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USS Orion (AS 18) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Orion (AS 18). 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 1096 crew members registered for the USS Orion (AS 18).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1952 | 1953 – 1960 | 1961 – 1963 | 1964 – 1966 | 1967 – 1969 | 1970 – 1971 | 1972 – 1973 | 1974 – 1976 | 1977 – 1978 | 1979 – 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Schoolfield, GuySM21983 – 1986comm sigsloking for old shipmates. contact at thatthisguy@yahoo.com
Hancock, Bill (Herbie)DPSN1983 – 1986SupplyAnybody out there remember me? Would love to get in touch with my old shipmates!! Loved LaMadd and the main island, the experience was great!! Any ADP Bad Boys send me an e-mail!!
Grinaldi, AlanEN21983 – 1986EIT WAS MY FIRST TIME OUTSIDE THE U.S., WHAT AN EYE OPENING EXPERIENCE. THE SHIP WAS CELEBRATING IT'S 40TH YEAR IN COMMISSION WHEN I CAME ABOARD. I WORKED IN THE FIRE ROOM AND FORWARD ENGINE ROOM. GOOD MEMORIES.
Ruszkowski, Scott "Ski"HT31983 – 1984RepairPalou...many pannini sandwiches, calzone and nightly excursions to the clubs (Pirates Cove anyone?)
Hand, Kevintmsn1983 – 1984w6
Fehrenbach, HelmutDT31983 – 1986Dental
Fletcher, RobertMM1 (SW)1983 – 1985R2 and R8La Maddalena Sardinia, lived in Arzachena
Jordan, Dan IelRm³1983 – 1984Comms (radio-div)
Raetz, CharlesMM1Jan 1983 – Jan 1985(Grog) Assigned to R-9. Long days and night, some of the strangest QD watches ever.
Abernethy, CharlieTMSNJan 1983 – Oct 1984Weapons DivI had a great time aboard the Orion, would like to hear from old crew members
Dobbs, RonMR 3Jan 1, 1983 – Aug 1, 1985R- 2All I can say is great times with great friends.
Darr, DonEN-2Jan 19, 1983 – Oct 26, 1986MSome of the best times of my life were spent on that old bucket in Italy. I had a blast. Shout out to all Snipes who served M-Div 83-86. Toto, what's up? Would love to hear from you guys. dhdarr@gmail.com.
Peaslee, GregPC2Feb 1983 – Jun 1984
Taraska, JoeET1Feb 1983 – Feb 1985R4 Shop 67B Cal LabWhat incredible memories I have living in Swedish Village, the beaches, going windsurfing. Worked with some great guys in the Cal Lab (and CIC) that made me look good as a supervisor. Wish I could go back and do it again older and wiser.
Crabtree, DaveHT3Feb 1983 – Nov 1985R 1Enjoyed my time thier. Would like to hear from any one who remembers me.
Aldershoff Jr., Garrett profile iconDP2Feb 25, 1983 – Sep 17, 1984S-8Hello younger ADP BAD BOYS Ok Where are the other Older ADP BAD BOYS. DS2Jamis, 2Miller, 3Renolds, DS3 Revase, DP1 Jacobs, 3Perring, 3Crane, 2Fleming, Chief Doyle, Chief Martinez. 2OOST, 2Doug, SN Hancock
Termine, RustyET1Mar 1983 – Nov 1987R-4, ROAfter the first 6 mos onboard moved off the ship with Greg croissant. Herby and Paul from ADP. Mccartney remember when we hooked up back stateside. lunch galarza, mc west dave burgher, terry witter
Aaron, MichaelIC 2Mar 1, 1983 – Nov 17, 1986EWouldn't change a day of it! These were life and times that truly shaped who I am today. I went back after 10 years for part of my honeymoon trip - MAN what a difference!!! Don't be surprised if you see a go kart track in the piazza...
Vance, WilliamMMC (ss)(sw)Mar 10, 1983 – Feb 20, 1987R-9, XBest time of my Career!
