Country Great Britain Ships

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Covers are listed in chronological order within ship name.

 

Great Britain Ships Page 2 (M - Z)
US World War II Lend Lease Ships

 


 

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GregCiesielski QueenMary 1932 1 Front.jpg

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c 1930's

RMS Queen Mary Stationary

Although not a HMS, the RMS Queen Mary was used as a troop ship during WWII.


 

GregCiesielski HMS AMEER 19460110 1 Crest.jpg
GregCiesielski HMS AMEER 19460110 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski HMS AMEER 19460110 1 Marking.jpg

1946-01-10
Signal Distributing Office Marking
HMS AMEER (D01)

Cachet by Tazewell G. Nicholson

See USS Baffins CVE-35 for US Navy information.


 

GregCiesielski HMS Amphion 19610616 1 Crest.jpg
GregCiesielski HMS Amphion 19610616 1 Marking.jpg
GregCiesielski HMS Amphion 19610616 1 Front.jpg

1961-06-16
CO's Marking
HMS AMPHION P439

Cachet by Joachim Dill

KL 14 November 1943 - Lau 31 August 1944 - FDC 27 March 1945 - LDC 24 June 1971, Sold to be broken up for scrap.


 

GregCiesielski Apollo 19360917 1 Crest.jpg
GregCiesielski Apollo 19360917 1 Marking.jpg
GregCiesielski Apollo 19360917 1 Front.jpg

1936-09-17
Mail Office Marking
HMS APOLLO

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KL 08/15/33 - Lau 10/09/34 - FDC 01/13/36 - LDC 09/28/38 To Royal Australian Navy, renamed HMAS Hobart.


 

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GregCiesielski Apollo 19360917 2 Marking.jpg
GregCiesielski Apollo 19360917 1 Front.jpg

1936-09-17
Master-At-Arms Marking
HMS APOLLO

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KL 08/15/33 - Lau 10/09/34 - FDC 01/13/36 - LDC 09/28/38 To Royal Australian Navy, renamed HMAS Hobart.


 

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GregCiesielski Apollo 19380214 1 Marking.jpg
GregCiesielski Apollo 19380214 1 Front.jpg

1938-02-14
Mail Office Marking
HMS APOLLO

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Nice R/S marking from the Postman, Cpl. J. Riley, RN


 

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GregCiesielski HMS 1 Front.jpg

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1942-04-20
"Received From H.M. Ship" Postmark

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Censored Sailor's Mail


 

GregCiesielski ArkRoyal 19781204 1 Crest.jpg
GregCiesielski ArkRoyal 19781204 1 Marking.jpg
GregCiesielski ArkRoyal 19781204 1 Front.jpg

1978-12-04
HMS ARK ROYAL R09

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Final Disembarkation of Air Group from the HMS ARK ROYAL


 

GregCiesielski Bacchante F69 19700706 1 Crest.jpg
GregCiesielski Nipigon DDH266 19700706 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Stanavforlant 19700706 1 Crest.jpg

1970-07-06
HMS BACCHANTE F69

USS Fred T. Berry DD-858

Tazewell G. Nicholson

Welcome to Norfolk VA


 

GregCiesielski Charybdis F75 19780821 1 Crest.jpg
GregCiesielski Charybdis F75 19780821 1 Marking.jpg
GregCiesielski ComteDeGrasse DD974 19780821 1 Front.jpg

1978-08-21
HMS CHARYBDIS F75

USS Comte De Grasse DD-974

Tazewell G. Nicholson

Welcome to Norfolk VA


 

GregCiesielski Cleopatra F28 19840216 1 Crest.jpg
GregCiesielski Cleopatra F28 19840216 1 Marking.jpg
GregCiesielski Yellowstone AD41 19840216 1 Front.jpg

1984-02-16
HMS CLEOPATRA F28

USS Yellowstone AD-41

Tazewell G. Nicholson

Welcome to Norfolk VA


 

GregCiesielski Danae D44 1 Crest.jpg
GregCiesielski Danae D44 19341001 1 Marking.jpg
GregCiesielski Danae D44 19341001 1 Front.jpg

1934-10-01
HMS DANAE D-44

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Welcome to Long Beach CA


 

GregCiesielski Danae D44 19350805 1 Mark.jpg
GregCiesielski Danae D44 19350805 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Danae D44 19350805 1 Postmark.jpg

1935-08-05
HMS DANAE D-44

Vancouver welcomes HMS Danae D-44

Cachet by the Capt. Vancouver Chapter No. 30, USCS. From the Adam Francis collection.


