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NAVY COVERS & US NAVAL POSTAL HISTORY
(S - T SHIP NAMES)

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NAVAL POSTAL HISTORY & US NAVY COVERS
MARINE DES USA / US-MARINE /
MARINHA DOS E.U. / MARINA DE LOS E.E.U.U.
See also Military ship postcards, US Navy post cards
& the extensive offering of covers from US ships
in Cuban waters, filed under Cuba covers.

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NAVAL SHIP COVERS--SA TO SH NAMES
Cachets & text in killer bars are always mentioned, if present.
Typically these covers have a return address
& one or more owner's or service provider's marks
on the back. Cancel color is black unless stated otherwise.
Alphabetization includes titles & first names if present.
For example, USS President Adams is filed under P, not A.
Another example: USS John Young is under J, not Y.
Other ships: A-M page N-R page SI-SY TA-TH TI-TY & U--Z page.

SEP 26 1972 clear USS SACRAMENTO (AOE 1) hand cancel ties 8-c Emily Dickinson stamp franking #6 cover with small violet ship's cachet at lower left front & violet double-ring ships cancel, address label removed leaving faint residue, never sealed. $2.00 na

JUL 9 1975 clear USS SACRAMENTO (AOE 1) cancel on 10-c peace on earth self-stick Christmas stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, small clear violet ship's cachet at LL, neatly addressed, never sealed. $1.50 n*

Clear & Complete FEB 1 1974 USS SAGINAW (LST1188) hand cancel on 8-c rural America stamp with Mr. Zip tab franking #6 envelope posted aboard to Ohio, CHANGE OF COMMAND CEREMONY / 1 FEBRUARY 1978 clearly struck in violet, OPERATION / SPRING BOARD 74 clearly struck in violet, USCS cachet in red on back clearly struck, never sealed. We are used to seeing SPRINGBOARD without the space. Her mission at that time was to transport Marines to and from exercises on Vieques Island. $3.75 pn(s) NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV

JUL 18 1939 slightly blurred USS SAINT LOUIS at PORTSMOUTH / VA. hand cancel ties 1-c & 2-c prexies franking #6 cover to Illinois, some envelope glue show-through on both sides, neatly addressed, never sealed. $3.00 nv

JUL 24 1939 clear USS SAINT LOUIS at PORTSMOUTH / VA. hand cancel ties 1-c & 2-c prexies franking #6 cover to Illinois, some envelope glue show-through on both sides, long paper bends & light wrinkling suggest ironing, AI, $2.75 n

USS SAINT PAUL. Wanted to buy--covers from there, so that we may restock. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros!

Cover_Naval_Saipan1949UncleSam.jpg (334271 bytes)JAN 12 1949 somewhat light USS SAIPAN (CVL 48) handstamp ties 3-c volunteer firemen stamp franking #6 cover to New Jersey, attractive blue patriotic cachet 'Uncle Sam Will Ever / Sail The High Seas! / DEFENDING FOR US / OUR LIBERTIES' depicts Uncle Sam and a sailor. slight browning of the paper. Cover sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 npf

JUL 10 1952 bold USS SALEM hand cancel ties Iowa statehood centennial stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, paper bend along left top edge, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.00 n

"Malta. H.M.S. St. Angelo." with a harbor scene that may not include the named British ship; black & white real photo postcard mailed JUL 13 1952 from the USS SALEM while on the southern coast of France (Villefranche probably), small bottom corner creases miss the image, other corner & edge wear. $3.00 ms(m)-n NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV

AUG 13 1951 bold USS SALERNO BAY hand cancel ties 2-c John Adams prexy franking #6 cover to North Carolina, 'FIRST DAY OF POSTAL SERVICE' handstamped at lower left front, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.50 n

23 JUL 1949 bold USS SALISBURY SOUND (AV 13) BR. hand cancel ties 3-c Annapolis Tercentenary stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.75 n%

12 JUL 1951 clear USS SALISBURY SOUND hand cancel ties 2-c John Adams prexy franking #6 cover to North Carolina, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.50 n


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USS SALNAN (ATF-161). Wanted to buy--covers from this ship, so that we may restock. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros!

Cover_Naval_Salmon-100.jpg (283035 bytes)Somewhat light MAR 29 1939 USS SALMON hand cancel with PORTSMOUTH, / N. H. in killer bars ties 2-c Adams prexy plate number 21892 single & 1- Jefferson plate number 21568 single franking #6 cover from that submarine to Illinois, neatly addressed, never sealed, slight even browning of paper due to age. Cover sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 nn(s)u(p)

USS SAMPLE (DE-1048) clear 1968 MAR 23 hand cancel on 6-c Roosevelt stamp franking #6 cover to Wisconsin, Commander's autograph adjacent to cancel, never sealed, neatly addressed. $2.25 n

USS SAMPLE (DE-1048) clear MAY 6 1975 hand cancel on 10-c collective bargaining stamp (with Mr. Zip tab) franking #6 cover to Ohio, commanding officer's corner card, neatly addressed, never sealed. $1.75 nl

Cover_Naval_SampsonAtBoston1938.jpg (351776 bytes)SEP 8 1938 clear USS SAMPSON at BOSTON / MASS. handstamp ties 3-c Washington franking #6 cover to Illinois, generic ship cachet with multiple anchor borders, brownish paper, neatly addressed, never sealed. $3.75 nm

FEB 23 1939 USS SAMPSON at BOSTON / MASS. hand cancel ties 1-c & 2-c prexies franking #6 cover to Illinois, large blue Naval cachet well struck, 3 paper bends vertically, neatly addressed, never sealed. $3.25 nm

DEC 8 1939 clear USS SAMPSON at SAN DIEGO /  CALIF. hand cancel ties vertical pair of 1-1 / 2-c Martha Washington prexies franking #6 cover to Illinois, bends and small corner crease along top suggest ironing, slight yellowing of the paper with age, slight envelope glue show-through on back, neatly addressed, never sealed. $3.25 nc

USS SAN BERNARDINO (LST-1189) clear hand cancel on 8-c  postal worker at collection box stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, ink smear on front in postal clerks corner card, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.00 np

USS SANBORN (APA-192) almost complete MAR 6 195 hand cancel ties 3-c Jefferson prexy to #6 cover to Maryland, neatly addressed, brownish paper, never opened. $2.00 n

USS SANCTUARY (AH-17) clear JAN 17 1973 handstamp of 2-c national parks centennial & pair of 3-c US-Canada friendship stamps franking #6 cover to Ohio, never sealed. $1.75 %

USS SANDOVAL clear OCT 31 1952 hand cancel ties 3-c 4-H Clubs stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, brownish paper, pencil address, never sealed. $2.00 n

