First Name :   Phillip
Last Name :   Bardin
City :   Mexia
State :   Tx
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Was TAD on a northern trip. We all came aboard as (radiomen). Remember Lube Oil, Nig, Dirty Rich, Peaches.
First Name :   serkan
Last Name :   kul
City :   istanbul
State :   türkiye-turkey
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   the beautiful life of a lifetime.unforgettable memories..Best wishes from all of you...unutulmaz bir yaşam...ve anılar...hepinize sevgilerle...
First Name :   John
Last Name :   Poffenberger
City :   Waynesboro
State :   PA
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   EM2 Onboard for recommissioning 1953-12/55.Enjoyed my time onboard. Great website with good information. Great Boat
First Name :   Frank
Last Name :   Carroll
City :   Charleston
State :   SC
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   reported on board in 68in shipyd,qual. on med run in 69 great crew,great boat! (HM1)
First Name :   Kirk
Last Name :   Berkhimer
City :   Moyock
State :   NC
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Father was on the boat somewhere around 58 - probally Ensign of LTjg Berkhimer. Quite a nice site. CDR Kirk Berkhimer, USNR, Ret
First Name :   DON
Last Name :   CLARK
City :   NESBIT
State :   MS
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Great site enjoyed photos.My step dad was aboard from 56-59(H.G. Clark)Been aboard her a few times myself as a kid.
First Name :   James
Last Name :   Dible
City :   Grand Junction
State :   Co.
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Was aboard original com. and decom. in 1946 very interesting.
First Name :   Homer
Last Name :   Coulter
City :   Lecanto
State :   Fla
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Great job Pat!! homerhdc@yahoo.com I need to get together with you I knows some of the missing names from pictures.
First Name :   Duane
Last Name :   Ziegler
City :   Holmen
State :   Wi
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   I was on the Thornback from Oct 66 to May 69 when I was transferred to the Odax. Have lots of great memories & this web page brings back lots more. Ziggy dzieggs@gmail.com
First Name :   Pamela K.
Last Name :   Pitkin
City :   Alexandria
State :   Virginia
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Thank you for keeping this site alive. My Dads command of the Thornback was one of the bright spots of his life. Respectfully, Pamela K. Pitkin, daughter.
First Name :   Bill
Last Name :   Lacina
City :   Rosemont
State :   Minnesota
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Great job--Served 63-67 Great memories. After eng room
First Name :   Christopher
Last Name :   Kading
City :   San Diego
State :   CA
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   My grandfather Bobby Glaze served on the USS Thornback and has alot of pictures of the crew and boat. Ill try to submit these in the future to add to your site.
First Name :   Russell
Last Name :   Richard
City :   Kings Bay
State :   Ga.
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   My father is Lynn (Dirty Rich) Richard, attended first reunion in Arkansas, 1994 and 1998 reunions. Im the young guy in front of 94 photo. Great site! MTC(SS) Beaux Richard
First Name :   Dean
Last Name :   Lickly
City :   Hemlock
State :   Michigan
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   I served and qualified on board Thornback from early 1962 to late 1965. ETC(ss) ETR2(ss) on the 418.
First Name :   Don
Last Name :   Day, SA USNR
City :   Suwanee
State :   Georgia
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Served on training cruise Charleston area June, 1960
First Name :   Kenneth
Last Name :   Wakefield
City :   Chesapeake
State :   Ohio
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   I was on the boat in 63 and made the Med cruse. Thanks for the website. kuken@netacs.net
First Name :   Paul
Last Name :   Vincent
City :   Rushville
State :   IL.
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   My great uncle Loren Kinsey served during the war (engineer). He passed in the sixties. My grandmother had a picture of him and the crew. Would love to here from anyone that served with him. Thanks, Paul.
First Name :   Jim
Last Name :   Marostica
City :   Johnstown
State :   Colorado
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Although its been 45 years since I served on the Thornback, I still have some vivid memories of our cruise from Charleston to Quebec.
First Name :   James
Last Name :   Askins
City :   Tavares
State :   Fl
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Great Site James E. Askins Jr TM-2 (SS) USN Retired
First Name :   Capt.Murat
Last Name :   YILMAZEL
City :   İZMİR
State :   TURKEY
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   My Father, a retired Turkish submarine sub-officer, had served on this glamorous submarine between 1972-1977, under the name of SS Uluç Ali Reis, now shes decommisioned and at a museum in İstanbul.
First Name :   Charlie
Last Name :   Spears
City :   El Dorado
State :   Arkansas
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Dusty Charlie EN2(ss) 1964-1967
First Name :   Franz
Last Name :   Schultheis
City :   Key West
State :   Florida
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Nice website! It brings back a lot of good memories. Especially enjoyed the cartoons. Squirrel
First Name :   Edward
Last Name :   Budd
City :   Montz
State :   LA
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Great site! I met some guys from my era at the Portland reunion and hope to contact more. 1-985-287-0134 -- 105 Arline Court, Montz, LA - 70068-8979
First Name :   Pete
Last Name :   Moe
City :   Fresno
State :   California
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   My father is Robert Moe. He is a planker serving from 1944 to decommissioning in 1946. He has an active memory of Thornback combat. moefamily1@sbcglobal.net
First Name :   Rick
Last Name :   King
City :   
State :   
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   I served under Capt. Spear on the decommissioning crew. I was the last man to qualify on Thornback. I was EM3(SS). Would enjoy reconnecting with anyone from that last Thornback crew (DBF). rickkingcpa@comcast.net
First Name :   Phil
Last Name :   Kendig RM3 SS
City :   Troy
State :   Montana
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Great site. I got to talk with Fat Albert after 39 years. stubbs502@frontiernet.net
First Name :   Art
Last Name :   Shaw
City :   Lawrenceville
State :   GA
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   A fine web site! I am happy to have made a small contribution to the history of Thornback.