Hollingsworth, JonMM2Apr 1983 – Apr 1985R5Hello everyone. Admittedly, I wasn't the best or most enthusiastic sailor but I still had a lot of respect for the old lady's story. It is sad to see her rusting away but she has had her day, I suppose.
Brochu, JohnMMIApr 1983 – May 1985R5Had a great time in La Maddalena and Palau. Enjoyed the boating to and from the ship, and living on the rock was quite an experience.
Hart, RobertIC1Apr 7, 1983 – Apr 7, 1986E Division, & RepairHad a great time aboard the Orion. Miss the good ole days with my friends from Washington
Fragale, JoeMR3Apr 18, 1983 – Oct 10, 1985R-2I would like to hear from old friends from this ship. I would like to track down MR3 Michael Walker(Whiskey Walker) He was from Paris TX.
Richardson, MarvinHT3May 1983 – Dec 1984DC
Blanquart, PierreET2Jul 1983 – Jan 1985R4 Cal LabI remember Bar Florida and living in La Madd and starting my espresso addiction. The parties that would last for days and my stereo sooo loud ( it was great) ET2 Briley crashing My beautiful bright red Kawasaki GPZ1100 , Ens Rule( good man)
Gerdts, AlexEM3Jul 1983 – Dec 1984PORT SERVICESI agree that it was the best place to be. I worked at the movie exchange and remember the subs bringing all those green cases with movie reels. Great midnite rats onboard and the parties at Calabro Hall. Rammos from medical....Fehrenbach?
Cassinelli, LauniIM3Jul 1983 – 1985R-5The beginning of an adventure that lead me to who I am today. Shipmates and friends for life.
McDowell, RobertLI3Jul 1, 1983 – 1984AdminI missed ship's movement in Palma. I am a legend.
Jernigan, PhilHT-2 (DV)Jul 15, 1983 – Jul 15, 1986R-6 Dive LockerHad the time of my life. Extended for one year and tried to do it again. Detailer said no. Just went back on vacation with my family in March 2008. I would love to hear from anyone who was there with me.
King, Don E.ENSIGNSep 1983 – Oct 1985Communications/Crypto RepairMy first duty assignment as an officer. Really miss the Orion, the great people, and the area. One of my favorite duty stations ever. Lots of good times and great friends.
Griffiths, MichaelYN2Sep 1983 – Mar 1985R-5Had some of the best times of my life over there. Saw a couple of names I recognized. Like Jeff, I remember the Snake Pit with fond memories.
Sasso, ThomasPN3Sep 1, 1983 – Sep 1, 1986ADMIN/CAREER COUNSELORHey, shipmates. Boy was that a long time ago. I recall never having electric on the island of LaMadd when it rained and then those damn liberty boat rides, especially if you lived on LaMadd and had to go to Palau first
Tyler, TommyE-4. SK3Sep 4, 1983 – Oct 13, 1985S-6
Dewar, CraigE3Oct 1983 – Aug 1984Navigation Operations
Denton, RobertMMFNNov 1983 – Jun 1985R9Interesting place. Lots of memories. Most good, some not so much.
Kenneth, KeyPN2Nov 19, 1983 – May 1995Admin
Bakes, Christopher profile iconLTNov 22, 1983 – Jan 9, 1985LegalReported to the Orion as the JAG SJA from NLSO San Diego. My first afloat command. What a great bunch of people, particularly including both XOs.
Brown, JohnBM3Dec 1983 – May 1985R6
Zimmer, DavidDM3Dec 26, 1983 – Jun 16, 1993adminwhere the hell is everyone
Freeman, Brad1984 – 1988
Accomando, David Aka AceOM 21984 – 1986R-2 Optical ShopWhat a beautiful place. I spent alot of time playing my guitar on board the Orion...wish I would have spent more time OFF the ship. Anyway, there were some great times and great friends.
Truman, Robert (Id)HT21984 – 1987R-1Anybody still alive out there? We had some good times. Drop me a line
Muniz, Patrick (Pj)EM21984 – 1986R-3 Motor rewindI worked as R-3's prime supply petty officer. Rented an apartment on Palau for a while w/ one of the IC's. Enjoyed working with Supply dept. Stephan Kosticak would keep me in stitches. Bj in the machine shop was a good friend too.
