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USS Jason (AR 8) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Jason (AR 8). 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 1096 crew members registered for the USS Jason (AR 8).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1952 | 1953 – 1958 | 1959 – 1962 | 1963 – 1965 | 1966 – 1967 | 1968 – 1970 | 1971 – 1972 | 1973 – 1975 | 1976 – 1977 | 1978 – 1979 | 1980 | 1981 – 1982 | 1983 – 1984 | 1985 – 1986 | 1987 – 1988 | 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 | 1993 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Sachs, BernardLT CMDR, USN RET1942 –
Carter, ElmerMM/11943 – 1946My dad was a plank owner on the J. He was a hard-hat underwater welder in the hull repair division. I'd love to hear from anyone that can tell me of his experiences during the war.
Christino, MichaelS11944 – 1945My Dad (now deceased) was on the Jason durring WWII.he went to China and was in Okinawa He was a Lathe Operator. he also spoke of being in two typhoon's
Mason, Wib (Dad)UNKNOWN1944 – 1947navyI am his daughter and would like to talk to people, share pictures, or hear stories with people who worked with my father aboard USS Jason.
Tracy, ClydeShopkeeper 2nd Class1944 – 1947Storekeeper -- I applogize, I do not know the divisionMy Father Clyde F. Tracy passed away on Sept 28, 2010. He was a PLANK OWNER. He served during WWII in the ships store. He also published the "Mighty J" Newsletter up until his passing.
Holmes, FredBOATSWAIN\'S MATE FIRST CLASS (SR)Jan 10, 1944 – Feb 7, 1946US Navel Repair BaseMy father (deceased) was on the Jason. That's about all I know.
Nowack, NormanPrivate First ClassMar 25, 1944 – Jul 2, 1946MM 3Norman Nowack , plank member of the U.S. S. Jason passed at 85, in Michigan. He was intered at the National Cemetary in Mi.
Dutch, AllanFIREMAN FIRST CLASSJun 19, 1944 –My father (same name) Allan Dutch was a plank owner on Jason. I have a picture of him being decorated by Captain Bergeson with the Navy & Marine Corps. Medal on Commission day and I got him back on decks 52 years later at decomissioning.
Key, Lawrence M. (Lm)LT. JGJul 1944 – 1945Machine ShopLM Key was my dad. He served on the Jason from when she was commissioned till the end of the war. He was very proud of his service on her and the crew he worked with. He died in 1977.
Disanto, GeneELECTRICIANS MATE 3RD CLASSAug 12, 1944 – Jun 1945My father served as an electrician on the USS Jason from at least August of 1944 to the end of the war. I know he served in the Phillipines, Korea, and China. I would like to hear from any of his shipmates. My father passed away in 5/11/96.
Ford, Arthur J.not sureDec 1, 1944 –not sureArthur was my grandfather. He often spoke of his time on the USS Jason. He was a long time press man for the Washington Times following his navy career
Pugh, John RobertSM21945 – 1946My dad was a seaman 2nd class on the USS Jason around 1945 to 1946
Bushey, James1945 – 1946My father-in-law died in July 1995. He talked about Maug Maug. Have piece of a Jap kamikazi he kept.
Sink, Donald EugeneSEAMAN 2NDSep 1945 – Mar 1, 1946Entered This For My Father.Discharged Out Of Service March 1,1946. On His Next Birthday Aug.23,2009 he will be 84 yars old.
Tepp, RobertS/1Sep 15, 1945 – Jun 15, 1946Forgotten Ship's printer. Went to Okinawa, Tsingtoa, Shanghai and Jinsen. Visited Jason in 1995 at San Diego shortly before decommissioning.
Baur, CarlWT1946 –3Carl Baur WT on USS Jason AR-8 in 1946. Passed away June 6, 2018. Son looking for anybody who remembers my Father. Brian Baur bullocktaster@comcast.net
Morlan, Jerry MaxFireman Second classJan 25, 1946 – Nov 26, 1947Electrician
Castillo, EufemioS1/cMar 1946 – 1947Don't remember .was electronics strikerSent to the USS Jason ARH-1 from boot camp on March 1946 and transferred.to the USS Burton Island AGB-1 in 1947 .. ….
James Andrew Wallace, JimmyELECTRICIAN 3 RD CLASS1948 – 1951ARH 1Looking for anyone who was on board with my dad.
Brackenridge, DukeE11948 –BtI dukes daughter..trying to find some who knew my fad George s Brackenridge..please help
