Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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No 4 Dock376 viewsBeing enlarged, 1962-4.Martin Powell
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Tram at Floriana375 viewsThe Tramway ran from 1905 - 1929.
Kingsgate - Hamrun -Three Cities - Birkirkara.
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Tramlines at Fleur de Lys374 viewsPrefect
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Hold very tightly please! ©373 viewsTransport of delight 1959.John Kirby
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Troopship Empire Clyde c1956373 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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Troop Transport WW2373 views1723 was a Diamond with the name "St Paul".
During the war buses were placed under Government control and were liable to requisition.
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"Kalafrana here I come"373 viewsPrefect
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Sant'Antonio 1930373 viewsColeiro Brothers' barquentine stranded at Catania.
The company pioneered the wine and tomato paste industries.
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Florentia 1950373 viewsDeparted for Melbourne with 1232 emigrants, the largest number on one ship, on December 16.Prefect
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The Bus Routes from 1955372 viewsSEE THEM ALL HERE
And for some excellent bus photos click here.
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All together now ....372 viewsPrefect
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A More Recent Trip372 views2128 Departing HAFMED Floriana.
Daina Garage's pre-war Dodge having been rebuilt as a Bedford. (All very confusing!)
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Brisbane Star372 viewsSurvivor of Op Pedestal 1942Prefect
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Kingsgate Terminus 1930s ©372 viewsFrom Peter Evans. Prefect
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A Pusser's Bus372 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 Peace371 viewsGozo freight ferry 1960s.Prefect
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Città di Alessandria370 viewsTirrenia LinePrefect
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Dredger Anadrian368 viewsWorked for the Government around Grand Harbour from 1953. Parts are now preserved in the Maritime Museum.Prefect
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New Road at Marsa 1975368 viewsNot quite open.Prefect
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A very old bus367 viewsPassing the Chalet a long time ago.Prefect
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Fordson Thames367 viewsIn the post 1995 livery.
537's Final Trip
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Blata l-Bajda367 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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Attard Station367 viewsPrefect
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Clan Ferguson Arriving367 viewsEither October 1941 or January 1942. Later sunk on Pedestal.Prefect
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Fords in Kingsway ©367 viewsPrefect
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Mgarr at Mgarr367 viewsEntered service 1980.Prefect
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Imperial Eagle at Mgarr366 viewsPrefect
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RN Bedfords366 viewsThese are in Singapore but similar ones once served Tal Handak.Prefect
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Hillman Minx366 viewsVisiting Gozo around 1950.Prefect
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366 views... some destinations are confusing. ©2 commentsPrefect
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Morris Oxford at Ramla Bay ©366 viewsPete ShepheardPrefect
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The Coast Road Dualled365 viewsSee the video.
The original was built by the Royal Engineers.
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