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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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M J Vingoe996 viewsTrainee conductor (failed inhale whistle test). 3 commentsMartin Powell
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Creature from the Blue Lagoon704 viewsScary.Martin Powell
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A Busy Social Life825 viewsEarly 1960sPrefect
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Plan of the School765 viewsDate illegible but sometime in 1960s, probably early as the Music Room hadn't yet moved. Plan is somewhat stylised compared with aerial shot HERE

These (planned?) block numbers conflict entirely with THIS PLAN
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Kalafrana, Summer 1961972 viewsYoungsters playing whilst the adults lie around in the sun. Through gate on left is the sea/leisure area. the middle kiddie, ginger hair is my Brother Ian. Cannot remember any of the others, any help? Do I spot a pale blue Triumph Herald in the shade at the back?deco.rise
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Winning Team825 viewsTal Handaq visit to the 1960 Rome Olympics
See report in 1961 Magazine
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Being Prepared683 viewsPacked and ready for Scout camp on Gozo August 1961.
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Pembroke Troop 1961842 viewsWe used to meet at St Andrew's Barracks on a Friday evening.
I loved playing British Bulldog
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Star Disembarkation 1960703 viewsReturn of the TH trip to the Rome Olympics.

See report in the 1961 Magazine
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10th Birthday Tea at Egmont Close852 views17 July 1960
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Birthday Tea830 viewsBack L-R. Andrew West, ?, John Kirby,?, Ralph Rae.
Front L-R. ?, Francis Lloyd, Anne Kirby, Anne Lloyd, John Lloyd.
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John & Clare, Kalafrana Summer 19611166 viewsJohn Day & Clare Hollister. She left Malta on SS Orcades 19th July 1962. Where are you now Clare?
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John Day, Kalafrana Summer 19611202 viewsBlue sea, sky etc. Why did we come home to rain?4 commentsdeco.rise
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Sandra English at Delimara mid 60s1134 viewsWhere are you now Sandra ? Does anyone know?jane banks
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Liz Jameson 19681194 viewsAt St George's. What a change from now - the scenery, I mean!(and me)!! 1 commentsPrefect
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Lifesavers at Kalafrana 19611798 viewsTony Graham2 commentsPrefect
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Martin Canon & Vicki French 1967928 viewsPrefect
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Devonia1110 viewsHere is a Devonia 1966 slide, though I'm not sure where
(Probably Rhodes).
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Tal Handaqians in Athens 1966899 viewsThe guys are amazed at a Greek guard in Athens.That is assuming my memory is correct about where this was! I am sure it was during the Devonia cruise of 1966 that included Delphi, Athens, Istanbul and Rhodes. The following year was Crete, Izmir (Ephesus), Lebanon and Haifa, in Dunera. I must dig out the slides I took that year!1 commentsChris Howells
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Lifeboat Drill; Dunera Cruise 19671433 viewsI am sure that this was the Dunera cruise of early 1967. I was in 3B at the time and this is a scan (took a while to get it down to 250kb!) of a picture that appeared in the Times of Malta.
I cannot name a soul, (apart from me of course! Front row,4 along with head at jaunty angle, book in hand and OMG turn ups!) So if anyone can fill in those names: go for it!
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Headmaster, Mr Plant (right) and his Staff. 1962.954 viewsFrom the 1962 Magazine
Left is Benny Cassar who was Transport Driver from 1947.
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At Meleiha 1964838 viewsPosing in the sea, I think I had found a hermit crab which I am so proudly displaying!Chris Howells
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Meleiha 1964787 viewsMy brother and sister. Tony went to Maidstone Grammar School and Gwyneth to Luqa Primary.2 commentsChris Howells
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Tigne Early 1965823 viewsChris Howells was posing for his Father to take a picture a large wave crashed over giving him a shock!
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School photo 1967667 viewsChris Howells' school photo, though it may have been 1966! I can't rememberChris Howells
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Party Time - The Boys1049 viewsDavid GrahamPrefect
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Party Time 19601162 viewsDavid Graham
Me standing on the extreme right, with Chris Gibbins on my right, Mike Hay, then Chris Cansfield. Two of the girls standing - Val Simmonds and Sally Raisen (spelling?).
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5AG Christmas Party 19601073 viewsDavid Graham
Me on the extreme right,with John Melton in front (saw him last week). ? on my right, then Mike Shears, Mike Milne bending over. Susan Masters, Penny Woolcombe, Rosie (Fluff) Andrews in the white on the right. Chris Gibbins on the extreme left, with Mr Gallagher hidden to Chris's left.
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Lesley Powell - Prize Day 1963846 viewsMartin PowellPrefect
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Hell Boats 1968848 viewsMartin Powell.
Filmed in Malta with a cast of thousands from TH.
SEE CONTRACT
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Scouts, Guides & Sea Rangers 1961988 viewsPrefect
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Form Captains 1961885 viewsPrefect
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