Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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Thames 3037 at the Ferry462 views5 commentsPrefect02/20/15 at 00:04Martin Powell: The Army & Navy is still there though in a new inc...
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Spinola in the Sixties497 viewsPostcard1 commentsPrefect02/12/15 at 21:00MacHead: A bus terminus in those days. How different it loo...
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The Riviera in 2005439 views1 commentsPrefect02/12/15 at 20:08MacHead: 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 16:37jezz: My fathers ship, he was a "sparks" on Ea...
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Thames 3037 at the Ferry462 views5 commentsPrefect02/06/15 at 17:42Prefect: And on the right was the Army & Navy Restaurant wh...
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Thames 3037 at the Ferry462 views5 commentsPrefect02/06/15 at 15:43phillrose: Just as I remember it as well. Behind the big tree...
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Thames 3037 at the Ferry462 views5 commentsPrefect02/05/15 at 07:21Prefect: Not dated. The Prefect 100E 4 door dates from 1953...
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Thames 3037 at the Ferry462 views5 commentsPrefect02/04/15 at 21:35Ivan: Now, that’s how I remember it, although the truck ...
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Edgar Battye856 viewsMarsascala 1970s5 commentsPrefect01/20/15 at 07:13Prefect: Thanks Marie. He rests in Ta' Braxia Cemetery...
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Talhandaq-ians joining the RAF 19621203 viewsFrom Bob McDonald.3 commentsPrefect01/20/15 at 07:09Prefect: Thanks Marie. One of Sally and me, here.
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Edgar Battye856 viewsMarsascala 1970s5 commentsPrefect01/20/15 at 07:08Marie Allen: Mr Battye was my deputy head master at Slim School...
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Talhandaq-ians joining the RAF 19621203 viewsFrom Bob McDonald.3 commentsPrefect01/20/15 at 07:00Marie Allen: Boy on far right hand side of photograph is Robert...
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Orpheum Gzira479 views1 commentsPrefect01/16/15 at 17:26Bernard Derrick: I remember it well. We lived in Belvedere Road in ...
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Tigne Barracks - Football450 viewsPostcard6 commentsPrefect01/16/15 at 16:45Bernard Derrick: Probably not the same year, but my first ever comp...
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HMS Fierce 1948284 viewsAlgerine Class. Flotilla leader 2nd MSF with a Vice Admiral embarked.3 commentsPrefect01/09/15 at 08:19Ivan: I agree with fifla1973. I know aeroplanes but know...
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HMS Fierce 1948284 viewsAlgerine Class. Flotilla leader 2nd MSF with a Vice Admiral embarked.3 commentsPrefect01/09/15 at 06:52Prefect: Thank you. Its at the entrance to Sliema Creek wit...
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HMS Fierce 1948284 viewsAlgerine Class. Flotilla leader 2nd MSF with a Vice Admiral embarked.3 commentsPrefect01/08/15 at 19:42fifla1973: Where was this taken David? Interesting background...
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Simonds - Farsons but not yet Cisk338 viewsFrom 1929 following the merger with L. Farrugia & Sons (alias 'Farsons') until 1948 when further merged with the Malta Export Brewery which was owned by a bank founded by Giuseppe"Iċ-Ċisk" Scicluna.2 commentsPrefect01/07/15 at 07:00Prefect: It means "The cheque". Scicluna was nota...
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Simonds - Farsons but not yet Cisk338 viewsFrom 1929 following the merger with L. Farrugia & Sons (alias 'Farsons') until 1948 when further merged with the Malta Export Brewery which was owned by a bank founded by Giuseppe"Iċ-Ċisk" Scicluna.2 commentsPrefect01/06/15 at 21:33Martin Powell: Does ic-Cisk mean anything in English or is it jus...
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Barracca Garrison Chapel & School400 viewsBuilt by RE 1856. Later St George Garrison Church. Now the Stock Exchange.

The crypt later used for the Pit.
4 commentsPrefect12/28/14 at 17:10Prefect: It was long after my time but I recall reading abo...
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Barracca Garrison Chapel & School400 viewsBuilt by RE 1856. Later St George Garrison Church. Now the Stock Exchange.

The crypt later used for the Pit.
4 commentsPrefect12/28/14 at 17:04Ivan: Health & Safety hadn’t been invented then, but I d...
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Barracca Garrison Chapel & School400 viewsBuilt by RE 1856. Later St George Garrison Church. Now the Stock Exchange.

The crypt later used for the Pit.
4 commentsPrefect12/28/14 at 15:01Prefect: Until closed down as a fire risk and perhaps for b...
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Barracca Garrison Chapel & School400 viewsBuilt by RE 1856. Later St George Garrison Church. Now the Stock Exchange.

The crypt later used for the Pit.
4 commentsPrefect12/28/14 at 13:21Ivan: Even more important than the august pedigree noted...
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Tigne Barracks - Football450 viewsPostcard6 commentsPrefect12/27/14 at 06:35Prefect: Funny you should mention that. I've had 2nd t...
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Tigne Barracks - Football450 viewsPostcard6 commentsPrefect12/27/14 at 01:09Martin Powell: Five minutes or twenty? We should have airbrushed ...
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Tigne Barracks - Football450 viewsPostcard6 commentsPrefect12/26/14 at 06:54Prefect: No but this is the right place for an argument. ;-...
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Tigne Barracks - Football450 viewsPostcard6 commentsPrefect12/22/14 at 16:48Nick Woodley: Right of picture. Is that a Ministry of silly walk...
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A (vivid) memory of Mdina394 viewsThis is Casa Mdina, Wesgha Ta’ Sant’ Agata, Mdina. This is where our Eng Lit master lived. He invited his Upper 6th class one evening for a literary soiree (his phrase, not mine), and whilst readings were being delivered to and by the guests I recall having a cosy time on this balcony with a young lady. My Eng Lit A-level grade was not good…1 commentsIvan12/21/14 at 18:54Martin Powell: That master being Mr (Bill) Alexander. From your d...
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Tigne Barracks - Football450 viewsPostcard6 commentsPrefect12/21/14 at 18:40Martin Powell: Judging by the long shorts pre-war vintage? From t...
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Tigne Barracks - Guardroom363 viewsPostcard.
The clock tower (but not the clock) has survived the redevelopment - here.
1 commentsPrefect12/21/14 at 18:38Martin Powell: 1920s-1930s from the puttees? Probably same vintag...
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2 site NAAFI or is it?695 viewsThe building in question is in the middle of the shot and I took the picture from down the road going away from the building at about 7:30.2 commentsfifla197311/27/14 at 12:24Ivan: fifla1973 - thanks for that. You're right, th...
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2 site NAAFI or is it?695 viewsThe building in question is in the middle of the shot and I took the picture from down the road going away from the building at about 7:30.2 commentsfifla197311/27/14 at 07:02Prefect: An enlarged view!
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