Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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Manoel Island367 viewsPhoto Ewart WhitePrefect
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Our Favourite Barracks666 viewsPhoto Ewart White7 commentsPrefect
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A nice bit of Xemxija344 viewsPrefect
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The North West Coast316 viewsFrom Rdum tal-MadonnaPrefect
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Dragonara & St George's430 viewsPrefect
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Sliema Wanderers Training Pitch489 viewsOn top of The Point. Taken a couple of years ago, that bit is finished now.1 commentsPrefect
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The Point, Tigne Street Entrance.461 viewsIs this where the Guardroom was?1 commentsPrefect
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Pwales Valley449 viewsThe block in the distance is the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa at what I still call Military Bay.Prefect
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Qui Si Sana Children's Playground510 views5 commentsPrefect
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St Thomas Tower built 1614 (Wignacourt)330 viewsNow totally cut off from the sea by the derelict Jerma Palace Hotel.Prefect
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The Coast Near Hal Far306 viewsHasan's Cave is somewhere round here but someone has removed the signposts so I couldn't find it.Prefect
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The Palace Gets a Facelift412 viewsBehind some clever tarpaulins.4 commentsPrefect
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Cable Sign - Hay Wharf359 viewsView from Ta'Xbiex 2009.1 commentsMartin Powell
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Band of the Armed Forces Malta357 viewsPrefect
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Royal Malta Yacht Club, Ta'Xbiex.358 viewsAnd the "Black Pearl" Restaurant, which probably has no connection with Errol Flynn, though it did have a role in Popeye. Prefect
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"A Distant View Of Mdina, Malta"342 viewsEdward Lear 1866. Oil on Canvas.
Mosta Dome on the left - Wied il-Ghasel.
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Off the beaten track297 viewsView from Mtahleb. Who says Malta isnt green in summer?Prefect
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Mtahleb Chapel361 viewsOnce painted by Edward Lear, but it needs doing again!Prefect
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New Statues at Marsaxlokk340 viewsProbably ceramic like the ones in Bisazza Street.Prefect
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Scrubber at Marsaxlokk384 viewsPhoto Tim CornwellPrefect
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New Road to Paradise291 viewsPrefect
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The White Tower 2011328 viewsAnd Squattersville.Prefect
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Tigne Parade Ground 2011366 viewsPrefect
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Tigne on the Chart407 viewsPublished 1976, corrected to 1991.
(Admiralty Charts went politically correct in the early seventies, doing away with fathoms at the same time.)
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The Fortina, Tigne 1979.354 viewsFirst built 1966 with 88 beds and since expanded five times to over 700.
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Tigne Barracks 1979833 viewsWhats that on the left for?
Photo Tim Cornwell
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Grand Harbour Boom Defence370 viewsPrefect
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No sign of the new lift yet.354 viewsCustoms House seems to be getting a refurb.Prefect
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Fort Pembroke675 viewsBuilt 1878. Now housing a school which pinched a name.1 commentsPrefect
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"Valletta Waterfront" - Pinto Wharf579 viewsThe storehouses of Manuel Pinto da Fonseca, later the empire of the SNSO, now hold a dozen restaurants.
Floriana Council are not happy with the name.
(At each store depot at home and abroad there is a Superintending Naval Store or Victualling Store, or Armament Supply Officer (S.N.S.O., S.V.S.O. or S.A.S.O.) Supplies for the Fleet. Page 12/127.
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Fort Ricasoli Brennan Torpedo Station344 viewsDirecting station for the Brennan torpedo on top of Fort Ricasoli taken in 1995.David
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Fort Ricasoli Brennan Torpedo Station384 viewsView of the slipway and station buildings taken in 1995. The station extends beneath the fort.David
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