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USS Simon Bolivar (SSBN 641) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Simon Bolivar (SSBN 641). 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 378 crew members registered for the USS Simon Bolivar (SSBN 641).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1967 | 1968 – 1971 | 1972 – 1974 | 1975 – 1978 | 1979 – 1981 | 1982 – 1986 | 1987 – 1989 | 1990 – now

Seiler, ChuckFTG-21972 – 1975
Honaker, JohnQM1972 – 1978
Swain, BillFTB3 (SS)1972 – 1974WeaponsGreatest bunch of guys with whom I had the pleasure of serviong. Wonderful memories! Thank you!
Wilson, MikeLT1972 – 1975WeaponsBest weapons deparment in the whole fleet.
Thrapp, LarryE31972 – 1975deck crew / planesman
Olson, JamesE-3Jan 1972 – Jun 1975Deck gangI came aboard when boat was in NP News bieng refitted for poisidion.Stayed E-3 the whole time but was the best plainesman they had ( ha ) wold love to hear from someone.Especialy if anyone knows the wereabouts of Larry Thrapp.Made 6 patrols.
Olson, Jamese3Jan 1972 – Jul 1975DeckI would like to hear from anyone who was in the deck gang. Or anyone else that would like to reminisce about old times. We all worked hard & played hard. I believed we had the best captain a crew could serve under.
Johnson, GaryLTFeb 1972 – Jun 1975MPA, Comm/SonarMemories: High spirited and fun crew, DASO and 5 patrols after first overhaul, Providence Plantation Award, playing jokes on ORSE and NucWeapons inspection teams, Capt.Cross & Liberty-praying for duty to get some sleep, XO Nate Heuberger-ICmen door
Biles, Georgemm2Mar 1972 – Aug 1975a gangCame on board in Newport News on a cold rainey night was meet at the gangway of the crews barge by pete ahern. member of deck divivison with Way,Olson,Monk,Stasnis,Frick,Fogerty,Thrapp,Pen n
McComas, RandallMCCOMASMar 1, 1972 – Aug 1, 1978
Bemis, DavidIC3SSMar 6, 1972 – Aug 1, 1974ElectricalMy brother Dennis EM2SS and I served on the boat together.
George, RichSK2 SSMay 24, 1972 – Jun 10, 1975Supply/SupportIn retrospect The time I served on the Simon Bolivar was some of the best of my life. I grew up a whole lot in a short period of time on the Simon Bolivar. I still remember the great times we had in St Croix and Rosey roads during DASO.
Greer, MichaelEM2(SS)Jun 1972 – Aug 1975ESome of the finest people I ever met, many friends on and off the boat.
Butler, DaveLTOct 1972 – Sep 1975Various EngineeringA, RC, M, CRA and AEng. Qualified in Subs and as Engineer. Some of the best officers I ever served with and definitely the best crew.
Bishop, JoeLCDRNov 1972 – Mar 1976Engineer Officer BlueI was fortunate to serve with a great crew. I remember sitting on the ER Upper bench for a long time my last day, thinking of all the good memories behind me. I look forward to the Charlestn reunion in June.
Moore, JamesMT1(SS)Nov 1, 1972 – Apr 1, 1978MissileGreat foundation for my career.
Underwood, CraigMM11973 – 1976M DIVIt was nice to get the boat transferred from Rota to Charleston.
Stokes, Gerald (Snap)MM1/SS1973 – 1978A Gang
Stevens, Mark/ RabbitMM1/SSMar 1973 – Dec 1976It is good to see people that were such a big part of your military life so many years ago. These days the memories all seem good!!
O'Bryan, DanielTM2 SS/DVMar 10, 1973 – Mar 10, 1976Torpedo RMThis is where I grew up. I was 17 when I made my first patrol, and 20 when I made my sixth.
Reid, BillyET1(SS)Mar 15, 1973 – Oct 15, 1974RCI made three patrols with the gold crew, and was aboard when we brought the boat back from Rota to Charleston. Still have fond memories of some of the times.
Gale, DennisMT2 (SS)Apr 1973 – Mar 1976Weapons-Mouse HouseMy first boat. I learned so much more than I realized! So many memories -diving the sanitaries, swinging a night stick at the Division Officer while playing SAT, getting stuck on top of the 8K during a drill and more. I'll never forget UseTaFis
Simms, PaulYNSNApr 16, 1973 – Oct 30, 1973AdministrationWhat an experience made a man of me.
Archibald, IkeET3 - ET1May 1973 – Sep 1978Reactor ControlsI Will always remember my first Division Chief Wayne "Picky" Powell. We Had some fun patrols with Captain Cross! I'm now a Retired E-9. Find me at
Bode, SteveMM1(SS)Jun 1973 – Jan 1979MFunny how we tend to remember only the "good" times. Thankfully that was most of the time with such a good crew.
Greene, Alfred profile iconSN(SS)Jun 1973 – Dec 1975Deck Crew / PlanesmanBest time of my life. Made a lot of friends. Remember bringing the boat back to Charleston from Rota, Spain. Sure would like to hear from some of the other crew members and hear what your doing now.
Thompson, ChrisMM2Aug 1973 – May 1977A-Gang
Thompson, ChrisMMSep 1973 – May 1977A-Gang
Aussey, JonETCS (SS)1974 – 1977NAVETEnjoyed serving on the best sub that sailed for the USN. Had loads of fun at recent reunion, Charleston SC (may 2004). See you at the next one in Orlando (2006).
Rossell, Paul (Razz)MT1(SS)1974 – Nov 1978WeaponsWhat a great experience serving on the greatest weapon known to mankind. I was fortunate to have been onboard to launch two test shots (can you say drills?) Many great memory’s.
Hollingsworth, Paul HollySTS1 (SS)1974 – 1974SonarTAD from USS Sam Houston SSBN609 made one patrol to med. Qualified on this patrol and recieved commendation from CO.
Rossell, PaulMT1(SS)1974 – Dec 1978LauncherWhat a great experience working with the best the Navy had to offer, both men and equipment.
Stewart, RickMT-1(SS)1974 – 1978Weps
Keef, EricSSBN 641Jan 1974 – Apr 1977WPNSOne of the best experiances of my life. Still have friends from the crew and looking forward to seeing some more of you guys in Cocoa Beach
Young, RichardMMC(SS)Jan 1974 – May 1977MBest tour of duty ever. Hope to make the next reunion.
Barnett, PhillipSKS (SS)Jan 1, 1974 – Jan 1, 1976Blue crew30 years ago and I can still smell that Boat. Ever walk in Sears and hear those General Quarters sounds. I made some good friends that I'll never forget.
Sternfels, BillLTJGApr 1974 – Sep 1977SupplyGreat times, great people. Was privileged to serve aboard SIMON BOLIVAR with its crews. Retired USN
Gassaway, DanaSTS3 (SS)Apr 10, 1974 – Jan 1, 1976DeckA wonderful learning experience. I learned more on the Bolivar than my ten years of college-I should have stayed in!! Bravo Zulu to all my shipmates!! GO NAVY!
Barsaleau, BrianTM2Jun 17, 1974 – May 15, 1978WeaponsCame on board as a TMSN. Great crew, experiences and boat. Battle Efficiency E was won three times. William Shatner and film crew came on board to use 641 for nuc power recruiting film. Special test ops near the Andros Islands. Water clear/blue.

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