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USS America (CV 66) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS America (CV 66). 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 2710 crew members registered for the USS America (CV 66).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969 | 1970 – 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 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Ertmer, Gregory (Mike)AO21970 – Feb 8, 1973G2 airmissleone med. cruise 1972 nam cruise
Coleman, JackE31970 – 19732nd divisionHi all this is JC, I was in 2nd division from 1971 to 1973..get in touch. I am from Michigan but I moved to Missouri near St. Louis in 1991.. I hope to hear from you
Lavimodiere, Victor ( Frenchy )YN 31970 – 1971Plank memeber and Shellback
Malty, Arthur "butch"1970 – Dec 8, 1972G ordinanceremember when master arms sleeping quarters got flooded out ..... WHO DID THAT????(Strawberry, Vanilla, Choc.)
Cutting, KeithBT31970 – 1972Engineering B assigned to MMR2Gone but not forgotten
Crawford, SteveRM31970 – 1973CRWould like to hear from fellow shipmates. estephen101@yahoo.com
Fry, BillHT31970 – 1972rits a shame that you dont miss something untill you or it is gone had a graet time aboard
Simpkins, LarryE-31970 – 1972OPHOPING TO FIND ANYONE WHO CAN REMEMBER ME IN THE PHOTOSHOP..i LEFT THE SHIP IN NAPLES AFTER DOING A WESTPAC..I ORIGINALLY WAS ENGINEERING..WHATEVER HAPPENED TO LEE DOUGHTET.I REMEMBER JOE MAC.
Willis, CarrollMM11970 – 1973MGreat ship,! Good and bad times
Morris, DanHm31970 –medicalI spent a majority of my time at the aid station on the flight deck with a great corpsman nicknamed Pappy. I really didn't grasp the whole idea of what was going on, but I really did love this ship. God Bless
Cox, ElbertCWO41970 – 1972S1A
Andrews, Kenneth (Andy)BM31970 – 1972First
Kostanko, TonyLI21970 – May 10, 1971XOLooking for LI2 R. Spina
Elberti, CharlesE51970 – 1974n/a
Specht, Lanny profile iconA021970 – 1970VAQ132
Lucas, Larrysmsn1970 – Dec 1972CSLooking for other signalmen from 71 med cruise and 72 westpac
Pipinich, DanMM3Jan 1970 – Oct 1973Services
Hendriks, GeorgeHM1Jan 1970 – Apr 1973MedicalAssigned as a NucMed tech but because of SecDef ship became CVA instead of CVN - I was ships Operating room tech-ran sick call and was div. PPO--loved the America from the first time I saw her in Cuba while she undergoing her sea trials
Jones, DjJan 1, 1970 – Jan 1, 1971
Shewmake, DennyRM1Jan 7, 1970 – Nov 20, 1970CRRefTra in Gitmo and then Vietnam Cruise. Shellback initation. Good ports - Rio de Janeiro, Sydney, Manila, Olongapo, Yokouska, Hong Kong. Great cruise. Even a Miss America show (USO)
Wallis, WilburFTMCJan 15, 1970 – May 26, 1976fire control techthe america was the best
Griesemer, KenQM3Mar 1970 – Apr 1, 1971Quartermaster
Singleton, Russ (Rocky)ABF-2Mar 1970 – Aug 18, 1973V-4Two WESTPAC's and one MED cruise. One heck of a crew and one heck of a ship!
Robinson, JeffFA E-2Mar 1970 – Dec 1971boiler tech 3 mainOne of the best thing I ever did was join the Us Navy. Lucky for me I served on the USS America.
Gabbard, RodneyHMMar 10, 1970 – Aug 18, 1971MedicalShe was my first and favortie ship, have missed her since the day I left her.
Arsenault, DaveAT2Mar 22, 1970 – May 29, 1972Had a get time Great Ship!
Van Emmerik, RobertTHIRD CLASS PETTY OFFICERApr 1970 – Nov 1970HC2
Horner, BobLTJGApr 1970 – Mar 1972Engineering E
Houghton, DannySK3Apr 1970 – Jun 1972S-1My best tour on a fine lady. I'll miss her and hope for CVN-78 to be named AMERICA.
Scholz, Siegfried (Ziggy)AE-2Apr 1970 – Dec 1970HC-2HAD A GREAT TIME WITH A GREAT CREW, MY FIRST CRUISE AND WE WENT AROUND THE WORLD.CAN'T BELIEVE WE SUNK IT.
Krauss, EdwardHM2Apr 1970 – Dec 1970VA 165AROUND THE WORLD AND LOTS OF GOODIES FROM THE NEX AT SUBIC. WHAT A HOMECOMING RIGHT BEFORE X MAS
Camp, Dennis (Denny)SEAMANApr 1970 – May 1972galleystarted out on deck as a boatswainsmate and then was re-assigned to the galley
Seager, Kevin D.ABF2Apr 1970 – Jul 1972V-4
Gill, JimAQ3Apr 1970 – Dec 1970Line Crew VA-146World Cruise-Rio by the sea-o twice. Sydney!!!
Dorough, ThomasAQ2Apr 1970 – Nov 1970VA 165 / AIMDLot of good memories. Where else can you circumnavigate the globe, serve your country, and get paid?
