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USS Gato (SSN 615) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Gato (SSN 615). 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 159 crew members registered for the USS Gato (SSN 615).

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Capps, GregMM31987 – 1988Nuclear
Hayward, JohnYN2(SS/DV)1987 – Mar 1990YeomanLike Sherman I didn't think the sucker would float but it did. Always happy to hear from old shipwrecks. jdh517 at gmail dot com
Gates, TimLTApr 1987 – Jun 1990RCA/MPA/WEPSLeft active duty from GATO and then retired from the reserves. Married to Melinda who I met while at PNSY. Been with Entergy almost 20 years-- now a shift manager at River Bend Station.
Sherman, Michael L (Larry)FTG2/SSSep 1, 1987 – May 19, 1990WeappnsI was sure she would sink coming out of the yards. Great crew! Brucks, G-Man, Rick, Shippy, so many more. Hope all are well
Silvernail, DennisRetired in 1991 as an E9 MMCM (SS)Nov 1987 – Aug 31, 1991Chief of the BoatThis is Dennis' wife, Nancy. It's with sadness that I report his death on April 28, 2011 from a very rare disease, PML, developed after a double lung transplant in April of 2010. He was buried with full military honours.
Ritzmann, PeteET2/SSApr 1988 – Feb 1992Reactor ControlsNuclear Technician at RE Ginna Nuclear Power Plant
Bangs, ChristopherE5Aug 1988 – Dec 1992M- Div
Darrah, ChadET1/SSMay 28, 1989 – Apr 15, 1995Reactor ControlsNuclear plant operator at Ginna in upstate NY.
McKay, JamesQM2 (SS/DV)Jul 1989 – Apr 16, 1993NavIt was the best of times, It was the worst of times. control room rigged for chicken skin on another night time PD Excursion.
Livingston, Peter "Stone"EM1(SS)Jul 21, 1989 – Mar 10, 1994Electrical
Linzer, EdwardET2/SSJul 21, 1989 – Jan 28, 1994Reactor ControlsReactor Operator at Ft. Calhoun Station.
Hastings, GregUSS GATO SSN 616Nov 15, 1989 – Aug 1, 1994Weapons/SONARWhats up old crew mates!! Still living in NJ with my wife Renee. I play paintball for a living! Dont beleive
Bunyard, JimFTG1(SS)Dec 1989 – Feb 1994FireControlWas the proud LPO of the best gang of FT's I've ever served with. Had alot of fun & hard work. Retired in 1994 & now live in Fredericksburg,Va. E-mail is
Rimer, KalaniMM1990 – 1996
Roger Naplin, Nappyrm3/ss1990 – 1992radio
Guinn, ChristopherMM2May 1990 – Feb 1995EngGood times: Med-Run 91
Good, JamesMS3 (SS)Mar 1991 – Jul 2, 1994MessGreat to see all you guys names that I served with, any one get in touch with Pooh-Bear?
Zaccarelli, Steverm2May 1991 – Jan 1994radioradioman during the reign of dwayne k. anthony
Darrah, ChadET1/SSMay 1991 – 1996RC DIVGood times, bad times, but the memories are all good.
Tornero, Richard "cat"MM2May 28, 1991 – Mar 15, 1996The best boat ever, good to see some familiar names too.
Leppert, ArtQM2Aug 21, 1991 – Jun 27, 1994QuartermasterHello everyone. Had some great times and have seen alot of you all.
Reid, JustinQM3(SS)Jan 1992 – Feb 1996NAVYeah Bitches, after wearing a parka to man #1 scope, you can do anything! If you were there, you know what I mean! I hope history has served you all well. Anybody have "the picture" in front of the pyramids in Egypt???
Nahs, AlanMS3/SSOct 7, 1992 – Oct 20, 1995MS594 Tough the only way to be. The best damn boat out there.
Anderson, DanQMSMNov 11, 1992 – Dec 5, 1993QMWhats up! I know I left you all a little early after I blew up my leg. Good to see Reid and Lippert on this shit. Im doing very well in the Seattle area loving life. Best thing that ever happened to me was when I got out
Shurts, MikeTMCM1993 – 1996COB, aka cranky old BastardMost amazing Shipmate I ever served with. 594 Tough
Sammons, EricMM21993 – 1996M-DIVHung out with Mike Smith this weekend in Niagra Falls. Friends from the boat last forever. 9/2/2013
Johnson, JohnFT3 (SS)Mar 1993 – 1996Fire Control
McKenzie, WesETS(SS)May 10, 1993 – Apr 24, 1996Reactor Controls
Crutcher, JamesET2Jul 1, 1993 – Jul 1, 1995Reactor Controls
Sparks, BrianETC/SSSep 3, 1993 – Aug 15, 1995RadioBest damn Radiomen in the fleet! Living in Mystic and still riding submarines. Big hello to all my 594 Tough shipmates!
Caswell, KennethTM3(SS)Oct 23, 1993 – Mar 15, 1996Torpedo
Howell, MichaelSTS31994 – 1995SONAR
Treat, JosephET31994 – 1995ICI would have liked it better had I not been cranking/qualing 22hrs per day for Pikens and Chief of IC Div. but over all an experience that was pretty cool and one that not every one gets. I remember some of you as miserable and unsatisfied.
Reed, BradQM3/SS1994 – Mar 1995
Chappell, RonET31994 – 1996Reactor Controls
Donoghue, AdamEM3/SSJan 1994 – Apr 24, 1996Electrical
Hudson, J BrianYN3Jan 1995 – 1996Yeoman
Stimler, DanielSTSSNMar 1, 1996 – Mar 22, 1996SonarDoes anyone remember the name of our last CO...its killing me!

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