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USS Shangri-La (CV 38) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Shangri-La (CV 38). 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 644 crew members registered for the USS Shangri-La (CV 38).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1944 | 1945 – 1954 | 1955 – 1957 | 1958 – 1959 | 1960 – 1961 | 1962 – 1963 | 1964 | 1965 – 1966 | 1967 – 1968 | 1969 | 1970 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Moir, James (Jim)1958 – 1959GUNNERMAN ? I AM THE DAUGHTER OF JIM MOIR, IM TRYING TO FIND ANYONE OF HIS BUDDIES. IF YOU KNOW MY DAD, PLEASE CONTACT ME IT WOULD MAKE HIM SO HAPPY TO HOOK UP WITH HIS OLD SHIPMATES
Jameson, DarylAG21958 – 1961OAWeather Guesser in OA Div. After I left the Navy accepted appt. to the then U.S. Weather Bureau. 36 yrs. later am retired. Looking for other AG's in OA Div. Lt. Thomas...Chief Copson...Scott...Herrick etc.
Reeder, JamesGMT21958 – Aug 1962WJoined ship in time for far east cruise, then around the horn to Mayport (became a shellback), then med cruise and NATO cruise. Remember the explosion in W-Div spaces and lost good friend and high school mate from Misssissippi, Gary Smith.
McFall, Richard "Rick"AN1958 – 1960VA(AW) 35 DET. CHonored to have served on this ship.Came aboard in 1958, I went on two west PAC cruises, and one MED and left the ship in 1960. Looking to get in touch with any of my shipmates. E-mail richardtmcfall@gmail
Price, KenRM31958 – 1958COMCARDIV-7Served on the Admiral's staff of COMCARDIV-7 onboard Shangri-La and Bon Homme Richard; Hancock; Lexington, and Midway.
Roosa, JackAN1958 – Nov 13, 1960Catapult Crew
Morgan, DonaldSeaman 1st class1958 – 1960first
Hobgood, BillCDRJan 1, 1958 – Mar 1, 1960Supply DepartmentI'm entering my Dad who passed away in 2001. He was the Supply Officer on "Shang" in the late 50's.
Clay, JeffE.3Feb 1958 – 1961A Div. R. DivAnybody out there that server at the time and Divs.?
Engelhardt, TomAviation Boatswains Mate Feb 16, 1958 – Aug 19, 1960V-3 , Director, Hgr. Bay #3Worked with , Bob 'SKI' Sokoloski,AB3; Wolfe,AB3,JerryBlanton,AN. Lt. Parrish, Chief Thomas.
Hart, DavidStorekeeper 3rd ClassFeb 20, 1958 – Dec 10, 1958Supply Office
Wright, DonGMSNMar 14, 1958 – Mar 14, 19635th Division
Stephens, MiltonsmsnSMSNJun 1958 – Feb 1960OCReported aboard in Hong Kong during 58 cruise. Also made 59 cruise and yard period in Bremerton in early 60. During Vietnam era, ran into some old Shang SM,s in 1965 in Subic Bay: J.J. Vencil, Marvin Churning, and Carl Bernhardt. Still alive , 2004
Gardner, Bruce H.SA / BMJul 1, 1958 – Aug 2, 196201Father served from '58 to '62 on the shang. Love the stories. Hurts to see where she ended up.
Zisko, JackAVIATION BOLSON MATEAug 1958 – Jan 1961v2 arresting gear catapoltlooking for anyone in this division during '58-'61
Rumage, RobertOct 1958 – Apr 1959RMSN
Fischer, LeroyRADARMAN 2ND CLASSNov 1958 – Jun 1962CICI went aboard the Shang just after Boot Camp and served until discharged, just short of 4 years. I can remember faces but only a few names. Ralph LeGear from Mobil, Alabama is one of those names.
Lee, Tom profile iconAB3Nov 1958 – Jul 21, 1961V-1
Elston, AllenET-2Nov 5, 1958 – Feb 8, 1962OEI worked On the Tacan most of the time.
