Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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On the beach again960 viewsMalcolm Hill3 commentsPrefect11/07/14 at 17:17bass player: Gordon, it didn't show on the outside but on ...
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1A1 with Miss Ash 1975-761303 views3 commentsPrefect11/05/14 at 21:07derek63: oh my! I'm middle row far right, Derek Saunde...
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Fancy Dress '57 ?1298 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 17:07wrymouth: I remember Jack very well. We were in the same hou...
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On the beach again960 viewsMalcolm Hill3 commentsPrefect11/03/14 at 16:58wrymouth: Spike as I recall you were not the slightest bit s...
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St Luke's 1950438 viewsProbably RFA Nasprite at left.1 commentsPrefect10/25/14 at 12:20robinwilliams: Almost certainly the Nasprite she was there in 195...
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The Importance of Being Earnest 1956 - 2383 viewsReview in the 1957 Magazine. 2 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 19:14Prefect: Review in the 1957 Magazine.
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Play time in the school field!793 viewsPete Alden with Rita Mays, Joy Sutton (rear) and Diana Dick seated on top.2 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 13:43Prefect: The software in comments is censorious so I have p...
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Staff Photo in front of School Hall 1959?1152 views5 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 13:32Prefect: Could be Autumn 1959 though was in the 1960 Magazi...
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Staff Photo in front of School Hall 1959?1152 views5 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 11:14jknight: Front row from left - ?, Lt Cdr Arthur, ?, Gordon ...
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Sea Scouts visit the aircraft carrier USS Wasp in Grand Harbour712 views1 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 11:08jknight: A mixture of RN School and Dockyard Sea Scouts. Jo...
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Play time in the school field!793 viewsPete Alden with Rita Mays, Joy Sutton (rear) and Diana Dick seated on top.2 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 11:02jknight: Pete Alden with Rita Mays, Joy Sutton (rear) and D...
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Roller skating at Rocky Vale753 viewsDiana Dick, John Knight, Alec Downs and Robin Palmer1 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 11:00jknight: Diana (...), John Knight, Alec Downs and Robin Pal...
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Lady Mountbatten inspects Sea Scouts576 views1 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 10:57jknight: Speaking to Troup Leader Trevor Bailey, Skipper To...
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The Importance of Being Earnest 1956 - 2383 viewsReview in the 1957 Magazine. 2 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 10:54jknight: Peter Pond, ?, ?, Roddy Robertson, John Knight, ba...
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The Importance of Being Earnest 1956 - 1293 views1 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 10:50jknight: John Knight (butler) Joy Sutton and ? and ?
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Admiral Mountbatten boards TS Egmont for commissioning.516 views1 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 10:47jknight: I am one of the bosun's pipes
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RN Sea Scouts row Lord Rowallan ashore from TS Egmont496 views1 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 10:44jknight: John Knight bow oar, Malcolm Savage cox?
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Chief Scout Lord Rowallan visits TS Egmont472 viewsThe story of Tal Handaq Sea Scouts is here.1 commentsjknight09/28/14 at 16:10Prefect: The story of Tal Handaq Sea Scouts is here.
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6th Form Boys v Girls Hockey Match 1032 viewsManoel Island 20th December 1957.
There is a photo of these player's signatures on this site .
jane Banks
2 commentsPrefect09/27/14 at 16:46Prefect: OK, I've flipped it.
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Tal Handaq Girls and Boys in Winter uniform 57-58.1900 viewsAll signatures are on a photo on this site.

jane Banks
7 commentsPrefect09/27/14 at 14:29jknight: This would have been winter 57/58 when I was in lo...
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6th Form Boys v Girls Hockey Match 1032 viewsManoel Island 20th December 1957.
There is a photo of these player's signatures on this site .
jane Banks
2 commentsPrefect09/27/14 at 14:17jknight: I think this was 6th form boys versus girls hockey...
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More names please1282 viewsMalcolm Hill5 commentsPrefect09/27/14 at 13:51jknight: I have the very back row as Mathews, Powell and Ri...
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Lots of Naval Boats363 views2 commentsPrefect09/24/14 at 18:15Prefect: No not dated but I guess a Fleet Regatta in the 19...
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HMS Scorcher 1947283 views2 commentsPrefect09/24/14 at 17:33Prefect: Yes, Tigne Barracks & Stella Maris. The mast on th...
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HMS Scorcher 1947283 views2 commentsPrefect09/24/14 at 16:56pullu: Tigne in the background? It looks like Stella Ma...
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Lots of Naval Boats363 views2 commentsPrefect09/24/14 at 15:31phillrose: Any date given? So many brass hats I am surprised ...
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One name (no longer) wanted1745 viewsMalcom Hill6 commentsPrefect09/22/14 at 18:23Prefect: Thanks JK, I have changed the annotations.
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One name (no longer) wanted1745 viewsMalcom Hill6 commentsPrefect09/22/14 at 18:18jknight: Front left is Cecil Ware not Chris Beavis. Front r...
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The Coast Road © 396 viewsthrough Bahar ic Caghaq is being dualled.1 commentsPrefect09/10/14 at 19:46Chris Howells: I tried walking up there last Saturday (06.09.2014...
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Hotel Riviera/Martinique, Ghajn Tuffieha.618 viewsWas it ever that swish?2 commentsPrefect08/27/14 at 19:15Prefect: And the name now belongs to the restaurant down on...
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Hotel Riviera/Martinique, Ghajn Tuffieha.618 viewsWas it ever that swish?2 commentsPrefect08/27/14 at 15:25MacHead: Named after the Martin family who owned and ran it...
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Who Are They? 19661032 views4 commentsBrian Gunns08/25/14 at 15:08Prefect: Confirmed negative.
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