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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 2010 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 – 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Barr, Dan--crowbarABH31975 – 1977v3ocean view baby--palma,brendizi,taranto--too many days at sea--lets get over the baybridge tunnell while its snowing so we can get stranded in newhampshire and drink with rogers dad.whers bear,flocco,parentand all the other deckape airdales
Closky, JayAC21975 – Jun 1977OCMissing the good 'ol days...
Woodberry, RcMMFN1975 – 1977M Div 3 Main
Brown, Dennisms31975 – 1979S-2 and S-5Worked general mess officers mess and worked in wo mess as well. Made alot of friends , I miss all of you . Great parties at the trailer in Jax. Remember Harry Tuttle( Ridin the Storm Out).
Hodges, DouglasBT31975 –Benjoyed the trip to NY city in 76 and will never forget the shock test or all the work during dry dock or some good shipmates ,
Gulledge, Dorian (Gully)EN31975 – 1976Cat SteamHard work and fun cruises.
Tull, RichardABH21975 – 1977V1Great memories of the Bicentennial celebration. I was there for the the shock test too. Johnny Gill was my best friend at that time. I was shocked to hear we lost him not long after I mustered out. I remember Jesse too.
Dotson, Layman profile iconbt31975 –B divGOOD TIMES 1976 NY FLEET WK DID 3TOURS, AFTER VA.,TWICE N PHILLY YARDS, WAS ON DECOM CREW N 92. WATCHED ON TV AS THEY TOWED IT 2TEXAS FOR SCRAPS FRM PNSY 3DAYS AGO 02/05/14. SAD MOMENT. SNIPE 4EVER. LDOTSON94@GMAIL.COM
Rowe, EddieABH31975 – Nov 1977V3Memories of a lifetime while serving on the Forrestal. Great guys, fun times mostly. Norfolk, med cruises, NY, Gitmo, dry dock in Portsmith, Mayport with our cars in hanger deck. Awesome times, thanks USS Forrestal.
Young, Sheldonmm21975 – 1979mI'm interested in talking to my buddies on uss forestalcv-59i live in Hendersonville NC contact me I remember. Kenneth Reid Gary Lott Gary Severson jacobs
Brison, MikeRM31975 – 1979CR
Jacobson, CalvinRM31975 – 1977CRRan teletype repair shop, Had some good times with some great guys, Was glad to have been there
Carroll, EdwardE5/AC1975 – Nov 11, 1976Air Traffic Control
Deluca, SalvatoreE31975 – 1975VA83 Rampagers
James, Don. Airman Aprentice1975 – 1976V1I wish I could do it again.Shold be required to serve in military as young man or woman !!Crash Crew rocked!!!!Bicentennial in NYC was a blast. Same could be said of shock test.GoNAVY beat ARMY!!!!
Bentfeld, William (Tom)GMG1Jan 1975 – Jun 1977PD/OM
Kirkland, AlfredGMG3Jan 4, 1975 – Sep 6, 1977AvordA honor to serve along side with some of the finest men I've known. Proud to have served the FID, she may be gone, but never forgotten.
Thomas, RickYN3Feb 1975 – Sep 1978
Wright, JeffABH2Feb 1975 – Aug 1978V-1I will never forget the good times or the bad.
Wright, JeffABH2Feb 1975 – Aug 1978V-1What times we had, both good and bad.
McKay, Robert A.AQ 1Feb 1975 – Mar 1, 1976IM 3, WC 610My only Ship's Company in the whole career. Made the 75 Med cruise with a great bunch of men. Would love to hear from any and all from that era. "macsie@windstream.net"
Pierce, RandallE2Feb 2, 1975 – Nov 1976S2m / v3Great big ship.Should have been turned into a museum. Med cruise 75,Bicentennial...
Hebert, Aaron D.ABH 3Feb 11, 1975 – Nov 7, 1977V-1Days long ago, but never forgotten.........
Tew, Mickey (Nickname 2boy)HM3Feb 19, 1975 – Mar 10, 1978MedicalHello to all that was on that 1975 med cruise. Had alot of fun, especially in Palma, Spain.
Montoya, Joel profile iconAG2Mar 1975 – Nov 26, 1979OAWhat a great learning experience and a lot of good memories...
Sharp, DonABE3Mar 1, 1975 – Sep 1, 1978V-2 CatapultsWhat a great site to hookup with lost friends. I remember all the great people to which I had the pleasure of serving with.
Appel, JohnE-3Mar 2, 1975 – Sep 22, 1975Air Squadron RVAH-7I WAS ON 1975 MED CRUISE - WORKED ON FLIGHT DECK WITH VIGILANTE RA5-C AIRCRAFT I WAS 18 & HAVE TO SAY IT WAS ONE GREAT SUMMER -!! FLIGHT DECK OPERTIONS WERE AN EXCITING ADVENTURE. SAW ALOT OF SPAIN & ITALY - GREAT FRIENDS & ALOT OF GUITAR PL
Howard, JimHM3Mar 6, 1975 – Jun 4, 1977MedicalI retired as an HMCM in the USNR. It was there my interest was peaked in medicine, and today I am a Pharmacist and also work for a large drug company. It was the most fun I have ever had in my life. Young, care free and single.
Sandella, ArthurMMFAMar 10, 1975 – Dec 15, 1975took a med cruise had a great time!
Stump, BruceADJANMar 15, 1975 – Oct 16, 1975VF-74Proud to have served of the historic FID.
Williams, (Willie) Edward profile iconAO-3Apr 1975 – Oct 1978Weapons G-divIt was a great time with wild times and many fond memories of the guys I served with.