JUN 21 1938 clear USS SANDPIPER at SEATTLE /  WASH. hand cancel ties 1-c Washington / Greene & 2-c Jackson / Scott stamps franking #6 cover to Illinois, envelope glue show-through both sides, neatly addressed, never sealer. $3.25 nw

NOV 25 1939 somewhat light USS SAN FRANCISCO machine cancel ties vertical pair of off-center 1-1 / 2-c Martha Washington stamps franking #6 cover to Illinois, slight envelope glue show-through both sides, neatly addressed, never sealed. $3.00 n

USS SAN JOSE (AFS-7) clear OCT 23 1970 handstamp ties 6-c Roosevelt stamp to #6 cover to Pennsylvania, violet ship cachet for 'FIRST DAY OF ISSUE', lightly toned back. $2.00 n

USS SAN JOSE (AFS-7) clear SEP 12 1973 handstamp ties 8-c Independence rider stamp to #6 cover to Ohio, violet ship cachet clearly struck at LL, corner card of the Commanding Officer. never sealed. $2.00 n


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MAR 14 1951 bold USS SAN MARCOS hand cancel ties 2-c John Adams prexy to #6 cover to North Carolina, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.50 n

MAR 15 1951 bold USS SAN MARCOS hand cancel with trivial doubling ties3-c Supreme Court stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, slight yellowing of the paper, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.25 nl

USS SAN PABLO (AGS 30). Wanted to buy--covers from that ship, so that we may restock. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros!

AUG 24 1969 clear USS SARATOGA (CVA-50) machine cancel ties 10-c airmail from booklet stamp franking #6 cover airmailed to Ohio, neatly addressed, never opened. $2.25 n

USS SARATOGA (CVA-60) clear MAY 29 1972 hand cancel ties block of four 2-c National Parks Centennial stamps franking #6 cover to California, large violet ship's cachet with rooster, never sealed. $2.25 n

JAN 28 1950 clear USS SAUFLEY (DDE 465) hand cancel ties 3-c Edgar Allan Poe stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, grayish paper, neatly addressed. $2.25 na%

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MAY 1 1950 clear USS SAUFLEY (DDE 465) hand cancel ties 3-c Gold Star Mothers stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, slight yellowing of the paper with age, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.50 nw

USS SAUFLEY (DDE 465). Wanted to buy--covers from this ship, so that we may restock. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros!

Cover_CubaUSShip_USSSavannahShakedown.jpg (170124 bytes)USS SAVANNAH (CL-42). Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. May 2, 1938 on her shakedown cruise. Alaska stamp. Paper bend at left edge. Cover sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan. $1.50

Cover_Naval_USSSavannahAtAnnapolisMD.jpg (333322 bytes)MAY 30 1938 clear USS SAVANNAH at ANNAPOLIS / MARYLAND hand cancel ties 3-c Texas Centennial stamp franking #6 cover to Illinois, generic ship cachet & attractive multiple-anchor border around front, neatly addressed, browning of paper with age, small corner crease at bottom, never sealed. Cover sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50nm

Complete U.S.S. SAVANNAH JUL 28 1938 hand cancel with PHILA. / PA. in the killer bars ties 3-c Sherman-Grant-Sheridan stamp franking #6 envelope to Illinois, large dark blue USS RHIND / DD 404 / LAUNCHING / NAVY YARD / PHILADELPHIA, PA. cachet within a decorative blue anchors border all-around, neatly addressed, never sealed. $4.25 n(r)n(s)

APR 28 1940 clear USS SAVANNAH at MARE ISLE /   CALIFORNIA handstamp ties 2-c James Fenimore Cooper & 1-c Washington Irving stamps franking #6 cover to Illinois, quality paper but envelope glue show-through on back, neatly addressed, never sealed. $3.25 nca

August 28, 1962 Savannah Ga. slogan cancel in honor of the N / S SAVANNAH (world's first nuclear powered merchant vessel), #6 cover with 4-cent atomic energy stamp, attractive violet cachet, still with insert, some light cancel ink in address label, crease affecting back only. $1.50 gan%


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USS SCAMP (SS-277). Wanted to buy--mail from this submarine, especially if the are first day covers. Such material from other World War II subs--such as the SNOOK (USS 279) & TULLABEE (USS 284)--would also be welcome. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars. *c2

JUL 29 1939 clear USS SCHENCK at BRIDGEPORT / CONN. hand cancel ties 1-c George Washington & 2-c John Adams prexies franking #6 cover to Illinois, some envelope glue show-through both sides, neatly addressed, never sealed. $3.25 nc

AUG 1 1939 almost complete USS SCHENCK at BROOKLYN / NY hand cancel ties 1-c George Washington & 2-c John Adams prexies franking #6 cover to Illinois, some envelope glue show-through both sides, wrinkling at 2 corners, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.50 n(s)n

USNS SCHUYLER OTIS BLAND (T-AK 277). Wanted to buy--covers from this ship, so that we may restock. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros!

USS SCORPION (SS-278). Wanted to buy--mail from this submarine. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars. *c

SEA CLIFF (DSV-3). Wanted to buy--covers from or pertaining to this ship. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

USS SEADRAGON. SEP 5 1960 clear Nome machine cancel ties 4-c Flag stamp franking #6 cover from submarine USS Seadragon (SSN 548, large well-struck fancy cachet in black), unaddressed or label removed skillfully, backstamped large black 'FIRST SUBMERGED /  NORTHWEST PASSAGE', never sealed. $8.50 an

SEP 5 1960 clear Nome machine cancel ties 7-c Jupiter balloon airmail stamp franking #6 cover from submarine USS Seadragon (SSN 548, large lightly struck fancy cachet in black) to Missouri, backstamped large black 'FIRST SUBMERGED / NORTHWEST PASSAGE', small ink smear on front, wavy paper in the cachet area, not backstamped legibly. Part of cancel repeats in upper left front corner. $6.00 an ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY

USS SEAHORSE (SSN 669). Wanted to buy--covers from this submarine. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

USS SEATTLE (AOE-3) clear hand cancel completely misses 8-c Independence rider stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, large & clear ship cachet in violet feature's Indian's head, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.00 n

USS SELLERS (DDG-11) clear APR 5 1973 hand cancel ties 8-c flag over White House stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, large purple ship's cachet 'GUARDIAN OF FREEDOM' a little underinked, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.00 n

USS SELLERS (DDG-11) clear DEC 16 1973 hand cancel ties 8-c Lyndon B. Johnson stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, large purple ship's cachet 'GUARDIAN OF FREEDOM', neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.25 n

APR 21 1939 clear USS SEMMES at NEW LONDON / CONN. hand cancel ties 3-c Golden Gate International Exposition stamp franking #6 cover to Illinois, slight yellowing of the paper, neatly addressed, never sealed. $3.50 ne

MAR 26 1951 bold USS SEVERN ties 2-c John Adams prexy franking #6 cover to North Carolina, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.50 n

JAN 24 1973 clear USS SEVERN (AO-61) hand cancel ties upside-down 8-c stamp collecting stamp with MAIL EARLY / IN THE DAY selvedge franking #6 cover to Ohio, corner card of the commanding officer with large violet ship's cachet overlapping a bit, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.00 n

APR 25 1969 somewhat light USS SHANGRI-LA (CVA-38) machine cancel ties 10-c airmail stamp from booklet franking #6 airmail cover to New Mexico, backflap (included) has come loose, as is. $1.25 n

USS SHELIKOF. Wanted to buy--covers from this ship, so that we may restock. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros!

