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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last comments - Other Service Schools and TH in Later Years
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Cdr Paynter at Verdala525 views3 commentsPrefect12/20/11 at 10:01phillrose: Looks to me as if this was taken down in the Ditch...
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TH c2006539 viewsWith Tennis/Netball Courts flattened for new building.
See alternative numbering system and another site layout plan here., courtesy Bruce Williams.
6 commentsMalcolm Booth 11/10/11 at 17:41Martin Powell: And also parked along the lane outside.
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TH c2006539 viewsWith Tennis/Netball Courts flattened for new building.
See alternative numbering system and another site layout plan here., courtesy Bruce Williams.
6 commentsMalcolm Booth 10/27/11 at 13:53Prefect: Ah, in the early 60s they entered by block 7 and l...
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TH c2006539 viewsWith Tennis/Netball Courts flattened for new building.
See alternative numbering system and another site layout plan here., courtesy Bruce Williams.
6 commentsMalcolm Booth 10/27/11 at 13:37Nick Woodley: In mid 60's the buses entered and left via th...
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The Dockyard School606 viewsIn Prisons Street Senglea. Catering for both schoolchildren and apprentices, in 1928 under Lieut. GH Rickers there were 172 Brits, 56 Maltese and 44 of mixed parentage. They all moved to Verdala in 1929 though after WW2 the apprentices returned to the old prison.1 commentsPrefect07/31/11 at 10:24phillrose: Prison appears to be a common home for dockyard ap...
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St Ignatius College ©540 viewsBuilt on the tennis courts 2007-8.
A new girls' school is to be built on the rest of the site.
3 commentsMalcolm Booth 06/17/11 at 02:20Prefect: The old school bell is mounted in the foyer. The n...
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Not Verdala Sports Day560 viewsIt turns out to be RN School Singapore. Never mind, nice pic.
More here. and here.
2 commentsPrefect05/28/11 at 03:20Prefect: No, but I will see if they want to swap links as t...
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Not Verdala Sports Day560 viewsIt turns out to be RN School Singapore. Never mind, nice pic.
More here. and here.
2 commentsPrefect05/27/11 at 18:02Martin Powell: Have you directed the two Dereks to this page? Der...
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Tigne Visit 1980 ©622 viewsA very helpful member of the Maltese Army showed me round Tigne on a visit - my first since leaving as a child in 1966. I am confused whether this was part of the school or the checkpoint office by the entry barrier to Tigne barracks7 commentsNick Robinson05/24/11 at 14:02Nick Robinson: I do 'recall' the soldier confirming it ...
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Tigne Visit 1980 ©622 viewsA very helpful member of the Maltese Army showed me round Tigne on a visit - my first since leaving as a child in 1966. I am confused whether this was part of the school or the checkpoint office by the entry barrier to Tigne barracks7 commentsNick Robinson05/24/11 at 12:26David Robinson: Cannot place the building. Through the gates the s...
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Tigne Visit 1980 ©622 viewsA very helpful member of the Maltese Army showed me round Tigne on a visit - my first since leaving as a child in 1966. I am confused whether this was part of the school or the checkpoint office by the entry barrier to Tigne barracks7 commentsNick Robinson05/20/11 at 13:07Nick Robinson: In which case it used to be part of the school!
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Tigne Visit 1980 ©622 viewsA very helpful member of the Maltese Army showed me round Tigne on a visit - my first since leaving as a child in 1966. I am confused whether this was part of the school or the checkpoint office by the entry barrier to Tigne barracks7 commentsNick Robinson05/19/11 at 01:33Prefect: It doesn't look like the guardroom which beca...
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However all is not lost ©485 viewsThe Gym2 commentsMalcolm Booth 12/15/10 at 15:49Malcolm Booth : The gym and hall are not being bulldozed, as they ...
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The Tile358 viewsin the Hall Entrance.1 commentsMalcolm Booth 12/15/10 at 15:47Malcolm Booth : Yes, this is just inside the main door to the hall
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The Hall ©556 views3 commentsMalcolm Booth 12/15/10 at 15:45Malcolm Booth : A martial arts group were using the hall on the af...
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395 views ©1 commentsMalcolm Booth 12/15/10 at 14:28Prefect: They might have saved the Bougainvillea!
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TH c2006539 viewsWith Tennis/Netball Courts flattened for new building.
See alternative numbering system and another site layout plan here., courtesy Bruce Williams.
6 commentsMalcolm Booth 12/14/10 at 02:32Prefect: I recall the entrance and exit the other way round...
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............599 views ©2 commentsPrefect08/05/10 at 13:53Prefect: No, more like a Carob.
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............599 views ©2 commentsPrefect08/05/10 at 13:46Nick Woodley: Looks like a palm tree to me
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Are your initials on these desks? ©650 views25.9.09 Tal Handaq being gutted for demolition in Jan 2010.
Tuck Shop Terror
3 commentsPrefect04/24/10 at 20:33OldBat: Yuck! Sounds as if you had a rough ride, Chris.
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Are your initials on these desks? ©650 views25.9.09 Tal Handaq being gutted for demolition in Jan 2010.
Tuck Shop Terror
3 commentsPrefect04/24/10 at 16:09Chris Howells: Oh no! Is the toilet, the place where the bullies,...
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Gecko ©493 viewsMediterranean gecko, Hemidactylus turcicus — residential and wild.
These we have loved.
Martin Powell
2 commentsPrefect12/09/09 at 17:46OldBat: Must pay them a visit next September!
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Gecko ©493 viewsMediterranean gecko, Hemidactylus turcicus — residential and wild.
These we have loved.
Martin Powell
2 commentsPrefect12/07/09 at 19:35Martin Powell: Resides in the hut at far (south) end of Verdala f...
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Old Building Restored ©608 viewsVerdala 2009
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6 commentsPrefect12/06/09 at 12:00OldBat: Thanks Phill. Bloomin' vandals! I'll che...
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Old Building Restored ©608 viewsVerdala 2009
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6 commentsPrefect12/06/09 at 11:09phillrose: OB, seem to recall someone said the fire was cause...
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Verdala Entrance 2009 ©725 viewsMartin Powell11 commentsPrefect12/06/09 at 11:02phillrose: Price of the good old EU waste regulations no doub...
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Old Building Restored ©608 viewsVerdala 2009
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6 commentsPrefect12/02/09 at 02:03Prefect: I wouldn't dare Miss. Anyway your Verdala remi...
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Old Building Restored ©608 viewsVerdala 2009
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6 commentsPrefect12/01/09 at 18:59OldBat: Yes, they were still there when I took the picture...
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Old Building Restored ©608 viewsVerdala 2009
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6 commentsPrefect12/01/09 at 14:43Martin Powell: For the shutters see Les Hutton's 1944/5 pic. ...
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Verdala Ditch 2009 ©565 viewsMartin Powell7 commentsPrefect11/28/09 at 19:40OldBat: Ah OK Martin, got it - ditch bottom right of pictu...
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Verdala Ditch 2009 ©565 viewsMartin Powell7 commentsPrefect11/28/09 at 17:19Martin Powell: How many did he lose? And cotton-wool is definitel...
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Verdala Ditch 2009 ©565 viewsMartin Powell7 commentsPrefect11/28/09 at 13:41Prefect: You would have been quite safe on an RFA tanker, ...
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