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USS Bennington (CV 20) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Bennington (CV 20). 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 154 crew members registered for the USS Bennington (CV 20).

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Moore, Steven1968 – 1969This is my dad, He passed away when I was 10. I'm now 30. I would love to find anyone who knew him. He was in the Air Department V-1 Division.
Durrant, DavidAE31968 –VS-33
Walters, Darrel  NEWABE31968 – 1969V2I stayed with the great old ship in Bremerton until near the of her decomission. I was given orders to Moffit Field NAB and loved working with the PC3 aircraft. I now live in Southwest Florida with my wife of 50 years.
Bandy, MaxABE2Jan 1968 – Aug 1968V2
Lee, LouisMM3Jan 15, 1968 – Jan 15, 1970BWas on-board for the de-comm, the last days, standing watch over a dead ship, listing to her creaks and groans in the dark of the mid watch, a great ship with her memories and her ghosts.
Newbauer, Dan2nd class petty officerMar 4, 1968 – Nov 10, 1969Aviation Administration
Maver, JoeABE3Jun 1, 1968 – Jan 1, 1969v-2
Glover, JamesE6Aug 1968 – Dec 15, 1969V2 Catpult Captain I was incharge of decomissoning the Catapults Port and Starboard. Retired as a master chief in 1990
Hope, RonaldasmanOct 1968 – Dec 1969V1One of the greatest times of my life. Great shipmates.
Krenke, R. Joseph (Joe)YN3Nov 1968 – Jan 1970XCaptain's yeoman
Achekian, SteveAIRMANDec 1968 – Jan 15, 19701st and AIMD Ground SupportThe roaring 20 was my 1st ship I was part of her decomissioning crew to the end I retired in 1991 as a MCPO I'm now a civilian branch head at Naval Air Systems Command
Kent, NeilEM3Dec 20, 1968 – Dec 10, 1969E (Flight deck & Elevators)I served in the flight deck electrical work department and main ship elevators division. I am retired from Long Beach Naval Shipyard when the BRAC commission shut us down. I now work for Long Beach Transit as a bus operator. E-mail me.
Dwyer, BruceL/CPL1969 – 1969Marine Detachment
Curry, HerbertE31969 – 1970Flight deck crash/salvageoriginally assigned to the avionics shop as a recent grade of Millington. Volunteers flight deck duty became available. Comp carrier quals, order came to decommission the ship. I was one of the last ones to leave.
Rathke, Arnold "catfish"BT3Feb 1969 – Jan 1970BI was there for the decommissioning.I went to the U.S.S.White Plains AFS-4 to finish out my TOD.I miss the Navy and all the buddies I left behind. Life is short, so live each day as if there is no tomorrow.
Serrao, GregoryE-3Feb 1969 – Dec 1969AIMDWorked in the training office of AIMD. I came from NAS Atsugi Japan.
Tilley, Henry (Pete)AK3Mar 1969 – Jan 15, 1970CS

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