The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Lake Champlain (CV 39). 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 211 crew members registered for the USS Lake Champlain (CV 39).
|Hager, Henry (Hank)||AN||1964 – 1966||V-4||Had a great time never regreted it.|
|La Point, Alfred||AN||1964 – 1965||Don't know||I remember two collisions and a hurricane. Glad I made it safe and sound.|
|Charville, Jon||mm3||1964 – 1966||engine room||good times doing capsule recovery and when USS Essex wiped out the pier|
|Brady, Lawrence Wayne||SN||1964 –||I really don't remember||At 17 I came aboard right out of boot camp and very shortly after we had a collision with a Norwegian Freighter. I left for Quonset Point after that. I loved the Ship and my shipmates.|
|Vila, Milton||AIRMAN||Jan 1964 – Jul 1965||V-1 Roof Rats||On Champ 1964 thru 1965 made Med cruise. Barcelona, Gibralta & Bermuda|
|McKeever, John||MM2||Jan 1964 – Jun 1966||A division||Just would like to hear from the gang that worked for me|
|Peters, Thomas "Pete"||ADRAN||Jan 20, 1964 – Dec 19, 1965||V6,HS 5||The worst mistake a person can make isto think that you're superrior to another person. God bless all !|
|Mansell, Ray||ANJAN||Apr 6, 1964 – Oct 15, 1965||v-6||enjoyed being on the "champ" but always wanted a bigger cva. left the ship in oct 1965 for nas guantanamo bay cuba worked at amd on leeward point got out in march 1967. have been looking foor biss messenger ever sence we both were from b|
|Munoz, Ramiro||ATN2||Apr 23, 1964 – Apr 26, 1966||V6||I had one of the best times of my life, I loved every minute I served aboard the USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN CVS 39. Thank you to a beautiful Ship.|
|Hill, David||IC3||Jun 12, 1964 – Jun 1, 1966||E||Enjoyed my time on board retrieving Gemini capsules conrad and cooper|
|Raymond, James||SN||Jul 1964 – May 1966||3rd||Great ship and last straight deck in the Navy. I was part of the last to move with her to Philly. Then to the America another great ship.|
|Sassone, Robert||e3||Jul 14, 1964 – Jul 14, 1966||supply||looking for crew members in supply division from 7/64-7/66|
|Hill, George C.||AC2||Sep 1, 1964 – Jun 10, 1966||OC||CCA. Air Traffic Controller. - NASA Communications Co-ordinator|
|Bielski, Dave (Ski)||AG2||Sep 2, 1964 – Sep 15, 1965||OA||Worked on O7 level above bridge...we did weather forecasts, briefing, etc.....|
|Miller, Terry (Bull)||SN||Nov 1964 – Jun 1965||OE||I was in CATCC. I wrote backwards, with grease pencil, on a plastic status board, keeping track of planes on deck and in the air. I couldn't listen to two things at once and keep it straight, but I liked CATCC work.|
|Forbes, George||BTFN||Nov 1964 – 1966||Engineering||When I first reported to the â€œChampâ€ I was amazed as to how big she was. I was sad to see her being decommissioned and had a lot of fond memories..I remember picking up the astronauts from â€œGemini 5 â€œ|
|Rhodes, Bill||AMHAN||Dec 2, 1964 – May 4, 1966||V-6||Work in Pri-Fly with Jon Woods, Cliff Ballou and Jim Fagan under Cdr. Brand and Lt.Cdr Sunderland.|
|Gregory, Bruce||Ensign||Mar 25, 1965 – Aug 6, 1966||N Division Officer|
|Rucker, Marty||SN||May 1965 – May 1966||CS|
|Daughtry, Harry||ACC||Jun 1965 – Jul 1970|
|Martin, Jim||Sgt.||Aug 1, 1965 – Apr 15, 1966||Marine Guard Detachment||It seems so long ago, as if it was yesterday.|
|Mower, Francis||SA||Sep 1965 – Mar 1966||S-1||i came direct from boot camp i was TAD waiting to go to storekeeper "A" school in newport r.i.. the few months i was aboard was very rewarding. and it was only the beginning, i still give thanks to navy for everything.|
|Leibe, Paul||ICFN||Jan 1966 – May 1966||E||Only on the Champ for a few months, was part of the decommissioning crew. Not enough time to collect a lot of memories, but the few I have are fond|
|Wilkinson, Larry||SN||Feb 13, 1966 – May 3, 1966||Radar|
|Bailey, Earl||PC3||May 3, 1966 – May 17, 1966||Makeup Reserve Cruise. Boarded in Quanset Point and rode the ship to Philadelphia Naval Yard for decomissioning. Spent most of my time aboard watching television in the lounge. Purchased a radio and a case of stale Hershey Bars from store.|
|Perez, Sergio||SEAMAN||Sep 27, 1976 – Sep 26, 1982||od||hope everyones doing well usedto hang with tillman,Horn, benny belton|
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