Other Crash mail

Other Crash mail – for trade

 


1916-02-14
Swedish Steamship Newton had a fire aboard while at Sunderland, England.
Cover from London to Stockholm, Sweden.
1916-11-23
Swedish Steamship Arthur was on route from Leigh to Gothenburg when it was torpedoed by a German U-boat in sea area Kattegat.
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1917-03-13
British Steamship Norwegian was on route from New York to Liverpool when an explosion occured and the ship was beached off the Irish coast.
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1917-04-??
Unknown ship disaster. Probably on the trip from U.S.A. to Europe. Note the manuscript note in French on the back “Accident en mer”. Arrived in Copenhagen 7th May 1917.
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1929-05-??
Unknown incident. Cover from Chicago 4.5.1929 to Norway where it arrived 21.5.1929. Forwarded in Norwegian service cover.
1926-03-??
Unknown incident. Cover from Porto Alegre 3 MAR 1926 to Düsseldorf, Germany. Resealing label for damaged mail.
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1929-09-08 A
Swedish SS Heimdall ran aground and sank on its way from Stockholm to Helsinki, Finland. Cover from Germany to Finland.
1929-09-08 B
Swedish SS Heimdall ran aground and sank on its way from Stockholm to Helsinki, Finland. Cover from Denmark to Finland.
1929-09-08 C
Swedish SS Heimdall ran aground and sank on its way from Stockholm to Helsinki, Finland. Cover from Norway to Finland.
1936-11-21
Probably from an unknown railway accident on the line from Springfield, Massachusetts to Newport, Rhode Island.
 
1940-02-01
Danish SS Vidar was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine on its way from Newcastle to Esbjerg, Denmark. Cover from Cardiff to Copenhagen.
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1942-03-18 A
Danish SS Ebro stranded on the coast of Scotland on its way from Iceland to Hull.
Registered cover from Reykjavik, Iceland to New York.
1942-03-18 B
Danish SS Ebro stranded on the coast of Scotland on its way from Iceland to Hull.
Postcard from Reykjavik, Iceland to New York.
1944-07-??
Unknown incident. Postal stationery cover from Philippines to Appari, Cagayan in Philippines. The cover is watersoaked.
1945-05-25
British ship SS Scythia had a fire aboard when entering the River Mersey.
Cover from Canada to England.
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1945-06-??
Unknown incident. Damaged cover from U.S. Army Post Office in Germany to Faroe Islands via Great Britain. 
 
1947-07-22
British ship SS Nascopie ran aground off Cape Dorset.
Cover from Canada to Australia.
1951-03-28
Argentiniain SS Tucuman caught fire on its travel from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Genov, Italy. The fire was extinguished by flooding the hold.
Cover from Argentina with an unknown Italian handstamp on the back.
1957-04-29
Unknown icident. According to handstamp on the abck the cover was salvaged from ship due to outbreak of fire onboard.  DACCA R.M.S   ??
Not mentioned in Martime Disaster Mail.
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1961-02-??
Unknown incident. The handstamp refer to “explosion of water pipe in ship´s hold”. Registered cover from Russia to Israel.
 
1962-12-20
Fire on a train on the railway line between Quantico and Fredericksburg, Virginia, U.S.A. Cover from Pittsburgh to Myrtle Beach Air Force Base, South Carolina. Handstamp in red is an unusual colour.
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1966-11-10
Fire on board Steam Ship Kypros  near Haifa harbour, Israel. Only few items from this incident are known. Much damaged postcard from Hungary to Israel.
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1970-05-04
First Day Cover damged by fire in the postoffice Jakobshavn.  
 
1971-09-22
Railway accident on the line Spokane-Moscow Star Route.
Not recorded in Railway Diasaster Mail.
1972-11-??
Parcelcard for a parcel sent from Godthåb, Greenland 25.10.1972 to Denmark. Due to bad weather the parcel was damaged on board the ship. Special label from the Greenland Post is attached.