Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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HMS Victorious 1958567 views2 commentsPrefect02/13/12 at 10:56Nick Woodley: Are the tugs Expert and Director?
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A boat Grand Harbour614 viewsTaken from the deck of Devonia as she was leaving G.H. for the 1966 T.H. school cruise. We were on our way to Libya to pick up some American kids. So pre-Gaddafi when El Adem was still operational.10 commentsChris Howells02/06/12 at 16:11Martin Powell: My uncle would have liked them too - he was on the...
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A boat Grand Harbour614 viewsTaken from the deck of Devonia as she was leaving G.H. for the 1966 T.H. school cruise. We were on our way to Libya to pick up some American kids. So pre-Gaddafi when El Adem was still operational.10 commentsChris Howells02/06/12 at 13:16Prefect: Well perhaps a better use of them than razor blade...
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A boat Grand Harbour614 viewsTaken from the deck of Devonia as she was leaving G.H. for the 1966 T.H. school cruise. We were on our way to Libya to pick up some American kids. So pre-Gaddafi when El Adem was still operational.10 commentsChris Howells02/06/12 at 08:59Martin Powell: Lovely shots Pref. I hate to read of good ships be...
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A boat Grand Harbour614 viewsTaken from the deck of Devonia as she was leaving G.H. for the 1966 T.H. school cruise. We were on our way to Libya to pick up some American kids. So pre-Gaddafi when El Adem was still operational.10 commentsChris Howells02/06/12 at 08:01Prefect: Faithful. Director. Expert.
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A boat Grand Harbour614 viewsTaken from the deck of Devonia as she was leaving G.H. for the 1966 T.H. school cruise. We were on our way to Libya to pick up some American kids. So pre-Gaddafi when El Adem was still operational.10 commentsChris Howells02/06/12 at 05:47Martin Powell: The tugs.
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A boat Grand Harbour614 viewsTaken from the deck of Devonia as she was leaving G.H. for the 1966 T.H. school cruise. We were on our way to Libya to pick up some American kids. So pre-Gaddafi when El Adem was still operational.10 commentsChris Howells02/06/12 at 01:40Prefect: Who did? BTW El Adem was Brit, the Yanks were at W...
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A boat Grand Harbour614 viewsTaken from the deck of Devonia as she was leaving G.H. for the 1966 T.H. school cruise. We were on our way to Libya to pick up some American kids. So pre-Gaddafi when El Adem was still operational.10 commentsChris Howells02/05/12 at 16:58Martin Powell: Maybe they just went to UK on leave.
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USS Nautilus 1960442 views1 commentsPrefect02/05/12 at 16:02Martin Powell: She was the first vessel to complete a submerged t...
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A boat Grand Harbour614 viewsTaken from the deck of Devonia as she was leaving G.H. for the 1966 T.H. school cruise. We were on our way to Libya to pick up some American kids. So pre-Gaddafi when El Adem was still operational.10 commentsChris Howells01/03/12 at 07:25Nick Woodley: Director and Expert were in Malta at least until s...
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A boat Grand Harbour614 viewsTaken from the deck of Devonia as she was leaving G.H. for the 1966 T.H. school cruise. We were on our way to Libya to pick up some American kids. So pre-Gaddafi when El Adem was still operational.10 commentsChris Howells01/02/12 at 17:05alexander: director as faithful had all ready left for uk sev...
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No 2 Dock 1960s542 viewsDirector Class Tug.1 commentsPrefect01/02/12 at 16:55alexander: either faithful left malta september 1961 or dire...
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Corradino Canteen885 viewsOpened 1897, closed 1968. Damaged by bombing and only partly rebuilt. (As was). Once had 38 snooker tables, 200 seat restaurant and 1000 seat theatre. Continued as a trade school until demolished in 1975 to make way for the new dock.2 commentsPrefect01/02/12 at 16:04Prefect: Bet it was called Tombola back then.
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Corradino Canteen885 viewsOpened 1897, closed 1968. Damaged by bombing and only partly rebuilt. (As was). Once had 38 snooker tables, 200 seat restaurant and 1000 seat theatre. Continued as a trade school until demolished in 1975 to make way for the new dock.2 commentsPrefect01/02/12 at 11:34alexander: went here many times to the pictures ,shows and th...
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Handley Page Hastings455 views3 commentsPrefect12/20/11 at 06:17Chris Howells: True! We went home on that trip in an Argosy via I...
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Small twin Prop - Luqa about 1960724 viewsDon't recognise aircraft or occasion4 commentsdeco.rise12/19/11 at 06:15Prefect: Quite correct. It seems she was of 207 Squadron. N...
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Small twin Prop - Luqa about 1960724 viewsDon't recognise aircraft or occasion4 commentsdeco.rise12/19/11 at 05:59Chris Howells: I take issue with you there, judging by the colour...
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Handley Page Hastings455 views3 commentsPrefect12/15/11 at 02:02Prefect: Yes - Indulgence passages allowed service families...
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Handley Page Hastings455 views3 commentsPrefect12/14/11 at 15:02Chris Howells: Bloody noisy things to be a passenger in! I was on...
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Forth at Home 1960 ©554 views7 commentsPrefect11/16/11 at 17:23OldBat: On an '80' birthday card I've just ...
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Forth at Home 1960 ©554 views7 commentsPrefect11/16/11 at 02:44Prefect: I'm fairly old already! Send three & fourpenc...
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Forth at Home 1960 ©554 views7 commentsPrefect11/15/11 at 17:38OldBat: Right - I see now! Never mind, you'll be old...
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Forth at Home 1960 ©554 views7 commentsPrefect11/15/11 at 00:45Prefect: Now you've really confused me. The link ...
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Forth at Home 1960 ©554 views7 commentsPrefect11/14/11 at 17:34OldBat: Whoops! Sorry Prefect, the discussion was in the ...
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HMS Vanguard573 viewsHopefully going astern.7 commentsPrefect11/12/11 at 12:38Prefect: Possibly but I think there is slight astern moveme...
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HMS Vanguard573 viewsHopefully going astern.7 commentsPrefect11/12/11 at 12:27phillrose: No sign of heavy wash astern, and no black smoke, ...
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HMS Vanguard573 viewsHopefully going astern.7 commentsPrefect11/11/11 at 13:23Prefect: Nice to know we had the full support of our collea...
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HMS Vanguard573 viewsHopefully going astern.7 commentsPrefect11/11/11 at 12:16phillrose: Nearly a "Bump Felt" as we used to put i...
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HMS Vanguard573 viewsHopefully going astern.7 commentsPrefect11/11/11 at 05:29Martin Powell: Exercises are good for you.
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HMS Vanguard573 viewsHopefully going astern.7 commentsPrefect11/11/11 at 03:00Prefect: Hoping not to hit the breakwater. Photos can be de...
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Forth at Home 1960 ©554 views7 commentsPrefect11/11/11 at 02:51Prefect: Outvoted by whom? More proof if needed here. Too f...
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HMS Vanguard573 viewsHopefully going astern.7 commentsPrefect11/10/11 at 17:22Martin Powell: Hoping for what? No-one to notice presumably.
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