Number of results: 68

            Lot: 70 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1843 (Aug. 4) Paddle Steamer ''Memnon'' wrecked off the African coast at Cape Guardafui on a voyage from Bombay to Suez. Letter only headed Calcutta June 10th. 1844, with manuscript note ''From the wreck of the Memnon, Rec'd Jany 17 1844''. Also a letter only from Birmingham written by the same person who made the wreck notation. Described in Hopkins, very rare as only three items recorded. Photo. Price Realised £780
            Lot: 71 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1844 (June 22nd) Barque ''Isabella'' sailed from Melbourne bound for London, during a storm in the Bass Strait, the Isabella was totally wrecked and the passengers and crew managed to get to Flinders Island. Some boxes were washed ashore over the next few weeks, one which contained a small amount of mail. Entire posted in Melbourne on June 11th. and reached London on 13th. February 1845. It was redirected to Malta. Extremely rare as stated only three items known. Photo. Price Realised £1350
            Lot: 72 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1849 (Sept. 1) ''Hibernia'', departed Halifax N.S. on August 29th., on September 1st. ran aground at Chebucto Head. She returned to Halifax and transferred the mails to the ''Canada'', An entire to London. Rare as stated only five items recorded. Photo. Price Realised £650
            Lot: 73 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1854 (Mar. 28) Steamer ''Australian'', sailing from Australia to London, ran aground at Green Point near Cape Town. The passengers, mail and gold were landed and forwarded on H.M.S. Marauder. Cover endorsed ''Per Steam Ship Australian'' with Adelaide Paid datestamp. Rare, stated only four items recorded from this wreck. Photo. Price Realised £500
            Lot: 74 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1857 (Sept. 11) ''Emeu'' bound from Aden to Suez, stranded on the Guttal el Bunna coral reef in the Red Sea. The mails were taken off and shipped to Suez and placed on another ship going to Southampton. Envelope to London franked 6d. Hexagon. No special cachet was used. Photo. Price Realised UNSOLD
            Lot: 75 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1858 (Feb. 16) S.S. ''Ava'' wrecked off the coast of Ceylon. Envelope from India to Bath, bearing a good strike of the two line ''Saved from the wreck/of the Ava'' cachet, scarce. Photo. Price Realised £520
            Lot: 76 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1859 (Aug. 20) ''Northam'' sailed from Sydney on July 14th. and ran aground on the Shab Baraja Reef near Jeddah on August 20th. The mails were loaded onto the island of Myetta along with the passengers. Five days later the vessel was refloated and the mail and passengers reloaded. Entire from Port Albert, Victoria to Devon. Stated one of ten reported. Photo. Price Realised £420
            Lot: 77 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1862 (Nov. 19) S.S. ''Colombo'' wrecked at Shebar River, West Africa, two envelopes to England, both bearing on face or reverse a fine boxed ''Saved from the wreck of/the Colombo'', scarce. Photo. Price Realised £150
            Lot: 78 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1869 (Aug. 7) Steamer ''Germania'' wrecked near Cape Race. Wells Fargo 10c. stationery envelope, sent from Victoria B.C. to England, has no salvage label, but dated at New York the 3rd. August and with London receiving mark of 23rd. August. On reverse has manuscript ''Been to the bottom of the Atlantic/taste the paper + see'' , badly water damaged and stamps washed off, stated one of only six reported. Photo. Price Realised £650
            Lot: 79 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1869 (Sept. 13) P & O Steamer ''Carnatic'' sailing from London to Bombay, and was wrecked off Shadwan Island in the Gulf of Suez with the loss of 30 lives. Some mail bags were recovered by divers. Opened out letter with stamps washed off, bearing label ''Recovered from wreck of the Carnatic''. Photo. Price Realised £400
