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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last additions - Transport
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Imperial Eagle ©445 viewsGozo ferry 1960sPrefectOct 04, 2007
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Star at Syracuse 1960 ©378 viewsPrefectOct 04, 2007
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Grand Harbour ©379 viewsFeaturing the Città di Tunisi.
Others now identified as Strick Line's Albistan & the Turkish Yelkenci, built by Short Brothers in 1943, as Empire Camp, became Cunard's Valacia in 1946, New York City (Bristol City Line) in 1951, Loch Morar (Mackay and Macintyre)in 1955 and Yelkenci in 1959.
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Oh Dear!790 viewsThe Star of Malta being salvaged from the reef off Dragonara Point. July 1955.
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Star Postcard399 viewsPrefectOct 04, 2007
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Dilwara ©539 viewsTroopship 19601 commentsPrefectOct 04, 2007
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Dunera434 viewsFormer Troopship. School Cruise 1962 & 1967.1 commentsPrefectOct 04, 2007
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Imperial Eagle at Mgarr388 viewsPrefectOct 04, 2007
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Star of Malta 1961 ©620 views In 1952 she was sold to Maltese owner, Paul M. Laferla, who operated her thrice weekly as the passenger ferry Star of Malta between Malta and Syracuse.
Full History
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BEA Vanguard at Luqa ©408 viewsPrefectOct 04, 2007
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Preserved Truck ©349 viewsAt the Limestone Heritage, Siggiewi.PrefectOct 04, 2007
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Shipwreck salvage382 viewsJane Banks
A hand stamp "Damaged by seawater/ex Star of Malta 29.7.55" was applied to all letters, cards etc. salvaged from the wreck.
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Fading Star470 viewsLaid up at Marsa 1965
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Modern bus at Mosta359 views©Jane BanksPrefectOct 04, 2007
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Fallen Star988 views29 July 1955.
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Amerigo Vespucci 1959935 views©Liz MardelPrefectOct 04, 2007
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Buses Post Card1694 viewsIn the proper coloursPrefectOct 04, 2007
     
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