The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS L. Mendel Rivers (SSN 686). 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 162 crew members registered for the USS L. Mendel Rivers (SSN 686).
|Francesconi, Leonard||ET3/SS||Jan 7, 1997 – Dec 2, 2000||Navigation||served over ten years active duty now detatched making 3 times as much. Need a job for all the Nav and Com ETs, then look at BAE systems. Send resume to me and I will see what I can do.|
|Jackson, Toby Aka Big Jack||MM2||Mar 15, 1997 – Mar 5, 2000||TM||the boat i'll always remember. fun crew!!!|
|Lord, Dan / Danno||STS1(SS)||May 1997 – May 10, 2001||Sonar|
|Lord, Daniel/ Danno||STS1(SS/DV)||May 1, 1997 – May 22, 2000||Sonar||I owned this boat, you all worked for me.|
|Lipka, Christopher||STS3||May 11, 1997 – Aug 9, 2000||Sonar||Great crew and boat. I often look back with fond memories.|
|Gorham, Craig||ET1/SS||Jul 17, 1997 – Nov 17, 1999||Nav||Serve as Navigation LPO and collateral duty Command Career Counselor; Also inport duty section leader.|
|Gorham, Craig||ET1/SS||Jul 17, 1997 – Nov 14, 1999||Nav ET||Reported onboard as the Divison LPO, served as collateral duty Command Career Counselor, inport duty section leader.|
|Barron, Addam||STS3 (SS)||Jul 25, 1997 – Jan 1, 2001||Sonar||Best boat ever!! Best crew ever!!|
|Sizemore, Hank||MM1 NOW MMC||Aug 1, 1997 – May 10, 2001||Torpedo||Best fighting ship ever built.|
|Flick, Martin||MM3||Aug 1, 1997 – Jan 2000||A-Gang||Best boat on the water hated seeing her go|
|Bogle, Rob||EM1(SS)||Oct 1997 – Aug 2000||Great ship! Working on 688's at NNSY has given me a true appreciation for the 637's.|
|Smith, Rod "lil Smith"||ET2 NOW ETC/SS||Nov 26, 1997 – Jan 10, 2000||Comms||I have been on three boats and none could compare to her. Best boat ever made.|
|Feconda, Michael||ET3||1998 – 1999||radio|
|Swope, Nick||e 3/mm||Jan 1998 – Sep 1999||a gang||Best group of guys I ever met,Rivers Delivers|
|Dewalt, Trent||MM3/SS||Feb 6, 1998 – May 10, 2001||A- Gang||The best and only boat or crew to ever be a part of!!! Will never forget LA MADE, Italy or Haifa, Israel!!|
|Phillips, Marlin||YN2(SS)||Jun 15, 1998 – May 10, 2001||YoYo||Best and only boat I have ever been on, and the BEST crew and most FUN I have ever had. Would do it all over again with the same crew!!|
|Long, John||STSSA NOW STS2/SS||Feb 4, 1999 – Dec 28, 2000||Sonar||best start to a career anyone could have, great boat, greater crew|
|Oxley, Thomas||ETSN NOW ET1/SS||Oct 1, 1999 – Dec 1, 2000||COMMS- duh the best one!!||Earned my fish on the old girl. Still remember wearing a blown up rubber glove on my head!|
|Arbogst, Roy||MM2||Dec 1999 – May 10, 2001||Great fun the new boats could take some lessons from the crews of these boats.|
|Richardson, Don||SN(SS)||Dec 15, 1999 – Jul 15, 2000||Deck Division||The Rivers was my first and best boat. I couldn't imagine getting my dolphins on a better boat. Decommissioning her was a very hard thing to do!|
|Allen, Nigel||SKSA(SS)||Jan 25, 2000 – May 5, 2001||thanks yall|
|Blackwell, Todd||STS2/SS||Sep 2000 – Dec 2000||Sonar||Last run. Decom here we come.|
There are currently no planned reunions.