Simeone, JimHM31984 – 1987MEDICALMany great memories of the Orion and that region of the world!
Alanis, AnthonySK31984 – Feb 13, 1986supplyWork in the office and supply room 18.
Comer, RandallMM1(SS)1984 – 1986R9Made Awesome friendships at this command!
Schiavoni, MarkENS1984 – 1986E
Shamie, BarryEN31984 – 1986Rigging dept / Emergency DieselDuring my time there an accident happened when someone on the sub got there arm caught in periscope doing preventive maintenance - does anyone remember incident an what month it happened? I will never forget that day
Adams, JamesEN2Jan 3, 1984 – Oct 31, 1986R-9So many great memories on the Orion! Awesome group of guys living out in Palau was an awesome experience. Still remember a little Italian, as I took Italian 1,2,3 & 4 aboard the Orion taught by a local, Saverio Minuno.
Jones, DavidMMCS(SW)Jan 4, 1984 – Jan 1, 1988A Gang and the Log RoomWorked O2N2, Log Room, was A Division Officer for a year. Great ship, great crew!!! "If you're not a snipe, you're a passenger!!" Had a blast with Ryan,Lleva,Stagnari,Taldone,Claiborne,Vaara (R.I.P), Morris,Laughlin, Crump, Berrios
Stephenson, ClydeHT 3Jan 16, 1984 – Feb 1986R-6 26Alpha Carpenter ShopHad a great time in LaMadd, even though I was married. Miss the old ship and think about her often. Now I have to tell my kids about her when they bring out old photos. I am glad to know that some people think the way that I do,
Scanlon, Joseph (Joe)E5Jan 18, 1984 – Jan 17, 1988EngineeringLooking for all my Boys Chief Stag - Joey - Engine Joe - LT Wally World
Vassel Jr., CarlE5/EM2Feb 1984 – Jun 1986ARRS
Johnson, BrianMSSAFeb 10, 1984 – Jun 8, 1985S-2
Dedon, BruceSK3Mar 1984 – Oct 1985Supply S-1Should of never left LaMadd!
Snyder, JeffreyET2Mar 1984 – 1986CommWe did it all. Conehead, you out there ?
McCartney, MacMRApr 1984 – Oct 1985R-2, R-0
Beyer, MikeSKSNApr 1984 – Oct 1985S-5What a great duty to have, memories for a life time!!!!
Mills, RandyIC2Apr 30, 1984 – May 1987
Schevikhoven, Chevymm1 (sw)May 2, 1984 – Mar 2, 1986radcon/r div
Johnson, Dale Glen (The Colonel)Engineer (Supervisory - and special opps)May 18, 1984 – Jun 16, 1992Sloths 49282I miss this old ship, and my good friend 'Mad Dog'. I used to love it when special opps came and took me away on secret missions.....my superiors hated me for it!!!haha. Any old Please get in touch: jksell@live.com
Comer, RandyMM1(SS)Jun 1984 – Jun 1986R-9A great time with great memories. Brian Dralle, Matt Rice, Dean Seregian all great guys. It was hard work but the bond with most of the guys was terrific!
David, BurgherYN1Jun 1984 – Aug 1987R0Drop me a line, its been a long strange trip
Vanaken, TobyHT3Jun 1984 – Nov 1987R-1 Division Shipfitter Shop & Pipefitter ShopHad a great time on the "ROCK" and living in Palau the beaches where great and the clubs, Geletera was one of the best. Great place to visit again. Orion was a great ship and Had a great crew.
Baez, Jaime JrBM1Jun 1984 – Jun 1986DECKLPO DECK
Auble, JamesE4Jun 10, 1984 – Jun 10, 1986Outside Machine shop R 38
Grice, PaulHTFNJul 3, 1984 – Dec 1985R-1started out in the lag shop,I tkink I remember Robert Truman. Went crankin and then to the sheetmrtal shop 17-A all the way after that!
