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Xlendi – Part 1  Built by Helsingor Vaerft, Helsingør (Denmark) in 1955 for De Danske Statsbaner, Helsingør as a train ferry, it weighs 1123 gross tones and is 80 meters long.

The Ferry Xlendi was built in 1955 by Helsingor Vaerft of Helsingør, Denmark and was named Helsingør.

Imperial Eagle - Near to the wreck is a magnificent statue of Jesus Christ which was blessed by Pope John Paul II in 1990 and placed on the seabed to protect the fishermen of Malta.

Imperial Eagle - Near to the wreck is a magnificent statue of Jesus Christ which was blessed by Pope John Paul II in 1990 and placed on the seabed to protect the fishermen of Malta.

Um El Faroud commemorative plaque

Plaque commemorating the dock workers who died

Divers Helmet at Blue Grotto on the way to the Um El Faroud

Divers Helmet at Blue Grotto on the way to the Um El Faroud

Hayley at Cirkewwa

Hayley at Cirkewwa

HMS Russell was steaming off Malta early on the morning of 27th April 1916 when she struck two sea mines that had been laid by the German submarine U-73.

HMS Russell was steaming off Malta early on the morning of April 1916 when she struck two sea mines that had been laid by the German submarine

MALTA // Towards an Independent Literature: Malta’s Writers and Poets // Malta’s history of colonization resulted in a country steeped in a variety of diverse cultural traditions. When independence was finally gained in 1964, Malta’s writers faced a struggle to resurrect the Maltese language. // Continue reading: http://theculturetrip.com/europe/malta/articles/towards-an-independent-literature-malta-s-writers-and-poets/

Towards An Independent Literature: Malta’s Writers and Poets

When independence was finally gained in Malta’s writers faced a struggle to resurrect the Maltese language. Literature of the post-independence period rejected the ideal imposed by colonizers and set out to create a Maltese literary voice.

Minensuch- und Räumschiff Projekt 89.1 - Kondor I Klasse

Minensuch- und Räumschiff Projekt 89.1 - Kondor I Klasse

From 1920 many of the 200 Lighters were sold to private companies, shipping agents and the governments of Greece, Egypt, France and Spain, 16 Lighters went to Malta, X127 was one of these.  At first she continued her duties as a water carrier, then she was converted to a fuel oil lighter carrying shale oil for the Tenth Submarine Flotilla, HMS Talbot, Manoel Island Marsaxmet Harbour, Malta.

From 1920 many of the 200 Lighters were sold to private companies, shipping agents and the governments of Greece, Egypt, France and Spain, 16 Lighters went to Malta, X127 was one of these. At first she continued her duties as a water carrier, then she was converted to a fuel oil lighter carrying shale oil for the Tenth Submarine Flotilla, HMS Talbot, Manoel Island Marsaxmet Harbour, Malta.

Enghave Plads

Enghave Plads

Glasskartor från Mjölkcentralen, Glace-Bolaget och GB Glace

Glasskartor från Mjölkcentralen, Glace-Bolaget och GB Glace

Golden Bay, Malta. Golden Bay is located in the northwestern area of Malta and is a popular draw for tourists of all kinds.

was here summer 2014 Golden Bay, Malta. Golden Bay is located in the northwestern area of Malta and is a popular tourist spot.

Most Incredible Sunken Ships on Earth Tugboat Rozi, Malta Not much is known about this former tugboat except that it was scu...

Not much is known about this former tugboat except that it was scuttled in 1992 at the popular dive location of Cirkewwa in Malta.

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