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USS Olympia (SSN 717) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Olympia (SSN 717). 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 222 crew members registered for the USS Olympia (SSN 717).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1984 | 1985 – 1989 | 1990 – 1994 | 1995 – 2001 | 2002 – now

Aston, Allen (Big Al, Bfa)MM1(SS)Mar 1934 – Feb 1986MPlank Owner, great crew, great times.
Somers, Scott profile iconMS21981 – 1991?Looking for shipmates. Scott passed March 2, 2022 and I would like to know who may know him. He was my husband and he deserved better at his funeral. I didn’t know anyone to invite. I was told to join this site and look.
Watson, BrianET-11982 – 1984RCPre-Commissioning
Bounds, ScottEM1(SS)1982 – 1984LogRoom & EPlank Owner, First Logroom Yeoman (during construction and testing). Loved being on this ship. Miss the guys and miss the boat. Glad to see a site for her.
Williams, Darrelmm2 (ss)Nov 9, 1982 – Nov 9, 1987uss olympiaLooking back at this time of my life it was a great time, however while I was in I could only see the bad times. I had many great friends and look forward to hearing from them.
Gordon, Blane " Flash"IC2?\/SS1983 – 1985ICHad some goog times...second pre-comm to hear from old shipmates
Watson, BrianET-1 (RO)1983 – 1984RC
Tutt, JohnMM1(SS)1983 – Oct 1986MachineryPlankowner, Leading ELT for Pre-Comm and during the original movement to Pearl. Lots of fun, port call at Olympia after commissioning the best port call anybody ever even heard of, got that torpedo shot at us at Nanaimo...
Woodson, RickieMMCM(SS/SW)Jan 1983 – Jun 1987MGreat Chiefs quarters and crew. The best tour of my career.
Hahn, BradLTJan 1983 – Jan 1986RC, MMPlankowner and one of the first officers assigned. MPA on the wardroom plaque. Worked with Chiefs Thomas and Woodson. Fabulous bunch of men.
Slone, RichardIC1SS/EM1SSJan 21, 1983 – Aug 28, 1984EStill working with nuclear power.
Logan, GlennET2/SSFeb 1983 – Sep 1986RCPlankowner, RC division. First and last sea command. Love to hear from my shipmates. Email address has been updated 12/22/2015
Allison, JoelCMDCM(SS/SW)Feb 1983 – Nov 1998EMy first boat. I learned a lot here that would carry me throughout my career
Brown, Michael "Browneye"ET1/SSFeb 1983 – Jul 1987RCPlankowner
Logan, ChrisEM1/SSFeb 1983 – May 1986EPlankowner, E Division. Great bunch of guys. Great memories.
Metzger, JoeMMC(SS)Feb 1983 – Jul 1985ABest Boat, CO, Eng,Chief Quarters, and Crew (Officer and enlisted) I have ever served with. Captain Hughes was the most positive, motivating leader I've ever known. My blood, sweat, tears and love are still with the Olympia.
Gretzula, AndyMM1 SSFeb 1983 – Jan 1988M Div/ELTPlankowner. In 20 years it was the best command ever and best time of our lives. Hope to see you all at the decommissioning.
Proctor, William (Bill)MMC/SSFeb 1, 1983 – Feb 1, 1986MGreat Boat, Excellent M Division. Don sorry about the 30 days of restriction for sleeping. email me at
McGannon, JohnYNC(SS)Feb 8, 1983 – Aug 31, 1987ExecutivePlank owner. Was onboard and topside when she was launched. Made YNC while onboard. Homeport change to Hawaii. Great trip through the Ditch. Made first West Pac.
Anderson, Don (Big Daddy Don)MM1(SS)Feb 14, 1983 – Apr 17, 1989MLongest serving Plankowner-6y,2m,3dys. We used 2 say "We Built This Boat!" 1st Capt & Eng were the best. 1st boat to get SHT. Busted 4 sleeping on watch-30 days restriction 2 OLY in Dry Dock w/no galley/heads. Best Throttleman Ever!
Enyart, FrankIC1 (SS/DV)Mar 1983 – Jun 1988IC /DVPlankowner.Served with a lot of good men.It's good to see alot of your names & remember good times. Would like to hear from you.
Percell, WarrenQM2(SS)Mar 1983 – Sep 9, 1985Nav/OpsGreat bunch of guys. I miss them all.
Neale, HenryET2(SS)Mar 1, 1983 – Dec 28, 1985Nav ETPlankowner,I rode the launch and was there for comissioning. What a great crew they showed me ture friendship.
Andress, M. JayCMDCM (SS)Mar 1, 1983 – Jun 30, 1985COBPre-Commisioning Crew/Plankowner - Best Duty Station ever. Great people, great memories.
