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Cover of the Month

Thanksgiving Cover
USS Portland (CA 33)
John Young (L-8219)
Mimeographed cachet by Jeffrey K. Delano (USCS #70) depicts Ship Cook 1/c serving the holiday turkey, posted aboard USS PORTLAND (CA 33) on 30 NOV 1933.
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Member of the Month

George Dyer
Member #1667
Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota 17 April 1898, Vice Admiral George C. Dyer, U.S. Navy (Retired) was graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1918, accelerated Class of 1919. He died 25 June 1989 and was buried at the cemetery at the U.S. Naval Academy. In 1921, Admiral Dyer married to Mary Adaline Dyer (1895-1991). He was a long-time collector of naval postmarks and USCS Member.
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About the Universal Ship Cancellation Society

Founded in 1932, the USCS is an international philatelic organization of over 1,100 members with an interest in postmarks and covers from all maritime services. This includes Navy ships of all countries, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Navy bases, merchant ships with seapost and paquebot markings, related cachets, and other naval memorabilia.

It is the only organization in the United States devoted to Navy and maritime covers, and is one of the oldest specialized postal history societies in the world. For more information on Naval Covers and Postmarks check out our What is a Naval cover? and What is a Postmark? pages.

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Visit the Naval Cover Museum, owned and operated by the Universal Ship Cancellation Society.  The museum is a digital archive of Naval Covers to aid in the preservation and research of this unique historical record and art form.  The Museum collection consists of scanned images of Naval Covers or parts of Naval Covers. The images are grouped into various categories including by ship name, cachet maker as well as several subject groupings.

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