Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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HMS Bermuda424 views1 commentsPrefect06/11/18 at 18:11David Woolfenden: My father Harry Woolfenden served on the HMS Bermu...
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Coronation party 1953143 viewsCoronation school party at Verdala 2nd June 1953. Me bottom right half hidden by Union Jack. Younger Brother (now deceased) hiding behind hands. Both of us went on to Tal Handaq 58-61.2 commentsCrab05/30/18 at 18:49Crab: Can't testify 100% to precise location, only ...
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Coronation party 1953143 viewsCoronation school party at Verdala 2nd June 1953. Me bottom right half hidden by Union Jack. Younger Brother (now deceased) hiding behind hands. Both of us went on to Tal Handaq 58-61.2 commentsCrab05/29/18 at 21:44OldBat: Great photo - but was it really taken at the schoo...
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It was 50 years ago today...349 views...TH taught the world to play.

Filming Hell Boats at Manoel Island 1968.

Many 'extras' provided by Tal Handaq.

FULL FILM HERE

Wind forward 37 mins and play for 20 secs for a familiar face.

Copyright © Martin Powell
3 commentsadmin04/30/18 at 21:29Martin Powell: No sir, I mean yes sir, I mean och aye. He got £10...
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It was 50 years ago today...349 views...TH taught the world to play.

Filming Hell Boats at Manoel Island 1968.

Many 'extras' provided by Tal Handaq.

FULL FILM HERE

Wind forward 37 mins and play for 20 secs for a familiar face.

Copyright © Martin Powell
3 commentsadmin04/30/18 at 16:02Grahame Cain: Is that David Norris at 12:25 with the rifle?
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It was 50 years ago today...349 views...TH taught the world to play.

Filming Hell Boats at Manoel Island 1968.

Many 'extras' provided by Tal Handaq.

FULL FILM HERE

Wind forward 37 mins and play for 20 secs for a familiar face.

