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USS Saratoga (CV 60) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Saratoga (CV 60). 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 1666 crew members registered for the USS Saratoga (CV 60).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1956 | 1957 – 1959 | 1960 – 1962 | 1963 – 1964 | 1965 – 1966 | 1967 – 1968 | 1969 – 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 – 1974 | 1975 – 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 – 1980 | 1981 – 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Allen, WjHN1975 – 1976H
Heinitz, MarkABE31975 – Jul 23, 1978v-2 AGhEY YOOS GUYS
Rostkowski (J.j. Ross), J.j.ABFAN1975 – 1978V-4Worked in the JP-5 Pumproom (3 PUMP) at first and slowly worked my way to the flight deck. Made 2 MED Cruises (76 & 77). I dearly miss all my old shipmates. Some of the best people I've ever worked with in my life.
Castiglione, PaulMM31975 – 1976EngineeringWorked in the Steam Heat Shop A Division
Odom, Mike (Blue)E-41975 – 1976V-1I was the 6'8" blue shirt on the 75 cruise. V-1 Fly-1. Crash and Smash on 75-76 cruise. A couple of us are in touch and going to Reunion in Nashville Oct. 2012. Dan Krueger and Dick Volner
Perkins, MarkE31975 – 1977V2 division
Seekins, BobMM3Jan 8, 1975 – Oct 25, 1976A steam heat shop
McMunn, SamE-3Jan 15, 1975 – Apr 22, 1977Oil ShackAnyone remember the Bi-centenal cruise? 1976
McMinn, Don (Mac)ABH3Jan 20, 1975 – Sep 1, 1978V-1Had a blast on the flight deck! We were some crazy dudes! Del Baker, Randy Small, Stan Turner, Fred Ferro, Danny Kruger, Tommy Brooks, Ray Norris, "Sugar Bear," Lt. Witkowski, Commander Rhodes. I remember all of ya'll on the "no-sk
Dittmar, ThomasEM-3Feb 1975 – Oct 1976I flew aboard off Rota,spain &later made a full Med.cruise. Some of the best times of my life!
Bowers, JamesIC2Feb 1975 – Sep 8, 1978ELooking for some my IC gang buddies
Myers, BillIC3Mar 1975 – Jun 1978E - ElectricalFirst sea duty station.
Carnes, JohnMRFNMar 1975 – Aug 30, 1976Enginering
Myers, William P / BillIC3Mar 1975 – Jun 1978Electrical Division
Yeaples, HowardBT2Mar 1975 – Sep 1979B division
Bowers, JamesIC2Mar 4, 1975 – Sep 1, 1978EI would love to make contact with some of the guys from IC shop or E-Division. We were stationed in Mayport, Fl. and made many trips on the fighting cock. Retired as MAC
Whitworth, KerryOSSNMar 20, 1975 – Oct 22, 1976OIGood times and bad, glad I did it! Would be glad to serve over again.
Federer, CareyRM2Apr 1975 – Aug 1975Communications
Gurrera, DanABH 3Apr 1975 – Mar 1977V-1Fly 3 Blue shirt, Fly 2 Yellow shirt. Known as "Greaser" and still not sure why! Still in touch with Joe Shivers. Had a great time, but not great enough to stay! Would like to make a reunin one day. Al Pero- where are ya??
Rajaniemi, BillABFApr 1975 – Nov 1978V-4What I wouldn't give to make another Med Cruise. Funny when you think of how much I hated it at the time.
Settle, James WSAApr 2, 1975 – Aug 5, 1976s1
Mann, WilliamMM3/2Apr 9, 1975 – Dec 17, 1977A-DIVISIONTHIS WAS MY FIRST SHIP ASSIGNMENT. I CROSS-RATED FROM THE SEEBEES. THE FIRST 3 MONTHS I WAS ALWAYS GETTING LOST. WE TRIED OUR BEST TO KEEP EVERYONE COOL. I LEARNED A LOT. IT WAS HARD, BUT MOST OF THE TIME IT WAS FUN
Arturo, RoccoRM2Apr 17, 1975 – Feb 4, 1976Communications - Tech ControlI served onboard '75-'76, and she had a profound effect on my life. A few years after leaving the SARA I ended up in Submarines Retiring in 1988. Anyone remember our collision with the Mississinewa [DEC 75]? Anyone who remembers me or those
Mehsling, Thomas ( Chet )ADJ-3May 12, 1975 – Mar 20, 1976IM-2 ships companyEnjoyed my short stay on the Sara.
Fallin, WadeOS3-OS2Jun 1975 – Sep 1979OIFirst tour of duty of USS Saratoga. Made three Med Cruises (76, 77, & the 78&79). Also served time as part of the ships Master-at-Arms Force, and worked in both th OI Office and Operations Office due to my PC experience.
Hohulski, BobDP2Jun 1, 1975 – Jun 1, 1979S-7
Boles, RayACCJun 1, 1975 – Oct 3, 1978OCGreatest tour of my career
Hohulski, BobDP2Jun 2, 1975 – May 2, 1978S-7I know I'm here twice. It doesn't remember my login. I have Sara stories. bobranchlander.blogspot.com. Remind me of stuff and I'll write more.
Crosslin, JoeGMT2Jun 6, 1975 – Jun 15, 1978WLots of fun, would'nt take nuthin for the memories.
