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

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Nevins, ChrisMR2(SW)1993 – 1997RLooking back, it was a great time with great friends- not to mention all the cool port visits!
Soto, MelvinBMSN1993 – 19954thI would love to get in touch with anyone who was in Deck department at this time.
Tillman, Bryant "Fanroom"BTFN1993 – 1996I got my nickname by going inside an AC fanroom while underway to read a book. The CO called a "Man Overboard" and I could not hear the 1mc over the sound of the fan. The crew thought I went overboard and stopped the whole fleet to conduct a se
Levendoski, ChadBTFN1993 – 1995CatapultIf anyone remembers me, email me, I had a great time serving my country aboard the INDY!!!!
Salazar, HusbaldoACAN1993 – 1994OPS/OCJust thougt id say HI...
Hicks, NicoE4/RM31993 – 1996COMM-CRBest damn years of my life serving on "6-duece"
White, Jr., RichardAO21993 – 1995G-3Served on board from 1993 to 1995, then transferred to the Shitty Kitty. Transferred to AIMD Lemoore in 1997 where I made 2nd Class. Got out in 2001 and now live in Chicago working as an Operating Engineer.
Hintz, ChrisDC 2 SW1993 – 1995DC TAD to MAA
Winn, MichaelBT31993 – 1996P4 CatshopHad a great time, made lots of friends!
Lawrence, VictorABH1993 – 1995V-1
White, RichardAOAN1993 – 1995G-3
Owen, CliffordE-5/CTM21993 – 1996OS
Markley, Jamespn31993 –x-1
Hackett, AaronSN1993 – 19944th / Deck
Hayes, Snakey profile icondc31993 – 1997Damage control
Vogel, JohnSHSN1993 – 1995S-3Worked mostly in the stores, some in the laundry and very little in the barbershop. Was very fortunate to have the best crew to run with on liberty, no matter where we pulled in.
Burns, BrianE-41993 – 1995G-2/G-3
Fritz, Louis (Tony)MM31993 – 1994P1 1MMRAnyone that remembers me during this time period feel free to contact me at tfritz28@yahoo.com
Thomas, James (Jim)MMC1993 – 1996P-1I retired a MMCM and I never had a crew as Good as The P-! Div IronHorse
Williamson, Chris (Willy)ABE3Jan 1993 – Feb 1998V-2 Waist CatsTo all the good memorys
Harvill, Jason (Aka Harv, And Scarry Bald Guy)DC3Jan 1993 – Apr 1997Damage ControlI had a great time with all of my buds over in Japan. I will always remember my time on board fondly. I was also the shipboard basic damage control trainer for my last year and a half if you remembers me email me <jason.harvill@gmail.com>
Shelley, CliffE-4/ABH3Jan 1993 – Nov 1996V-1LOOKING FOR THE CREW THAT USED TO SKATE AND PLAY WITH JAPANESE GIRLS. DAIE SHOPPING MALL PARKING GARAGE AT 100 MILES AN HOUR AND GETING CHASED OUT OF THE AREA BY SECURITY GUARDS
Greene, JonMS3Jan 1993 – Mar 1995S2/Flag Mess
Johnson, Patrick (Pete)ATANJan 1993 – Jul 5, 1994IM-3
Clow, John "Nuts"E-3Jan 5, 1993 – Feb 8, 1995V-2 Gear Rat, VLAShe was a good one, Most of my fondest memories where on board this magnificent ship. I want to shot out to a few shipmates; ABE Denis Brooks, AO James Kouscuck, AO Ben White, AN Brad Pelliter, And many more! Contact me via e-mail jclowsr@cfl.rr.com
Smith, DickJan 10, 1993 – Feb 10, 1996vaq-136
Life, MikeMS3Jan 16, 1993 – Mar 14, 1996S-2 / S-11
Medders, ClaytonAD 3Jan 19, 1993 – Apr 1996IM 2I made alot of friends on board "INDY" and would like to catch-up with them.
McDermott, MattSNFeb 1993 – Jan 1995deck 1st/4thwould like to hear from any of you guys. smitty/bird/chuck/busy bee/lil boats/crit/tooth/vic/rod/damn so many good times
Gramlick, JasonANFeb 1993 – Jul 1994V-3I remember lots of great times(Roppungi) and a few bad ones.
