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USS Enterprise (CVN 65) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Enterprise (CVN 65). 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 2469 crew members registered for the USS Enterprise (CVN 65).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1961 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964 – 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 – 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 – 1998 | 1999 – 2000 | 2001 – 2002 | 2003 – 2004 | 2005 – 2007 | 2008 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Mullins, William (Moon)CTR31968 – 1968SUPRADWas aboard TAD from USNAVCOMSTA San Miguel with USNAVSECGRUDET3 during Vietnam deployment in 1968. Don't remember the exact date.
Bundy, Benjamin (Ben)AE-2 (E-5)1968 – 1969VF-92/AIMDWent on two West-Pac cruises to Vietnam, worked in Intermediate Maintenance/Electronics shop with my friend, Gerald Kwiatkowski. He specialized on the Air Data Computer, I worked on Generators/Constant-Speed Drives and Regulators.
Miller, RaymondEM-21968 – Mar 20, 1971EI was an electrician in the ships power shop. I was on the Enterprise a little over 3 years. I very much enjoyed my time on such a proud ship. I was also on board during the fire of Jan. 14, 1969. I made many good friends while on board.
Sapien, ThomasAE31968 – 1970AIMDStill Kicking
Abernathy, GaryA1968 – 1970aimdI was aboard during the fire. one of my best friends was killed.
Burch, Jr., JamesAirman - E31968 – Mar 17, 1968TF 77, 7TH FLEETJames R. Burch, Jr. was killed on board the Enterprise on March 17, 1968. Any contact with shipmates that knew him would be appreciated.
Clay, RoyceAMH-21968 – 1969Airframes/VA145
Brown, GaryMM21968 – Jul 10, 1972RM-2 Crao 2 PlantOld Nuke served during fire, Pueblo, Bangladesh, etc
Hunter, JamesHM21968 –VAW112Flight deck, squadron corpsman, attached to VAW112. Proud to have served on the Big E!
Wallis, GlennAA1968 – 1969V2
Simmons, DonaldABH31968 – 1972V1I WORKED FLY2 AND FLY1 AREA THEN IN 1972 WAS PRIMARY FLIGHT CONTROL SUPERVISOR
Taylor, SteveAO31968 – Mar 7, 1970GStill haunted by teh fire 1-14-69. Also - interested in any on aboard 69-70 who might have ever been diagnosed with a bone marrow disorder.
Reid, JohnE31968 – 1969SupplyI still hate war. Why can't people/countries just get along?
Lindsey, Horace profile iconAirman E-21968 – 1970V1Yellow shirt Fly-1 during the Jan 14,1969 fire!
Malley, JamesE31968 – 1970V1
Setinsek, RonaldAN1968 – Jul 1969Arresting Gear
Destefanis, RichardADJ3Jan 1968 – Aug 1969V-2, cat 4/waist cats
Pender, WayneFireman 1 Electricians Mate StrikerJan 1968 – Sep 1968Catapault & Elevator Electrical ShopCan't remember names expt EM Chief Steve&EM-2 Ratcliff Learned alot during my tour on the Big E. Left for Elect A School 9/68. Also served Gitmo & USS Petrel. Now retired Facilities Maint Mgr & LicencedElect Contractor
Ruland, RonE-4/AO3Jan 1, 1968 – Aug 7, 1970GMTwo cruises to 'Nam. USS Pueblo, Khe Sanh, North Vietnam bombing, Jan. 14, 1969 fire, EC-121 (Korea again), out in '70 from shipyard in Newport News; Teacher in NYS 30 years; 3 kids in college; send money!
Theel, WayneDK3Jan 1, 1968 – Dec 31, 1969looking for someone who was stationed on boardBIG E in Nov 68 who knew Ralph Thomas Cook. I don't know any other info about him really other than his name. Any info you know and would be willing to share would be greatly appreciated. He's my dad and I'm trying to find him!
Raghianti, Jim (Rags)E-3Jan 5, 1968 – Sep 16, 19694th divisionI was in the 4th division, I was aboard when the ship caught fire some 20 miles off of Hawaii, I will never forget that day as long as I live. We lost J.C. snipes 2nd class petty officier. I had many friends on ship!
