Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Castille Terminus353 viewsPrefect
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Ghawdex ©352 viewsGozo Ferry 1979 - 2000.
Photo Tim Cornwell
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Queen of Peace351 viewsGozo freight ferry 1956-1970.
Originally RN minesweeper MMS 135. Foundered 1977 in Gulf of Sirte.
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Working on the Railroad350 viewsAttardPrefect
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Gozo Boat G19350 viewsWith an improvised rig. Proper tal Latini job.
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Rolling off at Mgarr349 viewsOur first vist to Gozo by Imperial Eagle 1960.Prefect
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Gleneagles & Princess Melita off Mgarr349 viewsGozo Mail Steamers c 1885 - 1924.Prefect
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Knight of Malta349 viewsIn service from 1930 with passengers and mail to Syracuse and Tunis. Sunk 1941.Prefect
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Bus No.6 at Palm Square, Msida.349 viewsThornycroft single decker imported in 1904.
From Edgar Vella.
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Troopship Dilwara348 viewsProbably late forties.
ARUNDEL CASTLE appears to be in the background.
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Gozo Ferry 1976347 viewsMelita Land ex Dordrechteansmith
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Sliema Bus347 viewsMartin Powell
Bedford OB in the spray green livery 1973 - 1995.
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Dunera347 viewsSchool Cruise 1962 & 1967Prefect
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Empress of Canada 1962346 viewsPrefect
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Land Rover Series I 1988 ©346 viewsPrefect
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Caronia 1950346 viewsThe Green Goddess. Built 1949, sold 1968, wrecked/scrapped 1974.
Admiralty tug Respond in attendance.
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Birchircara Station346 viewsPrefect
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Uganda346 viewsArthur Dixon PostcardPrefect
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Royal Lady at Mgarr346 viewsPrefect
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The Railway345 viewsValletta to Rabat/Mtarfa. 1883 - 1931.Prefect
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"You Came A Long Way from Siggiewi"345 viewsPrefect
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Star at Syracuse 1960 ©344 viewsPrefect
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Notabile Station 1904344 viewsAnd now.Prefect
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Running for the Bus ©344 viewsFrom Peter Evans.Prefect
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Full House at Mgarr344 viewsMelitaland, Cominoland/Jylland 2 (Ex HMS Miner VI), Imperial Eagle & Ghawdex.
Circa 1980
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Series 1 LR lurking on Comino ©343 viewsPrefect
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Cameronia 1952343 viewsAnchor Line, built 1920. Requisitioned as troopship 1940 - 47. Then emigrant ship until 1953 when bought by MOT as troopship and renamed Empire Clyde. Scrapped 1957.Prefect
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3327 in later life343 viewsHaving emigrated3 commentsPrefect
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Birkirkara Station343 views2 commentsPrefect
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Steamroller 1903343 viewsR. Ellis. Public Works Department.Prefect
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Bikes at Bugibba ©343 viewsPrefect
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A Star by any other name, 1949.343 viewsIn 1947 she was acquired by the Minster SS Co. Ltd (Mitchell Cotts & Co. Malta) and renamed Westminster. In 1952 she was sold to Paul M. Laferla, who operated her thrice weekly as the passenger ferry Star of Malta between Malta and Syracuse. Prefect
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