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USS Saipan (LHA 2) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Saipan (LHA 2). 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 1297 crew members registered for the USS Saipan (LHA 2).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 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 – now

Loving, MarlonBT31988 – 1993MPGreat ship! I served 5.6 years upon this vessel in the Engineering Department in Aft Pit and Oil Lab.
Glenn, ScotMM2Feb 1, 1988 – Jun 1, 1993AFT Eng Room
Polacko, MikeABH3Feb 3, 1988 – Jul 1, 1991v-1ahhhh good times! Couldnt wait to get off that tin can but definately made some kick ass friends. tag give your boy a holler. anyone who remembers me can give a shout.
Desantiago, VictorSN / GM3Mar 1988 – Jun 19911st / CSGHad a great time working for GM1 Vickers and GMC Prince (of Death). Didn't particularly like working for 1st Division, but hey, I did learn deck seamanship!
Menk, TroyE3Mar 1988 – Nov 1989First Division, Second DivisionI learned a lot about life, worked hard, and met some crazy and awesome friends. We worked, played and did everything together. I am in touch on FB with some of them now, and have even seen 2 of them since I left.
Lowe, Elmer Aka Dc LoweAMH3Mar 18, 1988 – Sep 13, 1990imo2miss all my shipmates boy did we have a blast !!!!!!!!
Arehart, J. ToddE4Apr 1, 1988 – Jul 10, 1991E - Lighting ShopGood Times Great friends.Hard to believe they put the old girl down.Mamba station sucked.Where is Ben C? or Andy M. Ae3 tagalan,Mike P. is looking for ya.
Hicks, JohnPNCM(SW)May 15, 1988 – May 20, 1990admin
Borchardt, MichaelMS3May 19, 1988 – Jan 21, 1992S2 and S5
Kexel, Ken Or KexABH-3Jun 1988 – May 1992V-1
Karitis, BillLT (retired as CAPT)Jul 1, 1988 – Aug 1, 1991Dental
Snellman, StevenMM Aug 1988 – Aug 1989Enginering Only served 1 year aboard the saipan, Never forget that year of my life and the mates I served with. It was a ruff year for everyone in enginering dept.
Snellman, StevenMM Aug 1988 – Aug 1989engineeringWorked in the A gang ACnR shop , Terry Webster , Dennis Bennink, Peterson, and that really slow guy. Oh anf who can forget cohen 1st class. Remember the air guitar band, we really rocked!
Cassidy, Bill profile iconMSCM(SW)Aug 1988 – Jun 1991S-2Great Shipmates! Thanks for the memories. Retired in '94. I would do it all again.
Ashcraft, DavidBM3Aug 3, 1988 – Jul 10, 19921st & 2ndI loved the time I was on the Saipan. I especially loved the time I supervised Side Cleaners alongside BM2 Doug Powers. I was in 2nd Division for 2 years and 1st Division for the last 2. I'm on FaceBook so anyone I worked with keep in touch
Elia, Joe ReedE4Aug 3, 1988 – Aug 3, 1991NAVThe Best time of my life
Eller, DeanOS2Aug 28, 1988 – Feb 19, 1992OIHey guys give me a shout. I seen rob, chuck, and voytek on here. You guys ever hear from anyone else? GO TITIANS! Did you notice i didnt put Vols on there !
Jobst, Kevin (Crazy Gunny)MSGT E8Sep 1988 – Sep 1990MARCOMDETNCOIC Marine Communications Detatchment / Ships Remedial PT Instructor / NCOIC MARS Radio Station Promoted to MSgt 1992 Retired 1998
Moore, CharlesDP2Sep 10, 1988 – Sep 10, 1989OPS/INTELLIGENCEThe time spent aboard provided me with the ability to dealing with intense and stressful times in life, meet a lot of good sailors and officer. Spouse made a custom stain glass frame which hung on Intel center door.
Hess, MarkE-5 / EM2Sep 16, 1988 – Oct 6, 1992E-DIVLooking back, it was good times with good people.
