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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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HMS Ranpura579 viewsPaid off in November 1958 after five years on station, mostly in Lazaretto Creek, though on this occasion she was in Grand Harbour.Prefect
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A well stocked Sliema Creek564 viewsphillrose
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Careful with my new staff car!467 viewsPrefect
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A better shot of Lion in Marsamxett473 viewsPrefect
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RFA Blue Ranger 1948428 viewsEspecially for Phill.1 commentsPrefect
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RFA Spabrook 1948369 viewsSupplying water.Prefect
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Qrendi Camp ©545 viewsRest Camp June 1952Jeanette
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Cleopatra ©851 viewsLeaving for Istanbul 21 July 1952 (stern of Gambia leaving for home)Jeanette
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Royal Naval Hospital Bighi728 viewsA museum is being established by MCST.
"Medical History of Royal Naval Hospital in Bighi will be presented in a
museum-like format of exhibition. We are hoping to find any Hospital-
related photos and artefacts. We also very interested in finding some
personal stories, legends and anecdotes about Bighi Hospital."
Prefect will forward contributions, or send direct to elena.yasnetskaya@gov.mt
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HMS Naiad610 viewsCorradino Canteen left.
©Chris Howell Collection.
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The last warships depart.590 viewsThe 7th MCM Squadron leave on 31 March 1969 for reserve at Gibraltar, leaving only HMS Layburn & RFA Sea Salvor.Prefect
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HMS Layburn ©830 viewsFrom 1969 - 1973, the last RN ship at Malta. Replaced by RMAS Garganey.
©Chris Howell Collection.
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HMS Lion off Fort Manoel700 viewsProbably 1962.3 commentsPrefect
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HMS Victorious 1958592 views2 commentsPrefect
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RNVR Fireflies over Hal Far 1954787 viewsPrefect
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The Families Return 1972493 viewsPrefect
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HMS Girdle Ness 1959486 viewsReceiving a Seaslug missile from RFA Retainer.
© IWM (A 34233)
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Royal Visit to Gozo 1967435 viewsEmbarking Grand Harbour.
In the foreground are members of the Malta Port Division which was temporarily disbanded in March 1972 and finally in January 1979. Servants of Empire.
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Royal Visit to Gozo432 viewsEmbarking Mgarr November 1967Prefect
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St Angelo 1967514 viewsFort St AngeloMartin Powell
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Admiralty Dredger St. Alban498 viewsPrefect
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Crab Air393 viewsMartin Powell
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USS Liberty 1967456 viewsArriving on June 14 for repair with casualties following the incident.Prefect
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USS Nautilus 1960464 views1 commentsPrefect
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HMS Ricasoli 1947 -1958669 viewsSignal training, Cookery, Leadership, Rifle Range, Transit Depot & Lido.
The Army took over the fort but the Lido came under St Angelo.
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Bighi Cot Lift459 viewsBuilt 1903. Damaged WW2 and reopened by Lady Grantham in 1956.Prefect
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H M S LION 1962 ©674 viewsalexander
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HMS Girdle Ness 1961806 viewsGoing home on completion of the Sea Slug trials.
© Crown copyright. IWM (A 34562)
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Forth again527 viewsPrefect
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HMS Lion 1962430 viewsProceeding.Prefect
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HMS Lion 1962422 viewsAnd leaving again.Prefect
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HMS Lion 1962421 viewsUnusually entering Marsamxett.Prefect
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