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USS Coral Sea (CV 43) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Coral Sea (CV 43). 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 823 crew members registered for the USS Coral Sea (CV 43).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1959 | 1960 – 1963 | 1964 – 1965 | 1966 – 1967 | 1968 – 1969 | 1970 – 1971 | 1972 – 1973 | 1974 – 1975 | 1976 | 1977 – 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 – 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Carroll, DougHT21986 – 1990R / Pipe ShopAny "Pipe Shop Piper's" out there? Final Cruise
Montelongo, AlfonsoRM31986 – 1988
Gould, OrrinBT31986 – 1988EB05
Bejarano, Raymond  NEWE-41986 – 1990V-4Wanting to look up my former shipmates
Van Syckle, Wm DouglasMA1/E6Jan 10, 1986 – 1991Security DivisionShe was my first ship and the memories I have of her, well, I will never Forget her.
McLean, MichaelE-3Jan 12, 1986 – Sep 7, 1989G-1
Collins, DanAME3Jan 26, 1986 – Jun 1, 1989VAW-127I have many fond memories of this old ship. The best was painting my name on a 500 pounder in the forward bomb assembly area on my birthday and was ultimately dropped on Benghazi AFB. No more line of death!
Dunham, Robert,bobAMSANFeb 10, 1986 – May 18, 1989vaw-127
Rusk, LewisMA1Mar 1986 – Apr 1990Security
Sturman, "stu"ABH 2Mar 1, 1986 – Nov 1, 1989V-1
Doran, BillSeamanApr 1986 – Jan 1988Public AffairsHandled TV programming, and Co Anchored the news. Wrote extensive news releases. I have spent time in and out of the journalism field since leaving the Navy. Most recently working for a community paper in Virginia.
Beene, RickOSC(SW)Apr 2, 1986 – Dec 15, 1990OIA great ship, we had a great division.
Daugherty, WilliamE-5Apr 15, 1986 – Sep 9, 1990g-4, aoccI was station on the coral sea when david cornell pass away in accident on sponson, in 1989.
Myers, RonaldABH3May 1986 – Nov 1988V1Hail all the plukers
Busse, Donald. / DjSH3May 1986 – Aug 1989S3 and S7
Fetner, Clyde A.MM1Jun 1986 – Apr 30, 1990SafteyThe best tour of duty I had in the Navy. I still run into people who served on the Coral Maru. Wish everyone the best of luckk...stay safe
Williams, DavidE-3Jun 1986 – Jul 1989ABF
Sands, JohnPO3Jun 1986 – Apr 1990Supply
Lewis, Williamht e4Jun 5, 1986 – Nov 17, 1989repair
Braemer, DavidAN/AMHJun 6, 1986 – Mar 10, 1990LineMade the 87-88 med cruise in vaw-127 seabat squadron and had a blast. Those 2 weeks in Naples I shall never forget. I hope to hear from someone I knew back then.
Roe, ChrisDC 2Jul 22, 1986 –R div
Dagenais, RichardMM2Sep 1, 1986 –A GangSteam Heat/Catapults; Hydraulics
Toth, ShawnADANOct 1986 – Apr 1990G-1 WEPS /IM-2 JET SHOPworked g-1 bomb asembley 86-88 cross rated to jet shop 88-90. will never forget my time on coral sea or the people i met.
Kiefer, Dave profile iconICFNOct 1986 – May 1988E DivA striker for IC in 1986. Coral Maru was a pain to work on, but learned a lot...The Med cruise 87-88 was in port a lot and a lot of fun! She was my 1st ship of 6. Can't believe:retired ICCS with 23 years! Thanks ICs
Carrizales, Paul (Tractor King)ABH3Nov 20, 1986 – Apr 21, 1990V-1On the "Final Cruise" I was Tractor King on the flight deck. At decommissioning, I work in Special Services collecting all the TV's from berthings,.. I was given a 3 month early out and left her in Portsmouth.
Felice, RobABH3Dec 1986 – Apr 26, 1990V-1next time you have a beer-raise it up and remember Bret Wanless(Rest in peace brother) your crazy ass will be missed.
Mett, Paul profile iconOS3Dec 1986 – Apr 1990OITwo Med cruises, decom Plank Owner.
Alston, RickE-6Dec 12, 1986 – Apr 14, 1990V-1 Div
Harris, KennethMS3Dec 16, 1986 – Feb 12, 1989SUPPLYHAD TO FEED THE SHIP, THE AGE LESS WARRIOR GOT THE JOB DONE. SUPPLY MADE IT HAPPEN
Fields, DerrellAbh3Dec 25, 1986 – Aug 19, 1989V5I really enjoyed my time on the Coral Sea. Well looking back now I do.
Harris, William(bill)LT1987 – 1990
Reed, Danny profile iconAT21987 – 1990HS-17Cruised on the last 2 deplyments before decommissioning.
Vanetten, PatIC21987 – 1990Ops/OEC TV repairlast 2 cruises and a member of Decom Crew (one of the fire marshals) The best ship i served on with the hardest working men.
