Canadian Corvettes

Reading Time: < 1 minute Originally published May 2, 2017. On July 1st, 1942, the Canadian government issued a series of stamps to celebrate Canada and Canadianscontributions to the war effort. The 20¢ value was titled Corvette …

The Battle of the Saintes

Reading Time: 3 minutes Originally published August 15, 2016. In 1975 the postal authority of the island of Barbuda issued a set of four stamps commemorating the Battle of the Saintes. The stamps were issued …

Celebrating Cape Verde’s Merchant Fleet

Reading Time: 3 minutes Originally published September 7, 2015. 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 …

The MS Sirdhana

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 …