2019 Alderney Lighthouse Stamps

On 30 March 1899, the S.S. Stella struck Les Casquets reef and sank quickly while enroute from Southhamton to Guernsey in dense fog. Many of the 77 passengers and crew perished in the accident. One hundred and twenty years later, on 13 Feb 2019, Alderney issued a set of stamps commemorating this tragedy. The 62p stamp depicts The Needles Lighthouse off the stern of the Stella while the 63p, 94p and souvenir sheet show Les Casquets Lighthouse.

The Needles L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 13 Feb 2019 The Needles L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 13 Feb 2019

 

Les Casquets L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 13 Feb 2019 Les Casquets L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 13 Feb 2019

 

Les Casquets L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 13 Feb 2019 Les Casquets L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 13 Feb 2019

 

The Needles, Les Casquets L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 13 Feb 2019 The Needles, Les Casquets L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 13 Feb 2019

 

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