Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

Memories of the Royal Naval School, Malta, 1947 - 1978.


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Category Albums Files
Tal Handaq
8 1,356
Tal Handaq 40-50s (1947 - 1959)


236 files, last one added on Aug 29, 2015
Album viewed 22304 times

Tal Handaq 60s (1960 - 1969)


400 files, last one added on Jun 23, 2017
Album viewed 53490 times

Tal Handaq 70s (1970 - 1978)


145 files, last one added on Sep 10, 2016
Album viewed 32583 times

Staff (All periods)


92 files, last one added on Nov 10, 2013
Album viewed 34761 times

Music & Drama


120 files, last one added on May 29, 2015
Album viewed 8603 times



Next one 3rd Sept 2016 at Bath Uni. Email viv@dmeventservices.co.uk for info and to join reunion database or contact members.

158 files, last one added on Sep 04, 2016
Album viewed 10761 times

The Archive - Magazines, Documents, Memoirs, History.


50 files, last one added on Jun 23, 2017
Album viewed 7185 times

Other Service Schools and TH in Later Years


Verdala, Tigne, St Andrew's, Luqa, Mtarfa.

155 files, last one added on Jul 24, 2016
Album viewed 13170 times

8 albums on 1 page(s)

5 2,917
Then & Now


1020 files, last one added on Mar 04, 2017
Album viewed 106612 times

Royal Visit 1954


30 files, last one added on Apr 21, 2016
Album viewed 451 times

Naval & Military


850 files, last one added on Jan 30, 2017
Album viewed 117926 times



454 files, last one added on Dec 01, 2015
Album viewed 46585 times

Before Our Time


563 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2015
Album viewed 69595 times




5 albums on 1 page(s)

User galleriesThis category contains albums that belong to registered members.
6 55
4,328 files in 25 albums and 3 categories with 2,695 comments viewed 1,925,151 times

Last comments
Peter Sheldrake & Barry Horder 396 views Tal Handak Sports Day, Wednesday 21st May 1952 at Manoel Island.1 commentsPrefect06/16/17 at 19:25billkby: That's odd I was there in 1952 but don't...
Cubs mid 50s595 viewsPat Fairbairn1 commentsPrefect06/16/17 at 12:14billkby: I remember being in1st Tal Handaq cubs around 1953...
Tigne & Sliema Creek540 viewsPostcard. After the Army & Navy had gone.3 commentsPrefect05/16/17 at 10:01kenneth c proudlove: Not to mention, Hms Woodbridge haven, and five or ...
Plevna Hotel, Then & Now.427 viewsHughes Hallett Street, Tigne.
Named after Colonel Henry or The Captain?
2 commentsPrefect03/25/17 at 13:21DZ5591: Same with us: on arrival (1947) we were in the Ple...

Last additions
"Mintoff withdrawal" 1972 - even the horses were sent packing.0 viewsPolo ponies back to Blighty.

Janice Frapwell Baker
adminJun 23, 2017
BFBS Request - Patricia Graham nee Woolneg1 viewsFor anyone interested, it was a request from my then-boyfriend, and the record was Elvis singing "Are You Lonesome Tonight"

Patricia Graham
adminJun 23, 2017
Early 60s films of Malta128 viewsLinks to four films taken by the Stubbs family (no sound).





Don Stubbs
1 commentsadminMar 04, 2017
Mtarfa water136 viewsThe photo shows my sister helping with a water delivery to our married families' quarters in St Patrick's.

Bruce Williams
1 commentsadminJan 30, 2017

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