 

GregCiesielski Danae D44 1 Crest.jpg
GregCiesielski Danae D44 19350830 1 Front.jpg

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1935-08-30
HMS DANAE D-44

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Welcome to Santa Barbara CA


 

GregCiesielski Devonshire 19631024 2 Marking.jpg
GregCiesielski Devonshire 19631024 1 Marking.jpg
JonBurdett arneb aka56 19631024.jpg

1963-10-24
Mail Office Marking
HMS Devonshire D02

USS Arneb AKA-56

Tazewell G. Nicholson

Welcome to Norfolk


 

GregCiesielski Dragon 19330719 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Dragon 19330719 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Dragon 19330719 1 Postmark.jpg

1933-07-19
Regulating Office Ship's Marking
HMS Dragon

USPO Machine Postmark (on back)
Seattle WA

John Paul Jones USCS Chapter 2

Fleet Week, Serviced by Deane C. (DC) Bartley.


 

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Bunter Hms Dragon 19340916 1 front.jpg
Bunter Hms Dragon 19340916 1 pm1.jpg

1934-09-16
HMS Dragon

Category

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GregCiesielski HMS Dragon 19341013 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski HMS Dragon 19341013 1 Postmark.jpg

1934-10-13
HMS Dragon D46

Welcome to Philadelphia PA

Cachet by Richard H. Green


 

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GregCiesielski HMS Dragon 19350621 1 Front.jpg

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1935-06-21
USPO Duplex
"Hampton Roads Br."
Norfolk VA
HMS Dragon D46

Welcome to Norfolk VA

Cachet by L. Erle White


 

GregCiesielski Dragon 19350621 1 COMark.jpg
GregCiesielski Dragon 19350621 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Dragon 19350621 1 Back.jpg

1935-06-21
USPO Duplex
"Hampton Roads Br."
Norfolk VA
HMS Dragon D46

Welcome to Norfolk VA

Cachet by L. Erle White


 

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GregCiesielski Dragon 19350625 1 Front.jpg

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1935-06-25
Locy Type 3(B-BTT)
"GOOD BYE / HMS DRAGON"
USS Sturtevant DD-240
HMS Dragon D46

Farewell to HMS Dragon

Note:


 

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GregCiesielski HMS Dragon 19360902 1 Front.jpg

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1936-09-02
HMS Dragon D46

Welcome to New London CT

Cachet by Rip Sousa


 

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GregCiesielski HMS Dragon 19370112 1 Front.jpg

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1937-01-12
HMS Dragon D46

Welcome to Kingston Jamaica

Cachet by Fred C. Barnes (?)


 

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GregCiesielski HMS Dragon 19370221 1 Front.jpg

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1937-02-21
HMS Dragon D46

Welcome to Pensacola FL

Cacheted. From the Karl Schweinfurth collection.


 

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GregCiesielski HMS Dragon 19370502 1 Front.jpg

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1937-05-02
HMS Dragon D46
HMS Apollo
HMS York

Philatelic posting

Note:


 

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GregCiesielski HMS Dragon 19370512 1 Front.jpg

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1937-05-12
HMS Dragon D46

Welcome to Antigua BWI

Note:


 

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GregCiesielski HMS Furious 19411208 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski HMS Furious 19411208 1 Back.jpg

1941-12-08
HMS Furious
USPO Slogan Machine Cancel
Philadelphia PA

Censored

Unsure what the USS Cleveland Crew, ANCS marking on the back is for. Perhaps sender?


 

GregCiesielski HMS EMPEROR 19460212 1 Crest.jpg
GregCiesielski HMS EMPEROR 19460212 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski HMS EMPEROR 19460212 1 Marking.jpg

1946-02-12
W/T (Wireless Telegraphy) Office Marking
HMS EMPEROR (D98)
Originally to be named "HMS STINGER"

Cachet by Tazewell G. Nicholson

See USS Pybus CVE-34 for US Navy information.


