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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 1282 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

Pritchard, JimMT21980 – 1984W-4Handling Shop, Missile Checkout. Missile moves sucked! Had a lot of great shipmates on the Lake. Doc, Bobby, Norm, Bill, Jack, Jim-Bob, Bob, Randy. Man, you guys were the best!
Pentecost, ChrisET-31980 – 1982Repair dept. Antenna shop and Electronic Calibration lab.Great times, great friends, great parties. Looking back now it was one of the greatest experiences of my 6 years in the Navy.
Jennings, R.c.E11980 –BM
Smith, Smitty @ The T-shedSK11980 – 1984S-1 Supply and S-2 GalleyWorked the S-1 storerooms and S-2 Galley (Jack of the Dust) then went to the T-Shed down the road.
Peterson, Kirk/peteht21980 – Dec 1984r-1 26a/bfirst got onboard and assigned to P&E for about 6 months until i could get into the nuke weld shop..many great times in 26a/b..Kings Bay was pretty empty in 1980..most of us lived in Jax, FL due to no base housing yet
Friend, John profile iconOM11980 – 1985R-2/35A
Andrie, MariePN21980 – 1983X
Elliott, Lynn  NEWRM11980 – 1984Comm
Smith, JenniferE1Jan 1980 – Mar 1981Boatswains mateHi all, any other boatswains mates from that time? I was hoping to connect with Lt. Nunick too...he was the best --- Thanks! Hope y'all are well.
Braddy, Larrysk2Jan 10, 1980 – Apr 15, 1983S1/S6
Gallagher, JimE-3Feb 1980 – Feb 1983Deck, 1st & 2ndI had a great time on the Simon Lake in King's Bay and met some wonderful people! I can't believe some of the crazy things we did and got away with.
Russo, Joems2Feb 1980 – Apr 1984AHello to all that served together aboard the Simon Lake..
Boothby, WayneHT1Feb 1, 1980 – Nov 1984R-6 & R-1Looking for lost shipmates, Was LPO of the Division and Shop sup in the Wood Shop, Canvas Shop, Foundry, then Transferred to R1 worked the Nuke weld Shop and Shipfitter shop.
Smith, Les (Smitty)EN1 (SW)Feb 6, 1980 – Mar 11, 1982R-5 Radconjust trying to revisit the past and see when we all are now.
Murray, DavidDCC (SW)Mar 1980 – Sep 1983DCI came on board as an HTFA, and left as a HT2. I re enlisted in 1983. Served on board 4 ffg's, taught firefight school, was command chief at a reserve center, and retired after 23 yrs of service
Hardin, TomE-1Mar 1, 1980 – Aug 1, 1981decki was a deck ape . sweeping and mopping and painting
Bell, GregoryWT-2Apr 12, 1980 – Apr 8, 1983W-3I was there for the initial building of Kingsbay; I 'm a Kingsbay pioneer, and I have the mosquito bite scars to prove it!
Freeman, GingerE-2/RM2May 1980 – May 1982Comm/OpsI was the 3rd female to check on board. We went through a lot of transitions. I also remember the flying teeth. There was an alligator that lived at the ship's picnic area. I rode a little yellow minibike.
Secrest, BobbyHT 3May 1, 1980 – Mar 1, 1982R 6I am looking for anyone who was aboard the USS Simon Lake AS-33 that remembers the drowning of Tony "Diagula". Also, if you have any information on how to look up this information please contact me by email Thank Yo
Moore, TommyE3May 10, 1980 –BT/1 DivisionWas a great ship to do Navy Duty on. Stationed in Kings Bay, GA.
Kennedy, Karen GravesGMG2Jun 1980 – Nov 1982W2One of 1st 10 women to report aboard the Lake and 1st female Gunners Mate onboard. That's when Kings Bay was "home of the flying teeth". Would like to thank BMC Hogue and Lt. Nunick for their kindness and leadership during my Lake tour.
Simons, JimEM2Jun 1980 – Jun 1982E and Rad ConE Div for ayear and Rad Con for a year. Lots of great memories including coackroches, swarms of gnats, and snakes.
Asmus, Thomas Aka Spike profile iconBM3Jul 1980 – Mar 1984Deck SupplyAlot of late nights operating cranes, rigging, etc.. Days were painting, small boats and Dept. Supply room. I was floated to just about any area that needed help.
Videkovich, RichardPNCJul 1, 1980 – Aug 9, 1983Admin
Cortez, VictorHT2Aug 1980 – Mar 17, 1983R1
Cortez, VictorHT2Aug 1, 1980 – Mar 17, 1983r1i served on board the most highly sophistacted ship in the world. a ship that could blow up half the world and it was very interesting thank you bye
Brown, RussHT3Sep 1980 – Jul 1984deckwork in rigging shop 72 a
Culp, Michael (Seafood)HT-2Sep 1980 – Apr 8, 1984R-1Good times. Started right off in Chief's mess. Went to pipe shop, then Shipfitter shop, then was LPO in Sheetmetal shop. Made alot of friends, went to alot of parties, and avoided the Flowing Well Lounge at all costs.