Hardiman, KennethMSSNFeb 1993 – Mar 1995S-2My life started here at 19 yrs old, and it was an experience I will never forget. I met people that will always be a part of my life. I actually met my now wife on my first 6 pack in Singapore 1993 while on the INDY. That ship represented freedom.
Damron, DaveHM3Feb 1993 – Nov 1994MEDICAL
Silvestro, RalphOS3Feb 1993 – Feb 1995OI
Phillips, VicQMSNFeb 1993 – Sep 19953RD DIV/DECK AND NAVIGATION DEPTS.
Clow, JohnAnFeb 1993 – Mar 1995v-2Looking to connect with former shipmates! Email me!
Weeks, JasonBM3Feb 1, 1993 – Mar 1, 19952ndIndy was great, lets keep in touch those who know me.
Shypkowski, Dustina3Feb 1, 1993 – Sep 1, 1994G-3
Edwards, TravisabfanFeb 1, 1993 – Jun 1, 1995V-4I don't remember any of you that have posted. You must have been the nobody's lol. I miss you fuckers and the great times we had. Wish i could turn back the clock and do it all again. Living in Japan was unreal.
Hunt, WilliamMMFeb 3, 1993 – Sep 5, 1995P-1 eng 1MMR
Wilson, MartinABE2Feb 4, 1993 – Mar 18, 1998V-2 Gear Rat
Ayres, GeorgeICC - ICCSFeb 15, 1993 – Jun 5, 1996V2 ILARTS/FLOLS - Command DAPAHope to hear from both V2 personnel, CPO's and all my best customers from DAPA.
Turner, JoshBMSNFeb 23, 1993 – Feb 23, 19951st deck
Leetz, GregorySNMar 1993 – Mar 19953rdWhy couldn't underway replenishments started at 10AM instead?
Rivera, JerryE-3Mar 1993 – 1995G-3what up downey!! yeah,Where is vohol???
Fox, BrianAK3Mar 1, 1993 – Jun 1, 1997
Seitz, RyanAMSANMar 9, 1993 – Mar 9, 1995vaw 115 airwinghaze grey and under way!
Saucedo, SauceSNMar 11, 1993 – Sep 20, 19942nd DivisonFire Party Muster People. Your not relived until your relief shows up. Wait until next muster.
McCue, WarrenHM3/AVTMar 13, 1993 – Feb 22, 1996VAQ-136 Medical
Carpenter, TimOS2Mar 22, 1993 – Jul 27, 1996OILife style sucked, but friends were like family. Good times!
Keith, SwackhamerBT 3Mar 23, 1993 – May 17, 1996P4Worked in the oil lab and the BR shop. Had a great time serving and parting with all my friends
Brisco, ScottDS3Apr 1993 – Sep 15, 1995OPS / OED
Van Surksum, ChadE-4 BM3Apr 1993 – Sep 19961ST 3RD AND 4THINDY WAS A GREAT TIME, MADE REALLY GOOD FRIENDS AND SAW THE WORLD. WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM ANY SHIPMATES DURING THAT TIME.
Riley, KevinAT3Apr 1993 – Jul 1995VS - 21 AvionicsGod, the memories.. wog day May 93, East China sea, Perth, Singapore Hong Kong Pattaya UAE Pearl Harbor, countless hours in the port quarter. I didnt know what work was until I served on her. I miss that lovely grey lady. I - 5 was the absolute best!
Wilbur, RonaldE-4/AO3 NOW AO1(AW)Apr 1, 1993 – Sep 15, 1998G-4 /WEAPONSHOISTED ARMS TO THE FLEET FOR 5 AND A HALF YEARS ON THE INDY. SOME OF MY GREATEST TIMES IN THE NAVY WERE ON HER SHE STILL HOLDS A GREAT PLACE IN MY HEART AS BEING THE BEST COMMAND I WAS EVER AT HEY SENIOR D. IF YOUR OUT THERE THANX FOR ALL THE ADVICE
Eggers, BrianEM 3Apr 1, 1993 – Apr 1, 1995ElectricalHad a great time on the Indy in Japan.
Kamp, RobertAIRMANApr 1, 1993 – Apr 10, 1995Weapons
Webb, RobbAK1/E-6Apr 1, 1993 – Apr 30, 1996s-6
Stone, DanielMSSNApr 2, 1993 – Apr 2, 1995S-5First ship. Used GI Bill to earn four-year degree at California State Univ., Dominguez Hills. Currently residing in Columbus, OH.
