Tristan da Cunha Stamps
This set of stamps marks the bicentenary of the capture HMS Penguin by the USS Hornet on the 23rd March 1815 off Tristan da Cunha in the last action of the War of 1812 - the last time that the UK and the USA were at war with each other.

Stamp Issue: USS Hornet Captures HMS Penguin

The final Action of the War of 1812, 23 March 1815
Issue date: 1st June 2015

USS Hornet, £1.10 stamp HMS Penguin, £1.10 stamp USS Hornet Captures HMS Penguin, £2.50 sheetlet
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201504 Mint Stamps (2 x £1.10) £2.20
201505 First Day Cover with 2 x £1.10 £2.95
201506Mint Souvenir Sheet £2.50
201507 First Day Cover with £2.50 Souvenir Sheet £3.25

This set of stamps marks the bicentenary of the capture HMS Penguin by the USS Hornet on the 23rd March 1815 off Tristan da Cunha in the last action of the War of 1812 - the last time that the UK and the USA were at war with each other.

£1.50 - USS Hornet. £1.50 - HMS Penguin. £2.50 - The battle off Tristan da Cunha.

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