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900-951   952-1000
ASTP

 

Morris W. Beck Naval Covers
 

Copyright 2000-2019 Owen R Murray.  All Rights Reserved.      Revised: 03/20/2019

This page lists covers 900-951  GO TO: Previous Listing #842-899  Next Listing #952-1000

Number Ship/Location Hull

Event

Cancel Date Comments

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900 USS Virginia DLGN-38

Launching

DEC 14/AM/1974 

Number produced: 304

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $2.50, $2.25, $ .99
2011  $
2012 
2013  $5.00
2014          

2015
2016  $2.98
2017     
2018 $1.59
2019 $
2020 $


 


Click on any photo to see it larger. Slogan Christening of the USS Virginia

 

901 USS Trippe DE-1075

Vietnam Veterans Day

MAR/29/1974/PM 

Number produced: 226 

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $ 
2011  $
2012  $3.00
2013 
2014  $3.75        

2015
2016
2017     
2018 $
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Scan courtesy of Larry Johnson

 

902 USS Independence CVA-62

Armed Forces Day

MAY/18/AM/1974 

Number produced: 304

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $3.00, $3.49
2010  $8.00
2011  $4.00
2012 
2013 
2014  $2.50        

2015
2016  $2.98
2017 

2018 $2.50
2019 $
2020 $

  
 


 
903 USS Dewey DLG-14

Armed Forces Day

MAY/18/1974/AM 

Number produced: 302

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $2.00
2010  $2.25 
2011  $5.00, $3.50
2012 
2013 
2014       

2015  $2.99
2016
2017

2018 $
2019 $1.98
2020 $

  
 


 
904 USS Pharris DE-1094

Armed Forces Day

Not serviced 

Number produced: 298

MAY/18/1974/A.M.


Not Serviced.  Blank cachets exist.


This is the only B904 we have seen with a postmark.  We don't know if it is genuine.

Scan courtesy of Charlie Hamilton

 

905 USS Glover AGDE-1

Armed Forces Day

MAY/18/1974/AM 

Number produced: 291

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $ .99 
2011  $6.00
2012 
2013 
2014         

2015  $3.75
2016
2017

2018 $3.74
2019 $
2020 $

 


Also exists with Phila MT overprint cancel on same day. See below.


 

906 USS Vulcan AR-5

Armed Forces Day

MAY/AM/18/1974 

Number produced: 287

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $2.50
2010  $ .99   
2011  $6.00, $3.75
2012 
2013 
2014  $3.75       

2015
2016
2017 

2018 $3.98
2019 $
2020 $

   
 


 

907 USS Enterprise CVAN-65

Memorial Day

MAY/27/AM/1974 

Number produced: 301

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $3.00
2010  $ .99   
2011 $7.00
2012 
2013 
2014          

2015  $4.75
2016  $4.23
2017 

2018 $
2019 $
2020 $

  
 


 

908 USS Yellowstone AD-27

Memorial Day

MAY/27/1974/AM 

Number produced: 283

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $ 
2011  $
2012 
2013 
2014        

2015  $3.99
2016
2017 

2018 $3.24
2019 $
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Overprinted MT SF CA

 

909 USS Voge DE-1047

Memorial Day

MAY/27/1974/AM 

Number produced: 259

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $ 
2011  $6.00
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Correct cover for this number

 

910 USS Tattnall DDG-19

Memorial Day

Number produced: 252 Reported as correct cover.  None observed. 
910 cover must have been used only for Voge as was 909.
910 USS Voge DE-1047

Memorial Day

MAY/27/1974/AM 

Number produced: See above

eBay Prices Realized
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2009  $
2010  $ .99 
2011  $
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911 USS Dixon AS-37

Memorial Day

MAY/27/1974/AM 

Number produced: 248

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $3.00
2009  $2.00
2010  $ .99   
2011  $6.00
2012 
2013 
2014          

2015  $11.50
2016
2017

2018 $
2019 $
2020 $

 


 
912 USS Saratoga CVA-60

Flag Day

JUN 14/-PM/1974 

Number produced: 289

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $3.00
2010  $ 
2011  $3.12
2012 
2013 
2014  $4.75      

2015
2016
2017 

2018 $1.59
2019 $
2020 $

    
 


 
913 USS William M Standley DLG-32

Flag Day

JUN/1974/14/AM 

Number produced: 287

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $ 
2011  $
2012 
2013 
2014          

2015
2016
2017 

2018 $1.59
2019 $
2020 $

  
 


Most cancels observed are poor quality.
 
