Maltese Seamen in the Royal Navy

 

E. TABONA, Warrant Officer’s Cook, married, aged 26 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Temeraire

 

John TABONA, born in Floriana on 18th February 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 362887

 

Joseph TABONA, born in Cospicua on 22nd February 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 365759

 

Lawrence TABONA, born in Burmola on 20th May 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 173713

 

Alfred C. TABONE, Stoker 1st Class, serving on HM Drifter Eddy, died 26th May 1942

 

Antonio TABONE, born on 27th March 1895, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L9990

 

Antonio TABONE, born in Valletta on 1st June 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361063

 

Antonio TABONE, born on 1st September 1842, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 98967

 

Antonio TABONE, 360243, born in Gozo 1st January 1876. He joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic on board HMS Ramillies in April 1902 but left the service in June 1902

 

Antonio TABONE, Caulker’s Mate, married, aged 38 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Alexandra

 

Carmelo TABONE, 139913, born in Valletta on 1st April 1868. Joined the Royal Navy in November 1886 on board HMS Agamemnon as a Domestic, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and became an Officer’s Cook. He was still serving in the Navy in 1916

 

Carmelo TABONE, born in Burmola in January 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 354481

 

Carmelo TABONE, born about 1869, Domestic, married, aged 32 years, serving on HMS Theseus in 1901

 

Carmelo TABONE, born in Tarxien on January 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52068

 

Francesco TABONE, died 1916, Seaman, serving on HMS Topaze

 

George TABONE, born on Gozo, about 1840, Musician, aged 21 years, serving on HMS Cressy in 1861

 

Giovanni TABONE, born in Floriana in 1859, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 108498

 

Giuseppe TABONE, born in Valletta on 18th January 1889, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L5320

 

Giuseppe TABONE, born in Gozo in September 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J87905

 

Giuseppe TABONE, born in Vittoriosa on 13th September 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355176

 

Giuseppe TABONE, died 1920, Officer’s Steward, serving on HMS Torch

 

Ignazio TABONE, Ordinary Seaman, aged 33 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1861

 

John TABONE, born in Zabbar on 17th June 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 230579

 

John TABONA, 362887, born in Floriana on 18th February 1883. Joined the Royal Navy in September 1904 on board HMS Suffolk as a Bandsman, but left in December 1904

 

Joseph TABONE, Petty Officer Steward, E/LX20744, died 31st October 1940, on board the destroyer HMS Zulu

 

Mauruzzo TABONE, of Valletta, on board HMS Juno in 1793. His ship was a 32 gun Frigate, launched in 1780, with a total complement of 215 men. There were 60 Maltese on the ship’s books and part of their wages was paid monthly to their families in Malta

 

Michael TABONE, born in Tarxien on 20th May 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L3690

 

Michele TABONE, born in Gozo on 11th December 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13207

 

M. TABONE, died in WWI. He was a Petty Officer serving on HMS Torch

 

Paolo TABONE, born in January 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11197

 

Paolo TABONE, born in January 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J90023

 

Pietro TABONE, born in Cospicua on 13th March 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J51340

 

Salvatore TABONE, born in Cospicua on 4th July 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12537

 

Salvatore TABONE, born on 27th February 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 341701

 

Salvatore TABONE, K57621, born in Cospicua July 1893, boatman. Joined the Royal Navy in 1919 as a Stoker on board HMS Europa, and served on several ships

 

S. TABONE, died 20th January 1918. He was a Steward travelling on the Armed Boarding Steamer Louvain, which was torpedoed by the German U-boat U22 in the Aegean Sea

 

Vincent TABONE, born on 1st January 1846, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 98987

 

Wenzu TABONE, crew member of the Mooring Vessel Moor, lost his life on 8th April 1941 when the vessel struck a mine and quickly sank in Grand Harbour

 

George TABONI, born about 1841, Ward Room Cook’s Assistant, aged 30 years, serving on HMS Lord Warden in 1871