Barnes, AlbertABE1987 – 1988V2Remember those knee knockers on the 02 level, think I still have scars. Working on Cat2 and sleeping in the passageway on alert 5's.The thrill of being a young man at sea, and of course ports of call.in "The Med."
Wilson, Charlie CosmoCivilian1987 –EntertainmentI was on the crew for the Barbara Mandrell show held on the hangar deck in 1987. Still one of the best times of my life!
Smyth, Richard.AR-AS31987 – 1990G4-IM04She was Older Bolder and Better. DECOM Crew. My first Navy home.
Lanford, GaryAA-AN TO FNJan 1987 – Oct 1988V1 AND PLATAnyone remember Halifax? or firewatch in port? what a crazy mess!!
Goughnour, DaleAIRMANJan 31, 1987 – Nov 11, 1988V1, V5 Hey goofballs. Anybody still Pluking?
Stafford, JosephE5/MR2Feb 1987 – Oct 1990RGreetings SNIPES! I worked in the machine Shop 87-90 Also was part of the Decom Crew. Always nice to hear from fellow crew members. Enjoyed the memories I had from the Ageless Warrior. God Speed!
Gadah, GabyE-4/DK3Mar 1987 – Apr 1990S-4My firsth ship and she was beautiful. I hope to hear from some of my old shipmates. God bless you all.
Woulfe, PatrickPN3Mar 1987 – Apr 1990X-3
Whitehead, Danny L.AZCM(AW)Mar 3, 1987 – Dec 31, 1989IM-1
Akers, SteveCTO2Apr 1987 – Apr 1989OZThe Old Maru had personality. Hi to John Simmons wherever you are...
Kelly, SteveBT1Apr 1987 – Mar 1990B-5 EVAPS
Miller, ScottAO2Apr 1, 1987 – Sep 1, 1989G-2I worked the Flight Deck and Hanger deck in the weapons dept.
Gadaleta, TonyLCDRApr 1, 1987 –CombatASW Officer and then Assistant Combat Direction Center Officer. Stood watch as Tactical Action Officer (TAO)
Mason, ChuckBT2May 1987 – Apr 1990B/2C Fireroom
Johnson, MikeE-4 - ABH3May 1, 1987 – Feb 10, 1990V-1 fly 3 and tractors It was the best and worst job I have ever had!
Pritchett, James/jimQM-2May 17, 1987 – Nov 15, 1990NavEnjoyed Two Med Cruses on board her. Being one of six to sit of the podium at the Decommissioning Ceremony. What an Honor.
Myers, RonaldABH3Jun 1987 – Dec 1988V-1
Smith, JimIC2Jun 1987 – Sep 1990E
Kaiser, GregABH3Jun 1987 – Mar 1989V-1Had a hell of a time, chockin' & chainin' on the deck. Would love to hear from any and all V-1 shipmates.
Sappington, Marr/treyCV43Jun 1987 – Mar 1990safety/rcame aboard on cht shop, tested out and went ot r div then flying squad
Swack, ScottABFANJun 4, 1987 – Mar 10, 1990V-4
Laferriere, RayJO2Jul 1987 – Jan 1990Public Affairs
Laughner, DavidABH1Jul 15, 1987 – Apr 30, 1990V-1
Taylor, LarryBM2Aug 1987 – Apr 4, 19903 Deck
King, Rce "Bob" profile iconAS2Aug 1987 – Apr 1990AIMD IM4 / WEP MAAI reported for duty first port in Naples Italy during 87-88 Med Cruise. Decom Crew Called it a bucket of rust then but miss her now. Always and Forever OLDER & BOLDER!!! She did make Me Better
Moore, EricAT1Aug 12, 1987 – Jul 31, 1989IM3
Smith, MichaelAGAN-AG2Sep 1987 – Apr 1990First duty station filled with memories. Made the last two cruises.
Emmons, Darin ''link"ANSep 1987 – 1990V1 - Fly 1Rode out the last two cruises on the roof had fun
Hickman, RogerE-4Sep 8, 1987 – Apr 3, 1990CRRADIOMAN
Foster, JimE4/CS3Sep 17, 1987 – May 1990S2Great Ship and great times aboard
Draper, SamuelEM2Sep 19, 1987 – May 1990EWas in the power shop, S7 DC and firefighting while we decommed.
Motoike, PhilOS2Oct 8, 1987 – 1990OI
Blackburn, PaulAT1(AW)Nov 1987 – May 1990IM03 Shop 5Been a while since i thought about the coral maru, stumbled on the site by accident, hope more people like me do the same, would be nice to touch bases with old aquaintances. We are all Older and Bolder now!
Chinn, James profile iconANNov 1987 – 1990V2
Hedgepeth, BrianABHNov 30, 1987 – Aug 19, 1989V-1Only a short time on board an in service but what an experience!
Ginebra, MarioFC1(SW)Dec 1987 – 1990OERGreat Ships are made of Great Crews
Hinkle, MikeMM2Dec 15, 1987 – Dec 20, 1990M Division
Tomberlin, DavidE3Dec 29, 1987 – Nov 28, 1989OIhad an ok time had a few friends was sad to see her go

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