The USS Inaugural Replacement Crew

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is a list of the men who served aboard the Inaugural as replacements after World War II had ended.  Many shipmates have a link on their name and/or  photos:  click them for supplemental information about that particular shipmate.

 

 

Ratings/Ranks - describes the duties of sailors in the different ranks

Pay Grades - shows how grades determined how much the sailors were paid

 

 

Post-War Additions / Replacements

(arranged by date they came aboard)

 

Name Then Recent Rank Dates On AM-242
Joseph E. Lawrence     CMoMM 08/21/45 - ??/??/??
Joseph E. Madura     QM3c 08/21/45 - 11/24/45
Pasquale P. LaFace     RM2c 08/21/45 - 11/07/45
Charles H. Williams     RT3c 10/20/45 - 12/27/45
Orlin L. Brewer     F1c 10/20/45 - 07/11/46
Gerald F. Botticher     F2c 10/20/45 - 12/27/45
Glenn J. Hoff     S2c 10/20/45 - 07/22/46
Lincoln E. Hunt     S2c 10/20/45 - 07/22/46
Archie L. Backlin S2c 10/20/45 - 07/11/46
Claude W. Welch     SoM1c 10/20/45 - 11/07/45
Eugene Von Gohren     RT3c 10/20/45 - 10/25/45
Willis M. Lorch     Ens. 11/16/45 - 08/15/46
William J. Coggins     HA1c 11/17/45 - 12/27/45
Harwood Spaulding     Ens. 11/18/45 - 12/27/45
Ray E. Dalton     MoMM3c 11/21/45 - 12/27/45
Lloyd H. Love     MoMM3c 11/21/45 - 03/02/46
Alvin B. Sparks     MoMM2c 11/21/45 - 02/11/46
August E. Bennett     StM3c 11/22/45 - 08/13/46
Robert C. Hahn     SM2c 11/22/45 - 02/11/46
David B. Smith     MoMM2c 11/22/45 - 09/09/46
Louis F. Accurso     SF3c 11/22/45 - 04/28/46
Robert L. Green     F1c 11/22/45 - 08/14/46
Charles R. Davis     BM2c 11/22/45 - 09/09/46
Jess A. Gonzales     F1c 11/22/45 - 08/14/46
John M. Passman     F2c 11/22/45 - 12/27/45
William F. White     Ens. 11/24/45 - ??/??/??
D. Richardson     RM1c 11/26/45 - ??/??/??
S. R. Baird     RM2c 11/26/45 - ??/??/??
Robert E. Lusk     S1c 12/07/45 - 02/14/46
Giles W. Berg     S2c 12/07/45 - 07/06/46
Daniel L. Benjamin     S2c 12/07/45 - 07/11/46
Edward F. McCann     S1c 12/07/45 - 04/16/46
Ernest J. Bolish     S2c 12/07/45 - 07/11/46
Thomas M. Cunningham     Ens. 12/08/45 - 08/01/46
Donald E. Schwendemann     Lt. 12/12/45 - ??/??/??
Robert J. Lewis     Lt. 12/28/45- ??/??/??
John R. Schell     RM2c 02/19/46 - 04/24/46
John L. F. Biggs     S2c 02/23/46 - 05/15/46
Hilmer P. Hermann     S2c 02/23/46 - 04/02/46
Herbert L. Kay     S1c 02/23/46 - 04/02/46
Ernest E. Lord     S1c 02/23/46 - 06/04/46
James E. McHann     S1c 02/23/46 - 03/30/46
Ernest L. Minyard     S1c 02/23/46 - 03/30/46
Guadalupe V. Villegas     S2c 02/23/46 - 04/15/46
Idus D. Gage     GM2c 02/25/46 - 04/02/46
Buford Kenneth L. Holder     S1c 02/26/46 - 04/02/46
