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USS Sunbird (ASR 15) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Sunbird (ASR 15). 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 214 crew members registered for the USS Sunbird (ASR 15).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1967 | 1968 – 1975 | 1976 – 1981 | 1982 – 1987 | 1988 – now

Gager, Arthur profile iconLT1982 – 1984Navigation/First Lieutenant/SupplyIt was an honor to serve under CMDR Barry Holland. I was Navigator, First Lieutenant, and Supply Officer, all at the same time. SKCM (SW) Conrado Versosa was my Supply Chief. He was a remarkable man! We towed NR-1.
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Bake, RichSTG2Apr 2, 1982 – Jun 29, 1985OPSHad some real good times on this ship but along with the good times there were bad times. The thing I liked the most about the "Bird" was how I got along with just about everyone from every division.. It made for some goods drinking times.
Griffin, RobertBM2Aug 1982 – Jul 1987GoatlockerRemember 45 degree rolls? 4-point moors? Challenger recovery? Where did that seabag of cocaine go? Lots of fun in Scotland and Florida.I did lots of needle gun work getting the rust off the ship rails.
Tuzon, Demetrio (Demie)MSC(SW)Sep 1982 – Jul 1985
Leuci (Aka Looch), Robert / BobEM3Oct 1982 – Jul 1983Worked in E Div for Chief White. Served with Brace, Zimmerman, and a bunch of great guys both on board and in the div. I got out in 1983, did some reserve time as a corpsman with the Marines, Am a Career Asst Fire Chief in NH today.
Baston, JeffET1Dec 30, 1982 – Jun 1, 1986OpsWow...what a tour! The crew was awesome and we worked hard but...we played even harder! Memories of a lifetime.
Plummer, RickBM21983 – 1985BMThe good times in East Boston while in the yards and the roadtrips with Rich Bake.... Hey, Rich, email me!
Wiesendanger, ToddMR2/DCCS(SW)Jan 1, 1983 – Mar 1, 1985A-GangHad a great time aboard the Bird.and meet a lot of good people. Many memories. Would be nice to have a reunion some day.
Smiertelny, Frank SmertOS2Mar 15, 1983 – Jun 24, 1985operationsWOW where do I start? Without any 2nd thought,the BEST 2 years of my life.Yes,you guys are my extended family.Miss you Brothers!!
Wynn, GerardEN2Jul 1983 – Aug 20, 1985M DIVLOOKING FOR OLD SHIPMATES
Hunt, Roger (Raggy)EM3Jul 1, 1983 – Jun 25, 1985EJust looking for old shipmates. We had some pretty good times! Divers need not respond!
Kurek, FrankMS3Aug 1983 – Aug 19, 1985ServicesHello to all the old gang. Scotland was by far the best. Midrats were a great time.
Goldman, RichEM1Aug 1983 – Dec 31, 1987ElectricalThe Bird, fun times, many great shipmates (Bishop, Campello, Zimmerman, Chambers, Chubbs and many more). Often wonder what everyone is up to?
Edson, Scott (Fast Eddie)SK3Oct 1983 – Oct 1983S1I remember the fun times we had in Scotland (barely). It was a very small crew but we were pretty close. I enjoy the time I spent on Her. Even if she did bounce around alot.
Williams, David/dave B profile iconRM2Oct 1983 – May 1987operation/communicationport and report in the radioshack...Holy Loch was fun...Good Crew...Saw 1 CO get canned..Love those Mid-rats..Movie Nite on MessDeck...Videos in Crew lounge...Hated QD Watch and Pier Watch in the wintertime..Someone has a phonecall in radio
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Sweeney, EdLTOct 1983 – May 1985Supply
Porter, StephenEM31984 – 1985E
Kanyan, DaveE-31984 – 1985Navigation I was a quartermaster. I came over from the USS Dallas SSN-700.I cranked a bit and worked with Joseph (SKI) Sokolovski. I remember bowling a lot and having a great time. I see some familiar names here. Scotland!
