JANE First oil tanker 1862

From the Island of Man Stamp and Coin News issue number 164 I got the following on this stamp

About Eminent Victorian Engineers
On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of HM Queen Victoria the Isle of Man Post Office is delighted to celebrate the great works and inventions of six eminent Victorian engineers.
The Isle of Man's modest size disguises a huge influence on the historical development of engineering, science and technology today in use in everyone's daily lives. This stamp issue presents six great engineers and inventors who influenced food manufacture, clothing, naval gunnery, modern machinery, oil shipments and engine fuel injection in original and unique ways now almost forgotten. It is a celebration of what the Isle of Man does well - providing opportunities to develop great people who go on to provide great service to mankind. Each of these great engineers was either born in the Isle of Man or created their ideas whilst living and working here.
Only one stamp shows us a sailing vessel, the JANE launched in 1862, the first oil tanker in the world. Not much is given on the vessel even Wikipedia has nothing on this small vessel.
From the Island of Man Stamp and Coin News issue number 164 I got the following on this stamp.

Thomas Cummings Gibson was born in Gateshead, and in 1838 his Newcastle based coal company purchased Ramsey shipyard where they employed hundreds of men. He moved his family to live on the Island of Man in the 1850s and the business thrived.
In 1862 he launched the fast wooden schooner called the JANE which had integral iron tanks with his special vapour seals, and it became the first true oil tanker to service American oilfields in Pennsylvania.

(Another source gives iron sailing tank vessel, built to carry oil. The cargo space was divided into compartments by a centre line and several ’thwartship bulkheads. Since they were completely filled and were air-tight, there was no wash. The vessel was fitted with a patent expansion device. source Shipping Wonders of the World.)

The following year he launched the iron-hulled ship the EUTERPE for passenger traffic to Australia and the Far East. She was superbly well made, eventually being renamed STAR OF INDIA and surviving today as the still seaworthy pride of the San Diego Maritime Museum. Thomas Cummings Gibson launched the two greatest ships ever to sail from the Isle of Man,

I found her in Lloyds Registry 1865/66
JANE, fore-and-aft-schooner rigged under command of Captain T. Dawson, built in 1862 by the yard of Thomas C. Gibson, Ramsey, Isle of Man for the Liverpool & Ramsey Oil Refining Co. Ramsey.
Tonnage 166 gross ton, dim. 124.6 x 24.2 x 12.6ft.
Underway from Liverpool to North America.
She was still in the Lloyds Registry 1868/69 with the same details.
Then I could not find her more in Lloyds.
Fate unknown.

The JANE has been an important ship as the first built oil tanker, so I am wondering that I could not find more on her career.

Isle of Man 2019 £2.05 sg?, scott?

cruise vessel

cruise vessel

Postby aukepalmhof » Tue Nov 24, 2015 8:31 pm

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Who can identify the two cruise vessel alongside in Aruba on the stamp?

The Oranjestad port, which is at present the island's most important commercial port, is located at the southwest coast. The port is open day and night, thus enabling at any time the arrival and departure of ships. The location, in the capital's center offers a colorful view of ships coming into the port. The ships dock at walking distance from the commercial activities, and at a mere 10 minutes by car from the beaches. Aruba's international airport is just a little over 2 miles from the wharf. The cruise ship port welcomes a few hundred thousand visitors annually.
Aruba 2015 250c sg?, scott?

With the help of Mr. Peter Crichton I found the cruise vessel on the stamp:
The Aruba cruise vessel is the CARNIVAL BREEZE see URL below. She was also the only of her class who regular visited Oranjestad. Photo taken on 21 February 2013.
http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/pho ... id=1803657

The other cruise vessel is the ADVENTURE OF THE SEAS
Peter was given that she could be the ADVENTURE OF THE SEAS of one of the sisters and by searching on the net I found a photo what did give both vessels on 21 February 2013 alongside in Oranjestad.

She was 21 February 2013 at Oranjestad see URL below. Row 10
http://www.shipparade.com/az/Adventure_ ... e_Seas.htm

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