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 The USS Betelgeuse AK-260

 

Welcome Aboard Mates

 

This website is a tribute to the USS  Betelgeuse,

or  the ” Goose ” my years in the US Navy and

the many great  mates who served with me.

When I left the Navy in 1965, I was a

Boatswain mate, second class,

you can learn more about them here.

Thank you for your visit here today,

I hope that you find this website useful.

William Storey

 

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On this site you will find the ships that I served on and

the ports where these ships were stationed during my

time in the service of our country.

 

These two new pages honor a special Naval Officer

and the Organizations who Honor our

Men and Women in service.

Armstrong link here

Organizations link here

 

 

The Ships:

USS Betelgeuse AK-260

USS Waterford

 

The Ports:

Charleston, South Carolina

Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Holy Loch, Scotland

Norfolk, Virginia

 

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General Naval Information:

 

US Navy

US Navy History

US Naval Academy

Blue Angels Homepage

US Navy Seals Web site

United States Coast Guard

US Navy Parachute Team web site

The Navy Department Library – Naval and Maritime

Naval Research Laboratory Information Technology

 

 

You can contact me at:

ussbetelgeuse  at  centurylink.net

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6 comments on “Home

  1. agwink1942 says:

    My husband was in the Navy, stationed out of Norfolk, and left the Navy about 1963. A very small world. So Anchors Aweigh, my friend. I am now following you.

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  2. sachemspeaks says:

    Remember, Donna is doing this site for me so I can answer only in ” Leave a Reply” or on one of my sites, I remember back when you first started following Sachem Speaks that you said that he was in the navy, so thank you my friend and “Welcome Aboard Shipmates” 🙂

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  3. gpcox says:

    Congrats on the new site – it’s looking great!!

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  4. Earl W Hughes Nashville, TN says:

    can any one tell me the name of a Senior Chief Petty Officer Gunners mate who served on the Goose in 1966, 1967 and 1968. He was short and stocky. When ever we were loading or unloading Polaris missiles he would have his silver badge on displayed, running the show.

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