Empress of Ireland

Over a million Canadians can trace their roots to a passenger who arrived here aboard the RMS Empress of Ireland. With these special stamps and collectibles, we honour the memory of those whose lives were lost or forever changed when the Empress sank in the St. Lawrence River on May 29, 1914.

Please note: These items are considered special orders and may require additional shipping time. Due to the nature of these items, products are non-returnable.



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100th Anniversary Collection

The sinking of the Royal Mail Ship Empress of Ireland in the early hours of May 29, 1914, remains the worst peacetime maritime tragedy in Canadian...
100th Anniversary Collection $99.95

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2014 - $20 Pure Silver Coin

Crafted in 99.99% pure silver, this coin features selective colouring in its depiction of the tragedy Edge-lettering displays the ship’s name, as...
2014 - $20 Pure Silver Coin $109.95

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Booklet of 10 Domestic Stamps

The Empress of Ireland 100th Anniversary issue includes two stamps - a Permanent(TM) domestic-rate stamp of the bow of the ship, and an...
Booklet of 10 Domestic Stamps $8.50

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Into The Mist: The Story of the Empress of Ireland

From 1906 to 1914, the Empress of Ireland, one of the fastest and most elegant liners of the Edwardian era, graced the waters of the Atlantic Ocean....
Into The Mist: The Story of the Empress of Ireland $14.99

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Limited Edition Framed Print

This 20"x34" print features a hauntingly detailed enlargement of the artwork featured on the Empress of Ireland international-rate stamp (also...
Limited Edition Framed Print $139.95

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Losing The Empress - A Personal Journey

The Empress of Ireland's last voyage ended on May 29, 1914, when she was rammed by a Norwegian coal-carrier in a fog patch on the St. Lawrence River...
Losing The Empress - A Personal Journey $24.99

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Official First Day Covers - Domestic

The Empress of Ireland 100th Anniversary issue includes two stamps - a Permanent(TM) domestic-rate stamp of the bow of the ship, and an...
Official First Day Covers - Domestic $1.85

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Official First Day Covers - International

The Empress of Ireland 100th Anniversary issue includes two stamps - a Permanent(TM) domestic-rate stamp of the bow of the ship, and an...
Official First Day Covers - International $3.50

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Postage-Paid Postcard - Domestic

History buffs, share a poignant moment in Canadian history with your friends and family around the world. This postcard features a close-up of the...
Postage-Paid Postcard - Domestic $2.50

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Postage-Paid Postcard - International

Help commemorate an important moment in Canadian maritime history when you share this postcard with your friends and family around the world. The...
Postage-Paid Postcard - International $2.50

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