Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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Staff 19741104 viewsFRONT ROW : David Taylor, Mavis Turner, Stephen Singleton,, Lt. Cdr. J. Cottam, Cdr. M.F. Law, Pamela Smith, Lt. Cdr. C. McCafferty, Brian Leonard, Trevor Ricketts.
SECOND ROW : Moira Clarke, Imelda Dickinson, Carmel Walsh, Maureen Whittle, Joyce Walden, Hilary Hill, Michael Caseley, Judith Stansfield, Sylvia Beckett, James' Hobson, Charles Aquilina, John Treeby.
THIRD ROW : Laurence Bezzina, John Naylor, Hugh Ritchie, Norah Ash, Margaret MacKay, Kenneth Winn, Merilyn Manley-Harris, Rosemary Leighton, James Glover, Elizabeth Cole, Carl Hancock.
FOURTH ROW : Jeffrey Bonner, John Clemens, Alan Latham, June Lattimer, Lewis Finnis, David Ditcham, Barrie Menhams, Robert Woolams, Ronald Ransom, Michael Newton.
BACK ROW : Frank Kitson, Robert Ward, Barrie Jones, Philip Allen, David Walker, Peter Wright.
ABSENT : Miss Mary Spray, Miss Helen Wilson, Miss Sandra Camilleri.
4 commentsPrefect01/12/12 at 01:18Prefect: I wouldn't know. Back in the sensible sixties...
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Verdala Barracks and School730 viewsDate uncertain but the palm tree is there!6 commentsPrefect01/08/12 at 02:22Prefect: 50 years if you count the Dockyard School.
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Corradino Canteen840 viewsOpened 1897, closed 1968. Damaged by bombing and only partly rebuilt. (As was). Once had 38 snooker tables, 200 seat restaurant and 1000 seat theatre. Continued as a trade school until demolished in 1975 to make way for the new dock.2 commentsPrefect01/02/12 at 16:04Prefect: Bet it was called Tombola back then.
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Dockyard Creek 1954 © 473 viewsSpa Class water boat left.
Photo James Donald Bamber.
5 commentsPrefect01/02/12 at 15:44Prefect: But there are plans to start the ferry service aga...
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Air Raid Shelter 1942565 viewsProbably Valletta Railway Station, later the Yellow Garage.8 commentsPrefect12/29/11 at 02:33Prefect: Someone whose father was in the Lancashire Fusilie...
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Verdala Sports Day 1953454 viewsDressing up race. Including Brian Self, Geoffrey Bamber, Barry Freake.
Photo James Donald Bamber.
3 commentsPrefect12/29/11 at 02:09Prefect: Not sure if Geoffrey looks in. According to his or...
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Air Raid Shelter 1942565 viewsProbably Valletta Railway Station, later the Yellow Garage.8 commentsPrefect12/28/11 at 09:17Prefect: This copy was attributed to the US Library of Cong...
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Air Raid Shelter 1942565 viewsProbably Valletta Railway Station, later the Yellow Garage.8 commentsPrefect12/28/11 at 00:44Prefect: No, the source didn't say. Could be the old V...
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Cdr Paynter at Verdala412 views3 commentsPrefect12/20/11 at 14:07Prefect: "It never did me any harm"
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Verdala Staff at Sports Day 1956404 viewsAt St Edward's College Sports Ground. Read all about it.1 commentsPrefect12/20/11 at 12:45Prefect: Miss Candey is the daughter of Headmaster W Cande...
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Small twin Prop - Luqa about 1960673 viewsDon't recognise aircraft or occasion4 commentsdeco.rise12/19/11 at 06:15Prefect: Quite correct. It seems she was of 207 Squadron. N...
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Handley Page Hastings430 views3 commentsPrefect12/15/11 at 02:02Prefect: Yes - Indulgence passages allowed service families...
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Swimming Sports 21094 viewsLesley Cole7 commentsPrefect11/30/11 at 06:15Prefect: The old ones are the best.
