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USS Lunga Point (CVE 94) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Lunga Point (CVE 94). 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 42 crew members registered for the USS Lunga Point (CVE 94).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1945 | 2008 – now

Boswell, BruceNOT SURE1942 – 1945Bruce was my Great Grandfather. He passed away in 1993. We would talk about his experience on the ship. Although they were difficult times, he mentioned a few good ones. He also made some great friends. Here's to our heroes!
Jury W., GeorgeABMPH 2ND CLASS1943 – Jan 1946Hello Shipmates, Been many years. Your all still In my thaughts and prayers. We all did are best.
Young, JohnSIGNALMAN 1ST CLASS1943 – 1945Am the son of John Young Jr. Dad died Nov. 96. Would like correspondance w/ any living crewmen or thier children.
Tejeda, Ed (Eddie)1943 –I am the daughter of Ed, he is alive and well, living in NE. He does not have e-mail, but if you would like to have contact with him, please feel free to e-mail me and I will give him your message so he may contact you. He served in WW2.
Oleson, Robert "Bob"SEAMAN 1ST CLASSNov 26, 1943 – Jun 1947Hope to see you at the reunion in Sept.ssssssss
Oleson, Robert "Bob"SEAMAN FIRST CLASSNov 29, 1943 – Jun 1947V2
Driscoll, RobertPETTY OFFICER, 3RD CLASSDec 1, 1943 – Dec 1, 1945AirCatapult operator... Saying hello.... how many of us left?
Clark, Byron1944 – 1946
Keithley, B.j. (Wires)RADIOMAN 3RD CLASS1944 – 1945K
Smith, Angus1944 – 1946Passed October 15, 1985 Fresno, Ca.
Boteler, O.w. "Dynamite"RD31944 – 1945
Borkgren, RaymondAEM1944 – 1945Aircraft - VC-85January 14, 2006. I'm Ray Borkgren's son. My dad and mother still live in Geneseo, IL and are well. His email address is
Ray, William L.LT. DENTAL1944 – 1945I am Bill Ray's son, Lance. Bill died in 1993, but is survived by his wife, Ann Ray, age 97. My email address is
Fegan, HenrySHIP'S COOK, FIRST CLASS1944 – 1945I don't have all the dates. My father, who died in 1981, was a plank owner and returned home in 1945.
Hoffpauir, Warren J.SHIP\'S COOK - SEAMAN FIRST CLASS1944 – 1946My Dad passed away 2006. My name is Sandi Maples. I write the Newsletter for the Ship Association. Contact me for more info @ Dad loved the Navy & the men of the USS LUNGA POINT.
Andre, Herman F. (Andy)AMM 2C1944 –VC-85Andy's son Paul here. Dad died 1/90. As HM2 during VietNam I met Adm GAT Washburn as my patient at USNHSD. I have LP and Esc Car cruise books.
Jury, GeorgeMACHINEST MATE1944 –I am George's Grandson. He is still alive and is now living in Denver, CO. I grew up hearing all of the stories of the Kamikazi attacks, lost friends, and how he would not have traded 1 minute of it.
Church, Randall1944 – 1944Randall Church was my uncle. He passed away in 1974. I got to know about the Lunga pnt. through his books on the ship and the escort carriers.
Burrows, JohnEnsign1944 – Jun 1946noneI loved the Lunga Point
MacK, Paul, E profile iconMACHINIST MATE 2ND CLASS1944 – 1946Engine RoomI am Paul Mack's daughter Debbie. I proudly submit my Dad's name to the roster of the USS Lunga Point. My father passed away in 1978. My sister Linda and I, and his granchildren, are in awe of LPs story.
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Mark, Sheppard-1944 –-Interestingly Eastern Aircraft FM-2 'Wildcat' was recently recovered (Dec 2012) from Lake Michigan. Though lost in training it had served with VC-85 during summer 1944 at Brown field. Trying to find more out on VC-85.
