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1955
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
Abner
Lonnie
1955
SD3
1955
SD3
Unknown
Adams
Ernest
1954
SN
1955
SN
Unknown
Adkins
Johnny
1954
FPFN
1956
FP3
Unknown
Ainslie
Robert F.
1954
BM2
1955
BM1
Unknown
Altman
Ronald H.
1953
YN3
1955
YN3
Living
Anderson
Richard C.
1953
FA
1956
IC3
Unknown
Ashe
Albert
1955
SD3
1955
SD3
Unknown
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
Baisden
Robert
1954
SN
1955
YN3
Living
Barclay
Mckinley U.
1955
TR
1956
TA
Unknown
Barnett
James R.
1955
EN1
1955
EN1
Unknown
Barth
William A.
1954
EN1
1956
EN1
Living
Bartolino
John F.
1955
LTJG
1957
LTJG
Living
Barwick
Adrian
1953
BT2
1960
BT1
Unknown
Bass
John B.
1954
EN1
1955
EN1
Unknown
Bateman
Vance M.
1955
SN
1957
SN
Living
Baum
Joseph M.
1955
SH1
1955
SH1
Unknown
Baver
Jack B.
1952
SA
1956
RM3
Living
Beck
Charles W.
1954
ENS(SC)
1955
LTJG
Living
Biersteker
Bruce J.
1953
ENFN
1956
EN3
Living
Blanton
Robert L.
1953
SA
1955
SN
Unknown
Blaylock
Herbert D.
1954
BM3
1962
BM2
Deceased
Bly
Robert I.
1955
QMC
1955
QMC
Unknown
Bockey
Louis J.
1955
SN
1956
YN3
Unknown
Bodiford
Marvin L.
1955
SN
1957
RM3
Living
Bottorff
Ronald F.
1955
RM3
1956
RM3
Living
Bratlie
Ernest H.
1955
LTJG
1955
LTJG
Deceased
Brock
Bruce W.
1955
SA
1955
SA
Unknown
Brooks
Charles D.
1953
FN
1957
BT2
Living
Brown
Clifford
1954
SD2
1955
SD2
Unknown
Bryant
Warren L.
1955
CS2
1955
CS2
Unknown
Buchanan
Carl R.
1954
SA
1955
YN3
Living
Buchner
Donald E.
1953
FN
1956
BM3
Living
Burden
Russell J.
1954
BMC
1958
BMGC
Unknown
Bush
Earl J.
1953
SN
1959
YN3
Unknown
Calvert
Arthur K.
1955
LT
1956
LT
Deceased
Carr
James I.
1955
SH2
1955
SH2
Unknown
Carroll
Melvin L.
1955
ETRSN
1956
ETR3
Living
Carroll
Roland C.
1955
BM2
1956
BM2
Unknown
Cashman
Joseph V.
1953
FN
1955
FN
Unknown
Casper
Lockwood
1955
CS3
1955
CS3
Unknown
Cassidy
John D.
1954
GM3
1958
SM1
Unknown
Castillo
Henry H.
1955
FA
1956
FN
Unknown
Castleberry
Jean H.
1954
QM2
1955
QM1
Living
Cestelow
Lester L.
1955
MM1
1955
MM1
Unknown
Chapman
Harold L.
1955
BM2
1956
BM1
Unknown
Chapparone
Anthony L.
1953
ENS
1955
LTJG
Living
Charles
James P.
1953
ENS
1956
LTJG
Deceased
Clanton
Arnold F.
1955
ME3
1955
ME3
Unknown
Cogar
Robert P.
1952
RMSN
1956
RM2
Living
Conder
William W.
1955
ENS
1958
LTJG
Living
Conley
Richard W.
1955
MMFN
1955
MMFN
Unknown
Contreras
Everardo
1955
SN
1955
SN
Living
Coon
Eldred Pete
1955
FR
1958
DC2
Living
Cooper
Wilbur
1955
SA
1955
SA
Unknown
Cox
Dan G.
1955
FA
1958
MM3
Unknown
Cox
Marion D.
1955
FA
1955
FA
Unknown
Cregan
John D.
1954
ENS
1955
LTJG
Living
Criswell
James E.
1955
BM3
1955
BM3
Unknown
Crowell
James L.
1955
CWO2
1957
CWO
Deceased
Curtis
Earnest M.
