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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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Tigne Court Hotel523 viewsNow closed.2 commentsPrefect08/18/18 at 18:22admin: Many an hour spent in the Anchor Bar beneath (the ...
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Tigne Court Hotel523 viewsNow closed.2 commentsPrefect08/18/18 at 18:16Mitch Hinde: It may have been a bit run down and only three sta...
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1967 Nelson House Tug'o'War Team948 views2 commentsBrian Gunns08/17/18 at 15:25Chris Willmann: Kevin Franks on the far left
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Outside the Tuck Shop1138 viewsCarol Williams standing on the right. Not sure about the rest.1 commentsmikew08/11/18 at 16:21admin: With Mr Houston's VW Kombi watching from behi...
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Painting by OldBat247 viewsFresh water - but can you spot the difference from the photo?

Copyright © Liz Mardel
3 commentsadmin08/11/18 at 02:19OldBat: CHEEKY!!
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Painting by OldBat247 viewsFresh water - but can you spot the difference from the photo?

Copyright © Liz Mardel
3 commentsadmin08/10/18 at 22:20admin: Nonsense Miss, there's nothing wrong with you...
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Painting by OldBat247 viewsFresh water - but can you spot the difference from the photo?

Copyright © Liz Mardel
3 commentsadmin08/10/18 at 21:43OldBat: But don't look too closely or you'll see...
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Staff Reunion 1987852 views1 commentsPrefect07/30/18 at 06:21Chris Willmann: "Ratty" Ratcliffe, sure had an impressio...
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Sports Day 1970 or 71934 views...or was it AAA meeting?

Cdr Law, Lt Cdr Cottam, Mr Ransom. Mrs Brierley presenting prize to Dorian Church.

Cindy Voiron Church

1 commentsadmin07/26/18 at 10:49mikew: It looks like sports day at the Marsa stadium. I h...
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Caption competition320 viewsOutside Astra cinema Luqa.

Answers on a postcard. No prizes, just the kudos.
1 commentsadmin07/16/18 at 14:51Sailor Boy: "Patch of ice you say, Corporal?"
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Exiles Beach648 viewsPostcard. Aka Balluta Rocks c/w the Green Shed.2 commentsPrefect07/11/18 at 12:04admin: However, the theory re Russian exiles is disputed ...
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Probably 19591197 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 17:46admin: Thank you Patsy.
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Fishers of men445 viewsLuke 5:2-11

With Gasan Wayne Sliema bus below St Luke's, as per NT.
2 commentsadmin07/02/18 at 17:42admin: No, New Testament. I forget gospel & verse but it&...
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Fishers of men445 viewsLuke 5:2-11

With Gasan Wayne Sliema bus below St Luke's, as per NT.
2 commentsadmin07/02/18 at 16:35Sailor Boy: NT? National Trust?
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Safi Youth Club 19781079 viewsHeidi Hipperson and Debbie Smeeton2 commentsKevin Perkin06/30/18 at 13:42terry hodgson: this photo of Debbie and friend must have been bef...
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Probably 19591197 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 05:03PatsyG: Dawn Fear, seated 3rd from left. Pauline Green fa...
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Safi Youth Club 1978997 views1 commentsKevin Perkin06/21/18 at 18:54terry hodgson: the first photo the guy on the left I remember him...
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HMS Euryalus 1950790 views1 commentsDavid Woolfenden06/11/18 at 18:19David Woolfenden: My father Harry Woolfenden was Sgt Major Royal Mar...
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Passing the Mail450 viewsEuryalus - Vigo 1952
Illustrated London News
1 commentsPrefect06/11/18 at 18:15David Woolfenden: My father Harry Woolfenden served on the Euryalus ...
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HMS Bermuda463 views1 commentsPrefect06/11/18 at 18:11David Woolfenden: My father Harry Woolfenden served on the HMS Bermu...
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Coronation party 1953385 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 1953385 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...830 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...830 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...830 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 19592100 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 195813439 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 1959743 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.469 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.469 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.469 views1980s postcard.3 commentsadmin04/21/18 at 14:01phillrose: Great picture, looks as though the destruction of ...
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Going Ashore1077 views"Educational" cruise to Istanbul, 1966, in Devonia, formerly the troopship Devonshire.5 commentsPrefect04/19/18 at 12:09NICKHOLLOWAY: Second right from front is Nick Holloway .....Defi...
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