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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Bormla Street Scene453 viewsPrefect
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Birchircara Street Scene440 viewsPrefect
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Hydraulic Dock, Msida.429 viewsIn use from 1873. See also.Prefect
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Edwardian Rabat411 viewsPrefect
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Simonds - Farsons but not yet Cisk421 viewsFrom 1929 following the merger with L. Farrugia & Sons (alias 'Farsons') until 1948 when further merged with the Malta Export Brewery which was owned by a bank founded by Giuseppe"Iċ-Ċisk" Scicluna.2 commentsPrefect
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Just Simonds314 viewsPrior to 1929.Prefect
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The Old Church Birchircara404 viewsDamaged in the 1856 earthquake.Prefect
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Pieta Creek397 viewsPrefect
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Barracca Garrison Chapel & School494 viewsBuilt by RE 1856. Later St George Garrison Church. Now the Stock Exchange.

The crypt later used for the Pit.
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Hondok ir-Rummien394 viewsQuarrying stone for the Grand Harbour Breakwaters early 1900s.
And a tranquil Blue Lagoon.
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Ghajn Dwieli Docks371 viewsUnder construction 1899 - 1907.Prefect
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Ghajn Dwieli Docks371 viewsUnder construction 1899 - 1907.Prefect
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Tigne Barracks - Guardroom456 viewsPostcard.
The clock tower (but not the clock) has survived the redevelopment - here.
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Tigne Barracks - Football552 viewsPostcard6 commentsPrefect
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HMS Alexandra c1886324 viewsAs Flagship of the CinC HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.Prefect
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Molino a Vento437 viewsOn St Michael's Bastion overlooking a very undeveloped Ta'Xbiex & Gzira.Prefect
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Queen Elizabeth & Valiant343 viewsParlatorio Wharf 1926.Prefect
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HMS Devonshire c 1938311 viewsPrefect
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HMS Victoria 1865322 viewsThe last wooden first-rate three-decked ship of the line. Wiki.Prefect
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Marsamuscetto Street357 viewsPrefect
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Pieta Undated394 viewsPrefect
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HMS Anson 1943315 viewsOperation Husky.Prefect
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Blue Grotto366 viewsWith a British Seagull. Postcard.Prefect
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Water Polo Fleet Final 1929817 viewsPrefect
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HMS Argonaut 1944378 viewsPrefect
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HMS Royal Oak c1937369 viewsPrefect
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French Creek 1880s405 viewsPrefect
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HMS Warspite 1938395 viewsPrefect
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HMS Duncan 1912361 viewsPrefect
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Guardamangia Hill 1901457 viewsVilla Guardamangia left, Villa Zammit right.Prefect
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Officers' Quarters - Dockyard Terrace 1880s803 viewsR.EllisPrefect
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HMS Emperor of India 1923398 viewsPrefect
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