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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 2549 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 – 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
Scott, TerryABH-31966 – 1967V-1One of the best times of my life. Med cruise of '66' Rep. 8, high seas and good livin. Favorite ports, Cannes and Barcelona, Naples was fun..Malta was a blast, Beirut was nice before the bombs went off.
Parham, TommyAO21966 – Sep 1969G Division, Flight Deck ShopRemember me? Would like to hear from you.
Coe, JerryBM 31966 – 19694th,Boat DivisionWould like to hear from anyone who was in 4th, Boat Division from 1966 - 1969.
Wood, Gerald (Woody)RD21966 – 1967IOIC
Bartel, Ronaldph21966 –photo lab
Cumings, Frederick (Fritz)ASH21966 – 1969AIMD/Xdiv
Smith, Lorvale/ SmittyADJC1966 –V6My Father served 30 years in the Navy the Independence being the last ship he served on. He was aboard the USS Wasp CV7 when it was sunk. He passed on 29-August-2015. He is missed everyday.
Keenon, CharlesYN3Jan 1966 – Oct 1968
Keenon, ChuckYN3Jan 1966 – Oct 1968B/Eng/DCCame on in Fire Room 4 then YN B Div - Eng Log Room YN3 - DC YN3 - Made two Med Cruises Gitmo shake down
Cohen, JulesPR3Jan 1966 – Dec 9, 1967squadronservived on 1966/67 Medcruise with VF84
Brown, Robert (Bob)AK1Jan 4, 1966 – Apr 18, 1969S-6Loved my time aboard this ship, two tours from 1-4-66 to 18 April 69 and again May 80 to 84.
Martin, Kenneth W. MartinMMFNJan 5, 1966 – Aug 28, 1968MServed for two Med cruises and a trip to the yard. Loved the ship and enjoyed the time spent on board.
Evans, DaveDK3Jan 5, 1966 – Dec 18, 1967S-4Miss the Disbursing guys. Some I am sure are gone now, but to those who are still here, please send an email my way. Was on Med cruise in 66 until 67. We had a lot of fun in the office. Sully, Pete, Chief Mabry, Maury
Laster, DavidE3Feb 1966 – Jun 1967V1I thought it was the biggest ship i had ever seen
Wilson, RonDS2Feb 1966 – Sep 1967IOIC
Florio, JohnBT-3Feb 12, 1966 – Jun 15, 1966B Division
Ward, TerrySNFeb 17, 1966 – Nov 14, 19673rd
Miner, DaveRD2Feb 18, 1966 – Jan 29, 1969OIWent on 2 Med cruises 1966-1967; 1968-1969
Augeson, Darrell (Augie)IC3Feb 19, 1966 – Jan 23, 1968EI worked at WIND TV
Ring, Robert J.JO2Mar 1966 – Dec 1967XDuring the '66 MED Cruise he served as Program Director/Newscaster WIND-TV, Entertainment Director, Fleet Canteen, Beirut, Lebanon.
Otten, DavidMM2Mar 1966 – Jul 4, 1969M#2AMR (aka #2 AUX) - home of #3, #4, & #5 Evaps and #5 & #6 SSTG's.
Stacey, RonRD3Mar 20, 1966 – Dec 14, 1968OI2 Med cruses, GREAT, and shakdown to Gitmo.
Craddock, Bille2Mar 30, 1966 – 1967A O2N2Great time in my life
Chapman, WilliamET3Apr 1966 – Dec 31, 1969OE - Air-search radarTook care of the AN-SPS-43 and '30 radars and had a good time doing it. Was on the 66 and 68 Med cruises, numerous CarQuals, and a NATO cruise. Capt. Clarence Hill was the best ship handler I ever saw.
Baumann, George BoADJ3Apr 1966 – Feb 1968power plants
Burel, Les profile iconETR3Apr 1966 – Mar 1968OERepeater gang and because of my weight, was twice chosen to ascend the 43 antenna to change out the IFF antenna with another lucky contestant. Windy up there. Formative years for me . Great guys in OE.
Hoover, DennisMU2Apr 6, 1966 – Nov 10, 1966ComCarDiv6 Unit BandShips Band Played at all refuelings and in port. Musician
Wilk, ThomassnApr 15, 1966 – Apr 29, 1967communicationsMy father Thomas Wilk who had two Honorable Naval, discharges suffered a nervous breakdown on Aug. 24th 1966 @ his post ; when he had a strange new awareness for time and noticed his company was running poorly. Insight?
Richard, JamesHM3Apr 18, 1966 – Oct 3, 1967HLots of great memories from our Med cruise. I drove by her several times a month from the time she berthed at Bremerton, WA until my wife retired from the US Army at Ft. Lewis. I retired in 1985 as an HMCS.
Kurtz, AllenMM3May 1966 – May 1969A R and then Engineering Log RoomDid two Med Cruises and drydock in Portsmouth. Worked in Engineering Log Room. CDR Rockwell was the Chief Engineer at the time. Looking back now, it was a great three years. Email me if we worked together at that time.
