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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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BEA Viscount G-AMNY 1960410 viewsHaving lost an argument with the Control Tower.
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Imperial Eagle ©413 viewsGozo ferry 1960sPrefect
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Star at Syracuse 1960 ©348 viewsPrefect
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Grand Harbour ©346 viewsFeaturing the Città di Tunisi.
Others now identified as Strick Line's Albistan & the Turkish Yelkenci, built by Short Brothers in 1943, as Empire Camp, became Cunard's Valacia in 1946, New York City (Bristol City Line) in 1951, Loch Morar (Mackay and Macintyre)in 1955 and Yelkenci in 1959.
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Oh Dear!708 viewsThe Star of Malta being salvaged from the reef off Dragonara Point. July 1955.
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Star Postcard367 viewsPrefect
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Dilwara ©514 viewsTroopship 19601 commentsPrefect
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Dunera411 viewsFormer Troopship. School Cruise 1962 & 1967.1 commentsPrefect
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Imperial Eagle at Mgarr371 viewsPrefect
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Star of Malta 1961 ©598 views In 1952 she was sold to Maltese owner, Paul M. Laferla, who operated her thrice weekly as the passenger ferry Star of Malta between Malta and Syracuse.
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BEA Vanguard at Luqa ©383 viewsPrefect
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Preserved Truck ©332 viewsAt the Limestone Heritage, Siggiewi.Prefect
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Shipwreck salvage360 viewsJane Banks
A hand stamp "Damaged by seawater/ex Star of Malta 29.7.55" was applied to all letters, cards etc. salvaged from the wreck.
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Fading Star445 viewsLaid up at Marsa 1965
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Modern bus at Mosta339 views©Jane BanksPrefect
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Fallen Star963 views29 July 1955.
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Amerigo Vespucci 1959914 views©Liz MardelPrefect
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Buses Post Card1657 viewsIn the proper coloursPrefect
   
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