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Tue Mar 31, 2009 3:37 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Eye of the Wind
Replies: 2
Views: 2754

Eye of the Wind

Eye of The Wind, originally named "Friedrich" was built in 1911 as a topsail schooner by Conrad Luhring of Brake Unterweser, Germany. She was constructed for the South American hide trade, a lucrative venture at that time. In 1923, she was sold to a Swedish operator and renamed "Merry...
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Tue Mar 31, 2009 2:48 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: OPYT first Russian gunboat
Replies: 0
Views: 1660

OPYT first Russian gunboat

She is the second vessel in the top of the margin from the left. Built by Carr & Macpherson at the Baltic Shipyard at St Petersburg, Russia for the Imperial Russian Navy. 1861 Laid down. October 1861 Launched under the name OPYT. Displacement 270 ton. Dim. 38.9 (bpp.) x 6.78 x 1.83m. (draught). ...
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Tue Mar 31, 2009 2:38 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: PEKIN type tanker
Replies: 1
Views: 1777

PEKIN type tanker

The 12p stamp in the MS of Russia for the 150th Anniversary of the Baltic Factory, depict a tanker of the Pekin type, the tanker depict has a kingpost mast on the foreship, the Pekin type has, and also the short big funnel seen on this stamp is the same of the Pekin type. Which tanker of the type is...
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Mon Mar 30, 2009 6:53 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: AIGERTTE
Replies: 0
Views: 1580

AIGERTTE

Built at Le Havre for the French Navy. September 1755 keel laid down. March 1756 launched under the name AIGRETTE on of the Blonde class. A Jean-Joshep Ginoux design. Tonnage between 480 and 540 ton., dim. 40.3 x 10.3 x 5.3m. Armament: 26 – 8pdrs. and 4 – 4 pdrs. July 1756 commissioned. 20 November ...
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Mon Mar 30, 2009 6:50 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: ARETHUSA HMS 1757
Replies: 0
Views: 1377

ARETHUSA HMS 1757

http://www.shipstamps.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/11486/tmp172-200x139.jpg Built as a wooden frigate at Le Havre, France, designed by Jean-Joseph Ginoux. January 1757 keel laid down. Tonnage 540 ton, dim. 41.3 x 10.3 x 5.2m. Armament 26 – 12pdrs. and 6 – 6 pdrs. guns. December 1757 commissioned under ...
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Mon Mar 30, 2009 6:40 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: INDIA 1869
Replies: 0
Views: 1395

INDIA 1869

http://www.shipstamps.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/11482/tmp171-200x148.jpg Built as a cargo- passenger vessel under yard No 138 on the yard of Wm. Simons & Co, Renfrew, Great Britain as a iron, two decked passenger- cargo vessel. 04 February 1868 launched under the name INDIA. Tonnage 2.477 gross,...
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Mon Mar 30, 2009 4:50 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Levuka
Replies: 1
Views: 1482

Levuka

LEVUKA 6129 gross tons. Lbd: 400'4" x 55' x 30'7". Twin screw passenger vessel built by A Stephens & Sons, Glasgow for AUSN Co.Ltd. Traded to the Pacific islands especially Fiji. Sold to Lloyd Brasileiro, South America in July 1926 and renamed Pedro II & Dom Pedro II in 1935. Scrap...
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Mon Mar 30, 2009 4:15 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Vistafjord
Replies: 4
Views: 4044

Vistafjord

Built under yard no 39 as a cruise-vessel by the yard of Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd., Wallsend, U.K. for Sameiet Vistafjord, managers the Norske Amerikalinje A/S at Oslo. 15 May 1972 launched under the name VISTAFJORD. (The third vessel under that name by the company) Tonnage 24.292 gross, 12.771 ...
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Mon Mar 30, 2009 3:46 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: CARONIA RMS
Replies: 0
Views: 1147

CARONIA RMS

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Mon Mar 30, 2009 3:42 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: SAGA RUBY
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Views: 1573

SAGA RUBY


See for details VISTAFJORD
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Mon Mar 30, 2009 3:19 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: SAN JUAN USS (CL-54) cruiser
Replies: 0
Views: 1248

SAN JUAN USS (CL-54) cruiser

http://www.shipstamps.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/11453/tmp154-200x137.jpg Built as a cruiser under yard No 1480 by Bethlehem Steel Co (Fore River), Quincy, Mass. for the USA Navy. 15 May 1940 laid down. 06 September 1941 launched as the USS SAN JUAN (CL-54) one of the Atlanta class. Sponsored by Mrs....
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Sun Mar 29, 2009 4:43 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Trent I (1841)
Replies: 0
Views: 1027

Trent I (1841)

http://www.shipstamps.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/11433/SG675-166x200.jpg http://www.shipstamps.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/11433/SG549-200x137.jpg TRENT. Paddle Steamer Built 1841. W. Pitcher, Northfleet for Royal Mail Steam Packet Co. Glasgow. 1856tn. L275'oa. B60'. Steam engine by Miller, Ravenhill &a...
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Sun Mar 29, 2009 4:14 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Nivanga (1961)
Replies: 1
Views: 1527

Nivanga (1961)

Homeport Funafuti. The Nivanga was originally called Nivanga I and was built in 1961 in Hong Kong's Wang Poh Shipyards as a training ship for the Gilbert and Ellice Islands (Solomon - Tuvalu) government. January 1962 delivered to owners. She was used for Gilbert-Ellice and Fiji Island service. 1989 ...
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Sun Mar 29, 2009 3:38 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: MACHUA
Replies: 0
Views: 2456

MACHUA

http://www.shipstamps.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/11425/tmpFF-157x200.jpg Used in Pemba, Porto Amélia area in Mozambique for transport produce. Carvel-planked; sharp bow; slightly raked stem; wide transom, vertical above, raked below; full-bodied amidships; outboard rudder. Decked at bow and stern. La...
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Sun Mar 29, 2009 3:27 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: HIOMA bark
Replies: 0
Views: 880

HIOMA bark

http://www.shipstamps.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/11420/tmpFD-168x200.jpg The bark HIOMA, 150th anniversary of sailing around Cape Horn. Cap Horn is the southernmost tip of South America, a promontory of the Horn Island in the Tierra del Fuego Archipelago. A fierce chop, fast currents, strong southwes...