Friday, May 27, 2016

Aland 2015, Europa, Mimmi Widbon, 1,20

Aland stamp 2015
Mimmi Widbon, 1,20
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Serafina Wilhelmina “Mimmi” Widbom was a professional seafarer. She worked as cook and chief steward on several of Åland shipowner Gustaf Erikson’s ships in the early 1900s. She rounded Cape Horn eight times and made her last voyage as an active sailor in 1943.

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