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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.

  1. Portsmouth Naval Prison


 

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Est. 1800-08-12

Base Crest

The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, often called the Portsmouth Navy Yard, is a United States Navy shipyard located in Kittery on the southern boundary of Maine near the city of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
PNS is tasked with the overhaul, repair, and modernization of US Navy submarines.


 

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1926-08-05
Locy Type 2
Dial Text: "PORTSMOUTH, N.H. / U.S. NAVY YARD"

Official Business

Return to USS S-11


 

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1926-12-13
Locy Type 1
Dial Text: "U.S. NAVY YARD / PORTSMOUTH, N.H."

Category

Return to USS S-12


 

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1933-10-27
Locy Type 6g-1
Dial Text: "PORTSMOUTH, N.H. / NAVY YARD STA."

Old Ironsides Chapter No. 1, USCS

Navy Day


 

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1933-10-19
Locy Type 6g-1
Dial Text: "PORTSMOUTH, N.H. / NAVY YARD STA."

Portsmouth NH Navy Yard Improvement Association

Cachet commemorates launching of USS Cachalot SS-170


 

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1940-09-04
Locy Type 6g-1
Dial Text:"PORTSMOUTH, N.H. / NAVY YARD STA."

Francis C Pace

Launching of USS Grayling SS-209


 

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1941-09-01
Locy Type 6g-1
Dial Text:"PORTSMOUTH, N.H. / NAVY YARD STA."

Collectors request

Cachet by Arthur A. Christensen


 

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1943-07-12
USPO Machine Postmark
Kittery ME

Wilfred R. Cyr

Double Launching From Portsmouth Naval Shipyard - USS Picuda SS-382 - USS Pampanito SS-383


 

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1944-02-28
USPO Slogan Machine Cancel
"NAVY YARD BR"
Portsmouth NH

Ship Launching - USS Sea Devil AGSS-400

Cachet by E. W. Childs.


 

N/A

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1945-12-14
USPO Type 6
"NAVY YARD BR.
Portsmouth NH

N/A

Back typed notation "Sailfish 12-10-45-2"...Black pen notation "Decommissioned". Incorrect date as Sailfish Decomm. was 1945-10-27


 

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N/A

1948-10-27
USPO Slogan Machine Cancel
"NAVY DAY / OCTOBER 27"
Portsmouth NH

Rubber stamp cachet

Navy Day


 

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Hoffman Nathanael Greene SSBN 636 19641019 1 front.jpg

1964-10-19
USPO Slogan Machine Cancel
"Naval Base Br."
Portsmouth, NH

Cachet Maker

Commissioning of USS Nathanael Greene SSBN-636. Contributed by Jennifer Hoffman.


 

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2000-06-08
USPS 4-bar Cancel
"NAVAL BASE BR"
Portsmouth, NH

Port Visit to Portsmouth, NH
by the USS Maine SSBN-741

USS Maine Commissioning Committee Cachet. Notice incorrect hull number in the red box.


 

N/A

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GregCiesielski Maine SSBN741 20000609 1 Front.jpg

2000-06-09
USPS Pictorial Postmark
"Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Bicentennial Weekend Station"
Kittery ME

Bicentennial of the Shipyard

Cachet by the Stephen Decatur Chapter No. 4, USCS


 

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2000-06-12
USPS Pictorial Postmark
"NAVAL SHIPYARD BICENTENNIAL"
Portsmouth, NH

Port Visit to Portsmouth, NH
by the USS Maine SSBN-741

Cachet by the Stephen Decatur Chapter No. 4, USCS


 

N/A

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GregCiesielski California SSN781 20190505 1 Front.jpg

2019-05-05
USPS 4-bar Cancel
"NAVAL BASE BR"
Portsmouth, NH

USS California SSN-781 arrives for maintenance

Cachet by Neal J. Mills


 

N/A

GregCiesielski SantaFe SSN763 20201218 1m Postmark.jpg
GregCiesielski SantaFe SSN763 20201218 1m Front.jpg

2020-12-18
USPS Type 12 Cancel
"USPS Portsmouth NH / PNSY 03804"

Change of Command -
USS Santa Fe SSN-763

Cachet by Neal J. Mills

 


 

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