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USS Halibut (SSN 587) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Halibut (SSN 587). 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 44 crew members registered for the USS Halibut (SSN 587).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1974 | 1975 – now

Hunter, PhilET2 (SS)Mar 1961 – Mar 1964ElectronicsTime spent on the Halibut was both a fun and mostly boring time. It was also cold and I hated the cold drip from condensation. Missed the last patrol of SSGN 587 but had dreams about being on patrol for years.
Watkins, BruceRM2SS1962 – 1966RadiomanWhat happened to Bill Rushing?
Mercer, JonEM2 (SS)May 1962 – Jul 1963ElectricalReported in from protype, transferred to Scuba school, then to Bonefish
Chiappi, BillEM1(SS)Oct 20, 1962 – Jul 15, 1964ElectricalMade 2 Missile patrols out of hawaii and participated in an overhaul of Halibut in Mare island Shipyard. A wonderful and brave crew of guys.
Fleck, HarveyEN2, MM11963 – 1964M
Frye, RonMT2 (SS)Jan 1963 – Mar 1964Missle (weapons)What I learned about the systems on the boat and the personalities of my crew mates has stayed with me.
Schneider, JosephTM3 (SS)Sep 1, 1963 – Oct 28, 1965TorpedoThis was my first sub I was stationed on. After I was assigned to the USS Carbonero SS 337
Gray, JohnETR3SS1964 – 1966
Gray, JohnETR3SS1964 – 1966
Kanning, DickMM2Jul 1964 – Apr 1965
Morris, Little RedQM2 SSDVAug 5, 1964 – Mar 7, 1967NAV.
Devoid, RalphSTCS/CWO3Oct 1965 – Sep 1975SPECIAL PROJECTS
Sontag, Jack - "Dutch"LT RETIREDJun 1966 – Jul 1970Special Projects
Seitz, Carl Mouse-little BitSTS3 SSJul 17, 1966 – Jun 22, 1967SonarGreat ship and crew
Fricker, RonaldMSC RETIRED1967 – 1968Supply
Derouin, James W.(Bill)ETC(SS)1967 – 1969Special Projects
Knox, TomE7Jun 27, 1967 – Aug 30, 1969X
Halvey, TomETN2(SS)1968 – 1971special projectsOn the way to Mare Island most of us thought the "yards" would be an easy time. Didn't work out that way did it? Still, wouldn't trade the memories of 3 years for anything.
Hako, Edward profile iconLt jg1968 – 1970engineeringmy father edward j hako was assigned to the halibut @ 1968 as a westinghouse engineer..a rank was given to him as Lt jg for the covert operations that the halibit would be doing.. i have many momentoes of the halibit.. i
Butts, LeroyET1 (SS)Jan 30, 1968 – Dec 16, 1968Special ProjectsWas 1st Class Mess Cook (disagreement w/XO)
Glover, KennethTM3May 1, 1968 – Feb 28, 1970Weapons
Fetcho, Paul profile iconEM3 (SS) TO EM1 (SS)Oct 15, 1968 – Oct 15, 1973Engineering Dept Electrical DivisionPerfect Ship, crew, and CO to take to the ends of the earth, and we returned ! Took great care of my family when I was blown-up, for which I am forever grateful ! Retired Nov 1987 as CWO4 Miss all of you !
Percell, JamesET 1Sep 1, 1969 – Jun 1, 1972Special Projects
Lodge, RichardMM1(SS)1970 – 1973M
Milla, EdSAJun 1970 – Jan 7, 1972
Wolfe, Warren/butchEM2/SSJun 25, 1970 – May 24, 1973Electrical
Wood, Donald1971 –
Sheldon, JamesET21971 – 1973Special Projects
Housley, Bob (Hosenose)ETN2(SS)1971 – Apr 1, 1976Ops-ECMNever thought I'd be in any Hall of Fame....what a crew
Dodd, LeeDP1(SS)Jul 1971 – Oct 1975Special Projects/Computer
Long, LewisST1(SS)Sep 1, 1971 – Jul 17, 1973opsGreat boat and crew
Lindsey, JohnICC (SS)Sep 27, 1971 – Jul 17, 1976ELECTRICALAlthough she was old it was the most rewarding tour of duty I served due to our mission.
Simmons, DanielETCS(SS)Oct 1972 – Feb 1976RCServed on 7 Boats. Retired on Halibut with20 years. Worked on Boats and Special Projects for 26 years at Navy Shipyards
Boyce, DocHMC/DV1973 – 1975Special ProjectsCoffees Hot, Beers Cold
Johns, DonaldIC3Mar 7, 1973 – Mar 3, 1976IC GangEnjoyed
Presnell, TonyIC2/SSMay 15, 1973 – Jun 30, 1976Special Projects
Hulsey, JohnDS2(SS)Jun 1974 – Jun 1976Special ProjectsGreat crew, I have a lot of fond memories.
Lister, James (Commander Light)ETR3 (SS)Jun 1974 – Jun 1976OPS Sonar,ECMsitting in the forward hatch as we cruise under the golden gate with the sun setting in the west, listening to sea stories from the CWO Boson. A moment I will remember for the rest of my life
Childress, RobertIC3SSJun 1974 – Jun 1976IC
Kraeger, RussellMM1(SS)Dec 1974 – Jun 30, 1976Machinery

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