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NAVAL COVERS & US NAVY POSTAL HISTORY
(U - Z SHIP NAMES)

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NAVAL POSTAL HISTORY & US NAVY COVERS
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& the extensive offering of covers from US ships
in Cuban waters, filed under Cuba covers.

US NAVAL COVERS--U 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 Navy ships: A-M page N-R page S-T page, V, W-X & Y-Z.

USS UHLMANN 3 / 24 / 53 on Brooklyn commemorative. $3,50

USS UHLMANN philatelic NYC branch three times $2.75

USS UMPQUA (AT-25) at Charleston South Carolina, bold strike 12 / 20 / 39 $5.00

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USS
UMPQUA (AT-25) at Pensacola Florida July 4 1937, autographed by mail clerk, extraordinarily attractive $7.50 (nf)+

Cover_Naval_Furse1970-200_small.jpg Navy cover available from Judnick.comClear FEB 1 1970 USS FURSE (DD-882) hand cancel ties 6-c Harnett painting stamp franking #6 cover to Pennsylvania, large rusty-red cachet & corner card of the USS UMPQUA (ATA 209) at Norfolk, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.50 n(f)n(u)vp

USS UNION (AKA-106) front from #10 cover, official business, 3 / 22 / ?? $1.75

USS UNION (AKA-106) multicolor patriotic cachet, 4 / 22 / 4? on firemen commemorative. $4.75

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USS
UNION clear 2 / 12 / 52 hand cancel on 3-c Red Cross stamp, generic ships cachet, slight browning of the paper with age, paper bend along one short edge. $4.25 (nr)

USS UNION 4 / 13 / 52 $3.75

USS UNION 4 / 13 / 52 on Indiana commemorative. $3.75

USS UPSHUR (T-AP 198). Wanted to buy. Covers from that ship. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c!

Cover_Naval_FortSnelling_Apr1970-200_small.JPGClear 13 APR 1970 USS FORT SNELLING (LSD-30) hand cancel on 6-c Daniel Webster stamp with bottom tab franking #6 cover to Texas, black USS UTINA (ATF-163) return address, fancy well-struck cachet for the fleet tug UTINA at Norfolk Virginia, never sealed. $2.75 n(f)n(u)v

Clear 13 APR 1970 USS FORT SNELLING (LSD-30) hand cancel on 6-c Herman Melville postal stationery sent to Pennsylvania, black USS UTINA (ATF-163) return address, fancy well-struck cachet for the fleet tug UTINA at Norfolk, never sealed. $2.75 n(f)n(u)

USS UVALDE (AKA-88) 1 / 6 / 47 ship name in killer bars, doubled strike but rare $5.00

USS UVALDE (AKA-88) 8 / 11 / 51 bent corners $3.00

USS UVALDE (AKA-88) bold strike 6 / 26 / 51 $4.00

USS UVALDE (AKA-88) violet cachet, Oakland California cancel over it, $4.25


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US NAVY COVERS--V 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 Navy ships: A-M page N-R page S-T page U W-X & Y-Z.

USS VALCOUR (AGF-1) 6 / 8 / ?? year missing, on card $2.00

USS VALCOUR (AGF-1) 6 / 8 / ?? year omitted on Transpo stationery $3.25

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USS
VALDEZ (DE-1096 later FF-1096) two different JUN 30 1975 cancels, well struck cachet, attractive. Served with the Middle East Force off Djibouti, Abu Dhabi & Kuwait. $4.25

USS VALIANT (WMEC-621) Coast Guard cutter cachet 4 / 15 / 74 $3.75

USS VALLEJO, MARIANO G. (SSBN-658) cacheted 3 / 2 / 73 $3.75

USS VALLEY FORGE (CV-45) Bold cancel 5 / 16 / 49 $4.25 %

USS VALLEY FORGE (CV-45) on teacher's commemorative 7 / 24 / 57 $3.75

USS VALLEY FORGE (CV-45) One corner missing 11 / 6 / 50 $3.50

USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-6) 12 / 16 / 67 from FPO San Francisco 96601, front only of #10 cover sent "POSTAGE AND FEES PAID / NAVY DEPARTMENT" by the Commanding Officer to the Chief of Naval Personnel in Washington DC. $2.00 n(v)%