Van Tilburg, Walt profile iconATN-3Jan 7, 1968 – Aug 24, 1970OEThe four years in the Navy helped me to grow as a person and as an Electronics Technician. I was there for the fire also.
Ferrell, David J.ATR-2Jan 8, 1968 – Sep 1, 1970AIMDI worked on aircraft electronic systems. The thing I best remember was the fire on January 14, 1969.
Ferrell, DavidATR2Jan 8, 1968 – Sep 4, 1970AIMD2 Vietnam cruises. On the fire crew January 14, 1969.
Rainey, Jiman/abhJan 15, 1968 – Nov 10, 1970V-1yellow shirt fly-1 north korea / pueblo, Viet nam twice. I was a yellow shirt during the 1969 fire.
Gabrell, James "Gabe"E4Jan 20, 1968 – Aug 22, 1970V4
McComb, David profile iconFiremanJan 20, 1968 – Sep 22, 1968A-4Worked on Emergency Generator, for Reactor Cooling Pumps
Wiley, Timothy (Wile E. Coyote)E5Feb 16, 1968 – Oct 16, 1971Reactor ControlI was in RC Div., Engine Room #4 and came onboard during the Pueblo crisis in 1968 and left during the 1971 India-Pakistan war. Anybody out there from Reactor Control still alive?
Brendle, David profile iconHM3Feb 28, 1968 – Sep 13, 1969HWorked in sick bay and the pharmacy for a year and then nuclear medicine the last 8 months aboard. Currently retired in East Texas, about 70 miles east of Dallas.
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Treneer, George C.ETN2Mar 1968 – Nov 1971OEMade 3 WestPac cruises, aboard during the 1969 fire.
Tyre, BenAG3Mar 1968 – Sep 1969OALEFT BIG "E" IN 1969 TO PINECASTLE ELETRONIC WARFARE RANGE IN FLORIDA. DISCHARGED MARCH 1971. REMAINED IN NAVAL RESERVE FOR THREE YRS. JOINED FLORIDA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD. RETIRED JUNE 1999 AT THE RANK OF E-8. RECALLED TO AFGHANISTAN IN 2003. 35
O'bryan, Donald / ObyBM3Mar 1968 – Nov 19715th
Meyerson, GeorgePN3Mar 1968 – 1971PERSONELTWO TRIPS TO THE MED AND ALBANY GEORGIA. WHAT COULD BE BETTER
Reynolds, JerryMMFAMar 1968 – Apr 22, 1971MCame on board in Subic Bay and worked in the Oil and Water Gang. Departed as an MM2 in 1971. Reaffiliated in the Reserves and retired in 1995 as an MMC.
Millner, FredABE 3Mar 1968 – May 1971V 2Waist cats
Tyre, BennyAG3Mar 1, 1968 – Oct 1, 1970oa
Osterbauer, StanPH3Mar 4, 1968 – Dec 12, 1970OPTwo West-Pac cruises. I was Flight Deck Photographer during the fire of 1/14/1969. Here's one of the pictures I took. 3 hours of brutal firefighting! 28 dead, 343 wounded.
Osterbauer, StanPH3Mar 4, 1968 – Dec 20, 1970OPI was Flight Deck Photographer. Took all the flight deck level photos of the fire in 1969.
Clemens, MichaelMM3Mar 23, 1968 – Dec 17, 1970A DivisionWorked in A-8
McEachern, JimYN3Mar 30, 1968 – May 17, 19693rd Div, SAM Div.Worked in the deck force in 3rd division then Weapons Dept. Office in SAM Div
Sacoman, BobE3Apr 1968 – Mar 1969XWe made it hard as it was. Fire can make you grow up fast. Here?s looking at you and good sailing.
Anderson, William (Bill)IC3 (E4)Apr 1968 – Jul 1970Was on the Big-E with task force 71, the 1969 explosion, trip around cape horn, stopover in Rio and refueling in Newport News, Va. Like to hear from shipmates of that period.
Santillo, Frank profile iconABE3Apr 1968 – Oct 1971V-2Worked on Cat 4 Never forget the fire...
Maver, JoeABE3Apr 1, 1968 – Dec 10, 1969V-2
Greer, WilliamDC3Apr 1, 1968 – Nov 11, 1971RepairJust trying to find so ole shipmates.
Sacoman, RobertSeaman 1st classApr 15, 1968 – Feb 21, 1969AdminI the phone talker in the Forward battle dressing station.
