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by FrenchShips
Sun Nov 19, 2023 6:10 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Jean Bart, Dunkerque corsair
Replies: 1
Views: 13457

Re: Jean Bart, Dunkerque corsair

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In Dunkirk, the statue
by FrenchShips
Fri May 05, 2023 11:53 am
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: EL KANTARA
Replies: 2
Views: 4129

Re: EL KANTARA

French Polynesia Issued on 23 May 2023
by FrenchShips
Tue Apr 04, 2023 12:33 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Lady Nelson
Replies: 1
Views: 2384

Re: Lady Nelson

Built in Deptford, England in 1798 the Lady Nelson became one of the most important vessels in Australian maritime history. She was the first ship to sail from the west through Bass Strait, initiating the shorter route from England to Sydney, and was instrumental in establishing the first European s...
by FrenchShips
Sun Jan 30, 2022 6:43 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: VEGA (1)
Replies: 1
Views: 2728

Re: VEGA (1)

by FrenchShips
Sun Dec 05, 2021 9:07 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: La Palmaria
Replies: 1
Views: 1796

Re: La Palmaria

French paddle steamer 31 tons. Captain M. Imbert in 1865 : day service. 40 to 50 people.
Source Society of Post museum Friends : mail (1959) between Sir GAMERDINGER, of the Stamp Issuing Office and André Spitz, designer of the stamp
by FrenchShips
Fri Aug 27, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Ile de France
Replies: 6
Views: 4894

Re: Ile de France

Two un-issued stamps for Air mail.
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by FrenchShips
Thu Aug 12, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: GOÉLETTE COLONIAL
Replies: 1
Views: 796

Re: GOÉLETTE COLONIAL

The stamp was made from a vintage photo. No more information.
Source: private mail from Raphaële Goineau.
by FrenchShips
Mon May 17, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: GRAND ST LOUIS. 1629
Replies: 2
Views: 1693

Re: GRAND ST LOUIS. 1629

Should be "le Taureau" (the bull) a fleet of 22 gunfires, according French post. https://www.wikitimbres.fr/public/stamps/pdf/POSTE-1965-29.pdf Another source gives also "le Taureau" which called in St Paul bay. http://enguerrand.gourong.free.fr/oceanindien/p25oceanindien.htm Sam...
by FrenchShips
Sat Apr 24, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Antonin
Replies: 4
Views: 2640

Re: Antonin

This stamp issued by Dahomey was designed by the French marine painter Roger Chapelet (1903 – 1995)
by FrenchShips
Tue Dec 22, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: VITAMAR III (001)
Replies: 1
Views: 866

Re: VITAMAR III (001)

The patrol boat has been christened by Prince Albert on 16 December 2020 and named Princesse Gabriella.
https://www.gouv.mc/A-la-Une-du-Portail ... oportuaire
by FrenchShips
Mon Nov 16, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: CROIX DU SUD I longliner
Replies: 2
Views: 2240

Re: CROIX DU SUD I longliner

Sold in 2019 and transfered under the flag of Cape Verde
Source https://lemarin.ouest-france.fr/secteur ... u-cap-vert
by FrenchShips
Fri Nov 13, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: MISCHIEF yacht built in 1906
Replies: 2
Views: 1988

Re: MISCHIEF yacht built in 1906

1959 – 12 months, 20,000 miles, South Atlantic, Iles Crozet
source : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Tilman