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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 1971 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
Wainwright, KentFT21958 – 1960FOXWe were young and fearless in our innocence. The Pacific was an adventure for eternity.
Pantano, Eugene -- GeneAN/SN1958 – 1959AG/PRINT SHOP XWas in Bremerton - then 2 cruises.. first angled deck and enclosed bow - seems a hundred years ago..
Yount, Charles/raySN3, FN31958 – 19613rd Div Operations Looking for Lester R Deshazer. I stepped down from the farm tractor in Tunica MS and joined the Navy at 17 yrs old. Boot Camp SD. I'm hoping to make contact with my shipmates.
Arnold, RogerIC2Jan 1, 1958 – Sep 20, 1960E
Siedentopf, AlBT3Jan 10, 1958 – Sep 9, 1961BWorked in Boiler Room 3 Charlie until I was discharged in Japan, coming home on the MSTS Patrick, landing in Treasure Island in San Francisco. Honorable Discharge. Still live here 669 Hunter Ln, Santa Rosa, CA
Arnold, RogerIC2Feb 14, 1958 – Sep 20, 1960E Division
Thomas, PerryBM3Feb 20, 1958 – Jan 23, 1962SECONDServed from 1058 to 1962,I was placed on the captians gig as bow hook, placed as gig coxin shortly after.made bm3 , passed the bm2 test just before I was discharged, rates came out after. I was with my bro. larry3years
Arwine, Robert profile iconE4May 16, 1958 – Mar 25, 1960Guided missleMy time on board though short, was the best time of my life. I went on to become a CRNA in civilian life, but never forgot my time on the Midway.
Moss, James J , JrMM2Jun 13, 1958 – Oct 1961EngineeringIf there are men from O2N2 GROUP A DIV, contact me on my E-mail.
Cartwright, JerryRM3Jul 4, 1958 – Oct 1959ORLooking to hold reunion with all Radiomen assigned to USS Midway througout her glorious years, especially during the Quemoy/Matsu operation. When I followed RMC Al Bedoe to submarine school, he and I crossed paths again
Lambert, ChuckMU3Aug 1958 – May 1959COMCARDIV5THE MIDWAY WAS THE LARGEST SHIP EVER TO SAIL THE PACIFIC IN 1958-59. THOSE 141 DAYS AT SEA DURING THE TAIWAN OPERATIONS WERE LONG! CAPT TIGER BLACKBURN AND CDR LIBBY SET THE TONE FOR WHAT I EXPECT A NAVAL OFFICER TO BE
Burrous, Jack J. profile iconPN2Aug 1958 – Jan 13, 1961PersonnelBoot Camp San Diego 1/57 - 3/57 Worked Personnel Office Rec Sta Bldg 218 Treasure Island 3/57 - 4/58 trans VF-211 4/58 - 8/58 Moffett Field - trans Ships Company USS MIDWAY 8/58 - 1/61 worked in Personnel Office
Moore, CarlQM3Aug 1, 1958 – Apr 15, 1962NavigationGreat rememberences and had a great visit to the ship in San Diego. I was the ships helmsman during the years I served.
Byrd, Roger (Bird Shit)SNSep 1958 –3rd Div
Fowler, Richard H.Sep 1, 1958 – Sep 25, 1969This was my Dad, I don't know the exact dates that he served aboard her. He retired a chief in 1975. I f anyone remembers him please contact me.
Pope, RonaldE5/ EM2Sep 15, 1958 – Oct 15, 1960E Division Power ShopI went aboard the Midway AT SEA via "high line" transfer from a Supply ship. Served from 10/1958 to 10/1960 and made two Far East Cruises. Midway Veterans Asso. ussmidway.net/home.html
Peterson, DarylMM3Nov 5, 1958 – Jan 4, 1961A Division / Refer GangTwo cruises, great memories.
