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1954
According to our records, these men were aboard the USS Rankin during the year shown. The Status column shows what we know of them as of February, 2007. You can search for a name, rate, etc. by simultaneously pressing your CTRL and F keys. You can see a roster for any other year by clicking on the list at the top of this page.  Click Here to see an alphabetical list of all shipmates from 1945-1971.

Last

First
Year Aboard

Rank/Rate
Year Left

Rank/Rate

Status
Abell
Theodore L.
1953
RMSN
1954
RM3
Deceased
Adams
Ernest
1954
SN
1955
SN
Unknown
Adkins
John G.
1953
1954
BT3
Living
Adkins
Johnny
1954
FPFN
1956
FP3
Unknown
Ainslie
Robert F.
1954
BM2
1955
BM1
Unknown
Alexander
Carl
1954
FA
1954
FA
Unknown
Altman
Ronald H.
1953
YN3
1955
YN3
Living
Amato
Vito J.
1954
BTC
1954
BTC
Unknown
Anderson
Forrest P.
1953
ENS
1954
ENS
Living
Anderson
Richard C.
1953
FA
1956
IC3
Unknown
Ashurst
Albert J.
1952
ENS
1954
LTJG
Living
Ashworth
James R.
1954
TESN
1954
TESN
Living
Auer
Elmer
1952
SH2
1955
SH1
Deceased
Auten
Bradley M.
1954
LCDR
1956
LCDR
Deceased
Ayers
Judson F.
1954
ENS
1956
LTJG
Living
Backer
Thomas L.
1953
DMSA
1956
QM2
Unknown
Bailey
Carroll L.
1954
SN
1954
SN
Unknown
Baisden
Robert
1954
SN
1955
YN3
Living
Baker
David
1954
BM1
1954
BM1
Unknown
Barrett
Lawrence
1954
SKSN
1954
SKSN
Unknown
Barth
William A.
1954
EN1
1956
EN1
Living
Barwick
Adrian
1953
BT2
1960
BT1
Unknown
Bass
John B.
1954
EN1
1955
EN1
Unknown
Baver
Jack B.
1952
SA
1956
RM3
Living
Beck
Charles W.
1954
ENS(SC)
1955
LTJG
Living
Becken
Halver M.
1952
1954
FN
Living
Beckham
Edwin T.
1953
LTJG
1954
LTJG
Deceased
Bell
John H.
1954
GM3
1954
GM3
Unknown
Belote
Thomas R.
1954
FPC
1954
FPC
Unknown
Benton
Rolla M.
1953
FN
1954
FN
Unknown
Bessinger
August L.
1952
SN
1954
BM3
Living
Biersteker
Bruce J.
1953
ENFN
1956
EN3
Living
Bilodeau
E. L. R.
1954
CHPCLK
1954
CHPCLK
Deceased
Black
Lloyd C.
1954
FN
1954
FN
Unknown
Black
Roy H.
1952
SN
1954
BMSN
Living
Blair
Donald T.
1952
SA
1954
RD2
Unknown
Blanton
Robert L.
1953
SA
1955
SN
Unknown
Blaylack
Harlon O.
1953
EN2
1954
ENC
Unknown
Blaylock
Herbert D.
1954
BM3
1962
BM2
Deceased
Bower
Clarence
1953
BM1
1954
BM1
Unknown
Bowman
Henry J.
1953
RDSA
1954
RD3
Unknown
Boyer
Frank M.
1953
SA
1954
SA
Unknown
Branch
Frank N.
1953
ENS
1954
ENS
Living
Bratrud
John W.
1954
FPFN
1954
FPFN
Unknown
Brooks
Charles D.
1953
FN
1957
BT2
Living
Brown
Clifford
1954
SD2
1955
SD2
Unknown
Brucelas
Pastor
1954
SD1
1954
SD1
Unknown
Buchanan
Carl R.
1954
SA
1955
YN3
Living
Buchner
Donald E.
1953
FN
1956
BM3
Living
Buffington
Paul J.
1954
RMSN
1954
RMSN
Unknown
Bullis
Lonnie T.
1954
CSSN
1954
CSSN
Unknown
Burden
Russell J.
