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USS Gato (SSN 615) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Gato (SSN 615). 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 152 crew members registered for the USS Gato (SSN 615).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1971 | 1972 – 1980 | 1981 – 1989 | 1990 – now

English, WoodyMM3Jan 1, 1981 – Aug 1, 1984AUXGreetings from Alabama! All the best.
Luna, DaveET2/SSJan 18, 1981 – Jan 1983NAV/OPS
Slemons, PetermmMar 16, 1981 – Jan 1, 1983a gangwork for ford & dodge now in fl
Brooks, DavidHM3/SSApr 1981 – Apr 1983I still can look back with pride at my time on the Gato. A "nonqual" for our Med Cruise, Qualified for Unitas and South America. I left the boat for a special program for junior Corpsman. Thanks for the memorizes!
McDonald, MikeMM1/SSApr 1981 – Apr 1985MM/ELTGood times on the Gato! 25 years later, life is still good! Married to the same person, Janice. Grown kids and grandkids. Live in Western Colorado, love the outdoors. Program Manager for MACTEC Rad division. email me!
Gabriel, RobertMM2/SS/DVJun 1981 – Aug 1985ELT
Youngclaus, David / YoungsterSTS3 (SS)Jun 1981 – Jan 6, 1984SONAR / WEAPONSMed Run twice. Unitus and jumped the equator. Great crew
Peters, NickSTS2(SS)Sep 1981 – Dec 3, 1981SONAR!Not many US Army Soldiers wore Dolphins in Iraq, but I am one of them
Sukeforth, ScottDec 1981 – Dec 1985Nuke, now in Florida
Valli, RobertET2(SS)Feb 1982 – Oct 1985RCBack when we all were young!!!
Cimadon, MikeET2/SSApr 4, 1982 – Feb 15, 1984Forward ETLooking back at my times onboard the Gato, they were some of the best times of my young life, saw the world, learned my trade, and more importantly learned some life skills taught nowhere else. Thanks Ken Lee & the crew!
Cline, Tracy (Tj)ET1(SS)Jun 20, 1982 – May 16, 1986RC
Brown, RonFR - MMI (SS)Sep 1982 – Aug 1987A-GangRetired in 1998 from the USS RHODE ISLAND SSBN-740 (G) Live in St. Marys Ga still married to the same woman Sue for 33years have 2 grown daughters and 1 Grandson and 3 Grand Daughters. E-mail me:
Russell, MichaelMS2(SS)Mar 1983 – Mar 1985Mess/SupplyGood to see some of my shipmates here. The Black Cat was the best!
Davis, JeffFTG1Mar 17, 1983 – Aug 1989ST/FT
Mitchell, William "Mitch"IC3/SSApr 25, 1983 – Apr 15, 1987IC & perma-deck3 kids, an engineering degree from PSU, oh how fast 19 years past me by! Hope all my shipmates had as good of life as I had! Wags, Connor, Rusty, Johnny G, CPO Krupa, Mac, hey Dollar you still fat? ha ha
Bruckner, Werner (Brucks)ET1 (SS/DV)May 1983 – Nov 1989ETGreat times and memories. Set me straight for the rest of my career. Thanks chief Frey and chief McCarthy. Retired 2003, ETCM (SS/SW/DV)
Conner, JohnMay 1, 1983 – Jul 12, 1985Deck/QMOkay, just because I was the youngest, didn't really mean I couldn't go back to the reactor area. lol.
Robert, McNemarE-61984 – 1988
Brodie, Burnie profile iconMM2Feb 1984 – May 9, 1988A GangTruly miss the guys from A Gang, backbone of the forward teams. Also, Liberty with the bros will be relationships I will never forget. Shout out to Don Brown, my best man.
Stuart, Edward profile iconMM1May 1984 – Jul 1988M-divThis was a lifetime ago but I still remember it all like it was yesterday.
Miller, JimmieIC1/SSOct 1984 – Jan 1988IC Division
Beach, RickET3Apr 27, 1985 – Apr 5, 1989ET
Perry, EdwardSTS1/SSJun 10, 1985 – Jan 10, 1992WEAPONSSONAR LPO, RAN SHIP STORE, DECK DIV. LPO
Reynolds, Robert (Bob)EM1(SS)Aug 1985 – Aug 1988ERememer Andre Paquette
Coleman, DanET2(SS)Oct 1985 – Sep 1989RCIn about 3 weeks, I'll have been out 25 years. Spent more time at PNSY from May of '86 until I got out standing SRO watch and helping rebuild the boat.
Lariviere, Glen profile iconMMS2/SSJun 1, 1986 – Dec 25, 1989MSHello shipmates. After my years on board, i became a Correction Officer at a New York prison for 22 years. Raised 3 great kids and of this date 01/10/2020 have 5 Grand kids. Had a good time on the Gato at PNSY
Perry, EdwardSTS1/SSJul 1986 – Jul 1991Sonarhello shipmates!
Wynne, EdwardLtAug 10, 1986 – Dec 30, 1988NavigatorLeft active duty after Gato, got my 20 yr letter in USNR ended as a CDR. Live in Crowley TX with Wife Susan. Two grown daughters. Work in Fort Worth
Gillies, RickMM3 (SS)Nov 16, 1986 – Jul 13, 1990A Gang
Capps, GregMM31987 – 1988Nuclear
Hayward, JohnYN2(SS/DV)1987 – Mar 1990YeomanLike Sherman I didn't think the sucker would float but it did. Always happy to hear from old shipwrecks. jdh517 at gmail dot com
Gates, TimLTApr 1987 – Jun 1990RCA/MPA/WEPSLeft active duty from GATO and then retired from the reserves. Married to Melinda who I met while at PNSY. Been with Entergy almost 20 years-- now a shift manager at River Bend Station.
Sherman, Michael L (Larry)FTG2/SSSep 1, 1987 – May 19, 1990WeappnsI was sure she would sink coming out of the yards. Great crew! Brucks, G-Man, Rick, Shippy, so many more. Hope all are well
Silvernail, DennisRetired in 1991 as an E9 MMCM (SS)Nov 1987 – Aug 31, 1991Chief of the BoatThis is Dennis' wife, Nancy. It's with sadness that I report his death on April 28, 2011 from a very rare disease, PML, developed after a double lung transplant in April of 2010. He was buried with full military honours.
Ritzmann, PeteET2/SSApr 1988 – Feb 1992Reactor ControlsNuclear Technician at RE Ginna Nuclear Power Plant
Bangs, ChristopherE5Aug 1988 – Dec 1992M- Div
Darrah, ChadET1/SSMay 28, 1989 – Apr 15, 1995Reactor ControlsNuclear plant operator at Ginna in upstate NY.
McKay, JamesQM2 (SS/DV)Jul 1989 – Apr 16, 1993NavIt was the best of times, It was the worst of times. control room rigged for chicken skin on another night time PD Excursion.
Livingston, Peter "Stone"EM1(SS)Jul 21, 1989 – Mar 10, 1994Electrical
Linzer, EdwardET2/SSJul 21, 1989 – Jan 28, 1994Reactor ControlsReactor Operator at Ft. Calhoun Station.
Hastings, GregUSS GATO SSN 616Nov 15, 1989 – Aug 1, 1994Weapons/SONARWhats up old crew mates!! Still living in NJ with my wife Renee. I play paintball for a living! Dont beleive
Bunyard, JimFTG1(SS)Dec 1989 – Feb 1994FireControlWas the proud LPO of the best gang of FT's I've ever served with. Had alot of fun & hard work. Retired in 1994 & now live in Fredericksburg,Va. E-mail is

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