Maritime Topics on Stamps
July 2009

Thalia



ferries
Åland, a set with two stamps " 50 years passenger ferries".
Since 1959 there is a ferry transfer between Åland and their neighbour countries.
On the top stamp the SS "Viking" is depicted.
On the stamp below a newbuilding, going in commision this year; therefore he has no name.
She will be a sistership of the "VIKING XPRS".


Norway, a set with two stamps "submarine branch centenary".
On top we see Norways first submarine "Kobben", later on renamed to A-1 and below a boat of the Ula class.
submarines


Rusia
50 Let Pobedy
Russia
Yamal
Russia
Taymir
Russia
Lenin
Russia
Russia, a set with four stamps "5o years atomic icebreakers".

Left a first day cover.


Cocos
Cocos & Keeling Islands, Australia, a set with four stamps, quater centenary visit of the Cocos Islands.
On this maritime stamp we see "1609 Captain William Keeling's sighting".


Gibraltar, a set with eight stamps " King Henry VIII".
Among them a stamp with the "Mary Rose".
Mary Rose


Tudors
Great Britain, a souvenir sheet with four stamps "The Age of the Tudors".
On the left stamp the "Mary Rose" is depicted, right we see Sir Francis Drake.


Pitcairn
Pitcairn
Pitcairn Island, a se-tenant of four stamps
"Return to Pitcairn, 150th Anniversary".


Georgia, a single stamp "150 years Poti seaport".
Loti


Sassnitz
Germany, a single stamp centenary of the railway ferries between Sassnitz and Trelleborg.
Left the ferry "Deutschland" and right the "Preussen" is depicted.


Germany, a set with two stamps of the lighthouse series.
We see the towers of Norderney and Dornbusch.
lighthouse


Navigators
Comoros, a souvenir sheet with six stamps "Navigators of the Antiquity".

From left top are depicted: Ferdinand Magellan, Vasco da Gama, Christopher Columbus, James Cook, Marco Polo and Amerigo Vespucci.


Comoros, a souvenir sheet with one stamp "Navigators of the Antiquity". On the stamp we can recognize Christopher Columbus, left standing James Cook.
Navigators


Darwin
Guinea Bissau, a souvenir sheet with one stamp "Charles Robert Darwin".

The nature explorer Darwin and die HMS "Beagle" are depicted.


Poland, a small sheet with one stamp "Gdynia 2009".

We see the Polish fullrigger and training vessel "Dar Mlodziezy".

Gdynia


self construct
Delfsail
self construct
Titanic
self construct
White Star Line
self construct
?
self construct
Titanic
Netherlands, some personalized stamps.


Preview :

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands,
a set with 12 stamps about Ernest Henry Shackleton.

This set will be issued at the 14th August, 2009.

Shackleton



To show some more stamps and/or whole souvenir-sheets the pictures are high compressed, so accuracy goes down.


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