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
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.