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1akman@msn.com Douglas Ackerman Son ofAOC Charles A. Ackerman Jr. 1939 - 1943 Aviation Ordanance.
poddj@webtv.net Donald J. Aloisio U.S. Marine Corp. April 1945 - September 1945 Gunnery Division. I would like to get in touch with Marine Detatchment members at the time of my being on ship. Donald passed away on 01 December, 2005 in the Veteranís Hospital in Birmingham Alabama after 13 weeks in intensive care after aortic aneuyrism surgery.
Address: 375 Brannen Rd. #28 Lakeland FL 33813
Maalvara@bechtel.com Mark Alvarado son of Michael Alvarado 1943 - 1946 Electrician My father is intrested in talking with former WWII crew members.
Address: 1301 Las Riendas Dr. 35 La Habra, CA 90631 Phone: (562)807-2324
Spiker001@hotmail.com Robert M. Ament January 1945 - August 1945 VB-17. Robert Ament died yesterday (19 Feb). He was always proud of the time he spent on the Hornet and the folks he served with. I'd love to hear from any airgroup 17 pilots!
Address: 1833 Venus Dr., Bossier City LA 71112 Phone: (318)746-0922
No E-Mail Address available LaVerne Ledo Daughter of Charles Anderson 1944 - 1945
J_Icon@hotmail.com Joseph Iaconelli Son of Louis Anthony WWII pipe fitter or fireman.
taz@klink.net James R. "Jim" Armstrong I was aboard at commissioning (November 1943) attached to the 4th Div. 20 mm gunnery div. This is his Grandsons e-mail address.
No E-Mail Address available Harold Bard Jr. November 1943 - December 1945 5th Division
Address: 3100 Lincoln Way West Chambersburg, PA 17201 Phone: 717-263-2164
ltamas@wcnet.com Linda Tamasiunas Daughter of Robert C. Barnard July 1945 - October 1946 Seaman 2cd Class.
ike882@yahoo.com Edgar H. Barten September 1944 - January 1946 Inter-communication gyro room
atow4u2@sccn.net Edgar H. Barten 1969 - 1971 Supply.
tlbiasin@yahoo.com Peter R. Biasin 1943 - 1946 3rd Division.
Address: 210 Greylock Street Lee MA 01238
hwbiever@srpnet.com Harold W Biever Jr. Son of Harold W Biever WWII
jrbfortlee@aol.com "Bobby" Bobowicz Son of John Bobowicz WWII Tail Gunner one of the air crews
CTKen1@aol.com Ken Mewes Son-in-Law of Ralph Bonagura 1943 - 1946 Commissioned the Hornet in 1943. He served on the USS Hornet from 1943 - 1946 as a Coxswain 3rd Class Petty Officer. He was in the 3rd Division, 40 millimeter gun. He was a gun captain. He currently resides in Seaford, NY.
kimorris@gte.net Mike Morris relative of James Braithwaite James Braithwaite was KIA while serving on USS Hornet during WWII.
acecv12@yahoo.com John B. Broughton Commissioned, November 1943 - September 1945 V-2 Division, AM2C. Worked on the flight deck with Dope - Frabric-Aviation Snips. Patching holes in aircraft while they were being re-armed, fuled etc, for the next attack. During flight operations on flight deck I wore a white helmet with the name "Ace" on the front.
Address: 1601 N. Rhody Dr. Lot 615 Florence OR, 97439
earlbuck@gte.net Earl A. Buck Nephew of Harry Lester Buck 1943 to end of WWII.
ccmal@email.msn.com Carolyn Mallett Neice of Arthur Earl Bulgier 1944 - 1945. My uncle recently passed away at the age of 90. He was extremely proud of his military service during World War II aboard the USS Hornet
rwb221@aol.com Robert Burnett son of Edward W. Burnett Night Fighter pilot from January through August 1945.
