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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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Ron Leeman & Steve Bolster1041 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 1958496 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 1959454 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 1958476 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 1958552 viewsLooks like an RFA ship.4 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/03/11/18 at 16:40Sheila Evans: HMS Ausonia Val.
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Paradise Bay 1958 586 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 19731074 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 464 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?535 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 19562241 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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Tigne & Sliema Creek964 viewsPostcard. After the Army & Navy had gone.5 commentsPrefect01/30/18 at 09:23kenneth c proudlove: Alan, i still remember the Sicily trip, excellent ...
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HMS / HMT Brigand745 viewsRescue Tug operating out of Malta with mainly Maltese Crew.
Built 1937. Paid off 1960 after 22 years Med service.

War service HERE
1 commentsrobinwilliams01/26/18 at 23:01admin: HMS Brigand was a tug of the Brigand Class, fitted...
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Staff 19581006 views6 commentsPrefect01/25/18 at 09:11pixelshot: Yes Mr Cleaver was a great guy
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Are there cows in Malta?466 views3 commentsMartin Powell01/24/18 at 21:02pixelshot: They ued to keep them in the lage caves in the 195...
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1 commentsPrefect01/24/18 at 20:59pixelshot: yes got a copy of this ...
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Città di Livorno ©438 views1 commentsPrefect01/24/18 at 20:57pixelshot: Yes our expedition to Italy left and returned on t...
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Small twin Prop - Luqa about 1960768 viewsDon't recognise aircraft or occasion4 commentsdeco.rise01/24/18 at 16:01pixelshot: Yes a Devon one is still flying at Headcorn Airfie...
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Alongside HMS Forth 19562241 viewsSentinel. Sea Devil, Tudor, Trenchant.
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3 commentsPrefect01/24/18 at 15:35Martin Powell: Yes, went on board - our Cub leader ("Baloo&q...
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Alongside HMS Forth 19562241 viewsSentinel. Sea Devil, Tudor, Trenchant.
Peter Palmer
3 commentsPrefect01/24/18 at 15:24pixelshot: Yes remember HMS Forth...do you remember HMS TOTEM...
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Tigne & Sliema Creek964 viewsPostcard. After the Army & Navy had gone.5 commentsPrefect01/24/18 at 15:19pixelshot: Hello Kenneth so your in OZ now... l was with you ...
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1902 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 1959

Lt. Cdr. Law
12 commentsBillPutman01/24/18 at 10:03pixelshot: Beer242...Yes Carol and l were great pals met up w...
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To the Memory of Mr Jack Smedley860 viewsSee also HERE

...and full story HERE
3 commentsPrefect01/13/18 at 01:33Martin Powell: Shark attack on Mr Smedley, who was a teacher at H...
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Dockyard Technical College401 viewsSelf with Godwin Bonnet outside one of the old rooms of the Dockyard Technical College 2016. Godwin was one of the apprentices taught by my father 1959-60.1 commentsMartin Powell01/12/18 at 22:56Martin Powell: See also HERE
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Dockyard College, Clock & Senglea Gate801 viewsNear Sheer Bastion.2 commentsPrefect01/12/18 at 22:40Martin Powell: The five buildings on the waterfront under large s...
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Dunera 1967 Singalong1001 viewsChris Fairwood1 commentsPrefect11/28/17 at 16:45Chris Howells: I may be in here somewhere.
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Girls Hockey Team 1965-66829 viewsGaynor Hamley, Elizabeth Forrester, Sally Rathmell, Sarah Jeffries,
Robina Hopkinson, Pat Elliot, Kitty Chaytor, Alicia Eichmann, Helen Rourke, Anne Gardiner, Sadie Lendrum, Betty Elliott, Angela Radley.
1 commentsDugmore11/28/17 at 16:27Chris Howells: Was Alicia related to Eddie Eichmann?
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Melleiha 1964838 viewsMy brother and sister. Tony went to Maidstone Grammar School and Gwyneth to Luqa Primary.2 commentsChris Howells11/27/17 at 15:46Martin Powell: Truly sorry to learn that Chris. Condolences to yo...
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Melleiha 1964838 viewsMy brother and sister. Tony went to Maidstone Grammar School and Gwyneth to Luqa Primary.2 commentsChris Howells11/26/17 at 17:40Chris Howells: My sister, Gwyneth, sadly passed away this year. I...
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Summer 1954535 viewsRoger Toms with 2nd Sliema Scouts 1954 names required1 commentsPodge11/25/17 at 14:59phillrose: There was a scout hut in Tigne Barracks, was this ...
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Daphne Wye1041 viewsOn her roof at Senglea.3 commentsPrefect11/11/17 at 09:57alexander: i stayed there in st josephes street 57/60 a crowd...
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Malta '54522 viewsRoger Toms with David ? At the Marsa club.1 commentsPodge10/16/17 at 09:29Podge: Myself on the right and David at the Masa club
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460 viewsMyself standing with David ? At the Marsa club.1 commentsPodge10/16/17 at 09:27Podge: Myself standing with David ? At the Marsa club.
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