The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Wichita (CA 45). 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 13 crew members registered for the USS Wichita (CA 45).
|Allers, Paul Lee||E3||Feb 16, 1939 – Oct 12, 1941||H||I was on the ship when it was commissioned. I was a hospital corpman and dental technician. There were 1500 people on the ship at this time. I worked for LCDR Clifford T. Logan, DC USN. He was a good dentist who taught me a lot.|
|Schlegel, Walter||AS, S2C, F3C, F2C, F1C, MM3C, MM2C||Nov 2, 1940 – Jul 19, 1942||"B" Division||Transfered Sub Base, New London, CT Submarine Training School, Shipmates: Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., 5 Horton brothers|
|Kelley, George / Bud||1941 – 1945||George Kelley died of colon cancer in 1957, at the age of 31, 12 years after serving in the occupation of Nagasaki right after the nuclear bomb.|
|Howard, George||FIRE CONTROLMAN SECOND CLASS||Dec 15, 1941 – Oct 1, 1945||My father, George, died in April 2004. He was very proud of his service in the Navy and shared some memories, such as the "Marianas Turkey Shoot". Anyone remember him?|
|Bisbee, Allen||1942 – 1945|
|Gomes Sr., Gerald (Gerry)||MM2||Jul 1942 – Nov 1945|
|Melvin, Bertram (Buddy)||1943 – 1945||I was the lookout on the "witch" that spotted a torpedo coming at her off of Okinawa. The shipped turned and the torpedo missed her. That was a scarey time for all of us. The Wichita was also the first ship into Nagasaki harbor.|
|Jasso, Vicente||Seaman||1943 – 1943||Deck Division||First assignment, Deck Division. Then transferred to the barber shop.|
|Ryan, Melvin||Fireman 1c||1944 – Sep 1945||USS Wichita||My father is deceased (7-21-1998) Mark Ryan|
|Hayward, Edward (Tony)||Lt. jg||1944 – 1946||pacific||I'm Bill Hayward. My father Lt. jg Edward (Tony) Hayward flew a scout plane off the Wichita in 1944 and 45. He was friends with the ship doctor and a pilot named Spinelli. I'd love to hear from anyone who knew him|
|Earl Clifford Hatmaker, Pap||bkr3||Feb 1, 1946 – May 20, 1946||question||My Daddy was Earl Hatmaker. He served on the Wichita. He passed at 56 yrs old from cancer in 1982. If anyone knew him please contact me @ email@example.com.|
|Jefferson, Sonia||gunners mate second class||1947 – 1949||Gunndrs mate second class||My father Edgar Lee Jefferson served on this great vessel. I am his daughter who has been wanting to know more about my father service. He had great stories.|
|Folkers, Kurt||E4||Oct 23, 1979 – Oct 22, 1983||idk||x|
There are currently no planned reunions.