Smith, CliffordEM2Apr 1975 – Aug 1979E-Div. Tad to MAAWas in steering gear for shock test. Freaky time. There for Bi- Centennial in NY., 2 med cruises. Mainly in power shop when not in maa. work namely worked mainly for chief grief.
Baldwin, RichDS-2Apr 1, 1975 – Mar 1, 1979OEHad some great times in Palma, enjoyed the 2 cruises. Received a great start in my career
Shpunt, BillMMFNMay 1975 – 1976m#1 AMR
Aleman, RobertABH2May 1, 1975 – Sep 1, 1977V-1Served as a yellow shirt, crash&rescue, and ran the office for LtCmdr Hawley. Was serving at NAS Chasefield in Beeville, Tx. with Chief Brown on about 1978, when notified me of the deaths of Jesse Puentes & Gil. Went to Jesse's funeral in S
Smith, Clifford (Smitty)EM2May 3, 1975 – Aug 16, 1979Ewas there for shock test, bicentenial and 2 med cruises
Carr, HarveyBM1May 15, 1975 – Apr 18, 19774THEnjoyed my time on the FID. I was LPO of 4th Div then later transfered to the ship's safety office. I remember Op Sail in New York Harbor when all the dignataries that came aboard. Many great memories. harveycarr@gmail
Hinthorn, DaleE-4May 15, 1975 –Forrestal CV-59made a lot of friends back then think about those day often
Stokes, CharlesPN2May 23, 1975 – Nov 21, 1979Was on board for the Bicentennial Celebration in New York City in July 1976, the overhaul in the yards in Portsmouth the winter of 1976/1977, the homeport change from Norfolk to Mayport. Med cruise in 1978. Got a cruise cut in Nov 1979
Medlin, MichaelJun 1975 – 1977A
Moser, CharlesHNJun 1975 – Sep 1976MedicalIt was a time we were killing brain cells by the millions, but, I remember the Firestal well. Learned a lot. Dixon taught me the lab works and Fred taught me wound care, how to suture, and how to make homemade wine with apples from the mes
Gill, CharlieHospital Corpsman E-4Jun 1, 1975 – Jun 1, 1977hospital CorpsI'm now working at writing novels and work for the VA. Trying to get back in touch with those I served with all those decades ago.
Feller, DavidHT2Jun 6, 1975 – Jun 10, 1979R-DIVit was a great time great bunch of guys I worked out of the sheetmetal shop would love to hear from anyone 75-79
Pelka, FredHM2Jul 1975 – Jun 17, 1977MedicalCame aboard middle of Med Cruise 1975. Was on Board for International Naval Review.
Mayfield, RoscoeBT-2 E-5Sep 1975 – Apr 1980B AND PBe glad to hear from old friends
Davis, MarkMM3Sep 1975 – Aug 1978M / 2 MMRHad some good times won't forget the Shock Test or NY on the 4th of July in 76 and good buddy's like Rodney Nichols and Osborn working in the land of OZ I can be reached at this e-mail dragrcr1@charter.net
Romilly, PaulHT2Sep 1975 – May 1977RSpent some interesting time aboard. Met some long lasting running mates, unfortunately they are now serving in a Higher Command. Transferred to USS Newport LST-1179.
Fairchild, RussellHM2Sep 11, 1975 – Mar 13, 1978MedicalI ran the pharmacy. I recevied my degree, got a commission as MSC officer and retired from USNR, I am now a senior scientist for FDA. My oldest boy graduated from West Point. My good friend on the FID was Jim Howard.
Touchette, Robert (Bob)AT-2Sep 25, 1975 – Sep 1, 1978AIMD IM-3 610Looking for anyone that served with me. This was my only ship in my 24 year career. Went to shore duty, then stayed with VP community until retirement in 1998.
Olive, JerrySNOct 1975 – May 1976CRGetting orders to RM A School and LEAVING Forrestal was the best part of being on the ship. Alcoholic LPO, racial problems, theft everywhere, and no leadership in the division. Getting orders to an LST with adult leadership was great!
Mecum, Craig M JrMM3Oct 16, 1975 – May 19, 1979MCouldn't wait to get off her, but now think about all the friends I made and the good times I had.
Nichols, RodneyMMFN-MM2Nov 1975 – Mar 1979MMachinist Mate in 2 Main. I've posted a picture at this site: http://rodnich.tripod.com/ussforrestal/2mmr
Doyle, MichaelUSS FORRESTALNov 1975 – Feb 1979OM & B
Innes, DaveMM3-MM2Nov 1975 – Mar 1978MMade many great memories wish I could go back and do it all over again.
Wertz, GaryAW-3Nov 15, 1975 – Sep 1, 1976V-3Served short tour awaiting AW A School came aboard as an undesignated AN; retired from CPW-2 NAS Barbers Point as an AWC June 1991. Interested in hearing from anyone who was in the Air Dept divisions during 75-76.
Carson, TomMM3Dec 1975 – Jun 1979MWorked in 4MMR. Had a great time on board and on the Med cruise in 78.
Palmer, DannyAMS 2Dec 29, 1975 – Nov 19, 1979AIMD AirframesI will always remember the time I spent onboard one of the great carriers of its time, New York 76, Med 78 and all the other times and locations we served together, I wish all the other shipmates the very best. God bless
Bernard, BernieMMFNDec 31, 1975 – Oct 11, 19783mmr/1amrjust checking out this site, i heard the ship was to hit the bottom soon...too bad i heard she did get the gold E .remembering back we did alot..heard from a few people from back then

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