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USS Proteus (AS 19) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Proteus (AS 19). 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 1284 crew members registered for the USS Proteus (AS 19).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1945 | 1946 – 1960 | 1961 – 1962 | 1963 – 1964 | 1965 – 1966 | 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 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Lentell, StevenMRFA1976 – 1977r-1 & r-5I was a radcon ranger...what I remember most was it was always hot
Silvertooth, MarkFTB21976 – 1980WeaponsI had some great times on the Proteus. Football, Volleyball, diving, sailing and the fiestas were all great fun. I made a lot of friends that I have lost touch with over the years.
Stelmach, James (Jim)MT31976 – 1977WeaponsI have some great memories of my time on the Proteus. I . I was one of the 800 survivors of typhoon pamela.
Rogers, Homer "wayne"MT11976 – 1980W-4
Williams, RustyRM31976 – 1977COMMUNICATIONSLOOKING FOR OLD SHIP MATES
Rutt, Keith W.TM31976 – 1978Weapons Division
Rothman, Tade-31976 – 1978aft engine roomzofo and James Fredrick ball . where are you
Dean, HurdSn1976 – 1978Site 3Had a great time on the beach as a life guard for the sub sailors
Scarpelli, AnthonyFTG2Jan 1976 – Oct 1978W-2Had a great Time and will never forget the friendships, sports, hiking, and visiting new islands. It was fun and I learned a lot. Still remember the great softball teams and the fun we had. I see numerous friends here.
Mason, Paul Capt Quasmo II MunsonE3 BOATSWAIN MATEFeb 1976 – Aug 1977DECK BOAT CREWMAN DO I REMEMBER ALL THE GOOD TIMES I HAD WHILE ON THE ROCK.STRIP BARS ANDY'S HUT BOONIE STOMPIN,THE USO, AND ALL OF MY BUDDAH SMOKIN PARTY FRIENDS ED THE HEAD, BUGS, CLAUNCH.ETC WOULD LOVE TO HEAR.FROM SOMEONE ELSE WHO KNEW THESE GUYS HAFA A DA
Cook, JamesCplFeb 2, 1976 – Mar 21, 1978securityI loved the island and the ship. everyone aboard was great professionals at all time. Miss being young again on the Proteus.
Deaton, Nathan (Nate)YNCM (AW/SW)Mar 1976 – Jun 1979Ship's OfficeGood times. Loved Guam. First son born there soooo long ago. Miss the service and still remember alot of the guys served with.
Graff, KevinFTG2Mar 1976 – May 1978W2Met alot of great people. Played alot of sports. Learned to sail. Grew up fast. Would not trade the experience for the world.
White, JamesIM2Mar 3, 1976 – Nov 7, 1978R-2Greetings shipmates. I worked in the office machine repair shop. Played in a band called Out Behind The Barn. Gave Buck Owens son Buddy Alan a tour of the ship and a sub. Good memories. Retired as an IMCS(SW)
Black, BillSgtMar 7, 1976 – Mar 1, 1978MARDETGreat time. Served from 76-78. Played football What an experience. Served in the Marine Detachment. Went to Subic, oki and Hawaii. Just retired at Pearl Harbor sub base as a Col. USS Proteus recognition everywhere.
Pulizzi, LennyMR2 AND MRCMar 10, 1976 – Jan 17, 1977R2Served on board twice, March 1976 to July 1977 in the Machine Shop, Career Counselor's Office and Repair Department. Served again on board April 1981 to April 1983. Promoted to Chief Petty Officer and ran the Machine Shop in Diego Garcia
Bratton, LeroyHT3Mar 10, 1976 – Mar 10, 1982R1Made the best of isolated duty on the rock till I cross-decked to the USS Hunley(AS31) in 1981.Loved scuba diving and going on liberty with shipmates.Got my 4956 nuclear components welder code and made E-6 in 1981..
Kinsley, DumpsterML/E3Apr 1976 – Dec 1979had some good times working in the foundry and ship fitters shop
Briggs, DarrellOM2May 13, 1976 – May 19, 1978R2 / Optical Shop Long hours, Hard work, but still have some great memories. D
Wagoner, Paul profile iconMT2May 16, 1976 – Oct 28, 1980W4
Smith, TerryENFNJun 1976 – Nov 1977MFirst ship 125 days in S-2 Then the Fireroom then Forward Engine room. Thanks to ENC Brokaw and ENCM McCorkle, Smitty
Kottas, DonaldLI / SNJun 1976 – Jul 1977XOSERVED WITH THE FINEST CREWMEN IN THE FLEET, WHAT A PARTY , GUAM WAS GREAT. THE MEN IN THE PRINTSHOP WERE THE BEST...
