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by aukepalmhof
Wed Dec 01, 2021 1:27 am
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: KUNLONG AG 600 AMPHIBIOUS AIRCRAFT
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KUNLONG AG 600 AMPHIBIOUS AIRCRAFT

She is an amphibious aircraft 36.9 m long, has a wingspan of 38.8 m and can lift up to 53.5 tons in the air. And it can actually fly. Manufacturer Avic proved this on Sunday (December 24, 2017). At 9:38 a.m., the AG600 with the name Kunlong took off from Zhuhai Jinwan Airport. The largest flying boa...
by aukepalmhof
Tue Nov 30, 2021 8:21 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: JOHN QUILLIAM RN - MANX HERO
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JOHN QUILLIAM RN - MANX HERO

Captain John Quilliam RN – Manx Hero - Favourite of Fortune Isle of Man Post Office celebrates the 250th Anniversary of the birth of one of the Island’s most famous sons with this fascinating six stamp collection. The stamps have been designed by Quilliam Society member and artist Colleen Corlett wh...
by aukepalmhof
Tue Nov 30, 2021 2:14 am
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: VRIJHEID ship-of-the-line 1782
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VRIJHEID ship-of-the-line 1782

The stamp is designed after a painting made by Thomas Whitcombe, which shows us de Dutch ship-of-the-line VRIJHEID (Freedom) partly dismasted in the battle of Camperdown (Kamperduin), she is the vessel on the left of the painting, showing the Batavian Navy Ensign. The two large warships on the right...
by aukepalmhof
Sun Nov 28, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: ETHALION HMS 1797
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ETHALION HMS 1797

Built as a full-rigged wooden fifth-rate frigate by Joseph Graham, Harwich for the Royal Navy. 30 April 1795 ordered. October 1795 keel laid down. 14 November was named HMS ETHALION. 14 March 1797 launched. She was one of the Artois class, designed by Sir john Henslow. Tonnage 992 ton, dim. 37.1 x 1...
by aukepalmhof
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:31 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: THETIS is given in Spanish as TETIS fregate 1793
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THETIS is given in Spanish as TETIS fregate 1793

She was built as a wooden frigate in 1793 at Ferrol, Spain for the Spanish Navy. 06 August 1793 launched as the TETIS, the name THETIS given in British sources is wrong. Tonnage 583 ton, dim. 44.05 x 11.70 x 5.71m., length of keel 39,61m, draught 5.85m. Armament: 26 – 12pdrs, 8 – 8pdrs and 6 obusier...
by aukepalmhof
Tue Nov 23, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: REGINA MARIA destroyer 1930
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REGINA MARIA destroyer 1930

Which destroyer is depicted on the stamps is impossible to give, the REGINA MARIA or REGELE FERDINAND are sister-ships, got two funnels while the rest of the Regele Ferdinand class had three funnels. Only that she belongs to the Regele Ferdinand class. Built as a destroyer by Pattison Yard, Naples, ...
by aukepalmhof
Mon Nov 22, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: SPRINT KAYAK
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SPRINT KAYAK

Sprint kayak is a sport held on calm water (lakes, flatwater streams, etc. with little waves). The paddler is seated, facing forward, and uses a double-bladed paddle pulling the blade through the water on alternate sides to propel the boat forward. Kayak sprint has been in every summer Olympics sinc...
by aukepalmhof
Mon Nov 22, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: ROYAL ODESSEY cruise liner 1981
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ROYAL ODESSEY cruise liner 1981

ROYAL ODESSEY cruise liner 1981 for her details and history see:
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Guernsey 1984 5p sg 300, Scott?
by aukepalmhof
Mon Nov 22, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Shalom
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Views: 911

Re: Shalom

Built under yard no Z21 as a passenger liner by the yard of Chantiers de L'Atlantique Penhoet-Loire, Saint Nazaire, French for the Zim Israel Navigation Company. 02 April 1962 keel laid down 10 Nov. 1962 launched under the name SHALOM, (Peace) christened by the wife of David Ben Goerion. Tonnage 25....
by aukepalmhof
Sun Nov 21, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: PERSIAN HMS 1840
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Views: 32

PERSIAN HMS 1840

Built as a brig-sloop built by Pembroke Dry-dock, Wales for the Royal Navy. 31 December 1835 ordered. May 1838 keel laid down. 07 October 1839 launched as HMS PERSIAN one of the Acorn class. Tonnage 483 ton (bm), dim. 32.0 x 10.2 x 4.5m., draught 3.6m, length of keel 25.2m. Armament: 2 × 32-pdr guns...
by aukepalmhof
Sat Nov 20, 2021 2:17 am
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: IMAUM HMS 1826
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Views: 37

IMAUM HMS 1826

She is one of the Royal Navy ships depicted on this stamp, issued by Jamaica in 1919. Built as a wooden teak 3 rd rate East Indiaman on the East India Companies yard at Bombay for Sayyad Said, Imaum of Muscat. 10 November 1826 launched under the name "LIVERPOOL". Tonnage 1.776 ton (bm), di...
by aukepalmhof
Fri Nov 19, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: H JOLLE CLASS DINGHY
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Views: 483

Re: H JOLLE CLASS DINGHY

In Watercraft Philately Jan/Feb 1963 page 27 has a small article on the stamp issued by Jamaica on 11 August 1962, for the Central American & Caribbean Games, One of the stamps of this set shows us two dinghies. Then the writer wrote she shows the class letter “H” on her sail, he gives then that...
by aukepalmhof
Thu Nov 18, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Arad
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Re: Arad cargo vessel 1961

The cargo motorship ARAD, subject of the 1 leu stamp, is a type produced by the Santirul Naval Turnu Sererin shipyard in Oltenitza, for NAVROM in Constanza, which have built a series of these 2,000-ton (deadweight) vessels for the Roumanian merchant fleet. Launched as ARAD. Sisterships BUZAU, PITEST...
by aukepalmhof
Wed Nov 17, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Tomis
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Views: 965

Re: Tomis

Tourist passenger vessels used in the seaside resorts on the Black Sea.
Tonnage 54 ton, dim. 24 x 4.2 x 1.53m.
Accommodation for 90 passengers.
Fate unknown.

Source: Navicula
by aukepalmhof
Wed Nov 17, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: FRESCOS FROM ROMANIAN SUCEVITA MONASTERIE
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FRESCOS FROM ROMANIAN SUCEVITA MONASTERIE

Stamp of Romania issued in 1969; commemorative stamp of the issue "Frescos from Romanian Monasteries"; the stamp is showing a fresco from the "Sucevita Monastery" in northeast Romania at the village Rădăuți (German name: "Radautz") at the banks of the Sucevița River; Th...