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USS Lexington (CV 16) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Lexington (CV 16). 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 631 crew members registered for the USS Lexington (CV 16).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1957 | 1958 – 1961 | 1962 – 1967 | 1968 – 1970 | 1971 – 1973 | 1974 – 1976 | 1977 – 1978 | 1979 – 1980 | 1981 – 1983 | 1984 – 1986 | 1987 – 1988 | 1989 – now

Templeton, Lee Royprivate1941 – 1945privateThis is my father, who passed on Sept. 2, 2006.
Dennis, Davebolsons mateDec 1941 –unknownI am entering this information for my grandfather who was stationed on the USS Lexington durng WW2. He always reminisces about 'the old lady' and so I thought he should be on this list. He said he worked with the planes.
Reischman, Paul1942 –
Baker, LjEnlistedJan 1942 – 1945CoxwainThis is for my grandfather LJ Baker. He served on the Lexington but was killed in a fire shortly after returning home from the war. It would be great to hear from anyone who knew him.
Quimby, Clair J.Seaman 2/cOct 6, 1942 – Jul 29, 1943SeamanMy father was one of the original plank holders of the ship (CV16). He served under the command of Captain Felix Stump. He passed away on 2-18-1984. I am one of his surviving sons. Any info/pics appreciated.
Masters, WilliamARM2/C, USNROct 9, 1942 – Sep 26, 1945CV-16/AG-19 Torpedo BomberAviation Radioman/Tunnel Gunner - General Motors AVENGER Torpedo Bomber. Missions: Guam: 5 Missions (July 18-21), Palau: 2 Missions (July 25-27)/ Please note: I am entering this info for my dad using my email addr (My Dad doesn't own a computer).
Aubin, Edward F.RM21943 – 1946O-R Ed was my oldest brother,I think His mame should be here I was 11 when he came home. He passed last year, he was 84.
Barker, Charles/"Charlie"SEAMAN-SECOND CLASS1943 –Was a gunner's assistant and helped with the steam driven catapult to launch the planes. Observed a flight deck incident where a man backed off the flight deck onto the elevator below(thought it was up!). He luckily walked away!
Owens, SamuelCPO/ACRTFeb 1943 – 1945Air-Radio shopSam Owens was my father, and I am looking for his old shipmates.
Sorensen, WayneBoatswain's MateFeb 17, 1943 – Dec 15, 19452nd DivisionThis was my Dad who died in February 2008. He proudly served on 5 inch guns and was also a hard hat diver.
Dupuis, AlphonseMM1Jun 1943 – Dec 1945AWould love to hear from shipmates. I live in Maine.
Dora, RaymondSN1Aug 1943 – Oct 19453rd GunneryWorld War II from Tarawa to Tokyo (added ny his son Bruce sorry if dates are not precise but they are close)
Atkinson, Edward Percy "rusty"SEAMAN FIRST CLASS 1ST DIV. (FRED EDWARDS) LT. CRANEAug 15, 1943 – Nov 30, 19441stShipmates who served during this time may write to Edward Percy Atkinson 15275 North Harmony Lane, Mount Vernon, IL 62864 or telephone 618-244-1873. I would like to talk to you and remember.
Griffith, EdwardRDM2/CDec 10, 1943 – Mar 15, 1946V-3The Lex was the finest ship in the Navy, and I am proud to have served on her.
Hodnett, PaulSeaman Second ClassDec 22, 1943 – 1945UnknownI am setting up this account for my deceased((2005) father Paul Hodnett who served on the USS Lexington. I am doing it on behalf of my mother, brothers and sisters who wish to recognize his service to our country.
Rose, John A. Jr. JohnnyFC31944 – 1946Served in the Pacific campaign during WWII and during the island hopping campaigns, till the surrender at Toyko Bay.
Munson, BobEM3/C1944 – 1946
Von Muenster, Everett3rd class1944 – 1946V5
Pruett, DarelARM2C1944 – Sep 1945Air Group 19USNRI am writing this for my dad Dennis Pruett (Denny) is there any one left? Served Battle of Phillipines, Battle of Coral Sea, Leyte, Guam. Flew with pilot Joe Black contact
MacEachern, RobertPETTY OFFICER 3RD CLASSJan 1, 1945 – Aug 1946store keeperBiiiiiiigggggg ship
Tastsides, George "Tux"ENSIGNJun 1, 1945 – Sep 24, 1945Fighting Squadron 94 (VF-94)Ens George "Tux" Tastsides served on the Lexington as a F6F Hellcat pilot with VF-94 from June 1, 1945 to Sept. 24, 1945. I, Robert G. Tastsides, CDR, USNR, RET, am submitting this for my late father who passed away on Jan. 2, 2008.