1954
BMC
1958
BMGC
Unknown
Bush
Earl J.
1953
SN
1959
YN3
Unknown
Butler
John H.
1953
BM1
1954
BM1
Unknown
Cannon
Marcus L.
1953
SDC
1954
SDC
Deceased
Cardarelli
Nicholas
1952
S2C
1954
FN
Living
Cardnal
Lyman B.
1954
MM1
1954
MM1
Unknown
Cashman
Joseph V.
1953
FN
1955
FN
Unknown
Cassidy
John D.
1954
GM3
1958
SM1
Unknown
Castleberry
Jean H.
1954
QM2
1955
QM1
Living
Chapman
George L.
1952
SA
1954
SN
Deceased
Chapparone
Anthony L.
1953
ENS
1955
LTJG
Living
Charles
James P.
1953
ENS
1956
LTJG
Deceased
Chicoine
E. A.
1953
1954
SN
Living
Cinnamon
Paul
1953
SA
1954
RMSN
Unknown
Clancy
John F.
1953
BM3
1954
BM3
Unknown
Clark
Versel E.
1953
SH3
1954
SH2
Unknown
Cleveland
Norman P.
1952
LTJG
1954
LTJG
Living
Clothier
Jay B.
1953
LT(SC)
1954
LT
Deceased
Cogar
Robert P.
1952
RMSN
1956
RM2
Living
Cook
Donald D.
1952
FA
1954
EM3
Living
Cook
Robert H.
1954
EN3
1954
EN3
Unknown
Corbitt
Robert J.
1952
SA
1954
SN
Living
Cousins
Louis H.
1952
FA
1954
FN
Unknown
Crawford
Ernest
1954
SD3
1954
SD3
Unknown
Cregan
John D.
1954
ENS
1955
LTJG
Living
Curtis
Earnest M.
1954
LTJG(MC)
1955
LT(MC)
Living
Daum
Joseph M.
1954
SH1
1956
SH1
Unknown
Davis
Harry J.
1953
SN
1955
CS3
Unknown
Deadwyler
C. R.
1954
RMSN
1955
BM3
Unknown
Dean
Raymond E.
1953
BM
1954
RMSN
Unknown
Deboer
David L.
1954
BM3
1954
BM3
Unknown
Degnan
John J.
1953
BM
1954
RM3
Unknown
Del Vecchio
Eugene
1953
FN
1954
SN
Deceased
Denich
Thomas S.
1953
SK3
1954
SK1
Unknown
Depue
Melvin M.
1952
FA
1954
BT3
Unknown
Devenney
W. G.
1954
ENFN
1954
ENFN
Unknown
Devinney
D.
1953
YN
1954
YNC
Unknown
Deyoung
John J.
1953
SN
1954
RD2
Unknown
Diamond
John W.
1953
MMC
1954
MMC
Unknown
Dicostanzo
A.
1953
FN
1954
FN
Unknown
Dinovo
Bartolo
1953
SN
1955
SN
Unknown
Doane
Edgar A.
1954
ENFN
1954
ENFN
Unknown
Donahue
Daniel F.
1954
LT(SC)
1956
LT(SC)
Deceased
Donaldson
Jimmie
1953
HN
1955
HM3
Deceased
Dorrell
James A.
1954
SR
1954
SR
Unknown
Drake
Donald F.
1954
LTJG
1955
LTJG
Deceased
Dunham
Robert H.
1954
BM3
1954
BM3
Unknown
Eddy
Denver D.
1953
ENS
1955
ENS
Living
Eickwort
Louis
1953
CDR
1954
CDR
Deceased
Enos
Lawrence
1954
LT
1956
LCDR
Deceased
Erd
Charles R.
1952
MRFN
1954
MRFN
Living
Evenosky
Leonard P.
1954
1954
SN
Living
Falarz
Walter F.
1952
SN
1954
SN
Living
Feeney
John E.
1954
MM3
1954
MM3
Unknown
Fehr
Donald C.
1953
RMSN
1954
RMSN
Living
Fernandez
Arthur J.
1952
ETSN
1955
ET1
Living
Finfrock
Larry D.
1953
FA
1955
MM3
Deceased
Flavell
Frederick T.