T.M.Carvin@mciworld.com Todd Carvin Son of Marshall Carvin From shakedown in Chesapeake to return to CA w/ flight deck damage. Flight deck arresting gear operator. Dad remembers Kenneth Weston Chase. Kenneth was killed on board when a bomb came off of a divebomber on landing after a raid. They were friends.
Address: 3667 Orchard Grove Ln. Largo, Fl 33770
mchadwic@email.msn.com Matthew A. Chadwick son of Charles N. Chadwicki Original plank owner and served as a tail gunner aboard a TBM.
n5i0n@lcc.net Remo J. Chiorgno 1943 - 1945 Navigation.
Address: 112 Magnolia Way Huntsville Tx 77320
main380@worldspy.net Charles Clinton Clabaugh Son of Thomas Clinton Clabaugh 09 December 1943 - 11 March 1946 B Division. TCC served on CV-12.
brroy11@aol.com
donnaritrovato@hotmail.com
Brenda Roy Daughter of Earl H. Clarke I believe 1941 - 1944 3rd Division. My Dad passed away August 14, 2001 He lost the worst battle he ever faught to Super Nuclear Palsy a terrible desease and a horible way to die. We miss you and love you so very much Daddy. He is buried in Mount Hope Cemetaryin Ticonderoga, NY
Address: 800 Mather Street, Suffield, CT 06078 Phone: 860-668-6608
ushornet@aol.com LCDR Robert A. Clark, USNR (Ret) January - July 1945, June - December 1955. VF/VBF-17; VFP-62 Photo Det
CECOLE@aol.com Charles E. Cole November 1943 - November 1945 V-1 Division
Address: 43 Heselton ST Gardiner, ME 04345 Phone: 207-582-3137
CrabtreeMountjoy@a0l.com Ike Willard Crabtree December 15 1943 - October 12 1945 4th Division. Phone: 501-474-7813
pjcrowshaw@yahoo.com Paul J. Crowshaw Son of Charles E. "Red" Crowshaw 1943 - 1946 AMM1c V-1 Division Arresting gear. Crossed Equator on 25 March 1944. My dad died in 1973 when I was in the sixth grade so I heard only a few stories from him . I am the only member of my family that is interested in his WWII experience (I have 8 brothers and 4 sisters that miss him a great deal) Any stories about the ship during that period would be greatly apreciated. I would love to hear from any of his buddies he served with I have photos in the family album of five men who trained/served with him in Memphis I want names to attach to their young faces
Address: 454 Robin Hollow Rd. West Greenwich, RI 02817
jcurry3@bellsouth.net James I Curry 15 March - 24 September 1944 Air Group 2 VB2
jewlysart@gmail.com Jewly Dalton Makepeace Niece of Nealous Mitchell Dalton February - 30 March 1944 Torpedo Squadron 2. Presently seeking any information about an Uncle I never knew. Apparently his aircraft went down on either take-off or landing on the Hornet. This was said to have happened on March 30, 1944. Anyone that might have known Nealous or info about the accident, please cantact me, so I can pass info to my father. Thank you.
Address: 685 Jacaranda St Merritt Island, Fl 32952
shoes2heaven@hotmail.com Grady R Davis JR. Son of Grady R. Davis 1942 - 1946 Bomer #8 CAC Conbat Air Turpeto 6. Avavition Gunner Looking for crew members-Whitey, McCormick, Reed, Tucker Ackerman
Address: 13621 14th Ave S. Burien, WA 98168 Phone: 206-2433665 message
okdavis1945@aol.com Walter Keith Davis BKR.3/c 1943 - September 1945 Baker 3/rd Division. I am a plank owner. Went by the name of Dave. I would like to hear from any one that I served with.
Address: 1820 So. Conyer St. Visalia Ca. 93277 Phone: 559-734-1077
lois@exotrope.net Lois Tuma Daughter of Walter D. DeLap 1943 - 1946 Plank Owner Fireman First Class B Division.
