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USS Tautog (SSN 639) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Tautog (SSN 639). 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 217 crew members registered for the USS Tautog (SSN 639).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1971 | 1972 – 1979 | 1980 – 1983 | 1984 – 1990 | 1991 – now

Johnston, CraigMM1980 – Aug 23, 1982Nuke
Claypool, DavidMM2(SS)1980 – 1985A - GangBest boat I ever served on, and best crew I ever sailed with.
Richter, AlMM1(SS)Jan 1980 – Dec 1985MBest memories ever
Roth, DougSTS1/SSFeb 1, 1980 – Apr 30, 1984WepsTwo WESTPACs, two trips to the north pole, having a trash can punch party and getting kicked out of the barracks. Had a great time, on a great boat with a great crew!
Ridgeway, Billy/the FugSTSSAMar 1980 – Jun 1980SonarI went by the nickname Niedermeyer. I was riding the Tautog for the WestPac but I was actually stationed on the Cavalla.
Payne, Rick profile iconQMJun 1, 1980 – Dec 1, 1983NavigationGreat hellava party! Shit street rocked!
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Sharp, ScottSTS3Sep 1980 – Sep 1981Sonara short career with a great crew
Christianson, Ben (Chris)MM11981 – 1984A
Barnard, BruceET1(SS)Jan 8, 1981 – Dec 1, 1984OE01WLR-6 ESM Tech
Phillips, BillSTS2(SS)Feb 2, 1981 – Sep 25, 1985Sonar
Williams, Curtis R. (Spoilar)STS3(SS)Feb 9, 1981 – Feb 17, 1984SONAR
Winslow, RichardEMMar 15, 1981 – Feb 28, 1985electrical divisionI bled, sweated, and cried for this ole lady..... and it was the best 4 years of my naval career! Physically long gone, but forever in my heart......long live the Terrible T!!!
Bryan, Don {ike}STS3SSMar 28, 1981 – Aug 1, 1984SonarHey fellas, it was a hell of a time and the best crew I've had the pleasure to call friends and as close as brothers I miss all of you! contact ME IF YOU CAN!!
Kegg, DavidSTS2(SS)Apr 14, 1981 – Apr 8, 1984SONAR
Ruthenbeck, PaulSK3Jul 1981 – May 1984SUPPLYSIMPLY THE BEST BOAT EVER
Christianson, Ben (Chris)MM1Aug 1981 – Sep 1984AHell of a boat. Of all the boats I served on, this one generated the fondest memories I have.
Christianson, Ben (Chris)MM1Sep 1981 – Sep 1984AThe ole bitch rode us hard and hung us up wet but we always were ready to get underway, everytime. Good times though. Riley flashing the blind woman in the bleachers during a softball game, Zimmerman streaking the north pole.
Sampson, VictorET1(SS)Sep 1981 – Jul 1985Reactor ControlsUSS Tautog was a great boat with a great crew. I am honored and blessed to have been a part of the crew.
Baldwin, DouglasMachinists' Mate 1st class - nuclearOct 1981 – Oct 1985Machinery Division EM01WestPac, PacSubIceEx 1-82 + 1-83Y
Henckel, RandyET1(SS)Oct 31, 1981 – Feb 1, 1985Reactor ControlsWestpac, 2 ice runs, Eastpac and all the crazy stuff inbetween - good times, great crew - had a blast!
Nichols, DocHM1 (SS)Dec 28, 1981 –medical1Crew-1Screw. Thanks to Sonar for letting me stand watch with you guys. Chief Allen sorry about the dryer fire. Thanks to the mad trapper for helping me deal with LPH. Doc Nichols
Duran, JohnFN/SS1982 – 1985DeckStill hold the record for breaking the most dishes as a crank........Learned to never reach down while driving the boat.....sudden rudder shifts can cause the Captain to turn red (lol). Glad this was my 1st boat. Learned alot.
Ristau, LarryMM1/SSJan 1982 – Dec 1984m
Taylor, Parker/patET2(SS)Jan 1982 – Mar 1985NavETgood memories and bad. Could not have asked for a better crew to have served with. VERY proud to have been allowed to have been one of you. Miss the professionalism and the comradery. Wish I could have been better.
Donnelly, PaulLTFeb 1982 – Nov 1985IC, E, RCA, DCA2 Arctic runs and West Pacs
Thompson, JimMM2SSJun 8, 1982 – Jun 1, 1985RLBest Boat I was on.
Denson, BrianET2 SSJun 15, 1982 – Oct 22, 1984
Griffin, MichaelSTS3/SSSep 1982 – Oct 1986sonar gang2 arctic trips and surfacing at the n.pole. gaudy aloha parties, the softball team. the greatest guys to have served with, kegg,roth,fosdick,pinhead,morty,billy,and so many more. you guys are the best. rest long and rest easy TERRIBLE "T"
Fearn, DavidMM1 (SS)Sep 5, 1982 – Oct 24, 1984Machinery
Griffin, Michaelsts3/ssSep 5, 1982 – Oct 25, 1986sonarNorth pole and all my friends hello. Hi David kegg
McGarry, BillEM2(SS)Dec 15, 1982 – Nov 4, 1985What ever happened to Greg, who kept an ever watchfull eye over Manevering?
Broughton, RileyMMC/SSDec 26, 1982 – Jul 15, 1987AuxiliaryServed with the best damn A-gang ever. The best ship and memories of my navy career.
Dennis, EricFTG21983 – 1986Weapons
Radford, Mark/radE-3Jan 1, 1983 – Oct 25, 1984sub squd. #1, first pacific fleet mshave pics of northern run 1983 & would like to here from dave claypool , mark mathis, mike marks, lt donnelly
Zabroski, Mike (Ski)RM2(SS)Jan 3, 1983 – Mar 29, 1987Radio
Heisler, Mike/icemanETFeb 14, 1983 – May 1987ESM
Wilson, SteveET1/SSMar 1983 – Dec 1986Reactor Controls
Van Unen, MatMM1May 1983 – Jul 1985RL
Gibson, Michael (Gibby)STS2/SSAug 1, 1983 – Jul 1, 1986Sonar/WeponsOh those were the days. I made two WESTPACS on the Tautog before I did a split sea tour/swap to the USS Birmingham. That was a mistake. I wish TR Kent could see me now! LCDR Gibson, USTRANSCOM
Pineda, JamesSTS2 (SS)Sep 1983 –SonarI served with a great bunch of guys. Uncle Morty, Riley Ray, Lou Marion, Chris Chrozniak, the torpedo gang...All my memories are good. DustPac, also known as StressPac, was great, especially the blowout party that launched it.
Taylor, SteveET2?SSOct 1983 – Oct 1985ESMI should have never taken that rug
Fulbright, KellyE-5Oct 1983 – Oct 1983AuxiliaryGreat times, great friends
Weeks, FloydFC3(SS)Dec 1983 – Jul 1985DeckA lot of great times and great memories. Kidney stones ended my Sub career!!!!!!!

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