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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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Caption competition302 viewsOutside Astra cinema Luqa.

Answers on a postcard. No prizes, just the kudos.
1 commentsadmin07/16/18 at 13:51Sailor Boy: "Patch of ice you say, Corporal?"
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Exiles Beach641 viewsPostcard. Aka Balluta Rocks c/w the Green Shed.2 commentsPrefect07/11/18 at 11:04admin: However, the theory re Russian exiles is disputed ...
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Probably 19591157 viewsSue Hills & Tricia Staff at the back.
Front - Pat Glover, Wendy Cox, Dawn Fear, Alexandra Batty, Eileen Beer, Carol Robinson, Pat Woolner , Pauline Green, Valerie Lawrence ....
3 commentsPrefect07/02/18 at 16:46admin: Thank you Patsy.
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Fishers of men403 viewsLuke 5:2-11

With Gasan Wayne Sliema bus below St Luke's, as per NT.
2 commentsadmin07/02/18 at 16:42admin: No, New Testament. I forget gospel & verse but it&...
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Fishers of men403 viewsLuke 5:2-11

With Gasan Wayne Sliema bus below St Luke's, as per NT.
2 commentsadmin07/02/18 at 15:35Sailor Boy: NT? National Trust?
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Safi Youth Club 19781011 viewsHeidi Hipperson and Debbie Smeeton2 commentsKevin Perkin06/30/18 at 12:42terry hodgson: this photo of Debbie and friend must have been bef...
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Probably 19591157 viewsSue Hills & Tricia Staff at the back.
Front - Pat Glover, Wendy Cox, Dawn Fear, Alexandra Batty, Eileen Beer, Carol Robinson, Pat Woolner , Pauline Green, Valerie Lawrence ....
3 commentsPrefect06/23/18 at 04:03PatsyG: Dawn Fear, seated 3rd from left. Pauline Green fa...
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Safi Youth Club 1978906 views1 commentsKevin Perkin06/21/18 at 17:54terry hodgson: the first photo the guy on the left I remember him...
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HMS Euryalus 1950784 views1 commentsDavid Woolfenden06/11/18 at 17:19David Woolfenden: My father Harry Woolfenden was Sgt Major Royal Mar...
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Passing the Mail444 viewsEuryalus - Vigo 1952
Illustrated London News
1 commentsPrefect06/11/18 at 17:15David Woolfenden: My father Harry Woolfenden served on the Euryalus ...
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HMS Bermuda459 views1 commentsPrefect06/11/18 at 17:11David Woolfenden: My father Harry Woolfenden served on the HMS Bermu...
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Coronation party 1953321 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 17:49Crab: Can't testify 100% to precise location, only ...
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Coronation party 1953321 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 20:44OldBat: Great photo - but was it really taken at the schoo...
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It was 50 years ago today...700 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 20:29Martin Powell: No sir, I mean yes sir, I mean och aye. He got £10...
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It was 50 years ago today...700 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 15:02Grahame Cain: Is that David Norris at 12:25 with the rifle?
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It was 50 years ago today...700 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 12:52admin: Though filmed in 1968, the film hit UK cinemas in ...
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Me April 19591818 views...but does anyone know where this is?1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/04/27/18 at 12:28Sheila Evans: I only know where it is not.
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My Mum overlooking Mellieha Bay 195813172 viewsUnspoilt view.1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/04/27/18 at 12:25Sheila Evans: Nice one of your mum Val and I remember that dress...
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Me in Maroni Street Gzira on the roof 1959652 views1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/04/27/18 at 12:21Sheila Evans: Happy days, good friends and great music.
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Aerial view Manoel Is, Valletta and old Tigne.402 views1980s postcard.3 commentsadmin04/21/18 at 17:05Nick 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.402 views1980s postcard.3 commentsadmin04/21/18 at 13:56Martin Powell: Intriguing to try and date it. I think the buildin...
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Aerial view Manoel Is, Valletta and old Tigne.402 views1980s postcard.3 commentsadmin04/21/18 at 13:01phillrose: Great picture, looks as though the destruction of ...
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Going Ashore1053 views"Educational" cruise to Istanbul, 1966, in Devonia, formerly the troopship Devonshire.5 commentsPrefect04/19/18 at 11:09NICKHOLLOWAY: Second right from front is Nick Holloway .....Defi...
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Pieta 1958565 viewsLooks like an RFA ship.4 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/04/03/18 at 18:22admin: The RFA aficionados say definitely a Ranger class ...
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Paradise Bay 1958 600 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 14:04valerie easter/snowdon/: Yes Sheila and I found each other again 52 years!!...
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Pieta 1958565 viewsLooks like an RFA ship.4 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/03/31/18 at 14:00valerie easter/snowdon/: It is She but the one also in the photo is an RFA ...
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Mr John Lowe1407 viewsStaff 1961 - 1964
As seen recently on the BBC.
3 commentsPrefect03/15/18 at 18:23Martin Powell: Sad to report that JL passed away in February 2018...
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Harry & Anne Wilkinson754 viewsJohn Lowe at the piano.2 commentsPrefect03/15/18 at 18:21Martin Powell: Sad to report that JL passed away in February 2018...
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Sliema Cafe Crowd1209 viewsRon Leeman, Lee Barraby, Kay Carberry, Tony Stackpoole, Stu Kirkwood, John Nicholas, Johnny Hart, Ian McGuire. 1 commentsronthecoolone03/13/18 at 06:11Chris weathered: Remember so well. Im the one in glasses. Chris Hof...
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Sliema Cafe Crowd 1965-66999 views1 commentsDugmore03/13/18 at 06:01Chris weathered: Still have this photo
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Posing outside the Sliema Cafe1115 views2 commentsronthecoolone03/13/18 at 05:59Chris weathered: Great times I'm the one sitting on the floor ...
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Inside the Pit - circa mid 60's1274 views1 commentsronthecoolone03/13/18 at 05:58Chris weathered: My father CPO Hoffmeyer supervised us when it open...
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