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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last comments - Tal Handaq 60s (1960 - 1969)
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Hello Sailor1008 viewsJoe Vincenti, right, and excused-socks friend. Taken at St Angelo steps near the Helix, 1970. Guardroom now flattened. The slipway where we launched the RNSA dinghies is still there.3 commentsMartin Powell12/07/09 at 20:43Martin Powell: I'll ask him. Very likely as his Dad was RAF (...
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Wendy Battleday 1952-20211040 viewsMuch missed2 commentsNelle Grace (Lucas)12/03/09 at 16:30Chris Howells: She and I were definitely in the same class and ye...
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John Stackpoole & Jane Collier1020 views1 commentsNelle Grace (Lucas)12/03/09 at 16:26Chris Howells: I think I was in the same class as Jane in 1966-67...
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Hello Sailor1008 viewsJoe Vincenti, right, and excused-socks friend. Taken at St Angelo steps near the Helix, 1970. Guardroom now flattened. The slipway where we launched the RNSA dinghies is still there.3 commentsMartin Powell12/03/09 at 16:24Chris Howells: Wasn't Joe in Luqa Airscouts about 1967?
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Gerrard & Lovell682 viewsBut where?1 commentsPrefect10/26/09 at 03:32Prefect: Possibly Mtarfa Hospital where we went to visit Bi...
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Lifeboat Drill; Dunera Cruise 19671559 viewsI am sure that this was the Dunera cruise of early 1967. I was in 3B at the time and this is a scan (took a while to get it down to 250kb!) of a picture that appeared in the Times of Malta.
I cannot name a soul, (apart from me of course! Front row,4 along with head at jaunty angle, book in hand and OMG turn ups!) So if anyone can fill in those names: go for it!
15 commentsChris Howells10/24/09 at 10:33Martin Powell: No, don't recognise anyone else. The girls ha...
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Lifeboat Drill; Dunera Cruise 19671559 viewsI am sure that this was the Dunera cruise of early 1967. I was in 3B at the time and this is a scan (took a while to get it down to 250kb!) of a picture that appeared in the Times of Malta.
I cannot name a soul, (apart from me of course! Front row,4 along with head at jaunty angle, book in hand and OMG turn ups!) So if anyone can fill in those names: go for it!
15 commentsChris Howells10/20/09 at 21:13Chris Willmann: Yes, I do actually recognize that to be you and Ro...
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Lifeboat Drill; Dunera Cruise 19671559 viewsI am sure that this was the Dunera cruise of early 1967. I was in 3B at the time and this is a scan (took a while to get it down to 250kb!) of a picture that appeared in the Times of Malta.
I cannot name a soul, (apart from me of course! Front row,4 along with head at jaunty angle, book in hand and OMG turn ups!) So if anyone can fill in those names: go for it!
15 commentsChris Howells10/20/09 at 14:32Martin Powell: Oh and the kid to the right of Mr G (slightly behi...
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Frank Brace, Tom Conway, Kevin Malloy.958 viewshttp://www.sailinganarchy.com/review/outoftheblue.htm4 commentsNelle Grace (Lucas)10/17/09 at 16:52OldBat: Talking of sailing, the Middle Sea Race started to...
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Frank Brace, Tom Conway, Kevin Malloy.958 viewshttp://www.sailinganarchy.com/review/outoftheblue.htm4 commentsNelle Grace (Lucas)10/11/09 at 05:47Prefect: Unfortunately I have to wait for the Coppermine pe...
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Frank Brace, Tom Conway, Kevin Malloy.958 viewshttp://www.sailinganarchy.com/review/outoftheblue.htm4 commentsNelle Grace (Lucas)10/04/09 at 11:46Martin Powell: Frank Brace married Wendy Hankin (ex-TH) and they ...
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Lifesavers at Kalafrana 19611914 viewsTony Graham2 commentsPrefect09/30/09 at 09:27Prefect: Myself - Dave Northover, Tony Graham, Ned Reubens,...
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Lifeboat Drill; Dunera Cruise 19671559 viewsI am sure that this was the Dunera cruise of early 1967. I was in 3B at the time and this is a scan (took a while to get it down to 250kb!) of a picture that appeared in the Times of Malta.
I cannot name a soul, (apart from me of course! Front row,4 along with head at jaunty angle, book in hand and OMG turn ups!) So if anyone can fill in those names: go for it!
15 commentsChris Howells09/08/09 at 17:44Chris Howells: Great guys, but where are they all now?
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Dave Gerrard on board SS Troopship Devonshire.780 viewsI do not know how I came to have this photograph.
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1 commentsMarie Allen07/19/09 at 14:25Prefect: Neither do I! Where are you Marie? We havnt heard ...
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Kalafrana, Summer 1961 - Parents1117 views2nd left is Bill Day, cannot recall the others. Great shot across the bay.3 commentsdeco.rise06/21/09 at 13:36cfaux: i spend most off my summer swining and jumping of ...
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Kalafrana, Summer 1961 - Parents1117 views2nd left is Bill Day, cannot recall the others. Great shot across the bay.3 commentsdeco.rise06/21/09 at 08:47Prefect: We seem to have seen this one before.