Address: 3418 Fenderson Street Extension, Painted Post NY 14870 Phone: 607 9366912
devine@tir.com Thomas A Devine Sr. I was on the Hornet in 1943. I was a Radio Gunner. When the Hornet was disabled.I was then transfered to the Boxer.
Cunger14@aol.com John ( Jack) Donohue November 1943 - April 1946 A Division.
Address: 803 Runnymede Drive Wayne, NJ 07470
masond@specialtyplastics.com Mason Doria Grandson of Joseph Michael Doria 1943 - 1945 seaman
fdrae@pacifier.com F. Douglas (Doug Rae) ???? - 27 July 1944 Tail gunner, "Harold C. Billings, and Pilot, George C. Armbruster, were shot down, and killed in thier navy hellcat, over the Pacific, on 7/27/1944. Harold was 19 years of age.
keith71@netzero.net Keith Dumbrosky Son of Conrad Dumbrosky 1944 - 1945
Address: 1261 Parkview Drive, North Tonawanda NY 14120 P-hone: 716692-5171
PDJWD@aol.com Joseph W. DuRocher Son of Camille Joseph (C.J.) DuRocher August 1943 - June 1945 V-2 Division.
Jimary12@aol.com Jim Edmondson Son of Richard Edmondson  late 1943 or early 1944 - end of WWII. Gunner on #1 5inch at base of the Island. I always enjoyed hearing my Dads stories about the ship. He passed away 9-24-94.
cespos5804@aol.com Carl Esposito Jr. son of Carl Esposito Sr. 19 August 1943 - November 1945
banshee.sara@worldnet.att.net Glenn Estell son of Sam Estell 1943 - 1946
vines@camalott.com M. Vines Daughter of Biagio John Faraci June 1943 - 1 January 1946 3rd Division.
davef@uswest.net David R Feurt Son of Donald R Feurt (Don) 1943 - 1945 Air Group 17 Ordinance Officer. I am trying to locate as much information as I can about AG-17 to put into a "scrap book" for his 75th Birthday this Summer. Any information you could provide would be greatly appreciated.
caddikidd@aol.com Gerald B. Frederick July 1945 - July 1946 C and R Divisions.
Address: 1201 Yale Place, Suite 2009 Minneapolis MN 55403 Phone: 612-204-9677
gaffco19@idt.net Bob Gaffney Nephew of Ensign John Joseph Gaffney KIA 6 April 1945 Fighter Pilot. My uncle was awarded the Silver Star postumously. I would be interested in any infor mation regarding his tour of duty and death, 4/6/45
menichino@infoblvd.net Liz Menichino Daughter of George Garbe March 1944 - August 1944 Air Group 2 - Dive Bombers.
raymondgobeille@sbcglobal.net Raymond Gobeille 1943 - 1947 V2/V3 Divisions. I was a plank owner, AMM2/c, night fighter plane captain. I was aboard the Hornet till decommissioning in Alameda, Calif. in 1947. I'd like to hear from anyone that served aboard the Hornet in these years.
Grubby@bellsouth.net William L. Gorub, Jr. Son of William L. Gorub, Sr. Served during WWII. Pre-commissioning Detail - Early 1946 V-3 - Went from Seaman 1/C to Chief Yeoman while aboard. Bill recently passed away on April 4, 1999. He is sorely missed by his family and friends. He often spoke of his tour aboard Hornet and was very proud and honored to be a crew member of such a great ship.
ggray1@aol.com James Garland Gray November 1943 - July 1946. ARM 1/C
leonhanschu@aol.com Leon Hanschu I would be interested in communicating with other people about my experiences on the Hornet
Address: 5841 Tweedsmuir Drive Rocklin CA 95677 Phone: 916-624-2554
lhedenberg@snip.net Karl E Hedenberg Jr. Son of Karl E Hedenberg Sr. August 1943 - August 1945 Air Division
rayherna@earthlink.net Ray Hernandez Brother of Rudolfo Hernandez 1941 - 1945 (approx ) I would like to honor my brother's memory in some way. Any info on that subject would be appreciated.
