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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 | 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
Phillips, HaydenGMG-31967 – 1971G DivisionGunners mate 3rd Class assigned to Ships Armory.
Bactol, RomeoTA/TN1967 – 1969S
Kirby, CatrinaCMC1967 – 1986Spent over half my time on board the Indy. living in Mobile where the new Independence is being built. Would love to go to the dedication.
Hinnershitz, GeraldABE 21967 – Feb 1, 1971V2-catapult #3Ran the control console on #3 Catapult. Ran topside control console later. Became catapult captain last year of service.
Hodge, VinceABE31967 – 1971Deck Edge Operator, CAT #4Logged in for my dad, ABE 2 James Vincent Hodge. He served on the Inde, around 66 till 1970. Made second class on board, got out and lived on the Gulf Coast (Pascagoula, Ocean Springs) till he passed away in Nov 2000.
Padfield, RichardAO31967 – Jan 1971aviation ordnance GMLooking for Calvin E. Schultz
Getz, Robertabh-21967 – 1971v-1crash & salvage
Lumpkin, BobbyAirman1967 – Feb 1, 1971V-1Crash and salvage
Smith, RobinEM2Jan 27, 1967 – Feb 2, 1970ec e shop
Failla (Felix), ThomasFN TO MM!Feb 1967 – Aug 1971M - 1MMRLooking for anyone who made the westpack during 1966 - 1967. Looking for a cruse book from that time.
Luikart, Charles LukeairmanApr 1967 – Sep 1969v2forward catipults cat 1
Wisniewski, Dennis (Ski)ADJ-1 (AC)Apr 10, 1967 – Jun 5, 1969HC-2 Det-66Great Ship
Allman, Houston (Del)E-3/E-4May 1967 – Jun 1969V-2Hello Ken, Bet this is a surprise. I've been wondering for quite some time whatever happened to you, Slack and Davenport. Douglas also. When I left the ship for Puerto Rico, I remember saying goodbye to you and Slack.
Becoskie, Ray/skiGMG2May 1967 – Sep 19705 th DivisionGunners Mate on 5"/54 Rapid fire mounts & Line Gun Team. 3 - 9 Month Med Cruises, good buddies, sun, fresh air, travel. Russian Cans around us most of time. Hope to hear from a shipmate, glad to have served on the Indy.
O'Brien, Obe3Jun 1967 – Jan 1971OC divisionAsst ATO in air ops
Kerr, Robert J. (Jim) KidASM-3Jun 1967 – Jun 1968AIMDSpent time in dry dock, mess cooking, I made 3rd class asap, Did not want to go mess cooking again. Worked in the GSE shop had a great time. First time at sea into a Hurricane I will always remember that.
Parsons, BillyABE2Jun 1967 – Jan 1971V2Worked all jobs on cat 2 from jbd's to waterbrakes an every job in between. My last job was console.
Swanson, DonaldAirman E3Jun 20, 1967 – Jun 14, 1971Fighter Squadron 41Stationed at NAS Oceana 1967-1971. (3) Med Cruises- on USS Independence & USS Roosevelt.
Bullis, JohnABH-2Jul 1, 1967 – Feb 4, 1971V-1, V-3Worked most of my time on the flight deck with a great crew. Spent the last few months on the hangar deck with some great guys as well!
Riddle, Glen profile iconAMH3Jul 17, 1967 – Nov 5, 1968GSMWas a great crew to work with. our shop was in the forward part of the hanger bay.
Walters, LarryBT2Aug 1967 – Mar 1971B - Oil Shack
Malanowski, FrankDS2Aug 1967 – May 7, 1971OZ
Marshall, Everettcs2Aug 23, 1967 – Oct 28, 1970s 2cpo mess
Fallon, BarryIC3Sep 1, 1967 – Mar 1, 1969EI am looking for IC Gary Curtis. He was from Upstate NY but may have moved to CA when he got out. I would appreciate any information on him and how I can get in touch with him. Looking for anyone from E Division 1967-1969
Marshall, Everettsecond classSep 16, 1967 – Jun 29, 1970s 2cook in cpo mess ice cream room bakery
Hestley, Bruce profile iconAQF2Oct 1967 – Jun 1969GM and IM3Started in GM division then moved to IM3 to work in Nav/Com shop. Remember we were anchored in GTMO when the USS Pueblo was captured.
Eh;ers, JohnDS1Oct 13, 1967 – Jun 1, 1970OZ
Jones, RobertPT 2Oct 14, 1967 – Mar 20, 1970IOICI just stumbled across this site and was surprised to see the names of two of the guys I served with back in the late 60's. I can't believe it's been 40 years already!
Marshall, EverettCS2Oct 24, 1967 – Dec 29, 1970s 2bake shop galey cpo mess 20 months
Redmond, RichardJO3Nov 15, 1967 – Feb 3, 1969x divisionSome things you can never forget. Great guys and great ship.
