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by Anatol
Sat Feb 10, 2024 3:23 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: 'Konung Karl'- Swedish First Rate ship of the line (1694)
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'Konung Karl'- Swedish First Rate ship of the line (1694)

“Konung Carl”, a ship of the line armed with 108 cannons and was one of the few three deckers made for the Swedish navy. Also known as "Carolus Rex". “Konung Karl” built in 1694 built by Charles Sheldon at the Karlskrona shipyard. named after King Carl, she was 54m (177ft) in length at the...
by Anatol
Fri Feb 09, 2024 3:58 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: HMS Montagu- British ship of the line (1779)
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Views: 123

HMS Montagu- British ship of the line (1779)

HMS Montague was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 28 August 1779 at Chatham Dockyard. The second ship of the Royal Navy, named after the Dukes of Montagu. Participated in the American War of Independence. Was at Cape Finisterre and in the Battle of Moonlight, at Ma...
by Anatol
Wed Feb 07, 2024 5:07 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Poltava
Replies: 7
Views: 4765

Re: Poltava

Poltava (Russian: Полтава) was a 54-gun ship of the line of the Russian Navy that was launched on 15 June 1712 from Saint Petersburg. The ship was named after an important for Russia victory over the Swedish Empire in the Battle of Poltava and became the first battleship laid down and built at the S...
by Anatol
Mon Feb 05, 2024 9:39 am
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: “Chesapeake”-heavy frigate of the United States Navy (1799)
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“Chesapeake”-heavy frigate of the United States Navy (1799)

USS Chesapeake, a 36-gun heavy frigate of 1244 tons, was built at the Gosport Navy Yard, at Portsmouth, Virginia. Launched at the Gosport Navy Yard on 2 December 1799. Commissioned during the first part of 1800, she operated off the southern United States and in the West Indies during the Quasi-War ...
by Anatol
Sat Feb 03, 2024 6:32 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Bellerophon HMS-ship of the line (1786)
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Views: 499

Bellerophon HMS-ship of the line (1786)

HMS Bellerophon, known to sailors as the "Billy Ruffian", was a ship of the line of the Royal Navy. A third-rate of 74 guns, she was launched in 1786. Bellerophon served during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, mostly on blockades or convoy escort duties. She fought in three fl...
by Anatol
Thu Feb 01, 2024 2:29 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Agamemnon HMS- Nelson's favourite ship (1781)
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Views: 650

Agamemnon HMS- Nelson's favourite ship (1781)

HMS Agamemnon was a 64-gun third-rate ship of the line of the British Royal Navy. She saw service in the American Revolutionary War, French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, and fought in many of the major naval battles of those conflicts. She is remembered as being Nelson's favourite ship, and was...
by Anatol
Tue Jan 30, 2024 3:32 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Ushakov Fedor - Russian naval commander (1745)
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Ushakov Fedor - Russian naval commander (1745)

Fyodor Fyodorovich Ushakov (24 February 1745 – 14 October 1817) was a Russian naval commander and admiral. He is notable for winning every engagement he participated in as the admiral of the Russian fleet, and is regarded as one of the most capable naval commanders of Russia of all time. Until the a...
by Anatol
Fri Jan 26, 2024 4:23 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: SENYAVIN D.N. - Russian naval commander (1863)
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Views: 974

SENYAVIN D.N. - Russian naval commander (1863)

SENYAVIN D.N. - Russian naval commander (1863) Senyavin D. N.Dmitry Nickolaevich Senyavian was born in a noble family on August,6, 1763 in Konlevo village of the Kaluga gubernia (province).After finishing the Naval Corps in 1777 he served on the ships of the Baltic Navy in the rank of naval cadet. I...
by Anatol
Mon Jan 22, 2024 4:28 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: MORDVINOV N.S. - naval minister of Russia
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MORDVINOV N.S. - naval minister of Russia

Count Nikolai Semenovich Mordvinov ( 1 [12] May 1755 [2] , St. Petersburg - 30 March [ 11 April ] 1845 [3] , ibid.) - Russian naval and statesman, son of Admiral S. I. Mordvinova , one of the organizers of the Black Sea Fleet , chairman of the Black Sea Admiralty Board (1792–1799), first naval minis...
by Anatol
Thu Jan 18, 2024 10:27 am
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: HMS “Tremendous” - British ship of the line (1784)
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Views: 1457

HMS “Tremendous” - British ship of the line (1784)

HMS Tremendous (His Majesty's Ship Tremendous) is a 74-gun third-rate ship of the line . The only Royal Navy ship named HMS Tremendous . Third ship of the Ganges class . Laid down in August 1782 . Launched on 30 October 1784 at Barnard's private shipyard in Deptford . It belonged to the so-called “r...
by Anatol
Wed Jan 17, 2024 11:45 am
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: “Tigre”- French ship of the line (1793)
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Views: 1474

“Tigre”- French ship of the line (1793)

Tigre (1793) was a 74-gun French Temeraire -class battleship . She was launched on May 8, 1793 at the shipyard in Brest . The ship was commissioned in August 1793 under the command of Captain Pierre Van Stabel. In November of the same year, Van Stabel was promoted to rear admiral, raised his flag on...
by Anatol
Sun Jan 14, 2024 4:09 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: “Thémis” - French frigate (1799)
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Views: 1655

“Thémis” - French frigate (1799)

The stamp image is based on a painting by artist Antoine Roux: “Themis with Santa Ana in tow in the aftermath of the Battle of Trafalgar.” On the stamp, “Themis” is mistakenly called “Santa Ana” Santa Ana was a 112-gun three-decker ship of the line of the Spanish Navy, built to plans drawn by engine...
by Anatol
Fri Dec 22, 2023 3:45 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Greig Samuel - Naval commander (1735)
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Views: 3223

Greig Samuel - Naval commander (1735)

1.Portrait of Admiral Samuil Grei. 2. Chesme battle in the night of June 25-26, 1770, by Ivan Aivazovsky. Samuel Greig -Vice-Admiral was a Scottish-born Russian admiral who distinguished himself in the Battle of Chesma (1770) and the Battle of Hogland (1788). His son Alexey Greig also made a spectac...
by Anatol
Wed Dec 20, 2023 3:39 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Ingermanland
Replies: 4
Views: 13187

Re: Ingermanland

Barbuda 2019; 5$.
by Anatol
Wed Dec 20, 2023 3:01 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: De Zeven Provincien
Replies: 3
Views: 12678

Re: De Zeven Provincien

Barbuda 2019; 5$.