 

Ignazio TABONI, born about 1828, Ordinary Seaman, aged 33 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1861

 

Joseph TABONI, born in Zabbar on 15th August 1872, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 171833

 

Michael TABONI, born on 3rd December 1833, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 44376

 

Michael TABONI, born about 1833, Ordinary Seaman, aged 28 years, married, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1861

 

Carlo TACCO, born in Cospicua in January 1861, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 126089

 

Salvatore TAGLIANA, 106385, born on 15th October 1854. Joined the Royal Navy in September 1878 on board HMS Euryalus as a Bandsman. He left the Navy in July 1882

 

Giovanni TAHRA, born on 25th April 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355369

 

Albert TAILBY, born on 21st December 1854, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 47613

 

Anthony TALIANA, L4837, born in Valletta 2nd May 1894. Joined the Royal Navy in October 1913 as an Officer’s Cook on board HMS Warrior, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and was still in the Navy in February 1928

 

Francis TALIANA, born in Hamrun on 19th July 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363141

 

Manuel TALIANA, born in Valletta on 25th April 1889, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L9909

 

Paolo TALIANA, L4820, born in Valletta 15th December 1885. Joined the Royal Navy in September 1913 as an Officer’s Cook on board HMS Gloucester and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and was still in the Navy in April 1920

 

Salvatore TALLIANA, born in Citta Vecchia on 15th November 1856, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 127242

 

Carmelo TAMMITT, born in November 1855, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 94736

 

Michael TAMMITT or ZAMMITT, born in Valletta on 13th September 1848, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 90895

 

William TAMMITT, born in Misida on 26th August 1859, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 103072

 

Paolo TANASI, born in Sliema on 26th September 1872, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 353981

 

Emmanuele TANTE, born in December 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54384

 

Spiro TANTE, born about 1833, Domestic, aged 38 years, married, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

Paolo TANTE, born about 1855 in Cospicua, Cooper, aged 46 years, serving on HMS Royal Oak in 1901

 

Vincenzo TANTE, born in March 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11101

 

Vincenzo TANTE, Cooper, married, aged 33 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Monarch

 

Arthur TANTI, born on 12th March 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L3789

 

Elisco TANTI, born in Cospicua on 21st September 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 347451

 

Emmanuele TANTI, K/49014, died 20th January 1918. He was a Stoker travelling on the Armed Boarding Steamer HMS Louvain, which was torpedoed by the German U-boat U22 in the Aegean Sea. Aged 47 years, the son of Paolo (deceased) and Vincenza Tanti, and husband of Giuseppa Tanti of 31 Strada Porta Marina, Senglea

 

Francesco TANTI, of Floriana, on board HMS Juno in 1793. His ship was a 32 gun Frigate, launched in 1780, with a total complement of 215 men. There were 60 Maltese on the ship’s books and part of their wages was paid monthly to their families in Malta

 

Giovanni Maria TANTI, of Mdina, on board HMS Juno in 1793. His ship was a 32 gun Frigate, launched in 1780, with a total complement of 215 men. There were 60 Maltese on the ship’s books and part of their wages was paid monthly to their families in Malta

 

Giuseppe TANTI, born in Citta Vecchia on 10th March 1901, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12235

 

Giuseppe TANTI, born on 5th April 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K46072

 

Giuseppe TANTI, born in Zabbar on 9th April 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K43688

 

Giuseppe TANTI, born on 15th December 1864, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 127248

 

G. TANTI, died in WWI. He was a Stoker serving on HMS Egmont

 

Joseph TANTI, born in Floriana on 4th March 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361371

 

Joseph TANTI, born in Valletta on 4th April 1902, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13069

 

Luigi TANTI, born in October 1872, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54412

 

Nicholas TANTI, born in Valletta on 1st February 1872, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 163946

 

Paolo TANTI, born in April 1854, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 135085

 

Roberto TANTI, born on 16th May 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 364169

