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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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Tigne Beach Club 1960803 views4 commentsJohn Kirby10/27/08 at 15:52OldBat: Goodness yes! I remember one VERY scary episode, ...
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HMS Ark Royal ©664 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 ©664 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 Team822 viewsTal Handaq visit to the 1960 Rome Olympics
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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
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2 commentsPrefect10/24/08 at 18:54OldBat: (Mr) Bill Willsher, teacher at Verdala in the late...
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Sheer Bastion461 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 Bastion461 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 Bastion461 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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Senglea576 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 1960803 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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Senglea576 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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Senglea576 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 1960803 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 !550 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 !550 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 Banks879 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 Banks879 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 57-58.1915 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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Tal Handaq Girls and Boys in Winter uniform 57-58.1915 viewsAll signatures are on a photo on this site.

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7 commentsPrefect10/15/08 at 13:14jane banks: To help with the 'dunnos',all the names ar...
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Tal Handaq Girls and Boys in Winter uniform 57-58.1915 viewsAll signatures are on a photo on this site.

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7 commentsPrefect10/15/08 at 12:44Prefect: Just for the record Spike, its Gail Tainsh.
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Tal Handaq Girls and Boys in Winter uniform 57-58.1915 viewsAll signatures are on a photo on this site.

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7 commentsPrefect10/15/08 at 11:25bass player: And next to him is Stan hill. Then Pete Alden, Rob...
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MFV Trip 1960466 viewsBoarding at Manoel Island.
1 commentsJohn Kirby10/14/08 at 02:42MilkMonitor: Just look at that shiny brasswork!
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Imperial Eagle 1970s706 viewsHer glory days past, having been displaced from the Marfa - Mgarr route by a Ro-Ro, she took over the freight route from Valletta from the Queen of Peace before eventually being laid up.16 commentsPrefect10/13/08 at 18:54Martin Powell: The list on the ADLS site only lists a couple of h...
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Imperial Eagle 1970s706 viewsHer glory days past, having been displaced from the Marfa - Mgarr route by a Ro-Ro, she took over the freight route from Valletta from the Queen of Peace before eventually being laid up.16 commentsPrefect10/06/08 at 08:48Prefect: Its possible. This Site says that as New Royal Lad...
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Imperial Eagle 1970s706 viewsHer glory days past, having been displaced from the Marfa - Mgarr route by a Ro-Ro, she took over the freight route from Valletta from the Queen of Peace before eventually being laid up.16 commentsPrefect10/05/08 at 12:58lugs: Rumour has it that the Eagle was one of the Dunker...
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Mid 50s Autograph Book No.2887 viewsPat Fairbairn1 commentsPrefect09/30/08 at 13:24bass player: K. Britnor is my cousin and she is an archaeologis...
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19581239 viewsBehind the bars Roger Tregunno and Henry Cavill. Two girls back to the wall are Olivia Fry and Francis Smith Front row sitting: Jackie Williams,?,Christine Barns,?, Hilary Paynter. I wonder if any of the visitors to your site would be able to name the two?
I'd love to know.
David Harvey
3 commentsPrefect09/30/08 at 13:18bass player: At about the time this photo was taken I was '...
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19581239 viewsBehind the bars Roger Tregunno and Henry Cavill. Two girls back to the wall are Olivia Fry and Francis Smith Front row sitting: Jackie Williams,?,Christine Barns,?, Hilary Paynter. I wonder if any of the visitors to your site would be able to name the two?
I'd love to know.
David Harvey
3 commentsPrefect09/29/08 at 13:16OldBat: Well, well! Second from left looks suspiciously l...
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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.rise09/28/08 at 15:41Prefect: You should hear what my wife says about the state ...
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Lifesavers at Kalafrana 19611792 viewsTony Graham2 commentsPrefect09/28/08 at 15:16deco.rise: Went there right through the Summer of1961, but do...
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19581239 viewsBehind the bars Roger Tregunno and Henry Cavill. Two girls back to the wall are Olivia Fry and Francis Smith Front row sitting: Jackie Williams,?,Christine Barns,?, Hilary Paynter. I wonder if any of the visitors to your site would be able to name the two?
I'd love to know.
David Harvey
3 commentsPrefect09/28/08 at 15:16Prefect: Looks like a windy day. For news of Hilary Paynter...
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