Maritime Topics on Stamps

October /November Stamps 2014
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Falkland
Falkland
Falkland Islands, a set with four stamps, Centenary of the Battle of the Falkland Islands. On 8th December 1914, the German East Asia Fleet was defeated of superior British warships off the Falkland Islands.
The left stamp shows the German armored cruiser SMS "Scharnhorst", beside the British battlecruiser HMS "Invincible".
'Fanders' poppies with the flags remember a poem about the fallen soldiers. In addition, "resting on arms" itself rests an British Petty Officer in front of the Battle of the Falkland Islands Memorial.


Australia
Autralia, a set with two stamps, Sydney / Emden engagement. Left HMAS "Sydney", she won the battle against the SMS "Emden".


Russia
Russia
Russia, two stamps with ships for the offshore oil- and gas-industry. Left the icebreaking supply-vessel "Vitus Bering" is depicted. Right the tug "Sadko".


Ukraine
Ukraine, a single stamp "beautiful Odessa region" with a lighthouse at the harbour entrance of Illichivsk (province Odessa) and the car-carrier "Cenk Car".


Egypt
Egypt, two se tenants, each with three stamps about the New Suez Canal.
The canal is to be extended.
The upper se tenant shows in the middle a picture of the Panama Canal with locks. Supposedly, the sheet is to be withdrawn, because at the Suez Canal there are no locks.
Egypt


Papua
Papua - New Guinea, a set with four stamps, "PNG / LNG Project, ships first cargo 25 May 2014".
The "Spirit of Hela" is depicted.
PNG - Pressurised Natural Gas,
LNG - Liquified Natural Gases.
Papua


Guinea
Guine Bissau, a souvenir sheet with two stamps,
centenary of the opening of the Panama Canal.


Marshall
Marshall Islands, a small sheet with one stamp.
100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal.
Faroes Islands, a sheet with four stamps, World War I.
There are two maritime stamps. A rowboat and the submarine UC33 are depicted. The submarine is sinking a cutter.
Faroes
Faroes
Faroes
Faroes Islands, two maritime stamps.
Left the paddle-wheeler "Pioneer" and "Henry Reed" with the missionary Danielsen-Dollin are depicted. Topic is probably the Congo Report of 1904, see Africa in the background.
On the right stamp we see the troop-transporter "Edmund B. Alexander", the Victory vessel "Greenville Victory", the freighter "George Washington" and Captain V.R. Joensen. Theme D-Day 1944.


DK
Danmark, three stamps for the exhibition Sydfrimex, 18./19. October.

The mail ships "Vesta" and "Røret" and the ferry "Ida" are depicted.


Guernsey
Guernsey
Guernsey, a se tenant of ten stamps, countrysides.

Left the stamp with St. Peter Port is a little bit enlarged.


Liechtenstein, a single stamp about the Lindauer messenger.
From Lindau, a small town at the Lake Constance, the mail was transported among others over the lake with such a boat.
Lichtenstein


NL
Neherlands, a stamp about ceramic from Harlingen with an old sailing ship.
Netherlands, a stamp from a large sheet with 12 stamps "boundless Netherlands - Japan".
Among this old sailing ship.
NL


Russia
Russia, a sheet with one stamp, 300th anniversary of the sea battle of Gangut, also known as battle of Hanko.
1714 it was a battle between Russia and Sweden.


St. Helena, a se tenant of four stamps, "Airport Project, Part 1".
Among them this stamp with the freighter "NP Glory 4".
The three other stamps shows the building of the airport.
Helena


Togo
Togo
Togo, two souvenir sheets with today windjammers. On the stamps there are no ship names.
Cognizable is the "Amerigo Vespucci" right.


Bahamas
Bahamas, a set with four stamps, 75th anniversary of the world's first undersea post office.
We see J.E. Williamson and his equipment, 1914 pioneer in underwater photography.
Bahamas


BAT
British Antarctic Territory, a set with four stamps, iSTAR - NERC ice sheet stability Programme.
Among them these two maritime stamps. Left the research vessel RRS "James Clark Ross". Right the AUV (autonomous underwater vehicle) "Autosub 3", starting aboard the JCR vessel.
NERC - Natural Environment Research Council.


USA
USA, two stamps about battles in the American Civil War 1864.
Here the stamp depicting the battle of Mobile Bay.


Central A
Central A
Central Africa, a souvenir sheet with four stamps, 75th anniversary invasion of the Germans in Poland.
The maritime stamp right enlarged.
The man of war "Schleswig-Holstein" bombing the munitions depot at Westerplatte 1939, in front a German submarine.


Central A
Central A
Central Africa, two hopeless sheets with five stamps.
60th anniversary launching of the nuclear submarine "Nautilus".


Jersey, a souvenir sheet with six stamps, "New Jersey 350 years".
Among them the lighthouses of Barnegat and Corbiere.
The stamps in the upper row are below enlarged.
Jersey
Jersey


Great Britain, a set with ten stamp seaside architecture.
Among them this stamp with the lighthouse of Southwold.
GB


Latvija
Latvia, a single stamp with the lighthouse of Ainazu Baka.


Isle of Man, a set with four stamps Dark Sky Discovery.
Among them one stamp with a lighthouse.
Man


Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany, six individual stamps.


Austria
Austria
Austria, two individual stamps.




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