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USS Baton Rouge (SSN 689) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Baton Rouge (SSN 689). 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 168 crew members registered for the USS Baton Rouge (SSN 689).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1977 | 1978 – 1983 | 1984 – 1989 | 1990 – now

Gonzalez, Frank (Gonzo)ETN1 SS1973 – Oct 1977RCPlank Owner - Big Red was great too bad she's gone.
Milligan, TerryMM11974 – 1978MI'm embarrassed that I don't remember names and faces, would be great to reunite!
Russell, Edward (Vepco)EM1(SS)1974 – 1976ERemember lunch across the street at the White House fondly. Disabled and walking to raise money for Cancer research now.
Garcia, DavidSTS1 SS/DV1974 – 1976SonarPlank Owner and member of Pre Com crew
Schroeder, JimmySTS1(SS)Apr 1, 1974 – Aug 15, 1980Sonar
Gardner, Rod/rodneyMM1(SS) NOW 05Jul 15, 1974 – Oct 10, 1977LELT/EWSWould love to hear from some of the pre-comm crew. Retired from Navy/Naval Reserve May 2008 (38 years total). Also if anyone knows a good contact # for ICC(SS) Robert Harper please provide.
Cobb, GregMMI SSOct 30, 1974 – May 20, 1978
White, DavidEM1(SS)Nov 1974 – May 1978ElectricalHave not seem many from the original crew members since leaving the boat. Made contact with Terry M and then lost it. Saw Steve F and Mark (John) M a few times. Worked with Dave Joyce for a while.
Morgan, John Mark profile iconMM1SSDec 15, 1974 – Jan 25, 1977MachineryLeft the BR and became a Marine Engineering Officer in the Army aboard army ships. Served aboard multiple army ships. In the navy I served aboard the Hunley, AS31, the Sam Rayburn SSBN 635 and the BR.
Schoolcraft, James (Schoolie)ICI(SS)1975 – 1978ElectricalPre-commissioning to 1978 (I think) I'm getting a little older and these things are hard to remember. Would love to hear from shipmates.
Lensch, Danis (Mark)MM1(SS)1975 – 1978A-gangerDeceased June 5, 2000 Mark spent two tours onboard the Baton Rouge. He returned to the BR in Nov 1979-1981. .
Cobb, JoeMM1/SS1975 – 1979A GANGTo be a shipmate of the pre-com unit of Hull 602 The Baton Rouge SSN 689 was a privledge not many sailors had. It was a fantastic bunch of guys. We worked our butts off but we gotter done.
Morlang, MikeMM1Jan 2, 1975 – Apr 7, 1976MSaw a couple of names I recognized from the early days at Newport News Shipbuilding. Remember lunches at the White House?
Taskey, DonETC(SS)Jan 20, 1975 – Aug 29, 1980ElectronicsLast of the precom guys to leave the boat, damn, that was a long tour! Retired Navy in Feb 82, retired from PECO energy in 99. Still riding bikes and shooting. Living in Butler, PA now. I do occasional contract training when I get bored
Dobler, WarrenET1 SSFeb 1975 – Aug 1978RCI recognize Frank G, Terry M, John P, Mike M from the pre-commissioning days, but had to dust off the cob webs to recall. I stumbled across this web-site by accident, but it was great to find. Sorry I didn't know about the reunion in '05.
Joyce, DaveMM2 (SS/DV)Jun 1, 1975 – Aug 28, 1978Machinery'Proud of my Dolphins 'Sorry she's gone 'Where is Harvey?
Pedroni, John "Rock"TM1(SS)Jul 6, 1975 – Aug 15, 1979TMHope to see everyone at 689's reunion in Norfolk 2005
Geschke, DanSK1/SSDec 1975 – Oct 1978SUPPLY
Parulski, Leo D.TM SECOND CLASS1976 –TM
Mosley, GaryMM1/SS1976 – Nov 1978MachineryEnjoyed my tour on the BR and glad to find this website.
Croteau, Michael profile iconSN21976 – 1977ICGreg Smith what a rat
Thelen, WarnerETN1(SS)Jan 1976 – Jul 1979RCSaw BR in drydock at Mare Island in 1996. I feel like I grew up on her - a good boat and a good crew. Lots of great memories.
Warner, MikeMM1(SS)May 26, 1976 – Jul 9, 1982MachineryWorked hard, played rough, then went to sea. Good people, people you can trust with you life.
Spychalski, Edward/ SpikeMS2/SSJun 2, 1976 – Feb 28, 1980SUPPLYGREAT FRIENDS AND CREW
Coleman, ToddMM2/SSSep 1976 – Sep 1981A-GangSome great friendships where made aboard this Boat, and I'm glad we keep in touch. To those that are now on Eternal Patrol, Fair sailing Brothers
Smith, SmittyYN1(SS) (YN3(SS) WHILE ONBOARD)Sep 1976 – Jan 1980ExecutivePlank Owner but never did get a plank.. lol
Smith, Greg "Smitty"YN1(SS)Oct 1976 – Mar 1984
Deiss, NeilPO3Jan 1, 1977 – Feb 1, 1977b
Price, JonMM1(SS)Apr 10, 1977 – Oct 10, 1980EngineeringJust made commissioning crew. Last NUC to mess cook. 1st operational crew of engineering. I have the "book"
Hurley, BobIC2/SSMay 1977 – Jun 1981ICRandy,Doug,Rodriguez,Etch we worked hard and played harder.
Jacobs, Steve "Jake"STS2/SSMay 1, 1977 – Jan 10, 1979SonarPlankowner
Marsh, JamesYN3Jun 15, 1977 – Nov 1977ADMIN
Tuma, DavidCommander, USNJun 15, 1977 – Nov 30, 1979XO
Barna, DonMM2/SSSep 1977 – May 1982A GangThe 4+ years i spent on the BR were great ones, and it was great at the 2003 reunion, can not wait until the next one and seeing old friends.
Joyce, Randy (Rj)IC1/SSOct 1977 – Aug 1982ICShe was a great boat with a great crew.I hate that she was scrapped.I made life-long friends while aboard.
Williams, WillyMS3/SSOct 1977 – Jun 1981SupplyLoved being galley watch captain and long talks and sea stories late into the night with shipmates on the mess decks.
Joyce, RandyIC1/SSOct 1, 1977 – Aug 23, 1982ICBest Damn Boat in the NAVY!!
McMahon, JohnET2(SS)Oct 19, 1977 – Jun 30, 1981Electronics (OE01)Where do I start? The stories are endless. Ok, here's one: me with Yerkes + Cone in headlocks during a TorpRoom fire drill. It was sad to hear about Mark Lensch. Where's Ed "Spike" Spychalski John Pedroni, and Leo Parulski these days?
Rosenberger, RogerETN1(SS)Nov 15, 1977 – Jul 14, 1981RC - Reactor ControlsGod Bless You Guys! After 30 years, I am now a family man, forward of frame 87, developing modern Sonar Systems. We lived and worked hard...still trying to do the same.
Williams, TerryMS3/SSDec 4, 1977 – Jul 11, 1981Supply"GO BIG RED"

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