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USS L. Mendel Rivers (SSN 686) Crew List

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 170 crew members registered for the USS L. Mendel Rivers (SSN 686).

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Williams, Ezra Frankrm2/ss1993 – 1995nav
Fryer, Thomassts2(ss)1993 – 1996SonarGreat Boat and crew great sonar division great Captain
Owens, RickTM2 (SS/SW)Jun 1, 1993 – Jun 1, 1994TM
Sawyer, MikeSTS2(SS)1994 – 1996SonarOnly spent a couple years here, but I had some of the best times in my Navy career. Great crew, great Sonar Shack.
Mayes, Curtis "big Country"ET2(SS)Jan 1994 – Nov 1996navigationbest navigation team ever, lots of fun times in the med and puerto rico.
Johnson, Jeffrey "Jeff"RMC(SS)/E7Jun 10, 1994 – Oct 30, 1996Rivers Delivers - I made Chief on the Rives. We did alot of sailing in those days.
Schultz, ErichET3/SSJul 1994 – Jun 1996NavETServed for two med runs. Came back for an ADSW from July-September 1997. Currently in the reserves as ET1/SS
Dukes, SocttET2/SSJul 13, 1994 – Jul 11, 1996ETDid two Med runs and a butt-ton of time in Purto Rico of my 4 sea tours the Rivers was the most fun and second most work.
Walker, JamesMM1(SS)Aug 1994 – Aug 1996A GangGreat ship with a fine Captain in CDR McDonald
Hopper, RustySTS2(SS)Dec 15, 1994 – May 20, 1998Sonar
Logan, CedricE61995 – Dec 8, 1997RL
Summers, Denver profile iconSTS2(SS)1995 – 1999SONARHey All, glad to see some of you are doing well. Contact me so we can chat about old times. Retired and living in Virginia Beach with Billie and family.
Roleson, JackE5 NOW E6Jan 1995 – Jun 10, 1999FT
Mendoza, Victor "dozer"E-4Mar 10, 1995 – Mar 20, 1999Sonar
Land, JeremySTS3May 1, 1995 – May 1, 1999
Whitfield, Christopher "cornfield"WAS MM2 WHEN LEFT THERE, GOT OUT IN 03 AS MM1Jun 1995 – Jul 1, 1999A-GangThe best command I served at while in the navy. Great people and a ton of knowledge and experience that the navy now days is lacking.
Cooper, JohnnyMMC(SS)Sep 1995 – Dec 1996MVery Short time, Good memories from the MED Run.
Lemaster, BrianEM1/SSJan 1996 – Apr 1997
Tarble, JeffSK2Jan 1, 1996 – Dec 22, 1998Storekeeper
Sizemore, HankTM1Mar 1996 – Feb 2001TorpedoOldest but best ship in the fleet when I was stationed on board.
Daugherty, BrianMMC(SS)Sep 1996 – Aug 1999
Fausel, JasonSTSSN/SUOct 1, 1996 – Mar 31, 1997Sonar
Cacchiola, RobertSTS2/SSDec 1996 – Jan 2000SonarBest class of boat and Crew in the navy it was a real shame decoming her
Tanner, GregTM1 NOW MMCDec 1, 1996 – Mar 1, 2000Torpedo
Francesconi, LeonardET3/SSJan 7, 1997 – Dec 2, 2000Navigationserved 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 JackMM2Mar 15, 1997 – Mar 5, 2000TMthe boat i'll always remember. fun crew!!!
Lord, Dan / DannoSTS1(SS)May 1997 – May 10, 2001Sonar
Lord, Daniel/ DannoSTS1(SS/DV)May 1, 1997 – May 22, 2000SonarI owned this boat, you all worked for me.
Lipka, ChristopherSTS3May 11, 1997 – Aug 9, 2000SonarGreat crew and boat. I often look back with fond memories.
Gorham, CraigET1/SSJul 17, 1997 – Nov 17, 1999NavServe as Navigation LPO and collateral duty Command Career Counselor; Also inport duty section leader.
Gorham, CraigET1/SSJul 17, 1997 – Nov 14, 1999Nav ETReported onboard as the Divison LPO, served as collateral duty Command Career Counselor, inport duty section leader.
Barron, AddamSTS3 (SS)Jul 25, 1997 – Jan 1, 2001SonarBest boat ever!! Best crew ever!!
Sizemore, HankMM1 NOW MMCAug 1, 1997 – May 10, 2001TorpedoBest fighting ship ever built.
Flick, MartinMM3Aug 1, 1997 – Jan 2000A-GangBest boat on the water hated seeing her go
Bogle, RobEM1(SS)Oct 1997 – Aug 2000Great ship! Working on 688's at NNSY has given me a true appreciation for the 637's.
Smith, Rod "lil Smith"ET2 NOW ETC/SSNov 26, 1997 – Jan 10, 2000CommsI have been on three boats and none could compare to her. Best boat ever made.
Feconda, MichaelET31998 – 1999radio
Swope, Nicke 3/mmJan 1998 – Sep 1999a gangBest group of guys I ever met,Rivers Delivers
Dewalt, TrentMM3/SSFeb 6, 1998 – May 10, 2001A- GangThe best and only boat or crew to ever be a part of!!! Will never forget LA MADE, Italy or Haifa, Israel!!
Phillips, MarlinYN2(SS)Jun 15, 1998 – May 10, 2001YoYoBest 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, JohnSTSSA NOW STS2/SSFeb 4, 1999 – Dec 28, 2000Sonarbest start to a career anyone could have, great boat, greater crew
Oxley, ThomasETSN NOW ET1/SSOct 1, 1999 – Dec 1, 2000COMMS- duh the best one!!Earned my fish on the old girl. Still remember wearing a blown up rubber glove on my head!
Arbogst, RoyMM2Dec 1999 – May 10, 2001Great fun the new boats could take some lessons from the crews of these boats.
Richardson, DonSN(SS)Dec 15, 1999 – Jul 15, 2000Deck DivisionThe 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, NigelSKSA(SS)Jan 25, 2000 – May 5, 2001thanks yall
Blackwell, ToddSTS2/SSSep 2000 – Dec 2000SonarLast run. Decom here we come.

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