Rutherford, Gerald R.AZCS1968 – 1971AIMDAIMD Div. LCPO
Anderson, VirgilABE31968 – Feb 1, 1971V-2
Bucki, JohnE_31968 – 1969First-Div
Matott, DanielE 21968 – 1969CV-A62I was in the A division and I am looking for old crew members from this Division
Danyliw, Wes (Danny)BM31968 – 19724th divLooking to contact some of my shipmates from 4th div boat crew
Wharton, RalphETR-21968 – 1969OEGreat cruise. Fantastic ship mates
Boivin, DennisBT3Jan 1, 1968 – Aug 13, 1971B- Oil Shack
Juranich, PeterAO 2Jan 15, 1968 – Dec 20, 1969forward magazine
Long, MarkAZ3Feb 1968 – Nov 1969AIMD/IM-1
Radioli, GeraldQM3Feb 1968 – Aug 19684
Merryman, JamesAMS2Feb 1968 – Jan 1969VF-41Best time of my Navy experience
Algar, LesCWO 3Feb 1968 – Aug 1970ELes Algar passed away at home June 29, 1979. I am Guy L. Algar his eldiset son. Dad enjoyed the Indie, fellow officers and crew and the extra elbow room comming from the Whale SSN 638.
Pincus, DanSGTApr 1968 – Aug 1969Marine DetachmentHave some fond memories of the Lady, sometimes I wish I were back aboard. Semper Fi
Reyes, Victor profile iconASH 3Apr 1968 – Jan 1971AIMDDid some time on the Indy. Just looking for shipmates who served with me. I worked in the GSE shop.
Tellefsen, William C (Bill)AE-2Apr 1968 – Sep 2, 1969AIMDWhile assigned to AIMD, aviation electrician shop, I spent approximately 1 year as one of the ships Master-at-Arms.
Hriczko, RobertSGT.Apr 22, 1968 – May 28, 1970UsmcWhat Rivelry ... After all the navy is a division of the marine corps.... indy, God bless you.
Foss, Richard MMU2Apr 30, 1968 – Jan 27, 19694This was the first 9-month Mediterranean cruise for CVA 62. Any Unit Band members still out there?
Barnett, Thomas Ao3May 18, 1968 – Feb 19, 1970weapons g divisioni am looking for someone that was with me when i was injured when a chain hoist and bomb fell on me because the safety stop for the end of the rail at the hatch way was not installed. in 1969 maybe
Fend, Eugene A. "Tony"RDCJun 1968 – Sep 1970OI
Dunphy, JimADJ 2Jun 1968 – Nov 1969HC 2Proud to have served aboard her
Harrison, Carlton Hm divisionJun 13, 1968 – Apr 28, 1972MI am looking to find anyone that served during this time down in the engine room that has any health issues related to asbestoes exposure
Shea, PaulYN3Jul 1968 – Jan 1971Eng Logroom2 Med Cruises 1 North Atlantic. Member of ship's rock band Blue Bear played at USO's and clubs including New Year's Eve in Ste. Tropez for B.Bardot. Good times!
Elkins, BobbyE5Aug 20, 1968 – Aug 13, 19713RDLooking for old shipmates from the 3rd div Deck Div Refueling Div
Andreas, William Little Andyabh3Aug 27, 1968 – Mar 17, 1971V 1 crash an salvage LPOLoved it Miss all the guys Miss spelled my name sorry. William Andrews. Little Andy
Andrews, BillAZ3Sep 1968 – Oct 1969VSF-1Looking for other members of the squadron, and a cruise book from 68-69 Med Cruise
Young, RichardAO-3Sep 1968 – Jan 1970GHeard she's going to be an artificial reef. Would love to visit one more time before they sink her.
Knopp, TonySn.Sep 1968 – 19693rd DivLet's take on some JP5 was easier to clean up after fuling
Peterson, Rick ''pete''ABFANSep 1968 – Feb 1972V4Any sailors in my division, please contact me.
Pettis, JimAO3Sep 1968 – Jul 1971GM
Blair, John TAirmanOct 1968 – Sep 1971V3
Butterfield, ThomasAA/SA/SNOct 9, 1968 – Oct 23, 19693RD/Ship StoreMop floors, Chip paint, Paint on Red Lead, Refuel ship at night. (The life of a Boatswain Mate). Was a Barber in Ship Store Div. Worked in Crews Barber Shop and Officer Barber Shop.
Hindsley, Martin S.E -1 E - 2 E - 3 E-4 (for 9 days) and back to E-1 -2 - 3 out as 1Oct 20, 1968 – Jan 17, 1972CR DIVISION-MESSAGE CENTERBROADCASTABLE-INROUTER-DITTODISTRO-SVC CLERK-CRYPTO TOPSECRET ATOMAL OFFICERS EYES ONLY CLEARANCE-LONG LINED TO A TIN CAN TO DELIVER MISSING NUMBERS-CLIMED DOWN THE ANCHOR CHAIN TO SIT ON THE ANCHOR AT SEA. NO LIFERS.
Adams III, Robert C.PR2Oct 23, 1968 – Aug 29, 1969IM-2 Para LoftMy last 10 mos in the Navy, had to adjust to Ship life after leaving shore duty in Japan, but would not trade it for anything. Left ship via the C.O.D. on 29Aug69, great ending. Did 26 more years in the USAFR.
Kelly, JamesAIRMANOct 28, 1968 – Jul 17, 1972Air OperationsServed in first division and then Air Operations.
Bradley, JohnFTG3Nov 1968 – Apr 1970Gun Fire Control

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