Maximum Card showing the Romanian training ship "MIRCEA" with a special cancellation issued when the ship left Constanta-Port (4 March 1976) for New York to attending the US Bicentenary celebrations.
It is a kind of super-maxi card as ship is depicted on special cancellation as well.
"Mircea" was built in 1938 at Hamburg, Germany by the Blohm & Voss shipyard as a training vessel for the Romanian Navy.
She is sister ship to „Eagle" -USCGC , „Gorch Fock ( II) " - Germany , „Tovarisch" - Ukraine ( currently "Gorch Fock (I) "- Germany) , and „Sagres (III)" - Portugal.
with three masts,"Mircea" is still operational !