1952
FA
1954
BMSN
Deceased
Francis
Clarence S.
1953
BM2
1958
BM2
Unknown
Fraser
William C.
1953
SN
1954
SN
Unknown
Freeman
Eddie E.
1953
SA
1954
SN
Unknown
Frisino
Joseph A.
1953
MM3
1955
MM3
Unknown
Garner
Billy R.
1954
ENFN
1954
ENFN
Unknown
Garrett
Gene P.
1954
FTSN
1957
FT2
Living
Garrett
Robert G.
1953
QM2
1954
QM2
Living
Gaskell
Edward P.
1954
LTJG
1956
LT
Living
Giles
Donald R.
1952
FA
1954
FT3
Unknown
Gillum
Harold
1954
1957
SN
Living
Gischel
Donald R.
1952
FN
1955
SF3
Living
Goldschmidt
James E.
1954
SN
1956
RM3
Living
Golingan
Fernando
1952
E-3
1957
E-4
Living
Goodale
Elmer J.
1954
LTJG
1956
LTJG
Deceased
Gordy
Harry J.
1953
EN3
1954
EN3
Unknown
Gottesman
Leonard
1952
SA
1954
SN
Unknown
Green
Carl S.
1953
1954
RD2
Living
Griffin
Cecil B.
1954
TN
1954
TN
Unknown
Guerrero
Roberto
1953
SN
1954
SN
Unknown
Gunderson
Leon E.
1954
ME1
1954
ME1
Deceased
Guthery
William A.
1953
SA
1954
SN
Unknown
Hablitzel
Kenneth E.
1954
1954
EN2
Living
Hacia
Frank
1954
SA
1956
BMSN
Living
Hamilton
Earl
1954
ETSN
1956
ET2
Unknown
Hanrahan
Paul B.
1954
ENS
1957
LTJG
Living
Haring
Jacob A.
1953
SN
1955
BMSN
Living
Hassman
George W.
1952
SN
1955
EM3
Living
Healey
Dennis T.
1953
MMFA
1956
MM2
Living
Helm
James W.
1954
SN
1954
SN
Unknown
Hess
Paul J.
1954
LTJG
1956
LTJG
Deceased
Hett
Marvin B.
1953
EN3
1954
EN2
Unknown
Hewitt
Paul D.
1952
SA
1954
BT3
Unknown
Higginbotham
Robert L.
1952
2LT USMC
1954
2LT USMC
Deceased
Hilder
Frederick A.
1952
ENS
1954
ENS
Deceased
Hilker
Dennis C.
1953
MR2
1955
MR2
Living
Holloway
Melvin W.
1954
SN
1954
SN
Unknown
Honaker
Kenneth R.
1952
SA
1955
BT3
Living
Hooley
Thomas J.
1954
ENS
1956
LTJG
Living
Horton
James H.
1954
SN
1954
SN
Unknown
Howard
Harry
1954
MMFN
1954
MMFN
Unknown
Hoyt
Gerald L.
1952
BM3
1954
BM2
Living
Hughes
Milton F.
1954
EM3
1954
EM3
Unknown
Hughes
Stephen B.
1954
1955
BM2
Living
Husbands
Joseph M.
1952
ENS
1954
LTJG
Living
Hyde
Robert A.
1954
SA
1957
BM3
Unknown
Iiams
Robert W.
1954
1954
DK1
Living
Imperato
John L.
1954
SA
1955
SA
Unknown
Jackson
Dennis
1954
SA
1956
SN
Unknown
Jeron
David P.
1953
EMFA
1955
EM3
Living
Jestus
Howard D.
1954
ENFN
1954
ENFN
Deceased
Johns
Richard L.
1954
SA
1956
SN
Unknown
Johnson
Donald V.
1952
CS3
1954
CS2
Living
Johnson
Edward K.
1953
GMSN
1954
GM3
Unknown
Johnson
Fred D.
1953
SN
1954
SA
Unknown
Johnson
Verne D.
1952
SKSN
1954
SK1
Living
Johnson
Walter
1954
TN
1955
SN
Unknown
Jones
Iver L.
1954
DC1
1957
DC1
Living
Jones
John E.
1954
SA
1955
SN
Unknown
Jones
Thomas G.