Caldwell, CogsDPSN/DP3Aug 1984 – Feb 1986S-7 (ADP)My liver is still hurting from all the partying with the ADP Bad Boys at the ADP Annex.
Douthit, TonyE3/SN OMAug 1984 – Feb 1986Deck, R2I was in deck department when I first reported aboard. I struck into the OM rating and made OM3. I transferred from Deck department R2 division shop 35A
Hart, MikeHT3Aug 1984 – Nov 1987DCJust loved my time aboard the ship with my crew members in the DC division. Looking for Mike Walker, or any other DC division guys.
Forester, GregRM3Aug 17, 1984 – Aug 17, 1986COMM
Hamilton, John "Hambone"BM3Sep 1984 – Aug 1987DeckWow what great memories I have here!
McKay, AndrewSK2Sep 4, 1984 – Sep 1, 1986S-7What a great time. When I flew into Olbia I asked myself "What the hell have I gotten myself into." In 2008 several of us that remain in touch. I had 6 shipmates attend my wedding 5 years ago and all of us agree that we would go back!
Forester, Greg profile iconRM3Sep 4, 1984 – Sep 4, 1986CR
Partin, DavidET2Sep 9, 1984 – Aug 1, 1986R-4, R-5It was a fantastic time in my life. I loved Sardinia. This was the best command I served at in my 10 years of service.
Lawson, SteveMR2Sep 10, 1984 – Sep 1, 1986R2 31AIt was a pain in the butt.but met allot of good people.
Wortman, HalSASep 12, 1984 – Mar 8, 1986sm/qm,.....
Rios, LuisGMG3Sep 16, 1984 – Sep 16, 1986DECK / WEAPONSWhat memories on this ship. Probably would have done my whole career on her. Would love to hear from the ol' crew. Gomes, Moorehead, Martinez, Bautista, etc. Email me at elrico1989@gmail.com. Great ports like Palma, Nap
Zeamer, BradET2Sep 18, 1984 – Feb 10, 1987R-5 RadCal ShopMade some very good friends onboard Orion. Saw many awesome sites and made lifelong memories. Operation EL Dorado Canyon, Chernobyl, many port visits and NRC inspections, we worked our butts off.
Sudman, StephenEN2Oct 1984 – Oct 1987Port Services I liked the Rock, Engine Man on LCM 82 for years. I also worked on the YD Floating Crane. Good Times. You call we haul!
Forester, GregRM3Oct 1984 – Oct 1986
Flower, Greg (Tulips - Don'T Ask)DPSN/DP3Oct 1984 – Oct 1987S-8 ADPA lot of good times as well as a few rough ones.
Miller, CharlesMr3Nov 6, 1984 – Nov 6, 1986R2 & R10
Boyd, DarrylRM4Nov 10, 1984 – May 29, 1986communicationsI can barley remember only a few of my ship mates like Tillman ,I remember Senior Chief Kotroubez (somthing like that) and I remeber some of my buddies in communications that........well II some pf the best times and we'll
Correa, NormanMSN3Nov 24, 1984 – Dec 16, 1987Food ServicesHad a great time at LA Mad, good friends, good Bacardi and great party, can not remember much since i was intoxicated most of the time "LOL" my e mail normando10@hotmail.com
Jones, Mischa EricDPSA-DP3Dec 1, 1984 – Jan 8, 1988Supply S-8Woohoo! Where's the ADP crew?
Bronson, DerwinSNDec 17, 1984 – Dec 1, 1986deck/dentalthe people that i met in deck like Rios, Parker,Moorehead,Torrez and in dental like Brian Hall, Smitty smash, and Shane Morris you guys taught me a lot about being a dental tech, the places like palma, nice and when i used to take a 96
Ogden, Garye5Dec 23, 1984 – Dec 23, 19861st
Truman, Robertht2Dec 24, 1984 – Nov 11, 1987r-div
Adams, JimEN-2Dec 30, 1984 – Oct 30, 1986R-9Had a great time over there on "the rock".Had a great time living in Palau,hanging at the beach,the big club,picolo slam,Gelateria.

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