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1949 (Jan) Forces Air Mail cover ADEN to GB. ADEN p/m. 'HMS Pelican'

1949 (Jan) Forces Air Mail cover from ADEN to GB with d/r. ADEN p/m. From 'W Kempton, HMS Pelican'. [1948-1950: Flotilla duties including patrols, visits and Fleet AD Flotilla Exercise Programs in continuation.
During the patrols 40 ships were intercepted and only 4 reached their destination. Guardship ware provided at Alexandria, Aqaba and Trieste] Ref: 316-081.


Price: £15.00
1993 (May) OHMS cover HONG KONG to GB. Royal Marines on HMS TAMAR

1993 (May) OHMS cover from HONG KONG to GB with d/r. BRITISH FORCES PO HONG KONG 4 p/m. and boxed HMS TAMAR. [British Royal Navy's base in Hong Kong from 1897 to 1997] Royal Marines. Also 1995 cover from Hong Kong with weak boxed HMS Starling h/s. Ex. Swarbrick. Ref: 315-163.


Price: £15.00
1915 PPC (German Trade: Smashing up his show) PASSED CENSOR h/s.

1915 PPC (German Trade: Smashing up his show) with s/r. 8 bar dumb p/m. and s/l. PASSED CENSOR h/s. [32 x 3 mm.] Creased. Royal Navy. Naval. Ref: 313-103.


Price: £12.00
1916 (21st. Aug) PPC FPO a m/c. PASSED / BY CENSOR h/s. 'HMS Marlborough'

1916 (21st. Aug) PPC with FPO a m/c. and PASSED / BY CENSOR h/s. Gould 4C222. 'HMS Marlborough' - On 18th. Aug. 1916, the Germans again sortied, this time to bombard Sunderland; Scheer hoped to draw out Beatty's battlecruisers and destroy them. British signals intelligence decrypted German wireless transmissions, allowing Jellicoe enough time to deploy the Grand Fleet in an attempt to engage in a decisive battle. Ref: 310-029.


Price: £12.00
1916 (Feb) comic PPC boxed PASSED BY / CENSOR h/s. 'HMS St. Vincent'

1916 (Feb) comic PPC with dumb m/c. and boxed PASSED BY / CENSOR h/s. From 'HMS St. Vincent'. [Was the lead ship of her class of 3 dreadnought battleships. The fleet departed for a cruise in the North Sea on 26 Feb. 1916] Ref: 321-063.


Price: £12.00
1916 cover FLEET POST OFFICE p/m. with CENSORED / JD McC h/s.

1916 (Aug) cover with s/r. FLEET POST OFFICE p/m. and CENSORED / JD McC h/s. - Gould 3A19: 1 of 3 Hospital ships. [Commander. JD McCulloch] Ref: 310-140.


Price: £12.00
1920 PPC's real photo HMS Coventry - Allied Naval Commission KIEL

1920 unused photos PPC's - 'HMS Coventry "Visiting Admiral's Motor on board" 23rd Jan '20. Allied Naval Commission' and 'en-route to Kiel, through Kiel canal'. Ref: 317-139.


Price: £12.00
1939-41 cover to 'HMS "Osprey" Portland' with tomb censor h/s. RNAS

1939-41 cover to 'HMS "Osprey" Portland' with tomb censor h/s. to rear. - RNAS. [HMS Osprey was an anti-submarine training establishment located at the Isle of Portland, Dorset, England. It was active between 1939 to 1941] Folded. Ref: 321-075.


Price: £12.00
1940 PPC to 'HMS Menestheus, c/o GPO London' with GREENWICH m/c.

1940 (Nov) PPC to 'HMS Menestheus, c/o GPO London' with GREENWICH m/c. [HMS Menestheus - Minelayer of the Auxiliary minelayers class. Commissioned 22 Jun 1940.†She joined the 1st Minelaying Squadron based at Kyle of Lochalsh (port ZA) laying mines for the WW2 Northern Barrage] Ref: 307-099.


Price: £12.00
1940-41 cover 'Royal Naval Barracks, Devonport' PAID m/c. tri. censor 2477

1940-41 cover with crest to flap. - 'Royal Naval Barracks, Devonport' to flap and PAID m/c. Also tri. censor 2477 h/s. Ref: 309-089.


