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USS Proteus (AS 19) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Proteus (AS 19). 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 1302 crew members registered for the USS Proteus (AS 19).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1945 | 1946 – 1960 | 1961 – 1962 | 1963 – 1964 | 1965 – 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969 | 1970 – 1971 | 1972 – 1973 | 1974 – 1975 | 1976 – 1977 | 1978 – 1979 | 1980 – 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 – 1985 | 1986 | 1987 – 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Johnson, Eddie1963 – 19652ND and R2Ran small boats in 2nd Division and later transferred to Drafting Department. Made DMSN and DM3. Loved every second in Holy Loch. Left Proteus in Guam and transferred to USS SPERRY AS12 in San Diego. Joined USCoast Guard in 1972.
Johnson, EdwardDM31963 – 19652ndRan 40' and 50' boats while in 2nd Division. Used up a lot of Haze Grey, Red Lead and Yellow Chromate. Transfered to Repair Division in the Drafting Shop just above the Boat Deck close to the Paint Locker. Loved Scotland.
Bryant, MichaelMM31963 – 1965R2Where did all of us go.......
Dunlap, CharlieOM31963 – 1964R2Transferred from Orion to Proteus. Served in Holy Loch until relieved by USS Hunley. Rode Proteus back to Charleston. Discharged in Dec '64. Would like to hear from friends from that time.
Brader, Robert (Bob)TM3/TM21963 – 1966W4I reported aboard in Charleston, SC and departed in Guam. I was assigned to the Torpedo Steam Shop and then moved to the Torpedo Gyro Shop.
Purkoski, SkiMA2/1Jan 1963 – Nov 1964S-5Loved Scotland, Gitmo and the shake down cruise back to Holy loch, Spain etc. Got off the day before it went to Guam. S-5 was the computer section. Machine Accountant 1c
Violette, JohnMT3/MT2Jan 25, 1963 – Jun 1965Fox/W-4Came aboard in Charleston, rode her to Guantanamo, Holy Loch, Rota, Charleston and Guam - for being a class of ship that generally doesn't move much, we travelled alot
Shamblin, Robert E [ Bob]TMCFeb 1963 – 1966Ordinance
Scalero, BobMM3Feb 1963 – Aug 1966SHOP 38RODE HER FROM HOLY LOCK TO CHAS.TON & BACK, ROTA AND GUAM. RAN THE HYD.SHOP FOR 38 SHOP.
Thomasson, HarryEN3Feb 1963 – Feb 1966Engineering
Thorne, FredMA3Feb 1, 1963 – Jun 6, 1966Uss ProteusServed aboard Proteus in Charleston SC, Holy Loch Scotland, Rota Spain, Charleston SC and Guam, Mariannas Islands. Now live in Sunset Beach NC
Ogle, Ron profile iconsfm3Feb 1, 1963 – Jun 1964R damage control shopwent aboard when ship was having missle section added at Charleston,went Holyloch Rota Spain back to Scotland and Charleston and got off before Guam
Spencer, BruceCS-2Feb 24, 1963 – Apr 2, 1965S-2I boarded ithe Proteus in Holy loch as a CS-3 and LOVED it there, when to Rota Spain, Charleston SC and Guam with her. The Proteus was great duty until we were trapped in Guam, found the island had one club and the Nauy station.
Mc Cormick, Joseph Joe Mac Or DocDT 3Mar 1963 – Jul 1966DentalI'm interested in any information on any reunions or old shipmates, that served during 1963 to 1966 on the USS Proteus AS19.
Daniels, Sr., Edward A.MTSN - MT2Mar 1963 – May 1967FOX & M/LReported aboard after A&C Schools at Dam Neck. First DO was LT(JG) Kolb. Then LT Orbovitch in M/L Div. Worked ULCER, Guidance, & Msl. Mag., Went to Holy Loch, & opened Rota & Guam. Worked with Proteus alumni throughout career to 1983.
Ferguson, Robert (Bob)ETR 2Mar 1963 – Sep 1965R2Where is the old gang now? I remember Grimes, Brunsvald (sp?), Zuckerman, Mel, and Guam.
Lounsberry, JerryMT3Mar 23, 1963 – May 28, 1965M/LJoined Proteus in Holy Loch as a MTSN and found a home in Scotland, on to Rota Spain, Charleston SC and Guam with her. Talk about your slow boat to Guam, 10 knots whee. Great thru the Panama Canal
Wedar, LeonIC 2Mar 30, 1963 – Apr 16, 1964IC repair shopI reluctantly came from the USS Intrepid (CVS-11), but after a short while, I came to enjoy my time aboard in Charleston, Holy Loch, and Rota. I would enjoy hearing from anyone that might remember me.
Oeding, AlbertFTB1Apr 1963 – Sep 1968W2Came on board in Charleston, took her to Holy Loch, Rota, and Guam. Left in '65 for "B" school, then back on board again. Lots of good times, lots of good memories, lots of good friends.
