Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Ark Royal 1955440 viewsWhen new.Prefect
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HMS Antrim 1973332 viewsPrefect
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HMS Devonshire 1963319 viewsPrefect
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HMS Norfolk 1971298 viewsPrefect
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HMS London 1971311 viewsPrefect
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HMS Roberts 1945424 viewsOhio in background.Prefect
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RFA Cherryleaf 1946311 viewsPrefect
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Timms Family in Malta316 viewsMy mother Hazel Timms with my sister Linda in Malta. c 1955/56.Paul Timms
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Timms family297 viewsMy father R.E.Timms with me, Paul Timms & my sister Linda Timms . c 1955/56Paul Timms
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P.O. R.E.Timms294 viewsMy father in his whites just before joining Ranpura in 1954Paul Timms
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Eagle & Victorious c1958379 viewsPrefect
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HMS Sheffield 1957365 viewsHMS Ceylon background. White Star's Brittanic rightPrefect
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HMS Broadsword 1987344 viewsPrefect
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HMS Falcon Steps - Kalafrana414 viewsThroughout 1944 and early 1945 Dark Blue uniforms had been gradually achieving numerical superiority over their RAF Blue cousins at Hal Far and at sunset on 14 April 1946 the RAF Ensign was lowered. At sunrise of the next day the airfield became Royal Naval Air Station Hal Far and was named HMS Falcon. It remained so until 1967.
History.
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HMS Dalrymple 1962326 viewsPrefect
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HMS Owen 1953318 viewsRFA War Hindoo right.Prefect
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HMS Dampier 1948341 viewsPrefect
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Pietà Creek early 1950s463 viewsRASC Launches Dovey & Call Boy and RFA Nasprite.2 commentsPrefect
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HMS Tyne 1955329 viewsDestroyer Depot ShipPrefect
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HMS Mull of Kintyre 1960389 views1 commentsPrefect
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HMS Duncansby Head 1946296 viewsPrefect
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HMS Derby Haven 1947305 viewsLoch Class frigate converted to Support Ship for Coastal Minesweepers here returning from Far East. Later reconverted to frigate and sold to Persian Navy as BADR.Prefect
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HMS Woodbridge Haven 1955320 viewsLoch Class frigate converted to Support Ship for Coastal Minesweepers.Prefect
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HMS Wolfe 1947291 viewsSubmarine Depot Ship. Ex Canadian Pacific Montcalm. With the 1st Submarine Flotilla in Malta until relieved by HMS FORTH in 1947.Prefect
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HMS Ausonia 1962281 viewsPrefect
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HMS Fearless 1969257 viewsPrefect
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HMS Fearless 1968273 viewsPrefect
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RFA MAGAZINE 1934272 viewsPublished on Malta Station for worldwide distribution.
From the Mike Day Collection.
Read it all here. (Requires PDF reader).
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CrabAir Comet C.4398 viewsLast flight into Luqa 25 June 1975 prior to disposal.2 commentsPrefect
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Mtarfa322 viewsPrefect
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HMS Tudor 1956380 viewsHere endeth the T Class.
RFA War Hindoo right.
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HMS Trump259 viewsT ClassPrefect
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