Powell, Sr., Charles RaySEAMAN 2ND CLASSSep 1, 1945 –4th
Smith, Joseph F. (Smitty)Aug 20, 1954 – Aug 20, 1956SupplyHi! I am "Smitty's" daughter, Jamie, and would like to know if anyone out there served with my father. I would love to surprise him with some friends from his past! Contact me at Thanks!
Bone, Chester profile iconenlisted1955 –not surethis is my dad who is deceased not sure about some info. he was on when recommisioned and first cruise after that.
Ortega, Louie L profile iconN/A1955 – 1959N/Aif anyone knows him, please reach out He was my grandpa, he's since passed. He also served with his brother Mike Ortega, would like to know more about his time in the navy. he served on the ship sometime between 1950-59.
Fryer, DonaldBTFNJan 1955 – May 1955B
Ward, Harold profile iconFireman /FAMar 6, 1955 – 1959MWorked in AFT engine room 55 to 59 on the Lexington
Friedli, LloydYNApr 1955 – Apr 1957O'AAboard for the recommissioning and had a great time working in the Operations Office.
Cox, Ellisaviation elect. mateAug 1955 – Mar 1958V-6
Ward, JoeATN 3 AVIATION ELECTRONICS TECH1956 – 1960RadioI was a radio operator. I would like to talk to anyone that knew me. Please write me at my sons email
Hackenberger, JimFT21956 – Dec 1958GunneryThe US Navy gave me the education to enable me to have a full career in the electronics field. I encourage every fit young per son to enlist and serve their country.
Lovely, EdwardADJC1956 –Aviation Looking for people that may have served with my father Edward Lovely he was an aviation machinist mate who served on the USS Lexington sometime between 1950 and 1965
Clarke, HarryMM21956 – 1959M
Conn, Charles (Charlie)MM2Feb 1956 – Oct 1957MWould love to hear from any of my old shipmates.
Arentzen, EdwardAIRMANOct 15, 1956 – Oct 14, 1960V4
McQueen, Tracy1957 – 1959 Entry by son. Father is living, but disabled. Email addess is wife's. Will provide more info on father's service rank and section shortly. He would love to hear (read) from fellow service members.
Lesser, ChristopherSEAMAN1957 – 1960dentalanyone who knew my father George Lesser
Myers, HarryPH 1Jan 1957 – Jun 1958photo loved it
Griffin, JohnAN (E3)Feb 1957 – Aug 1957Operations PhotoWorked next to Harry M. covering aircraft ops on the flight deck. Received excellent education in basic photography and used these skills over the next 14 years at various USN commands.
Warner, Gerald / JerryAVIATION BOATSWAIN MATE 3RD CLASSFeb 1, 1957 – Sep 8, 1958V-2Served as Port Catapult console operator.
Eigsti, Charles (Ike)AMS2Feb 15, 1957 – Sep 22, 1958V-6I will never forget the LEX
Beatty, RobertAirmanMar 1957 – May 1958V5O
Slater, Gerald profile iconAT3Apr 1957 – Oct 1957Aviation ElectronicsI served with VA-125 during the 1957 Far East deployment. Looking for anyone who might have served in that squadron or in CAG-12. I now live in Allen, Texas and have retired from public school teaching and real estate.
Headrick, HughRD-3Jun 1957 – Mar 1959CICCame aboard in Yokuska, Japan. Did 3 cruises to West pac from 57 to 59.
Thomas, Leon profile iconFnJul 1957 – Apr 29, 1960Boiler roomFilling this in for my Father who has neither a computer nor email address as of yet, he would like to meet up with some of his shipmates, Using my email address till he gets his. Thank you
Griffith, BillyTHIRD CLAS PETTY OFFICERAug 29, 1957 – Jul 21, 1961ENGINE ROOM

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