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USS Coral Sea Tribute Site
CONTRIBUTORS

~ Many thanks to all shipmates, family members and Coral Sea friends that have helped make this site great! ~

Don Saddler - FDR cover. FDR keel story. Aircraft carrier modernization information
Andrew Toppan - Permission to mirror his USS Coral Sea scrapping story
James Corder - Story about the deck plates shaking at flank speed
John Holcomb - Info on scrapping picture. Info on keel name
Kevin Burke - Details on several mishap stories
Randy Kelso - Stories, stories and stories. Some great pictures too!
Tom Ingalls - Stories
Erni Nehlich - Stories
Don Beck - Stories
Veryl Champine - Stories
Tony Benicewicz - Scrapping information and Scrap Yard photo's and now honorary crew member
David Taylor - Stories
Al Matthews - Stories
Rich Carson - Photograph's, stories & information
Kerry L. Ellis - Scrap Yard owner. Some great photo's and a great person towards all the Coral Sea "nuts" that have come to his yard over the years
Kerry R. Ellis - Scrap Yard owner. Some great photo's and a great person towards all the Coral Sea "nuts" that have come to his yard over the years
Steve Turner - Expert advice on the USS Coral Sea. Scrapping information, tour of hulk & help with srapping captions
F. Colmenero - Stories
Ron Greene - Stories
Peggy Hoffman - Photograph's
Jack Noble - Stories
Michael Fox - Photograph's & information
Larry Lister - Stories
Steve Dumovich - Stories
Jack H. Milliway - Visitor information
Pat Quinn - Picture information
Ervin Beekman - Stories
Bob Colvin - Corrections
Stephen Peterson - Stories, Info & Photograph's
Mike Robertson - Stories
Walt "The Salt" Hardy, Jr. - Stories & Photograph's
Lyle Howard - Stories
Claude Navarrette, Jr. - Stories
Jerry Dempsy - Stories
Daniel Sauceda - Stories & Photograph's
Steven "C" Kelsey - Stories & Photograph's
Al Kleveno - Stories & Photograph's
Chuck Bell - Stories & Photograph's
Ted Lavoot - Stories
Joel Lanley - Information
Dick Shrewsbury - Stories
Andrew Desautels - Information and Photograph's
Ray Travis - Information
Don Hulik - Stories & Information
Fred Day - Stories & Information
Paul Watson - Stories
Robert "Red" Cooper - Pictures & Stories
Barney Elletson - Pictures
Joe Radigan - Pictures
Randy Romine - Donated full use of his web page material
Johnny Wilson - Stories
Jack Dillon - Paintings
Rod Leathery - Pictures
Karl Routson - USS Iowa letter, pictures
Jim Hawk - Stories
Jeffrey Cardozo - Stories
Robert St. John - Stories
Rudy Friederich - Many inputs from the Aircraft Carrier Study Group
John Harris - Pictures
John Newlin - Pictures
H.R. "Jim" Curry, Collections Manager, National Museum of Naval Aviation - Pictures
Clint Cox - Research, pictures and stories
John Trucco - MIA Story
Rick LaFlam - Pictures
Rick Pletcher - Pictures
Gary Wiley - Stories & Information
Charles Gallo - Information
Paul Basso - Stories
Larry Eldridge - Stories
Richard Pletcher - Pictures
Thomas L. Thompson Jr. - Stories
Frank Norris - Picture correction
Denver Anderson - Stories
Jim Farquhar - Stories
Ernest Lee - Audio Tape
Joe Brinone - Pictures
David Murray - Pictures
Clint Cox - Pictures
Bob Dress - Pictures, pictures and more pictures
Frank Norris - Correction
Dean Dingler - Loaned cruise book and 33 RPM record
Ron Compton - Correction
Mike Brophy - Pictures
Jeff Johnson - Pictures
William Vanderteems - Correction
Mary Kay Dressler - Stories
Bill Ravgiala - Stories and pictures
Jack Brennan - Stories
Kay Chamberlin - Stories
R. Miller - Correction
Fredrick B. Knoesel - Information
JJ Dooling - Information and stories
Hank Porter - Correction
Terry Hauck - Pictures, information and stories
