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USS Calvert (APA 32) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Calvert (APA 32). 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 40 crew members registered for the USS Calvert (APA 32).

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Kibbel, Grant1941 – 1943
MacDonald, AlanSN/SF3, SF2, SF11942 – 1944Deck force, striking ShipfitterThis was my Dad, who was transfered from the USS Harry Lee (APA10) to the USS Calvert
Reese, David RaymondSK later CPOApr 23, 1942 – Apr 15, 1945US Naval ReserveInvolved in the invasion of North Africa, South Pacific(Kwajalein, Tarawa ) Allusian Islands etc. Transfer to new light Carrier in 1945 USS Bairoko as CPO
Brown, Norman E. (JackCS1Oct 14, 1942 – Aug 7, 1943commisaryI am posting this on behalf of my Father, the late "Jack" Brown. According to records my dad served on the Calvert from 1943-43. He passed away in 1974. I would be interested it corresponding with anyone who has info.
Anderson, Hilmer L.Seaman 1st classFeb 1943 – May 1945Calvert division 2Looking for Naser
Dupree, LaudellM2cMay 11, 1943 – Mar 3, 1946USS Calvert APA 32 Ship Fitters CrewServed during WWII on USS Calvert Ship Fitters Crew as a welder with Chief Marshall Lee. Born in Perryville, AK. Now living in Salinas, CA. This post is by daughter of Laudell.
Grant, GlennSEAMAN FIRDT CLASS LATER MMCJul 10, 1943 –BoatStranded on beach at Scoglitti Scily July 10 1943 Later picked up and put on liberty ship to North Arica and then a trip across Norh Africa to Oran to catch The Calvert whitch already had left. put on the Light Cruiser Brooklyn
Burger, Jr., JohncivilianOct 1, 1944 – May 1, 1946PacificI am the son of Lt(jg) John E. Burger (deceased) who served on the Calvert fall of '44 thru the occupation in Kure. His scrapbook including details of it's movements during WWII and lists medals & commendations awarded
Barrett, WilliamS1C (SA)Nov 3, 1944 –714This was my Dad. He passed away in 2005 and I am working from his separation papers, which I just received. He was a signalman and telephone talker, and I believe he also was on USS Chikaskia when he came home.
Boessling, Henry Or Hank3rd Class EnginmanJan 1952 – Mar 14, 1956AB
Swenson, George E51953 – 1954unkMy name is George Swenson. I was assigned to the USS Calvert headed to Korea when the treaty was signed. I was a US Marine assigned to the ship and we ended up playing war games in Japan for a year.
Wright, Alfredseaman1957 – 1961First
Varrelman, MelFT3Aug 1, 1957 – Dec 20, 1959Gun Gang
Kaat, KennethRMSN-RM21960 – 1963CommunicationsMy very first ship, and enjoyed my 3 years aboard.
Osborn, JerryRDSN RD3May 10, 1960 – Sep 10, 1961Operations O iwhen i went aboard we left for west pac to yokuska japan then to okinawa then to chinhea korea then to okinawa the to vietnam with at that time advisors they were really troops that were fighting vc .
Warfield, BobbieE 3Nov 1960 – Apr 1963eng
Railey, Don (Tex Railey)shsnNov 17, 1960 – Dec 27, 1961Ship's ServiceI was Ship's Barber during my duty term aboard Calvert. I'm looking for a shipmate that was aboard Calvert in 1961 while she underwent overhaul at Bremmerton Shipyads in Washington State.
Jabens, Daviden1961 – 1962a division
Munn, JamesSEAMANMay 7, 1961 – Sep 8, 1962boat groupcoxin of papa boats. was in operation lone eagle off korea with phib-ron 5,
Casper, GaryET2May 19, 1961 – Jul 10, 1963OE
Piceno, EdwardET3RDJul 1961 – May 1963OE
Straka Jr., Stephen J.MM2Dec 1961 – Feb 1965A DivisionThis was the only ship I served on. I enjoyed the time worked on the air conditioning and refridgeration and evaperators. During landing operation I was ann engineer on LCVP & LCM's. After leaving you miss the people.
