This article was written by Bertram W. H. Poole and first published in “Mekeel’s Weekly Stamp News” Feb 25, 1911 Volume XXV, Number 8, Whole Issue Number 1052.
This extremely informative article originally appeared in “Shipping Wonders of the World” in 1936. It explains in some detail the carriage of letters and parcel posts by ships and their ports of call in the 1930s.
The East Africa Study Circle (EASC) was founded in 1979 to study, record and publish information relating to the philately and postal history of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania with all their forerunners and ramifications. The EASC has around 200 members worldwide who receive the Bulletin, can attend Meetings, and buy and sell at the twice-yearly […]