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USS Coral Sea (CV 43) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Coral Sea (CV 43). 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 947 crew members registered for the USS Coral Sea (CV 43).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1959 | 1960 – 1962 | 1963 – 1964 | 1965 – 1967 | 1968 – 1969 | 1970 – 1971 | 1972 – 1973 | 1974 – 1975 | 1976 | 1977 – 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 – 1982 | 1983 | 1984 – 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – now

Nyseth, DaveAN/E31984 – 1985V1Sleeping in the catwalk nets, jets going overboard,collision with the Napo, men overboard- Man, what a life it was!
Alexander, DarrenE-3/AN1984 – 1986V-1Good times , bad times, great friends! I see a lot of names I know, Hope you gents are all doing great!
Tilbury, Robert/odieAZ31984 – 1988IM-1
Statham, Dan profile iconMMC1984 – Jan 1, 1986?
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Donoho, William (Bill)E-5 /ASM21984 – 1986AIMDMemories, at the end , its all we have!
Knapp, FrederickABH 31984 – 1986V-1
Becker, RandySN - SK21984 – 1988S-1 and S-8Attached to the first QA division in Supply
O'Connor, DaveQMSA-QM2Jan 1984 – Apr 1988NAVWhat a life!
Thacker, JoelRM2Jan 1984 – 1985OCWould love to hook up with anyone on ship under Tucker or Furgeson. I was OC Supervisor during GQ. Onboard during crash with super tanker
Ritz, NickAT2Feb 1984 – Feb 1987IM3
Beneventi, Charles ABH3Mar 1984 – Apr 8, 1988V-1
Cartwright, GaryAE3Mar 1, 1984 – 1987VFA-132 Avionics/ArmamentThis was my very first cruise aboard a US Navy Aircraft Carrier and it was and will be my most beloved time at sea!
Terbrack, KennethHM3Mar 1, 1984 – Dec 29, 1985Medical
Bonderczuk, Vince (Bondo)BT1Mar 25, 1984 – Aug 25, 1987B-5/B-1living in east tn. since retiring in 96. too bad some of the khaki klan didnt go down with thwe ship chief guess chief temple now theres a couple of real stand up guys.
Jones, Timms5Apr 3, 1984 – Sep 20, 1987supply
McKay, ScottPH / E-5Apr 5, 1984 – Jan 1, 1986PhotoIt was Great to travel the WORLD with great friends
Taylor, Peter (Skeeter) profile iconBT3Apr 10, 1984 – Apr 10, 1986B-1My first ship, what an experience. Med cruse, crashed into a tanker, play with Russians. Looking for Vince Bonderczick and any other B-1 Able fire shipmates,Brymer, Kreegen and Brown. Where are you guys?
Plummer El, TerahABHMay 1984 – Feb 1988V-3/ V-1 “POP’s & “FOD King”Just stopped by hoping to come across some familiar names.
Hubert, DavidOS2May 25, 1984 – Nov 22, 1989OILots of good times....lots of bad times. Many lifelong brothers.
Ferrell, LaceyE4/ASE3May 28, 1984 – Mar 7, 1987IM-4lot of great friends and stories
Chvilicek, Ronald profile iconAAJun 5, 1984 – Dec 5, 1988VO/V5I was known as "CHEK" worked in Pri-Fly (Primary Flight Control) I was also a Smokers Boxer and came aboard after graduating Naval Aircrew Candidate School, Pensacola, Florida. Trying to reconnect with old shipmates.
Littlefield, DavidMS 2Jul 11, 1984 – Jul 5, 1988SUPPLY S-2Dcpo for s2 and worked mostly in the aft bake shop...
McDonald, Gary / MacMS3Jul 16, 1984 – Jul 15, 1987S-2/CO's Mess/Carrier Group TwoGreat times, shipmates. Great old Ship!
Guzman, GlennBT3Jul 24, 1984 – Oct 2, 1987B-5/Oil/Water LabJust looking for my shipmates..
Harris, Scott/harryL/CPLAug 1984 – Aug 1986Marine DetachementI made some good friends,Geno C. Paul S, Dave G.. Remember The Joke!!! GySgt Saunders
Mostacci, Richard Aka Beaner Named By Steve Dugan Aka Pumpkin HeadASE2Aug 1984 – Sep 1987IM4 GSEoh man oh man<what a ship,what awesome friends and memories i made there,Dennis Raulerson,Thanks man enjoyed playing the flatop with you,Scott Kardos and Froggy,Donny Johnston u n Marcia Great friends
Liberatore, Robert [mouse]HT2Aug 12, 1984 – Aug 12, 1987RPipe/plumbing shoe &Flying Squad
Proper, MarkDP2Sep 1984 – Oct 1987S-7Looking for the old crew from S-7
Lane, JamesBM2Sep 1, 1984 – Oct 18, 19861st and 3rd DivisionsShipyard, Cuba refresher training, collision with Ecuadorian tanker. Back to the shipyard. Meditaranean cruise, Line of Death. Khadafy’s missle corvettes, F/A 18 pancakes on flight deck (pilot ejected safely) Fun!
