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USS Midway (CV 41) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Midway (CV 41). 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 1978 crew members registered for the USS Midway (CV 41).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1951 | 1952 – 1954 | 1957 | 1958 – 1959 | 1960 – 1961 | 1962 – 1963 | 1964 – 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 – 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Taylor, John E. / JetABE-2 / CATS0000 – Nov 16, 1982V-2/CATSANY BODY HERE FROM SMALLWOOD? AND BRANDON . MIDWAY WILL IS THE BEST CARRIER IN THE FLEET.
Wood, Kevin (Woody)AO1 (AW)Apr 16, 1900 – Apr 20, 1993VFA-192 ORDNANACE SHOPI HAD THE HONOR TO SERVE WITH A BUNCH OF GREAT GUYS AND TIMES AND MEMORIES THAT WE SPENT TOGETHER WILL BE WITH ME FOREVER. THANKS, HARRY WALKER, TERRENCE WALL, BILL LAMBERT,BRIAN NATION,VICE, KASHUBA,RANDY PHILIPS,HOMER TWILLEY,SHADD,CORTNE
Derosa, AlfonzoAM3CNov 29, 1943 – Jun 12, 1946V-6
Timson, ArthurS1CApr 1945 – Jul 1946FIrst DivisionLooking for anyone who might have served with me during my tour of duty. Would really like to connect with, William Metzel. If anyone knows of him or his whereabouts let me know.
Brecht, Charlesseaman 1 classApr 1945 –second divisonserved as original crew
Burgess, Robert EugeneCM1May 1945 – Nov 1947DC
Girolamo, CharlesFC3CAug 1945 – Jul 1946Fire Control
Boucher, James (Jim)PFCSep 1945 – Aug 1946marineI am a 'plank owner.' We marines went aboard the day before She went down the river to Norfolk and commissioning. There were 75 marines. My work station when I left was what the white hats called a gun striker on the flight deck quad 40.
Albertson, Edward DSeaman 1st ClassSep 1945 –gunnerPlank Owner
Colagiovanni, GeraldSeaman 1st ClassSep 7, 1945 – Apr 16, 19468thFor my Father John M. Colagiovanni, S1st serving in the 8th Div. A Plankowner who proudly served and sadly passed away April 1969. Any info on 8th Division assignment/duties?
Johnson, CarlS2CSep 10, 1945 – Jul 20, 1946Probably not many of the original crew left now. My liberty buddy Linford Smith of Bethlehem Pa died twio years ago.
Weiss, Arthur (Red)MAILMAN 3CSep 10, 1945 – Jul 18, 1946R-1 and C-YPLANK OWNER WHO STARTED IN THE R-1 DIV AND WHEN DISCHARGES STARTED WAS PUT IN C-Y DIV AS A MAILMAN.STILL REMEMBER OUR "OPERATION FROSTBITE" ENLISTED AT 17 AND LEFT AT 19 ALL "GROWED -UP"
Lang, Hermanseaman first classSep 10, 1945 – Jul 1946s-1i was in newport news before the ship was commissioned to help load the ship with supplies in the month of august 1945
West, RaymondSecond ClassSep 10, 1945 –Supply
Allison, Clarence A.F1/cSep 15, 1945 – Jul 15, 1947M Division--I was on the ship for her shakedown, Arctic exercise, etc. I liked the sea life. I gained much knowledge from my assignments, which included the Division Yoeman tasks, as well as standing watch.
Grisham, Mauris Clay Worked on flight deck1946 – 1948Helped straighten and worked on planesMy father died in 1988. The USS Midway was his first ship as a young sailor of 17. One of his shipmates was if I recall correctly James Heckesmiller from NJ.
Day, CharlesMm21946 – 1951322My father was onboard @ 1947/48. European t.o. a.t.o. c.t.o. u.n.t.o. not sure what that means but it's written in our Bible. When he did he went into The air force. Wondering if anyone knew him. Looking for old pixs.
