Cover of the Month

This is an eclectic group of covers posted over many years and by a variety of members. Steve Shay should be credited with most of these.  Many of the archived covers give highlights of the ship’s history, the cachet maker if appropriate and what the cancellation date and type are.

USS SC-1368

USS SC-1368 By Steve Shay (L-10,821) Not all of the ships that served during World War II were large or well known, like the carriers, battleships and submarines were. Many smaller ships played very important roles and many are almost

USS Brooks (DD-232)

USS Brooks DD-232 By Glenn Smith Data Sheet #12 Under Review & Revision Data Sheet #12 ( A Listing of Foreign and Domestic Port Locations Appearing Within the Killer Bars of U. S. Naval Cancels) (DS#12) is currently under review and revision. 

USS Idaho (BB-42)

USS IDAHO (BB-42) By Steve Shay (L-10,821) Apparently Navy life is not for everyone. This cover was mailed to a sailor aboard the USS Idaho December 6, 1935 and was returned to the sender marked “Moved, Left No Address”. A