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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 – 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
Cook, BillAMS31971 – Mar 1972VAW122One of the better carriers I've served on! Great food and great buddies!
Thorne, ThorneShip Fitter 3rd class1971 – 1973RepairTravel while you're young. Join the Navy and visit Athens, Tunis, Barcelona, Naples, Trieste, Palma, Monaco, Istanbul, Rhodes, etc. See the Rock of Gilbrator and lots of Russian ships.
McClintock, MikeE-21971 – 1972Master at ArmsI miss the old girl a lot of great memories and good times
Brown, GeraldGMT21971 – 1972Weapons
Teschke, ChuckADJAN1971 – 1974VA - 65
Russer, PaulABH 31971 – 1973v-1Crash Crew
Galyon, MichaelE31971 – Mar 1973V3Just looking for some of the guys I served with.Drop a few lines if you want
Nock, GeorgeABE-21971 – 1973V-2Cat 2 deckedge operator
White, StanSNJan 1971 – Jun 1974S7 Data ProcessingThese are fond years worth reminiscing about. E-mail me if you were in Div S7 during this time period. It sure is sad about the impending fate of CVA-62.
McDonald, ShaunFnJan 1971 – Jan 1973mi am posting this for my father who was in mmr. if anyone out there remembers him im sure he would like to hear some you.
Moruzzi, JohnABE-2Jan 1, 1971 – Dec 12, 1972V-2I was assigned to the waist cats on cat #3. This was back in the day of bridles. We had to set up the 400 lbs nose tow unit and derig the deck before planes could land. What fun.
Fleming, FrankABH2Jan 3, 1971 – Aug 14, 1972v-1Great n. alantic cruise and med cruise. many lifelong friends and some I would like to find and talk to.
Hilliard, DavidBM2Jan 5, 1971 – Dec 28, 1978second deckfeel free to e-mail me
Hawkins, Gerald (Hawk)DC3Jan 5, 1971 – Feb 16, 1973DC Division
Bagley, DenisINTERIOR COMMUNICATIONS 3RD CLASS P.O.Jan 28, 1971 – Feb 2, 1975USS FULTON AS 11 from 71-74 made third class then USS INDEPENDENCE CV-62 from 74-75. Seen the world and the world was good in 1974. Join the www.ussindependencecv-62.org reunion of shipmates....
Holton, JohnANFeb 1, 1971 – Jul 3, 1974V1I worked on the flight deck in V-1 Division (Crash & Salvage crew) & remember some very long days and nights of hard work. When I look back, it was all worth it as the crew of the USS Independence was busy protecting our country.
O'Connell, TomE3Feb 9, 1971 – Dec 8, 1972XGreat ship, great friends, great times. Served in PAO.
Holton, Sr., John profile iconANFeb 10, 1971 – Jul 3, 1974V-1I miss my old shipmates on the USS Independence.
Klein, RandyE-3Feb 21, 1971 – Sep 15, 1971 I was fortunate enough to have visited some of the best vacation spots in the world. Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico. And Cartejena, Columbia. Great experience but between being both Jewish AND from New York, and surviv
Hilliard, BillMM3Mar 1971 – Jun 1974M div3mmr
Sorg, JeromeAQ2Apr 1971 – Jun 1973AIMDTHE INDY WAS A GREAT LEARNING EXPERIENCE FOR A YOUNG MAN. I TRULY ENJOYED MY TIME ABOARD, AND ALSO THE LIBERTY.
Murray, MikeRD3Apr 1971 – Dec 1972OI
Gray, BarryOS3May 1971 – Jul 1974OIHad a lot of fun with some crazy shipmates.
Gese, Theodore (Ted)DKCMay 3, 1971 – Jul 11, 1972S-4
Steen, CharlesPN3May 24, 1971 – Aug 20, 1974XWonderful memories. Worked for a great PNCS Hillary M. Tlumach in the Personnel Office. Great friends, Ray Maslyn, Bill Reid, Stan Bradley and Kelly Morin to name a few.