 

R. TANTI, died in WWI. He was a Cook serving on HMS Warrior

 

Salvatore TANTI, of Zebbug, on board HMS Juno in 1793. His ship was a 32 gun Frigate, launched in 1780, with a total complement of 215 men. There were 60 Maltese on the ship’s books and part of their wages was paid monthly to their families in Malta

 

Salvatore TANTI, born in December 1859, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 103465

 

Joseph TARA, born in Burmola in December 1857, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 111035

 

Giuseppe TARB, born in October 1853, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 88614

 

Joseph TARB, born in 1856, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 106490

 

Luigi TASANELLI, born on 8th September 1830, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 100740

 

Joseph TATTON, 308181, alias James LOUGHLIN, born in Valletta 17th July 1877, a dairyman. His record says he gave himself up as deserter James Loughlin, 298686, on 12th December 1902 and was sentenced to 42 days Hard Labour. The fraud was discovered when the original James Loughlin gave himself up on 27th February 1905. Loughlin was born in Edinburgh on 18th January 1881, and was not retained for further service in the Navy but in view of Tatton's satisfactory conduct he continued in the Navy. He had joined as a Stoker on HMS Pembroke II on 12th December 1902, and after completing his detention made the Navy his career, serving on several ships. He was promoted to Leading Stoker on 21st November 1912 and Petty Officer Stoker on 20th November 1913. He was demobbed from the service in February 1919

 

Charles TAUMA, 157478, born in Senglea 31st May 1872, tailor. Joined the Royal Navy in October 1890 as a Domestic on board HMS Agamemnon

 

Joseph TAUMA, 1507548, born in Valletta in 1857. Joined the Royal Navy in December 1878 on board HMS Agincourt as a Domestic, but left in May 1879

 

Albert E. TAYLOR, 91037, born 5th May 1857. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1875, as a Domestic on HMS Monarch. He served on several ships and was still in the Navy in 1884

 

Antonio TAYLOR, born in Sliema 13th February 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K58599

 

Emmanuel TAYLOR , L3415, born on 25th December 1892. Joined the Royal Navy in January 1912 on board HMS Minerva as an Officer’s Cook, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and was still in the Navy in September 1921

 

Joseph TAYLOR, born 20th November 1854, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 89654

 

Mike TAYLOR, 353489, born in St.Julians August 1873. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1894 as a Domestic on board HMS Aeolus, and served on several ships

 

Josiah TAYLOR, born about 1855, Carpenter’s Crew, aged 26 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Alexandra

 

Dominico TEDESCO, born in Valletta on 4th August 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13662

 

Vincenzo TEDESCO, born in Valletta on 22nd March 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M6655

 

Nicolo TELLUS, 91087, born in February 1843, a tailor. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1875 as a Tailor on HMS Devastation. Served on several ships and still in the Navy in 1891

 

Geraldo TENMA, born in October 1895, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11112

 

Emmanuele TERRANOVA, born in Valletta on 26th December 1896, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L7856

 

E. TERRANOVA, died in WWI. He was a Steward serving on HMS Triad

 

Sebastian TERRANOVA, 358653, born in 1882. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1900 as a Domestic on board HMS Revenge, but left in October at his own request

 

Salvatore TERRIBILE, born in August 1853, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 44411

 

Antonio TERRIBLE, born in Valletta on 16th June 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K32476

 

Carlo TERRIBLE, born in Valletta in 1865, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 136053

 

Francis TERRIBLE, born in Valletta on 17th May 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 364433

 

Frank TERRIBLE, born in Valletta on 4th August 1846, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 69033

 

Vincenzo TERRIBLE, 354556, born in Valletta on 23rd October 1875. Joined the Royal Navy in February 1896 on board HMS Barfleur as a Domestic, but left in April 1897 at his own request. He re-entered the service in May 1901 as an Ordinary Seaman on HMS Hibernia, buy left in July 1902 again at his own request

 