1954
LTJG(MC)
1955
LT(MC)
Living
Daniel
J. W.
1955
BM2
1958
BM2
Unknown
Darsy
Roswald K.
1955
FN
1955
FN
Unknown
Daum
Joseph M.
1954
SH1
1956
SH1
Unknown
Davis
Edward A.
1955
CWO3
1957
CWO4
Living
Davis
Harry J.
1953
SN
1955
CS3
Unknown
Deadwyler
C. R.
1954
RMSN
1955
BM3
Unknown
Dickens
Shelah M.
1955
DK2
1956
DK1
Unknown
Dignan
Thomas G.
1955
HM2
1956
HM1
Living
Dillingham
Hartman F.
1955
GM3
1956
GMSN
Living
Dingle
Glennie
1955
1961
BT3
Living
Dinovo
Bartolo
1953
SN
1955
SN
Unknown
Dixon
Ernest J.
1955
SA
1955
SA
Unknown
Donahue
Daniel F.
1954
LT(SC)
1956
LT(SC)
Deceased
Donaldson
Jimmie
1953
HN
1955
HM3
Deceased
Donovan
James H.
1955
LTJG
1955
LTJG
Living
Drake
Donald F.
1954
LTJG
1955
LTJG
Deceased
Dunbar
Malcolm C.
1955
ENS
1956
ENS
Deceased
Eagan
Thomas E.
1955
EMFN
1957
EM3
Unknown
Eddy
Denver D.
1953
ENS
1955
ENS
Living
Eggers
Claude F.
1955
BM3
1955
BM3
Unknown
Ehlers
Dwayne R.
1955
BT3
1956
BT2
Unknown
Ellington
Arthur R.
1955
BM3
1961
BM2
Living
Enos
Lawrence
1954
LT
1956
LCDR
Deceased
Ezell
Herbert W.
1955
BM3
1956
BM3
Living
Fagan
Nelson E.
1955
MM2
1955
MM2
Unknown
Ferguson
James D.
1955
CAPT
1956
CAPT
Deceased
Fernandez
Arthur J.
1952
ETSN
1955
ET1
Living
Fettinger
Denis
1955
FA
1955
FA
Unknown
Finfrock
Larry D.
1953
FA
1955
MM3
Deceased
Footman
Samuel L.
1955
SD1
1956
SD1
Unknown
Foster
William A.
1955
FA
1960
BT2
Unknown
Francis
Clarence S.
1953
BM2
1958
BM2
Unknown
Freeman
Phillip W.
1955
FA
1957
FA
Unknown
Frisino
Joseph A.
1953
MM3
1955
MM3
Unknown
Fullwood
George B.
1955
SD3
1955
SD3
Unknown
Gagne
Donald P.
1955
SKC
1955
SKC
Living
Galvez
Arthur G.
1955
SKGSN
1955
SKGSN
Unknown
Garrett
Gene P.
1954
FTSN
1957
FT2
Living
Gaskell
Edward P.
1954
LTJG
1956
LT
Living
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
Hacia
Frank
1954
SA
1956
BMSN
Living
Hale
Harry A.
1955
BM1
1959
BM1
Unknown
Hamilton
Earl
1954
ETSN
1956
ET2
Unknown
Hanrahan
Paul B.
1954
ENS
1957
LTJG
Living
Hanson
Walter R.
1955
RDSA
1955
RDSA
Unknown
Harbaugh
Jerry L.
1955
SN
1957
FT2
Living
Haring
Jacob A.
1953
SN
1955
BMSN
Living
Harris
Donald C.
1955
FN
1955
FN
Unknown
Harris
Mason L.
1955
GM1
1955
GM1
Unknown
Hassman
George W.
1952
SN
1955
EM3
Living
Hayes
Howard P.
1955
MEC
1956
MEC
Unknown
Healey
Dennis T.
1953
MMFA
1956
MM2
Living
Heashe
Donald O.
1955
BT2
1955
BT2
Unknown
Herndon
William T.
1955
FA
1955
FA
Unknown
Hess
Paul J.
1954
LTJG
1956
LTJG
Deceased
Hewitt
Ronnie D.
1955
SA
1956
SN
Unknown
Hickman
Howard H.
1955
CDR
1956
CDR
Deceased
Higdon
Ralph
1955
1956
SN
Living
Hilker
Dennis C.
1953
MR2
1955
MR2
Living
Hizer
Alvin S.
