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USNS Santa Barbara (T-AE 28) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USNS Santa Barbara (T-AE 28). 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 328 crew members registered for the USNS Santa Barbara (T-AE 28).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1971 | 1972 – 1974 | 1975 – 1977 | 1978 – 1983 | 1984 – 1987 | 1988 – 1991 | 1992 – now

Gillett, JimE5/MM2Feb 1984 – Apr 1988M and StreamQuite an experience. There were some true characters onboard the "big pig."
Wright, RodneyMS2Jun 10, 1984 – Dec 20, 1987S-2best time of my life!
Osterberg, JoelRMC/RMCSNov 1984 – Nov 1987good ship alot of hard work and good times
Craig, David M.BMSN1985 – 19882nd
Condon, RichardLCDR1985 – 1989Supply
Hoglen, BobbyDC1/DCC1985 – 1989Eng RI want to give a shout to all the guys from R division.
Finn, StevenSK2Jan 1985 – Oct 1988S1Ahhh the memories of the being onboard the Santa Barbara...being forced to eat in silence on the Mess Decks, a month in Turkey.....I met some really good people onboard. Anyone know where Mark Sakaniwa ended up?
McCaddin, JohnBM3Feb 1985 – Nov 1989Deck DivShe was my first of many ships in my 20 yrs. I had some great memories for sure. I do miss it..
Embree, PhillipDCCMMar 1, 1985 – Jun 1, 1987R
Greene, NathanielMM2May 10, 1985 – Aug 18, 1986EMO1Working at VA in Charleston. Benson what's going on in the ATL.
Hughes, GaryBM2Jul 1985 – Apr 19901st,2nd,and boat divisionsTo many good times to mention.They out numbered the bad days by a long shot.
Usman, John G. profile iconE4Jul 1, 1985 – Aug 31, 19883rd Division
Procter, Sr., Michael P.MM2 (SW)Sep 5, 1985 – Feb 19, 1989M, AEarned Surface Warfare pin March 1987.
Snow, Robert Van "Snowman" profile iconDC 3Oct 1985 – Mar 1988RHad some good times . Went to places I never would have gone. Made frends. I keep in touch with Vanderhigh some. Staples, Allen, Hogland,Kisler,Eddington,Red,& Chief Embree. I would like to here from you if posible.
Harmon, RickyBM-3Oct 1985 – Dec 19882nd
Coe, BuddyBM31986 – 19892nd
Moore, ScottSNJan 1986 – Jan 1987Boat Division
Cordell, MarkBM3Jan 1986 – Oct 19892ndWe worked hard and played even harder
Pack, Richard (Packman)BT3Jan 3, 1986 – May 25, 1989B
Spaulding, KentBM2Mar 1986 – Jul 19901SThad the pleasure to complete two deployments on her, desert shield / desert storm, it was a pleasure to serve with all aboard the great Santa B.
Churchill, DarrylIC2Apr 1986 – Apr 1988E
Batista, ArturoEM1Jun 18, 1986 – Jan 1, 1988EWent onboard as the ship reached Spain during the 1986 med cruise. Good times.
Alexander, FredMM3Jun 30, 1986 – Oct 3, 1989M
Stanek, Stephen J.GMM1(EOD)Aug 1986 – Feb 1987EODDid the 86/87 Med cruise with the Santa B. Earned my ESWS there and enjoyed getting to know the crew collecting signatures.
Birchfield, RonnyMM2Aug 1986 – Mar 8, 1988mDid the 86\87 med cruise. Best time of my life
Olson, BrianEWAug 1986 – Dec 1989OpsIt was a Great time
Wright, JohnE3 SEAMANAug 15, 1986 – Aug 1989DECK DIVISIONI really have memories that will last a life time of friends I made while aboard the USS SANTA BABARA. I share these memories w friends and family. Thank u for everyone who took me under there wing and made me family
Tucker, BrianMM3Aug 19, 1986 – Feb 19, 1990M DivHot, noisy and dirty, but loads of fun!! It's the shipmates that make your tour and I had many on Santa B. Many memories, there were some serious characters on her...
White, LewisMM1Aug 21, 1986 – May 31, 1990A-gangRetired off Santa "B" in 1990, and I have many fond memories of my last command. To see her now is very sad.
Ortiz, Gustavo "Tez"BM 3Dec 1, 1986 – Jul 29, 1990Deck/StreamWhat a ride! Jake if you are out there hit me up! Tookes, Hickey, Billy D, Ouellette, Kenny Palmer, Eddie Ray Stephens, Conners, Walker and all the other nuts on board hit me up!, we will never forget XO Jones!!!
Duvall, Mark1987 – 1989
Roop, EricEM21987 – 1991STREAM
Potter, PeterBM31987 – 1991Deck - 1st then Deck OfficeFirst shipboard command. Great memories. reachable at or
Placeres, PeteBMSNJan 15, 1987 – Jul 31, 19901ST...Lead, Follow, or Stand Clear! Deck apes for ever!
Carroll, WilliamE-4/PN3Jan 27, 1987 – Jan 27, 1990X/NAVPetty Officer Carroll "The XO's Boy! Remember E.J. Jones, he was the greatest sailor ever.
Walker, KurtBM3Feb 28, 1987 – Nov 6, 19902NDhello to all that served on that beautiful beast
Walker, KurtE-4 BM3Feb 28, 1987 – Nov 3, 19902ND
Stephens, EddieBM3Mar 1987 – Jun 1990Stream Damage Control Petty OfficerHad a blast
Bagley, DavidOS3May 1987 – Dec 1989OperationsWhat a great time we had on the ol' Santa Barbara. I made great friends and had a wonderful time. I will always remember my time on the Santa Barbara. Hey if any of you remember me, drop me a note.
Meads, BobET1 (SW)May 1, 1987 – Mar 1, 1990ET1Worked in the ET SHop. Won Sailor of the Year, COMNAVSURFLANT 1990 while onboard. Used to be a bubble head.
Eagle, RogerHM3Jun 1987 – Mar 1988MedicalFirst and last ship. Learned so much in the short time I was on board. We had a great crew and good times. Gitmo was a challenge but rewarding.
Warbington, Ronald CraigE-4Jul 1, 1987 – May 28, 1989
Wells, Kenneth A. (Kenny)E5/ET2Sep 1987 – Jun 1992OperationsHad a great time.
Jacobs, JakeBM3Dec 1987 – Aug 19901st and 2cndHey anyone on the SB with me from 1987 to 1990 I still have those videos I made... email

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