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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 Service764 viewsTimes of Malta.
As she was.
PrefectAug 29, 2013
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Gozo Boat G19380 viewsWith an improvised rig. Proper tal Latini job.
Postcard
PrefectAug 28, 2013
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Marsa 1967364 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.383 viewsThornycroft single decker imported in 1904.
From Edgar Vella.
PrefectAug 17, 2013
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A Survivor ©301 viewsSt Paul's Bay 2013.
As a Gozo Bus.
PrefectAug 14, 2013
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Jean de la Valette ©306 viewsSicily in less than 2 hours.
Virtu Ferries.
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CMA CGM Coral ©296 viewsNo.6 DockPrefectJul 12, 2013
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CMA CGM Coral ©256 viewsNo.6 Dock
Where she is now.
PrefectJul 12, 2013
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My Next Boat ©261 viewsAt Manoel Island Marina.PrefectJul 10, 2013
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Grand Harbour Ferry ©253 viewsAt what remains of Customs House Steps.PrefectJul 02, 2013
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Grand Harbour Ferry ©266 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 ©279 viewsBut most have to pay going up.PrefectJun 30, 2013
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Barrakka Lift Entrance ©267 viewsIts free going down.PrefectJun 30, 2013
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The Floriana Gestapu ©339 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 Buses359 viewsPrefectJun 10, 2013
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Taxis at Eros365 viewsPrefectJun 04, 2013
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Dredger Anadrian ©429 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 ©384 viewsdaviddbPrefectJun 03, 2013
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Castille Terminus380 viewsPrefectJun 01, 2013
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The Fabled Magirus-Deutz 1956 at City Gate.370 viewsSometime between 1964 - 1971.
Last seen here.
PrefectMay 30, 2013
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Full House at Mgarr368 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 19521361 viewsThe car is possibly a Riley ?4 commentsdfssMar 31, 2013
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Concorde at Luqa 1987535 viewsPrefectMar 28, 2013
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Wreck of the Bancinu713 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 Lift496 viewsBeing dismantled 1983.
Story of the Lift
PrefectMar 19, 2013
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New Road at Marsa 1975396 viewsNot quite open.PrefectMar 17, 2013
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Troll c1960634 viewsWith Sea Giant.
© Rex Cooper.
2 commentsPrefectFeb 01, 2013
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Malta Railway 603 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!674 viewsSliema Creek c19552 commentsPrefectJan 04, 2013
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New Barrakka Lift1647 viewsCourtesy of Malta Buses. More here.PrefectDec 20, 2012
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