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USS Franklin D Roosevelt (CV 42) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Franklin D Roosevelt (CV 42). 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 759 crew members registered for the USS Franklin D Roosevelt (CV 42).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1952 | 1953 – 1958 | 1959 – 1960 | 1961 – 1962 | 1963 – 1964 | 1965 – 1966 | 1967 – 1968 | 1969 – 1970 | 1971 – 1972 | 1973 – 1974 | 1975 | 1976 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Ivans, DennisE31967 – 19684th boatGREAT SHIP.best time of my life
Carbone Jr, Al Carbone JrDC31967 – 1968e
West, JohnnyE-41967 – 1968Communications
Dotson, MarvinAMS21967 – 1968VF14Shakedown to Carribean and Med. Cruise in 1967-68. VF14 Airframes
Obrien, Michael/mickey1st class1967 – 1967AircrewMy uncle was aboard the USS Roosevelt in Vietnam. His name was Michael/Mickey OBrien. He was a aircrewman. He has since passed away and was wondering if anyone could share some stories with me. Email is ob1476@aol.com
Whitman, ThomasSKCJan 1967 – Jan 1970Supply
Bailey, Thomas L. (Tom)HM3Feb 1967 – May 3, 1968HGreat memories. Sorry to see Rosie scrapped. Later left Navy as HM1.
Iverson, LeeJO3Feb 1967 – Aug 19711st the XI was the Voice of TV..."This is WFDR-TV Channel 3, aboard the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt. Stay tuned for Gilligan's Island and at 8pm Starlight Theater!" I had fun on the "Oldies" radio show I did too!
Downs, HowardRD3Feb 1967 – Oct 1968OIPort and Starboard watches in ECM, three days in Malta were memorable when we could not get back aboard as liberty boats restricted due to weather. Helo brought advance pay over.
O'Drain, MoonBM3Feb 14, 1967 – Jan 20, 19691st LT DetailGreat Ship
John, GroganETN3Mar 1967 – Dec 1968OEWas stationed aboard the ship just after its return from a West-Pac cruise and made the 1967-1968 Med cruise. Was discharged from the ship while it was int he yards in Portsmouth. Great ship and memories of Med cruise.
Lamastra, Joseph SAO2Apr 5, 1967 – Jun 15, 1970Guided Missile / Air Launched Missles During my tour abord the USS Franklin D Roosevelt CVA42, I formed bonds and trust with men that I will never forget.
Newton, EddieanMay 1967 – Aug 1969V2Looking for all from V-2 Division(Catapults and Arresting Gear) from 1967 to 1969 on FDR-42 Visit the V-2 Division Site located on line at http://www.wvplus.com/FDR and list your name for a reunion
McLane, JimMMCJun 1967 – Apr 1969A-4
Burke, Richard A.IC3Jun 1967 – Aug 1969E IC GangGot on Her in Norfolk. There to replace 2 screws. Soon as we pulled out we refuled. Thrilled to see the oiler pull along side and refuel. Watched a guy fall overboard,helo recovered him. Talk about an exciting first day! Good times. Canfield,Ohio
Lemoine, ErnestATN-2Jun 1967 – Feb 1968work center 611, electronic shop, Vf-32I was assigned from VF-32 and repaired the CNI electronic package on F-4B a/c. Our leading Chief was ATC Ledbetter. I also was a driver of vehicles for the Rosey when we were in port.
Varner, MichaelAO-3Jul 5, 1967 – Jan 28, 1969Missile DivisonI enjoy working with all of the missile crew
Barrientos, Manuel (Jr.)BM1Aug 14, 1967 – May 14, 1968Commander Carrier SixFDR was Flag Ship for CCD-6 during this med cruise. I was the Admiral's Barge Cox'n. It was a pleasure serving with a great bunch of professional sailors.
Hinman, BobANSep 1967 – Sep 1968AIMDSpent most of the Med Cruise TAD, coop cleaner, vent cleaner, mess cooking and topped it off with firewatch in Portsmouth. Stuck ashore in Malta but had good times with my AG bud in the balloon room
Mirecki, Jimmye-3 ships serviceman laundrySep 17, 1967 – Nov 22, 1968s3 ships serviceworked in the laundry with le compte, butts, gerstel, mihalak, white, teves, gonzalez, higginbottom, mahoney, gardenhier, smitty, lopez, brittan, mccracken, favor,
Borland, KeithMM3Oct 1967 – Dec 1970M2 years in #3 engine room 1 1/2 years in catapult repair shop
Neubauer, ReidMM3Nov 1967 – Nov 1968M Main Engine room
Gerhard, Wayne (Hard)ABF-31968 – Jun 1971V-4 FUELSLOOKING FOR MORE SHIPMATES FROM V-4 IN THE 68-71 ERA....WE HAVE HAD 2 MINI-REUNIONS SO FAR...CAN'T WAIT FOR THE NEXT ONE.
