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RFA Blue Ranger 1948410 viewsEspecially for Phill.1 commentsPrefectFeb 29, 2012
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RFA Spabrook 1948352 viewsSupplying water.PrefectFeb 29, 2012
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Qrendi Camp ©522 viewsRest Camp June 1952JeanetteFeb 23, 2012
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Cleopatra ©836 viewsLeaving for Istanbul 21 July 1952 (stern of Gambia leaving for home)JeanetteFeb 23, 2012
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Royal Naval Hospital Bighi708 viewsA museum is being established by MCST.
"Medical History of Royal Naval Hospital in Bighi will be presented in a
museum-like format of exhibition. We are hoping to find any Hospital-
related photos and artefacts. We also very interested in finding some
personal stories, legends and anecdotes about Bighi Hospital."
Prefect will forward contributions, or send direct to elena.yasnetskaya@gov.mt
PrefectFeb 22, 2012
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HMS Naiad592 viewsCorradino Canteen left.
©Chris Howell Collection.
PrefectFeb 20, 2012
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The last warships depart.571 viewsThe 7th MCM Squadron leave on 31 March 1969 for reserve at Gibraltar, leaving only HMS Layburn & RFA Sea Salvor.PrefectFeb 16, 2012
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HMS Layburn ©804 viewsFrom 1969 - 1973, the last RN ship at Malta. Replaced by RMAS Garganey.
©Chris Howell Collection.
PrefectFeb 16, 2012
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HMS Lion off Fort Manoel678 viewsProbably 1962.3 commentsPrefectFeb 15, 2012
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HMS Victorious 1958567 views2 commentsPrefectFeb 13, 2012
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RNVR Fireflies over Hal Far 1954758 viewsPrefectFeb 11, 2012
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The Families Return 1972463 viewsPrefectFeb 07, 2012
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HMS Girdle Ness 1959463 viewsReceiving a Seaslug missile from RFA Retainer.
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PrefectFeb 07, 2012
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Royal Visit to Gozo 1967410 viewsEmbarking Grand Harbour.
In the foreground are members of the Malta Port Division which was temporarily disbanded in March 1972 and finally in January 1979. Servants of Empire.
PrefectFeb 03, 2012
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Royal Visit to Gozo410 viewsEmbarking Mgarr November 1967PrefectFeb 03, 2012
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St Angelo 1967487 viewsFort St AngeloMartin PowellJan 31, 2012
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Admiralty Dredger St. Alban473 viewsPrefectJan 30, 2012
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Crab Air377 viewsMartin PowellJan 29, 2012
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USS Liberty 1967430 viewsArriving on June 14 for repair with casualties following the incident.PrefectJan 23, 2012
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USS Nautilus 1960442 views1 commentsPrefectJan 23, 2012
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HMS Ricasoli 1947 -1958648 viewsSignal training, Cookery, Leadership, Rifle Range, Transit Depot & Lido.
The Army took over the fort but the Lido came under St Angelo.
PrefectJan 19, 2012
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Bighi Cot Lift438 viewsBuilt 1903. Damaged WW2 and reopened by Lady Grantham in 1956.PrefectJan 19, 2012
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H M S LION 1962 ©662 viewsalexanderJan 02, 2012
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HMS Girdle Ness 1961789 viewsGoing home on completion of the Sea Slug trials.
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PrefectJan 01, 2012
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Forth again511 viewsPrefectDec 21, 2011
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HMS Lion 1962417 viewsProceeding.PrefectDec 19, 2011
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HMS Lion 1962408 viewsAnd leaving again.PrefectDec 19, 2011
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HMS Lion 1962407 viewsUnusually entering Marsamxett.PrefectDec 19, 2011
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HMS Amethyst 1949419 viewsLieut Cdr J S Kerans, DSO, RN. At Malta on the way home from the Yangtse Incident.
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PrefectDec 17, 2011
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LST Empire Gaelic 1956403 viewsAnd Empire Parkeston.PrefectDec 16, 2011
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RFA Wave Sovereign 1947387 viewsPrefectDec 16, 2011
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White Rocks - St Patrick's553 viewsArmy married quarters overlooking Baħar Iċ-Ċagħaq. After 1979 they became a failed tourist village and are now derelict. There are plans for a sports complex. Squatters camp in foreground.PrefectDec 03, 2011
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