28, 1988 – Mar 20, 1992WPlankowner, Trusty Shellback, went "around the horn", Gulf War Veteran in 1991, Loved Alameda! Made a lot of memories fer sure! Old buds can e-mail me whenever ya want!
Storms, DamonDC2Nov 28, 1988 – Sep 1, 1992eng/firehello from kentucky far from the ocean but at your finger tips so what has been hapening?
Shore, BradDCC(SW)Dec 1988 – Jun 1993DCPlankowner
Haydel, Russell (Tex)EM3Dec 1988 – Apr 1992EPlankowner, Shellback, Made the trip from Norfolk to Alameda and first WesPac. Operation Fiery Vigil
White, KeithIS3Dec 1988 – Apr 1992OZI was the 1st IS on the Lincoln.
Childress, Chilly Willymm3Dec 1988 – Sep 21, 1992A-Div AC&R Shop
Murray, Dean "Dino"MS3Dec 1988 – Jul 1992S5Captains cook for Capt. Hayden, Wardroom Office and Wardroom S5 ... hollar at me,
Manning, Charles / ChuckE5/ABF2Dec 1988 – Aug 1992V-4Plankowner & Shellback. Saw lot's of the world! Shoulda' kept track of my friends. Hope everyone is doing well. Once the salt gets in your blood, the sea always calls to you. Hit me up on Facebook!
Meservey, RichardABEAADec 1988 – 1992V2Wow looking back at cruise book was wild. Enjoyed all friends made. Always wander what they are doing now. Lol
Matthews, DougE3Dec 1, 1988 – Jun 1, 1990WEAPONS MAGRAT E3
Hayes, JamesEM2Dec 1, 1988 – Aug 1, 1991Reactor/REPlankowner. Nice to see some familiar names here.
Hilton, MichaelRM3Dec 7, 1988 – Aug 18, 2001CommPlank Owner, Looking from old friends
Brown, MikeAT2Dec 15, 1988 – Mar 21, 1992AIMD/
Patterson, RyanET2Dec 18, 1988 – May 9, 1993Combat SystemsYep, I'm a plankowner. I had lots of fun on this ship. Read a lot of books and learned to play guitar while stationed on board.
Hook, CaptainE-4Dec 18, 1988 – Jul 4, 1991S-2/S-5Plankowner
Matthews, MarcABHDec 21, 1988 – Dec 11, 2001V1, V-1Hey I see a few names I recognize, I'll look you up
Farone, Stephenak3Dec 30, 1988 – Jul 5, 1991s-6great times just didnt realize it then sure wish i could find some old friends
Durham, EddieMM3Dec 31, 1988 – Sep 1, 1990Eng.-AHydrolic shop

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