Starling, CalvinSH3Jun 15, 1976 – Jul 15, 1978Supply/S3Played WR for the Proteus Packers and basketball too.
Garado, AbePO1Jun 15, 1976 – Aug 30, 1982S-3
Fridono, FrankMMFNJul 5, 1976 – Sep 21, 1978repair shop 38 alfa
King, DannySNAug 1976 – Dec 1977X DivisionPlayed football for the famous Proteus Packers. Left Proteus to VP-31 at Moffet Field, Ca. Went to school and have been teaching and coaching for 25 years.
Lindholm, GaryMM2Aug 25, 1976 – Oct 15, 1978A-O2N2 Shop
Wilbourn, ArlieE-2Sep 1976 – Sep 1977RepairMy first ship duty. Worked in the skullery for 30 days. Then to the meter cal shop. Truly loved Guam, but then, couldn't wait to leave. Fond memories!!! Contacts Welcome!
Crespo, AlSep 1, 1976 – Feb 1, 1980W2
Siverson, PaulSSGTSep 15, 1976 – Sep 15, 1978Marine DetachmentLots of fond memories. Worked at the base bowling alley part time to keep out of the bars, didn't work though. Professional bunch of Marines and Sailors. Stayed in the USMC and retired as a SgtMaj in 2000.
Covington, AllenSH-2Oct 1976 – Oct 1978SupplyMy second ship. Served as Ship's Barber and Master at Arms.
Sprinkle, Melvin The One Eyed JackBMCSOct 1976 – Oct 1978DECKHard working ship. Loved the DECK APES. Would like to hear from BM-2 Sanderson, BMSN Thompson the IRON MAN, hope all is well with you. LTJG Boehl, CWO Danforth, Compton & BOS'N Wilson all good Officers.
Sparks, PaulE-5/RM2Nov 1976 – Aug 1978Comm/CRArrived RM3, left RM2
Wynn, Mikemmfn-3Nov 10, 1976 – Oct 14, 1980r-2 shop-38
Williams, CarltonSHSNNov 20, 1976 – Mar 22, 1978SUPPLYI WAS NUMBER 20 ON THE FOOTBALL TEAM "PROTEUS PACKERS" I REMEMBER CC STARLING, LEWIS SINGLETON, GREG, MORGAN, AND OTHERS
Lewis, PatrickhtfnDec 16, 1976 – Mar 20, 1977R 1 shop 11A i had a 250 yahmaha triels , did alot of sucba diving and hanging out a milanies #2 and andys. aka percy HT 1 guess gave me that!!! good times bad times!!
Villasenor, Francisco (Paco)MMFNDec 22, 1976 – Apr 1978EngineroomWhat a great time riding in the mungmobile with some great friends, Jay, Zofo, Tracy and the rest of the gang.
English, JackYNDec 31, 1976 – 1978SUPPLYWORKED IN THE SUPPLY DEPARTMENTAL OFFICE WITH NATHANIEL DEATON. WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM HIM. WORKED OUT REGULAR WITH KEITH SWABODA. LOVE TO HEAR FROM HIM TOO.
Kruger, JeffQM31977 – 1981NavigationI will never forget my crazy times on Guam. Nor will I forget the great friends I made.I was in a small but very close division. I guess there is not much to do as a Quartermaster on the Proteus.Remember when we lost our anchor?
Williams, Nathan "nate The Skate"MR31977 – 1980R-2Man what a lot of memories! Also a lot of blurry times. Who remembers it all? Sometime I miss those days other times welllll. I sure learned a lot in the shop. Hey Ozzie,Huey remember me?
John, TrimYN11977 – 1980Repair/LegalWas my last ship. I rode her to Yard in Long Beach & got out of the Navy after 13 years. Went back to Texas. Had a great time on Guam & Proteus. I just found this site & it was fun reading all the comments.
Wheeler, Garybm21977 – 1980deckhad alot good times aboard the old girl.also abunch of good friends jesse tom mike and mickey
Savitz, JohnFTBC(ss)1977 – 1979W-2Had many good times on the Proteus, she was my first ('63-'67, and last '77-'79). ship.
Franklin, Donen31977 – 1978engeneeringtoo much andys hut
Wells, SteveEM-31977 – 1978R-3Loved working with the Senior Chief and Master Chief. We got the best crap available. We worked our butts off though.