            Lot: 80 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1881 (April 29) Steamer Tararua sailed from Port Chalmers and struck a reef in thick fog. Seven mail bags were recovered and returned to Port Chalmers, another washed ashore a few days later, Envelope from New Zealand showing two line ''SAVED FROM WRECK/OF ''TARARUA'', rare. Stated one of nine reported. Photo. Price Realised £650
            Lot: 81 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1886 (Mar. 14) Steamer ''Oregon'' was lost off Fire Island, New York after a collision with a schooner. Envelope from London to New York with manuscript ''p 'Oregon'' Cunard Stmr/Foundered off Long Island Mar 14 1886/Rec'd April 12 1886'', another envelope with the printed label, also envelope with manuscript endorsement ''From the Oregon''. (3 items). Photo. Price Realised £150
            Lot: 82 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1892 (Jan. 31) S.S. ''Eider'' ran aground off Isle of Wight. Two envelopes and a card, all from the U.S.A., two to Austria, the other to Syria, both with violet boxed cachet ''Saved from wreck/of S.S. Eider.''. Photo. Price Realised £260
            Lot: 83 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1892 (Nov. 23) Steamship ''Spree'', sailed from Southampton on November 23rd., and on the 26th. in the middle of the Atlantic, the shaft broke causing a puncture in the hull below the waterline flooding the mail. Envelope with label ''Post Office, New York, NY/This piece of mail was/damaged by water through the/breaking of the shaft on the/steamship ''Spree'' which sailed/from Southampton, Nov. 23rd./Cornelius Van Bott/Postmaster'' on reverse. Stated one of ten examples reported. Photo. Price Realised £720
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            Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1894 to 1961 a collection on leaves, incl. 1894 (Nov. 1) ''Wairarapa'' totally wrecked at Great Barrier Island with two line cachet ''Saved from wreck of the/WAIRARAPA'', 1903 (June 7) Steamer ''Liban'' was sunk after a collision with the steamer ''Insulaira'' off the Isles Maire, envelope bearing straight line ''NAUFRAGE de LIBAN'', 1909 (Feb. 28) ''Ville D'Alger'' collided with the ''Orléanais'' outside Marseille, two envelopes bearing two line cachet ''NAUFRAGE DE LA/VILLE D'ALGER'', 1955 (Nov. 22) M.V. ''Ocean Mail'' was in collision with the ''Arizona'' in the Columbia River, cover bearing two line cachet in red ''DAMAGED IN SHIP FIRE/AT SEATTLE'', range of W.W.II wreck covers, Torpedoed Ships, postcards , prints of wrecks from the London Illustrated News, etc. (61 items plus ephemera). Price Realised £2700
            Lot: 85 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1895 (Jan. 30) S.S. Elbe, collided with another ship about 50 miles from Lowestoft, the mail bags thought lost but some later washed up. Envelope from Germany to U.S.A., bearing four line ''Geborgen aus der/Postladung des untergegangenen/Dampfers Elbe/Postamt 1 Bremen'' in violet and bilingual red boxed ''Paid! Stamp lost''. Photo. Price Realised £200
            Lot: 86 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1896 (Feb. 29) S.S. ''Ailsa'' was anchored in New York harbour, when in thick fog the French Steamer ''La Bourgogne'' collided with her and started to sink. The captain was able to beach the vessel. Envelope from New York to Jamaica, on reverse has printed label ''This article of Mail matter has/been recovered from the wreck of/S.S. Ailsa which sunk in New/York harbour on 29th February,/1896''. Stated to be one of ten recorded. Photo. Price Realised £300
            Lot: 87 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1897 (June) the ''St. Paul'' was wrecked near Long Island, New York a short time after it left New York City on a transatlantic voyage. After the mail was salvaged it was sent on to Great Britain. Envelope bearing violet boxed ''DAMAGED BY IMMERSION/IN SEA WATER'', also has officially sealed label on reverse. Photo. Price Realised UNSOLD
            Lot: 88 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1898 (Apr. 30) opened-out soldier's envelope from Haifa, endorsed ''From No. 3619 Pte J. Ferguson 1st. Cameron/Stamps not Procurable'' and countersigned, on reverse has straight line ''Wet through collision on the Nile'', rare. Photo. Price Realised £500