First Name :   Michael
Last Name :   Smith
City :   Omaha
State :   Ne
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Great website!! Really enjoyed the pictures- served fron July 1966 to October 1969
First Name :   Ken
Last Name :   DeKing
City :   Zephyrhills
State :   FL
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   I have just moved from Wolcott, NY to Zephyrhills, FL. Starting out a new life with a new wife. I just bought a Suzuki Bergman scooter to help me relive my younger years.
First Name :   Paul
Last Name :   Bucurel EM3(SS)
City :   Meridian
State :   MS
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Served on Board 1966-1968. Great website. Thanks for caring enough to put it together. Super memories.
First Name :   Robert (Bob)
Last Name :   Palmer
City :   Louisville
State :   Ky
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   I love this site. I am the goateed jerk 2nd row 3rd on left in group pic. Onboard 54-57. will leave bio when I can.
First Name :   W. Neil
Last Name :   Drysdale
City :   Havelock
State :   North Carolina
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   It was a pleasure to view your website, and a surprise to see some familiar names (Norman Hammond). Semper Fi Gentleman, from Gilbert Drysdales youngest boy.
First Name :   bobby
Last Name :   grissom
City :   trinity
State :   texas
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   servrd on the thornback 59 to 62 as an ICman ,went to shore duty on resverve boat in maryland.
First Name :   Mike
Last Name :   Lawrence
City :   Troy
State :   MI
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   My dad James Red Lawrence served on the Thornback and we are interested in attending the next reunion in 2007. If any one has any information about the upcoming event please let me know. jamesmlawrence68@hotmail.com
First Name :   Ed
Last Name :   Buffum
City :   Portland
State :   Oregon
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Having just read some of the sea stories I came to the conclusion that many of events and experiences aboard the boat didnt change much between crews from one generation to another, (WW2 to the Cold War). We remember the best and the worst of it, but more
First Name :   BILL
Last Name :   BRYAN
City :   VANCOUVER
State :   WA
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   QUALIFIED 57, ON BOAT FROM 56-59, EN3 VERY NICE WEBSITE!
First Name :   frank
Last Name :   kamin
City :   las vegas
State :   nv
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   What a fine site Mr Gurr. Have renewed some forgotten names and faces Im sure as I revisit will pick a few more. Will do a mugshot at a later time. Racefan406@cox.net
First Name :   Erwin Ed
Last Name :   Buffum
City :   Portland
State :   Oregon
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   This was the first time I have really explored your website in some detail. I was amazed at what an excellent website it had become. Of course, having been on the Thornback during its patrol off Japan, I was particualy taken by the E-mails submitted by Bi
First Name :   Dave
Last Name :   English
City :   Johns Island
State :   South Carolina
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Lightnin strikes from english_david@bellsouth.net
First Name :   Charles
Last Name :   POWERS
City :   El Cajon
State :   California
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   YNSN(SS)/YN3(SS) 1960-61. QUAL BOAT - FIRST OF 11 ONE OF THE BEST. GREAT SITE YNCSSSUSN@AOL.COM
First Name :   bobby
Last Name :   grissom
City :   trinity
State :   texas
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   a long time since i was on the thornback 1958 to 1961 as an ic man, hi to all
First Name :   George
Last Name :   Morrell
City :   Farmington
State :   Mo.
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Everybody knew me as Mo...64-67
First Name :   Glenn
Last Name :   Keller
City :   Slidell
State :   La
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Served May 1955- May 1958 Enjoyed the photos
First Name :   Robert
Last Name :   Hammond
City :   Honolulu
State :   Hawaii
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Some things will never change, and that is the people who make it happen! Sea stories are great... Once a sailor, always a sailor. BUC(SCW) R.R. HAMMOND (Norms son)
First Name :   Molly
Last Name :   Habenicht
City :   Coeur dAlene
State :   Idaho
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Very interesting, good job by all placing this together. A piece of history that should never be lost.
First Name :   donald
Last Name :   walkowiak
City :   plant city
State :   florida
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   great sight was reading deep dives and seem to remember same thing happening in about 1956 after overhaul and instalation of auto dive system served on thornback 1955 to 1957 captain was com. wilson and then bryan
First Name :   Howard
Last Name :   Bowen
City :   Topock
State :   Az.
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Wonderful job. Great memories. Best wishes to entire crew.
First Name :   Ed
Last Name :   Eldridge
City :   Dallas
State :   Georgia
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   It is amazing to be able to see some of the folks that I served with some 40 years ago. Great job on the web site.
First Name :   Larry
Last Name :   Todd
City :   Tallahassee
State :   FL
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Without a doubt, one of the very best websites on submarining I have ever seen.
First Name :   Gerald (Jerry)
Last Name :   Wieduwilt
City :   Port Charlotte
State :   Florida
Comment (maximum of 35 words) :   Pat, Your web site is coming along great. Keep up the Good work. Any one know about Joe T. Lemons? Lost my house in 2004 to Hurricane Charley. Rebuilding started in January. e-mail-Captain-jerry@juno.com Captain of Sail Boat Luna Sea for 12 Years.