Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Destroyers in Sliema Creek978 viewsRMA Mess on Tigne Street, foreground. LSTs far right.
7th Destroyer Sqn. Probably 1962. HMS Trafalgar, Dunkirk, Jutland, Aisne or Corunna?, Broadsword and Scorpion.
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End of Patrol. 1950s.652 viewsPhill Rose4 commentsPrefect
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RFA Maine (3)486 viewsHospital Ship of the Med Fleet. In service 1921 - 1947.Prefect
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Going Ashore with our Prezzies574 views©Jane BanksPrefect
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Children's Party in the Hangar. 1949/50511 viewsProbably watching Tom & Jerry cartoons?
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HMS Decoy 1957631 viewsDaring class destroyer.4 commentsPrefect
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RFA Turmoil 451 viewsSalvage Tug of the Bustler class famed for her part in the Flying Enterprise saga of January 1952.
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RFA Turmoil 455 viewsPassing through on her way east.
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HMS Cumberland528 viewsCounty Class Cruiser. Veteran of the River Plate.
Trials ship from 1951 - 1958.
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Sub off St Angelo 1950s531 viewsT Class
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HMS Barfleur461 viewsBattle Class Destroyer
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RFA Cherryleaf (3)446 viewsFreighting TankerPrefect
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HMS Gambia 1952495 viewsPrefect
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Grand Harbour 1955635 viewsPrefect
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Salvage 1950666 viewsRFA Sea Salvor, RFA Dispenser (left) & SV Retrieve raising the Breconshire.
She was towed to Trieste and scrapped.
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HMS Breconshire 1950726 viewsAn Auxiliary Supply Ship sunk by bombing in Marsaxlokk, March 1942 after a valiant attempt to reach Grand Harbour from Alexandria, her convoy having been scattered.
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RAS off Malta671 viewsA Gannet overflies a Replenishment At Sea between HMS Centaur, RFA Tidepersil, and HMS Lagos.1 commentsPrefect
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Whaler & Wave Boat470 viewsThe whaler may have been manned by Tal Handaq sailors who opted to spend their sports afternoons in this idyllic fashion.
The Wave is either Baron, Ruler or Chief which has just done a sharp "right hand down a bit" to make the entrance.
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HMS Amethyst 1952575 viewsOf Yangste Incident fame.1 commentsPrefect
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HMS Carysfort 1965629 viewsC class destroyer. 27th Escort Squadron.Prefect
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HMS Comet 1955556 viewsC class destroyer.
Eric Hartley
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HMS Sylvia 1946530 viewsAlgerine class minesweeper.
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Detention Quarters Staff 1946553 viewsC/SGT Hartley RM 2nd right.
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RFA Wave Baron510 viewsReplenishment TankerPrefect
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RFA Bacchus602 viewsStores Carrier
The tug is probably Airedale.
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Blackburn Beverley ©502 viewsAt RAF Ta Kali Air Display 1960.1 commentsPrefect
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Avro Shackleton ©482 viewsAt RAF Ta Kali Air Display 1960.1 commentsPrefect
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Handley Page Hastings ©457 viewsAt RAF Ta Kali Air Display 1960.1 commentsPrefect
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RFA Tide Austral 1962438 viewsLater commissioned as HMAS Supply.Prefect
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St Patrick's Barracks 1960s506 viewsPrefect
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Army Band480 viewsProbably Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regt, 1962 - 5.1 commentsPrefect
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Canberra PR3423 viewsLanding at Luqa 1958Prefect
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