MAR 27 1949 clear USS SHELTON DD 790 hand cancel on 3-c Rough Riders stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.75 n

USS SHENANDOAH somewhat blurry hand cancel ties 3-c Washington & Lee University stamp franking #6 cover to West Virginia, generic but attractive military ships cachet at lower left corner, neatly addressed, never opened, brownish paper. $2.75 ne

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OCT 13 1973 USS SHENANDOAH (AD-26) clear handstamp on postal card to Ohio on the occasion of Navy Day (written on front side), bold ship's cachet in violet on the message side, neatly addressed. $2.00 n!

OCT 15 1972 clear USS MARVIN SHIELDS (D-1066) hand cancel on 8-c Sapporo Olympics stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, corner card of the commanding officer, never sealed. $1.75 no

USS SHIPLEY BAY (CVE-85). Wanted to buy--covers posted from this ship. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c


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NAVY SHIP COVERS--SI TO SY NAMES
Cachets & text in killer bars are always mentioned, if present.
Typically these covers have a return address
& one or more owner's or service provider's marks
on the back. Cancel color is black unless stated otherwise.
Alphabetization includes titles & first names if present.
For example, USS President Adams is filed under P, not A.
Another example: USS John Young is under J, not Y.
Other ships: A-M page N-R page SA-SH TA-TH TI-TY & U-Z page.

DEC 19 1949 mostly clear USS SIBONEY (CVE 112) cancel ties 3-c US postage stamp centenary stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, cachet in bluish-gray marks last day of postal service and 'ANOTHER SHIP / PLACED IN "MOTHBALLS"', neatly addressed, never sealed, light corner crease. $3.00 nc%

DEC 28 1950 clear USS SIBONEY hand cancel ties 3-c Supreme Court stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.25 nl%

Cover_Naval_Siboney1950Patriotic.jpg (380874 bytes)DEC 29 1950 somewhat light USS SIBONEY hand cancel ties 3-c Francis Scott Key stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, large 'FREEDOM CALLS' 2-color cachet shows propeller aircraft taking off from an aircraft carrier, yellowish paper, neatly addressed. never sealed. Cover sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 *

MAY 25 1949 clear USS SICILY (CVE 118) hand cancel ties 3-c Washington and Lee University stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.25 ne

JUN 5 1949 clear USS SICILY (CVE 118) hand cancel ties Washington & Lee University stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, neatly addressed, neatly opened. Top of dial just off the upper edge. $2.50 ne

OCT 9 1949 clear USS SICILY (CVE 118) hand cancels tie block of four 1 / 2-c Benjamin Franklin prexies franking #6 cover to North Carolina, slight yellowing of the paper with age, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.50 n

Cover_Naval_USSSIciliy5-1-50.jpg (218212 bytes)MAY 1 1950 bold USS SICILY (CVE 118) hand cancel ties 3-c Annapolis Tercentenary stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, large blue cachet 'WITH OUR ATLANTIC FLEET', neatly addressed, neatly opened. Sold but front still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 n^

APR 14 1949 clear USS SIERRA (AD 18) hand cancel on 3-c Gettysburg address stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, slight yellowing of the paper with age, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.75 nl

JAN 20 1953 somewhat light but complete USS SIERRA hand cancel ties 3-c Washington at Brooklyn stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, wrinkling & long bend along top edge suggests ironing, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.00 n

MAR 19 1953 clear USS SIERRA cancel ties 3-c Washington at Brooklyn stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, slight yellowing of the paper with age, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.25 n

USS SIERRA (AD-18) clear FEB 18 1967 hand cancel ties 5-c Naval Academy stamp franking #6 cover to Wisconsin, violet ship's cachet in violet a bit light, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.75 ne

USS SIERRA almost complete OCT 13 1973 hand cancel ties 8-c flag over White House stamp franking #6 cover, unaddressed, exceptionally attractive & large light blue cachet for Navy Day (done in conjunction with the USCS regional convention). $2.00 n

USS SILVERSTEIN. Wanted to buy--covers from this ship, so that we may restock. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros!

OCT 1 1973 doubled partial USS SIMON LAKE machine cancels on 3-c Liberty postal with uncancelled 6-c beautiful parks stamps franking card airmailed to Ohio, neatly addressed. $1.50 n(s)


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OCT 1 1973 mostly clear USS SIMON LAKE machine cancel on 6-c John Haifson patriot postal card to Ohio. $1.75 n(s)

SEP 3 1937 clear USS SIMPSON hand cancel on 3-c Washington franking #6 cover to Illinois, slight envelope glue show-through on back, neatly addressed, paper bends at 2 corners, never sealed. $3.25 n

OCT 27 1937 bold USS SIMPSON on NAVY / DAY hand cancel ties 3-c Constitution sesquicentennial stamp franking #6 cover to Illinois, generic blue ship cachet is attractive, slight browning of the paper with age, paper bends to top of back, neatly addressed, never sealed. $3.25 n

JAN 10 1940 light USS SIMPSON in EUROPEAN / WATERS hand cancel on 3-c Pony Express stamp franking #6 cover to Illinois, some envelope glue show-through on both sides, neatly addressed, never sealed. $3.25 nh

Cover_Naval_Sims_1976PortEverglades.jpg (249226 bytes)APR 24 1976 bold USS W. S. SIMS (FF-1059) hand cancel on 13-c flag over Independence Hall stamp with USE ZIP CODE selvedge franking #6 cover to Ohio, corner card of the Commanding Officer, their violet double-ring branch hand cancel well struck at lower left front, violet boxed PORT EVERGLADES at top center, neatly addressed. Attractive. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 nf

MAR 17 1948 mostly clear USS ERNEST G. SMALL (DD838) hand cancel ties vertical pair of 5-c airmail stamps on piece. $0.50 n(s)

USS SNOOK (SSS-279). Wanted to buy--mail from this submarine. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros. *c

USS SNOWDEN. Wanted to buy--mail from this ship, so that we may restock. Please offer us some, price in US dollars or Euros.

