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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 586 crew members registered for the USS Lexington (CV 16).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1957 | 1958 – 1961 | 1962 – 1967 | 1968 – 1970 | 1971 – 1973 | 1974 – 1976 | 1977 – 1979 | 1980 – 1981 | 1982 – 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 – 1988 | 1989 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Wright, MontASM2Jan 1971 – 1975V-6I have worked in my navy field for a contract company for NASA aircraft division as a ground support equipment mechanic for several years.
Perry, Leroy (Lee)E-2 / FAJan 1971 – Dec 6, 1971A DIVISIONMY DUTIES REQUIRED LIGHTING OFF ELEVATORS 2&3 FOR SERVICE ,,ALSO STANDING WATCH IN AFTER STEERING .THE FIRST CLASS I WORKED FOR WAS JOSEPH BOEMEL, HE HATED ME AND MADE MY LIFE ON THE LEXINGTON A LIVING HELL !!!! HELP ME
Morris, WayneBT3Jan 20, 1971 – Sep 18, 1972
Hart, AlanANFeb 10, 1971 – Oct 15, 1972V2
Smith, DonaldYN3Mar 25, 1971 – Mar 25, 1971R and X DivisionWorked 3 yrs in the Engineering Log Room, last year in the Chaplain's Office........ Lot of good friends and memories..
Hammon, EddieGMG3Mar 26, 1971 – Jan 1, 1973GG Division maintained magazines, gun tubs,director tubes and ships armory/ small arms.
Williams, Donalde4May 1, 1971 – Jun 4, 1974v4im looking for anyone that remembers the blue shirt that backed up into a moving prop around 1973
Schneider, GeorgeBT3Jun 1971 – Apr 1974B / OC
Woods, Joseph (Joe)WO1Aug 10, 1971 – Jun 30, 1974XMy first assignment as a new WO1. Assigned to the Captain's Office
Sherman, LarryRM3Sep 1971 – Jan 1973OCAt the time I was an RM3 attached to Operations Dept. Ran ship to shore Radio, Bingo Board, sound powered phones, and a lot of chiping and painting, rebuilding our living space, and meeting alot of great people.
Gullette, MikeABH2Sep 21, 1971 – Jul 21, 1975V-1Made some good memories
Diamond, Bob (Dusty)ABEANOct 1971 – Oct 1975V-2Worked in arresting gear (hook chaser) for about 2 years then transferred to cats where I worked holdback. Also worked in the (Midnight maintainance crew) doing all the PMS on both cats and gear. Red white blue helmet.
Joey Lewis, RustyE-3Oct 15, 1971 – Jul 27, 1974V1Served on the the USS Lexington c.v.t.16
Harden, Richard (Ric)E-4Oct 18, 1971 – Sep 12, 1975Ric Harden was my brother who passed away 23rd of August 1997. He was sent to basic training in Orlando, Fl. served out his tour on the USS Lexington. Would like to know if any of his crew-mates remember him.. Would love to hear from you.
Holland, JohnnyE4/YeomanNov 15, 1971 – Aug 16, 1975NavigationStarted in Deck Dept then moved to Navigation Dept. Was stationed on the ship when the move "Midway" was filmed. Most people referred to me as "Preacher".
Hoover, Tom CABH-2Dec 10, 1971 – Nov 25, 1973V-1Yellow shirt (flight deck director) Fly 3 PO under Lt Fauze, Chief Woolover and ABH-1 Percell . Stationed NAS Pensacola Fl.
Waller, RobertHT31972 – 1974R
Hines, William/billGMG31972 – Dec 1976Gunnersmate DivLooking for crew mates Collins, Samples,Tinkle,Butler,Holloway,March,Ward,Mason,Purdue,Sugar Bear.
Weisberg, JohnTM3Mar 1972 – Mar 1972OrdinanceBrief time aboard during UWSS ordinance recovery training
Heckler, DavidABE-2Apr 15, 1972 – Oct 12, 1975V-2 Arresting GearWork in gear my whole tour.