Dewitt, JohnMM 2Jun 22, 1975 – Oct 3, 1978M
Harper, Michael (Mike)QM3Jun 30, 1975 – Jul 28, 1976NAV
Paxton, GeorgeDTCJul 1975 – Jul 1978DENTAL
Ryan, EdAT2Jul 1975 – Sep 1979Squadron / Air WingShop 9 3 cruises - we got scraped off near 'the Rock'.
Clockedile, LarryETR3Jul 30, 1975 – Nov 29, 1976OEI have very fond memories of the Saratoga during the 1976 med cruise.
Field, Maurice (Tonto)MM2Aug 1975 – May 1979M (2MMR)where are the boys of 2 mmr, smitty, wayno, jolly, sully,erdman,fuzzy,lil smitty and the rest
Shivers, JoeABH2Aug 15, 1975 – Jul 1, 1977V1Med curise of 76 was a great time. Stayed in touch with my best friend Dan Gurrera since getting out. To many friends in V1 to list all. Sara was a great ship and I had the time of my life on her.
Thompson, MikeAC1Aug 30, 1975 – Jul 15, 1977OCAC1 in 1975, went on to retire as LDO CDR (6390 Air Traffic Control Officer) at Pentagon, OPNAV N785F Air Traffic Control & Airspace in 2003. 34 1/2 years active duty.
Brockshus, MerleSINS TECHSep 3, 1975 – Dec 16, 1976ETRWas the low man for the entire time.
Martin, MelvinETR2Sep 8, 1975 – Sep 8, 1977ETAN/SPS-43A Radar Technician, on 04-July-76 I received the certificate: "United States Navy 200th Birthday" signed by: Admiral Holloway and Commanding Officer Nunn.
Guard, CurtABF3Sep 10, 1975 – Jul 20, 1979V4Worked flight deck,below decks and also the fuels lab. Made three Med cruises during my four years aboard, loved Naples!!
Rule, VanANOct 1975 – Jul 1976V2Worked for ABE1 Reynolds....Bowcats. My first tour, not my most memorable one. Spent the rest of my career on the west coast.
Sonsteng, Jamese-2Oct 1975 – Dec 17, 1975fly 2i worked the flight deck fly 2 untill i got syncope if any one remebers please let me know
Wood, MichaelAN then made rate and AC3 before A SchoolOct 1975 – 1976OCI was an OSVET (Other Service Veteran) who came aboard the Saratoga in October of 1975. My two best friends were David Larson of OC division and Ernie Guertin of E division. Loved my time on Sara as short as it was, 1 yr
Hatfield, GaryE4/SignalmanOct 1975 – Oct 1978CS Div.Started in the Personnel Office but struck for SM during '76 Bicentennial Cruise. I have been with the USPS since '80 and am retiring 1/31/13.
Ferris, TomMM3Nov 1975 – Jun 15, 1979M2 aux and 3mmr nov 75 to june 79
Hernandez, RobertE2Nov 1975 – 1976msmWORKED AS MS FOR OFFICERS
Blanks, SteveE4Nov 1975 – Sep 1979S6
Manning, Larry-(dino)MMNov 24, 1975 – Oct 13, 1976A-gangserved in the o2-n2 plant.great time in Monico in july 4 1976.
Odonnell, MichaelAME WHATEVERDec 1975 – May 1979VA-75SEEN THE BOAT IN R.I...STRANGE SEEING IT SO EMPTY AND QUIET
Myers, JimMM3Dec 1975 – Jun 1979MServed In 2MMR, and 1 aux.
Neska, BillDCCDec 1975 – Jun 1981RepairPipe Shop, CO2 Shop, AFFF Shop
Williams, H. K. Nickname WillieABH3Dec 1975 – Jul 1978V-1I was one of the elevator operators and the LSO Platform Petty Officer. Does any one remember the blue 57 chevy that I drove?
Neska, BillDec 1975 – Jun 1981R
Hill, DanABF3Dec 1975 – Sep 1978V-4Did 2 med. cruises on the Sara, 76 and 77. Worked flight deck and maintenance. Mid rats anyone?
Hill, DanielABF3Dec 1975 – Sep 1978V-4
Williams, H. K.ABH3Dec 1975 – Jul 1978V1 and V3I was in both V1 as elevator operator and LSO Platform and V3 as a elevator operator. Does anyone remember the blue 1957 Chevy that I drove? I am looking for Jerry Boward, Gerry Lane and Ray Mann.
Long, WilliamAN/ABEDec 1975 – Nov 1976V-2 ARRESTING GEARNUMBER 1 ENGINE OPERATER, HOOK RUNNER, MAINT. I REMEMBER THE COLLISION WITH THE MISSASINAWA WAS IN DECEMBER 75 JUST PRIOR TO THE 76 CRUISE.
Butler Jr, LeoSnDec 1, 1975 – Mar 8, 1978Weapons-DivisionWas in W-Division Also called Wiskey Div. Served under Sr chief Omaley, and Chief Lubeck, they were great roll models for me. Had fun , what a great bunch of guys
Turner, StanABH3Dec 27, 1975 – Aug 17, 1979V-1I still talk about Sara stories and keep in touch with some of the guys in V-1.Had some wonderful times and can remember most of them. Thanks to my crewmates for great laughs and memories.

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