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USS South Carolina (CGN 37) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS South Carolina (CGN 37). 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 924 crew members registered for the USS South Carolina (CGN 37).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 – 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – 1989 | 1990 – 1991 | 1992 – 1993 | 1994 – 1995 | 1996 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Darmetko, WalterET11982 – 1985RC
Evilsizer, DougIC11982 – 1984engineeringI served on board in the IC Shop with Karl Gross, Bob Ready,Tom Williams,Lucas Oliphant, I Found Bob Ready but would like to find the others.
Waggoner, JohnOS11982 –OII must of gotten too close to the reactors, I can't recall the dates I was on board her lol.
Madajewski, Mike "mad Dog"EM21982 – 1985REDid Med Cruise '82, Carribean, & Willemshaven. Lot of memories with the Socar. Went to the Indy after that, then reserve duty - wound up in SpecWar, Special Boat Unit. Defected to the Army Nurse Corps in 2001. Retired as an O2-E.
Loftis, Rickie JBM 3Jan 1982 – Sep 19841stEnjoyed my tour on the Socar as a Screamin' Seaman! Club Med 82, North Alantic Nato 82, ship refit blues 83, Sea stomach trials 84. "They go down to the sea in ships"!
Byers, BobCTM2Jan 2, 1982 – Jan 15, 1985OTFirst Ct's on Board, we had a blast, Best ship the Navy had, what a great tradition. I am now running a Company and I draw from my expierances on the SOCAR. Great freinds and what a ship
Karl, GrossIC2/IC1Jan 3, 1982 – Nov 20, 1983E/Fwd ICNot onboard for long, but had a great time
Schultze, Robert "Scott"HT2Jan 3, 1982 – Jul 2, 1985REPAIR AND CHEM WARFAREReally miss the SOCAR. Should have re-upped then, but the day I was taken off her flight deck off the coast of Lebanon, I regretted the choice since then. Re-married a navy gal. Life is great!!! Sorry to see Socar gone. Thanks ol' girl
Thomas, TimET3Jan 3, 1982 – Mar 13, 1985CEReported to Ship from being an MT (POSEIDON NUCS) and became a HF COMM and NAVMACS SATCOM Tech responsible for most of the equipment in the radio room. Learned it all from the SOCAR and lost a LOT of sleep.
Bane, EdMM2Mar 1, 1982 – Apr 1, 1985M1SOME GREAT TIMES ANYONE KNOW THE WHEREABOUTS OF PAT MANION? WHAT A GUY
Blotzer, AndrewMM1Apr 1982 – Feb 1985M-1My first ship like alot of others I miss some of the times and feel they should not have done away with nuke cruisers. I'm currently a construction mechanic first class with the SeaBees in the Navy Reserves about to retire
Keasler, LarryOS2Apr 1, 1982 – Aug 31, 1986OIStill have the battle scars from Piomelli wedding in NJ. Thanks again Booger!
Brinkman, MarkQM3-QM1May 1982 – May 1986NXMedically retired in 87; Licensed Land Surveyor in South Carolina; currently work as a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner. I remember the celestial navigation times - great fun - and falling down the Rock Of Gibraltar - ouch.
Stolpa, Kurt (Stubby)EM1 SWMay 1982 – Jul 19, 1986Reactor ElectricalWe spent a lot of time out at sea. It is an experience that I will never forget. It has served me well in the civilian life. Does anybody remember what WSOC stood for? We Sc*ew Our Crew!
Stolpa, Kurt "Stubby"EM1May 28, 1982 – Jul 11, 1986Reactor ElectricalAll you guys love this ship way too much! We were always out at sea so long that my dick grew a toenail! Funny how you remember all the good times and all those damn dreary hours fade into the background. Support our troops!
Doggett, DanMM1Jun 1982 – Dec 1984RLELT - SOCAR are times never forgotten. Caught the end of the Med, went to the North Atlantic followed by the yards. Then, south to Gitmo and various stops in the Virgin Islands.
Dickerson, Ivan (G.q.)3Jun 1982 – Oct 24, 1983CommunicationWow. It's been 28 years since I have looked up any info about my ship or crew. Glad to see the guys here and i can go down memory lane. Sorry to hear about my 1st class DB. He passed on my birthday 2006. I was a renegade
Ryan, JimE3Jun 12, 1982 – Aug 16, 1986OIGood times
Hoskins, Mark / BonesHT3Jun 29, 1982 – Jun 29, 1985R DivisionI'm still shooting the shit!
Brite, AlvenMM1Jul 1982 – Apr 1983LLeading ELT during North Atlantic and Caribbean cruises in 1982.