Strupith, BrianAnNov 1984 – 1987V-3Worked the Hangar Deck as a Blueshirt.
Burch, RobertBT3Nov 3, 1984 – Oct 4, 1986B-5 Water / Oil LabGood times ! Still in contact with Marvin Turner. Can't find James H. Atkins aka Hack. Bombed the shit out of Lybia, should have never stopped there !! Trans. from the Kitty Hawk Nov. 84 good move! Fred you are late for watch, get up NOW !
Black, DavidE-3Nov 28, 1984 – Apr 1, 1988V-2Served aboard the "Ageless Warrior" for two Med cruises and crossed the LINE OF DEATH in 86. Also, served with the best group of guys i've known. Miss you guys, good luck and best wishes.
Ronald, SzalmaBT1Dec 1, 1984 – Dec 1987B divJust wanted to say hey to all my shipmates and hope there in good health. Sure do miss the good old days give me a shout
Thomas, Mickel "Michael"QM21985 – 1986N - NavigationI am tired of all these sailors asking me, "Where are we? Where are we going? When will we get there?" Perhaps they should learn how to read a chart or work a sextant. God Speed Shipmates! Would love to hear from you. Lifes been good!
Powell, JerryET11985 – 1989OE
Miller, DougBmsn1985 – 1989Deck 2ndLooking for Bm2 Michael Shaw, anyone know his where abouts
Carroll, JoeLt1985 – 1989A divisionMet a great number of magnificent men and women during my career. Anchors away shipmates.
Staib, EdAS11985 – 1988IM-4Seems like only a few years time flies.
Pate, GaryRM2Jan 1985 – Apr 1988Communications
Bain, DanielAT2Jan 1985 – May 1989AIMDI served with some of the best men in the Navy during my enlistment.
Hix, DominicQM2Jan 19, 1985 – Oct 3, 1988NavSome of the most exciting times of my life happened on that rust bucket! Some of the best and some of the worst experiences were had on her too!
Wood, BryanJO1(SW)Feb 1985 – Mar 1989X-4 Public Affairs SITEI was the sportscaster on Coral "Maroo" for 4 years. How many out there remember the music video for God Bless The USA during and after our Libya experience. She was a great ship and I made a lot of friends. Good times
Titensor, MattABH-3Feb 1, 1985 – Oct 1, 1988V-1/ Crash & slavage
Jones, BenjaminIS1(SW)Mar 1985 – Oct 18, 1988OZMy first navy ship. Will always be special to me. Had a great time on board.
Maederer, DaveBM2Mar 1985 – Jan 19891st DivAnyone who remembers me feel free to contact me at
Birch, Sam/samdogAirman e3Mar 1, 1985 – Jun 24, 1987V1I was looking for an old friend Jim Carr.
Brennan, ThomasABH3Mar 8, 1985 – Sep 30, 1988V-1
Weisel, Jacob(Jake)YN3Mar 8, 1985 – Apr 1, 1988Operations AdminIt was the best of times. It was the worst of times. She was my one and only ship, but I still say she was the best! I made a lot of friends (some that I'm still in touch with)and the memories that will last a lifetime!
Harrison, Harry'OYN3Mar 15, 1985 – Jun 13, 1988ADMIN/WeaponsHit me time in my life, USS Coral Sea, many friends and the diffrent countries. Norfolk knows my name!!
McCormick, GlennWT1(SW)Apr 1985 – Sep 1989W DIVFWD SASS SHOP SUP
Thomas, CharlesPH-3Apr 21, 1985 – Apr 1, 1988OPUpon arrival, worked in V-3; became a Photographer's Mate, worked in the OP division. I have life long friends from CV-43. I feel blessed to share its rich history.
Preece, Glenmrfn/mm3Apr 23, 1985 – Oct 15, 1988A / R3.5 great years so glad i picked such an old ship .. 99 present great people thanks for you servise brothers... went to san diego this year and checked out midwas she is awesome , a must see
West, StevenAO3May 1985 – Nov 19, 1988G-4 and G-2I meet some of the best people from all over especially in my division.Two great med cruises.
