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

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Tal Handaq
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Tal Handaq 40-50s (1947 - 1959)


260 files, last one added on Nov 06, 2018
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Tal Handaq 60s (1960 - 1969)


417 files, last one added on Oct 26, 2019
Album viewed 56215 times

Tal Handaq 70s (1970 - 1978)


156 files, last one added on Jun 02, 2019
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Staff (All periods)


93 files, last one added on Nov 10, 2013
Album viewed 35889 times

Music & Drama


120 files, last one added on May 29, 2015
Album viewed 9278 times



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

166 files, last one added on Feb 25, 2019
Album viewed 11592 times

The Archive - Magazines, Documents, Memoirs, History.


56 files, last one added on Jul 06, 2019
Album viewed 7981 times

Other Service Schools and TH in Later Years


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

167 files, last one added on Aug 06, 2019
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Then & Now


1047 files, last one added on Nov 02, 2019
Album viewed 107363 times

Royal Visit 1954


30 files, last one added on Apr 21, 2016
Album viewed 727 times

Naval & Military


872 files, last one added on Nov 16, 2019
Album viewed 119677 times



464 files, last one added on Aug 06, 2019
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Before Our Time


564 files, last one added on Jul 25, 2019
Album viewed 70011 times




5 albums on 1 page(s)

User galleriesThis category contains albums that belong to registered members.
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4,466 files in 28 albums and 3 categories with 2,813 comments viewed 2,415,104 times

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Filming The Malta Story 1952785 viewsĦaġar Qim or Mnajdra?
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4 commentsPrefect11/06/19 at 18:57admin: Shame no-one has made another film in all this tim...
Filming The Malta Story 1952785 viewsĦaġar Qim or Mnajdra?
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4 commentsPrefect11/06/19 at 08:59Ivan: Yes, lots of weaknesses in the film, but the shots...
Filming The Malta Story 1952785 viewsĦaġar Qim or Mnajdra?
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4 commentsPrefect11/05/19 at 18:49admin: Agreed Ivan. I was never happy with Muriel Pavlov ...
Filming The Malta Story 1952785 viewsĦaġar Qim or Mnajdra?
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4 commentsPrefect11/05/19 at 15:03Ivan: I always thought Alec Guinness was mis-cast in his...

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Faithful6 viewsRosalie Hide, now Stephens, writes "HM Tug Faithful, one of the tugs my father was skipper of. It was his favourite as it was a paddle tug. This was painted by one of his ship's company".
Thank you for permission to publish, Rosalie.
adminNov 16, 2019
Triton Fountain 1960s31 viewsAfter Kingsgate became Citygate (1964).2 commentsadminNov 02, 2019
Triton Fountain 236 viewsFor those who are unaware of the livecam on the roof of The Phoenicia I have been trying unsuccessfully to include a link here, but if you Google "Live Cam Floriana - The Triton Fountain" you will find it. There are other views, too - Tigne, St George's Square, Grand harbour etc.IvanOct 27, 2019
Triton Fountain 114 viewsNot quite sure which album to put this in, but Then and Now seems appropriate as we are all no doubt familiar with how the area around the fountain used to look, and here it is now. The shot is a screen grab from the livecam mounted on top of The Phoenicia. What an improvement! And with a new twist on the selfie, that's my wife and I sitting on the low wall, bottom right. IvanOct 27, 2019

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