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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Gozo Boat G19378 viewsWith an improvised rig. Proper tal Latini job.
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Marsa 1967363 viewsZurrieq Bus overheated and an RN Tilly approaching.
© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.
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Bus No.6 at Palm Square, Msida.379 viewsThornycroft single decker imported in 1904.
From Edgar Vella.
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A Survivor ©299 viewsSt Paul's Bay 2013.
As a Gozo Bus.
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Jean de la Valette ©303 viewsSicily in less than 2 hours.
Virtu Ferries.
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CMA CGM Coral ©254 viewsNo.6 Dock
Where she is now.
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My Next Boat ©259 viewsAt Manoel Island Marina.Prefect
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Grand Harbour Ferry ©251 viewsAt what remains of Customs House Steps.Prefect
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Grand Harbour Ferry ©265 viewsOperated by Marsamxetto Steamferry Services Ltd using a 100HP Triple Expansion 4 Stroke.
An old Steam Ferry
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Vertical Connection Project ©278 viewsBut most have to pay going up.Prefect
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Barrakka Lift Entrance ©266 viewsIts free going down.Prefect
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The Floriana Gestapu ©338 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 Bus343 viewsPassing through Hamrun.Prefect
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Boring Green Buses358 viewsPrefect
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Taxis at Eros364 viewsPrefect
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Dredger Anadrian ©427 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 ©379 viewsdaviddbPrefect
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Castille Terminus377 viewsPrefect
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The Fabled Magirus-Deutz 1956 at City Gate.368 viewsSometime between 1964 - 1971.
Last seen here.
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Full House at Mgarr367 viewsMelitaland, Cominoland/Jylland 2 (Ex HMS Miner VI), Imperial Eagle & Ghawdex.
Circa 1980
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Another Mayflower350 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 19521357 viewsThe car is possibly a Riley ?4 commentsdfss
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Concorde at Luqa 1987534 viewsPrefect
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Wreck of the Bancinu712 viewsGozo Ferry 1950 -1957
Broke her moorings at Mgarr in a gale and was salvaged by RFA Uplifter.
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The Old Lift493 viewsBeing dismantled 1983.
Story of the Lift
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New Road at Marsa 1975395 viewsNot quite open.Prefect
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Troll c1960631 viewsWith Sea Giant.
© Rex Cooper.
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Malta Railway 602 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!671 viewsSliema Creek c19552 commentsPrefect
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New Barrakka Lift1646 viewsCourtesy of Malta Buses. More here.Prefect
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New Barrakka Lift582 viewsCourtesy of Malta Buses. More here.Prefect
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