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USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8) 7 / 4 / 66 multicolor Independence Day cachet. Cover sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg (143m412 bytes) or .tif format.
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USS VALLEY FORGE (LPH-8). Wanted to buy--other covers from this ship that we do not already list. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

USS VAMMEN (DE 644) two different cancels 9 / 3 / 57, cacheted $4.25

USS VAMMEN (DE-644) two different cancels 9 / 23 / 52, during her West Coast reactivation service during the Korean War. $4.25

USS VAN VOORHIS (DE 1028). Wanted to buy--covers from that ship, so that we may restock. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

Wanted to buy--covers from USS VANCE & USCGC VANCE (DE387, DER387, and WDE 487). Please offer us some, priced in US dollars. *c

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USS
VANCOUVER (LPD-2) 11 / 11 / 75 two different cancels & violet cachet  Franking is the 10-c Apollo-Soyuz stamp. $4.00 ns

USS VANCOUVER (LPD-2) 8 / 12 / 68 attractive red embossed seal & 3 newspaper clippings $4.50


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USS VANCOUVER (LPD-2) 8 / 19 / 74 Labor Day $3.50

USS VANCOUVER (LPD-2) 8 / 6 / 73 on Truman commemorative $3.00

USS VANVALKENBURGH First day mistake (3 / 8 / 51 instead of 5 / 8 / 51) $4.50

USS VEGA (AF-59) 1 / 16 / 75 Two different cancels & violet cachet, bent corner, tennis stationery $3.75

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USS
VEGA (AF-59) 2 / 29 / 72 two different cancels & violet cachet $4.00

USS VEGA (AF-59 or AK-17) 3 / 26 / 73, violet cachet $3.25

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USS VEGA (AF-59) clear & complete hand cancel on 6-cent postal card addressed neatly to Ohio, small internal crease in the top border, large violet ship's cachet on front is quite attractive, back is blank. $2.25 n(v)u(p)

USS VERMILION (LKA-107) 1 / 19 / 51 $3.50 (n)

USS VERMILION (AKA-107) 3 / 30 / 68 Navy Department business, #10 front only $2.00

USS VERMILION (LKA-107) 6 / 16 / 65 $3.25 (n)

USS VERMILION (LKA-107) two different cancels 2 / 20 / 69 $3.75 (n)

USS VERMILION (LKA-107). Wanted to buy--covers from 1948 to 1949. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

   
USS VERMONT (BB-20). "532.  City Square, Charlestown, Mass. / COPYRIGHT 1905 BY METROPOLITAN NEWS CO., BOSTON" postcard with undivided back mailed MAY 27 1907? from the U. S. S. VERMONT (nice strike but last digit in year not clear) to addressee in West Philadelphia, small upper corner crease, long vertical internal in the front caption area, small bottom corner crease, back toning light but uneven. The battleship was in service with the Atlantic Fleet starting March 1907. $10.00 m(c)-n(v)
NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV

   
U. S. S. VERMONT (BB-20). "276  BREST. -- La Jetée au Jour de Tempête" showing a lighthouse beset by storm waves; carte postale with unevenly divided back, mailed DEC ?? 1910 aboard the USS Vermont to Mrs. Mary Lause in Delphos Ohio, upper corner crease, minor corner rounding, noticeable wear to the upper edge, back toned unevenly. The battleship made trips to Europe in 1910 & 1913, but the stamp & back style break the tie. $9.00 f(b)l-n(v) NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV

USS VESOLE (DD / DDR-878) 10 / 22 / 73 Defense Hemisferica & destroyerman's mail cachets $4.00

USS VESOLE (DD / DDR-878) 3 / 7 / ?? No year, destroyerman's mail, commanding officer's corner card $3.50

USS VESOLE (DD?DDR-878) 6 / 14 / 74 Flag day multicolor cachet, during 11 months duty off Charleston. $3.50

