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First Day Cover HMS SHARK - LOSS OF - OFF NORWAY 1940
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Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
Era: 1751-1815 Country/ Organization: Great Britain
Service: Navy

Cover No.NFDC3-09 in our own Produced "Official" Naval First Day Cover Series which tie in a NAVAL EVENT which happened on the same DATE a CURRENT SET OF STAMPS ARE ISSUED.

This Limited Edition "Official" First Day Cover Commemorates the LOSS of "Swordfish" class Submarine HMS SHARK, off Skudesnes, Norway on 6th July 1940.

Cover features details of the Boats build & details of her Loss. Two photos of the boat are also shown along with her Badge. 

Stamps are the full set of Millennium "Citizens' Tale" Stamps, cancelled with Our Own "Specially" Sponsored Loss of HMS Shark, Harwicn, Essex Handstamp, dated 6th July 1999.

The issue of JUST 120 Official First Day Covers is signed by

Eric Eaton, who served as a Leading Seaman onboard HMS SHARK at the time of her Loss. 


We have 100's of Covers, if you have any favourite SHIP NAME, please message to see if we have an ISSUE IN STOCK as there are too many to LIST FULLY HERE, Thanks.

The Royal Naval Covers Group (RNCG) produce First Day & Commemorative Covers relating to Royal Navy Ship's & events, past & present in limited editions.

Our aim is to build a potted history of the Royal Navy & Naval Events on special Covers, usually signed. The group is run voluntarily, non-profit making & received recognition from the First Sea Lord.

From the proceeds regular funds & covers are donated to Naval charities and in the past twenty years or so have donated over £42,000 of Funds and Covers to KGFS, RNBT, RNLI, RBL, SSAFA, SOCA, VC GC Association, Association of Wrens, St.Dunstans to name just a few & for many current ship's Funds.

Your support for our aims would be very much appreciated, please have a look in our Shop as Covers are being listed all the time.

Please message for details of MEMBERSHIP of RNCG, Thank You.

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