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JEFF PRICE Email
05/05

Where do you live now? Goldsboro, NC

What Was your Rank/Rate On The Holland? SHSN

What Year (Timeline) where you on the Holland ? 1976-78

What Duty Command Site was the Holland at ? SITE ONE, HOLY LOCH, SCOTLAND

Are you a USS Holland AS-32 Plank-Owner ? No

A USS Holland AS-32 ShellBack ? No

Where you part of the 1996 Decom Crew ? No

Department / Division / Shop : Sales-supply

Comments:
First command.
Worked in
Ships laundry
Dry cleaning shop (beside sales office)
Soda fountain by post office


Scott Braski Email
05/01

Where do you live now? Chisago City, MN

What Was your Rank/Rate On The Holland? GMT

What Year (Timeline) where you on the Holland ? 1980-1984

What Duty Command Site was the Holland at ? Holy Loch and Charleston,SC

Are you a USS Holland AS-32 Plank-Owner ? no

A USS Holland AS-32 ShellBack ? Yes

Where you part of the 1996 Decom Crew ? no

Department / Division / Shop : W3 and S9 divisions

Comments:
Some of my best days were spent in Scotland and my times at sea.


the monk Email
04/22

Where do you live now? roosevelt, utah

What Was your Rank/Rate On The Holland? machinist mate fireman

What Year (Timeline) where you on the Holland ? 70-72

What Duty Command Site was the Holland at ? Rota

Are you a USS Holland AS-32 Plank-Owner ? no

A USS Holland AS-32 ShellBack ? no

Where you part of the 1996 Decom Crew ? no

Department / Division / Shop : food service office/ hydraulic shop

Comments:
sorry to see the ol gal go, I`ll never forget her.  lets see, Critter,(had the fastest car on base, maybe spain, that duster blew everybody off.  Bones, thanks for the BSA ya sold me over there.  sorry your Mach 1 couldn't catch that duster.  Herc, Hows the big apple if your back there, been thru some horrible sh-t, nuf said.  Noww, Duha,you old Pollack, where are you?  Hank, Iknow your hiding down s.c. way with a young filly. Mika pride, howaboutyou?, Too bad we never got those flight jackets.  to the rest of the crew and officers, Hats off...All Ashore...Bosin, play taps for the ol gal.`


Richard Steskal Email
04/21

Where do you live now? Coopersburg, Pennsylvania

What Was your Rank/Rate On The Holland? IM 2

What Year (Timeline) where you on the Holland ? 1969-1973

What Duty Command Site was the Holland at ? Rota, Spain & Charleston, SC

Are you a USS Holland AS-32 Plank-Owner ? No

A USS Holland AS-32 ShellBack ? No

Where you part of the 1996 Decom Crew ? No

Department / Division / Shop : Repair/Repair Services/Mechanical Calibration

Comments:
Great experience. Looking forward to seeing former shipmates at the 2017 Reunion in Harrisburg.


Craig Boak Email
04/13

Where do you live now? Western Pennsylvania

What Was your Rank/Rate On The Holland? GMG-3

What Year (Timeline) where you on the Holland ? 1972-1975

What Duty Command Site was the Holland at ? Rota, Charleston, Bremerton and Charleston again

Are you a USS Holland AS-32 Plank-Owner ? No

A USS Holland AS-32 ShellBack ? No

Where you part of the 1996 Decom Crew ? No

Department / Division / Shop : Weapons Repair/W-2 Division

Comments:
Just sending a general greeting to former shipmates. Hope you are all well.


Heather Hartman 
04/09

Where do you live now? Howell MI

What Was your Rank/Rate On The Holland? PC3

What Year (Timeline) where you on the Holland ? 1988-1990

What Duty Command Site was the Holland at ? NWS Charleston SC

Are you a USS Holland AS-32 Plank-Owner ? No

A USS Holland AS-32 ShellBack ? No

Where you part of the 1996 Decom Crew ? No

Department / Division / Shop : Executive

Comments:
Awesome crew and ship!!


Philana Pinto Email
04/06

Where do you live now? Illinois

What Was your Rank/Rate On The Holland? E-3

What Year (Timeline) where you on the Holland ? 1995-1997

What Duty Command Site was the Holland at ? Polaris Point Guam

Are you a USS Holland AS-32 Plank-Owner ? No

A USS Holland AS-32 ShellBack ? No

Where you part of the 1996 Decom Crew ? Yes

Department / Division / Shop : Engineering/ engine room / engine room

Comments:
My very first ship and groomed me for my next 2 ships.


Lawrence Randall Email
04/05

Where do you live now? Virginia

What Was your Rank/Rate On The Holland? DT3

What Year (Timeline) where you on the Holland ? 1982 - 1984

What Duty Command Site was the Holland at ? Charleston Weapons Station

Are you a USS Holland AS-32 Plank-Owner ? No

A USS Holland AS-32 ShellBack ? Yes

Where you part of the 1996 Decom Crew ? No

Department / Division / Shop : Dental

Comments:
looking for info on medals and ribbons eligible for from being on the Holland due to Navy losing my records 


Vernon Wheeler Email
03/29

Where do you live now? Hampton, VA

What Was your Rank/Rate On The Holland? MT2

What Year (Timeline) where you on the Holland ? 75 -78

What Duty Command Site was the Holland at ? Holy Loch, Scotland

Are you a USS Holland AS-32 Plank-Owner ? No

A USS Holland AS-32 ShellBack ? No

Where you part of the 1996 Decom Crew ? No

Department / Division / Shop : W-4 Missle Handling Shop

Comments:

Had a wonderful time there and had lots of friends - Sailors and Scottish.