Brite, AlvenMM1Jul 1982 – Apr 1983RL DivLeading ELT July 82 - April 83.
Adkins, Carl profile iconEM1Aug 1982 – Jul 1985RE01Stolpa! Im starting to remember names I had almost forgotten... Best friend TimMcGowan..Jose Nunez,, Johnny Hearn. Harrison, Zwang, George, Leach, Chatfield, Bike the Bagger, Poof, C-Curt, Alter..etc
Armitage, ScottCTO 3Aug 1982 – Mar 1986OT
Brierton, MichaelOS1Sep 1, 1982 – Jan 1, 1987OI
Nace, GeorgeMM1Sep 1, 1982 – Jun 18, 1986RLSome of the best times of my life happened with you guys on the SOCAR. I hope you're all doing well.
Beaulieu, DanBMSASep 16, 1982 – Jun 16, 19831stMy first ship what fun! The only good thing i can remember is my first son was born when we were off the coast of Granada.
Wosky, AlanMM1Nov 1982 – Apr 1985M
MacDonald, KirkMM2-MM1(SW)Nov 1982 – Aug 1984M-1Second Tour December 87 - March 90 in M-2 division Third Tour August 94 - October 97 M Division Total of 7 years and 4 months
White, RobertNCC(SW)Nov 12, 1982 – Nov 16, 1985ADMINGreat times on the SOCAR. Retired as CWO4 in FEB 2003. Shout out to CTCM Bennie Henderson!
Horner, Mark (Toad)OS3Nov 15, 1982 – Mar 7, 1985OIOf All my duty stations this one is the most memorable.
Shawler, JimENDec 1982 – Jul 1986A GANG69 days off the coast of Beiruit was a pisser, but remeber the 2-pallets of Miller Beer we vert-repped in for the steel beach picnic!!!
Yost, Frank (Seahawk)PNSN - PN3 (Retired CTO1(SW)Dec 1982 – May 1985X DivisionServed on many ships but the Mighty SOCAR was my first. Skipper was Kenneth Sydow and spliced the main brace twice. Worked with a great bunch of guys and learned a lot. Fair winds and following seas mates.
McIntyre, JimFC11983 – 1987Served in the Combat Systems Department
Young, SteveFC2 TO FC11983 – 1985FoxDefinitely more work than play when I was on her. From the shipyards of Portsmouth to the work-ups to the Med. I split toured so it was a fast two years.
Hoadley, DanQM31983 – 1987NAV
Newcomb, Wade/sparky/nukeGMT-E51983 – Mar 18, 1986cawas the best time of my life,as i think back miss the guys stan/john R,premo,scott munger,L marrit
Cary, PatHT31983 – 1984RShip was at Portsmith Naval Shipyard
Fishbein, JeffEM3Jan 1983 – Aug 1986E and RThe past always looks better as you steam away, but now that I'm older, I remember what fun it was.
Ford, JefferyOSSA-OS3Jan 1983 – Oct 1985OII couldn't wait to leave and now I wish I could go back. Good times. Long live Seal Team R.
Wilkerson, James(Wilkie)FTCJan 1983 – Jan 1986FoxLoved it so much I came back for a second tour
Kain, StuartHT 3Jan 1, 1983 – May 1, 1986
Bartoszek, MikeMM2Jan 4, 1983 – Oct 21, 1986M and T69 days straight at sea in the Med. Got hammered on the 2 beers they gave us. An excellent on the ORSE after an ORSE failure to start the cruise. Some great times and some bad times.
Cooke, Billy CMS2Jan 10, 1983 – Nov 11, 1985S-2I was cook for the Chief's Mess back in `84-`85 and I remember hearing them constantly say "It doesn't get any better than this!" How RIGHT they were! LEGENDS ALL Stormin' Norman, Stiles,HOY!, Swamp & Stanton, Ortiz, Sheds, Do
Whitted, CharlesRM3Feb 15, 1983 – Oct 23, 1985deck/OCKeep it real and may God continue to Bless you all Keep in touch. Peace.
Brooks, Lawrence profile iconYN3/e4Feb 19, 1983 – Oct 29, 1989AdminLooking for some of my best pals, Larry Lane, Glen Cooper GM2, Stuart Kain, and more like LT Senn, and will duddin
McIntyre, JimFC1Mar 1983 – Dec 1986FOXGreat ship, Great friends. served in the aft MK74 Radar room.
Polansky, ChuckET2Mar 1, 1983 – Sep 18, 1987CEChanged my name back to my birth name Pergrossi. Have many fond memories of all my friends on board that ship. We were a great ET topside group.
