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USS Alabama (BB 60) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Alabama (BB 60). 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 Alabama (BB 60).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1973 | – now

Lowe, William C.Gunnery Seargeant1940 –marine detachment
Harris, SusanCPODec 1941 – Sep 1945?My father proudly served on USS Alabama 60.
Skovinski, WilliamWATERTENDER 3RD CLASS1942 – 1945I am entering my Fathers name
O'Meara, JamesSeaman First Class1942 – 1943DeckMy father served on USS Alabama. Was aboard when it was in Atlantic but was injured in some way and left the ship. Could anyone provide me with more information? I am his son, Michael. emaiol is
Quick, HubertS1C1942 – 19458TH DIVISIONI am Hubert L.Quick, Jr., the son of Hubert L. Quick who served on the USS Alabama from 1942 to 1945. Dad served in the 8th Division. I would like to hear from anyone who remembers my dad.
Hawkins, Kendall/kdseaman1942 – 1944c. s. division
Litsko, JohnPrivate1942 – 1945USMCLost Dad in 2003. Besides his seven children, the WW II experience was the most profound part of his life. He visited the USS Alabama in Mobile, AL in 1994 with his daughter and son. He spoke mostly of the sharp shooter
Bailey, AubreySenior Chief Electrician1942 – 1944E DivisionI will be 94 years young in August and live in El Paso, Texas.
McCaul, Vincent F. "Si(Lo)"GM3/21942 – 1943GunneryMy father, Vincent F. "Si(lo)" McCaul was GM3 or GM2 aboard USS Alabama, but was transferred to commission destroyer, USS Allen M Sumner, as plank owner in 1943-thru-1944. Dad passed away on April 25, 1982.
McCollam, Clifford (Cliff)Electrician Mate 3rd ClassJan 1942 – Jul 19, 1945EngineeringStarted as Seaman 1st Class 1942 Acorn10 Beachmasters in Solomon Islands/Nissan/Guadal Canal.Guard duty in Port Hyneme, Ca. Boarded the USS Alabama in San Francisco, hit bad storm lost arment and returned to San Diego.
Buehl, Charles P.2ND CLASS YEOMANApr 1942 – Apr 19462yrs 8th 2yrs R
Muffett, Arthur WesleySeaman First Class Gun StrikerJul 27, 1942 – Nov 28, 1945GunStriker 5th DivisionI am 90 years old and served as a gunstriker. Anyone who remembers the time during the gunmount accident aboard the anti aircraft gun 38 mount 5, please contact me. I reside in Owensboro KY (270) 688-0574
Persico, Modesto "Mack"GM3Aug 1942 – 19457thDad has passed away now. Fortunately my brother and I had the chance to took him to a shipmates reunion several years ago. It was a great experience.
Buehl, Charles P.YEOMAN 2/CSep 16, 1942 – Sep 2, 19462 years 8th 2 years R
Charlie Simerly, CharlieCoxswainDec 1942 – Dec 1945First DivisionStill doing well in Concord, CA. Looking forward to the 2013 reunion in April. My dad, Charlie Simerly, 1st Division, passed away December 1, 2014. Dad was so proud of serving with the men on BB60 during WWII.
Breslin, William G "Bill"SEAMAN FIRST CLASS1943 – 1945tenthMy Dad William G. Breslin served on the USS Alabama during world war 2. I would love to hear from any shipmates that remember him. thank you
Swain, Arthur Woodrow Jr. Woody1943 – 1945
Neal, ClydeGM21943 – 1945WeaponsClyde Leroy Neal was my uncle. He lived most of his life before and after the war in Gunnison,CO. I believe that he was a GM2 on the 5" guns from 1942-43 until the end of the war. He was in all the major Pacific battles.
Phelps, Lloydx1943 – 1945xMy Dad was on the Alabama from 1943 until 1945, any contact would be appreciated
McCorison, FrankS1Jun 1943 – Nov 19453rdStill alive and kicking!
McCorison, FrankSEAMAN 1ST CLASSJun 1943 – Nov 19453rd Still alive and kicking!
Gallombardo, ArchieFire Controlman, 3rd ClassJul 1943 – Nov 1945FADates are approximate. Archie's son (James) is filling this out. Contact him to contact Archie, both living in New Jersey.
Overbey, GlennAug 1943 – Oct 19458thMy grandpa served. And now he is and hero to me. I wanna join the Marines or Navy.
Barden, James/jimMACHINISTS MATE 2ND CLASSAug 1943 – Jan 1946A
Harris, John MARM2Sep 1943 –VMy Dad, JM Harris passed 01JUL93, in the midst of writing his second book about The Mighty A. Many of the crew contributed stories to the first one. Looking for V-div families to connect with.
Walker, Art1944 – 1945My father was on the Alabama from 1944 to 1945 I would like to hear from anyone who knew him.
Davis, JoeMACHINIST1944 – 1947?My grandfather was Joe Davis from South Carolina. He worked in the machine rm in World War II. I would love to hear from someone who knew him. pls email me at
Shafer, Theodore (Ted)Feb 1944 – Dec 1944My name is Steve - Ted is my Dad - he is 80 yrs old and is extremely proud of his service on the Alabama. Although some of the memories are not clear, as a fantail 40mm gunner, he remembers the 5" gun incident and the typhoon well.
Heid, William LS2C V6 Gunners mateMay 1944 – Sep 19455Th divisionMy grandfather was on the USS Alabama during World War II. Name listed was his name. I would love to know if anybody has any pictures or memories of William Heid, good or bad. Email Thank you.
Cohen, WallaceRM3May 1, 1944 – May 24, 1946I
Sweitzer, DianaMay 9, 1944 – Apr 12, 1946My dad was on the USS Alabama.He passed away awhile back.I would like to find out any info concerning my dad. I.m working on a military page to honor him.I would greatly appreciate any information that anyone would have on him.Thank you!
Sweitzer, DianaSEAMAN SECOND CLASSMay 29, 1944 – Apr 12, 1946My dad, Orval Sweitzer, served on the Uss Alabama.He passed away 4 years ago,He is missed alot! WE sure would be interested in any stories,photos,anything .My email is Thank You!
Rodgers Jr., Robert WalterHA 1-CJun 1944 – Mar 1946H
Jones, WilburSeaman 2nd Class1945 – 19472nd
Hoffer, Robert profile iconRM1C1945 – 1946Combat Division 8Member of Admiral John F. Shafroth's staff as a Radioman on the BB58, BB59 and BB60. Asiatic Pacific Medal with 8 stars and the Philippine Liberation Medal with 2 stars.
Gunnels, Hama RoyCPhMJul 1946 – Oct 1946HEntered by Linda Gunnels Barber
Auerswald, MikeAirman1947 – 1947UnknownThis is for my grandfather. He served on this ship as an airman. I dont know much but I am hopeing to connect with someone who knew him.
Spengler, WilliamNot sure; He was my great grandfather1948 –E-6; not sure; helped with everythingHe was a great man. He died recently on February, 24th,2016, but he was a great man to all. I wish I could find out more about him. If you find a crew list just maybe let me know if my information shows up.
Stops, Matthew C.1973 –My father Matthew was in WWII, on the U.S.S Alabama, would love to hear from anyone who served with him or families. Any info, pics, stories would be greatly appreciated... email me at: or

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