SHIPS ON STAMPS UNIT
ATA

Watercraft Philately

Official Journal of the Ships on Stamps Unit

of the American Topical Association

July-August 1999 Vol. 46, No.1

Feature Article
1 Loss of the STELLA

Regular Features

4 View from the Bridge by Myron Molnau
4 Editor's comments by Dan Rodlie
4 The Ditty Box
4 Crew Changes
5 New Issues
7 Traveling Near and Far
9 The Age of Sail
12 Defenders of the Seas and Shores
14 Service and rescue vessels

Special Features

2 News from Scandinavia; SIGURFARI (Iceland) and TARNAN (Aland)
9 Tristan da Cunha ship issue 1998 and 1999

Sept-Oct 1999 Vol. 46, No.2

Feature Article
15 Visiting ships at Nauru by M. Rosnew and D. Rodlie
21 The RNLI 175th anniversary in Guernsey and Isle of Man

Regular Features

18 View from the Bridge by Myron Molnau
18 Editor's comments by Dan Rodlie
18 The Ditty Box
20 Crew Changes
19 New Issues
21 Service and rescue vessels
24 The Age of Sail
28 Rivers and lakes

Special Features

15 2000 Elections - call for nominations
24 Sail training issue from France
28 New Unit publication: Launching your ships on Stamps Collection

Nov-Dec 1999 Vol. 46, No.3

Feature Article
29 Great ships, 1860-1870 on sheet from Grenada Grenadines

Regular Features

32 View from the Bridge by Myron Molnau
32 Editor's comments by Dan Rodlie
32 The Ditty Box
32 Crew Changes
33 New Issues
38 Defenders of the seas and shores
40 Fighting sails
42 Traveling near and far

Special Features

42 Organizing a Ships on Stamps collection by W. A. Coffey

Jan-Feb 2000 Vol. 46, No.4

Feature Article
43 Manuel Belgrano Nautical School by M. Rosner
50 Famous 19th Century ships by D. Rodlie

Regular Features

46 View from the Bridge by Myron Molnau
46 Editor's comments by Dan Rodlie
46 The Ditty Box
46 Crew Changes
47 New Issues
54 Defenders of the seas and shores

Special Features

55 Nominations for Unit officers; 2000-2004
56 Panama by L. Rimes

Mar-Apr 2000 Vol. 46, No.5

Feature Article
57 Irish Immigration to North America by D. Rodlie
58 Guernsey Maritime Definitive Issue of 1999

Regular Features

60 View from the Bridge by Myron Molnau
60 Editor's comments by Dan Rodlie
60 The Ditty Box
60 Crew Changes
61 New Issues
63 Schools of the sea
64 Age of sail
68 Carriers of the world's trade
68 Traveling near and far
70 Defenders of the seas and shores

Special Features

60 US stamp news by Myron Molnau

May-June 2000 Vol. 46, No.6

Feature Article
71 BIANCA C's fiery end

Regular Features

72 Traveling near and far
74 View from the Bridge by Myron Molnau
74 The Ditty Box
74 Crew Changes
75 New Issues
77 Age of sail
80 Carriers of the world's trade
81 Service and rescue vessels
82 Age of steam
84 Defenders of the seas and shores

Special Features

76 1997 Baltic Sailing Heritage Issue