Antonio TESEO, born on 10th November 1827, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 62576

 

Anthony TESTA, E/LX23186, died 8th April 1940, on board the destroyer HMS Glowworm. His ship encountered the German invasion force for Norway and rammed the German cruiser Admiral Hipper, but was sunk by gunfire from the German ship. Only 38 of the crew survived. Lieut-Commander Roope, the C.O. of the Glowworm  was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross

 

Carmelo TESTA, L4038, born in Valletta 25th April 1892. Joined the Royal Navy in 1912 as an Officer’s Steward on board HMS Cumberland. He made the Navy his career and served on several ships. He was still in the Navy on 31st December 1928

 

Giuseppe TESTA, 362494, Domestic, HMS Bulwark. He was born in Valletta on 17th January 1886, joined the Royal Navy in 1904 and made it his career. He became an Officer's Cook and served on several ships. He re-enlisted in 1926 and his No. was changed to ELX.20460

He was awarded the British War and Victory Medal for World War I, and Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal King George V version whilst on HMS Royal Oak

Photo supplied byJoseph Scerri from his collection

Giuseppe TESTA, born on 31st July 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11044

 

Salvo TESTA, born on 8th September 1869, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 128416

 

Salvo TESTA, born about 1870, Domestic, aged 31 years, married, serving on HMS Ramillies in 1901

 

Antonio TESTEA, born in Valletta on 5th March 1895, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L5995

 

Albert TEUMA, born in Hamrun on 25th December 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 358428

 

Antonio TEUMA, born in Valletta on 9th November 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361776

 

Emmanuele TEUMA, born in Floriana on 24th December 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355397

 

Giovanni TEUMA, born in December 1889, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J92827

 

Giovanni TEUMA, born on 2nd November 1863, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 127511

 

Giovanni TEUMA, 356340, died 25th December 1914, at the battle of Heligoland Bight. He was a Steward serving on HMS Arethusa

 

Giuseppe TEUMA, born about 1831, Ward Room Cook’s Assistant, aged 30 years, serving on HMS Caesar in 1861

 

Guglielmo TEUMA, 106444, born in Floriana on 16th March 1859. Joined the Royal Navy in October 1878 on board HMS Hibernia as a Domestic, and left in April 1879

 

John TEUMA, born in 1858, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 101528

 

Spiro TEUMA, born in Valletta on 21st October 1860, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 117991

 

Thomas William THATCHER, born in Valletta on 2nd July 1874, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 269399

 

Edgar William THEOBALD, born in Cospicua on 12th February 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M34868

 

Carmel THEUMA, E/LX23469, died 28th April 1941, on board the destroyer HMS Diamond, which was attacked and sunk by German Stuka dive-bombers

 

HMS Diamond

 

Charles THEUMA, born in Valletta in June 1836, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 98753

 

Alfred Ernest Carleton THOMAS, born in Valletta on 26th March 1889, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 271697

 

Henry Carlton THOMAS, born on 11th April 1861, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 142274

 

Salvo THOMAS, born in Senglea on 20th May 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 237829

 

Frank THOMPSON, born in Valletta on 13th May 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 360396

 

Henry THOMPSON, born in Valletta on 25th April 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 364357

 

Henry THOMPSON, born in Valletta on 23rd April 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 364138

 

Lewis THOMPSON, L3362, born on 8th December 1882, a coppersmith. Joined the Royal Navy in December 1911 on board HMS Diana as an Officer’s Cook, and left in January 1913

 

William THOMPSON, born in Burmola on 18th January 1872, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 152538

 

Robert THOMSON, born on 12th December 1854, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 45555

 

Henry TIE, 84944, born in Valletta on 24th June 1854. Joined the Royal Navy in February 1874 on board HMS Hart as a Domestic, and left in May 1875

 

Joseph TIRCHETT, Steward, E/LX25643, died 11th May 1942, on board the destroyer HMS Lively, sunk by German JU-88 aircraft south of Crete

