The Great White Whale, S.S. Canberra

On March 16, 1960, S.S. Canberra — an ocean liner that was to enter service for the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, or P&O-Orient Line — was launched at the shipyards of  Harland & Wolff in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Named after the federal capital of Australia, she entered service in May 1961 ad made her maiden voyage starting in June. The liner appeared in the … Continue reading The Great White Whale, S.S. Canberra

Antigua and Barbuda #746 (1984)

Antigua and Barbuda #746 (1984)

The independent state of Antigua and Barbuda, lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean in the middle of the Leeward Islands, consists of two major inhabited islands — Antigua and Barbuda — and a number of smaller islands (including Great Bird, Green, Guinea, Long, Maiden and York Islands and further south, the uninhabited island of Redonda which has actually issued its own stamps as … Continue reading Antigua and Barbuda #746 (1984)