Cover_Naval_Somers1938NewYork.jpg (346340 bytes)APR 7 1938 mostly clear USS SOMERS at NAVY YARD / NEW YORK hand cancel ties 3-c Virgin Islands stamp franking #6 cover to Illinois, brown generic ship cachet, fancy blue border with anchors all around, slight browning of the paper with age, neatly addressed, never sealed. $3.75 nn

USS SOUTHERLAND (DD 743) clear JAN 20 1951 handstamp on California Centennial stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, neatly addressed, never opened. $2.50 nc*

Clear & complete FEB 12 1974 USS SPARTANBURG CTY (LST-1192) hand cancel on 8¢ Independence drummer stamp franking #6 cover posted aboard to Ohio, clear OPERATION / SPRING BOARD 74 struck in violet, USCS cachet in red on back, some of its red ink from another envelope shows on the front of this envelope, upper corner creased 3 times away from the stamp. We are used to seeing SPRINGBOARD without the space. The SPARTANBURG COUNTY was a Newport class tank-landing ship, now in the service of Malaysia. $2.50 pn(s) NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV

DEC 23 1972 clear USS SPERRY (AS-12) hand cancel ties 8-c Historic Preservation stamp (with MAIL EARLY IN THE DAY tab) franking #6 cover to Ohio, small black USS DRUM logo for cachet, removable address label provides address. $1.75 n

MAY 8 1974 clear USS SPERRY (AS-12) hand cancel ties 10-c Jefferson Memorial stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, violet double-ring branch cancel at lower left front corner, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.25 n%


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Cover_Naval_Spica1940.jpg (306285 bytes)MAR 5 1940 USS SPICA at BROOKLYN hand cancel ties 3-c Virgin Islands stamp franking #6 cover to Illinois, on occasion of its first day when recommissioned, large blue cachet with eagle design, slight yellowing of the paper with age, light envelope glue show-through both sides, neatly addressed, never sealed. $3.75 n

JUL 8 1970 clear USS SPRINGFIELD CLG-1 machine cancel ties 6-c flag over White House stamp franking #6 cover from a sailor to New Mexico (not philatelic), corner bend away from stamp. $1.75 n

USS SPROSTON clear JAN 5 1951 hand cancel on 3-c Minnesota Territorial Centennial stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina. FIRST DAY OF POSTAL SERVICE handstamp in lower left corner. $2.50 n

OCT 31 1975 bold USS SPRUANCE (DD 963) hand cancel ties 10-c Continental Navy stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, violet PORT EVERGLADES handstamp, blue-green ship's crest for cachet, very light Fort Lauderdale machine cancel overlaps the ship's cancel, small M6 routing mark on back, neatly addressed, never sealed. $1.50 n%

USS SPRUANCE (DD 963) bold MAY 5 1977 hand cancel ties 13-c July 4 1776 stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, violet PORT EVERGLADES handstamp, ochre ship's crest for cachet, light next-day Fort Lauderdale machine cancel overlaps the ship's cancel. small R3 & K8 routing marks on back, neatly addressed, never sealed. $1.50 n%

Cover_Naval_Stack11-39-100.jpg (289728 bytes)Clear NOV 20 1939 USS STACK hand cancel with FIRST DAY / COMMISSION in killer bars ties 3-c Virgin Islands stamp franking #6 cover to Illinois, decorative multiple-anchor border all around, well struck 2-color commissioning cachet notes dates for keel laying, launching, etc.; neatly addressed, never sealed, quite attractive. Event was at Norfolk Virginia. $4.50 nv

DEC 7 1939 clear USS STACK at PORTSMOUTH, / VA. hand cancel ties vertical pair of 1-1 / 2-c Martha Washington prexies franking #6 cover to Illinois, typed cachet, extensive but light wrinkling, neatly addressed, never sealed, as is. $2.50 nv

DEC 11 1939 doubled USS STACK at PORTSMOUTH / VA. hand cancel ties vertical pair of 1-1 / 2-c Martha Washington stamps to #6 cover to Illinois, light envelope glue show-through on both sides, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.75 n

Cover_Naval_Standley1974.jpg (237227 bytes)NOV 4 1974 mostly clear USS WILLIAM H. STANDLEY (DLB 32) hand cancel ties 10-c rural America stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, large violet ship's cachet is almost complete, neatly addressed, never sealed. $1.75 n

APR 30 1973 clear USS STEIN (DE-1065) hand cancel ties 8-c flag over White House stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, large black ship's cachet is light in a couple of spots, never sealed. $2.00 n

Clear USS STEINAKER (DD 863) hand cancel on penalty notice on  brown #10 Navy Department official business front, addressed to Bureau of Supplies and Accounts in DC, 2 vertical creases, wrinkling at left edge, cut to approximately #10 size, as is. $1.00 nu(o)

USS STEINAKER (DD 863) clear DEC 17 1951 hand cancel on 3-c California stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.50 n%


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OCT 10 1974 clear USS STERETT (DLG-31) hand cancel on 10-c rural America winter wheat stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, on occasion of Navy Day (large red cachet in words), corner bend at upper left front, neatly addressed, never sealed. $1.75 n

USS STERETT almost complete NOV 1 1973 hand cancel ties 8-c Independence rider stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, neatly addressed, partial USPS machine cancel on back, never sealed. $1.75 n

Wanted to buy--covers posted from the USS STERN (DE187). Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

Somewhat light SEP 30 1949 USS STICKELL DD888 hand cancel ties 3-d Washington & Lee University stamp franking #6 envelope to North Carolina, neatly addressed, small spot of light toning just above the address. $2.00 ne

Bold MAY 31 1972 USS STICKELL (DD-888) hand cancel ties 8-c flag over White House stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, well-struck cachet reads 'LAST DAY POSTAL SERVICE / ... /  NORFOLK BASED DESTROYER / LESLIE DAVIS PC3 - POSTAL CLERK', penciled address, never sealed. $2.00 n

Wanted to buy--covers posted from the USS STRAUSS (DE408). Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

Cover_Naval_Stribling1947Roosevelt.jpg (333256 bytes)JAN 30 1947 clear USS STRIBLING (DD 867) hand cancel ties 3-c Ordnance of 1787 stamp franking #6 cover to Michigan, large black cachet memorializing the death of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, slight browning of the paper with age, neatly addressed, never sealed. $3.25 n^

