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American Topical Association

American Philatelic Society

Ships on Stamp Unit

Updates and Changes to the Ships on Stamps Web Pages

(The latest changes are listed on the first page of this site)


21 May 20 Mar/Apr 2020 issue of WP mailed

28 Apr 20 - Added a page of ship stamps from Norway to the Gallery

26 Mar 20 - Mar/Apr 2020 New issues

1 Mar 20 - started on new website design

2 Feb 2020 - Jan/Feb 2020 New issues added

19 Dec 2019 - added Nov/Dec New issues

27 Dec 2019 Updated the e-mail address for the vice-president.

19 Oct 2019 Watercraft Philately 66-1 & 66-2 (July-Aug & Sept-Oct) were mailed.

16 Oct 2019 New issues for October 2019 were added********************************


There is a break in dates here when no Updates and Changes were entered on this list altough changes were made to the web site

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28 April 2018 Added information about WP64-5

5 April 2018 Added information about WP 64-4 and updated the Home page

10 March 2018 New issues for February and March 2018 added

9 January 2018 New issues for December 2017 & January 2018 were added

7 November 2017 Added new issues for November 2017

9 October 2017 Added information about Watercraft Philately July-August issue Vol 64 #1

26 September 2017 Added new issues for September 2017

29 August 2017 Added new stamps for August 2017

1 July 2017 Added new issues for July 2017

17 May 2017 Added information about the March-April 2017 issue of Watercraft Philately

12 May 2017 Added new issues for May 2017

10 March 2017 Added new issues for March 2017

28 February 2017 Added a link to Norma Nielson's Lloyd's of London exhibit

16 February 2017 Added information about the January-February 2017 issue of Watercraft Philately

28 January 2017 updated home page links

16 January 2017 Added new issues for January

23 December 2016 Added information about the November/December issue of Watercraft Philately

6 December 2016 Update the Index to Watercraft Philately up through Volume 62 (June 2016)

28 November 2016 Added new issues for November/December 2016

27 October 2016 Added information about the September/October issue of Watercraft Philately

7 October 2016 Added pages for new issues for October 2016

8 September 2016 Added information about the July/August issue of Watercraft Philately

11 August 2016 Added new issue stamps for August 2016

1 July 2016 Added new issue stamps for July 2016

22 May 2016 Added information about the May/June issue of Watercraft Philately

17 April 2016 Added information about the March/April issue of Watercraft Philately

18 March 2016 Added some new issue stamps for March 2016

17 February 2016 Added information about the January/February issue of Watercraft Philately

13 February 2016 Added new stamp issues for February 2016

6 January 2016 Added information about the November/December issue of Watercraft Philately

23 December 2015 Added new stamp issues for December/January 2015-16. Also a Christmas/Holiday greeting

15 November 2015  Added information about the September/October 2015 issue of Watercraft Philately

5 November 2015 Added new stamp issues for November 2015

16 September 2015 Added new stamp issues for September 2015

12 Sept 2015  Added information about the July/August 2015 issue of Watercraft Philately

27 July 2015 Added new stamp issues for August 2015

2 June 2015  Added new stamp issues for May/June 2015

28April2015  Added information about the March/April 2015 issue of Watercraft Philately

3 April 2015 Added new stamp issues for April 2015

27 February 2015 added new stamp issues for March 2015

17  February 2015 added information about the January/February 2015 issue of Watercraft Philately

23 January 2015 added information about the November/December 2014 issue of Watercraft Philately

10 January 2015 Added new stamp issues for January 2015. Included some lighthouse stamps also.

10 December 2014 added information about the September/October 2014 issue of Watercraft Philately

5 December 2014 Added new stamp issues for December 2014

14 Oct 2014. Added new issues for October-November 2014. Added the Silver Award received by Watercraft Philately at the NTSS 2014 to the home page.

18 September 2014  Added pages for Watercraft Philately Vol 61 No. 1, July-August 2014

31 August 2014 Added new issues for August-September 2014 and updated the home page with information about the APS web page evaluation.

18 July 2014 Added the New Issues for July 2014

17 July 2014 Added information about the May/June issue of Watercraft Philately

13 June 2014 Updated order blank, history and descriptions of publications

19 May 2014 Added New issues for May 2014, updated the publications page to include the new Ship Stamp Images DVD3 and other minor editing changes.

