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Victoria (1519) (Magellan)

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Victoria (1519) (Magellan)

Postby john sefton » Mon Jun 22, 2009 6:59 pm

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Victoria (or Nao Victoria, as well as Vittoria) was a Spanish carrack and the first ship to successfully circumnavigate the world. The Victoria was part of a Spanish expedition under the Portuguese commander, Ferdinand Magellan, and was accompanied by four other ships. Of this fleet of five, Victoria was the only ship to complete the voyage. Magellan himself was killed in the Philippines. This ship, along with the four others, was given to Magellan by King Charles I of Spain. Victoria was named after the church of Santa Maria de la Victoria de Triana, where Magellan took an oath of allegiance to Charles V in order to be granted full access to the Spice Islands.[citation needed]

The four other ships were Trinidad (110 tons, crew 55), San Antonio (120 tons, crew 60), Concepción (90 tons, crew 45), and Santiago (75 tons, crew 32). Trinidad, Magellan's flagship, Concepcion, and Santiago were wrecked or scuttled; San Antonio deserted the expedition before the Straits of Magellan and returned to Europe on her own.

Victoria was rated a carrack or nao (ship), as were all the others except Trinidad, which was a caravel.

The voyage started with a crew of about 265 men. Of all these men, only eighteen returned alive on the Victoria. Many of the men died of malnutrition. Beginning the voyage, Luis De Mendoza was the captain of the ship, but after Magellan was killed, Juan Sebastian Del Cano (or Elcano) became captain for the remainder of the expedition. Seventeen other members of the expedition returned later.

The long circumnavigation began in Spain in 1519 and returned early September of 1522 after traveling 42,000 miles, 22,000 miles of which were unknown to the crew. On December 21, 1521, Victoria sailed on alone because the other ships were either seized or were not able to make it because of the terrible conditions. During the course of the expedition, the fleet faced several harsh storms. This was evident because upon returning this ship was in terrible shape, with her sails torn and only kept afloat by continuous pumping out of water. Victoria managed to pull through and return to Spain with a shipload of spices.

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Re: Victoria (1519) (Magellan)

Postby aukepalmhof » Sat Dec 28, 2013 2:27 am

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Laos 1992 350k sg 1307, scott1087
Guyana 1998 $80 sg?, scott3309e
Chad 2013 300F sgMS?, scott?
Mali 2010 1400F sg?, scott?
Penrhyn 1983 36c on 20c sg304.
Palau 1992 29c sg 529, scott 302j
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Re: Victoria (1519) (Magellan)

Postby advanderpol46 » Tue Mar 25, 2014 12:12 pm

Also on 1978 Hungarian stamp Michel nr 3297A and on block 131A and 131B
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Re: Victoria (1519) (Magellan)

Postby Arturo » Sat Apr 19, 2014 6:25 pm

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Victoria (Magellan)

Romania, 1971, S.G.?, Scott; 2308.

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Re: Victoria (1519) (Magellan)

Postby Arturo » Sun Feb 15, 2015 9:24 pm

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Victoria (1519) (Magellan)

Bulgaria 1992, S.G.?, Scott: 3682.

Palau 1996, S.G.?, Scott: 389a.
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Re: Victoria (1519) (Magellan)

Postby Arturo » Fri Apr 10, 2015 8:13 pm

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Victoria (1519)

On the stamp depicted Victoria and Antonio Pigafetta.

For more info about him, See Topic: "Antonio Pigafetta (Italian Explorer) 1491-1531"

Italy 1980, S.G.:1634, Scott: 1395.
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Re: Victoria (1519) (Magellan)

Postby Anatol » Tue Apr 14, 2015 10:01 pm

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Виктория (1519) (Magellan)
St.Tome and Principe 2008;20000db;SG? Fr.Ant.Territ 1973;185f.SG88. Paraguay 1985;1987;2gs;
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