Clear NOV 27 1951 USS STOCKHAM hand cancel ties 2-c Adams prexy franking #6 cover to North Carolina, light toning in front cachet area, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.25 n NEW / NOUVEAU / NEU

Clear DEC 5 1951 USS STOCKHAM hand cancel ties 3-c California centennial stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, light paper bends in the address area, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.25 nc

Clear NOV 5 1952 USS STOCKHAM hand cancel on 2-c Washington postal card to California. This was DD 683 as penciled on back, neatly addressed. $2.00 nu(p)

Mostly clear MAY 12 1951 USS STODDARD hand cancel ties 2-c Adams prexy franking #6 cover to North Carolina, small bends at 3 corners suggest ironing, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.25 n

Bold NOV 20 1953 USS STODDARD hand cancel ties 2-c Adams prexy franking #6 cover to Connecticut, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.25 n

Cover_Naval_USSStormes1949-200small.jpg Navy covers available from Judnick.comAlmost complete (2 partial letters in MAY) MAY 8 1949 USS STORMES hand cancel ties a pair of Martha Washington prexies franking #6 cover to New York, large DESTROYER SQUADRON 2 / DesDiv 22 cachet with mermaids in black, ship's double-ring violet cancel is well struck on back, advertising insert stuck to backflap inside. $3.50 n(s)-m NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV

Clear NOV 10 1950 USS STORMES hand cancel ties 3-c poultry industry stamp franking #6 envelope to North Carolina, crinkling near left front edge suggests ironing, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.25 n

Clear FEB 25 1953 USS STORMES hand cancel ties 30c Washington at Brooklyn stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.50 n

USS STRIBLING (DD-867) clear JUL 11 1975 hand cancel on 10-c Peace on Earth dove stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, neatly addressed, never sealed, small V5 routing mark on back. $1.75 n

Somewhat light violet MAY 25 1952 USS STRICKLAND cancel ties 2-c Adams prexy franking #6 cover to North Carolina, small bends at 2 corners & along top edge, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.00 n


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Cover_Naval_USSStringham_1913_small.JPG (4045 bytes)USS STRINGHAM. "Back fire" sepia-tone showing 2 couples kissing in an old automobile, mailed 1913 TO the USS Stringham c / o Postmaster New York City & forwarded to Annapolis Maryland, lightly toned back, corner crease, clear cancel ink on front shows the ultimate arrival. $10.00 ^

USS STRIVE. Clear NEW YORK, N. Y. / U.S.S. STRIVE BR. hand cancel in violet on 1-c Jefferson postal card to Pennsylvania, blue & oragne & white seal 'Join the / OFFENSIVE / GET INTO ACTION WITH THE NAVY' at lower left front, printed advertising on back for a private sale of spring & summer dresses at Henry C. Lytton & Sons in Evanston, lightly toned front. Go figure! $4.00 n

Clear USS STRONG (DD758) hand cancel ties 3-c Annapolis stamp franking #6 envelope to North Carolina, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.75 n%

Cover_Naval_USSSturtevantAtRI1934.jpg (231795 bytes)USS STURTEVANT at NEWPORT R.I. clear violet SEPT 10 34 hand cancel ties 3-c Maryland Tercentenary stamp franking #6 cover to Maryland, exceptionally attractive red & black cachet for the silver jubilee & regatta of the Maryland Yacht Club (held August 10-12 1934), never sealed. $4.00 nrm

Cover_Naval_SturtevantMay1935-100.jpg (346141 bytes)Clear violet MAY 30 1935 USS STURTEVANT hand cancel with MEMORIAL DAY / NORFOLK VA in killer bars ties 6-c winged globe airmail stamp franking #6 airmail cover to Illinois, beautiful Memorial Day /  Confederate--National. / May 30, 1935 cachet with eagle and US flag within, neatly addressed, never sealed. $4.50 nv

Clear AUG 25 1937 USS STURTEVANT at SAN DIEGO / CALIF. ties Ordnance of 1787 stamp franking #6 cover to Illinois, blue multiple anchor border all around, neatly addressed, small crease & wear at one corner. $3.50 nc

Clear NOV 20 1937 USS STURTEVANT LAST DAY IN COMMISSION cancel ties 1¢ & 2¢ stamps franking cacheted #6 cover to Illinois, neatly addressed, a little envelope glue show-through on back. The decommissioning took place at San Diego California. $4.00 n(s)c NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV

Somewhat light JAN 1 1947 U.S.S. SUISON (AVP-53) hand cancel ties 3¢ Tennessee statehood stamp franking #6 cover to Michigan, HAPPY NEW YEAR cachet well struck, neatly addressed, never sealed. This small seaplane tender earned two battle stars for service in the Korean war. $4.00 n(s)k NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV

Cover_Naval_SumterAndBritishLyness.jpg (183676 bytes)"APR 21 1975 bold USS SUMTER (LST-1181) hand cancel ties 10-c Jefferson Memorial stamp (with Paying bills? corner tab) franking #6 cover to Ohio, on occasion of the welcoming of British naval ships participating in 'Operation Springboard' (red-orange cachet), boxed violet cachet of the Purser of the RFA Lyness, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.75 ng^

Clear JUL 16 1975 USS SUMTER (LST-1181) hand cancel of 10-c peace on earth stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, a little wrinkling at upper left front, neatly addressed, never sealed, small A9 & V6 routing marks on back. $1.74 n

Clear DEC 10 1973 USS SUMTER (LST-1181) hand cancel ties 8-c postal workers stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, well-struck cachet reads 'WELCOME HOME / ... / ARRIVAL DELAYED BY / ARAB -- ISRAELI WAR', neatly addressed, never sealed, backstamped clearly on back at Plain City Ohio. $2.50 n NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV

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Somewhat light MAY 6 1974 USS FULTON (AS 11) hand cancel ties 10-c Jefferson Memorial stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, corner card of the Commanding Officer on the USS SUNBIRD (ASR-15) at FPO New York 09501, neatly addressed, never sealed, long crease affects back paper only. $1.25 n(f)n(s)

Clear large black USS SUNFISH (SSN 649) cachet on #6 cover from Portsmouth Virginia (clear machine cancel) franked by 8-c Puerto Rico stamp, address label removed without a trace, never sealed. $2.75 n(s)

APR 2 1973 partial USS SURIBACHI (AE-21) hand cancel on 8-c Independence printing press stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, ship corner card by handstamp, neatly addressed, never sealed. $1.75 n

Partial NOV 14 1973 USS SURIBACHI (AE-21) hand cancel ties 8-c spirit of independence horseman stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, clear handstamp in corner card area indicated FPO New York City, many speckles of cancel ink on the back. $1.25 nh

Clear JUN 13 1977 USS SURIBACHI (AE-21) hand cancel on 9-c Rodney patriot postal card to APO San Francisco 96301, clear violet ships cachet, corner crease just missed indicia, small spots of light toning on back. $2.00 npu(p)

USS SYLVANIA (AFS-2) clear DEC 17 1973 hand cancel ties 8-c Lyndon B. Johnson stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, neatly addressed, never sealed. $1.75 n


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NAVY POSTAL HISTORY--TA TO TH SHIP NAMES
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Typically these covers have a return address
& one or more owner's or service provider's marks
on the back. Cancel color is black unless stated otherwise.
Alphabetization includes titles & first names if present.
For example, USS President Adams is filed under P, not A.
Another example: USS John Young is under J, not Y.
Other ships: A-M page N-R page SA-SH SI-SY TI-TY & U-Z page.

