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USS George Washington (SSBN 598) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS George Washington (SSBN 598). 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 190 crew members registered for the USS George Washington (SSBN 598).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1965 | 1966 – 1972 | 1973 – 1977 | 1978 – now

Kirchoff, RoyMM2/SS1978 – 1981A GangHi to everyone I served with. We had a great crew and many great times.
Tabrah, ThomasQM1(SS)1978 – 1980Nav/OpsJoined U.S. Coast Guard. Retired 2005. Traver, Maile, Docimo, LT Dodd, Topel, Gilbert, most memorable. Morgan & Bean COs. Keep up with Bill King. Lived in Crab Alley. Best unit/crew I served with in 31 yrs. Good food.
Walls, MichaelST#1978 – 1982SonarMichael Walls Was a Great Friend and Sailor: Michael Everette Walls Died on April 23 1998 at his home. Mike served in the Navy from 1978 - 1998 retiring as a Chief Petty Officer. Survived by Wife and Two Daughters.
Bob, HahnSTS(SS)Jan 1, 1978 – Jun 15, 1981SonarOn the Georgefish from 78 to 81. Made one ops run to Florida and 5 NDPs from Guam. Sonar was a fascinating place to work. In the rack though during our collision with the NM. Just retired from the comm business in 2015
Hamilton, WestleyMM2Feb 1978 – Oct 1981Engineering
Andrade, JoseMT2Mar 1978 – Jan 1982Weapons Div. MissileQualified sub. 4 Aug. 1978 I was the LOS during the collision with the Nissho Maru. Anyone knows the whereabouts of MT Tommy L. Zimmerman. He was also my roving patrol at the time of the collision. Decom. 598 & 618
Force, DanQM2/SSApr 1978 – Jun 1980Nav/Opsfirst boat , good memories, where you at mike Duffle, drop me a line
Burgess, StevenET2 (SS)Apr 16, 1978 – Jan 1, 1981REACTOR CONTROLSRewarding tour - Screened and accepted as an instructor at Naval Nuclear Propulsion Training Unit in Ballston Spa, New York. After 30 years of service and multiple duty stations, retired as an ETCM (SW/AW/SS)
Gilbert, MarkQM2Jun 1, 1978 – Nov 16, 1981NavGreat time; Great memories.
Knox, KevinIC-1(ss)Jun 15, 1978 – May 25, 1980ElectricalSome of the best times in the Navy on the "Georgefish". Living in Texas now.
Williams, DarrylSTS2(SS)Aug 1978 – Feb 1980SONAR
Delconte, KevinQM3Aug 1978 – 1980Nav/opsGreat memories
Dewey, RickyTM2Aug 29, 1978 – Sep 1, 1981WeaponsI was on the Gold Crew. Was on board when we sank the Japanies Ship. Miss the old gang. Had alot of fun. Miss the mid patrol break in Chin Hey Korea. Has anybody herd from TM Brown, KK Car, or Erick Fulton. Please Drop
Hill, LeroySTS1/SSNov 1978 – Jul 1983WeaponsDId 5 patrols on GW before they took her missiles off and turned us into slow boat
Svoboda, Robert ("Dr Bob")LTNov 13, 1978 – Jul 14, 1980E,MNow a physics prof at UC Davis. Still in the NUC business!
Shaffer, ScottMMI (SS)Dec 1978 – Aug 1981Machinery/ELTFirst submarine. Made 5 patrols.
Holmstrom, KevinE-6/ET1Dec 1978 – Jul 1982Reactor ControlsI was on Gold Crew. Did 5 patrols and off-loaded missles in Bremerton. On board for Nissho Maru Incident. Looking for Robert Smoter, my leading PO when I arrived. Working at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generagting Plant.
Huffman, MattET1(SS)1979 – 1982Reactor Controls I was the reactor operator at the time of the sinking of the Nissau maru, quite an experience. Anyone else think it's strange that the GW sail on display in Groton is partly from the Abe Lincoln?
Whiting, GaryMT2/SS1979 – 1982WeaponsAlong time ago ... many friends I would love to get back into contact with.
Robinson, Tim (Robbie)MT2(SS)Jan 1, 1979 – Oct 1, 1981Weapons
Cook, Charles YN2(SS)Aug 1979 – Aug 1980AdminWorked for the best CommandingOfficer. CDR Charles D. Bean. Best time of my life Would do it all again if I could!!!
Vernor, ChrisMM1(SS)Sep 1979 – Oct 1982(ELT)
Prociw, JimRM2(SS)Oct 1979 – Sep 1983Radio
Darigan, Robert (Brick-bat)STS3/SSOct 28, 1979 – Sep 17, 1981SONARI was a fully qualified, stupid, know it all NUB!!! Eventually I qualified, got my fish and left due to the combined crew and redesignation from SSBN to Slow Approach SSN!
McAteer, Robin/big MacMT2(SS)Dec 7, 1979 – Jul 1, 1981MTFirst boat after conversion to MT. Had a good time, except for Patrol 54(April 10th 1981). Good friends: Ricky Bauer/Rick Harless/John Brown/John Duca/Don Lady/Randy Barron/KK Carr/'Slim' Singleton/'Bull' Winner/John Trice
Festor, EricTM3/SS1980 – 1983TMThose were the days! On Facebook if anyone wants to look me up!
