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by aukepalmhof
Sat Dec 04, 2021 2:07 am
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: FA-FOREL PX-28 submersible
Replies: 0
Views: 10

FA-FOREL PX-28 submersible

FA-FOREL PX-28 u. Jacques Piccard (1922-2008) FA-FOREL:…… was a manned underwater submersible built-in 1978 by Jacques Piccard. Built at the Giovanola fabrication plant in Monthey and launched in Ouchy (Lausanne), it was one of the four submarines that have explored the depths of Lake Geneva, along ...
by aukepalmhof
Thu Dec 02, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: SVYATAYA ANNA
Replies: 2
Views: 1886

Re: SVYATAYA ANNA

The Djibouti issue of 2016 is an ILLEGAL STAMP.
by aukepalmhof
Thu Dec 02, 2021 2:56 am
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: 20th Anniversary of the Macau Customs Service
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Views: 36

20th Anniversary of the Macau Customs Service

For the 20th Anniversary of the Macau customs service, Macau issued four stamps and an MS of which two stamps and the \MS depicted watercraft. By this stamp is given: “20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Macao Customs Service” 25/10/2021 15:34 Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau will i...
by aukepalmhof
Thu Dec 02, 2021 2:03 am
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: STYLIZED CRUISE VESSEL
Replies: 0
Views: 35

STYLIZED CRUISE VESSEL

China issued a large set of stamps for the communist party of China centenary of which the 1.20 Y depicted a stylized cruise vessel. China is building her own cruise vessel but I can’t find a plan or photo how she looks like.

China 2021 1.20Y sg?, Scott?
by aukepalmhof
Wed Dec 01, 2021 1:27 am
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: KUNLONG AG 600 AMPHIBIOUS AIRCRAFT
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Views: 42

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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Views: 42

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
Replies: 0
Views: 56

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
Replies: 0
Views: 55

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
Replies: 0
Views: 70

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
Replies: 0
Views: 62

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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Views: 53

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
Replies: 0
Views: 63

ROYAL ODESSEY cruise liner 1981

ROYAL ODESSEY cruise liner 1981 for her details and history see:
viewtopic.php?p=21479#p21479

Guernsey 1984 5p sg 300, Scott?
by aukepalmhof
Mon Nov 22, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Shalom
Replies: 1
Views: 930

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
Replies: 0
Views: 51

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...