beege143@aol.com Barbara Riggs Daughter of Michael Hoden 1942 - 1946
BNICK42@worldnet.att.net Brian Edward Nicholson Grandson of John Calvin Hogue WWII. Have always been interested in hearing more and learning about my grandfathers service aboard the Hornet.
bholloway@kscable.com Luther J. Holloway Sr.  December 1943 - September 1944 V5 Division. Write Me
Address: 417 Stearns Ave. Haysville Ks 67060
lucy@net-magic.net Clyde A. Holsclaw December 1943 - November 1945 V-5 Division.
Address: 4195 Captain's Way Amelia Island, FL 32034 Phone: 904-277-8914
No E-Mail Address available Phyllis Gough Huffington wife of  Roy M. Huffington, Served on Adm. Clark's staff
No E-Mail Address available Thomas Ross Hulslander November 1943 - 11 March 1946 3rd and 3A division.
Address: 1603 Parkman ST NE Cullman, Al 35055
hutton@mme.wsu.edu David V. Hutton Son of  W.J. "Pappy" Hutton 1944 - 1945 Aviation ordnance. Would be pleased to hear from anyone who may have served with my Dad.
shuffler@airmail.net John Shuffler nephew of Kenneth Jackson July 1944 Aviation radioman, gunner or radio operator? Did anyone know my uncle, he was kia. Kenneth missing on June 15, 1944 after photo recon in Bonins
Address: 818 S. Central Exp #16 Richardson, TX 75080
beverlyfranzi@hotmail.com Beverly Johnson, Franzi Daughter of France F. Johnson 1943?4 - 1945?6. I know very little of my Dad's Navy life and would love to know anything at all
Address: P.O.Box 445 Markleeville Ca 96120 Phone: 530-694-2342
broberts1944@yahoo.com Barry C Roberts Nephew of Grady H Johnson Jr (Johnny) 1943-1945 R Fire and Rescue Division. He was on the shakedown cruise. My Uncle is alive and well and would like to hear from former crew members or family.
vt17torpedo@embarqmail.com Harry D. Jones 1944 - 1945 CAG 17 VT-17. Like to hear from shipmates.
Address:   Chapel Pointe, 9 Alliance Drive, Apt. 202, Carlisle, PA 17013-4146  Phone: 717-960-0359  www.vt17.com
Rocco.Kempa@gte.net Rocco Kempa Son of Nick Kempa 1944 - 1946 Plane Captain. Nicknamed "little ski" looking for "big ski" or anyone that knows my father.
Address: 108 Lorraine Dr Pittsburgh, Pa 15227 Phone: 412 884-1340
anettemills@frontiernet.net Annette Mills Daughter of  Lawrence James Kennedy 23 July 1944 - September 1944 VB-2 Combat Air Crewman.
LWILLESPO@AOL.com Lisa Espenshade Granddaughter of Chester Stanley Kuplinski 01 September 1943 - 08 December 1945 CASU 6
taztiger@concentric.net Chris Lanuto Son of William John Lanuto I am looking for some records on my farther, just anything, he realy loves this ship, he served proudly and whent thru hell and back on her and he would like to know if there is any of his feinds still alive, he is 73 years old and still one tough sailor, so I would like to find some history on him please if you can help email me, thanks, proud son of a Hornet crew member, and he is my hero..
Address: 1200 N.W. 61 Ave. Sunrise, FL 33313 Phone: 954 583-4779
carlaudrey@starpoint.net Carl E. Lawrence TM2c May 1943 - October 1944 Ordinance Division. Great Site....brings back many, many memories both good and bad
Address: 104 Elm Place Minneota MN 56264 Phone: 507.872.5163
garand_guy@juno.com Dennis R. Scott family aquaintance of Lt. Norman V. Lewis 1943 - 1945 Air Group 11 / VT-11. Lt. Lewis flew Grumman TBF Avengers off the Hornet CV-12. He was member of Air Group 11 / VT-11. He was a decorated pilot credited with the sinking of a japanese destroyer and merchant ship and raids on the japanese fleet. He is recently deceased (Jan. 31, 1999). I am seeking information from anyone who may have served with him as a land-based pilot on Guadalcanal and on the Hornet.
