Day: August 4, 2021

Ship of the Week – FALCON originally SOUTHLEIGH

One of the Lowestoft trawlers that was seen in Malta was the diving support vessel FALCON that was seen both at Sliema Creek, Marsamxett Harbour and at Grand Harbour in 1997. She was built in Lowestoft by the Shipyard of Richards Iron Works Ltd as Yard Number 417 for Small and Co Ltd of Lowestoft …

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Bunkering – British Yacht FIDDLERS DREAM – 27.07.2021

On Wednesday 27th July, 2021 after 1400 hrs the 22 metres long GBR flag yacht FIDDLERS DREAM shifted from Marsamxett Harbour towards Grand Harbour for bunkering purposes. Homeported at Cowes (GBR Flag) she berthed starboard side alongside Pinto 1 Wharf, part of Valletta Cruise Port. After she took bunkers via road tanker by Cassar Petroleum …

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Preserved Ships – JEANIE JOHNSTON Replica in Ireland.

JEANIE JOHNSTON is the replica of a three masted barque that was originally built in Quebec, Canada, in 1847 by the Scottish-born shipbuilder John Munn and she’s berthed at the Custom House Quay, Dublin, Ireland. The original tall ship  was bought by Tralee, Co. Kerry-based merchants John Donovan & Sons, as a cargo vessel and traded successfully between Tralee and North America for …

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