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Covers should be listed in chronological order. Use the postmark date or best guess.

Each entry provides a link to the image of the front of the cover. There is also the option to have a link to the image of the back of the cover if there is anything of significance there. Finally, there is the primary date for the cover and the classification types for all postmarks based on the Locy System.


 

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Bunter Cassin DD 372 19351028 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Cassin DD 372 19351028 1 front.jpg
Bunter Cassin DD 372 19351028 1 back.jpg

1935-10-28
Locy Type 7di
"NAVY / YARD / STATION"
Philadelphia Navy Yard

Ship Launching

Cachet by Meyer Tuchinsky, sponsored by the Stephen Decatur Chapter No. 4, USCS,


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Cassin DD372 19351028 2 Front.jpg

N/A

1935-10-28
USPO Type 2
"Marine Barracks"
Philadelphia,(League Island)PA

Launching

Cachet by Meyer Tuchinsky, sponsored by the Stephen Decatur Chapter No. 4, USCS,


 

Bunter OtherUS Navy Yard Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19351028 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter OtherUS Navy Yard Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19351028 1 front.jpg
Bunter OtherUS Navy Yard Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19351028 1 insert.jpg

1935-10-28
Locy Type 7di
"NAVY / YARD / STATION"
Navy Yard Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Ship Keel Laying - USS Wichita CA-45
Ship Launching - USS Cassin DD-372
Ship Launching - USS Shaw DD-373

Cachet by the Philadelphia Navy Yard Development Association.



No Image

JonBurdett cassin dd372 19360821.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19360821 back.jpg

1936-08-21
Locy Type FDC 7r

First Day in Commission

Front pencil notation "FD Postal" Back black rubberstamp "DEC 2-1935"



No Image

JonBurdett cassin dd372 19360821-2.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19360821-2 back.jpg

1936-08-21
Locy Type FDC 7r

First Day in Commission

Back black rubberstamp WM Judisch U.S.C.S. return...PLAINFIELD NJ REC'D 1936-08-22



N/A

GregCiesielski Cassin DD372 19360821 2 Front.jpg

N/A

1936-08-21
Locy Type FDC 7r

First Day in Commission

Commissioning. Cachet by Meyer Tuchinsky. From the Tom Kean collection.



N/A

GregCiesielski Cassin DD372 19360821 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1936-08-21
Locy Type FDC 7r

First Day in Commission

Commissioning. Cachet by Meyer Tuchinsky.



JonBurdett tuchinsky cassin 1936821.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19360821-1.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19360821-1 back.jpg

1936-08-21
Locy Type FDC 7r

First Day in Commission

Commissioning Cachet by Meyer Tuchinsky. Back blue rubberstamp return address...Pencil notation "DD-372"


 

Bunter Cassin DD 372 19360821 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Cassin DD 372 19360821 1 front.jpg
Bunter Cassin DD 372 19360821 1 back.jpg

1936-08-21
Locy Type FDC 7r

Commissioning

Cachet by Dr. S. E. Hutnick


 

Bunter Cassin DD 372 19360918 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Cassin DD 372 19360918 1 front.jpg
Bunter Cassin DD 372 19360918 1 back.jpg

1936-09-18
Locy Type 3 (AC-TTB)
"NAVY YARD / PHILA PA"

Ship Launching - USS Winslow DD-359

Cachet by Meyer Tuchinsky



GregCiesielski BDLCassin DD372 19361027 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski BDLCassin DD372 19361027 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski BDLCassin DD372 19361027 pm.jpg

1936-10-27
Locy Type F
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. C-20
Locy Type 3 (AC-TTB)
"NAVY YARD / PHILA PA"

Navy Day 1936

Add on cachet by Bruce D. Liddell



JonBurdett tuchinsky navy day.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19361027.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19361027 back.jpg

1936-10-27
Locy Type F
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. C-20

Navy Day 1936

Cachet by Meyer Tuchinsky. Back blue rubberstamp return address



JonBurdett cassin dd372 19361215 cach.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19361215.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19361215 back.jpg

1936-12-15
Locy Type 3 (AC-TBT)
"FIRST DAY / THIS STAMP"

Stamp Issue

Cachet by the John Paul Jones Chapter No. 2, USCS and Cdr. John Barry Chapter No. 19, USCS. Back purple rubberstamp George Handle return


 

Bunter Cassin DD 372 19361223 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Cassin DD 372 19361223 1 front.jpg
Bunter Cassin DD 372 19361223 1 back.jpg

1936-12-23
Locy Type 3 (AC-TBT)
"NAVY YARD / PHILA PA"

Ship Commissioning - USS McDougal DD-358

Cachet by Meyer Tuchinsky



JonBurdett tuchinsky cassin.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 41637.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 41637 back.jpg

1937-04-16
Locy Type 3 (AC-TTB)
"WILLEMSTAD / CURACAO"

Shakedown Cruise

Cachet by Meyer Tuchinsky. Back blue rubberstamp return address



N/A

GregCiesielski Cassin DD372 19370421 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1937-04-21
Locy Type 3 (AC-TTB)
"PORT AU / SPAIN B.W.I."

Shakedown Cruise

Add-on cachet by Wolfgang Hechler.


