PALISADE AM 270

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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.

    Admirable Class Minesweeper
    Keel Laid September 21 1942 - Launched June 26 1943

  1. USS PALISADE AM-270
    Commissioned March 9 1944 - Decommissioned May 21 1946

  2. T-278 (Soviet Naval Service)
    Transfered to the Soviet Union May 22 1945
    Reportedly sunk (Mines) August 14-15 1945 off Kham Island, Korea
    The mines were previously laid by U.S. aircraft

Naval Covers

This section lists active links to the pages displaying covers associated with the ship. There should be a separate set of pages for each name of the ship (for example, Bushnell AG-32 / Sumner AGS-5 are different names for the same ship so there should be one set of pages for Bushnell and one set for Sumner). Covers should be presented in chronological order (or as best as can be determined).

Since a ship may have many covers, they may be split among many pages so it doesn't take forever for the pages to load. Each page link should be accompanied by a date range for covers on that page.

  1. Covers Page 1     (DATE RANGE)

 

Postmarks

This section lists examples of the postmarks used by the ship. There should be a separate set of postmarks for each name and/or commissioning period. 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


 

Locy Type
3z

1945-05-12

JohnGermann Palisade AM270 19450512 1 Front.jpg

The ship had lost its post office three days earlier, so this cover was posted either aboard another ship or ashore.

 

Other Information

NAMESAKE - A fence or obstruction used as a means of defense

 


 

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