            Lot: 89 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1899 (Feb. 28) S.S. ''Labrador'' sailing from Nova Scotia to Liverpool, ran aground on Mackenzie Rock in the Hebrides, two covers, one with two line ''RECOVERED FROM WRECK/OF SS LABRADOR'', other with boxed ''DAMAGED BY IMMERSION/IN SEA WATER'' both in violet. Photo. Price Realised £700
            Lot: 90 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1899 (July 30) envelope from Frankfort, U.S.A. to Manila, bearing three line cachet ''DAMAGED MAIL/off S.S. Morgan City/Manila P.I, 9-19-99''. The ''Morgan City'', a troopship, went down of the south east coast of Japan at Innosimo. The mail could not be removed at the timeof sinking but was later salvaged by divers. Water damaged and stamp washed off. Extremely rare as stated only five examples known. Photo. Price Realised £2100
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            Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1899 (July 30) envelope from Frankfort, U.S.A. to Manila, bearing three line cachet ''DAMAGED MAIL/off S.S. Morgan City/Manila P.I, 9-19-99''. The ''Morgan City'', a troopship, went down of the south east coast of Japan at Innosimo. The mail could not be removed at the timeof sinking but was later salvaged by divers. Water damaged and stamp washed off. Extremely rare as stated only five examples known. Photo. Price Realised £2100
            Lot: 91 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1899 (Oct. 30) Ferryboat ''Chicago'' sank when it collided with the steamer ''City of Augusta''. Long envelope from Jersey City to Staten Island, bearing printed label ''POST OFFICE, NEW YORK, N.Y./This piece of mail was damaged/through the sinking of the Penn. R.R./ferryboat ''Chicago'' which occurred at/about 12.45 a.m. on October 31st, 1899''. Photo. Price Realised £300
            Lot: 92 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1899 (Dec. 31) Steamer ''Bore'' sailing from Stockholm, ran aground between Soderarm and Furusund, Sweden due to bad weather, slipped off the rocks and sank. Ten bags of mail were salvaged, postcard and envelope bearing small and larger perforated labels ''Tillhor/Angf. Bores/post'', scarce. Photo. Price Realised £210
            Lot: 93 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1900 (Apr. 5) S.S. ''Mexican'', after collision with the troop transport ''Winkfield'' sank 80 miles from port. All crew and passengers saved and almost all the mail was transferred to the ''Winkfield''. Envelope bearing two line ''RECOVERED FROM/WRECK OF MEXICAN'' in red and postcard with the rare four line cachet in German, both from Cape of Good Hope, former to England, latter to Germany. Photo. Price Realised £350
            Lot: 94 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1901 (Jan. 20) Steamer ''Gefion'' sank off Malmo, Sweden. Advertising envelope from Linkoping, Sweden to Copenhagen, bearing on reverse a three line cachet ''Post fran/forolychade ang. Gefion/Malmo den 20 Jan 01'' in blue. Stated one of five reported. Photo. Price Realised UNSOLD
            Lot: 95 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1901 (Feb. 22) S.S. ''City of Rio de Janeiro'' when entering San Francisco Bay struck a ledge of rocks and sank. Japanese 4s. stationery card to London, bearing three line cachet ''Damaged in wreck/of S.S. Rio de Janeiro/Feb 22 1901''. Photo. Price Realised £320
            Lot: 96 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1907 (Feb. 21) Steamship Berlin on a voyage from Harwich struck the breakwater on the river Maas, the ship breaking in two with only 15 surviving out of 120 passengers and 60 crew. Envelope nearing two line cachet ''BESCHADIDG DOOR RAMP/HARWICH BOOT''. Photo. Price Realised £90
            Lot: 97 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1907 (Mar. 18) S.S. ''Jebba'' wrecked on Bolt Tail, South Devon, three covers, one from Southern Nigeria, one from Lagos, other from Sierra Leone, all bearing two line ''SALVED FROM/SS JEBBA'' in violet. Photo. Price Realised £520
            Lot: 98 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1907 (Mar. 3) Steamer Dakota on a voyage from Seattle to Yokohama and Hong Kong, wrecked two miles from Noshima lighthouse near Tokyo. Envelope from Troy, N.Y. to Nagasaki, bearing bilingual label ''Soaked and damaged in the wreck/of ''Dakota''. Tokio Post Office'', on reverse has three Japanese Officially sealed labels. Photo. Price Realised £400
