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USS Dace (SSN 607) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Dace (SSN 607). 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 100 crew members registered for the USS Dace (SSN 607).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1971 | 1973 – 1982 | 1983 – now

Thornton, HerbertLieutenant1940 –UsnrI'm trying to confirm my fathers time of service on the Dace 247
Hicks, Jay profile iconQM3SS1953 – May 16, 1965QuartermasterPlank Owner USS Dace SSN 607
French, James, E (Frenchy) profile iconET21959 –UnsureThis entry by Tim French, son of James E. French. My dad passed away in 1986 but he loved the Boat and the Crew. Spoke of it/you often. Anyone who knew my dad, please feel free to contact me.
Trybalski, JosephMM 1Mar 1961 – Jan 1965engine room
Wilkens, William TSeamanJan 1, 1962 –MachineryWilliam T Wilkens served on DACE from 1962 to 1966. He passed on 2 /24 /2023
Little, John (Little John) profile iconIC1Feb 1962 – Aug 1965ICDuring new construction, I was accused by the acting XO (Lcdr Snyder) of "leading the senior petty officers and married men astray", I plead "Guilty as Charged". Great times were had by all.
Lyons, DavidMM1 (SS)Jun 1962 – Jun 1965M Division
King, AubreyEM1Aug 6, 1962 – Mar 5, 1963EEntry made by one of his sons (all of us Navy) - division unknown. Seeking military history and would like any information you may have - plankowner lists, pictures, etc. Many thanks.
Peterson, DonaldMSCM(SS)Dec 1962 – Dec 1965CommissarymanCommissioning crew and Plank owner.
West, George "bill"RM3(SS)Apr 1963 – Dec 1964OPSPRE-COMMISSIONING CREW. Left for RM "B" School.
Ober, GordonQM3SSJul 28, 1963 – Dec 22, 1966navigationI have the news paper the pascagoula chronicle with dace return from sea trial . And a list of all plank owners
Crumbaugh, LouardE5/ET 21964 – 1966NukeEarned the nickname SCRAMBAUGH my second month aboard.
Link, DavidMM1(SS)Nov 30, 1964 – Jun 1966M
Aldrich, DavidST1(ss)Apr 1, 1965 – Dec 29, 1969SonarLooking for Jay Ryerson.... Sam Ruffin.....Dennis Robertson...Larry Teeter...... Micheal Willis
Brown, BillSN/SSDec 1965 – Dec 1966Deck
Miller, PhilETR2(SS)Mar 1966 – Dec 1967Forward ETNorthern runs in 66 with Cowhill,and 67 with KcKee
Schumacher, R. ScottRM2(SS)Jun 1966 – Aug 1967RADIO
Goessl, David (Moe)MM1Aug 1966 – Jul 30, 1970M divisionWe worked hard & played hard
Morgan, Glen "Ray"QM3 (SU)Aug 18, 1966 – Sep 19, 1966NAV/OPSThe G Bancroft needed a QM Fast
Wenz, CharlesFTG 1 (SS)1967 – 1971Wepons
Force, Eddie (Ed)MM! SSMar 1, 1967 – Jun 1, 1970M
Force, EdMM1(SS)Mar 1, 1967 – Dec 1, 1970M Div
Worthington, BobbyCT1Sep 1967 – Nov 1967TAD NAVAL SECURITY GROUP SUPPORT GROUP
Tomcala, Rand (Tomcat)MM NUCOct 4, 1967 – Aug 1971Most of the time with Capt. McKee. Several northern runs and several med runs. We were the 800# gorilla.
Tomcala, Rand (Tomcat)MMCM RETOct 4, 1967 – Aug 4, 1971M
Tomcala, Rand E (Tomcat)MM1Oct 4, 1967 – Aug 1971MAs a sailor, I grew up on the Dace. Got to serve with shipmates who are friends to this day. Rand E Tomcala MMCM (SS) USN Ret.
Tomcala, Rand EMM1 (SS)Oct 4, 1967 – Jul 1971M-DivThe boat was a piece of crap. But, the crew were the best. We were the 800# groellas on the river
Schwartz, GeraldEM 1 (SS)Nov 1967 – Jul 1970
Gager, Arthur profile iconQM2 (SS)Dec 1967 – Apr 1969NavigationMy first Qual boat. Qualified 16 July 1969. Had the best Chief, QMC (SS) Richard A. Gordon ("Gordo"). Navigator was LCDR Jim Leeper.
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Gager, ArtQM2 (SS)Feb 2, 1968 – Apr 30, 1969NavigationI was a Quartermaster on DACE. I qualified submarines on 16 July 1968. My Commanding Officer was Kinnaird R. McKee. After I left DACE, I went to the Presidential Yacht USS SEQUOIA (AG-23).
Gaffney, JohnET1SSFeb 11, 1968 – Jan 17, 1974RCLast 7 months assigned TAD to Sub base Med Ctr.
Brinker, JerryMM1 (SS) (DV)Aug 11, 1968 – Jan 15, 1972M Div.
Dand, Robert (Bob)TN3(SS)1969 – 1972OPS
Berselli, RichardTM2Jan 7, 1969 – Dec 12, 1974
Dand, Robert (Bob)YN3(SS)Feb 1969 – Mar 1972
Martin, Dale (Marty)STS2 (SS)Apr 1969 – Dec 1971SonarReported aboard as a NQP when boat was in EB. Qualified in '70 on way to 1st Med run. Drank Dolphins in Rota. Lived at the Snake Ranch until I was married in '71. Retired fromn ATT and worked as Contractor.
Underkoffler, Chad profile iconEN 2Sep 1970 – Dec 1971A GANGServed on Board with my brother Ted Underkoffler IC1 Nuc.
Shoukimas, DouglasSN1971 – 1973weapons
Lindemann, TomQM3Sep 28, 1971 – Apr 28, 1974op's navigationDoug Shoukimas, if you are reading this contact me at my email = I ended up getting kicked out after fifteen yrs. when I was a saturation deep sea diver at Bethesda Md for smoking pot.
Garcia, DavidSK2 (SS)Nov 15, 1971 – Sep 12, 1975SUBLANT SQUADRON 10Served aboard the Dace and completed two Med Runs and completed a third Med Run on the Tinosa. Drank to excess when in port and was lucky enough to have met my wife at the end of my service commitment.

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