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USS Forrestal (CV 59) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Forrestal (CV 59). 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 1999 crew members registered for the USS Forrestal (CV 59).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1955 | 1956 – 1958 | 1959 – 1960 | 1961 – 1962 | 1963 – 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 – 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Judd, WilliamAN1961 – 1965A
Dressel, BobAO21961 – Jul 14, 1962
Dupont, HenryMM21961 – May 1964A A3 AC/R Really enjoyed the Med Cruises Never thought I would see the ship again then one day while in Newport RI came across it while on a tour.Hope they have something good planned for it.
Norton, Robert (Bubba)RM31961 – 1964communicationsI am the daughter of RM3 Robert G. Norton, aka Bubba. Dad served as a Supervisor in both the security and main communication spaces and also div. Rep. to ship's recreation committee. Dad died 01-09-2012 in Wisconsin.
McCormick, CharlesSEAMANJan 1961 – Mar 20, 19633rd
Bennett, DonaldAMS3Jan 1961 – Mar 1964VF 103 Air Frames
Scheffner, EdmundAirmenJan 1961 – May 1962V1Work the flight deck until I was injured spent 3 months in sick bay and 7 months at Portsmiths Naval hospital But I still have great memories of Her . I also was on the Forrestal Boxing Team during the 61 med cruise
Reeves, JohnABH2Jan 5, 1961 – Jul 3, 1964V-1LOVED THE NAVY & THE USS FORRESTAL. I HAVE MANY FOND MEMORIES OF THE SHIP & MY SHIPMATES. GOD BLESS ALL.
Schroeder, Cornelius/cjSK3Feb 1961 – Jun 1962SupplyI was glad to have served on Forrestal and proud to be in the supply division and the crew I worked with. Party was not to be forgotten when I turned 21 in Gitmobay:)
Ioli, Edward profile iconYN2Mar 1961 – Feb 1, 1963Ship's Company - Admin
Meadors, GaryRADIOMAN 3RD CLASSMar 17, 1961 – Jul 19, 1963
Sirois, GeraldFA-MM2Apr 17, 1961 – Apr 17, 1964MIt was a great tour of duty. I'm still awed by the size of that majestic ship.Is it still in Rhode Island?
Neuroth, Jeanne-marieE6May 26, 1961 – Apr 30, 1981vf-11I am looking for anything on Richard J. Neuroth. He is my deceased spouse. He retired out of NAS Oceana in 1981 as an E6 in VF-11.
Johnston, RobertAO2/1Jun 15, 1961 – May 15, 1964V-5Worked in main deck shop, was compartment PPO, and aft ammunition elevators
Davis, MichaelGMT2Aug 1961 – Oct 1964W (SWU)Great times. Half my tour was in W Fwd and half in W Aft.
Pomeroy, PhilipADJ-2Aug 1961 –Line
Krause, WilliamBT2Aug 1, 1961 – Apr 13, 1965Bretired boiler operator (GM) 3-1-05
Speciale, VinceE-5Oct 1961 – Jul 1965v-1blue shirt-elevator operator-lso-fly 3 po
Livingston, DaveAME3Oct 1961 – Jul 29, 1963V-6Worked in Metal Shop. Division Officer was LCDR Agaki and Chief Lennox. Also was in charge of forward Hangar bay repair locker during some of 62-63 med-cruise. Pulled shore patrol duty in Med.
Livingston, Dave (Livy)AMS-3Oct 9, 1961 – Jul 2, 1963When I went on board in October of 1961 I was an Airman. In 1962 I made AME3 while working in V6 Division. Our job was to maintain the shop up forward of Hangar Bay 1 for the Squadron's. After making 3rd class I was put in charge of the DC locker
Spicer, RonMM3Oct 25, 1961 – Oct 25, 1963MI WENT ABORD IN 61 MEAD 62 MED CRUSE. WE HAD A GOOD SHIP AND A GOOD CREW, I WORK IN MMROOM4
Meyer, ArthurRD3Dec 1961 – Dec 1964OI
Ryan, Tedsm31962 – 1966cs
Coleman, James profile iconBT-3Feb 1962 – 1965b divworked in oil shack
Culhane, JohnPN3Feb 1, 1962 – Jan 15, 1964VA-85
Dewolfe, MikeAT 3Mar 1962 – Dec 1962VFP62WAS INJURED DURING THE CUBAN CRISIS. AM LOOKING FOR ANY INFO ON NATE MARTIN, FLIGHT DECK DAMAGE CONTROL. WAS LOST AT SEA AFTER SLIDING OFF A SLICK OUTBOARD WING OF AN F4 THAT HAD FELL INTO THE CATWALK.
Burnett, DonaldAo3Mar 1962 – May 1965G DivisionI was assigned to bomb locker and worked out of the armerory
Fitzgerald, RichardADR 3Mar 1, 1962 – Nov 22, 1963VA-85GREAT TOUR OFDUTY,LOVED MED CRUISE.WILL NEVER FORGET FRANCE & SPAIN.LOVE GOING TO THE REUNIONS, WISH MORE OF THE OLD SQUADRON WOULD PARTICIPATE,YOU DON'T KNOW THE FUN YOU MISS.SEE YOU THERE.
Stanley, BillRD3May 6, 1962 – Feb 1964OII often think about the two years I spent on board the Forrestal and many of the guys I lived with during that time. McAdams, Rushford, Mexal, Rossi, Meyers, and many more.
Martin, Edgar H.AMS-3May 10, 1962 – Aug 5, 1965V-6V-6 METAL SHOP,UNDER KARL M. BOARDMAN AMS-1.ALSO SERVED AS ON-BOARD TATTOO ARTIST AND ENGRAVER.
Mancuso, PeterANJun 15, 1962 – Sep 3, 1965V2 Cats Air OpsI will never forget! (2) Med Cruises, Cuban Missel Blockade, Cold war period. Prep for Viet Nam. I was proud to be part of ships company.
Flores-flores, Lemuel/ ChicoMM3Jul 1962 – Mar 15, 1964MAssigned to #4 MMR, stood watch during #4 generator fire and worked on insulation removal afterwards. If any of my shipmates can help me document such incident would be greatly appreciated.
Pino, DonAMH3Jul 11, 1962 – May 11, 1964V-6
Cavanaugh, JohnANJul 20, 1962 – Nov 10, 1963V2 #1 CatWill never forget that great ship, and that c130 landing
Shamroy, MikeAMS3Aug 1962 –vf-103made two meds.... '62/'63 & '64/'65... plane capt. & flite deck troubleshooter in vf-103, an f8 crusader squadron...hello to blair whitelaw, dave birch, dave cooper, rich bower , al rhode & tom healy... ret'd l.u. 28
Osterhout, WaynePH3Aug 1, 1962 – Mar 30, 1966photo
Pruitt, JohnE3Sep 1962 – Aug 10, 1965V4Many of the experiences that I had while serving on the Forrestal have helped me through my life in the last 50 years. I made many life long friends one of whom I still communicate with today.
Bowman, JohnATNANOct 1962 – Mar 1963VA-85
Lombardo, JoeRD3Oct 24, 1962 – Apr 22, 1966O/IMeet many great shipments during my time onboard.
Baer, LarryE 3 SignalmanNov 1962 – Aug 1964QuartemasterEnjoyed my deployment on the Forrestal, and the Med. Cruises. Hello to all my buddies on the signal bridge.

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