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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 – 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Humphrey, StevenRM31982 – 1984Comm
Konig, KenAMH31982 – 1983VF-14 AirframesA chance of a life time and all of my life could be compressed into that one special moment with the Tophatters with zone 5 and full ABs a blazing as the sun went down.
Ormanovich, Rudy JrAE31982 – 1984VA-176Greetings to all old friends" would enjoy hearing from some of ya's
Garrison, TonyDS3 (SW)1982 – 1985S7
White, JamesBT31982 – 1986Just want to say hi to my fellow BT's worked first it the cat's then in #1 and then philly yards
Kronberger, Kronk1982 – 1984S7Look back at alot of good memories and good friends, forever your names and faces will be with me.
Powell, Mickey profile iconAME 11982 – 1983Seat Shop Retired on the Indy in 1983 while on work-ups. Flown back to Oceana.
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Pollack, John1982 – 1984deck
Wiggins, HalAMS31982 – 1985VAW-122
Benway, Terrye-31982 – 1985S-3
Pikutis, Peter profile iconHN1982 – 1982Medical Worked in medical and still have my cruise book. Remember Kovacs Casella Franze Guzman Olsen Mueller Guerrette Taylor Seaman Weatheroy Cunningham Towne Borho Joyce Dr Mchale Penn Schadt Gueli Zuniga & guys who left b4 Med. cruise 1982
Lyons, JerryAT21982 – 1985AIMD IM3Had great times- great learning experience. Learned to trust God.
Thompson, RussellBT31982 – 1986BoilersBoiler Repair EB13...4 MMR Outlaws Rule...Uptake smoke shop..hehehe
Hanlon, John FE31982 – 1985S3I worked in the laundry as well as running the VIP laundry & ran one the small stores.I first arrived on Indy when the ship left from Naples in '82, basically made 2 Med cruises,Urgent Fury,& left just getting to philly.
Samad, JayDS21982 – 1985OEI worked in ASWM ADP maintenance
Culver, RodneyE-51982 – Aug 1985OA
Dang, VietAMH31982 – 1985VS-28Air Anti-Submarine Squadron 28
Payne, Sam profile iconAT21982 –AIMD IMS TAD VF-14
McKay, Henry (Hank)AC11982 – 1984OCGOOD TIMES
Smith, SmittyGMG21982 – 1987G-1I had a great time aboard the Indy. We made some good portion calls. If it wasn't for the Indy I would of never made my way to Philadelphia and never would have gotten married to my wife. We have been married 26 years.
Rose, Paul.E-4 ABE1982 – 1983V -2
Heinbaugh, RickLTJan 1982 – Dec 1984Asst DCAJust keep her together until SLEP!
Gotham, GaryIC3Jan 1982 – Jun 1983E-\\\"IC-Gang\\\"Excellent time with IC-Gang - Fell in love with the Navy on deployment and left INDY for BOOST to become and O and have spent 26 years in now. CW04 Chadwick? EMCM Fitzgerald? LT Dodge? Great group of folks to be at sea with.
Holland, KevinHT2Jan 1982 – 1983R
West, RobertAO1(AW)(AC)Jan 1982 – Oct 1982G-3Short tour, but enjoyed!!
Anderson, WilliamPC3Jan 1, 1982 – Jun 15, 1986AdminI was one of many postal clerks. Shout out to all the crew that served with me.
Chandler, FredAMS-2Jan 8, 1982 – Feb 22, 1983VA-176Would love to hear from you all, God bless Fred
Johnson, David "dj"GMT3/SK3 (SW)Feb 1982 –Weps/S-1Anybody remember those long days off of Beruit, The Flight deck beach party, Swim call in the Med?
Haubrich, Bill{PN2Feb 1982 – Nov 1982VAW-122 SteeljawsServed with the steeljaws on the Indy during work-ups and the med deployment...
Kintopf, Roland AK3Feb 1982 – Oct 1984S-6Can't help thinking of my days on the INDY as some of the best in my life and the same goes for the friends I had then & would love to hear from.
Powell, MikePN3Feb 1, 1982 – Jul 1, 1983HS-15Served in HS-15 Red "Eyed" Lions as we were known
Monte, JamesGMG 3/2Feb 3, 1982 – Nov 5, 1985G1Made all the cruises.. went to philly etc.. worked in the Armory all 4 years
Petersen, Wayne ( Pete )AEFeb 5, 1982 – Apr 15, 1985AIMD / IM2 TEST CELLJUST WANT TO SAY HELLO TO ALL THIS WAS MY FIRST SHIP AND I LOVED THIS TOUR I AM NOW A RECRUITER AND ABOUT TO RETIRE IN JAN 05 THIS WAS THE BEGINING OF THE BEST YEARS OF MY LIFE
Person, HoseaOS3Feb 12, 1982 – Jul 1, 1985
Harper, William/ CurtAMH3Mar 1982 – Nov 1982VA-176 Attack Squadron
Clark, RodneyRM2Mar 1982 – Sep 1984CR I didn't think much of Norfolk, but I did have some great times with really cool people! I'll never forget it.
Jordan, GaylonE-3/YeomanMar 2, 1982 – Mar 2, 1985Engineering
Frazier, MartySK3/E4Mar 10, 1982 – Oct 10, 1986S9
Ozzone, SamDTP3AWMar 20, 1982 – Mar 20, 1985dentalI cleaned a lot of mouths in the three years I was on board and met a lot of good people I will never forget. Hope everyone is doing well. Drop a line if you wish.
Stierle, WilliamAMS-3Mar 27, 1982 – Dec 23, 1984VA-176Kept busy on this ship Grenada, North Atlantic, and Beirut.
