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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Floriana Station Approach ©377 viewsAt the entrance to St Philip's Garden. Map.Prefect
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Sliema Buses376 viewsMartin Powell
Princess Melita Avenue heading for Pieta.
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Malta International Airport376 viewsWhich is considered to be at Gudja rather than Luqa.Prefect
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Loads of sixties cars.376 viewsPrefect
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Rolling off at Mgarr376 viewsOur first vist to Gozo by Imperial Eagle 1960.Prefect
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BEA Viscount at Luqa 1960 ©375 viewsPrefect
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"You Came A Long Way from Siggiewi"375 viewsPrefect
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Caronia 1950374 viewsThe Green Goddess. Built 1949, sold 1968, wrecked/scrapped 1974.
Admiralty tug Respond in attendance.
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Gozo Boat374 viewsPostcard - painting by LM Galea.Prefect
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Dunera374 viewsSchool Cruise 1962 & 1967Prefect
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Melita Land373 viewsGozo Ro-Ro 1980sPrefect
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Knight of Malta373 viewsIn service from 1930 with passengers and mail to Syracuse and Tunis. Sunk 1941.Prefect
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Working on the Railroad373 viewsAttardPrefect
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Queen of Peace373 viewsGozo freight ferry 1956-1970.
Originally RN minesweeper MMS 135. Foundered 1977 in Gulf of Sirte.
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3327 in later life372 viewsHaving emigrated3 commentsPrefect
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Uganda372 viewsArthur Dixon PostcardPrefect
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Bikes at Bugibba ©372 viewsPrefect
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A Star by any other name, 1949.372 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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Troopship Lancashire 1956371 views Mentioned in School Mag 1957.
Lancashire(2)Built 1914 for Bibby Line, in 1930 converted to permanent troopship, scrapped at Barrow in 1956.
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Birkirkara Station371 views2 commentsPrefect
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Gleneagles & Princess Melita off Mgarr371 viewsGozo Mail Steamers c 1885 - 1924.Prefect
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BEA Viscount in the new colours ©370 viewsPrefect
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Police Escort ©370 viewsFor another Ambassador leaving the Palace in the same Austin Princess.2 commentsPrefect
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The Fabled Magirus-Deutz 1956 at City Gate.370 viewsSometime between 1964 - 1971.
Last seen here.
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The Eagle at Marfa369 viewsPrefect
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Full House at Mgarr369 viewsMelitaland, Cominoland/Jylland 2 (Ex HMS Miner VI), Imperial Eagle & Ghawdex.
Circa 1980
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Sliema Bus368 viewsMartin Powell
Bedford OB in the spray green livery 1973 - 1995.
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Land Rover Series I 1988 ©368 viewsPrefect
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Cameronia 1952368 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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Running for the Bus ©368 viewsFrom Peter Evans.Prefect
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King of England368 viewsGozo Ferry 1933-1937 and 1944-1951. Built 1902 as Naval Water Tanker Helpful and based at Malta. 1933 sold to Bernardo Zammit. 1942 salvaged oil from Breconshire. 1951 scrapped Italy.Prefect
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Gozo Ferry 1976367 viewsMelita Land ex Dordrechteansmith
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