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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 – 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 – now

Dansby, EdwardSH31972 – Aug 1975SHIP SERVICES BARBERSHOP & SMOKE SHOPgreat time in my life meet lots of people and served with family and friends
Burbank, ClarkAE21972 – 1974VA-215 Barn OwlsMy first cruise was to Vietnam in 1972 and my last was also to Vietnam in 1974. My favorite liberty location was Hong Kong.
Fedric, DanGMG11972 – 19765th Div, Ships ArmoryUSS Paul FF1080, USS Forrestal, Weapons Dept Mayport Naval Station, Security Dept NAC Orlando
Chapman, TimothyGMT31972 – 1974WeaponsWas onboard during the "propeller drop" and the steering cable break...Yokuska drydock...sweet! Also on duty as Duty Tech and reported the Jet Fuel leak into the aft magazine...General Quarters! This Is Not A Drill!
Faietta, JoeSK31972 – 1975S-1I would like to hear from my shipmates
Ward, TerryBM21972 –BM
Calvert, Carl LeslieSN1972 – 19743rd
Malone, Robert (Bob)SR1972 – 1975NavigationI am alive and doing well. I have much to say with past friends. Look forward to making contact with past friends. I was on board from 1972-1975. Many stories and exciting times. Look forward to hearing from you.
Lane, GaryABEAN1972 – Jul 1973V-1 V-5 & V-2V-2 was the best with friends like Don Cleveland and Buck Bates.P.I. was a trip what an experience.Remember when the uss nitro & the Big O colllided wow!!! We got kicked out of barbers pt. & guam Capt. said on the IMC.
Paschal, MikeMM31972 –M division, Forward Eng RoomI often wondered what happened to my fwd eng crew and aft eng crew. People like Rick M., Tray, Hunter, Bob M. ect. What a crew we had. I whish we could all get back together one day. Dreaming I'm Sure. Loved "M" division
Fournier, Thomas HM31972 – 1973H Div/VA215
Wright, BrentETR21972 – 1973oe
McCollum, John. MacGMG31972 – 19725thLooking for shipmates in 72. Phone number is 304-799-4201 Everyone knew me as "Mac"
Francis, Tl (Joe)RM11972 – 1974CRLooking for Don Strauser, CT?
Vallero, Ted TjBT31972 – 1976B. Division. # 2 Fire RoomThis was the hardest working engineering space on this ship. We worked hard and when we had the chance we partied even harder. “Nothin to it but to do it” George. Dave B. Smitty. Lefler. Ross. Cojeen. James Riddle.
Meyer, BobFNJan 1, 1972 – May 1, 1973AStarted out in boiler rm#1 finished tour in A Div. air conditioning & refrigeration
Stouder, RodneyABE-2Jan 6, 1972 – Oct 10, 1975V-2 CatsBest time in my life. I like to think back about all the crazy things I did and what a rush it was to work on the flight deck. All the places I have seen. Only someone who has done it can relate.
Brakeville, JimBTFNMar 1972 – Mar 31, 1973Blike to hear from oil shack guys or B division personel.
Malone, RobertQMMar 3, 1972 – Nov 11, 1975NAV
Caldwell, MichaelSNMar 12, 1972 – Sep 23, 1973FirstAnyone from 1st Division during the time I was on it, please email me and lets catch up on some bullshitting. I would be happy to hear from you. Anyone knows where Ralph Chapin went? Billy Dosher? Mike Malone? Larry Martin? Carver? Warner?
Caldwell, MichaelSNMar 22, 1972 – Sep 16, 1973First
Moody, Jeffsk/saMar 28, 1972 – Jul 29, 1974s-1 storekeeperthat was something to remember. like to hear from some of my old shipmates.
Findlay, MikeABF2Mar 28, 1972 – 1976V-4
Combes, GeorgeETR2Apr 1972 – May 1976OPS/OE DivisionDid several cruises and part of the decommissioning team prior to leaving the service
Neises, RandysaApr 15, 1972 – Jan 27, 1974s=1e-mail me looking for ship mates ; adderess
Howe, DaleBT3Apr 30, 1972 – Feb 18, 1974B
Wilder, SteveETN2May 1972 – Jul 14, 1976OECame aboard right out of C school. Made several WestPac cruises. Worked on shipboard HF communications gear. Did a stint assigned to ship's MA force. Worked on decommissioning until discharged July '76
Buckley, JohnLCDRMay 10, 1972 – Jun 1974GWas Ordnance Handling Officer during Tonkin Gulf (Vietnam) cruises 1972/73.
