The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Makin Island (CVE 93). 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 16 crew members registered for the USS Makin Island (CVE 93).
|Gardner, James||Engineman 1st Class||1942 – 1945||Engineering||My Dad, Jim “Leroy” Gardner, built a rig for steam-cleaning the engine-filters, receiving a commendation from the on-board Flag-Admiral, as well as a meritorious advancement. Leave me a message or email any stories.|
|Seal, Robert C.||S/1c||Mar 1942 – 1945||do not know||Robert Seal is my dad he was really proud to have served aboard the Makin Island cve 93 . he passed away 1976 at age 53 from heart attack if anyone remembers him please contact me (William Seal) 1-865-585-0625 thank you|
|Fiebig, Jacob||1943 –|
|Hartley, Harry||Petty Officer||1943 – 1946||AO||My grandfather served on the USS Makin Island CVE-93. He was in aviation ordinance on the USS Makin Island CVE-93. He is currently living (99 yrs old), looking for memories.|
|Pitts, Glenn||Seaman 1st class||Oct 7, 1943 – May 17, 1945||Amphibian|
|Anderson, Melvin F. (Andy)||SV-6/AOM3C, (T)||Dec 14, 1943 – Dec 24, 1945||USNR||Aviation Ordinanceman, 3rd class Served at/on Hedron Faw 14 Compron 4 U.S.S. Makin Island Deceased 1976, Little Rock, Pulaski Co., Arkansas|
|Weiss, Josef||1944 – 1955||Gunnery||Youngest on board ship.16 Grew up fast.Great crew watched over me.Like to hear from some of the crew.|
|Nixon Jr., Albert||E2 SEAMAN APPRENTICE||1944 – 1945||My father served aboard the USS Makin Island. He has told us many stories about that ship and his friends. From the son of a sailor, Robert W. Nixon|
|Haines, Orlie/orlando||1944 –|
|Murphy, Charles Clifford||Aviation Radioman Third Class AMM3cV6||1944 – 1945||SV6 USNR||My dad never talked about his Naval experiences. He passed away in May 1982. I came across a folder with discharge papers etc. and began wondering who my father was at the age of 19 serving our country. Thank you. Jan|
|Haines, Orlando ( Orlie )||3rd Class machinist||1944 – May 16, 1946||M Division||Orlie was trained to man the 40-40 during general qtrs. He loved that more than anything while in harms way. He also frequently speaks of his time in the Navy with great admiration for his Comanding ofiicer. He made the|
|Swenson, Robert||Lieutenant||Jan 8, 1944 – 1945||Ship's Officers||Robert Swenson was my Dad's older brother and a Naval Aviator. Plankowner of Makin Island till the end of the war and flew FM-2's and manned the CIC as well. Flew till he was 72. I have his cruisebook and goggles.|
|Elliott, Charles O||WT2/C||Apr 1944 – May 30, 1946|
|Miller, Llewellyn||RADIOMAN, SECOND CLASS V3 USNR||May 8, 1944 – Oct 13, 1945||Participated in the battles of Leyte Gulf, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Lingayen Gulf. The ship emerged relatively unscathed although it was assaulted by Japanese Kamikaze. She provided air cover for many operations. Uncle Lew died April 20, 1982.|
|Todd, Garth E.||SEAMAN 1ST||May 25, 1944 – May 26, 1946||First|
|Varney, Edsel||Lt J.G./Pilot||Jan 29, 1945 – Apr 30, 1945||VC-84||My grandfather served on the Makin Island as a Wildcat pilot. Would love to hear from anyone who knew him or any good stories from the Makin Island. He took part in the Iwo Jima and Okinawa operations. Edsel died in 1977|
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