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Postcard Image Cat No. Ship Name Description Price GBP
Alexandra (HMY) 460706 Alexandra (HMY) A photo postcard from the Universal Series, featuring a view of the Alexandra in dry dock. In nice clean condition to the front. Light marks from album corner mounts. Small surface indentation left edge centre. Reverse is very lightly aged. (VG) £5.99
Ansgir 731409 Ansgir A sepia toned photo postcard by Gibson featuring the Ansgir ashore at Mousehole, Cornwall in 1920. She was built in 1919 for AG Neptun of Rostock, being taken over by the British Government after completion, before being wrecked in December 1920. Minimal corner wear and clean to the front. Inked and pencilled notes to the reverse, otherwise clean. (VG) SOLD!
Asturias (HMHS) 941105 Asturias (HMHS) A sepia printed postcard featuring the Asturias as a hospital ship. Photo is by F.G.O. Stuart. Light corner and edge wear and very light album corner marks. A little very light surface marking to the front of the card. A light surface bend to the bottom right near the bow of the vessel, with associated very light surface crinkle to the reverse only. Light marking / ageing to the reverse. (VG) £7.99
Bahia Castillo (HMT) 956503 Bahia Castillo (HMT) A sepia toned photo postcard featuring the Bahia Castillo as a troopship. She was built in 1913 for Hamburg Sud and served as a troopship for the British government from 1919 to 1922. She then went to Hugo Stinnes. Some corner and edge wear with some rubbing down the right and left edges and small knocks to three of the four corners. Very light marking to the front. A little marking / ageing to the reverse. (VG-) £3.99
Brandenburg (HMT) 562701 Brandenburg (HMT) A printed photo postcard featuring the Brandenburg as a troop transport. Built in 1902 for NDL, served as a troop transport from 1919 to 1922. She became the Hecuba for Blue Funnel in 1922. Light corner and edge wear and a little light surface marking. A few small surface indentation near the bow of the vessel. Reverse has a collector's cachet dated 1973 (which is of course far later than the date of the card itself!). (VG-) £4.99
Britannia 578107 Britannia A J Arthur Dixon colour postcard featuring the Britannia off Cowes, Isle of Wight with photo by Beken of Cowes. In nice clean condition with very light corner wear. Generally clean to the reverse with a few small marks. Size approx 6" x 4". (VG+) £2.99
Britannia (HMY) 7620143 Britannia (HMY) A Wright & Logan photo card featuring HMY Britannia at Valletta, Malta. In clean to the front with minimal corner wear. A little light surface wear. Wright & Logan cachet, and pencilled ship name and date to the reverse, otherwise clean. (VG) SOLD!
Carl 731412 Carl A sepia toned photo postcard featuring the sailing vessel Carl aground in Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight. She was built in 1893 for German owners and was taken over by the Admiralty in 1915. She went ashore on the Isle of Wight in November 1916 and although refloated was condemned at Bristol in 1917. Clean to the front with very light corner wear. A few light surface marks. An extremely light crinkle in the bottom left. Inked notes to the reverse, otherwise light ageing / marking to the reverse. (VG) £6.99
Czar (HMT) 939308 Czar (HMT) A photo postcard by Hunt of Liverpool, featuring the Czar as a troopship (1918-1920). She was built in 1912 for the Russian East Asiatic Steamship Company. Inscription to the reverse dated 1920. Very light corner and edge wear and clean to the front. Surface indentations from a postal cancellation top left and impression from inscription to the reverse showing to the front. Very light surface bend to the right edge near the bow of the vessel and a very light surface bend to the bottom right corner. A little marking / ageing to the reverse. (VG) £6.99
Empire Parkeston (HMT) 939302 Empire Parkeston (HMT) A photo postcard from the Colo Studio featuring the Empipre Parkeston as a troopship. She was built in 1930 as the Prince Henry for the Canadian National Steamship Company and operated as the Empire Parkeston from 1946 to 1962, being managed by the General Steam Navigation Co. Minimal corner wear and a few light surface indentations, otherwise clean to the front. Minimal marking to the reverse. (VG) £4.49