 

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GregCiesielski HMS EMPEROR 19890411 2 Front.jpg

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1989-04-11
Commemorative Postmark
HMS EMPEROR (D98)

Cachet by R. N. Marriott, RNCC Group

44th Anniversary of "OPERATION SUNFISH" on April 11 1945.


 

GregCiesielski HMS FENCER 19451120 1 Crest.jpg
GregCiesielski HMS FENCER 19451120 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski HMS FENCER 19451120 1 Marking.jpg

1945-11-20
Ship's Marking
HMS FENCER (D64)
Pacific Service Pennant # R308

Cachet by Tazewell G. Nicholson

See USS Croatan CVE-14 for US Navy information.


 

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GregCiesielski Glasgow 19390517 1 Front.jpg

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1939-05-18
HMS GLASGOW

Royal Visit

Cachet by Jack McLennan


 

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GregCiesielski HMS 19450314 1 Front.jpg

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1945-03-14
HMS -------

Sailor's Mail

Censored


 

GregCiesielski DukeofYork BB 19481115 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski DukeofYork BB 19481115 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski DukeofYork BB 19481115 Postmark.jpg

1948-11-15
Oval CO's ship marking

Tazewell G. Nicholson

Visit of HMS Duke of York to Norfolk, VA.


 

Bunter Hms Furious 19411107 1 pm1.jpg
Bunter Hms Furious 19411107 1 front.jpg
Bunter Hms Furious 19411107 1 back.jpg

1941-11-07
HMS Furious

Category

Notes: Cachet Maker: William S Linto.


 

GregCiesielski HMSHermes R12 19770930 1 Crest.jpg
GregCiesielski HMSHermes R12 19770930 1 Front.jpg

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1977-09-30
HMS Hermes R-12

Locy Type 2-1(n)(USS)
USS Texas CGN-39

"Welcome To Norfolk"

Cachet by Tazewell G. Nicholson


 

Bunter HMS Illustrious 19411114 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter HMS Illustrious 19411114 1 front.jpg
Bunter HMS Illustrious 19411114 1 back.jpg

1941-11-14
HMS Illustrious

Category

Notes: Cachet Maker: William S Linto.


 

Bunter HMS Illustrious 19411114 1 pm2.jpg
Bunter HMS Illustrious 19411114 1 front.jpg
Bunter HMS Illustrious 19411114 1 pm1.jpg

1941-11-14
HMS Illustrious

Category

Notes: Same cover as above but showing postmarks.


 

GregCiesielski Leander 19650716 1 Crest.jpg
GregCiesielski Leander F109 19650716 1 Marking.jpg
GregCiesielski Fiske DD842 19650716 1 Front.jpg

1965-07-16
Ships Office Marking
HMS LEANDER

USS Fiske DD-842

Cachet by
Tazewell G. Nicholson

NATO's MATCHMAKER Squadron. Contributed by Tom Kean.


 

GregCiesielski Lyness 19750421 1 Crest.jpg
GregCiesielski Lyness 19750421 1 Marking.jpg
GregCiesielski Sumter LST1181 19750421 1 Front.jpg

1975-04-21
Purser's Marking
RFA LYNESS

USS Sumter LST-1181

Cachet by
Tazewell G. Nicholson

"Operation SPRINGBOARD". See USNS Sirius T-AFS-8


 

GregCiesielski Lyness 19801213 1 Marking.jpg
GregCiesielski Trenton LPD14 19801213 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Trenton LPD14 19801213 1 Cachet.jpg

1980-12-13
Senior Purser's Marking
RFA LYNESS

USS Trenton LPD-14

Cachet by
Tazewell G. Nicholson

"Welcome to Norfolk". See USNS Sirius T-AFS-8


 

GregCiesielski Lyness 19810117 1 Marking.jpg
GregCiesielski ThomasCHart FF1092 19810117 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski ThomasCHart FF1092 19810117 1 Cachet.jpg

1981-01-17
5-line Ships' Marking
RFA LYNESS

Cachet by
Tazewell G. Nicholson

See USNS Sirius T-AFS-8

 


 

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