Malta Naval Visits – French Navy – FS ACONIT F 713 – 11.11 to 13.11.2020

On Wednesday 11th November, 2020 at 0825 hrs the Marine Nationale (French Navy) La Fayette Class Frigate FS ACONIT F 713 entered Grand Harbour, Malta assisted by tugs SPINOLA and SEA SALVOR. Entering Grand Harbour, Malta on Wednesday 11th November – Images by Mr. Anthony Vella The La Fayette Class is a class of general purpose frigates built by DCNS and operated by […]

Ship of the Week – HATHERLEIGH

The HATHERLEIGH  was originally named SUFFOLK PUNCH (LT 395) and was built in Lowestoft by the Shipyard of Richards Iron Works Ltd as Yard Number 461. She was launched on 4th March 1961. She was owned by Small and Co. The SUFFOLK PUNCH was one of five sister ships all of very similar design and […]

LE PONANT leaving Valletta, Malta – 23.06.2012 – Aerial Photography

The 1991 FRA (France) built Sail Passenger Ship LE PONANT was photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS while leaving Valletta after a scheduled port of call. She was built in France by Francaise De Construction Navals at Villeneuve La Garenne and she’s homeported at Matautu. On the 4th April 2008 while she was through the […]