Wogan, TedGMG2May 10, 1972 – Feb 15, 19765th
Eaton, Peter (Elvis)BT/FNMay 20, 1972 – Aug 15, 1973B DivisionNever thought I'd miss the Mighty "O" boat but then again, you never know. Kinda like bein' home sick sometimes.
Roff, ThomasPR2 - RETIRED AS NCCS(SW)Jun 1972 – Apr 1973VFP-63 Det4I was the Det4 Parachute Rigger. LT. Tom Scott hit the round-down that deployment and we lost the plane that John Glenn set the transcontinental speed record in. It lies at the bottom of the Tonkin Gulf. We did a 10 month Vietnam cruise.
Morgan, ThomasASM3 Jun 1972 – Mar 1974IM2 Divsion Avaition Ground Support (GSE)Had the pleasure of meeting some of the best people I ever met aboard the Oriskany. Married twice, 4 sons. Currently enjoy riding my motorcycle in beautiful Pa. and fixing up my old garden tractors
Armenta, EduardoAME2Jun 1, 1972 – Mar 30, 1973VA-153This was probably the best time of my life. Nothing like liberty in Olongapo P.I. San Miguel Beer 25 cents Oh Yeah
Mattera, JohnE2Jun 2, 1972 – Feb 7, 1973V3It was an honor to serve
Bonham, FrentAQ1Jun 8, 1972 – Jun 15, 1975IM1, IM3Looking for AZCS Gerry Partain, Found my friend Larry D Parks in Texas,
Cox, Stephen R.ABE-2Jun 10, 1972 – Nov 1, 1975V-2 CatapultsI grew up on the Oriskany.I think a lot about my shipmates.I am retired and married to a Psychologist who helps vets with V A benefits.
Battista, AlanBT2Jun 10, 1972 – Sep 9, 1975B Division
Brannon, JimJim Brannon AE2Jul 1972 –VF-194
Taporco, MarioAT3Jul 28, 1972 – Jun 26, 1974VA-215 Barn OwlsWas station @ Lemoore,CA then deploy overseas for WestPac Cruise, on the Big "O". Aviation Electronic Technician, having fun with A7 Corsair electronics, taring down those Tacan and Transponder Set. P.I. was the bomb. Subic Girls are hot!
Girvin, MichaelE3Aug 1972 – Aug 1975V1Looking for anyone in the V1 Division, that bought a 65 Impala from me in the mid 70's silver and grey in color, american mags, and do you remember the apt on 13th and Jackson Oakland, CA. Where Drifty and his wife and I resided.
Ferro, Fred (Skeet)ANAug 3, 1972 – Feb 21, 1975V1Blue shirt Tractor Driver. Recall The Aprt. in Oakland. We could have made a Movie of it. Most of V1 Lived there. who could forget are life was a party everyday. We can never go back, but we will never forget.
Ferro, Fred SkeetE3Aug 3, 1972 – Feb 21, 1975V1Drift and Dave Lost your Phine # call me 904-651-2937
Downie, DenisMM E-3Oct 1972 – Sep 1974EngineeringWas helicoptered in from PI and learned what sacrifice means. Took advantage of the GI Bill & received an engineer degree. Have 20+ years civilian (military) components. I was very sad to see CVA 34 retired.
Gomez, David J profile iconAT2Oct 2, 1972 – Mar 3, 1976VA-153Served on the Oriskany with VA-153.
Ryan, E JHT3Oct 10, 1972 – May 13, 1974Engineering (Repair)Looking for Wayne Gillespie HT3
Boyce, Ronaldaz3Oct 15, 1972 – Jan 19, 1976V-2 /AIMDI start in the v2 division then went to aimd division after going to a school
Burbank, ClarkAE2Oct 25, 1972 – Feb 20, 1974VA-215 Barn OwlsI worked for AIMD and did two tours of duty in Vietnam.
Brown, PaulE4/JO3Nov 16, 1972 – Apr 5, 1975Xjust a hello to all my sailor buddies who may be on this site, I was on the oboat from 73 to 75 and was in x division and B division...made many friends, it's been a long time so those of you who know me reach me.
Flores, Ronald Aka ChuyATANDec 1972 – Mar 1974VF-194 2 Westpac cruises met alot of great guys. P.I. Hong Kong Mombasa Kenya pass Singapore in morning and Bob Hope never came aboard. Sure would like to find VF-194 Red Lightenings stuff.
Spivey, W.spencePH3Dec 1972 – Aug 1974OP
Contreras, RichardE5/IC2Dec 1972 – Mar 1976E-DivisionServed in. E-Div., IC group , Spent a lot of my time maintaining our equipment on the Bridge area.
O'Halloran, Tom profile iconQm3Dec 1972 – Sep 1974NavigationPlot watch celestial navigation, radar navigation

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