914 USS Seattle AOE-3

Flag Day

JUN/14/AM/1974 

Number produced: 275 

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $2.50, $3.50
2010  $6.00 
2011  $
2012 
2013 
2014         

2015
2016
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2018 $
2019 $
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Most cancels observed are poor quality.

 

915 USS George K Mackenzie DD-836

Flag Day

Not serviced 

Number produced: 270


Not serviced.  Blank cachets exist.

 

916 USS Vesole DD-878

Flag Day

JUN/14/AM/1974 

Number produced: 261 

eBay Prices Realized
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2009  $
2010  $ 
2011  $6.00
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ALL cancels observed are poor quality.

 

917 USS California DLGN-36

Independence Day

JUL/4/1974/A.M. 

Number produced: 276

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $1.04, $3.99
2011  $
2012 
2013 
2014          

2015  $3.75
2016
2017  $4.99

2018 $
2019 $
2020 $

 


 
918 USS Coontz DLG-9

Independence Day

Not serviced 

Number produced: 263

 

Scan not available.
No examples observed.
919 USS McCloy DE-1038

Independence Day

JUL/4/1974/  / 

Number produced: 252

eBay Prices Realized
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2009  $2.00
2010  $4.00 
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920 USS Manitowoc LST-1180

Independence Day

Not serviced 

Number produced: 243
 

Scan not available.
No examples observed.
921 USS Blue Ridge LCC-19

Independence Day

JUL/4/PM/1974 

Number produced: 243

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $2.50
2010  $1.04 
2011  $6.00
2012 
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Most cancels observed are poor quality.  Ships RS cachet on reverse.

 

922 USS Columbus CG-12

Last Day Postal Service

JUL/27/1974 

Number produced: 268

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $2.75
2009  $2.75, $3.00
2010  $ .99, $7.00, $4.99 
2011  $4.99
2012  $3.51
2013 
2014          

2015
2016
2017 

2018
  
 


Most cancels observed are poor quality.  Ships RS cachet on reverse.

 

923 USS South Carolina DLGN-37

First Day Postal Service

OCT/1/1974/A.M. & USPS  

Number produced: 241

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $4.00 
2011  $3.75
2012 
2013 
2014          

2015
2016
2017 

2018 $
2019 $2.74
2020 $

 

Most covers observed also have MT USPS, VA overprinted cancellation

 

923 USS South Carolina DLGN-37

First Day Postal Service

OCT/1/1974/A.M. 

Number produced: See above

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $ 
2011  $
2012 
2013 
2014          

2015
2016  $2.40
2017 

2018 $
2019 $
2020 $

 


Fewer covers have only Hand cancel


CREW Cover. Probably only 25 exist. Scan courtesy of Charlie Hamilton
US Navy added at top of cancel. Also see the same cover without the
Beck cachet number (CREW)
HERE

 

924 USS Saipan LHA-2

Launching

JUL 20/1974/PM 

Number produced: 275

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $ .99
2010  $ 
2011  $
2012 
2013 
2014   $2.59      

2015
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2018 $
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925 USS Goldsborough DDG-20

5th Anniv Moon Landing

JUL/20/AM/1974 

Number produced: 246

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $11.01
2009  $3.00
2010  $ 
2011  $
2012  $2.00
2013 
2014  $5.00        

2015 $6.00
2016
2017 

2018 $
2019 $
2020 $


Est. Value $12-15
Very low Qty. of 246

This Moon Landing
Anniversary series is
VERY popular with space
collectors.  The Iwo Jima
cover is harder to find.

 


Watch for this cover without the Beck cover number. (Crew Cover) 
Crew envelopes are known to exist. See sample.
 
926 USS New DD-818

5th Anniv Moon Landing

JUL/20/AM/1974 

Number produced: 242

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $9.95
2009  $
2010  $8.00 
2011  $
2012 
2013 
2014  $5.00        

2015
2016
2017  $8.00

2018 $
2019 $
2020 $

 


Est. Value $12-15
Very low Qty. 242

 


Watch for this cover without the Beck cover number. (Crew Cover)  Crew envelopes
are known to exist. See sample.
 