 

Giuseppe TOBONA, 353033, born in Cospicua 15th October 1871. Joined the Royal Navy in January 1894 as a member of the Carpenter’s Crew on board HMS Hibernia

 

Michael TOBONI, born about 1835, Able Seaman, aged 36 years, married, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

Vincenzo TODARO, born in Floriana on 10th August 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 364821

 

Raffaele TOMA, 107520, born in Valletta in July 1860. Joined the Royal Navy in October 1878 on board HMS Black Prince as a Domestic, but left the Navy in June 1879

 

Edward TOMLINS, born in Sliema on 7th December 1904, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J103684

 

Emmanuel TONA, born in Cospicua on 18th March 1870, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 167626

 

Charles TONG, born in Cospicua on 19th October 1899, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10482

 

Walter Edmund TONG, born on 24th December 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10483

 

Alfred TONNA, born in Valletta on 3rd March 1866, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 158701

 

Alfredo TONNA, 358715, born in Valletta 19th June 1878. Joined the Royal Navy 1900 as a Domestic on board HMS Royal Sovereign

 

Antonio TONNA, born about 1841, Captain’s Cook Assistant, aged 30 years, serving on HMS Defence in 1871

 

Antonio TONNA, born in Valletta on 31st March 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 215012

 

Carlo TONNA, born on 1st January 1849, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 87183

 

Carlo TONNA, Steward, married, aged 28 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Wye

 

Carmelo TONNA, born in Citta Vecchia on 6th September 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12227

 

Carmel TONNA, E/LX23469, died 28th April 1941, on board the destroyer HMS Diamond, which was sunk by German Stuka dive-bombers

 

Charles TONNA, born about 1852 in Floriana, Ward Room Servant, aged 19 years, serving on HMS Royal Oak in 1871

 

Costantino TONNA, born in Hamrun on 18th August 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357992

 

Costantino TONNA, 359174, born in Hamrun on 26th August 1881. Joined the Royal Navy in January 1901 on board HMS Andromeda as a Domestic, but left in April 1901

 

Francesco TONNA, born in Sliema on 5th May 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13363

 

Francesco TONNA, born on 27th October 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L2450

 

Francis TONNA, born in Hamrun on 5th November 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L8940

 

George TONNA, born in Valletta on 17th February 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363122

 

Giuseppe TONNA, born in Floriana on 16th May 1870, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 146030

 

Giuseppe TONNA, born about 1871, Domestic, aged 30 years, serving on HMS Theseus in 1901

 

Giuseppe TONNA, 362568, born in Senglea on 12th March 1886. Joined the Royal Navy in June 1904 on board HMS Lancaster as a Bandsman, and served on this ship until he left the Navy in April 1906

 

Giuseppe TONNA, born in Senglea on 12th March 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 362568

 

John TONNA, Ward Room Cook, married, aged 33 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Wye

 

John TONNA, born in Valletta on 10th June 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L2852

 

Joseph TONNA, born in Cospicua on 1st February 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 354396

 

Michael TONNA, born in Floriana on 16th December 1896, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10753

 

Paolo TONNA, of Mdina, on board HMS Juno in 1793. His ship was a 32 gun Frigate, launched in 1780, with a total complement of 215 men. There were 60 Maltese on the ship’s books and part of their wages was paid monthly to their families in Malta

 

Paolo TONNA, born on 13th January 1837, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 111038

 

Paolo TONNA, 360076, born in Floriana 15th July 1882. He joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic on board HMS Royal Sovereign in January 1902, but left the Navy in March 1905 at his own request

 

Publio TONNA, born about 1863, Domestic, aged 38 years, serving on HMS Renown in 1901

 

Vincent TONNA, born in Cospicua on 25th December 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 213332

 

Vincent TONNA, born in Valletta on 13th October 1874, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 171478

 

Carmelo TOOMA, born about 1825, Ward Room Cook’s Assistant, aged 36 years, married, serving on HMS Hannibal in 1861

