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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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HMS Victorious 1966724 viewsPrefect
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HMS Tapir 1954475 viewsPrefect
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HMS Glory 1954561 viewsPaying off with a load of indulgence cars?Prefect
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Meteor T7 Hal Far 1953476 viewsPrefect
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Malta Story495 viewsMembers of 78 Wing RAAF on location for the filming of the movie 'Malta Story'. LAC M. Dunn (right) shows actors Alec Guinness (left), Anthony Steele and Muriel Pavlow the art of 'two up'.Prefect
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75 Sqn RAAF Ta Kali 19541532 viewsPrefect
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HMS Chequers 1949668 viewsWith a well known 1st Lt.1 commentsPrefect
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HMS Chequers 1945-6477 viewsPrefect
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HMS Jutland c 1957495 viewsBattle Class DestroyerPrefect
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An unloved Pinnace as Picket Boat522 viewsWartime convoy arrival.Prefect
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Anyone for Tennis?437 viewsNaval Officer (with hat) playing at Dragonara Palace.
See Film
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Vulcan Crash 1975574 views
Full story here (from 2010)
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HMS Norfolk 1970437 views© Chris Howell CollectionPrefect
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Wrens HMS Falcon 1963855 viewsPrefect
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Lazaretto Creek 1949675 viewsWith HMS Forth not yet in Msida Creek.Prefect
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HMS Welshman539 viewsDischarging vital supplies 1942.Prefect
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HMS Cumberland561 viewsReturning to Benghazi today.
Photo courtesy Times of Malta.
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The Cruel Sea601 viewsTug Roysterer with HMS Coreopsis (or RHS Kriezis) about to achieve fame playing the part of HMS Compass Rose. 1952.
Finding a suitable corvette was another problem The Admiralty, while anxious to co-operate in the making of the film, had got rid of all its wartime corvettes. Eventually one was located in Malta – the Coreopsis of the Flower Class – which had been loaned to the Greek navy and was now awaiting a tow back to England, and the breaker’s yard.
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HMS Euryalus2176 viewsPrefect
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A Message from the Harriers679 viewsTo the instigators of the SDSR.
(Nothing to do with Malta and sorry about the apalling lapse of standards, but I couldn't resist it. Thank you Spike.)
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Canberras2092 viewsPrefect
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Naval Hunters from FRADU488 viewsFRADU provides training for the Royal Navy, such as simulated attacks on Royal Navy ships and training air controllers and Airborne Early Warning (AEW) exercises.Prefect
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Grand Harbour. 1920s ?525 viewsEarly colour postcard. About 1920s? Any guesses to year & vessels?deco.rise
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HMS Hood Entering Grand Harbour550 viewsFrom an original. Going into Dry Dock 1937?deco.rise
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Shackletons 1964670 viewsNew link to Pathe newsreel Malta Independent added HERE
Lots of RAF photos HERE
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RAF Luqa725 viewsOfficers Mess Committee.
Now at the Ta Qali Museum.
Lots of RAF photos HERE
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HMS Penelope ©504 views Chief and POs of HMS Penelope entertain the WOs and Sgts of Tigne Mess on shipboard, C 1938.David Arnold
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HMS Penelope ©431 views Chiefs and POs of HMS Penelope entertain the WOs and Sgts of Tigne Mess on shipboard, C 1938.
David Arnold
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HMS Ramillies 1927473 viewsFrom an original photo by Anthony Pavia, 40 Ordnance St, Valletta
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Heroes of Taranto403 viewsOld Bat makes the News
Navy News January 2011
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HMS Liverpool c1950685 viewsAnchored in St Paul's Bay.Prefect
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St Angelo Badge414 viewsFort St AngeloPrefect
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