Mike Brophy - Pictures and information
Jack Lawler - Correction
Stephan Tardif - Pictures
Frank Morneault - Information and stories
Bob Kurtz - Pictures and stories
Hank Vezina - Pictures and stories
Mike Brown - Pictures and information
Sandy Nesbit Money - Pictures
Ed Hatton - Pictures
Jon Kusler - Story
Ron Sofge - Pictures
Karl A. Schnack - Information
Steve Gorek - Information
Mal Brown - Story
Steven Vroman - Information
Donald H. Palmer - Story
Michael Delaney - Stories and pictures
Matt Voight - Stories and information
James Wasson - Stories and pictures
Henry J. Rausch, Jr. - Stories and information
Robert P. Hampton - Stories
Joe "Red" Mulkern - Pictures
Hank Vezina - Loaned cruise book, pictures and information
Mark Swisher - Information, stories and pictures
David Herron - Information, stories and pictures
Harry Wiseley - Correction, Pictures and information
Daniel Spahn - Correction
Thomas D. Simmons - Correction
Bill Ravgiala, Jr. - Pictures and information
Steve Clark - Pictures and stories
Steve Dunbar - Pictures
Dean Swanson - Stories
Ralph D. Irons - Stories
John E. Koleszar - Stories
Joel Jaudon - Stories
Bob Scott - Stories
Harry T. Kelley, Jr - Stories
Hap Litzell - Information
B. Flink - Stories
Mike Chlebowski - Pictures, information and stories
Mike Scrogham - Stories
Edward R. Burkhardt - Stories
Jeff Uphoff - Pictures and stories
Paul Garner - Pictures
SidneyC. Dockery Jr. - Stories and corrections
Joe Policastro - Stories
Grady Pittman - Stories
Chuck Huber - Link
Ed Rogers - Pictures and Stories
James Stanley & Matt Landry - Pictures
Marty Gonzales - Pictures
W.T. Larkins - Pictures
Dave from F-111.net - Information and pictures
John E. Koleszar - Information
Bob Scott - Stories
Joel Jaudon - Stories
Fred Redeker - Pictures
Dawna Salazar/Gary O. Hogan - Pictures
D. Kurtz - Information
Dr. Jay M. Roth, PhD - Information
Rob Mooney - Pictures
Charles Engen - Stories
Tom Pokora - Pictures
Ray Haas - Pictures and Stories
R.S. Jackson - Information
Pete Clayton - Pictures, information and so much more
Richard J. Gilinsky - Stereo recordings
Jim Long - Stories
Caesar D. Sone - Stories
Joel R. Flores - Information
Chuck Schoen - Information
Dan Leblanc Jr. - Story
Rich MacEachern - Picture
Frank Ilse - Ships Model
Doug Smith - Pictures
Mrs M.Scott Peterson - American Legion F-4
Robert McCloud - American Legion F-4
James Patton - Correction
William Peterson - Pictures
Walt Darran - Story
Ralph Simmons - Loaned cruise book
Earl Neall - Pictures, photo albums, cruise books and more
Moe Wadle - Pictures and information
Tom Jackson Sr. - Pictures
Max Presnal - Pictures
David C. Nilsen - Pictures and corrections
Jerry Hallstrom - Stories
Jim Kohler - Pictures
Gordon Zehrung - Pictures
Brian M. Walker - Pictures
Errol Reilly - Correction
Scot D. Wells - Stories
Lloyd Becker - Stories
Pat Schwall - Stories
David Stair - Stories
Jim Slagle - Stories & Pictures
Angelo Cerniglia - Pictures
Patrick Carley - Pictures
Jim Sloan - Pictures
Jack Brennan - Stories
Chuck Wothke - Stories
Jerry Hollie - Pictures
Chuck Cavanaugh - Pictures
James Botello - Stories
Marc Pradignac - Information
Albert Bodt - Stories
Ed Shimko - Pictures
Denis Howard - Stories
Michael Donegan - Drawing
Bob Prescott - Stories
Brian J. Strupith - Stories
Dan Whitaker - Pictures
Stephen Caton - Stories
Don Ray - Information
Thomas Costanzo - Information
Troy Prince - Information, pictures, stories, research, help
Clarence Cassler - Information
Bruce Swander - Information
Sean Whyte - Artwork
Kathy Gendreau - Streaming Video
Eric Corbett - Correction
Bob Loving - Pictures and information
Bruce Baker - Flight Sim download and pictures
