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USS Simon Lake (AS 33) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Simon Lake (AS 33). 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 1261 crew members registered for the USS Simon Lake (AS 33).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1964 | 1965 – 1967 | 1968 – 1969 | 1970 – 1971 | 1972 – 1973 | 1974 – 1975 | 1976 – 1977 | 1978 – 1979 | 1980 – 1981 | 1982 – 1983 | 1984 – 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Chavies, FrankEM 219781978 – 1980R 3WHAT'S UP ?
Fowler, Donald And PennyBM21978 – 1982
Cantrell, DamonIC21978 – 1982Engineering
Ellzey, DanaTM3 SS TWICE1978 – 1979TORPEDOI LOVED THE SIMON LAKE. THEY WERE JUST PUTTING WAVES ON HER WHEN I LEFT.(DAMN THE BAD LUCK) MY BUD WOODY CUT HIS FINGERTIP OFF UNLOADING MK 48'S FROM A BOAT. I WISH I COULD GET AHOLD OF HIM AGAIN. GOD BLESS ALL WHO READ THIS.
Payne, KevinHT-21978 – Sep 18, 1981R-9I think about the times spent with the people onboard and on the beach quite often. I have heard from and spent time with a few over the years. The gang I ran with were wild to say the least. Great people, GREAT TIMES!
Burdick, Delaney, TammyE-41978 – Nov 13, 1980CommHello
Reinfried, MichaelHT31978 – 1981R-1 SHEETMETAL SHOPREMEMBER PULLING INTO PORT IN KINGSBAY GA.
Swearingen, BoydHTC1978 – 1984R1Would like to hear from anyone I worked with.
Helms, DustyEM3Feb 10, 1978 – Jul 1, 1981R-3I worked in the sound annalysis shop.I came abooard in Charleston and made the trip to Kings Bay.
Moore, JohnMS1Feb 10, 1978 – Mar 15, 1982S2I was in charge of the S2 storerooms. During refit I loaded subs with provisions. It was a killer job. Lots of work, few people to do the work, but in spite of it I enjoyed my time there. God Bless all my shipmates John Moore MSCS RET
Galloway, RussellHT2Apr 1978 – May 1982R-1/X-11-A Shipfitters, 56-A PipefittersI always said FTN, but in retrospect it was a great experience. Every time I think about the crazy stuff we did, I still laugh.
Alexander, DavidHT2Apr 1978 – Dec 4, 1981R3I was aboard in Charleston, SC and transferred with the ship when she opened King's Bay in July 1979. The good memories way outweigh the few bad. I was in Rubber and Plastics Shop
Sprouse, JackYN3Apr 1978 – Oct 5, 1980CHAPLAIN'S YEOMANWAS POSTAL CLERK FOR 1ST YEAR. BELEIVE I REMEMBER YN PERRY , ADMIN YEOMAN? IS THAT CORRECT? ANYWAY, BOARDED SIMON LAKE AS-33 FROM CHARLESTON, S.C TO KINGS BAY, GA. WAS CHAPLAIN'S YEOMAN UNTIL DISCHARGE IN 1980. GOSPELNOW2000@YAHOO.COM
Winkler, FrankHTCApr 8, 1978 – May 14, 1981RepairHello Shipmates. HTC Winkler here now retired. I miss the great times onboard the lake.
Shepherd, HaroldIC E-4Apr 10, 1978 – Oct 9, 1979e division IC SHOPHad a graet time on the old lake Charlston was a trip, Transfered to USS.TRIPPE Last people i remember was WOOTEN and SERMELLIE.would like to make contact with anyone in IC or E DIV in 78
Bebout, StevenOM-2Apr 19, 1978 – Sep 21, 1981R-10boarded in charleston at weapns station went to kings bay
Alexander, DavidE5Apr 25, 1978 – Dec 7, 1981R3Started out in Deck and worked my way out and landed in R3...Rubber and Plastics shop
Nason, PatrickIC 2May 16, 1978 – Aug 19, 1981R3 GYRO SHOPi GOT ON BOARD JUST AFTER THE LAKE GOT ON STATION IN GOOSE CREEK SC. HAD LOTS OF FUN . WAS ON BOARD WHEN WE WHEN TO KINGS BAY. WOULD LIKE TO HERE FROM ONLY ONE FROM THE LAKE.
