Maritime Topics on Stamps

August /September Stamps 2014
Solomon



Man
Isle of Man, a small sheet, 100th anniversary opening of the Panama Canal.
Pictured is the new "Queen Elizabeth" and the sailor William Kennish. He had been invited by the United States, to explore a route for the Panama Canal.


Guyana, a small sheet with two stamps, 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal.
The SS "Ancon" is depicted. She was the first ship passing the canal. Right we see the Centennial Bridge.
Guyana


Belgien
Belgium,a small sheet with two stamps, 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal.
Shown is the canal under the title "Belgian knowhow in foreign countries".


Guyana, a souvenir sheet with 4 stamps, 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal.

Depicted from left: Construction 1907, Gatun Lake, Construction 1913, Canal Map.

Guyana


Guinea B.
Guinea Bissau, a souvenir sheet with 5 stamps, 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal.

Shown are drawings, as the ships pass through the locks of the canal.


Tonga, a sheet with one stamp, Tin Can Island.

Shown is a map of the island of Tonga in 1889 and on the stamp a canoe searching the tin can, which is lying in the foreground.

Tonga


Barbados
Barbados, a set with 7 stamps, Wonder of Barbados.

Among them this stamp with a port of the island, the Dry Dock.


Israel, a single stamp, Palmer Gate at Haifa.
This gate to the port of Haifa has a mythical background.

Israel


Tonga
Tonga, a se-tenant of 18 stamps, Pacific SIDS (Small Island Developing States).
Of these, only the middle row with maritime motifs.
Tonga


Cook I.
Cook Islands, a se-tenant of 18 stamps, Pacific Small Island Developing States.
Of these, only the middle row with maritime motifs.
Cook I.


France
France, a single stamp, June 6, 1944, 70th anniversary Allied landings in France (DDAY).


Nautilus
Guinea Bissau, two souvenir sheets with together 7 stamps, 60th anniversary Nautilus submarine.
On 30th September 1954 the USS Nautilus (SSN-571) had her first day in commission.
The idea of building a nuclear submarine had Hyman Rickover, who was called also the "father of the nuclear navy". He is shown several times on the stamps.
Nautilus


Nautilus
Nautilus
Niger, two souvenir sheets with together 5 stamps, 60th anniversary Nautilus.
The boat is multiple depicted.


Nautilus
Sao Tome & Principe, two souvenir sheets with together 5 stamps, 60th anniversary Nautilus.
The submarine and Hyman Rickover are depicted.


WW 1
WW 1
Micronesia, two sheets with six stamps, 100th anniversary of World War I, British Submarines.
From left are depicted C1, E5, K17 and R3. Right B11 and C27.


Sao Tome & Principe, two sheets with 5 stamps, 100th anniversary of World War I.
Below the aircrafts following ships are depicted:
HMS Caesar, SMS Radetzky, Frunze, SMS Helgoland and on the right sheet HIJMS Aki.
WW 1


WW 1
WW 1
Liberia, two sheets with six stamps, 100th anniversary of World War I, battleships.
The stamps of the left sheet are right enlarged.
The ships Voltaire, Slava, Kaiser Barbarossa and Asahi are depicted.
Onn the second sheet two stamps with the USS "Alabama" and SMS "Helgoland".
WW 1


Maler
Solomon, two sheets with a total of 5 stamps, maritime art.
There are shown images of the painters Gauguin, van Gogh, Potthast, Rembrandt and Monet.


Togo
Togo
Togo, two sheets with a total of 5 stamps, the great painter Ivan Aivazovsky (1817 - 1900), also written Iwan Konstantinowitsch Aiwasowski.
As we can see on the stamps, he was a Russian sea and navy painter.


Guinea
Guinea
Guinea, two sheets with tiogether 5 stamps, great sailing vessels.
On the left sheet there is the Sagres II, Europa and Shtandart, on the right sheet the Dar Mlodziezy and the Dragon (stamp).


Monaco
Monaco, a single stamp with the Monaco marina and club building.


Australia, a se-tenant with two stamsp, 100th anniversary of submarines & military aviation.
The submarine has the mark AE2.
navy


navy
Australia, a set of five stamps, World War I.
On the navy stamp there is the submarine AE1 in the foreground.
"Australians in Action - The seizure of German New Guinea - the first action in which Australians were involved."


Japan, a sheet with 5 stamps, 60th anniversary of a local administration.
Among them a stamp with a lighthouse.
Japan


lighthouse
lighthouse
Croatia, a set with three stamps, islands with their lighthouses.
We see Palagruza, Susac and Struga.


NL
Netherlands, two individual stamps with lighthouses.
Eierland Texel and Het Paard van Marken are depicted.


Norway, another individual stamp in the serial of the Tall Ship Race this year.
Norge


Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany, multiple individual stamps with ships.
Depicted are the frigates Bayern and Augsburg, the sail-training vessel Gorch Fock, the passenger ships Flipper and Hanseatic and two cruise liner (with the dark hull presumable a Cunard liner).




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