1955
BM3
1958
BM3
Unknown
Holland
James M.
1955
FTC
1955
FTC
Unknown
Holley
Richard N.
1955
TN
1955
TN
Unknown
Honaker
Kenneth R.
1952
SA
1955
BT3
Living
Hooley
Thomas J.
1954
ENS
1956
LTJG
Living
Hughes
Stephen B.
1954
1955
BM2
Living
Hyde
Robert A.
1954
SA
1957
BM3
Unknown
Imperato
John L.
1954
SA
1955
SA
Unknown
Jackson
Dennis
1954
SA
1956
SN
Unknown
Jarrett
James F.
1955
BM3
1955
BM3
Unknown
Jenkins
George S.
1955
BM3
1955
BM3
Unknown
Jeron
David P.
1953
EMFA
1955
EM3
Living
Johns
Richard L.
1954
SA
1956
SN
Unknown
Johnson
Eugene
1955
1956
TN
Living
Johnson
Walter
1954
TN
1955
SN
Unknown
Joiner
Joseph K.
1955
FA
1955
FA
Unknown
Jones
Iver L.
1954
DC1
1957
DC1
Living
Jones
John E.
1954
SA
1955
SN
Unknown
Jones
John W.
1955
RM3
1955
RM3
Unknown
Jones
Thomas G.
1954
PACT
1955
PACT
Deceased
Judy
Franklin P.
1955
RDSN
1955
RDSN
Missing
Kaminski
John A.
1953
SA
1955
SH3
Deceased
Kanavel
Robert F.
1953
HMC
1955
HMC
Living
Keith
Robert E.
1953
ENS
1955
ENS
Living
Kelly
Darold F.
1955
FN
1955
FN
Unknown
Kepley
George E.
1955
FA
1958
MM3
Unknown
Keplinger
Douglas A.
1952
1956
MM3
Living
Klee
Samuel R.
1955
EN2
1955
EN2
Living
Klingensmith
R. G.
1955
SA
1955
SA
Unknown
Kneifl
Jerome B.
1955
ENC
1955
ENC
Unknown
Kobycinski
A. M.
1955
SN
1955
SN
Unknown
Krygier
Joseph
1954
SA
1957
CS3
Living
Laboda
Matthew
1955
1955
EN2
Living
Lackey
Robert C.
1955
HM3
1955
HM3
Deceased
Lamare
Frank C.
1954
CS2
1955
CS1
Unknown
Lasauskas
William P.
1954
1LT USMC
1956
1LT USMC
Deceased
Lechaton
Michael
1953
FR
1957
EM2
Living
Lechmann
Virgil C.
1955
BMC
1955
BMC
Unknown
Lechner
Larry D.
1954
FN
1958
BT2
Living
Lewis
Robert A.
1954
ENFN
1955
EN3
Unknown
Lieurance
Floyd M.
1953
EM3
1955
EM1
Living
Liff
Donald E.
1953
SH3
1955
SH3
Living
Lighton
Paul G.
1955
ENS
1957
LTJG
Living
Lloyd
William M.
1955
SN
1956
BM1
Unknown
Loftus
John A.
1955
FN
1956
BT3
Unknown
Long
George B.
1955
ENS(SC)
1956
ENS
Living
Lorentsen
Fred J.
1953
SHSN
1957
SHSN
Living
Maher
Charles T.
1953
ENS
1955
ENS
Unconfirmed
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
McNamara
Dennis J.
1953
CS1
1956
CS1
Living
Meeks
Jess
1954
BM3
1955
BM2
Unknown
Mercer
Harrison V.
1955
BM2
1955
BM2
Unknown
Meredith
John L.
1955
GM2
1955
GM2
Unknown
Middlebrooks
Melvin L.
1954
SK1
1957
SK1
Deceased
Millen
Thomas H.
1955
ENS
1956
LTJG
Living
Miller
Carroll J.
1955
EN3
1955
EN3
Unknown
Miller
Charles E.
1955
FPC
1955
FPC
Unknown
Miller
James D.
1954
SA
1958
RM2
Living
Miller
Lawrence M.
1952
ELEC
1956
ELEC
Deceased
Minard
Donald E.
1955
BM2
1955
BM2
Unknown
Mink
Harold R.
1955
SA
1956
SN
Unknown
Mohn
Richard N.
1954
SA
1956
EN3
Unknown
Money
James E.
