Another beautiful sunny day and our first Sunday. There are well over 300 hundred Catholic churches inHere is an excerpt from Wikipedia: The SS Ohio was an oil tanker built for the Texas Oil Company, (now Texaco). The tanker played a fundamental role in Operation Pedestal, which was one of the fiercest and most heavily contested of the Malta Convoys, in August 1942. Although Ohio reached Malta successfully, she was so badly damaged that she had to be effectively scuttled in order to offload her cargo, and never sailed again. The tanker is fondly remembered in
. Since there is no market on Sundays, Valetta is very quiet. After brekkie we walked over to the Malta , where we learned about War Museum ’s role in WWII. My father was stationed here when he was in the Yugoslav Navy. He was a petty officer on a torpedo boat and was involved in the invasion of Malta . He spent time in the picturesque military hospital overlooking the Italy when he broke his leg while on duty. He and his crew had their barracks on the badly damaged American supertanker, SS Ohio which played a huge role in bringing fuel oil for the war effort and saved Grand Harbour . Malta
We bought a couple of beach towels today (we forgot ours), so now we’re ready to do some swimming in the rather cool sea (18 degrees C).
Sea bass dinner at our pad.