            Lot: 99 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1908 (Mar. 17) S.S. ''Pomona'' sailing from San Francisco to Eureka, California, went ashore near Fort Ross. The mail was lying in 30 feet of water and 200 bags of mail were salvaged. Envelope from Ohio to Eureka, bearing faint (as usual) cachet ''FROM WRECK OF S.S. POMONA/MARCH 17 1908''. Stated to be one of five reported. Photo. Price Realised £550
            Lot: 100 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1908 (Nov. 26) Steamer ''Finance'' bound for Colon, collided with the liner ''Georgic'' off Sandy Hook, New York, a bag of mail was picked up the next day. Postcard from Ireland to Peru, bearing on picture side a printed label ''Post Office, New York, N.Y./INQUIRY DEPARTMENT/The piece of mail herewith was recov-/ered from wreck of Steamer Finance, which/was sunk through collision with Steamer/Georgic, Thursday, Nov. 26, 1908'', rare. Stated one of only ten reported. Photo. Price Realised £680
            Lot: 101 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1910 (Feb. 10) S.S.''Yucatan'' was wrecked in Icy Strait, Alaska, envelope from Berry to Chicago with manuscript note ''Februari 16 taken from sunken steamer Yucatan, reached Seattle Feb. 23 (Goose Island) Alaska'', very rare. Stated one of only four recorded. Photo. Price Realised UNSOLD
            Lot: 102 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1910 (Feb. 10) Steamer ''Général Chanzy'' sailing from Marseilles to Algeria, wrecked off the north coast of Minorca, with only one survivor and a few bags of mail washed ashore. Envelope bearing two line ''NAUFRAGE DU/GENERAL CHANZY'', scarce. Price Realised UNSOLD
            Lot: 103 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1914 (Feb. 10) ''Empress of Ireland'' sailing from Quebec to Liverpool, was struck by the Norwegian collier ''Storstad'' off Father Point on the St. Lawrence river. Two envelopes, both with ''Recovered by divers from wreck of S.S. Empress of Ireland''. Photo. Price Realised £150
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            Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1915 (Jan. 22) S.M.S. ''Blucher'' sunk in the battle of Dogger Bank. Feldpostcarte with German cachets ''Ship Sunk'' and ''Return'', also 1914 postcard from the ship, 1916 (June 1st) S.M.S. ''Pommern'' sunk at the battle of Jutland, envelope endorsed ''Marine Post'' with German cachets ''Ship Sunk'' and ''Return'', also 1916 postcard from the ship. Price Realised £350
            Lot: 105 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1916 (Jan.) The steamer Appam was bound for Liverpool when it was captured 60 miles north of Madeira. She was retained as a prison ship and arrived at Norfolk, Virginia in the charge of a German prize crew in February. The mail was released, with manuscript endorsement ''January 1916, Captured by the German Gun Boat, and run into America by German Sailors but afterwards handed over to British Government by the American Government''. Large envelope (slightly reduced at left), from Sierra Leone to England, bearing 1d. (3) and 6d. (faults), endorsed ''Appam''. An interesting item. Photo. Price Realised £580
            Lot: 106 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1916 (Feb. 14) ''Newton'', caught fire in Sunderland harbour, postcard from France to Russia, bearing boxed cachet ''Avarie par incendie/a bord du paquebot/''Newton'' à Sunderland/le 14 février 1916'', scarce. Photo. Price Realised £450
            Lot: 107 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1916 (Mar.) Torpedo ship S.S. ''Sussex'' was torpedoed by the German Submarine UB29 while crossing the Channel. Envelope returned to England and forwarded twice, then sent to Italy where it was charged 25c. postage due, has boxed ''DAMAGED BY IMMERSION/IN WATER''. Photo. Price Realised £150
            Lot: 108 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1916 (Sept. 20) envelope to Ryde, Isle of Wight. carried on the ferry ''Portsdown'' which struck a mine and sank near Ryde, bearing two line ''DAMAGED AS A RESULT/OF ENEMY ACTION'' cachet in violet, stamp washed off. Photo. Price Realised £120