 

Bunter Cassin DD 372 19370428 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Cassin DD 372 19370428 1 front.jpg
Bunter Cassin DD 372 19370428 1 back.jpg

1937-04-28
Locy Type 3 (AC-TTB)
"LAT. 0'00'00 / LONG. 37'00W"

Shakedown Cruise

Cachet by Meyer Tuchinsky


 

Bunter Cassin DD 372 19370512 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Cassin DD 372 19370512 1 front.jpg
Bunter Cassin DD 372 19370512 1 back.jpg

1937-05-12
Locy Type 3 (AC-TTB)
"RIO DE / JANEIRO"

Shakedown Cruise

Cachet by Meyer Tuchinsky



No Image

JonBurdett cassin dd372 19370529.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19370529 back.jpg

1937-05-29
Locy Type 9x

Category

Back black rubberstamp "546"



No Image

JonBurdett cassin dd372 19370704.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19370704 pm.jpg

1937-07-04
Locy Type 3 (AC-TTB)
"NAVY YARD / PHILA PA"

Independence Day 1937

Note:



JonBurdett cassin dd372 19370906 cach.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19370906.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19370906 pm.jpg

1937-09-06
Locy Type 3 (AC-TBT)
"NAVY YARD / PHILA PA"

Labor Day 1937

Cachet by Dr. S. E. Hutnick



JonBurdett cassin dd372 19371125 cach.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19371125.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19371125 pm.jpg

1937-11-25
Locy Type 3 (AC-TBT)
"NAVY YARD / PHILA PA"

Thanksgiving 1937

Note:


 

Kurzmiller Cassin DD 372 19371125 1 cachet.jpg
Kurzmiller Cassin DD 372 19371125 1 front.jpg
Kurzmiller Cassin DD 372 19371125 1 pm1.jpg

1937-11-25
Locy Type 3 (AC-TBT)
"NAVY YARD / PHILA PA"

Thanksgiving Day

Contributed by Louis Kurzmiller.


 

LFerrell Cassin DD 372 19380124 1 cachet.jpg
LFerrell Cassin DD372 19380124 1 Front.jpg
LFerrell Cassin DD372 19380124 1 Postmark.jpg

1938-01-24
Locy Type 3 (AC-TBT)
"BOSTON / MASS"

Official Mail

This was about 2 months before CASSIN departed for the west coast, with San Diego as her new homeport.


 

Kurzmiller Cassin DD 372 19380315 1 cachet.jpg
Kurzmiller Cassin DD 372 19380315 1 front.jpg
Kurzmiller Cassin DD 372 19380315 1 pm1.jpg

1938-03-15
Locy Type 3 (AC-TBT)
"NAVY YARD / PHILA PA"

Last day in Philadelphia

Contributed by Louis Kurzmiller.



JonBurdett cassin dd372 19380325 cach.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19380325.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19380325 pm.jpg

1938-03-25
Locy Type 3 (AC-TTB)
"BALBOA / CANAL ZONE"

First Panama Canal Passage

Note:



No Image

JonBurdett cassin dd372 19390907.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19390907 pm.jpg

1939-09-07
Locy Type 9v

Category

Note:



No Image

JonBurdett cassin dd372 19400111.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19400111 back.jpg

1940-01-11
Locy Type 3b (AC-TXB)
"SAN PEDRO / CALIFORNIA"

Category

Postcard use. Back black rubberstamp "237810"



No Image

JonBurdett cassin dd372 19400427.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19400427 pm.jpg

1940-04-27
Locy Type 3 (AC-TBT)
"PEARL / HARBOR T.H."

Category

Note:



No Image

JonBurdett cassin dd372 6740.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 6740 back.jpg

1940-06-07
Locy Type 3 (AC-TBT)
"PEARL / HARBOR T.H."

Category

Back black rubberstamp Paul J. Gross return address


 

Bunter Cassin DD 372 19400810 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Cassin DD 372 19400810 1 front.jpg
Bunter Cassin DD 372 19400810 1 pm1.jpg

1940-08-10
Locy Type 3b (AC-TTX)
"LAHAINA / MAUI T.H."

Category

Note:


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Cassin DD372 19410410 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1941-04-10
Locy Type 3 (AC-TBT)

Category

Note:


 

N/A

Ferrell Cassin DD372 19410422 1 Front.jpg
Ferrell cassin dd372 19410422 pm.jpg

1941-04-22
Locy Type 3 (AC-TBT)

Category

Note:


 

Ferrell cassin DD372 19411002 corner.jpg
Ferrell Cassin DD372 19411002 1 Front.jpg
Ferrell cassin dd372 19411002 pm.jpg

1941-10-02
Locy Type 3 (AC-TBT)

Official Mail

Note: Air Mailgram


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Cassin DD372 19410910 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Cassin DD372 19410910 1 Back.jpg
GregCiesielski Cassin DD372 19410910 1 Postmark.jpg

1941-09-10
Locy Type 9v

Registered sailor mail.

Sent by crewmember Duane Harold Williams (1913-1992) who transferred from CASSIN just 3 days after this was mailed.



JonBurdett sadworth bluenavyday45.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19451027.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19451027 back.jpg

1945-10-27
Locy Type 2(n)

Navy Day 1945

Cachet by George V. Sadworth. Back black pen notation "S-1945"



N/A

GregCiesielski Cassin DD372 19451027 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1945-10-27
Locy Type 2(n)

Navy Day

Cachet by Glenn W. Dye. From the Tom Kean collection.



N/A

Ferrell Cassin DD372 19451027 1 Front.jpg
Ferrell cassin dd372 19451027 pm.jpg

1945-10-27
Locy Type 2(n)

Navy Day

From the Lloyd Ferrell collection.



JonBurdett cassin dd372 19451217 cach.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19451217.jpg
JonBurdett cassin dd372 19451217 pm.jpg

1945-12-17
Locy Type LDC SL

Last Day in Commission

Cachet by Tazewell G. Nicholson



Ferrell cassin dd372 19451217 cach.jpg
Ferrell cassin dd372 19451217.jpg
Ferrell cassin dd372 19451217 pm.jpg
Ferrell cassin dd372 19451217 seal.jpg

1945-12-17
Locy Type LDC SL

Last Day in Commission

Cachet by Tazewell G. Nicholson
Embossed Seal of USS CASSIN added to cover.

 


 

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