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USS Independence (CV 62) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Independence (CV 62). 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 2550 crew members registered for the USS Independence (CV 62).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 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 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Juricic, DavidET31962 – 1965OE
Reed, HenryEM31962 – 1965E
Phillips, RichardAbh31962 – 1965V-3
Decker, Donald (Don) profile iconAA1962 – 1964Attack Squadron EIGHTY SIX SidewindersWould like to hear from any old Sidewinder squad members. I am enjoying retirement in Arkansas ayer moving from my home town of Milwaukee, WI in 2009.
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Browe, Gerald L. profile iconprivate1962 – 1963Engineering
Harbison, Robertsk3Jan 3, 1962 – Jun 15, 1964s-1best time of my life ,except cuba oct 1962
Yaccino, Yacair controlman petty officer 2nd classJan 10, 1962 – Mar 1963ocmed cruise. cuban blockade
Miller, William (Wild Bill)CVA62Jan 17, 1962 – Sep 15, 1966GMGetmo Shackdown cruise 63,84 NY World Fair,Three Medcurises,Part of North Atlantic Cruise,6th Fleet Around cape to West Pack(Vietnam)95,Subic Bay,Phiippines,Japan.
Fitzgerald, Ed (Fitz)SNFeb 1962 – Dec 19641st, 3rd, BoatGood years and stayed for 20
Corson, ReedRM2Feb 1962 – Mar 1965CRMade 3 Med Cruises. On board during the Cuban Crisis. I remember vividly the day President Kennedy was shot. Oh, those pinochle games. Great ship with a great bunch of guys in CR Division.
Kremer, TerryPH-3Feb 15, 1962 – Dec 22, 1963OPERATIONSPHOTO LAB 2 MED CRUISE'S CUBAN BLOCKADE
Hiser, WilliamQM2Feb 28, 1962 – Mar 1, 1963NavigationServed on CV62 and made one Med. cruise before being transfered to DD866
Pummill, Darrel DubAMS3Feb 28, 1962 – Mar 4, 1964vf-84hello????
Schneider, WesleyPetty Officer 3 rd class Boiler tender 3 rd classMar 18, 1962 – Mar 18, 1964B division
Hockensmith, GeorgeanApr 1962 – Apr 5, 1964v2i'm seeking info about AN Eakes w ho was was bridles mewith on waist cats when we were run don by an A4 fired from #3 by a Lt. Hill. Eakes was killed and it missed me.lost cruise book in fire. seek date of death
Fugate, Hoy LAO3Apr 19, 1962 – Dec 31, 1965VA86
De Lillo, RichardIC2May 1962 – Sep 1966E and V2
Van Oss, Gerry Tilly TireABHANJul 1962 – Apr 1964V1AD Queen broke bride on cat shot, 1963 A5 broke apart on landing have email great to hear from V1 division
Patterson, JohnRM2Jul 13, 1962 – Aug 1, 1963CRI am proud to have served on the Indy and with a fine group of friends.
Adams, Thomas(tom)AMH 3Aug 1962 – Mar 1964I was in Squadron VA 72 (A4C Skyhawks). I checked into the squadron (@Oceana) on a Monday in August 1962 and the next Wed I was aboard the INDY headed for Cuba (CubanBlockade). Made several cruises and the Med Cruise of '63-'64. Great Tim
Charles, RiceE3Aug 1962 – Apr 1966XFirst assigned to 2nd Div was trained as Helmsman, transfered to ships post office in X divison and was last sent TAD to ships laundry S-3 divison. made lots of friends and traveled the world.
Jacobs, JackAG2Aug 1, 1962 – Jan 1, 1965AO Div
Schultz, LouMM3Aug 10, 1962 – Apr 15, 1966A4I am living in Grove City Ohio & still working in appliance repair.
Gilmore, DavidASSep 1962 – Apr 1965Attached to VA-72I was aboard for two Med and one North Atlantic cruise with the air wing.
Bailey, RobertDK3Sep 1962 – Aug 1964S-4Would love to hear from old shipmates
Anthony (Tony) Pernice, TonyMM3Sep 30, 1962 – Sep 4, 1964M-1 4MMR John Parsons MM1 inchargeemail add. tpernice@yahoo.com Home add. 133 Front Ave. Brentwood, N.Y. 11717 Tel. 631 2317033
Oxendine, BillyE2Oct 1962 – Nov 1964GUNNERYSOME OF THE BEST TIMES OF MY LIFE. WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM ALL WHO REMEMBER THE CRUISES TO THE MED AND CUBA. DOES ANYONE REMEMBER THE BLOODY TRAIL?
Sahrhage, John (Sarge The Sailor) H.Pr3Oct 1962 – Jun 1964V6Enjoyed my service on board USS Indy.
Ray, JackieBT3Oct 19, 1962 – Apr 6, 1965"B"2MMR and OIL SHACK..Cuban Missle Crisis
Griffin, James .e.YO3Oct 22, 1962 – Oct 24, 1964Operations OfficeAboard during Cuban blockade and one Med cruise
Aquilina, ChrisANNov 11, 1962 – Oct 6, 1964V-1 Fly 3Blue shirt then tractor driver. Left for A school. Great friends aboard will always remember them. Left navy in 68 as ABH-2. Went back to Michigan and worked for GM Cadillac.Retired in 1998. Fair winds and following sea
Kinsey, Charles ( Chuck)ADJCNov 13, 1962 – Dec 15, 1965V1 VF-41 VAQ2091962 Assigned to V1 Div Fly 1 and 3 as an AN, Trns to VF41 as a ADJ3 .As a youngster Indy and I saw the world. Dpd 12/65. Last cruise in 79 as a CPO. I said goodbye at Bremerton in 98. Just can not forget her. What a ship.