Brunson, Willie III/bruno profile iconABH2May 15, 1985 – Nov 28, 1988V-1My first ship, and we ended up in the middle of the crisis w/ LIBYA and Khadafi. We left on a regular cruise and came back hero's. I will never forget the day we pulled into Norfolk. there were boats all around us.
Ollison, Alonza (Ollie)ABE1Jun 1985 – Jun 1989V-2/SecuritySecurity Section Leader for most part
Harig, Edward [pappy] profile iconmmcJun 1985 – Oct 1989m-div/a-div
Ollison, AlonzaABE1Jun 1985 – Jun 1989V-2/SecurityI enjoyed being a member on board of the Ship. The shipmates that I worked with were nice.
Carter, GregJOURNALISTJun 1, 1985 – Jun 1, 1989Served as Journalist 1985-89.
West, StevenAO 3Jun 5, 1985 – Nov 26, 1988G-2 and G-4
Vittone, Mario "The Julio Unit"AT2Jun 14, 1985 – Mar 20, 1989IM3 / AIMDWorked in Shop 1A. David O'Hara was my supervisor.
Dembro, StephenE-4 msAug 1985 – May 8, 1988S-2
Nelson, Chief profile iconFTG3/FC3Aug 1985 – Oct 1987G-3My first Ship and my Father's first ship. Great Med cruise.
Jones, JeffreySM3Aug 17, 1985 – Feb 23, 1987CS
Golding, DavidEM2Sep 1985 – Apr 1987
Wright, J.j.IC2Sep 1985 – 1986IC ShopAKA ( Serious Jay)
Smalls, TommyDNSep 1985 – Jul 1987DentalI wish I could catch up with some of my old buddies from the MS to the air group guys and the Corpman too. For those who don't remember me from 85-87 I worked in the dental clinic giving you guys those good cleanings.
Brown, BarryAT3Sep 1985 – 1988AIMD I-M3It was a great experience to sever aboard The Coral Sea CV-43. I wish they did have to scrap her, least our sister ship is still around, USS Midway CV-41, may have to make a trip out west to see her.
Boruch, BradDC2Sep 1, 1985 – Apr 21, 1989DCThe good old days on the 3 screw maroo
Rogers, RolandBM2Sep 10, 1985 – May 1, 19861st
Spears, RodneyAOANSep 12, 1985 – May 14, 1988G-1
Allen, JonMM3Sep 25, 1985 – Jun 1, 1989A GangGood times, bad times, that's how life goes. Working as a civilian at Naval Station Everett, Aug '05 makes 20 years with the Canoe Club. Who woulda thunk it?
Snow, BillMM3Oct 1985 – May 15, 1998M-1 Div #1 Enginge Room & # 1 Generator Room WC Sup, 1 Gen
Guess, BillyBTC (SW)Oct 1985 – Jul 1989B-DivisionThe only ship that went dark and dirty in the middle of the Mediterranean. LCDR Cecere and Capt Pratt were the best MPA and Chief Engineer I ever served under.
Gonzalez, FrankAC3Oct 1985 – Mar 1989OC
Mardis, JimAKCOct 1, 1985 – May 20, 1986S-6 (VFA-132)Retired CWO3, SC,USN in 1996
Gibbs, RobEM2Oct 1, 1985 – Jan 25, 1990E-Division
Shaw, ScottAMH3Oct 5, 1985 – May 13, 1986VAW-127The ship was older and bolder just like it's old crew. We crossed the line of death and lived another day to tell our stories. GO CV-43
Bailey, ReginaldEWSNOct 6, 1985 – May 8, 1989ELECTRONIC WARFARE
Farmer, KevinPHANOct 11, 1985 – Dec 6, 1986OP(Photo Lab)The Coral Sea was my first command and she will all ways hold a special place with me!
Evans, Antonio R.ANOct 25, 1985 – Aug 14, 1986V-3
Chancey, Richard / "Scott "E-3Oct 29, 1985 – Nov 24, 1989G-4LOVE THE NAVY AND HATED THE NAVY . WHAT CAN I SAY !
Johnson, RichardDSCNov 1985 – Jun 1986NTDS
Oehler, MichaelAZ1(AW)Nov 11, 1985 – Jun 1, 1989AIMDIM-1 (PC, ADMIN), IM-4 (GSE). R 1A (QG). First Fleet Assignment, Great Ship, Wonderful Crew - Best times of my 20 so far.
Mills, KolinAK1Dec 29, 1985 – Apr 30, 1990s-6

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