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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
Hensley, JimSN1971 – 19732ndMitchell, I saw your name on the the list and I what to say thanks for helping me to sick bay on a stretcher when I became sick on the aft starboard elevator.
Baker, RonBMC1971 – 1974DeckMade Chief on this Great Boat
Miller, JackMM31971 –A GangO2- N2 gang, helped those pilots fly high...
Stephens, Frank  NEWE3 fireman1971 – 1972EnTransferred to fearless mso 442 1973 looking for friend Phillip mank a bt from maine
Jackson, BobbyYN3Jan 1971 – Aug 1974
Harvey, JohnAMS 3Jan 1971 – Jul 1971Was TAD to AIMD from VA-87.Just did the one cruise and was a great time. We always enjoyed general quarters because the cards came out and spade tournaments started. Still remember the good times in the gut in Barcelona.
McNeely, RalphoutsnJan 1971 – 1972S3I ran the candy store. I had a great time on the FDR
Johnson, JerryPN1Jan 1971 – 1972x
Singleton, Larry RSnJan 1, 1971 – Aug 16, 19722ndWorked as Boats Mate on Rosie during 1971 and part of1972. Rember you Jimmy H. ! Done Q Deck Watch and watches on the bridge. Many long nites Refueling.My friend Bm1 M Smith still weighs on my mine. Died to Young.
Hickman, JmaesFn BtJan 1, 1971 – Oct 18, 1974b/4myname isJamse W. Hickham Iam looking for a shipmate bt/2 Joe Travis his wife name was debhora
Freda, JamesSNJan 5, 1971 –1st&4th
Rising, William (Bill)CS3Feb 2, 1971 – Feb 4, 1972S-2
Watson, CharlesS K-2Feb 16, 1971 – Aug 30, 1974Store Keeper made three cruises on board the Rosie, remember the 72 cruise like it was yesterday. Ran the ship's store that handled all tools and office suplies in the aft section of the ship. those looking for medals for 1974 contact naval personnel
Watson, CharlesSK-2Mar 26, 1971 – Aug 18, 1974Store KeeperMade three cruises on board the rosie, ran ship's store in aft section for tool's and office supplies. Had a great time on board, remember 72 cruise like yesterday. those looking for 74 awards email me. I injured my back in navy in 78.
Warner, JohnDK2Apr 3, 1971 –Supply
Burroughs, Jim ( Rookie)E4Apr 10, 1971 – Dec 1972VF 84Long cruise that year a lot of things happened ,Good Times !!!
Cortor, PhilHM 2May 2, 1971 – Jan 15, 1972" H "
Burgess, LeeE4/EM3Jun 1971 – Apr 1974E DivisionLanded on board in June of "71 in a COD turbo prop. Three months on kitchen duty and then on to # 2 engine room. Didn't like it much, but got a break from the Commander in charge of Engineering. When to Power Shop.
Knapp, RobertYN3Jun 1, 1971 – Apr 21, 1972Attack Squadron 176Was sailor of the month while on a Med Cruise, stationed out of Oceana Virginia, Stationed in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba first year of term
Drustrup, DennisOS3Jun 1, 1971 – Aug 24, 1974OI
Knapp, RobertYNSJun 18, 1971 –
Eubank, JohnE3Jul 1971 – Feb 28, 19751stit was a place to grow-up a little and learn to respect others i would say over -all it was a good time in my life. miss my freinds and times we were together during work are play,
Dalrymple, Claude "Mickey"BT1Jul 1, 1971 – May 12, 1972B DivisionOil & Water King
Moore, Darrell "red"EM2Jul 2, 1971 – Apr 20, 1973EGrand ship, old, but did her job. Long med cruises...plenty of ops....many mid-watches...the 72 med cruises was some long, due to our relief Forrestal catching fire again...think they sent the old Intrepid over to relief us. f
Miles, MikeAO2Jul 12, 1971 – Jul 16, 1972G DIVISION HANGAR DECK
Rigg, Terry (Chrome)PN2Jul 20, 1971 – Jan 1, 1975X
Elsey, JimMM3Aug 5, 1971 – Nov 5, 1971MachineryAssigned #3 engine room and all shaft alleys, left Rosey to go sub service for next 5 years.
Davis, Robertsn/bmAug 14, 1971 – Aug 14, 19732 divisionhi too all my shipmates
Carbo, ButchMM3Aug 25, 1971 – Oct 22, 1971MAssigned TAD to #3 Engine Room for maintenance and training following MM"A" School and prior to Nuclear Power School.
