Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Grand Harbour with British Fleet369 views(Queen Elizabeth, Revenge, Resolution & a County.)Prefect
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Auberge de Castille - Valletta342 viewsPrefect
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Landing Place and General View - Sliema397 views(Portsmouth United was a beer.)Prefect
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Public Library - Valletta345 views(Piazza Regina)Prefect
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Musta Church - Musta363 viewsPrefect
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General View - Floriana406 viewsPrefect
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Chalet Ghar-id-Dud - Sliema458 viewsPrefect
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Royal Opera House - Valletta350 viewsPrefect
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Maltese Lady wearing Faldetta328 viewsPrefect
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Duke of York Avenue346 viewsPrefect
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Porta Reale352 viewsPrefect
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Hasting's Garden (Molino a Vento) - Valletta369 viewsPrefect
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St. Andrew's Barracks - St Andrew. (NOT)433 viewsActually St Oswald's Chapel & Mtarfa Barracks viewed from the Hospital.2 commentsPrefect
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General View - Msida359 views(Before the head of the creek was reclaimed in 1951 to build the roundabout & playground.)Prefect
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Maltese Lace Worker297 viewsPrefect
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Porte des Bombes - Floriana430 views(Showing the Bombes on pillars either side.)2 commentsPrefect
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Maltese Cab296 viewsPrefect
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Turkish Cemetery - Marsa313 viewsPrefect
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Fort St. Angelo - Vittoriosa340 viewsPrefect
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Governor's Palace - Valletta331 viewsPrefect
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St. Paul's Bay451 views(Ta’ Tabibu farmhouse, originally the Dejma watch tower.) 1 commentsPrefect
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General View Senglea324 viewsPrefect
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Panorama of the Grand Harbour313 viewsPrefect
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Panorama of the Grand Harbour297 viewsPrefect
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Panorama of the Grand Harbour299 viewsPrefect
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Panorama of the Grand Harbour310 views(HMS Eagle right)Prefect
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Somerset Wharf 1905506 views4 commentsPrefect
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HMS L71337 viewsPrefect
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Piazza Sir Filippo Sciberras - Floriana456 viewsLate 1920s - early 1930s. Formerly Piazza Maggiore. Since built over.pullu
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Piazza Maggiore Floriana in 18581497 viewsWatercolour by Admiral Sir Edward Fanshawe showing the view from his house.
Piazza Maggiore was renamed Piazza Sir Filippo Sciberras and is now Triq Pietro Floriani (Map). Kalkara Gate was demolished in 1888.
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Champion Boat's Crew 1882388 viewsFrench Creek1 commentsPrefect
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RFA Maine (1)399 viewsMike Day Collection.
The Hospital Ship is in Lazaretto Creek. Behind are probably the depot ships Leander (ex cruiser) & Tyne which are dressed with German Ensigns probably in honour of the Kaiser during his visit in 1904. In the background is the beginnings of Gzira with the RN Canteen and Manoel Island bridge.
The story of the Maines.
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