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USS Oriskany (CV 34) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Oriskany (CV 34). 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 701 crew members registered for the USS Oriskany (CV 34).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1953 | 1954 – 1959 | 1960 – 1962 | 1963 – 1964 | 1965 – 1966 | 1967 – 1968 | 1969 | 1970 – 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Flenniken, CharlesCVA 341960 – 1965V-4Woudl like to here from old shopmates.
Bailey Jr, John H (Jack)CPO1960 – 1962NTDS
James, JesseDamage Control1960 – 1962R?This is Jesse James, Jr. My father served aboard the Mighty O in the early years of the 1960's. At that time, he was a DC1 while aboard. Dad passed away in June 1997. He always told me the Oriskany was his favorite ship
Bever, Michaelseaman/yeoman1960 – Mar 1961X divisionworked in post office, and print shop 2
Edwards, HarrySK-31960 – 1964S-1 Great time, I grew up and learned a lot while I was aboard.
Hurley, JamesE3?1960 – 1964will checkJames Hurley was my dad. He passed away on March 17,2011 after battling ALS. His service to the Mighty O was and will always be highly regarded. He loved every minute of it.
Davis, Darrell (Dave)AA1960 –V2I was a hook runner, including the time a F-8 hit the round down. BOY do I remember that!
Lucas, Jackbm31960 – 19641st and 3rdLooking for information concerning ship rennovations. I recently have been diagnosed with lung cancer - adenocarcinoma. If you have any information or have had to deal with the VA for similar conditions please contact
Keith, Donald Le3Jan 1, 1960 – Mar 2, 1963V4 divisionMade 2 tours of far east, 1960-1962 plus dry-dock in San Francisco, for new mirror system and computer system. Was also DJ on radio KRIS. Was a good time..... ri
Fisher, Thomas ScottAIRCONTROLLERFeb 9, 1960 – Oct 20, 1961AC/CCIwas good friends with Adm. Joe Clifton, COMCARDIV .7 Want to find his orderly bob witty cpl us marines may'60 to oct.61 Or any others in AC Div.during this time.Ships Capt. at thistime, Wm. Guest.
Mendoza, HectorSNFeb 15, 1960 – Mar 10, 19631STANYONE FROM THAT ERA --- DID TWO TOURS OVERSEAS TO ORIENT, YOKUSKA JAPAN, ETC. LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU --- BOB STONE I SEE YOU HELLO, HOW YOU BEEN.
Clements, Jamesbm3Mar 1960 – Sep 1963first divisionAnyone that remembers Raymond E Knapp 1st division?
Ellenwood, DanielFNMar 1, 1960 – Jan 1, 1962RepairWas on WestPac cruise in 1960. Was on ship during drydock repairs at Hunter's Point in San Francisco during 1961.
Ferrier, DavidAAApr 1960 – Dec 1960GRetired as AKC in 1978.
Jeffries, HenryENSJun 1960 – Mar 1962ORSleeping in JO bunkroom directly below the catapults was a real challenge during night flight ops! I caught the ship in Yokosuka and left at Hunters Point to go to a minesweeper (MSO) in Long Beach.
Teaney, Clydesfp3Jul 20, 1960 – Mar 14, 1965Rwas proud to serve with the crew of the flaming o some of you might know me as one of the voices on radio k r i s would like to hear from some of you boys
Kristoff, Edward J.ABH3Aug 22, 1960 – Aug 22, 1964V1I was stationed on the USS Oriskany from 1960 to 1964. I worked the rear flightdeck.
Stoughton, WilliamMM3Nov 1960 – Mar 1961BServed on Oriskany during 1960 WestPac Cruise
Bonnette, William (Billy)Com1961 – 1962Communications
Howe, Pat1961 – 1963Looking for former Navy friends from 1961-63. I was a nurse at the Newport, RI Naval Hospital from 1959-61 before moving to San Diego. Looking for Tom Brewster and ??? Warm thoughts to all!! ~Pat~
Teran, Roberte31961 – 1962pipe fitter
Bartlett, James Or Jimmy3 CLASS GMG 31961 – 1965G DIV. GOOD CREW AND GREAT MEN THAT WORKED FOR ME,I HAD BEEN IN THE EXACT MAGAZINE ALOTS OF TIMES,AND YOU HAD TO KEEP WITH THE TEMPERATURE ALL THE TIME,AND WATER TEST THE MAGAZINE TO MAKE SURE THE SPRINKLERS WORKED.
Lee, BobATN21961 – 1963VA163I am looking for the West Pac patch from the 1962 and/or the 1964 cruise. If you have any images please contact me relee@leekon.net phone or text 713 557 4077 Bob Lee ATN 2 VA 163
Washington, CharlesBM3Jan 21, 1961 –firstlooking for shipmates from the Big "O" 1962 while in bluewater
Cain, BillAME/ANFeb 1961 – Apr 1965V-4 Flight Deck Fuel Crew 1I went aboard a boy. I came off a man. Don't know about the rest of you guy's but I miss the "ol Lady. She was the only "Home" I ever really had. God bless those who served on her.
McDonald, Dewain (Mac) profile iconAirmanMar 15, 1961 – Mar 1, 1962DisbursingWent on board while she was in drydocks, worked in supply then as a plane pusher finally to disbursing.
Brown, Carl CharlieEM4May 1961 – Nov 1964E-DivI worked in Dist. and E-Div office. A group of us from E-Div are still all friends and have attended many of the Reunions. If anyone wants to contact me my phone no. is 330-637-3021 I live in NE OHIO. Thank You. CARL
Foster, BillFiremanJun 1, 1961 – Mar 1, 1963BFire room #1 - looking for shipmates
Huff, TomBT3Jul 15, 1961 – Jul 15, 1963BLooking for shipmates I served with from 1961 - 1963 in boiler room #4 and the oil shack.
