Mgarr ix-Xini Bay - Ghajnsielem, Gozo, Malta
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 36° 01.205 E 014° 16.246
33S E 434291 N 3986421
Quick Description: At this point overlooking the bay is a notice board with information about the Knights Hospitallers.
Location: Malta
Date Posted: 6/7/2018 1:07:39 PM
Waymark Code: WMYEZ1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
There is a second notice board that talks about a watchtower that overlooks the bay, and is a separate way mark.

The text of this notice board is as follows.
Mgarr ix-Xinni

Mgarr ix-Xinni, the name of this fjord-like bay
indicates its role as a landing place (mgarr) for
ships (xini). This inlet was used by the Kights
as a place for careening the galleys, and to
carry out repairs and maintenance.
Careening is the act of turning a ship on its side for cleaning, caulking, or repair.
Name of Military Order: Knights Hospitaller

Link documenting charitable acts: Not listed

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