Tanniehill, Frank profile iconSN1984 – 1987DeckMan, you talk about being around some good people from all over the US, this crew was it baby. When we hit a port, they knew we were there....Groton base knew what basketball meant to us. WE WERE CHAMPS>>>>
Given, DavidQM2Feb 1984 – Aug 1986QMWon the drug test lottery and was sent here for punishment. It was the worst. No fault of the crew though . great guys.
Snowden, ChristopherSM2 (SW)Feb 1, 1984 – Aug 25, 1987OPSScotland, Bahamas, Shuttle Recovery, three and half years, great time, to bad I didn't know it at the time, great ship mates
Sommons, BruceIC1(SW)Oct 1, 1984 – Oct 1987E DivHad a few good years on "The Bird". North Atlantic, Scotland, England and more.
Banks, DonaldEN2Oct 3, 1984 – Jun 2, 1986A-GangJust being the same ol' hillbilly as before.
Kellogg, BillBM21985 – Sep 1986LockerJeff Reid, Doug Hodgkiss,Fat Ray (not on board at that time)Shuttle Recovery. I am proud to have served on board. Currently living in Phoenix, AZ.
Malzahn, JohnMALZAHN1985 – 1987My Third Ship, also my third Aux class as well, made IC1 while aboard as well as earned my ESWS Pin while assigned.
Pavey, JohnGMC1985 – 1988WEPSSUCKED!!!!
Chubbs, StevenOS2Mar 1985 – Aug 1987OperationsScotland, England, Cocoa Beach, Bahamas, and the enjoyable North Atlantic in January. Too many names to remember here.
Coleman, MichaelEN2Apr 1985 – Apr 1987MCaptain was relieved. New CO, great times (Thx Capt ?) We won the base basketball championship (86). Friends (Webb, Tannerhill, Chambers, Jones and others). Jones I married the girl we met down at the beach (18 years now
Cummings, ChristopherLT. (O-3)Jul 1985 – Jul 1986EngineeringProud to have served with a great crew and to have helped recover the Challenger!
Fedorowicz Sr, Gregms2Jul 1, 1985 – Jul 1, 1987S-2Ms2 greg fedorowicz, if anyone needs to serve on a ship the USS sunbird was the place to go. i belief every sailor in the world should have served there. this way punishment would have been equally stretched. fy tuzon
Lariviere, KevinGM2Jan 1986 – Jun 1987WepsEnjoyed the trip to Scotland and assisting with the recovery of "Challenger". Had a blast. Lost too many brain cells at Christophers.
Logan, MarkET3Mar 1986 – Aug 1990opsCurrently a field service Technician in NYC. Still fixing other peoples problems.
McClelland, Mac:LTJun 15, 1986 – Feb 17, 1988OPS and ENGFinest men I ever served with. Taught me what a shipmate was.
Warford, Hans-jochenPN1Jul 1986 – Aug 30, 1989 personnel/admin great crew. Had a pleasant time serving.
Robison, JackE7Jul 4, 1986 – Jul 12, 1991Electrical
Robison, JackEMCJul 15, 1986 – Jul 23, 1991ElectricalE-Division - I LOVE YOU GUYS. Thank all of you for attending the decommissioning.
McGovern, Robert. (Mac)E7/ENC (SW)Oct 1986 – Jul 1992Engineering (MPA)
Proulx, Raymond (Ray)ET2(SW)Mar 1987 – Jul 1991OperationsGolden Gate Restaurant, Rosie's Cantina, Dolphin Liquor Mart...It was all a blur...God help us.
Proulx, RayET2 (SW)Mar 1987 – Jul 1991NAV/OPSI don't think I would do it again, but I don't regret having done it. Met and worked with a lot of good people (some pretty twisted, but good all the same). I never knew how many uses there were for glue and electrical tape until Sunbir
Ortsman, "One Man Gang"jamesSMApr 1987 – Apr 1989What a mess!!!
Ortsman, James SM3Apr 1, 1987 – Apr 1, 1989combatGreat bunch of dedicated guys. Made some lifelong friends. Worked my ass off
Brady, Michael (Doc)HMC (SW/DV)Aug 1987 – May 1992MedicalLearned a tremendous amont on the 'Bird! Worked harder than I thought I could. Wish I could have worked harder. Still miss the comradarie. Don't think I could do it again! Anybody still out there?

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