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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.

    Pegasus Class Patrol Combatant-Missile (Hydrofoil)
    Planned as DELPHINUS
    Renamed (Date unknown)
    Keel Laid May 10 1973 - Launched November 9 1974

    Commissioned July 9 1977 - Decommissioned July 30 1993

    Struck from Naval Register July 30 1993
    Sold August 19 1996 for scrap
GregCiesielski Pegasus PHM1 19770709 1 Crest.jpg

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 incarnation of the ship (ie, for each entry in the "Ship Name and Designation History" section). 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)



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.


Postmark Type
Killer Bar Text

Date From
Date To
Thumbnail Link To
Postmark Image
Thumbnail Link To
Cover Image


Auxiliary Postmark

Bremerton, WA


JohnGermann Pegasus PHM1 19770809 1 Front.jpg

Commissioning. The ship had no postal facilities.


Other Information

NAMESAKE - A constellation in the skies of the Northern Hemisphere named for the winged horse which, according to Greek mythlogy, was borne from the body of Medusa at her death



If you have images or information to add to this page, then either contact the Curator or edit this page yourself and add it. See Editing Ship Pages for detailed information on editing this page.


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