Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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HMS Lion, Tiger in Grand Harbour, Summer 1961 ©565 viewsMajority of the Fleet on show. Note a tanker in the
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HMY Britannia488 viewsUp the creek for a touch up.Prefect
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Msida Creek 1962880 viewsNarvik with the subs, several Ton class, and Ausonia far left.1 commentsPrefect
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Nostalgia for Boys385 viewsPrefect
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Shackleton over Corradino535 views1 commentsPrefect
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Postcard HMS Forth 1950s746 viewsHMS Ranpura at right.1 commentsPrefect
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Vampires over Comino493 views601 Sqn 1952Prefect
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The C in C482 viewsPlaying Polo at Marsa 1952
Phill Rose
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Commanders in Chief430 viewsAnd lesser mortals.
From the Maritime Museum, Birgu.
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The Mountbattens & Personal Staff518 views1952 - 1955.Prefect
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Cdr Terry Lewin511 viewsHMS Corunna Xmas 1956.Prefect
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Base Supply Officer & Staff 1953580 viewsHMS PhoenciaPrefect
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HMS Unicorn 1953604 viewsPrefect
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Clive 1955613 viewsOfficially Crane Lighter No.4. (CL(IV) not sure where the E came from).
A familiar sight in Grand Harbour up to 1964.
Here lifting patrol boat P8044 from Oakmore.
Tirrenia Line Argentina at left.
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RFA Wave Monarch 1956501 viewsAground on Imgerbeb Point have failed to make the turn in the steaming course.Prefect
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A letter from the Boss501 viewsPrefect
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Brown Jobs on exercise 1960s543 viewsPrefect
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Tigne Barracks 1956794 viewsBuild up for Suez.3 commentsPrefect
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RFA Plumleaf (1)507 viewsSunk by bombing at Parlatorio Wharf, 4 April 1942. Raised August 1947.
Towed to Sicily for scrap.
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AFD 35776 viewsAdmiralty Floating Dock. Towed from Bombay in two sections, it remained off Magazine Wharf from 1948 - 1965.2 commentsPrefect
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HMS Forth609 viewsPassing Tigne 19531 commentsPrefect
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Diving School 1956 - 57563 viewsHMS Phoenicia, Manoel Island
Photo from MCDOA. - http://www.mcdoa.org.uk/index.html
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Diving School 1956 - 57732 viewsHMS Phoenicia, Manoel Island.3 commentsPrefect
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Boathook Drill549 viewsAdmiral's Barge leaving Customs House 1955.
SEE THE MOVIE
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Whaler 1955600 viewsMartin Powell1 commentsPrefect
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Sound the Still . Sliema Creek. 1955.502 viewsMartin Powell
The Officer of the Day pays his respects to a passing Senior Officer.
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HMS Sandpiper ©468 viewsFrom an oil painting "Sandpipers on Passage" by Alan Walker.Prefect
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Nimrods of 203 Sqn at Luqa 1970s774 viewsColin Pomeroy
No prizes for spotting the school!
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CS St Margarets493 viewsAdmiralty Cable Ship
Martin Powell
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HMS Nigeria 1948732 viewsMartin Powell
Colonies Class Cruiser. Damaged by torpedo on Operation Pedestal 1942.
Sold to India (INS Mysore) 1957.
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Paradise Bay 1956 ©1487 viewsRelaunching their boat at Paradise Bay in choppy weather.
Jane Banks
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Paradise Bay 1956 ©448 viewsSuccessfully refloated.
Jane Banks
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