Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last additions - Transport
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TSS Oxfordshire [1957-1964] Later TSS Fairstar [1964-1997].12 viewsSS Oxfordshire was a Troopship launched on December 15th by
Mrs Dorothea Head wife of The Minister of Defence.
Military BratAug 06, 2019
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RFA Empire Gull [L3513] 12 viewsRFA Empire Gull was a landing ship of The Royal Fleet Auxiliary.
She was affectionately known as the "Black Pig" and was one of
the last serving LSTs.
Military BratAug 06, 2019
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Empire29 viewsTroopship "Empire Fowey"Military BratAug 04, 2019
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Looking for that elusive present...45 views...for him/her who has everything?

What about a Xarabanc ?

adminJul 19, 2019
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Bathing machine47 viewsBalluta Bay c.1960

Photo : Norman Schembri
adminMay 19, 2019
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...but when very shiny69 viewsPhoto : pinterest unattributedadminFeb 25, 2019
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...and now108 viewsRust in Peace.

Photo: Marco Zammit Collection
adminFeb 11, 2019
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Then...102 viewsGasan Wayne Sliema bus at the Ferry 1958.

With 104th Minesweeping Squadron.

Photo: Alex Hosking
adminFeb 11, 2019
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First bus fleet 1905, Thornycroft.105 viewsImported by family Agius, well known to admin.

20hp - half hp per person !
adminMay 22, 2018
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HMS MMS 10 (pennant J 510) 1951120 viewsHarbour minesweeper, postcard.

With Forth before moving to Msida.
adminApr 15, 2018
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Star of Malta July 1955559 viewsFull story here.PrefectDec 01, 2015
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Zejtun Terminus288 viewsAnd collapsed reservoir.

The authorities were looking into it.
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Mellieha Bus at Mgarr281 viewsThe Church was completed in 1946.
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The Coast Road Dualled365 viewsSee the video.
The original was built by the Royal Engineers.
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Octopus ©279 viewsIn Mellieha Bay. Wiki1 commentsPrefectNov 06, 2015
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The latest colour scheme ©212 viewsThough many are still in Arriva colours.PrefectNov 06, 2015
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New Grand Harbour Ferry ©231 viewsPrefectNov 01, 2015
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The Ferry - Before 1959422 views4 commentsPrefectAug 20, 2015
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Wolseley 1500274 viewsPrefectAug 10, 2015
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Spinola Terminus 1963275 viewsPrefectAug 07, 2015
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Viscounts at Luqa378 views1 commentsPrefectJul 31, 2015
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Trouble on the Buses again!354 viewsNew ticket system. And the tourists are being ripped off again. Times of Malta.1 commentsPrefectJul 02, 2015
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Film Prop Submarine U571358 viewsNow berthed Marsa end of Grand Harbour. See Wiki for more details MacHeadFeb 15, 2015
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Sliema Buses at Kingsgate316 viewsPrefectFeb 15, 2015
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Troopship Dunera290 viewsBritish India SN Co.PrefectFeb 15, 2015
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Castille Bus Terminus300 viewsSee the Bus Routes.PrefectFeb 10, 2015
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Thames 3037 at the Ferry474 views5 commentsPrefectFeb 04, 2015
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Bargain Bus ticket260 viewsUnlimited all day travel for E1.50.(No extra charge for non-residents.) It probably won't last long as the new operator is planning an Oyster Card.PrefectJan 19, 2015
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Fords at Mosta307 viewsPrefectJan 09, 2015
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All Change Again268 viewsNew bus service starts today, operator to retain 'Malta Public Transport' name.
Independent.
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Puccini 1937282 viewsTirrenia LinePrefectDec 21, 2014
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Ford V8 2890423 viewsAt the Ferry after the colour change.PrefectDec 11, 2014
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