Where Can You Find the Crew List of the USS Saratoga?


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A partial list of the crew of the USS Saratoga VII, the final Navy ship in the Saratoga series, can be found on the website navybuddies.com. The crew lists on this website include name, rank, period of service, division and remarks.

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According to the USS Saratoga Association website, the Saratoga VI launched in October 1955 and was in service until it was decommissioned in August 1994. The ship's crew did several cruises in the Mediterranean, served during the Vietnam War and participated in both Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm. During the Vietnam War, over 15,000 combat missions were accomplished. Tragedy struck when seven crew members died in a fire during a Mediterranean tour in January 1971. Twenty-one more crew members died in a ferry sinking near Haifa, Israel, in December 1990. Several pilots and aircraft were also lost during the Vietnam War.

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