18 April 2014 Added information about the March/April 2014 issue of Watercraft Philately

14 March 2014 Added new issues for March 2014

13 March 2014 Added information about the January-February issue of Watercraft Philately.

7 March 2014 Updated some bad links on the Links page

26 January 2014 updated the Watercraft Philately Index page include volumes 58 & 59

4 January 2014 Added information about the November-December issue of Watercraft Philately

5 December 2013 Added information about the September-October issue of Watercraft Philately

1 December 2013 Added new stamps for November/December 2013. Also put Christmas Greetings on Home page

7 November 2013 Added an article about Miscellaneous Watercraft to the Archives

23 October 2013 Added new stamps for October 2013

3 Sept 2013 Added new stamps for September 2013

29 August 2013 Added information about first issue of 2013-2014 WP 60-1

2 August 2013  Added new stamp images for July/August 2013. Also added a note on the Home Page about the APS Web Page Award

3 July 2013 Added information about Watercraft Philately 59-6; updated the publications list and history; updated the unit application blank

16 June 2013  New stamp images for June 2013 were added

26 April 2013 Added new stamp issues for Apr/May 2013

20 April 2013 Added information about the reprint of Handbook 156 and the new issue of Watercraft Philately 59-5

28 March 2013 Fixed some broken links and removed non-functioning web sites

2 March 2013 Added new stamp issues for March 2013. Also put NTSS Unit meeting time and date on front page.

13 January 2013 Added the new stamp issues for January 2013. Also added information about the National Topical Stamps Show for 2013 to the home page.

5 January 2013  Added information about the Nov-Dec and Jan-Feb issues of Watercraft Philately

29 Nov 2012 Added the new issues for November/December 2012

5 Nov 2012 Added information for the Sept-Oct issue of Watercraft Philately, Vol 59 #2

5 October 2012 Added some new issues for October 2012

18 Sept 2012 Added information for the July-August issue of Watercraft Philately, Vol 59 #1

1 Sept 2012 added information for Watercraft Philately May-June issue Vol 58 # 6. Updated Officers page with new Directors

20 Aug 2012 Added new issues for August/September

10 July 2012 Added information about the Unit meeting and the NTSS 2012

10 July 2012 Added new issue for June 2012

24 May 2012 Added information about the Mar-Apr 2012 Vol 58-5 issue of WP

21 May 2012 Added new stamp issues for May 2012.

10 April 2012 Added new stamp issues for April 2012.

31 March 2012 Added new ship stamps images of the TITANIC, a veritable flood of new issues.

6 March 2012 Added information about WP 58-4 Jan-Feb issue and NTSS 2012 notice

17 February 2012 Added new ship stamps images for February 2010

14 January 2012 Added new ship stamp images for January 2012

4 January 2012 Added information about WP 58-3 Nov-Dec issue

12 December 2011 Added new ship stamp images for December 2011

1 December 2011 Added information about WP 58-2 Sept-Oct

11 November 2011 Added a checklist on hospital ships to the Archive page

7 November 2011 Moved the web page to a new hosting service.

25 October 2011 The Yahoo! Ship Stamp Discussion List was enhanced by making it possible to add attachments to a message

23 October 2011 Added new ship stamp images for October 2011

15 September 2011 Added new issues for September 2011; updated and added links

31 August 2011 Added information about WP 58-1 July-Aug, updated publications page and Home Page

21 August 2011 Added information about WP 57-6 May-June

19 July 2011 Added a link to Panama Canal history

3 May 2011 Added new ship stamp issues for May 2011

25 April 2011 Added information about WP 57-5, Mar-Apr 2011

18 March 2011 Added a new topics about four-stack passenger liners

10 March 2011 Added two exhibits to the Archives

8 March 2011 added new ship stamp issues for March 2011

31 January 2011 Added new information about WP 57-4

24 January 2011 Added new ship stamp issues for January 2011

20 January 2011 Added new information about WP 57-3

27 December 2010 Added new topic on Monitors and ironclads in the American Civil War.

4 December 2010 Added new information about 57-2

28 Nov 2010 Added new issues for November/December 2010

15 Oct 2010 Added new topic on tankers and updated the topic on pirates. Also added new issues for October 2010

3 Oct 2010 Added new information about about WP 57-1

15 Sept 2010 Added a new topic about the ships of the Pharaohs.

15 Sept 2010 Added new issues for Sept 2010.

4 August 2010 Added new issues for July/August 2010,added updated link for the ShipStamp Society

13 June 2010 Added a new topic about Count von Luckner and the commerce raider SEEADLER in WW1

10 June 2010 Added page for June 2010 New Issues

16 May 2010 Added information about the contents of WP 56-5 & 56-6

29 April 2010 Added new issue images for May 2010

1 April 2010 Added new topic on the Flying P Line

27 March 2010 Add new issue images for March/April 2010

27 March 2010 Added information about Vol 56-4

13 February 2010 Added new issues for Dec 2009/Jan 2010 and Feb 2010

27 January 2010 Added information about Vol 56-3

14 November 2009 Added a new Topics page about the Mississippi River

8 November 2009 updated the publications pages

1 Nov 2009 added new issues for October/November 2009

22 Oct 2009 Updated the publications order blank to show new publications. Also updated the Lightships Topic page

21 Oct 2009 Updated the web page link for the Maritime Stamp Society in Scandinavia

21 Oct 2009 Added information about WP 56-2

22 Sept 2009 added new issues for Sept 2009

8 Sept 2009 Added articles to the Archives on Dhows, Pacific Island Canoes, WW2 and Types of Sailing Vessels for a ship stamp collection.