Neven, Dale A.AAApr 1982 – Oct 17, 1985S-9
Gordon, DaveAX3Apr 1982 – Jun 1984
Kiel, RobertAD2Apr 1, 1982 – May 15, 1983AIMD Jet Engine ShopJet engine shop
Watkins, KevinASE3Apr 10, 1982 – Dec 1, 1984G4 Division then toCame on board as an AA and transferred to the Air Dept and became an ASE3 before I left. Made AE2 while in the Reserves and was discharged for medical reason.
Head, JohnnyABH1(AW)Apr 24, 1982 – Aug 1984V3 1982-83 & Safety 1983-84I am aging but still around. Grenada (Urgent Fury) and Lebanon. Anybody remember the deceased Grenadian bodies in body bags early AM that were placed forward of the Hanger Bay?
Mullins, RayAQ2May 1982 – May 1985IM-3My third ship being ship's company. She was the most sea-going of all 4 of my ships. 3 cruises and all the workups in 3 years!
Burke, RonaldSH2/NC1May 15, 1982 – Mar 15, 1985Administrative/Command Career CounselorI enjoyed being on the USS Independence. I started as a SH2 and was promoted to Navy Counselor First Class, and assigned to the Command Career Counselor division. When I left USS Independence, I retired March 1994 as NCC
Frazier, MartyE4May 17, 1982 – Aug 10, 1986S9
Cafarella, EdwardPH2May 25, 1982 – May 18, 1984VF-32 TARPSWorked in the TARPS dept. of VF-32. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times......
Killough, Joe G.ADCJun 1982 – May 31, 1985IM-2; IM-1Made 82, 83, 84-85 cruises. Went to Phily-stayed 6 weeks. Long enough for me!
Self, RobertFNJun 1982 – Mar 3, 1985B
Kress, Louis (Doc)HM-2Jun 1982 – Nov 1983My first ship, what a learning experience
Jones, JeffAME 2Jun 7, 1982 – Feb 19, 1985VAW-122Was part of VAW-122 Steeljaws, the E2-C aircraft aboard Indy.
Rodriguez, CesarAO1- NCCMJun 15, 1982 – Apr 15, 1987G3 - Firewatch LPO during SLEPAfter many years, went to see the old girl up in Bremerton, where she is looking mighty old. Thought about those hard days down in aft bomb assembly. Chief Minor sure could raise some hell. Great memories.
Washington, SteveOS2Jul 1982 – Dec 15, 1986OI
Frazier, MartyE4Jul 15, 1982 – Oct 21, 1986S9Would like to hear from some friends.
Stiles, JimET3Aug 20, 1982 – Jul 25, 1986OE COMMUNICATIONSALL YOU GUYS THAT ARE INTO THIS HAVE TO HOOK UP WITH THE INDY ASSOCIATION. I WENT TO MY FIRST REUNION THIS PAST OCT(2004) THE PEOPLE ARE GREAT. 2005 will be held in Biloxi, MS. Check it out boys!
Thomas, TomAO2Sep 1982 – Jun 1986G-3/AOCC
Strickland, TomATCSep 1982 – Mar 1985IM-3,3M Office
Quiett, ThomasE5Sep 10, 1982 – Sep 10, 1989G-3I miss the crew but when you're. Combat trained you go where the president orders you to go .
Kuhn, JeffE-1 AMSSep 14, 1982 – Jan 12, 1988ADMININDY PRINT SHOP
Urban, CraigGMG 3Oct 1982 – Apr 1987vomade it to decommisioning.
Williams, Steven/steveE-3Oct 1982 – May 1985V-1
Berry, SteveABF3Oct 1, 1982 – Mar 1, 1986
Profitt, Richard / BuckySHOct 9, 1982 – Oct 16, 1987s-3 I was the white guy in the main barber shop for a while then moved to officers shop then the dry cleaning plant, can remember hooking up my friends before hitting liberty....or playing tonk out at sea taking all that $
Dowd, DarrellAN/ASE3Nov 1982 – Jul 1985G4/IM4Reported onboard as a non-designated AN and worked in G4 for a little over a year. Made ASE3, and transferred to AIMD where I completed my tour. The Indy was my first carrier, and still holds many vivid memories
Ward, RichBM3Dec 1982 – May 1986Deck
Sawatzky, Kent / MooseMM3Dec 20, 1982 – Nov 26, 1986MM4Worked in MM4 for four years. Had a great time I will always reminisce about to this day. Went all around the world all the way to Singapore on New Years 1983. Was their for Grenada and Lebanon. Crossed the equator and the Arctic circle in one cruis
Peters, FrankAE2Dec 22, 1982 – May 29, 1985AIMD - IM31982-1985. Ship's Company. AIMD-IM3. WC-690.EMTC technician. Micro repair. QED. memories: 3 med cruises. Suez Canal. Indian Ocean. Irish Sea. English Channel. Operation Urgent Fury: Grenada. Bagel Station: Lebanon.
Murphy, PatrickEM2SWDec 24, 1982 – Dec 25, 1986EHad lots of fun, Lighting shop, Flight deck lighting, boat crew in Italy, big ocean blasting through the hatch in North Atlantic, Singapore was the best port. Miss the whole group I partied with.
Smart, Rodney/rad Rodsk3Dec 27, 1982 – Aug 2, 1986s-9 supply dog divisiongod how i hated it when i was there. but now i miss my old buds and what we went through what we did and how tough we were. these people i have to work with have know idea how easy they have it
Arensdorf, KevinE4Dec 28, 1982 – Sep 1, 1985R Div.Had a very good time aboard ship. Also at ship yards. (Portsmouth, and Philadelphia ). Good CWO as command For dry dock. Looking for some guys from Jan 83 to sept 85. That were in Ht shop.

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