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15 September 2010
11/2010
Commemorative Issue

Norwegian Seamen's Association Centenary

Norway
Around 1900 the Norwegian shipping industry was undergoing a period of upheaval. The transition from sailing to steam ships had been slow and many shipping companies had been outdistanced by international competition.

Times were difficult and the level of conflict between owners and seafarers was high. The seafarers also disagreed among themselves, for example about how best to organise themselves. In 1910 they managed to establish the Norwegian Sailors

Boatsman Mikael Vage on board the M/S  

Boatsman Mikael Vage on board the M/S

Technical Information

Date of issue: 15 September 2010
Value and subject: Kr 16,00: Boatsman Mikael Vage on board the M/S
copyright notice: The source of the text and the images is Norway Post.
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