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Maritime Topics on Stamps

January stamps 2013



China
China, a set of three stamps, 140 years of the China Merchant Group. Among them this stamp with a steamer. It is assumed, and it is disputed that this is the P&O liner "Aden".


South Africa, a single stamp with a paddle steamer.
The name of the ship is TRURO from around 1859.
South Africa


Uruguay
Uruguay
Uruguay
Uruguay
Uruguay, a set with four stamps cruise-liners 2012.

Depicted are the "Celebrity Infinity", the "Grand Celebration", the "National Geographic Explorer" and the "MSC Magnifica".


Faroe Islands, a souvenir sheet with nine stamps, a Faroese boat with the related equipment.
South Africa


Barbados
Barbados
Barbados, two stamps, 50th anniversary port of Bridgetown 1961 - 2011.
Left we see a tug, her name is "Barbados II". Right an aerial view of the port with cruise liners. The names of the ships are not clearly identified.


Alderney
Alderney, a set and a souvenir sheet with six stamps, history of the Alderney harbour.
From right top are depicted the "Douglas Quay at Braye Harbour c. 1800", the "Breakwater completed 1856", the SS "Courier" c. 1926, the "Little Crabby Harbour c. 1985", the RNLI lifeboat "Roy Barker I" c. 1995 and in the background Alderney lighthouse and right bottom the "Commercial Quay, built 2011" with the coaster "Huelin Endeavour" (ex "Pellworm", "Neptunus", "Craigantlet").


Ecuador
Ecuador, a se-tenant with two stamps, Philately Fair South Pacific 2012 in Quito.
The British paddlesteamer ECUADOR built in 1845 for the Pacific Steam Navigation Company is depicted.


Tristan da Cunha, a set of four stamps, maiden voyage of the South African "Agulhas II". The 2012 built vessel is an icebreaking polar supply and research vessel.

S.A. "Agulhas" (I) retired from Antarctic service in April 2012 when the replacement vessel, S.A. "Agulhas II", was commissioned.
Tristan da Cunha


Macedonia
Macedonia, a single stamp with the "Titanic".
A latecomer to the sinking of the ship 100 years ago.


Aruba, a sheet of 10 stamps underwater world.
Here also four wrecks on the seabed.
Two stamps on the lower left shows the KAPPEL, a 51 ft craft standing almost upright and
ANTILLA a German steamer scuttled at Aruba in 1940.
On the right the third and fourth stamp shows the cargo vessel STAR GERREN scuttled in 2000 and
the JANE SEA, scuttled off Aruba in September 1988.
Aruba


Burundi
Burundi, a souvenir sheet of four stamps, project "Kaisei".
With the same ship "Kaisei" (top right) 2012, the water pollution in the North Pacific was examined. It was mainly to take stock of the plastic in the ocean.


BAT
BAT
British Antarctic Territory, a souvenir sheet with nine stamps British Graham Land Expedition, 1934-37.
The "Penola" was the expedition ship.
Right a sheet with one stamp with the Royal Navy ice patrol ship HMS "Protector".


Greece, a set of four stamps, 100 years of liberation of Thessaloniki from the Ottoman Empire by the Greeks.
Among them this maritime stamp with the armed cruiser G. AVEROF.
Hellas


Guinea
Guinea
Guinea Bissau, two sheets with five stamps, submarines.
Pictured on the left sheet are the German boat "U-995", USS "Gato", the German type VII A and VII C.
The stamp on the right sheet shows the British class H.


Guinea
Guinea
Guinea Bissau, two sheets with five stamps, aircraft carrier.
Pictured on the left sheet are the Chinese "Ex-Varyag", HMS "Illustrious", USS "Nimitz" and "Charles de Gaulle".
The stamp on the right sheet shows the USS "Enterprise".


Germany
Germany, two individually stamps.
The stone ship "Summer Palace" in the area Summerpalace at Beijing is depicted.


Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany, four individually stamps.
Pictured are the bouy layer "Bussard", the sail-training vessel "Thor Heyerdahl", the museumship "Stadt Kiel" and the steam-icebreaker "Stettin".


Germany
Germany, two individually stamps from the private postal operator "postModern".
As motive the full-rigger "Pamir" was chosen.


Austria
Austria
Austria, two individually stamps.
Left a galleon, right a three mast full-rigger.


NL
NL
NL
Netherlands, eight individually stamps. Pictured are the MV "Amsterdam", MV "Oosterdam" and the MV "Disney Wonder".


Germany
Germany, five individually stamps from the private postal operators "postModern" with lighthouses.


Notice:
Because of the rapidly increasing number of 'home' individual stamps I show here only a limited selection.


Guinea
Guinea
Guinea Bissau, two sheets with five stamps, lighthouses.
Pictured on the left sheet are the Tourlitis (Greek), Saybrook Breakwater (USA), Fisgard (Canada), Herd Groyne (GB) und Grindavik (Iceland).
The stamp on the right sheet shows Ilha de Griffiths (Australia) und Tourlitis (Greek).


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