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USS Lafayette (SSBN 616) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Lafayette (SSBN 616). 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 218 crew members registered for the USS Lafayette (SSBN 616).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1968 | 1969 – 1974 | 1975 – 1979 | 1980 – 1986 | 1987 – now

Robinson, Henry (Robby)MM1 (SS)Jan 1980 – Dec 1983MPatrols 48, 50, and 51. 2 years at Newport News for refueling overhaul. Post overhaul testing.
Ulrich, DavidE-5Feb 1980 – Jan 20, 1984RadioServed on the gold and blue crew, James kennedy was my chief , I worked in the Radio division.
Risdal, TimET21981 – 1984ETROHey Robbie
Shinn, ClydeMM1(SS)1981 – 1985Machinery
Stokes, GeorgeSTS2/SSApr 2, 1981 – Jan 20, 1986Sonar
Campanelli, Tony profile iconETCSJun 1981 – Jun 1983Ship's systemThrough shipyard was Ship's System LPO and occasionally the COB. Was on Lafayette several times - starting in 1964 and ending with taking her out of shipyard in 83 when I retired. Spent about 9/10 yrs total aboard.
Seeger, Donald1982 –
Yetzer, Doug profile iconIC1(SS)1982 – 1984ICGreat boat with lots of great memories!
James, MichealHM21982 –HMGood memories, had a blast working with Doc, Sabatino and so many others who's names escapes me at the time
Bradley, ChristopherMM1/SSJan 1982 – Feb 1986MGreat guys, better memories
Davis, DonaldET1(SS)Jan 1, 1982 – Apr 18, 1986Reactor ControlsArrived after 2 years as a prototype instructor and left as RCLPO.
Johnson, RobertET2/SSMar 1982 – Dec 1984
Bolton, TonyFTB2/SSOct 1982 – Jul 13, 1987WEAPONS/FTB'SGreat time at the Loch,
Rumschlag, BillET1SSOct 1, 1982 – Feb 1, 1984NAVLeft active duty 1989, retired from reserves 2003 as an ETCS.
Potthast, StephenMT1(SS)Nov 1982 – Dec 1984Missile
Wynne, EdwardLtJan 1983 – Oct 1984Various Engineering DIvisionsArrived when boat was at Newport News in the yard, Learned a lot on the boat, and the two runs from Holy Loch. Sat on most of the qual boards that first post yard run. So lots of you owe me for your dolphins. LOL
Distefano, Jimmy profile iconMM3Jan 1, 1983 – Oct 1, 1985A-GANG (MM)Any shipmates reach out and let's re-connect.
Newlin, DaveMM2/SSJan 20, 1983 – Apr 30, 1985ELT/MStill Crazy after all these years. Working at DC Cook Nuclear Plant, MI. Would like to hear from old friends...
Eickman, Ike/kevinRM2Jun 1983 – Jul 1987RadioIt's been a long time.
Selby, RenyETNAug 22, 1983 – Aug 22, 1985nuclear missilegreatboat
Lee, Johnny ( Chill ) profile iconE-5Oct 13, 1983 – Feb 1986A DivisionRetired in 1993 from the US Navy, Last Command fast attack USS Minneapolis Saint Paul (SSN-708). Living in North Caroline.
Scarbriel, SteveQM3Nov 1983 – Aug 1987Many memories in Holy Loch.
Graybeal, CurtisSts1984 –StsRemember the good times and friends
Spires, DonaldMS1Jan 1984 – Nov 1985Food ServiceMy first submarine, a great experience. Had a lot of great friends there.
Hirsh, EricTM1/ssJul 1984 – Aug 1986TMLPO#3 of 7 boats, had alot of fun on her, and Cdr Dodge was one of the best
Suttey, Davide5Jul 1984 – May 7, 1988supply
Hartsog, TommySNAug 4, 1984 – Sep 25, 1986DeckThis boat set the course for my Navy career. Now a HMCS with 20 years in, I am very proud to be part of this crew, even though Esp worked my ass off.
Russell, GaleQM2/SSNov 15, 1984 – Feb 11, 1988NAVOPSGood ship, Great friends! I sure would like to find Jeff "Seaweed" and Travis Dubay. I wonder if Travis is still mad about the TDU weight I dropped on his head? Actually, I wonder if he even remembers it?
Kelleher, TimMS2Dec 7, 1984 – Jul 15, 1988SupplyAwesome experience, made some great friends I have met up with later on in life. Good to seems friend Don at one point, looking forward to catching up with you again as well as seeing how our friend Jeff has been.
Brule, RobertMM1/ssJun 1985 – Jun 29, 1987ELTShort time great memories
Petersen, PaulLCDRJun 1985 – Sep 1987NAV/OPS
Liepke, Fritz, Mark.MT2/SSJun 5, 1985 – Sep 10, 1987Weapons/Launcher.
Wood, GeraldMM1Jun 29, 1985 – Sep 30, 1987M/L
Browder, Jeffrey / "Doc"HM1(SS)Aug 1985 – Aug 1988MedicalBest 3 years of my 25 year Naval career.
Pfenninger, JerryFTB2Sep 1985 – Apr 1989Weapons
Cox, Brian "Deptydawg"IC3/SSNov 1985 – Nov 1988Eng
Baker, ScottYN31986 – 1990YN
Gray, RichardET2Jan 1986 – Aug 1988navigation
Jacob, Mark / Jake profile iconFN/ IC Stryker/ SN/ Corpsmen StrykerJan 1986 – Apr 1988IC/ Deck/ Medical
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Fitzgerald, BartholomewLTJan 3, 1986 – May 31, 1989E/RC/COMMOEnjoyed serving with CDR Dodge and the officers and crew of the Gold Crew.And Walter Deany Downy Baumgardt.The Dali Lama and Sky Fitzgerald live on in a more boring civilian existence.Saw One Adam Brown a couple of years ago,with Porche.HI BB!!!
Wilmoth, Jeffrey/willMS2/SSFeb 1986 – Feb 1988MS
Holmes, JimEM1 (SS)Mar 1986 – Oct 1990E-DIV
Kupietz, KevinMM1/SSApr 1986 – Dec 1989
Biebrich, JosephFTB2/SSApr 6, 1986 – Feb 6, 1989FTBFirst boat out of "C" school, sorry I was such a shit, young ya' know. Had a good time in any case, even though I didn't realize it at the time. Hated it then, wax nostalgic now, can't believe the Highland Mary is gone,another pin
Pietlukiewicz, MichaelE-4/MT3Jun 1986 – Jun 1988Weapons
Bellantoni, MikeMM3/SSJul 1986 – Sep 22, 1989A-GANGno regrets, only great memories. looking for any old shipmates. hope all are doing well. especially looking for the COB, harold buzzell
Toresen, Kris Aka Love BeastMM1/SSDec 1986 – Aug 1991Those who remember know me.

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