Hackney, GregBMSN1968 – Jul 23, 19714TH DIVISIONRAN BOAT FOR LIBERTY PERSONEL FOR 2 YEARS, LAST YEAR RAN OFFICERS PBOAT IN 1971 MED CRUISE
Giaquinto, GeorgeADJ-21968 – 1970VF-41Served with VF-41
Owens, Daniel [dj]GMG31968 – Jun 1972BatteryIt would to see some of the people from the Rosy and to see what they are doing today
Kirk, KelleyMachinist Mate 3rd. ClassJan 1968 – 1971A division
Naylor, GeorgeDP3Jan 1, 1968 – Jan 1, 1970CS and S7Picked up ship Malt Jan 18, 68, after 17 days transit at Rota. Assigned to CS div; attended DP "A" school; returned to FDR assigned to S7 Division. Departed Jan 1, 1970
Iverson, LeeJO 3Feb 1968 – Oct 1971Med 3x; 68-71. 1st Div.SN..Then JO3 X Div. If aboard 69-71 you'll remember me as "This is WFDR-TV Ch 3 aboard the USS FDR."Responsible for Radio/TV Prod.; TV news, oldies/goodies radio show. TV Video taped prog...Larry N./Dave P; Squeaky-Ch
Franta, CharlesCS-3Feb 1968 – Jul 1971S-2Looking for other crew members from that time. Other cooks, supply. Had a great time. Want to reconect with old buddies.
Franta, CharlesCS3Feb 1968 – Jul 1971S2Looking for old buddies I served with.
Lopez, SamE-3 Feb 4, 1968 – Oct 10, 1969S-3 Looking for other shipmates that served at this time.
Fairchild, JohnABHMar 1968 – Aug 1970V-1Worked flight deck control spotter and eleverator operator under Ltcdr Robert Hogue
Pomeroy, EdBM3Mar 10, 1968 – Oct 29, 19692ndI was a bm3 in charge of quaterdeck and refueling station 7 any one out there ?
Whiteley, CharlesABF-3Apr 1968 – Nov 1971V-4 FUELSEnjoyed my time on the Rosie Hope to hear from some of my old shipmates.
Harmon, PaulABF2Apr 1968 – Jun 1972V4Greatest years of my life. I've found some names of shipmates and it gives me chills. Hope to see you guys in Jacksonville 2014. I'm retired living in Va Beach.
Houghton, LouieAirmanApr 1968 – Aug 1971Photographers Shed
Alexander, DavidE3Apr 1, 1968 – Oct 31, 1969supplyhello
Smith, PatrickBTFNApr 1, 1968 – May 12, 1970Bserved my time in 3 charlie fireroom. i had the best time of my life . then went to a destroyer. boy what a change.
Gerhard, Wayne (Hard)ABF-3Apr 15, 1968 – Jun 15, 1971V-4 FuelsHad some good times on those Med cruises. Made some good friends on board
Price, James profile iconE2Apr 23, 1968 – Nov 7, 1969avation
Simpson, DonaldABE 2May 1968 – Dec 2, 1969V-2I was 19, dumb and didn't realize the importance or the danger of working on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier. I witnessed a lot of remarkable things. I am proud of my time about the FDR. Love to hear from any v2
Cribb, Edward profile iconHM2May 1968 – Jul 1969Sick BayAfter the first sea trials, I was transferred via Camp Pendelton to the First Marine Air Wing in Viet Nam as a FMF Corpsman. Aboard the Rosie, I served with HM1 Strickland.
Peterson, JimE3May 10, 1968 – Nov 8, 19681ST LT.DETAIL LINE LOCKERSPENT TIME IN NORFOLK FOR OVERHAUL,THEN GITMO..THEN WONDERFUL JACKSONVILLE, FLA
Lesperance, RaymondABF-3May 20, 1968 – Nov 4, 1971v-4
Lesperance, RaymondABF-3May 20, 1968 – Nov 4, 1971v-4
Saindon, Napoleon (Joe) SaindonQM3Jun 1968 – Jan 13, 1970
Greenfield, GeneE-3Jun 1968 – Dec 19692ndin September of 1969 I and another 2nd division sailor went overboard refueling. Can't remember his name but I think it was McCarthy? This is not listed in anything I look up in FDR's history. If anyone has any info
Smith, MichaelABE2Jun 1, 1968 – Aug 1, 1970V2MADE SOME GREAT FRIENDS AND HAD SOME GREAT TIMES, ALSO SOME NOT SO GREAT BUT IT WAS AN ADVENTURE
Perkine, EdwardAMS2Jun 24, 1968 – Sep 24, 1972VA15I made three cruzes to the Med, a lot of hard work,a lot of liberty,Ah the good old days
Manning, TerryE-3Aug 15, 1968 – Jun 5, 1970S-6
Hawk, Vern "Skip"PN 2Sep 1968 – Jul 28, 1970Personnel [ExecutiveServed aboard the Rosie from 68 to 70. I worked in the Personnel Office and the Educational Services Office during Advancement cycles. Upon returning from the Med Cruise in 70 I was separated from the Navy and returned to Cincinnati, Oh.
