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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)


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Tal Handaq 60s (1960 - 1969)


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420 files, last one added on Dec 12, 2019
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Tal Handaq 70s (1970 - 1978)


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


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93 files, last one added on Nov 10, 2013
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Music & Drama


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120 files, last one added on May 29, 2015
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Reunions


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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
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The Archive - Magazines, Documents, Memoirs, History.


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56 files, last one added on Jul 06, 2019
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Other Service Schools and TH in Later Years


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

167 files, last one added on Aug 06, 2019
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8 albums on 1 page(s)

Malta
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Then & Now


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1048 files, last one added on Dec 06, 2019
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Royal Visit 1954


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30 files, last one added on Apr 21, 2016
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Naval & Military


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872 files, last one added on Nov 16, 2019
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Transport


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


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564 files, last one added on Jul 25, 2019
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User galleriesThis category contains albums that belong to registered members.
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Last comments
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From the archives - 50 years on.10 viewsThe name of the school was changed from RNS TH to SCS TH in 1969 (Service Children's School), though it continued to be administered by the Royal Navy. All other service schools in Malta then came under the remit of the RN, Captain HC Malkin (Headmaster 1966 - 1970) being appointed the first OiC Service Schools, Malta & Naples.

Photo : Evan Potts
2 commentsadmin12/12/19 at 12:16admin: Appalling indeed Ivan. I can hear Prefect spinning...
TH_sign.jpg
From the archives - 50 years on.10 viewsThe name of the school was changed from RNS TH to SCS TH in 1969 (Service Children's School), though it continued to be administered by the Royal Navy. All other service schools in Malta then came under the remit of the RN, Captain HC Malkin (Headmaster 1966 - 1970) being appointed the first OiC Service Schools, Malta & Naples.

Photo : Evan Potts
2 commentsadmin12/12/19 at 09:14Ivan: Nice to see a plural noun with the correct use of ...
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All the best from Farsons 23 views1960s ad. Reads "Simonds Farsons Cisk is the largest and most up to date industry on the island" !!2 commentsadmin12/06/19 at 14:00admin: Prices varied - you clearly went to the best water...
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All the best from Farsons 23 views1960s ad. Reads "Simonds Farsons Cisk is the largest and most up to date industry on the island" !!2 commentsadmin12/06/19 at 12:40Ivan: Lovely stuff! If I recall correctly in the mid-60s...

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TH_sign.jpg
From the archives - 50 years on.10 viewsThe name of the school was changed from RNS TH to SCS TH in 1969 (Service Children's School), though it continued to be administered by the Royal Navy. All other service schools in Malta then came under the remit of the RN, Captain HC Malkin (Headmaster 1966 - 1970) being appointed the first OiC Service Schools, Malta & Naples.

Photo : Evan Potts
2 commentsadminDec 12, 2019
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All the best from Farsons 23 views1960s ad. Reads "Simonds Farsons Cisk is the largest and most up to date industry on the island" !!2 commentsadminDec 06, 2019
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Aerial view mid-60s92 viewsCompare with the layout plan HERE

The corrugated-roofs were Romney huts (not Nissen huts).
2 commentsadminNov 22, 2019
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Aerial plan mid-60s78 viewsNorth is right

Compare view HERE

Key : 1. Block 11 - Dining Hall & Galley
2. Block 11 - 6th form
3. Old Music Room / Careers Room / sometime L6th common room
4. Block 12 Classrooms
5. Block 12 Classrooms
6. Language Lab
7. Caretaker's Store
8. Tuck Shop
9. Science Block (13)
10. Block 1 Classrooms & Biology Lab
11. Block 2 Classrooms
12. Incinerator
13. Classrooms? (Possibly toilets but wrong colour)
14. Block 3 Classrooms
15. Block 4 Classrooms
16. Block 5 Classrooms
17. Block 6 Classrooms & Metalwork / Tech Drawing
18. Block 14 Classrooms & Shorthand / Typing
19. Boys’ Toilets
20. Block 15 Classrooms
21. Library
22. Block 16 Classrooms
23. Girls’ Toilets & Showers
24. Hall
25. Boiler Room
26. New Music Room
27. Gymnasium & Showers
28. Netball / Tennis Court
29. Woodwork Block (7)
30. Groundsmen's Store
31. The "Field"
32. Art Block (8)
33. Art & Craft Block (9)
34. Block 10 Classrooms
35. Admin Block
adminNov 22, 2019

Random files
The Star of Malta in her prime The Ferry c1959 Youngsters of the 68 - 71 Group. Our Lady of Itria Chapel    ©  RN Hospital Bighi, Womens Ward, mid 60s. © RNH BIGHI Tigne Hospital WW1 Derek Saunders 1974 The Robinson flat, Tigne Barracks, Malta, Fri 4th Aug 1989 The Gut 2007 RFA Blue Ranger Vampires at Ta Kali No1 Dock Pauline Bale & Ray Hart HMS Glasgow 
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