Silvius, MikeSNNov 1988 – Jul 19901st
Neaveill, BillATCS(AW)Nov 1, 1988 – Sep 1, 1991IM01
Raymond, Earl Dwayne Borchardt Os2 (Sw)OS2 (SW)Nov 10, 1988 – May 12, 1992ops
Rose, KevinEM2Nov 24, 1988 – May 9, 1993EThere were a lot of changes the 4 1/2 years I was there with all the friends coming and going. It was definitely a different place by time it was over. I still think about all the good times and the ports we got to see
Layton, DavidABH3Dec 1988 – Jun 1992V3
McCollum, JimABF3Dec 20, 1988 – Aug 29, 1991air
Brannon, MichaelMM2Dec 28, 1988 – Mar 21, 1993A
Seder, George "Seed"RM31989 – 1993CRAfter so many years, I still dream once in awhile that we are all onboard Saipan again. As civilians of course.
Hinzy, HarrySM21989 – 1991Looking for SMC Sparkman. Hey Chief I finally made it. Made BMC after they said no use for SM's. Retiring SEP2008. Presently serving with Inshore Boat Unit 25 in Gulf of OMAN. Drop me a line if you ever get this. Hello to the Signal gang
Leap, CraigEM21989 – May 1993E Div - Power ShopThere were some good times in nice ports with great people, and some tough times at sea as well.(Mamba Station)
Hackney, DanielABF31989 – 1992V-4Find me on facebook..i know where a few folks went matsuno is in texas and pops is back in ohio.
Dufrene, JoeHM31989 – 1992HHad some great times onboard the Saipan.
Del Terzo, MichaelLieutenant 1989 – 19902 Marine Division
Adkins, RogerE11989 – 1993V4Worked hard and played harder. I could always find country music in the ports we hit. Had fun with everyone I meet. Seen things I'll possible not see again. Fellowship with shipmates.
Veinote, DavidABH31989 – 1993V-3I worked on the Hanger deck mostly but had time topside also. Many great memories. I did DC for V-3 also, and ship/ Aircraft firefighting duties.
Teixeira, Tony "Tex" profile iconBM31989 – 19912ndI have some great memories while serving on the Pan. I will never forget the great people I met. I'm looking for: Rick Badillo, Rich Castile from Denver, Colorado; Mike Hurlbert, CA and others from the Deck Department.
Grubbs, TRM3Jan 1989 – Apr 1992CRGood times and great friends! Wouldn't change the Saipan experience for nuffin'..
Frazier, RobOS2Jan 2, 1989 – Apr 12, 1992OIChuck D saw you on here get in touch buddy!
Kline, DanielRM3Feb 1, 1989 – Aug 31, 1992cr
Wheeler, Gradyl/cplMar 1989 – Sep 19892/4 motor tgreat memories and getting to meet new people too bad she is gone
Kaufman, WilliamOS3Mar 1, 1989 – Jun 16, 1992OPSkeep it floating and fair winds and following seas.
Donahue, TomISC(SW)Mar 1, 1989 – Jan 1, 1991OZ
Korting, BruceMM2Mar 19, 1989 – Jul 1991Astill in touch with mm3 peterson ac@r shop. see george hadley in crew list. anyone remembering me get in touch.
Scott, Richard/scottlarockE3/ICMar 24, 1989 – Nov 25, 1992EE-DIV Baker,Fusco,Reese,Moore,Woodson,Stout,Anderson,
Heim, FredAO1(AW)Apr 1989 – Apr 1992csa
Sears, EricABH3Apr 3, 1989 – Feb 3, 1993v-1
Brown, EricFC2Apr 5, 1989 – Jul 8, 1993CSF
Haddad, J.b.RM3Apr 15, 1989 – Sep 22, 1992CRSome great times with a few rough days. I did gain a little more wisdom and strength from it. Miss some of you guys. Contact me for future reunion plans. I reside in NC.
Fowler, PaulFN3May 1989 – Sep 7, 1991a
Jones, MarshallMM3May 1989 – Jul 1992Engineeringlooking for old shipmates between 89-92. Hatchett, Pettway, Fasion, Pettway anybody know of the contact me at or google marshall jones on facebook!
Schopf, JohnPN3May 25, 1989 – Apr 30, 1992Exec-Personnel OfficeLooking for all I served with.