 


Joe Steele Email
03/16

Where do you live now? ANC - Section 64, Formerly Gales Ferry, CT

What Was your Rank/Rate On The Holland? Chief, HTC

What Year (Timeline) where you on the Holland ? 1970's

What Duty Command Site was the Holland at ? Holy Loch, Scotland

Are you a USS Holland AS-32 Plank-Owner ? No

A USS Holland AS-32 ShellBack ? No

Where you part of the 1996 Decom Crew ? No

Department / Division / Shop : Repair

Comments:
Found this site by accident and enjoyed reading folks' entries. My dad was Joe Steele, who served on the Holland in the mid to late 70's, likely site one. Believe he was a chief at the time (I'll have to break out the old family albums and scan some of his photos that some of you are sure to be in).

He spent time on the Canopus, Hunley, and Los Alamos - all in Scotland. Went on a tour in Pearl Harbor around 1980 where he made warrant. He ended his navy career on the USS Waterford in Groton, CT as a docking officer in 1990. We stayed in CT ever since.

My dad passed away in 2006 and rests in section 64 in Arlington. We miss him always - a sometimes uncompromising man and always a loving dad, he made us who we are.

His navy days encompassed my entire childhood and still carry with me today. Best wishes to all of you who served with my dad! xo


Robert Ruiz Jr Email
03/16

Where do you live now? Missouri

What Was your Rank/Rate On The Holland? HT3

What Year (Timeline) where you on the Holland ? 1976 thru 1979

What Duty Command Site was the Holland at ? E Divison

Are you a USS Holland AS-32 Plank-Owner ? No

A USS Holland AS-32 ShellBack ? No

Where you part of the 1996 Decom Crew ? No

Department / Division / Shop : Engineering department

Comments:
I was station in Holy Loch Scotland


Michael Crace Email
03/16

Where do you live now? Inver Grove Heights, MN

What Was your Rank/Rate On The Holland? Li3

What Year (Timeline) where you on the Holland ? 1968 -1971

What Duty Command Site was the Holland at ? Charlston, SC Rota, Spain

Are you a USS Holland AS-32 Plank-Owner ? No

A USS Holland AS-32 ShellBack ? No

Where you part of the 1996 Decom Crew ? No

Department / Division / Shop : R-4 Print Shop

Comments:
Lot of great memories on the Holland.


richard Hazlett Email
03/15

Where do you live now? youngstown ,Ohio

What Was your Rank/Rate On The Holland? sk3

What Year (Timeline) where you on the Holland ? 1966 to 1969

What Duty Command Site was the Holland at ? rota charleston rota

Are you a USS Holland AS-32 Plank-Owner ? no

A USS Holland AS-32 ShellBack ? no

Where you part of the 1996 Decom Crew ? no

Department / Division / Shop : supply

Comments:
would like to get more info


Mike curran Email
03/06

Where do you live now? Hastings michigan

What Was your Rank/Rate On The Holland? E4

What Year (Timeline) where you on the Holland ? 82 to 86

What Duty Command Site was the Holland at ? Charelston s.c

Are you a USS Holland AS-32 Plank-Owner ? No

A USS Holland AS-32 ShellBack ? Yes

Where you part of the 1996 Decom Crew ? No

Department / Division / Shop : Mm division hvac shop

Comments:
Good time


Richard A. Nelson Email
03/02

Where do you live now? Lafayette, Indiana

What Was your Rank/Rate On The Holland? MM2

What Year (Timeline) where you on the Holland ? 1963 - 1966

What Duty Command Site was the Holland at ? Rota, Spain

Are you a USS Holland AS-32 Plank-Owner ? Yes

A USS Holland AS-32 ShellBack ? No

Where you part of the 1996 Decom Crew ? No

Department / Division / Shop : O 2 N 2 Plant Operator A Division

Comments:
Looking for Ben Hanson who served on the Holland with me and retired from the Navy as a Chief Petty Officer.


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Pete McAndrew Email
02/23

Where do you live now? Stroudsburg, PA

What Was your Rank/Rate On The Holland? HT3

What Year (Timeline) where you on the Holland ? 81-84

What Duty Command Site was the Holland at ? Holy Loch and then Charleston

Are you a USS Holland AS-32 Plank-Owner ? no

A USS Holland AS-32 ShellBack ? Oh yes...

Where you part of the 1996 Decom Crew ? no

Department / Division / Shop : Repair and then DC

Comments:
Lots of good fellas on the Holland , very few of the other variety. Good times for the most part. Hello to all my shipmates.


Ivan Isgett Email
02/12

Where do you live now? Pamplico SC

What Was your Rank/Rate On The Holland? ENFR- EN2

What Year (Timeline) where you on the Holland ? 1978-1980

What Duty Command Site was the Holland at ? Scotland

Are you a USS Holland AS-32 Plank-Owner ? no

A USS Holland AS-32 ShellBack ? no

Where you part of the 1996 Decom Crew ? no

Department / Division / Shop : 3rd div

Comments:
had a great time and a few good friends


Craig Daley Email
02/10

Where do you live now? Davie FL

What Was your Rank/Rate On The Holland? TM2

What Year (Timeline) where you on the Holland ? 1989 -1993

What Duty Command Site was the Holland at ? Charleston Guam

Are you a USS Holland AS-32 Plank-Owner ? No

A USS Holland AS-32 ShellBack ? Yes

Where you part of the 1996 Decom Crew ? No

Department / Division / Shop : Torpedo shop....Crane shop.....Quality Assurance shop

Comments:
Good old dayzzzzz
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