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USS Petrel (ASR 14) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Petrel (ASR 14). 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 238 crew members registered for the USS Petrel (ASR 14).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1963 | 1964 – 1969 | 1970 – 1975 | 1976 – 1980 | 1981 – 1985 | 1986 – now

Bendig, Ray (Gunner0GMG21976 – 1978DeckIt was a great ship with a great crew, I ran into Laplante about 23 years ago, in Portland Or.I think he's from Salem. Hey Mule, did you ever join the F.B.I. ? I did I retired 5 years ago. Do we still hold the record for the deepest dive?
Laplante, GregBM 2Jan 1976 – Sep 1979DeckIt was a good experience and a great crew to serve with. Always enjoyed the relaxed conditions in port and at sea. Always looked forward to liberty where ever we went.
Heinmuller, Mike (Mule)RM2Jan 1976 – Sep 1979OpsStarted on Deck Force - ended in OPS. Great times.
McGrath, MarkSK3Mar 10, 1976 – Mar 10, 1978Deck / Supply
Pryor, JackEM3Apr 1976 – Nov 1979ElectricalGreat duty, great fun,great memories
Smith, Wayne "the Head"ENFNJun 1976 – Sep 1978EngineeringLoved the Bahamas and Ft Lauderdale, sorry I missed the NA run
Robnett, BillET2Jun 28, 1976 – Sep 19, 1979OpsBest tour I had in the Navy! Great crew and Captain. Enjoyed my work and all of my close friends. I retired from the Navy as a Chief. Would have stayed longer if I would have had more commands like this.
Damon, StephenBM2Jul 1976 – Mar 1980Submarine RescueReaching out to people who were with me, Schutts, Knupp, Barber, Prior, Martin, and Van Winkle.
Miley, RichardBTCS (DV)Sep 1976 – Oct 1978SALVAGEJust though I would sign up.Some of us that live in the charleston S.C. area got together Dec.2012 for lunch had a good time. I retired 1981, I have enjoyed every min. of it.
Fox, TerryBM2/DV21977 – Jul 1979locker Those were the days.Great times, Great ports, and Great commraderie !
Schutz, GregEN21977 – 1981EngineeringGood duty for the Navy. Laid back, fun, went to some nice ports. Officers were good men. Mr. Schmitz, Mr. "T". NR-1, Killer seas in the North Atlantic, Lobster thefts(yum), Damon, Rip, Pryor, Red, Knupp, many more.
Gullickson, PaulEM2Mar 1977 – Jun 1980EngineeringHad a great time, met many great people. North Atlantic was a wild one, lobster feast put an end to the CO, would love to hear from shipmates.
Wood, RobertSM-1 CONVERT TO BM-1Apr 1, 1977 –OperationsReported aboard, Charleston S.C. as a SM-1 (DV) converted to BM-1 (DV) Dale Ribbick was the Master Diver. Eugene Hazelman was the CO.
Gurnsey, MarkOS2May 1, 1977 – May 17, 1979OPSAlmost reupped because of this duty. Lobsters,NA cruise, Haiti, had a great time. Great crew, great Capt. (Hazelman). Uncle Mugsey was here!
Hodgson, James HogE3Jun 1977 – Mar 23, 1981deckhey bruce
Hahn, TimothyET2Jun 1, 1977 – Jun 1, 1979OEO1Scotland, Lobsters, had a great time. That hurricane was fun.
Rutka, DanielIC2Jul 1977 – Oct 1982EE03My first ship, retired in 1998. Swim and Fish calls!! Lobster Feast, NR1, Scotland and Ocho Rios. Windjammer, Isle of Palms
Delabar, CarlEM2Aug 1977 – Aug 11, 1978E-DivOne of the best duties of my carrer! My eyes were opened wide to the world of the caribean! This duty and Gitmo made my carreer. Hats off to Cincar, Cesar, Big RED and the rest...
Coakley, Bobby " Coke "SNSep 10, 1977 – Sep 4, 1979DECK
Knupp, JeffenfnOct 8, 1977 – Jul 21, 1981a-gangthe best time of my life.and then some.
Kampf, RussellNov 7, 1977 – Nov 7, 1980Best time of my life
Johannes, RogerYn1Dec 15, 1977 – Dec 18, 1980OperationsGood tour.
Hoffman, WilliamEM31978 – 1980ElectricalBest duty in the United States Navy
Seals, DannyEN1978 – 1979EngineeringMy first ship! What a good place to start. I have fond memories.
