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U.S. #1091
3¢ International Naval Review
 
Issue Date: June 10, 1957
City: Norfolk, VA
Quantity: 118,470,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method:
Rotary Press
Perforations:
11 x 10.5
Color: Blue green
 
U.S. #1091 was issued to commemorate the 1957 International Naval Review, which coincided with the 350th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown.  Jamestown was the first permanent white settlement in the U.S.
 

1957 International Naval Review

On June 12, 1957, the US hosted an International Naval Review that coincided with the 350th anniversary of the founding of the Jamestown colony. 

Naval reviews are special events in which the US Navy presents its ships to the US president or secretary of the Navy.  US ships are often accompanied by ships from other nations in international reviews.  The first International Naval Review in the US was held in 1893 as part of the Columbian Exposition.  In that review, President Grover Cleveland reviewed naval ships from the USS Dolphin

Theodore Roosevelt had several Naval Reviews during his administration, including his send-off and return of the Great White Fleet.  William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Franklin D. Roosevelt also held their own Naval Reviews during their administrations.

In 1957, Hampton Roads hosted another International Naval Review in conjunction with the 350th anniversary of the founding of the Jamestown colony.  The US State Department invited member-nations of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO to participate.  They also invited countries considered to have special interest in the founding of Jamestown to send their ships for the review.  About 80 US warships were joined by 30 ships from 17 other countries that attended the review.

On June 12, 1957, Secretary of Defense Charles E. Wilson inspected the double line of ships from the guided missile cruiser USS Canberra.  According to one newspaper, the display was “one of the mightiest peacetime armadas in history.”  In addition to the naval review, the 10-day celebration included a number of other events including a searchlight display, open houses at naval installations, and television specials. 

Nine years later, President Gerald Ford oversaw another International Naval Review in New York Harbor as part of the US Bicentennial.  Ronald Reagan oversaw another in 1986 for the re-dedication of the Statue of Liberty and Bill Clinton participated in another in 2000.

Click here for a video about the 1957 International Naval Review and here to view the program.

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U.S. #1091
3¢ International Naval Review
 
Issue Date: June 10, 1957
City: Norfolk, VA
Quantity: 118,470,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method:
Rotary Press
Perforations:
11 x 10.5
Color: Blue green
 
U.S. #1091 was issued to commemorate the 1957 International Naval Review, which coincided with the 350th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown.  Jamestown was the first permanent white settlement in the U.S.
 

1957 International Naval Review

On June 12, 1957, the US hosted an International Naval Review that coincided with the 350th anniversary of the founding of the Jamestown colony. 

Naval reviews are special events in which the US Navy presents its ships to the US president or secretary of the Navy.  US ships are often accompanied by ships from other nations in international reviews.  The first International Naval Review in the US was held in 1893 as part of the Columbian Exposition.  In that review, President Grover Cleveland reviewed naval ships from the USS Dolphin

Theodore Roosevelt had several Naval Reviews during his administration, including his send-off and return of the Great White Fleet.  William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Franklin D. Roosevelt also held their own Naval Reviews during their administrations.

In 1957, Hampton Roads hosted another International Naval Review in conjunction with the 350th anniversary of the founding of the Jamestown colony.  The US State Department invited member-nations of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO to participate.  They also invited countries considered to have special interest in the founding of Jamestown to send their ships for the review.  About 80 US warships were joined by 30 ships from 17 other countries that attended the review.

On June 12, 1957, Secretary of Defense Charles E. Wilson inspected the double line of ships from the guided missile cruiser USS Canberra.  According to one newspaper, the display was “one of the mightiest peacetime armadas in history.”  In addition to the naval review, the 10-day celebration included a number of other events including a searchlight display, open houses at naval installations, and television specials. 

Nine years later, President Gerald Ford oversaw another International Naval Review in New York Harbor as part of the US Bicentennial.  Ronald Reagan oversaw another in 1986 for the re-dedication of the Statue of Liberty and Bill Clinton participated in another in 2000.

Click here for a video about the 1957 International Naval Review and here to view the program.