Address: 165 Hunters West Bardstown, KY 40004 Phone: (502)349-0308
JLinick640@aol.com Herman Joseph Linick RM1 From about 1943 to end--or when the flight deck was crushed. Radio Flag Allowance. My station was in the Flag Plot for a long time. Heard a lot of conversation with the officers and the Admiral (J.J. Clark). I felt I was in the loop, even though no one ever asked my opinion. And I never offered my opinion.
leeper@magiccarpet.com Leo Tracy Son-In-Law of Tony Lulling Served on board during WWII
MAM121061@aol.com Mark A. Mansfield Son of Lt. jg. James E. Mansfield 1944 - 1946?. Air wing, F6F Hellcats, Division ?
Address: P.O. Box 91042 Santa Barbara, CA 93190
kman6@earthlink.net Bardt Manthey USS WASP CVS-18 1961 - 1964 Son ofEdwin Manthey (ACRM) 1944 - 1945 VF-11.
jpetty111@aol.com Jen M Petty Daughter of Stanley A Martin July 1944 - October 19451/c v-6. Our father passed away in 2000. The family would like to know if anyone remember Stan. We would like very much to hear about him and his time served on board the Hornet.
MMMDMARTIN@AOL.COM John Martin Son of William A. Martin 1944 - 1946 B Division. Left ship Hunters Point, San Francisco June 1946
Address: 1115 Briardale Road Durham, NC 27712Phone: 919-477-1678
martinx3@aol.com Kirby William Martin Son of William L. Martin Approx. 1944 - 1945. I believe my father was an F 1/C and operated the elevators that took the planes to the flight deck. He died in 1983 after serving with the Iowa Highway Patrol for 31 years. He never talked about his days on the Hornet and I did not press him about them. Now I wish I had. I would be very grateful if anybody out there who knew my father or was on the Hornet then would tell me about their experience on that ship.
Address: 1105 SE Meridian Dr. Lee's Summit MO 64081 Phone: 816-554-2054
JMART@aol.com Ralph G Martinez 1945 - 1946
Address: 3225 S Doreen Vista, Tucson AZ 85713
fonzo02206@aol.com Alfonso Martorella Son ofJohn Martorella 1942 - 1944 Please help me find out about my father I never got to know him.
Address: 433 casa vede #233 Monterey CA 93940
ushornet@sunline.net Roni Masse 1st Daughter of Albert W. Masse 1943 - 1946 V-5 Division. ABM2/c Aviation Boatswains's mate second class Gas detail on flight deck, and was vividly recognized by his carrot red beard, and nicknamed "Red" also he's 6'2" tall so hard to miss. I am the USS HORNET Club's Secretary/Treasurer
Address: PO Box 7189, North Port FL 34287 Phone: 941-423-4547
bradmattsr@aol.com W. Bradley (Brad) Matthews September 1944 - June 1945 VF(N)-11 I was an ART1/C in Night Fighter Squadron.
Address: 23517 Woodfield Road Gaithersburg, MD 20882 Phone: 301-253-5731
kkaster@vistabakery.com Katherine Kaster Daughter of Richard H. Mcclellan (aka. Red, Dick) 1944 - 1945 H Division. Was a hospital corpsman. Would like to talk with anyone who served with him.
skydiver4567@aol.com Darren Mcdevitt Son of Charles Mcdevitt Avation Boatsmate Second Class Would like to have some of the crew contact us.
