Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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CMA CGM Coral ©231 viewsNo.6 Dock
Where she is now.
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My Next Boat ©240 viewsAt Manoel Island Marina.Prefect
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Grand Harbour Ferry ©227 viewsAt what remains of Customs House Steps.Prefect
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Grand Harbour Ferry ©241 viewsOperated by Marsamxetto Steamferry Services Ltd using a 100HP Triple Expansion 4 Stroke.
An old Steam Ferry
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Vertical Connection Project ©255 viewsBut most have to pay going up.Prefect
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Barrakka Lift Entrance ©243 viewsIts free going down.Prefect
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The Floriana Gestapu ©313 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 Bus317 viewsPassing through Hamrun.Prefect
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Boring Green Buses330 viewsPrefect
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Taxis at Eros324 viewsPrefect
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Dredger Anadrian ©400 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 ©352 viewsdaviddbPrefect
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Castille Terminus350 viewsPrefect
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The Fabled Magirus-Deutz 1956 at City Gate.336 viewsSometime between 1964 - 1971.
Last seen here.
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Full House at Mgarr342 viewsMelitaland, Cominoland/Jylland 2 (Ex HMS Miner VI), Imperial Eagle & Ghawdex.
Circa 1980
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Another Mayflower317 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 19521299 viewsThe car is possibly a Riley ?4 commentsdfss
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Concorde at Luqa 1987502 viewsPrefect
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Wreck of the Bancinu683 viewsGozo Ferry 1950 -1957
Broke her moorings at Mgarr in a gale and was salvaged by RFA Uplifter.
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The Old Lift467 viewsBeing dismantled 1983.
Story of the Lift
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New Road at Marsa 1975366 viewsNot quite open.Prefect
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Troll c1960605 viewsWith Sea Giant.
© Rex Cooper.
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Malta Railway 577 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!639 viewsSliema Creek c19552 commentsPrefect
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New Barrakka Lift1615 viewsCourtesy of Malta Buses. More here.Prefect
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New Barrakka Lift559 viewsCourtesy of Malta Buses. More here.Prefect
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Buses at Gzira481 viewsFrom Peter EvansPrefect
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Mgarr at Mgarr366 viewsEntered service 1980.Prefect
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Museum Station360 viewsPrefect
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Princess Melita Avenue426 viewsAnd Railway Viaduct. Map.Prefect
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Melita Land at Mgarr601 viewsIn service 1974 - 1991.Prefect
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Qormi 1976357 viewsSea Malta, a Government owned company was formed in 1973 and liquidated in 2005.Prefect
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