Empire Windrush 998503 Empire Windrush A sepia printed postcard featuring the Empire Windrush. She was built as the Monte Rosa for Hamburg-Sud before passing to the British Government who she served from 1946 until she suffered a fire and sank in 1954. Light corner and edge wear. A surface bend right centre on the foremast and a couple of other very light surface impressions. Light marking to the front with some foxing spotting on the top and left edges. Light marking / ageing with some foxing spotting to the reverse, mainly along the top of the card. (VG-) £3.99
Field Marshal 977102 Field Marshal A photo postcard featuring HMT Field Marshal. She was built in 1903 for the Deutsche Ost-Afrika Linie (DOAL) as the Feldmarschall. She served as HMT Field Marshal from 1916 to 1922. Light corner and edge wear and light album corner indentations. Clean to the front with a few light surface indentations. Light marking / ageing to the reverse. (VG) £7.49
Field Marshal (HMT) 978501 Field Marshal (HMT) A printed photo postcard featuring HMT Field Marshal. She was built in 1903 for the Deutsche Ost-Afrika Linie (DOAL) as the Feldmarschall. She served as HMT Field Marshal for the British Government from 1916 to 1922. RESERVED!
Giessen 565701 Giessen A lovely and unusual sepia toned photo postcard showing the Giessen (built 1908 for NDL, operated for the British Govt as a troop transport from 1919 to 1921, became Ellerman's City of Harvard in 1921). Photo is taken at Cape Town on 19th July 1919 and shows lovely detail in this dockside view. Light corner and edge wear and a little light surface wear. Some ageing / marking to the reverse and inked number near the top edge. (VG) £11.99
Huntsend (HMT) 401701 Huntsend (HMT) A photo postcard featuring a view of HMT Huntsend (ex Lutzow of 1908, of NDL - seized in 1914 and returned to NDL in 1923). Light corner and edge wear and a knock to the top right edge. Some surface marking. Reverse is lightly marked and aged and has an inked inscription dated 1921. (G+) £4.99
Huntsend (HMT) 697201 Huntsend (HMT) A photo postcard featuring the HMT Huntsend. She was built in 1908 as the Lutzow for NDL and operated as the Huntsend from 1914-1923. A little corner and edge wear. A light surface bend near the bow of the vessel. A very light surface bend top left corner. A couple of very light surface indentations. Clean to the front with a couple of tiny surface marks. Light marking / ageing to the reverse. (VG-) £5.49
Huntsend (HMT) 908001 Huntsend (HMT) A sepia toned photo postcard showing a nice detailed close up view of the troopship Huntsend. She was built in 1908 as the Lutzow for NDL and served as the Huntsend 1914 to 1923. A little corner and edge wear and a small surface impression line on the right edge near the stern of the vessel. A small impression on the top left corner tip. A little very light surface marking otherwise clean to the front. Name written to the reverse, otherwise very light marking / ageing. (VG) £5.99
Huntsgreen (HMT) 934603 Huntsgreen (HMT) A photo postcard featuring the troopship HMT Huntsgreen. She was built in 1908 as the Derfflinger for NDL. From 1915 to 1923 she operated as the troopship Huntsgreen. Postally used in Southampton in 1921. Very light corner and edge wear. Imprint from postal cancellation top centre. A little light surface marking and surface light indentation from the pencilled writing to the reverse showing on the front of the card. The reverse is a little marked / aged and has some foxing type marking. (VG-) £5.49
Main (HMT) 334901 Main (HMT) A photo postcard featuring a detailed view of HMT Main. She was built in 1900 for NDL as the Main. In 1919 she was ceded to the UK and used as a troopship only for two years until she was sold to French interests. Corner and edge wear and light album corner indentations. Numerous surface indentations and a small crease across the bottom right corner tip. A small crinkle on the top edge near the foremast. The reverse is age tanned and marked. (VG-) £6.99
