Military Nostalgia – HMS Forth A 187 at Malta

One of the most notable naval vessels when Malta served as a British Naval Base was no doubt the Submarine Depot Ship HMS FORTH with pennant number as A 187. At Grand Harbour back to February, 1948. Laid down on 30th June 1937, launched on 11th August 1938 and Commissioned on 14th May, 1939, she […]

Military Nostalgia – Gay Class Gunboats stationed at Malta used for Adverts

The third advert in the series featured Coastal Forces , follows a flotilla of small boats in action, destroying a hulk somewhere off the coast. The narrator describes the action as the MTBs and MGBs separate to carry out attacks on the hulk, which is left sinking whilst the officers break out the tobacco. After […]