Kiosk Project


We are striving to create a digital library full of the lives and legacy’s of the USS Yorktown Crewmember’s. Ensuring that our history lives on, starts with memorializing and honoring the lives of those who have served. 


Completed Bios


to discover


If you or a loved one is a crewmember of the USS Yorktown, please submit the form towards the bottom of this page.

It is an honor and privilege to be a part of ensuring the legacy of our USS Yorktown American Heroes.

On February 16, 1944 the planes of the Yorktown were involved in the battle of Truk Island. Smokey was ready but the night before he commented to his wingman,
"they'll never take me alive."

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LT. Elisha T. Stover’s Bio

The last ship he commanded as captain that held a special place in his heart - USS Yorktown (CV-10). He joined her at commissioning and proved to be a tenacious, competitive and inspiring leader.

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Capt. Joseph James Clark’s bio

Before you complete the form below, check the list at left to see if you or your crew member has a biographry on the kiosk.

New Kiosk Entry

Fill out this form for yourself or a beloved crewmember to be included in the kiosk. The association has final authority on the content and can make any necessary edits should they be needed for public viewing.
  • Any information describing your job aboard the ship, a story you remember during your service, where you went to high school/college, what you did after retirement, even about children. Anything that is important in memorializing your service or that of your loved one.
  • Accepted file types: jpg.