Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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A Survivor ©275 viewsSt Paul's Bay 2013.
As a Gozo Bus.
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Jean de la Valette ©279 viewsSicily in less than 2 hours.
Virtu Ferries.
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CMA CGM Coral ©271 viewsNo.6 DockPrefect
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CMA CGM Coral ©233 viewsNo.6 Dock
Where she is now.
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My Next Boat ©241 viewsAt Manoel Island Marina.Prefect
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Grand Harbour Ferry ©230 viewsAt what remains of Customs House Steps.Prefect
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Grand Harbour Ferry ©243 viewsOperated by Marsamxetto Steamferry Services Ltd using a 100HP Triple Expansion 4 Stroke.
An old Steam Ferry
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Vertical Connection Project ©258 viewsBut most have to pay going up.Prefect
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Barrakka Lift Entrance ©246 viewsIts free going down.Prefect
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The Floriana Gestapu ©315 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 Bus319 viewsPassing through Hamrun.Prefect
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Boring Green Buses333 viewsPrefect
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Taxis at Eros328 viewsPrefect
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Dredger Anadrian ©402 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 ©356 viewsdaviddbPrefect
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Castille Terminus353 viewsPrefect
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The Fabled Magirus-Deutz 1956 at City Gate.338 viewsSometime between 1964 - 1971.
Last seen here.
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Full House at Mgarr344 viewsMelitaland, Cominoland/Jylland 2 (Ex HMS Miner VI), Imperial Eagle & Ghawdex.
Circa 1980
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Another Mayflower318 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 19521301 viewsThe car is possibly a Riley ?4 commentsdfss
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Concorde at Luqa 1987504 viewsPrefect
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Wreck of the Bancinu684 viewsGozo Ferry 1950 -1957
Broke her moorings at Mgarr in a gale and was salvaged by RFA Uplifter.
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The Old Lift469 viewsBeing dismantled 1983.
Story of the Lift
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New Road at Marsa 1975368 viewsNot quite open.Prefect
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Troll c1960607 viewsWith Sea Giant.
© Rex Cooper.
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Malta Railway 580 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!641 viewsSliema Creek c19552 commentsPrefect
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New Barrakka Lift1617 viewsCourtesy of Malta Buses. More here.Prefect
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New Barrakka Lift560 viewsCourtesy of Malta Buses. More here.Prefect
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Buses at Gzira482 viewsFrom Peter EvansPrefect
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Mgarr at Mgarr367 viewsEntered service 1980.Prefect
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Museum Station362 viewsPrefect
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