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Royal Visit November 1949713 viewsAt Corradino Canteen where TH and Verdala pupils all assembled. Youngest pupil Jennifer Dodd presents the bouquet. Headmaster Cdr Miles right.2 commentsPrefect11/28/11 at 09:38Prefect: And if HRH unveiled a plaque, where is it?... Ther...
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Swimming Sports - St George's Bay.807 viewsSome time in the 1960s. See also.8 commentsPrefect11/27/11 at 12:55Prefect: Early exposure strengthens your immune system!
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Swimming Sports - St George's Bay.807 viewsSome time in the 1960s. See also.8 commentsPrefect11/27/11 at 01:33Prefect: You did - here, but we'll make allowances. ;...
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Marlene Evens, Eddy, Jill Scantlebury.715 viewsMy brother David behind Marlene.3 commentsBazzer11/22/11 at 10:30Prefect: Thanks, the school mag spells it with two Es but t...
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Swimming Sports - St George's Bay.807 viewsSome time in the 1960s. See also.8 commentsPrefect11/21/11 at 03:33Prefect: Thanks, I thought it must be but was puzzled by th...
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Forth at Home 1960 ©517 views7 commentsPrefect11/16/11 at 02:44Prefect: I'm fairly old already! Send three & fourpenc...
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Going Ashore872 views"Educational" cruise to Istanbul, 1966, in Devonia, formerly the troopship Devonshire.4 commentsPrefect11/15/11 at 13:07Prefect: Re-scanned to make it bigger. Who is the Teacher w...
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Forth at Home 1960 ©517 views7 commentsPrefect11/15/11 at 00:45Prefect: Now you've really confused me. The link ...
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Marlene Evens, Eddy, Jill Scantlebury.715 viewsMy brother David behind Marlene.3 commentsBazzer11/14/11 at 12:36Prefect: I think Marlene's surname was Evens. Anyone c...
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HMS Vanguard537 viewsHopefully going astern.7 commentsPrefect11/12/11 at 12:38Prefect: Possibly but I think there is slight astern moveme...
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HMS Vanguard537 viewsHopefully going astern.7 commentsPrefect11/11/11 at 13:23Prefect: Nice to know we had the full support of our collea...
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Star of Malta 1961 ©385 viewsA cool looking Prefect with Brownie, and Mum4 commentsPrefect11/11/11 at 07:07Prefect: Ooh, you are awful!
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HMS Vanguard537 viewsHopefully going astern.7 commentsPrefect11/11/11 at 03:00Prefect: Hoping not to hit the breakwater. Photos can be de...
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Forth at Home 1960 ©517 views7 commentsPrefect11/11/11 at 02:51Prefect: Outvoted by whom? More proof if needed here. Too f...
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Star of Malta 1961 ©385 viewsA cool looking Prefect with Brownie, and Mum4 commentsPrefect11/11/11 at 02:42Prefect: Not Me!
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Kinnie available on AMAZON320 viewsOr it will be when they re-stock!1 commentsPrefect11/10/11 at 06:27Prefect: Now in stock and still tastes like it used to.
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Star of Malta 1961 ©560 views In 1952 she was sold to Maltese owner, Paul M. Laferla, who operated her thrice weekly as the passenger ferry Star of Malta between Malta and Syracuse.
Full History
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3 commentsOldBat11/06/11 at 01:29Prefect: Oh yes its much better, her nose is almost in! Mus...
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Star of Malta 1961 ©560 views In 1952 she was sold to Maltese owner, Paul M. Laferla, who operated her thrice weekly as the passenger ferry Star of Malta between Malta and Syracuse.
Full History
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3 commentsOldBat11/05/11 at 03:11Prefect: Better version courtesy of the photographer. Just ...
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HMS Barham 1938-9512 viewsIn glorious technicolour.
Spanish Civil War neutrality markings.
3 commentsPrefect11/02/11 at 04:24Prefect: Some months after Matapan in November 1941. Famous...
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