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Posted 05/18/2021   5:35 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bookbndrbob to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This November 21, 1970 six cent stamp (Sc #1420) of the USA commemorates the 350th anniversary of the landing of 120 British colonists aboard the merchant ship Mayflower at Plymouth, Massachusetts.

From history.com, "Nearly 40 of these passengers were Protestant Separatists - they called themselves 'Saints' - who hoped to establish a new church in the new world. Today, we often refer to the colonists who crossed the Atlantic on the Mayflower as Pilgrims."


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Most of Sweden's "tall ships" stamps through the 1980's have been shown on page 1 of this thread, but I believe this one was omitted. This 1967 10 ore Swedish definitive (Facit #613) depicts a detail from a 1650 engraving of a ship in Oresund by W. Hartman.

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On July 2, 1997 Estonia issued this 5.50 kroon stamp as a part of its three-stamp set of "Modern Estonian Ships". Stamp depicts the four-masted barkentine Tormilind. The Tormilind was most likely sunk in the Kiel Canal (Germany) in August 1944.

From aeliital123.blogspot.com, "The Tormilind (Eng: Albatross), a barkentine, the most beautiful sailing-ship in Estonia, was built on the north Estonian coast (in Hara Bay) in 1922. Gross displacement:495 tons."

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Tall Ships Races
July 23, 2021
The souvenir sheet shows tall ships at Port of Mariehamn.
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International Stamp Exhibition AUSTRALIA '99
March 19, 1999
The stamp depicts Marco Polo, a three-mast wooden clipper ship launched in 1851 at Saint John, New Brunswick. The ship carried emigrants and passengers to Australia in the mid-19th century.
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This 2021 Russia tall ship docked in the mailbox today...

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Some interesting info about the "Sedov":

https://www.rgo.ru/en/article/legen...-anniversary
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The captured German four-masted bark "Commodore Johnsen" was transferred to the USSR in 1945 as a reparation.



In the USSR, it received its new name in honor of the famous polar explorer Georgy Sedov (1877-1914), who died while exploring the Arctic





in honor of Sedov, the legendary icebreaker "Georgy Sedov" was also named
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Centenary of Bluenose
June 29, 2021
The stamp set depicts Bluenose, a fishing and racing gaff rig schooner built in 1921 in Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Navy Ships
June 11, 2000
Set of two, one stamp depicts Cisne Branco, a tall ship of the Brazilian Navy based at Rio de Janeiro.
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30th Anniversary of STV Kaliakra's Launch
April 17, 2014
Sail Training Vessel Kaliakra is a barquentine, built in 1984 at the Gda#324;sk Shipyard. She is operated by Navigation Maritime Bulgare.
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Historical Ships
February 19, 2021
The stamp depicts depicts the three-mast barquentine Mercator built in Aina×i in 1895.
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Here is Oman's July 4, 1986 50 baisa stamp (Sc #289) commemorating the 1840 voyage of the Omani barque Sultanah to the USA.

From wikipedia, "Ahmad bin Na'aman al Kaabi was the first Arab emissary to visit the United States. He was sent by the Sultan of Oman, Sayyid Said bin Sultan, and sailed in 1840 from Zanzibar in a newly built ship called Sultanah to New York for trade between the two countries."

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