Miglionico, Stephen (Mig)YN2Sep 1968 – Jul 1970Deck YN
Owens, DanielGMG3Sep 1968 – Jun 1972Battery DIVISION does anybody remember all the work that was going on the Rosie in the yards in Va. 68-69 the removal of the floor tile and heating pipe covers, I lost all the stuff from my previous employment. Thank you
Bates, Arthurleading seamanSep 10, 1968 – Jun 2, 19704 th div.It was a great time I saw a lot of the world I wish I could of saw the Holy Land. I ran the liberty launches and also the security picket boat at nite when we were in Cuba
Anklam, Gerald/ Hatsm 2Sep 10, 1968 – Jun 5, 1972CS
Schumacher, MarkMM3Sep 12, 1968 – Jun 20, 1972M division # 2 engine room
Malsch, JohnSN-YNSNSep 20, 1968 – Jul 20, 19711st 1968-70 Deck YN 1970-71anybody out there remembers me, get in touch
Cessna, DougETN3Sep 20, 1968 – Mar 21, 1970OE
Dougherty, John 'Dog' Or 'doc'SNOct 1968 – Aug 15, 1970OESOME GREAT TIMES IN NORFOLK, MAYPORT THE MED. DOUG CESSNA VIN MOLTISANTI ROCKY ROCCASANO "F TROOP" CARDIFF HORSEY, THE DUTY BOTTLE ETC
Calhoun, EdwardDC 2Oct 1968 – Jan 1970R - DC Shop
Wager, GeorgeOct 1968 – Jun 1972WORKED IN SHIPS STORES,{SMOKE SHOP, OFFICERS STORE. S-3 DIV.
Martin, RobertEM2Oct 1968 – Dec 1970EIt was a time of growing up, taking control, and keeping the boat afloat after the miserable, freezing yard period in the winter of '68, sweating out Gitmo, the adventure of foriegn lands, and sharing our lives with good men.
Van De Car, Edward {vande} profile iconABF3Oct 17, 1968 – Jun 24, 1972V-4 fuelshay gang looking for old ship mates would like to hear from you i,m on facebook so are a bunch of the guys drop a line lets hear from all of you
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Hamilton, DavidE-5 RD2Nov 1968 – Feb 1971OIWorked in CIC and ECM. Remember the great times in ECM with Chief Epps and the guys! Great times at the apartment in Jacksonville Beach also with buds Bob Harris, Elliot Blanco, and Frank Deeney.
Weldon, JohnABF-2Nov 1968 – Jul 1969V-4
Warner, Bruce profile iconFNNov 1968 – May 1970M DivisionJoined in the yards in late 1968. Left for followup follow-on assignment
Jacobs, RogerMM2Nov 6, 1968 – Aug 28, 1972MWorked in #3 engine room and #3 generator room
Thibodeaux, JimSK3Nov 15, 1968 – May 15, 1972S-1 Supply OfficeBoarded while in dry dock Portsmouth, 3 Med cruises. Recently made contact with other SK/AK's
Rockwell, Robert/ RockySNDec 1968 – Dec 19693rdJust a deckhand in the side cleaning department. Arrived while in drydock, left following shakedown cruise to go to data-processing A school. I must have painted that ship four times during my time there.
Appel, DonMM2Dec 1968 – Jan 1972M
Matheson, RobertSADec 9, 1968 – May 15, 1969MessI was assigned to and performed mess duty until my transfer to the Intrepid CV 11 for requested brother duty with my older brother Joseph. I had good friends there like Robert Todd Morconi, Ned and Ted Lambert as well as Frank.
Towsley, DennisE-3Dec 14, 1968 – Jul 29, 1970EHello from Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Carl, LarrySNDec 16, 1968 – Mar 15, 19701st Lt's Detail renamed 5thInitially assigned to scraping, grinding, and painting the hull. Did 3 month mess duty. Transfered, thanks to BM2 Hurley, to the Sail Locker for a skating job sewing canvas covers and bags. Loaned money to shipmates at weekend rates.
Rockwell, Robert/ RockySNDec 21, 1968 – Dec 7, 19691st (Deck). Side CleanerI was assigned to 1st Div as a side cleaner, but was assigned immediately to mess cooking in dry stores and breakout. Returned to side cleaning. Ship was in dry dock at Portsmoth. Went on the shakedown in GTMO.

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