Address: 112 Summit Ave. Glen Burnie MD 21060 Phone: 410-761-8143
slyph2@aol.com Thomas R. McGeary 1943 - 1945 MM2C MF Division
johnfjjjm@aol.com John F. McHugh Jr. Son of John F. McHugh 1941 - 1945 He was responsible for making sure that his aircraft was always ready for take off. He had to fuel it up and sometimes prop the propeller. He lost a part of his ear. He also had his leg broken by an airplane. He passed on this past April. He was buried at Indian Town Gap in Pennsylvania with full military honors.
9mmMan@bellsouth.net Larry McPhillips March 1967 - September 1969 OI Division Served aboard for 2 WESPACs and Apollo 11 before SWAP to USS Intrepid CVS-11.
Address: 135 SW Felix Avenue Port St. Lucie FL 34953 Phone: (561)336-9970
koo@charter.net David Meinhart Son ofPaul Meinhart Plankowner to 1946 E Division Electrician.
Address: RD 2 Box 475 Tyrone PA 16686 Phone: 814-742-7979
belsfm@gateway.net Erica Myers Granddaughter ofPaul Meinhart 1941 - 1943 Electrician CV-12. My grandfather is still alive and well, but he has limited computer access. Hopefully this will be remedied soon. I asked him if he would like to be on this site and he said, "Hell Yeah!" He took my sister and I on a trip to see the Hornet in 1998, (we are from Pennsylvania, so it was a great pleasure to see San Fransisco for the first time). That trip was one of the most memorable I ever had. His reflections of the Hornet were so fond. He is interested in talking with others who were on at the same time as he was. Email me until we get him a PC.
zimmermanrs@cvn.net Sandy Zimmerman Daughter of Jack Mellott 19 November 1943 - October 1945 1st Division. I was a 5.38 gunner, mount one
Address: 13376 Main Street P.O. Box 164 Ft. Loudon, PA 17224 Phone: 717-369-2547
No E-Mail Address available James Frederick Mench February 1945 - July 1945 VB-17
jrmentel@qix.net Kenneth Mentel 1943 - 1945 3rd Division. Member of the USS Hornet Club
Address: 1101 Spaulding Drive Monroe MI 48162 Phone: (734)241-5380
jbaker@hyperaction.net Jerry Baker, grandson in law of  Luther Merritt  MOMM 3rd class, served during WWII
jill@tcenet.net Jill Mattison Daughter of John C. Miller 3 May 1944 - November 1944 VB 15. Radioman/Navigator on an SB2C Helldiver during World War II.
tsgile@concentric.net Toni Shelene Plagmann Gile Grandaughter of Lt. Richard Wesley Moore 1944 - 1945
Address: PO Box 80023 Portland OR 97280 Phone: 503-244-1853
lhbear@juno.com Linda Mongan Helmick Daughter of Dennis Mongan 1944 - 1945 I would like to find all I can about the Hornet.
Address: 4216 Mountainview Rd. N.W., Roanoke VA 24017 Phone: 540 562 2590
shirley@wfeca.net Jerry Morris Son of Charles C Morris 1943 - 1945 I would like to know more about my father while on the U.S.S. Hornet in World War 2
Cornwalja@AOL.com Judy Cornwall Daughter of  John Merlyn Nelson 1944 -1945 Worked in boiler room, deceased, April 8, 2000.
jgwneumann@aol.com John G Neumann From commissioning until end of WW2 V2 Division. We went thru all those battles and never lost a man.
Address: 1212 Oakland Rd. #155We San Jose, CA 95112 Phone: 408 453 2998
cnix@nanosecond.com Cathy Nix Widow of Louis Edward Nix November 1943 - June 1945 E Division. Plank Owner, Electricians Mate.
sandberg@downeast.net Chris Sandberg Nephew of Ensign Burton T. Oberg September - November 1944 Torpedo bomber pilot.My uncle was shot down and killed over Manila Bay on November 17, 1944. Just wondered if anyone remembered him.