Spears, Johnny/lyMT-2Jun 1978 – Nov 1981W-4/W-6Was on board to open Kings Bay. Worked out of Msl Handling mostly. Spent some time in PORI shop. Last 8 mo. in Weps. QA. Would Love to hear from weps types there at the same time
Perry, James (Jimmy)YN3Jul 1978 – Aug 1980XWorked in Weapons, Ship's Office and Legal Office. Tied up a couple of SSBS's on working party. We were the first ship into KINGS BAY NSSB in the summer of 1978. Only one permanent building on the whole base at that time. YNCN AVERA Div Off
Johnson, MikeHT2Jul 16, 1978 – Jan 15, 1981REPAIR, LAGGING SHOPFOND MEMORIES OF THE LAKE,ENTERING KINGSBAY GA. FOR THE FIRST TIME,A LOT OF THE LOCALS LINEING THE THE BANKS AWAITING ARE ARRIVEAL.
Fowler, DonaldBM2Jul 18, 1978 – Jul 24, 1982Rigging Shop 72 Awhere is everybody?
Terschluse, JeffHT-2Aug 1, 1978 – Sep 11, 1981Special ServicesThose were great times. We were all crazy.
McDowell, Kenneth (Doc)HMCAug 15, 1978 – Jul 31, 1979MEDICAL DEPTI HAD THE HONOR TO BE THE FIRST SAILOR TO RETIRE IN KINGS BAY GA. THE TIME FROM 5JUL-31JULWAS GREAT. THANKS TO THE OTHER CPO'S FOR ALL THE POKER IN THE GOAT LOCKER. STILL LIVE IN SMMERVILLE,SC
Norman, MarcusSH2Sep 1, 1978 – Jul 1, 1981S-3HEY GUYS , I WAS ON THE SHIP AT THE WEAPONS STATION IN CHARLESTON AND KINGS BAY SURE HAD A GOOD TIME . MARCUS NORMAN USN RET. 13 BLACK ST. LOWELL, NC.28098
Nantze, RalphFTGSNOct 22, 1978 – Jan 17, 1981W-6I made E-3 , 3 times in 4 years! Had a great time. Married a local girl who couldn't resist my swagger. I worked in weight test. I work as a civilian at Kings Bay. Still fixing old subs. I'm a glutton for punishment.
Krenzke, Steve (Ski)YN2Nov 1978 – Nov 1980R DivisionWas Repair Division Yeoman for most of the referb period.
Bruce, DaneIM3Nov 6, 1978 – Apr 18, 1980R-2Good times aboard the Simon Lake. Started working in the typewriter repair shop ended being the ships locksmith.
Harris, JimTM2Dec 1978 – Jan 1979W-6 Quality Assurance, TPLWas torpedo quality assurance inspector and also worked in the Technical Publications Library.
Blackwell, KevinFN1979 – 1980Scared to death of grease before arriving from bootcamp. Lived off ship for awhile in a trailerpark with 2 other snipes; Akers and Fish. Entered Great Lakes A school from the fleet and told stories of grease to every MM boot I could.
Range, JonathanSGT1979 – 1981Mar Det
Selby, BudHT1979 – 1981R1
Shatrowskas, CharlesGMG11979 – 1984GM'S
Peffley, BenMM31979 – 198138 SHOP
McGrath, MacHT21979 – 1982R-1Came on at the Wep Base an transfered with her to Kings Bay. Easy to remember me. Was the Nuc Welder who got contaminated when containment bag broke on sub. November Spill. Seems everyone was watching that day.
Tullis, JimET11979 – 1980opsI worked crypto repair, as a QM underway and in the newly instituted integrated supply office. Only served onboard for one year.
Fulmer, JamesMM31979 – 1981MGreat ship and command
Beach, Robert (Sonny)MM1(SS)1979 – 1984Shop 38 and Non-Nuclear Planning LPOAwesome friends there, I had the Best Division Officer I ever had there (Lt. John Sherman) I also had the worst one in the Navy there, But he must not be Named. The Enlisted Team in P&E were the best Planners ever.
Kendall, RossDP 2Jan 1979 – Aug 23, 1983S-8
Ashmore, StephenDP2Jan 1, 1979 – Jul 31, 1981S-8First into Kings Bay, Georgia. I worked with a great bunch of guys (and gals near the end). Wish I could hear from a few from that time.
