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USS Manila Bay (CVE 61) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Manila Bay (CVE 61). 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 51 crew members registered for the USS Manila Bay (CVE 61).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1944 | 1945 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Ivie, Elton ( Mutt)Fi/c1945 – Aug 2, 1946ENGINE ROOMFWD Engine Room
Gainer, JamesAOM 3/C--SM 3/CFeb 19, 1945 – Sep 15, 1946V4--OSTransferred aboard from PBY squadron Hedron 14 For Duty- Received Bronze Star for Okinawa Operation. Invaded 5th. District to surrender Released prisoners of war, Northern Japan. Transferred Prince William CVe 31 Pearl Harbor-Magic Carpet.
Whitlow, JamesSEAMAN 1ST CLASS / THEN AMMP3/CFeb 20, 1945 – Oct 26, 1945CASU - FIVEServed as Aircraft captian
York, Andy "ray"SEAMAN 1CMar 8, 1945 – Mar 24, 1946Spray PainterThis is my grandfather who passed away Jan. "'81. We have photo with him and "Hake" & "Jake". Please contact if this is you. We are proud of our military heritage and thankful for the freedoms we enjoy because of i
Savage, GilbertSEAMAN FIRST CLASSJun 11, 1945 – Aug 15, 1946ESCORT CARRIERI prepared the deck & moved planes into position for take off and for return landings. I remember the crew as being the greatest group of men and I would do it all over again....in a heartbeat.
Schmittberger, Joseph HenrySEAMAN 1ST CLASSAug 12, 1945 – Sep 21, 1946I was assigned as a seaman aboard the USS Manila Bay from August 1945 thru September 1946. I was working in the apa 130 area. This was written by his son in law for him on 1q2/30/03. It is my e mail address you now have. Thank you
Louttit, EdBM2Oct 1945 – Jan 1946EngineeringMy late father served aboard the USS Manila Bay in the fall of 1945 on the "Magic Carpet" cruises. Mark Louttit CW2 USA (ret.)
Piper, JohnLT J GNov 1945 – Jul 1946My late father John Piper was navigator for the Manila Bay - across Pacific, Ulithi, Saipan, Panama Canal crossing, Norfolk, Boston. Entered by Jay Piper.
Taylor, RobertQM2Aug 16, 1973 – Jun 8, 1975NavigationI served with the Navigation Dept in late 73-75 LCDR Cooper, QMC Syjud and others. Very proud to have served. I steered the helm at GQ, entering leaving port and underway replenishment. Later took the plot at GQ
Jones, MartinNil rankedJul 23, 1983 – Jul 25, 1983NoneMade friends with a couple of Crew of the USS Texas in 1983 when in Brisbane

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