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by Anatol
Sun Feb 25, 2024 4:42 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Anglo-Spanish War 1585-1604 Invincible armada
Replies: 3
Views: 72

Re: Anglo-Spanish War 1585-1604. Lope de Vega and the Spanish Navy

Lope de Vega is one of the founders of Spanish drama. He worked during the Renaissance. His literary heritage, in addition to novels, poems and sonnets, includes more than 2,000 plays, of which 426 have survived to this day. Spanish literature of the 16th century is represented by two people of enor...
by Anatol
Sun Feb 25, 2024 4:30 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Anglo-Spanish War 1585-1604 Invincible armada
Replies: 3
Views: 72

Re: Anglo-Spanish War 1585-1604.John Hawkins and the Spanish Armada.

Sir John Hawkins (also spelled Hawkyns) (1532 – 12 November 1595) was an English naval commander, naval administrator, privateer and slave trader. Hawkins pioneered, and was an early promoter of, English involvement in the Atlantic slave trade. He is considered to be the first English merchant to pr...
by Anatol
Sun Feb 25, 2024 3:57 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Anglo-Spanish War 1585-1604 Invincible armada
Replies: 3
Views: 72

Re: Anglo-Spanish War 1585-1604 Francis Drake and the Spanish Armada Invincible armada

The Cadix Raid The Spanish king planned to invade England, for which a large fleet was assembled in Cadiz and Lisbon, later known as the Invincible Armada. Sir Francis Drake, having learned about this, suggested that Elizabeth I launch a preemptive strike and attack Spanish ships right in the ports....
by Anatol
Sun Feb 25, 2024 3:35 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: Anglo-Spanish War 1585-1604 Invincible armada
Replies: 3
Views: 72

Anglo-Spanish War 1585-1604 Invincible armada

In the second half of the 16th century a series of economic, political, and religious circumstances created tensions in the relations between England and Spain. Protestant England came into direct confrontation with Catholic Spain; Elizabeth I of England had been excommunicated by Pope Pius V in 157...
by Anatol
Sat Feb 24, 2024 2:21 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: TITANIA (1866 - 1910) TEA CLIPPER
Replies: 0
Views: 73

TITANIA (1866 - 1910) TEA CLIPPER

The Titania, was a composite hulled "tea clipper" built by by Robert Steele & Co. in Greenock, Scotland in 1866 that had a long and storied career. The Titania, was one of these splendid British clippers and was launched on November 26, 1866. At her launchings, she measured in length, ...
by Anatol
Sat Feb 10, 2024 3:23 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: 'Konung Karl'- Swedish First Rate ship of the line (1694)
Replies: 0
Views: 235

'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)
Replies: 0
Views: 191

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: 4789

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 492

“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)
Replies: 0
Views: 564

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 722

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 798

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: 1047

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 1531

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...