USS TACONIC (AGC-17) 10 / 27 / 46 on Navy commemorative, small Navy Day cachet, during her first duties with the Atlantic Force. Tops of USS lettering in dial go off the top of the envelope. $4.00 (n)-%

USS TACONIC (AGC-17) well-struck specimens of 2 different on back of government postal, 6 / 9 / 62, before her patrol off the Haitian coast. $3.00 (n)%

USS TALBOT (DEG-4) launching 1 / 6 / 66, Bath Maine cancel, cacheted. First operations were off the Virginia Capes. $4.00

USS TALBOT (DEG-4) somewhat faint 8 / 25 / 73, during her overhaul at the Boston Naval Shipyard, Independence commemorative, commanding officer's corner card. $3.00

USS TALBOT COUNTY (LST-1153) 1 / 8 / 67 on Paderewski commemorative. Small spots on front. $3.25

USS TALLADEGA (APA-208) 1 / 23 / 52 $3.75

USS TALLADEGA (APA-208) 1 / 23 / 62 on Remington commemorative $3.25

USS TARBELL (DD-142) at Navy Yard, Philadelphia 10 / 15 / 36 on Anthony commemorative, The second decommissioning of this former Asiatic Station vessel. $5.00 (n)%

USS TARBELL (DD-142) at Navy Yard, Philadelphia 1 / 11 / 37 on Susan B. Anthony commemorative franking #6 cover to Illinois. 1 / 3-inch tear into right margin that closes fairly well, stamp not tied but obviously belongs, The second decommissioning of this former Asiatic Station vessel. $3.50 np*

Cover_Naval_Tarbel1937Pennsylvania_small.jpg (4815 bytes)USS TARBELL (DD-142) at Navy Yard, Philadelphia 1 / 15 / 37 on Susan B. Anthony commemorative franking #6 cover to Illinois. a little wrinkling at one bottom corner, The second decommissioning of this former Asiatic Station vessel. $5.00 np%

USS TARBELL (DD-142) bold 12 / 26 / 39 cancel on pair of 1-1 / 2-c Martha Washington stamps franking #6 cover to Illinois, toned back, neatly addressed. During the two years she served on the Neutrality Patrol. $5.00 n%

USS TARBELL (DD-142) 7 / 18 / 40 on 1-1 / 2 cent prexy, during the two years she served on the Neutrality Patrol. $4.50 (n)%

USS TATTNALL at Poughkeepsie New York 6 / 26 / 38 $5.00

Cover_Naval_Tautog1940Connecticut.jpg (156774 bytes)USS TAUTOG. Clear JAN 27 1940 Groton Connecticut machine cancel on 3-c Sherman / Grant /  Sheridan stamp franking cacheted launch cover to Illinois. Launching was at the Electric Boat Company there. Cover sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 nc

Cover_Naval_Tautog1940Georgia.jpg (195821 bytes)USS TAUTOG at SAVANNAH GA clear OCT 27 1940 cancel on 3-c Sherman / Grant / Sheridan stamp, well struck Navy Day 1940 cachet in purple, neatly addressed. Cover sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg (195,821 bytes) or .tif format. $1.50 ng


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USS TAUTOG (SSN639) at HONOLULU HI SUBMARINE BASE. Almost complete FEB 27 1973 hand cancel on two 6-c wildlife conservation stamps franking #6 cover airmailed to Ohio, small black ship's cachet under Commanding Officer's corner card. $2.00 nh%

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Cover_Naval_Tawakoni1946-200.JPG (1024338 bytes)USS TAWAKONI (ATF-114) 10 / 27 / 46 US Navy cancel, blue cover, two-color cachet (attractive patriotic eagle & shield & sailor). Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 np

USS TAYLOR clear 9 / 23 / 38 cancel with LAST DAY IN /  COMMISSION in killer bars ties 3-c Washington franking #6 cover to Illinois, large 2-color last day post office cachet, small corner crease, envelope glue show-through on back. $4.50 n!

Cover_Naval_Taylor09-23-38.jpg (356141 bytes)USS TAYLOR clear 9 / 23 / 38 cancel on 3-c Charlotte Amalie, 2-color LAST DAY CANCELLATION / DD-94 /  DECOMMISSIONED /  NAVY YARD /  PHILADELPHIA, PA. cachet within blue border with anchors. Cover sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg (356,141 bytes) or .tif format. $1.50 np

USS TEAL at Seattle Washington 9 / 9 / 38 (2 available), $5.25 each

USS TELFAIR (APA210) clear MAR 10 1955 hand cancel on 6-c airmail stamp (from booklet) franking #6 airmail cover to California, top just a little ragged from opening, envelope glue show-through on back. $2.50 n

USSTennessee_Jan21'09ShipCancel-120.jpg (360293 bytes)USS TENNESSEE. Message written Jan. 20 '09 at Coquimbo Chile, gorgeous USS Tennessee cancel next day. Postcard sold recently. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original postcard area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.75 cn

USSTennessee_March7'09Back.jpg (386918 bytes)USS TENNESSEE. Mar. 7 '09 at Punta Arenas Costa Rica, USS Tennessee cancel. "This is only a small place of some 2000 people but is connected with Cartago by R.R. Will only remain here about 4 days and then for Magdelina Bay Mexico.The Gov. has just come aboard. The American Consul came this morning." Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original postcard area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.75 n


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USSTennessee_Apr7'09CancelOnShip-120.jpg (381367 bytes)USS TENNESSEE. Postcard with message dated April 6 1909 at Magdalena Bay México, with partial USS Tennessee cancel next day. "Leave here about the 15th to escort the Jap fleet to Seattle in time for the opening May 30." (Referring to the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition.) Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original postcard area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.75 nm

USSTennessee_Apr25-09-120.jpg (340536 bytes)USS TENNESSEE. Apr. 25 '09 at Oakland California, fine USS Tennessee cancel. "Heard Patrick Conway's Band at Idora park in Oakland last night." Postcard sold recently. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original postcard area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.75 cn

USSTennessee_4-28-09StampSide-120.JPG (357970 bytes)USS TENNESSEE. Postcard message dated Apr. 25 '09 at San Francisco California, complete USS Tennessee cancel on 28th. Postcard sold recently. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original postcard area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.75 n

USS TEXAS (CGN-39) launching cachet, bold 8 / 9 / 75 USS DENEBOLA (AF-56) cancel. First stationed off Cuba. $4.00 !

