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USS California (CGN 36) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS California (CGN 36). 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 629 crew members registered for the USS California (CGN 36).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1973 | 1974 – 1976 | 1977 – 1978 | 1979 – 1980 | 1981 – 1983 | 1984 – 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – 1993 | 1994 – 1995 | 1996 – now

Ware, JackCTO31990 – 1994I don't rememberGot out ? went to college ? wrote a novel ? live in New Orleans. Drop me a line...
Fisk, TimRM2(SW)1990 – 1994OCArrived while in the yards... that wasnt pleasant. Had a good time on WestPac though (if such a thing)! Medical discharge in 96. Currently in college here in Iowa. Where's the rest of OC Div?
Mau, JasonMM3Jan 1990 – Aug 1991ALiving the dream. 30 years later wow
Aldrich, William BillETSNJan 10, 1990 – Jan 1, 1991OSRemember PAK-EX, UNREP, VERTREP, and a Tiger Cruise back from Perle Harbor
Preston, RayMMCFeb 19, 1990 – Dec 31, 2003M-1Too many good times in RCOH~San Diego was good to me, though. Married the woman I met there during ATG! How can I knock the Pig after that? We're still together, and I retire 12/07!
Douglas, Jason (Doug)BM 3Apr 1990 – Jan 22, 19941stDischarged 1994. Working construction in Michigan
Bowlin, Floyd (Andy)IC3 E-4May 1990 – Aug 10, 1993E-DivI miss the Cali!
Wright, MatthewFC3May 18, 1990 – Feb 14, 1992Weps/CFThe BEST men in all my Naval service were there. Why it was such a miserable command is still baffling-PSNS didn't help any. I have missed that crew and esp. the unmatched camaraderie in my division more than anything else after 20+ yrs!
Ross, JoshuaET2Aug 9, 1990 – Apr 1, 1995Nuke ET
McHenry, BrandonDS2 E-5Sep 1990 – Apr 1995CELiving in Seattle still, working at Washington Mutual bank. Those who knew me look me up! 206-851-1074
Henry, AllenFC 3Sep 1990 – Sep 1992WeaponsNot to much to say. I was on board during dry dock and served as a fire watch, shore patrol, and paint chipper. Just about everything except what I was technically trained to do. Sala Savie. If you remember me shoot me an email.
Tuttle, RayRMCSep 18, 1990 – Sep 18, 2002OC
Teifer, BrianMMCM (SW)Dec 1, 1990 – Jul 1, 1994M-1Retired in 1998, work at Fermi With Bill , Dan and the others. Probably the most fun I had in the Navy.
Luker, ScottFC1Dec 1, 1990 – May 13, 1993CFGood ship, Great shipmates, Crappy shipyard.
Minear, PatrickDC2Dec 10, 1990 – Jun 20, 1994RI spent 3.5 yrs onboard the California. I met alot of differnt people and made some life long friends. I was pretty active in the Damage Control position, I left the ship just 4 days prior to West Pac and returned to Sacramento, CA. Great time!!!!
Nieto, AndyISC1991 – 1994OTWorking with the CT's in outboard and being the only IS on the ship was cool duty. Made Chief, became a company commander in GLAKES, and got out in '98, Currently living in N. Illinois
Richards, GreggFC1(SW)1991 – 1993CFWalley's world was so much fun!
Kaas, ScottCTM21991 – 1993OT I thinkGot out in 93 right before the ship sailed to Hawaii Living in Allentown PA
Dudley, ErvinSTG31991 – Feb 1994OPSI met some real cool guys during my time aboard the California. Got out in 94 went to college and now work IT for the Federal Gov. in the DC area. I've come along since my paint chipping days and wearing bell bottoms!
Skinner, Patrick1991 – 1996OIHey Ship Mates! Great to see some of you are still around! I retired from the Nav in 2003. Left the California for 7th fleet staff then onto rec. in Florida. Retired with a congressional medal for heroism...and $ for life..drop me a line!!!
Fosback, RodFC11991 – Jan 1993CF
Skinner, Patrick Ee-51991 – 1996oiI'm now retired for over 10 years but looking for long lost shipmates. Would be nice to know where you all ended up!