Address: RFD 1 Box 241 Ellsworth ME 04605
wokotrans@aol.com William J. Orcutt Son ofGeorge W. Orcutt 1944 - 1945 Avaition.
kgyantar@optonline.net Kathleen Gyantar Daughter ofLeon Daniel Paul 11 April 1944 - 05 May 1945 Torpedo Squadron Eleven. I have my fathers Aviators Flight Log Book and many pictures of the crew that served with my father. He went by the nickname "Pinky" from Rahway, N.J. Phone: 908 754-5798
Address: 9 Vallata Place Edison NJ 08820
hperry4220@aol.com Helen Perry wife of LT. Jack V. Perry (deceased 2/10/96) August 1944 - February 1945 VT-11 - aviator - TBF.
AJ5E@worldnet.att.net Michael Principe 1943 - 1945 EM 2/c Gyro Compass. Transfered to Seattle Nav Hospital after Iwo Jima. Address: 3630 Delford Cir Dallas, TX 75228 Phone: 972-270-1446
PProff5296@aol.com Palmer Proffitt II son of Palmer Proffitt My father was either a dive bomber or a torpedo bomber pilot in WWII. He also worked on radar and in Intelligence.
prothro45@aol.com Randell H. Prothro August 1944 - December 1945 Nav , Eng , Deck, Comm. First tour after graduating from USNA.
Address: 9120 Levelle Dr, Chevy Chase MD 20815 Phone: 301 652-6019
rplpugh@infinet.com Ron Pugh Son of Stanley S Pugh 1943 - 1945 Aircraft Maintenance
Address: RR # 1 Camden, OH 45311
billraed@worldnet.att.net William Rae 1943 - 1946 plankowner. 3rd Division
Address: 692 Laurel St. Longmeadow MA 01106 Phone: 413 567-3573
Draginia@aol.com Dianna Raginia Wife of Marion Raginia 1943 - 1946 Aviation (AOM 3c) I'm not sure of the exact dates that my husband was aboard the Hornet. I am only using his discharge papers for reference.
tr3@home.com Thomas R. Ramsdell Son of Lt. Richard L. Ramsdell 4 March 1944 - 24 September 1944 VT-2.
breppert@kobfire.com Robert Reppert William (Reppy) Reppert - bugler Interested in information from any one who knew my father during the Hornet days. Have photo of U.S.S. Hornets Buglers - Pranch, Reppy, Bormen, Eden, Sember, Capes & Donabello. Bill Reppert past away in 1983.
Address: 534 N. 3rd Street, Emmaus PA 18049
pvl@chipshot.net David Singleton Family Friend of  Charles D. Richey Commissioning - 1945 A Division. Dick would like to hear from any shipmates. He can be reached at the mailing address, or I will forward ant E-Mails to him.
Address: HC 88 BOX 48, Wewela SD 57578-7003
FLA3DA@aol.com Elaine Ricketson Danks Daughter of Jacob E. ("J.E.") Ricketson, AMM3c April 1945 (KIA 7 April 45) VT-17 (Avenger TBF gunner). My dad was killed when his plane was shot down on 7 April 1945 during the battle that sank the YAMATO in the East China Sea. His crew was Ensign Lee O'Brien, pilot, and James Opheim, radar/navigator. I would love to make contact with anyone who might have known them.
Address: P.O. Box 553 North Hampton, NH 03862
NuceGCR@aol.com Gerden C. Riemenschneider August 1943 - February 1946 5th Division. Would like to hear from any 5th division members.
Address: 248 E. Jarrettsville Road, Forest Hill Md 21050-1610 Phone: 410-838-5991
RileyAlanM@aol.com Alsie Malachi Riley1943 - 1945 Navigation. Would like to hear from any shipmate acquaintances.
Address: 37 Green Street Cartersville GA 30120 Phone: 770 382 6886
abbagaga@webtv.net Ernie Robins ARM 3/C February 1945 - Mid 1945 VB-17. Any of our group out there? Give me a shout.
