Dutch Naval Heroes on Stamps  Part III– The Netherlands 1943-44.

Dutch Naval Heroes on Stamps  Part III– The Netherlands 1943-44.

The Netherlands issued a set of stamps on Dutch Naval Heroes in 1943-1944.

Stamps issued on 16 Jun 1943

22.5  Cent – Admiral Cornelis Evertsen (1610-1666).Battle of Downs, First and Second Anglo-Dutch Wars, Four Days Battle.

25 Cent – Admiral Tjerk Hiddes de Vries (1622-1666). Northern Wars, The Second  Anglo-Dutch Wars, Four Days Battle, St James Day Battle. Dutch Naval ships were named after him.

Two stamps issued on 06 Jan 1944

30 Cent- Admiral Cornelis Tromp(1629-1691). First three Anglo-Dutch Wars and Scanian War. General Admiral in the Danish Navy also briefly.

40 Cent – Admiral Cornelis Evertsen the younger (1642-1706)-Second and Third Anglo-Dutch War, Rear Admiral of Zealand.

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NETHERLANDS 1943-44 -DUTCH NAVAL HEROES.
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Dutch Naval Heroes on Stamps  II– The Netherlands 1943-44.

Dutch Naval Heroes on Stamps  II– The Netherlands 1943-44.

The Netherlands issued a set of stamps on Dutch Naval Heroes in 1943-1944.

15 Cent – Admiral Piet Hein (1577-1629).Best known for his victories in the Eighty Years War between the United Provinces and Spain.

17.5 Cent – Admiral Wilhelm Joseph van Gent (1626-1672). The Second & Third Anglo-Dutch Wars, Raid on Medway.

20 Cent- Vice-Admiral Witte Corneliszoon de With(1599-1658). Battle of  Downs in 1639 defeated Spanish Fleet.

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NETHERLANDS 1943-44- DUTCH NAVAL HEROES

Dutch Naval Heroes on Stamps – The Netherlands 1943-44.

Dutch Naval Heroes on Stamps – The Netherlands 1943-44.

The Netherlands issued a set of stamps on Dutch Naval Heroes in 1943-1944.

7.5 Cent – Admiral Michiel Adriaanszoon de Ruyter (1607-1676).Best known for his victories in the three Anglo-Dutch Wars and was nicknamed “Grandfather”

10 Cent – Admiral Johan Evertsen (1600-1666). Battle of Slaak with Spanish and fought the First two Anglo-Dutch Wars.

12.5Cent- Admiral Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp (1597-1653). Battle of  Downs in 1639 defeated Spanish Fleet. He Commanded the Dutch fleet in the First Anglo-Dutch War.

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NETHERLANDS 1943-44- DUTCH NAVAL HEROES.

Greek Navy Ships – Stamps of Greece 1978.

Greek Navy Ships – Stamps of Greece 1978.

Greece issued a set of stamps on old and new Greek Navy Ships. on 15 Dec 1978. A one drachma stamp features a Torpedo Boat.

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GREECE 1978- GREEK NAVY TORPEDO BOAT

Captain George Vancouver – Stamps of Canada 2007.

Captain George Vancouver – Stamps of Canada 2007.

Captain George Vancouver  (22 Jun 1757-10 May 1798) was born in Norfolk England. He was a British officer of Royal Navy best known for his 1791-95 expedition which explored North America’s northwestern Pacific Coast regions.

Vancouver Island and City of Vancouver British Columbia are named after him. Vancouver Washington, Mount Vancouver of Yukon and Alaska are also named after him. Mt Vancouver, NewZealand’s sixth highest peak in the southern Alps is also named after him.

Lifesize gilded statue of Captain Vancouver stands majestically atop the British Columbia Parliament Building in Victoria. He was one of Britain’s greatest explorers and navigators.

HMS Discovery and HMS Chatham were the two ships which took part in the Vancouver expedition.

Canada issued a $1.55 stamp on 22 Jun 2007 to commemorate 250th Birth Anniversary of Captain George Vancouver.

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CANADA 2007 -CAPT GEORGE VANCOUVER-250TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

Marigot Bay – Stamps of St Lucia 1970.

Marigot Bay – Stamps of St Lucia 1970.

St Lucia issued a set of stamps on Tourist attractions. The 35c stamp issued on 01 Feb 1970 features Marigot bay. it is located on Western Coast of Caribbean island of St Lucia and is surrounded on three sides by steep forested hills. It has seen historic battles between French and British Navies.

 

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ST LUCIA 1970 – MARIGOT BAY.

St Kitts – Official Stamps – 1984.

St Kitts – Official Stamps – 1984.

St Kitts issued a 55c on Royal Wedding of Prince Charles & Princess Diana in 1981. This stamp was overprinted “Official” and used on a cover. A cover posted from St Kitts to England is listed. The stamp also features Royal Yacht The Saudadoes.

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ST KITTS OFFICIAL STAMPS 55C