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USS Lexington (CV 16) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Lexington (CV 16). 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 572 crew members registered for the USS Lexington (CV 16).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1957 | 1958 – 1961 | 1962 – 1967 | 1968 – 1971 | 1972 – 1974 | 1975 – 1977 | 1978 – 1980 | 1981 – 1983 | 1984 – 1986 | 1987 – 1988 | 1989 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Wallace, Bob1958 – 1960OILooking for OI div. crew
Lamoure, JohnETC1958 – 1958OEDeceased 1983
Kusek, Katherin profile iconV11958 – 1960Air DepartmentI am entering this for my Father Jerry D. Kusek. He was aboard ship during 1958-59. The year book for 1960 does not list names, but I think he was on ship during this time too... I am looking for someone who knew my dad.
Vitela, Jr., HernanSeamanJan 10, 1958 – Jan 1, 1959AdministrationWho remembers the typhoon on our way to the Philippines? Who knows what happened to Chaplain William Walsh?
Webb, EdwardABANMar 7, 1958 – Jan 22, 1961V-2 Cat
Fore, WilliamMM2Apr 1958 – Jun 1963M divisionI spent 6yrs 2months & 14 days on the Lexington. Spent my time in the forward engine room & evaporators. Would like to connect with anyone who worked wirh me during this time.
Ludwig, FrankANJul 1, 1958 – Feb 1, 1960V-3
Price, KenRM3Sep 1958 – Dec 1959COMCARDIV-7Transferred to Lex in mid-ocean from Shangri-La in '58 with COMCARDIV-7. Then made 1959 Westpac cruise with Lexington. Transferred into VAAW-35 and flew with them doing remote ship-shore transmissions during '58 cruise
Wheeler, Ronald (Doc)HM!Dec 1958 – Jun 1961HCVG-21 HM assigned to VF-213. Ships Flight surgeon was named Lukas. VF-211 HM was William"Huey" Long., later HMCM. VF213 HM3 was B.D. Snook later HMCM Had HM3 Sing(ships company) whose family owned restaurant in Bagio P.I.WESTPAC in 60 and 61
Krontz,jr., FrankMM2Dec 1958 – May 1962 Main Control Forward Engine RoomLooking for anyone in the Forward Engine Room Main Control at the same time I was in. Want to hear from you for a possible reunion or to hear from anyone who knows someone that was in during this time period.
Silbernagel, AlRM3Dec 15, 1958 – Dec 19, 1959ORI wonder if anyone in the old OR Division is still alive? They are welcome to join us at my annual company picnic on the 4th of July in Los Gatos, California. Al Silbernagel, President, Altas Realty/Atlas Financial Services, Inc.
Bowring, DonaldBT3Dec 20, 1958 – Oct 1960B#2 fireroom best friend E. A. Forster
Yaryan, Jimrm31959 – 1961orI am not sure about dates. i served onboard approx 20 months. i was assisant supvr in the main radio shack. discharged jan 21, 1961. i am retired from AT& T, have 2 children. that was best assignment in the us navy
Hanna, William Bruce profile iconSailor1959 –mixed oxygen tanks for planesI believe Bruce Hanna (dad) served on USS LEXINGTON around 1959. He's now deceased. He spoke of mixing oxygen tanks for planes. Spoke fondly of a chef on board. I believe he also boxed. Info/pics would be appreciated
Dewitt, Harold GeneSN1959 – 1962NavigationI am looking for anyone in Navigation or flightdeck "Woody". I am hoping to visit the Lex this year, 2016
Zimmerman, Kennethseaman1959 – 19632ndmade two west-pac cruises , sailed around the horn / to pesacola florida to corpus Christi , texas
Stone, WoodySFP2Apr 9, 1959 – 1962RServed with the best bunch in the 7th flee. Looking to make contact with anyone who remembers the guys in R-Div
McQueen, TracySEAMAN 3RDApr 25, 1959 – Dec 3, 1959va.212Tracy is in poor health and would like to hear from any shipmates on this deployment. If any information is incorrect it is due to my lack of Naval knowledge.. Melba
Plank, Donald profile iconRD2-p2Jun 1959 – Sep 1961OII met a lot of good men and went to many interesting places. A very positive time in my life.
