Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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Xlendi679 views3 commentsPrefect02/04/08 at 02:30Prefect: Probably 1935.
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A Wartime Family731 viewsWW2 People's War


More stories at Wartime Memories in the Archive album.
2 commentsPrefect02/04/08 at 01:52Prefect: Copyright law is very complicated. For private wor...
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A Wartime Family731 viewsWW2 People's War


More stories at Wartime Memories in the Archive album.
2 commentsPrefect02/03/08 at 17:54OldBat: What about the Copyright on this one?! What is it...
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Xlendi679 views3 commentsPrefect02/03/08 at 17:49OldBat: Which year would this be? By about 1960 there was...
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Verdala761 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 commentsPrefect02/03/08 at 15:11bass player: As far as I can remember it was the one on the lef...
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Wartime Sea Scout567 viewsPaul Fuller

Wartime memories of Verdala

More stories at Wartime Memories in the Archive album.
1 commentsPrefect02/03/08 at 09:18Martin Powell: To read Paul's story click on the orange word...
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Wartime Valleta981 views6 commentsPrefect02/03/08 at 08:14Martin Powell: All the more reason for the schools to have provid...
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The Bus from "The Malta Story" 1953437 viewsThe Malta Story
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1 commentsPrefect02/03/08 at 08:00Martin Powell: See comments on the Ta' Xbiex shot
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Wartime Valleta981 views6 commentsPrefect02/03/08 at 07:58Prefect: No it wasnt in the curriculum, perhaps it was too ...
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Wartime Valleta981 views6 commentsPrefect02/03/08 at 06:12Martin Powell: V pleased you are including some wartime coverage ...
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Vickers Valiant over Valletta586 views(Miss Yule would have called that Alliteration!)2 commentsPrefect02/02/08 at 16:26Martin Powell: Such a fake pic.
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Ta'Xbiex774 viewsThe Malta Story
1 commentsPrefect02/02/08 at 15:57Martin Powell: Identical (?) bus to the one in the Malta Story fi...
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Vickers Valiant over Valletta586 views(Miss Yule would have called that Alliteration!)2 commentsPrefect02/02/08 at 15:50MilkMonitor: Strange. There seems to be an Aircraft Carrier in ...
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Verdala761 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 commentsPrefect02/01/08 at 19:50OldBat: Bass player - that's mind-blowing! So much fo...
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Red Arrows over Floriana418 viewsWW2 60th Anniversary Veterans Parade September 2005.This photo is credited to Liz Mardel.

1 commentsPrefect02/01/08 at 16:17OldBat: This is the 'drunken' version of the Red A...
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fancy Dress Party '57 (2) signatures918 viewsMore signatures from the original photo, in case you had forgotten you were there !5 commentsjane banks02/01/08 at 12:24MilkMonitor: The autograph 3rd from top on right might be worth...
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Verdala710 viewsIan Benton

The Stories of PETER PRICTOE

THE VERDALA STORY

Renamed Royal Naval School in 1952 and enlarged from 1954 with its own Headmaster, to take all Naval Infants and Juniors.
1 commentsPrefect02/01/08 at 04:15bass player: I was seven years old and lived in Senglea. To get...
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Fancy Dress Party '57 ?1317 viewsFrom l-r back row, John Mayes, Mike Eyett, Wendy Scott, Bob Powell, Rita Mayes, Spike Walton, Gillian Shaw, Val Woods, Paul Pond, Joy Sutton .
Sitting front row l-r unknown, unknown, Fag face Bob Blythe, Jill Wicken, Bob Trott and half face of Val Bevins.
Thank you Spike Walton for naming these party goers !
Link to Paul Pond /Jones
2 commentsPrefect02/01/08 at 04:09bass player: Paul Pond, the guy at top right with his arm aroun...
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Verdala761 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 commentsPrefect02/01/08 at 04:01bass player: I went from Tal Handaq to Verdala when it opened. ...
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Whats Cooking?812 viewsSee the Full Story
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4 commentsPrefect01/31/08 at 02:04Prefect: That remains to be seen!
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Staff Leavers 19681510 views7 commentsPrefect01/30/08 at 15:48Martin Powell: hi Martin. I would have expected nothing less. Sur...
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Staff Leavers 19681510 views7 commentsPrefect01/28/08 at 05:08Martin Shaw: Martin to Martin? If you remember Ewart! that well...
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Whats Cooking?812 viewsSee the Full Story
Alan Walker
4 commentsPrefect01/27/08 at 06:38OldBat: Mmm - what a pity! So you were all meant to fill...
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Whats Cooking?812 viewsSee the Full Story
Alan Walker
4 commentsPrefect01/27/08 at 01:25Prefect: Not sure. The outline booklets were produced befor...
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Whats Cooking?812 viewsSee the Full Story
Alan Walker
4 commentsPrefect01/26/08 at 18:07OldBat: What a splendid account of what must have been a m...
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Destroyers in Sliema Creek977 viewsRMA Mess on Tigne Street, foreground. LSTs far right.
7th Destroyer Sqn. Probably 1962. HMS Trafalgar, Dunkirk, Jutland, Aisne or Corunna?, Broadsword and Scorpion.
1 commentsPrefect01/26/08 at 17:29Martin Powell: And those beautifully soft football pitches on Man...
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Gharry at Casa Leone ca. 1960743 viewsEverything (well, nearly everything!) was carried in karrozzin in those days. Is it just tourists now?! I'd written on the slide that this was at 'Fleur de Lis' - but I can't remember where that is, can anyone tell me?4 commentsOldBat01/24/08 at 16:33OldBat: Thanks Martin, yes I did. But it's had a bit ...
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Staff Leavers 19681510 views7 commentsPrefect01/22/08 at 13:19Martin Powell: You were alert after x-country?? Did you walk roun...
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Dghajsa tal Latini597 viewsGozo Boats at Mgarr.
So called because of their Lateen rig. Survived (with diesel engines) up to the sixties.
The last one is being restored at Mgarr.
Read all about it
Types of Maltese Boats
4 commentsPrefect01/22/08 at 10:20Prefect: "What you like, Sinjur"
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Gharry at Casa Leone ca. 1960743 viewsEverything (well, nearly everything!) was carried in karrozzin in those days. Is it just tourists now?! I'd written on the slide that this was at 'Fleur de Lis' - but I can't remember where that is, can anyone tell me?4 commentsOldBat01/22/08 at 10:19Martin Powell: Excellent pic Liz. Did you take it?
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Dghajsa tal Latini597 viewsGozo Boats at Mgarr.
So called because of their Lateen rig. Survived (with diesel engines) up to the sixties.
The last one is being restored at Mgarr.
Read all about it
Types of Maltese Boats
4 commentsPrefect01/22/08 at 10:10Martin Powell: Turned out to be worth every penny though. Kemm hu...
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Dghajsa tal Latini597 viewsGozo Boats at Mgarr.
So called because of their Lateen rig. Survived (with diesel engines) up to the sixties.
The last one is being restored at Mgarr.
Read all about it
Types of Maltese Boats
4 commentsPrefect01/22/08 at 09:24Prefect: Bigger than a Luzzu and for cargo not fishing. Dgh...
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