The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Topeka (SSN 754). 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 154 crew members registered for the USS Topeka (SSN 754).
|Osborne, Ozzie||CS3/SS||2002 – 2005||cook||fun at times and at times not so much fun miss all the cooks though|
|Spencer, Joe||ET2/SS||2002 – 2003||Comms||My last assignment in the navy before I went back to Civ life.|
|Finley, David||MMC||2002 – 2005||A-gang||Best crew of the best boat I ever served with...sniff...I miss you boys...sniff....|
|Word, PARKER||TM2(SS)||Jun 1, 2002 – Jan 14, 2007||TM||IT WAS A HELL OF A RIDE WITH DAILY UPS AND DOWN BUT LOOKING BACK IT WAS FUN MISS THE GUYS IF YALL ARE EVER IN ALABAMA LOOK ME UP WE CAN DRINK SOME BEER|
|Cutchin, David "Nugget"||FT2||Aug 21, 2002 – Aug 11, 2007||Fire Control|
|Finley, Chief||MMC||Sep 11, 2002 – Sep 30, 2005||A-Gang||What are you guys doing reading this?............... Get back to work!!!|
|Hembree, Rodney "Woody"||CS1/SS||Dec 6, 2002 – Dec 17, 2004||CS/ Supply||Did not like the experience the the Topeka. Hated every damn day that I had to be on that ship. Hope is all good with the few people that I did like on there.|
|Schmersahl, Aaron "smirnoff"||FT1(SS)||Apr 14, 2003 – Oct 1, 2007||Good crew. bad food. Glad to be done with it. Well Ive gone PILOT. Now I can hunt you turds.|
|Waters, David||ET2/SS/DV WENT TO DIVE SCHOOL||Jun 26, 2003 – Jul 1, 2007||ET/NAV||Miss the guys out there, miss the commoradity...hated the hours. If anyone thinks they can tap me out still my address is below...Im in the reserves still so i will make trips!!!!|
|Perdue, Chris "Animal"||STS3 (SS)||Sep 2003 – Nov 2004||Sonar||Hope things are good for everyone. I miss the good times and forgot about the bad ones. Don't screw up like I did and blow your career, you don't get a second chance. Feel free to hit me up. email@example.com|
|Derraco, Marlon/ D-roc||ET1>ET2||Oct 2003 – Nov 2007||Nav/ ET||Sup guys. Miss the lower level bell ringing... LMAO.. But not the boat..|
|Gottlieb, Michael||MM2||Jan 15, 2004 – Jan 15, 2004||exiled mm||wow, you guys, i have nightmares of you punks. i was young dumb and so glad to leave. sorry for the problems i caused for finley and all the cheifs. but damn im so much better off now. peace out stay dry and avoid that poop pump. lol|
|Baugh, David||MMC||Apr 2004 – Apr 7, 2007||RL||Best times I ever had.........seriously hard to believe but true!! Good luck Topeka sailors, take care of my chemistry!|
|Poling, Justin||cs3/e4||Jun 2004 – Aug 2007||cs|
|Todd, Corley||mm2||Jul 2004 – Oct 27, 2007||A gang||Hey it was certainly a pleasure serving with all of you fine gentlemen. Not surpisingly I have seen several post thanking Chief Finley, I would like to thank him also.|
|Atienza, Reo "pocket"||MM1/SS||Jul 16, 2004 – Aug 24, 2008||RL||HAD ITS UPS AND DOWNS, FOR THE MOST PART HAD A GOOD TIME, KINDA MISS IT NOW THAT IM RECRUITING, NOT REALLY SURE IF ID GO BACK... MISS THE GUYS WHO WERE THERE WHEN I WAS THERE,TO THOSE STILL THERE "IT GETS BETTER AFTER ORSE. NO IT DOESNT.|
|Vandyk, Gary||MM1||Aug 4, 2004 – Jan 8, 2008||M||All I miss are the people I worked with. I hope I never go back...and being M Div Chief is the hardest job I ever had. I am at NNPTC now and it's great except the weather is a bit much. Hope to see some of the guys out here.|
|Parker, David Aka "naked"||ET2||Sep 10, 2004 – Jun 15, 2008||COMMS||GOOD TIMES! ALL THE OLD BOYS ARE GONE, THOUGH. THIS PLACE SUCKS NOW!|
|Brill, Kevin||ET1||Nov 2004 – Oct 13, 2006||Comm||The ONLY good thing about serving on the Topeka was meeting my future wife while in port, getting married, and getting transferred off the boat to a better assignment. Now on the east coast with Special Projects and loving it.|
|Blaylock, Jason||STS2/SS||Apr 2005 – Apr 2008||Sonar||Great time, best bunch of guys I have ever worked with. I miss being part of Team BOHICA. Wish you all the best of luck.|
|Goodman, Drew||ET2(SS)||May 27, 2006 – Apr 9, 2009||NAV ET||It was a good crew i dont miss the BS and hours put in but I do miss the guys.(in a 94% hetero way)|
|Silvia, Matt||STS3||Nov 23, 2006 –||st|
|Perez, Jorge||ETVC||Nov 1, 2008 – Dec 15, 2012||ANAV|
|Butler, Dan||EM3||Jun 13, 2009 –||E-DIV|
There are currently no planned reunions.