The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Topeka (CL 67). 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 18 crew members registered for the USS Topeka (CL 67).
|Balacki, Louis||1944 –|
|Bean, James||1944 – 1945||Deceased, May, 1986|
|Bruno, James||GUNNERS MATE THIRD CLASS||1944 – 1944|
|Woods, Wayne J||Lt JG||1944 –||not sure||My father is a plank owner. He was on the maiden cruise when they hit a hurricane and returned to port (Boston?) with her bow barely above water. He was ships photographer and I believe a 20 mm AA commmand. More to tell.|
|Noel, Sidney||Seaman 2nd class||1944 – 1946||5th||Feel free to contact me. Check out the pictures I posted on the USS Topeka's CL-67 Facebook page.|
|Fowler, Lee||S2c||1944 – 1948||I|
|Ganley, Bob (Robert)||Fire Controlman First Class||Aug 19, 1944 – Dec 1945||Third||My grandfather Bob Ganley served as Fire Controlman. His time on board the Topeka is something he still frequently recalls with great fondness. My email is email@example.com.|
|Saunders, Jim [sandy]||FC3C||Dec 1944 – Oct 1945||F|
|Nass, Martin||RdM 3/c||Dec 1944 – Apr 1946||Flag||Got out at end of Okinawa battle and stayed with 3rd and 5th fleet till end of war. Raided entrance to Tokyo Bay on July 18, 1945|
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|Nass, Martin||RdM 3/c||Dec 22, 1944 – Apr 30, 1946||"I" Diviaion and Flag Division||If any shipmates who remember me and would like to connect, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Smidt, Chester||S2C||1945 – Jun 13, 1946||Aft gun turrent||For those that are interested I have some of the old Sunflower news letters from 1946. These can be viewed at http://dsmidthouse.com/topeka.htm|
|Vanrensselaer, Franklin||LTJG||1945 – 1945||???||I am the great grandson of Franklin VanRensselaer. I have put him up here to find info about his time on this ship. if you have any storys or Photos of him. or know of some that does. please contact me. thanks|
|Loquillano, Ramon S.||Ship's Cook||1945 – 1947||shanghai|
|Bacon, Raymond||Seaman 1C||Jan 1945 – Jun 10, 1946||I Division||Plank Owner|
|Caltieri, Anthony||SEAMAN 1ST CLASS||Mar 1945 – Jul 1946|
|Wilson, James||S1/C||Feb 1946 – May 13, 1949||1st|
|Patey, John||seaman||Feb 1946 – Aug 1946||not sure|
|Saussy, George||CAPT USMC||1947 – 1948||Marine Detachment||CO Mardet My father, Col G.S.Saussy Jr. died 27Mar05 here in Georgetown Co, SC. I am his eldest son, Pete. i would be happy to communicate with anyone who knew him. i was born while he was aboard heading for China!|
There are currently no planned reunions.