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LST Empire Guillemot543 viewsBuilt by Davie Shipbuilding, Lauzon 1945. L3525. Named HMS Walcheren in 1947. Empire Guillemot in 1956. Sold Singapore for scrapping 1968.Prefect
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HMS Blackpool 1966543 viewsPrefect
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No 2 Dock 1960s542 viewsDirector Class Tug.1 commentsPrefect
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RFA Tarbatness541 viewsWith an Italian SquadronPrefect
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The Duke of Edinburgh540 viewsDisembarking from HMS Walkerton of the 108th MS in Sliema Creek. 1960.
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A well stocked Sliema Creek540 viewsphillrose
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USS John F Kennedy 2004539 viewsMartin PowellPrefect
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HMS Ark Royal 1977539 viewsPrefect
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Floriana Parade Ground 1960538 views©John GardinerPrefect
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Brown Jobs on exercise 1960s538 viewsPrefect
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RFA Brown Ranger537 viewsAt Malta 1962.
GRT 3417. Built H&W Glasgow, 1941. 6 Cyl H- B&W. Speed 14.
Based Gibraltar and escort oiler on all Malta convoys and N. African landings. Port oiler Bone and Algiers. Thence Pacific Fleet including Leyte and re-occupation of Honkers and Shankers. Royal tour with Vanguard. Latterly between the Med and Home stations with a venture across the Pacific to support Sir Percivale. Laid up Devonport November 1974 for disposal. Sold for scrap at Gijon, April 1975.
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Vulcan Crash 1975537 views
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HMS Charity 1949537 viewsPrefect
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601 Squadron, Ta Kali 1953.536 viewsPrefect
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HMS Ajax 1947536 viewsof River Plate fame.1 commentsPrefect
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HMS Girdle Ness 1958536 viewsSeaslug missile trials.Prefect
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HMS Tyne535 viewsDestroyer Depot ShipPrefect
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HMS Totem535 viewsPrefect
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Forth at Chrimbo 1958 ©534 viewsTapir & Tally-Ho.Prefect
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HMS Opossum, about 1947534 viewsSloop of the Modified Black Swan Class. Prefect
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Shackleton over Corradino534 views1 commentsPrefect
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Empty Creeks 1953534 views5 commentsPrefect
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HMS Barspear 1951534 viewsPrefect
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HMS Rorqual532 viewsMartin PowellPrefect
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HMS Eagle532 views©Lesley Cole
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HMS Victorious532 views2 commentsPrefect
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HMS Nubian & RMAS Director532 views©Chris Howell CollectionPrefect
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Sub off St Angelo 1950s531 viewsT Class
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RFA Tidespring ©531 viewsWatercolour by Ossie Jones Prefect
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Can I come too?530 views©Lesley ColePrefect
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On This Day - Vulcan crash 14 Oct 1975530 viewsTimes of Malta headline.

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HMS Sylvia 1946529 viewsAlgerine class minesweeper.
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