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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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BEA Viscount G-AMNY 1960409 viewsHaving lost an argument with the Control Tower.
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Imperial Eagle ©411 viewsGozo ferry 1960sPrefect
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Star at Syracuse 1960 ©347 viewsPrefect
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Grand Harbour ©345 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!707 viewsThe Star of Malta being salvaged from the reef off Dragonara Point. July 1955.
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Star Postcard366 viewsPrefect
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Dilwara ©513 viewsTroopship 19601 commentsPrefect
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Dunera409 viewsFormer Troopship. School Cruise 1962 & 1967.1 commentsPrefect
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Imperial Eagle at Mgarr370 viewsPrefect
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Star of Malta 1961 ©596 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 ©382 viewsPrefect
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Preserved Truck ©331 viewsAt the Limestone Heritage, Siggiewi.Prefect
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Shipwreck salvage359 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 Star442 viewsLaid up at Marsa 1965
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Modern bus at Mosta337 views©Jane BanksPrefect
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Fallen Star959 views29 July 1955.
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Amerigo Vespucci 1959911 views©Liz MardelPrefect
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Buses Post Card1654 viewsIn the proper coloursPrefect
   
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