JOHN ADAMS SSBN 620 Covers Page 1

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Covers should be listed in chronological order. Use the postmark date or best guess.
 

 
Each entry provides a link to the image of the front of the cover. There is also the option to have a link to the image of the back of the cover if there is anything of significance there. Finally, there is the primary date for the cover and the classification types for all postmarks based on the Locy System.



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N/A

N/A

1963-01-12
USPO Slogan Machine Cancel
"Naval Base Br."
Portsmouth NH

Launching

Signed by Cdr Lando C. Zeck Jr., PCO Blue Crew of the USS John Adams SSBN-620. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1963-01-12
USPO Slogan Machine Cancel
"Naval Base Br."
Portsmouth NH

Launching

Signed by Cdr Lando C. Zeck Jr., PCO Blue Crew of the USS John Adams SSBN-620. Cachet sponsored by the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Development Association. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1964-04-05
USPO Slogan Machine Cancel
"Naval Base Br."
Portsmouth NH

Sea Trials

Signed by Cdr Lando C. Zeck Jr., PCO Blue Crew and Cdr Paul John Early, PCO Gold Crew of the USS John Adams SSBN-620. Cachet sponsored by the Nuclear Ships Chapter No. 61, USCS. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1964-05-12
USPO Slogan Machine Cancel
"Naval Base Br."
Portsmouth NH

Commissioning

Cachet by William F. Luckett. Cachet celebrates the Commissioning of the USS John Adams, the Launching of USS Nathanael Greene SSBN-636 and the Keel Laying of USS Grayling SSN-646.


 

N/A

N/A

1964-05-12
USPO Slogan Machine Cancel
"Naval Base Br."
Portsmouth NH

Commissioning

Cachet by Morris W. Beck. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

1964-06-23
USPO Machine Cancel
Cape Canaveral, FLA

Missile Test

Note:


 

N/A

N/A

1964-06-23
USPO Machine Cancel
Cape Canaveral, FL

First Missile Test (Blue)

Cachet by Clyde J. Sarzin. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1964-06-23
USPO Machine Cancel
Cape Canaveral, FL

First Missile Test (Blue)

Official ships cachet. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1964-07-08
USPO Machine Cancel
Cape Canaveral, FL

First Missile Test (Gold)

Official ships cachet. Signed by Cdr Paul John Early, CO Gold Crew. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

1964-08-24
USPO Slogan Machine Cancel
"Naval Base Br."
Portsmouth NH

Collectors request

Note:


 

N/A

N/A

1964-09-26
USPO Machine Cancel
Portsmouth NH

Shakedown Completed

Cachet by Dan Goodwin. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1965-01-04
Locy Type 2(n+)
USS Hunley AS-31

First Patrol

Official ships cachet. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

1966-06-05
Locy Type 2(n+)
USS Hunley AS-31

Collectors request

Note:


 

N/A

N/A

1967-03-20
USPO Slogan Machine Cancel
"Always Use / Zip Code"
Charleston SC

Collectors request

Official ships cachet. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1968-10-21
USPO Machine Cancel
Bremerton WA

Canal Transit

Rubber stamp cachet. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1969-12-02
USPO Machine Cancel
Cape Canaveral FL

Missile Test (Blue)

Cacheted. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1969-12-02
USPO Machine Cancel
Cape Canaveral FL

Missile Test (Blue)

Cacheted. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1969-12-02
USPO Machine Cancel
Cape Canaveral FL

Missile Test (Blue)

Cacheted. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1972-05-23
USPS Machine Cancel
Hawaii

Collectors request

Official ships cachet. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1974-05-12
USPS Machine Cancel
Portsmouth NH

10th Anniversary

Cacheted. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1974-05-12
USPS Slogan Machine Cancel
"Navy Base Br."
Portsmouth NH

10th Anniversary

Cacheted. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1976-05-25
USPS Machine Cancel
Cape Canaveral FL

Missile Test

Bob Whitney cachet (launch date/time added to bottom of cachet). From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1976-05-25
USPS 4-bar Cancel
Patrick AFB FL

Missile Test

Bob Whitney cachet. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1976-05-25
USPS Machine Cancel
Cape Canaveral FL

Missile Test

Cacheted. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1984-05-12
USPS CDS Cancel
"Navy Base Br."
Portsmouth NH

20th Anniversary

Add-on cachet by Richard F. Hoffner. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1988-09-14
USPS 4-bar Cancel
"Bangor Br."
Bremerton WA

Deactivation

Cachet by the USS Puget Sound Chapter No. 74, USCS. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1989-03-24
USPS Type 9
"Naval Base Sta."
Bremerton WA
FAKE Postmark

Decommissioning

Cachet by Ronald Reeves


 

N/A

1989-03-24
USPS Type 9
"Naval Base Sta."
Bremerton WA

Decommissioning

Cachet by Tom Armstrong. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

N/A

N/A

1989-03-24
USPS Type 9
"Naval Base Sta."
Bremerton WA

Decommissioning

Cachet by the Stephen Decatur Chapter No. 4, USCS. From the Neal Mills collection.


 

1989-03-24
USPS Type 9
"Naval Base Sta."
Bremerton WA

Decommissioning

Cachet by the USS Puget Sound Chapter No. 74, USCS. From the Neal Mills collection.




 

1964-05-12
Newspaper Clipping

1964-05-12
Newspaper Clipping

1988-09-09
Newspaper Clipping

Commissioning / Deactivation

From the Neal Mills collection.

 


 

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