1955
BM2
1955
BM2
Unknown
Montgomery
S. Phelps
1954
ENS
1957
LTJG
Living
Mooney
James S.
1955
SR
1957
RM3
Living
Moore
Elvious E.
1954
CSC
1955
CSC
Deceased
Moore
Johnnie E.
1955
SA
1958
QM3
Living
Moore
Kenneth L.
1954
BM3
1963
BM1
Unknown
Morris
Billy K.
1955
SN
1959
RM3
Living
Morrison
Claude O.
1954
CDR
1955
CDR
Deceased
Morrissey
Richard
1955
PN2
1955
PN2
Unknown
Munger
Malcolm T.
1954
CAPT
1955
CAPT
Deceased
Murphy
R. T.
1955
SN
1955
SN
Unknown
Murphy
William R.
1955
PNSN
1955
PNSN
Unknown
Neimeyer
Arthur R.
1954
MM3
1955
MM2
Unknown
Nixon
Carl R.
1952
SN
1955
SN
Living
Oconnell
Thomas E.
1954
SA
1956
CS3
Unknown
Otten
Teddy W.
1953
CS3
1955
CS2
Living
Oviatt
Morris W.
1954
BM3
1955
BM3
Living
Paulsen
Carsten E.
1953
SN
1956
QM3
Living
Payne
Paul D.
1954
1955
FN
Living
Peck
Walter E.
1955
FP1
1956
FP1
Unknown
Pelfrey
Forrest H.
1954
FPFN
1956
FP2
Unknown
Penny
Andrew
1955
SA
1958
SN
Unknown
Peterson
Alton K.
1955
CHBOSN
1958
CWO2
Living
Peterson
Bryan W.
1955
GM2
1955
GM2
Unknown
Peterson
Theodore
1955
BOSUN
1956
BOSUN
Deceased
Pflueger
Arthur B.
1955
FA
1958
DC2
Living
Pierce
Ben E.
1954
ENS
1955
ENS
Living
Pietsch
Donald L.
1955
FN
1959
MR2
Living
Pittman
Sherill B.
1955
RMSN
1958
RM3
Living
Plante
Lawrence R.
1955
SA
1955
SA
Unknown
Platt
C. Keith
1954
SN
1955
SN
Living
Puindeville
F.
1955
SA
1955
SA
Unknown
Radke
Hubert M.
1955
LT(MC)
1956
LT(MC)
Deceased
Rector
Norwood H.
1955
FN
1958
BT3
Unknown
Reid
Jessie
1955
TN
1955
TN
Unknown
Reinhardt
W. E.
1953
FT3
1955
FT1
Unknown
Reynolds
Eugene W.
1955
EN3
1956
ENFN
Unknown
Rhinehardt
B. F.
1955
SN
1959
SH3
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
Risher
Quentin R.
1955
RD3
1956
RD3
Living
Romanovich
Andrew
1953
EMC
1955
EMC
Unknown
Romish
Louis C.
1955
1955
SA
Living
Ronek
Ronald J.
1953
SN
1955
QMSN
Unknown
Rotenberry
H. W.
1953
SA
1955
SN
Unknown
Rothenstine
Paul V.
1955
SA
1958
SN
Living
Royea
James L.
1954
SA
1956
EN3
Unknown
Rutledge
Donald M.
1955
SA
1958
SN
Unknown
Sales
Raymond E.
1954
SA
1956
FN
Unknown
Sanders
William A.
1955
SA
1956
SN
Unknown
Scherman
Ernest
1952
BM2
1958
BM1
Living
Schooley
Gary L.
1954
SN
1955
SN
Unknown
Schreiber
Donald L.
1954
ENS
1956
ENS
Unconfirmed
Seigel
Jerome J.
1955
SN
1957
PN2
Living
Sellers
Clarence
1953
1955
SH3
Living
Sese
Elias D.
1955
1956
TN
Living
Sessions
Jerry
1952
EN3
1955
EN2
Living
Shade
Harland
1955
1955
SA
Living
Shaughnessy
John M.
1955
ROSN
1956
RD3
Unknown
Shearl
James C.
1953
RM1
1955
RM1
Living
Shocket
Murray G.
1954
ENS(SC)
1955
ENS(SC)
Living
Silva
Ferdinand J.
