The MS Sirdhana

Originally published November 29, 2014. The 60h stamp issued by the Emirate of Dubai to commemorate 60 years of postal service depicts the motor ship Sirdhana. The Sirdhana was built in 1947 by …

Motor Ship Selandia

On June 14, 1962, Denmark issued a stamp to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Motor Ship Selandia. The Selandia is often referred to as the worlds first diesel-powered ship. Constructed by Burmeister …

HMS Barbados

Originally published April 4, 2013. The Barbados issued the 35 cent HMS Barbados stamp on August 16th, 1994 as one of a set of fourteen ships stamps issued. Originally ordered as a …

HMAS Australia

Originally published March 3, 2014. An Indefatigable class battle cruiser, HMAS Australia, was commissioned June 21, 1913, and became the flagship of the Australian Navy. Laid down on the 26th of June …

Russian Fishing Ships

Originally published March 16, 2012. Issued on February 28, 1967, was a set of 5 stamps depicting various ships from the Soviet fishing fleet along with various type of sea …

The Battle of Trafalgar 200th Anniversary

Originally published February 10, 2012. One of the most defining naval actions in history, the Battle of Trafalgar asserted the Royal Navy’s and Great Britain’s dominance of the seas.  Fought on …

North Korean Ships

Originally published December 29, 2011. On May 5, 1978, North Korea issued 5 stamps to commemorate their maritime heritage.  The stamps depict 5 ships and various aircraft and other modes …

Ships that Served Grenada

Originally published October 23, 2010. Issued on November 3, 1976, Grenada commemorated ships that were connected to the development of the island nation.  The seven stamps were printed by lithography …