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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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HMS Lysander 1950258 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefect
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HMS Lioness262 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefect
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HMS Liberty 1945240 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefect
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HMS Laertes 1946251 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefect
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HMS Jaseur 1954268 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefect
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HMS Golden Fleece 1946256 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefect
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HMS Flying Fish 1954264 viewsAlgerine Class.Prefect
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HMS Fly 1945243 viewsAlgerine Class.Prefect
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HMS Fierce 1948352 viewsAlgerine Class. Flotilla leader 2nd MSF with a Vice Admiral embarked.3 commentsPrefect
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HMS Fancy261 viewsAlgerine Class.Prefect
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HMS Espiegle 1947246 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefect
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HMS Clinton 1945247 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefect
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HMS Circe 1945237 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefect
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HMS Chameleon 1947245 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefect
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HMS Arcturus 1945240 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefect
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HMS Antares 1946243 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefect
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HMS Albacore 1945230 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefect
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HMS Acute 1946264 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefect
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Corradino Canteen330 viewsOpened 1897, closed 1968. Damaged by bombing and only partly rebuilt. (As was). Re-opened by HRH Princess Elizabeth 1949. Once had 38 snooker tables, 200 seat restaurant and 1000 seat theatre. Seen here about to be demolished in 1975 to make way for the new dock.Prefect
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RAF Luqa SNCO Wives Club tour of a 38 Sqdn Shackleton, 1965 or 66397 viewsThe officer in sunglasses is clearly amused by the result of the playful breeze. Unlike the airman on the right who appears highly fed-up.1 commentsIvan
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RMA Officers at St Elmo303 viewsPrefect
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RFA Wave Chief on Ras Hanzir Dolphins282 viewsPrefect
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Admiral Sir Guy Grantham384 viewsCinC Med 1954–1957. Governor 1959–1962.
Here at TH. "No one, however, made a greater personal contribution to the history of the Royal Navy in the first half of this century." Obituary.
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Flower Class Corvettes 1947281 viewsPenstemon & Nasturtium.Prefect
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HMS Mallow 1949264 viewsFlower Class Corvette. Ex Yugoslav Nada & Partizanka. Probably here as the Egyptian El Sudan.Prefect
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HMS Snapdragon c1946251 viewsFlower Class Corvette. Ex USS Saucy, ex HMS Arabis.Prefect
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HMS Manxman 1952282 viewsDisguised as "Essen" for the film Single Handed.Prefect
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HMS Manxman 1951249 viewsPrefect
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HMS Tiger 1960277 viewsPrefect
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RFA Eddycliff 1955247 viewsLots more Eddys here.Prefect
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Empire Shelter 1949244 viewsCastle Class Corvette (Barnard Castle), completed as Rescue Ship and later used as Army Transport.Prefect
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Empire Peacemaker 1949252 viewsCastle Class Corvette (Scarborough Castle), completed as Rescue Ship and later used as Army Transport.Prefect
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