Clark, TimEM3Sep 2, 1980 – Aug 1, 1981R3I worked in the motor generator shop. We made the bubbleheads mad and drank alot of beer . Dusty Helms I remember you. You use to room with Phil.
McMenamin, Andrew "Mack"PNSR-PN2Oct 1980 – Mar 1985XThe Slimey Snake my first ship. Met some super people, PNCM Ryan, PNC Videkovich, PN1 Pachomski, PN2 Andre, PN2 Craig, PN3 Campbell, and many more. I was proud to serve with such great folks - especially Vik - a true shipmate. Great times - thanks.
Dunaway, WayneMM3Oct 20, 1980 – Mar 30, 198138 shop and R5Had a lot of fun at this command. Was good buddies with another MM nuc Sal L. Dated a couple of ladies onboard. I retired back in 1996. Had a black/gold Trans Am back then. Saw old pics and recognized some people.
Lynch, DarenBM2 LynchOct 22, 1980 – Oct 22, 19833rd Div. 72 -AI loved 72-A,I loved USS Simon Lake,I loved GA,St Marys,Kings Bay,I miss it very much
Loftin, LisaRM2Nov 1980 – Jul 17, 1982CommunicationsI was one of the first women aboard the Simon Lake ..nothing but good memories ,grew up allot and learned allot. I remember the gnats were so thick they all but carried you...dependents day cruise was allot of fun.
Hall, JohnENFA-EN2Nov 1980 – Dec 1982A GangGreat time. A lot of good memories. Proud to have served. Helped me grow to be a man.
Cole, BarryET2Nov 1, 1980 – Mar 28, 1983W-5Of all those I have worked with over the years since... I best remember my shipmates on Simon Lake.
Wade, ShawnE3Nov 16, 1980 – Apr 23, 1984R9-38A outside machine shopI was 17 and was shocked to serve on the ship as a machinist mate I learned a lot and using all of those skills to accomplishing my goals as a maintenance tech in the field HVAC I am still living in here and have 5 kids
Hammond, TracyemDec 18, 1980 – Aug 8, 1984R3 51amet some of the finest and hard working sailors in the navy. what we were able to do is still amazing to me. anybody remember shiftwork?
Holter, BearHT2Dec 31, 1980 – Oct 13, 1983R-1 Nuke Weld ShopHad a great time on the lake. My 26a/b brothers. Morris, Napora, Peterson, Mumford, Coleman.Couple of big guys cant remember last names, George and Jamie. To many to name. Friends outside 26a/b. Chellew, Hammond
McGee, DavidCPL1981 – 1983Mar-Det
Killmer, DennisPN21981 – 1982Personnell OfficeOh do i ever remember my time there... No I dont... its one if them things you blocked from your memory. But a lot of people may have remembered me. I remember PNCM D.J. Ryan,his favorite saying, see if you can remember CCNCP. Email me Please...
Astengo, Robert "Bobby"DM31981 – 1982Drafting Shop/Print Shop/Photo ShopLooking for Ken Musselman DM1 and Colleen DM2? Had a great time in Kings Bay. lots of dead armadillos from the docks to the main gate. Did a lot of laundry in St. Marys. Manatees were swimming around the boats.
Vereen, TyromeE41981 – 1983EEnjoyed my time...especially playing basketball for the navy. If you played basketball or know me, contact me at Other commands: USS Orion, USS Fulton, and USS Manitow
McCall, DalePNSN1981 – Dec 1984Personnell OfficeWorked w/ PNCM Ryan, PNC Videkovich, PN1 Pachomski, PN2 Killmer, PN3 VanEagan, PNSN Langford/Shirk & PNSN Farr (London). Also familiar w/ YN1 Hendereson, YN3 Blake & YNSN Boyer.
Trujillo Jr, LucasE4Jan 1981 – Jun 1984E-DivMy first command, awesome experience. Met lots of great buddys.
Wright, DeborahBM2Jan 1981 – Jun 1982Deck, (Aft Crane Crew)Had many long nights in the cranes, waiting on the sub's. Enjoyed it a lot. Made some great friends. Boston Bean, Tim, (the artist that painted our cranes), Carlos Alvarado and many more. Lt. Wilson, you were pretty cool
Monday, TomET2Jan 11, 1981 – Dec 20, 1982W5
Preston, JamesMR2Jan 15, 1981 – Jan 15, 1983Repair machine Shop
Helton, JeffMR3Feb 1981 – May 1982R-2AWorked in the Machine Shop under MRC Lester. Later moved to R-2A office with MRMC Graminski and OMC Cressey. It was awesome working on the Boomers but the Bubbleheads were dingbats!
