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by Anatol
Fri Dec 03, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: ““NATIONAL EAGLE”-clipper of USA
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““NATIONAL EAGLE”-clipper of USA

“National Eagle”-medium clipper built by Joshua T. Foster at Medford, Mass. for Fisher & Co. of Boston in 1852. Its dimensions: 179’ x 36’ x 24’.Gone by 1884. Very little information
Burundi 2020;(6x500) f.
Source: https://www.wikiwand.com/en/List of clipper ships.
by Anatol
Wed Dec 01, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: “CALIFORNIA” (1853-1895)-Dutch clipper
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Views: 38

“CALIFORNIA” (1853-1895)-Dutch clipper

In 1853 four ships with clipper lines were launched, of which the ship “California” is the most famous. The “California”, was the first iron clipper built in the Netherlands. The Shipping Company Bienfait in Amsterdam wanted an allround and quick cargo-passanger ship. The shipbuilders of Fop Smit an...
by Anatol
Tue Nov 30, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: De Noach-Clipper 1857
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Re: De Noach-Clipper 1857

The wooden clipper “Noach”was built by Fop Smit, founder of modern Dutch shipbuilding and navigation. Until his death in 1866 he would be the owner, after which it was inherited by his son Fop jr. In 1878 the rigging was reduced to that of a barque. The “Noach” sailed for 27 years. In 1884 the ship ...
by Anatol
Mon Nov 29, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: “PHILLIPS VAN MARNIX” (1863-1878)- Dutch clipper
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Views: 42

“PHILLIPS VAN MARNIX” (1863-1878)- Dutch clipper

The “Phillips van Marnix” was a Dutch merchant ship, medium clipper, that made several journeys between the Netherlads and the Dutch East Indies. Built in 1863 by the company of the Brothers Pot in Bolnes, it was first so-colled composite-built clipper. Its dimensions: Length: 58,44m; Width:11,21m; ...
by Anatol
Mon Nov 29, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: “ARGO” (1853- 1872)- Dutch clipper- schooner
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Views: 37

“ARGO” (1853- 1872)- Dutch clipper- schooner

Soon after the construction of “Cosmopolitan” (see viewtopic.php?t=17928), Other companies followed Gebr.Blusse. Some clipper ships were purchased from abroad, but most were built in Dutch shipyards. Other famous clippers were built, like the «Noach» (see: viewtopic.php?p=17322),«Batavier» (see: vie...
by Anatol
Sun Nov 28, 2021 4:32 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: THORBECKE (1874-1889)- Dutch clipper
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Views: 41

THORBECKE (1874-1889)- Dutch clipper

The composite-built clipper “Thorbecke” was the first of seven ships called “Torbecke”, all built by Company of the Meursing Brothers on their shipyard at Nieuwendam, Amsterdam. This ship was sold in 1876 and re-named “Sindoro”. It went over into Norvegian hands after 1888, only to be given up one y...
by Anatol
Thu Nov 25, 2021 4:28 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: “VOORLICHTER”(1869-1886)- Dutch Clipper
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Views: 54

“VOORLICHTER”(1869-1886)- Dutch Clipper

The frigate-rigged clipper “Voorlichter” was built by Jan Smit Fzn (see stamps) in 1869 for his own account. Its dimensions: Length: 71,3m; Width:13,45m; Weight:2034 tons. After his death his widow inherited the ship. In 1882 J. Koning from Rotterdam bought the “Voorlichter” for fl.90 000. Sipkes be...
by Anatol
Wed Nov 24, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: “BATAVIER”(1876-1894)- Dutch clipper
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Views: 47

“BATAVIER”(1876-1894)- Dutch clipper

The “Batavier”,built in 1876,was the last of the great clippers of the shipyard of Smit Company at Kinderdyck. The shipyard company was owner till 1889,when it went over to the company of J.Koning &.Van Delden of Rotterdam. Length: 69,2m; Width:13/35m; Weight:1060 brt. On October 5th, 1894, the ...
by Anatol
Wed Nov 24, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: КOSMOPOLIЕT (1854-1875) - Dutch clipper
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Views: 46

КOSMOPOLIЕT (1854-1875) - Dutch clipper

While the majority of the clipper ships sailed under British and American flags, more than a hundred clippers were built in the Netherlands. They were medium clippers rather than the larger extreme clipper. Pieter Blusse who was a passionate Liberal Member of Parliament and an adherent of the Libera...
by Anatol
Sun Nov 21, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: “MAITLAND”(1865-1874)- TEA CLIPPER
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Views: 40

“MAITLAND”(1865-1874)- TEA CLIPPER

“Maitland”-tea clipper built in 1865 by William Pile, Sunderland. Longitudinal section, deck plan and sail plan are preserved in the Science Museum, London. The builder's half model is in the possession of Joseph L. Thompson & Sons, Sunderland. Whilst the name of Maitland is much less familiar t...
by Anatol
Sat Nov 20, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: PATRIARCH (1869 - 1912)- PASSENGER AND EMIGRANT CLIPPER SHIP
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PATRIARCH (1869 - 1912)- PASSENGER AND EMIGRANT CLIPPER SHIP

This famous sailing ship was the 49th of the Aberdeen Line of George Thompson's fleet and the first made of iron. She was the thirty-first clipper ship built by Walter Hood for Mr. Thompson, being launched in September 1869. Her measurements were: 1,405 tons gross, 1,339 tons net; 221 feet 1 inch le...
by Anatol
Thu Nov 18, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: “BEN VOIRLICH” (1873 - 1918)- PASSENGER AND EMIGRANT CLIPPER SHIP
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Views: 54

“BEN VOIRLICH” (1873 - 1918)- PASSENGER AND EMIGRANT CLIPPER SHIP

This ship was one of the most famous passenger-carrying clippers of Watson's Ben Line, of Glasgow. She was a beautiful 1,500 ton ship designed and built by Barclay, Curle & Co. in 1873. Her measurements were: length, 255 feet 6 inches; breadth, 37 feet one inch; and depth, 21 feet 8 inches. She ...
by Anatol
Wed Nov 17, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: « LEANDER»- tea сlipper (1867 - 1901)
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Views: 49

« LEANDER»- tea сlipper (1867 - 1901)

The Leander was rated as one of the six fastest China clippers ever built. She was designed by the same naval architect, Bernard Waymouth, as the Thermopylae. The Leander was launched in September, 1867 with the following vital statistics: Tons gross: 886; Tons net: 848; Length: 210feet; Breadth:35 ...
by Anatol
Wed Nov 17, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: “NORTHFLEET” - BLACKWALL PASSENGER SHIP (1853 - 1873)
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Views: 45

“NORTHFLEET” - BLACKWALL PASSENGER SHIP (1853 - 1873)

This ship is remembered for her bad ending to her career, but she was also a very fine wooden passenger ship, numbered among the best of these ships sailing in the ‘fifties between London and the East. She was a first class London ship, run Blackwall fashion, but also had a good turn of speed and ra...
by Anatol
Tue Nov 16, 2021 10:20 am
Forum: Ship Stamps Collection
Topic: «THE CROMDALE» (1891-1913)- WOOL CLIPPER
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Views: 51

«THE CROMDALE» (1891-1913)- WOOL CLIPPER

This ship was launched from Barclay, Curle & Co.’s yard on the Clyde in June, 1891. Her measurements were: tonnage, 1,903; length, 271 feet 6 inches; breadth, 40 feet 1 inch; and depth, 23 feet 4 inches. Her owners, Messrs. Donaldson, Rose & Co. put her into the Sydney trade, her first comma...