Schneppenheim, Daniel (Schnepp)ANApr 4, 1993 – Dec 22, 1996V3 - PriFly
Rodriguez, Richard "Chico"SH1Apr 4, 1993 – Jul 10, 1997supply S3Had lots of good times on Indy. Been looking for DP1 Dave Bureman....guy is quite a character also looking for any of my old SH's that worked for the "Hot Rod"
Martin, Larry D.E3 / FNApr 13, 1993 – Sep 10, 1993DCI wasn't on the boat long due to a broken leg, but I enjoyed every minute. Met lots of really great friends.
Haken, DerrickSNApr 19, 1993 – Apr 19, 19953rd DeckI'd like to hear from any of the guys I knew.
Cafiero, JamesBT3Apr 20, 1993 – Sep 20, 1996P-1 DIV
Cecchini, ThomasAO3Apr 28, 1993 – Apr 29, 1995Weapons G-2, Ships ArmoryI had the time of my life on that old boat. I will never forget the guys of G-2. The beers and women we consumed across Asia, down under, and "The Gulf" will always hold a special place in my heart and else where. Hell ya! 50 caliber, Moun
Guidry, ShawnFC3May 1993 – Apr 1, 1995OEMHad a great time on this ship. Will never forget Wooten, Troidl, Defay (used to sing angry chair to wake me up), FCCS Maerz, and there was a black chief I always had alot of respect for. I hope everyone is donig well. Would love to hear from yall
Wallace, DonaldRM1(SS)May 1993 – Jul 1993CTF 70 Flag StaffRode the Indy on the trip home from Australia.
Keith, SwackhamerBT 3May 1993 – Jun 1996p-4
Henderson, MichaelET2May 1993 – Jul 1995OPS / OEC
Walsh, TcMM3May 1993 – Jul 1996P-2/ 2MMR
Smyth, Richard.AS1(AW)May 1993 – May 1995IM04Lot's of good times on the Indy.
Dietz, BrianMM3May 2, 1993 – Jul 31, 1997P1-4MMRHAD A GREAT TIME WITH GREAT FRIENDS REMEMBER THE HAUNCH?
Clark, ChristianSnMay 13, 1993 – May 19953rd
Santos, ManuelairmenMay 18, 1993 – May 18, 1995Legal-L1Great times on the Indy, awesome friends for life, sweet ports, but most of all, living in Japan was everything. I did over a year in the Legal Dept L1 Division, then got transferred the Air Dept. Look me up on Facebook
Monsen, DanHT2Jun 1993 – Feb 1997Maintenance/QALooking back all I remember is all the good times and great friends.
Mabry, Steven "professor"PRANJun 1993 – Apr 1994ParaloftI miss playing cards/dominos on the mess decks at night. The "A" club was a blast. Hong kong, Thailand, need I say more? Anyone that ever smoked enjoyed the port quarter. email me at johnqpublic903@yahoo.com
Coleman, BrianSH3/SH2Jun 1993 – Oct 1997S-3 DIVISION, Had many good memories, one of the best tours of duty
Hoffmaster, KevinABF3Jun 1993 – Dec 1996V4 Flight Deck and L-3 BrigI am a retired CW4 from the Army. I joined the Army after leaving the Independence. I would be happy to hear from anyone that worked in V4 or L3 from 1993-1996.
Greenlee, JoeyANJun 1, 1993 – Dec 12, 1995V2
Sparks, WilliamABE2Jun 1, 1993 – Jul 1, 1995V-2 Maint Support & Bow CatsYoko was an experience to say the least. My liver told me to transfer.
Benson, DavidLTJun 1, 1993 – Nov 26, 1995V-3Greatest Show on Earth.
Newsted, MarkMM1 (SW) Ret.Jun 4, 1993 – Feb 7, 1998P1 Division / AIMD Cal Lab
Coons, BradfordOS2Jun 8, 1993 – Nov 3, 1997OI
Elder, Ryansh3Jun 8, 1993 – Jul 1, 1995s-3im on facebook and myspace too
Norris, DavyAD3Jun 10, 1993 – May 10, 1995AIMD IM2/Jet ShopHad a great time serving aboard her! Met a lot of great people and had some great experiences that I will never forget.