Bureker, Robert J.CWO2Apr 10, 1970 – Dec 21, 1970O-in-C EOD in Weapons Department
Gundy, EdCTO3Apr 14, 1970 – Mar 4, 1971OSServed aboard the America on her 1970 World Cruise, Wespac and Gulf of Tonkin junkets. Looking for the rest of the crew of the OS Division who also served at this time. Like Bud Ziolkowski, Chief John Hughes, and the gang.
France,, John R.E-4 BOATSWAIN MATWApr 15, 1970 – Mar 10, 1971DECK AND REFUELING FORCETHE BEST TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE THAT A MAN CAN HAVE! THE VERY BEST EXPERIENCE AND GOD BLESS ALL WHO SERVE!
Wolber, JoelCTR3May 1970 – Nov 1970OSServed TAD on four carriers from 1969 to 1970. USS America was the best.
Spencer, Carl MBM1May 1970 – Aug 1972Leading Petty Officer
Holley, FrankGMM2May 15, 1970 – Dec 9, 1974SAM/GMCame aboard in May 1970 in the Philippines during Westpac cruise. Onboard till December 1974. Worked in both missile houses. Made a total of 5 cruises onboard during that time.
Hopper, PhilSH3May 19, 1970 – Feb 26, 1972SMates: "Bennink" - Bob Bennink "German" - Eugene Nefferdorf "Tex" - Thelbert Lanier "Drippy" Waldrip- Gedunk - Idaho UF UNF '75 Grad 40 yrs Graphics Instructor
MacAluso, JoePH3Jun 1970 – Apr 1972OPSome of the best times of my life. You don't realize as a kid how much you experienced until years later. Looking back I would not trade any of it. Enjoyed the ride and the memories.
Shelton, IshmaelCYN3/YN3Jun 1970 – Aug 1974CRI made 2 WestPacs and a Med, served at CINCLANT Hq then joined the Army!
Roberson, DonAK-2Jun 1970 – Apr 1971S-1ANORS/NFE Desk
Musk, David EBT2Jun 7, 1970 – Feb 1, 1974BAutomatic Combustion Control Shop
Centanne, Gregory (Fort-timer)RM3Jun 21, 1970 – Sep 21, 1973CRGREAT LIBERTY- WESTPAC-'70, initiated as 'SHELLBACK'-NOV/70, MED-'71, WESTPAC-72/73. Would like to hear anything from from the "RADIO-GANG" who served with me back then!
Veach, Kerry profile iconAirmanJul 1970 – Aug 1972V-4 DivisionI'm looking for a guy named Murphy that was assigned to the AIMD shop from a squadron during the 1971 Med. cruise. He had straight black hair and a full black beard. He was from Seattle, WA. Does anyone remember him?
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Bornstein, JeffDC3Aug 1970 – Aug 1972R
Douglas, JohnRM3Aug 5, 1970 – Mar 3, 1974CRRadioman on 3 cruises
Tootle, DanLT/LCDRSep 10, 1970 – Jan 13, 1982OI/CDS2 Tours of Duty - EWO(1970-73)and Asst CDSO (1980-82). AirWing-12/VAW-124 Pilot (1976-77). SQR-26(v) and TFCC Project Officer. OOD/CDO did Yankee Station, Gonzo Station, and the Ditch. "Miss America" C-1A Pilot. Good memories of great shipmat
Nichols, Andrew C.BT-3Oct 1970 – Aug 1974B Oil Test LabLots of good memories of growing up aboard a proud ship!
Susswein, MarkE-3 YeomanOct 10, 1970 – Aug 9, 19743rd DivisionWhat a great experience.
Love, BillEN3Oct 13, 1970 – Mar 15, 1972A-5 Boat shopI will never forget EN2 Tony Misteca shutting the O-liberty launch down with a boat full of O's waiting to go ashore in the MED because OOD was a prick - wouldn't let Rick Eilers and me ride the aft rail to liberty site. Those were the days!
Carrubba, EarleAQ!Nov 1970 – Feb 1972AIMD, IM1 & IM3Made Med cruise in 1970. Left early for initial cadre F-14.
Fletcher, John. BjYN3Nov 1970 – Aug 1974XLooking to contact with Personnel or Legal Office staff during 1970 to 1974
Roam, RogerBM3Nov 20, 1970 – Nov 13, 19742nd
August, DaleGMM3/GMM2Dec 1970 – Aug 1974SAM/GMworked both missile houses aft.
Mason, TerryHT3Dec 8, 1970 – Mar 26, 1973RMet a lot of friends while onboard
Sayre, Wesley (Zeek)AOANDec 16, 1970 – Sep 25, 1972G-1 Division, Hanger Deck, bomb assembly, elevator crewsGood Memories, Does anyone remember me flying off the ship on the Cod and landing in Vietnam on my way home??? dealing with the VA. if so email me .....wasayre1@gmail.com
Eason, JosephRM3Dec 19, 1970 – Feb 23, 1974CRIn CR w/Mike Wisnieski, Mike Buettner, Wayne Bourgeois, Ron Cowart, Mike Trainor, Chuck Baxter, et. al. - Med twice/West Pac once... In Chapel Hill, N.C. - Still rockin' the piano in blues/rock bands.....
Rauen, Edwin (Ed)HT3Dec 27, 1970 – Sep 24, 1972RLooking for help, anyone departing ship while stationed in Tonkin Gulf, Vietnam 1972, via COD

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