Slovene Ships – Maribor

Slovenia – In May we continue with the Slovene Ships series, which this time features the passenger ship Maribor. Like all the stamps in this series, the stamp will be issued in a miniature sheet and will have a face value of €1.15.Read More

Société Nationale de Sauvetage en Mer

France – The SNSM was created by the merger of two former “societies” created in the 19th century, the Central Society for the Rescue of Shipwrecked Ships and the Society of Breton Hospital Brethren, which structured the old principle ofRead More

HMS Gibraltar

Gibraltar – Seven different ships fr om the British Royal Navy have been named aft er Gibraltar “HMS Gibraltar”.The set of seven stamps depict: 22p – HMS Gibraltar was an Edgar-class cruiser launched in 1892, made into a depot shipRead More

Jean Baptiste Charcot 1867 – 1936

France – The “Pourquoi-Pas ?” Is sinking. Standing on the bridge, Jean-Baptiste Charcot said serenely: “Ah, my poor children! These are his last words, reported by the only survivor of the shipwreck. Not far from the Icelandic coast, on September 16,Read More

1st Edition Alderney and Burhou Map

Alderney – Gifted architect Addison Roger Warren, known as Roger among family and friends, arrived on Alderney in the Bailiwick of Guernsey in 1956 with his wife and two young daughters. His talent and foresight would see him help toRead More