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INDEPENDENCE

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1980-81 cruise book
1980-81 Cruise Book Cover

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Enlisted Rate
MM rating


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USS INDEPENDENCE
STATUS INFORMATION
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Naval Vessel Register

STRICKEN
To be disposed of, type of disposal not known.
08 March 2004



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Patches Provided by
Dave Foley
"Sparrowhawk"

SPECIAL THANKS !
For their help in developing
these Ship's Co. Pages
Leigh D. Allvord
M Div. * 1958-1960
Richard E. Binder
S3 Div. * 1974-1975
Dave Foley
"Sparrowhawk"
V0 Div. * 1980-1983
Earl D. Galloway
V1 Div. * 1960 - 1963
John L. Hedinger
RVAH-1 * 1964-1967
OZ Div. * 1970-1974
Stanley Richardson
RVAH-12 * 1971
Bill Sullens
V1 Div. * 1959 - 1963
Steve D. West
A Div. * 1976 - 1978

Cruise Books
These Cruise Books have been donated to the Independence Memorial Library for use in developing this site
1961 Med Cruise
Charles D. Arnold
OE Division
1965 WestPac Cruise
John L. Hedinger
RVAH-1
1966 / 1967 Med Cruise
John L. Hedinger
RVAH-1
1971 / 1972 Med Cruise
John Zieba
VAW-122
1974 / 1975 Med Cruise
Richard E. Binder
S-3 Division
1977 Med Cruise
Steve D. West
A Division
Computer
Special Thanks Also To
Michael Craven A Div. 62-65
For Upgrading My Old
486/66 To A HP 200


My Apologies
To those who have
Sent their names and additional information that I have not
added yet.
The project has become very large and even though I work on it almost every day, it is impossible for me to keep up.
I will continue to add the names and information as quickly as I can.

Thank You All
For Your Support
George W. Fetherman AN
V1 - Rep 8,
1958 - 1960


Anyone out there with information on any of my subject matter,
feel free to send me additions and / or corrections.

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Leigh D. Allvord

M Division 1980 - 1981
U.S.S. INDEPENDENCE CV-62

80-81 Cruise Patches
Patches Provided by Dave Foley "Sparrowhawk" V0 Div.
"Conserve water . . . take a Navy Shower"

The very fact that hot water is available for the
use of INDEPENDENCE crewmembers when
they want it is one of the reasons that
M Division is so important to the ship.

More important than just shower water, this
division has the responsibility for the
operation, repair and maintenance of the
main steam propulsion engines, steam
turbine electric generators, and
fresh water distilling plants.

Located in each of the four main machinery
spaces, the main engines receive 1200 PSI
superheated steam from the boilers and use it to
generate up to 70,000 hp to turn each of the four
screws. On days when there is no "natural wind,"
the main engines can propel the ship with
enough force to create up to 30 knots of
"man made " wind. Without this wind, the
launching and recovery of jet aircraft
would be virtually impossible.

The eight electric turbogenerators are
each capable of producing up to
1500 KW of 450 volt, 69 HZ power.

M Division - owners and operators of the
"INDY power and light company."



************* ENLISTED *************
Name
Rate
Photo
Comments
Juan M. Calvo FA
1979 - 1980
FA
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*
Steven R. Poole MMFN
May 1980 - Oct 1983
mms
FN
FLAG
#3 MMR
Joseph A. Salem MMFN
1979 - 1982
mms
FN
FLAG
I miss you guys!
Bart Strickland MMFN
May 1978 - Aug 1983
mms
FN
FLAG
Any old snipes still around from
2 Main or 1 Aux
Gerald Hardesty MM3
1978 - 1981
MM3
FLAG
EAO3 Steam Heat - Cat Repair Shop
Was a Cat Tech.
William Ploof MM3
Feb 1978 - Jul 1981
MM3
FLAG
Any old snipes around ?
Charles S. Baily MM2
Apr 1979 - Sep 1981
MM2
FLAG
*
Garry L. Honbarger MM2
Feb 1977 - Aug 1980
MM2
FLAG
Would like to hear from some
of my old shipmates.
Gilbert "Gil" Stonebarger MM2
1980 - 1984
MM2
FLAG
Eng Rmís 3 & 4.
Ships Brig Duty during shipyard time.


************* OFFICERS *************
Name
Rank
Photo
Comments


CVA-62
10 Jan 59
m Div.
1958 - 1959
m Div.
1960 - 1961
m Div.
1962 - 1963
m Div.
1964 - 1965
m Div.
1966 - 1967
m Div.
1968 - 1969
m Div.
1970 - 1971
m Div.
1972 - 1973
CV-62
28 Feb 73
m Div.
1974 - 1975
m Div.
1976 - 1977
m Div.
1978 - 1979
m Div.
1980 - 1981
m Div.
1982 - 1983
m Div.
1984 - 1985
m Div.
1986 - 1987
m Div.
Yr. Unknown

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