USS THEODORE E. CHANDLER (DD 717) clear JUNE 12 1973 cancel on 8-c spirit of independence stamp. $1.75 n

USS THEODORE E. CHANDLER fairly clear APR 12 1973 cancel on 8-c printing press stamp. $1.75 n

AUG 21 1940 clear violet USS THOMAS REGISTERED hand cancel on postcard-size card that was addressed but not mailed. The ship was DD-182. $2.00 n

Cover_Naval_Thrush17MAR'37.jpg (389750 bytes)USS THRUSH clear MAR 17 1937 cancel with SAN DIEGO / CALIFORNIA in killer bars on two Jones / Barry 1-c stamps franking #6 cover to Illinois. John Paul Jones cachet in brown, St. Patrick's Day handstamp in green below, decorative blue anchor border, slight browning of the paper with age, neatly addressed. Sold but still available for philatelic study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 nc


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NAVY POSTAL HISTORY--TI TO TY SHIP NAMES
Cachets & text in killer bars are always mentioned, if present.
Typically these covers have a return address
& one or more owner's or service provider's marks
on the back. Cancel color is black unless stated otherwise.
Alphabetization includes titles & first names if present.
For example, USS President Adams is filed under P, not A.
Another example: USS John Young is under J, not Y.
Other ships: A-M page N-R page SA-SH SI-SY TA-TH & U-Z page.

USS TICONDEROGA from First Division Fleet PO, 2 / 8 / 45 US Navy cancel, faint Naval Censor marking $4.75

USS TILLMAN 5 / 30 / 32 blue cancel with text in bars indistinct, United Stamp Societies cachet with Washington logo, heavy wax-colored stain, as is $3.00

Cover_CubaUSShips_1933Tillman-100.jpg (295679 bytes)Clear USS TILLMAN OCT 23 1933 cancel with GUANTANAMO / BAY CUBA in killer bars ties 2-c Washington franking #6 cover with violet cachet welcoming US ships in Cuban Waters, address erased successfully (hard to do!), tiny corner bend, slight browning of paper. Ship DD135 was probably conducting battle practices & drills for training purposes. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 cn

Bold USS TOLOVANA (AO 63) cancel on 4-c SEATO stamp franking #6 cover to Michigan, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.25 n

USS TOPEKA (CL-67) happy new year cachet, 1 / 1 / 47 cancel during her overhaul before patrolling the north China coast. Earned 5 battle stars during WWII and Vietnam. $4.50

Clear USS TORTUGA MAR 6 1953 cancel ties 3-c Jefferson prexy franking #6 cover to Maryland, neatly addressed, envelope paper starting to brown with age. LSD 26. $2.50 n

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Clear USS TRACY MAY 1932 cancel on 2-c Washington bicentenary stamp franking #6 cover to Michigan, toned noticeably on both sides, front toning consists of 4 reddish spots near the top of the dial position fo the cancel, as is. $2.25 n

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USS
TRACY at San Diego California 2 / 12 / 37, Lincoln cachet Cover sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 (ncl)+

USS TRAVERSE COUNTY (LST 1150) well-struck 2 / 16 / 67 on Appomattox commemorative franking #6 envelope to Maryland, neatly addressed, small corner crease. $2.25 n

Clear blue-green USS TRENTON DEC 25 1937 with U. S. A. in killer bars ties 3-c Constitution stamp franking #6 cover to Illinois, well-struck Navy blue generic ship cachet, neatly addressed, never sealed, envelope paper browning evenly with age. Attractive. $4.00 nl

Cover_Naval_Trenton04-04-38.jpg (267522 bytes)USS TRENTON. APR 4 1938 clear PEARL HARBOR / T.H. in killer bars ties 3-c Susan B. Anthony stamp franking #6 cover to Illinois, attractive two-color ALOHA / U.S. FLEET // MANEUVERING IN / HAWAIIAN WATERS cachet, slight envelope glue show-through both sides. $4.75 nh*

USS TRENTON (LPD-14) 9 / 12 / 73 on Independence commemorative, bold violet cachet, $3.75


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Light USS TRENTON (LPD-14) 9 / 18 / 75 cancel on 10-c Expo'74 stamp franking #6 envelope to Ohio, also well struck Brooklyn NY machine cancel the same day, "welcome to NY... undergoing general overhaul at the former bklyn navy yard" text cachet, neatly addressed, never sealed, $3.00 n

USS TREPANG (SSN-674) 10 / 25 / 72 Groton CT cancel, cachet & commanding officer's corner card, 09501 zip. Patrolled the polar icecap & later participated in special projects for CNO. $3.75 %

USS TREVER 2 / 4 / 38 two-line marking, autographed $4.75

USS TREVER clear 3 / 12 / 38 REGISTERED hand cancel on Constitution commemorative, generic cachet, brownish paper, $4.75 (n)-

USS TREVER at San Diego California 9 / 25 / 38, attractive $5.25

USS TREVER 6 / 13 / 39 on prexy pair $4.50

TRIESTE. Wanted to buy--covers from or pertaining to this ship. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV

TRIESTE II. Wanted to buy--covers from or pertaining to this ship. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

USS TRIGGER (SS-237). Wanted to buy--mail from this submarine. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars. *c

USS TRIGGER (SS-564) cacheted, address label removed, 1 / 3 / 69 Charleston South Carolina cancel, during the lengthening of her hull to accommodate more sonar eaquipment. Transferred to the Goverment of Italy in 1973. $3.75

USS TRINITY at San Diego California 6 / 29 / 39, prexy pair, $5.00

3 FEB 1946 almost complete cancel on 2-c Decatur-MacDonough stamp franking #6 envelope to San Diego. In pencil: '1st day this cancel' is crossed off in corner card area & 'day late' is written below the stamp. Neatly addressed, no cachet, never sealed, envelope glue show-through starting on the back (insert suggested). $2.50 n(s)

