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U.S. NAVAL AUXILIARIES
POSTAL COVERS / CACHETS


Available covers, listed alphabetically by ship's name


Aldebaran (AF-10)
Antares(AG-10)
Apache (T-ATF-172)
Arctic (AF-7)
Arctic (AOE-8)
Arcturus (AK-18)
Bondia (T-AF-42)
Bridge (AOE-10)
Canopus (AS-34)
Cheyenne (T-AG-174)
Constitution
Corduba (AF-32)
Delaware
Dixon (AS-37)
General Alexander M. Patch (T-AP-122)
General C. H. Muir (T-AP-142)
Megara (ARVA-6)
Mount Baker
Mount Vernon (AP-22)
Ohio
President Adams (AP-38)
Potomac (AG-25)
Relief (AH-1)
Roanoke (AOR-7)
Sacramento (AOE-1)
San Diego (AFS-6)
Sphinx (ARL-24)
Taluga (AO-62)
Wharton (AP-7)
USS Aldebaran (AF-10)
AF-10
NS-pc09100601

U.S.S. Aldebaran
National Maritime Day

Dated December 22 May 1962

Submitted by Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret..

AF-10
AF-10 page
USS Anatares (AG-10)
AG-10
NS-pc094901001

U.S.S. Antares

Greetings on her 14th Birthday

Dated February 23, 1926

Submitted by Jon Burdett..

AG-10
AG-10 page
USNS Apache (T-ATF-172)
T-AFT-172
NS-pc093917201

U.S.N. S. Apache
Launch Date

Dated March 28, 1981 USS Apache (T-ATF-172).

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

T-ATF-172
T-AFT-172 page
T-AFT-172
NS-pc093917202

U.S.N.S. Apache
Christianed Date

Dated August 1, 1981 USS Apache (T-ATF-172).

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

T-ATF-172
T-AFT-172 page
USS ARCTIC (AF-7)
AF-7
NS-pc09060701

U.S.S. Arctic

Dated June 1 1934

Submitted by Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret..

AF-7
AF-7 page
USS ARCTIC (AOE-8)
AOE-8
NS-pc09590802

U.S.S. Arctic
Launching
NASSCO, San Diego, California

Dated December 2, 1991 San Diego, California

Submitted by Tom Armstrong.

AOE-8
AOE-8 page
AOE-8
NS-pc09590803

U.S.S. Arctic
Launching
POWPEX , San Diego, California

Dated December 2, 1991 POWPEX Station, San Diego, California

Submitted by Tom Armstrong.

AOE-8
AOE-8 page
AOE-8
NS-pc09590804

U.S.S. Arctic
Commissioning
NASSCO, San Diego, CA.

Dated September 16, 1995 USS Arctic (AOE-8)

Submitted by Tom Armstrong.

AOE-8
AOE-8 page
AOE-8
NS-pc09590805

U.S.S. Arctic

Dated March 3, 2000 USS Arctic (AOE-8)

Submitted by Tom Armstrong.

AOE-8
AOE-8 page
AOE-8
NS-pc09590801

U.S.S. Arctic
Decommissioning
Naval Weapons Station, Earle, New Jersey

Dated June 14, 2002 USS Arctic (AOE-8).

Submitted by Tom Armstrong.

AOE-8
AOE-8 page
AOE-8
NS-pc09590806

U.S.S. Arctic
Decommissioning
Naval Weapons Station, Earle, New Jersey

Dated June 14, 2002 USS Arctic (AOE-8).

Submitted by Tom Armstrong.

AOE-8
AOE-8 page
USS Arcturus (AK-18) (AKA-1)
AK-18 / AKA-1
NS-pc100200101

U.S.S. Arcturus
First Day of Postal Service

Dated December 1, 1940 USS Arcturus (AK-18) (AKA-1).

Submitted by Tommy Tramp.