Munn, JerryRD2Nov 15, 1958 – May 5, 1962OII have been trying to locate William P. Lee and John Clouse from back in 1958-62
Woodward, RonaldBT3Nov 16, 1958 – Jun 1962B Divison no# 2 Fire Rm.rwcw1@sbcglobal.net
Hogan, RonABE2Dec 15, 1958 – Feb 6, 1962v2
Dudley, HerbertEM2Dec 31, 1958 – May 31, 1962ELocate Bob Wilson - Carpenter Shop. In contact with Bob Lipsett
Simpson, William R.AE21959 – 1963V3, V6 and VA106
Ham, Tomseaman1959 – 1962firstI am retired and with a lot of time on my hands I would like to hear from some of my living shipmates
Southerland, BuzzE-31959 – 1960OICame aboard out of boot camp, transferred as an RD3 prior to the ship being sent to the Atlantic.
Wutzke, Benny profile iconFA1959 – May 1960RI would like to connect with others who served in R Division at the same time. I am 81 years old and doing well. I live in Washington State. I went from Washington around the Horn to Mayport, where I was discharged.
Smith, Patbt3Jan 1959 – Jun 1962b div #1 fireroomsilas fletcher ronald woodward frenchie lemaire there is a shang reunion this sept 5-9 in mobile al lets get together
Van Opynen, Richard Van OpynenE5/AC2Jan 1, 1959 – Feb 15, 1960OI AIr Traffic Control
Jackson, Charles R. profile iconRD3Jan 1, 1959 – Sep 11, 1961OI-CICBoarded the Shangri-La in San Diego, departed for West PAC Cruise, then to Bremerton, WA for up-grad the steam lines. Sailed around cape Horn to New York then to Mayport. Went to Cuba, then to NATO, then MED cruise.
Webb, GaryPNASN/PNA3Feb 5, 1959 – Jan 22, 1960AdministrationI worked in the personnel office during my tour of duty. I came on board as a PNASN and was promoted to 3rd Class late in the fall of 1959.
Richardel, Clyde (Frenchy)AH3Feb 6, 1959 – Feb 6, 1963V-3 Ship's Band VA106I would like to find my buddies as ship's co., in the Band, and from VA106 I am on Facebook!!
Smith, JackE3 AirmanFeb 16, 1959 – Sep 24, 1959V6 I was also duty driver for the Captain. My best friend was Lon Chaney.There was a couple of brothers on the ship. one was killed on the flight deck elevator.
Hagan, Robert FranklinFeb 22, 1959 – Sep 26, 1962radio roomI was on board the shang for almost 4 years.I remember radioing the THRESHER all nite long trying to make contact the nite it went down.I also was onboard wen we were sent to cuba during the crisis there.I would love to contact shipmates.
Gant, RaymondE3Mar 1959 – May 1960DeckGood ship, became a shellback on this ship. Became horned shellback on the Connie. 77 days on Yankee Station on the Connie as well.
Nashold, GaleATR3Mar 1959 – Sep 1959VAW-11 (C)West Pac Cruise. Aircrew in AD5W Skyraider.
Moorefield, BillAIRMANApr 1959 – Feb 1960OASpent a Westpac Cruise on"The Best of The West". Left Navy 9 years later as AG1, having served on Forrestal for 2 yrs and off coast of VietNam for 3 years 1966-1969. Retired, career in EDP-living in AZ ,writing,photographing wildlife.
Meek, AlfredEM2Apr 1, 1959 – 1962E
Kuykendall, MelvinE-2Jun 1959 – Nov 1960DECK
Crouse, DaleE3Jun 15, 1959 – Jun 15, 1962NavigationWould like to hear from anyone in Navigation during this time.
Johnsom, Bill Aka Johnnyplane captainJul 8, 1959 – Feb 1961squadron vf 13Any one from vf 13
Palmisano, Lawrence LarryE3Sep 1959 – Feb 1962ships bandlooking for other band members.......what a great time we all had!!!
Calley, DaleSNOct 13, 1959 – Jun 21, 1961S-3 Then 2ndI met the ship in Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington. Took ship to the East coast via Cape Horn. Crossed Equator after 9 months in Navy. Home port Mayport Florida. Transfered to USS Coral Sea CVA 43 in June 1961.
Smiar, ChuckANOct 23, 1959 – Nov 10, 1960V-3Saw someone that is registered that I served with in V-3 Division in 1959-1960
Sanders, Charles (Sandy)MM!Dec 19, 1959 – Sep 10, 1961AI made cruise from Washington around the horn and Med Home port Mayport Fl.

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