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HMS Urge: The story, the loss and the ceremony at sea, by Professor Timmy Gambin

Photos submitted to by Professor Timmy Gambin and used by permission An 80-year-old maritime mystery has finally been put to rest with the unveiling of a memorial to a Royal Navy submarine lost off Malta. Serving Submariners from Naval Base Clyde and relatives of the crew of HMS Urge travelled to the Mediterranean island […]

The wreck of the Polish Destroyer ORP Kujawiak – The history of a heroic ship sunk in 1942

Text by Marinos Giourgas, submitted to and used by permission Photos: © Marinos Giourgas and Vasilis Spyropoulos, published under license ORP Kujawiak was originally a British Hunt-class Type II destroyer built as HMS Oakley. She  had a length of 85m and was weighing more than 1,000 tonnes. She was handed over by the Royal navy to […]

Aviation Archaeology: Research, project experiences and concepts on Aviation Heritage.

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos: Dr. Timmy Gambin and Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum The Department of Classics & Archaeology, Faculty of Arts at the University of Malta is hosting an International Conference on Aviation Archaeology and Heritage in collaboration with the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum  from 16 to 18 November 2017. The Aviation Archaeology and Heritage Conference will […]