AK-18
AK-18/AKA-1 page
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USNS Bondia (T-AF-42
T-AF-42
NS-pc09064201

U.S.S. Bondia
MSTS
Sealift for Security 1963 Arctic Operations

Dated October 3 1963 USNS Bondia (T-AF-42).

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

T-AF-42
T-AF-42 page
USS Bridge (AOE-10)
AOE-10
NS-pc09591001

U.S.S. Bridge
Christmas
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington

Dated December 25, 2000 USS Bridge (AOE-10).

Submitted by Tom Armstrong.

AOE-10
AOE-10 page
USS Canopus (AS-34)
AS-34
NS-pc0959363401

U.S.S. Canopus
US Navy Cover with Ship's Cancel 1965

Dated November 29, 1965 USS Canopus (AS-34).

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

AS-34
AS-34 page
USNS Cheyenne (T-AG-174)
T-AG-174
NS-pc094917401

U.S.N.S. Cheyenne
WWWII Victory Ships named for US Cities

Dated December 2, 2008 Cheyenne Wyoming MPO.

Submitted by Gerhard Mueller-Debus.

T-AG-174
T-AG-174 page
USS Constitution
Constitution
NS-pc094602101

U.S.S. Constitution
Souvenir Edition

San Pedro News Pilot, San Pedro CA.

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

IX-21
Constitution page
Constitution
NS-pc094602102
Constitution
NS-pc094602103

U.S.S. Constitution
Souvenir Edition

Welcome to Seattle Old Ironsides

Dated June, 1 1933

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

IX-21
Constitution page
USS Corduba (AF-32)
AF-32
NS-pc09063201

U.S.S. Corduba
Refrigerated Ship AF-32
September 1, 1948

Dated September 1, 1948 USS Corduba (AF-32).

Submitted by Gerhard Muller-Debus.

AF-32
AF-32 page
USS Delaware
delaware
NS-pc098632801

U.S.S. Delaware
First Day Cover honoring Delaware

Dated July 4, 1987 Dover Delaware.

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

 
Delaware page
USS Dixon (AS-37)
AS-37
NS-pc09363701

U.S.S. Dixon
Christening
General Dynamics, Quincy Shipbuilding Division, Quincy, Massachusetts

Dated June 20, 1970 USS Dixon (AS-37).

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

AS-37
AS-37 page
Elk River (IX-501)
IX-501
NS-pc100650101

Elk River

Dated June 23, 1980 San Diego

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

IX0501
IX-501 page
USNS General Alexander M. Patch (T-AP-122)
T-AP-122
NS-pc092212201

U.S.N.S. General Aleander M. Patch
US Navy Cover with Ship's Cancel, First Date of Issue

Dated June 5, 2009 USS General C.H. Muir (T-AP-122).

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

T-AP-122
T-AP-122 page
USNS General C. H. Muir (T-AP-142)
T-AP-142
NS-pc092214201

U.S.N.S. General C. H. Muir
United States Navy Vietham War Troopships

Dated 17 January 2017 USS General C.H. Muir (T-AP-142).

Submitted by Gerhard Mueller-Debus.

T-AP-142
T-AP-142 page
USS Jupiter (AVS-8)
avs-8
NS-pc0950001

U.S.S. Jupiter
Nursing

Dated February 13, 1962 USS Jupiter (AS-37).

Submitted by Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret..

AVS-8
AVS-8 page
USS Megara (ARVA-6)
arva-6
NS-pc093506

U.S.S. Megara
Welcome Mexican Naval Ship General Vincente Guerrero A-05

Dated August 2, 1979 USS Francis Marion (LPA-249).

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

ARVA-6
ARVA-6 page
USS Mount Baker (AE-29)
AE-29
NS-pc09052901

U.S.S. Mount Baker
Decommissioning
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington

Dated August 10, 1999 USS Mount Baker (AE-29).

Submitted by Tom Armstrong.

