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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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Where's 'Old Bat'?!! ©681 viewsHere's another picture of the 1960 Verdala Sports Day. Were you hiding with your camera behind the trunk on the right 'Old Bat'?!2 commentsJohn Kirby10/31/08 at 15:57OldBat: No, even the magnifiying glass couldn't find t...
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Where's 'Old Bat'?!! ©681 viewsHere's another picture of the 1960 Verdala Sports Day. Were you hiding with your camera behind the trunk on the right 'Old Bat'?!2 commentsJohn Kirby10/31/08 at 13:54Prefect: My money (with magnification) is on the blue with ...
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Winning a prize ©606 viewsVerdala Sports 1960
2 commentsJohn Kirby10/31/08 at 08:05OldBat: I'd like to say yes but no! I was never that ...
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Winning a prize ©606 viewsVerdala Sports 1960
2 commentsJohn Kirby10/31/08 at 05:03Prefect: Its a small world on TH Nostalgia! Is that you Old...
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Verdala Sports 1960 ©669 views'One for John Kirby. Prizegiving at Verdala sports day 1960 from the opposite viewpoint. Have I caught your father in this picture?'
2 commentsOldBat10/31/08 at 04:34John Kirby: Thank you so much! Fantastic - yes that's my f...
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HMS Tiger & Lion in Grand Harbour -24 August 1961945 viewsTiger steaming past her sister ship. According to my records this is the first occasion since the "Tiger" class Cruisers were launched that the two of them are seen together in the Med. Date please??4 commentsdeco.rise10/30/08 at 14:44Martin Powell: You could lend her your anorak to mow the the lawn...
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Uganda426 viewsBI Liner converted for School Cruises 1968.
TH Cruise over Xmas 1968.
Hospital Ship in Falklands 1982
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2 commentsPrefect10/30/08 at 14:40Martin Powell: If it was early 60s it would've been Devonia o...
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RN Families Clinic, Tower Road Sliema - mid 60s © copyright Jane Banks882 viewsOnly the facade remains.5 commentsjane banks10/30/08 at 14:29Prefect: You werent quick enough. Your original on a differ...
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RN Families Clinic, Tower Road Sliema - mid 60s © copyright Jane Banks882 viewsOnly the facade remains.5 commentsjane banks10/30/08 at 14:23Martin Powell: Hey I've been robbed! You could have let me ke...
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Tigne Beach Club 1960805 views4 commentsJohn Kirby10/30/08 at 14:13Martin Powell: "Marsa Club Side" (Union Club side behin...
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Senglea577 viewsAnd a full Dockyard Creek.
5 commentsJohn Kirby10/30/08 at 14:10Martin Powell: Can anyone tell me if the Dockyard Drawing Office ...
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Egmont Close Apartemnts (sic) October 2008422 viewsNot yet finished.
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1 commentsPrefect10/30/08 at 14:07Martin Powell: Looks finished to me !
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The Fleet's in ©878 viewsSummer 1960 - but where? Sliema Creek perhaps?4 commentsJohn Kirby10/28/08 at 13:54Prefect: Yes it is Sliema Creek this time. HMS Corrunna ce...
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Tigne Beach Club 1960805 views4 commentsJohn Kirby10/27/08 at 15:52OldBat: Goodness yes! I remember one VERY scary episode, ...
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HMS Ark Royal ©665 viewspossibly in Sliema Creek 19602 commentsJohn Kirby10/25/08 at 11:50John Kirby: Thank you Admin - a grand ship in THE harbour.
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HMS Ark Royal ©665 viewspossibly in Sliema Creek 19602 commentsJohn Kirby10/25/08 at 11:42Prefect: No - its Grand Harbour. She was too big for Sliema...
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Winning Team827 viewsTal Handaq visit to the 1960 Rome Olympics
See report in 1961 Magazine
1 commentsJohn Kirby10/25/08 at 02:25Prefect: On the Staff are - Mr. B. Cleaver, Mr. P. Ross (Ve...
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Uganda426 viewsBI Liner converted for School Cruises 1968.
TH Cruise over Xmas 1968.
Hospital Ship in Falklands 1982
©Dickinson Collection.
2 commentsPrefect10/24/08 at 18:54OldBat: (Mr) Bill Willsher, teacher at Verdala in the late...
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Sheer Bastion462 viewsOnce fitted with a ginormous set of shearlegs to lift things off ships.3 commentsPrefect10/22/08 at 14:54OldBat: Oh yes, I'd forgotten Angela! I think Joe rac...
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Sheer Bastion462 viewsOnce fitted with a ginormous set of shearlegs to lift things off ships.3 commentsPrefect10/19/08 at 12:06Prefect: No I think they were long ago ... research continu...
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Sheer Bastion462 viewsOnce fitted with a ginormous set of shearlegs to lift things off ships.3 commentsPrefect10/19/08 at 10:05OldBat: Were the sheerlegs there in our time or have I jus...
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Rolex Middle Sea Race401 viewsThe Start 18 October. LINK1 commentsPrefect10/19/08 at 10:00OldBat: Wow, splendid picture! Several friends of No 2 da...
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Senglea577 viewsAnd a full Dockyard Creek.
5 commentsJohn Kirby10/19/08 at 01:26Prefect: Thats Sheer Bastion below the church. Present day ...
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Tigne Beach Club 1960805 views4 commentsJohn Kirby10/18/08 at 15:24John Kirby: I think I may have jumped off that rock too! Was t...
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Senglea577 viewsAnd a full Dockyard Creek.
5 commentsJohn Kirby10/18/08 at 15:21John Kirby: Hi Phil - I think my Dad took this is 1960. He was...
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Senglea577 viewsAnd a full Dockyard Creek.
5 commentsJohn Kirby10/18/08 at 14:17phillrose: Nice picture John, when was it taken?
Dads office...
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Tigne Beach Club 1960805 views4 commentsJohn Kirby10/18/08 at 14:10deco.rise: Great pic. I have to be in there somewhere. Spent ...
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Post Box, Depiro Street, 2006 !551 viewsRe. John Kirby's photo of Egmont Close 1960 with a post box on the corner. This is that postbox, although not in use anymore,it's still standing, not like Egmont Close! I lived at No 60, '56-'58.2 commentsjane banks10/18/08 at 12:40jane banks: Yes ,I remember the shoots ! My Mum bought potato ...
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Post Box, Depiro Street, 2006 !551 viewsRe. John Kirby's photo of Egmont Close 1960 with a post box on the corner. This is that postbox, although not in use anymore,it's still standing, not like Egmont Close! I lived at No 60, '56-'58.2 commentsjane banks10/17/08 at 17:24John Kirby: Hello Jane - you obviously missed the last collect...
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RN Families Clinic, Tower Road Sliema - mid 60s © copyright Jane Banks882 viewsOnly the facade remains.5 commentsjane banks10/16/08 at 09:50MilkMonitor: Presumably your appointment was at 2.30? (Sorry MP...
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RN Families Clinic, Tower Road Sliema - mid 60s © copyright Jane Banks882 viewsOnly the facade remains.5 commentsjane banks10/16/08 at 06:19John Kirby: I have awful memories of visiting the RN dentist h...
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Tal Handaq Girls and Boys in Winter uniform 57-58.1923 viewsAll signatures are on a photo on this site.

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7 commentsPrefect10/15/08 at 16:16bass player: Thanks Admin, I knew that. Just wanted to see if y...
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