1954
PACT
1955
PACT
Deceased
Jordan
Glenn A.
1954
BMC
1954
BMC
Unknown
Judd
Frank K.
1952
EM3
1954
EM1
Unknown
Kaminski
John A.
1953
SA
1955
SH3
Deceased
Kanavel
Robert F.
1953
HMC
1955
HMC
Living
Keith
Robert E.
1953
ENS
1955
ENS
Living
Keplinger
Douglas A.
1952
1956
MM3
Living
King
Robert H.
1953
SN
1954
SN
Unknown
Kowalczuk
John
1953
SN
1954
SN
Unknown
Krygier
Joseph
1954
SA
1957
CS3
Living
Lamare
Frank C.
1954
CS2
1955
CS1
Unknown
Lane
John G.
1953
ENS
1954
ENS
Deceased
Lasauskas
William P.
1954
1LT USMC
1956
1LT USMC
Deceased
Lechaton
Michael
1953
FR
1957
EM2
Living
Lechner
Larry D.
1954
FN
1958
BT2
Living
Lee
Darwin W.
1953
SN
1954
SN
Unknown
Lewis
Robert A.
1954
ENFN
1955
EN3
Unknown
Lieurance
Floyd M.
1953
EM3
1955
EM1
Living
Liff
Donald E.
1953
SH3
1955
SH3
Living
Lingg
Michael G.
1953
BM3
1954
BM3
Unknown
Lorentsen
Fred J.
1953
SHSN
1957
SHSN
Living
Lucio
John C.
1954
YNSN
1954
YNSN
Unknown
Maguire
James J.
1953
SN
1954
BM3
Unknown
Maher
Charles T.
1953
ENS
1955
ENS
Unconfirmed
Manders
Karl L.
1953
LT(MC)
1954
LT(MC)
Living
Maness
Charles W.
1954
SK3
1954
SK3
Unknown
Mann
William A.
1954
SN
1955
SN
Unknown
Manzano
Antonio
1953
SD3
1955
SK3
Unknown
Marshall
Lum C.
1953
SA
1956
SA
Living
Martin
Carl V.
1953
1955
EM2
Living
Materne
Francisco C.
1953
SD3
1955
SD3
Deceased
Mays
Jacklon G.
1954
LTJG
1955
LTJG
Living
McCombs
William E.
1952
CGM
1954
CGM
Living
McCumber
Paul S.
1953
SN
1954
SN
Unknown
McMahan
James A.
1954
BT3
1954
BT3
Unknown
McNamara
Dennis J.
1953
CS1
1956
CS1
Living
Meeks
Jess
1954
BM3
1955
BM2
Unknown
Middlebrooks
Melvin L.
1954
SK1
1957
SK1
Deceased
Mihalko
Andrew J.
1953
CS3
1954
CS3
Living
Miller
James D.
1954
SA
1958
RM2
Living
Miller
Lawrence M.
1952
ELEC
1956
ELEC
Deceased
Miller
Melvin K.
1954
SN
1954
SN
Unknown
Miller
Ronald J.
1953
SN
1954
SN
Unknown
Millon
Edward J.
1953
MM3
1954
MM2
Unknown
Mitchell
Arlyn L.
1952
S1C
1954
S1C
Living
Mohn
Richard N.
1954
SA
1956
EN3
Unknown
Montgomery
S. Phelps
1954
ENS
1957
LTJG
Living
Moore
Elvious E.
1954
CSC
1955
CSC
Deceased
Moore
Hugh
1954
LCDR
1954
LCDR
Deceased
Moore
Kenneth L.
1954
BM3
1963
BM1
Unknown
Moore
Marion C.
1952
TN
1954
SA
Unknown
Moreland
William C.
1954
CSC
1954
CSC
Unknown
Morris
Eugene P.
1953
FN
1954
DCFN
Unknown
Morrison
Claude O.
1954
CDR
1955
CDR
Deceased
Munger
Malcolm T.
1954
CAPT
1955
CAPT
Deceased
Neimeyer
Arthur R.
1954
MM3
1955
MM2
Unknown
Nixon
Carl R.
1952
SN
1955
SN
Living
Oconnell
Thomas E.
