Cachet Maker ANCS Crew 24 Argonauts

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Cachets should be listed in chronological order based on earliest known usage. Use the postmark date or best guess. This applies to add-on cachets as well.


 

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GregCiesielski Tarpon SS175 19360312 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Tarpon SS175 19360312 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Tarpon SS175 19360312 1 Postmark.jpg

1936-03-12
Locy Type FDC 3 (AC-TTB)
"FIRST DAY IN / COMMISSION"
USS Tarpon SS-175

First Day In Commission

Courtesy of Jack Treutle


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Cachalot SS170 19360501 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1936-05-01
Locy Type 3s (B-BTT)
"LAT 16 45N / LONG 104 36W"
USS Cachalot SS-170

Submarine Fleet Maneuvers

Cachet by C. Wright Richell, sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Cachalot SS170 19360704 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1936-07-04
Locy Type 3s (B-BTT)
"A GLORIOUS / FOURTH"
USS Cachalot SS-170

Independence Day

Cacheted, sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Cachalot SS170 19361027 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1936-10-27
Locy Type 3s (B-BTT)
"NAVY DAY / PEARL HARBOR"
USS Cachalot SS-170

Navy Day -
USS Cuttlefish SS-171

Cachet by C. Wright Richell, sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS.


 

GregCiesielski Pickerel SS177 19370126 2 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Pickerel SS177 19370126 2 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Pickerel SS177 19370126 2 Postmark.jpg

1937-01-26
Locy Type FDC 3 (AC-BTT)
"FIRST DAY IN / COMMISSION"
USS Pickerel SS-177

First Day In Commission

Alex R. Hesse, cachet director, R/S marking on back.


 

GregCiesielski Tarpon SS175 19370312 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Tarpon SS175 19370312 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Tarpon SS175 19370312 1 Postmark.jpg

1937-03-12
Locy Type FDC 3 (AC-TTB)
"PORTSMOUTH / N.H."
USS Tarpon SS-175

First Anniversary of Commission

Courtesy of Jack Treutle


 

GregCiesielski Permit SS178 19370317 2 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Permit SS178 19370317 2 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Permit SS178 19370317 2 Postmark.jpg

1937-03-17
Locy Type FDC 3 (AC-BBT)
"FIRST DAY IN / COMMISSION"
USS Permit SS-178

First Day In Commission

Courtesy of Jack Treutle


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Perch SS176 19370530 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Perch SS176 19370530 1 Back.jpg

1937-05-30
Locy Type 3r (AC-TTB)
"PORTSMOUTH / N.H."
USS Perch SS-176

Memorial Day

Cachet by Douglas C. & Harry F. Wentz, sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

Bunter Dolphin SS 169 19370601 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Dolphin SS 169 19370601 1 front.jpg
Bunter Dolphin SS 169 19370601 1 back.jpg

1937-06-01
Locy Type 5hsu
USS Dolphin SS-169

Birthday

Cachet by P. J. (PeeJay) Ickeringill. Sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS, with Alex R. Hesse, cachet director.


 

GregCiesielski Bonita SS165 19370604 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Bonita SS165 19370604 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Bonita SS165 19370604 1 Back.jpg

1937-06-04
Locy Type LDC 5hks
"LAST / DAY"
USS Bonita SS-165

Last Day In Commission

Cachet by C. Wright Richell, Alex R. Hesse, cachet director.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski NavalHospital VallejoCA 19370612 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski NavalHospital VallejoCA 19370612 1 Postmark.jpg

1937-06-12
Locy Type 3a
US Naval Hospital Vallejo CA

Commissioning of -
USS Pompano SS-181

Cachet by C. Wright Richell, sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

GregCiesielski Permit SS178 19370623 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Permit SS178 19370623 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Permit SS178 19370623 1 Postmark.jpg

1937-06-23
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBT)
"QUEBEC / CANADA"
USS Permit SS-178

Shakedown Cruise

Courtesy of Jack Treutle


 

GregCiesielski Plunger SS179 19371027 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Plunger SS179 19371027 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Plunger SS179 19371027 1 Postmark.jpg

1937-10-27
Locy Type 3 (AC-TTB)
"PORTSMOUTH / N.H."
USS Plunger SS-179

Navy Day

Cachet by C. Wright Richell


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Cachalot SS170 19371225 2 Front.jpg

N/A

1937-12-25
Locy Type F
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. C-136
USS Cuttlefish SS-171
1938-01-01
Locy Type 3 (AC-BTT)
"A HAPPY / NEW YEAR"
USS Cachalot SS-170

Christmas & New Year's Day

Cachet by Richard Buchwald, sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS.