Gunn, James (Jim)Gunners Mate1949 – 1951USS JasonI'm entering this in memory of my dad, deceased 1989. Going through a photo album tonight from his Navy days including many pictures from the USS Jason.
Wright, Billy JGMG2Feb 1949 – Dec 19523rdWas on Jason when it was ARH1 assigned as Gunner's Mate in the 3rd Div. shipped over on Jason and then went to shore duty in San Diego
Giroud, EdQMSSNFeb 2, 1949 – Aug 5, 1950Quartermaster
Adams, JamesEM3May 16, 1949 – Sep 14, 1951USN
McNamara, JimMR31950 – 1954I'm making this entry for my dad. He was an MR during Korea and always spoke fondly of his ship and his shipmates. Dad passed away on 12 Dec 05 after a career as a police officer and then as a watchmaker. His brother Pat was on the Jason as well
Curnutt, Russell M.LCDR1950 – 1951Supply OfficerMy father served during the Korean War and the dates are a guess. Always spoke highly of the time and great crew on the Jason. I went aboard ship as a child when she returned from the war. Dad passed in 1974.
Lawrence, John Edward 2nd class Petty officer 1950 – 1957DeckI'm helping my grandfather reconnect with anyone still living. He is 93 years old, and has started to forget details about his life and time spent on the Jason. I think it'd be good for him to reminisce.
Thomas, DarrellBM3Jul 1950 – Jul 19522nd
Zuill, EugeneET 1Nov 1950 – Jan 19528 th (Electronics Repair)
Shuford, ShaneNAJan 1, 1951 – Jan 1, 1955NADad served 51-55 USS Jason and USS Virgo
Pope, Kenneth Garfiledsecon class pedy oficerJan 10, 1951 – Sep 18, 1955navy he was a cook for a thosand men
Anthone, AlEM 2ND CLASSJun 1, 1951 – Nov 1, 1954Electrical Rewind Out Of Boot Camp, Caught the Jason ARH-1 in dry dock at Hunters point in Frisco. Transfered to the USS Hector in 1954 with 4 months to go.Had a brother Bob on the Jason In the IC shop.
Applegate, StanEM 2Jun 1, 1951 – Nov 15, 19535 ELECTRICAL REPAIRHunting for-Rick Vargas,Sam French,Al Antone
McNamara, Patrick (N) profile iconMR 1Jun 1, 1951 – Sep 19546 thcame abord was in M div. then 6 th div. mainmachine shop. My brother an I wear bouth onboard together. Would like hear from aney one ,EMAIL
Scantlan, ClydePN3Dec 7, 1951 – May 2, 1954"O"XO office.
Zimmerman, Sterlingim2Dec 11, 1951 – Oct 26, 19544thinstrament man typer rittyers calculaters
Hankins, MarvSN1952 – 19551sthull number was arh1 when I was aboard
Coggin, GlennE41952 – 1955Operations
Cohen, StanleySNApr 25, 1952 – Aug 25, 1953first and fourthLike to hear from shipmates.
Edwards, Jim (Sparky)EM3Jul 1952 – Nov 1953EngineeringI served on the electrical crew... I came aboard The USS Jason ARH-1 from the Class A EM school of Great Lakes, IL with two others from the school. John J Elias was one of them but can't remember the other persons name.
Burton, Ernest Poss3RD CLASS PIPE FITTER / MASTER OF ARMSSep 1, 1952 – Apr 12, 19567thI was on AR1 from 52 to 56. I went by the nickname "Poss". House, another pipe-fitter on the Jason, gave me that name and it stuck. I'd like to hear from any of you knew me.
Bowers, RobertQM3COct 1952 – Feb 1954operationscame aboard after boot camp.It was ARH-1 then. spent lots of time on signal bridge. I wonder if Roger Fox Jones, Portwood, Stelly the cajun, culpepper, are still around? Got on the Sharps AKL-10 in Guam in '54 & '55. Contacy me if you will

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Reunions

Point of ContactPlanned datePlanned locationRemarks
Jerry HubbardJun 7, 2021Branson, MissouriWe have just wrapped up Jason reunion week for 2019 in Branson, Missouri. Tentative dates for the 2021 reunion are June 7-10. If you are interested please contact Jerry Hubbard at the email address listed. Also find shipmates on Facebook. The group is USS Jason AR-8. Any Jason shipmate is welcome to attend the reunion or join the FB group. Looking forward to meeting more shipmates at the next reunion. A great time was had by all at the most recent one. P.S. - Jerry doesn't do a lot of online stuff so I posted this for him. Barbara Hacker - USS Jason 1980-1981

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