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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Star at Syracuse 1960 ©344 viewsPrefect
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Grand Harbour ©341 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!700 viewsThe Star of Malta being salvaged from the reef off Dragonara Point. July 1955.
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Star Postcard363 viewsPrefect
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Dilwara ©510 viewsTroopship 19601 commentsPrefect
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Dunera406 viewsFormer Troopship. School Cruise 1962 & 1967.1 commentsPrefect
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Imperial Eagle at Mgarr366 viewsPrefect
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Star of Malta 1961 ©593 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 ©379 viewsPrefect
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Preserved Truck ©328 viewsAt the Limestone Heritage, Siggiewi.Prefect
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Shipwreck salvage356 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 Star439 viewsLaid up at Marsa 1965
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Modern bus at Mosta333 views©Jane BanksPrefect
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Fallen Star952 views29 July 1955.
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Amerigo Vespucci 1959908 views©Liz MardelPrefect
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Buses Post Card1648 viewsIn the proper coloursPrefect
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