I have been to … the Naval Museum, Malta: The Order of the Knights of St John HallPosted: November 8, 2013
The entrance to the Hall is dominated by a huge model of an eighteenth century warship that was used by the Knights.
The Hall contains numerous model ships, including one of an eighteenth century Grand Master’s ceremonial barge and …
… the late seventeenth century ceremonial barge used by Grand Master Adrien de Wignacourt.
There are also models of typical war galleys and xebecs of the types used by the Knights of St John.
Later sailing warships are also represented, including a late eighteenth century Third Rate ship-of-the-line.
There are also models of the various types of sailing merchant ships and small boats used in and around Maltase waters.
The Hall also contains examples of the different types of artillery used aboard the warships operated by the Knights of St John.