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USS Abraham Lincoln (SSBN-602), Cancelled at Groton, CT, 16 Nov 1971.
USS Abraham Lincoln (SSBN-602), Cancelled at Groton, CT, 16 Nov 1971.
"U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln (SSN), Submarine U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Pax Per Tridentem."
 

USS Alstede (AF-48), Ship Cancellation, 4 Jul 1962.
USS Alstede (AF-48), Ship Cancellation, 4 July 1962.
"U.S. Navy 'Freedom's Guardian' U.S.S. Alstede (AF-48) Logrep 6-62."
 

 
USS Amphion (AR-13), Ship Cancellation commemorating Navy Day, 27 Oct 1960.
USS Amphion (AR-13), Ship Cancellation commemorating Navy Day, 27 Oct 1960.
"Navy Day 27 October 1960, U.S.S. Amphion, U.S. Navy-Flexible Force for Freedom."
 

 
USS Anchorage (LSD-36), Ship Cancellation, 12 Jan 1978.
USS Anchorage (LSD-36), Ship Cancellation, 12 Jan 1978.
"Sui Generis, U.S.S. Anchorage LSD-36."
 

 
USS Anderson (DD-411), Ship Cancellation, 27 Oct 1939.
USS Anderson (DD-411), Ship Cancellation, 27 Oct 1939.
"U.S.S. Anderson, Keel laid November 15, 1937, Launched February 4, 1939, Commissioned May 19, 1939, U.S.S. Anderson (411)."

16 Aug 1962, The Big E. 86,000 ton attack carrier joins the sixth fleet. USS Enterprise (CVA(N)-65), Ship Cancellation, 16 Aug 1962.
16 Aug 1962, The Big E. 86,000 ton attack carrier joins the sixth fleet.
U.S.S. Enterprise CVA(N) 65. Ship cancellation 16 Aug 1962.

U.S.S. Enterprise CVA(N)-65, Ship Cancellation, 27 Oct 1962.
U.S.S. Enterprise CVA(N) 65.
Navy Day. Ship cancellation 27 Oct 1962.

U.S.S. Enterprise CVA(N)-65, Ship Cancellation, 22 Sep 1964.
United States Ship Enterprise, Long Beach, Bainbridge.
Around the World Cruise 1964. Ship cancellation 22 Sep 1964.

U.S.S. Enterprise CVA(N)-65, Ship Cancellation, 2 Oct 1964.
USS Enterprise CVAN-65, USS Long Beach CGN-9, USS Bainbridge DLGN-25.
World Cruise. Ship cancellation 2 Oct 1964.

U.S.S. Enterprise CVA(N)-65, Ship Cancellation, 25 Nov 1966.
USS Enterprise CVAN-65.
5th Anniversary. Ship cancellation 22 Sep 1964.

U.S.S. Enterprise CVA(N)-65, Ship Cancellation, 25 Nov 1971.
10th Anniversary, Nuclear Surface Navy, commemorating the successful use of nuclear propulsion, U.S.S. Enterprise (CVAN-65). [image of ship - B.M. Vespier]
First nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, commissioned: - November 15, 1961. Built by Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Newport News, Virginia. Ship cancellation 25 Nov 1971.

USS Enterprise (CVA(N)-65), Ship Cancellation, 6 Jan 1972.
USS Enterprise (CVA(N)-65), Ship Cancellation, 6 Jan 1972.
"U.S.S. Enterprise, (CVAN), USS Enterprise CVA(N)65, FPO San Francisco."

U.S.S. Enterprise CVA(N)-65, Ship Cancellation, 22 Aug 1978.
USS Enterprise CVN-65.
Welcome to Singapore. Ship cancellation 22 Aug 1978.