Turner, HowardPetty Officer 1st Class/ Aviation Machinist Mate1944 – 1945?I'm Howard Turner's son. Dad died of a heart attack while we were quail hunting in 1966. A pilot handed my dad a ring to keep for him and then took off on a mission from which he did not return. Anyone know pilot??
Donald K. Gernert, Dons2c1944 –uss lunga pointLooking for any info on when my Dad served on board this ship. I have a letter with a return address but no date. I believe he was a gunner. His name was Eugene Kenneth Gernert but went by "ken".
Nichols, Sherman Wilbron (Willy)SC11944 – 1945?Sherman Wilbron Nichols, rank unknown was my father. He passed away in '86. His Trusty Shellback certificate dated 11-26-1944 is proudly framed and displayed on my living room wall.
Boteler, OtisRD31944 – 1945Do not rememberThis is Otis "Dynamite" Boteler's daughter. My dad is doing well and living in Sugar Land TX. Will be 97 this September. Anyone who would like to be in contact with him can email me at
Zeigler, Robert L.QUARTERMASTER 3RD CLASSJan 1944 – Apr 8, 1946NavigationHello, this is Robert Ziegler's granddaughter...I live in Denver and he will be at the reunion this year! You can email me if you want to get a hold of him.
Bowman, William G. (Bill)RM 3/CJan 1944 – May 1946KStarted with the ship during activation in Oregon. Ended up in my home town of Tacoma, Wn. in 1946. I met my wife while serving on board the Lunga Point and married her in June 1946. We celebrated our 61st anniversary, this year.
Lenzner, Louis / Luke / DukeACMM(PA)Jan 7, 1944 – Dec 7, 1945VC-85Louis is my dad;died 1 Jan 1968,I'm Keith Lenzner.I'm so proud of my dad & his career in the Navy. It's never been written of,but he saved a pilot from burning plane on 24 Dec 1944.Plane still had its armament.God guy!!!
Smith, LowellAS, S2C, AMM3C AD2Feb 4, 1944 – Jun 13, 1945Lowell was my father. He passed away in Spokane, Washington in January 1995. my email is
Mularz, LeoMACHINIST MATE 2ND CLASSApr 1944 – Sep 1946engine roomMy name is Steve Mularz. Leo is my father and is alive & well in Linden N.J..I will forward any messages to him.My e mail address is:
Johns, John L.Apr 1944 – Dec 1945
Miller, Glennssml 3rd classApr 27, 1944 – Apr 29, 1946v-2 first section
Oconnor Jr, John Aka JackSEAMAN 1ST CLASSMay 1944 – May 1946I am John's son Mark.My Dad passed away in 1968 while serving with the US Marine Corps in Vietnam.I would like to get into contact with any of my Dad's shipmates.God Bless You All.
Hackney, John H Jr.Radarman Third classAug 1944 – May 1946V3Good experience
Gillespie, GordonAOM 3CSep 1, 1944 – Dec 1, 19452Still alive and kicking on Laramie, Wyoming. Respond to my son's e-mail and he'll forward the information.
Linenweber, WilliamSHIP'S COOK 2ND CLASSOct 1944 – Oct 1945SCurrently resides at Good Shpherd Villa, Mesa, Arizona. Address: 5848 E. University Dr. #1093, Mesa, AZ 85205.
Jordan, James (Jimmy)SEAMAN 1ST SHIP FITTER1945 – 1946I am the son of Jimmy Jordan. Lunga Point was my dad's first ship. Dad passed away in 2000 and loved the Navy and airplanes. I have pictures of crew members and ship.
Tighe, Jack?1945 –guns?Ship that my Dad talked of most. Hope all that served on her that have passed on are having a hell of a time together again in heaven! Are there libraries in heaven??? 9 Dec 2010
Sawyer, Tomseaman 1st class signalman striker1945 –KLooking for shipmates.
Iadisernia, LouisFIREMAN FIRST CLASSOct 1945 – Aug 1946engine roommy nickmane on board was "BROOKLYN"

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