1954
SA
1956
CS3
Unknown
Oneil
Lawrence M.
1954
BM2
1954
BM2
Unknown
Ortolon
James C.
1952
S1C
1954
S1C
Living
Otten
Teddy W.
1953
CS3
1955
CS2
Living
Overfield
Robert L.
1954
SA
1954
SA
Unknown
Overton
Victor L.
1953
CHBOSN
1954
CHBOSN
Deceased
Overturf
Opal D.
1954
EN2
1954
EN2
Unknown
Oviatt
Morris W.
1954
BM3
1955
BM3
Living
Pappas
George
1954
CS1
1954
CS1
Unknown
Patch
Alan C.
1952
RMSN
1954
RM3
Living
Paulsen
Carsten E.
1953
SN
1956
QM3
Living
Payne
Paul D.
1954
1955
FN
Living
Pelfrey
Forrest H.
1954
FPFN
1956
FP2
Unknown
Pettey
James E.
1952
SH1
1954
SH1
Living
Pickenpaugh
John O.
1952
CHMACH
1954
CHMACH
Deceased
Pierce
Ben E.
1954
ENS
1955
ENS
Living
Pierce
William R.
1953
LTJG
1954
LTJG
Deceased
Platt
C. Keith
1954
SN
1955
SN
Living
Post
Robert L.
1954
EN3
1954
EN3
Unknown
Powers
Walker O.
1952
BM3
1954
BM2
Living
Ramage
Lawson P.
1953
CAPT
1954
CAPT
Deceased
Reding
Patrick G.
1952
SN
1954
RMSN
Living
Rees
Lewis W.
1953
RM2
1954
RM1
Unknown
Reichert
Paul L.
1952
FN
1954
EM3
Living
Reinhardt
W. E.
1953
FT3
1955
FT1
Unknown
Rice
William K.
1954
SA
1956
SN
Unknown
Richard
Norman E.
1954
SA
1957
YN3
Living
Richter
Fred W.
1953
QMSN
1955
QM3
Unknown
Riley
Woody E.
1952
BM3
1955
BM2
Living
Rimbeck
Joseph A.
1952
SA
1956
SK3
Living
Ringer
Gary E.
1954
SN
1957
YN3
Living
Robinson
Evan R.
1953
PNSN
1954
PN2
Unknown
Robsahm
Leon E.
1952
CS3
1954
CS2
Living
Romanovich
Andrew
1953
EMC
1955
EMC
Unknown
Ronek
Ronald J.
1953
SN
1955
QMSN
Unknown
Roshto
Henry
1954
GM2
1954
GM2
Unknown
Rotenberry
H. W.
1953
SA
1955
SN
Unknown
Royea
James L.
1954
SA
1956
EN3
Unknown
Rozelle
Frederick B.
1954
1954
TESN
Living
Sales
Raymond E.
1954
SA
1956
FN
Unknown
Sampson
Gerald D.
1952
SN
1954
BTM3
Living
Schaefer
Ronald J.
1952
SN
1954
SN
Unknown
Schaffer
Donald R.
1954
LT
1954
LT
Living
Scherman
Ernest
1952
BM2
1958
BM1
Living
Schmieder
Raymond P.
1953
RM2
1954
RM2
Living
Schooley
Gary L.
1954
SN
1955
SN
Unknown
Schreiber
Donald L.
1954
ENS
1956
ENS
Unconfirmed
Schwieder
Burton K.
1954
SN
1954
SN
Unknown
Self
Proscott A.
1954
MMC
1954
MMC
Unknown
Sellers
Clarence
1953
1955
SH3
Living
Sessions
Jerry
1952
EN3
1955
EN2
Living
Shaw
James W.
1952
ICFN
1954
IC2
Living
Shearl
James C.
1953
RM1
1955
RM1
Living
Shepard
Lester
1954
BM2
1954
BM2
Unknown
Shocket
Murray G.
1954
ENS(SC)
1955
ENS(SC)
Living
Shye
George R.
1952
FA
1954
IC3
Unknown
Siler
Richard S.
1953
SN
1954
SN
Unknown
Sipes
Frank N.
1953
E-5
1954
E-5
Living
Skelton
Leonard M.
