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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Postcard - Grand Harbour, Cruiser c1950616 viewsCannot remember Cruiser's name. Anyone help?
HMS Liverpool.
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Postcard - Gzira Creek 1013 viewsLooks like HMS Forth in foreground, can anybody name any more?6 commentsdeco.rise
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RAF Ta Kali 1950s638 views3 commentsPrefect
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601 Squadron, Ta Kali 1953.592 viewsPrefect
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HMS Lion, Tiger in Grand Harbour, Summer 1961 ©600 viewsMajority of the Fleet on show. Note a tanker in the
floating dock to rear.
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HMY Britannia525 viewsUp the creek for a touch up.Prefect
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Msida Creek 1962942 viewsNarvik with the subs, several Ton class, and Ausonia far left.1 commentsPrefect
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Nostalgia for Boys416 viewsPrefect
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Shackleton over Corradino580 views1 commentsPrefect
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Postcard HMS Forth 1950s790 viewsHMS Ranpura at right.1 commentsPrefect
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Vampires over Comino539 views601 Sqn 1952Prefect
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The C in C517 viewsPlaying Polo at Marsa 1952
Phill Rose
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Commanders in Chief460 viewsAnd lesser mortals.
From the Maritime Museum, Birgu.
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The Mountbattens & Personal Staff555 views1952 - 1955.Prefect
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Cdr Terry Lewin543 viewsHMS Corunna Xmas 1956.Prefect
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Base Supply Officer & Staff 1953619 viewsHMS PhoenciaPrefect
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HMS Unicorn 1953641 viewsPrefect
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Clive 1955659 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 1956534 viewsAground on Imgerbeb Point have failed to make the turn in the steaming course.Prefect
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A letter from the Boss539 viewsPrefect
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Brown Jobs on exercise 1960s602 viewsPrefect
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Tigne Barracks 1956907 viewsBuild up for Suez.3 commentsPrefect
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RFA Plumleaf (1)555 viewsSunk by bombing at Parlatorio Wharf, 4 April 1942. Raised August 1947.
Towed to Sicily for scrap.
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AFD 35836 viewsAdmiralty Floating Dock. Towed from Bombay in two sections, it remained off Magazine Wharf from 1948 - 1965.2 commentsPrefect
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HMS Forth656 viewsPassing Tigne 19531 commentsPrefect
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Diving School 1956 - 57616 viewsHMS Phoenicia, Manoel Island
Photo from MCDOA. - http://www.mcdoa.org.uk/index.html
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Diving School 1956 - 57816 viewsHMS Phoenicia, Manoel Island.3 commentsPrefect
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Boathook Drill589 viewsAdmiral's Barge leaving Customs House 1955.
SEE THE MOVIE
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Whaler 1955644 viewsSee Video part one
part two
part three
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Sound the Still . Sliema Creek. 1955.556 viewsMartin Powell
The Officer of the Day pays his respects to a passing Senior Officer.
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HMS Sandpiper ©502 viewsFrom an oil painting "Sandpipers on Passage" by Alan Walker.Prefect
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Nimrods of 203 Sqn at Luqa 1970s830 viewsColin Pomeroy
No prizes for spotting the school!
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