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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

Then & Now


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Royal Visit 1954


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Naval & Military


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Before Our Time


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Last comments - Malta
The old Vernon Club574 viewsNow the Central Bank.
Eric Hartley
1 commentsPrefect08/06/19 at 18:35Military Brat: The Old Vernon Club with the Barber Shop located d...
RNH Mtarfa734 viewsAfter the First World War there was a re-organization of the military medical services on the Islands. The Mtarfa Hospital, commissioned in 1912, was opened on the 29th June 1920, even though it had been in use for some time earlier. During the Second World War, the Mtarfa Hospital and barracks were reorganized as the 90th General Hospital and built up to a maximum of 1200 beds. An underground hospital was excavated under the military hospital. After the war the 90th General was reformed as the David Bruce Military Hospital. This continued to serve the military, complementing Bighi Naval Hospital, until 1970. For the next eight years, the Mtarfa Hospital served the needs of British military and naval personnel until its closure in 1978.1 commentsPrefect08/04/19 at 09:33admin: The last British hospital outpost was a hospital c...
HMS Forth 725 viewsWith Striker & Sefton alongside1 commentsPrefect03/01/19 at 01:08kenneth c proudlove: Excellent photo, after all, the 1959 Sicily trip w...
HMS Woodbridge Haven 19594513 viewsIn Sliema Creek with the Minesweeping Squadron.
E Ferreira
1 commentsPrefect02/05/19 at 05:34kenneth c proudlove: Excellent photo, lived in Gazira, and looked out t...

Last additions - Malta
What happened to the proposed donkey?9 viewsArtist's impression of the planned Paradise Bay Hotel.

Times of Malta 23 March 1961.
adminOct 12, 2019
Malta Independence 196435 views21st September

See Youtube

...and lots more clips there.
adminSep 22, 2019
On this day 1965 - Hal-Far54 views1st Sept 1965 RNAS Hal Far was formally handed over to the RAF.

Picture taken 31 August the last day of HMS Falcon.

By kind permission of Mark Woolley whose father Bob took it. See Woolley Family
adminSep 01, 2019
Beacon House St Andrew's Barracks [Now].44 viewsThe old Beacon House was used for N.A.A.F.I breaks.Military BratAug 07, 2019

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