Brewer, MichaelBT2Apr 1, 1963 – Apr 1, 1965Boiler RoomServed through 1963-1964 - dockEd in Scotland, Rota Spain and Guam -
Bruner, KenRM3Apr 10, 1963 – Feb 8, 1965OperationsTransfered to the Uss Howard W. Gilmore AS16, because Proteus was going to Guam and I was a short timer.
Savitz, JohnFTB3-FTB2May 1963 – Jun 1967W2Boarded Proteus in drydock at Charleston Navy Shipyard. Went aboard with a group of the best shipmates ever. Made many more friends a few of whom I still see. Good people and a lot of good times on the Big "P".
Bauman, PhilEN5May 11, 1963 – Jul 27, 1966FORWARD ENGINE ROOMCAME ABOARD HER IN CHARLESTON,OPEN THE BASE IN HOLY LOCK WITH THE THE PROTESTER ON THE DOCK. THEN OFF TO ROTA THEN BACK TO CHARLESTON SC AND OFF TO GUAM. GUAM THE FUN CAPITAL OF THE WORLD.WAS STANDING INSPECTION WHEN KENNDY GOT SHOT.
Dahlmann, WilliamMR-3May 28, 1963 – Jun 6, 1966R-2 Machine ShopFist got on board in Charleston SC. then Holylock, went through Panama canal, Hawaii to Guam which I loved. Did a lot of scuba diving.
Hannan, BillTM3Jul 23, 1963 – Sep 1964Torpedo Dept
Bauman, PhilEN 5Jul 27, 1963 – Sep 25, 1966ENGINEERINGCAME ABOARD IN CHARLESON THEN TO HOLYLOCK AND SPAIN, BACK STATE SIDE THEN OFF TO GUAM. I DON'T REMENBER HAVING AT GOOD TIME IN GUAM. DON'T REMENBEER WHICH ENGINEROOM IT WAS BUT IT WAS CLOSE TO THE SHIP STORE. .
O'Brien, JohnSHS3Aug 1, 1963 – Dec 22, 1965S3
Wright, JohnEM2Aug 18, 1963 – Aug 18, 1964EI was in E div. main power. We went to Scotland and Spain in 64.
Coss, RobertEM3Sep 1963 – Jan 1966EWent on board stateside, was in Holyloch, Rhoda Spain, back to stateside, then Guam. Raised in Fairmont, WV and now living in Atlanta, GA
O'brien, JjSHS3Sep 1963 – Dec 1965
Hoover, KentETR2Oct 1963 – Dec 1965W-3 Navigation RepairEnjoyed Charleston, Holy Loch, Rota, and then on to Guam. The island was beautiful. Lived in Tipalao on Portola Road. We had a great diving club and you couldn't beat the diving conditions.
Shirvinski, JosephDM3Oct 1963 – Jun 1966RSPermission/Aboard.Where is Baker DM1.I would like to know about the men in RS Div.&other divs. I was incharge of the Art&Drafting before Baker DM1 . I drew the prints for the Bath House & the Parvillion on Proteus beach
Stricklin, James (Strick)EN3Nov 1963 – Nov 1965EngineroomLoved visiting Scotland, Spain and Charleston, SC. Did not like Guam!
Poirier, Donald/pierreEN3Nov 1963 – Apr 1966deckGreat time of my life.
Seidelmann, FrankPN3Nov 23, 1963 – Feb 1967PersonnalOn board in Charleston, 2nd tour in Holy Loch, Rota, back to Charleston, off to Guam via Panama Canal, Pearl Harbor (very moving) and finally Guam. Saw pictures of Guam from the 70's, what a change, hard to believe.
Peevler, MarkEM3Dec 1963 – Dec 1966EWe were ported at Holy Loch, Scotland, Rota, Spain, Charleston, S.C. Guam. Then I went on to the USS Sperry home ported in San Diego, C. I enjoyed my time in the Navy my only regret is that I didn't make it a career.
Peevler, MarkEM-3Dec 29, 1963 – Dec 15, 1966
Demorjian, Harry (Hank)EM 31964 – 1966ELoved Guam. Played football and had great Guamanian girlfriend. Worked on Proteus Beach.
Webb, Davidsfp3&21964 – 1966REPAIRI came aboard toward the end of 1966 and was aboard when we sailed for Guam and was transfered off mid 1966. I was a shipfitter and also worked in the lagging locker.
Westbrook, Charlese31964 – 19662nd division (deck force)I was the coxswain of the fishing bot for 2 years and enjoyed taking many people on fishing trips at sea
Malley, WaltTM11964 –W-1I served from 64-66, and then 68-70. Weapons Handling Supervisor. Retired in 1975 from Subase, New London, CT. Retired from DOD in 2001. Presently Chairman, Applied Techniques Corp.
Hockenberry, Robert (Hock)ETN21964 – 1967W-3
Kersey, KennethBM@1964 – May 1968DECKDoes anyone remember my husband BM@ Kenneth Kersey? He was on the Proteus in Holy Loch, and we were in Guam from 1964 to 1968.
