Maritime Topics on Stamps
August 2009

Sassnitz



TAAF
TAAF, Terra Australis et Antarctique Francaise, a single stamp, again and again the "Marion Dufresne" is depicted.
The print quality is unfortunately poor.


Falkland Island, a set with two stamps "Port Louis 1833 - 2008".
Port Louis


whale
whale
Cabo Verde, a set with four stamps "Ciclo da Baleia, 2a serie", History of Whale Hunting, second series. The first set was issued in 2006.


slavery
Cabo Verde, a set with four stamps "ribeira grande e a rota internacional dos escravos", the town Ribeira Grande and the routes of the slave trade.
This set was already issued in 2006, but now available in Germany!
slavery


SPM
Saint Pierre & Miquelon, a single stamp, 1909 - 2009, a centenary (?).


Drake
Drake
Cabo Verde, a set with four stamps "descrito pelos grandes navegadores, Francis Drake", Francis Drake was a great navigator. Again a set from 2006.


British Antarcric Territory, a set with four stamps "100 years of naval aviation". At this place the stamp on which you can apprehend a ship, right below under the helicopter.
This is an old question: Should we collect stamps on which we can see the ships only by a magnifying glass or because naval aviation belongs to the navy?
naval aviation


Darwin
Pitcairn Island, a set with four stamps "Bicentenary of the Birth of Charles Darwin". Here the only maritime stamp with the bow of the "Beagle".
On our ships on stamps site we have a Darwin page :
Darwin's voyage with the "Beagle"


Falkland Islands, a set with four stamps "Charles Darwin 1809 - 1882". Here the only maritime stamp with HMS "Beagle" at Berkeley Sound 1834.
Darwin


ferry
Laos, a set with three stamps about transportation.

Thereby a river ferry.


Colombia, a singele stamp "escuela naval de suboficiales"; a navy academy for cadets.
Columbia


Bermuda
"Jolie Brise" and "Etoile"
Sailing "Concordia", "Picton Castle", "Tecla" and "Europa".
Bermuda, a set with six stamps "Atlantic Challenge 2009".


Bosnia Herzegovina / Serbia (?), a set with two stamps.
We see Amerigo Vespucci and Marco Polo.
Amerigo


North Korea, a single stamp, 135 years UPU (Universal Postal Union).
Korea


submarines
submarine
Sao Tome & Principe, a souvenir sheet with four stamps and a sheet with one stamp "Submarinos". We can detect the "Turtle" left below the shark but all other submarines are noted in Russian script. On the right sheet on top a German boat of the type XXIII.


Peru

Peru, a set with two stamps, lighthouses. The towers of La Marina and Muelle Darsena are depicted.
SPM

Saint Pierre & Miquelon, a single stamp "Tennis". As well there is a lighthouse.


Malta, a single stamp "Sailing".
Malta


Italia
Italia
Italia, a single stamp "Isola del Giglio" with a lighthouse. In addition the cancellation.


Vanuatu
Vanuatu, a souvenir sheet with two stamps "Bicentenary of first contact between Russia and Vanuatu, 1809 - 2009".

July 1809 the Russian sloop "Diana" under the command of admiral V.M. Golovnin arrived at Port Resolution at Tanna Island.


Germany, a souvenir sheet with nine stamps "Hanse Sail 2009" from the private service Ridas at Rostock.

From left top are depicted: "Atlanta", "Antigua", "R. Amundsen", "Gorch Fock II", "Greif", "Shtandart", "Ingo", "Mir" and "Sedov".

Hanse Sail


NL

First row: "Costa Serena", Hopkins Glacier Alaska, MS "Veendam".
Second row: "QE2 and a Concorde at New York, "Emerald Princess", "Titanic".
NL

Cunard Line Poster, people in front of a HAL poster, the funnel of MV "Zaandam".
Netherlands, back again with many personalized stamps.


naval aviation
naval aviation
naval aviation
naval aviation
naval aviation
naval aviation
Isle of Man, a set with six stamps "Naval Aviation".
Again we have to search the ships with a magnifying glass.
30 p HMS Colossus, 31 p HMS Victorious, 72 p HMS Furious, 85 p HMS Daring and HMS Dauntless, 98p British Task Force in San Carlos Water, Falkland, 1,36 pound HMS Caroline and HMS Ben-My-Chree.



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


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