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

 
 

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Passing the Mail396 viewsEuryalus - Vigo 1952
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Dolphin & Eagle322 viewsFinal edition.Prefect
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HMAS Vengeance 1955412 viewsAnd probably Freshspring.
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See Freshspring now.
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HMS Ark Royal 1955584 viewsCC License-FlickrPrefect
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HMS Ranpura 1958439 viewsHer bell is at a church in Plymstock, here.Prefect
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HMS Ranpura 1958470 viewsGoing home.1 commentsPrefect
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HMS Ranpura 1953341 viewsPrefect
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HMS Ranpura 1946396 viewsPrefect
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HMS Ranpura 1946324 viewsPrefect
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HMS Hermes 1962483 viewsPrefect
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New Memorial to Op Pedestal360 viewsPhoto MoD Crown Copyright.Prefect
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HMS Dunkirk478 viewsPrefect
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HMS Tally-Ho 1957538 viewsPrefect
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Another bomb scare at the Law Courts323 viewsPrefect
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St Andrew's Handed Over400 viewsOctober 1977Prefect
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HMS Ark Royal398 viewsDeparting to the sound of "Sailing" in November 1977 on what turned out to be her penultimate visit.Prefect
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HMS Falcon Guard 1948556 viewsAt Kalafrana with Lt. Forte for Rear-Admiral The Earl Mountbatten of Burma.Prefect
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The Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire)650 viewsBeing inspected by the Governor General, Sir Maurice Dorman in 1966.
"In 1966 the security situation in Aden deteriorated and reinforcement companies of the Loyals were rotated from Malta, and the following year the Lancashires played a distinguished part in the difficult final months of the bitter anti-terrorist campaign, amassing more operational awards there than any other unit."
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Shackleton AEW2386 viewsPrefect
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HMS Euryalus 1950740 views1 commentsDavid Woolfenden
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HMS Constance 1954497 viewsPrefect
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HMS Cockade 1958675 viewsPrefect
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HMS Comet 1954690 viewsCo Class fitted as minelayer.Prefect
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HMS Contest 1955396 viewsCo Class fitted as minelayer.Prefect
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HMS Concord 1947599 views2 commentsPrefect
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Verdala Barracks North Gate ©437 viewsPrefect
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HMS Challenger 1948332 viewsSurvey ShipPrefect
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HMS Apollo 1952405 viewsPrefect
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RFA Wave Prince 1965393 viewsPrefect
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HMS Exmouth ©632 viewsType 14 converted to carry out trials for gas turbine propulsion.
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HMS Lofoten 1956707 viewsAt Suez she landed the transport for 45 Cdo. In 1964 she was converted into a dedicated helicopter training ship. In 1967, she was replaced in this role by the purpose built RFA Engadine.2 commentsPrefect
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The Reserve Fleet621 viewsLazaretto Creek c19542 commentsPrefect
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