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"Sea Floor Bahamas," world's first undersea post office commemorated
Aug 22, 2014 - 9:28:12 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Sylvia Munro (seated, left), daughter of John Ernest Williamson, pioneer filmmaker and creator of the world's first undersea post office "Sea Floor Bahamas", receives an official set of the stamps and first day covers recognizing the 75th Anniversary of the World's First Undersea Post Office from Acting Postmaster General Debbie Pennerman, during a courtesy call at the Postmaster General’s Office in Nassau, The Bahamas, on August 18, 2014.

Ms. Munro is also pictured on the covers as a nine-year-old girl with her parents. Pictured standing (left to right) are: Senior Assistant Secretary Terry McHardy, Assistant Postmaster General Jennifer Johnson, Mrs. Munro's son and pilot Captain Larry Munro, Assistant Secretary Mabelene Miller and Assistant Postmaster General Michael Cartwright. Not pictured is Mrs. Munro's other son Captain Charles Munro of Bahamasair. (BIS Photo / Eric Rose)
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Sylvia Munro (seated),daughter of John Ernest Williamson, pioneer filmmaker and creator of the world's first undersea post office "Sea Floor Bahamas", showcases a number of the original first day covers produced in 1939 and 1940, during a courtesy call at the Postmaster General’s Office in Nassau, The Bahamas, on August 18, 2014. Pictured standing (left to right) are: Acting Postmaster General Debbie Pennerman, Assistant Postmaster General Jennifer Johnson, Assistant Secretary Mabelene Miller, Mrs. Munro’s son and pilot Captain Larry Munro, Senior Assistant Secretary Terry McHardy, Assistant Postmaster General Michael Cartwright. Not pictured is Mrs. Munro's other son Captain Charles Munro of Bahamasair.



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