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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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The Band445 viewsPrefect
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Parade at St Andrew's443 viewsPrefect
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Storm Damage Hal Far 1934525 viewsPrefect
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Sports Day at St Andrew's460 viewsProbably not long after it was built in 1905.Prefect
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HMS Vulcan424 viewsPrefect
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HMS Vulcan 476 viewsIn Lazaretto Creek. 19 MTBs of this type were built prior to WW2- it says here.Prefect
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HMS Vulcan 1937740 viewsOriginally a trawler named Mascot and later Aston Villa before being purchased by the Royal Navy in 1936, and converted into a depot ship for coastal forces.
Gzira Church has yet to get its 2nd dome.
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Valletta 1649429 viewsPrefect
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HMS Sealion 1937460 viewsPrefect
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HMS Salmon 1937425 viewsPrefect
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Marsamuscetto 1930s ©470 viewsFrom Peter Evans. Prefect
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Pieta 1930s ©501 viewsSt Luke's under construction.
From Peter Evans.
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Swimming at Sliema ©525 viewsBetween the Wars.
From Peter Evans.
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Gnejna Valley ©495 viewsFrom Peter EvansPrefect
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Flying the Flag ©514 viewsRiviera Hotel Ghajn Tuffieha
From Peter Evans
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Barriera Wharf 1935708 viewsand in the future!
The stone pillars once supported a wooden boardwalk which formed a barrier to segregate quarantined persons.
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Ghar id-Dud 1912512 viewsBefore the Chalet.Prefect
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Valletta from the Quarantine Harbour 1842524 viewsArtist Lt. Allen, Royal Engineers. Engraver W. Wallis
(We have it right this time!)
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The King508 viewsArriving in HMS Aurora, June 20 1943.
Associated Press.
Large tug Ancient or Robust, small tug Carbine.
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VALETTA, FROM THE MARSA MUSCEIT. (Not - see comments)649 viewsArtist T. C. Dibdin, Drawn from Nature by Lieut. H.E. Allen, Rl. Engrs. Engraver J. Tingle, 1842?
Fisher, Son & Co. London & Paris, 1836.
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Admiralty House 1896554 viewsR EllisPrefect
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RFA Maine 1929461 viewsPrefect
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As Built504 viewsPrefect
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HM Submarine B10 1913591 viewsR.Ellis
Lost by bombing at Venice 1916.
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HM Submarine X1 1927663 viewsPrefect
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HMS Cyclops 1935742 viewsEllis.
In Msida Creek where she resided from 1926-1938, with Regent, Regulus, Rover, Otway or Oxley, Shark & Sealion.
St Luke's is half built.
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William Scamp's New Church462 viewsCourtesy of Amazon.Prefect
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The Chalet & Sliema Point Battery765 views2 commentsPrefect
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RNH Bighi522 viewsNew block under construction c 1902.Prefect
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St Michael's Bastion c 1870516 viewsMalta Windmills.Prefect
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Ponsonby's Column544 viewsOn St Andrew's Bastion before being struck down by lightning in 1864.
Major General The Honourable Sir Frederick Cavendish Ponsonby
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Strada Mercanti 1854 or 1856519 viewsJames Robertson/Felice Beato.Prefect
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