SHIPS ON STAMPS UNIT
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Watercraft Philately

Official Journal of the Ships on Stamps Unit
of the American Topical Association

July-August 1997 Vol. 44, No.1

  • Feature Article
    • 1 Around Scandinavia - news from Denmark and Aland
      2 Canada's Confederation bridge
      12 Submarines: 1834-1970 by Helmut G. Herman

    Regular Features

    • 4 View from the Bridge by Myron Molnau
      4 Editor's comments by Dan Rodlie
      4 The Ditty Box
      5 New Issues
      6 Crew Changes
      8 Sports and leisure
      8 Harvest of the sea
      9 Traveling Near and Far

    Special Features

    • 2 EIDSVOLD and ZAMBEZIA : more information
      6 MAERSK ASCENSION and SZENT ISTVAN
      7 I.F.M.P. Articles of Federation
      8 Correction to information on Finland's Sailing Heritage stamps
      10 St. Vincent & Grenadines passenger ships issue

     

September-October 1997 Vol. 44, No.2

  • Feature Article
    • 15 The wreck of the Ten Sail
      27 Submarines: 1834-1970, part 2 by Helmut G. Herman

    Regular Features

    • 18 The Ditty Box
      18 View from the Bridge by Myron Molnau
      19 New Issues
      20 Crew Changes
      23 Twilight of sail
      24 Editor's comments by Dan Rodlie
      26 Sightings
      28 Schools at sea - Updates

    Special Features

    • 16 The TROPIC BIRD and PAPEETE
      16 TENDER BENIN cover for humanitarian benefit
      21 I.F.M.P. The field of Maritime Philately
      28 SCHWABENLAND's twisted history

     

November-December 1997 Vol. 44, No.3

  • Feature Article
    • 29 75 years: South African Navy by Helmut G. Herman
      41 Warships on Mali stamps by Helmut G. Herman

    Regular Features

    • 32 The Ditty Box
      32 View from the Bridge by Myron Molnau
      32 Editor's comments by Dan Rodlie
      32 Members ads
      33 New Issues
      33 Crew Changes
      34 Twilight of sail
      40,42 Service and Rescue Vessels

    Special Features

    • 30 New stamps from Pitcairn Island and Brazil
      39 Ships on Maldive Stamps by Helmut G. Herman
      42 LAUTARO's interesting career

    January-February 1997 Vol. 44, No.4

    Feature Article

    • 43 Ships on Maldive Stamps, Part 2:by Helmut G. Herman
      57 Naval firsts since 1800, Part 1: by Helmut G. Herman

    Regular Features

    • 46 The Ditty Box
      46 View from the Bridge by Myron Molnau
      46 Editor's comments by Dan Rodlie
      46 Members ads
      47 New Issues
      46 Crew Changes
      48 Traveling far and near
      48 Carriers of the world's trade
      49 Age of sail
      50 Service, supply and oil rigs
      51 Defenders of the seas and shores

    Special Features

    • 44 Norweigian coastal express ship on German envelope
      44 Isle of Man ship "On the Beach" identified
      44 Banana boat on Belize 1067 identified

    March-April 1997 Vol. 44, No.5

    Feature Article

    • 59 An agressive TURTLE: the first attack submarine by Helmut G. Herman
      71 Naval firsts since 1800, Part 2: by Helmut G. Herman

    Regular Features

    • 62 The Ditty Box
      62 View from the Bridge by Myron Molnau
      62 Editor's comments by Dan Rodlie
      63 New Issues
      64 Defenders of the seas and shores

    Special Features

    • 60 The Guinea warship setby Helmut G. Herman

    May-June 1997 Vol. 44, No.6

    Feature Article

    • 73 Underwater exploration - the story of submersibles by Helmut G. Herman
      85 Naval firsts since 1800, part three by Helmut G. Herman

    Regular Features

    • 76 The Ditty Box
      76 View from the Bridge by Myron Molnau
      76
      New members
      76 Editor's comments by Dan Rodlie
      77 New Issues
      78 The age of sail
      82 Research and exploration vessels

    Special Features

    74 Scandinavian shipping
    74 The two RAINBOW WARRIOR's
    77 Sad endings by Richard S. Wahlberg
    81 The Battle of Reval Roadstead