Fitz`, LeroyDec 7, 1962 – Dec 5, 1964
Ramos, KenET2/ETRDec 20, 1962 – Feb 22, 1966OECame on board when the Indy came back from the Cuban blockade. As a newbee fresh from A school I went to work unloading ammo before we docked at the carrier pier. Lots of great sailors in OE Division and enjoyed my time on board.
Rusinski, Jerome (Ski)AMH31963 – 1964VF-41 Black AcesI made the Med. cruise in '63to'64. Was very proud to serve aboard her. Sorry to hear she was decommisioned. Great ship.
Jacobs, RodMU31963 – 1964While not a bonafide member of the ships crew I loved being onboard the Indy. Great times playing for the crew, refueling and in port. As a musician we weren't the most favored but I still have fond memories. Two med cruises.
Kamm, RichardE1963 – 1970F
Jenan Jr, Ali profile iconAn1963 – 1965V6An e3
Tolmie, JimETN 3rd class1963 – 1966OperationsGreat ship, great crew. Proud to have served on her.
Wood, SteveBT3Feb 22, 1963 – Mar 25, 1965I made 3 med. cruises crossed the artic circle and made many trips to the 2 ice cream shops. Loved #3 boiler rm and loved the ship. some of best years of my life.
Allen, CharlesAG3Mar 15, 1963 – Nov 15, 1964AG
Keelin, Stephen L. profile iconairmanMar 20, 1963 – Dec 17, 1964A 1crew list
Henke, JerryHM3Apr 1963 – Aug 1964MedicalCarribean shake down cruise and Med cruises
Ingraham, InkyE3May 1963 – Jan 1967GGreat experience , would like to hear from former ship mates .
Couture, RobertRM2May 19, 1963 – Feb 28, 1966OPSThe Indy was my second ship I was on in the Navy and the one that took me around the world. I enjoyed being on the Indy. My kid brother Dave Couture was a cook on the Indy the same time that I was on her also. Dave passed away in 2003.
Luikart, RonE-3Jun 1963 – Jun 1967V-1 Yellow ShirtRemember WesPac Cruise of '65 and crossing the line. Left 18 or 19 planes behind when we came home.
Burk, CharlesGMT3Jun 1963 – Jan 30, 1967W
Shirley, Jesse profile iconBM3Jul 27, 1963 – Jul 24, 19661st., 4th., and Boat Deck ForceReported aboard for 63/64 Med Cruise, North Atlantic, & West Pac. Also several to the Caribbean. Re-enlisted for orders on board Big I in 66 and transferred to Rota, Spain.
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Detillion, EdwardFiremanAug 1963 – Dec 1965R DivisionServed on the Indy on the above dates, and was at sea quite often, in the Med as well, was transfered to tjhe Forrestal when the Indy sailed for Viet Nam in 65. Indy was a great ship, I was in AC/R, worked on AC units
Lombardi, FrankICFNAug 15, 1963 – May 3, 1965E
Echols, RosAO2Aug 28, 1963 – Dec 14, 1965VF_84 and G DevisionWAS IN VF-84 OUT OF BOOT MADE MED, CUBAN LEFT FOR SCHOOL IN JAX BACK AND IN G DIV FOR THE WEST PAC IN 65 AFTER THAT VF-21 AND RANGER THEN RECRUITING DUTY JAX RETIRED AS A AOC IN 1982
White, ClaytonAQB-3Sep 1963 – Sep 1966VAH-1I enjoyed trouble shooting and repairing A-5A/RA-5C AN/ASB-12 Bomb Director Set electronic modules in the BACE shop and trouble shooting and repairing the AN/ASB-12 on the aircraft, while assigned to VAH-1/RVAH-1.
Bennett, BenABH3Oct 1963 – May 1967V-4
Lapham, RonIC3Oct 15, 1963 – Mar 15, 1966E and V1For those who were in the Tokin Gulf and South China Sea PLEASE Google Blue Water Navy Vietnam. It could be a lifesaver.
Camerota, AnthonyE3Oct 17, 1963 – Aug 19, 1964V-1best year i everspent in the navy
Anderson, GaryAN-AO3Nov 28, 1963 – Feb 10, 1967G3 years 2 months and 13 days of boredom, excitement, pleasure, work and great shipmates. Sunrise and sunset on the South China Sea. Clearing ice off the roof in the Artic Circle. The fire on fly off in December of "65.
Vance, Herb.GMG3Dec 1, 1963 – May 9, 19675th Div. gunsOH to turn back the clock,great time,great ship ,great crew. What A RIDE!
Bell, TomFTG2/ E5Dec 3, 1963 – Dec 1966FoxWhile I was aboard the ship we all use to talk about getting out but after leaving the ship it wasn't long before you realize what a good experience it was.
Hall, Leefireman apprenticeDec 27, 1963 – May 21, 1967EDo you remember Maggie and first class parsons (MOOSE) John Nave or Barry Hall I worked in engine room 4 Main 4!! and Mess cook whitey if anyone remembers this please message me LOL got the CLAP in barcalona 1964 LOL
Martin, DavidMS3Dec 27, 1963 – Dec 16, 1965SUPPLYi WAS A COOK ON INDY,AND LOVED MY TIME ON HER,WOULD LOVE TO TALK WITH OTHER COOKS ON INDY.I Retired from the NAVAL RESERVES AS A MS1

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