Tommy L. Wright - Information
Bill Burgle - Correction
Jay Stedcke - Information
Pat Carty - Updates
Dan Veargason - Pictures
Ed Shaw - Pictures
Sid "Doc" Dockery - Pictures
Steve McAllister - Pictures
Mont Montaco - Pictures, stories and information
Lee Fuselier - Stories
Terry L Peterson - Photo collection
William 'BUCKY' Schuster - Stories
Dick Sigurdson - Pictures
John C. Holtz - Pictures
Dan Grant - Story
Marty Flick - Stories, Pictures and information
Steve Borkowski - Story
Mike Mappin - Corrections & Stories
Tom Simmons - Corrections
Rich Girard - Corrections
Mike Brown - Pictures
Todd Davis - Pictures and information
Rich Stedman - Picture
Sean Keenan - Pictures
Eric W. Corbett - Corrections
Jack Lawler, Jr. - Pictures
Michal Klaver - Pictures
Stephen Donelson - Story
Peter Morris & Manuel Morris - Pictures
Jack McMahan - Pictures
Carl Jacobs - Pictures
John Jones - Pictures
Lewis Homme - Pictures
Clarence Cassler - Pictures and information
George Chamberlain - Information
Jim Morin - Story
Mike Benjamin - Story
Chuck Doughdrill - Story
Jonathan King - Story
David Vanderhoof - Correction
Gordon Zehrung - Pictures
Chris Lynch - Pictures
Bob Davis - Pictures
Chuck May - Pictures
Lawrence L. Lyford - NavAir Lakehurst - Information
Mike Ward - Audio files, information, stories, site help
James Taylor - Story
John Lyons - Stories and Pictures
Brade Lane - Pictures and correction
Bill Penewit - Pictures
Bob Styger - Information
Donald Joseph - Information
Jim Daigneau, Chip Williamson - Stories
John Ranson - Correction
Joe Pasalich - Correction
Ray Johnson - Artwork, Pictures & information
Joe Andrews - Stories
Glenn Willis - Correction
Benjamin Romero - Correction
Major Bynum, Jr. - Correction
Noonie Fortin - Correction
Ed Burkhardt - Memorabilia
Brian Tipsword - Correction
Warren Luck - Information
Gary Schreffler - Videos, Story, pictures
John H. Ranson - Information
Joseph Rock - Information
Bill Bowers - Pictures & Information
Joe Pasalich - Information
Larry Stone - Information
Gary Bock - Information
Bill Kimpston - Information
Glenn Horlacher - Information
Richard Tobin - Pictures
Darrell Young - Pictures, Stories
John Russell - Stories
Joe Ballard - Stories
Charlie Williamson - Stories
Scott Miller - Pictures, Stories
Terry Goldfarb - Stories
Judy Orvis - Pictures
Bruce Gerber - Pictures, Information, Stories
Tom Mitchell - Story
Bill Willis - Pictures
Seattle Branch of the National Archives - Tracy White - Pictures
John Gramlick - Stories
Steve Stinnett - Stories
Sandy Sears - Pictures
David Huber - Videos
John Valdez - Pictures
Ron Entwisle - Pictures
Bill Rushworth - Stories
Boyce C. Rogers - Information
Ted Hills - Stories
Benjamin Romero - Stories
Bob Gill - Stories
Brad Deegan - Stories
Fred P. Akins - Stories
Joe Land - Pictures & Stories
Bruce Henion - Pictures, Stories, Information
J.F. Vescelius - Correction
Robert Walkley - Correction
John McCuen - Stories
Mark Gadomski - Pictures
Harold L. Eckardt - Pictures
Larry Lindsey - Information
Sean Keenan - Pictures
John Reifenberger - Pictures
Javier Rodríguez - Iberian Spotters - Pictures
Susan Breed - Cruise Book Donation
Jay Henning - Pictures
John Russell - Pictures
Ken Schmitz - Information
W.B. Cox - Information
Bob Thompson - Story
Vincent A. DeSena - Story
Garland Banks - Pictures
Richard Rielley - Pictures
Pete Mclain - Pictures
James Waldron - Pictures & Stories
Larry Carl - Information
Bob Springgate - Pictures
Jerry Hart - Story
John Holland - Story
Richard Petrucelli - Story
Christopher L. Buehler - Pictures
Wai-Hong Lee - Information
James Shaefer - Pictures
John Baxter - Pictures
JC Manevy - Pictures
Ted Hillis - Pictures & Memorabilia