2 Sept 2009 Added information about WP 56-1

5 Aug 2009 added new topic for Darwin's last voyage and new issues for August 2009

7 July 2009 Added new topic on Mutiny on the Bounty Part 2 & new issues for July 2009

4 July 2009 Moved site to new server and started testing

13 May 2009 Added information about WP 55-5. Changed home page to reflect new publications

29 Mar 2009 added new issues for March-April 2009; added more information about the Bounty

22 Feb 2009 added new issues for Feb 2009; added new information about WP 55-4

20 Feb 2009 Added information about WP 55-4

29 Jan 2009 Added new topic on Mutiny on the Bounty Part 1

30 Dec 2008 Added page for new stamps Jan 2009

24 Dec 2008 Added the completed files to the Index for WP Vol 1-53. All Index files are now complete

24 Nov 2008 Added information about WP 55-3

18 Nov 2008 Added information about WP 55-2 and new Indexes for WP Vols 21 & 44

10 Nov 2008 Added new topic on Olympic Sailing.

10 Oct 2008 Added new stamps for Sept, Oct, Nov 2008

28 Aug 2008 Added and updated information about WP 55-1. Also updated the Publications Order Blank and the Applications for membership

14 Aug 2008 Added new issues for August and a new topic on Slavery

28 June 2008 Added new stamp issues for June/July 2008

28 June 2008 Added updated Index for Vol 39

22 June 2008 Updated Archive information about the Lloyd's of London Exhibit.

6 June 2008 Updated the Index Page under Watercraft Philately menu

6 June 2008 Added and updated information about WP 54-6

30 May 2008 Added updated Index for Volume 38

30 May 2008 Changed IP address for alternate server

26 May 2008 Added new stamp issues for May 2008

14 May 2008 Added code to link to the Thematic Stamps WebRing

30 April 2008 Added and updated information for WP 54-5

17 April 2008 added new issues for April 2008

28 March 2008 Added the updated indexes for Volumes 35, 36 & 44

4 March 2008 added new issues for March 2008

4 March 2008 added a new topic featuring Magellan and the circumnavigation of the world

22 February 2008 added updated Index for Volume 34

21 January 2008 Added New Issues for January 2008 and fixed some links . Announcement for the Index update added to the Home Page.

7 January 2008 Added information and Table of Contents for WP 54-3 & 54-4

24 Dec 2007 Added updates for the Watercraft Philately pdf CD-ROM

22 Dec 2007 Added new topic on Vitus Bering, Columbus for the Russion Czar. Also updated the ships on Christmas stamp page.

25 Oct 2007 Updated Lighthouse topic added more Oct New Issues

23 Oct 2007 Added new topic on the History of the Suez Canal and added Oct New Issues

28 Sept 2007 Added information on WP 54-1 & 54-2

10 Sept 2007 Added new stamps for September 2007

5 Sept 2007 Added new topic on Mermaids

7 July 2007 Added information on WP 53-6 and updated application to include new publications (Handbook 156 and WP pdfCD-ROM)

