USS U.S. GRANT GUEST BOOK
Current Members in USS Grant Shipmate Guest Book
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Date July 2, 2015
Name John Alexander
Email jalex@solderm.com
Rank/Rate HM1-HMC,aboard Grant
Gold or Blue Crew Vacaville
City and State California
Dates Aboard United States
Comments The 4th of July is approaching. I remember in 1980 that the Grant pulled into England so that the British could celebrate Independance Day with us.It was good liberty visit. A German Destroyer (actually a US Fletcher class that was acquired by Germany) was in port there also. Myself and other Grant crew enjoyed an open Bar in the ship's mess one evening.




Date June 25, 2015
Name Arlen Bohling
Email gene@nmsu.edu
Rank/Rate TM2
Gold or Blue Crew Gold
City and State Milan, New Mexico
Dates Aboard 1963-1967
Comments I really enjoyed scrolling through the web-site. I enjoyed scrolling through the long list of the grant crew members. Someone did a lot of searching for the crew members. In the ad section I noticed that C.A.K. McDonald, the first Captain of the Gold Crew wrote a book about the lost submarine, Scorpion. I think that I will buy one.




Date June 23, 2015
Name Nick Benuska
Email nkbemail@gmail.com
Rank/Rate MM2SS
Gold or Blue Crew Gold
City and State Haleiwa, Hawaii
Dates Aboard 1967-1968
Comments Checking in to see if anyone is there that remembers our time together in 1967-68. Also anyone from COMSUBRON15 who I worked with there also, Aloha, Nick Benuska-nkbemail@gmail.com, 808-561-7018




Date March 30, 2015
Name Heather Monroe Frederick
Email heatherlee0828@gmail.com
Rank/Rate
Gold or Blue Crew GOLD
City and State Pineville, LA
Dates Aboard
Comments Hello, Im writing to let you know my Dad, GEORGE CHARLES MONROE passed away this past Monday, March 23rd. I wanted to contact you all sooner, but with the business of the unexpected I could not. My dad was at the last reunion you held in Charleston. He talked of you all often. Especially the reunion and had hoped to make it to the one in San Francisco We were very very proud of his service in the Navy. thank you.




Date February 19, 2015
Name Kevin Morrissey
Email kkevin59000@aol.com
Rank/Rate MS2
Gold or Blue Crew Gold
City and State Skaneateles, NY
Dates Aboard 80-84
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Date December 16, 2014
Name John Alexander
Email jalex@solderm.com
Rank/Rate HM1 to HMC(SS)
Gold or Blue Crew Blue
City and State Vacaville, California
Dates Aboard 1978-1981
Comments This was my first boat. Earned Dolphins;Blue Nose;and CPO (with Jim Sirles). Tried to give the best medical care I knew how.




Date December 4, 2014
Name charles emerson johnson
Email cjohnson9701@gmail.com
Rank/Rate E-5 / FTB2
Gold or Blue Crew Gold
City and State Tucson, Arizona
Dates Aboard 1987
Comments Gold crew under Capt.McBride best friends seaman Reginold Williams cook-Officers Mess and Sonarman third-class Dave from Syracuse




Date November 11, 2014
Name Mike Halverson
Email usermailme@gmail.com
Rank/Rate ETR2
Gold or Blue Crew Blue
City and State Lake City, MN
Dates Aboard 73-76
Comments How did we do it?




Date October 22, 2014
Name Kenny Kingswell
Email kkingswell@cox.net
Rank/Rate MM2(SS)
Gold or Blue Crew Gold
City and State Gainesville, FL
Dates Aboard 1989 to 1991
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Date October 6, 2014
Name Randy Cantrell
Email Randy.cantrell@konecranes.com
Rank/Rate MM1/SS
Gold or Blue Crew Blue
City and State Oak Ridge, TN
Dates Aboard 1987-1991
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Date September 23, 2014
Name Rex Simpkins
Email rexsimpkins@comcast.net
Rank/Rate TM3/SS
Gold or Blue Crew SY and Gold
City and State Princess Anne MD
Dates Aboard 1978-1981
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Date September 15, 2014
Name Skip Story
Email wstory3010@att.net
Rank/Rate FTB1
Gold or Blue Crew Gold and Blue
City and State Temple, Tx
Dates Aboard Aug 68-Aug 72, Sept75-Sept 79
Comments Served 2 tours. Was aboard for overhaul in Bremerton and Newport News




Date August 22, 2014
Name Nick Benuska
Email nkbemail@gmail.com
Rank/Rate MM2SS
Gold or Blue Crew Gold
City and State Haleiwa, Hawaii
Dates Aboard 1967-68
Comments A great time of my life, never to be forgotten!




