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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Testaferrata Street Gzira786 views1960s judging by the Minis, Anglias & Bus.1 commentsPrefect
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Tigne Fort & Barracks515 viewsPrefect
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Tigne Point ©472 viewsSome attempt at preserving the Garden Battery?1 commentsPrefect
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Tigne Point ©340 viewsWorks continue.Prefect
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City Gap ©364 viewsPrefect
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Jean de la Valette ©399 viewsNew statue in South Street.2 commentsPrefect
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The Opera House ©346 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 1952424 viewsPhoto taken by Mary Cowan on a visit to my parents in that year.dfss
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Bread Street in 1952494 viewsPhoto taken by Mary Cowan on a visit to my parents in that year.2 commentsdfss
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Floriana Postcard444 viewsHAFMED & the KGV Memorial Hospital.Prefect
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Pretty Bay529 views1 commentsPrefect
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Johnnie's Bar - Mosta664 viewsSeems popular. 8 commentsPrefect
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"The Umbrellas"719 views7 commentsPrefect
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A Festive Ferry 1950s422 viewsPrefect
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The Meadowbank524 views2 commentsPrefect
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The Tunny Net417 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 Museum843 viewsCourtesy of The Sunday Circle.Prefect
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It-Tunnara tal Mellieha426 views1748 - 1961.
Courtesy of YouTube and The Tunnara Museum.
History of the Tunnara.
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Ghajn Tuffieha Postcard514 viewsRiviera Hotel & Tower.Prefect
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Tigne Court Hotel523 viewsNow closed.2 commentsPrefect
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A Street Scene c1960550 viewsPrefect
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Alec Guinness and Muriel Pavlow 1952570 viewsAbout to be run down by an MFV.1 commentsPrefect
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Selmun Palace & Hotel524 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 Qawra446 viewsCompleted 1986.Prefect
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Old Bakery Street906 views3 commentsPrefect
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Sea Malta454 viewsIn the former NAAFI building at Marsa.Prefect
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First Day Covers507 viewsPrefect
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Yet another fancy dress!483 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 parents471 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 Threadfin539 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 Scotland457 viewsSouth Street. A School Club operated in the Church Hall.
On the map.
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The Ferry Early 1950s665 viewsPostcard - Alfred Vella Gera
5 points if you can name the film on at the Alhambra.
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