 

Carmelo TORMOSA, born in Senglea in 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K57242

 

Antonio TRAPANESE, born in Valletta in 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K51619

 

Benjamino TRAPANI, born on 30th November 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11971

 

Henry TRAPANI, 107970, born in Valletta on 4th August 1857. Joined the Royal Navy in April 1879 on board HMS Salamis as a Domestic, but left in May 1879

 

Mariano TRICAS, born in Valletta in 1860, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 148515

 

Giuseppe TRICCAS, born in Senglea on 6th January 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357995

 

John TRICCAS, 353307, born in Senglea 9th April 1874. Joined the Royal Navy in April 1894 as a Domestic on board HMS Trafalgar. He became an Officer’s Steward and served on several ships. He was killed in action on 31st May 1916 on board HMS Defence at the Battle of Jutland. His ship was an Armoured Cruiser and the flagship of Rear Admiral Sir Robert Arbuthnot. They came under intense gunfire from six German dreadnoughts, and HMS Defence was set ablaze, a further salvo hit the ship which then exploded sending smoke and flames hundreds of feet high. All the 903 men on board lost their lives

 

John TRICCAS, born about 1875, Domestic, aged 26 years, serving on HMS Renown in 1901

 

Philip TRICCAS, born in Floriana on 13th April 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 364842

 

Pasquale TRIGONA, born in Sliema in February 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357719

 

Joseph TRIOLO, born in Hamrun on 5th October 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L4148

 

Salvatore TRIOLO, born in Valletta on 4th April 1866, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 158702 (353872)

 

Francis TROISE, born about 1879, Domestic, aged 22 years, serving on HMS Rupert in 1901

 

Carmelo TROISI, 354537, born in Misida on 16th August 1863, carpenter. Joined the Royal Navy in January 1896 on board HMS Ramillies as a member of the Carpenter’s Crew. He served on several ships and left the Navy in March 1903

 

Carmelo TROISI, born about 1864 in Misida, Carpenter’s Crew, aged 37 years, married, serving on HMS Ramillies in 1901

 

Carmelo TROISI, born in Misida on 7th July 1866, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 135550

 

Francis TROISI, born on 17th April 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357731

 

Paolo TROISI, born on 15th March 1872, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 159199

 

Ricardo TROISI, Ward Room Cook, married, aged 42 years, serving on HMS Dryad in 1881

 

Ricardo TROJISI (TROJIDE ?), born about about 1837, Captain’s Cook, aged 34 years, married, serving on HMS Jaseur in 1871

 

Thomas George TUCKER, born on 24th August 1872, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 160381

 

Thomas G. TUCKER, born about 1873, Stoker, aged 28 years, serving on HMS Marathon in 1901

 

Charles Augustus Stanley TUFFIN, on born 1st April 1899, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J32769

 

Antonio TUMA, born in March 1856, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 94329

 

John TUMA alias TAUMA, born in Gozo in August 1847, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 91717

 

Joseph TUMA, born in Valletta on 15th September 1843, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 44198

 

Joseph TUMA, born in Valletta about 1844, Warrant Officer’s Cook, aged 27 years, married, serving on HMS Enterprise in 1871

 

Henry TURNER, born in Sliema on 15th February 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L1793

 

John TURNER, born on August 1848, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 128357

 

John TURNER, born in Valletta on 8th May 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10122

 

Nazzareno TURTELL, born in Floriana on 14th January 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12363

 

Edward TYLER, born on 28th December 1874, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 165250

 

Carlo UBER, born in Valletta in July 1859, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 136071

 

J.A. UINGS, died in WWI. He was a Seaman on HM Submarine G8

 

Carmelo UNGRO, born in Lija on 8th April 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 365072

 

Raffaele UNGARO, born on 2nd October 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K54950

 

James Arthur UINGS, born in Valletta 3rd October 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J1496

 

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