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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Sheer Bastion © 333 viewsGetting the treatment.Prefect
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Taking your time from the Dockyard Clock ... © 335 viewsPrefect
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Rebuilding Fleur de Lys Arch © 342 viewsThe original having been demolished by the RAF in 1943.Prefect
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The Gut © 344 viewsRefurbishment continues.Prefect
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The Egyptian Queen © 386 viewsHas been gentrified. As it was.
Corner of Old Theatre Street with Strait Street.
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Parliament © 345 viewsCars admitted only for important persons.Prefect
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Railway Terminus © 390 viewsNothing happening down there. Lift not working. Terminal decline?2 commentsPrefect
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St Luke's & the Torpedo Depot362 viewsPrefect
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King George VI Bar 1950.417 viewsLife Magazine.
Gzira.
Still going strong.
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Lord Nelson Bar 1950398 viewsLife Magazine.
Probably Gzira.
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The Blue Peter Bar 1950401 viewsLife Magazine.
96 Strait Street, next door to the Galvanized Donkey.
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The Smiling Prince 1950390 viewsLife Magazine.
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The Bing Crosby Bar 1950379 viewsLife Magazine.
The last bar at the lower end of Strait Street.
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The Black Prince Bar 1950380 viewsLife Magazine.
Lascaris Wharf?
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The Gyppo Queen 1950457 viewsOld Theatre Street.
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1953 Calendar373 viewsSt Paul's SpirePrefect
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1953 Calendar510 viewsLazaretto Creek. But which Depot Ship? Its not Ranpura.
Now confirmed as HMS Tyne.
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1953 Calendar350 viewsThe Ferry. Victor's Pharmacy, but the Alhambra not yet rebuilt. See Also.Prefect
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1953 Calendar352 viewsGhar-id-Dud and the Chalet.Prefect
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1953 Calendar308 viewsMilitary Bay.Prefect
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1953 Calendar338 viewsBalluta.Prefect
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1953 Calendar318 viewsSt.Julian's Bay.Prefect
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1953 Calendar313 viewsMnajdra & Filfla.Prefect
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1953 Calendar303 viewsMdina.Prefect
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Jessie's Bar471 viewsMuch patronised by the occupants of the barracks, the walls were covered in military photos and memorabilia.
From Bruce Williams.
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Australia Hall364 viewsFrom Bruce Williams.Prefect
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No1 Dock466 views3 commentsPrefect
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National Stadium Ta Qali422 viewsPrefect
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Spinola in the Sixties551 viewsPostcard1 commentsPrefect
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Rediffusion431 viewsThe formal opening of the new building by Sir Robert Laycock in 1958.
Image from Rediffusion-Malta.
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A (vivid) memory of Mdina446 viewsThis is Casa Mdina, Wesgha Ta’ Sant’ Agata, Mdina. This is where our Eng Lit master lived. He invited his Upper 6th class one evening for a literary soiree (his phrase, not mine), and whilst readings were being delivered to and by the guests I recall having a cosy time on this balcony with a young lady. My Eng Lit A-level grade was not good…1 commentsIvan
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Farsons Advertising333 viewsPrefect
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