Welcome aboard the web site of the    

USS BETELGEUSE

AK (FBM) 260

REUNION ASSOCIATION

Goose ship patch new "The Goose"Goose ship patch old

SS Columbia Victory 1944 - 1951
USS Betelgeuse AK260 1952 - 1974
The Goose entering Hampton Roads VA.

  

  

 


WELCOME ABOARD!

Your help (comments, information, photos,etc. ) would be greatly appreciated.

If this is your first trip here or you haven't been here in awhile please go to the Crew List and check the information we have on you. Send me an email with any corrections, deletions, additions, etc.  Got some information on a shipmate that's NOT listed? What are you waiting for? Email it to us!


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 Betelgeuse memorial stone

Memorial marker placed in the Charleston Naval Base Memorial 2011

2014 Assocation Officers

 President - Richard Lawell
Vice President - Robert Stadler
Secretary/Treasurer - Arthur Miller
Chaplin - Jay Ebreth
Internet - Elmer Brown
Ship's Historian -
 
Bob Scannell

2014 Reunion

See reunion news for details.

Guest Book

Hope you can take time to sign our guest book. A great way to let your shipmates know what has happened to you since leaving the Betelgeuse, view what others have posted and a source to renew contacts.

 

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Recent Updates:


July. 2014
New Contact - Joseph Summa 59*61
Email changes
Tom McGuire  63-65
Jim Keil 67-68

May, 2014
New elected officers

Febuary, 2014
Added photo to Betelgeuse Aground

January, 2014

Add infomation for 2014 Reunion

Decreased Shipmate - Herman Jestes - Jan 17, 2014

New contacts
Sam Virgillo
Salvador Knight - 65-69

Added Names
Robert Denton 66-68
Earl Hughes 66-68
Michael Sincox 66-68 (Deceased)
Corrected
Richard Drahan to Draham

November 2013
New contact
Floyd Collins 60-62

October, 2013
New contacts
John Good - 61-63
Wane Jordan - 62-66
Added photos:
Malta 1956
Thanksgiving Day Menu 1956
Decl Log Summary 1955

Febuary, 2013
Deceased shipmate - Henry Flournoy April 22, 1999

January 2013
Deceased Shipmate - David Retherford - Nov. 2011

December. 2012
Deceased Shipmate - CDR Robert Ghormley Jr - June 12, 2012

October, 2012
New contact
William Kaylor 59-62
Jan Eberth 66-68
William Bradford 64-67

August, 2012
New contacts
 Wayne Mineau 64-66
Solomon Puckett 67-69
Domingo Torres 66-68
Hans Sandvig 70-71
Rodger Sykes 60-64
Email change - Dale LeMere


January, 2012
Deceased shipmate - Bill Bresnaham - Feb 2011