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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 2533 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 – 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
Herren, Tom1973 – 1976
Bemis, BeamyAO21973 – 1977AIMD ORDANANCE Tad FromVA-65some of the greatest times in my life happened aboard the ole Indy. Great bunch of guys I worked with Had a chief who really believed in his ordnance shop.Ole chief Eaton. I was night shift Supervisor. All of Crew were something else.
Day, DanMM21973 – 1976M
Britt, TimothyAO 21973 – 1976
Blunt, Lawrence/butchHT21973 – 1977RepairMade 3 Med cruises on the Indy and would trade nothing for the memories and friends made there. Worked in the DC shop, Lightwater shop and Carpenter shop. Was also on the NFP, and on the NBC Response Team (one of Cobbs canaries)
Bishop, Terry (Toby)Airman E31973 – Aug 1975AMHHated the Navy then, but looking back it was a great experience and saw many places that I would never have seen otherwise. Made many good friends while there.Use my wifes email address.
Garner, LarryAME21973 – Feb 22, 1976VF33Was in the CAG seat shop, was a flight deck troubleshooter. Was featured in ship paper and Navy Times for wire motorcycle sculptures. Had a blast, partied too hard.
Williams, DannyE6 AG11973 – 1976AG1
Rasnick, PhillipPersonnelman1973 – 1973Personnel
Frazier, RickeyIllustrated Draftsman1973 – 1975OZI was station on the Independence and really enjoyed my time. I went on a couple of med crusies and like one guy said 500 miles of figure 8.. Life has gone by sooo fast, I currently life in Los Angeles California.
Davis, GarryAO31973 – Jul 1977ATKRON65
Flenniken, CharlesABF11973 – Aug 13, 1975V-4Retired in Aug. 1975 Live in Corryton, TN
Dell, Anthony profile iconE2/Electrians Mate1973 –RadarRetired Disabled American Veteran, Presently lives in Columbus, Ohio
Cook, William T. (Water Tight) profile iconHT31973 – 1977R-Div.Assigned to R-Div. Shipfitter Shop. Duties included welding, sheet metal fab. firefighting, Gas Free Engineer and watches in D.C. Central. Nickname "Water Tight" complements of HTC Saunders.
Davis, CarlAMH21973 – Nov 1973VA-66Although my time on board was short it was a great adventure. Most memorable time was in Turkey. Upon arriving and lowering of Captain boat, cables broke and boat ended up in the river.
Zanders, EugeneFA1973 – 1975MI am semi retired and just looking to find some old shipmates.
Ryckman, John  NEWSeaman1973 – 1976AdminLooking for AGAN Calvin Miller
Blissitt, JohnnyCV62Jan 1973 – Oct 1975Deck CoxswainWild times running liberty boats from fog of England to storms off of naples.Bravo 12
Wylie, James (Jim)AQ2Jan 1973 – Sep 1975AIMDServed three six-month tours in the Mediterranean in squadron VA-65 from 1971 to 1975.
Perri, JohnAK3Jan 1973 – Aug 29, 1976S2M (Mezzanine)/ AIMDServed on INDY from 73 to 76. Made a lot of friends on board. I ran the Coke Mess for S2M, them was transferred to AIMD where I made AK3 before getting out. Would like to hear from old friends, perrij@bellsouth.net
Beaty, RussellE3Jan 1973 – May 19744thI was in 4th div of deck force and I was assigned to run the liberty boats
Gould, RonBM1 USNR RETJan 1, 1973 – Oct 8, 19754th Boat crewTransfered to INDY late 72 after my SE Asia experience. Belive me, INDY was much better! During my time on INDY, I was cox'n of p- boat 2 during the 2 Med cruises for those years. Anyone remembering me, give me a click if you wish. Take care frien
Gannon, ErwinE3Jan 3, 1973 –X2Best time of my life! Never forget it!
Smart, Tim profile iconFA-2MMRJan 3, 1973 – Oct 11, 1975S2/M/S2MWHEN I FIRST CAME ON I WAS IN GALLEY. THEN WENT TO 2MMR. SHORTLY B4 I DISCHARGED I WAS IN S2M, SUPPLY, IN A LITTLE CAGE RIGHT INSIDE FROM SPONSON 8. MANY MEMORIES. 2 MED CRUISES. SAW JETHRO TULL-BARCELONA,SPAIN.
Guill, DannyBT3Jan 3, 1973 – Jan 30, 1975B-DIVISION
Dailey, PeteABM-3Jan 5, 1973 – Jul 3, 1975V-2 Waist CatsHave great memories of mine time serving on the Indy. Served with good bunch of guys, some of which I still talk with today. Sad they are going to sink her as a target.
Palmer, EdmundE3Mar 1973 – Aug 1975Quartermaster Naples, Iraklion, Capri, Cannes, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona Had a great time on the Indy lot of good memories.
Junkerman, DaunMM2Mar 1973 – Oct 15, 1975M-Div 1MMRPropulsion Examining Board (PEB)? Join the reunions (www.ussindependencecv-62.org)
Hoon, FrankMMFNMar 1, 1973 – Sep 5, 1974MWorked in 1 Aux, I remember the evap tear down.
Locke, ThomAX3Mar 1, 1973 – Nov 15, 1975IM3
Delio, JoeAIRMAN E2Mar 9, 1973 – Sep 5, 1976v1
Hudson, ChuckDS3/DS2Apr 1973 – Apr 1977OZ/OEHaven't heard from any of my old shipmates in a long time. If you knew me drop me a line
Hofmann, Michael profile iconGMG3Apr 2, 1973 – Nov 6, 1974Point Defense/FoxWorked on the Shaffroc Missles! Made some good friends like Larry Moore & Randy!