Cosma, TimETCS (SW) RETMar 2, 1983 – Nov 2, 1987CEHI all. Fond memories, just paged through the cruisebook from Med 87. I retired in 1995, started to school, Kent State University and the University of Michigan. Now a geologist. tim_c563@yahoo.com
Enriquez, MikeFTM3Mar 7, 1983 – Mar 7, 1985FOXDefending the Battle Group. Anti-Aircraft Warfare. If it flies, it Dies!
Ogletree, Jeff (Tree)MM1Apr 1983 – Nov 1987M-1I looked through and saw many names that I remember from my days on board, the names brought back memories. I remember the good days most. Retired in '01. Live in WA state now. Would love to hear from any one that wishes.
Hartmann, BobFC1(SW)Apr 1, 1983 – Jul 1, 1988CSI worked on the MK 86 Gun Fire Control and Harpoon Missile Systems. Hope to hear from some of you.
Markham, DavidOSSNApr 13, 1983 – Aug 20, 1986OIGREAT TIME WITH GREAT PEOPLE. OSCM MASON OS1 NICHOLS, OS1 BRIERTON, OSSN DOTSON, OSSN FORD,
Chase, Marvin L.ET2May 1983 – May 1986RC
Murphy, VanceMM-1May 1983 – May 1985Bad mustache and camoflage hat, no polish on the boots and green coverall,-uniform of the day Socar still sucks
Schwalich, RandyEM1May 1, 1983 – May 20, 1985REI came over in a duty swap with Jerry Curry. The SoCar was in for overhaul. Eventually, I was RE LPO. I made many friends on SoCar and hope to hear from them. I'm in Michigan, in a very happy second marriage, long career, and doing well.
Clark, MichaelRM1May 10, 1983 – Sep 6, 1983OCI left the ship after taking a swap to the USS California (CGN-36) because it was going to the west coast and I wanted to take another WestPac cruise before I retired.
Elwertowski, Paul "Stretch"HM2Jun 1983 – Aug 1986HLooking for all the folks I hung with
Holman, ScottLTJun 1983 – Jun 1986R
Holman, ScottLTJul 1983 – Jun 1986R
Mangan, PeterRM2Jul 1, 1983 – Nov 1, 1986COMGreat memories and friends
Palmer, Lawrence (Larry)FC1(SW)Jul 20, 1983 – Aug 1, 1987FoxFirst Phalanx Weapon System Tech to report on board. Gaylor, Watts, Haney, Nicholls, Gilman, Mancini were in my work center. FCCS(SW) Martin (Kilo Mike) was the LCPO...great guy!
Nagel, StuPN3Sep 1, 1983 – Aug 1, 1986XMy very first ship, have some great memories from there. I am trying to locate one of my co-workers, PN3 Bill Geibel. He is from Maryland and I am trying to find him and send him some photos that I found recently.
Nagel, StuPNC(SW) RETIREDSep 10, 1983 – Nov 1, 1985XWorked in Personnel Office with PN3 Bill Geibel, PN3 Frank Yost, PN2 Mitch Earles, PNCS Jim Gasch. The Best Ship I ever served on, was a great learning experience and a crew that were 2nd to none.
Bosch, PeteEM2-EM1Sep 15, 1983 – Dec 10, 1987RE / RTSome great times, some not-so. Thanks for France, Germany, Turkey, Israel, Egypt, Caribbean in particular. Lots of stories to tell, people & times to remember - that's key. I hope I served well. I'd love to hear from anyone I worked with.
Castillo, John Bm2 Belay My LastBM2Oct 1983 – Jan 1987deck inches into darkness, miles yet to go. where's my damn knot board
Werntz, Russell (Rusty)FTG2(SW)Oct 1983 – Dec 1989CF (FOX)1st Ship - Remember Wilkie, and the Guys down in Fox Berthing.
Smith, PhilipCTM2 (SW)Oct 15, 1983 – Apr 16, 1988OTI have many great memories from the time I spent on the SOCAR; Steel Beach Picnics, Med, North Atlantic, Casino Night, SAR and at least a few hangovers! I worked with a great group of CTs and often wonder which direction life took them.
Williams, Stephen/willyMM1/SWNov 11, 1983 – Jan 12, 1988RM02Good Times on the SOCAR. Went back in to the Military as a Sergeant in the Illinois Army National Guard, 1/131 Aiir Assault Infantry Unit out of Pontiac Illinois.Now been at Exelon for 25+ years! Operations Trng. Inst.
Thurber, RonaldFCCS(SW) RETDec 1983 – Jan 1988CFBest Crew and Ship I ever Served On.
Palma, Roberto profile iconSHSNDec 29, 1983 – Sep 29, 1984S3Retired 2005 Currently residing in New York and Subic

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