1955
CS2
1957
CS2
Unknown
Simmons
N. J.
1955
SN
1955
SN
Unknown
Singleton
Clark
1955
GMG2
1964
GMG1
Living
Small
Frederick
1955
FA
1956
ENFN
Unknown
Smelts
Robert L.
1955
CSC
1955
CSC
Unknown
Smith
Elde W.
1955
HMC
1956
HMC
Unknown
Smith
Johnie M.
1955
EN1
1955
EN1
Unknown
Sondreal
John W.
1955
SA
1958
SN
Unknown
Spangler
Howard
1955
EN2
1956
EN2
Unknown
Spears
Ulysses
1955
1955
SA
Living
Stevens
Wayne F.
1953
SA
1955
SA
Deceased
Stewart
Robert L.
1955
SA
1955
SA
Unknown
Stinson
Henry C.
1952
S2C
1956
SN
Living
Sult
Walter E.
1955
BM1
1956
BM1
Living
Sweeney
James C.
1955
SN
1956
SK3
Unknown
Tapley
James T.
1955
BMSN
1956
BM3
Unknown
Taylor
Joseph P.
1955
GMC
1955
GMC
Unknown
Taylor
Linwood E.
1953
SA
1956
MM1
Living
Taylor
Robert M.
1955
RD3
1955
RD3
Unknown
Taylor
Sam
1955
SA
1958
MM2
Unknown
Tehan
Jon D.
1954
SA
1957
SM2
Living
Terry
Reginald R.
1955
SA
1956
SN
Unknown
Thomas
Howard L.
1955
BM3
1955
BM3
Unknown
Thomas
M. T.
1955
BM2
1956
BM2
Unknown
Tillman
Wayne
1954
BM3
1956
Unknown
Tomish
Joseph
1955
1955
RD2
Unknown
Toupin
Ernest J.
1955
ENS
1957
LTJG
Living
Tremper
Harry A.
1955
EN3
1955
EN3
Unknown
Trepte
Donald P.
1955
ENS
1958
LTJG
Deceased
Trettin
William C.
1952
CHCARP
1955
CHCARP
Deceased
Trojan
Frank M.
1953
SN
1956
BM3
Deceased
Tucker
Howard R.
1955
GMSN
1956
GMSN
Living
Urband
Howard T.
1955
ENS
1956
LTJG
Living
Urseth
Gordon L.
1955
1956
ENFN
Living
Vail
Harry
1955
EN3
1955
EN3
Unknown
Vander Well
Lester N.
1954
SN
1957
YN3
Living
Vandyke
Richard M.
1954
SA
1955
SN
Unknown
Vann
John H.
1955
SN
1956
SN
Unknown
Vanta
Jose A.
1955
TA
1955
TA
Unknown
Vaughn
Dale D.
1954
SA
1956
RD3
Living
Wade
Lewis C.
1955
ENS
1956
LTJG
Living
Wallace
John D.
1955
ENS
1957
LTJG
Living
Warms
Donald E.
1953
QMC
1955
QMC
Living
Warrick
Robert J.
1955
SN3
1956
SH3
Unknown
Weaver
Merrill E.
1953
SA
1955
SN
Unknown
Wehmeyer
A. R.
1955
ENFA
1958
ENFN
Unknown
West
Donald C.
1954
BM2
1956
BM2
Unknown
White
John B.
1955
BM3
1955
BM3
Unknown
White
Robert
1954
TA
1955
TN
Unknown
Whyno
Peter P.
1952
BM3
1955
BM3
Living
Wilcox
Robert W.
1954
FPFN
1956
FOP3
Unknown
Williams
Leonard H.
1955
BM3
1956
BMSN
Unknown
Williams
Paul R.
1955
FA
1955
FA
Unknown
Wilson
Aubrey F.
1954
BM3
1963
BM1
Unknown
Wilson
James G.
1953
ENS
1955
LTJG
Living
Wittwer
John R.
1954
SA
1956
SM3
Unknown
Wood
Donald W.
1954
SA
1955
FN
Unknown
Wood
Warren H.
1955
GM1
1958
GM1
Living
Wright
James
1954
QM1
1955
QM1
Unknown
Yarnall
Marlin J.
1952
SA
1956
SN
Living
Yeager
Dale A.
1955
SFM1
1957
SFM1
Living
Young
George L.
1955
SN
1956
SN
Unknown
Young
William J.
1955
FN
1956
EM3
Missing
Zerby
John C.
1955
ET3
1957
ET3
Unknown

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