Author: Leander Thomas

Nadur in Gozo is mostly renowned among the Maltese for its spontaneous carnival, but few may know that it boasts of a unique museum housing a treasure trove of naval memorabilia. Part of the Royal Lady bombed and sunk in 1942 The Kelinu Grima Maritime Museum is privately owned by the church. It was founded in 1999 by the late Kelinu Grima, a primary school teacher who spent some 65 years collecting hundreds of maritime objects. Exhibits include models, naval uniforms, flags, photographs, vessel parts and other priceless objects such as authenticated pieces of timber from Lord Nelson’s ship HMS…

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