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These are photos taken in the 1990's on KEY, during off-crew times or her last days before being scrapped.  They are thumbnails so you can click on them for a full size image.  If you have some pics to share, send them to ssbn657@comcast.net.

SSBN 657 Pictures - 1990's - End of an Era

updated 04/19/2017

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We received these 6 pictures from Will Rogers, CO of the Key Gold from 89 - 92.

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Captain to the bridge.

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Captain is welcomed to the crews mess. 

"I had just taken a pie to the face and got a cherry so I put one in the face of the guy who hit me."

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A real bad Marlon Brando impersonation.

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End of tour on the Key in 1992.

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Captain taking care of a non-qual. 

"I was sinking a piece of gear we had been directed to deep six but forgotten to put holes in it before putting it over the side."

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Key in Hawaii in 1992 for decommissioning

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Key in Charleston after offloading all her missiles in 1992

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Ples Reynolds standing Rover watch in middle level missile 1992

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Key entering Hawaii for decomm

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Captains clock stating that the Key had made 72 patrols.

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Announcement in Hawaii newspaper that Key has arrived for Decomm.

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Ples getting Dolphins topside from CO Weitz on patrol 67 about 1 week from the end.

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CDR Olsen last CO of the Key.

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Ward room picture taken the day the Key arrived in Hawaii Dec 22, 1992. Submitted by Tom Wagner

l to r: LT Rob McKinney (EA);LT John Ginty (COMMO);  Dave Knapp (NAV); LT Tom Wagner (Sonar) LT Sean O,Neil (AENG); LT Jim Lambert (TM) LCDR Bill Gott (ENG)

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IC2 Larimey 1991

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MM1 Greg Turner Patrol 67 - 1991 halfway night - doing a show called Turnernania (vulgar lyrics sung to contempory rock songs such as "Heaven isn't too far away" became "butt sex doesn't mean that you're gay")

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MMC Pointer - 1991

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MT3 Bankert now on eternal patrol

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LCDR Joe Mike Samples and EM1 Bragenzer mess cooking for half way night 1991

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LT Bill Nunan, LT John Ginty; ET2 Borrorff, EM2 Fitting; EM1 Pynn

 

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Maneuriving watch - l to r: EM1 Pynn (seated); ET2 Michael Bottorff; EM2 Fitting; EM1 Bragenzer.

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Key in Panama Canal 1992 on the way to Pearl

 

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Key in Pearl Harbor  - late 1992 or early 1993

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Key in Pearl Harbor 1992/93 - submitted by Tom Wagner

 

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The Key's next to last trip on nuclear power in early 1993.

 

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Canal security escort

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Security along side going through the canal

 

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MT3 Duprel  and next to him is MT3 Steven Lawrence 

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ET2 Cory Curtis

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Cory Curtis

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Cory Curtis

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MM2 Taylor, MM2 James McGuyre, MM1 Randall Beck

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EM2 Bob Peabody, MM3 Chris Archambault

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In the next series of pictures, the Key is in Hawaii.  An award ceremony was held at the USS Arizona memorial.  03340029 (Small).JPG (44170 bytes)

CDR Olson is shown handing out awards.

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USS Arizona memorial

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Re-enlistment ceremony 

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QM1(SS) Patrick Carroll

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QM1(SS) Patrick Carroll

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Key in Charleston to off load missiles for the last time

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In the next series of pictures, Change of command ceremony in Charleston.  After this ceremony, the Key became a one crew submarine.  There was also an award ceremony.  Once the missiles were off loaded, several crew members went swimming in a flooded missile tube. 03320139 (Small).JPG (65637 bytes)

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MM1 Miller, CDR Olson

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MT1 Fogle, CDR Olson

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Photo # 48 in the 1990 Photos is of then YN3 John J Kanetzky as he was being Command Advanced to YN2. This was in October 92 in Charleston before decommissioning.

 Thanks,   Kimberly Kanetzky

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MT named Thorton?

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ET2 Cory Curtis

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ET3 Wallace

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MT3 Duprel

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Lt Nunan

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Pair of dolphins riding the Keys bow wave.  The next 23 pictures were submitted by Tom Adams.

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Mike Marino in Front, Bankert and Dalmida propping each other up.

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Fwd to Aft: Dillard, Casey, Suarez, Chief Jadamil,  Bottorf

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Jacob Bankert and Jett

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Hectar Ortiz Hovering

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ETRO and some other PO, Miemstra in Civvies hittin the beach

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Rosie Roads: What a great lookin Boat!

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The piece of Nav Gear that never supposed to break.  Sean Segura and Norm Russell.

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Cordray gettin his fish

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Topside watch

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MMC Suitter and ET1 Hiemstra

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Sunset in the Bahamas

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NAVET Entry in the Car Race. Powered by the Capn's Cassette Player motor buitl by Norman Russell.

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Back Left to Right: Unknown Middie#1, Hiemstra, Russell, Schussler, Coggins, Nunan, EMC??; Down in Front: Unknown Middie#2, Casey, Marino, Hill, Aho, Adams, Caughron

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Tom Wagner with ??Buckets??

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Cline(Swimmer) Blankenship, Coggins, Pinchback

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Steel Beach - Mark Pinchback closest smoking; FTB2 Dillard - middle looking at camera with glasses on - black guy kinda in the shade; YN Marino - laying down by Dillard looking at camera with sunglasses on; TN2 Cline - sitting with a blue shirt on starboard side; SK3 Dodson - standing on starboard side of sail with red hair and poopie suit on; IC1 Blankenship - is one guy forward of Dodson with the black shirt.

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Shane Devier, Tom Hiemstra and Mike Horton.  One night Mike and an A-ganger borrowed Norm Russell's truck while he was on watch in Kings Bay.  The next day the hand prints were still on the back of the truck where the Kings Bay police had them stand while they arrested them for fishing naked in the lake at night.

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Cline Ready for action

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Rosie Roads

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Is the radar broken again?

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Ben Dodson

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Joe Brutto and Tom Adams

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LTJG Suarez  DCA 1992 Blue crew.  On Eternal Patrol

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Tom Wagner and Orlando Suarez

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Orlando Suarez

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MCC panel sent in by Steve Campbel

 

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Steve Campbell FTB

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Steve Campbell in MCCat work - or as much work as an FTB ever does.

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MCC - Missile Control Center panels

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Steve Campbell getting stitched up on the Key wardroom table 1990

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Steve Campbell taped up in MCC in 1990

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Pinchback and Chief Tanner

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Key in France

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France

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France

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France

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France

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France

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Jackson Plant on left getting frocked to QM3, CDR Weitz frocking us.

   
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Key and others waiting to be scrapped -Aerial views of Puget Sound Shipyard

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Close-up of last days.

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41 for Freedom - sad day

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Key is outboard in this picture, Triton is next to the pier.

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Key is closest, Adams is the other sub.  Last picture of the Key in the water.

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Key is on the right side awaiting the torch.

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Keys Reactor Compartment being removed.

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Reactor compartments of many submarines in Haniford, WA awaiting burial.  The Key is #46.  You can see it when you enlarge the image by clicking on it.