This set of stamps commemorate the 140th anniversary of the wreck of the US ship Mabel Clark on Tristan da Cunha on 1st May 1878.

Stamp issue: Wreck of the Mabel Clark, 1878

Issue date: 3rd September 2018

Wreck of the Mabel Clark, 1878, 45p, The Mabel Clark foundering off Molly Gulch Wreck of the Mabel Clark, 1878, 70p, USS Essex Wreck of the Mabel Clark, 1878, £1.15, Gold chronometer awarded to Peter Green Wreck of the Mabel Clark, 1878, £1.50, HMS Comus
201813 Mint Stamps (45p, 70p, £1.15, £1.50) £3.80
201814 First Day Cover (with 45p, 70p, £1.15, £1.50 stamps) £4.80

Stamps commemorating the 140th anniversary of the wreck of the Mabel Clark on Tristan on 1st May 1878.

The stamp designs show the wreck, ships involved in the evacuation of survivors, and an award made by the US President in recognition of the islanders' aid to the crew.

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