ZENOBIA AKA 52

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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.

    Artemis Class Attack Cargo Ship
    Keel Laid May 12 1945 as a Type S4-SE2-BE1 (MC hull 1913) hull.
    Launched July 6 1945

  1. USS ZENOBIA AKA-52
    Commissioned August 6 1945 - Decommissioned May 7 1946

    Struck from Naval Register November 30 1946

  2. PRESIDENTE PINTO AKA-41 (Chilean Naval Service)
    Transferred to the Republic of Chile December 9 1946, and renamed
    Decommissioned by Chile 1968

    Believed scrapped about 1974
USAChile Flag Crest.jpg

Naval Covers

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  1. 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.


 

Postmark Type
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Killer Bar Text

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


 

Locy Type
2#

(Br. #16087)

1946-04-06

GregCiesielski Zenobia AKA52 19460406 1 Postmark.jpg
GregCiesielski Zenobia AKA52 19460406 1 Front.jpg

Cachet by B. Saunders Bullard


 

Locy Type
2#

(Br. #16087)

1946-04-06

GregCiesielski Zenobia AKA52 19460406 1 RetAdd.jpg
GregCiesielski Zenobia AKA52 19460406 1 Front.jpg

Close-up view of the return address


 

Locy Type
9#

(Br. #16087)

1946-02-15

JonBurdett zenobia aka52 19460215 pm.jpg
JonBurdett zenobia aka52 19460215.jpg

Type 2 killers on stamp


 

Other Information

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

NAMESAKE - Minor planet No. 840; the name itself is derived from the Greek word meaning "having life from Zeus." It was also the name of the Queen of Palmyra who reigned from 267 to 272 A.D.

 


 

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