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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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HMS Camperdown 1960 - 1961583 viewsAnd some visitors.2 commentsPrefect10/02/11 at 12:02Prefect: Dunno. It does look odd. Must be one of the visito...
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HMS Camperdown 1960 - 1961583 viewsAnd some visitors.2 commentsPrefect10/02/11 at 10:17phillrose: What do you think that is astern of D32? very stra...
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HMS Illustrious 1943726 viewsHarbour boom rigged.4 commentsPrefect09/27/11 at 01:13Prefect: It was even quicker. The refit in Norfolk Va. was ...
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HMS Illustrious 1943726 viewsHarbour boom rigged.4 commentsPrefect09/26/11 at 19:21OldBat: Thanks prefect! Amazing that they got it back to ...
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HMS Illustrious 1943726 viewsHarbour boom rigged.4 commentsPrefect09/23/11 at 01:50Prefect: Yes, she was operational again by March 1942, and ...
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HMS Illustrious 1943726 viewsHarbour boom rigged.4 commentsPrefect09/22/11 at 19:13OldBat: This must have been after it came back from Americ...
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Former RN Camerata Barracks, Valletta.1167 views3 commentsPrefect09/10/11 at 06:52robinwilliams: I do not believe it was a school as such more of a...
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Former RN Camerata Barracks, Valletta.1167 views3 commentsPrefect09/09/11 at 09:11Prefect: Can't find any trace of there being a school,...
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Former RN Camerata Barracks, Valletta.1167 views3 commentsPrefect09/09/11 at 06:52robinwilliams: When I first arrived in Malta early 1952 my sister...
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HMS Kemerton 1962626 views5 commentsPrefect09/06/11 at 02:41phillrose: The diving school building is still there just a b...
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HMS Kemerton 1962626 views5 commentsPrefect09/06/11 at 01:40Prefect: The building is still there if not the jetty. See ...
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HMS Kemerton 1962626 views5 commentsPrefect09/05/11 at 14:38Nick Woodley: I think I went to sea cadets in that building in 1...
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HMS Kemerton 1962626 views5 commentsPrefect09/05/11 at 09:46robinwilliams: The building referred to is (or was) Small Ships T...
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HMS Kemerton 1962626 views5 commentsPrefect09/05/11 at 02:31phillrose: A well stocked Sliema creek shown here, just the w...
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HMS St Angelo1029 viewsFort St Angelo18 commentsPrefect08/13/11 at 13:48Prefect: I would like to know when that high road bridge li...
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Quick march! ©571 viewsTrooping the Colour. Tigne Barracks June 19601 commentsJohn Kirby08/01/11 at 03:19Prefect: Actually its Floriana Parade Ground.
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Charlie Mac482 viewsLST Charles Macleod in the colours of the managers Atlantic Steam. Late 1950s.
In 1961 the contract went to BISN Co. List of LSTs
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2 commentsPrefect07/09/11 at 12:32phillrose: We were living overlooking Sliema Creek at the tim...
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Charlie Mac482 viewsLST Charles Macleod in the colours of the managers Atlantic Steam. Late 1950s.
In 1961 the contract went to BISN Co. List of LSTs
Photo Tim Cornwell
2 commentsPrefect07/09/11 at 01:42Prefect: Known as Charlie Mac by certain unattached female ...
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HMS Striker 1951714 viewsWith Tigne Barracks as God intended!5 commentsPrefect06/29/11 at 17:51Martin Powell: Certainly looks like it.
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HMS Striker 1951714 viewsWith Tigne Barracks as God intended!5 commentsPrefect06/29/11 at 15:25Prefect: Is that the Boom Defence mast above the embarked l...
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RFA Maine (3)499 viewsPassing Tigne in the 1920s.3 commentsPrefect06/14/11 at 11:41Nick Woodley: Do you mean the back sticky up thing, near the blu...
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RFA Maine (3)499 viewsPassing Tigne in the 1920s.3 commentsPrefect06/13/11 at 23:41Prefect: Mainmast!
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RFA Maine (3)499 viewsPassing Tigne in the 1920s.3 commentsPrefect06/13/11 at 17:07Martin Powell: Interesting tower to the right of the round fort, ...
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HMS Chequers 1949612 viewsWith a well known 1st Lt.1 commentsPrefect06/12/11 at 13:14Prefect: And a future Chief of the Defence Staff (1982) se...
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HMS Victorious 1967573 views5 commentsMartin Powell06/10/11 at 12:38phillrose: I could not possibly comment on that one(snigger)
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End of Patrol. 1950s.652 viewsPhill Rose4 commentsPrefect06/09/11 at 12:37phillrose: Better than today thats for sure.
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HMS Victorious 1967573 views5 commentsMartin Powell06/08/11 at 18:11Martin Powell: You mean Scotland?
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End of Patrol. 1950s.652 viewsPhill Rose4 commentsPrefect06/08/11 at 15:57David Robinson: No, I was there from 63 - 66. Looking at the photo...
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HMS Victorious 1967573 views5 commentsMartin Powell06/02/11 at 03:18phillrose: Beat me to it, agree fully on both comments, but l...
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HMS Victorious 1967573 views5 commentsMartin Powell06/01/11 at 15:18Prefect: And we actually had some!
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HMS Victorious 1967573 views5 commentsMartin Powell06/01/11 at 13:19Nick Woodley: Back in the days when an aircraft carrier actually...
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HMS Nubian523 views3 commentsPrefect05/30/11 at 17:35OldBat: Thanks prefect - if I was a bit more observant I&#...
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