Baker, Allanen31978 – 1981engine roomfirst and only ship for 4 years , best times best crew-fire flies on the fantail to the trip to scotland now that was a ride. to being all over florida and bahamas- never forget my time on the petral
Meier, Henry JoeRM1Jan 1978 – Jul 1980Ops
Spreitzer, SkipRM2Jan 1978 – Oct 1979RadioGreat duty! Broken teleytypes on the way to Scotland. All Great liberty ports! Definitely the hurricane, perfect storm! A foot of water in berthing.
Beaman, ChipMS 3Jan 21, 1978 – Jan 25, 1982supplyI was on board as a cook. with Dennis Horsefall .and enjoyed everything about the ship...its funny but we all bitched about it and now here we are..please email me am hope to hear from you guys
Swan, BruceBM2Feb 1978 – Apr 1981DeckHad a great time on Petrel. Lots of good friends including James "Hog" Hodgson, Jack "Bama" Pruitt, Pogo and our Division Officer Dickie Jum Day. Mr Schmitz I beleive you were onboard while I was as Engineering Officer.
Cooper, JackPN1Feb 1, 1978 – Feb 1, 1981Ship's Office/ExecutiveGreat CO's and XO's (most LDO's/Warrants). Enjoyed Scotland, Brunswick GA, the Dry Tortugas and the Carribean Sea. Regards to Dunkley and SM1(DV) Bob Wood and the rest of the crew. Uncle Mugsey was a trip in CIC.
Demarco, GregDEMARCO HM1(DV)Jun 10, 1978 – Jun 10, 1981Admin/MedicalI served as the ships Diving Medical Tech for nearly four years. Had some super trips to St Thomas/St. Croix.. Remember the geat lobster fiasco. Great tip to England/Scotland.
Dunkley, StanleyEM2Aug 15, 1978 – Dec 1, 1982ElectricalFirst ship and what a tour. I think we saw almost every island in the Caribbean. The NR1 towing was something to remember , especially the storm and the lobster feast.
Odom, TomENCNov 16, 1978 – Apr 3, 1982EM-01
Olivier, Pierre "Pete"ETN3, ET2Nov 17, 1978 – Dec 1981OE01
Stanich, EdwardIC3Jul 1979 – Dec 1982EWas the IC3. I literally grew up on this ship, arrived 5'6" tall & left 5'10" tall over 3.5 yrs onboard. Enjoyed the fishing & ports. My favorite ship. Hello to all. I'm on Facebook. Retired Navy & US Coast Guard
Adams, RichardBMC/E-7Aug 1, 1979 – Jun 1, 1985DIVE LOCKERGreat ship !
Johnson, JohnEMCM(SW)1980 – 1985Best ship I ever served on, even with 18 months under the worst skipper I ever encountered. Will never forget HTCS Bryant, ENC King or BMCM(MDV) Bobby VanDyne. What a crew, 3 times to GETMO in 18 months.
Preston, GaryEN21980 – 1982EngineeringThe only ship I served on during my tour in the Navy. I really grew up on that ship, and made some great freinds.
Archambeault, RaymondENCS1980 – Mar 1982Engineering SCPO
Richards, RickRM3/RadiomanJan 2, 1980 – Oct 14, 1984COMMUNICATIONSI experienced good times and bad times onboard the Petrel. Both entities teaching me something along the way. I met people from all walks of life. We made a good crew. How bout them Four Point Mooring exercises! Rick out
Dellorso, Donato (Danny)EM2Apr 8, 1980 – Aug 16, 1983ELECTRICWas my first and only ship I was on had a great time on and off the ship made alot of friends and saw alot of different places.
Farrell, MikeE-4/BM3May 1980 – Nov 1983DeckEnjoyed my tour onboard. And I will have to agree with Chief Temple it was the best damn deck force
Temple, RobertBM1 & BMCS (DV)Oct 1980 – Apr 1986Salvage & DeckDid two tours on Petrel first as a BM1(DV) then Chief. Many happy memories....
Temple, Robert/bobBM1/(DV) & BMC(DV)Oct 1980 – Oct 1986Deck & SalvageWe had the Best damn Deck Force in the Navy. The whole crew was awsome and worked well together in accomplishing any task!
Leslie, BrianMR2Oct 1980 – Mar 1985A DivisionMy 1st duty station. I did 22 years. No other command had the climate of the Petrel. We worked hard & played harder. Went to diving school after my tour & kept running into shipmates.
Johnson, KenEM2/SWOct 1, 1980 – Oct 1, 1985EE01
Heaster, OliverYN1Dec 1, 1980 – Aug 1, 1984Ships Adminstrative OfficeGreat Crew and Ship. Proud to have served with them and on the Petrel

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