Tom Jackson - Correction
Ed Medlin - Story
George Wallace Irvin - Story
Gerald Davis - Pictures
Ed Kenny - Pictures
Sam Turner - Pictures
Peter Whelan - Pictures
Dale Waba- Story
Kent Damon- Story
William Fury - Correction
David Timmons - Videos
Duane Edmundson - Story
Scott Smith - Correction
Norm Palosky - Pictures
Jerry Southerland- Pictures
Dale Smith - Pictures
Bill Freckleton - Pictures & Story
Charlie Smith- Story
John Mittler - Pictures
Pascal - Pictures
Jim Doil - Story & Pictures
Barrie MacLeod - Correction & Pictures
Rick Graff - Pictures
Bill Moore - Pictures
Steven Moyers- Pictures
John Vecero - Article
Ron Crouch - Pictures
Del Abercrombie- Story
Ken Christiansen- Pictures
Art Gall - Pictures
Ken Lyon - Pictures & Stories
Leslie Withrow - Pictures
Peter Kulczyk - Pictures
George Waldron - Stories
Ron Kibler - Stories
Pete Campo- Stories
Bob McManus- Stories
Dan Murphy - Information
Guy Dunbar - Pictures
Rich Girard - Pictures
Ray Malkiewicz - Pictures
Jack McBride - Information
John Baxter - Pictures
Rufus Foshee - Pictures & Stories
Wal Nelowkin - Pictures
Jim Goodwin - Pictures
Allie Buckingham - Picture
Wil Branstrup - Picture, Pamphlets
Tom Powell - Picture
Harry DoBell - Story
Thomas McNulty - Pictures
Tony Peters - Pictures
Bob Skelton - Story
Wally Elgert - Information
Tom Price - Information
Glenn Stimets- Pictures
Marc-Eric Minard- Pictures
John Dillon- Pictures
Jerry Shafer- Pictures
James D. Rumpf- Pictures
Mike Walker- Pictures
Bill Ridgeway- Pictures
Don Hates- Pictures & News Clippings
Stephen Barette- Pictures
Michael Boyes- Story
Joe Pasalich- Information
Dennis Dougherty - Story
Steven Yowell- Stories
Forrest L. Zetterberg- Stories
Shelby Gaul- Pictures
Bob McGowan- Correction
Richard Smith- Pictures
Mike Dee- Information
Clarence Cassler- Information
Manual Lopez Jr.- Pictures
Hugh Hulse- Picture
Mike O'Donoghue- Information
Richard Evans- Pictures
Richard McCauley- Pictures
Doug Riach- Pictures
Mitch Lind- Pictures
Don DeKoker- Story
Ed Solomonson - Trivia
Michael Rutherford - Story
Robert Hampton- Story & Pictures
Derick Hartshorn- Picture
Loretta Windsor- Information
Harold Ballenger-
R.W. Tucker - Story
Dan Gracie - Story
Tim Shalk - Pictures
Bob Nicholas - Story
Fred Cavalli, Jr. - Story & Pictures
Don Shirley - Pictures & Story
Terry Stroth - Picture
Kurt Mansfield - Ship Model
Mike Campbell - Pictures
Mike Lennon - Pictures
Michael Boyes - Pictures
Dana W. Carrier - Correction
Joe Harrison - Pictures
Roger Kriegshauser - Pictures
Peter Berryman - Artwork
Manny Schaal - Pictures
Bill Warman - Information
Kristian Timmons - Pictures
Jerry DeGayner - Story
Bill Dombkowski - Pictures
James Lockard - Pictures
Chris Arnold - Pictures
Dewey Williams - Pictures
Paul Critton - Pictures
Donn Behl - Pictures
Miguel Vargas-Caba - Correction
Gary Cooksey - Pictures
Bob Wiringa - Pictures
John Ranson - Pictures
Jennifer Buckner - Pictures
Oscar E. Green - Information
Cindy Mammon - Story
Ron Payne - Pictures
Lou Casale - Information
Jack Kirby - Correction
Matthew Tanner - Picture
Michael Willmann - Pictures
Johnnie Eubanks - Picture
Dave Morehead - Picture
Patrick Salazar - Picture
Gregory Washer - MUC Letter
Steve Borkowski - Pictures
Commander Jim Waldron - Story
Donald Arata - Pictures
Donald Arata - Pictures
Charlie Jefferson - Pictures
Charles Loss - Pictures
Mike R. Jackson - Picture
El Hombre - Pictures
Shane Derby - Pictures
Terry Pruett - Information
Richard S. Wood - Information
Margaret Kincannon - Information
Paul Harris - Picture
Rich Freitas - Information
Ron Querry - Picture
Patrick Martinez - Information
Wallis Mason - Information
Antonio Zugan - Pictures
Brian Hannah/span> - Pictures