USS VESOLE (DD / DDR-878) 8x11 photostat of photo, framing suggested, $3.00

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USS
VESOLE (DD / DDR-878) bold Navy Day cachet 10 / 27 / 48 cancel during its overhaul at the Boston Naval Shipyard, brownish paper. $4.50 (nm)

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USS VESTAL (Fleet Repair Ship) 7 / 26 / 37 $5.00 n*

USS VESTAL at San Pedro California 5 / 5 / 38 $5.00 n*

USS VESTAL at SAN PEDRO / CALIF., bold cancel 2 / 22 / 38 $5.25 n*

Cover_Naval_Vestal1938California.jpg (178856 bytes)USS VESTAL at SAN PEDRO CALIFORNIA, clear 9 / 10 / 38 cancel on vertical pair of 1-1 / 2-c Martha Washington Stamps, neatly addressed, decorative ship & anchors border. Cover sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 *


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USS VESUVIUS (?E-15) cacheted, 10 / 12 / 71 $3.50

USS VIGIL (AGR-121). Wanted to buy--mailed items from this ship, expecially in 1962. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars. *c

USS VIREO (MSC-205) at Mare Island California, 7 / 11 / 37 $5.25

USS VIREO (MSC-205) at San Pedro California, 2 / 21 / 38 $5.25

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USS VIREO (MSC-205) at San Pedro California, 9 / 11 / 38 Cover sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg (195,038 bytes) or .tif format. $1.50

USS VIREO (MSC-205) at Seattle, officer in charge corner card, 2 / 25 / 72 $3.00

   
U.S.S. VIRGINIA (BB-13). "RED ROOM, WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, D.C.  9751" postcard with unevenly divided back made in Germany for A. C. Bosselman & Company in New York, mailed by F. E. Hill May 29 1910 aboard the USS Virginia when it was in the Navy Yard of Portsmouth Virginia, light uneven yellowish album tonin on back, front shows corner wear & rounding, just a little edge wear otherwise. This room was redecorated in American Empire style by Jacqueline Kennedy, and then refurbished by Pat Nixon; you would not recognize it today from this image. $11.50 di(h)b-n(v) NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV

   
U.S.S. VIRGINIA (BB-13). "24  Guantanamo Bay. -- Target Range." tarjeta postal mailed MAR 4 1911 aboard the USS Viginia to Miss Lilian Burdett in Wheeling West Virginia, corners noticeably worn & rounded, speckles of toning show in the front sky, lightly toned back especially near the edges. $12.50 c-n(v)
NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV

   
U.S.S. VIRGINIA (BB-13)
. "King County / Court House, / Seattle, Wash." PNC post card mailed MAY 1 1911 on the USS Maryland to R. H. Crissman on the USS Virginia (c/o Port Master New York NY), several creases & long bends, much edge wear. As is. $5.00 w(s)c-n(m)n(v) NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV

"74  El Pozito en Guadalupe Mexico" postcard with unevenly divided back mailed 2 MAY 1913 aboard the USS VIRGINIA / AT SEA to Albert O. Rich in Brookton New York. This was when BB-13 served during the American intervention in the Mexican Revolution, 1913-1914. $14.00 m(d)-n(v)m NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV

USS VIRGINIA (CGN-38) 9 / 11 / 76 Bold cachet $3.75

USS VIRGINIA (CGN-38) commissioning of nuclear missile cruiser cachet 9 / 11 / 76 $4.25

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USS
VIRGINIA (DLGN-38) keel laying 8 / 19 / 72 at Newport News Virginia, large cachet, address label removed neatly. $4.00 nv

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USS
VIRGINIA (DLGN-38) keel laying, 8 / 19 / 72 Newport News Virginia cancel on 8-8 flag over White House stamp, large USCS cachet in black & ochre. $4.00 n(v)v

USS VIRGINIA (DLGN-38) keel laying cachet 8 / 19 / 72, USS LITTLE ROCK (CLG-4) cancel $4.00

USS VIRGINIA (DLGN-38) launched 12 / 14 / 74, cancel by USS Milwaukee (AOR-2) cacheted $4.25

USS VIRGINIA (DLGN-38) launching 12 / 14 / 74 small cachet, Newport News christening slogan $4.00

