Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Category Albums Files
Tal Handaq
8 1,422
Tal Handaq 40-50s (1947 - 1959)


260 files, last one added on Nov 06, 2018
Album viewed 23779 times

Tal Handaq 60s (1960 - 1969)


410 files, last one added on Aug 11, 2018
Album viewed 55698 times

Tal Handaq 70s (1970 - 1978)


154 files, last one added on Sep 08, 2018
Album viewed 34026 times

Staff (All periods)


93 files, last one added on Nov 10, 2013
Album viewed 35729 times

Music & Drama


120 files, last one added on May 29, 2015
Album viewed 9157 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 11450 times

The Archive - Magazines, Documents, Memoirs, History.


55 files, last one added on Mar 21, 2019
Album viewed 7842 times

Other Service Schools and TH in Later Years


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

164 files, last one added on Mar 22, 2019
Album viewed 13763 times

8 albums on 1 page(s)

5 2,950
Then & Now


1034 files, last one added on Jul 28, 2018
Album viewed 107235 times

Royal Visit 1954


30 files, last one added on Apr 21, 2016
Album viewed 686 times

Naval & Military


864 files, last one added on Mar 13, 2019
Album viewed 119575 times



459 files, last one added on Feb 25, 2019
Album viewed 47833 times

Before Our Time


563 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2015
Album viewed 69943 times




5 albums on 1 page(s)

User galleriesThis category contains albums that belong to registered members.
9 54
4,426 files in 28 albums and 3 categories with 2,794 comments viewed 2,353,560 times

Last comments
HMS Forth 684 viewsWith Striker & Sefton alongside1 commentsPrefect03/01/19 at 02:08kenneth c proudlove: Excellent photo, after all, the 1959 Sicily trip w...
The Common Room website....60 views....is archived HERE (2006)

...and HERE (2013)

...and the links still work (mostly) !!
1 commentsadmin02/25/19 at 01:48admin: The Reunion Gang of Four - Tim Daly, Bernard Hocto...
Carol Papworth & Sandy Nicholas482 views1 commentsPrefect02/24/19 at 20:45admin: John Nicholas writes : To say regretfully that my ...
Roma McKinley & Sandy Nicholas793 viewsIn the Alhambra Cafe 1962.1 commentsPrefect02/24/19 at 20:45admin: John Nicholas writes : To say regretfully that my ...

Last additions
Verdala Bell-on-the-Well5 viewsCover to the deep well below the Verdala playground.

Sketch by Ken Woodhams.

Verdala website HERE
adminMar 22, 2019
The Tales of Peter Prictoe7 viewsPP was a pupil at Verdala Dockyard School in the 1930s. He wrote some splendid anecdotes which can be read online HERE adminMar 21, 2019
Malta Family History4 viewsThe lost website now archived can still be visited.

Essential resource for historians.

Find it HERE
adminMar 21, 2019
On the beach17 viewsA Royal Navy hovercraft glides onto the sand at Mellieha Bay in 1970.

Photo : Miguel Bonello
adminMar 13, 2019

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