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Memories of the Royal Naval School, Malta, 1947 - 1978.

 
 

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Bathing machine37 viewsBalluta Bay c.1960

Photo : Norman Schembri
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...but when very shiny59 viewsPhoto : pinterest unattributedadmin
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...and now98 viewsRust in Peace.

Photo: Marco Zammit Collection
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Then...93 viewsGasan Wayne Sliema bus at the Ferry 1958.

With 104th Minesweeping Squadron.

Photo: Alex Hosking
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First bus fleet 1905, Thornycroft.98 viewsImported by family Agius, well known to admin.

20hp - half hp per person !
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HMS MMS 10 (pennant J 510) 1951116 viewsHarbour minesweeper, postcard.

With Forth before moving to Msida.
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Star of Malta July 1955553 viewsFull story here.Prefect
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Zejtun Terminus283 viewsAnd collapsed reservoir.

The authorities were looking into it.
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Mellieha Bus at Mgarr277 viewsThe Church was completed in 1946.
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The Coast Road Dualled361 viewsSee the video.
The original was built by the Royal Engineers.
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Octopus ©276 viewsIn Mellieha Bay. Wiki1 commentsPrefect
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The latest colour scheme ©210 viewsThough many are still in Arriva colours.Prefect
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New Grand Harbour Ferry ©228 viewsPrefect
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The Ferry - Before 1959418 views4 commentsPrefect
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Wolseley 1500271 viewsPrefect
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Spinola Terminus 1963271 viewsPrefect
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Viscounts at Luqa376 views1 commentsPrefect
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Trouble on the Buses again!350 viewsNew ticket system. And the tourists are being ripped off again. Times of Malta.1 commentsPrefect
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Film Prop Submarine U571356 viewsNow berthed Marsa end of Grand Harbour. See Wiki for more details MacHead
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Sliema Buses at Kingsgate309 viewsPrefect
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Troopship Dunera285 viewsBritish India SN Co.Prefect
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Castille Bus Terminus296 viewsSee the Bus Routes.Prefect
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Thames 3037 at the Ferry470 views5 commentsPrefect
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Bargain Bus ticket258 viewsUnlimited all day travel for E1.50.(No extra charge for non-residents.) It probably won't last long as the new operator is planning an Oyster Card.Prefect
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Fords at Mosta304 viewsPrefect
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All Change Again267 viewsNew bus service starts today, operator to retain 'Malta Public Transport' name.
Independent.
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Puccini 1937279 viewsTirrenia LinePrefect
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Ford V8 2890420 viewsAt the Ferry after the colour change.Prefect
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Super Constelation Luqa Airport 266 viewsThis airplane was a constant during our two stays in Malta in the 70s. It was towed down the Safi road in the 70s apparently, then got stuck and was turned into a restaurant and finally burnt to the ground. Photo taken in 1971.fifla1973
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Morris Commercial LC5 472 viewsRoyal Mail van donated to Maltapost by the Postal Heritage Trust of the UK. Independent.Prefect
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Optare © 256 viewsPrefect
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Volvo. Another Colour Change © 257 viewsPerhaps only temporary as the negotiations for a commercial contract continue. Independent.Prefect
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