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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Raising a submarine in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©1025 viewsPhoto by (Miss) Barbara Kernahan6 commentsOldBat02/06/10 at 02:29Prefect: I cannot tell a lie Miss, I would be lost without ...
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Raising a submarine in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©1025 viewsPhoto by (Miss) Barbara Kernahan6 commentsOldBat02/05/10 at 19:05OldBat: Whoops, I'm giving you a lot of research aren&...
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HMS London 1947741 viewsAndrew Blake2 commentsPrefect02/04/10 at 14:59Prefect: Oh dear, how sad, never mind!
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Raising a submarine in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©1025 viewsPhoto by (Miss) Barbara Kernahan6 commentsOldBat02/04/10 at 13:02Prefect: Most did but I think some of the smaller ones had ...
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HMS London 1947741 viewsAndrew Blake2 commentsPrefect02/04/10 at 11:46OldBat: Note! Verdala school hall with cupola JUST visibl...
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Raising a submarine in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©1025 viewsPhoto by (Miss) Barbara Kernahan6 commentsOldBat02/04/10 at 11:39OldBat: Thanks, admin, yes, sounds like the right one! I&...
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Raising a submarine in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©1025 viewsPhoto by (Miss) Barbara Kernahan6 commentsOldBat02/04/10 at 07:49Prefect: Must have been this one - 1 April 1942: HMS P36 wa...
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HMS Forth in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©669 viewsStunning photo by Barbara Kernahan from the window of her flat.1 commentsOldBat02/04/10 at 03:34Prefect: Looks like the seasonal Msida Monsoon floods!
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HMS Forth626 viewsPassing Tigne 19531 commentsPrefect01/27/10 at 11:10robinwilliams: If this is 1953 Forth is probally returning from C...
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Moorhen550 views3 commentsPrefect01/01/10 at 11:00phillrose: I believe one of the mooring vessels sailed back ...
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Moorhen550 views3 commentsPrefect12/31/09 at 02:12Prefect: MP remembers her there in the 60s and there is pho...
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Moorhen550 views3 commentsPrefect12/30/09 at 13:24phillrose: So when was Moorhen out there? Dad was responsible...
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HMS Stubbington651 viewsMid 60s with the 7th MS.1 commentsPrefect12/15/09 at 14:20Prefect: In 1960, her ship's dog, Oink, distinguished h...
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RAF Propaganda 1973580 views2 commentsPrefect12/02/09 at 13:20Prefect:
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RAF Propaganda 1973580 views2 commentsPrefect12/02/09 at 11:05Martin Powell: RAF 'propaganda', but had it been RFA it w...
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HMS Euroclydon aka Verdala715 viewsComplete with Palm Tree
1944-5
Les Hutton
1 commentsPrefect11/26/09 at 08:30Martin Powell: Les thinks he is standing in the front row, third ...
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HMS Manxman604 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect11/05/09 at 02:51Prefect: Thank you very much. Goodbye. Take him away!
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HMS Manxman604 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect11/03/09 at 16:30Martin Powell: Sorry - overlooked the obvious. An execution shoul...
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HMS Manxman604 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect11/03/09 at 15:19Prefect: Especially not the Nutty Professor
I suppos...
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HMS Manxman604 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect11/03/09 at 15:13Martin Powell: Do not believe anything because it is said by an a...
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HMS Manxman604 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect11/03/09 at 07:44Prefect: "Glad to hear my opinion backed by a compete...
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HMS Manxman604 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect11/03/09 at 07:08Martin Powell: No - according to this site myweb.tiscali.co.uk-hm...
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HMS Manxman604 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect10/27/09 at 15:17Prefect: From the web - "In 1951 this ship was brought...
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HMS Manxman604 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect10/27/09 at 13:22phillrose: She was still in running order when I remember her...
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HMS Ausonia & Manoel Is. 1959/601220 viewsOther ships are HMS Dainty, parts of HMS Anzio & LST Charles McLeod and a lonely HMS Eastbourne in Sliema Creek. On the island is part of the Leper Hospital, beyond that the Base Supply Office, Fort Manoel, the Diving Centre and Comms Training Centre. To the left of the football pitches is the Canteen (Cinema), in front of which are the tennis courts/roller skating rink of blessed memory.
What a lot of nostalgia!
Mac

More photos and info on Ausonia HERE
3 commentsPrefect09/30/09 at 08:32Prefect: That was my whole world then 1958.59.60. The Plaza...
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Grenadier Guards 1950s670 views1 commentsPrefect09/01/09 at 12:45MilkMonitor: Someone hasn't heard the order "Knees apa...
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HMS Ausonia & Manoel Is. 1959/601220 viewsOther ships are HMS Dainty, parts of HMS Anzio & LST Charles McLeod and a lonely HMS Eastbourne in Sliema Creek. On the island is part of the Leper Hospital, beyond that the Base Supply Office, Fort Manoel, the Diving Centre and Comms Training Centre. To the left of the football pitches is the Canteen (Cinema), in front of which are the tennis courts/roller skating rink of blessed memory.
What a lot of nostalgia!
Mac

More photos and info on Ausonia HERE
3 commentsPrefect08/11/09 at 04:14phillrose: Lived in the block of flats to the left of the Tig...
Ausonia1w.jpg
HMS Ausonia & Manoel Is. 1959/601220 viewsOther ships are HMS Dainty, parts of HMS Anzio & LST Charles McLeod and a lonely HMS Eastbourne in Sliema Creek. On the island is part of the Leper Hospital, beyond that the Base Supply Office, Fort Manoel, the Diving Centre and Comms Training Centre. To the left of the football pitches is the Canteen (Cinema), in front of which are the tennis courts/roller skating rink of blessed memory.
What a lot of nostalgia!
Mac

More photos and info on Ausonia HERE
3 commentsPrefect08/06/09 at 15:03MilkMonitor: You can even see the original kiosk at the Ferry a...
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Tug awaiting RFA Amherst entering Grand Harbour - April/May 1960 ©536 views3 commentsdeco.rise08/06/09 at 14:05alexander: the tug is actualy the expert the sea giant had o...
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Allura Wave Ruler! 575 views©Shaun Jones
Pinto Wharf today 18 July.
2 commentsPrefect07/31/09 at 07:53Prefect: Message passed to Shaun who is not registered here...
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Allura Wave Ruler! 575 views©Shaun Jones
Pinto Wharf today 18 July.
2 commentsPrefect07/31/09 at 05:58John Kirby: I was in the Upper Barracca Gardens on Saturday 18...
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Postcard HMS Forth 1950s766 viewsHMS Ranpura at right.1 commentsPrefect06/20/09 at 05:35Prefect: Behind, the building to the right is Whitehall Man...
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