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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Another picture of the raising of a submarine in Msida Creek ©643 viewsPhoto by Barbara KernahanOldBat
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HMS Glasgow465 viewsLord Louis Mountbatten Flagship 1952 - 1954robinwilliams
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HMS / HMT Brigand705 viewsRescue Tug operating out of Malta with mainly Maltese Crew.
Built 1937. Paid off 1960 after 22 years Med service.

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HMS Undaunted528 viewsOperated out of Malta during Cyprus Patrol Duties 1959/60.
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HMS Mediator732 viewsRescue Tug operated out of Malta with mainly Maltese Crew.
Bustler Class. Built 1944, sold 1964.
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HMS Manxman487 viewsPassing Tigne Point backwards (I reckon).Prefect
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HMS Mary Rose430 viewsAlgerine Class.
The Admiralty never wastes a good name.
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HMS Miner VI462 viewsMinelayer - Diving Tender.
Long term resident of the creeks. Sold 1968. Renamed Minor Eagle/Jylland II/ Cominoland. Sunk as diving reef off Gozo 2006.
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YC 345437 viewsOne of Phil's Dad's charges.Prefect
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RFA Tiderace384 views1956
Renamed Tideflow in 1958.
Rex Cooper
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HMS Devonshire493 views©Chris Howell CollectionPrefect
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HMS Devonshire 1974641 views©Chris Howell CollectionPrefect
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Moorhen536 views3 commentsPrefect
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HMS Broadsword508 viewsPrefect
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HMS Sirius473 views©Chris Howell CollectionPrefect
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HMS Euryalus457 views©Chris Howell CollectionPrefect
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HMS Naiad528 views©Chris Howell CollectionPrefect
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RFA Tidespring453 views1963Prefect
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HMS Stubbington632 viewsMid 60s with the 7th MS.1 commentsPrefect
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RAF Propaganda 1973561 views2 commentsPrefect
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HMS Warden529 viewsPrefect
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Admiralty Tug Robust 1946531 viewsPrefect
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HMS Euroclydon aka Verdala697 viewsComplete with Palm Tree
1944-5
Les Hutton
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1st Destroyer Sqn 1961863 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 Kennedy455 views2004Prefect
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USS John F Kennedy903 views20041 commentsPrefect
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HMS Victorious c 1960517 viewsPrefect
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HMS Manxman588 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
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HMS Leander500 viewsPassing the Città di Livorno.
GGM
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HMS Galatea596 views1978
GGM
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LST Empire Grebe461 viewsLanding Ship Tank, operated by the Ministry of Transport for the Army. Crewed & managed by Atlantic Steam and then British India.Prefect
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LST Empire Guillemot547 viewsBuilt by Davie Shipbuilding, Lauzon 1945. L3525. Named HMS Walcheren in 1947. Empire Guillemot in 1956. Sold Singapore for scrapping 1968.Prefect
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