POMPANO WPB 87339

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Ship Name and Designation History

This section lists the names and designations that the ship had during its lifetime. The list is in chronological order.

    Marine Protector Class Patrol Boat
    Keel Laid - Launched & Christened 21 August 2001

  1. USCGC POMPANO WPB-87339
  2. Commissioned (Special) 30 October 2001
    Commissioned (Formal)

Naval Covers

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  1. USCGC Pompano WPB-87339 Covers Page 1     (Date)

 

Postmarks

This section lists examples of the postmarks used by the ship. There should be a separate set of postmarks for each incarnation of the ship (ie, for each entry in the "Ship Name and Designation History" section). Within each set, the postmarks should be listed in order of their classification type. If more than one postmark has the same classification, then they should be further sorted by date of earliest known usage.

A postmark should not be included unless accompanied by a close-up image and/or an image of a cover showing that postmark. Date ranges MUST be based ONLY ON COVERS IN THE MUSEUM and are expected to change as more covers are added.
 
>>> If you have a better example for any of the postmarks, please feel free to replace the existing example.


 

Postmark Type
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Killer Bar Text

Postmark
Date
Thumbnail Link
To
Postmark Image
Thumbnail Link
To
Cover Image


 

USPS
4-bar Cancel

Lockport, LA

2001-08-21

GregCiesielski Pompano WPB87339 20010821 1 Front.jpg

N/A

Launching and Christening, cachet by the Stephen Decatur Chapter No. 4, USCS


 

USPS
4-bar Cancel

Lockport, LA

2001-10-30

GregCiesielski Pompano WPB87339 20011030 1 Front.jpg

N/A

Commissioning (Special), cachet by the Stephen Decatur Chapter No. 4, USCS

 

Other Information

NAMESAKE - One of the best of food fishes, living in the southern Atlantic and Gulf coasts of North America.

Three ships of the US Navy have borne the name POMPANO - USS Pompano (1906 supply boat), USS Pompano SS-181 and USS Pompano SS-491 (canceled 1945).

One cutter of the US Coast Guard has borne the name POMPANO - USCGC Pompano WPB-87339.

 


 

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