927 USS Iwo Jima LPH-2

5th Anniv Moon Landing

JUL/20/P.M./1974 

Number produced: 237

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $ 
2011  $
2012 
2013 
2014  $6.00       

2015
2016 $8.00,$10.00
2017  $7.50

2018 $
2019 $
2020 $


Est. Value $20-25
Very low Qty. 237

 


Watch for this cover without the Beck cover number. (Crew Cover)  Crew envelopes
are known to exist. See sample.

 

928 USS Austin LPD-4

5th Anniv Moon Landing

JUL/20/AM/1974 

Number produced: 226

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $8.45, $3.00
2010  $6.00 
2011  $
2012  $3.95
2013 
2014  $5.00        

2015
2016  $12.00, $9.99
2017 

2018 $
2019 $
2020 $

 


Est. Value $12-15
Very low Qty. 226

 


Watch for this cover without the Beck cover number. (Crew Cover)  Crew envelopes
are known to exist. See sample.

 

929 USS Hawkins DD-873

5th Anniv Moon Landing

JUL/20/1974/P.M. 

Number produced: 219

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $9.95
2009  $2.25, $3.00
2010  $4.00 
2011  $17.50
2012 
2013 
2014  $5.00        

2015
2016  $10.00
2017 

2018 $2.99
2019 $
2020 $


Est. Value $12-15.
Very low Qty. 219

 


Most cancels observed are poor quality. AM might also exist. 
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Watch for this cover without the Beck cover number. (Crew Cover)  Crew envelopes
are known to exist. See sample.

 

930 USS Moinester DE-1097

Commission

NOV/2/AM/1974 

Number produced: 293 

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $2.00
2010  $7.00 
2011  $
2012 
2013 
2014         

2015  $4.75
2016
2017 

2018 $1.59
2019 $
2020 $

 


Name misspelled in cachet.  US Navy added at top of cancel.

 

931 USS Nimitz CVN-68

First Day Postal Service

MAR/3/1975/PM/

Number produced: 252 

eBay Prices Realized
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2009  $
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Only one B931 cover observed.
Added 4/2018

Scan courtesy of Larry Johnson

 

932 USS Hewitt DD-966

Launching

SEP 14/1974/PM 

Number produced: 236 

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $3.33 
2011  $
2012 
2013 
2014         

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2018 $
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933 USS Truxtun DLGN-35

VJ Day

AUG/15/AM/1974 

Number produced: 226

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $ .99, $3.16 
2011  $$6.00, $3.07
2012 
2013  $2.99
2014  $2.59      

2015
2016
2017 

2018 $
2019 $
2020 $

  
 


Most cancels observed are poor quality.

 

934 USS Coral Sea CVA-43

VJ Day

AUG 15/  / 1974 

Number produced: 216

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $ 
2011  $
2012 
2013  $1.36
2014          

2015
2016
2017 

2018 $
2019 $2.68
2020 $

  
 


Most cancels observed are poor quality.

 

935 USS Plymouth Rock LSD-29

VJ Day

SEP/2/1974/A.M. 

Number produced: 213

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $5.00, $ .99
2011  $
2012 
2013 
2014         

2015
2016
2017 

2018 $3.48
2019 $
2020 $

 


Most cancels observed are poor quality.

 

936 USS Orion AS-18

VJ Day

AM/AUG/15/1974 

Number produced: 208

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $4.99
2009  $
2010  $1.25 
2011  $4.00, $3.89, $6.00
2012 
2013 
2014         

2015
2016
2017 

2018
$1.59
2019 $
2020 $


   
 


Most cancels observed are poor quality.

 

937 USS Laffey DD-724 VJ Day Not serviced/never returned

Number produced: 206
 

Scan not available.
No examples observed.
938 USS Mahan DLG-11

Recommission

APR/1/1975 

Number produced: 247

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $2.00
2010  $ 
2011  $3.75, $7.00
2012 
2013 
2014          

2015  $2.99
2016
2017 

2018 $2.74
2019 $
2020 $

 


US Navy added at top of cancel. RS on Front.

 

939 USS South Carolina DLGN-37

Commission

JAN/25/1975/A.M. 

