Maritime Topics on Stamps

March Stamps 2015
SPM



Aland
Aland
Åland, a set with two stamps, Sailing Ships.
Left the barquentine "Leo" and right the schooner "Lemland" is depicted.


TAAF
Terres Australes et Antarctiques Francaises, a single stamp with the steamer "Radioleine".


GB
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GB
Great Britain, a set with six stamps "Working Sail".
We see from left top the the Herring drifter "Briar", the Pilot boat "Falcon", the Humber sloop "Harry", the Fifie "Margret", the Smack "Nell Morgan" and the Grimsby smack "Stag".


TAAF
Terres Australes et Antarctiques Francaises, a se-tenant of two stamps, Robert Guillard 1919 - 2013.
Guillard was leader of 44 French polar-expeditions.


Pitcairn
Pitcairn Islands, a se-tenant of four stamps.
Byrd Antarctica Expedition III, 1939 - 1941.
75 years ago, in December 1939, Admiral Byrd visited Pitcairn.
The depicted vessel is the USMS "North Star".
Pitcairn


Pakistan
Pakistan, a single stamp, submarine jubilee 50th anniversary 1964 - 2014.


Peru, a single stamp, 50th anniversary institute of oceanography, 1964 - 2014.
Peru


Cuba
Cuba, a set with two stamps, 50th anniversary Operation Transbordo.
Left assumedly Alberto Delgado Delgado, a Cuban revolutionist.


Falkland Islands, a set with four stamps, Royal Navy, Type 42.
Depicted are HMS "Sheffield", HMS "Exeter", HMS "Liverpool" and HMS "Edinburgh".
Type 42 or Sheffield class, are light guided missile destroyers.
Falkland


Turkey
Turkey, a set with two stamps, Osman Navy.


Antigua
Antigua & Barbuda, a souvenir sheet with one stamp, St.Lawrence Seaway, "Rare Stamps".
The sheet remembers to the first joint issue of the US-Post and Canada Post in the year 1959.
To that time some stamps were printed with a reverse picture.


China, a single stamp with a junk.
China


Cypern
Thailand, a small sheet with the helicopter- and aircraftcarrier HTMS "Chakri Naruebet".
With a length of 182 meter the ship is alleged the smallest carrier in the world.


S.Georgia
S. Georgia
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, a set with twelve stamps, visitors of South Georgia.
Depicted are ships, scientists and discoverers. The names on the stamps are readable, so they are not listed here.


Cypern
Cyprus, a stamp booklet with five imprinted stamps, theme is the Prince of Venice.


Guinea
Guinee, a sheet with one stamp special transports.
On the stamp the Red-Cross ship USS "Comfort" (T-AH-20) is depicted.
Some cars beneath the stamp were omitted.


Mocambique, a souvenir sheet with four stamps, theme Ambulance.
Here only the maritime stamp with the coast guard boat "Holanda".
Mocambique


Mocambique
Mocambique, two sheets with five stamps "Cruise Liner".
Depicted are "Diamond Princess", "MSC Lirica", "Caribbean Princess" and "Thomson Majesty".
Onn the stamp we see the "Carnival Victory".
Beside the "AIDAsol" and the "Polarlys".
Mocambique
Solomon
Solomon Island, two sheets with five stamps, "Australian Ships".

Depicted are HMAS "Anzac", HMAS "Kanimbla", HMAS "Brunei" and HMAS "Balikpapan".
Left beside the stamp HMAS "Fremantle".

On the stamp HMAS "Adelaide" is depicted, besides left HMAS "Parramatta".

HMAS - Her Majesty Australian Ship.

Solomon

Sao Tome
Sao Tome e Principe, two sheets with five stamps, World War 2.
The maritime stamp shows the sinking USS "Arizona" at Pearl Harbor, in front US President Roosevelt.
On the stamp the Conference of Jalta, beside American warships, entering the Gulf of Lingayen (Luzon, Philippines).
Sa Tome


South Africa
South Africa, a souvenir sheet with six stamps, centenary World War 1.
The right top stamp points to the German colony occupation of East Africa.
Beneath in memorization the steamer and troop carrier "Mendi". In 1917 he sank after a collision with the steamer "Darro", 636 men died.

Lithuania, a post card with one stamp with the merchant cargo vessel "Independence".
Symbolic for a country with a border to Russia.
Lietuva


USA
USA, a single stamp with the sail-training vessel "Eagle" of the Coast Guard.
From 1936 to 1945 the former German ship was named "Horst Wessel".

C. Africa
Central Africa, two sheets with five stamps, sailing ship.

Depicted are from left top "Baltic Beauty", "Phoenix", "Spirit of New Zealand" and "Haukur".

Here we see HMS "Surprise".
c. Africa

S. Georgia
S. Georgia
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, a se-tenant of twelve stamps, "Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition", 1914-17, Heroes. Right enlarged the "Endurance", imbedded in ice. The polar explorer Frank Worsley was captain on this ship.

Cuba
Cuba, a set with four stamps, lighthouses.
We see the towers of Castillo del Morro / Habana, Cayo Jutias / Pinar del Rio, Cayo Cruz del Padre / Matanzas and Faro del Morro / Santiago de Cuba.

Mocambique
Mocambique
Mocambique, two sheets with five stamps, lighthouses.
From left top are depicted Sucuraj Hvar / Croatia, Cabo Reinga / NZ, Kiz Kulesi / Turkey, Tomonoura /Japan and a tower with solar cells besides the stamps.
On the right sheet on the stamp Ludington Luz / Michigan US, beside Portland / US, Quoddfy / US and Plou Manach / France.

Solomon
Solomon Island, two sheets with five stamps, lighthouses.

Depicted are Donegal / Ireland, Corbieri / Jersey, Lindau / Germany and Ushuaia / Argentina.
Besides on the sheet Peggys Cove / Canada.

On the stamp Bodie Island / Outer Banks USA, besides Portland Head / USA.
Solomon

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Austria, four individual stamps.

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Germany, three individual stamps as an example for the multitude of stamps in this exploding branch.



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