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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Marsa 1967344 viewsZurrieq Bus overheated and an RN Tilly approaching.
© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.
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Bus No.6 at Palm Square, Msida.360 viewsThornycroft single decker imported in 1904.
From Edgar Vella.
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A Survivor ©284 viewsSt Paul's Bay 2013.
As a Gozo Bus.
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Jean de la Valette ©286 viewsSicily in less than 2 hours.
Virtu Ferries.
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CMA CGM Coral ©277 viewsNo.6 DockPrefect
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CMA CGM Coral ©239 viewsNo.6 Dock
Where she is now.
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My Next Boat ©247 viewsAt Manoel Island Marina.Prefect
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Grand Harbour Ferry ©237 viewsAt what remains of Customs House Steps.Prefect
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Grand Harbour Ferry ©250 viewsOperated by Marsamxetto Steamferry Services Ltd using a 100HP Triple Expansion 4 Stroke.
An old Steam Ferry
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Vertical Connection Project ©265 viewsBut most have to pay going up.Prefect
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Barrakka Lift Entrance ©253 viewsIts free going down.Prefect
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The Floriana Gestapu ©322 viewsPouncing on another hapless motorist who has failed to notice that Sarria Street inbound is now "Buses Only".
They quite spoiled my entire day!
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B'kara Bus327 viewsPassing through Hamrun.Prefect
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Boring Green Buses342 viewsPrefect
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Taxis at Eros342 viewsPrefect
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Dredger Anadrian ©412 viewsWorked for the Government around Grand Harbour from 1953. Parts are now preserved in the Maritime Museum.
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Capri at the Ferry 1976 ©365 viewsdaviddbPrefect
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Castille Terminus362 viewsPrefect
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The Fabled Magirus-Deutz 1956 at City Gate.348 viewsSometime between 1964 - 1971.
Last seen here.
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Full House at Mgarr352 viewsMelitaland, Cominoland/Jylland 2 (Ex HMS Miner VI), Imperial Eagle & Ghawdex.
Circa 1980
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Another Mayflower326 viewsThe owner is understood to have worked at the Chart & Chronometer Depot in the 1950s so may well have resided at Dockyard Terrace.Prefect
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Ken Stubbs, Bunty Stubbs, Margaret Gamble, Paddy Gamble, Malta 19521313 viewsThe car is possibly a Riley ?4 commentsdfss
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Concorde at Luqa 1987513 viewsPrefect
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Wreck of the Bancinu695 viewsGozo Ferry 1950 -1957
Broke her moorings at Mgarr in a gale and was salvaged by RFA Uplifter.
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The Old Lift476 viewsBeing dismantled 1983.
Story of the Lift
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New Road at Marsa 1975379 viewsNot quite open.Prefect
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Troll c1960614 viewsWith Sea Giant.
© Rex Cooper.
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Malta Railway 587 viewsArtwork by Edgar Vella.
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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Ooops!648 viewsSliema Creek c19552 commentsPrefect
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New Barrakka Lift1624 viewsCourtesy of Malta Buses. More here.Prefect
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New Barrakka Lift568 viewsCourtesy of Malta Buses. More here.Prefect
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Buses at Gzira490 viewsFrom Peter EvansPrefect
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