Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Postcard Villa Zammit Pietà912 viewsWith what looks like Villa Guardamangia at the top.Prefect
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Wied Għomor (Spinola)664 viewsPrefect
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Villa Zammit Pietà 1901717 viewsR.EllisPrefect
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Pretty Bay Birżebbuġa 1900639 viewsPrefect
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Crucifix Hill 1910598 viewsPrefect
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Rudolph Street Sliema 1880736 viewsR.Ellis2 commentsPrefect
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The Ferry 1900599 views"By day, officers and men when working in the open wore sun helmets; when dressed in their best, the sailors wore sennet hats. These are the traditional straw hats only associated with certain unfortunate small boys and the chorus of H.M.S. Pinafore. This extremely smart looking but most impractical headgear disappeared, as an item of naval uniform, a year or so later."
Leslie Brownfield 1918
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HMS Courageous 1929648 viewsand lots of dockyard tugs.1 commentsPrefect
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Msida Postcard592 viewsPrefect
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Royal Naval Canteen, Corradino.830 viewsPre - War. From John Clark.
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Tigne Barracks 1915615 viewsRecreation Establishment.
Courtesy of Malta and British Army Infantry Regiments by Bonnici and Cassar. HERE
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Tigne Hospital WW1745 viewsSgts Mess, RAMC Mess & patients' recreation room.
Courtesy of Malta and British Army Infantry Regiments by Bonnici and Cassar. HERE
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Tigne Barracks1024 viewsThe Royal Garrison Artillery prepares to leave for Ghajn Tuffieha Camp.
Courtesy of Malta and British Army Infantry Regiments by Bonnici and Cassar. HERE
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Dragonara Palace c1910614 viewsBefore Paceville was thought of.Prefect
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Winston Churchill591 viewsTouring the Dockyard 19431 commentsPrefect
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The King540 viewsPassing the Ferry 1943.Prefect
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The King met by Lord Gort June 1943492 viewsPrefect
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Bofors Gunners WW2519 viewsPrefect
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Sliema 1882726 viewsWith neo-classical Police Station.
Quiz Question: From where was this taken?
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Victoria Gate534 viewsR.Ellis
With drawbridges.
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Verdala Barracks574 viewsR.EllisPrefect
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St Paul's Anglican Cathedral466 viewsR.EllisPrefect
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Porta Reale505 viewsR.EllisPrefect
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Ottoman Cemetery492 viewsR.EllisPrefect
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Manoel Island588 viewsR.EllisPrefect
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Lascaris and Barriera Wharf534 viewsR.EllisPrefect
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Cotttonera Hospital584 viewsR.Ellis
Malta Military Hospitals
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Barracca before the lift.558 viewsR.EllisPrefect
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Lazaretto Creek and HMS Talbot661 viewsPrefect
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RNH BIGHI710 viewsD Ward Xmas 1917
Richard Ellis was one of the pioneers of photography in Malta and Ellis studios in Strada Reale, Valletta were popularly considered the epitome in professional and artistic excellence in the art of photography
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RNH BIGHI508 viewsLaboratory
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RNH BIGHI465 views Medical Officers. (No executive curl)
A classic example of people not being told what to do with their hands for a military group photo
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