Dunham, RichardCpl1964 – 1966Marine DetachmentIMO Marine Cpl Richard Francis Dunham USMC, KIA 23 March 1967, Quang Tri, Vietnam w/ Kilo Co, 3rd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment. Posthumous Silver Star. Marine Detachment, Guam, USS Proteus 1964 - 1966
Plover, MikeE3Jan 1964 – Aug 1965Shop 38Met some great fellows in this shop. Missed a great ride when she left for Austrilia and i went to California
Aldrich, JeffMA3Jan 7, 1964 – Jun 15, 1966s5
Brown, Alfred (Al)MT3/MT2Jan 30, 1964 – Oct 17, 1966W-1Holy Loch -> Rota -> Charleston (ULCER school) -> Guam w/great W-1 DO, LT Mike Orbovich. I was in Missile Mag & Test Equip PO. Proteus -> Hunley. March 68 -> OreStUniv. 36yr career SW Eng @ OSU,Tektronix & Xerox. Retired
Dunlop, DaveMT3/2Mar 31, 1964 – Oct 20, 1964MissileFlew to Rota, Spain from Missile Tech School to come aboard. Only there about 1 week B4 we went to Holy Loch. Thought Scotland was best duty I had in the 8 yrs. I was in Navy. Worked in Missile Bay on Polaris.
Solash, Eric /ricETR-2Apr 1964 – Jan 1968W-3 /W-5messcooked and helped open Guam. Aboard the Teacup (SSBN 628)Gold for sick Nav crew.
Leland, Richard (Rick)HM3Apr 1964 – Nov 1965Admin?Went from Scotland to Guam, like going from Heave to the other place. Looking for other Corpsmen. In particular Sam Bass.
Frain, LarryE-3Jul 3, 1964 – Feb 21, 1965DECKSHORT CRUISE FROM CHARLESTON, S.C. TO AGANA GUAM BEFORE I CAME BACK TO THE STATES
Huckabone, David Hucken1Jul 5, 1964 – Apr 10, 1966outside machine shop
Hockenberry, RobertET2Jul 10, 1964 – Aug 1967W-3I enjoyed the entire stay on AS-19. At 3 years (instead of the 10 months orginally assigned) I was considered the Old Man... at the age of 26. Go figure. PT Bent and I formed the Trayton Brothers folk singing duet and enjoyed Guam for 3yr
Clark, Robert EFTB2-FTM2Jul 15, 1964 – Feb 15, 1967FOX Reported on board the Proteus in Charlston S.C.,On station in Guam Dec.1964.Maintained Mk 84 FCS on SSBN 628,SSBN629,SSBN631 SSBN634 SSBN640
Clark, Robert EFTM2/FTB2Jul 31, 1964 – Feb 14, 1967weapons(fox)We departed Chas.,S.C.one day late about Oct.16 due to weather conditions.It took about 9 hrs.to transit the Panama canal.We had a few days of layover in Hawaii arriveing in Guam before Christmas.Commanding Officer Captain Lindsay C.McCarty
Bent, Paul (P T)ETN2Aug 1964 – Sep 1966W-3 Nav RepairRode from Charleston to Guam to open Polaris Point. Good times singing with Bob Hockenberry as The Trayton Brothers -- packed 'em in at the local bars. Great duty (except for the Guam part!)
Teal, VictorEN 2Aug 28, 1964 – Dec 2, 1966Engineering
Hand, GeraldIM2 - PICMOct 1, 1964 – Aug 1, 1976R-2Was on her three times in Guam, made e-5 through e9 on her. Left her as the Chief Master at Arms in 1976. Capt Greer was her skipper, left right after Pamal Typhoon.
Mickelson, James 'Mike"MT 2Oct 10, 1964 – Jul 8, 1966W-1 AND SPECIAL SERVICESTransfered from W-1 division to special services. Was a lifeguard at proteus beach, played football and boxed..Loved every day of it.
Philley, GeraldMM3Oct 30, 1964 – Nov 1966REPAIR DIV. FOR SUB REPAIRHELLO SHIPMATES
McGee, ShermanSK2Nov 2, 1964 – Aug 14, 1965S1 SupplyTransferred from the Bushnell (Key West) reported aboard in Charleston and rode the Proteus to Guam. Was duty Storekeeper in missile magazine. Now reside in Lake Charles, LA.
Roberts, Robbie  NEWChief ICCNov 2, 1964 – May 2, 1967icc
Pierce, LarryTORPEDO MAN 3RD CLASSDec 1964 – Mar 1965MK-37/MK-45 Torpedo ShopProteus was Home Ported in Guam (Polaris Point). Spent alot of time at Gab Gab Beach and the Navy Air Station Enlisted Mans Club. Transfered to the Tecumseh SSBN-628 in 1965. Not much Travel Pay, she was tied up on the Port Side of the Proteus.
Johnson, Thure profile iconEN3Dec 15, 1964 – Jul 15, 1966Deck Boat ShopLearned alot back then from the guys I worked for and with, had some good friends lost some to, dam War.

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