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USS Leyte (CV 32) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Leyte (CV 32). 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 140 crew members registered for the USS Leyte (CV 32).

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Tolan, EdwardAOANJun 1, 1953 – Jan 1, 1955OrdinanceBoston Boy who spent most of deployment right in Boston Harbor
Ehring, JohnIC3Aug 1953 – Dec 1954engineeringBoston was wild! Hung out in the New Yorker.
Wood, LarryAO2Oct 1953 – Oct 1955V6 FLIGHT DECK ORDINANCEGreat ship great crew mates great times!
Adamson, ChuckSEAMANOct 7, 1953 – Jan 8, 1954GunneryWas my first assignment out of boot camp at Great Lakes. Made a cruise to Guantanamo Bay Cuba in 1953 after the catapult explosion in Boston.
Jones, MikeET2Nov 1953 – Jun 1954OE
Jarzembowski, Ed/skiET3Nov 1953 – Jun 1955OELots of good memories of good friends and great ports
Blosser, Thomas (Tom)FP 3 PIPEFITTERNov 23, 1953 – Nov 20, 1955pipefittertook a month cruise to Lisbon, Portugal Lot of beautiful scenery, visited Our Lady of Fatima
Ritzen, Jacob L.RMSN1954 – 1954OR
Rice, Richard BuddyYN31954 – 1955x [personel officeI enjoyed my time onboard and made many friends, would like to hear from anyone from x division.
Tunstall, HaroldFN1954 –Engineering
Caruso, Jimad 3Jan 29, 1954 – Nov 29, 1956anti sub squadron 32on the leyte out of quonset pt rhode island , IN THE MID 50,S
Brennan, JamesSK2Jul 7, 1954 – Jun 6, 1958S1
Pimental, JackRM3Aug 1954 – Feb 1956ORAnyone from my time aboard still out there. I went aboard as RMSN the week after Hurricane Carol in 54. I was transfered to Comservforsixflt staff as RM3 along with a guy named Stanley QM3 Trying to reach him. Help!
May, Ronaldet3Sep 1954 – 1955oe
Forbes, EarletheSep 15, 1954 – Jan 6, 1956fox (Torpedo Shop)Any TM, s left in this world
Pimental, JackRM3Sep 20, 1954 – Feb 5, 1956ORHi Shipmates, Have contacted and reunited with all but 3 of the following: Don Hoft RM2, Ernie Vetuschi RM2, Charlie Lawson RMSN, Red Wilson RMSN, Gene Wood RMSN, Mike Messina TM3, Frank Markovics TMSN, Tom Pigford, P Miller & A Anderson
Pavlish, L KenPetty Officer 3rd ClassOct 1954 – Nov 1957GunnersI served on the USS Leyte and then the USS Antietam from Oct. 1954 through Nov. 1957. I'm 81, in good health and would like to catch up with some old friends.
Gooch, TomSN1955 – 19592NDLooking for any old shipmates. Dean Steinback if you are out there contact me.
Giglio, JohnMM31955 – Dec 1957EngineeringI don't remember what date I was assigned to the Leyte, but it was after I was transferred from the USS Bennington CVS20 and traveled from Mayport Fl. to Boston Mass.
Wood, BobAT-31955 – 1957V-6Remember well: Chief Hardin, Bowman and many others. A most memorable time with no one shooting at us. Brest regards to any and all.
Lewandowski, William CharlesMM3Jan 1955 – Aug 1957mI was very young while on this ship. I was 18 years old. I learned many things while on board, mostly how to respect people. I made many friends while on board the Leyte.
Sirabella, Anthony (Tony)PN2Jan 1955 – Dec 1956X
Frederick, KastenBT3Jan 1, 1955 – May 19, 1958BI worked in boiler room3 then in boiler room 4. Chief Frank & 1st class C. C. Lunsford were a couple guys I worked for. Still remember the good times after all these years
Basel, FrankMM3Feb 1955 – 1957this is my father. he also spent a few years on the ship uss intripid . to contact him my e-mail is date is 02/14/07
Palm, HerbRMSNFeb 1955 – May 1957or miss the ship, miss you guys,are you still all kicking
Pastore, BobTELEMAN 2ND CLASSJun 10, 1955 – Mar 1957ORAnyone from the Radio Gang or the Post office
Crowe, LeonardAIRMANNov 1955 – Jul 1957Repair 8
Sears, Edbtfn1956 – May 5, 1959b division
Slavico, David N. "Dave"SEAMANJan 9, 1956 – May 5, 1959Ship's service----Barbar, cut hair... Never forget the Memories...always counted how many days left,to get discharged, but, loved it, and missed it, when I left....