1953
SN
1954
SN
Unknown
Slomkowski
Edward
1952
SN
1954
FN
Living
Smith
Kenneth V.
1953
SA
1954
SN
Unknown
Smith
Ralph C.
1953
CDR
1954
CDR
Deceased
Smith
Ventry W.
1954
HM2
1954
HM2
Unknown
Southerland
Albert C.
1952
SA
1954
BT3
Unknown
Steiner
Richard J.
1953
ENS(SC)
1954
ENS(SC)
Deceased
Stevens
Wayne F.
1953
SA
1955
SA
Deceased
Stinson
Henry C.
1952
S2C
1956
SN
Living
Stokes
Wilburn E.
1954
MN
1954
MN
Unknown
Stone
Robert E.
1953
SN
1954
SN
Unknown
Stromstedt
Carl R.
1952
1954
EN3
Living
Swanson
Herbert N.
1954
SA
1954
SA
Unknown
Swett
Lawrence B.
1954
SHSN
1954
SHSN
Living
Taylor
Linwood E.
1953
SA
1956
MM1
Living
Tehan
Jon D.
1954
SA
1957
SM2
Living
Thomas
James E.
1954
RMC
1954
RMC
Unknown
Tillman
Wayne
1954
BM3
1956
Unknown
Tingler
Verledo F.
1953
BM2
1954
BM1
Unknown
Torrez
Henry V.
1952
GM2
1954
GM2
Living
Trettin
William C.
1952
CHCARP
1955
CHCARP
Deceased
Trinca
Peter A.
1953
LCDR
1954
LCDR
Living
Trojan
Frank M.
1953
SN
1956
BM3
Deceased
Vandall
Coy B.
1953
SA
1954
SN
Unknown
Vanden Heuvel
Robert E.
1952
ENS
1954
ENS
Deceased
Vander Well
Lester N.
1954
SN
1957
YN3
Living
Vandyke
Richard M.
1954
SA
1955
SN
Unknown
Vaughn
Dale D.
1954
SA
1956
RD3
Living
Volchko
Steve
1952
PACT
1954
PACT
Deceased
Vondrak
James M.
1953
MMFN
1954
MMFN
Unknown
Waddington
Herbert
1953
SN
1954
SN
Living
Wakelee
David M.
1952
ENS
1954
LTJG
Living
Warms
Donald E.
1953
QMC
1955
QMC
Living
Weaver
Merrill E.
1953
SA
1955
SN
Unknown
Wegner
Alfred E.
1954
GMMSN
1954
GMMSN
Unknown
Welsh
Richard W.
1953
LTJG
1954
LTJG
Deceased
West
Donald C.
1954
BM2
1956
BM2
Unknown
West
James C.
1954
BM3
1954
BM3
Unknown
Wheeler
Joseph A.
1953
QMSN
1954
QMSN
Unknown
White
Ralph C.
1952
FN
1954
EM3
Living
White
Robert
1954
TA
1955
TN
Unknown
Whitmire
Charles W.
1953
BMC
1954
BMC
Unknown
Whyno
Peter P.
1952
BM3
1955
BM3
Living
Wilcox
Robert W.
1954
FPFN
1956
FOP3
Unknown
Wildermuth
Charles W.
1953
SA
1954
RDSN
Unknown
Williamson
Robert L.
1954
SK3
1954
SK3
Unknown
Williamson
Rodney M.
1952
QMQSN
1954
QMQ3
Living
Wilson
Aubrey F.
1954
BM3
1963
BM1
Unknown
Wilson
James G.
1953
ENS
1955
LTJG
Living
Wittwer
John R.
1954
SA
1956
SM3
Unknown
Wokoun
Harold A.
1952
FA
1954
EM3
Unknown
Wood
Donald W.
1954
SA
1955
FN
Unknown
Woodard
Melvin J.
1952
TE3
1954
TE2
Living
Wright
James
1954
QM1
1955
QM1
Unknown
Yarnall
Marlin J.
1952
SA
1956
SN
Living
Yoiner
Joseph K.
1954
FA
1954
FA
Unknown
Zimmerman
John J.
1953
DC3
1954
DCFN
Unknown

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