PANAY AG 41

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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.

    Miscellaneous Auxiliary
    Built 1921 as ORITANI
    Renamed TYEE 1939
    Acquired by U.S. Navy April 8 1941

  1. USS MIDWAY AG-41
    Commissioned April 10 1942

  2. USS PANAY AG-41
    Renamed April 3 1943
    Decommissioned May 24 1946

    Struck from Naval Register May 24 1946
    Returned to owner 1946

    Fate unknown

 

Naval Covers

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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. Panay Covers Page 1    (1946)

 

Postmarks

This section lists examples of the postmarks used by the ship. There should be a separate set of postmarks for each incarnation of the ship (ie, for each entry in the "Ship Name and Designation History" section). 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.


 

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Killer Bar Text

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Locy Type
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1946-04-08

JonBurdett panay ag41 19460408 pm.jpg
JonBurdett panay ag41 19460408.jpg

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Other Information

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons...
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

NAMESAKE -

MIDWAY - Between June 3-6 1942, the U.S. Pacific Fleet turned back a Japanese attempt to capture Midway, the westernmost atoll in the Hawaiian chain, in a decisive action which cost the enemy four large aircraft carriers and forced Japan to assume a defensive posture

PANAY - An island of the Philippines

 


 

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