Address: PO Box 369 Bonneau, SC 29431 Phone: 843/825-6227
pvl@chipshot.net David Singleton Son of  Harold Dean Singleton Commissioning - 1945 Machinist Mate / Engine Room. Would like to hear from any one who can tell the hitory of the ship from 1943 - 1945.
richard1slaton@windstream.net Richard Slaton 1943 - August 1945 V-5 Aviation Ordinance.
Address: Route 3 Box 226, Crescent City FL 32112 Phone: 904-698-4035
Camelot01@dock.net Terry Snyder AW1 USNRet son of Bud F. Snyder ABHC USNRet  From commissioning (Plank Owner) - September 1945. President USS HORNET Club Inc. 1999 - ????
elks@u-n-i.net Lee Roy Sparks March 1944 to January 1946, Hanger Deck and aviation metal smith shop. I would like to hear from any former ship mates.
Address: 705 W. Cherry Nevada, MO 64772
smdodd22@hotmail.com Jerry Springer Son of Jerry Springer Sr. 1943 - 1948 X division
Address: 906 Beckwith, Caruthersville MO 63830 Phone: 1-573-333-4237
steppuhns7@aol.com William ( Bill ) K. Steppuhn 1 May 1944 - 6 June 1946 1st Division. I was shellman on a 5" mount #1 gun. I would love to hear from any W.W.2 Shipmates
Address: 162 Greenhaven Council Bluffs, IA 51503 Phone: 712-323-4548
ktsturg@atlantic.net Kevin D. Sturgill Son of Harlie Sturgill 1943 - 1946 2nd Divsion. My father was a plank holder on the USS Hornet CV-12. He was in the 5" closed mount 1st gun on the aft of the ship. He would like to hear from anyone he knew and served with.
Address: P.O. Box 36, Auxier, KY 41602.
trimblew@lexmark.com Wendell Lee Trimble (Lyn) Son of Garth Dalmen Trimble 1942 - 1945 20mm Gunner Fan Tail. He is just starting to really discuss what happened during the war to the family. He remembers the people fondly and takes great pride in what the ship accomplished during the war. If someone wishes to reach my father contact me as he is not on the net.
Address: 932 South Dogwood Dr., Berea KY 40403
valimontb@cs.com Bruce Valimont Son of Wilfred Sylvester Valimont 29 November 1943 - Discharged 26 April 1946 [cv12] electricians mate third class.
cvandemark@msn.com Craig Van De Mark Son ofJohn S. Van De Mark, Ensign Late 1944 - August 1945
No E-Mail Address available William Von Blomberg PHM/3C April 1945 - June 1946 Sick Bay. Like to hear from crewmembers.
Address: 236 Marcellus Rd Mineola NY 11501
No E-Mail Address available Richard C.P. Walter FC 2nd class 1942 - 1945 Division 6. Would like to hear from division 6 shipmates.
Address: P.O. box 1154 Ocean View, DE 19970 Phone: 302-539-8727
No E-Mail Address available Maynard C. Werner Engine Room
Address: 4737 Lucile Lane, Shawnee KS 66203
fayegiger@msn.com Vesta Faye (West) Spicer Daughter of Russell Luid West 1941 - 1945
LTGRW@AOL.COM Glenn White Son of James A. White BM2/C Plank Owner November 1945 3 Rd. Division. Glad to see they saved the ship.
Address: 1539 East Washington Ave Navasota, TX 77868 Phone: 409-825-3140
Whitinghs@aol.com Nick Whitinghs November 1943 - December 1945. I commissioned the HORNET CV-12 in November 1943 and served on her until December 1945. I was a hot shell man on a 5" gun in mount # 5. I would like to be in touch with any of my buddies or any who was on board at that time.
MeEufaula@lakewebs.net Mary Ellen Wilson Niece of Herman Lawrence "Larry" Whitton 1943 - 1944 WWII Battle of Coral Sea and Battle of Tarawa. See photo and article Herman Got A Zero.
marthac127@aol.com Martha Camper Daughter ofPaul B. Williamson Commissioning - 1945 3rd Division.

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