Boston Sea Scout Cachets
Robert Gelwicks

This index of commemorative cachets of Boston Sea Scouts was compiled on April 20, 1980.  The cachets were produced from 1939 to 1941.  Each entry represents a unique cachet design.

Fleet Cruise
  1. 6-17-39 blue ink, hand cancel Gloucester, Mass.
  2. 6-17-39 blue ink, machine cancel Gloucester, Mass.
  3. 6-18-39 red ink, hand cancel Gloucester, Mass.
World's Fair Cruise
  1. 8-4-39 maroon ink, machine cancel New London, Conn.
  2. 8-5-39 blue ink, machine cancel New London, Conn.
World's Fair Cruise
  1. 8-15-39 brown ink, machine cancel Fisher's Island.
  2. 8-16-39 violet ink, machine cancel Fisher's Island.
  3. 8-16-39 blue ink, machine cancel Fisher's Island.
World's Fair Cruise
  1. 8-18-39 gold ink, hand cancel Plymouth, Mass.
World's Fair Cruise
  1. 8-18-39 gold ink, hand cancel Sandwich, Mass.
Annual Regatta
  1. 9-17-39 red ink, hand cancel Charles River, Mass.
Annual Regatta
  1. 9-19-39 red ink, machine cancel Boston, Mass.
Night Maneuvers
  1. 10-13-39 brown ink, hand cancel Boston Navy Yard Station.
  2. 10-13-39 brown ink, hand cancel Hull, Mass.
  3. 10-13-39 brown ink, hand cancel Nahant, Mass.
Scout Ball
  1. 2-3-40 blue ink, hand cancel Back Bay Annex, Boston.
  2. 2-3-40 blue ink, hand cancel U.S.S. Claxton.
Scout Ball
  1. 2-3-40 brown ink, hand cancel Back Bay Annex, Boston.
  2. 2-3-40 brown ink, hand cancel U.S.S. Claxton.
In Memoriam
  1. 5-30-40 blue ink, hand cancel Everett, Mass.
  2. 5-30-40 blue ink, hand cancel U.S.S. Wasp.
Maritime Day
  1. 6-9-40 black ink, hand cancel U.S.S. Haraden.
  2. 6-9-40 black ink, hand cancel U.S.S. Mackenzie.
Maritime Day
  1. 6-9-40 blue ink, hand cancel U.S.S. Kane.
  2. 6-9-40 blue ink, hand cancel U.S.S. Trippe.
  3. 6-9-40 blue ink, hand cancel U.S.S. Mayrant.
Fleet Cruise
  1. 6-15-40 blue ink, hand cancel Plymouth, Mass.
  2. 6-17-40 brown ink, hand cancel Plymouth, Mass.
Annual Regatta
  1. 6-30-40 blue ink, hand cancel Charles River, Mass.
  2. 6-30-40 blue ink, machine cancel Boston, Mass.
Annual Regatta
  1. 6-30-40 green ink, hand cancel Charles River, Mass.
Fleet Officer's Association
  1. 7-20-40 black ink, hand cancel Alburg & Boston R.P.O.
  2. 7-20-40 black ink, hand cancel Bangor & Boston R.P.O.
  3. 7-27-40 black ink, hand cancel Port. & Boston R.P.O.
Long Cruise
  1. 8-11-40 green ink, hand cancel Worlds Fair R.P.O.
Night Maneuvers
  1. 10-4-40 blue ink, hand cancel U.S. Naval Hospital.
  2. 10-4-40 blue ink, hand cancel U.S.S. Vincennes.
  3. 10-7-40 blue ink, hand cancel U.S.S. Gleaves.
Fleet Cruise
  1. 7-4-41 black ink, hand cancel U.S.S. Wilkes.
  2. 7-5-41 black ink, hand cancel U.S.S. Wilkes.
  3. 7-6-41 black ink, hand cancel Plymouth, Mass.
Long Cruise
  1. 8-2-41 green ink, hand cancel Portsmouth, NH Navy Yard.
  2. 8-16-41 green ink, hand cancel New London Sub B.
  3. 8-23-41 green ink, hand cancel Brooklyn, NY Navy Yard.

Created by Keith Larson, 2001