USS VIRGINIA (DLGN-38) launching 12 / 14 / 74, Newport News commemorative slogan $4.00 &

USS VIRGINIA (DLGN-38) multicolor keel laid cachet, 8 / 19 / 72 $4.25

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USS
VIRGINIA (DLGN-38) multicolor launching cachet, 12 / 14 / 74 Newport News christening cancel. $2.75 vn(v)

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USS VIRGINIA (DLGN-38) black & green launching cachet, 12 / 14 / 74 Newport News christening slogan cancel particularly well struck. $3.00 vn(v)


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Cover_Naval_Voge1966Michigan.jpg (128121 bytes)USS VOGE (DE-1047) commissioning, three-color cachet, 11 / 25 / 66. Built by Defoe Shipbuilding Company in Bay City Michigan, its first operations were off Guantanamo Bay. Cover sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg (128,121 bytes) or .tif format. $1.50 (nm)

USS VOGE (DE-1047) 11 / 10 / 71 violet cachet $3.75

USS VOGE (DE-1047) 6 / 12 / 72, violet cachet $3.25

USS VOGE (DE-1047) multicolor Memorial Day cachet (same as cover shown below), 5 / 27 / 74 cancel on crossed flags stamp, when she was part of the 6th Fleet in the Mediterranean. $2.75 n(v)

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USS VOGE (DE-1047) multicolor Memorial Day cachet, 5 / 27 / 74 on VFW 10¢ commemorative, when she was part of the 6th Fleet in the Mediterranean. $2.75 n(v)-m

USS VOGE (DE-1047) 4 / 9 / 75 black cachet $3.75

USS VOGE (DE-1047) 8 / 7 / 75 blue cachet $3.50

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USS VOGELGESANG (DD-862) 10 / 13 / 74 multicolor Navy Day cachet, nice $4.00 (n)

USS VOGELGESANG (DD-862) 3 / 1 / 74 farewell to Norfolk cachet $3.75 (n)

USS VOGELGESANG (DD-862) 5 / 17 / 74 two cents postage due in Ohio (incorrectly assessed). Two different, each franked by a different stamp. $3.25 each, or both for $5.50 (n)

Cover_Naval_Vreeland1970.jpg (134395 bytes)USS VREELAND (DE-1068 later FF-1068) commissioning, three-color cachet, 6 / 13 / 70, nice. Following this event, she went on shakedown training in the West Indies. Later to serve in the Middle East Force. $4.50 (n)

USS VREELAND (DE-1068 later FF-1068) two different cancels 7 / 11 / 72 and a USPS cancel, during her preparations for another cruise in the Mediterranean. $3.00

USS VREELAND (FF-1068) Interphil '76 cachet, FDC for Bicentennial stamp, USCS cachet on back, nice $4.00

USS VREELAND (FF-1068) Two different cancels 11 / 12 / 75 Nice $3.50

USS VULCAN (AR-5) 8 / 1 // 72 Two different cancels $3.50

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USS VULCAN 9 / 18 / 57 Andrew Johnson cachet, bold cancel $4.00


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US NAVY POSTAL HISTORY--W TO X 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 Navy ships: A-M page N-R page S-T page, U, V & Y-Z.

NOV 28 1970 USS WAINWRIGHT (DLG-28) FPO 96601 cancel on free #6 cover to New Mexico, opened neatly. Vietnam item. $3.00 (vn)%

Cover_Portugal_USSWainwright1976_small.jpg (5651 bytes)JUL 7 1976 USS Wainwright (CG-2) cancel ties US 13-c Ohio flag stamp franking International Naval Review cacheted cover from N. R. P. Sagres (violet handstamp) to Worthington Ohio, neatly addressed, small US VC & I2 routing marks on back. Sagres was a Portuguese tall ship participating in the review. $2.50 pn

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

USS WARD (DD-139). Wanted to buy--covers from this ship, especially early ones. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

