paper ships on an imaginary sea

American Topical Association

American Philatelic Society

Ships on Stamp Unit

Ascension Island_454_1988.jpg
Ascension Island_454_1988.jpg
Ascension Island_455_1988_ALERT.jpg
Ascension Island_455_1988_ALERT.jpg
Ascension Island_456_1988.jpg
Ascension Island_456_1988.jpg
Ascension Island_457_1988_GOOD HOPE CASTLE.jpg
Ascension Island_457_1988_GOOD HOPE CASTLE.jpg
Ascension Island_562_1993.jpg
Ascension Island_562_1993.jpg
Ascension Island_563_1993_VERCORS.jpg
Ascension Island_563_1993_VERCORS.jpg
Ascension Island_564_1993.jpg
Ascension Island_564_1993.jpg
Ascension Island_565_1993_VERCORS.jpg
Ascension Island_565_1993_VERCORS.jpg
Ascension_749_1999_SEINE.jpg
Ascension_749_1999_SEINE.jpg
Barbados_369_1972_STANLEY ANGWIN.jpg
Barbados_369_1972_STANLEY ANGWIN.jpg
Cambodia_1577_1996_GREAT EASTERN.jpg
Cambodia_1577_1996_GREAT EASTERN.jpg
Canada_1963_2002_IRIS.jpg
Canada_1963_2002_IRIS.jpg
China_2278_1981.jpg
China_2278_1981.jpg
Djibouti_C192_1984_LEON THEVENIN.jpg
Djibouti_C192_1984_LEON THEVENIN.jpg
Falkland Is_125_1955_JOHN BISCOE.jpg
Falkland Is_125_1955_JOHN BISCOE.jpg
Fiji_448_1981_RETRIEVER-cable.jpg
Fiji_448_1981_RETRIEVER-cable.jpg
Isle of Man_364a_1988_cable.jpg
Isle of Man_364a_1988_cable.jpg
Isle of Man_366a_1988_cable.jpg
Isle of Man_366a_1988_cable.jpg
Malagasy_553_1976.jpg
Malagasy_553_1976.jpg
Malagasy_554_1976.jpg
Malagasy_554_1976.jpg
Malagasy_555_1976.jpg
Malagasy_555_1976.jpg
Malagasy_556_1976_EMILE BAUDOT.jpg
Malagasy_556_1976_EMILE BAUDOT.jpg
Malagasy_557_1976.jpg
Malagasy_557_1976.jpg
Maldive Islands_631_1976.jpg
Maldive Islands_631_1976.jpg
Maldive Islands_632_1976.jpg
Maldive Islands_632_1976.jpg
Maldive Islands_633_1976.jpg
Maldive Islands_633_1976.jpg
Maldive Islands_634_1976.jpg
Maldive Islands_634_1976.jpg
Maldive Islands_635_1976.jpg
Maldive Islands_635_1976.jpg
Maldive Islands_636_1976_SALERNUM,MERCURY.jpg
Maldive Islands_636_1976_SALERNUM,MERCURY.jpg
Maldive Islands_637_1976.jpg
Maldive Islands_637_1976.jpg
Naura_152_1977_ANGLIA.jpg
Naura_152_1977_ANGLIA.jpg
Naura_154_1977_ANGLIA.jpg
Naura_154_1977_ANGLIA.jpg
New Caledonia_C253_1993_FRANCOIS ARAGO.jpg
New Caledonia_C253_1993_FRANCOIS ARAGO.jpg
Norfolk Island_319_1983_CHANTIK-tug-cable.jpg
Norfolk Island_319_1983_CHANTIK-tug-cable.jpg
Norfolk Island_320_1983-stern-cable.jpg
Norfolk Island_320_1983-stern-cable.jpg
Norfolk Island_321_1983_MERCURY-cableship.jpg
Norfolk Island_321_1983_MERCURY-cableship.jpg
Norfolk Island_322_1983-cable.jpg
Norfolk Island_322_1983-cable.jpg
Penrhyn_228_1983-cableship.jpg
Penrhyn_228_1983-cableship.jpg
Penrhyn_229_1983-cable.jpg
Penrhyn_229_1983-cable.jpg
Penrhyn_230_1983-cableship.jpg
Penrhyn_230_1983-cableship.jpg

A Selection of Cableships Shown on Stamps

Cable laid by these ships carry most of the international traffic of the internet. In general, this is more reliable and faster than messages carried via satellite. This is just a sampling of these ships shown on stamps.

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Watercraft Philately

editor: Dan Rodlie

associate editor: Lana Rodlie

publisher: Eric Oliver

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