McDonough, KevinE-5Jun 18, 1993 – Jun 13, 1996Boatswains mate
Guthrie, JamesBT3/NOW MA1(SW)Jun 20, 1993 – Jan 20, 1997P-1/1MMR (THE Iron Horse)Remember alot from the INDY. When 1MMR was the only plant left while steaming underway. 2,3, and 4MMR went down for casualties. Iron Horse became our nickname. Fuel main (4MMR) could not touch us!!!
Sutter, MarkE4/ET3Jul 1993 – Jul 1995OPS/OECGreat ship with a great crew.
Small, JohnSK2Jul 1, 1993 – Jul 18, 1998S6/S8Best years of my life were spent with my navy family aboard the "Indy"..... Good times....great ports.....Lets do "Thialand" one more time.....
Wilkinson, JohnAG1Jul 1, 1993 – Oct 10, 1996OAI like to say hello to all my fellow weather guessers on the board the Indy from 1993 to 1996 fair winds and following seas
Grigsby, DavidOSSNJul 1, 1993 – Jul 1, 1995OI1ST SHIP
Lollman, JamesMM3Jul 1, 1993 – Jul 1, 1995A-gangBeing stationed on the Indy and overseas was the greatest experience of my life. lollman@hotmail.com
Urquiola, HugoMMFNJul 1, 1993 – Jul 1, 1995A DivisionOn June 24,1997 Hugo Urquiola III was killed by a hit and run driver. Hugo had a smile that lit up a room & is missed daily. I wish to thank his crew mate Cruz Zamudio for helping me find this. Hugo was in A -Division
Karwoski, TravisMM2Jul 7, 1993 – Sep 12, 1997P-22 Main Machinery room, Pride of the propulsion division!
Zamudio, CruzYN3Jul 10, 1993 – Jul 10, 1995A-DIVMy first command and first carrier. Good times in Japan! I was in the A-Division. Keep in touch if you remember me.
Bagby, Matthew (Bags)E-3/E-5Jul 13, 1993 – Aug 15, 1996VA-115EFR Baby!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am glad to be able to add something to this page. I really enjoyed the time I had with the people I served with. Imiss them all. Those were some of the funnest years of my life
Satterfield, David SatterfieldBT3Aug 1993 – Jul 1995P4
Akens, IraABHANAug 1993 – Jul 1995V1/Crash & SmashHello from Colorado :-) Had some good times with you FOOLS!!
Morrow, AaronMMFAAug 1993 – Jun 1995EngineeringJust looking forsome guys in MM1. A few of their names were William Hunt, Mike Wheeler and Ray Frenzel. Boy did we have a time one the Haunch.
Keeling, WilliamDeck seamanAug 8, 1993 – Aug 8, 1995Deck 3rd
Reed, JaymzABH#Aug 9, 1993 – Aug 2, 1997V-1Wanna say whats up to the old Crash crew. The rest too. I miss the portsand fun times. Gojo I am with you on the exlax in the shake deal. contact me at jaymz1028@yahoo.com
Rivera, JoseAS3Aug 9, 1993 – Dec 10, 1996AIMD/IM4Some good times some bad ones, overall good experience. Anyone out there remember the good times and would like to catch up, hit me up.
Musick, JasonABH3Aug 16, 1993 – Aug 16, 1995V-3WHATS UP FOOLS!!!
Morrissey, JamesAO3Sep 1993 – Aug 1995g-3had great time with all my fellow ordies feel free to e-mail me
Downey, MikeAOANSep 1993 – Nov 1995G-3Good times at the "A" crub! Whatever happened to those hags on the Blue Ridge? Whatever happened to Stegall and Vohol?
Laplante, DavidAG3Sep 1993 – Sep 1995I served on board the Indy from 1993 to 1995. I am looking to contact the Catholic priest who served as the Command Chaplain during this time-Captain Danzig (unsure of spelling). Thanks for any info.
Williams, DavidE-2Sep 1993 – Mar 1994V-1Some of the most memorable times of my life on the flight deck times i will never forget
Anderson, StevenMM/3Sep 1, 1993 – Sep 1, 1995P-2.
Balk, KevinE-3/AMSANSep 16, 1993 – Apr 1994CODI was with the VRC-50 stationed in the P.I. Did a cruise or two on her!
