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USS Sam Houston (SSBN 609) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Sam Houston (SSBN 609). 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 230 crew members registered for the USS Sam Houston (SSBN 609).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1964 | 1965 – 1969 | 1970 – 1974 | 1975 – 1978 | 1979 – now

McDonald, Doug (Mac)SSBN/SSN 6091979 – 1983YeomanWas Yeoman on last Blue Crew then combined in Bremerton. Made last patrol - lotsa fun in Korea. Best to you all, shipmates!
Morte, Richmm2Mar 1979 – Nov 1981a gangremember mmcm Nielsen, simpson ,lemay Hubble mills, meadows ,Valet brothers some nukes and some of the Nav. Pat clift Forbus Mr Stephenson
Baity, KennethMM2/ELTJun 1979 – Jun 1983M/RL
Warrick, RobertEM2Jun 1979 – Jul 1983Nuclear Electrician MateBlue crew for two deployments then merged with Gold and moved to Bangor/Bremerton for missle offload. "Slow Attack" status thereafter with several trips to San Diego. Don't miss the 1 in 3 watch rotation.
Moore, Randy profile iconETN3(SS)Aug 1979 – Feb 1980NAV/OPSThe best crew and memories in the World's Greatest Navy! LinkedIn Profile:
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Montez Jr., MacK profile iconYNSN(SU)Jan 15, 1980 – Aug 10, 1981A-Div. (Administration)First assigned boat. Then transferred to the USS ETHAN ALLEN(SSN608). Remember ole JJ Hyland (Capt.) Mac-donald LPO and Goff. All great shipmates! May G-d Bless us all!
Nielsen, DavidMMCM(SS) COBFeb 14, 1980 – Oct 24, 1981A and the COBGreat Time Great Boat with Great Men
Brotheim, HalSTS3Nov 1980 – Apr 1982SonarCame aboard in Pearl, 2 trips to Chinhae, and then there was beautiful (???) Guam.
Werp, PeterLTJGNov 1, 1980 – Dec 1, 1982E/RC/M/WEPSGreat group of sailors. COB made me, as Ensign Werp, honorary CPO. Those were the days!
Miller, MatthewMM2/SSDec 31, 1980 – Mar 15, 1982A Gang
Bowman, DaveMMC (SS)Jun 1981 – Jun 1985MI don't have any remarks.
Sinsel, BrianMM1/SSJun 20, 1981 – May 29, 1987
Sandoval, RandyET4/51982 – 1986NAVETMy first boat. Great guys and fond memories. Whatever happened tp our old COB (Spike)? Keep working and playing hard. Randy
McIntosh, Charles JeffSTS 2 (ss)1982 – 1986Sonar
Robinson, RobinRM3/SSOct 20, 1982 – Feb 1, 1985RadioGreat Time in the shipyard
Cousins, CuzMM31983 – 1986A Gang
Fazzini, Steven profile iconMM21983 – 1989M
Peacock, J.t.EM2(SS)May 1983 – Jul 1987ELots of good times and memories. 9.5 years in the canoe club in the pac fleet and only 6 days in Japan.
Cluck, JoeMM2(SS)Jun 1983 – Jul 1987M RL
Dieckmann, Charles/chuckMM2 SSJun 1983 – Jun 1987MInteresting times. Not all good but helped shape me into who I am today.
Stackleather, SteveRMC(SS)Oct 1984 – Mar 1988Radio
Suarez, ManuelTM3/SS1985 – 1988TMWas Small Arms P.O. and was under to guidence of Anderson, Amador and Bauer. Had great teachers. I wouldn't change my time on the Sam Houston for nothing in the world, especially my time in Pearl!!
Desselle, RonaldMM3/SS1985 – 1989
Ellis, JohnMS3SS1985 – Oct 1988SUPPLYSome of the most memorable times. Great times in Pearl and Adak. Hanging with Tracy,Gene,Craig,Ronnie and Klink. Working with Mike and Mitch. All left a lasting impression.
