to the study of philatelic material pertaining to watercraft on
stamps, to sharing knowledge, to encouraging the growth of the
hobby and to supporting the preservation of our maritime heritage.
ships on stamps is an enjoyable way to vicariously travel the
Seven Seas or the smallest lake without investing in the cost of a
boat. The Ships on Stamps Unit of the American Topical Association
would like to show you the many ways that you too can enjoy this
most enjoyable of hobbies. This page will tell you something about
ourselves and how to begin sailing the seas in command of your own
fleet. Welcome aboard!
SOS SOS SOS SOS
The Ships on Stamps Unit is approaching shoal water.
There has been no response to my request for relief. Here are two of
the most serious things that need doing. Neither is onerous if you are
an organized person which I assume all stamp collectors are well
Secretary (membership) >> enroll new members, answer inquiries and maintain Roster
President >> This person is responsible for correspondence with
ATA and the APS as well as seeing to it that the Unit is represented at
the NTSS each year.
It is helpful, but not essential, that the secretary be from the United
States or Canada. Since most of the business of the Unit is conducted
via e-mail, most of the above items can be handled from anywhere in the
I hope that we
can avoid rough water and shoals and come out on smooth water and clear
following are some changes to the Unit web page made this month.
is a new page showing some new issues for November
issue of Watercraft Philately is now available. Check out the The
first page of this issue.
to the award-winning exhibit on Lloyd's
of London has been added to the Archives
Archives | New Ship Stamps |
Ship Topic Pages|Publications
Ship Stamp discussion list
Contacts/officers | Joining
the Unit | Updates and changes