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Cdr Terry Lewin509 viewsHMS Corunna Xmas 1956.Prefect
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YC 389 in Sliema creek507 views©Phill RosePrefect
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St Patrick's Barracks 1960s506 viewsPrefect
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HMS Bermuda Grand Harbour 1961/62506 viewsWears Flag of Rear Admiral D P Dreyer, Flag Officer Flotillas, Meditrraneandeco.rise
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HMS Welshman506 viewsDischarging vital supplies 1942.Prefect
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Sliema Creek 506 viewsEarly 50s.Prefect
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Hal Far Airfield 1946 - 8505 views©Anita SackettPrefect
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RFA Amherst, 1962/3505 viewsHas very fond memories. This is the ship I went out to Malta in 1959. see also http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/ for more picsdeco.rise
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Eyes right! ©505 viewsTrooping the Colour. Floriana June 1960John Kirby
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RFA Plumleaf (1)504 viewsSunk by bombing at Parlatorio Wharf, 4 April 1942. Raised August 1947.
Towed to Sicily for scrap.
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RFA Tide Austral, Spring 1960 Grand Harbour ©503 viewsAs per other 'at sea' pics, Tide Austral re-fuelled HMS Tiger at sea during exrecise I was on.1 commentsdeco.rise
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HMS Constance 1954503 viewsPrefect
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HMS Kent 2006 ©502 viewsPrefect
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Blackburn Beverley ©502 viewsAt RAF Ta Kali Air Display 1960.1 commentsPrefect
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KD Sri Negri Sembilan (Malaysia) 1964502 viewsPassing the Queen of Peace berthed at the foot of Crucifix Hill.Prefect
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On This Day 502 viewsLt George Carroll - Hero of Mosta - died 23 May 2012

Lt Carroll (pictured left) is believed to have been responsible for tackling more unexploded bombs than any other Royal Engineers bomb disposal officer in World War II, across all theatres of war.

Remarkably, he was the only bomb disposal officer from the Army, Navy and Air Force active during the siege of Malta not to be decorated, though this did not bother him.

See TIMES OF MALTA

And UXB MALTA
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RFA Wave Monarch 1956501 viewsAground on Imgerbeb Point have failed to make the turn in the steaming course.Prefect
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HMS Duke of York 1946500 viewsMartin Powell
KGV Class Battleship.
Responsible for the sinking of Scharnhorst 1943.
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A letter from the Boss500 viewsPrefect
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HMS Eagle500 views© IWM (FL 10443)Prefect
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5 Subs & mother ship Cyclops500 views Not sure when, Late 50's? Do not recall any names or location?? Anyone help?1 commentsdeco.rise
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HMS Tiger 1960 ©499 viewsPrefect
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Luqa 1950499 viewsPrefect
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RFA Amherst c1959 Grand Harbour ©499 viewsGreat faded pic of 'Amherst' in front of the Floating Dock.
Tanker in there is 'British Energy' ( what a mine of info! ) Keep finding these old photos bit by bit!
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RFA Retainer 1955499 viewsArriving in Malta for the first time after conversion from a cargo/passenger ship to Ammunition Replenishment.
She caused something of a stir by being the first RFA with draught beer and retaining a sprung dance floor!
There is still a bar down the Gut sporting her name.
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RFA Maine (3)499 viewsPassing Tigne in the 1920s.3 commentsPrefect
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Grand Harbour 1946-48 498 views©Anita Sackett
RFA Fort and 3 Funnel Cruiser, possibly Sussex.
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Sound the Still . Sliema Creek. 1955.498 viewsMartin Powell
The Officer of the Day pays his respects to a passing Senior Officer.
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NATO Exercise Sliema Creek 1956498 viewsAnd Manxman.Prefect
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HMS Tiger 1960 ©497 viewsPrefect
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