14 June 2007 Added new issues for June 2007

6 June Added topic on the sinking of the Pamir

15 May 2007 Added information on WP 53-5

10 May 2007 added new stamps for April/May 2007

23 April 2007 Added topic on Eric the Red

21 Mar 2007 updated TITANIC topic

11 March added topic on Stormy Seas

4 March 2007 Updated site for WP 53-3 and 53-4 and updated the officers list to include the new treasurer

23 February 2007 added new issues for Jan/Feb 2007

8 January 2007 Added new topic on the MORA, the ship of William, the Conqueror

13 Dec 2006 Updated site for WP Vol 53-2

9 Dec 2006 fixed addresses in pdf application blank

26 Nov 2006 Added new issues for Nov/Dec 2006

13 Nov 2006 Added new issues for October 2006

5 Nov 2006 Added new topic on ships built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel

25 Oct 2006 Updated Noah's Ark and Panama Canal pages

21 Sept 2006 Updated address on the application form

18 Sept 2006 Added new issues for Sept 2006

9 Sept 2006 Updated site for WP Vol 53-1

30 Aug 2006 Added new topic on Admiral Zheng He,the Far East Columbus

30 Aug 2006 Added new issues for August 2006

11 July 2006 Updated site for WP Vol 52-6

20 June 2006 Updated application blank to reflect use of Paypal, Adbobe pdf copies and new dues structure

16 June 2006 Added new issues for June 2006

22 May 2006 Added new topic on tugboats

4 May 2006 Added new issues for March, April and May 2006

31 Mar 2006 Updated site for WP Vol 52-5

28 Mar 2006 Added new topic "POTEMKIN Mutiny"

22 Feb 2006 Added new issues for February 2006

3 Feb 2006 Added a new topic Whale-Catching with Harpoon Cannons Whaling Part 3.

24 Jan 2006 Updated site for WP volume 52-4

21 Jan 2006 Added new link in Archives to another America's Cup site

9 Jan 2006 Added new issues for January 2006

27 Dec 2005 Added new issues for November/December 2005

10 Dec 2005 Updated site for WP Volume 52-3

23 Nov 2005 Added a new topic Sperm Whale Hunting in the Pacific Whaling Part 2

28 Oct 2005 Added a new topic on Whaling and Aboriginal Groups: Whaling Part One

26 Oct 2005 Added new issues for October

10 October 2005 Added pages about Dredges to Archives

3 October 2005 Updated site for WP Volume 52-2

22 September 2005 Added new isues for September

2 September 2005 Added a new topic detailing over 400 types of ships shown on stamps

9 August 2005 Added more new issues for August

6 July 2005 Added new issues for July/August and a new topic on Chinese river junks and treasure ships

14 June 2005 Changed the application to take VISA and Paypal. Updated site for WP Volume 52-1

9 June 2005 Added new issues for June

8 June 2005 Updated site for WP Volume 51-6

29 May 2005 Added new issues for May

22 May 2005 Added new topic on KON TIKI, RA and TIGRIS, ships of Thor Heyerdahl

8 May 2005 Added new section (article Archives) of articles taken from past issues of Watercraft Philately.

22 April 2005 Added new issues for April

12 April 2005 Updated site for Volume 51-5

1 February 2005 added three links and fixed a few others

17 January 2005 Updated site for Volume 51-4

6 Jan 2005 Added two pages of new issues

29 Dec 2004 New topic on Moby Dick

27 Nov 2004 Added new issues for November and December

24 Nov 2004 Updated site for Volume 51-3

17 Nov 2004 New topic on Admiral Yi Sun Shin and his Turtle Ships!

22 Oct 2004 - Added new issues for September and October

4 Oct 2004 - Added new topic on the BREMEN

20 Sept 2004 - Updated site for Volume 51-2 and added new issues for September. Added new link to a Norway site

3 Sept 2004 - Added new topic about the BISMARK

6 Aug 2004 - Added new issues for August and new topic about D-Day

31 July 2004 - Added information about the availability of Biographies A-D

28 July 2004 - Updated site for Volume 51-1

3 July 2004 - Updated site for Volume 50-6

1 July 2004 - added new topic on the History of the Compass

27 June 2004 - added new issues for May and June 2004

8 June 2004 - added new topic on the sister ships of the GORCH FOCK: EAGLE, SAGRES(2) and MIRCEA

1 May 2004 - added new topic on Two Tall Ships named GORCH FOCK

28 April 2004 - added new issues for April 2004

25 March 2004 - added new topic on   Kayak and Umiak of the Eskimo

20 March 2004- Updated WP Table of Contents for Volume 50-5, added new issues and a topic on the Haneatic league

7Dec 2003 - Added new issues and a Christmas ship topic

19 Jan 2004- Updated WP Table of Contents for Voume 50-4, added new issues

7Dec 2003 - Added new issues and a Christmas ship topic

27 Nov 2003 - Updated WP Table of Contents for Voume 50-3 and fixed a few broken links

28 Oct 2003 - added new ship topic "Monsters of the sea" and October new issues 14 Sept 2003 - added new ship topic and new issues

8 September 2003 - added index to Volume 44 and corrected Volume 49 Index. Added Table of Contents for Volume 50-2. Combined the Volume Indexes with the Index by ship names

26 Aug 2003 - Corrected some errors and added to the publication history section

22 Aug 2003 - added the Index to Volume 49

8 Aug 2003 - added contents of Vol 50-1 and added new ship topic

15May2003 - added contents of Vol 49-6

14 March 2003 - added the indexes to Watercraft Philately Volumes 31-48

8 March 2003 - added contents of Vol 49-5

8 Feb 2003 - added a link to the English language version of pages from Seemotive.de (Bjoern Moritz)

23 Jan 2003 - revamped the Watercraft Philately Indexes. Vols 1-48 can now be searched by ship name

15 Jan 2003 - added contents and pdf pages of Vol 49-1,2,3,& 4 on goDaddy (New ISP)