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USS Coucal (ASR 8) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Coucal (ASR 8). 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 140 crew members registered for the USS Coucal (ASR 8).

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Johnson, Kent-- Big JohnBM21969 – 1973DeckGreat crew, would like to find old shipmates, e-mail me.
Tufts, RichardSTSCS(SS) (STS-2)1969 – 1970OPS
Eckert, DennisBM-3Jan 1, 1969 – Mar 3, 1973WOW When i debarked COUCAL i had more time than anyone onboard.FUN.HELL.FEAR.DANGER.ADVENTURE.FRIENDS.CAPT.GIBSON HELLO & THANK YOU.U PUT ME ON LIFES CORRECT COURSE.TRETTER.JAKE.JOHN.JERRY.MIKE. any1 Lts tlk email
Spillers, Charles (Chuck)RM!(SS)May 1969 –I do not remeber the exaact date I signed aboard the Coucal, I only served a year or so and then was transfered back to Subs
Barrett (Elcano), MichaelRD2Jul 1969 – Apr 1971OperationsTruly, the best and most meaningful years of my life.
Gibson, James W.LCDROct 17, 1969 – Feb 19, 1971Great ship, with an even better crew.
Boatright, Thomas E.CWONov 1969 – Sep 1973Eng Dept, Deck Dept, Sup Dept
Kramer, JaySEAMAN1RSTCLALLNov 15, 1969 – Jul 23, 1970boats I was great
Williams, Ernie (Willy)EM3-EM2Dec 1969 – Dec 1970and Water KingI remember Gibson and Benetes,I enjoyed knowing John Wertz En2,Bill Bochat En1,Bill Marsh Mr1,living in the barracks on the hill.Sleeping off a nite in Lahaina in the Banyon tree.the divers were always a trip to go drinking with!
Rush, WilliamPN2Dec 24, 1969 – Jun 24, 1972AdminGood times, great people. Thanks for the memories!
Gee, JamesCWOJun 12, 1970 – Oct 2, 1972Supply, Food services, engineer and diving officerSome of the fondest memories from a 24 year Naval career are from Coucal. Close knit crew which worked hard and somestimes played even harder.
Bambusch, DuaneRM2Sep 1970 – Jul 1972OCMcHale's Navy all over again. Loved every second aboart The Coucal. I will never forget the experience.
Knight, ArtBMSN/BM3Sep 5, 1970 – Apr 21, 1972DeckSee some familiar names Mr.Gee RM2 Bambush Great ship/crew. Enjoyed doing the 4point moor
Faries, BobOS2Dec 20, 1970 – May 31, 1975OperationsGreat first ship, some good times and some not so good times.
Barrows, BlairLCDRJan 1971 – Jul 1975XO & COA great ship with a super crew
Llewellyn, TommySTG 3Mar 7, 1971 – Mar 10, 1974OperationsAttaboy Yep! Dennis E. and Mike Coy (best buds). Hows it going Chopper Johnson an Emit Big Head Holt? Great parties at Apartment with Jimmy C. and Steve M. Hey Chopper, we played on some good softball teams.
Schneider, DaveGMG2May 29, 1971 – Jun 1, 1976DeckHave so many memories from all my time aboard. But I really miss Hawaii.
Holt, EmmettEM2 (SS)Jun 1971 – Feb 1974EngineeringGreat downtown apartment parties before WestPac 72, great house parties in Pearl City after !!! Went to 6 Crater Festivals inside Diamond Head, Hawaii was great !! Lots of shipmates shared those times. Email me.
Edlin, TonySNJun 1971 – Feb 1972DeckI had a great time while on the ship in Pearl.Like when we pulled back the floating drydock with the Trieste 2in it. I also remember Gomer and Pete. Good Luck to all!
Hignight, BruceRM3Sep 1971 – Jun 1974OperationsFirst ship. Loved Hawaii. Good times under the Banyan tree.
Dawson, JimHT1(DV)Nov 1, 1971 – Jan 15, 1974SalvageGreat ship, great crew, great times. Best tour I had. It would be great to hear from some of you.
Robbins, CharlieSTS2SSDec 14, 1971 – Aug 7, 1972OperationsThree years on submarines and 8 months here. Best 8 months of my enlistment.
Martin, Steven JEM3/DV2Dec 24, 1971 – Feb 8, 1973Engineering
Carlos Barrea, CarlosOS31972 – 1975OpsMy first ship in the Navy and the most fun. Had a great time. Unfortunately, I have not been back to Hawaii since 1975.
Beltran, Ricardo / RickBM3Feb 1972 – May 1975Deckmade a lot of friends while I was onboard, and missed them when I got transfer to the USS George K Mackenzie DD 836
Koch, DocHM1 DVFeb 5, 1972 –Medical
Keenan, OwenBMC DV1Mar 1, 1972 – Mar 1, 1974DeckLooking for any old shipmates. I can be reached at my wifes E-Mail RozmarieK@Hotmail.Com
Miller, BillRM2Jul 1972 – Mar 1974OperationsSame good memories as most -- Hong Kong, Australia, Lahina, beaches, softball, good times with the Dawson's and Mariani's.
Austin, WilliamBMC (DV)Aug 1, 1972 – Mar 1, 1975Salvage/DeckIt's good to look back at some of the people I served with, and remember their faces. I'm 73 as of this signup. Retired BMCM (MDV) Apr 93 I hope you all are doing well.
Aguilar, DanielOS 2Nov 1972 – May 1974OPSHad a great time.
Rioux, TerrenceTM2 (DV1)Nov 1972 – Jun 1975SalvageI took lots of photographs (some uploaded to and others to ), if any old shipmates are nostalgic!
Pischke, Jerry. J.r.FiremanDec 30, 1972 – Oct 15, 1974engineering
Hutzell, JamesSM21973 – 1976OC
Pischke, Jerry/ J.r.FN1973 – 1974Motor roomI hope more of us get on this list.Left for USS.Sperry along with ED Adams a few days after we got back from west pack.Wish I would of stayed on the Coucal.Thanks to Terry and his camera some of us will look the same forever.
Hall, Ronald C. (R.c.)MMCS (MDV)1973 – 1975Senior Enlisted and MasterRetired from the USN while serving aboard the USS Coucal in September 1975.
Malone, LarrySNJan 1, 1973 – Jul 14, 1974DeckThanks for a lot of good times. Had a hardship, still on the farm. Getting ready to put the crops out. Hate to see the ship was decomm. Hello to LCDR Barrows, Glenn Koch, Cheif Austin, Cabral, Ens. Vogelpohl.
Holecz, JohnPN2Feb 1, 1973 – Mar 22, 1975AdminHad great times on board. We had a helluva softball team also
Jellison, JimEM3Sep 1973 – Sep 1975EngineeringHawaii was great. Lahaina was especially nice. I think I took all the same pictures that Terry Rioux took 'cause they look the same in my photo sets.
Howard, GlennQM1Oct 9, 1973 – Jun 1976Navigation

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