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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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First Day Covers480 viewsPrefect
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Yet another fancy dress!448 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 parents438 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 Threadfin502 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 Scotland424 viewsSouth Street. A School Club operated in the Church Hall.
On the map.
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The Ferry Early 1950s623 viewsPostcard - Alfred Vella Gera
5 points if you can name the film on at the Alhambra.
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The Gut505 viewsEarly 1950s1 commentsPrefect
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Exiles Beach c/w Farm c1950462 viewsPrefect
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Orpheum Gzira501 views1 commentsPrefect
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Howard Street Sliema451 viewsPrefect
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Windsor Terrace Sliema431 viewsPrefect
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Waving Goodbye to Princess Margaret487 viewsAt Luqa c 1950Prefect
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HRH at the Phoenicia c1950415 viewsPrefect
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The Phoenicia c 1950514 viewsAnd the statue of Grand Master Vilhena which has been moved.Prefect
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Mellieha 1945593 viewsPrefect
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Balluta Bay 1945495 viewsPrefect
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The Ferry 1945893 viewsBefore the Alhambra was rebuilt.
(It started as The Duke of Edinburgh Cinematograph in 1907, part of the DoE Hotel.)
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The Ferry 1945483 viewsPrefect
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Marfa Palace Hotel © 680 viewsAnd Wied Musa Battery. As it was.Prefect
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Comino © 414 viewsPrefect
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Imperial Relic © 413 viewsHidden behind locked gates at Rinella Bay. Probably the Guardroom for the Rinella Powder Magazine which is now Sea Cadet HQ and which MEPA has scheduled as Grade 1.Prefect
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Xlendi in 1992 © 502 viewsSt Patrick's Hotel is in there somewhere - but I'm not sure where! The little old fishermen's houses at the right are now surrounded by modern monsters!OldBat
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Remnant of RN W/T Rinella © 384 viewsPrefect
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Camp Hall at Ghajn Tuffieha © 416 viewsAs it was .Prefect
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Inside the Camerata © 397 viewsFormer RN Barracks, Valletta.Prefect
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Empire Day 1949 at the Phoenicia369 viewsPrefect
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Mdina Ditch © 535 viewsBeing rehabilitated.Prefect
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St Paul's Island © 332 viewsPrefect
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Sheer Bastion 1980406 viewsAs MLP HQ.Prefect
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Malta Rivers681 viewsRead even more about them.Prefect
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Malta River402 viewsWied Hanzir courtesy of Ivan.
Read all about them.
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Tigne from St Elmo © 384 viewsPrefect
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