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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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Luqa 2 Site Sgt's Mess?710 viewsI believe this was the Sgt's mess. The picture taken from roughly the NAAFI building on 9th October 20154 commentsfifla197311/16/14 at 19:04Prefect: Back to the future?
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RFA Fort Dunvegan342 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 09:40Prefect: I'm not sure but I think its probably 1948. T...
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RFA Fort Dunvegan342 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 09:21robinwilliams: What date is this please if 1952/4 is that the Gla...
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Staff Photo in front of School Hall 1959?1455 views5 commentsjknight11/07/14 at 17:26bass player: At the top and second from the left is Mr. Tierney...
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On the beach again1036 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 1975-761627 views3 commentsPrefect11/05/14 at 21:07derek63: oh my! I'm middle row far right, Derek Saunde...
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Fancy Dress '57 ?1467 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.
5 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 again1036 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 1950538 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 - 2437 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!988 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?1455 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?1455 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 Harbour912 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!988 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 Vale969 viewsDiana Dick, John Knight, Alec Downs and Robin Palmer5 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 11:00jknight: Diana (...), John Knight, Alec Downs and Robin Pal...
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Lady Mountbatten inspects Sea Scouts730 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 - 2437 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 - 1341 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.653 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 Egmont617 views1 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 10:44jknight: John Knight bow oar, Malcolm Savage cox?
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Chief Scout Lord Rowallan visits TS Egmont585 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 1139 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 57-58.2059 viewsAll signatures are HERE

Jane Banks nee Stubbs
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 1139 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 please1386 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 Boats420 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 1947329 views2 commentsPrefect09/24/14 at 17:33Prefect: Yes, Tigne Barracks & Stella Maris. The mast on th...
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HMS Scorcher 1947329 views2 commentsPrefect09/24/14 at 16:56pullu: Tigne in the background? It looks like Stella Ma...
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Lots of Naval Boats420 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) wanted1892 viewsMalcom Hill6 commentsPrefect09/22/14 at 18:23Prefect: Thanks JK, I have changed the annotations.
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One name (no longer) wanted1892 viewsMalcom Hill6 commentsPrefect09/22/14 at 18:18jknight: Front left is Cecil Ware not Chris Beavis. Front r...
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