   
U.S.S. WASHINGTON (ACR-11). "10797 MT. RAINIER AS SEEN FROM THE ROOF GARDEN HOTEL LINCOLN, SEATTLE WASHINGTON" Phostint postcard from Detroit Photographic, mailed APR 17 1910 from the USS Washington to Miss Lola A. Helwig in Delta Ohio from her cousin, 2 corners creased, a lot of toning at the bottom of the back. A museum offers to license the image, and a library offers to sell prints, but we appear to be the only one offering the original postcard! $12.00 dw(s)m
NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV

   
U.S.S. WASHINGTON (ACR-11). "THE NARROWS, SPOKANE RIVER, WASHINGTON. / 80,000 ELECTRICAL HORSEPOWER CAN BE DEVELOPED / AT THIS POINT" including 2 people on a footbridge in the foreground; post card number 300 from the Portland Postcard Company, mailed JUL 13 1910 to Miss Mildred Hannum in Dorchester Massachusetts, 2 corners with small creases, other corner & edge wear is mild. $10.00 w(s)-n(w)
NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV

Cover_Naval_FoxJUN14-33-200_small.JPG US Navy cover available from LotsOfCovers.comDoubled-up but readable JUN 14 1938 USS FOX hand cancel ties 3-c Washington vertical coil franking #6 cover to Illinois, multicolor hand-tinted cachet for the keel laying of the USS WASHINGTON (BB56) incorporates a map of Washington State, neatly addressed, never sealed, a little envelope glue show-through on back. The keel laying occurred at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. $4.00 n(w)n(f)p

MAY 15 1941 USS WASHINGTON with FIRST DAY IN / COMMISSION in killer bars on 2-c defense stamp (tiny scrape) franking unaddressed #6 cover, multicolor Minkus cachet shows Statue of Liberty with flag background over "WITHOUT FREEDOM / LIBERTY DIES", small paper adherences on back. BB-56. $3.50 pn

USS WELBORN C. WOOD (DD-195). Wanted to buy--covers from that ship mailed during 1940. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

Cover_USPostageDue_1940BlockOfFour5Cent.jpg (219879 bytes)MAY 5 1940 USS WEST VIRGINIA cancel (at San Pedro according to return address on backflap) ties 20-c trans-Pacific airmail stamp to #6 cover to Pasadena California, violet 'POSTAGE DUE ___ CENTS' filled in 20 in pencil, block of four 5-c pre-cancelled postage due stamps affixed, dark envelope glue show-through at lower sides, lower right corner torn in opening, small piece of upper left corner gone. Cover sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 !

CLEAR 15 OCT 1934 USS WM. B. PRESTON hand cancel in green with LAST DAY IN / COMMISSION in the killer bars ties strip of three 1-c Yosemite stamps franking tan #6 cover to Missouri, large cachet also in green is well struck, neatly addressed, glue stains on back do not go through. $3.75 n

"Quadhabiya Palace - Bahrain" continental postcard with rough edges as issued, mailed JUL 11 1972 from the Gearing-class destroyer USS WILLIAM R. RUSH (DD-714) with an 8-c US stamp to Mr. & Mrs. Emit Farmer in Hubbard Ohio from their son Vic who writes "well we are leaving Bahrain tomorrow for Khor Kuwai, Oman wherever that is. We have been to so many places that they all start to look the same..." During this time the ship was showing the flag to counter the Soviet Union's increased naval presence in the area. As for the location of Khor Kuwai, it is the northern tip of the Sultanate of Oman. $5.00 b-bn(w)


Almost complete 16 FEB 1974 WILLIAM V. PRATT (DLG-13) hand cancel ties 10-c crossed flags stamp with margin franking #6 cover to Worthington Ohio. Handstamps on front: PUERTO RICO in blue green, IN PORT & SPRING / BOARD 74 in red-violet, large fancy USS WILLIAM V. PRATT · DLG-13 / MORTIFER CUM PERICULUM ADEST in violet. Never sealed but containing the handwritten request that obtained it, and its cordial reply--unusual. This guided missile frigate was soon to be reclassified as a guided missile destroyer. Shown left. $4.50 pn. Another example, but stamp without tab & no contents. Shown right.$3.75 pn

USS WITEK. Wanted to buy--please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

Mostly clear AUG 5 1935 USS WORDEN with BREMERTON / WN in killer bars on pair of 1-1 / 2-c George Washington stamps franking #6 cover to Oregon, large yellow-green cachet for the official shakedown cruise depicts the captain at the helm, two backstamps, light cancel runs through most of address area, long corner crease misses cachet art. $4.00 n!