3 FEB 1946 almost complete cancel on 3-c Coast Guard stamp franking #6 envelope to Philadelphia. In pencil: '1st day this cancel' is crossed off in lower left front area & 'day late' is written below in the same area. Addressed neatly, a short crease to one of the back seams, never sealed. UNITED STATES NAVY above anchor as small cachet. $2.75 n(s) NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV

USS TRIPOLI (LPH-10) 9 / 15 / 72 cancel on 8-c San Juan Puerto Rico stamp franking #6 envelope with 96601 zip code return address, address label removed without a trace, $3.25 n

USS TRIPOLI (LPH-10) 7 / 25 / 73 cancel ties Truman commemorative franking #6 envelope with 96601 zip code in return address. $3.25 n

USS TRIPPE (DD-403) commissioning cachet in gold, toning on back. Her early service was in the Caribbean portion of the Neutrality Patrol. $5.50

Bold USS TRIPPE (DE-1075) MAR 29 1974 cancel on 10-c Liberty Bell #6 postal stationery to Ohio, large multicolor flag cachet in honor of Vietnam Veterans Day the same day, small corner crease misses everything, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.75 nu(p)

USS TRITON (SS N-586). Clear AUG 26 1968 Groton Ct. US SUBMARINE BASE CENTENNIAL cancel ties 6-c Ft. McHenry flag stamp franking #6 cover to a well-erased address, large violet ship cachet notes the Triton was launched there 1968. $2.75 nc

USS TROUT. Wanted to buy--covers from that WWII ship. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

Mostly clear USS TRUCKEE (AO-117) cancel on 2-c National Seashore stamp & pair of 3-c Indian centennial stamps franking #6 envelope to Ohio, mostly clear violet ship's double-ring NYC cancel serves as cachet, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.00 n

USS TRUETT (DE-1095). Wanted to buy--covers mailed from there, so that we may restock. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros!

Mostly clear USS TRUXTON MAY 27 1938 cancel ties 3-c Connecticut stamp franking #6 envelope to Illinois, generic brown ship cachet well sturck, neatly addressed, never sealed. $3.50 n NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV


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Clear USS TRUXTUN (DLG(N)35) JAN 17 1973 cancel ties 2-c parks & pair of 3-c US-Canada friendship stamps franking #6 envelope to Ohio, violet ship's double-ring NY cancel serves as cachet, well struck fancy ship's cachet as well, one corner doubly creased (both small). $2.00 n

Clear USS TRUXTUN (DLG(N)35) SEP 11 1973 cancel ties 8-c Bicentennial horseman stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, crisply stuck violet ship's cachet, neatly addressed. never sealed. $2.25 nh

Clear APR 12 1937 USS TUCKER hand cancel with HAVANA / CUBA in the killer bars ties 1-1/2-c Harding stamp franking #6 envelope to Wisconsin, lower left front corner creased, envelope glue shows through the back & is starting on the front. $5.00 cn

Cover_Naval_Tucker1937Caklifornia.jpg (155620 bytes)USS TUCKER at SAN DIEGO /  CALIFORNIA, clear 12 / 25 / 37 cancel, generic cachet, neatly addressed. Cover sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50

Cover_Naval_Tucumcari1972-200_small.JPG Naval cover available from Judnick.comClear 23 AUG 1972 machine cancel with REMEMBERING OUR / POW - MIA SACRIFICE / FOR FREEDOM slogan ties 11-c National Parks airmail stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, large well-struck violet cachet for the Patrol Gunboat Hydrofoil TUCUMCARI (PGH-2), corner card of its Officer in Charge at FPO 09501. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 n(t)m

Bold USS TUETT (DE-1095) JUL 10 1974 ties 10-c Gainsborough letter-writing stamp franking #6 envelope to OH, violet ship's double-ring NYC cancel also stuck boldly on front, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.25 np

USS TULARE (LKA-112). Wanted to buy--covers mailed from there, so that we may restock. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros!

USS TULLIBEE (SSN597) 2 / 26 / 73 Portsmouth NH naval slogan cancel on flag stamp, somewhat faint cachet $3.75

Cover_Naval_Tulsa1936-200_small.JPG US Navy cover available from LotsOfCovers.comClear & almost complete (top of dial just off envelope) U. S. S. TULSA JAN 5 1936 hand cancel with SOUTH CHINA / PATROL in killer bars ties 1-1/2-c Harding stamp franking #6 cover to Holyoke Massachusetts, well-struck violet Buddha & dragon handstamp in upper left front, well-struck rickshaw handstamp in lower front center, quality paper with no envelope glue show-through, light toning near the left front edge. At the time, this Asheville-class gunboat was under direct operational control of CINCAF (Commander in Chief, Asiatic Fleet) sending observations from the South China Coast. She was the recipient of the Yangtze Service Medal & the China Service Medal, among other distinctions. Sold but front side still available for artistic study & reference as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 cn

USS TUNA. Wanted to buy--covers from that WWII ship. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

Cover_Naval_Tunny1966-200_small.JPG Navy ship cover available from LotsOfCovers.comUSS TUNNY (SS-282) at Submarine Base, Honolulu Hawaii (clear AUG 9 1966) cancel ties 5-c Kennedy stamp, fish & ship cachet in black, commanding officer corner card, never sealed, unaddressed. $4.25 n(t)h


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USS TURNER JOY (DD-951) 9 / 6 / 74 on Kentucky settlement commemorative, cacheted $3.50

"Visit / USS / TURNER JOY / (DD-951)" advertising brochure the size of a #10 envelope, picturing the ship, its location & other visiting information. $1.00 n-m

Cover_Naval_Turtle1974-200_small.JPG Naval cover available from Judnick.comSomewhat light FEB 15 1974 VALLEJO CA machine cancel ties 8-c Olympic sledding stamp franking #6 envelope to Ohio, crisp black cachet for the DSV-3 TURTLE & corner card of its Officer in Charge, neatly addressed, never sealed. $3.00 n(t)oc

TURTLE (DSV-4). Wanted to buy--covers from or pertaining to this ship. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

Cover_Naval_Tuscaloosa6MAR'37.jpg (328526 bytes)USS TUSCALOOSA 6 MAR 1937 bold cancel ties 3-c Susan B. Anthony stamp franking # 6 cover to Illinois, two-color generic cachet with anchors border, slight browning of the paper, neatly addressed. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 nw

Cover_China-TutuilaAtNanking-100.jpg (304833 bytes)Partial USS TUTUILA / 1936 / MAY 6 / A.M. with CHINA / NANKING in killer bars ties 2-c Red Cross stamp franking #6 cover to Massachusetts, large light violet cachet of the John Paul Jones Chapter of the USCS, toned lower right front corner. Cover sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 cnr

Wanted to buy--covers posted on the USS TWIGGS, so that we may restock. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros!


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