Spangler, David (Spanky)E3 / FNApr 25, 1972 – Jan 17, 1973E Division - Forward DieselGreat duty. In port every weekend, had an apartment right outside the gate. Left the ship when we went to dry dock in Boston.
McGuire, TimBT2May 16, 1972 – Nov 18, 1975B 1,2,3 fireroom was the best of times . It was the worst of times . stoled that from some author . Met some great people during my time on The Lady .thank you to all that made that time so good . Comtimcast@comcast.net
Peevy, RobertSH2Jun 1972 – Jun 1976S-3Great Duty In Pensacola met many good People there Military and Civilian.No other place like Belmont & Devilla ( The Blocks)
Rose, Mike Aka Red Rosee-4Jul 3, 1972 – Aug 7, 1975b-divwas in 3 fireroom all 3 years,was a good ride.like to here from all the guys.god bless and good sailing.phone 865-933-1511
Cass, Earl F. profile iconEM3Jul 6, 1972 – Jan 1, 1973E DivisionFirst ship out of "A" school. Great duty, home every weekend but got real tired of weekly shorepower hookup. Would like to connect with others from the powershop from then.
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Mitchell, LarrySeamenJul 15, 1972 – Jul 15, 1975RadioshackI had a great time serving.I will always have a special place in my heart for the ship and crew.
Dragon, Thomas  NEWMM2Aug 1972 – Jan 25, 1976A DivisionAC&R Shop and Hydraulics Shop.
Shepherd, Bill(Shep)E-3Aug 1, 1972 – Nov 3, 1973V-2 CatapultsWorked holdback
Shepherd, BillE-3Aug 1, 1972 – Nov 3, 1973V-2 CatsGood duty on the Lex and met many fine shipmates.
Badger, JohnBT3Aug 8, 1972 – Sep 8, 1976I was assigned to #3 Fireroom the entire time. I might have been a Snipe, but I was a proud one!
Rivera, RickBM3Oct 1972 – Jun 19743RDSOME SHIPMATES USED TO CALL ME SMOKE.WE HAD ALOT OF FUN IT WAS GREAT DUTY AND I WOULD LIKE VERY MUCH TO MAKE SOME CONTACT WITH OLD FRIENDS ESPECIALY THOSE IN 3RD DIVISION,THERE IS ONE MATE IN PARTICULAR AND HIS NAME IS GREG LOUNSBERRY BM 3 THEN
Frisch, Melvin "Mel"E4Oct 1972 – Jun 1975X-divisionWorked in the Captian Office. The LEX was a good duty station. Made some good friends and had some good times.
Stevens, CharlesABF3/ABF2Nov 1972 – Nov 1974
Riley, BrianSNNov 1972 – May 1974X Legal OfficeGreat duty!
Broussard, GeraldEM-3Dec 1972 – Feb 1974EGreat duty back in port every weekend
Zipperer, RickABE-21973 – 1977V-2Spent whole tour in gear. If there's anyone out there who spent their time in gear, send me a note.
Lee, Richard SteveE-3Feb 6, 1973 – 1975V-6
Sneath, LarryFR-HT2Apr 1973 – Jun 1978RFirst Ship stayed in the Navy for 25 years retired as an HTCM
Wernli, Richard02Aug 1973 – Jun 1975CRASH-RESCUEFollowed Lady Lex for a few years, nice to see her as a representative of all the past souls on board. Syill do FireRescue as a Captain.
Thornton, BradIC2Sep 1973 – Sep 1977E-DIVISIONLOOKING FOR ANYONE IN THE IC RATE TO CONTACT ME. BETWEEN 1973 & 1977
Manuel, JerryFNOct 1973 – Jul 1975b-biv # 3 fireroomwe had a lot of good times in pensacola and some realy HOT times in that darn fireroom
Read, TomIC1Oct 1973 – Jan 1975V-2Worked in the PLAT/LENS shop
Hampton, RobertBT 3Nov 28, 1973 – Jun 21, 1977BoilerOil Shack

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