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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Pietro Floriani ©326 views 17th century Italian military Engineer, architect of the fortifications of Floriana.Prefect
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Testaferrata Street Gzira796 views1960s judging by the Minis, Anglias & Bus.1 commentsPrefect
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Tigne Fort & Barracks522 viewsPrefect
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Tigne Point ©477 viewsSome attempt at preserving the Garden Battery?1 commentsPrefect
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Tigne Point ©346 viewsWorks continue.Prefect
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City Gap ©369 viewsPrefect
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Jean de la Valette ©405 viewsNew statue in South Street.2 commentsPrefect
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The Opera House ©352 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 1952430 viewsPhoto taken by Mary Cowan on a visit to my parents in that year.dfss
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Bread Street in 1952497 viewsPhoto taken by Mary Cowan on a visit to my parents in that year.2 commentsdfss
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Floriana Postcard452 viewsHAFMED & the KGV Memorial Hospital.Prefect
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Pretty Bay535 views1 commentsPrefect
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Johnnie's Bar - Mosta670 viewsSeems popular. 8 commentsPrefect
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"The Umbrellas"728 views7 commentsPrefect
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A Festive Ferry 1950s427 viewsPrefect
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The Meadowbank528 views2 commentsPrefect
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The Tunny Net422 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 Museum846 viewsCourtesy of The Sunday Circle.Prefect
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It-Tunnara tal Mellieha431 views1748 - 1961.
Courtesy of YouTube and The Tunnara Museum.
History of the Tunnara.
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Ghajn Tuffieha Postcard518 viewsRiviera Hotel & Tower.Prefect
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Tigne Court Hotel528 viewsNow closed.2 commentsPrefect
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A Street Scene c1960554 viewsPrefect
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Alec Guinness and Muriel Pavlow 1952574 viewsAbout to be run down by an MFV.1 commentsPrefect
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Selmun Palace & Hotel527 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 Qawra449 viewsCompleted 1986.Prefect
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Old Bakery Street910 views3 commentsPrefect
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Sea Malta458 viewsIn the former NAAFI building at Marsa.Prefect
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First Day Covers511 viewsPrefect
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Yet another fancy dress!488 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 parents474 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 Threadfin545 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 Scotland461 viewsSouth Street. A School Club operated in the Church Hall.
On the map.
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