Ondrush, KenETR21977 – 1980W5 - Navigation/RepairLooking back, some of the best times were when stationed on the Proteus. Would like to visit Guam again. Was great to be able to stay in Long Beach a couple of extra months after losing anchor off Catalina.
Antipolo, RogelioSH11977 – Nov 1978S-3Guam was like a tropical paradise except during a typhoon when the ship had to leave the families. But the shopping and the resto were great. TLA was something else. Use it or loose it. Good crew.
Tapio, TimETR31977 – 1979CommThat was a very long time ago...served with some great people, both ETs and RMs
Piatt, LanceETNSN1977 – 1978R-4
Wemyss, RobertSGT. DEFENSIVE TACKLEJan 1977 – Jan 1979Marine DetachmentSecurity violation security violation all hand stand fast all others stand clear. I will never forget my bunk under the sheet metal sheer, how the Proteus Packers beat UOG for the Championship,and First Sgt. Ngirmang's leadership.
Thompson, BillET1Jan 1977 – Jun 1981COMCame to AS-19 to Play Offensive Center for the Packers. Play ball with some great sailors. Beat UOG:) Did the long beach yards and back before moving on. What a ride!
Kratz, Lynn F.MS3Jan 1977 – Jul 1980S-2Guam, Long Beach, Had a good time and a few not so good. Some of the best people I ever met
Joines, MelvinHT2Jan 1977 – Jan 10, 1978R-1Worked in the Pipe Shop
Mayhead, StevenMRFNFeb 1977 – Jun 197831-AIt was my first ship,so I was a Little nervouse when I arrived in Guam, but my shipmates,and coworkers in the machine shop were such good guys it became a pleasant 15 months.It is kind of cool to be able to say to that you lived in Guam.
Doyle, Jeff Or Jebb profile iconMR2Feb 1977 – Jun 1978R2
Holt, Burness (Bubba)SK3Feb 1977 – Sep 1980Suppy
Perry, RichardENFeb 1, 1977 – Jul 1, 1978R-5Had a great time on the Proteus. Got kicked out of a bunch of departments for smoking weed. Was on a first name basis with the captain, alot of captains mast. Ships detention 168 days straight! weight lifter. PEACE
Barna, Chris profile iconMM3Feb 7, 1977 – Oct 31, 1980R1 Outside Machine Shop 38Amazing time onboard the USS Proteus. Worked in shop 38, the outside Machine Shop, Senior Chef Wilson was my Superior, 1st Class Petty Officer Charles Peyton was my boss. Our ship went to Long Beach for drydock.
Greene, EthanEMFNFeb 9, 1977 – May 19, 1978EA fun time
Seffens, EdML3Mar 1977 – Sep 21, 1979R-1Any Molders out there??
Jorgensen, ArtPHCApr 1977 – Nov 1978RO
Bruno, JoeHTFNMay 1977 – 1978DC Shop and Site IIIHad a time of my life and hungout with a great bunch of guys. I hope to hear from them again some day.
Shockley, DavidCWO2May 1977 – May 1979EGreat first tour as a CWO. Learned much from Bud Foster and Tom Fox. Many good friends in the wardroom. Guam was great place to live. Left ship in Long Beach and was stationed at SRF GUAM wnen she returned.
Decker, Dean Dcpo2May 1977 – Jan 1981site3/DCit was the best years of my life i wish to go some day back to gaum
Leonard, JamesMM 3May 18, 1977 – Jan 10, 1980RepairI served in the lagging locker, Calibration and optical shop. I enjoyed going on rides in my Datsun truck throught the jungles of Guam. My wife and oldest Daughter are barried in Guam. I had a grat time while I was there.
Tarver, Hewett (Huey)AS-19Jun 1977 – Feb 1980R-5 andR-2I did my time on the PIG. Lots of good memories. From Guam to LB and back then to the AS-31. Still good friends with Rich Crapella. Can E-Mail me at h4108 @ aol.com
Gutierrez, Pablo "Gutz"PN2Jun 29, 1977 – Oct 27, 1983X PersonnelAfter bootcamp in San Diego , I was stationed in AS-19 homeported in Guam, it's a tough place to be, but enjoyed the time I spent on the ship because of my shipmates and a lot of filipinos, a very,very memorable time even with a CO like T R Fox!!!