Reel, EdLTJGJul 20, 1959 – Jun 10, 1961M (Main Engines)West Pac cruise. Subic Bay,Hong Kong,Yokuska.Sasebo,Hawaii. Went to Nagasaki on stream train from Sasebo. Ground zero museum was sober experience but interesting. Watches were in Main Control. M div had 110 good men.
James, RobertBM3Oct 1959 – Jun 1960
Seward, Leo ME4 CS3Nov 1959 – 1963Commissary divisionI enjoyed time aboard the ship during my 20 year navy career.
Glenn, Grant N.FN1960 – 1962RI am looking for crew mates from 1960 to 1962. Contact me if you were on board at that time.
Crull, TomAT31960 – 1961guided missile
Bina, WallyE31960 – 1964boiler RoomLooking for someone who might know my dad. He has been battleing prostat cancer and now that his grandsons have inlisted he wants to share as much as he can with them. He has no pictures so if anyone can help. thank you!
Jones, GordonE3Jan 1, 1960 – Jan 1, 1965OP
O'Brian, JerryRD2Feb 1, 1960 – Jul 15, 1962OIWent aboard right after RD"A" School as RDSN. Left 2 1/2 years later as RD2. Meet some great people and a few have become lifelong friends. Enjoyed a great rour of duty.
Pearson, Richard  NEWSFM3Feb 3, 1960 – Jun 1962Repair DivisionDuty aboard: Division Yeoman and Locker Door Repair
Hooper, Robert (Bob)ET 3Feb 6, 1960 – Jun 9, 1962OE
Owens, RaymondRD2May 1960 – Sep 1963OILADY LEX was my first ship. while rounding Cape Horn in 1960 I saw my last ship, USS CONSTELLATION CV64. Seventeen years separated the two.
Foulds, Everett {jerry}YEOMAN 3RD CLASSSep 1, 1960 – Feb 16, 1961GUNNERY DIV./NEUCLEAR WEAPONS YEOMANSPENT A GOOD BIT OF TIME IN SUBIC BAY, PI . HAD A GREAT TIME. SLEEP, EAT, LIVE WITH THE WEAPONS, A/C ON ALL THE TIME. SAILED THE COST OF LAOS IN DEC.60. SAILED INTO HONG KONG HARBOR CHRISTMAS DAY 1960. LOVED IT.
Gray, Charles1961 – Aug 1964BT 3was on board for westpac cruise, coming around the Horn and in Pensacola, 61-64
Overson, RonaldFN1961 – 1965RDoes anyone remember my father? I have his cruise book, and would gladly make a copy of any pages that you may be in, just send me an email. If you knew my father I would like to hear any story's you may have to share.
Gilvin, JosephE-51961 – 1962V-1 (Roof Rats)Flight deck director and supervisor. Best tour of duty of my career. Love the Lex, have been to Corpus twice to visit her.
Welsh, JohnMM31961 – Sep 1964Mforward engine room. lower level and throttle watch.
Manis, DaleABH31961 – 1962V1
Boyd, AllenAB2Mar 1961 – Mar 1964V1Was in the flight deck crash crew. Would enjoy hearing from some old friends and ship mates.
Bower, Donald ( Louie )E3 avbmApr 1961 – Jan 1965V-3had a great time in the navy and made some great friends. enjoyed all the ports we made along the way. i made 2 west pac or far east cruises and the south american cruise.
Lichlyter, RobertEM3Apr 1, 1961 – Apr 1, 1962EAssigned to Power Shop,blower gang mostly. Hard work, old ship. Been back to Corpus 3times. Shop is empty, won't let me go back to living quarters.
Reuter, RickMM 2May 1, 1961 – Oct 3, 1964Aft Engine Room & Forward Auxiliary
Tatom, Jewel/tatermsm,rm3,rmsm,rmsaAug 20, 1961 – Jul 2, 1964orserved on the last West-Pac cruise, went around South America, into Brooklyn Naval Shipyard and came out for the Cuban crisis. Served aboard while a training carrier at Pensacola,Fla until I got out in 1964.
Wrobel, JackMM3Sep 12, 1961 – Jul 14, 1965MI'm 71 now and was just thinking about the many friends I had met during my four years in the aft engine and the ole generator gang. Lots of good times in Pensacola and just thinking how fast the years drift away.
Manning, MikeSNOct 1961 – Nov 19632ndDid the wespac and around the horn cruises.Anybody rememberBMs Ramsey and Cooper.
Hill, SpencerBt1Dec 1961 – Feb 1968Engineering

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