Clear JUL 28 1937 USS WORDEN with SAN DIEGO / CALIFORNIA in killer bars ties 1-c Washington / Greene & 2-c Jackson Scott stamps franking #6 cover to Illinois, generic brown ship cachet & blue anchor border all around, paper bends at lower & center right suggest ironing, neatly addressed, never sealed. $3.75 n!%

Clear SEP 17 1938 USS WORDEN with SAN DIEGO / CALIFORNIA in killer bars ties 1-c Franklin & 2-c Washington to #6 cover to Illinois, generic brown ship cachet & blue anchor border all around, neatly addressed, never sealer. $3.75 n!%

Wanted to buy--covers for the Leahy class Guided Missile Frigate USS Worden (DLG/CG-18). Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

Clear FEB 22 1932 USS WYOMING hand cancel with HAVANA / BAY, CUBA in the killer bars ties 1/2-c Hale & 1-1/2-c Harding stamps franking #6 envelope to Pennsylvania, return address was in Texas. $7.50 cn

Bold JAN 17 1933 USS WYOMING hand cancel with GUANTANAMO / BAY, CUBA in the killer bars ties 3-c Washington franking #6 envelope to New Jersey, neat handwritten address. $7.00 cn

USS WYOMING. Clear NOV 30 1933 with CUBAN WATERS in killer bars ties 3-c Washington at Newburgh stamp franking #6 cover to California, browning paper. $6.50 cn


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US NAVAL POSTAL HISTORY--Y TO Z 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 Navy ships: A-M page N-R page S-T page, U, V & W-X.

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USS YANCEY. Bold DEC 29 1950 hand cancel ties 3-c Supreme Court stamp franking #6 cover to North Carolina, neatly addressed, light browning of paper with age. $2.75 nl+

USS YANCEY. Clear Jan 25 1952 hand cancel ties 2-c prexy franking #6 cover to North Carolina, neatly addressed, never sealed, small paper bend at one lower corner. $2.25 n

USS YARNALL (DD143). Light DEC 30 1936 with NAVY ... / PHILA. in killer bars ties 3-c Susan B. Anthony franking #6 cover to Illinois, neatly addressed, never sealed. On this date she was placed out of commission & berthed with the reserve fleet there. $3.50 np

USS YARNELL (DLG-17). Light but complete SEP 23 1970 hand cancel on 6-c Roosevelt coil franking #6 cover from Robert L. Krinsky RM2 to New Mexico, small tear shows on back only from opening. Operating in the North Atlantic at this time prior to her reclassification. $1.75 n%

USS YARNELL (DLG-17). Bold 1 OCT 1975 cancel ties pair of 1-c Jefferson & 8-c Ludington stamps franking #6 cover to Ohio, neatly addressed, never sealed. $1.75 n%

Cover_Naval_YellowstoneEaster-100_small.jpg (2934 bytes)Shenandoah Class Destroyer Tender USS YELLOWSTONE (AD-27). Almost complete MAR 28 1948 hand cancel ties 2-c Army and Navy stamp franking #6 cover to New York, well struck black cachet for the Easter observance, Possibly on one of her many deployments to the Mediterranean. $2.50 ne NEW / NOUVEAU / NOV

Shenandoah Class Destroyer Tender USS YELLOWSTONE (AD-27). Mostly clear DEC 16 1957 cancel ties 3-c International Naval Review stamp franking #6 cover to California, very light George Washington cachet does not show well on cover's dark yellow-brown paper. Possibly on one of her many deployments to the Mediterranean. $2.00 n

Shenandoah Class Destroyer Tender USS YELLOWSTONE (AD-27). Mostly clear JUN 11 1973 hand cancel on 8-c 'Rise of the Spirit of Independence' stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, also almost complete JUN 11 1973 double-ring branch cancel for the ship in return address area, neatly addressed, stiffener inside. Probably when it was in port at Charleston. $1.75 n

