Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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Luqa 2 site Tennis Courts and Flats557 viewsThese tennis courts were well used by us budding Rod Lavers at the time. The flats are the blocks overlooking the primary school playground on the other side. Photo taken from roughly the school bus stop on 9th October 2014.7 commentsfifla197311/18/14 at 18:50Ivan: 1 Site was the main site for RAF Luqa (entrance at...
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Luqa 2 site Tennis Courts and Flats557 viewsThese tennis courts were well used by us budding Rod Lavers at the time. The flats are the blocks overlooking the primary school playground on the other side. Photo taken from roughly the school bus stop on 9th October 2014.7 commentsfifla197311/18/14 at 16:30Prefect: For the benefit of us non-RAF types, where exactly...
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The Shepheard Family 1958 - 1961817 views3 commentsPrefect11/18/14 at 15:25John Kirby: I remember Mr & Mrs Shepherd in Malta - my parents...
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Luqa 2 site Tennis Courts and Flats557 viewsThese tennis courts were well used by us budding Rod Lavers at the time. The flats are the blocks overlooking the primary school playground on the other side. Photo taken from roughly the school bus stop on 9th October 2014.7 commentsfifla197311/18/14 at 15:13Ivan: During our time in Malta we lived in Sliema, Luqa ...
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Luqa 2 site Tennis Courts and Flats557 viewsThese tennis courts were well used by us budding Rod Lavers at the time. The flats are the blocks overlooking the primary school playground on the other side. Photo taken from roughly the school bus stop on 9th October 2014.7 commentsfifla197311/17/14 at 19:43fifla1973: It is still the AFM HQ. Oh to turn the clock back ...
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Luqa 2 Site parade square and Airmen's Barrack Blocks511 viewsThis was never used while I was at Luqa. Really nice setting though. Taken 9th October 20141 commentsfifla197311/17/14 at 18:24Ivan: Never saw a parade here, but I recall (1965/66) th...
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Luqa 2 site Tennis Courts and Flats557 viewsThese tennis courts were well used by us budding Rod Lavers at the time. The flats are the blocks overlooking the primary school playground on the other side. Photo taken from roughly the school bus stop on 9th October 2014.7 commentsfifla197311/17/14 at 18:16Ivan: Great set of photos of 2 Site, and well done for g...
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Tigne Barracks 1965689 viewsBoathouse & slipway from our balcony.1 commentsDavid Robinson11/17/14 at 15:54phillrose: Just found this great set of pics of Tigne. Our fl...
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Luqa 2 Site Sgt's Mess?549 viewsI believe this was the Sgt's mess. The picture taken from roughly the NAAFI building on 9th October 20154 commentsfifla197311/17/14 at 15:45phillrose: Great pictures of the Luqa area though I did not k...
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Luqa 2 Site Sgt's Mess?549 viewsI believe this was the Sgt's mess. The picture taken from roughly the NAAFI building on 9th October 20154 commentsfifla197311/16/14 at 21:07fifla1973: Yes I hadn't been to the site since 1973 and ...
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Luqa 2 Site Sgt's Mess?549 viewsI believe this was the Sgt's mess. The picture taken from roughly the NAAFI building on 9th October 20154 commentsfifla197311/16/14 at 20:04Prefect: Back to the future?
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RFA Fort Dunvegan284 viewsPhoto possibly 1948. Built as VSIS by Burrard Drydock in 1944. Managed Ellerman. Laid up 1946-8. RFA service from 1951 as store carrier and "flagship". Coronation Review in 1953 then Malta run until 1960 when she went Far East as AirSIS, reverting to NS/VSIS in 1961. Scrapped Kaohsiung 1968.2 commentsPrefect11/13/14 at 10:40Prefect: I'm not sure but I think its probably 1948. T...
