Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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HMS Templar 1946335 viewsT Class4 commentsPrefect04/14/15 at 22:16Prefect: Yes Ohio. On September 19, 1946 the two halves of...
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HMS Templar 1946335 viewsT Class4 commentsPrefect04/14/15 at 19:17robinwilliams: Whats the wreck in the background - Ohio??
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Star of Malta568 viewsAground on Mercanti Reef off St Julian's Bay July 1955.
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1 commentsPrefect04/14/15 at 03:41Chris Russon: Somewhere in the background a 3-year old me is gaw...
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39 Squadron RAF, in Italy330 viewsInteresting though it has been, Prefect, to learn about the Algerine Class of minesweepers, it must be time for another aeroplane. Here is a 39 Squadron Canberra PR9 from Luqa on detachment to Villa Franca, Verona, in the mid 1960's. Back of the photograph is stamped " 3A Aerobrigata" (Aeronautica Militaire). Not sure if the aircrew are arriving or departing. 1 commentsIvan03/28/15 at 10:32Prefect: By all means.
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1768 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 195912 commentsBillPutman03/25/15 at 07:09beer242: l am the one in the gymslip sitting on the end cha...
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Nelson Cross Country 1966 from the magazine.1167 views3 commentsRichard Knapman03/24/15 at 14:53Brian Jackson: Looks like me center back!
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Three girls in Valletta930 viewsPhoto taken November 1973. I think one of them is called Diedre, another Cathy (my then girlfriend in the middle) and the third's name escapes me. I left the island the next day. 4 commentsfifla197303/15/15 at 18:54fifla1973: That's nice that you're still in touch. ...
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Three girls in Valletta930 viewsPhoto taken November 1973. I think one of them is called Diedre, another Cathy (my then girlfriend in the middle) and the third's name escapes me. I left the island the next day. 4 commentsfifla197303/04/15 at 12:15Lynn Cornforth: You're welcome - I was with Heather a few wee...
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Three girls in Valletta930 viewsPhoto taken November 1973. I think one of them is called Diedre, another Cathy (my then girlfriend in the middle) and the third's name escapes me. I left the island the next day. 4 commentsfifla197303/03/15 at 20:57fifla1973: Lynn, I think you might be right. Heather rings a ...
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HMS Royal Sovereign396 views1 commentsPrefect02/26/15 at 08:28robinwilliams: My Father served on the Royal Sovereign in 1932 wh...
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Three girls in Valletta930 viewsPhoto taken November 1973. I think one of them is called Diedre, another Cathy (my then girlfriend in the middle) and the third's name escapes me. I left the island the next day. 4 commentsfifla197302/25/15 at 19:45Lynn Cornforth: I think it's Lynn Wilkins and not Deidre but ...
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Tal Handaq in its prime1055 viewsAs a change from those awful bulldozer shots.
Anyone guess the date? From the trees and gardens, it seems to be after my time.
3 commentsPrefect02/25/15 at 09:50Prefect: Oh yes there were Denise. Most staff came in their...
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School v Staff 1963 604 viewsSorry Mr Lewis (Pay Back Time!) School v Staff Manoel Island2 commentsTex Brown 02/25/15 at 09:45Prefect: That's what it says on the tin.
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School v Staff 1963 604 viewsSorry Mr Lewis (Pay Back Time!) School v Staff Manoel Island2 commentsTex Brown 02/25/15 at 09:19denise favager: Is this Manoel Island?
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Tal Handaq in its prime1055 viewsAs a change from those awful bulldozer shots.
Anyone guess the date? From the trees and gardens, it seems to be after my time.
3 commentsPrefect02/25/15 at 09:16denise favager: No cars in my time either Chris Howells.
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Thames 3037 at the Ferry468 views5 commentsPrefect02/20/15 at 01:04Martin Powell: The Army & Navy is still there though in a new inc...
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Spinola in the Sixties506 viewsPostcard1 commentsPrefect02/12/15 at 22:00MacHead: A bus terminus in those days. How different it loo...
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The Riviera in 2005459 views1 commentsPrefect02/12/15 at 21:08MacHead: Hotel Martinique, named after the British family M...
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HMS Eagle458 views On 11 August 1942 whilst still in the Malta bound convoy (Pedestal) she was hit by 4 torpedoes from the German Uboat U-73 and sank in position 38'05' N: 3'02' E.1 commentsPrefect02/09/15 at 17:37jezz: My fathers ship, he was a "sparks" on Ea...
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Thames 3037 at the Ferry468 views5 commentsPrefect02/06/15 at 18:42Prefect: And on the right was the Army & Navy Restaurant wh...
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Thames 3037 at the Ferry468 views5 commentsPrefect02/06/15 at 16:43phillrose: Just as I remember it as well. Behind the big tree...
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Thames 3037 at the Ferry468 views5 commentsPrefect02/05/15 at 08:21Prefect: Not dated. The Prefect 100E 4 door dates from 1953...
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Thames 3037 at the Ferry468 views5 commentsPrefect02/04/15 at 22:35Ivan: Now, that’s how I remember it, although the truck ...
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Edgar Battye864 viewsMarsascala 1970s5 commentsPrefect01/20/15 at 08:13Prefect: Thanks Marie. He rests in Ta' Braxia Cemetery...
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Talhandaq-ians joining the RAF 19621274 viewsFrom Bob McDonald.3 commentsPrefect01/20/15 at 08:09Prefect: Thanks Marie. One of Sally and me, here.
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Edgar Battye864 viewsMarsascala 1970s5 commentsPrefect01/20/15 at 08:08Marie Allen: Mr Battye was my deputy head master at Slim School...
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Talhandaq-ians joining the RAF 19621274 viewsFrom Bob McDonald.3 commentsPrefect01/20/15 at 08:00Marie Allen: Boy on far right hand side of photograph is Robert...
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Orpheum Gzira484 views1 commentsPrefect01/16/15 at 18:26Bernard Derrick: I remember it well. We lived in Belvedere Road in ...
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Tigne Barracks - Football455 viewsPostcard6 commentsPrefect01/16/15 at 17:45Bernard Derrick: Probably not the same year, but my first ever comp...
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HMS Fierce 1948289 viewsAlgerine Class. Flotilla leader 2nd MSF with a Vice Admiral embarked.3 commentsPrefect01/09/15 at 09:19Ivan: I agree with fifla1973. I know aeroplanes but know...
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HMS Fierce 1948289 viewsAlgerine Class. Flotilla leader 2nd MSF with a Vice Admiral embarked.3 commentsPrefect01/09/15 at 07:52Prefect: Thank you. Its at the entrance to Sliema Creek wit...
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HMS Fierce 1948289 viewsAlgerine Class. Flotilla leader 2nd MSF with a Vice Admiral embarked.3 commentsPrefect01/08/15 at 20:42fifla1973: Where was this taken David? Interesting background...
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