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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Tigne Fort & Barracks461 viewsPrefect
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Tigne Point ©425 viewsSome attempt at preserving the Garden Battery?1 commentsPrefect
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Tigne Point ©296 viewsWorks continue.Prefect
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City Gap ©319 viewsPrefect
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Jean de la Valette ©345 viewsNew statue in South Street.2 commentsPrefect
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The Opera House ©304 viewsAlmost finished as an "open air performance space".
Though some thought is now being given to some sort of roof!
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Barrakka lift in 1952374 viewsPhoto taken by Mary Cowan on a visit to my parents in that year.dfss
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Bread Street in 1952440 viewsPhoto taken by Mary Cowan on a visit to my parents in that year.2 commentsdfss
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Floriana Postcard380 viewsHAFMED & the KGV Memorial Hospital.Prefect
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Pretty Bay481 views1 commentsPrefect
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Johnnie's Bar - Mosta607 viewsSeems popular. 8 commentsPrefect
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"The Umbrellas"654 views7 commentsPrefect
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A Festive Ferry 1950s383 viewsPrefect
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The Meadowbank480 views2 commentsPrefect
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The Tunny Net363 viewsNow a " Lido Complex" with à la carte restaurant, pub-style bar, disco and Lido with water sports facilities. Such is progress.Prefect
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The Tunnara Museum797 viewsCourtesy of The Sunday Circle.Prefect
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It-Tunnara tal Mellieha374 views1748 - 1961.
Courtesy of YouTube and The Tunnara Museum.
History of the Tunnara.
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Ghajn Tuffieha Postcard469 viewsRiviera Hotel & Tower.Prefect
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Tigne Court Hotel464 viewsNow closed.2 commentsPrefect
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A Street Scene c1960493 viewsPrefect
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Alec Guinness and Muriel Pavlow 1952516 viewsAbout to be run down by an MFV.1 commentsPrefect
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Selmun Palace & Hotel479 viewsThe hunting lodge of the Order dates from the 18th century. The hotel which was clagged on in 1962 is now closed.Prefect
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The Suncrest Hotel Qawra390 viewsCompleted 1986.Prefect
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Old Bakery Street845 views3 commentsPrefect
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Sea Malta404 viewsIn the former NAAFI building at Marsa.Prefect
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First Day Covers463 viewsPrefect
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Yet another fancy dress!431 viewsAnother parents bash, probably at the Marsa club, 1960/61 Rear two, my dad Bill Day, having a sup, his left is mum, Joyce Day. looks like a French evening. Bien!deco.rise
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Fancy Dress for the parents424 viewsAt the Marsa club in 60/61. Roman drinks party by the looks of it, tough going for our parents, lol. Front, reclining L to R. My mum Joyce Day, Joan Locke, Elsie Murgatroyd. Rear, in order L to R. Doreen Haddon, Robbie ..., ? , ? , ? glasses, hat in middle is Bob Haddon, rear Bill Day my dad, John Locke and? Any siblings know the rest?1 commentsdeco.rise
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Supper for USS Threadfin485 viewsA dinner which my parents attended at the dockyard? The sub USS Threadfin was in for propeller repairs in January 1960. The US guy is George Millard Allen Jnr, Lieutenant junior grade, front right. Poking her head round is my mum Joyce Day, same side sitting is Elsie Murgatroyd. Can't remember any others. any siblings recognise their parents?
I was able to tour the sub whilst in dry dock - no photos!
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St Andrew's Church of Scotland407 viewsSouth Street. A School Club operated in the Church Hall.
On the map.
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The Ferry Early 1950s606 viewsPostcard - Alfred Vella Gera
5 points if you can name the film on at the Alhambra.
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The Gut491 viewsEarly 1950s1 commentsPrefect
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