 

Bunter Arizona BB 39 19380101 1 Cachet.jpg
Bunter Arizona BB 39 19380101 1 Front.jpg
Bunter Arizona BB 39 19380101 1 Back.jpg

1938-01-01
Locy Type 3 (AC-TTB)
"SAN PEDRO / CALIF."
USS Arizona BB-39

New Year's Day

Cachet by Frank Kuss, sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS. Cachet director is Norman K. Mary


 

Bunter Cachalot SS 170 19380101 2 cachet.jpg
Bunter Cachalot SS 170 19380101 2 front.jpg
Bunter Cachalot SS 170 19380101 2 pm1.jpg

1938-01-01
Locy Type SLPb (46x5)
USS Cachalot SS-170

New Year's Day

Cachet by Frank Kuss, sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS. Cachet is thermographed.


 

Bunter Cachalot SS 170 19380212 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Cachalot SS 170 19380212 1 front.jpg
Bunter Cachalot SS 170 19380212 1 back.jpg

1938-02-12
Locy Type 9x (C)
Locy Type 9v (C)
Locy Type 9x (C)
USS Cachalot SS-170

Lincoln's Birthday

Cachet by Frank Kuss, sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS.


 

FirstMuseum Cachalot 19381201 1 Cachet.jpg
FirstMuseum Cachalot 19381201 1 Front.jpg
FirstMuseum Cachalot 19381201 1 Postmark.jpg

1938-12-01
Locy Type F
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. C-4a
"OUR FIFTH ANNIVERSARY"
USS Cachalot SS-170

5th Anniversary

Cachet by Richard Buchwald, sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS and the USS Cachalot Chapter No. 53, USCS


 

Bunter Cachalot SS 170 19381201 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Cachalot SS 170 19381201 1 front.jpg
Bunter Cachalot SS 170 19381201 1 back.jpg

1938-12-01
Locy Type 3 (AC-BTT)
"COLO SOLO / CANAL ZONE"
USS Cachalot SS-170

5th Anniversary

Cachet by Richard Buchwald, sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS and the USS Cachalot Chapter No. 53, USCS


 

GregCiesielski Sculpin SS191 19390308 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Sculpin SS191 19390308 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Sculpin SS191 19390308 1 Postmark.jpg

1939-03-08
Locy Type FDPS 3 (AC-BBT)
"PORTSMOUTH / N.H."
USS Sculpin SS-191

First Day of Postal Service

Cachet by Robert V. Walton and George V. Sadworth


 

Bunter Dolphin SS 169 19391128 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Dolphin SS 169 19391128 1 front.jpg
Bunter Dolphin SS 169 19391128 1 back.jpg

1939-11-28
Locy Type 5hsu
"264 FOOT / DEEP DIVE"
USS Dolphin SS-169

Deep Dive

Cachet by Richard Buchwald. Sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS, with Alex R Hesse, cachet director. Cachet is thermographed.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Seawolf SS197 19400312 5 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Seawolf SS197 19400312 5 Back.jpg

1940-03-12
Locy Type 3 (A-BBT)
"ISLE SHOALS / 263 FEET"
USS Seawolf SS-197

Deep Dive

Cachet by Richard Buchwald, sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS, cachet director is Alex R. Hesse. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

Bunter Bass SS 164 19401001 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Bass SS 164 19401001 1 front.jpg
Bunter Bass SS 164 19401001 1 pm1.jpg

1940-10-01
Locy Type 3 (A-BBT)
"FIRST DAY / POSTAL SERV"
USS Bass SS-164

Recommissioning

Cachet by George V. Sadworth, sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS. Cachet is thermographed.


 

GregCiesielski Grayling SS209 19410320 3 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Grayling SS209 19410320 2 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Grayling SS209 19410320 2 Postmark.jpg

1941-03-20
Locy Type FDPS 3 (A-BTB)
"FIRST DAY / MAIL SERVICE"
USS Grayling SS-209

First Day of Postal Service

Cachet by Gordon A. Shaw. Very faint r/s marking from Alex R. Hesse on the back.


