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USS Saginaw Bay (CVE 82) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Saginaw Bay (CVE 82). 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 44 crew members registered for the USS Saginaw Bay (CVE 82).

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

Phelan, JamesCHIEF PETTY OFFICER1942 –Deceased Father served on the Saginaw Bay under Frank Sutton prior to joining the SeaBees. Worked later as a NYC Policeman, married with 8 children,2 girls and 6 boys. Died of Cancer in 73.
Stauffer, EarlGM 3RD CLASSAug 7, 1942 – Mar 7, 1946 80 AND STILL KICKIN'
Russell, Roy (Russ)AMM-31943 – 1945V-1Still keep in contact with Max Semme Semmelroth V-1 Division
Shaw, JimCHIEF PETTY OFFICER1943 – 1945In Memory of my father James Edward Shaw who later worked for CC Thomas Navy Post, VFW From his son, Jim Shaw
Soukup, Marvin1943 – 1946I am his daughter and I would like to speak to anyone who remembers Marv. Marv died 12/13/1970. Patty Soukup
Honnold, ChesterLT. COMMANDER1943 – 1945Ships navigatorDad was on the commissioning crew and served until the ship's mission was complete in the Pacific. Farmed until 1976 and passed away in 1999.
Scott, Fred (Scotty Or Whitey)Seaman Second Class1943 – 1945Not sureNot sure of alot of Dad's stats on the Saginaw Bay. If anyone can add anything that would be great.
Drury, Paulseaman first class1943 – 1946unknowni am the grandson of paul drury.i'd like to know any information on him i e-mail address is grandfather would never talk about the war,he is now deceased and i'mvery curious in what he did
Mikac, FrankMM3C1943 – 1945USNAVYFrank lives in Sylvania Ohio and can be reached through his son's email Thanks for your service.
Gilman, IvanFeb 1943 – Jun 1945CookMay God Bless my father Ivan Thomas Gilman for he served in the United States Navy I love you dad your son Martin Wayne Gilman
Romeo, VitoRT 3RD CLASSSep 15, 1943 – Mar 20, 1946Air Radar OperatorVito is my father and I am extremely proud of his service to our country. I admire him and his shipmates. Dad is still having fun and he is our hero and my best friend.
Threewitt, ThomasACM 3/COct 22, 1943 – May 28, 1946AmmunitionI live in Illinois and retired from General Telephone. I would like to hear from anyone who served aboard the USS Saginaw Bay from 1943- 1946.
Warmbrodt, Philip/PhilSEAMANDec 1, 1943 –it is thought he served as a gunners mate when he first when in, also served on USS Boxer later on as Bossensmate.
Warmbrodt, Philip/PhilSGMDec 26, 1943 –GunneryI believe my father served after October 4, 1943 on the CVE 82 SAGINAW BAY AS A GUNNERYS MATE. I AM TRYING TO LOCATE ANYONE WHO REMEMBERS AFTER THAT TIME THAT MAY HAVE SERVED WITH HIM. He also served on the Boxer as a bosemans mate?
Cox, EmmettRM21944 – 1945In Memory of My Father Emmett H Cox who proudly served as a radioman aboard The USS Saginaw Bay. Rest In Peace Dad!!!
Monk, Lawrence LarryRM11944 –Flag Radio
Johnson, Charles F.AMMC1944 – 1945unknownCharles F Johnson AMMC was my father. He joined the Navy in 1919 and was one of the first aviation machinist mates in the Navy. He retired In 1949.
Coet, Theodore J1944 –
Bloomfield, DickSIGNALMAN1944 – 1945My father, Dick Bloomfield, served on the USS Saginaw Bay during WWII. I'm not exactly sure of the dates, but it was sometime between 1943-1946.
Vokal, Ronald FrancesSEAMAN FIRST CLASS1944 – 1946I in Laurel Montana. My doctor made me register. My phone 406 628 5839
Mainente, Victor1st Class Petty Officer1944 – Feb 1946Radar
Vopat, EdwardAviation Radioman 2nd Class1944 – 1945UnknownAwarded the Air Medal by Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal for operations against the Japanese at Lingayen Gulf, Philippines and later the Gov of the Philippines in 1990's. Currently 86 living in NC last 5 yrs.
