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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 757 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
Rister, VirgilAS STRIKER1969 – 1970ships companyinitiated and ran the NORS ready desk from infancy at Norfolk dry dock thru sea trials until discharge in 1970
Brown, Heinrich (John)1969 – 1972M
Chapman, Glenn DaveE31969 – 1971VF84
Sandlin, Wendell1969 – 1970Glenn is my brother,he passed away Aug 1st 1991, would like for his name to be on Rosie's list,dont let us die in vain,bless you rosie and all who rode her,
Jensen, StanE-31969 – 1970Plane CaptainI made the Med cruise 1969-1970 as a plane captain along with Kenneth Cavaness, Robert Stirelly, Bill Kruse.
Guidry, RooseveltAirman E-41969 – 1970V-4I BOARDED THE ROSIE IN MAYPORT,FLA. IN 1969. I MADE ONE MED. CRUISE ON THE ROSIE IN 1970. I HAD SOME GREAT TIMES . I WAS ASSIGNED TO V-4 DIVISION FUELING THE AIRCRAFTS UP ON THE FLIGHT DECK. DISCHARGED OCT. 16 1970.
Calhoun, EdwardDC2Jan 1969 – Jan 1971"R"Long hard hours.
Makarewicz, Joe profile iconAT3Jan 1969 – Nov 1972NAS Oceana / Aviation Electronics DepartmentI was stationed at NAS VA Beach from 1969 -1971. My last year was on the FDR CVA 42 Med cruise in 1972 assigned to the electronics department. Looking for friends I served with, i.e. Dan Ford, Allen Sands
Pritchard, BillyBM3Jan 17, 1969 – Sep 15, 19712ndjust looking for some people that were in the deck dept..
Platanitis, Paul / GreekAKANJan 23, 1969 – May 13, 1970S6
Bossone, CarmenMM3Feb 2, 1969 – Feb 10, 1972Engineering AWas assigned to the O2N2 Shop on hanger deck. Enjoyed my time aboard the FDR. Two Med cruises, Shakedown to the Carribean (St Thomas) and time at GITMO and a ride to the North Atlantic. Would like to hear from anyone who remembers me.
Rodemoyer, Gayl / RodiDP3Mar 1969 – Dec 11, 1972S7I worked with the best. Its been awhile but I still remember.
Lefay, JohnABHANMar 15, 1969 – Nov 22, 1972V-3
Peterman, Carle2Mar 22, 1969 – Mar 22, 1971fourthi ran no 2 uboat from ship to schore i took the men to shore and back to ship
Autino, Louis, JAirman E3Apr 3, 1969 – Sep 11, 1969Flight Deck Chip & paint, chip and paint, then chip and paint again!...dry dock Norfolk, VA...then a shake down cruise
Fred, MartinHT3Apr 17, 1969 – Dec 11, 1971RepairGood memories and not so many bad memories.
Dalheim, BobEN3May 1969 – Sep 1970ASpent my time maintaining small boats and emergency diesel generators. One Gitmo cruise and one Med cruise.
Broome, HoraceSEAMAN E-3May 1969 – 19702nd DivisionOur LPO WAS SWEET WILLY FROM PHILLY. Truely the best crew a boat ever had!!!
Taylor, Gary profile iconANMay 4, 1969 – Sep 1971V1Good old Rusty Rose
Adzima, LouPH3Jun 1969 – Jun 1970OP
Shira, Glenn profile iconDTP1Jun 1969 – Feb 1972Dental Lab & Mess Deck Master at Arms (9 M )FDR & Midway Reunion can be reached at - squadrons-shipmates-of-the-fdr-midway.com
View 'back then' Photo
McCrary, Roy (Mack)Machinists Mate/ 3rd classJun 1969 – Mar 1971EngineeringEnigine rooms
Koska Jr., Gerald Koska Jr.E3Jun 12, 1969 – Mar 2, 1973S.SLike to here from anyone that was there in those years
Peissig, LarryEN3Jul 1969 – Oct 1970Auxilary/Laundry RepairMaking Booze
Seeger, EricHT3Jul 9, 1969 – Jun 19, 1971Rasst.locksmith under chief baily,but started in pipe shop&coop cleaning.made 2 med cruises,left her in Athens...still remember that night....hello to all
Girard, GaryE-3Sep 1969 – Feb 1973S-1 supply (rotatable supply)Made 3 Med cruises...wow, what an experience.
Hammack, GeorgeABE 3Sep 1969 – May 1972V-2 CatsHello Shipmates (Whistle, Whistle) I hope all of you are doing Great in life, that is Civilian Life Part 2.Oh those "ole" Navy days are not to be forgotten for one reason or another.
Soliday, SollyBT3Oct 29, 1969 – Aug 11, 1973BSERVED 4 YRS IN BOILEROOM 2 ALFA . MADE 3 MED. CRUISES.
Bardon, Wil HM3Nov 1969 – Jun 1970Medical DepartmentI got on her just before she headed to the Med. in January. Pretty rough crossing but the cruising around the Med made it worthwhile. We had a very good group in Medical at the time and they taught me a lot.
Estep, StevenHospitalman E3Dec 1969 – Aug 1970medical
Baker, DonHT 3Dec 1, 1969 – Oct 20, 1972RLots of good memories in the pipe shop , lot of growing up , and above all it's where I came to trust Jesus as my Lord and Saviour .