Johnson, Clive.E2Feb 1946 – 1948i was on the ship when it was the first aircraft carrier to have jet to land on the flight deck. the first ship to have a twin engine bomber plane to land and take off on the flight deck. first aircraft to fire captured german V2 , V3, V5
Campione, Paul (Camp)Jul 1946 – Mar 1948CYPrinter for newspaper Midway Current
Taylor, George H.MM3Jul 1946 – Sep 1949MI came aboard as a Fireman 2nd and left as a MM3. Still remember my time on ther Midway as a great experience.
Burt, JohnS1CJul 10, 1946 – Aug 8, 194782 yrs young and still going strong, it would be great for my dad to be able to hook up with some of his former fellow sailors. For years I have tried to get him to fly with me to San Diego to visit the Midway. Email me if you served.
Venhuizen, Jacob (Jack)S1/CJul 10, 1946 – Oct 9, 1947Operations IntelligenceEnjoyed the work in combat information center & life at sea & watching launches and landings of aircraft. And comraderie with crew members.
Palmer, Harry CMM2Oct 21, 1946 – Jul 30, 1950MWould like to communicate with old "M" Division shipmates, especially those who served under "Lord" Nelson.
Turner, Harold "Lee"SSGT-PAYMASTER CHIEF1947 – 1948Second MarinesMy dad has passed on (June 2000) but I had a copy of the Current because my mom was "Miss Midway of the Week" ("mrs" since they were married) and I decided to look up info. He loved the Marines. Lots of info in this ship paper dated 2
Astle, James ArthurSeaman First Class1947 – 1948Damage ControlJames Arthur "Jim" Astle
Taylor, Edward L.Steward/CookJan 20, 1947 – Mar 13, 1956Supply
Good, Harrison (Harry)AD31948 – 1949V-2Would like to hear from anyone from the Div. in that time era
Griffith, James A.Seaman 1C1948 – 1949NorfolkThis is for my father who passed away in September of 2009. He was aboard the Midway and was part of the 2nd Mediterranean Cruise. He worked the flight deck and was injured when his ankle was run over by one of the jets.
McKay, Joseph MacsnSep 1948 – Sep 1950supply
Coleman, Alvin TravisSHSNSep 9, 1948 – Dec 13, 1948Ship Service-Laundry
Stiles, KenQM2Oct 1948 – Sep 1951OS (SIGNAL GANG)Still looking for shipmates
Bax, JohnAA/2Jan 1, 1949 – Sep 3, 1949Air Divison
Davis, GroverSk11950 – 1960UnknownI am writing for my deceased uncle, Grover Thomas Davis. He served on the Midway in the 50's and often spoke of his trips to the Med. If anyone remembers Grover, please feel free to touch base.
Shrope, JamesE-4Jan 1, 1950 – Jan 1, 1959oil burner installation and serviceJames' grandson is now serving in the Navy and interested in finding out about his grandfathers time on the Midway. James is now deceased. Thank you for any information. Not sure on the dates James served.
La Forte, FrankQM3Jan 10, 1950 – Oct 17, 1954OS SIGNAL GANGFrom sub chaser to carrier,What a change,What a Ship.The Midway was a big part of my 28 years in the Navy. She still is and always will be.I remember her and my shipmates like it were just yesterday.Fair winds and following seas always gentlemen.
Farrell, VincentAO21951 – 1952V-3
Wilson, HarryRD3Feb 1951 – Apr 1952OI
Dewitt, VincentAO2Feb 1, 1951 – Aug 12, 1955V3 Ordnancemy last active durty on the Midway was at the decommissioning in 1992 as a Rear Admiral.
Nirschl, PhilipSNApr 1951 – Jun 1952S-1Direct out of Boot Camp. Typist in Supply Office. Enjoyed Med Cruise, Shake down Gitmo & Haiti. Transferred to Orange, TX for 2 years. Then to USS Orion AS18 for 6 months. Ended as SK2. Visited Midway in Seattle in 1991. Great Ship
Glasmann, RobertEM2Sep 15, 1951 – Jan 15, 1955EFlight Deck Lighting & MG Room
Rankin, JamesET1Nov 15, 1951 – Aug 24, 1954ELECTRONICSMED CRUISES '52, '53, 54.

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