Tristan da Cunha Stamps
This set of stamps commemorates the sad day in 1885 when most of the island's able bodied men were mysteriously lost at sea while taking trade goods out in the island's lifeboat to a passing vessel - the SV West Riding.

Stamp Issue: The Lifeboat Disaster

Issue date: 27th November 2015

Lifeboat Disaster, £0.35 - Sighting the SV West Riding Lifeboat Disaster, £0.70 - Launching the lifeboat Lifeboat Disaster, 90p - Rough seas Lifeboat Disaster, £1.20 - SV West Riding
201512 Mint Stamps (35p, 70p, 90p, £1.20) £3.15
201513 First Day Cover (with 35p, 70p, 90p, £1.20 stamps) £3.90

This set of stamps commemorates the sad day in 1885 when most of the island's able bodied men were mysteriously lost at sea while taking trade goods out in the island's lifeboat to a passing vessel - the SV West Riding.

35p - Sighting the SV West Riding. 70p - Launching the lifeboat. 90p - Rough seas. £1.20 - The SV West Riding.

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