Copyright © Martin Powell
3 commentsadmin04/30/18 at 13:52admin: Though filmed in 1968, the film hit UK cinemas in ...
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Me April 19591405 views...but does anyone know where this is?1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/04/27/18 at 13:28Sheila Evans: I only know where it is not.
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My Mum overlooking Mellieha Bay 19582573 viewsUnspoilt view.1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/04/27/18 at 13:25Sheila Evans: Nice one of your mum Val and I remember that dress...
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Me in Maroni Street Gzira on the roof 1959367 views1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/04/27/18 at 13:21Sheila Evans: Happy days, good friends and great music.
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Aerial view Manoel Is, Valletta and old Tigne.231 views1980s postcard.3 commentsadmin04/21/18 at 18:05Nick Woodley: I think its after 1967 as the city gate does not l...
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Aerial view Manoel Is, Valletta and old Tigne.231 views1980s postcard.3 commentsadmin04/21/18 at 14:56Martin Powell: Intriguing to try and date it. I think the buildin...
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Aerial view Manoel Is, Valletta and old Tigne.231 views1980s postcard.3 commentsadmin04/21/18 at 14:01phillrose: Great picture, looks as though the destruction of ...
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Going Ashore940 views"Educational" cruise to Istanbul, 1966, in Devonia, formerly the troopship Devonshire.4 commentsPrefect04/19/18 at 12:09NICKHOLLOWAY: Second right from front is Nick Holloway .....Defi...
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Pieta 1958400 viewsLooks like an RFA ship.3 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/04/03/18 at 19:22admin: The RFA aficionados say definitely a Ranger class ...
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Paradise Bay 1958 450 viewsAbove Paradise Bay with the gang 1958. L-R Sheila Weekes, Cliff Payne, Freda Payne's brother, Margaret Polkinghorne, Me, and Ronnie Fenech whose uncle used to drive the bus. He now lives in Winchester!!! He is my FB friend.2 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/03/31/18 at 15:04valerie easter/snowdon/: Yes Sheila and I found each other again 52 years!!...
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Pieta 1958400 viewsLooks like an RFA ship.3 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/03/31/18 at 15:00valerie easter/snowdon/: It is She but the one also in the photo is an RFA ...
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Mr John Lowe1297 viewsStaff 1961 - 1964
As seen recently on the BBC.
3 commentsPrefect03/15/18 at 19:23Martin Powell: Sad to report that JL passed away in February 2018...
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Harry & Anne Wilkinson675 viewsJohn Lowe at the piano.2 commentsPrefect03/15/18 at 19:21Martin Powell: Sad to report that JL passed away in February 2018...
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Sliema Cafe Crowd1078 viewsRon Leeman, Lee Barraby, Kay Carberry, Tony Stackpoole, Stu Kirkwood, John Nicholas, Johnny Hart, Ian McGuire. 1 commentsronthecoolone03/13/18 at 07:11Chris weathered: Remember so well. Im the one in glasses. Chris Hof...
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Sliema Cafe Crowd 1965-66803 views1 commentsDugmore03/13/18 at 07:01Chris weathered: Still have this photo
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Posing outside the Sliema Cafe866 views1 commentsronthecoolone03/13/18 at 06:59Chris weathered: Great times I'm the one sitting on the floor ...
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Inside the Pit - circa mid 60's1063 views1 commentsronthecoolone03/13/18 at 06:58Chris weathered: My father CPO Hoffmeyer supervised us when it open...
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Ron Leeman & Steve Bolster862 viewsA comparison of now and then.1 commentsronthecoolone03/13/18 at 06:53Chris weathered: Remember you both well from the sliema cafe. Good ...
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Chadwick Lakes 1958368 views1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/03/11/18 at 16:53Sheila Evans: I never went there back in the school days.
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The new Triton Fountain 1959333 views1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/03/11/18 at 16:50Sheila Evans: Nice to know it has been restored and looks lovely...
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HMS Forth at Christmas 1958347 views1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/03/11/18 at 16:45Sheila Evans: The Forth was great with all her lights on at Chri...
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Pieta 1958400 viewsLooks like an RFA ship.3 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/03/11/18 at 16:40Sheila Evans: HMS Ausonia Val.
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Paradise Bay 1958 450 viewsAbove Paradise Bay with the gang 1958. L-R Sheila Weekes, Cliff Payne, Freda Payne's brother, Margaret Polkinghorne, Me, and Ronnie Fenech whose uncle used to drive the bus. He now lives in Winchester!!! He is my FB friend.2 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/03/11/18 at 16:36Sheila Evans: We are still going strong Val, Maggie and myse...
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Len Moscrop and Cathy Stephenson Kalafrana 1973934 viewsThis was taken in July 1973 at the Sgt's mess part of Kalafrana beach club. Amazing that there were Officers' , Sgts' and other ranks' beaches. My Dad was a corporal, my best mate's Dad was a Flt Sgt and our Girlfriends' Dads were officers and believe it or not I was asked to leave the Sgt's' beach because of the rank of my Dad; no wonder I am a socialist!7 commentsfifla197303/04/18 at 12:08Chris Howells: Off topic again like Ivan! Ivan what squadron was ...
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School uniform 366 viewsIs this the school uniform ? It was taken in 1951. I am trying to find out what RNS my sister Betty (Elizabeth) Blakelock attended 1 commentsLindab02/09/18 at 21:51Martin Powell: Not sure about the beret but the blazer is Verdala...
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Which school?398 viewsDoes anyone know which school and where this could have been taken ?1 commentsLindab02/09/18 at 21:48Martin Powell: Badge is definitely TH or Verdala. Outside a house...
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Alongside HMS Forth 19562155 viewsSentinel. Sea Devil, Tudor, Trenchant.
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3 commentsPrefect01/30/18 at 10:24kenneth c proudlove: Excellent photo, while on the rocky rocks of manoe...
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