Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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A well known politician 1976521 views2 commentsPrefect
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Military Bay 1958610 views2 commentsPrefect
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Horses at Ta'Xbiex425 viewsPostcard 1950s. RFA Eddyfirth at left.Prefect
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Day out on dad's dockyard launch463 views I am at the stern and he seems to be laying down the law to someone, probably me.
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Swimming in Sliema Creek.545 viewsThe large building on the left is the boathouse. The sign on the top corner reads 36 HAA Regiment RA.
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Building on Manoel Island415 viewsPrefect
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The Old Naval Bakery406 viewsPhoto Ewart White Prefect
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The Gardjola, L'Isla Point419 viewsPhoto Ewart WhitePrefect
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Wembley Ice Cream548 viewsFactory at Gzira opened 1937.Prefect
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Empire Stadium Gzira4550 viewsLater known as The Stadium. Used mostly for football matches (and greyhound racing) and hosted the home matches of the Maltese national football team and also hosted the final of the Maltese Cup. The stadium was able to hold 30,000 spectators and originally opened in 1922. It was notorious for its sandy pitch. It hosted its final game in 1981, being replaced by the modern Ta' Qali Stadium.2 commentsPrefect
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Rediffusion430 viewsStarted in 1935 and was nationalised under you know who in 1975.Prefect
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Salina Bay Hotel526 viewsOpened 1968, rebuilt and renamed Coastline in 1994, extended 2002, despite the smell from the saltpans!1 commentsPrefect
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Salina Bay Hotel387 viewsPhoto Ewart WhitePrefect
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Manoel Island406 viewsPhoto Ewart WhitePrefect
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Our Favourite Barracks832 viewsPhoto Ewart White7 commentsPrefect
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A nice bit of Xemxija387 viewsPrefect
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The North West Coast368 viewsFrom Rdum tal-MadonnaPrefect
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Dragonara & St George's477 viewsPrefect
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Sliema Wanderers Training Pitch574 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.542 viewsIs this where the Guardroom was?1 commentsPrefect
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Pwales Valley500 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 Playground598 views5 commentsPrefect
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St Thomas Tower built 1614 (Wignacourt)370 viewsNow totally cut off from the sea by the derelict Jerma Palace Hotel.Prefect
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The Coast Near Hal Far348 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 Facelift481 viewsBehind some clever tarpaulins.4 commentsPrefect
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Cable Sign - Hay Wharf413 viewsView from Ta'Xbiex 2009.1 commentsMartin Powell
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Band of the Armed Forces Malta395 viewsPrefect
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Royal Malta Yacht Club, Ta'Xbiex.392 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"382 viewsEdward Lear 1866. Oil on Canvas.
Mosta Dome on the left - Wied il-Ghasel.
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Off the beaten track337 viewsView from Mtahleb. Who says Malta isnt green in summer?Prefect
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Mtahleb Chapel402 viewsOnce painted by Edward Lear, but it needs doing again!Prefect
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New Statues at Marsaxlokk380 viewsProbably ceramic like the ones in Bisazza Street.Prefect
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