Price: £12.00
1942 cover + letter 'HMS Erebus, Durban' to South Africa. PAQUBOT p/m.

1942 cover and letter from 'HMS Erebus, Durban' to South Africa with d/r. PAQUBOT p/m. and Royal Navy Tomb censor h/s. From 'Les L Broad'. Self censored. Opening edge tear. Ref: 313-083.


Price: £12.00
1942 cover + letter 'M Burrows VAD, RN Party 500' to GB. tomb censor h/s.

1942 cover and letter from 'M Burrows VAD, RN Party 500' to GB with MARITIME MAIL m/c. and tomb censor h/s. VAD: Voluntary Aid Detachment [Troopship on way to Australia?] Ref: 318-017.


Price: £12.00
1944 cover + letter 'HM LST 369' to "Armament Section, 1655 Flight, RAF Wyton,

1944 (Dec) cover and letter from 'HM LST 369' to "Armament Section, 1655 Flight, RAF Wyton, Hunts with MARITIME MAIL m/c. and PC 90 OBE 2144 label. [Commissioned into the Royal Navy as HM LST-369, 29 November 1944, at Rosneath. Tank Landing Ship] Roughly opened. Ref: 315-033.


Price: £12.00
1945 (Nov) cover GB to 'HMS "Formidable", c/o GPO London' Australia

1945 (Nov) cover from GB to 'HMS "Formidable", c/o GPO London' [Australia] with 'Received 7/12/45' to rear. HMS Formidable assigned to the British Pacific Fleet (BPF) in 1945 where she played a supporting role during the Battle of Okinawa and later attacked targets in the Japanese Home Islands. The ship then loaded elements of the 7th Australian Div. and their equipment at Tarakan Island, Borneo, and picked up more Australians at Morotai; she arrived at Sydney on 6 Dec. 1945. Vice-Admiral Vian addressed the ship's crew on 27 Dec. before she departed the following day with 800 naval personnel embarked for passage home. Ref: 314-108.


Price: £12.00
1954 real photo PPC [HMT Empire Ken] from MALTA to GB. FPO 266 p/m. 'Luqa'

1954 (Aug) real photo PPC [HMT Empire Ken] from MALTA to GB with d/r. FPO 266 p/m. located 'Luqa'. Troopship. Ref: 313-072.


Price: £12.00
1907 PPC [HMT "Plassy"] EGYPT to GB. Port Said p/m. Troopship 'Red Sea'

1907 (March) PPC [HMT "Plassy"] from EGYPT to GB with s/r. Port Said p/m. From Troopship in the 'Red Sea'. Ref: 320-087.


Price: £10.00
1914 unused PPC 'HMS VENERABLE. Took part in defence of the Belgium Coast'

1914 unused PPC Roll of Fame - 'HMS VENERABLE. Took part in defence of the Belgium Coast, Oct. 1914'. Ref: 321-086.


Price: £10.00
1915 (27th. Nov) cover boxed 'CENSORED IN SHIP' h/s. Gould 5E10 HMS Russell

1915 (27th. Nov) cover with s/r. FLEET POST OFFICE p/m. and boxed 'CENSORED IN SHIP' h/s. - Gould 5E10 HMS Russell [6th. Nov. 1915 "Russell" was sent from Belfast to the Mediterranean to support the Dardanelles Campaign. Russell took up her duties at the DARDENELLES in Dec. 1915] Faults. Ref: 307-069.


Price: £10.00
1916 photograph SP 2157 Badly damaged battlecruiser SEYDLITZ, Battle of Jutland

1916 photograph SP 2157: Badly damaged battlecruiser SEYDLITZ, Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. The ship was hit by one torpedo and eight 15 inch shells (five of which hit below the waterline) and eight 12 inch shells. She was badly flooded, this being exacerbated by steaming too quickly, 5329 tons of water were taken on board causing a list of 8 degrees to port meaning the ship was nearly lost. Ref: 307-024.


Price: £10.00
1917 cover with s/r. PASSED / CENSOR h/s. Gould 6A1 - HMS Gibraltar

1917 cover with LONDON m/c. and s/r. PASSED / CENSOR h/s. Gould 6A1 - HMS Gibraltar. [From 1915 as a depot ship for the 10th Cruiser Squadron on Northern Patrol, based in the Shetland Islands] Roughly opened. Ref: 321-065.


Price: £10.00