Variant n Examples

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Variant n

Variant n indicates that the ship's hull number or hull designation and number appear in the dial.

 

The following cancel is classified as Type 2tnu
MountOlympus var nu example.jpg

 

Variant (n)

Variant (n) indicates that the ship's hull number or hull designation and number appear in the dial between parentheses.

 

The following cancel is classified as Type 2(n)
Enterprise type2 example.jpg

 

Variant n+

Variant n+ indicates that the ship's hull number or hull designation and number appear in the dial and there is a hyphen between the hull designation and number.

 

The following cancel is classified as Type 2n+
Fremont var nplus example.jpg

 

Variant (n+)

Variant (n+) indicates that the ship's hull number or hull designation and number appear in the dial between parentheses and there is a hyphen between the hull designation and number.

 

The following cancel is classified as Type 2-1(n+) (D1,USS) "FF" in dial
Bagley var nplus example.jpg

 

Variant +

If the ship is only identified via its hull designation and number (ie, it has no name), then the n variant letter is not used. However, the + sign may be used if there is a hyphen between the hull designation and number.

 

The following cancel is classified as Type 2+
APL30 var plus example.jpg

 


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