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M/S BLIKUR

Paquebot(?)
ALBORG
dated 8 MAJ 1978

M/S BLIKUR cachet (in black)



1988 cover datestamped
TÓRSHAVN

M/S BLIKUR cachet (in black)



M.S. ENGLAND
Postcard datestamed
ESBJERG
dated 10.7.75

M.S. ENGLAND ESBJERG-THORSHAVN chacet (black) dated -9 JUL 1975 applied on-board



FRA FÆRØERNE
Ship Mail cover datestamped
ESBJERG
dated -6.7.78

M.S. ENGLAND ESBJERG-THORSHAVN chacet (blue) dated 1 JUL 1978 applied on-board



N/M FUNCHAL
PAQUEBOT
TÓRSHAVN
dated 10.7.79

N/M FUNCHAL cachet (in black)


KARMSUND
Photograph of the NORLINES cargo ship KARMSUND


M/S LÓMUR


Photograph of M/S LÓMUR

Paquebot
STAVANGAR
dated 25.05.81

M/S LOMUR cachet (purple)

Paquebot
KØBENHAVN
dated 18 MAJ 1979

M/S LOMUR cachet (purple)

Postcard (Poulsen):
Merkið

Harbour view from Tórshavn. M/S LOMUR is moored in the background (left) and also possibly M/S NESTINDUR (background right)


M/S ÓLAVUR
Faroe Islands Study Circle
Postcard No. 22
MS ÓLAVUR AT VESTMANNA, FAROE ISLANDS

The restored former mailboat carried the mail, freight and passengers to the villages on Vestmannasund and to Tórshavn between 1931 and 1965.

Photographed in July 2005


m/s DRONNING ALEXANDRINE
Postcard:
m/s DRONNING ALEXANDRINE

TÓRSHAVN machine cancel (01.Ems.01)
dated 08.06.1959. Posted to Højslev, Denmark.


M/V DÚGVAN

Faroe Islands Study Circle
Postcard No. 15
MV DÚGVAN AT KLAKSVÍK, FAROE ISLANDS

The Leirvik-Klaksvík ferry sailed for the last time on 29 April 2006 following the opening of the under+sea road tunnel between the two towns.

Photographed in June 2005.



M/S ISTRA
Postcard (Drewsen - Unused):
M/S ISTRA at Tórshavn


MAKEEVKA

Faroe Islands Study Circle
Postcard No. 17
VÁGUR POST OFFICE, FAROE ISLANDS

The office is dwarfed by the MAKEEVKA, a timber-carrier owned by the Azov Shipping Company, Ukraine.

Photographed in June 1988.



M/S RITAN
Postcard (Hansen 143 901 052 - Unused):
TÓRSHAVN

View of the harbour showing M/S RITAN

Postcard (Unused and unlabelled):
M/S RITAN


Sloop WESTWARD HO
Postcard (K12 FØROYAMYNDIR + Unused):
SLUPPIN

WESTWARD HO TN54 (built 1884) - one of the old smacks that the Faroese have preserved for the future.


M/S TRÓNDUR

Faroe Islands Study Circle
Postcard No. 20
KALDBAK, STREYMOY, FAROE ISLANDS

Kaldbak's traditional turf-roofed church was built in 1835. MS Tróndur was the last of the traditional "milkboats" that served the Faroese villages before the islands' road network was greatly improved.

Photographed in June 1968.




MS Third’s homecoming from Greenland, 1934

Fishing smack THURID (TN321) and the schooner Haabet (TN199) in Tórshavn’s West Harbour, 1934.

The photograph provides an illustration of the increasing importance of the Greenland fisheries to the Faroese during the 1930s.



m/s ROKUR

TÓRSHAVN
PAQUEBOT cover
dated 17.6.77

m/s ROKUR cachet (purple)


Cover
TÓRSHAVN
dated 3.2.78

M/B SJÓFARIÐ cachet on reverse (purple).


THORSHAVN
Paquebot cover
dated 22.8.60
Norwegian franking, sender is from Valby, Copenhagen, Denmark)

SKIPAÚTGERÐ RÍKISINS
(Islandic State Vessel) cachet (black)




S.S. UGANDA


Postcard (Dixon - unused):
S.S. Uganda
17,000 Tons

Cover with s.s. Uganda cachet (black).
Cover is dated by the Tórshavn datestamp dated 3.7.78 which ties in with the newspaper shipping notes below the cover


Air Mail stationery posted on board s.s. Uganda and delivered as Paquebot mail on arrival at Tórshavn on 17.8.73 for onward delivery.


M/S LEV TOLSTOIJ
Cover datestamped
TÓRSHAVN -8.-7.1994

MS "LEV TOLSTOIJ" cachet (black) and TÓRSHAVN FØROYAR cachet (blue)v


Un-named
Ship Mail (?) cover.
TÓRSHAVN machine cancel dated 29-10-1981

ERIC OLSEN & CO oval cachet (red) and STAR SHIPPING cachet (blue)

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