The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Irex (SS 482). 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 26 crew members registered for the USS Irex (SS 482).
|Westfall, Harvey/wes||Yeoman First Class||Dec 3, 1947 – Jul 15, 1949||Admin||Significant operations during this period: Snorkel evaluation: 3-1-48 to 3-27-48; Ports of call - Bermuda, Boston, Portsmouth,Charleston, St. Thomas, Kingston NY,|
|Avery, Robert ( Ave), ( Bob,)||SN||1949 – 1950||Quartermaster||When I was on Irex she still had 40mm guns and the 5"X25 gun aft with only a partial sail. One time our periscopes were smashed into by a destroyer while we were on maneuvers and attempting to surface. A very close call.|
|Brown, Haines "howard"||ET1 (SS)||Jun 1956 – Aug 1958||Visit my Irex web page: www.USS-Irex.info, where there are links to other Irex sites. This page is under construction but links back to the orginal Irex site.|
|Caye, Ken||STCM (SS)||1957 – 1958||SONAR|
|Hahn, Al||IC3||1957 – 1960||Squadron 8||I am the USS IREX Record-keeper for the boat, the Editor of the USS IREX newsletter, and the coordinator of reunions for the boat. If you are a IREX shipmate and do not get the newsletter contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Richards, David||IC3 SS||May 15, 1957 – Sep 15, 1958||Electrical|
|Larson, Eric||En 3 ss||Aug 16, 1959 – Sep 1960||M|
|Souden, Robert||QM3(SS)||Jun 1960 – Jul 1962||Operations|
|Ruth, Jack||QM-2 (SS)||Sep 20, 1960 – Feb 20, 1963||A great time in my life. Many friends made. Great trips, Northern run, Med, England, Bermuda, and islands.|
|Flaherty, Vince||Dec 20, 1960 – Sep 15, 1963||Electronic||My service on this submarine is one of the highlights of my life. The boat had a great skipper Grant Apthorpe, a terrific wardroom and crew.|
|Kilduff, Kevin||IC3(SS)||1961 – 1962||Electric||Proud to have served.|
|O'Neill, Gerald / Scotty||TM2(SS)||Nov 16, 1961 – Oct 3, 1963||SQUADRON 8||BEST TIME OF MY LIFE "GREAT CREW"|
|Mendes, James||ICFN||Oct 1962 – Sep 1963||Deck||Made the cruise to PR and Virgin Islands Jan 63, then the Philly Shipyards. Went to Nuc school in Sept 63. Hung out with Chris D'Anoy|
|Musil, Ed||Mm fn||1963 – 1964||A gang||Of my six years in the Navy, my time on the Irex was the best.I was a 9901 designated nuke and went on to nuke school and SSBN 645. Then 31 years in nuke power.|
|Habeeb, Rick||em3||Jul 1963 – Jul 1966||sub pac atlantic||looking for crewmembers|
|Garry, James||ETN2 (SS)||Jan 1964 – Jun 1966||Operations||The Irex was a great boat and so were the crew. Reunions are always something to look forward to when they are scheduled.|
|Condon, Gerald||EN2||Jan 1, 1964 – May 8, 1967||Engineering||After serving active duty on ss482 I joined a reserve unit in RI on the uss Lionfish. I am now retired and traveling to bases accross the states. Victor Alvarado was a shipmate of mine aboard the Irex.|
|Driscoll, Kevin||MM3(SS)||Jun 1964 – May 1966||Engeering|
|Skrzat, Tony||SS-482||1966 – 1970|
|Goulet, George||MM3 SS (DV)||May 1966 – Oct 1967||A Gang||Great time with great people!!! And I learned real teamwork here along with a good work ethic to serve me well for my lifetime.|
|Sanders, Rick NEW||RM 3 SS DV||Sep 1966 – Oct 1968||Radio||Hi guys: I completely agree with George's comments. I will always remember those times and hope you are all well. Still married to Peggy. Live on the Oregon coast. Still some diving and surfing.|
|Golowach, Ray||ETR2SS||1967 – 1969||Deck/Radar/Sonar|
|Long, John||IC2||Jan 1967 – Aug 22, 1969||ELECTRICAL||I SERVED ON THE IREX WHEN IT MADE ITS 10,000 DIVE AND LEFT BEFORE IT WAS DECOMMISSIONED.|
|Beavan, Les Beavan||SK3||1968 – 1969|
|Cowan, Charlie||TMSN (SS)||Jan 1968 – Nov 1968||Weapons|
|Busch, Sid||STS2(SS)-STS1(SS)||Dec 20, 1968 – Sep 22, 1969||Weapons/Sonar||what can I say,made a memorible Med run on the Irex,man landed on moon while we were underway.My last diesel sub before forced to go to nukes.last I saw of her she was on the marine railway being scrapped.|
There are currently no planned reunions.