Snodgrass, WayneLTJun 1985 – Sep 1988SupplyMy first command and the most rewarding tour of my career. I joined the USS Sam Houston Association in hopes of getting in contact with my former shipmates. is the website for the association.
Dinwiddie, DavidMM2Aug 1, 1985 – May 1, 1989A-Gang
Miller, OrlandoMM3Nov 1, 1985 – Mar 15, 1989A-GangNo better times than those spent in Pearl w/ Manny, Ronnie, Jeff, David Dinwoodie and the whole A-gang crew.
Hensley, PaulMM!Nov 10, 1985 – Feb 2, 1990M RL
Blake, DavidYN2(SS)Jan 31, 1986 – Aug 30, 1989Administration
Coggins, MikeMS 2(SS)Apr 1, 1986 – Apr 1, 1988SupplyI greatly enjoyed my time on the "Slammin' Sammy". The time I spent on both the Sam Houston & the Swordfish prepared me for my career today. I am the Executive Chef @ Project Open Hand in San Francisco. We feed 2,600 people a day.
McCool, MikeSTS2/SSOct 1, 1986 – Mar 1, 1991SonarThe running aground and pulling the power line to Ford Island with the anchor!! The little time I had on the decom crew was fun, MM1 Long and his family were great. Retired now and working for DOD.
Troyer, Gene (Mokie)TM3Nov 1986 – Mar 1990Torpedo
Infinger, MartyET3(SS)Nov 1986 – Oct 17, 1989NAVMarty passed away August 1999 in San Diego, CA. He is survived by his son Shane, HM2(FMF) INFINGER.
Carr, GregMM2/SS1987 – 1989M
Fagan, Luke (Shark)MM31987 – 1988EngineeringBeing restricted to the boat really sucked. I was part of the crew during drydock in the Competent, and then the next time I was part of the Competent during the Sammy's drydock. I had to work for Chief Buri at both commands!!! Ouch!
Steele, RichardFTG2May 12, 1987 – Mar 20, 1990WeaponsI loved this old boat, it was the best boat I ever served on. Westpac 89 was a blast. Jeff, Brett, Jay and Murf I miss you guys.
Wright, LarryMM3Jun 1987 – Oct 1991AuxilliaryThe most fun I ever had! Not too many of the Decom guys here. Wish there were! I remember West Pac 89, running aground and many other memories that I will never forget....
Murphy, ChuckIC3Dec 1987 – 1991IC
King, James C. (Norman)MSSNJan 2, 1988 – Jun 5, 1989SupplyMy time on this boat was the most interesting time of my life.
Canchola, ChrisSK2(SS)Mar 1988 – Oct 1990SupplyThis was my 2nd sub assignment. Such a great crew, and being stationed out of Pearl Harbor was not so bad either!
Vaughan, BrentMS3/SSMar 18, 1988 – Feb 9, 1991SupplyIt wasn't always a lot of fun but I met a lot of great people that I stay in touch with, even today! Westpac '89 is pretty memorable to say the least! Now working as a Professional Musician (Saxophonist).
Long, ByronMM1(SS)Apr 1988 – Oct 1991A GangBest group of guy I work with David both of them, Jeff, Ronnie, Greg Larry and rest of the coners
Murphy, Michael (Little Murf) profile iconFN/E3May 16, 1988 – Apr 9, 1990Auxilary
Allen, TonyMS2/SSNov 8, 1988 – Jan 1, 1990SupplyWhat an experience,
Noble, JohnMM2Dec 29, 1988 – Feb 15, 1991Nuke Machinist MateFun times! A lot of good people on this boat.
Maag, DaveHN1989 – 1991Deck MedicalI miss the camaraderie, and the good time there is a facebook page as well
Gibbons, DanMS3/SSApr 15, 1989 – Mar 15, 1991SupplyBetter days, the place that holds close to my heart. If I could could only relive one place in time. It would be the Sammy. We had the crew.
Weiss, MarkMM3Sep 6, 1989 – May 1, 1991machinery
Warren, MatthewMM3Sep 1990 – Oct 1991Auxiliary

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