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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.

Did You Know.....  Karwela was built in 1957 by Jos L. Meyer of Papenburg, West Germany and named M/S Frisia II.  She was renamed Nordpaloma in 1977.

Karwela was built in 1957 by Jos L. Meyer of Papenburg, West Germany and named M/S Frisia II. She was renamed Nordpaloma in

In 1969 sold to Rea Towing Co. Liverpool and renamed “Rossgarth”. In 1972 she was sold to Mifsud Brothers (Malta Ship Towage) Ltd, Malta, retaining her name.  In the same year she sailed from Liverpool for Malta where in 1973 she was registered.

In 1969 sold to Rea Towing Co. Liverpool and renamed “Rossgarth”. In 1972 she was sold to Mifsud Brothers (Malta Ship Towage) Ltd, Malta, retaining her name. In the same year she sailed from Liverpool for Malta where in 1973 she was registered.

Tug 2 is 30m long, has a 7.5m beam, built at Malta Drydocks and was decommissioned after more than a decade in operation. It was originally owned and operated by Kalaxlokk Co. Ltd and in 2000 it was purchased by Bezzina Marine Services Ltd.

Tug 2 is long, has a beam, built at Malta Drydocks and was decommissioned after more than a decade in operation. It was originally owned and operated by Kalaxlokk Co. Ltd and in 2000 it was purchased by Bezzina Marine Services Ltd.

The Karwela was built by Meyer Jos L., Papenburg (West Germany) and launched in 1957 as M/S Frisia II.

Nordpaloma (Karwela) came to Malta in 1986 and was owned by Comino Marina LTD till about She was renamed Karwela in

Cominoland - Miner VI was built by Philip & Son Ltd, Dartmouth and commissioned by the Royal Navy Admiraly. She was launched in 1942.

Miner IV (Cominoland) was Acquired by Zammit & Sons Ltd, Malta in 1966 and renamed Minor Eagle. She was converted to a ferry and provided ferry services between Valletta and Comino.

P29 Patrol Boat on its way to the bottom

Patrol Boat on its way to the bottom

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

P29 Patrol Boat before sinking

Patrol Boat before sinking

In 1981 she was sold to Tug Malta and renamed Rozi. The Tugboat Rozi operated in Grand Harbour Valletta.

In 1972 Rossgarth (Rozi) was sold to Mifsud Brothers (Malta Ship Towage) Ltd, Malta. Then in 1981 she was sold to Tug Malta and finally renamed Rozi.

Cominoland - Acquired by Zammit & Sons Ltd, Malta in 1966 and renamed Minor Eagle. She was converted to a ferry and could load more than 400 passengers and 10 cars, she provided ferry services between Valletta and Comino.

Cominoland - Acquired by Zammit & Sons Ltd, Malta in 1966 and renamed Minor Eagle. She was converted to a ferry and could load more than 400 passengers and 10 cars, she provided ferry services between Valletta and Comino.

What a difference from today! Passengers wait for the next boat to Gozo in the sunshine at the Cirkewwa ferry terminal in 1995

What a difference from today! Passengers wait for the next boat to Gozo in the sunshine at the Cirkewwa ferry terminal in 1995

In 1977 she was named the Nordpaloma and came to Malta in 1986. She was renamed Karwela in 1987 and was owned by Comino Marina LTD till about 2002.

In 1977 she was named the Nordpaloma and came to Malta in She was renamed Karwela in 1987 and was owned by Comino Marina LTD till about

Um El Faroud after the accident in Malta dry docks which cost the lives of 9 dock workers.

Um El Faroud after the accident in Malta dry docks which cost the lives of 9 dock workers.

Minensuch- und Räumschiff Projekt 89.1 - Kondor I Klasse

Minensuch- und Räumschiff Projekt 89.1 - Kondor I Klasse

RailPictures.Net Photo: CP 8821 Canadian Pacific Railway EMD GP9 at Rosebery, British Columbia, Canada by Doug Wingfield

Net Photo: CP 8821 Canadian Pacific Railway EMD at Rosebery, British Columbia, Canada by Doug Wingfield

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