Maritime Topics on Stamps

July Stamps 2014
Austria



Canada
Canada, a single stamp with the passenger liner "Empress of Ireland".

In 1914 the Empress collided with a Norwegian coal ship in the St. Lawrence River in dense fog. The ship sank, taking 1,012 passengers and crew to their deaths.


Canada, a single stamp, 100 year anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident, which will take place in spring 2014.
Canada


Brasil
Brazil, a souvenir sheet with five stamps "Alemanha + Brasil".
Among them this stamp with a container vessel and a car Volkswagen.


Slovenija, a small sheet with one stamp with the freighter "Martin Krpan".
She was the first vessel of the Slovenian Shipping Company.
Slovenija


Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka, a single stamp already from 2012, ICS Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, 100 years in the United Kingdom, 25 years in Sri Lanka.


Netherlands, a souvenir sheet with 5 stamps with the same picture, ceramic from Harlingen.
An old flat keel sailer is depicted.
NL


Spain
Spain, a single stamp, 125 years construct of the submarine Isaac Peral.


Czech, a stamp with the paddle steamer "František Josef I".
Tschechien


Togo
Togo, two souvenir sheets with together five stamps, centenary of the opening of the Panama Canal.
Left top the Culebra Cut is depicted. Beside the "Desert Rhapsody" and left bottom the "Seven Seas Navigator" in the Miraflores locks. Right ditto the Miraflores locks.
Togo


Panama
Panama
Panama
St. Vincent, a souvenir sheet with four stamps, centenary of the opening of the Panama Canal.
The stamps from the left sheet are right enlarged shown.
We see the Miraflores locks during construction in 1912 and today in 2014.
Below the steamer "Kroonland" passing the canal in 1914, tight a multi purpose vessel in 2014.
Panama
Panama
St. Vincent, a souvenir sheet with two stamps, centenary of the opening of the Panama Canal.
The stamps from the sheet are left enlarged depicted, showing views of the canal.


Mircea
Mircea
Mircea
Romania, 2 stamps and a sheet with two stamps, 75 years sail training vessel "Mircea".


AAT
AAT
Australia Antarctic Territory, a souvenir sheet with 20 stamps.
From 1911 - 1914 the "Australasian Antarctic Expedition" took place. Now, 100 years ago the participants returned home.
On our last stamp page we have shown a small sheet about this expedition, see
http://www.shipsonstamps.org/Topics/marken/marken1403.htm
Here now four stamps from the big sheet with a landing boat and the expedition ship "Aurora".


Togo
Togo
Togo, a souvenir sheet with three stamps, 100th anniversary of World War I.
Right the maritime stamp enlarged. We see the HAPAG passenger liner "Imperator" in 1913.


WW 1
WW 1
Papua, New Guinea, a sheet with four stamps, 100th anniversary of World War I.
Left the maritime stamp enlarged. A French battleship is depicted.
WW 1
WW 1
WW 1
Grenada Carriacou & Petite Martinique, a sheet with four stamps, 100th anniversary of World War I.
Below the stamps are enlarged. We see the German submarines U-14 and U-9. Thereunder the RMS "Lusitania" and the HMS "Aboukir".
WW 1
Grenada Carriacou & Petite Martinique, a sheet with four stamps, 100th anniversary of World War I.
The stamps are enlarged depicted. We see the USS "New York" and the HMS "Monarch".
WW 1


Bulgaria
Bulgaria, a singel stamp, sail-training vessel "Kaliakra" 30 years.


Pitcairn
Pitcairn, a set with four stamps,
225th anniversary, mutiny aboard the "Bounty".
Pitcairn


Cruise Liner
Cruise Liner
Central Africa, two shees with 5 stamps together, Cruise Liner.
From left are depicted: "Golden Princess", "Ventura", "Quantum of the Seas", "Carnival Dream Sea" and die "Disney Fantasy".
Right the "Independence of the Seas" and the "Royal Princess".


Mocambique
Mocambique, a se-tenant with four stamps, Egyptian civilization.
Among them this maritime stamp with boats of the 18th Dynasty, Tut Ench Amun.


Tokelau, a sheet with four stamps with Vaka canoes.
Tokelau


Solomon
Solomon Islands, a sheet with four stamps "Special Transport".
Among them this maritime stamp with the container vessel "Cap Maleas".


Solomon
Solomon Islands, two sheets with five stamps and seven sailing ships, "Tall Ships".
We see the "Kruzenshtern", "Sörlandet", "Picton Castle", "Christian Radich", "Sagres", "Cisne Branco" and the "Alexander von Humboldt II".
On the stamp with the "Kruzenshtern" is the wrong hint "Germany", that was in the past, correct is now Russia.


Solomon Islands, two sheets with five stamps and seven submarines.
There are the "Triton", "Seawolf", "Temeraire", "C-Explorer 5", "Turtle", "Drebbel" and "Drzewiecki".
Solomon


Türkei
Turkey, a sheet with four stamps, 500 years world chart of Piri Reis.
In the lower part South America is detected, at the upper border Africa and Portugal.


Tunesien
Tunisia, a set with four stamps, lighthouses.
We see the towers of Metline, Bizerte, Chebba and Jerba.


Greece, a set with two stamps, 100th anniversary connection to the island of Kreta.
We see a port entrance and the lighthouse of Chania.
Hellas


lighthouses
lighthouses
Niger, two souvenir sheets with five stamps, lighthouses.
Depicted are: Ruberg Knude / Denmark, Vitoria / Australia, Fingat Heat / Queensland, Australia, Hov Langeland / Denmark and above the stamps Neist Point / Skye, Scotland.
Right East Pierhead / Michigan City, USA and above Cap de la Hague / France.


lighthouses
lighthouses
Central Africa, two souvenir sheets with five stamps, lighthouses.
Depicted are: Walpapa Point / New Zealand, Portland Bill / GB, Point Cabrillo / California, USA, Green Point / Cape Town, SA and below Kjengskjaer/ Norway.
Right Terry Town / New York, USA and below Cape Hatteras / USA and La Vieille / France.


Germany
Germany, three individual stamps with frigates of the German Navy.


Greece, one individual stamp race sailing.
Greek


NL
NL
Netherlands, three individual stamps with the cruise liner "Nieuw Amsterdam".


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