Terry, DennisATN3Dec 2, 1958 – Feb 1, 1960V6Joined the Midway after previous ship (USS Princeton) was being converted to LPH5. Was onboard and a member of the fire party during the big fire in Subic Bay. What memories. Glad to see Midway as a museum not razor blades like Princeton
Klesath, JimE31959 – 19623RDGreatest time of my life
Doxrude, WilliamAIRMAN STRIKER1959 – 1960'G'DIVISIONI WAS ON BOARD FOR THE 59-60 CRUISE TO THE FAR EAST. UPON RETURNING TO THE U.S, I ATTENDED AVIATION ORDINANCE SCHOOL, NATTC JACKSONVILLE FAR EAST HOME PORT, YUKOSUKA JAPAN
Knudsen, DavidGMT21959 – May 1962w division
Irwin, RalphADJ31959 – 1960Maintancelooking for buddys that served at the same time / Mike Wyatt or who ever
Pettit, ThomasRMSN1959 – 1961ORI was aboard when we had the big fire in Subic Bay - we also were ordered out of Hong Kong on an emergency leaving some of the crew which were picked up later.
Abbott, DaleE31959 – 1960G DivisionVery proud to have served on the USS Midway CVA 41. What a change now. Wish I lived closer, would visit her more often.
Singer, Richard H. (Butch)RMSN1959 – 1961OR DivisionEnjoyed Midway Magic as a radioman. I later sailed on Merchant Ships for 22 years as Radio Electronics Officer. In 1973 I was hired on board the Hughes Glomar Explorer as Radio Officer. Retired 1994.
Parrott, Robert (Bob)signalman 2nd classJan 1959 – Apr 1962Operations SignalmanI went aboard as a AA but some how got assigned to the OS division. I enjoyed it very much and had lots of fun. At sea we were keep very busy, but in port we got more than our share of liberty. Left as sm2 April 1962
Bettis, RaymondSEAMANMar 11, 1959 – Oct 4, 1961SHIP SERVICEMANi served with with richard fowler he left the ship after me but was a good friend of mine we had some good times
Martin, PaulpfcMar 11, 1959 – Feb 11, 19617th marineamazing time of my life just wanted to talk to my friends
Ellis, CarlSM-1May 1959 – Oct 1964OS/CS
Salensky, DouglasAC3May 1959 – Apr 1961OCStarted out on the flight deck in V-2 Div. Switched to OC Div and AC striker in April, 1960. I also remember Capt. Blackburn fondly. He was a great skipper and a "sailors Sailor." RIP J.T.!
Crank, GarySNMay 1959 – Jun 19603rd and Mess Deck Master-At-Arms officeWent aboard the Midway after being on the USS Princeton which converted to a LPH5. Was onboard the ship during the big fire while in Subic Bay which was called a arson. I enjoyed my cruise and had a very good time.
Taylor, RichardFTG3May 1959 – Nov 1963Fox
Ellis, CarlSM2May 19, 1959 – Oct 31, 1964OS-CS
Odom, Gene/(Flash)RMSNJun 1959 – Jun 1960ORStationed in Alameda, one westpac cruise
Vansteenis, WilliamAIRMANJun 12, 1959 – 1960V2
William, MooreAirmanJun 12, 1959 – Oct 30, 1961NavyWilliam Moore died in 2011, we are looking for anyone who may have served with him in Japan.
Prince, Georgeyn3Jul 1959 – Mar 1, 1961navigationi was the navigator's yeoman comander theordore stearns and lt. weatherford and monihan were the officers',remember lots of good ports before i came aboard served 2 wondereful years with amphib const. batt1.
Salak, BillAO3, AO2, AO1Aug 1959 – Jul 1962VA-25Member of VA-25's Ordnance Shop which we shared with VAH-8 Ordnance.
Burns, DavidAO2Aug 1959 – Mar 1960G Divisionleft the ship in 1960 for underwater swimmers school
Stephens, Leonard (Stretch)AT3Sep 1959 – Aug 1963VAW 13
McFayden, DouglasDC 2Sep 1959 – May 1963RLooking for anyone who was assigned to the CO2 shop, 1959 to 1963.
Hesser, AmosE-3Oct 28, 1959 – 1963V-1 and OR
Starnes, RobertEM3Nov 10, 1959 – Apr 10, 1962EI went aboard the Midway when she was in Subic Bay in Nov. 1959. I worked out of the #4 switchboard and stood my watches there. I had my enlistment extended by President Kennedy but finished my enlistment as a SP in TI.
Webb, MackDC3Dec 4, 1959 – Jun 6, 1962R I was a 17 year old kid and had a lot to learn. I actually grew up in the Navy. Still remember those long days and short nights and 2 packs of camels a day. Lots of strong coffee and fresh milk in port.
Filion, JohnE5Dec 27, 1959 – Jun 30, 1963OPNavy Photographer made 3 WestPac Cruises

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