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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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1953 Calendar477 viewsLazaretto Creek. But which Depot Ship? Its not Ranpura.
Now confirmed as HMS Tyne.
5 commentsPrefect06/18/15 at 18:53Prefect: Yep, that fits -"she returned to service on O...
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1953 Calendar477 viewsLazaretto Creek. But which Depot Ship? Its not Ranpura.
Now confirmed as HMS Tyne.
5 commentsPrefect06/18/15 at 16:38phillrose: How about the Tyne? have a picture of her on that ...
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RAF Luqa SNCO Wives Club tour of a 38 Sqdn Shackleton, 1965 or 66341 viewsThe officer in sunglasses is clearly amused by the result of the playful breeze. Unlike the airman on the right who appears highly fed-up.1 commentsIvan06/16/15 at 09:48Cezza: Great photo!...dad was an NCO....sad day when 38 d...
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My Sister & Friends2626 viewsBirzebbuga beach 1971-2.
From cfaux.
10 commentsPrefect06/16/15 at 05:15Prefect: 38 Squadron Shackleton visit.
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My Sister & Friends2626 viewsBirzebbuga beach 1971-2.
From cfaux.
10 commentsPrefect06/15/15 at 22:50Cezza: I lived at No 1 Shangri La Flats ( bottom left as ...
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Pietà Creek early 1950s469 viewsRASC Launches Dovey & Call Boy and RFA Nasprite.2 commentsPrefect06/14/15 at 18:20Prefect: Doubt it. Although her berth is vacated, that look...
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Pietà Creek early 1950s469 viewsRASC Launches Dovey & Call Boy and RFA Nasprite.2 commentsPrefect06/14/15 at 16:17robinwilliams: In that RFA Fort Duquesne on the move?
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Pretty Bay - Birzebbuga699 views3 commentsPrefect06/11/15 at 17:35Cezza: Yes, sorry, it is imported sand, with palm trees a...
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Pretty Bay - Birzebbuga699 views3 commentsPrefect06/11/15 at 07:59Prefect: Are you sure? It seemed to still be there last yea...
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Pretty Bay - Birzebbuga699 views3 commentsPrefect06/10/15 at 22:47Cezza: I lived at No 1 Shangri La Flats, on Pretty Bay, f...
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Dockyard College, Clock & Senglea Gate717 viewsNear Sheer Bastion.2 commentsPrefect06/01/15 at 18:10phillrose: With my fathers office in the right hand corner.
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HMS Mull of Kintyre 1960395 views1 commentsPrefect05/31/15 at 15:52phillrose: And a damned fine shot of Expert.
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Jessie's Bar445 viewsMuch patronised by the occupants of the barracks, the walls were covered in military photos and memorabilia.
From Bruce Williams.
1 commentsPrefect05/21/15 at 11:30Ivan: I never went there, but the plaque is a very touch...
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Diving School 1956 - 57733 viewsHMS Phoenicia, Manoel Island.3 commentsPrefect05/13/15 at 19:17Prefect: He is Lt George Foster RN. Able Seaman Holdsworth...
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Diving School 1956 - 57733 viewsHMS Phoenicia, Manoel Island.3 commentsPrefect05/13/15 at 15:37phillrose: There is someone around whose father is front row ...
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Diving School 1956 - 57733 viewsHMS Phoenicia, Manoel Island.3 commentsPrefect05/12/15 at 11:29carocleeve: Thats my father back row centre, Roy Falk. I love ...
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Panto369 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 commentsrobinwilliams05/04/15 at 19:35robinwilliams: Sorry no idea re Theatre name - it was at the end ...
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Tal Handaq Jukebox602 viewsAll TH Years catered for.
http://www.talhandaqnostalgia.org/THjukebox.htm
7 commentsPrefect05/03/15 at 18:57Prefect: Alas the upchucky.com site no longer works. No dou...
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Manoel Island Cinema?667 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 15:21phillrose: The MSPCA dogs home is still at Floriana or was 5 ...
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Manoel Island Cinema?667 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 10:31Prefect: As far as I recall it was just the Manoel Island C...
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Manoel Island Cinema?667 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 10:27alexm: Does anybody remember what was the name if this Ci...
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Panto369 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 10:17alexm: Do you remember what was the name of the Theatre? ...
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No1 Dock440 views3 commentsPrefect04/30/15 at 15:33phillrose: Could be early 50's, as I do not see any exte...
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Form 2A1 in 1975 with Mr Peter Wright1317 viewsSpot the future MP.3 commentstompurnell04/30/15 at 15:28Prefect: You are now tagged.
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Form 2A1 in 1975 with Mr Peter Wright1317 viewsSpot the future MP.3 commentstompurnell04/30/15 at 15:18Vic Weekes: I'm (Victor Weekes) 3rd from the right bottom...
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No1 Dock440 views3 commentsPrefect04/29/15 at 18:44Prefect: Could be anytime 50s- 60s before the Dockyard tugs...
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No1 Dock440 views3 commentsPrefect04/29/15 at 15:48phillrose: 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 19:13Prefect: 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 19:00Ivan: RAF Comet 4C XR399. ex-Air Support Command, ex-Tra...
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Customs House Steps553 views2 commentsPrefect04/24/15 at 18:45Prefect: No, except that its probably late 1930s and you ca...
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Customs House Steps553 views2 commentsPrefect04/24/15 at 18:07Nick Woodley: Do we know what year and what the ships names are?
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HMS Tudor 1956381 viewsHere endeth the T Class.
RFA War Hindoo right.
2 commentsPrefect04/22/15 at 18:56Prefect: Probably Battle Class Destroyers, unless of course...
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