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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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Sliema Creek906 viewsCorunna, Barrosa & Aisne ?
©Lesley Cole
2 commentsPrefect05/20/08 at 04:36phillrose: Sliema Creek much as I remember it, only thing mis...
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Anchors at Anchor Bay. Early 1950s.776 viewsPhill Rose
The question is - How did they get there?
6 commentsPrefect05/20/08 at 04:29phillrose: OldBat, wrong choice, me the nice blonde kid on th...
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A plan of Grand Harbour.722 viewsShowing the Cottonera Lines. Circled is the St Clement's Bastion and Parade Ground which may be of interest to our Junior viewers.3 commentsPrefect05/20/08 at 02:32Prefect: OK Baggyshorts, I've changed it. That makes 2 ...
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A plan of Grand Harbour.722 viewsShowing the Cottonera Lines. Circled is the St Clement's Bastion and Parade Ground which may be of interest to our Junior viewers.3 commentsPrefect05/19/08 at 19:01OldBat: That's right Martin, you tell 'em!

It...
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A post war view of Dockyard Creek from Lascaris.578 viewsAnd that has to be the Verdala Palm or I'll eat my hat.1 commentsPrefect05/19/08 at 18:47OldBat: I'd resolved to shut up about the VPT but sinc...
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A plan of Grand Harbour.722 viewsShowing the Cottonera Lines. Circled is the St Clement's Bastion and Parade Ground which may be of interest to our Junior viewers.3 commentsPrefect05/19/08 at 16:49Martin Powell: Skuzi? Mhux 'younger viewers', xbien. Mela...
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Anchors at Anchor Bay. Early 1950s.776 viewsPhill Rose
The question is - How did they get there?
6 commentsPrefect05/18/08 at 18:51OldBat: One question is "How did they get there?&quo...
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Notes on Malta. Martin Powell1253 viewsVIEW
8 commentsPrefect05/16/08 at 08:33Martin Powell: I could never take my eyes off you, Miss.
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Notes on Malta. Martin Powell1253 viewsVIEW
8 commentsPrefect05/15/08 at 18:50OldBat: Just before O levels? Rubbish - it was just befor...
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Whaler 1955629 viewsSee Video part one
part two
part three
1 commentsPrefect05/13/08 at 05:01Martin Powell: A Temperance skipper by the name of Hogg
Tried to...
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Notes on Malta. Martin Powell1253 viewsVIEW
8 commentsPrefect05/13/08 at 04:59Martin Powell: I'm on far left with baggy shorts and half-mas...
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Anchors at Anchor Bay. Early 1950s.776 viewsPhill Rose
The question is - How did they get there?
6 commentsPrefect05/10/08 at 07:07Prefect: From the web - "In the beautiful natural have...
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Dockyard Creek. Late 1800s738 viewsMartin Powell
Can anyone see the Verdala Palm Tree?
5 commentsPrefect05/08/08 at 07:03Prefect: Dunno, my chart doesnt go that far but judging by ...
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Dockyard Creek. Late 1800s738 viewsMartin Powell
Can anyone see the Verdala Palm Tree?
5 commentsPrefect05/08/08 at 06:17Martin Powell: So can / should we see Verdala roof?
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Dockyard Creek. Late 1800s738 viewsMartin Powell
Can anyone see the Verdala Palm Tree?
5 commentsPrefect05/08/08 at 02:53Prefect: No its definitely Dockyard Creek. The building wit...
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Dockyard Creek. Late 1800s738 viewsMartin Powell
Can anyone see the Verdala Palm Tree?
5 commentsPrefect05/07/08 at 20:32Martin Powell: It all depends how far down towards the basin of D...
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Dockyard Creek. Late 1800s738 viewsMartin Powell
Can anyone see the Verdala Palm Tree?
5 commentsPrefect05/07/08 at 19:56OldBat: It looks suspiciously like the school hall and the...
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Malcolm Hill823 views2 commentsPrefect05/02/08 at 15:15Martin Powell: The water was always cold at Tigne. Nithe thithes ...
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Class 4K 1976-19773109 viewsRuth Markwell3 commentsPrefect05/02/08 at 05:21Martin Powell: And the HAIR. Even the teacher has a mullet. Wonde...
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Class 4K 1976-19773109 viewsRuth Markwell3 commentsPrefect05/02/08 at 03:29MilkMonitor: Shirts outside shorts? Discraceful. No wonder we l...
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Xmas 19561002 viewsMalcolm Hill1 commentsPrefect04/25/08 at 05:40bass player: All the girls are wearing dresses made for them by...
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Malcolm Hill823 views2 commentsPrefect04/25/08 at 05:28bass player: Is this a suitable photo to display on a nostalgia...
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More names please1344 viewsMalcolm Hill5 commentsPrefect04/23/08 at 14:25bass player: Third from the left is Bob Powell. In front of him...
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Spike1158 viewsMalcolm Hill3 commentsPrefect04/23/08 at 09:30bass player: To my right is Geoff Palmer. Leaning on my shoulde...
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More names wanted1700 viewsMalcolm Hill2 commentsPrefect04/23/08 at 09:24bass player: Top left is Bob Powell. In front of him is Pat Mor...
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The TH Palm Tree has been rediscovered! ©576 viewsPhoto courtesy of Bruce Williams at WEBSITE
Marc Spiteri - English Master Liceo MA Vassalli and former TH pupil Kathy Moir.
3 commentsPrefect04/03/08 at 02:32Prefect: Yes it must be fairly new as neither Bruce nor I c...
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The TH Palm Tree has been rediscovered! ©576 viewsPhoto courtesy of Bruce Williams at WEBSITE
Marc Spiteri - English Master Liceo MA Vassalli and former TH pupil Kathy Moir.
3 commentsPrefect04/02/08 at 16:14Martin Powell: So - just outside the woodwork shops. I would'...
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The TH Palm Tree has been rediscovered! ©576 viewsPhoto courtesy of Bruce Williams at WEBSITE
Marc Spiteri - English Master Liceo MA Vassalli and former TH pupil Kathy Moir.
3 commentsPrefect04/02/08 at 16:03OldBat: SUCCESS! But yours has a long way to go until it ...
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HMS Manxman in disguise864 viewsAbdiel Class Minelayer. Photographed off Gozo (Dwejra Bay) in 1952 disguised as a German cruiser for the film Single Handed. Along with her sister Welshman, she played an important part in sustaining Malta during the Siege and was later there for most of the 1950s, taking part in the Suez operation.
Manxman History
Welshman Episode
2 commentsPrefect03/24/08 at 14:17Martin Powell: When you've read Mr Phillips's Welshman Ep...
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French Visitors573 views©Lesley Cole
Chateaurenalt & Guichen. Built as very fast Italian Light Cruisers but reclassified by the French as Destroyers.
Probably 1954
2 commentsPrefect03/21/08 at 13:54Prefect: On Lesley's behalf - They were taken by her fa...
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French Visitors573 views©Lesley Cole
Chateaurenalt & Guichen. Built as very fast Italian Light Cruisers but reclassified by the French as Destroyers.
Probably 1954
2 commentsPrefect03/18/08 at 20:14OldBat: Another smashing group of pictures, Lesley. Very ...
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RFA Bacchus634 viewsStores Carrier
The tug is probably Airedale.
4 commentsPrefect03/18/08 at 19:11Martin Powell: diesel?
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