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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Postcard Villa Zammit Pietà915 viewsWith what looks like Villa Guardamangia at the top.Prefect
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Wied Għomor (Spinola)665 viewsPrefect
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Villa Zammit Pietà 1901720 viewsR.EllisPrefect
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Pretty Bay Birżebbuġa 1900640 viewsPrefect
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Crucifix Hill 1910600 viewsPrefect
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Rudolph Street Sliema 1880740 viewsR.Ellis2 commentsPrefect
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The Ferry 1900601 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 1929650 viewsand lots of dockyard tugs.1 commentsPrefect
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Msida Postcard594 viewsPrefect
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Royal Naval Canteen, Corradino.832 viewsPre - War. From John Clark.
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Tigne Barracks 1915617 viewsRecreation Establishment.
Courtesy of Malta and British Army Infantry Regiments by Bonnici and Cassar. HERE
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Tigne Hospital WW1749 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 Barracks1028 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 c1910619 viewsBefore Paceville was thought of.Prefect
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Winston Churchill595 viewsTouring the Dockyard 19431 commentsPrefect
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The King542 viewsPassing the Ferry 1943.Prefect
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The King met by Lord Gort June 1943496 viewsPrefect
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Bofors Gunners WW2521 viewsPrefect
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Sliema 1882729 viewsWith neo-classical Police Station.
Quiz Question: From where was this taken?
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Victoria Gate536 viewsR.Ellis
With drawbridges.
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Verdala Barracks579 viewsR.EllisPrefect
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St Paul's Anglican Cathedral468 viewsR.EllisPrefect
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Porta Reale507 viewsR.EllisPrefect
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Ottoman Cemetery494 viewsR.EllisPrefect
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Manoel Island590 viewsR.EllisPrefect
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Lascaris and Barriera Wharf536 viewsR.EllisPrefect
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Cotttonera Hospital588 viewsR.Ellis
Malta Military Hospitals
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Barracca before the lift.561 viewsR.EllisPrefect
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Lazaretto Creek and HMS Talbot666 viewsPrefect
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RNH BIGHI713 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 BIGHI510 viewsLaboratory
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RNH BIGHI469 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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