Jessup, ChadYN3Apr 30, 1968 – Sep 30, 1970Engineering Log RoomCame aboard as a FA. Went to Engineering Log Room, was asked if I type. Yes, but not fond of paperwork. YN1 "Yogi Bear" said after two years, shore duty. I said I'll type. GQ station DC Central phone talker.
Powell, DavidRD3May 1968 – Apr 1971OICame aboard via the mail plane, enjoyed being a radarman, glad I became a shellback, loved Rio
Webb, Robert 'RoscoE3May 7, 1968 – Dec 26, 1971EI spent the first 2 years as an MM and the rest as an EM. I spent my 19th birthday 2 days after getting aboard. My first port of call was Hong Kong. Great times and people. Where did they all go? I m PROUD to be NAVY!
Blair, CharlesABEANMay 24, 1968 – Jan 14, 1969Catapults and Arresting Gearwhat happened Two Words - Blown-up son
Storch, RichardMM2Jun 1, 1968 – Mar 31, 1971RL DivisionELT Aft Shack
Lumbley, DonaldairmanJun 11, 1968 – Aug 15, 1969x
Collard, MartinEM3Jul 1968 – Nov 1971E / EngineeringI was an electrician in the Lighting Shop and swicth gear operator. Shared 36 of my 39 months aboard with my brother MM1 T.E.Collard (1Alfa). I was aboard during the Jan 14th 1969 fire. Worked with some great people and have many great memories.
Baker, David C. (Squirrel)ANJul 1968 – May 1969V-5 Primary Flight ControlWas aboard during the fire and for the tour off Vietnam. Then transfered to Air Control "A" school.
Sullivan, Larry / SullyIC3Jul 22, 1968 – 1972E
Calkins, ElleryANJul 23, 1968 – Apr 30, 1970s-6 supplyaboard cvn-65 with stationed squadron vaw-112, TAD to s-6 cvn-65, received a bronze star in 1969 when cvn-65 bomb exploded on flight deck, I carried body parts to hanger deck, and tryied to match body parts with torsos
Desimone, MichaelCS2Jul 25, 1968 – Mar 5, 1970Supply
Larson, RobertHM3Aug 1, 1968 – Sep 28, 1969MedicalRetired and would enjoy meeting up with some of the medical crew. I cherish the memories of this cruise.
Simmons, DennisANSep 1968 – Aug 20, 1970V-2waist cat and arresting gear tool room, located in the waist cats.
Sprague, JohnAE2Sep 1, 1968 – Sep 1, 1969AvionicsI was able to grow up and learn much about leadership while in the USN. Although the fire was horrible, I had a good time as night shift supervisor in Avionics black box repair. Was AE2.
Hocker, StanANSep 1, 1968 – Jul 12, 1970V-2Was the first person aboard to actually see and hear the mail bouy.We were off the coast of Korea at the time. Was very sad to see the BIG E being decommissioned. This was my first carrier and the most memorable.
Jacobson, Richard (Bootcamp)AirmanSep 10, 1968 – Jan 1, 1970V-3Served on board during the fire of 1969. Left in Jan. 1970 to Jet Mech. Train. and then finished tour at NAS Miramar, California. Would like to hear from Steve Strothers. Retired School Teacher.
Thurman, Anthony (Tony) profile iconDC 2Sep 16, 1968 – Dec 5, 1969R DIVISION - HULL SHOPGREAT SHIP, GREAT PEOPLE, BAD 69 FIRE. WOULD LIKE TO TALK TO ANYONE IN R-DIVISION OR ANYONE ON BOARD IN 1969.
Fogle, SteveAirmanSep 21, 1968 – Jun 20, 1970V-5Caught Enterprise in Bremerton, Washington. Worked for the air office. Loved my time on the Big E. I would love to hear from shipmates. I have taught school for 40 years and just retired last year.
House, Larry J HouseFTG3Oct 1968 – Feb 1970SAMVietnam, Korea, Jan. 14 fire (Hawaii) Met many good friends Left the ship in drydock at Newport News, Va. while it was undergoing it's first refueling
Neville, Michael (Mike)ANOct 1968 – Jul 2, 1969VA-146 (Ordnance Shop)I was aboard the Big E during the fire on 14 January, 1969. If you are also a fire veteran please contact me at ichabod1969@charter.net. Our next reunion will be held in Seattle in August 2009.