Ennis, JohnAO3Jun 1971 – Dec 1972G DivisionI was the BPO of G division Hung out with all the parachute riggers Gary Carmine and "Beve" Levire from the squadrons.If you remember me give me a note. Dave from PA was my Liberty Bud. Chief Sykes my mentor.
Nichols, Dan/nickABH3Jun 1971 – Nov 28, 1972V3Howard, Creecy, Harbert, Chief Henderson, Hopkins.
Saunders, JohnGMG2Jun 25, 1971 –WeaponsI would like to reach out to Harry Johnson who I served with. He was a really good friend. I lost all of my pictures and a lot of memorabilia that meant so much to me and would like to recover some of it.
O'Dea, TomAT3Jun 30, 1971 – Mar 6, 1974IM-3Left ship COD Crew AT-3, Reported Rota, SP as AT-2
Werkheiser, Gary (Waldo Werk)AMH2Jul 10, 1971 – Jul 10, 1975Line Division Final CheckerLoved every day I served.
Zubovic, RonnieYN3Aug 1971 – Jul 1973X DivisionWorked in the Captain's Office in the adminstrative Dept and ended up in the Communication Dept.
Zieba, JohnAMH 2Aug 1971 – Sep 1972Airwing - VAW 1221971-72 Norland Med Cruise. Retired after 36 years of government service.
Hecht, MarkRM2Aug 1971 – Oct 1973CR
Nielsen, ThomasSN/E3Aug 8, 1971 – Dec 1, 1973S2Three friends that when to school with all on the same ship together was great, I made two Med. cruises in that ship, had alot of fun than.
Castro (Manny), Manuel A.PO3 / AB-CRASH & SALAVGESep 1971 – May 11, 1974V1Many of guy's came and went, But that girl made men out of all of them all. Indy will be missed. "Nobody is guaranteed a full cruise".
Bradford, BradASE2Sep 1971 – Mar 1972VA-12I worked as a Master-at-Arms during the Med cruise of 71-72
Schnitzler, John DADJ-3Sep 7, 1971 – Jan 20, 1974VF-102I made 2 cruises aboard the Indy from Sept. 1971 to March 1972, July 1973 to Jan. 1974. Worked the flight deck, which was one of the most interesting experiences of my life and I'd do it again. Never want to go back to Athens Greece again.
Yerkovich, JohnMM3Sep 7, 1971 – Feb 23, 1975MTo everybody down in 4MMR, MM'S & BT's and everyone in M & B divisions best bunch of guys I ever worked with.
Walton, JjerryMMFNSep 15, 1971 – May 10, 1973Milt Graham, Rick Moore, Ron Krob, Russ Miller, Halverson, O'Donnell, Thank you for everything. Life was hard as a "snipe" on INDY. Dan McMurtry, I hope this finds you retired on your own island. Everybody, I hope you've had a go
Giannone, VinceFNOct 1, 1971 – Jul 3, 1974B DivBoiler Rm. #1
Herrera, GeorgeRM2Oct 12, 1971 – Oct 23, 1973Communications
Polson, Ray PolsonE3Oct 21, 1971 – May 15, 1972avation bolsonmateflight deck fire fighter was good times and I would do it all again.to my shipmates I was knowen as [ heavy]
Uecker, VernHM3Nov 1971 – Dec 1972Hospital coreNot really shure when I came aboard. Picked up the ship in Naples Italy on a Med deployment. Remember spending Thanksgiving and Christmas in Athens. After the cruise the ship went into drydock in Norfork/Portsmith
Sliger, DonETR2Nov 1971 – Aug 1975OEWould like to hear back from any ETR's or ETN's who were stationed on the Indy during '71-'75.
Dodd, BrackYN3Nov 15, 1971 – Jun 16, 1975IM-1
Dodd, Brack JrYN3Dec 15, 1971 – Jun 15, 1975MAA and AIMD/IM-1
Glassman, BarryMM3Dec 18, 1971 – Mar 8, 1973MI worked in #2 engine room. I worked with MM1 French and MM2 Leroy Atkins
Holzer, John profile iconGMT 2Dec 22, 1971 – Jan 12, 1975W-DIV

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