Drew, JohnEM31970 – 1971ETemporarily assigned to the Rosie awaiting a school. Worked in motor rewind, electrical distribution, as mess decks master at arms and as E Division storekeeper. Made several carrier qual cruises but no Med cruise... not on the Rosie anyway
Fava, AnthonyLTJG1970 – 1971CSEnjoyed ALMOST every day, especially during Mediterranean deployments.
Miller, Robert (Bobby)AQF31970 – 1972VA-15Plane captain on the A-7's
Bartels, Russ profile iconAE1970 – 1971VA-128Volunteered as Shore Patrol Duty as a way to have every-other port "watch" free. Had a nice 8 day "Vacation" in Rhodes Greece. While "Rosie" got fixed. Brought a lot of drunk sailors back to the launches in other ports.
Propheter, Winforde21970 – 1971forth division boatscurious who remembers
Linneman, Glenn profile iconE-3 ABH1970 – 1971V-1I enjoyed the duty.
Vanvalkenburg, RandallPO3Jan 1970 – Aug 1972Public AffairsI still use my navy stories to teach my geography class. It was a great experience although I didn't think so at the time.
Corbett, William (Bill)ADJ-3Jan 1970 – Jun 1971AIMDWas TAD from VA-67 and worked in the jet shop at the rear of the ship. Served two tours of the Med. 1970 and 1971
Christensen, Del (Chris)PH2Jan 2, 1970 – Jul 1970VFP-63Looking for otrhers assigned to VFP-63 for the FDR Med cruise.
Donald, JonAK2Jan 15, 1970 – Jul 15, 1972S1Worked in Main Supply Office. Last year went to visit Midway Museum in SD. Fun but were those ladders quite so steep 40 years ago?? Did three Med Cruises and saw more of the world than I ever expected. Sad She is gone.
Hundley, GarryAQ3Feb 10, 1970 – May 30, 1973VA 176 AIMD
Eterno, Josephqmsn joseph eternoFeb 25, 1970 – Dec 18, 1973navagationserved aboard 1970 / 1973 navagation div great times good friends
Dibilio, Jimgmt 3Mar 1970 – Dec 1973wwould like to find some other shipmates from w division. great bunch of guys, lots of good times.
Chamberlain, JimAC2Apr 1970 – Nov 1974OCWorked the Shore Patrol for the first 6 months on board then transfered the the OC division. Worked under Commander Hull Ryde my first Med Cruise. Made the 70 -71 curise and the 72 curise
Kadel, PaulABH3Apr 1970 – Dec 9, 1971V-3
Rector, ThomasAGCSMay 1970 – Sep 1971operations weatherBoarded in Naples Italy, 1970..continued thru Med cruise 1971. Left ship in Jacksonville ...final duty at NAS Key West...retired in Sept 1975.
Nielsen, ThomasSNMay 10, 1970 – Sep 12, 19711 stMade two Med.cruises and than tranfer to the Indy and became a cook. If BJ Dillon is out there any where like to hear from you.
Bickers, RobertABH2May 14, 1970 – Jun 30, 1972V-1Fy 2 PO and Crash Crew member
Hamilton, LeeE-3May 20, 1970 – May 17, 19741stWow! I had a great time, now that I look back on it. Never had been far from home before. I grew up while in the navy and have missed it and the guys that I served with. I have thought about them many times and have wondered how they are.
Spirito, Ed (Aka: Heartattack)E3Jun 1970 – Dec 1971V4 Aviation Fuels (Always Clean & Clear)OK guys, these 6 man reunions don't cut it. We know you're listening, and we know where you live. Don't make us come and get you, because it could get ugly. Just ask 'Wildman' Camera. "Rosie's Raiders" are on the lo
Green, TerryJO3Jul 1970 – Feb 1971Public AffairsServed in the Public Affairs Office. Made a Med Cruise and felt it was awful. In retrospect, it was one of the highlights of my life.
Hacker, Richard profile iconABH-2Jul 30, 1970 – Dec 9, 1971V-31971 Med Cruse
Simoneaux, RogerAO3Aug 20, 1970 – Aug 20, 1974AMDONT LET LIFE PASS YOU BY WITHOUT SEEING YOUR OLD FRIENDS.
Medeiros, RichardYNSNAug 26, 1970 – Sep 26, 1971xHad a good time on the ship I was only 17 when I got on the ship. I made 1 cruise and then left for another school with non-returnable orders. Then was sent to the Forrestal CVA-59
Mitchell, DavidBM3Sep 1970 – Jul 12, 19741st 3rd 4th
Krebs, RCS3Sep 1970 – Mar 1973S-2I made 2 cruises on the Rosie, Captain Youngblood was the CO on the first cruise, I can't remember the CO name on the 2nd cruise. Great times and made some great friend. Does anyone from the S-2 Div. remember Pat Iovino?
Huss, Clifton AllenRM3Oct 15, 1970 – Dec 15, 1973CRMade 3 cruises on the Rosie, including that nice little 301 day cruise in 1972. Hello fellow Radiomen out there. Jerry Hewett lives in Durham, about an hour from me. Give me a call at 336-945-0331.
Whitehead, Silas E.L\\CPLDec 1970 – Apr 1971Marine Detactment
Ehrgood, BobEM3Dec 10, 1970 – May 3, 1974E DivisionBoarded Dec 1970, 3 Med cruises/ Was an EMFA when I came aboard but worked as a Yeoman for the first 3 months or so and then was assigned to "E" Division Light Shop where I spent the remainder of my time while on board.

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