Australia PS 1999 Commissioning of HMAS Huon

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue Date : 20 March 1999
  • Designed by : Cathleen Cram
  • Printed by : Mercury-Walch
  • Print Process : Offset lithography
  • Withdrawal date: 31 July 1999


Description

Making Australian waters safer is the task set for the six new Huon Class Minehunters currently under construction for the Royal Australian Navy. The 720 tonne HMAS Huon is the first in the class to be completed and was commissioned on 15 May 1999.


Pre-stamped Envelope


First Day Cover

The first day of issue postmark was Melbourne VIC 3000.