USS BETELGEUSE
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Betelgeuse & Forrestal 1956
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Betelgeuse when she replenished the Forrestal in June 1957. John Ackerman
Replenish Forrestal June 1957
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Replenishing the Forrestal June 1957 taken from the Betelgeuse.

Tom Lilly
Gibraltar 1957
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Off loading cargo at Gibralter June 1957.
Tom Lilly
QM3 John Ackerman
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Quartermaster 3rd class John Ackerman on the signal bridge 1957
John Ackerman
QM3 Ackerman & QM2 Paul Fedorich
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Quartermaster 3rd class John Ackerman ( left ) with Quartermaster
2nd class Paul Fedorich taken at the Norfolk EM club sometime in
57 or 58.
John
Ackerman
Newspaper article of collision with Simon Bolivar
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This is the newspaper article from the Charleston Evening Post,
Friday, September 1, 1967 about the collision of the Betelgeuse
with the Polaris submarine Simon Bolivar. There are 3 images
with a total of 330K file size, so it will take awhile to load.
James
Keil
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The "Goose" In dry dock Charleston, Sept. 1967 after collision with Simon Bolivar. Ron Foulk
Betelgeuse aground Cape Hatteras Jan 1976 12K
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The demise of the Betelgeuse. While being towed to salvage to Texas in Jan 1976, the tug boat had to cut the tow cable due to high seas and the Goose ran aground at Cape Hatteras.
Walter
Tucker,
Rick
Harden,
Dennis Ward
2001 reunion
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A collage of photos of our 2001 reunion.
From reunion newsletter
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Three photos of Joe ZAhringer and others.
Joe Zahringer
Mount Pleasent, SC
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Four photos Mount Pleasent, SC, Belfast  Ireland and Holy Loch Scotland
Joe Zahringer
the millers
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Some photos from the 2003 reunion.
Walker Tucker
goose at nad


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The Betelgeuse either going to or coming from the Naval Ammunition depot. 1960's
Thomas McGuire
Joseph Dyman
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Joseph Dyman in one of the gun mounts 1967

Fred Powell 1956
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Replenishment at sea 1955-57
Tom Lilly
 
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2006 reunion
Ray Riedel
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Some photos from the early 60's Spencer Rode's Daughter via Bob Scannell
Donald Boyer 27K Chief Donald L. Boyer  1962-63 Chief Boyer's Daughter
Deanna via Bob Scannell
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Four photos of Ron Foulk and others from late 1966. Ron Foulk
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Torpedo retrieval exercises 1967. Ron Foulk
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Four photos taken 1962. Unknown
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Five photos taken July 1962. Unknown
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Three photos taken in Toulon France.
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? Lt Cmd Phillip Armstrong, who served aboard the Betelgeuse 1959-62, was killed in action June 8, 1967 while serving as the Executive Officer of the USS Liberty AGTR5.
Clicking on photo will take to the USS Liberty web site where you can read about the incident and Lt.Cmd. Armstrong's Navy Cross citation for his actions that day. 
Bob Scannell
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Two photos from 1959 & 1961.
 Is Lt Cmd Phillip Armstrong one of the officers in the one photo?
Dan Cronin
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Five photos 1967-68 David Retherford
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Five photos taken while passing through the Panama Canal 1967. Henry D. Jones
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Seven photos from the early 60s. Bob Scannell
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14 photos - 1958. Oliver Wade
malta56 Grand Harbor Valletta, Malta 1956 Jim Crawford
decklog Deck Log Summary 1955 Jim Crawford
thanksgiving Thanksgiving Day Menu & Crew List 1956 Jim Crawford
Remembering Holy Loch 1.9MB Cold War Milestones
Remembering Holy Loch
PDF article with photos
Bob Scannell
holylochsm From the fantail leaving Holy Loch April 1962. Bob Scannell