Dehart, WilliamE-2Sep 1971 – 1974SUPPLY
Silvercloud, HawkABE 3Sep 8, 1971 – Jan 7, 1973V-2 CatsSo how do my fellow shipmates thing about that dam 1972 Med.cruise!!! I was ass. to the port cat. I was injerd when a F-4 briddle retraced and hit me in the chest and lower back it wraped around me.
Fugate, JamesAME3Sep 12, 1971 – May 16, 1972VA-176 AME Shop Good Times
Gipson, Jim Or GipperDCFNSep 23, 1971 – Sep 23, 1973R DIVISIONWORKED AS SHIPS LOCKSMITH OUT OF CARPENTER SHOP LIKE TO HERE FROM ANYONE IN R DIV
Cadagan, DanENSIGNOct 1971 – Sep 1972Communication
Sullivan, KenRM#Oct 1, 1971 – Jul 26, 1973CRI was a Radioman on the long 1972 Med cruise. All in all my time on the Rosie was a good experience. It was a great to visit all the liberty ports. Barcelona was my favorite port followed by Athens.
Wright, JackSNNov 1971 – May 1973Made the long cruise in 72, and a little over 1/2 in 73
Daniels, BillPH3Nov 1971 – Aug 1973OPThe long 72 med trip.
Ritter, DannyABH3Nov 1971 – Jun 1973V1Started as Blue Shirt (Handler) moved over to running Elevators and the LSO Platform. To stow the number 3 elevator was a job pulling the pins when going along side for re-fueling, Med Cruise 1972. sad to see her go.
Fratus, RustyYN3Dec 27, 1971 – Nov 1, 1974Engineer Log RoomWorked for CDR Bullock, LCDR Kuhrt, Gary Gray Randell Klepper.
Carl, ShuckABE 21972 – 1974V2 cats
Carroll, KentADJ 31972 – 1974Air Wing 6 VA 176 THUNDERdid two med cruises,1972 & 1973-1974 ,was petty officer 3rd class,A 6 power plants,plane captain,line crew night supervisor,TAD to ships master at arms,best buds were Dee Basom,Dan Ferris,& Ron (pineapple) Henderson.
Dukes, StevenETR-21972 – Nov 14, 1975OEMaintained the SPS-37 Long Range Air Radar. The antenna for the SPS-37 was the huge black antenna that hung out over the starboard side. Served 6 years in the Navy and made 3 Med Cruises aboard the FDR 72-73/74 & 75.
Lopez, TedI'm e3 A-1division1972 – 1974A-1Shout out to Stan Coachman, Harry Short and all the sailors. Sail On
Couture, GaryASH-31972 – Nov 1975AIMDI worked in the GSE shop in hanger bay four.
Woolridge, JosephMM31972 – 1974M DIVI was assigned to 2 engine room 72-74. My nickname was Wooly. I would like to hear from anyone. I am also registered on Wasp cvs-18.
Anders, KenABH31972 – 1974flightdeck crash crewLooking for photo of catapult ripping the nosegear off of A7 during launch. Also served on USS Wasp CVS 18 1970 to 1972.
Baldwin, WilliamE21972 – 1975S My name is William Baldwin (aka) Bill Baldwin. My first Navy ship, USS Franklin D. Roosevelt, Mayport FL, 6/1972-04/1975. I was assigned to divisions IM3, AIMD.
Albrecht, ChrisAT2Jan 1972 – Oct 1972VA-176 AT shop & Ship's MAAWas assigned to the MAA force for the 1st half of cruise, squadron AT shop until my enlistment was about to expire. Left on board a COD. Cat shot was a thrill.
Armstead, James ClydeGMT2Jan 1972 – Jul 1975W and BatteryI served on Rosie from 72-75. Made 3 Med cruises. Served in W Div for first 2 and Battery Div the last cruise. I made a lot of good friends while on the Rosie.
McCormick, Ronald Douglas ( Mac )FiremanJan 1, 1972 – Jan 28, 1973M Div #3 main Engineroom!0 month Med cruise who could ever forget. Left the Rosie for En "A" school.
Meagher, MichaelMM3Jan 3, 1972 – Dec 8, 1973MDIVEnjoyed LIFE in #3 engineroom, and learning to sleep soundly while standing in front of the main throttle board. Left on the mail COD underway in the Med...thanks for the memories of 2 Med cruises.
Dyer, PhilABE2Jan 5, 1972 – Jun 15, 1975V2 Catsworked V-2 office most of 72 cruise and then finished my tour aboard working every job on the stbd cat....
Stacey, MikeAE/AQ-2Jan 9, 1972 – Dec 16, 1974VA-176 Thurderbolts
Bryson, Robert / PeteASE - 2Feb 1972 – Dec 1972VA-87Good ship, good crew, good friends, good memories!
