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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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RFA Bacchus631 viewsStores Carrier
The tug is probably Airedale.
4 commentsPrefect03/16/08 at 15:59Alexander Birt: an h l d as deck cargo
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Wartime Valleta1012 views6 commentsPrefect03/11/08 at 17:16OldBat: Linda Tilbury (whose wartime story is mentioned be...
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Barracca Lift photographed in 1963 in full colour !913 viewsThis lift was completed in 1905. It ceased to operate in 1973 and was dismantled in 1983.
© Jane Banks
8 commentsPrefect03/08/08 at 10:18Prefect: I'm not rising to that bait again
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Barracca Lift photographed in 1963 in full colour !913 viewsThis lift was completed in 1905. It ceased to operate in 1973 and was dismantled in 1983.
© Jane Banks
8 commentsPrefect03/07/08 at 17:59Martin Powell: Yeah, the palm tree's ok (see also Les Hutton&...
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Barracca Lift photographed in 1963 in full colour !913 viewsThis lift was completed in 1905. It ceased to operate in 1973 and was dismantled in 1983.
© Jane Banks
8 commentsPrefect03/07/08 at 13:54OldBat: OK admin, that was POTENTIALLY a very splendid pal...
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Barracca Lift photographed in 1963 in full colour !913 viewsThis lift was completed in 1905. It ceased to operate in 1973 and was dismantled in 1983.
© Jane Banks
8 commentsPrefect03/06/08 at 13:45Prefect: Alas no! We poor souls had to make do with a sprea...
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Barracca Lift photographed in 1963 in full colour !913 viewsThis lift was completed in 1905. It ceased to operate in 1973 and was dismantled in 1983.
© Jane Banks
8 commentsPrefect03/06/08 at 12:50jane banks: That's right Teach ,you tell them ! Leave '...
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Barracca Lift photographed in 1963 in full colour !913 viewsThis lift was completed in 1905. It ceased to operate in 1973 and was dismantled in 1983.
© Jane Banks
8 commentsPrefect03/06/08 at 12:31OldBat: OK, OK! - just because Tal Handaq didn't have ...
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Barracca Lift photographed in 1963 in full colour !913 viewsThis lift was completed in 1905. It ceased to operate in 1973 and was dismantled in 1983.
© Jane Banks
8 commentsPrefect03/06/08 at 12:11Prefect: Never, in the field of human nostalgia, has so muc...
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Barracca Lift photographed in 1963 in full colour !913 viewsThis lift was completed in 1905. It ceased to operate in 1973 and was dismantled in 1983.
© Jane Banks
8 commentsPrefect03/06/08 at 11:57OldBat: Note Verdala School on the skyline! The school ha...
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beach party 2 mid 50s888 viewsGet him out quick,it's time to go !
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1 commentsPrefect02/27/08 at 11:40bass player: The picture shows Sheila Grimwood helping Kenny Wi...
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Beach Party mid 50s1075 viewsWho is the volunteer to be buried ?
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3 commentsPrefect02/27/08 at 11:29bass player: The volunteer is Geoff Palmer. He had long wavy ha...
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Tal Handaq at Delimara 19561603 viewsjane Banks
Back Row: Dave Edwards. ?. ?. Stan Hill. ?. Jack Stubbs. ?. Roddy Robertson. Taffy Lewis. ?. David Muckart.
Middle Row: ?. ?. Sue Cole. Anne James. Lesley Cole. Norma Leask.
Seated: Jill Watson-Liddel. Jenny Church. Rosemary Richards. ?. Jenny Mclaren. ?. ?.
1 commentsPrefect02/27/08 at 08:17Prefect: From Lesley Cole: In the photo at Delimara the gro...
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HM meets an RFA Veteran 2005419 viewsRoger Davies1 commentsPrefect02/23/08 at 13:04Prefect: Roger, a former Radio Officer with the RFA who liv...
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Mystery?702 viewsWhere and when? Answers on a postcard.1 commentsMartin Powell02/23/08 at 06:08Martin Powell: Not TH hall of course but it IS like stepping back...
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Staffroom early 1960s1482 views10 commentsPrefect02/19/08 at 03:25bass player: I thought that Mr Tierney was a great bloke and I ...
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Tal Handak 19581247 viewsWith the first of the new Romney Huts.
6 commentsPrefect02/19/08 at 03:14bass player: Got any Meccano ?
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Tal Handak 19581247 viewsWith the first of the new Romney Huts.
6 commentsPrefect02/18/08 at 16:54Martin Powell: You can borrow my Bayko Building Set.
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VJ Day at Verdala, 1945689 viewsLes Hutton/ Martin Powell
In the war years, Verdala was a POW Camp, Detention Centre, Transit Camp, Demob Depot.
4 commentsPrefect02/17/08 at 12:03Martin Powell: Again, Les is in there somewhere. Notice the young...
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The Vice Admiral's Farewell Parade628 viewsSt. Angelo 1945.
Les Hutton/Martin Powell
1 commentsPrefect02/17/08 at 11:53Martin Powell: Les was an 18 year old member of the Verdala PoW c...
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Tal Handak 19581247 viewsWith the first of the new Romney Huts.
6 commentsPrefect02/17/08 at 02:20Prefect: OK, I concede victory to the site's most value...
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Tal Handak 19581247 viewsWith the first of the new Romney Huts.
6 commentsPrefect02/16/08 at 15:51Martin Powell: But see www oldairfields fotopic RAF Kelstern Linc...
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Tal Handak 19581247 viewsWith the first of the new Romney Huts.
6 commentsPrefect02/16/08 at 14:23Prefect: So that makes it a Nissen Hut not a Romney.
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Tal Handak 19581247 viewsWith the first of the new Romney Huts.
6 commentsPrefect02/16/08 at 11:36Martin Powell: The new one is towards the road. Is the hall a Rom...
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893 views3 commentsPrefect02/15/08 at 10:47bass player: No. Give me a clue. Was I ever married to her? Oh....
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893 views3 commentsPrefect02/15/08 at 05:43Prefect: So you should be. Do you know who that is on Viv&...
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893 views3 commentsPrefect02/15/08 at 05:33bass player: Viv (second left. Front row) is showing me the wor...
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The 100 Ton Gun ©646 viewsFort Rinella
Jane Banks
1 commentsPrefect02/04/08 at 05:36OldBat: This reminds me of the Pink Tank, left by the Russ...
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Wartime Valleta1012 views6 commentsPrefect02/04/08 at 05:09OldBat: That's true Martin. I'm amazed at the amo...
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Verdala787 viewsIan Benton
The site of the pre-war Dockyard School reopened in 1949 with an Infants and Junior department of the Naval Children's School, serving those living in the south. The rest remained at Tal Handaq.
4 commentsPrefect02/04/08 at 04:52OldBat: Funny the truths that are coming out 50 / 60 years...
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Xlendi704 views3 commentsPrefect02/04/08 at 04:44OldBat: Thanks! For 'St George's Hotel' above...
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Xlendi704 views3 commentsPrefect02/04/08 at 02:30Prefect: Probably 1935.
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