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The MS Jutlandia was built for the East Asiatic Company (EAC) by the EAC at the Nakskov Shipyard in 1934. She was 461 feet long with a beam of 61 feet and a draught of 36 feet. The Jutlandia was a combined cargo and passenger ship. She had a cruise speed o
alynstampcollector · 136 days ago

The MV MacDhui was built by Barclay, Curie and Co., Ltd. of Glasgow in 1931 for Burns Philp on their New Guinea service. She displaced 4,561 gross tons with a length of 341 feet 9 inches and a beam of 51 feet 2 inches. Her engines provided 635 nhp and she
alynstampcollector · 149 days ago

Built by William Henry Forster in 1853 the Edwin Fox is the world’s second oldest surviving merchant ship and the only remaining example of a ship that transported convicts to Australia. Made of teak and constructed at Calcutta in West Bengal, the Edwin F
alynstampcollector · 216 days ago

The Ghanan Postal authority issued a set of 3 stamps in 1957 to commemorate the formation of the Black Star Line, Ghana’s national shipping company. Intended to carry cargoes of equipment and materials to Ghana and sail with Ghanan produce going outward.
alynstampcollector · 221 days ago

On July 1st, 1942, the Canadian government issued a series of stamps to celebrate Canada and Canadians contributions to the war effort. The 20¢ value was titled Corvette Ready for Launching and was designed by Herman Schwartz and engraved by Clifford Daws
alynstampcollector · 228 days ago

Issued in 1981 as one in a set of 4 commemorating Norwegian lake shipping the Motor Vessel (MV) Victoria is featured on the 1k.30 value. Built in 1882 as a Steam Ship the MV Victoria was converted to diesel propulsion in 1953. She served on the route betw
alynstampcollector · 229 days ago

Issued in 1981 as one in a set of 4 commemorating Norwegian lake shipping the Motor Ferry (MF) Storegut is featured on the 2k.30 value. The MF Storegut was constructed as a railway ferry to work on the Tinnsjø railway ferry service on lake Tinn between Ti
alynstampcollector · 229 days ago

Issued in 1981 as one in a set of 4 commemorating Norwegian lake shipping the Paddle Steamer (PS) Skibladner is featured on the 1k.10 value. The PS Skibladner is the only paddle steamer operating in Norway. Her maiden voyage was on August 2nd, 1856. This
alynstampcollector · 229 days ago

Issued in 1981 as one in a set of 4 commemorating Norwegian lake shipping the Motor Ship (MS) Fæmund is featured on the 1k.50 value. The MS Fæmund is a historic passenger ferry that originally entered service in 1905. It replaced the original Fæmund that
alynstampcollector · 229 days ago

On November 30, 1980 the island nation of Cape Verde issued 5 ship themed stamps.  The stamps were printed using lithography and were perforated 12.5 x 12.Inscribed "Flota Mercante" the stamps were issued to commemorate the Merchant Fleet serving the islan
alynstampcollector · 444 days ago
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