AE-29
AE-29 page
AE-29
NS-pc09052902

U.S.S. Mount Baker
Decommissioning
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington

Dated August 10, 1999 USS Mount Baker (AE-29).

Submitted by Tom Armstrong.

AE-29
AE-29 page
USS Mount Vernon (AP-22)
AP-22
NS-pc092202201

U.S.S. Mount Vernon
First Voyage SS Washington

Dated May 10 1933 U.S. OFR SEA POST (AP-22).

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

AP-38
AP-22 page
USS Ohio
AP-38
NS-pc098600801

U.S.S. Ohio
First Day Cover honoring the 150th Anniversary of Ohio Statehood

Dated February, 2 1953 USS Ohio.

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

 
Ohio page
USS Potomac (AG-25)
AGP-25
NS-pc094902501

U.S.S. Potomac
Third Anniversary Viking Crew No. 8

Dated July 12, 1938 USS Potomac (AG-25).

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

AP-38
AG-25 page
USS President Adams (AP-38)
AP-38
NS-pc092203801

U.S.S. President Adams
President Adams Commissioned
First Day Cover for National Defense

Dated November, 28 1944 USS President Adams (AP-38).

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

AP-38
AP-38 page
USS Rainier (AOE-7)
AOE-7
NS-pc09590701

U.S.S. Rainier
Christmas
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington

Dated December 25, 1995 USS Rainier (AOE-7).

Submitted by Tom Armstrong.

AOE-7
AOE-7 page
USS Relief (AH-1)
AH-1
NS-pc09120101

U.S.S. Relief
Memorial "USS Relief" For All Men Lost On Dirigibles 1935

Dated May 30,, 1995 USS Relief (AH-1).

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

AH-1
AH-1 page
USS Roanoke (AOR-7)
AOR-7
NS-pc09210701

U.S.S. Roanoke
Welcome to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington

Dated December 8, 1993 USS Roanoke (AOR-7).

Submitted by Tom Armstrong.

AOE-7
AOR-7 page
AOR-7
NS-pc09210703

U.S.S. Roanoke
Decommissioning
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington

Dated October 6, 1995 USS Roanoke (AOR-7).

Submitted by Tom Armstrong.

AOE-7
AOR-7 page
AOR-7
NS-pc09210704

U.S.S. Roanoke
Decommissioning
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington

Dated October 6, 1995 USS Roanoke (AOR-7).

Submitted by Tom Armstrong.

AOE-7
AOR-7 page
USS Sacramento (AOE-1)
AOE-7
NS-pc09590101

U.S.S. Sacramento
Christmas
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington

Dated December 25, 1999 USS Sacramento (AOE-1).

Submitted by Tom Armstrong.

AOE-1
AOE-1 page
USS San Diego (AFS-6)
AFS-6
NS-pc09520601

U.S.S. San Diego
Christmas
Last Day in Commission, Naval Station San Diego, California

Dated August 11, 1993 USS San Diego (AFS-6).

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

AFS-6
AFS-6 page
USS Sphinx (ARL-24)
ARL-24
NS-pc10192401

U.S.S. Sphinx
Recommissioning
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington

Dated July 26, 1985 USS Sphinx (ARL-24).

Submitted by Tom Armstrong.

AKL-24
AKL-24 page
USS Taluga (AO-62) / USNS Taluga (T-AO-62)
AO-62
NS-pc091906201

U.S.S. Taluga
Cold War

Dated November 30, 1945 USS Taluga (AO-62).

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

AO-62
AO-62 page
T-AO-62
NS-pc091906202

U.S.N.S. Taluga
United States Navy World Symbol of Strength and Freedom

Dated January 10, 1979 USNS Taluga (T-AO-62).

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

AO-62
T-AO-62 page
USS Wharton (AP-7)
AP-7
NS-pc092200701

U.S.S. Wharton
First Day Postal Service

Dated December 7 1940 USS Wharton (AP-7).

Submitted by Tommy Trampp.

AP-7
AP-7 page


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