Naval Air Squadron

Naval Visits – RFA ARGUS A 135 – 23-25.11.2022

On Wednesday 23rd November, 2022 the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Role 3 Casualty Treatment/Aviation Training Ship RFA ARGUS A 135 passed Grand Harbour, Malta breakwaters at 1026 hrs after embarking pilot at Marsaxlokk Harbour Pilot Station 2 Bravo due to heavy swell off Grand Harbour (OGH) during her maiden call. She was originally built as …

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Naval Visits – HMS BRISTOL D 23 – 13-16.11.1987

On Friday 13th November 1987, the only Type 82 Class Destroyer in service with the Royal Navy – HMS BRISTOL D 23 entered Grand Harbour, Malta for the first time as part of the Dartmouth Training Squadron berthing at Crucifix Wharf together with HMS ROTHESAY F 107( Had 1 x Wasp HAS.1 helicopter with serial …

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Maltese Fortifications – Joint Operation between AFM and Royal Navy with St. Mary’s Battery, Comino – 21.08.1997

ST. MARY’s BATTERY¬†or Trunciera, as it’s known in Malta, is a semi-circular gun platform at the eastern end of the island. It was built by the Order of Saint John between 1715 and 1716 as one of a series of coastal fortifications around the coasts of the Maltese Islands and to protect the channel between …

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