Salomon, DavidNCCS1991 – 1993Admin
MacAraig Jr., "mac"MS1Jan 1991 – Jun 1996S-2Great S-2 Division! Miss all the cooks especially Mccully and Price. Retired June 1996 and worked in Washington Department of Corrections (Work Release) on June 1996(no break)and still working there as a Food Service Manager. Good luck S-2!
Edwards, DrewFC2Jan 1991 – 1993CFSorry I didn't get to go on trails: Out on medical in 6-93. Finally going for the knee replacement. Sure miss the service and friends. Rep & Fozzy Bear glad to see year alive. Scotts back east.
Beach, LarryOS3Jan 1991 – Sep 1995OIThere was always good and bad in any duty station you go to. I had a lot of good times. Now, Retired after 20 years service, working in Stuttgart, Germany for USAFRICOM Emergency Action Cell.
Rodriguez, FredrickE-5 /PC2Jan 1991 – Jun 1995S-4
Williams, CarlLt. CommanderJan 1991 – Jul 1992Executive OfficerThis was my second tour on the Golden Grizzly. My first was from 1979 to 1981 where I was the EWO and A Division Officer. The few bad memories have faded but the great ones particularly of my shipmates remain.
O'Neill, DavidLTFeb 1, 1991 – Feb 1, 1994CGServed with a great bunch of people. Most notably, were the chiefs, GMC Lentz, GMCS Custer, GMC Allen, and GMC Bowen.
Calhoun, ChrisE-2Feb 5, 1991 – Sep 5, 1992i was in a fewgot out went to school did some traveling, opened a liquor store in MN.
Youngerman, ScotHM2Mar 16, 1991 – Mar 17, 1997HI meet some life long friends on that ship. Best of times worst of times... Actually it was rad! When i got off that ship, I thought i could preform surgery to the public.. with all the expirence i had. Boom reality in Medicine.
Rowl, DavidSK2Apr 1991 – Apr 1993SupplyWould like to hear from anyone that was assign the same time I was there.
Ruggiero, Rugg DoctorHM3Apr 1991 – Jun 8, 1994H
Sorrick, JohnEM2Apr 1991 – Jul 1994REI guess I had fun however I only remember the long hours crazy Ramblin Ray. Went to prototype in NY got out and went to James River in Springfield MO. Now I'm doing power plant automation in Kansas City.
Jones, DaleE4/EM3May 1991 – Jul 1994EI had lots of great memories of the California and of shipmates that I served with.
Alcocer, Jacinto "Camel Man"SM3May 1, 1991 – May 1, 1993DeckI got out, went to college, & became a Texas Probation Officer. Hey Borden, Bussen,"Oil Can Sab" and all the rest of you BM's, What's up! What ever happened to Billy Cole?, David "Shy" Melton, LA, Rufus Beneham, y
Arenazas, SimonE-4/EM3May 15, 1991 – Sep 12, 1996
Long, DougET1Jun 1991 – Sep 1993RC
Melvin, MortonMS2Jul 30, 1991 – Jun 30, 1995S-2My 1st ship loved every minute of it. I miss all of S-2 mates (MS3 McGill) my liberty buddie we have some stories to tell in port or underway.I retired as an CS1 back living inBama.My email address is
Heatley, RobEN2Oct 1991 – Dec 1993AWhat a piece of high dollar junk, with Crazy Ray Wallace at the helm. Remember changing course and dropping the motor whale boat to get the loaves of bread the mess crank threw over the side. You can't fix stupid!!
Smith, AndrewMM1Nov 1991 – 1994M-1Bill, you crack me up. Pennington, congratulations! Everyone else, I'M FREE! Out in 1998. Operator at McGuire Nuclear Station in North Carolina.
Drolet, JoeyDC3Nov 15, 1991 – Feb 24, 1993R
Cooper, MichaelEM2Nov 15, 1991 – Nov 20, 1995Reactor ElectricalInteresting times, to be sure.
Lasalle, EdSH3Nov 20, 1991 – Jun 20, 1994SupplyThe F***ing store is closed.... No, we don't have that...your hair looks fine...your laundry is done...nite nite
Repp, RichardFC3Dec 1991 – Jun 1995CFLoved all the missile shoots.
Deveaux Jr, OdellSTGSNDec 1991 – Apr 1994CAI served with a couple of really good dudes, and some not so good. I've come quite some distance since that time. I have a very rewarding career with DHS.

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