Cover_Naval_Yellowstone27MAY1974-100.jpg (313787 bytes)Shenandoah Class Destroyer Tender USS YELLOWSTONE (AD-27). Well struck MAY 27 1974 cancel ties two 1-c Jefferson stamps franking 11-c airmail postal stationery cover to Ohio, 3-color cachet for Memorial Day depicts Pearl Harbor monument, neatly addressed, never sealed, exceptionally colorful. $2.25 nu(p)*

Cover_Naval_USSYellowstone1979-200_small.jpg naval cover available from LotsOfCovers.comGompers Class Destroyer Tender USS YELLOWSTONE (AD-41). Almost complete 27 JAN 1979 San Diego machine cancel ties 15-c flag 'home of the brave' stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, black cachet for its launching & the simultaneous keel laying of AD-43 (later named USS Cape Cod) at General Dynamics Nassco, small E6 & P7 routing marks on back. $2.25 n(y)n(t)c


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Cover_Naval_USSYorkCounty1972-200_small.jpg Navy cover available from LotsOfCovers.comYORK COUNTY (LST-1175). Clear JUN 15 1972 hand cancel ties 8-c flag over White House stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, large well-struck 'LAST DAY POSTAL SERVICE / ... / NORFOLK BASED AMPHIBIAN / Michael S. Garner PC3 - Postal Clerk' cachet in blue. Decommissioned the next month, she was transferred to the Italian government and became Nave Caorle (L-8991), $2.25 nv-g!*

Clear MAR 31 1939 USS YORKTOWN hand cancel with GONAIVES HAITI in the killer bars ties 3-c Washington stamp franking #6 cover to Illinois, neatly addressed, never sealed. $10.00 hn

USS YORKTOWN. Clear Portsmouth VA APR 18 1943 machine cancel on #6 cover sent free by Richard E. Megenhardt aboard the ship (FPO NY return address), considerable glue-show through on back, penciled addressing & wrinkling contribute to lack of freshness. As is. $1.00 n

Cover_Naval_USSYOSEMITE1048-200.jpg (884542 bytes)USS YOSEMITE (AD-19). Clear FEB 22 1948 hand cancel ties vertical pair of 1-c prexies franking #6 cover to New York, large green cachet in honor of George Washington's birthday, cover glue show-through mostly on back. $2.75 nw+

USS YOSEMITE (AD-19). 15 October 1948 US FORCES IN JAPAN #10 airmail cover to Pennsylvania from Navy ship USS Yosemite at Sasebo, US Navy dial cancel with location in killer bars, bold violet cachet also for location, lightly toned back, attractive. $8.00

USS YOSEMITE (AD-19). Bold JAN 1 1952 hand cancel ties block of four 1 / 2-c prexies franking #6 cover to North Carolina, neatly addressed, never sealed. During her service as flagship for the Commander, Destroyers, Atlantic Fleet. $2.50 n

Cover_Naval_USSYosemite1975-200_small.jpg Navy cover available from LotsOfStamps.comUSS YOSEMITE (AD-19). Clear MAY 7 1975 cancel on 10-c tennis centenary #6 postal stationery cover to Ohio, corner card handstamp of the Commanding Officer at FPO 09501, fancy violet cachet honoring her 30 years service anniversary in 1974, neatly addressed, never sealed. $2.25 nu(p)s

Cover_USSZane_Feb1938-200.jpg (965536 bytes)USS ZANE. Mostly clear FEB 11 1938 hand cancel with SAN DIEGO / CALIF. in killer bars ties 3-c Virgin Islands stamp franking #6 cover to Illinois, generic but attractive blue ship cachet & blue anchor border all around, neatly addressed, paper bend at one lower corner. 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 nc

USS ZELLARS (DD 777). Almost complete MAR 25 1959 hand cancel ties 7-c airmail stamp franking #6 cover from John E. Worthington aboard the ship (FPO NY return address) to Ohio, typed address, backflap torn in opening. $2.25 n


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