The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Nimble (MSO 459). Please keep in mind that this list does only include records of people who submitted their information for publication on this website. If you also served aboard and you remember one of the people below you can click on the name to send an email to the respective sailor. Would you like to have such a crew list on your website?
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There are 20 crew members registered for the USS Nimble (MSO 459).
|Tiffany, Doug / Ping Jockey Or Sheep Herder||E-6 / SO-1||Sep 10, 1956 – Aug 1, 1960||Operations||Was on board for two Med Cruises and a North Sea Minesweep Operation. Was involved in and found, by sonar, a nuclear weapon jetisoned by an aircraft off the coast of Florida in '58. A great little ship. I even have a model of her. Red Skies at Nig|
|Meckay, Richard F.||LTJG||Feb 28, 1957 – Feb 28, 1960||Have great memories of our years on the NIMBLE. I'm retired in Kerrville, Tex.|
|Sickenberger, Edward||FN---EN3||Mar 10, 1959 – May 15, 1962||Engineman||Would like some picture if anyone has any,of the crew.I enjoy being on the ship.This is my address RR1 Box 210 IMler P.a. 16655 or call 814 239 2336 Thank you.|
|Houze, Ronald||SN||Oct 1959 – Aug 1961||Deck||Came onboard from the USS BOLD MSO 421 worked as deck hand as as cook with Parker, and Hudson. Many experiences during my tour.|
|Kuehl, Donald "Red"||Radarman 2 (RD2)||May 1962 – Jun 1965||Operations (CIC)||'62 FL MDLab, NATO/Canadian Exer., Cuban Missle Crisis Patrol Windward Pass., Med. in '63. Remember "George-the-Seadog" mascot? Names Avant and Poole are familiar. Looking for Bob Bryant SO2 from MA. Live in MN!|
|Pogue, Richard||E-4||Oct 1963 – Oct 20, 1967|
|Avant, Phil||bm3||Oct 4, 1963 – Oct 1966||deck division||I served on nimble 3 years had great ship mates and friendswould like to hear from any of you i am retired and live in florida on lake okeechobee|
|Rybkiewicz, Denis||ETR2||Jun 1964 – Mar 1966||84||Stationed at MOTU-10 Electronic repair shop Charleston, SC transferred to USS Nimble for med-cruise and B52 crash clean-up. Great crew and ship. I will never forget the experience and crew.|
|Steele, Lowell (Bob)||RM2||Jun 26, 1964 – Aug 27, 1965||Operations/Communications|
|Baier, Joe||RD2||Aug 1964 – Jun 24, 1967||Operations CIC||I have many fond memories especially the 66 Med cruise when searched for the bomb.I remember many of those that I served with especially Fred Nutter ( KIA). I am now living in PA. Phone # 484-571-8123|
|Gibbs, Charles||Nov 4, 1964 – Oct 2, 1966||deck hand||was on nimble in 66 looking for a bomb off spain also covered space shots in 1965 dont remember all crew capt black was skipper i remember yeo medina and poole would like to contact|
|Medina, Victor||YN3||Feb 15, 1965 – Jul 1, 1966||Deck Force and Ship's Office||What a great ship & crew! I was one of the Deck Apes before becoming assigned to ship's office with YN2 Rufus Poole. XO was LT John Black, CO was Giles... what great guys. Med Cruise in 66. Living in Corpus Christi 361-881-3815|
|Mullen, Rod||STG3||Jun 20, 1965 – Aug 11, 1966||I remember most of the crew at this time, George Biles was the C.O. We took part in the A-bomb search near Palmares, Spain. I went to the area on the Sagacity and returned to the Nimble when it reported to the area. Currently retired in Mora, Mn.|
|Sullivan, Jim Sully||en||Jun 1966 – Nov 1967||eng||great memories.swede ,cole, petersen,wickham,ieler,ladonio,and the phantom shiter,cook|
|Philip, Schaming||ETN2||Jul 6, 1967 – May 12, 1968||Operations||Cruise to Spain was interrupted by Cdr. Bluin's getting the screws caught in refueling lines. Remember Brown, Nonnenmacher, Tritt and Bill Hollman. Great crew. Look me up: http://phil.schaming.us|
|Hicks, William||em3||Sep 1967 – Nov 1971||Em|
|Babineau, Ron||RM3||Nov 1968 – May 1970||My 1st active duty station. Good boat ... good crew. Started as deck ape E3, passed test for RM ... RM2 C. Ken Sharpe, Jim "Peaches" ? RD Roddy Shumpert, RD Nonnemacher, Ltjg Steele, LtCmdr J.B. McKinney, XO LArry Eisenhower?|
|Imboden, Jim||ETN2||Feb 1969 – Nov 1970||Communications||I was a part of the decommissioning crew.|
|Pinkard, Dennis||ENS||Jan 29, 1970 – Sep 29, 1970||DCA||Cut my teeth on Nimble. Became sea detail OD through the long sea detail required in-out of Charleston, SC. The ship was decomissioned shortly after I left in late Sep 70 for diving school at Washington Navy Yard.|
|Dalton, Gerard||LCDR||May 1970 – Nov 1970||co|
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