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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last additions - Transport
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Old Zabbar Bus 2522 Back in Service763 viewsTimes of Malta.
As she was.
PrefectAug 29, 2013
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Gozo Boat G19379 viewsWith an improvised rig. Proper tal Latini job.
Postcard
PrefectAug 28, 2013
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Marsa 1967363 viewsZurrieq Bus overheated and an RN Tilly approaching.
© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.
PrefectAug 24, 2013
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Bus No.6 at Palm Square, Msida.381 viewsThornycroft single decker imported in 1904.
From Edgar Vella.
PrefectAug 17, 2013
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A Survivor ©299 viewsSt Paul's Bay 2013.
As a Gozo Bus.
PrefectAug 14, 2013
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Jean de la Valette ©303 viewsSicily in less than 2 hours.
Virtu Ferries.
PrefectJul 14, 2013
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CMA CGM Coral ©293 viewsNo.6 DockPrefectJul 12, 2013
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CMA CGM Coral ©254 viewsNo.6 Dock
Where she is now.
PrefectJul 12, 2013
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My Next Boat ©259 viewsAt Manoel Island Marina.PrefectJul 10, 2013
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Grand Harbour Ferry ©251 viewsAt what remains of Customs House Steps.PrefectJul 02, 2013
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Grand Harbour Ferry ©265 viewsOperated by Marsamxetto Steamferry Services Ltd using a 100HP Triple Expansion 4 Stroke.
An old Steam Ferry
PrefectJul 02, 2013
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Vertical Connection Project ©278 viewsBut most have to pay going up.PrefectJun 30, 2013
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Barrakka Lift Entrance ©266 viewsIts free going down.PrefectJun 30, 2013
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The Floriana Gestapu ©338 viewsPouncing on another hapless motorist who has failed to notice that Sarria Street inbound is now "Buses Only".
They quite spoiled my entire day!
PrefectJun 28, 2013
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B'kara Bus343 viewsPassing through Hamrun.PrefectJun 10, 2013
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Boring Green Buses358 viewsPrefectJun 10, 2013
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Taxis at Eros364 viewsPrefectJun 04, 2013
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Dredger Anadrian ©427 viewsWorked for the Government around Grand Harbour from 1953. Parts are now preserved in the Maritime Museum.
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Capri at the Ferry 1976 ©379 viewsdaviddbPrefectJun 03, 2013
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Castille Terminus377 viewsPrefectJun 01, 2013
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The Fabled Magirus-Deutz 1956 at City Gate.368 viewsSometime between 1964 - 1971.
Last seen here.
PrefectMay 30, 2013
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Full House at Mgarr367 viewsMelitaland, Cominoland/Jylland 2 (Ex HMS Miner VI), Imperial Eagle & Ghawdex.
Circa 1980
PrefectMay 30, 2013
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Another Mayflower352 viewsThe owner is understood to have worked at the Chart & Chronometer Depot in the 1950s so may well have resided at Dockyard Terrace.PrefectMay 22, 2013
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Ken Stubbs, Bunty Stubbs, Margaret Gamble, Paddy Gamble, Malta 19521358 viewsThe car is possibly a Riley ?4 commentsdfssMar 31, 2013
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Concorde at Luqa 1987534 viewsPrefectMar 28, 2013
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Wreck of the Bancinu712 viewsGozo Ferry 1950 -1957
Broke her moorings at Mgarr in a gale and was salvaged by RFA Uplifter.
PrefectMar 21, 2013
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The Old Lift493 viewsBeing dismantled 1983.
Story of the Lift
PrefectMar 19, 2013
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New Road at Marsa 1975395 viewsNot quite open.PrefectMar 17, 2013
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Troll c1960631 viewsWith Sea Giant.
© Rex Cooper.
2 commentsPrefectFeb 01, 2013
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Malta Railway 602 viewsArtwork by Edgar Vella.
The original timber viaduct was insisted upon by the War Office, to allow them to quickly remove the breach in the fortifications. Later rebuilt in stone.
PrefectJan 08, 2013
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Ooops!671 viewsSliema Creek c19552 commentsPrefectJan 04, 2013
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New Barrakka Lift1646 viewsCourtesy of Malta Buses. More here.PrefectDec 20, 2012
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