Date August 17, 2014
Name Allen Wineland
Email al.wineland@gmail.com
Rank/Rate TM2 (SS)
Gold or Blue Crew Gold
City and State Fredericksburg, VA
Dates Aboard May 1971 - june 1973
Comments Interesting times! The nightmares stopped years ago! :)




Date July 8, 2014
Name Rick Sprinkle
Email Rick.Sprink@outlook.com
Rank/Rate IC1/SS
Gold or Blue Crew Gold
City and State Jacksonville, FL
Dates Aboard 87-91
Comments Update with correct dates and email




Date April 8, 2014
Name Terje J. Thomassen
Email terjej@att.net
Rank/Rate ET-2
Gold or Blue Crew Gold
City and State Houston, Tx
Dates Aboard 1979-1983
Comments Worked in Nav.Ctr for 8 patrols from patrol 43-53. Under Capt. Watkins and Sherer. Navigator Lt. Thompson, Jerry Culbreth, Danny Oçonner, Rick Mandis, Duncan Carlson and more. Went to Charleston, S.C., Blue Nose, one month dry dock in Dunoon Scotland, port calls to Germany and Italy.




Date April 7, 2014
Name Bob Reese
Email rreese@dc.rr.com
Rank/Rate MTC(SS)
Gold or Blue Crew Gold
City and State Banning, CA
Dates Aboard 1975/1977
Comments Made CPO onboard Grant. Good crew and lot of great shipmates and friends. Now retired and playing a lot of golf. Would like to hear from shipmates.




Date March 27, 2014
Name Joe Shands
Email shandsje@yahoo.com
Rank/Rate MT2(SS)
Gold or Blue Crew Gold
City and State Hartselle,AL
Dates Aboard 1974-1977
Comments Made six patrols out of Holy Loch. Great crew and great memories.




Date March 12, 2014
Name Doyle Haley
Email doylehaley01@aol.com
Rank/Rate IC3 (SS)
Gold or Blue Crew Gold
City and State Corinth Texas
Dates Aboard 67-69
Comments Came aboard the Grant out of Sub school, earned my dolphins and did 6 patrols on Gold crew out of Guam and Pearl. Transferred to Grayback LPSS-574. Loved both boats, total different worlds between nukes and Desiel. Good Memories of tours and shipmates.




Date March 5, 2014
Name James Cook
Email thebrowndog48@gmail.com
Rank/Rate SN
Gold or Blue Crew blue
City and State Alma, Mi.
Dates Aboard 68 , 69
Comments I had to redo guest book, as my email was incorrect. This one is right.




Date January 28, 2014
Name James Kostura
Email commiekiller@new.rr.com
Rank/Rate
Gold or Blue Crew BLUE
City and State Marinette, WI
Dates Aboard 1980-1986
Comments STS3(SU) to STS1(SS) Nonqual to Duty Chief. Great Sonar Shack. Bluenose runs, 7 patrols and into PNSY. Port calls, New London, Portsmouth England, Charleston, SC Cape Canaveral and Fort Lauderdale, FL and one of the few to get time off on Andros Is.




Date November 4, 2013
Name Lewis Crone
Email lcrone@snet.net
Rank/Rate MM2(SS)
Gold or Blue Crew Blue
City and State Oakdale, CT
Dates Aboard 1980 - 1984
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Date October 28, 2013
Name Timothy J. Richards
Email timothy.j.richards@navy.mil
Rank/Rate ET1(SS)
Gold or Blue Crew Blue
City and State Milton Mills, NH
Dates Aboard 02/84 - 10/87
Comments Served onboard during overhaul in portsmouth, NH. Went on to serve aboard USS MIAMI, USS NEBRASKA, USS PENNSYLVANIA, and USS WYOMING. Retired in 2006 as ETCM(SS) with 25+ years. My time on the GRANT was probably the most memorable of my Navy career.




Date October 23, 2013
Name Marvin (JR) Van Gundy Jr.
Email mvangundyjr@yahoo.com
Rank/Rate RM2
Gold or Blue Crew Gold
City and State Nashville IN
Dates Aboard 1986-1992
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Date October 1, 2013
Name Jack Brunson
Email j_brunson@cox.net
Rank/Rate EN3
Gold or Blue Crew Gold
City and State San Diego
Dates Aboard 1966 thru 1968
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