Lacey, DavidOS3Sep 19, 1993 – Dec 18, 1996OIWe OWNED the front left tableS in the "A Crub" from 12 Noon - Close, and had all the girls there! I wonder if they ever mopped up that pond under the tables, and wonder if that plant in the corner is still alive! HA. Hail Joker - Woodstock I
Harrell, Ashante'AS2Sep 21, 1993 – Nov 16, 1996IM 4I served in AIMD SE from 93'to 96' with some of the best AS's in the fleet. Sad not to see any on the list. If someone recognizes my name, drop me a line.
Andrews, TerrenceIC3/IC2Oct 1993 – Nov 1996FWD GYRO SHOPMet my beautiful wife Aki-san in Japan when I was there!!! The INDY was constantly underway when I was there. Captain Ireland was COOL!!
Kincaid, Christopher (Christian)AMH3 / E4Oct 1993 – Sep 1996AirframesHey whats up hommies?! BAGS! Whats up FREAKSHOW?! I enjoyed serving with all of you and formed some really good friendships on the Indy and in VA-115. Thanx....First to go, Last to know!
Wilson, MichaelDP1Oct 1993 – Aug 1996S-7Awesome bunch of blueshirts.
Thursby, JeffABF3Oct 1, 1993 – May 30, 1997V-4Lots of good times, I will miss every part of the Indy. A great 4 years.
Dean, CurtisE-4 MS3Oct 14, 1993 – Dec 15, 1996FOOD AND BEVERAGECOOKING AND PREPARING FOOD STORES
Austin, Myron (Austiee)DCFN/DC3Oct 15, 1993 – Sep 20, 1995DCFirst command and easily one of the best. Nothing like slip and sliding in AFFF on the forward messdecks!!! Or the Thailand liberty visit in '94 after OPPE!
Eldridge, RayMS1 E6Oct 19, 1993 – Sep 25, 1994S2 & S5 Divlooking for any one that was onboard the ind . rissole from engineer Dept, mscs johnson,
Renicker, Charles "chuck"ABE 2Oct 29, 1993 – May 4, 1997L 2 Patrol/Command InvestigatorI was the Command Investigator for the L 2 Div.
Paxton, JasonBMSNOct 31, 1993 – Aug 21, 19963rd and 2nd deckSeeking to reunite with shipmates!!!
Polley, MichaelAe-3Nov 1993 – May 26, 1996Aimd
Goodwin, Heath "Goody"E-6Nov 8, 1993 – Oct 31, 1998V-1Nice to see some of the old AB's here. I have a lot of great memories from INDY. Drop me a note sometime I'm at the schoolhouse in Pensacola.
Valdez, ErnestoE-4/YN3Nov 10, 1993 – Apr 10, 1995Engineering
Fortney, BrianAT3 then LTJG nowNov 11, 1993 – Jun 30, 1996AIMD Shop 4Left the Navy in 1996. Joined the Navy Reserve in 2007 and was commissioned in 2010. Met a lot of good people and had a lot of good times while stationed on the Indy. I loved being in Japan.
Bastin, BradleyABE3Nov 19, 1993 – Jun 19, 1997V-2what up cole,brewer,wilson,jon,pookie,erict,aylor,kahuna,and everyone else i served with in the aresting gear!!!what a blast we had on that big floating city.alotta crazy times ill never forget.
Farmer, ChrisABE3Dec 1993 – Jul 1, 1997V2to all the sleepless nights of the bowcats and V-2 division.
Miller, VinsonCDR (LT when aboard the "INDY")Dec 1993 – Oct 1996Chaplains OfficeMy first tour as a Navy Chaplain was aboard "INDY." Great memories! Since then, I have met and/or served with several former shipmates from INDY. Currently, I am the regimental chaplain, for 6th Marine Regiment.
McNulty, MichaelDec 1993 – Dec 1996S8/HAZ MATHad a great time aboard this ship with you all being stationed in Japan. Would love to catch up and see how everyone is doing.
Skoglund, JessFNDec 1993 – Jun 1995P22 Main Boiler Tech
Stadelmeyer, K. Ryan(stad)MS-3/CTT2Dec 27, 1993 – Aug 10, 1996just looking for old ship mates form S-2 & the boats depatment. please email me at stadvha@yahoo.com
Dodge, JammieSHSNDec 27, 1993 – Aug 10, 1997S-3 (supply)I was an E-3 running the Drycleaning shop and ship's tailor/embroidery shop

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