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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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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 15:13deco.rise: Great research, well done that man! Kept you busy ...
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100th Minesweeper Sqn. off Grand Harbour 1960/61683 viewsFeint pic but a rarity. They are HMS Appleton, Upton, Wolverton & Yarnton 3 commentsdeco.rise09/28/08 at 15:11deco.rise: Yes, The Times - the blurb did say the 100th, I th...
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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 07:27Prefect: Tiger became Med Flagship in late 1959, and left i...
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100th Minesweeper Sqn. off Grand Harbour 1960/61683 viewsFeint pic but a rarity. They are HMS Appleton, Upton, Wolverton & Yarnton 3 commentsdeco.rise09/28/08 at 07:03Prefect: I think it was the 108th MS which was in Malta fro...
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Postcard - Sepia shot late 1930s688 viewsCan anyone name the Criusers & date it accurately?
Batttleships Warspite & Malaya. Date 1938-9.
Netlayer Guardian and Carrier is Courageous or Glorious
7 commentsdeco.rise09/25/08 at 13:33deco.rise: Great research, well done that man!
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The Jazz Band at Tal-Handaq724 viewsL-R Jon Field, self, Lynn, "Henry", Russell, Bob Field,and if anyone knows the final member, please let me know! Ah, happy days!!
Liz Jameson
See 1967 Concert
3 commentsPrefect09/24/08 at 14:28Martin Powell: Looks like Ricky Hoctor. Over to Bernard or Ellie ...
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Spanish Frigate " Triton" going into Marsamxett, c1961606 views2 commentsdeco.rise09/22/08 at 16:35Prefect: And lots of whalers!
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Postcard - Sepia shot late 1930s688 viewsCan anyone name the Criusers & date it accurately?
Batttleships Warspite & Malaya. Date 1938-9.
Netlayer Guardian and Carrier is Courageous or Glorious
7 commentsdeco.rise09/22/08 at 09:36Prefect: Battleships/Battle Cruisers therefore probably pre...
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RFA Tide Austral, Spring 1960 Grand Harbour ©504 viewsAs per other 'at sea' pics, Tide Austral re-fuelled HMS Tiger at sea during exrecise I was on.1 commentsdeco.rise09/21/08 at 12:02Prefect: I moved her from Transport as although technically...
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Postcard - Gzira Creek 960 viewsLooks like HMS Forth in foreground, can anybody name any more?6 commentsdeco.rise09/21/08 at 11:59Prefect: No its not Forth, she was in Msida Creek. Probably...
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Postcard - Grand Harbour, Cruiser c1950584 viewsCannot remember Cruiser's name. Anyone help?
HMS Liverpool.
1 commentsdeco.rise09/21/08 at 11:52Prefect: Cant see a Pennant Number so I'll stick it on ...
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Sur Fons Street 2008486 viewsThis photo is for 'deco.rise'. I lived in the next street in 1950s.1 commentsjane banks09/19/08 at 14:12deco.rise: Yes that's me. Top flat 8 Oakhill Flats. still...
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John Day, Kalafrana Summer 19611199 viewsBlue sea, sky etc. Why did we come home to rain?4 commentsdeco.rise09/16/08 at 20:36cfaux: sorry it should have been 3 stars, anyway I spent ...
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Snap!503 viewsMy Dad's Hillman Minx 26457.2 commentsPrefect09/13/08 at 14:51Prefect: Yes, it was your pic that gave me the excuse to po...
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Snap!503 viewsMy Dad's Hillman Minx 26457.2 commentsPrefect09/13/08 at 10:37deco.rise: My Dad's was a Minx - 25091 see my pics
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Malta from the air, late 1961459 viewsNot sure which end of Malta this is? Blue sea & sky as usual.2 commentsdeco.rise09/13/08 at 02:37deco.rise: Cheers for that.
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Malta from the air, late 1961459 viewsNot sure which end of Malta this is? Blue sea & sky as usual.2 commentsdeco.rise09/13/08 at 02:34Prefect: Looks like the South-East coast. St Thomas Bay &am...
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Pirates 1957 - with autographs433 viewsViv Paynter3 commentsPrefect09/10/08 at 16:49OldBat: Thanks Prefect! Have sent him a 1957 photo of his...
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On Sliema Beach1265 viewsAmongst others - Felicity Hammond, Robin Hammond, Maryanne Wheeler, Veronica Smith, Christine Collins,
Charlotte Finney, Ann Collins, Roy Hammond.
From Deborah Starkey
2 commentsPrefect09/07/08 at 09:18phillrose: Hi Deborah. What date was this taken, the names Ha...
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Pirates 1957 - with autographs433 viewsViv Paynter3 commentsPrefect09/07/08 at 07:44Prefect: I have found him on FR. Awaiting reply..... Yes he...
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Pirates 1957 - with autographs433 viewsViv Paynter3 commentsPrefect09/05/08 at 13:32OldBat: I'll let Joyce Rippin know that this is on the...
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Ann Partridge as Nancy451 views1 commentsPrefect08/26/08 at 17:12eve:
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Devonia1106 viewsHere is a Devonia 1966 slide, though I'm not sure where
(Probably Rhodes).
10 commentsPrefect08/14/08 at 15:10Prefect: Well, you were there, I wasnt. The School Mag for ...
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Devonia1106 viewsHere is a Devonia 1966 slide, though I'm not sure where
(Probably Rhodes).
10 commentsPrefect08/14/08 at 14:19Chris Howells: Is it where we went ashore to visit Delphi?
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Old Postcards539 views2 commentsPrefect08/12/08 at 16:19Prefect: Probably early 1900s.
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Old Postcards539 views2 commentsPrefect08/12/08 at 13:01jane banks: Re .Postcard bottom left.Any idea when this was ta...
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Tal Handaq Girls and Boys in Winter uniform 57-58.1915 viewsAll signatures are on a photo on this site.

jane Banks
7 commentsPrefect08/05/08 at 00:05Canary: John Knight is on far left
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'Earth spinning on water' 2008416 viewsThis has appeared on the Promenade ,Balluta Bay with the words taken from a native American proverb. 2 commentsjane banks08/04/08 at 12:56Prefect: Looks like this one. "We do not inherit the e...
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'Earth spinning on water' 2008416 viewsThis has appeared on the Promenade ,Balluta Bay with the words taken from a native American proverb. 2 commentsjane banks08/04/08 at 12:22jane banks: I shall make note of the said proverb on my next v...
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Msida Creek 2008453 views3 commentsjane banks08/03/08 at 12:07Prefect: No smells these days.
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No more NAAFI Dinners ©558 views2 commentsPrefect08/03/08 at 12:01Prefect: Yes, in my day the tickets had a face value of 1s6...
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No more NAAFI Dinners ©558 views2 commentsPrefect08/03/08 at 11:43Chris Howells: Any one remember the vouchers? Or is it just my mi...
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