Paglialonga, JosephAIRMAN Oct 1968 – May 1969HC 1
Strickland, Donald/donE-2Oct 1968 – 1969VA-215
Lawler, GaryETN-2Oct 1968 – Apr 1972RCThere for the first anual fan tail BBQ, assigned Engine room 1, home of the longest shaft and biggest screw
McPhillips, Ron/macabfanOct 1968 – Oct 12, 1969v4i worked gas control and rep.7
Lopez, LawrenceSK2Oct 1968 – Aug 1971S-2Had a great time on board. Would like to hear from old shipmates. Retired U. S. Navy October 2005 as SKCS.
Gomes, RaymondETR2Oct 1968 – Apr 17, 1971RCI was aboard during the big fire and the trip to North Korea.
Holien, TerrySNNov 1968 – Oct 10, 19692ndMy first Month aboard the Enterprise I spend in the Navigation Dept. Then was transfered to the Deck Dept 2nd Div. There I spend the rest of my time aboard ship. When I was discharged from the Navy. I was in the Navy 3 years 9 months and 19 days.
Daniel, DavidRD3Nov 1968 – Jun 25, 1970OI
Tucker, Larry profile iconE4Nov 1968 – Sep 1970CATAPULT & ELEVATOR SHOP / ELECTRICIANS MATEI WAS ON THE FLIGHT DECK OF THE USS ENTERPRISE JUST YARDS AWAY FROM THE ORIGINAL EXPLOSION ON JAN 14 1969 , THANKS TO THE BRAVE CREW & AIRBOSS THE HORRIFIC EVENT WAS BROUGHT UNDER CONTROL / I WILL NEVER FOREGET!
Gordon, JerryE-3 PNNov 1, 1968 – Sep 30, 1970VF-96I was on board the Big E at the time of the 14 Jan. 69 fire. My office was just below the flight deck on the Starboard side of the ship. I would like to here from anyone who was a member of VF-96 during this tour of duty.
Daniel, DavidRD3Nov 15, 1968 – Jun 25, 1970OI
Smith, AllenMM2Nov 28, 1968 – Aug 7, 1972served in reactor lab
Buck, PhilYN2Nov 28, 1968 – Mar 17, 1971XAdmin office yeoman. Remember Justin Callahan, Lew Whitley, Jim Knisley, Ray Webster, SN Tapke, Lt Bailey, and Cdr Alvis. Knew many in the Personnel Office, Medical, and Supply. Aft BDS phone talker in the fire.
Lawson, DavidSNDec 1968 –4th
Amundsen, John K./kenDec 1968 – Nov 1970Served onboard E member of VA146 AK3 in S6DIV Spent time typing part requests Was on board during the fire of 1969 Upon return to Lemoore Dec 1969 was trans to E again NewNewsVA DC Petty Officer Hon Dis Nov 1970 City Bus Driver 22yrs
Jerpseth, Dennis (Jerp)AMH-3Dec 1968 – Aug 1969VA 146I am looking for anyone that served aboard the USS Enterprise and 146 during fire. I'd like to find: John Busch, Jack Jenkins, or Roger Pittman
Carter, Willman (Bill) profile iconE-4 SFP3Dec 1968 – Sep 1970RRight out of boot camp, I was assigned to the Big E (Pipefitter Shop); Then I was transferred to Viet Nam (Cam Ranh Bay, then Ops Base Kien An).
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Wolfe, JimIC2Dec 10, 1968 – Oct 24, 1970RC#1 MMR during the cruise & #4 during refueling. Looking for Dick Wooden and John Cover.
Pruitt, JohnBM3Dec 12, 1968 – Feb 1969TAD ,... DECK
Hamblin, DonSK 3Dec 15, 1968 – Sep 7, 1972S-1I look back on my time on the Big E with great pride. I was on board during the fire of "69". Looking forward to hear from Old Buddies I knew.
Hoyt, Leonard KBM3Dec 23, 1968 – 1971SK4 DIBURSING 1ST DECK DIV
Bennett, WilliamSADec 27, 1968 – Sep 19692ndFresh out of boot camp in time for the fire. God bless all who perished.

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