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USS Preserver (ARS 8) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Preserver (ARS 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 71 crew members registered for the USS Preserver (ARS 8).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1975 | 1976 – now

Davis, JohnEN1/ENCJan 1976 – Jun 1979EngineeringGreat times on the P boat. Had a nasty fire but no injuries and we put her back together. Served with the best Engineering Officer in the Navy, CWO4 Clyde Miller. Will never forget that man!
Smith, Willie (Smitty)RM-3May 1976 – Nov 1979OperationsJust would like to know if any of theold shipmates are out there.
Boone, William /billyBM2/DVJul 20, 1976 – Jan 9, 1979Deck/SalvageHi all you old P Boat sailors . I was on the P Boat two times for a total of seven years . very sad deal to see the old gal being towed to the scrap yard.
Smith, WillieRadioman 3rd ClassAug 4, 1976 – Sep 20, 1979Operations DivisionsWant to locate SH3 Jerry Sharpe and RM3 Richard Brake.
Buswell, RandyHT-2 /DV-1Mar 1977 – Sep 3, 1980Dive Locker / Snipes / EngineeringLooking back I wasn't all that wild about serving on board the P-Boat, But...I learned some discipline, learned a trade that has carried me for many years, traveled the western half of the world several times, Good times
Adolphson, StephenHT1/DVApr 1978 – 1980R DivP boat was my first ship after dive school and was the tightest crew I ever sailed with. She was my favorite. Does anyone know what happened to EN1/DV Dave Lay?
Diver, RichardET1Sep 15, 1978 – Mar 15, 1980OEDid 20 years, made Chief, Made LDO, retired as a LT.
Harding, StacyEM2Nov 1978 – Mar 1982EngineeringP boat was a damn good part of life for me. Learned alot about electricity and life. Liked Capt. Bassett, his uncle and my dad served on the same sub in WW 2. Good reason for me not getting into trouble.
Meyer, Francis DouglasLCDRApr 1979 – Jul 1981CO
Gentry, MarvincivJan 1, 1980 –engi help recon from dead fleet and stayed with her until the end i met alot of good guys and everyone was a friend to me thanks guys
Gautreau, Mark profile icon  NEWENSep 21, 1980 – Jul 25, 1983EN
Crow, GeorgeBM21981 – 1986Deck Crewallways wondered what happened to the gang. still have alot of memories about serving on the P-Boat
Deming, AndrewLTMar 1981 – Dec 1982XOBest bunch of men I had the pleasure of serving with
Gerber, DouglasEN 2May 15, 1981 – May 15, 1985B 2
Lagoueyte, CharlesSeamanFeb 1982 – Jul 1983DeckI recently revisited a photo album of the time. I always have fond memories of the time I served on-board the Preserver. It is the highlight of my less than memorable naval career. I am glad I served on the P boat.
Ritzus, YogihtApr 17, 1982 –engwould be glad to hear from p boat boys
Naughton, EdwardYN2Sep 1982 – Nov 1984NXShip's writer. TAR. Selected Reserve records. Always will remember HTC Schlosser, SELRES. Special memory, he was only HT to be selected for E7 Chief that year in SELRES and it was his first try - a sailor's sailor.
Durrance, PearceQMCsw JG Pearce Durrance1983 – 1986Operations DivisionIt was the best Duty of my Naval Career. I was Ops Division Officer. Stood OOD Underway & Command Duty Officer Import. Crew of appx 85. We did several Aircraft crash Salvage recovery ops & other Diving & Salvage ops.
Crosby, LennyMR2 MR1Feb 10, 1983 – Nov 1, 1987ASalvage training, Space Shuttle and heavy weather. Sammer, Gerber, MA Judd, Harry, Bucky and Berry, Foltz, Fragale, Louis, Yogi
Butler, Patrick profile iconEM-2 DVMay 5, 1983 – Aug 9, 1985Diving and SalvageGood times to be had. I have tried to locate some of the guys and found Lenny and Gerber on this site. Way to go! Does anyone have contact info for the crew?
Hill, EarlBM3Mar 15, 1984 –DeckLokking for my Div Officer LT Ruggles ex Navy Seal
Burroughs, RaymondE3Jan 1986 – Sep 1986MIf you remember me- give me a shout.
Imbriale, FrankE3Nov 1, 1986 – Sep 1, 1988
Ramos, Raimundo ( Ray) profile iconBM31987 – Jul 1989DECK
Davis, Michael CHT3Jul 15, 1987 – Sep 18, 1989Came aboard in 1987 as a plankowner had some good times but some very bad ones also. If any shipmates from the preserver see this and was inengineering, think about the 18 hours days with Cheng screaming about anything and everything,lol.
Delvalle, Tonye31988 – 1990perssonnelJust poking around to see if there is anyone i know
Vetere, JoeLieutenantJan 1, 1988 – Aug 7, 1992EngineeringGreat crew. I really enjoyed working with everyone. It was my first billet as Engineering officer and department head.
Langla, PerryEN2Jan 1989 – Mar 1990M Division
Ipkovich, AndrewENSNov 1, 1989 – Nov 1, 1991Eng/Sup/CommsGood ship for a first command: goatlocker and wardroom were good to each other and the crew was friendly, hardworking and helpful to a new J.O. Visits to Annapolis, Gitmo, Rosy Roads, Charleston & Montego Bay
Siepp, Steven profile iconET2 SW1990 – 1993OEWorking on the Perserver gave me a whole new perspective on the Navy. It wasn't us vs them, combat vs deck vs engineering, vs what ever division. we had to work as a team to get stuff done, and a great team we were.
Schenk, RonRM2(SW)Dec 1991 – Oct 1992OperationsI was an RMSN when I got to this ship straight out of A school. wasn't too long afterwards the ship was decommissioned.

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