Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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Manoel Island Cinema?664 viewsThe security man wouldnt let me go any closer.
Was this where the strains of "Good Old Fred" would be heard every time Mr Quimby's name rolled by in the credits?
7 commentsPrefect05/01/15 at 09:31Prefect: As far as I recall it was just the Manoel Island C...
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Manoel Island Cinema?664 viewsThe security man wouldnt let me go any closer.
Was this where the strains of "Good Old Fred" would be heard every time Mr Quimby's name rolled by in the credits?
7 commentsPrefect05/01/15 at 09:27alexm: Does anybody remember what was the name if this Ci...
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Panto368 viewsNot sure what date but probably 1954 - I know it was February time as after the show I went swimming and it was freezing - thats me on the extreme right. The show was on Manoel Island in a small theatre attached to the Small Ships Training Centre. Cannot remember who put the show on but we did the Hornpipe. No names I am afraid although a Heather was there! 2 commentsrobinwilliams05/01/15 at 09:17alexm: Do you remember what was the name of the Theatre? ...
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No1 Dock433 views3 commentsPrefect04/30/15 at 14:33phillrose: Could be early 50's, as I do not see any exte...
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Form 2A1 in 1975 with Mr Peter Wright1278 viewsSpot the future MP.3 commentstompurnell04/30/15 at 14:28Prefect: You are now tagged.
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Form 2A1 in 1975 with Mr Peter Wright1278 viewsSpot the future MP.3 commentstompurnell04/30/15 at 14:18Vic Weekes: I'm (Victor Weekes) 3rd from the right bottom...
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No1 Dock433 views3 commentsPrefect04/29/15 at 17:44Prefect: Could be anytime 50s- 60s before the Dockyard tugs...
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No1 Dock433 views3 commentsPrefect04/29/15 at 14:48phillrose: Early 50's ?
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CrabAir Comet C.4398 viewsLast flight into Luqa 25 June 1975 prior to disposal.2 commentsPrefect04/25/15 at 18:13Prefect: I'm sure readers can Google it for themselves...
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CrabAir Comet C.4398 viewsLast flight into Luqa 25 June 1975 prior to disposal.2 commentsPrefect04/25/15 at 18:00Ivan: RAF Comet 4C XR399. ex-Air Support Command, ex-Tra...
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Customs House Steps541 views2 commentsPrefect04/24/15 at 17:45Prefect: No, except that its probably late 1930s and you ca...
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Customs House Steps541 views2 commentsPrefect04/24/15 at 17:07Nick Woodley: Do we know what year and what the ships names are?
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HMS Tudor 1956380 viewsHere endeth the T Class.
RFA War Hindoo right.
2 commentsPrefect04/22/15 at 17:56Prefect: Probably Battle Class Destroyers, unless of course...
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HMS Tudor 1956380 viewsHere endeth the T Class.
RFA War Hindoo right.
2 commentsPrefect04/22/15 at 15:41Ivan: Once again, this series has been fascinating. What...
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HMS Templar 1946345 viewsT Class4 commentsPrefect04/15/15 at 18:11Prefect: You are quite correct, Ivan. I copied that from Wi...
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HMS Templar 1946345 viewsT Class4 commentsPrefect04/15/15 at 17:51Ivan: I think I might regret this comment, Prefect, but ...
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HMS Templar 1946345 viewsT Class4 commentsPrefect04/14/15 at 21:16Prefect: Yes Ohio. On September 19, 1946 the two halves of...
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HMS Templar 1946345 viewsT Class4 commentsPrefect04/14/15 at 18:17robinwilliams: Whats the wreck in the background - Ohio??
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Star of Malta580 viewsAground on Mercanti Reef off St Julian's Bay July 1955.
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1 commentsPrefect04/14/15 at 02:41Chris Russon: Somewhere in the background a 3-year old me is gaw...
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39 Squadron RAF, in Italy342 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 09:32Prefect: By all means.
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1788 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 1959

Lt. Cdr. Law
12 commentsBillPutman03/25/15 at 06:09beer242: l am the one in the gymslip sitting on the end cha...
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Nelson Cross Country 1966 from the magazine.1231 views3 commentsRichard Knapman03/24/15 at 13:53Brian Jackson: Looks like me center back!
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Three girls in Valletta954 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 17:54fifla1973: That's nice that you're still in touch. ...
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Three girls in Valletta954 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 11:15Lynn Cornforth: You're welcome - I was with Heather a few wee...
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Three girls in Valletta954 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 19:57fifla1973: Lynn, I think you might be right. Heather rings a ...
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HMS Royal Sovereign404 views1 commentsPrefect02/26/15 at 07:28robinwilliams: My Father served on the Royal Sovereign in 1932 wh...
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Three girls in Valletta954 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 18:45Lynn Cornforth: I think it's Lynn Wilkins and not Deidre but ...
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Tal Handaq in its prime1068 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 08:50Prefect: Oh yes there were Denise. Most staff came in their...
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School v Staff 1963 617 viewsSorry Mr Lewis (Pay Back Time!) School v Staff Manoel Island2 commentsTex Brown 02/25/15 at 08:45Prefect: That's what it says on the tin.
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School v Staff 1963 617 viewsSorry Mr Lewis (Pay Back Time!) School v Staff Manoel Island2 commentsTex Brown 02/25/15 at 08:19denise favager: Is this Manoel Island?
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Tal Handaq in its prime1068 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 08:16denise favager: No cars in my time either Chris Howells.
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Thames 3037 at the Ferry470 views5 commentsPrefect02/20/15 at 00:04Martin Powell: The Army & Navy is still there though in a new inc...
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