Deceglie, Bartolomeo/"Dece"EN3Jul 1977 – Jan 1980Engineering.went thru yard at long beach ca,and typhoon rita off guam.great times .hope to see some of the crew
Bickel, DavidSK3Jul 1977 – 1980Absolutely some of the best times of my life. I did not appreciate the beauty of Guam until many years later. Made the trip to Hawaii and then to Long Beach ? ?Cheers to the Old Pro, old friends and Guam?.
Gontarek, Arthur M.MT-2Aug 1977 – Aug 1981W-4 (Weapons Handling Shop)I will never forget the shipyard period in Long Beach, CA...liberty call in Mazatlan, Mexico...Pearl Harbor...and yes I even miss "The Rock" (Guam).
Osborne, Louie (Ozzie)MR2Sep 1977 – Mar 1981R 2The Proteus was my first and last command. I did 2 yrs on Guam and 2 yrs in Long Beach. Guam was really cool. Now that I look back. I learned alot in the machine shop. I have been machining now for 30 yrs. Let me hear
Joubert, Robert/bobPM3Sep 1977 – May 1980
Kline, ChrisIC-1Sep 7, 1977 – Feb 3, 1980R-3I sure miss the Gyro Repair Shop.
Osborne, CharlesMR2Sep 9, 1977 – 1981R 2My first and last command. Made 2nd class. Had a ball on Guam and in long Beach. Let me hear from ya!!!!!!!!!
Gerow, Bruceht3Sep 10, 1977 – Aug 10, 1980crI served 3 years on the proteus. made the trip from guam to long beach. looking for some old shipmates. worked alot of long hours drank alot of beer. hello dean.
Lindberg, Steve/ BarneySH3Oct 1977 – Aug 1980Ships Service
Thomas, DannyDPNov 1977 – Nov 1980ADPI was the drummer in the band with Ron Jensen, Joe Bisset and Tom Theriault. I remember playing on the helo deck somewhere off the coast of CA and Mexico on the trip back from Long Beach to Guam. What a blast that was!
McNally, BobQM3Nov 1977 – 1979Navigation Guam and the Proteus were my very first duty station and being a diver their was no better place to be. As a quartermaster on a ship that went no where their was plenty of time to have fun and our division only had four members
Collins, MarcDMSNNov 1977 – Sep 1981deck then repair for drafting-special servicesjust thought of those days if you remember me I was the seaman who got along with most everyone except damn BM's F___ deck,did play football and remember everyone that crossed my path and I still have those pics of our champion team
Slye, DougHT1Nov 1, 1977 – Jun 1, 1981R1
Sparks, JamesHT3Nov 19, 1977 – Aug 3, 1980R-1worked in the lagging locker and the shipfitter shop.
Berndt, JonathanFN3Nov 26, 1977 – Jul 4, 1980Repair and Eng DC shopArrived on the Proteus on Thanksgiving day 1977, spent my 90 days in the mess decks as a non stricker. Was assigned to the ARRS Officer in Repair and later was assigned to the DC shop as a firefighter/damage control.
Carver, Timothy W Aka-billygoatHT3Nov 26, 1977 – Jun 26, 1981R1 sheetmetal shoplot of good memorys from the proteus, long hrs, playing softball, water skiing, and lots of beer. i wasn't a good drinker so that had to go. jim sparks is stll the best stickwelder i've ever seen.
Belger, GaryE1Nov 26, 1977 – 1978R1
Berndt, JonathanE3FNNov 27, 1977 – Jul 4, 1980Engineering Damage ControlBeing on the Proteus was a great learning experience. I know work in Security as a Manager..
Mercer, Russelle3Dec 1977 – Apr 1979boiler room and engine rooms underwayGood Times
Lassandro, JohnIC2Dec 1, 1977 – Dec 1, 1979EngineeringDid the Guam to Long Beach and back trip, then cross decked to the Hunley and finished career in South Carolina.
Alexander, Greg (Alex)ENFNDec 8, 1977 – Dec 8, 1981EngineeringWorked as a "hole snipe" aft engine room until 1979 mid dry-dock. Served on YTB Mecosta in Adak,Alaska until 1980, finished my tour with mic boats at Coronado Island with Assault Craft Unit 1 in Dec. 1981.
Duckett, DjmmDec 17, 1977 – Aug 10, 1979HydraulicsWorked in the hydraulics dept mostly reparing the mast on subs had a great time there in guam miss the place had lots of fun their wish I did more than party there though.
Yangula, KennethETN2Dec 23, 1977 – Feb 29, 1980W-5Weapons/Mardet great department to work in. Great bunch of shipmates. Would like to hear from fellow shipmates to share N0-Sh*tters with over a beer! Look me up!

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