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USS Lake Champlain (CV 39) Crew List

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 214 crew members registered for the USS Lake Champlain (CV 39).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1952 | 1953 – 1957 | 1958 – 1960 | 1961 – 1963 | 1964 – now

Hager, Henry (Hank)AN1964 – 1966V-4Had a great time never regreted it.
La Point, Alfred profile iconAN1964 – 1965Don't knowI remember two collisions and a hurricane. Glad I made it safe and sound.
Charville, Jon profile iconmm31964 – 1966engine roomgood times doing capsule recovery and when USS Essex wiped out the pier
Brady, Lawrence WayneSN1964 –I really don't rememberAt 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, MiltonAIRMANJan 1964 – Jul 1965V-1 Roof RatsOn Champ 1964 thru 1965 made Med cruise. Barcelona, Gibralta & Bermuda
McKeever, JohnMM2Jan 1964 – Jun 1966A divisionJust would like to hear from the gang that worked for me
Peters, Thomas "Pete"ADRANJan 20, 1964 – Dec 19, 1965V6,HS 5The worst mistake a person can make isto think that you're superrior to another person. God bless all !
Mansell, RayANJANApr 6, 1964 – Oct 15, 1965v-6enjoyed 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, RamiroATN2Apr 23, 1964 – Apr 26, 1966V6I 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, DavidIC3Jun 12, 1964 – Jun 1, 1966EEnjoyed my time on board retrieving Gemini capsules conrad and cooper
Raymond, JamesSNJul 1964 – May 19663rdGreat 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, Roberte3Jul 14, 1964 – Jul 14, 1966supplylooking for crew members in supply division from 7/64-7/66
Hill, George C.AC2Sep 1, 1964 – Jun 10, 1966OCCCA. Air Traffic Controller. - NASA Communications Co-ordinator
Bielski, Dave (Ski)AG2Sep 2, 1964 – Sep 15, 1965OAWorked on O7 level above bridge...we did weather forecasts, briefing, etc.....
Miller, Terry (Bull) profile iconSNNov 1964 – Jun 1965OEI 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, GeorgeBTFNNov 1964 – 1966EngineeringWhen I first reported to the “Champ” 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 “Gemini 5 “
Rhodes, BillAMHANDec 2, 1964 – May 4, 1966V-6Work in Pri-Fly with Jon Woods, Cliff Ballou and Jim Fagan under Cdr. Brand and Lt.Cdr Sunderland.
Gregory, BruceEnsignMar 25, 1965 – Aug 6, 1966N Division Officer
Rucker, MartySNMay 1965 – May 1966CS
Daughtry, HarryACCJun 1965 – Jul 1970
Martin, JimSgt.Aug 1, 1965 – Apr 15, 1966Marine Guard DetachmentIt seems so long ago, as if it was yesterday.
Mower, FrancisSASep 1965 – Mar 1966S-1i 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, PaulICFNJan 1966 – May 1966EOnly 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, LarrySNFeb 13, 1966 – May 3, 1966Radar
Bailey, EarlPC3May 3, 1966 – May 17, 1966Makeup 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, SergioSEAMANSep 27, 1976 – Sep 26, 1982odhope everyones doing well usedto hang with tillman,Horn, benny belton

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