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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Army childhood93 viewsARMY CHILDHOOD: BRITISH ARMY CHILDREN’S LIVES AND TIMES. Beautifully produced with many full colour prints.

Book by The Army Children Archive’s founder, Clare Gibson. (Shire Publications Ltd, 2012). Slim but highly recommended.

Read parts online HERE

More on TACA including Malta (but sadly lacks a sorely-needed search facility).
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Could Malta have become a US possession?98 viewsJudge for yourself HERE

Watercolour USS Constitution in GH 1804, Edwin Galea
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Spinola 1870667 viewsThe statue of St Julian is still there.Prefect
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What became the Naval Families Clinic462 viewsGhar id Dud, Sliema.
Independent.
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Dockyard College, Clock & Senglea Gate779 viewsNear Sheer Bastion.2 commentsPrefect
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St Elmo Breakwater457 viewsUnder construction.Prefect
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St Elmo Breakwater458 viewsOpen to the public.
Postcard 1930s
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Customs House Steps586 views2 commentsPrefect
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Church of St Paul's Bonfire492 viewsSt Paul's Bay.
Bombed 1943.
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Grand Harbour 1930457 viewsPrefect
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Floriana 1857421 viewsPrefect
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Gozo Military Hospital 1882424 viewsPrefect
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Bighi Naval Hospital416 viewsR.Ellis
Prior to 1903. (No Cot Lift.)
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HMS Nile c1890-93399 viewsPrefect
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The Ill Fated HMS Victoria394 viewsWiki.Prefect
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Australia Hall433 viewsIn good order.Prefect
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Tigne Barracks 1915440 viewsPrefect
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HMS Royal Sovereign446 views1 commentsPrefect
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Fort St Angelo405 viewsPrefect
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World Leaders Up the Creek421 viewsWSC & FDR confer, 2 Feb 1945 prior to Yalta.
"No more let us falter! From Malta to Yalta. Let nobody alter!"
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P&O Arcadia355 viewsBuilt 1888.
Details.
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HMS Euphrates365 viewsIndian Trooper built 1866.Prefect
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Racecourse Street, Saqqajja Hill, Rabat.410 viewsPrefect
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Racing at Marsa388 viewsRacing Club History.Prefect
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Musta377 viewsPrefect
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Musta Church364 viewsPrefect
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Mosta Church389 viewsPrefect
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The Manderaggio434 viewsA hole dug in Valletta by the Order, intended as a dock but not completed, became a notorious slum until cleared in 1948 and replaced with Government housing.Prefect
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HMS Tamar c1882371 viewsTroopship built 1863. Later hulked at Hong Kong where she was scuttled in 1941, her name transferring to the Naval Base.
Hibernia beyond.
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Viaduct at Wied il-Faħam near Gharghur379 viewsPrefect
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Mellieha Church403 viewsPrefect
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Bormla Street Scene410 viewsPrefect
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