Bishop, Terry  NEWFNJan 14, 1979 – Sep 13, 1980R357B R&P shop Been locating people R3 div. What a ride in R&P
Thomas, TonyQMSA TO QM2Jan 19, 1979 – Aug 31, 1982NavigationReported Jan. 79 in Charleston, S.C. Homeport change to Kings Bay in July 79. Lived in Jax 79-81 Base housing K.B. 81,82 Softball R-2 Div. Retired Reserves, Postmaster, New Palestine, IN. 46163
Grantz, BillEM2Feb 1979 – Jan 1982R-8Ran the Chemistry Lab and later a QA supervisor. The best ship and crew I ever in my 20 year carrier. Retired NCC in September 1998.
Wooten, JamesIC1/ICCFeb 20, 1979 – Dec 15, 1981E
Ranck, ChiefHT3Mar 10, 1979 – Mar 29, 1981R5
Watson, MichaelEM1Apr 20, 1979 – Nov 18, 1983Electrical, W-4 Missile Handling ShopCame aboard in Charleston. Then changed homeports to Kings Bay, Ga. Spent the first 20 months in E-Div. Then W-4 with the MT's. Jim, Jonesy, Mac, Big Al, Randy, Marty - You guys were the best. Email me...
Rinehart, BillMM2/ NC1Jun 1979 – May 1982Repair/ Admin
Stewart, Geneds2Jun 1979 – Jan 26, 1981supplycurrently residing in Houston Texas....email geenkent@yahoo.com
Compton, LewisMT-3Jun 20, 1979 – May 1981Missile handling shopFor me it was a place where c razy young boys became men
Houghtaling, GeneMT2Jul 1, 1979 – Jun 30, 1982W-6 Weps QAFirst C-4 trained MT transferred into Kings Bay. The early days of the base were great, remember the cookouts on the river instead of the mess? Lt Nunnick, and Ly Young were among the best officers I served with.
Clifford, StephenET2Jul 2, 1979 – Nov 2, 1982Ops/Would love to connect with my old shipmates. Steve Clifford
Kennedy, KellyMR2Jul 20, 1979 – Jul 24, 1981Machine ShopI served on the Lake for 2 years and arrived at Kings Bay 2 weeks after it did. The base was pretty mush a jungle and needed to be built from the ground up. I served with some great people.
Nunn, EddieGMT 2Jul 22, 1979 – Feb 14, 1984W 3I served at kings Bay, Had a great time and made a lot of friends. I would to go to a Simon lake reunion some day. I got out of the Navy in 1988 and worked for Lockheed at SWFLANT kings bay untill 1998 then move back to my home town in Wv.
Sharp, AlvinHTFA/HT3Aug 1979 – 1981R1Sheetmetal and Shipfitter shop Kingsbay Pilgrim, Rattlesnake round up, wild boar hunting on base. what happened to Rita at flowin well? Retired out of reserves 2006. e-mail k8yg@yahoo.com
La Land, Anthony (Tony)ET3Aug 24, 1979 – Aug 24, 1980Radar
Deal, WaltTMCSep 1979 – Sep 1982Weapons W-1
Falk, JamesMR2Sep 1, 1979 – Jul 1, 1981REPAIRI served in the machine shop under Chief Lester, I was also the ships locksmith for the last 10 months of my tour on the lake. Anyone who remembers me from my tour on the Simon Lake, I would love to hear from you and catch up on old times.
Shewmaker, James (Shew)BM1/MA1Sep 30, 1979 – Sep 30, 1981Deck/ MAA
Kapustka, NeilHT 2Oct 24, 1979 – Jul 26, 1983R-1Spent 3 yrs 8 mos. lots of good memerories. Would like to hear from anyone. Served in lagging shop,pipe shop.R-9 repair office and of course mess cranked 120 days
Gammon, George MRM1Nov 1979 – Aug 1983OCRetired off of the Lake in Aug 1983 .. Great ship and crew.
Popadak, MikeET1Nov 1979 – Jan 1981OE
Williams, JoelE-3Dec 9, 1979 – Aug 7, 1981S-1 SupplyI think i served with some of the best guys I have ever met on Simon Lake and have never forgotten the experience.

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