Laprell, JimMM3Jun 27, 1989 – Jul 28, 1993RTo all the men I served with...I lived with you, relied on you, and shared with you. Good luck to all of you! James
James, Robert Boe profile iconCDR (then, now Captain retired)Jul 1989 – May 1991OperationsOperations Officer. Deployed to Mediterranean Ocean and then to Liberia for Operation Sharp Edge, the NEO evacuating American, British, French and Lebanese citizens from war-torn Liberia. 100 days at sea - 2 beers.
Hurlbert, Mikebm3Aug 1989 – Apr 19932ND
Bedingfield, James profile iconSN at the time. HM1 (Retired)Aug 1989 – Apr 19912nd DivisionHad some great times in Deck department. Left for HM "A" school and lost track of some great shipmates. Still looking for Robert Harrington, Michael Farrell, and others who served at that time.
Allen, RaymondBM3Aug 15, 1989 – Mar 3, 19931st.Hello to all my former shipmates! Alot of good times abroad & hellish times @ sea. Any body remember the steel beach picnic off the coast of africa and the 2 beers apiece we were given?
Baker, BryanIC 3Sep 1989 – Aug 18, 1992EWhere you at Mack, Tim, Fusco, Hinderliter, Heinrich, Kane?
Osmulski, OzHT-2Sep 1989 – Mar 1993Rif you knew me than you know my story "I am OZ" and the saipan was my yellow brick road thanks dave christianson I'll never forget you or your wife paybacks are a well you know
Hadley, GeorgeMM3Sep 1, 1989 – May 21, 1992ADid two awesome Med tours plus operation Sharp Edge and had a lot of good times on the pan as well as served with a lot of great people who I think of often. Thanks for the good times.
Speidel, JasonRM3Sep 7, 1989 – Jun 7, 1993RADIO
Vickers, HalGMG 1Sep 16, 1989 – Sep 9, 1991
Schweitzer, JamesBM3Sep 30, 1989 – Sep 29, 19931stMan over board survivor off the coast of Greece 1993.
Manuto, JosephCAPTAIN, USMCOct 1989 – Dec 23, 1991OIC MarCommDetServerd w/ ship during Operation Sharp Edge, and Desert Storm. Great Gator, and fine crew.
Riester, BaldySK3Oct 1989 – Aug 1993S1Hate Love relationship...took me to places I'll never get the chance to go back to. There was a few I could have thrown overboard, Seeking a CRUISE BOOK DESERT STORM 1991. and BRASS SAIPAN Zippo lighter. Yes I am still alive.
Perez, EddieHM3Oct 1989 – May 1991MedicalHow is everyone?
Creitz, ChesterGMSA-GMG2Nov 1989 – Oct 1992CSGGreat Ship. Was a awesome ship to start my career on.
Lopez, VictorOS3Nov 1, 1989 – Jun 10, 1992OILIL Lopi here Checked on board and got underway a few days later, Hello; to all my great buddies that I missed , I should have never done the split tour. well it was great times back then.
Lopez, VictorOS3Nov 1, 1989 – Jun 1, 1991OI
Harrigan, PaulLance CorporalNov 1, 1989 – Sep 30, 1990Combat CargoI served aboard the Saipan as part of the 22nd MEU for Operation Sharpe Edge, Liberia, Africa August 1990. I had a great time being part of Combat Cargo. I recall a 2nd Class named "Boomer" who kept that ship running.
Amolsch, WilliamprDec 1989 –aimd paraloftworked under pr2 steve novak
Glenn, Stevenrm3Dec 1, 1989 – Jul 20, 1991radionamthe cruise of 1990 was , I wld do it all over
Zehnder, LouE-4Dec 22, 1989 – Jul 28, 1992V-4 grapesWhat a great party........I wish i could see some of the guys again.........David Bailey, Lance Lagrave, Sears, Todd Naggy.....After the Navy I ended up going to EKU.. 99 grad Finally got married at 38. In Lexington Ky or Nashville Tn now.
Williams, ThomasFnDec 22, 1989 – Jul 6, 1993AssaultMy first ship, gotten there off the airplane in Dec.1989, saw how big the ship was and started to go a wall lol, met some good people and it really was an adventure
Williams, ThomasfiremanDec 23, 1989 –assaultAnyone served in assault division from1989-1993, looking for Keith Adams from south carolina,

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