Number produced: 291 

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $3.00
2010  $ 
2011  $
2012 
2013  $6.00
2014          

2015
2016  $3.99
2017 

2018 $
2019 $
2020 $

 


US Navy added at top of cancel.



CREW Cover.Probably only 25 exist.Scan courtesy of Larry Johnson

 

940 USS Texas DLGN-39

Launching

AUG 9/AM/1975 

Number produced: 278

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $3.85
2010  $3.00
2011  $
2012 
2013 
2014          

2015
2016
2017 

2018
$2.74
2019 $
2020 $


  
 



 
940
CREW
USS Texas DLGN-39

Launching

AUG 9/AM/1975 

Number produced:  See above

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $ 
2011  $
2012 
2013 
2014          

2015
2016
2017 

2018 $
2019 $
2020 $

 


Same as above except no cachet number.  CREW
941 USS Bainbridge DLGN-25

Labor Day

SEP/2/AM/1974 

Number produced: 224 

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $2.75
2010  $ 
2011  $6.00
2012 
2013 
2014          

2015
2016
2017 

2018 $4.00

2019 $4.00
2020 $

  
 



 
942 USS Lexington CVT-15

Labor Day

AUG 28/AM/1974 

Number produced: 223 

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $ .99 
2011  $
2012 
2013 
2014        

2015
2016
2017 

2018 $
2019 $2.00, $5.00
2020 $

 


Note Cancel Variety

 

942 USS Lexington CVT-15

Labor Day

AUG/28/1974/A.M

Number produced: See above

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $ 
2011  $
2012 
2013 
2014        

2015
2016
2017 

2018 $
2019 $
2020 $

 


Note Cancel Variety
 
943 USS Bausell DD-845

Labor Day

Not serviced 

Number produced: 218
 

Scan not available.
No examples observed.
944 USS La Moure County LST-1194

Labor Day

SEP/2/AM/1974 

Number produced: 217

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $ 
2011  $6.00, $3.50
2012 
2013 
2014         

2015
2016
2017 

2018 $
2019 $2.74
2020 $

 



 
945 USS Vancouver LPD-2

Labor Day

AUG/19/1974/A.M. 

Number produced: 213

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $ 
2011  $
2012 
2013  $1.00
2014          

2015
2016
2017 

2018 $
2019 $2.74
2020 $

 


ALL cancels observed are poor quality.
 
946 USS David R Ray DD-971

Keel Laid

Not serviced 

Number produced: 233 


 


This cover was postally used for general purposes.  We are notaware of any of these
covers postmarked when the Keel was laid.

Scan courtesy of Norm Ferguson.  Thanks Norm.

 

947 USS Guadalcanal LPH-7

Citizenship Day

JUN/17/1974/AM 

Number produced: 223

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $2.49 
2011  $
2012  $4.00
2013 
2014          

2015
2016
2017 

2018 $
2019 $
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948 USS Pensacola LSD-38

Citizenship Day

AUG/29/AM/1974 

Number produced: 219

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $5.00 
2011  $
2012 
2013 
2014         

2015
2016
2017

2018 $1.59, $3.48
2019 $
2020 $

   
 



 
949 USS Barbey DE-1088

Citizenship Day

17/SEP/1974/A.M. 

Number produced: 217

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $2.75
2009  $2.75
2010  $ 
2011  $3.37, $6.00
2012 
2013 
2014       

2015
2016
2017 

2018 $1.59, $3.48
2019 $
2020 $

 



 
950 USS Gridley DLG-21

Citizenship Day

SEP/17/AM/1974 

Number produced: 215

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $6.00 
2011  $3.50
2012 
2013  $2.00
2014          

2015
2016
2017 

2018 $1.50
2019 $2.74
2020 $

 



 
951 USS Peoria LST-1183

Citizenship Day

SEP/17/AM/1974 

Number produced: 213

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $4.99 
2011  $3.07, $2.87
2012 
2013 
2014       

2015
2016
2017 

2018 $1.59
2019 $2.74
2020 $

 


Also known with PM cancel
 
951 USS Peoria LST-1183

Citizenship Day

SEP/17/PM/1974 

Number produced: See above

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $ 
2011  $6.00
2012 
2013 
2014         

2015
2016
2017 

2018 $
2019 $
2020 $

 


Also known with AM cancel
 

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