The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Leyte (CV 32). 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 122 crew members registered for the USS Leyte (CV 32).
|Sears, Ed||btfn||1956 – May 5, 1959||b division|
|Slavico, David N. "Dave"||SEAMAN||Jan 9, 1956 – May 5, 1959||Ship's service----Barbar, cut hair...||Never forget the Memories...always counted how many days left,to get discharged, but, loved it, and missed it, when I left....|
|Chaousis, Chris||RMSN||Feb 1956 – Jun 1957||Operations||Hi Guys: Anyone still alive and kicking?|
|Wadman, Bill||AVIATION BOATSWAINS MATE 3RD CLASS||Feb 1956 – Nov 1957||V4=V2|
|Taylor, Robert W. Taylor, Sr.||BT3||Mar 15, 1956 – Jun 15, 1959||B||I went on the Uss Leyte after Boot camp 1956 and stayed sboar untill we decommissioned her in 1959. My duty station was #3 boiler room.|
|Marino, Anthony||BTFN||Mar 15, 1956 – Dec 20, 1957||B Division||Boot Camp Bainbridge, Maryland, Served on theUS. Leyte and stationed in Quonset Point, Rhode Island. I was a Fireman, in Boiler Room #4. Chief Frank was the ranking officer. The Best Times of my life were on the Leyte.|
|Thomson, Bob||SNLI||Mar 28, 1956 – Jan 28, 1958||X||Print Shop. Organized USS Leyte Soccer Team. Had both Sailors and Marines on team. Even a few Officers. Was in charge of the Athletic Gear Locker.. I loved being on this ship If you know me contact me. Navy & Marines|
|Van Wagenen, Le Grande (Nick Name "Van")||MM 3/C||May 1, 1956 – May 15, 1959||"A" Worked in "Steam Heat Gang||She was the First Ship I served on. I served on Three other Carriers after her. But she was the best. Am now the Master-At-Arms for the USS Leyte CV-32 Association.|
|Corcoran, Corcoran||SEAMAN||May 15, 1956 – Jan 1, 1960||FIRST|
|Hicks, Earl||BT3/c||May 20, 1956 – May 1959||'B'||Boot camp Bainbridge,Md-B school Phila-#2 fireroom worked for Chief Gibson til decommissioned in 1959.|
|Schlapfer, Rene||MM3C||Nov 1956 – 1958||I worked in number 4 geneator in aft boiler room. Two friends, george monks and george krug.|
|Adams, Larry||AIRMAN||Jan 11, 1957 – Jun 14, 1958|
|Cole, Duane||AB3||Feb 1957 – May 1959||V-4||Looking for anyone who may have served with me in the V-4 Div. 1957- 1959|
|Thompson, William W. "Bill"||ENSIGN||May 1957 – Mar 1957|
|Logsdon, Robert (Bob)||ETSN||May 1957 – Dec 1958||ET|
|Holt, Glen||SK3||Jul 1957 – Apr 1959||S-1||Worked in Supply deparment... Storerooms and Main Supply Office..|
|Harry Baldus, Harry||AT2||Sep 1, 1957 – Aug 11, 1959||VS39||I was in VS39 From September 1957 thru August 11, 1959. I was an AT2 with S2F flight duty during that period. Of the 3 carriers I served on, The Leyte had the best morale and good relationships with 'Ship's Company'. Great memories!|
|Howell, William (Bill)||AIRMAN||Oct 20, 1957 – Nov 18, 1958||Aviation Gas||I loved my time spent on this ship.|
|Dalley, Charles||1958 – 1960||1 St|
|Hanna, Frank||Jan 1, 1958 – May 15, 1959||A||Had a wonderful time, I join the ships assoc. and went to my first re-union.|
|Hobbs, David||Airman||May 1, 1958 – May 15, 1959||V-2||Never forget Steaming thru a hurricane I think it was Sept.1958 trying to get back to home port in RI. WOW! Lots of sick sailors for a few days. Also, was aboard when She was decomm May 1959. VERY SAD!|
|Maloney, Martin||SN||Jul 10, 1958 – Apr 15, 1959||1 ST Ens. T. Earle , Lt. H. G. Romaine||I have Book of CVS-23USS Leyte 1946-1959. Names & pictures of crew,Marine detachment and her final cruise.|
|Seaward, Grant||AN||Jul 15, 1958 – May 15, 1959||V-5 Ordnance||Came aboard ship in NYC & assigned to Ordnance Div., cruised North Atlantic on barrer patrol, went thru Hurricane to Norfolk to load ammo for Lebanon. I was on board to decommission ship @ Brooklyn navy yard.|
|Boeke, Don||ETR 3||Aug 7, 1958 – May 10, 1959||OE||Sure would like to find Carl Dinga, Wm. Redden, Richardson, Klein, and other shipmates I served with|
|O'Hearn, Joe||airman||Oct 1958 – 1959||arresting gear||Of my time on the Leyte I had a total of 85 days at sea in arresting gear as a hook runner and 9 month at Brooklyn Navy Yard in dry dock decommissioning the ship.and mess cooking on board and in the annex.|
|Bancroft, Merrill||ET2||Jan 9, 1959 – Jul 1, 1959||OE||Dates are approx. Forget exact dates. Would like to contact Dunc Johnson or Frank Klein. Is it that long ago?|
|Richardson, Dayton Maurice||not sure||Feb 6, 1959 – Feb 6, 1960||not sure||My uncle, Dayton Richardson, would like to hear from some surviving crewmembers aboard the ship. if you are out there, please call me a 954-931-2055, thanks and God Bless you all!|
There are currently no planned reunions.