Martin, LawrenceRM3Dec 4, 1961 – May 6, 1963USS Calvert apa32Memories tend to fade after a bit. I do remember my Louisiana shipmates. Also had a band aboard ship. Before the Calvert, I served at Sangley Point, Philippines. My greatest satisfaction was being a Navy radioman.
Sherian, Alan M.Seaman Boat GroupDec 20, 1961 – Aug 8, 1963DECK DIVISION.......BOAT GROUPI went to coxswain school in May 1962. Served one West Pacific Cruise from June to December 1962. I have played softball all my life so was fortunate to play on the Calvert team 1n 1962 and 1963. We weren't very good,
Hoffmark, William P.RMSN-RM21962 – 1964ORI went from being a boy to becoming a man. The Calvert was my family and home. I am very grateful to my shipmates. Joining the Navy was the greatest event in my life at that time. It totally changed my life.
Munn, JamesSEAMANJan 7, 1962 – Sep 8, 1962was a coxin with phibron 5 in operation lone eagle off korea with over 300 ships
Groves, LarrySF2Jun 4, 1962 – Jan 22, 1966R div.I have great memorys of the Calvert and the crew.I amliving in Napolen Ohio.would likehear from anyone of the crew who might remember me.iwould like to find cruse books from 1964 65 66
Ballou, Ronald R.SK3Aug 1962 – Aug 1966SupplyI was stationed aboard the Calvert from the time I got out of Storekeeper school in 1962 until we decommissioned the ship in 66. I remember Beason Sk3, Busby SK2 and several others that I cant recall their names.
Ballou, Ronald (Ron)SK3Sep 1, 1962 – Aug 1966SUPPLYWas stationed aboard the Calvert right out of Storekeeper school in 1962 and served my full 4 years. I helped decommission the ship at Hunters Point, Ca. Would love to hear from anyone that served aboard at that time.
Broussard, Wasey "Bruce"EN2Feb 1963 – Apr 6, 1966BE Div Boat ShopEnjoyed my time on the Calvert. Have many great memories and would like to see some of the gang. I have a cruise book from 1964. Missing 65-66. Would be interested in hearing from some of you.
Cooper, JohnRM2Jun 1963 – Aug 20, 1965communicationsI came aboard when the ship was in drydock, it was my first ship, i had great shipmates in the operations division and would like to reconnect with some of my old buddies
Ayala, DanBM3Jun 23, 1963 – Jun 29, 19663rd DivisionWent aboard the Calvert when she was in Dry Dock in Dan Diego 1963. Was assigned to 3rd division Went on two WestPac cruises, was a pointer on the 5" 38" gun crew. Knew a lot of the crew members through out the ship!
Polizoti, LeoETN2Oct 1, 1963 – Jul 1, 1964OperationsFirst ship I was on as a seaman striker in electronics. Later became an E5.
McDonald, Roger , MacBMSN1964 – 19663RD Divisionserved on the Calvert in 3rd. division.Served with Tweedle BM3. Joe Moss, Chief Billy Jack Estes. If you remember me, contact me. I would love to hear from you.
De La Rosa, JorgeRM3Jan 15, 1965 – Mar 1966ORCan't remember the exact dates,I was there for decommission in San Francisco
Willess, DennisEN3Apr 28, 1965 – Jun 30, 1966BEEnjoyed my time aboard. Wish it had been longer.
Groundwater, JamesLieutenantJul 23, 1965 – 1966MC, USNRI served as medical officer aboard the Calvert '65-'66 & remember being in DaNang & performing an emergency appendectomy on a Marine high-lined from another ship. Retired from medical practice & would like to reconnect.
Christiansen, LouradarmanAug 1, 1965 – Jul 1, 1966OIUpon decommission I was one of 50 E-2's and E-3's sent to the Seabees. We went through 6 weeks of combat training at the end of which we were going straight to Danang. On the last day they sent 50 of us to Rhodes Island.
Shoff, DennisBTFNSep 1965 – Jul 1966BCame aboard after A school in Subic Bay. Went to DaNang and then Hunters Point Decommissioning. Was First Class mess cook when not in the Fireroom. Does anyone remember the bombing of the air strip at DaNang?

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