Envelopes sent from vessels trapped in the Great Bitter Lake, Suez Canal following the Six Day War between Israel and Egypt, 1967.

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Envelopes sent from vessels trapped in the Great Bittler Lake, Suez Canal following the Six Day War between Israel and Egypt, 1967. Vessels were trapped from 1967-1975. Envelopes posted in 1968 by P Roberts 4th Engineer, Agapenor, Blue Funnel (Ocean Steam Ship Company). One stamped 'Mailed on board Agalampus, the shared name given to the two Blue Funnel ships in the lake - Agapenor and Melampus. The other has stamps from all the 14 ships present in the lake. Both have a Great Bitter Lake Association postage stamp, one with an image of Liverpool waterfront, one with an anchor commemmorating the first anniversary of the ships being trapped.