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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Sliema Bus403 viewsProbably 1930s, though the body looks much like a post war Wayne "American School Bus."
This is No.2 in the fleet of the British Motor Company owned by Mr Joe Gazan. Behind is a rival of the Sliema Motor Bus Company.
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Luqa Terminal 1950s348 viewsPrefect
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The Star 1950s334 viewsThe Dockyard Tug is probably Respond.Prefect
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The Solemar Hotel, Marfa.343 viewsResolving a previous discussion.Prefect
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Tram at Porte des Bombes348 viewsBefore the walls were knocked down to improve the traffic flow.Prefect
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Tram near Fleur de Lys 1912328 viewsPrefect
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The Railway397 viewsMuseum Station. The end of the line.
(Not Attard as previously labelled.)
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Routemaster ©352 viewsLondon's loss is Malta's gain.1 commentsPrefect
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The Railway ©304 viewsTrackbed and exit from tunnel under Mdina.Prefect
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The Railway ©306 viewsMuseum Station, between Mdina & Mtarfa.Prefect
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Moggy at Mosta 2008 ©300 viewsPrefect
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Racing to the Blue Lagoon ©322 viewsSome competition for Captain Morgan. KeppelPrefect
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Series 1 LR lurking on Comino ©354 viewsPrefect
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Marfa Jetty ©304 viewsFrom where the Gozo ferries used to leave. Now used by Comino ferries.Prefect
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The Riviera Hotel Marfa ©303 viewsWhich has obliterated what was there before.Prefect
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The road to Cirkewwa ©290 viewsAnd the new Gozo ferry terminal.Prefect
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Two fairly well preserved relics ©331 views537's Final TripPrefect
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Imperial Eagle 1970s737 viewsHer glory days past, having been displaced from the Marfa - Mgarr route by a Ro-Ro, she took over the freight route from Valletta from the Queen of Peace before eventually being laid up.16 commentsPrefect
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Queen Victoria323 views1 commentsPrefect
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The Star of Malta in her prime347 viewsK.P.H.?Prefect
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BEA Viscount at Luqa 1960s329 viewsMartin PowellPrefect
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Train at Valletta Station c 1890336 viewsMartin Powell
The original timber viaduct was insisted upon by the War Office, to allow them to quickly remove the breach in the fortifications. Later rebuilt in stone.
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Sliema Bus361 viewsMartin Powell
Bedford OB in the spray green livery 1973 - 1995.
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Sliema Buses371 viewsMartin Powell
Princess Melita Avenue heading for Pieta.
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Ranchi308 viewsJane BanksPrefect
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P&O Ranchi301 viewsJane Banks.
1925 - 1953. A regular caller at Malta before the war. Armed Merchant Cruiser 1939 - 47. Sister of the famous Rawalpindi and of Ranpura which later graced Lazaretto Creek.
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Troopship Lancashire 1956363 views Mentioned in School Mag 1957.
Lancashire(2)Built 1914 for Bibby Line, in 1930 converted to permanent troopship, scrapped at Barrow in 1956.
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The Bus from "The Malta Story" 1953454 viewsThe Malta Story
Compare bus
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An Ancient Cospicua Bus410 viewsPrefect
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General Cargo Ships 1982333 viewsPrefect
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Malta Drydocks 1980s462 viewsNos. 4 & 5 Docks foreground. No.6 (China) Dock has replaced Parlatorio Wharf and a football pitch in place of the Corradino Canteen.
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Città di Tunisi 1960355 viewsThe Senior Pilot's Farewell
©Alex Birt
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