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Devonia1222 viewsHere is a Devonia 1966 slide, though I'm not sure where
(Probably Rhodes).
10 commentsPrefect02/25/09 at 17:34Martin Powell: Pass - wasn't on the '66 cruise.
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Devonia1222 viewsHere is a Devonia 1966 slide, though I'm not sure where
(Probably Rhodes).
10 commentsPrefect02/25/09 at 17:23Chris Willmann: So Martin, Where do you think it is? Could it be T...
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M J Vingoe1091 viewsTrainee conductor (failed inhale whistle test). 3 commentsMartin Powell02/25/09 at 04:43Martin Powell: Believe so.
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Lifeboat Drill; Dunera Cruise 19671559 viewsI am sure that this was the Dunera cruise of early 1967. I was in 3B at the time and this is a scan (took a while to get it down to 250kb!) of a picture that appeared in the Times of Malta.
I cannot name a soul, (apart from me of course! Front row,4 along with head at jaunty angle, book in hand and OMG turn ups!) So if anyone can fill in those names: go for it!
15 commentsChris Howells02/25/09 at 01:41Prefect: Well,well. I didnt recognise RK. We were neighbour...
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M J Vingoe1091 viewsTrainee conductor (failed inhale whistle test). 3 commentsMartin Powell02/25/09 at 01:29Prefect: Was his Dad the SNSO?
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M J Vingoe1091 viewsTrainee conductor (failed inhale whistle test). 3 commentsMartin Powell02/24/09 at 19:44Chris Willmann: Strangely, I remember the bus registration, but un...
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Lifeboat Drill; Dunera Cruise 19671559 viewsI am sure that this was the Dunera cruise of early 1967. I was in 3B at the time and this is a scan (took a while to get it down to 250kb!) of a picture that appeared in the Times of Malta.
I cannot name a soul, (apart from me of course! Front row,4 along with head at jaunty angle, book in hand and OMG turn ups!) So if anyone can fill in those names: go for it!
15 commentsChris Howells02/24/09 at 19:42Chris Willmann: Agree with you Martin, That IS Richard King and Ja...
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Lifeboat Drill; Dunera Cruise 19671559 viewsI am sure that this was the Dunera cruise of early 1967. I was in 3B at the time and this is a scan (took a while to get it down to 250kb!) of a picture that appeared in the Times of Malta.
I cannot name a soul, (apart from me of course! Front row,4 along with head at jaunty angle, book in hand and OMG turn ups!) So if anyone can fill in those names: go for it!
15 commentsChris Howells02/24/09 at 17:17Martin Powell: Looks like him, but don't recall either of the...
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Devonia1222 viewsHere is a Devonia 1966 slide, though I'm not sure where
(Probably Rhodes).
10 commentsPrefect02/24/09 at 17:14Martin Powell: Sorry Chris, you're getting mixed up with 1967...
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Devonia1222 viewsHere is a Devonia 1966 slide, though I'm not sure where
(Probably Rhodes).
10 commentsPrefect02/15/09 at 14:28Chris Willmann: Definitely not where we went ashore to visit Delph...
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Lifeboat Drill; Dunera Cruise 19671559 viewsI am sure that this was the Dunera cruise of early 1967. I was in 3B at the time and this is a scan (took a while to get it down to 250kb!) of a picture that appeared in the Times of Malta.
I cannot name a soul, (apart from me of course! Front row,4 along with head at jaunty angle, book in hand and OMG turn ups!) So if anyone can fill in those names: go for it!
15 commentsChris Howells02/15/09 at 02:34Prefect: And is the other teacher Denver Martin?
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Lifeboat Drill; Dunera Cruise 19671559 viewsI am sure that this was the Dunera cruise of early 1967. I was in 3B at the time and this is a scan (took a while to get it down to 250kb!) of a picture that appeared in the Times of Malta.
I cannot name a soul, (apart from me of course! Front row,4 along with head at jaunty angle, book in hand and OMG turn ups!) So if anyone can fill in those names: go for it!
15 commentsChris Howells02/14/09 at 18:45Chris Willmann: Back Row Third, tall, fair hair looking into camer...
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Winning Team896 viewsTal Handaq visit to the 1960 Rome Olympics
See report in 1961 Magazine
1 commentsJohn Kirby10/25/08 at 02:25Prefect: On the Staff are - Mr. B. Cleaver, Mr. P. Ross (Ve...
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Lifesavers at Kalafrana 19611914 viewsTony Graham2 commentsPrefect09/28/08 at 15:16deco.rise: Went there right through the Summer of1961, but do...
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John Day, Kalafrana Summer 19611294 viewsBlue sea, sky etc. Why did we come home to rain?4 commentsdeco.rise09/16/08 at 20:36cfaux: sorry it should have been 3 stars, anyway I spent ...
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Devonia1222 viewsHere is a Devonia 1966 slide, though I'm not sure where
(Probably Rhodes).
10 commentsPrefect08/14/08 at 15:10Prefect: Well, you were there, I wasnt. The School Mag for ...
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