Chaousis, ChrisRMSNFeb 1956 – Jun 1957OperationsHi Guys: Anyone still alive and kicking?
Wadman, BillAVIATION BOATSWAINS MATE 3RD CLASSFeb 1956 – Nov 1957V4=V2
Taylor, Robert W. Taylor, Sr.BT3Mar 15, 1956 – Jun 15, 1959BI went on the Uss Leyte after Boot camp 1956 and stayed sboar untill we decommissioned her in 1959. My duty station was #3 boiler room.
Marino, AnthonyBTFNMar 15, 1956 – Dec 20, 1957B DivisionBoot Camp Bainbridge, Maryland, Served on theUS. Leyte and stationed in Quonset Point, Rhode Island. I was a Fireman, in Boiler Room #4. Chief Frank was the ranking officer. The Best Times of my life were on the Leyte.
Thomson, BobSNLIMar 28, 1956 – Jan 28, 1958XPrint Shop. Organized USS Leyte Soccer Team. Had both Sailors and Marines on team. Even a few Officers. Was in charge of the Athletic Gear Locker.. I loved being on this ship If you know me contact me. Navy & Marines
Van Wagenen, Le Grande (Nick Name "Van")MM 3/CMay 1, 1956 – May 15, 1959"A" Worked in "Steam Heat GangShe was the First Ship I served on. I served on Three other Carriers after her. But she was the best. Am now the Master-At-Arms for the USS Leyte CV-32 Association.
Corcoran, CorcoranSEAMANMay 15, 1956 – Jan 1, 1960FIRST
Hicks, Earl profile iconBT3/cMay 20, 1956 – May 1959'B'Boot camp Bainbridge,Md-B school Phila-#2 fireroom worked for Chief Gibson til decommissioned in 1959.
Schlapfer, ReneMM3CNov 1956 – 1958I worked in number 4 geneator in aft boiler room. Two friends, george monks and george krug.
Adams, LarryAIRMANJan 11, 1957 – Jun 14, 1958
Cole, DuaneAB3Feb 1957 – May 1959V-4Looking for anyone who may have served with me in the V-4 Div. 1957- 1959
Woods, JerryEN3Feb 1957 – Jul 1958A Boat ShopWhen I first came aboard I was in B Div. boiler room #3. Then transferred to A Div. Met a lot of good friends. The only regret is that I did not stay in the Navy. The Leading Leyte was a great ship, I sure do miss her.
Thompson, William W. "Bill"ENSIGNMay 1957 – Mar 1957
Logsdon, Robert (Bob)ETSNMay 1957 – Dec 1958ET
Holt, GlenSK3Jul 1957 – Apr 1959S-1Worked in Supply deparment... Storerooms and Main Supply Office..
Wortman, WilliamENSSep 1957 – Sep 1957Operations (CIC)First shipboard assignment as a new Ensign. Was eventually sent to the Med and another assignment.
Harry Baldus, HarryAT2Sep 1, 1957 – Aug 11, 1959VS39I was in VS39 From September 1957 thru August 11, 1959. I was an AT2 with S2F flight duty during that period. Of the 3 carriers I served on, The Leyte had the best morale and good relationships with 'Ship's Company'. Great memories!
Breen, WilsonMM3Oct 1957 – May 1959M Came aboard at the end of the 1957 Med Cruise, by Hi Line from the USS Tidewater. Best days of my life were on the Leading Leyte.
Howell, William (Bill)AIRMANOct 20, 1957 – Nov 18, 1958Aviation GasI loved my time spent on this ship.
Sullivan, WilliamAKNov 1957 – May 1959S-1Came aboard in Nov 1957 after Leyte returned to Quonset from Med Cruise. Stayed through decommissioning in Brooklyn Navy Yard, Jan - May 1959. Made USNR Ensign in 1966. Retired from USAR as LTC in 1990; 31+ years.

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