Maritime Topics on Stamps

June Stamps 2021

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Färöer
Faroe Islands, a set with two stamps.
100 years of King Christian X's visit to the Faroe Islands in 1921.


Macedonia, a single stamp with the Dutch engineer Cornelis Drebbel (1572-1633).
400 years ago he built the first moving submarine.
Macedonia


Portugal
Portugal, a set with two stamps.
The subject is Manuel I (1469 - 1521); under him the discovery of the sea route to India succeeded, as well as the discovery of Brazil.
Here the maritime stamp with some ships in an estuary.


Antigua & Barbuda, a sheet of four stamps.
400 years ago the Pilgrim Fathers sailed to America with the Mayflower.


Below two more sheets on the Mayflower theme of Grenada and Grenada Carriacou & Petite Martinique.

Antigua
Grenada
Grenada


Tuvalu
Tuvalu
Tuvalu, two sheets with five stamps, also 400 years of Mayflower.


Canada
Canada, a set with two stamps "Black History".
Honoring two places with "black" settlers who fled the USA to Canada.
Here the maritime stamp with a ship in front of Willow Grove in New Brunswick.


Australia, a stamp with the HMVS "Cerberus".
The ship was a British monitor, launched in 1868.
Her job was the coastal defense of the Australian colony of Victoria, especially the capital Melbourne.
HMVS - Her Majesty Victorian Ship.
Australia


Fiji
Fiji, a set of 5 stamps, 150 years of the Morris Hedstrom market.
Here the maritime stamp with a Copra boat.


Liberia
Liberia, two small sheets for 160 years of Fridtjof Nansen (1861 - 1930).
He was a Norwegian zoologist, polar explorer, oceanographer, diplomat, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
His famous research ship was the "Fram".
Liberia


Argentina, a stamp with the ARA "San Juan" submarine.
The boat disappeared in 2017 in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members. One year later she was located in 907 m depth, but not recovered.
ARA - Armada de la República Argentina.
Argentinaa


Argentinaa
Argentina, a sheet with two stamps with the icebreaker ARA Almirante Irízar.


NZ
New Zealand, one sheet with four stamps belonging to "150th Anniversary Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron".
Pictured are the yachts "Rainbow I" 1898, "Rainbow II" 1969, "Steinlager II" 1989 and "Te Rehutai" 2020.


NZ
New Zealand, a sheet of six stamps for the Americas Cup 2021.
The winners "Emirates Team New Zealand" are shown with trophies and their boat "Te Rehutai".


Great Britain, two se tenants of 5 stamps each, the legend of King Arthur. Thereby these two "maritime" stamps with boats.

You can read a detailed description here: https://blog.norphil.co.uk/2021/03/a-tale-of-unexpected-myth-legend-king.html
GB


Nevis
Nevis, a sheet of five stamps, starfishes.
Right this sailing yacht.


S. Tome
Sao Tome
Sao Tome & Principe, two sheets with a total of five stamps, theme: 500 years of Magellan (1485 - 1521).


Japan
Japan
Japan, a sheet with ten stamps "150th Anniversary of Nautical Charts".
Enlarged the two ship motifs on the left.


C.A.
C.A.
Central Africa, two sheets with five stamps, 230 years of Samuel Morse (1791 - 1872).
In the left sheet RMS Republic, next to it the RMS Slavonia, which first made an SOS emergency call. On the lower left and on the right sheet the "Great Eastern".


Vietnam
Vietnam
Vietnam, a set of four stamps and a sheet of Coast Guard ships.


Oman, a set of four stamps about tourism in Oman.
Among them this maritime stamp with a dhow.
Oman


Guinea
Guinea
Guinea, two sheets with five stamps lighthouses.
Shown are Alnes, Sandy Hook, Cape Mudfge, Nojimazaki, Anorisaki and Lindesnes.


Guyana
Guyana
Guyana, two sheets with five stamps, D-Day.


Niger
Niger
Niger, two sheets with five stamps submarines.
Pictured are Delta II class, HMS Tireless, USS George Washington, USS Connecticut, Emeraude and HMS Trenchant.


Niger
Niger
Niger, two sheets with five stamps of tall ships.
Pictured are Amerigo Vespucci, Royal Clipper, Juan Sebastiann de Elcano, Sedov, Leeuwin II and Pallada.


CA
CA
Central Africa, two sheets with five stamps submarines.
Project 971 Akula is shown on all four stamps on the left and also on the right, plus the one on the right USS Los Angeles.


CA
CA
Central Africa, two sheets with five stamps, Titanic.
The Titanic, abused over and over again as an always bubbling money machine!


CA
CA
Central Africa, two sheets with five stamps, tall ships.
The HMS Rose is shown on all four stamps on the left and also on the right, plus the L'Hermione.


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