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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Anglo Maltese League802 viewsIn Merchants Street. Now a restaurant, formerly a club.2 commentsPrefect
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Our Lady of Sorrows - Pietà440 views Compare & Contrast
The tree has survived if not the fountain.
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Works in progress at City Gate488 viewsPrefect
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Roman Baths at Ghajn Tuffieha870 viewsClosed, overgrown and no sign of any conservation, so was unable to do a comparison with this.4 commentsPrefect
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Winch Room986 viewsRail tracks misaligned with doorway confirming suggestion of earlier use? Brennan Torpedo?12 commentsPrefect
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More Tigne Relics646 views1 commentsPrefect
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Bisazza Street Sliema603 viewsVery pleasant without the diesel fumes. Unfortunately some of the ceramic statues having tea outside the former Plaza were decapitated that night. Times of MaltaPrefect
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Winch engine - ripe for restoration.725 viewsBut diesel not steam, sorry folks.3 commentsMartin Powell
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Tigne Swimming Pool594 viewsAuto filling system1 commentsPrefect
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The hole in the cave roof594 viewsAt this rate I will have to start a new album just for Tigne.4 commentsPrefect
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How to get to tunnels (2)617 viewsThe main steps here behind the sloping wall have been nicely restored. These were the steps opposite the families Naafi shop.9 commentsMartin Powell
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How to get to Tigne Tunnels631 viewsThe steps lead from the new walkway opposite the Chop House restaurant, after you clamber across the flowerbeds, ignoring the Keep Off notice! Presumably when the development is finished and the beach opened, the tunnels will be closed off.3 commentsPrefect
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The spirit was willing but the flesh was too big.532 viewsCorporal - call out de guard! Dose English boys from Tigne Street trespassin again.Martin Powell
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Round Tower - open.416 viewsMartin Powell
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Inside round tower473 viewsWe got in from the caves below, only to find the front door wide open!3 commentsMartin Powell
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Inside winch room682 viewsWe could never see it like this by candlelight (entry from inside caves).2 commentsMartin Powell
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Winch for boom defence669 viewsA tad rusty, but it has had 70 years exposed to the salt (although the doors were locked in our time). But Prefect took his wire brush this year and polished it all up.7 commentsMartin Powell
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View from winch room547 viewsWhat ran on the tracks? Brennan Torpedo ammo?4 commentsMartin Powell
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Breakwater view395 viewsDifferent entrance - there are plenty.Martin Powell
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Valetta from inside caves.567 views(I prefer the old spelling).7 commentsMartin Powell
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Man with pipe667 viewsMiner's lamp an improvement on candles. No canary though.3 commentsMartin Powell
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Tide was in - or climate change?494 viewsWe seldom used to get our feet wet!Martin Powell
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Tigne Caves Expedition 2010737 viewsOutside the caves / tunnels looking to Manoel Is, hardly changed.1 commentsMartin Powell
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Tigne Swimming Pool607 viewsStill there in 2011. Underground pics coming soon, starting with MP's.Prefect
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View of the old Lido, Tigne, Tue 1st Aug 1989 © 1490 views4 commentsDavid Robinson
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View of Sliema from Tigne boathouse,Tue 1st Aug 1989981 viewsDavid Robinson
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Tigne Point, The Anchor, Fri 4th Aug 1989555 viewsDavid Robinson
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Tigne Point, Fri 4th Aug 1989596 viewsDavid Robinson
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Tigne Point , known as The Anchor, 1st Aug 1989539 viewsDavid Robinson
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Tigne Church behind the School, Wed 2nd Aug 1989784 viewsDavid Robinson
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The Swimming Pool, full of debris, Tigne, 1st Aug 1989671 viewsDavid Robinson
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The Robinson flat, Tigne Barracks, Malta, Fri 4th Aug 19891184 viewsI think it was called D Block2 commentsDavid Robinson
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