Quattro, MichaelMM1/SS/DVMay 1, 1983 – Jul 5, 1987Machiner / ELTPlank owner - a create experience that I reflect upon often. It was an honor to serve with such men.
Hermes, JimSK2(SS/DV)May 10, 1983 – Jun 23, 1986Storekeeper, Diver, SSGreat time, look forward to retiring the old girl. Remember Rosey Roads & Olympia Washington
Scoggins, RogerFTG1(SS)May 27, 1983 – Jun 14, 1985Fire ControlPlankowner and LPO. Captain Hughes one of the best skippers I ever served with and a good crew. Made chief but never put it on.
Campbell Sr., Michael (Soupy)RMC (SS)Jun 1983 – Oct 31, 1985Operations (Radio Gang)Pre-Comm.Good Boat. Enjoyed my tenure onboard. Served with a lot of good people. Only boat left of the four I was on. Two good skippers Hughes and Mack. Selected for E-8 took retirement instead.
Wasmer, GaryRM1(SS)Jun 1983 – Sep 25, 1985RMGreat Crew, had a blast...
Patterson, Thom-ericIC3 (SS)Jun 1983 – May 1987ICI am a plank owner of the USA Olympia SSN 717. I am looking to chat with any crew members, that I served with.
Martin, Roberte-6Jun 10, 1983 – Oct 18, 1985Reactor ControlsPlankowner,fist to call criticality before sea trial
Parker, RobertMM1/SSJul 11, 1983 – Sep 10, 1987auxiliaryWhat a crazy bunch, lots of memories.
Gilly, JamesRM2(SS)Aug 1983 – Apr 1989RMPlankowner! My first boat. WestPac '86-'87. WestPac '88.
Hall, PaulETC(SS)Aug 1983 – Jan 1986NavOps ET DivPlankowner had a great ET Div working for me both in the Nav corner and in ESM, Fond memories of the twins
Prusa, MarkTM2Aug 15, 1983 – Apr 15, 1987TorpedoI was a Coner
Willey, ShawnET2Sep 25, 1983 – Feb 27, 1988NAVFirst boat I served on and with one of the best petty officers you can have as a lead ET1 Moye also the best Yeoman in the navy Chief Mcgannon. First crew was the finest.
Heter, ErikSTS1Nov 22, 1983 – Nov 4, 1988SonarPlankowner, first and only boat. Can't believe it was that long ago, still seems like only yesterday.
Yates, ChristopherSTS2/SSDec 1983 – Aug 1988SONARPlankowner, I still have the plaque. Sonar Supervisor. Bluenose on the USS Baltimore. I never missed an underway on Olympia until august of 88. I departed right before the 2nd Westpac.
Prince, BradDS1 (SS)Dec 10, 1983 – Dec 15, 1985Fire Control PLANKOWNER ... When she left for the West Coast, I had to leave her. :(
Worthy, MarkSTS2|SS1984 – 1988SonarPlankowner. We had a great time I miss all my old shipmates keep in touch guys!
Leblanc, Lex All Around Good GuyEM1(SS)1984 –Electrical DivisionSubmarine qualified plankowner, hacker lead Petty Officer, and All Around Good Guy
Eyler, FredMSSNJan 3, 1984 – Oct 18, 1986Food ServiceThis is where it started. My first ship it amazing that its been over 25 years.
Henderson, PatTM1(SS)Jan 5, 1984 – Apr 15, 1986TorpedoTMCM (SS) Earles and a great division made my time there both memorable and somthing that later in my career went away, Fun Fun Fun. I retired Sep 03 as TMCS(SS) who woulda believed. It would be great to hear from any of you guys.
Murphy, Dan/"murph"MM3/SSApr 19, 1984 – Dec 4, 1988 I was fresh out of sub school and MMCM/SS Ingram was my first COB . He guided me well during my time on Olympia. The experience was a blast. 2 West-Pacs.2 Rim-Pacs. Trip to Olympia Washingtion on the way over from Virginia.
Siemen, DavidET2/SSJun 5, 1984 – Feb 2, 1988NAV OPSPlank owner. Missed the old crew had a lot of fun. Would go any place with them. Retired now
Saucier, Clay (Sauce)RM1(SS)(SG)Jul 1984 – Jul 1986RMMy second boat, first fast attack, the black hole! Mack and Scott were the reason I stayed in...Retired on disability in 1996
Shannon, JamesLTAug 1984 – Aug 1987M, E, SonarPlankowner. My first and last boat. Fantastic crew.
Goral, DocHMCS(SS/SW)Oct 1, 1984 – Feb 27, 1987MedicalGreat Boat.

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