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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Someone's Favourite Bus380 viewsMagirus Deutz No. 1956 / Y-0421 / DBY 4211 commentsPrefect
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Pieta 1961380 viewsPrefect
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Kajjikk ©379 viewsFlat transomed fishing boat.
Wied iz-Zurrieq 1960s.
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Tram at Floriana379 viewsThe Tramway ran from 1905 - 1929.
Kingsgate - Hamrun -Three Cities - Birkirkara.
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Brisbane Star379 viewsSurvivor of Op Pedestal 1942Prefect
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A More Recent Trip377 views2128 Departing HAFMED Floriana.
Daina Garage's pre-war Dodge having been rebuilt as a Bedford. (All very confusing!)
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"Kalafrana here I come"376 viewsPrefect
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A Pusser's Bus376 viewsBedford OWB, probably in Castille Street.

Photo courtesy of The Omnibus Society archive. The photographer was one Douglas Spray who served with the RAF (?) during the mid-40s. Photo taken around 1945.
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Queen of Peace375 viewsGozo freight ferry 1960s.Prefect
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Hold very tightly please! ©375 viewsTransport of delight 1959.John Kirby
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Troopship Empire Clyde c1956375 views ©Rex Cooper
Cameronia. Later renamed Empire Clyde - 7515tons built 1920.
Scrapped in September 1957 at Newport, Monmouthshire, England.
Go here http://hmtships.googlepages.com/home to see that HMT does not stand for Her Majesty's Troopship.
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Sant'Antonio 1930375 viewsColeiro Brothers' barquentine stranded at Catania.
The company pioneered the wine and tomato paste industries.
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All together now ....374 viewsPrefect
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Clan Ferguson Arriving374 viewsEither October 1941 or January 1942. Later sunk on Pedestal.Prefect
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Florentia 1950374 viewsDeparted for Melbourne with 1232 emigrants, the largest number on one ship, on December 16.Prefect
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Kingsgate Terminus 1930s ©374 viewsFrom Peter Evans. Prefect
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The Bus Routes from 1955373 viewsSEE THEM ALL HERE
And for some excellent bus photos click here.
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RN Bedfords373 viewsThese are in Singapore but similar ones once served Tal Handak.Prefect
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Morris Oxford at Ramla Bay ©373 viewsPete ShepheardPrefect
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Fordson Thames372 viewsIn the post 1995 livery.
537's Final Trip
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Città di Alessandria372 viewsTirrenia LinePrefect
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A very old bus371 viewsPassing the Chalet a long time ago.Prefect
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Blata l-Bajda371 viewsPostcard before 1973. With the Spencer Monument and a Gudja/Ghaxaq bus.
Not to mention a Triumph Herald and a couple of B'karas.
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New Road at Marsa 1975371 viewsNot quite open.Prefect
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Imperial Eagle at Mgarr370 viewsPrefect
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Attard Station370 viewsPrefect
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Fords in Kingsway ©370 viewsPrefect
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Dredger Anadrian370 viewsWorked for the Government around Grand Harbour from 1953. Parts are now preserved in the Maritime Museum.Prefect
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Mgarr at Mgarr370 viewsEntered service 1980.Prefect
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The Coast Road Dualled369 viewsSee the video.
The original was built by the Royal Engineers.
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Hillman Minx368 viewsVisiting Gozo around 1950.Prefect
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368 views... some destinations are confusing. ©2 commentsPrefect
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