 

JonBurdett ancs tautog.jpg
Tautog.jpg
Tautogback.jpg

1941-03-31
Locy Type 3
USS Tautog SS-199

Commissioning -
USS MACKEREL SS-204

Cachet by Richard Buchwald. Co-sponsored by Frank C. Kenworthey. Black thermographed cachet


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Argonaut APS1 19410402 1k Front.jpg

N/A

1941-04-02
Locy Type F
"FLAGSHIP / SQUADRON-4 / HAWAII"
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. A-39
USS Argonaut APS-1

13th Anniversary

Cachet by M. Fay Muridge. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

GregCiesielski Gar SS206 19410414 2 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Gar SS206 19410414 2 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Gar SS206 19410414 2 Postmark.jpg

1941-04-14
Locy Type FDC 3r (A-BBT)
"ON COMM- / ISSIONING"
USS Gar SS-206

Commissioning

Cachet by Robert V. Walton and Glen Osborn, sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS


 

GregCiesielski Gar SS206 19411027 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Gar SS206 19411027 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Gar SS206 19411027 1 Postmark.jpg

1941-04-14
Locy Type 3r (A-BBT)
USS Gar SS-206

Navy Day

Cachet by Wilfred R. Cyr, sponsored by Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS


 

N/A

JonBurdett grampus ss207 19410523-1.jpg

N/A

1941-05-23
Locy Type FDC 3 (A-BBT)
"NEW LONDON / CONN"
USS Grampus SS-207

Commissioning

Cachet by Robert V. Walton and Glen Osborn. Sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Grampus SS207 19410523 1k Front.jpg

N/A

1941-05-23
Locy Type FDC 3 (A-BBT)
"NEW LONDON / CONN"
USS Grampus SS-207

Commissioning

Cachet by Robert V. Walton and Glen Osborn. Sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

Bunter Grayback SS 208 19410630 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Grayback SS 208 19410630 1 front.jpg
Bunter Grayback SS 208 19410630 1 back.jpg

1941-06-30
Locy Type FDC Fz
Locy Type CD-Z5
USS Grayback SS-208

Ship Commissioning
Ship First Day Of Postal Service

Cachet by M. Fay Muridge and Robert V. Walton. Sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS with Alex R. Hesse, cachet director.


 

Bunter Marlin SS 205 19411027 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Marlin SS 205 19411027 1 front.jpg
Bunter Marlin SS 205 19411027 1 pm1.jpg

1941-10-27
Locy Type 3 (A-OBO)
USS Marlin SS-205

Navy Day

Cachet by Wilfred R. Cyr, sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS.
Cachet commemorates commissioning of submarines since the previous Navy Day: USS Trout SS-202, USS Tuna SS-203, USS Mackerel SS-204, USS Marlin SS-205, USS Gar SS-206, USS Grampus SS-207, USS Grayback SS-208, USS Grayling SS-209, USS Grenadier SS-210 and USS Gudgeon SS-211.


 

GregCiesielski Drum SS228 19411115 3 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Drum SS228 19411115 3 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Drum SS228 19411115 3 Postmark.jpg

1941-11-15
Locy Type FDPS 3 (A-BTT)
"FIRST DAY / MAIL"
USS Drum SS-228

First Day of Postal Service

Cachet by Gordon A. Shaw


 

Bunter Mingo SS 261 19430212 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Mingo SS 261 19430212 1 front.jpg
Bunter Mingo SS 261 19430212 1 pm1.jpg

1943-02-12
Locy Type FDC P
[(3z) MINGO/COMM'D]
"MINGO / COMM'D"

Commissioning -
USS Mingo SS-261

Cachet by C. De Montigny, sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS. Cachet is thermographed.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Bullhead SS332 19440716 2 Front.jpg

N/A

1944-07-16
USPO Machine Cancel
Groton CT

Launching of
USS Bullhead SS-332

Cachet by M. J. Herald, sponsored by the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Bullhead SS332 19441204 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1944-12-04
USPO Machine Cancel
Groton CT

Commissioning of
USS Bullhead SS-332

Cachet by M. J. Herald, sponsored by William F. Spader and the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS.


 

Bunter Halfbeak SS 352 19460722 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Halfbeak SS 352 19460722 1 front.jpg

N/A

1946-07-22
USPO Machine Cancel
Groton CT

Commissioning -
USS Halfbeak SS-352

Cachet by M. J. Herald, sponsored by William F. Spader and the Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS. Cachet is thermographed.

 


 

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