POSEIDON ARL 12

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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.

    Achelous Class Landing Craft Repair Ship
    Keel Laid July 10 1944 as Tank Landing Ship LST-1037
    Reclassified Landing Craft Repair Ship (ARL) July 12 1944
    Launched August 24 1944

  1. USS POSEIDON ARL-12
    Placed in Reduced Commission September 22 1944
    Commissioned (Full) February 13 1945 - Decommissioned November 30 1946
    Laid up in Pacific Reserve Fleet, Columbia River Group

    Struck from Naval Register July 1 1961
    Sold November 3 1961 to Marine Power and Equipment Co. Seattle WA

    Fate unknown

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
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Postmark Image
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Cover Image


 

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Other Information

POSEIDON earned one battle star for World War II service

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons...
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal

NAMESAKE - The Greek god of the sea

 


 

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