Kurtz, AllenMM3May 1966 – Mar 1969A DivisionMade two Med cruises, one Gitmo ORI (caught a big shark off the sponson!) and worked in the Engineering Office coordinating ship alteration requests for a six month dry dock period in Portsmouth Ship Yard.
Leclair, AlanRD2 (OS2)May 1966 – Mar 1969CICI got to see the world from her decks. I was only 18 and she was something to see.
Ingledue, TerryE 5/E 6Jun 1966 – Dec 1975VAW 12/VAW 122
Lumer, HowardAO2Jun 1966 – Feb 1970AIMDHarry Kobler Paul George Abley Please reply
Houser, Scott R.s.E3Jun 1, 1966 – Feb 16, 1968Didn't realize at the time what a great tour it was. Proud to serve.
Lynch, BobAE3Jun 1, 1966 – Feb 1, 1967VA 86
White, DalePH3Jun 10, 1966 – Dec 17, 1967Photo Lab
Barrientos, Manuel (Jr.)BM2Jun 15, 1966 – Feb 7, 1967Commander Carrier - SixHad the pleasure of being TAD to the Indy with the CCD - 6 Staff during this mde cruise. I was the Admiral's Barge Cox'n. Great Ship, Great Crew.
Sprecher, Arlington "Tom"AAJul 1966 – Feb 1968v-3
Partlow, AnthonySEAMANJul 10, 1966 – Apr 28, 1968OI
Free, Robert profile icone-4Jul 21, 1966 – Mar 10, 1970v-4 v-1served onboard uss independence 1966-1970 v-1 an v-4 div.orked also in pri-fly with commander kriser the airboss a great man an commander Jennings flight deck officer. very smart man.
Knight, RussETN3Aug 1966 – Apr 1968OE DivisionWorked with UHF radios, liberty boat radios, long wire antennas and whip antennas. Passed test for ETN3 just before leaving active duty on a college cut.
Barnes, DonaldSeamanAug 1966 – Dec 19674th DivisionIt was great experience.
Rigda, RobertE-3 Aug 25, 1966 – Dec 8, 1967G divisionRemarkable cruise. Never was out of the states before. I will always remember all the places I went to while I was on liberty.
Fallon, BarryIC3Sep 1966 – Mar 1969E
Hough, JackAZ3Sep 1966 – Jul 1968VF 41, Black AcesReported aboard in Malta. Mess cook, fwd gallery, maint. office, vf-41. Good times, great shipmates, stayed in USNR, retired E-6. Still see a few shipmates, Paul Janes, Bill Ball, Rich Bellofatto. Glad I served on the Big "I".
Whiteford, MichaelCVA62Sep 10, 1966 – Feb 13, 1970BServed the majority of my time in 1MMR. Loved those Med cruises.
Schrank, Sanford (Sam)RM3Oct 1966 – Jun 1968CRanybody from division CR or CS around this time please try to contact me.
Schrank, Sanford (Sam)RM3Oct 1966 – Jun 1968CRi served aboard the ship as a radioman for this peroid of time
Lipsius, Ron LipsiusPH3Oct 1966 – Sep 1968PHOTO & IOIC
Muszynski, BobETR-2Oct 1966 – Oct 1969OEResponsible for ECM gear, specifically, WLR-1. Didn't realize at the time how special this experience really was! Best buddies a guy could ask for! Many fond memories of those days. Would like to contact some of them
Sanford, Frankao2Oct 1966 – Oct 19, 1969g divisionworked in flight deck shop and aft bomb assembly
Gienger, David / DaveETN3Oct 18, 1966 – Oct 21, 1967OE DivCame onboard during Med cruise. Meet a great bunch of guys. Enjoyed working with them. Left ship due to broken jaw. Sent to Naval Hospital, didn't make it back before they left. Got sent to USS Essex.
Nazelrod, NazABH 3Nov 1966 – 1969V1FLT DECK FLY 1 PO. WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM A.G. WHITMAN,CT JENSEN,D HUBERT,CW GUSTAFSON,RN CANNON, & JA WARFIELD GREAT MEMORIES ! NAZ
Waak, Charles CharlieIC-3Nov 1, 1966 – Aug 1968electricalserved with Harry Hurley,John Robinson, Richard Keach, Rayh Maxon James Chester Ensign Charles Cruise,Steve Kruse Barry Fallon David Yancey Neil Bamford Chief Benjamin Courtney, made 2 Med Cruises, 6 mos in Shipyards
Gladwin, BobSNDec 1966 – Sep 12, 1967BoatJoined her in the Med. atPalma de Majorca. Left the following Sept to attended Radar School in Great Lakes. Left the Navy in 1970 as an RD3.
Lueck, BillBM2Dec 1, 1966 – Jul 10, 19684th Deck Division
Vine, Robert / BobETN 2Dec 1, 1966 – Dec 30, 1969OE

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