The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Grenadier (SS 525). 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 23 crew members registered for the USS Grenadier (SS 525).
|Truitt, Bill||SN(SS)||Feb 1952 – Feb 1954||2|
|Adams, Bill||EN1(SS)||1957 – 1961||M|
|Forst, Fred Forst/yogi||LT||1960 – 1962||Communicator/First Lieutenant||Qual Boat, drank doplhins @ Mobile Mardi Gras, Onboard during superstructure/sail mods in Charleston ship yard and 61 Med Cruise|
|Engelberger, Charlie||EN3 (SS)||1961 – 1962||Made the med trip in 61 and thecuban blockade in 62|
|Jimmy B. Gunter Jr., Jimmy||CS3(SS)||1961 – Dec 12, 1962||SubSquad12||Made the Med Crusie and Cuban Blockade|
|Aasen, Gene||EMFN(SS)||1962 – 1963||E||My first sub. Went to the nukes. The Grenadier was the most fun. Went on med run and the Cuba blockade. Ocho Rios week was great.|
|Weaver, Earl||MM2 (SS)||Oct 1963 – Aug 1965||"A" Gang|
|Kitchin, Dennis||EM1 (SS)||1964 – 1969||Electrician Gang|
|Robinson, William (Robbie)||TM1||Nov 1965 – Aug 3, 1969||Weapons||Went to recruiting duty from Grenadier. 4 years in Galveston, 7 years in Albuquerque, then 2 years in New Orleans. Retired Feb 28 1982 at TMCS(SS). Was selected for Career Recruiting Force so never went back to sea.|
|Sanderson, Art "Sandy"||ETR2||1966 – 1967||My first sea duty - Fond memories & an experience I will never forget!|
|Wirkala, Allan||IC 1 (SS)||Aug 1966 – Apr 1970||Engineering|
|Burman, Brian 'Bur'||TM2SS||Nov 1966 – Apr 1970||Weapons||Great experience, sometimes tough, PCO ops. But exciting duty playing hide and seek with the Russians. Miss the sea. Should have stayed and made it a career. Made some great friends.|
|Parkison, Bob||EN2 (SS)||Mar 1968 – Aug 1971||Engineering||Looking for Bill George or anyone of my crew mates|
|Cunningham, Bill ( Slypig)||1c3 (ss)||Sep 1968 – Mar 1970||electric|
|George, Bill||MM1(SS)||Oct 15, 1969 – Aug 25, 1971||Auxiliary Gang|
|Augustine, John Augie||FN/ MM2 (SS)||Jun 1970 – Mar 1971||Engine rooms Auxilliaryman||Went out to the cruises then went to Philly for yards. Missed Quals by two signatures but had MM3. Stay in touch with some from this time but names are slipping by. Auxilliaryman school then SSBN 602 and SSN 597 too.|
|Weber, Richard||EM3(SU) EM3(SS)||Aug 1, 1970 – Apr 10, 1971||Electrical||Retired after 22 years EMC SS/SW. Always looking for old buddies. Also remembering EN3 John Renner. Find me on facebook Richard Weber (Richie) Cocoa, Fl. Left Grenadier to USS Cubera SS347 to make Gitmo trip.|
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|Frisinger, Charlie||IC3 (SS)||Nov 10, 1970 – May 15, 1973||electrical||I was one of the last crew members being part of the decommissioning crew. During my time on board we spent 6 months in the shipyard in Philly and 2 tours of GTMO. We also did a recruiting cruise to TX and LA.|
|Tidwell, Gene||EN1||May 1971 – May 1974||Engenieering||A lot of good friends from those days|
|Luglio, Gerald (Luigi)||em3 ss||Aug 24, 1971 – Jan 29, 1973||engineering||I would like find angelo rudi or allan warrick|
|Knutson, Joe||SKSA/SS||May 1972 – May 1973||Supply|
|Foran, Joe (Dirty Joe)||TMSN (SS)||May 8, 1972 – May 15, 1973||Weapons||Made the run to GTMO in summer of '72. Liberty in Haiti, Puerto Rico (Black Angus), Jamaica, Gulf Coast. Operation Strong Express in the north Atlantic winter 1973. Sold the boat to the Venezuelans|
|White, John||Ensign||Dec 1972 – Jun 1973||Operations||On the decommissioning crew in 1973. First tour of duty after sub school.|
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