            Lot: 109 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1916 (Nov. 23) envelope from London to Copenhagen via Leith, carried on the steamship ''Arthur'' which was sunk by a German warship en route to Göteborg. With censor label and wax seal, the stamps washed off. Reverse shows large printed label in Danish 'Copenhagen Postmaster 30 Nov. 1916. Damaged by Sea Water. This item has been transported on the steamship Arthur'. One of only five reported items. Photo. Price Realised £1050
            Lot: 110 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1916 (Dec. 16) envelope from Stuttgart to Argentine, with manuscript ''Tauchboot-Brief'' , has three line cachet ''ZURUCK/Wegen Einstellung des Tauchboot/briefverkehrs zuruch an Absender'' (Return to Sender as submarine mail service is suspended). The letter was returned to the sender who acknowledged receipt of the refund of two marks on reverse. The envelope was sent to the Bremen P.O. and endorsed in manuscript on the front ''Tauchboot Gebuhe Erstattet'' (Submarine Fee Refunded). A most interesting item. Photo. Price Realised £300
            Lot: 111 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1917 S.S. ''Karmala'' attacked by submarine, north of Sicily, but managed to escape undamaged. The following day the ship struck rocks near Vada, south of Livorno, and the ship was dry docked. Envelope from Western Australia to England, bearing red boxed ''DAMAGED BY IMMERSION/IN SEA WATER,-I.S.''. Photo. Price Realised £420
            Lot: 112 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1918 (May 2) S.S. Kenilworth Castle whilst sailing in convoy from South Africa on June 4th. in the Channel was in collision with one of the escorting destroyers, setting off two depth charges. The ship was towed into Plymouth Sound and beached. Two envelopes, one to France bearing ''ACCIDENT DE SERVICE'', the other to England showng ''DAMAGED BY SEA WATER'' cachet. Photo. Price Realised £220
            Lot: 113 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1921 (Apr. 18) S.S. ''Kalyan'' during unloading in Marseilles it was found that a large quantity of sea water had penetrated the ventilators and badly damaged some bags of mail. Envelope from India to Paris, bearing on reverse printed label in French ''Correspondances reçues de/Genève dans un sac etiqueté/Correspondanees naufragces'' in violet. Photo. Price Realised UNSOLD
            Lot: 114 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1927 envelope from Oubangui to France, with two line cachet ''COURRIER NAUFRAGE/SUR LE CONGO''. Steamer Largeau got into trouble a short distance from Brazzaville. The ship was badly damaged and some bags of mail were salvaged. Stated only ten reported. Photo. Price Realised £180
            Lot: 115 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1929 S.S. ''Fort Victoria'' sailing from New York to Bermuda, rammed by S.S. ''Algonquin'' and sank in New York harbour. Long envelope bearing on reverse a printed label ''Post Office, New York, N.Y./This article (damaged by water) is part of/the contents of the mail sacks for Bermuda on/board the S.S. Fort Victoria, which vessel, in a/dense fog, was rammed by the S.S. Algonquin/and sank in New York Harbor December 18, 1929.'', rare. Photo. Price Realised £520
            Lot: 116 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1930 (Mar. 12) P & O Steamer ''Comorin'', caught fire as she was about to sail from Colombo, postcard bearing boxed ''DAMAGED BY IMMERSION/IN SEA WATER'' in violet. Photo. Price Realised £80
            Lot: 117 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1932 (June) ''El Golea'' was lost on a run from Algeria to France near the Balearic Islands. Envelope from Constantine to Paris, bearing unframed ''ACCIDENT DE MER'' with French sealing tape on reverse. Photo. Price Realised £110
            Lot: 118 Sale: 62 The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1933 (July 9) M.V. ''Cabo San Antonio'' sailing from Buenos Aires to Genoa, put in at Las Palmas on fire. envelope bearing boxed ''Correspondence brulee/a bord du paquebot/Cabo S. Antonio'' cachet in violet, scarce. Photo. Price Realised UNSOLD