McCaffrey, MikeMM3Feb 1981 – May 1983AO2N2 plant
Richardson, RichDP3Feb 1981 – May 1983S-8Hey shipmates..I feel so bad I cant remember alot of names,but I do remember Butler,Sarge,Griffin Jones the SK,Keller, and any of my basketball ballin buddies.Holla at ya boy!!!
Matthias, BryanHT2Feb 7, 1981 – Oct 17, 1984R-8I remember the non destructive test lab,running to the front gate and back10 miles,Heards of deer running across the gravel road,fresh crab dinners off the pier,the flowin well,fernandina beach,sharks tooth hunting,hammer head sharks breeding grounds
McManus, RobertENMar 1981 – Nov 1983A ?Looking for Mike Reville, and Joe Russo
Ballard, RichardBM3Mar 1, 1981 – Aug 1, 1983DeckAre there any Deck Apes out there
Lancaster, ScottMM3Mar 10, 1981 – Aug 30, 1984A GangI painted the crossed bottles on the door for the O2N2 Shop. Thought I could make a difference,, That ship liked to break me,, Remember when they dropped a Torp in the Magazine? Long night
Brennan, Johne=1Mar 20, 1981 – Mar 19, 1982boiler tech. fireroomi was stationed on the simon lake when we won the battle E for best subtender in the fleet, would"nt trade those memories for anything. i was 18 thought i new everything, boy did i grow up fast.,.
Doane, JamesBMApr 1981 – Oct 1984deck 3rdworked in the rigging locker and on the boat crew
Wechtenhiser, Roger profile iconDP3May 1981 – Jun 1984S8My nickname was Wojo
Prater, EdwardE-6 MT1May 20, 1981 – Jun 3, 1985WeaponsSubmitted by Family: MTC Edward N. Prater passed away April 18, 1995, Served U.S Navy 1966-1990 his various commands included, Hawaii, Kings Bay GA, Charleston SC, Bangor WA, and Scottland. Began as Torpedoman finished as Missile Tech (MTC)
Kelley, Wiltone-4 bmMay 22, 1981 – Oct 27, 198372-a rigging shopworked for cheif houge and ht1 rust bm1 smith and cwo wilson bm1 cole ect....
Whitt, CurtE3/FNJul 1981 – Apr 1984MRemember riding bus to main gate to take a cab to JAX, there was nothing else to do but wash clothes in St. Marys. Roads on base were still dirt. Made alot of good friends, and miss alot of buddies from engine room/hole
Eady, TimothyRM2Jul 15, 1981 – Jun 18, 1983CommunicationsI enjoyed my time of the Simon Lake. This is where I reenlisted.
Frontczak, JoeEM3Jul 15, 1981 – Aug 15, 1983EI worked in the main shop and distribution. Also dropped shore power to the subs. A good group of men and women with a poor division Officer.
Stockton, GilSK2Aug 1981 – Jun 1985S-1/S-6
Hare, William profile iconPH2Aug 1981 – Nov 1982Photo
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Allen, JohnGMT2Aug 1981 – Dec 1984W-3Practically lived in the REB shop in the missile trunk for 3 years. Wonder where my old W-3 buddies are now?
Dennis, ReneeE2Aug 1, 1981 – Aug 31, 1983DeckSpent two wonderful years serving on board the USS Simon Lake AS-33. I wouldn't change anything about my time on board. I made many great friends and often think of the memories we shared during that time. Send an email if you know me.
Carter, RaymondICCSep 1981 – Jun 1984R-3I retired on the Simon Lake.
Nelson, TonyIM2Sep 21, 1981 – Sep 19, 1985Lockheed QA in the Kingsbay Lab.
Bloxham, Patternmakerpm2Sep 25, 1981 – Nov 14, 1983R6carpenter /pattern shop
Brown, GregWeaponsSep 29, 1981 – May 11, 1985W-1Hello to all of my shipmates
Mitchell, RobertFTGCNov 1981 – Jul 1984W-2, Wep Ship SupI enjoyed my tour on board. Great shipmates and many good times. I retired in 1994 as a Senior Chief, from Sub School in New London.
De Jesus, JaimeMR2, 1Dec 1981 – Dec 1986R_2From Kingsbay to Pascagoula.Then transfered to NRD Richmond , Nuclear Recruiter of the Year and made MRC. En route to USS Holland (AS-32) to Guam and retired at SERMC,Mayport, Fl.
Potthast, StephenMT1(SS)Dec 1981 – Nov 1982W-6

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