Cachet Category Ship Decommissioning

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Covers should be listed in chronological order. Use the postmark date or best guess. This applies to covers with add-on cachets as well.
 
Thumbnail Link To Cachet Close-Up Image Thumbnail Link To Full Cover Front Image Thumbnail Link To Full Cover Back Image Primary Date
Postmark Type
Killer Bar Text
Ship
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Cachet Makers

 
1935-09-16
Locy Type 3 (BC-BTT)
0913 / OFFI. RITE
USS Aylwin DD-355
Dr S E Hutnick
Notes: Decommissioning of submarine USS S-48 SS-159
 
1936-07-17
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBB)
NAVY YARD / PHILA, PA.
USS Antares AKS-3
Meyer Tuchinsky
Notes: Cachet commemorates decommissioning of submarine USS S-10 SS-115
 
1936-07-17
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBB)
NAVY YARD / PHILA, PA.
USS Antares AKS-3
Dr S E Hutnick
Notes: Cachet commemorates decommissioning of submarine USS S-10 SS-115
 
1937-11-12
Locy Type 3 (A-BBT)
SAN DIEGO / CALIF
USS Breese DM-18
Meyer Tuchinsky
Notes:
 
1938-04-28
Locy Type 5hks
"LAST DAY / SERVICE"
USS Hatfield DD-231
Meyer Tuchinsky
Note:
 
No Image 1945-11-27
USS Draco AK-79
Tazewell G. Nicholson
Last Day of Postal Service
 
No Image 1946-01-29
USS O'Neill DE-188
Tazewell G. Nicholson
Black printed cachet for Ships Last Day of Postal Service
 
1946-03-16
USS Charles Lawrence APD-37
Tazewell G. Nicholson
Orange printed cachet for Ships Last Day of Postal Service
 
1946-04-17
Locy Type LDC RECD  [CD-R3]
USS Venango AKA-82
George Neumann
Notes:
 
1946-04-27
Locy Type RECD (CD-R3)
USS Bland APA-134
George Neumann
Notes:
 
1946-05-13
Locy Type LDPS 2(n)
Locy Type PPB
USS Pennsylvania BB-38
George V Sadworth
Notes: Cachet is thermographed.
 
1978-06-01
Locy Type 2-2(n+) (USS,FPO NEW YORK 09501)  (USCS Illustration M-68c)
USS McCloy FF-1038
Cachet Maker
Notes:
 
No Image 1980-03-03
Electric Boat Company
Notes: Decommissioning of the USS Nautilus SSN-571

 
1983-03-31
David A Kent
Notes: Decommissioning of the USS Ethan Allen SSN-608

 
No Image No Image 1984-06-12
Locy Type 9
Stephen Decatur Chapter No. 4, USCS
Note: Decommissioning of the USS Seadragon SSN-584
 
No Image 1986-12-07
USCS Chapter 4 Stephen Decatur
Notes: Cachet Categories: Ship Decommissioning - USS Taney WHEC-37 and Pearl Harbor Attack.

 
1987-03-30
USPS Pictorial
DECOMMISSIONED / MARCH 30, 1987
USCS Chapter 59 USS Saginaw
Robert D Rawlins
Notes: Decommissioning of USS Seawolf SSN-575

 


 

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