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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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HMS Forth in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©694 viewsStunning photo by Barbara Kernahan from the window of her flat.1 commentsOldBat
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Raising a submarine in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©1098 viewsPhoto by (Miss) Barbara Kernahan6 commentsOldBat
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Another picture of the raising of a submarine in Msida Creek ©694 viewsPhoto by Barbara KernahanOldBat
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HMS Glasgow497 viewsLord Louis Mountbatten Flagship 1952 - 1954robinwilliams
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HMS / HMT Brigand761 viewsRescue Tug operating out of Malta with mainly Maltese Crew.
Built 1937. Paid off 1960 after 22 years Med service.

War service HERE
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HMS Undaunted559 viewsOperated out of Malta during Cyprus Patrol Duties 1959/60.
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HMS Mediator819 viewsRescue Tug operated out of Malta with mainly Maltese Crew.
Bustler Class. Built 1944, sold 1964.
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HMS Manxman514 viewsPassing Tigne Point backwards (I reckon).Prefect
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HMS Mary Rose461 viewsAlgerine Class.
The Admiralty never wastes a good name.
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HMS Miner VI491 viewsMinelayer - Diving Tender.
Long term resident of the creeks. Sold 1968. Renamed Minor Eagle/Jylland II/ Cominoland. Sunk as diving reef off Gozo 2006.

More HERE (scroll down to 19 June 2016).
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YC 345467 viewsOne of Phil's Dad's charges.Prefect
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RFA Tiderace412 views1956
Renamed Tideflow in 1958.
Rex Cooper
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HMS Devonshire524 views©Chris Howell CollectionPrefect
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HMS Devonshire 1974677 views©Chris Howell CollectionPrefect
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Moorhen574 views3 commentsPrefect
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HMS Broadsword539 viewsPrefect
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HMS Sirius505 views©Chris Howell CollectionPrefect
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HMS Euryalus489 views©Chris Howell CollectionPrefect
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HMS Naiad584 views©Chris Howell CollectionPrefect
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RFA Tidespring491 views1963Prefect
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HMS Stubbington675 viewsMid 60s with the 7th MS.1 commentsPrefect
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RAF Propaganda 1973607 views2 commentsPrefect
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HMS Warden566 viewsPrefect
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Admiralty Tug Robust 1946565 viewsPrefect
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HMS Euroclydon aka Verdala746 viewsComplete with Palm Tree
1944-5
Les Hutton
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1st Destroyer Sqn 1961920 viewsHMS Solebay (Captain. 'D') leading Saintes, Finisterre, ahead of Camperdown. Leaving Malta for the last time (20th Sept. 1961)Prefect
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USS John F Kennedy486 views2004Prefect
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USS John F Kennedy947 views20041 commentsPrefect
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HMS Victorious c 1960548 viewsPrefect
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HMS Manxman627 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
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HMS Leander538 viewsPassing the Città di Livorno.
GGM
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HMS Galatea645 views1978
GGM
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