Ship Incident - S S Empire Star

Ref: G3774
  • £125.00

S S EMPIRE STAR 1938. A cover posted in New Zealand that was carried on the S S Empire Star that arrived in London on 4 July. The cover has water damage and has a boxed ‘DAMAGED BY SEA-WATER’ cachet. It is believed that the incident may have been the mail bag being dropped in the water when unloading. An uncommon incident.