McRae, JohnE3May 1973 – May 1975BWorked in MMR1 with a great group of guys. Had some really great parties in port, (Barcelona,Naples).
Barcus, JeffreyASE2May 1973 – Sep 1976IM23 Med cruises, spent first in Athens (skipper had relatives) next 2 more or less out of Naples and then North sea, that's what I recall right now. spent a ton of time in Naples, Crete, and Palma
Fisher, PatL/CPLMay 1, 1973 – Mar 1, 1975Marine DetachmentWhat memories, two Med cruises and many great friends. Rough life but wouldn't trade memories. Shook President Nixon's hand first month aboard.
Bolak, DonaldE3May 1, 1973 – Feb 1, 1976S2 S2M
Joyce, Paul / PjYN/SNJun 1973 – Feb 1975Ari Wing 7 / Attack Squadron 65
Kelly, RodneyE3Jun 1, 1973 – May 1975A divisionRight off the sponsion, Made Liquid oxygen and Nitrogen. Never had a hang over LOL
Glenn, AllenAT2Jun 6, 1973 – Jan 31, 1975IM3Ships Company. Worked the APN-190 Doppler Bench in W/C 610, Shop 5. What a great bunch of guys to work with.
Fary, LawrenceHT-2Jun 10, 1973 – Jun 15, 1977RI had so many great times on board her. I do miss the friendships that were made. I made 3 med tours. was on the NFP and worked in the carpenter shop and the light water shop. Hey gary berndt been looking for you sport.
Shockley, Richarde5Jun 12, 1973 – Aug 26, 1974ediv
Arnold, James IHTFNJun 23, 1973 – Jun 28, 1975engineeringi worked in the pipe shop
Best, StanleyAIRMAN/PHOTOGRAPHER\'S MATEJul 1973 – Jun 1975OPServed in the photo lab, plat camera and various other photographic duties.
Waterman, SteveSeamanJul 10, 1973 – Mar 10, 1975Deck DivisionI started out in S2M Division Forward Decks next to the Boatswain and anchor chain lockers, TAD mess cook while crossing the Atlantic, Med Cruise, stood on the bridge with Capitain Warwick as Helmsan, Thanks US Navy.
Yarbrough, Johnny Ray profile iconMM2Jul 15, 1973 – Jul 1, 1975Steam Heat/Catapult ShopBest Division Best Men Best Parties when in port
Dabbs, AllenEM-3Jul 21, 1973 – Jun 25, 1975E DivisionLooking for anyone that was in e-gang during 73-75: Big Mac, EM2 Canoles, Paul Burke, John Stewart (Stew), MItchell. I worked by Central Control on the switch board. e-mail me ajdabbs@hotmail.com
Quintall, DougSNAug 1973 – Feb 1974Served with VS-28 on Med cruise, off loaded in Crete. Woked on the flight line on shore, looking for any old mates.
Klein, NickPC3Sep 1973 – Jun 29, 1976
Wilson, Williame2Sep 1973 – Oct 17, 1974boattrans matehad a great time on the indy ..
Person, Tim [ Shorty ]CV 62Sep 1, 1973 – May 1, 1977 Navigation I had a great time, and met a bunch of great guys. Seeing a few countries wasn't bad either..
Durfee, GeraldMM3Sep 15, 1973 – Jun 30, 1976ASTEAM HEAT / VENT SHOP / DIVSION SUPPLY
Stout, JeffreyABH3Sep 22, 1973 – Apr 1, 1976V1Great shipmates trying to find some of the in 2018
Graham, JimABH3Oct 1973 – Jun 1976V0I served on a great ship with a great crew. Looking back, it was a good experience.
Stewart, John  NEWEM2Oct 1, 1973 – Feb 11, 1977EWorked in Distribution and the the Lighting Shop. Was privileged to serve with some great people, unfortunately I was too self centered to realize it. Really enjoyed most of my time on board...
Baker, Arthur (Snake)ABF-2Oct 13, 1973 – Mar 10, 1977V-4The times we had. Some good, some bad, But we had them together.
Garrido, JoelSK2Oct 15, 1973 – Mar 24, 1977S1CServed w/ Lt Jeffrey Gould who inspired me to study to make SK2 <2 yrs aboard & was recommended for SOQ. Enjoyed the cruise from 1973 to 1976 handling port services where Mr George Myers repaired all our typewriters.
McFadden, JamesEN3Oct 19, 1973 – 1976Ayoung and dumb----723 for all your comshaw needs from the stm.heat cat shop crew ----sharky and I are in Houston,Tx.
Kramarchyk, Phillip JBT3Oct 23, 1973 – Aug 23, 1977B2MMR
Koch, JohnAMH3Nov 1973 – Jul 1975va 65 tad ships companywouldn't have missed it for anything, glad i don't have to do it again
Read, TravisGMT3Nov 1973 – Apr 1975W
Speight, DuaneAGANNov 1973 – Jul 1976Meteorological Div.Lived and worked just under the flight deck.Planes landed on our living "roof" and took off on our working one. Lotsa noise. Released weather ballons off the fantail-noisy with jet engine tests and Jarheads shooting.
Richardson, MarkE3 hull tecDec 15, 1973 – Jun 27, 1975Engineering

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