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by aukepalmhof
Thu Sep 23, 2021 9:26 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: KING KALEB and his fleet
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KING KALEB and his fleet

525 A.D. Kaleb, king of Aksum, formed a fleet and crosses from Africa to conquer Yemen. He establishes better trade ports on the Red Sea Around 520, King Kaleb sent an expedition to Yemen against the Jewish Himyarite King Dhu Nuwas, who was persecuting the Christian/Aksumite community in his kingdom...
by aukepalmhof
Thu Sep 23, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Map of the Amazon Captain Iglesias Expedition to the Amazon
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Map of the Amazon Captain Iglesias Expedition to the Amazon

12 October 1935 Spain issued a commemorative stamp of the failed Captain Iglesias Expedition to the Amazon, issued even before said expedition was ever carried out. The design represents the map of the Amazon, drawn in the 16th century by Bartolomé Oliva, drawn by José López Sánchez-Toda. One the st...
by aukepalmhof
Wed Sep 22, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: REPLICA OF SANTA MARIA built in 1929
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REPLICA OF SANTA MARIA built in 1929

I found on the net that the vessel depict on the 1929 issued stamps by Spain is a replica of the SANTA MARIA, Columbus ship. She is shown in the Guadalquiver River within the background Sevilla. Built as a replica caravel of the SANTA MARIA in 1929 by Echevarrieta y Larrinaga Shipyard in Cadiz for t...
by aukepalmhof
Tue Sep 21, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: B-2 submarine
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Views: 44

B-2 submarine

The class was built at the Spanish Naval Shipyard (SECN) in Cartagena for the Spanish Navy. The B-2 submarine depict on the stamp was the second unit of this class. 24 August 1917 keel laid down. 10 October1921 launched as the B-2. Displacement 556 tons surface and 718 tons submerged, dim. 64.18 x 5...
by aukepalmhof
Tue Sep 21, 2021 3:28 am
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: CUDILLERO port and fishing boat
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Views: 30

CUDILLERO port and fishing boat

The stamp of 1 peseta issued in 1965 by Spain shows us the port of Cudillero within the foreground fishing nets drying and behind it most probably an old fishing boat, not any detail on the vessel. Of the village Wikipedia gives: Cudillero (Asturian: Cuideiru) is a municipality in the Principality o...
by aukepalmhof
Mon Sep 20, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: OPERATION JACKPOT
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Views: 43

OPERATION JACKPOT

Bangladesh issued one stamp which shows us a partly scrapped vessel only the forepart is still partly intact but the wheelhouse is missing, derricks are gone, and it is very difficult to identify the half scrapped vessel. I found many photos on the internet which show the ship after the stamp was de...
by aukepalmhof
Sun Sep 19, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: CAPTAIN ROKOS
Replies: 2
Views: 1132

Re: CAPTAIN ROKOS

Correction:

She was seized in Fremantle in August 1914, and not as given in April 1914.
by aukepalmhof
Sun Sep 19, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: TRANSPORT OF THE BODY OF ST JAMES BY SHIP FROM PALESTINA TO SPAIN
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TRANSPORT OF THE BODY OF ST JAMES BY SHIP FROM PALESTINA TO SPAIN

The stamp of 17p issued in 1993 shows us the ship in which the Apostle St James https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_the_Great was transported from Palestine to Galicia is designed after a detail of an altarpiece in the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, which show the body of the Apostle lying in ...
by aukepalmhof
Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:49 am
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Roman galley and corbita.
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Views: 61

Roman galley and corbita.

Bosnia and Herzegovina issued in 2002 two stamps and a miniature sheet which shows us two ancient Roman merchant ships. At that time Bosnia was part of Roman. The 1.20 M shows us a Roman galley https://shipstamps.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=10800 The 1.80 M stamp is mostly given as a Roman g...
by aukepalmhof
Wed Sep 15, 2021 9:32 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: KATERINA VELIKAYA supply and icebreaker
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Views: 77

KATERINA VELIKAYA supply and icebreaker

Russia issued in 2021 a stamp for the Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex, which shows us the supply vessel icebreaker KATERINA VELIKAYA, she is launched, but so far I can find out not delivered to owners yet. I do have not official details on her but will add this when she is coming available. The Zvezda S...
by aukepalmhof
Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Arango
Replies: 1
Views: 1057

Re: Arango

She was built as a cargo vessel under yard No 203 by Ramage & Ferguson on the Victoria Shipyard at Leith for the Perim Coal Ltd., Liverpool. 04 October 1905 launched as the MEYUN. Tonnage 567 grt, 232 net, dim. 45.72 (bpp) x 9.17 x 3.90m. One triple expansion 3-cyl. steam engine, manufactured by...
by aukepalmhof
Mon Sep 13, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: CARABO
Replies: 0
Views: 85

CARABO

Two stamps from Spanish Morocco issued in 1951 in the “hunting and fishing” series and the other in 1953 in the “landscape” series depict the “cárabo” also named “agherrabo” a south Berber fishing boat, of which Aak to Zumbra gives: The “carabo” that works from the beaches at Safi south to Cap Juby;...
by aukepalmhof
Sun Sep 12, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: D1
Replies: 1
Views: 2544

Re: D1

Spain 1938 1p and 15p sg 857a and 857f

Stricken about 1965
by aukepalmhof
Sun Sep 12, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: XXV ANNIVERARY OF THE SPANISH UPRISING
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Views: 78

XXV ANNIVERARY OF THE SPANISH UPRISING

The 12 stamps issued in 1961 for the XXV Anniversary of the Spanish Uprising shows on the 80cts stamp a formation which more like warships than a convoy of merchant ships in the Strait of Gibraltar. The convoy was named “Convoy of Victory” The so-called Convoy of victory was an air-naval confrontati...
by aukepalmhof
Sat Sep 11, 2021 2:39 am
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: CANARY ISLANDS MAP BY MATTEO PRUNES
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Views: 104

CANARY ISLANDS MAP BY MATTEO PRUNES

Spain issued in 1981 two stamps of which the 12p stamp shows us a map of the Canary Islands, the stamp is designed after a chart made by Matteo Prunes (1532-1594), which also depict a: compass rose and a galleon, see https://shipstamps.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=11966 The chart is dated 156...