Maritime Topics on Stamps

July / August stamps 2013
St. Maarten



Mustique
Mustique
Mustique, Grenadines of St. Vincent, two souvenir sheets with seven stamps, "International Maritime Signals".


Wallis +
Wallis et Futuna, a single stamp "Decouverte de L'Ile Horn-Futuna", Discovery of Horn Island Futuna.


Saint Pierre et Miquelon, a se-tenant of seven pictures with an enclosed stamp.
Shown are frescoes of the church on Miquelon. Here a maritime motif from fishing on the Sea of Galilee.
SPM
Here Jesus had sent the unsuccessful fishermen back on the lake. They came back with full nets.


Macao
Macao - China, a sheet with one stamp; the Macao Museum collections.
We see an ancient harbor with sailing ships.


Mocambique
Mocambique
Mocambique, two sheets, "Construtores genoveses de navios medievais", Builders of medieval Genoese ships.


Mocambique
Mocambique
Mocambique, two sheets, "Construtores de Navios Medievais Venezianos", Ship builders Medieval Venetians.


Aitutaki
Aitutaki - Cook Islands, 12 stamps and a sheet with the stamps about whales and dolphins. On each stamp we see ships and boats.


Aruba
Aruba
Aruba, a set with five stamps, passenger-liners.


Cook Island, a set with 12 stamps
Cook I.
Cook I.
and a souvenir sheet with three stamps,
"Sailing Ships of the Pacific".
Cook I.
Cook I.

Djibouti
Djibouti, a souvennir sheet with two stamps, aircraft carrier.

The HMS "Queen Elizabeth" (currently under construction, in operation from 2020) and the carrier "Liaoning", China, are depicted.

Gambia
Gambia, two souvennir sheets with five stamps, aircraft carrier.

We see the "Hõshõ", "Ara Veinticinco de Mayo", "Graf Zeppelin", USS "Saipan" and USS "Hornet".
The text on the sheet:
100th Anniversary of the first Aircraft to be launched from a moving vessel.

Gambia
Wikipedia:
The Americans Eugene B. Ely succeeded on 14th November 1910 by one in front of the USS Birmingham mounted platform with a Curtiss biplane, the first launch from a ship.
Two months later, on 18th January 1911, he succeeded the first landing on a ship.
He landed his plane on the USS Pennsylvania, which was equipped with special wooden platform.


Guyana
Guyana
Guyana, two souvennir sheets with five stamps, aircraft carrier.
The "Ex-Varyag", "Foch", USS "Yorktown", "Giuseppi Garibaldi" and the "Admiral Flota Sovetckogo Sojusa Kusnecov" are depicted.


Guinea Bissau, a souvennir sheet with four stamps,
John F. Kennedy.
Left below the aircraft carrier with the same name.
Guinee Bissau


Greenland
Greenland, a single stamp with a painting, 250th anniversary Uumannaq with the port.


Mocambique
Mocambique
Mocambique, two souvennir sheets with five stamps, submarines of WW2.
We see the American "Gato", a Russian boat of the Shchuka class, a Japanese boat of the type U-IX D1, the German boat U-23 of the type IIB, an American boat of the Tench class and on the second sheet below the German submarine U-149.


Italy, a single stamp, 50th international submarine meeting at Cantania.
Italy


Greek
Greece, a set with six stamps, Sailing - Tourism.


Eire
Eire
Ireland, a set with three stamps, Port of Cork.
On the se-tenant a container vessel and a sailing boat of the Clipper Round The World Race 2010 are depicted. Right the new "Queen Elizabeth".


Hongkong, two sheets with the same picture, cruise terminal at Kai Tak.
Hongkong


Canada
Canada, a single stamp, 250th anniversary mail service in Canada with Hugh Finlay.


C-Africa
C-Africa
Central Africa, two souvennir sheets with five stamps, 80th anniversary White Star Line and Cunard.
We see the ships "Queen Elizabeth 2", the "Queen Mary", the "Queen Elizabeth" twice and the "Titanic".
During the construction of the "Queen Mary" the Cunard company was short of money. Help came from the British Treasury under the condition that Cunard and White Star merge.
In 1935, the combining was completed and Cunard White Star was born.


Russia
Russia, a se-tenant of three stamps, historical centre of St. Petersburg with the ancient lighthouses.


Eire
Ireland, a set of four stamps, "Commemorating Contemproray Arts". Among them this stamp with a lightship.


Polen, a sheet with four stamps, lighthouses.

The towers of Dartowo, Jaroslawiec, Ustka and Czolpino are depicted.

Polen


C-Africa
C-Africa
Central Africa, two sheets with five stamps, lighthouses.
The towers of Point Hueneme, d'Eatons Neck, Ile de Little Gull, Lincoln Rock, Montauk Point and Great Capitan are depicted.


Barbados
Barbados, a set of four stamps, lighthouses.
We see Harrison Point, South Point, Needhams Point and East Point, all towers at Barbados.


Guinea
Guinea
Guinea, two sheets with four stamps, lighthouses.
The towers of Point Loma, Rocher Matinicus, Judith Point, Boston and Ile Sanibel are depicted.


Aserbaidschan
Azerbaijan, a sheet with five stamps, lighthouses on the islands.


France
France
France
France, a booklet with 12 stamps, paintings of the impressionism, here the stamps with a maritime motif.


Guyana
Guyana
Guyana, two sheets about the sinking of the "Titanic" 1912.

Here the brave Titanic Orchestra is praised.


Netherlands, three personalized stamps about the Holland-America-Line.
NL


Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany, four personalized stamps with the bark "Alexander von Humboldt II", the brig "Roald Amundsen", the museum ship "Stadt Kiel" and the steam-icebreaker "Stettin".


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