Ships on Stamps Unit
Dedicated 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.
Collecting 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!
Search for new Secretary and other volunteers
has still been no response to the call for volunteers. We are nearing
the point when serious action must be taken if no one steps
forward.Look at the March/April issue of Watercraft Philately to find
out what YOU can do for your fellow ship stamp collectors. The unit is
financially sound and Watercraft Philately is doing well. I will also
post a list of items soon for which we need volunteers on the web site
and also send it to the Ship Stamp Discussion List on Yahoo!. This is
not an onerous job when it is shared. This not the case now since
people have gradually dropped off with their work being picked up by
me. This is not sustainable so please consider any of the several tasks
that I listed in the last issue of Watercraft Philately. I hope that we
can avoid rough water and shoals and come out on smooth water and clear