Feeley, BarrySK2Feb 1972 – Nov 1975Main Supply Office
Edwards, Ken (Ed)AK3Feb 1972 – Oct 1972Main SupplyI told them I wasn't going to re-up. They transferred me to the Roosevelt anyway. I'm glad they did because I loved the food in Europe.
Watson, MarkAMH3Feb 1, 1972 – Dec 15, 1972VA-15Served my last enlistment year with VA-15 most of it on the flightdeck at night as slot checker and troubleshooter. Still can feel the flight deck....
Dalton, MikeAK3Feb 9, 1972 – Apr 2, 1975VF-84, S-1,S-3..Hey Anyone out there...I was in VF-84 for 3 years ,Worked in Supply, I went TAD on the Rosie to main supply//.
Guffey, RonnieAMS3Feb 12, 1972 – Mar 3, 1973VA-15Bad storm to start with then we got extended over there. I thought we would never go home. Great times tho. While at sea I worked nite check crud crew. I remember the hanger bay 1 crew of VA-15.
Santora, JerryE3Feb 21, 1972 – Feb 19, 1973V 4for those that might remember me hello .
Dillon, RichardBM3May 1972 – Apr 23, 19761stIt was a hell of a ride.
Hunter, R. FrankMM3May 1972 – Jan 1975A-4 Chill Water
Gorski, Lawrence - SkiMM1May 1972 – May 1974MWorked most of the time in #4 Engine Room Group.
Chapman, Craig ABE-2May 12, 1972 – Nov 11, 1975V2-GEARGreen shirts are the best
Allen, David profile iconseamanJun 1972 – Dec 1972Supply4 of us flunked out of PN school and were sent to the Rosie, catching up in Naples. Mess cooking was tough but the guys were great. I'll never forget my supply division pal Almus Grammer, great guy!
Stephens, FrankfnJun 7, 1972 –mLooking for 3 old friends that sailed on Rosie Larry Tate (airdale) phillip mank(bt) lee Burgess(e div)
Klein, Gary TRM3Jul 1972 – Sep 12, 1973communicationsi was on the rosie for only a 6 mo deployment from the 10 mos that the ship was in the med. forrestal caught fire and we had to stay 4 mos more to get relieved. i remember a huge storm in the bay of biscayne that tore all the whips off.
Jones, Gerald D "Jerry"AO3Aug 1972 – Aug 1976AM
Van De Car, Edward {vande} profile icon abf3Aug 10, 1972 – Aug 11, 1972V-4 Div airhi guys any one in at that time contack me we have a small group that meats once a year
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Zimmerman, DennisFNAug 15, 1972 – Sep 22, 1974MAssigned to Number one Engine Room and later to Number 3 Engine
Fuller, JoeEM2Aug 20, 1972 – Dec 18, 1974E DIVISIONWorked at #1&2 switchboard. Then the Lighting Shop. 1972-1974
Curtis, Gary "Christian"PR2Sep 1972 – Dec 1973VA-66
Maroney, DonaldSM1/NC1Sep 1972 – Jul 8, 1974ADMINMade 2 cruises. Left in Barcelona. Went to recuriting duty. Also changed rates fron SM1 to NC1 in 73. Retired in 1977. The one of my best duty stations. Great crew and lots of fun. Worked in NAVSTA Mayport PD ret 77
Singletary, Clifford (Spot)ABH3Nov 1972 – May 1975v-1Served as a blue shirt, crash and salvage and cat spotteron the flight deck crew 1972-1975.
Steptoe, JackEM1Nov 1972 – Dec 23, 1974XBoarded in Barcelona; worked as Career Counselor in X div; remember the storm we ran into on our way to Norfolk to drop off the air wing in the spring of 74; Rosie was a good experience for me. Retired off her.
Hollinger, MikeBTFNNov 1, 1972 – Aug 15, 1975B-work in 4-A boileroom 4group
Shepherd, MikeNov 1, 1972 – Nov 2, 1975
Elzey, RickyHM3Nov 1, 1972 – Sep 9, 1973Sick BayI had a great time. Hoot and I were the first HM's to respond to the hanger fire feb 23, 1973.
Fincher, Dave (VTX Candy Red)AMH-3Dec 1972 – Jan 1973VF-84I was on the loooong cruise. I went TAD to ships company and was a barber for about nine months. Worked in the crews barber shop then went to the first class/ chiefs shop with Winstead.
Peterson, Daniel (Pete)ABE3Dec 17, 1972 – Jun 16, 1976V-2 Arresting geargreat ship and great times.anyone know of retro sea service award 1974,and battle E award on 74 cruise.fair winds and following seas..

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