Beattie, Jeffreye-31980 – 1981MM
Leffel, Jim profile iconMT2 SS1980 – 1981WeaponsI thoroughly enjoyed my time on the GW. Gold crew was a solid group of guys. We had a heck of a softball team. Nice to see the names and mentions of shipmates. Earning my Dolphins on my first patrol was only possible W/U
Premo, DaveEM1Jan 10, 1980 – Aug 31, 1981E DivRetired as LCDR. Still in Nuc field at Savannah River National Lab. I recognized Lt Svoboda on the list This was my second boat
Gagne, RobertET3Feb 8, 1980 – Sep 3, 1981NavETRe-qualed on 07/29/1980, patrols 51, 53, 55 Blue Crew
Green, ScottMar 7, 1980 – Oct 24, 1982A GANGMy frist boat man that a long time ago
Goodman, RandyPN2(SS)Apr 1, 1980 – Oct 1, 1981AdminSome of the best times of my life. Would do it all again.
Haines, Stephen Richardms2(ss)May 15, 1980 – May 1981supply/msI was only on the boat for 1 year but do remember the day we hit and sank the Japanese fishing trawler. What a day. Way to go Lt. Hampton.!!!!!!!!!!! Do not forget that the National Archives available this year.
Beattie, JeffreyE-3Jul 10, 1980 –Machinist MateWas the best time of my life. Great crew and made a lot of friends. Was a great experiance
Fulton, Eric profile iconE5 FTG1981 –FTG
Hammes, Waynests2 (ss)Jan 7, 1981 – Apr 1982SonarI was on watch in sonar when we hit the Japanese freighter. We all thought we were dead meat when he hit us. There was a big investigation when we got back into port. I am glad we were doing things right in sonar.
Curiel, AdamMM2Jan 23, 1981 – May 18, 1981A
Whitehouse, David (Mouse)MM2 (SS)Feb 1981 – Jan 24, 1985MMember of de-com crew, was at sail dedication in Conn.
Haines, DavidSTS2(SS)Oct 10, 1981 – Jul 8, 1984SONARCan't Believe Mikey Walls died in 1998. No Roy Cantu,?, No Cecil Jones, No Al Rice, No Doug Vantassel, well Doug I understand! Hey Jodi! not sure of the Oct arrival date have a great life everyone. !
Fife, LeslieSTSSN1982 –SonarOnboard for about 6 mo. Left for ROTC scholarship. Part of time, in PH drydock. Remember CJ Jones.
Hammond, BarryRM3Mar 12, 1982 – Jun 6, 1984Radio
Evans, GregMM1(SS)Apr 1982 – Jan 1985ELTJoined the boat in Pearl Harbor during a refit in 1982. Lots of good people on her. The command was less than desirable. Glad he didn't last long.
Munson, Scott D.MM1(SS)May 1982 – Oct 1983
Davila, JuanET2 (SS)May 1982 – May 1985RCPicked the boat up during extended yard period in Hawaii, changed homeports to NL, CT. Unitas run around South America. Stayed with her through decommisioning in Bremerton.
Zienka, TomET2Jun 15, 1982 – Dec 15, 1984RCNeed to contact old ship mates of decommissioning crew Important VA issues. If your a nuke there are things coming to us
Turton, KennethMM2 (SS/ELT)Jul 1, 1982 – Jan 24, 1985ELTReported to GW when it was in Pearl Harbor refit right after it sunk JAP freighter. Stayed on thru decommissioning. Fond memories except for the CO, McGann. Anybody know what happened to him?
Day, StephenEM1 (SS)Sep 1982 – Jan 1985E
Waye, TomEM2Nov 1982 – Jan 1985E
Cross, RonaldIC1983 – 1984ICIf anyone wants to chat, you can find me on FB at Ronald E Cross
Bryant, JimET2 Nuclear1983 – 1985Reactor ControlsWhat an experience, I think everyone should have to spend a week underway on a submarine. Sometimes I wish I could go back.
Laney, DavidMMC/MMCSFeb 1983 –M-DivThe crew excelled, despite difficult command environment!!!
Hollis, AllanE6Mar 6, 1983 – Aug 10, 1985W5Overall it was a good time. I met the boat in Peru just in time to join the fun of Unitas 83
Christopher, JodieSTS2 (SS)May 24, 1983 – Nov 30, 1984Part of the De-comm Crew, Good crew UNITAS was one of the best cruises ever!!
Jones, Charles (Chuck)FTG2 (SS)Aug 1983 – Dec 1984WeaponsJoined the boat in Chile to complete the UNITAS deployment. Rode to Bremerton for decommissioning.
Ender, Terry [tj]TM3 (SS)Nov 12, 1983 – Jan 24, 1985WeaponsReported aboard Nov. 1983 when GeorgeFish relocated to NewLondon, CT. and stayed with her through DECOM. in Bremerton, WA.

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