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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Dragonara Swimming Pool 1967742 viewsWith distant view of an early Sliema High-Rise, probably the Preluna.2 commentsMartin Powell
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1980 in front of the drop below Tigne Fort819 viewsWe used to call this the 'old swimming pool' - it was on the sea front just below a big drop from the area around the old fort if I remember rightly....3 commentsNick Robinson
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Outside 'A' or 'C' Block 1980 704 viewsThis picture was taken outside our old flat in the barracks at Tigne. I cannot remember if it was 'A' or 'C' block - it was right next to the slipway to the boathouse! My brother will correct me. Tigne remained much as it was in the sixties in 1980 - prior to any development. The Army buildings were occupied by Chinese Dock workers when this photo was taken, I recall the Maltese put them there as cheap accommodation..2 commentsNick Robinson
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Comino Trip477 viewsTraditional refreshments.Prefect
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Comino Trip 1950481 viewsPhill Rose & DadPrefect
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HQ Allied Forces Mediterranean544 viewsFlorianaPrefect
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The Plaza, Sliema 1955.588 viewsPrefect
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The Carlton on fire 1943.678 viewsPrefect
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The Coliseum, Valletta.543 viewsc 1972Prefect
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The Gaiety Sliema576 viewsPrefect
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The Savoy - Upper & Lower592 views1970s judging by the flares.Prefect
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Astra Cinema Luqa577 viewsJ. Borda.1 commentsPrefect
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Balluta Buildings559 viewsPrefect
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A Roof with a View567 viewsVilla Guardamangia 1949.
See the Film
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Mellieha Church 1955456 viewsWhen it still dominated the skyline.
Taken from what is probably stage one of the Seabank Hotel.
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A Running River423 views(Of harmless merriment?)
Wied il-Ghasel near Mosta.
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Sheep (Not Shoats!)479 viewsWied il-Ghasel near Mosta.4 commentsPrefect
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Fort Ricasoli573 viewsBrennan Torpedo Station.3 commentsPrefect
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Ricasoli & Rinella Bay461 viewsPrefect
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Manoel Island460 viewsQuite a few changes from here, and much more to come. "The low-rise scheme includes a Mediterranean style village situated in a fully car free zone, just seconds from a yacht marina which is currently being enlarged to berth some 420 boats. The master plan includes a waterfront casino, a host of cultural, leisure and sports facilities, marina-related commercial spaces and a walkway to the old Lazaretto and the Fort"Prefect
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Stamps EIIR382 viewsPrefect
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Stamps KGVI316 viewsPrefect
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Peter's Pool370 viewsFrom a magazine dated 1992.
(The oil rig is in Grand Harbour.)
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French Creek384 viewsAfter the dockyard went commercial but before No. 6 Dock was started.phillrose
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Jim Joyner & Dad403 viewsjimjoyner1
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Tigne Officers' Mess 2009432 views You can see it behind the crane (darker stone with arched windows) – no longer dominating the skyline!!
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Dockyard Terrace 1954 © 995 viewsfrom the Victualling Yard gate.
Photo James Donald Bamber.
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Wied iz Zurrieq Police Station356 viewsPhoto James Donald Bamber.
There is now a problem!
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Melleiha Bay 1954 © 457 viewsPhoto James Donald Bamber. Prefect
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Regulars at the Iron Duke 1953426 viewsPhoto James Donald Bamber. Prefect
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The Iron Duke Bar, Paola.429 viewsPhoto James Donald Bamber. Prefect
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Bars at Għar Lapsi 1954450 viewsPhoto James Donald Bamber. Prefect
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