USS Sam Rayburn (SSBN 635)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Date: 3 Dec 1962 to 31 Jul 1989
Surnames/tags: 41_for_Freedom Cold_War Moored_Training_Ship
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The goal of this project is to document the stories of the men who served on the submarine USS Sam Rayburn (SSBN-635) from 1962 to 1989, as well as those who have served onboard her since conversion to a Moored Training Ship (MTS 626) for training of prospective nuclear power plant operators (1989-Present).

Right now this project just has one member, me. I am Gary Christopher. I served aboard the USS Lafayette (SSBN 616) from Apr 1979-Jun 1982.

Here are some of the tasks that I think need to be done. I'll be working on them, and could use your help.

  • Locating and linking profiles of men who served
  • Gathering stories of those who are still alive
  • Gathering the obituaries of those who have passed away

Did you or a family member serve on the USS Sam Rayburn? Please post a message and link their profile to this page. If you have any photos or memories to convey, please do!

Will you join me? Please post a comment here on this page, in G2G using the project tag, or send me a private message. Thanks!



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