Paul A. Cooter     S2c 03/01/46 - 08/14/46
William P. Hawk     S2c 03/01/46 - 07/29/46
Paul O. Knipe     CMoMM 03/01/46 - 08/13/46
Orville E. Kuiken     SC1c 03/01/46 - ??/??/??
Henry V. Hodges     GM3c 04/18/46 - 09/09/46
Patrick H. Klutts     S1c 04/22/46 - 06/04/46
Anderson J. Williams     S1c 04/22/46 - 09/09/46
Jack L. Degges     Cox 04/24/46 - ??/??/??
Fred N. Suggs     S2c 04/25/46 - ??/??/??
Robert L. Williams     S1c 04/30/46 - 09/09/46
Peter P. Loewen     S2c 04/30/46 - 08/24/46
Thomas S. Simpson     StM2c 04/30/46 - 09/09/46
Claude E. Staton     GM1c 04/30/46 - ??/??/??
Buster Treadaway     SLC 04/30/46 - 06/27/46
Calvin M. Owens     S1c 05/03/46 - 07/06/46
Robert C. Fisher     S1c 05/03/46 - ??/??/??
Charles M. Stephens     S1c 05/03/46 - ??/??/??
Coyle L. Davis     S2c 05/04/46 - 07/29/46
Harlie F. Allen     S1c 05/07/46 - 07/22/46
Melvin A. Sallee     StM2c 05/13/46 - 09/09/46
Lloyd G. Blake     SM3c 05/21/46 - 08/24/46
Fred L. Hatke     ETM3c 06/10/46 - 07/29/46
Richard L. Vail     F2c 06/10/46 - 07/22/46
Hoyte S. Whitley     S1c 07/02/46 - 09/09/46
Edward F. Vitt     S2c 07/02/46 - 07/29/46
Ramon R. Colmer     RdM3c 07/06/46 - 07/29/46
Galen O. Ballard     CMoMM 07/12/46 - 09/06/46
Steve A. Franko     Cox 07/12/46 - 09/09/46
Donald B. Piper     S1c 07/12/46 - 07/29/46
Noel S. Kohr Jr.     S1c 07/13/46 - ??/??/??
Eugene M. Pottratz     S2c 07/13/46 - 08/14/46
Walter F. Patton     S1c 07/13/46 - 08/14/46
Joseph Gilbert     GM2c 07/15/46 - 09/09/46
Raymond Jones     S1c 07/17/46 - 09/09/46
Charles S. Pierce     S1c 07/27/46 - 08/14/46
Harold R. Faucon     S1c 07/27/46 - 08/14/46
Owen H. Pretty Weasel Jr.     S1c 07/27/46 - 08/14/46
Charles H. Van Dorselaer     CBM 07/31/46 - 09/09/46
Charles L. Thomas     F1c 08/01/46 - 08/14/46
Jack D. Stromberge     F1c 08/01/46 - 08/14/46
William F. Belcher     S1c 08/07/46 - 09/09/46
Alec Q. Hooks     S1c 08/07/46 - 09/09/46
Kenneth A. Hill     S1c 08/08/46 - 09/09/46
Felix E. Porter     S1c 08/08/46 - 08/15/46
William E. Earley     S1c 08/09/46 - 09/09/46
Walter G. Nale     S1c 08/09/46 - 09/09/46
Harold G. Sims     SM3c 08/09/46 - 08/24/46
Edward M. Fennell     Cox 08/13/46 - 09/09/46
David B. Dunivant     Y3c 08/14/46 - 09/09/46
Don A. Rusby     CM2c 08/27/46 - 09/09/46
Henry A. Scott Jr.     QM2c 08/27/46 - 09/07/46
James O. Hopper     QM3c 08/28/46 - ??/??/??
George N. Berard     CBM 08/28/46 - 09/09/46
Orville E. Kuiken     SC1c 08/29/46 - 09/09/46
Theodore R. Cutshaw Jr.     S1c 08/30/46 - 09/09/46
Frank W. Smith     S1c 08/30/46 - 09/09/46
Frank Rotkewicz     SM3c 08/31/46 - 09/09/46
Jesse M. Wilson     S1c 09/07/46 - 09/09/46

 

 

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