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





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





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


4 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.

    Liked by 1 person

  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”🙂


  3. gpcox says:

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

    Liked by 1 person

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