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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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RASCV Snowden Smith 1948227 viewsFormerly HMS LST 3028.
Army LSTs.
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RFA Fort Duquesne 1951232 viewsWith early aviation facilities.Prefect
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HMS Amethyst 1950233 viewsPrefect
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RFA Plumleaf215 viewsPrefect
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HMS Hampshire228 viewsPrefect
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Lots of Naval Boats372 views2 commentsPrefect
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HMS Stubborn210 viewsStubborn survived the Second World War and was sunk on 30 April 1946 as an ASDIC target off Malta.Prefect
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HMS Sturdy 1952227 viewsPrefect
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HMS Sentinel c1959292 viewsPassing HMS Eagle.Prefect
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HMS Scorcher 1947286 views2 commentsPrefect
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HMS Chieftain 1946241 viewsPrefect
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HMS Cheviot 1946245 viewsPrefect
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HMS Childers 1953252 viewsPrefect
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HMS Chequers268 viewsNew in 1945.Prefect
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HMS Grey Goose 1956244 viewsFormer Steam Gun Boat as a Gas Turbine Trials vessel.
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RFA Fort Charlotte 1947251 viewsPrefect
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HMS Teredo 1948276 viewsLazaretto Creek, outboard of a destroyer alongside Forth.Prefect
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Il Widna259 views Read all about it. Here on the map. Prefect
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HMS Blyth © 228 viewsPrefect
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FS Marne & HMS Blyth © 213 viewsLascaris Wharf this morning.Prefect
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5 Subs & mother ship Cyclops514 views Not sure when, Late 50's? Do not recall any names or location?? Anyone help?1 commentsdeco.rise
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CCY Tweedie-Walker414 viewsHi Folks,
Anyone remember my dad in Malta in the 50s and then the 60s. 25 plus years service full time in the RN then after RNR. CCY Russell Manley Tweedie-Walker. Still have Pewter mug 1971 St Angelo Snrs mess I presume leaving present. I was at school in Malta from 67-70 don't remember where as all photos paper work etc lost during a flood in Scotland. My father crossed the line before I got to ask him many questions. But proud of him as all service personnel that dedicated life to Queen and country. I remember only doing swimming in rock pool for certificate, with sea urchins etc and prunes,warm milk.recorder and guitar lessons. I was 6 yrs old at the time in malta and remember being upset at not going to RN school but mixed school. Remember the pastor with the adams apple though.
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HMS Caprice324 viewsAnd Città Di Tunisi.Prefect
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HMS Devonshire365 viewsIn post war training role.
We Joined the Navy. By John Winton.
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HMS London Departs281 views1 April 1979Prefect
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Whirlwind SAR in Marsaxlokk Bay309 views1 commentsPrefect
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A Gathering for Independence, September 1964.356 viewsHMS Lion off Senglea Point, HNlMS De Ruyter off French Creek.Prefect
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Mgarr 1955333 viewsFrom "The Battle of the River Plate".Prefect
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Shackleton at Hal Far © 314 viewsPhoto Graham King, © Camera Moose.Prefect
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HNlMS De Zeven Provincien © 361 viewsPhoto Graham King, © Camera Moose.Prefect
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Gloster Javelin Ta Kali 1960 © 289 viewsPhoto Graham King, © Camera Moose.Prefect
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Vulcan at RAF Ta Kali Air Display 1960 © 295 viewsPhoto Graham King, © Camera Moose.Prefect
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