Gettings, JamesOct 1961 – Apr 1962
Daniels, MikeRM2Oct 15, 1961 – Dec 15, 1964OR / CRMarino, Ski, it brought a smile to my face to see your names.
Blackmore, Henry (Blackie)EM#Nov 1961 – Feb 1965E-Division
Sharits, DeanBT2Dec 1961 – Feb 1965B DivisionAny of my old brothers in arms or friendly combatants aboard the big O from 1961-1965
Myers, Hubert Eugene "Gene"E-3Dec 19, 1961 – Nov 19, 1963BT Division
Bandy, Jim profile iconBT3Jan 1962 – Jun 1966BLooking for anyone that served aboard the USS ORISKANY, cva34 FROM 1962-66 B Div. I worked in boiler room 3., and oil shack., please feel free to contact me., i would love to hear from anyone.,
Neeley, JamesE3Jan 1962 – 1964EngineeringI was proud to serve on the U.S.S. Oriskany attack aircraft carrier, with my buddies in the Engineering Dept. It was a unique experience for an 18 year old young man and I obtained a wealth of information.
Mojica, BenjaminBT- 2Jan 2, 1962 – Aug 5, 1965B Division
Heist, Robert WarrenDS2Jan 10, 1962 – Mar 1, 1965OECame aboard as a ETNSA, made ETN3, DS3 and then DS2. Worked in computer switchboard, display and data transmission.
Cain, BillE-3 (AME)Feb 5, 1962 – May 15, 1965V-4The AME Shop was full, was assigned to Flt. Deck re-fuel. Loved it. The big "O" was my first carrier as well as a "REAL HOME". I was sad to she sunk as a fishing reef. Really too bad. Many first's was made on her.
Marino, Louis (Nmn)RM2Mar 1962 – May 1965CRWas my first command out of A school, quite the experience, one of the first carriers to go off vietnam. retired as RMCS, living in Jacksonville Fl.
Dietrich, RaymondRD3Mar 1, 1962 – Oct 25, 1964OI/Radar
Lewandowski, Ray "Ski"RM2-CrytographMar 15, 1962 – Apr 3, 1963OR(comm)sleeping on flight deck fm Ford Is. to pearl . p/u planes and pilots. While in dry dock(Japan), cut a 25x25 ft square hole, flight deck to engine room, to remove cracked bull gear
Wilson, Richard A, SN (BM)Apr 22, 1962 – Oct 22, 19641st Div..Looking for anyone in the 1st Div. from '62-'64. I primarily ran Liberty boats when in port. If you are not aware, there is an Oriskany Reunion Group.com or go to FB Oriskany Alumni. Best friend, John L. Lotz.
Smith, EdwardAGANMay 1962 – Jul 14, 1963oastill have my cruise book
Tyler, Richard "Toby"ANMay 1962 – Apr 1964OCLeft O for "A" School, then NAS Los Alamitos until discharge in 12-66 Currently Commander of the San Bernardino, CA. Sheriff's Aviation Unit. UPDATE 12-2007: Retired w-40 yrs of service at SBSD.
Foran, Thomas (Wolfman)AO3Jun 1962 – Sep 1966Gi boarded just after the Oriskany was visited by JFK during a shake down cruise & left 1 month before the disasterous fire. many of my friends there during the fire, 3 inch thick bulk heads around plane elevator #1 melted.
Sosa, CarlBT3Jun 1, 1962 – Jun 1, 1968BI served aboard the Oriskany in Fireroom #2
Holmes, PhilABF3Jun 1, 1962 – Mar 22, 1965V4Got to see half the world at 18. Still have the memories.
Maier, Larwrence (Larry)ATSANJun 10, 1962 – Nov 10, 1964V-1 Repair 8 Crash CrewI still remember all the good times, even getting blown off the flight deck. Sorry to hear of the good friends killed in fire of 66.
Berry, JohnE3 Jun 10, 1962 – Aug 7, 1964Marine DetachmentTwo West Pac cruises. Guard duty nuclear weapons station. XO's orderly.
Brauckmiller, DonalddABH3Jul 1962 – Jun 1965DIV 1I am registering my father, Donald E Brauckmiller posthumously. He passed away in 2013 but loved the Mighty O and was heartbroken when they sunk her. He was happy that she didn't go down without a fight! C Brauckmiller
Reed, DavidBT 3Jul 31, 1962 – Jan 21, 1965B DIV. BOILER REPAIR GANGLOOKING FOR ANY ONE WHO SERVED ABOARD THE MIGHTY O WITH ME WORKED IN BOILER REPAIR AND STORE ROOM DONE SOME TIME IN ALL 4 FIRE ROOMS WOULD LIKE TO HERE FROM SOME OLD SHIP MATES MAY GOD BLESS ALL WHO SERVED.
Baker, Richard LPH3Aug 1962 – Dec 1964OPOriskany was my first ship. Also was the only one I was ever assigned to twice having been part of the decommissioning in 1976.
Stone, RobertSNAug 1962 – Sep 19641stAhoy yall drop me a line
Botelho, James (Jim)PERSONELMAN 3RD CLASS E-4Oct 1962 – Dec 14, 1964X
Ballinger, BillAE-3Dec 1962 – Jul 1963
Sturgis, RobertHNDec 1962 – Jan 29, 1965H DivisionOne of the best times of my life. It was a good ship. Now it will be a good reef.

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