Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last comments - Naval & Military
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Postcard - Grand Harbour, Cruiser c1950584 viewsCannot remember Cruiser's name. Anyone help?
HMS Liverpool.
1 commentsdeco.rise09/21/08 at 10:52Prefect: Cant see a Pennant Number so I'll stick it on ...
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Tiger, Tiger, burning bright ...626 viewsXmas 19591 commentsPrefect08/01/08 at 12:45Chris Howells: I had an Airfix model of Tiger way back. Gosh we B...
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Sliema Creek875 viewsCorunna, Barrosa & Aisne ?
©Lesley Cole
2 commentsPrefect05/20/08 at 03:36phillrose: Sliema Creek much as I remember it, only thing mis...
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Whaler 1955600 viewsMartin Powell1 commentsPrefect05/13/08 at 04:01Martin Powell: A Temperance skipper by the name of Hogg
Tried to...
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HMS Manxman in disguise841 viewsAbdiel Class Minelayer. Photographed off Gozo (Dwejra Bay) in 1952 disguised as a German cruiser for the film Single Handed. Along with her sister Welshman, she played an important part in sustaining Malta during the Siege and was later there for most of the 1950s, taking part in the Suez operation.
Manxman History
Welshman Episode
2 commentsPrefect03/24/08 at 13:17Martin Powell: When you've read Mr Phillips's Welshman Ep...
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French Visitors546 views©Lesley Cole
Chateaurenalt & Guichen. Built as very fast Italian Light Cruisers but reclassified by the French as Destroyers.
Probably 1954
2 commentsPrefect03/21/08 at 12:54Prefect: On Lesley's behalf - They were taken by her fa...
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French Visitors546 views©Lesley Cole
Chateaurenalt & Guichen. Built as very fast Italian Light Cruisers but reclassified by the French as Destroyers.
Probably 1954
2 commentsPrefect03/18/08 at 19:14OldBat: Another smashing group of pictures, Lesley. Very ...
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RFA Bacchus602 viewsStores Carrier
The tug is probably Airedale.
4 commentsPrefect03/18/08 at 18:11Martin Powell: diesel?
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RFA Bacchus602 viewsStores Carrier
The tug is probably Airedale.
4 commentsPrefect03/18/08 at 17:46Prefect: The hl stand for Harbour Launch, but I'm not s...
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Sliema Creek875 viewsCorunna, Barrosa & Aisne ?
©Lesley Cole
2 commentsPrefect03/18/08 at 14:38Martin Powell: Could have been taken from my roof!
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Matelots at the Ferry 1950s701 views©Lesley Cole3 commentsPrefect03/18/08 at 14:21Martin Powell: Ils sont les matelots bien sur, mais Jacques pas J...
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RFA Bacchus602 viewsStores Carrier
The tug is probably Airedale.
4 commentsPrefect03/17/08 at 07:23OldBat: Please sir - what's an h l d? (I don't ca...
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RFA Bacchus602 viewsStores Carrier
The tug is probably Airedale.
4 commentsPrefect03/16/08 at 15:59Alexander Birt: an h l d as deck cargo
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Vickers Valiant over Valletta587 views(Miss Yule would have called that Alliteration!)2 commentsPrefect02/02/08 at 16:26Martin Powell: Such a fake pic.
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Vickers Valiant over Valletta587 views(Miss Yule would have called that Alliteration!)2 commentsPrefect02/02/08 at 15:50MilkMonitor: Strange. There seems to be an Aircraft Carrier in ...
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Destroyers in Sliema Creek978 viewsRMA Mess on Tigne Street, foreground. LSTs far right.
7th Destroyer Sqn. Probably 1962. HMS Trafalgar, Dunkirk, Jutland, Aisne or Corunna?, Broadsword and Scorpion.
1 commentsPrefect01/26/08 at 17:29Martin Powell: And those beautifully soft football pitches on Man...
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Salvage 1950666 viewsRFA Sea Salvor, RFA Dispenser (left) & SV Retrieve raising the Breconshire.
She was towed to Trieste and scrapped.
Video Clip
3 commentsPrefect01/22/08 at 09:01Martin Powell: You'll have to read it - but I'm sure you ...
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Salvage 1950666 viewsRFA Sea Salvor, RFA Dispenser (left) & SV Retrieve raising the Breconshire.
She was towed to Trieste and scrapped.
Video Clip
3 commentsPrefect01/22/08 at 08:57Prefect: So who does he blame?
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Salvage 1950666 viewsRFA Sea Salvor, RFA Dispenser (left) & SV Retrieve raising the Breconshire.
She was towed to Trieste and scrapped.
Video Clip
3 commentsPrefect01/22/08 at 08:51Martin Powell: From "Red Duster, White Ensign" by Ian C...
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RFA Fort Duquesne663 viewsStores Issuing Ship
Away from her usual haunt in Pieta Creek
1 commentsPrefect10/11/07 at 01:59MilkMonitor: She probably brought out your heavy baggage.
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