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RFA Fort Dunvegan284 viewsPhoto possibly 1948. Built as VSIS by Burrard Drydock in 1944. Managed Ellerman. Laid up 1946-8. RFA service from 1951 as store carrier and "flagship". Coronation Review in 1953 then Malta run until 1960 when she went Far East as AirSIS, reverting to NS/VSIS in 1961. Scrapped Kaohsiung 1968.2 commentsPrefect11/13/14 at 10:21robinwilliams: What date is this please if 1952/4 is that the Gla...
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Staff Photo in front of School Hall 1959?1109 views5 commentsjknight11/07/14 at 18:26bass player: At the top and second from the left is Mr. Tierney...
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On the beach again950 viewsMalcolm Hill3 commentsPrefect11/07/14 at 18:17bass player: Gordon, it didn't show on the outside but on ...
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1A1 with Miss Ash 1975-761265 views3 commentsPrefect11/05/14 at 22:07derek63: oh my! I'm middle row far right, Derek Saunde...
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Fancy Dress '57 ?1278 viewsTop left,Gail Taench, unknown male, Sheila Grimwood, Graham 'Jack' Stubbs, Geoff Day, Craig Love, Liz Wilkinson, Gordon Campbell.
Front row, Jill Wicken, Bob Trott, Val Bevins, Robin Palmer, unknown girl, and Viv Paynter.
Thanks to Spike Walton for providing names of party goers.
2 commentsjane banks11/03/14 at 18:07wrymouth: I remember Jack very well. We were in the same hou...
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On the beach again950 viewsMalcolm Hill3 commentsPrefect11/03/14 at 17:58wrymouth: Spike as I recall you were not the slightest bit s...
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St Luke's 1950411 viewsProbably RFA Nasprite at left.1 commentsPrefect10/25/14 at 13:20robinwilliams: Almost certainly the Nasprite she was there in 195...
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The Importance of Being Earnest 1956 - 2370 viewsReview in the 1957 Magazine. 2 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 20:14Prefect: Review in the 1957 Magazine.
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Play time in the school field!763 viewsPete Alden with Rita Mays, Joy Sutton (rear) and Diana Dick seated on top.2 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 14:43Prefect: The software in comments is censorious so I have p...
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Staff Photo in front of School Hall 1959?1109 views5 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 14:32Prefect: Could be Autumn 1959 though was in the 1960 Magazi...
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Staff Photo in front of School Hall 1959?1109 views5 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 12:14jknight: Front row from left - ?, Lt Cdr Arthur, ?, Gordon ...
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Sea Scouts visit the aircraft carrier USS Wasp in Grand Harbour689 views1 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 12:08jknight: A mixture of RN School and Dockyard Sea Scouts. Jo...
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Play time in the school field!763 viewsPete Alden with Rita Mays, Joy Sutton (rear) and Diana Dick seated on top.2 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 12:02jknight: Pete Alden with Rita Mays, Joy Sutton (rear) and D...
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Roller skating at Rocky Vale727 viewsDiana Dick, John Knight, Alec Downs and Robin Palmer1 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 12:00jknight: Diana (...), John Knight, Alec Downs and Robin Pal...
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Lady Mountbatten inspects Sea Scouts556 views1 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 11:57jknight: Speaking to Troup Leader Trevor Bailey, Skipper To...
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The Importance of Being Earnest 1956 - 2370 viewsReview in the 1957 Magazine. 2 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 11:54jknight: Peter Pond, ?, ?, Roddy Robertson, John Knight, ba...
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The Importance of Being Earnest 1956 - 1278 views1 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 11:50jknight: John Knight (butler) Joy Sutton and ? and ?
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Admiral Mountbatten boards TS Egmont for commissioning.495 views1 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 11:47jknight: I am one of the bosun's pipes
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RN Sea Scouts row Lord Rowallan ashore from TS Egmont479 views1 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 11:44jknight: John Knight bow oar, Malcolm Savage cox?
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Chief Scout Lord Rowallan visits TS Egmont458 viewsThe story of Tal Handaq Sea Scouts is here.1 commentsjknight09/28/14 at 17:10Prefect: The story of Tal Handaq Sea Scouts is here.
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