Main (HMT) 6313712 Main (HMT) A sepia toned photo postcard featuring the HMT Main. She was built in 1900 as the Main for NDL and transferred to the British Government in 1919 for two years for use as a troopship. Quite a bit of corner rounding and edge wear. Some light surface marking to the front. Rather grubby with ageing and ship details to the reverse. (G) £2.99
Phyllis 710504 Phyllis A sepia toned photo postcard by Opie of Redruth, featuring the wreck of the Phyllis which grounded at Hartland Quay, Devon on 7th May 1918. She was built in 1876 as the Hesleden for R. Ropner of West Hartlepool, later becoming the Swedish owned Phyllis. Under this name she was requisitioned by the British Government in 1918. In clean condition to the front with very light corner wear. Light marking to the reverse. Light album corner indentations. (VG) £8.49
RAFA Cawley 725824 RAFA Cawley A Wright & Logan photo card featuring RAFA Cawley (RAF Auxiliary). She was built in 1899 as the Humber Pilot vessel Commander Cawley. In 1931 she was taken over by the Air Ministry and served as the RAF Auxiliary Cawley. In clean condition to the front with very light corner and edge wear. Several light surface indentation lines. Wright & Logan cachet, and pencilled and inked ship name and date to the reverse. Also collectors cachet to the reverse. Otherwise very light marking to the reverse. (VG) £3.99
RAFA Cawley 725822 RAFA Cawley A Wright & Logan photo card featuring RAFA Cawley (RAF Auxiliary). She was built in 1899 as the Humber Pilot vessel Commander Cawley. In 1931 she was taken over by the Air Ministry and served as the RAF Auxiliary Cawley. In clean condition to the front with light corner and edge wear. A couple of light surface indentation marks. Wright & Logan cachet, and pencilled and inked ship name and date to the reverse. Also collectors cachet to the reverse. Otherwise very light marking to the reverse. (VG) £3.99
Salta (HMHS) 939801 Salta (HMHS) A sepia toned gloss photo postcard featuring a nice detailed view of the hospital ship Salta. She was built in 1911 for SGTM and transferred to the British Admiralty for use as a hospital ship in 1915. She was sunk off Le Havre in 1917 after hitting a mine. Light corner and edge wear and light album corner marks. Minimal marking to the front. Light marking / ageing to the reverse. (VG) SOLD!
St Denis (HMHS) 926101 St Denis (HMHS) A lovely sepia toned photo postcard featuring the HMHS St. Denis. She was built in 1908 as the ferry Munich for the Great Eastern Railway Co. In 1914 she became the hospital ship HMHS St Denis until returned to her owners in 1919. Note that on the postcard even though the card is titled HMHS St Denis, the vessel still has her old name of Minich on her bow, so this photo must have been taken when she was being converted to a hospital ship. Card is postally used in Southampton, but the date is not clear. Very light corner and edge wear and light album corner indentations. Light impressions from postal cancellation top left and centre. A few other light surface impression lines. Clean to the front. Very light marking / ageing to the reverse. (VG) SOLD!
St Denis (HMHS) 1039801 St Denis (HMHS) A sepia photo postcard featuring the hospital ship HMHS St Denis (1914-1919) (I think). She was built as the Munich for the Great Eastern Railway. Very light corner and edge wear. A few extremely light surface undulations to the front. Otherwise very light marking to the front. Light marking / ageing to the reverse. (VG) £5.99
St George (HMHS) 221001 St George (HMHS) A printed postcard featuring a view of the St George as a hospital ship. She belonged to Canadian Pacific at the time and was requisitioned from 1917-1919. Photo is by Axten of Southampton and the card was printed by Sanbride. In clean condition to the front, light ageing to the reverse. A light crease across the top right corner tip. (VG) SOLD!
Western Australia (HMHS) 820703 Western Australia (HMHS) A Sanbride printed postcard featuring the hospital ship Western Australia. Overprint to the reverse by W. E. Axten of Southampton, who was a photographer. Some corner and edge wear. The front of the car has quite a bit of surface marking. A little marking / ageing to the reverse. (G) SOLD!

 

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