Bigby, Hermanunknown1944 –unknownMy deceased father served on this ship. I have several photos but no other information. Regretfully, I did not cherish this service of my father to his country until it was too late to ask for details.
Detweiler, Forrest (Woody)aviator1944 –(I'll have to check)I will have to look up the dates, I am entering this information about my father (Forrest Detweiler aka Woody) who died in 1995. If anyone remembers him I would love to hear
Obradovich, Emilunknow1944 –Pacific FleetEmil Obradovich is a "Plank Owner" He passed away 9 Jan 2013. The family is wondering if there are any "Plank Owner" survivors. Family has official certificate of the Plank Owner document. Post if known survivors.
Shearer, JamesRM1CJan 1944 – Jun 1945RadioThis my dad who passed away Jan 200. I have a crew picture of the first crew as he is a plank owner and can share that with any one who would like a digitial copy. He served from 1944 to 1945.
Rodriguez, Amado (Rod) profile iconseaman 1stJan 1, 1944 – 1946not sureI am Amados grandson he was curious if the crew of the Saginaw was still around. If you remember Amado and would like to contact him I can arange it. my email is
Tempesta, AlbertboatsmateJan 1, 1944 – May 1, 1944navymy dad was a plank owner this ship as well as the baltimore (ca-68)
White, GeneEM 1/CMar 2, 1944 – Nov 16, 1945
Davis, FrederickEM2CMar 2, 1944 – Jul 16, 1945
Montgomery, JohnS1CApr 1944 – Apr 1946NavigationHave great memories of the guys who served aboard Saginaw Bay. I remember some of the kamikazi attacks and how scared we were, but we came thru with flying colors. I joined the Navy at 17, and the experience made me a man.
Nelson, Richard "Nellie"S1CApr 7, 1944 – May 10, 1946DeckThis is for my Grandpa Dick "Nellie" Nelson, RIP 1926-2005. Served aboard the USS Saginaw Bay in the Pacific Theater during WWII.
Crawford, DonSEAMAN FIRSTJun 1944 – Sep 1945Plane Captain-FM2
Crawford, DonSeaman First ClassJun 1944 – Sep 1945FM2 Plane CaptainThis is for my father who passed away in July, 2009. He talked often about the time he spent aboard the USS Saginaw Bay, especially with his life-long friend, Roy "Johnny" Johnson, firefighter, USS Saginaw Bay.
Mills, T.w. (Ty) MillsJun 1, 1944 –My Dad served on the Saginaw Bay, joined when he was 17 years old, today my Dad is 81 and still going. He talks alot about those days, and talks alot about a man named Slater, said they called him Slut. I wish I knew how I could find Slater
Wilson, Troy (Tex)S1/CJul 1944 – Sep 19452 ndAs the old saying goes, I wouldn't want any more, but I wouldn't take for what we went thru.
Roemmick, WalterSNAug 1944 – 1946DECKI am still around should any old shipmates want to get in touch.
McCarty, Vernon 'Mac'E-5, EM2CAug 5, 1944 – Sep 15, 1945EngineeringVernon died July 30, 1974 (Cancer). His sons Larry & twins Dan and Dennis are looking for any info regarding ships movements and battles during his time aboard. info, please contact Dennis at 503-723-7994
Hurn, KeithBM1CSep 15, 1944 – Mar 11, 1945Gunners MateServed aboard during the operations of Palau Islands, invasion of Leyte, Luzon and Iwo Jima. Contact Keith through son's email and he will forward. Keith also served during his 6 years in the Navy aboard the Indianapolis and West Point.
Walsh, JimSK3Jun 29, 1945 – Jul 23, 1946storekeeper
Sollenberger, DuaneFIREMAN FIRST CLASSJul 1945 – Jul 1946
Shreve, RubenFireman 1st ClassJul 1, 1945 – Apr 1, 1946electricalAlive and doing well Fairfield, ILL.
McLaughlin, LarryCSSNSep 25, 1945 – Aug 31, 1949Cook79 and still going, would like to hear from any of my buddies who are out there?

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