Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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HMS Nubian522 views3 commentsPrefect05/30/11 at 16:18Prefect: 'fraid not, this is the 1960 Tribal Class fri...
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Tigne point 2010. still room for more buildings.894 viewsTwo boats .. who has right of way ?10 commentsjane banks05/28/11 at 15:46Prefect: Well done that man! Ah, Families Naafi and Naafi C...
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Arriva takes over the Buses397 viewsHERE
New Network Map
Bus reform in numbers 59.2 million: Passengers carried by buses in 1979 30.2 million: Passengers carried by buses in 2009 €9 million: Subsidy claimed by current bus owners for 2009 €6.2 million: Total annual subsidy government will pay Arriva 20,500: Arriva’s projected number of bus seats 13,900: Current number of bus seats
508: Buses currently in service 264: Buses in Arriva’s fleet €3.49: Current cost of a one-day ticket €2.60: Arriva’s one-day ticket fare for non-Maltese ID card holders
€1.50: Arriva’s one-day ticket fare for Maltese ID card holders €1.30: Arriva’s two-hour ticket fare €0.47: Current single trip fare
1 commentsPrefect05/28/11 at 08:45Prefect: Not fair! Visitors have to pay more!
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1793 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 1959

Lt. Cdr. Law
12 commentsBillPutman05/28/11 at 06:05Prefect: Ignore him Miss. Reference to the Member List Paul...
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Cambridge Battery moat, Tigne519 viewsDevelopment taking place to within a few inches. October 2009. Compare with the advertising poster.3 commentsMartin Powell05/28/11 at 03:51Prefect: Prego.
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Not Verdala Sports Day491 viewsIt turns out to be RN School Singapore. Never mind, nice pic.
More here. and here.
2 commentsPrefect05/28/11 at 03:20Prefect: No, but I will see if they want to swap links as t...
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Tigne point 2010. still room for more buildings.894 viewsTwo boats .. who has right of way ?10 commentsjane banks05/28/11 at 02:47Prefect: I thought the Naafi fronted on to the parade groun...
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1980 in front of the drop below Tigne Fort811 viewsWe used to call this the 'old swimming pool' - it was on the sea front just below a big drop from the area around the old fort if I remember rightly....3 commentsNick Robinson05/28/11 at 02:38Prefect: Not being a Tigne Trog myself, I clearly don'...
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Tigne Visit 1980 ©571 viewsA very helpful member of the Maltese Army showed me round Tigne on a visit - my first since leaving as a child in 1966. I am confused whether this was part of the school or the checkpoint office by the entry barrier to Tigne barracks7 commentsNick Robinson05/19/11 at 01:33Prefect: It doesn't look like the guardroom which beca...
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1793 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 1959

Lt. Cdr. Law
12 commentsBillPutman05/19/11 at 01:25Prefect: His left or viewer's left?
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Tigne point 2010. still room for more buildings.894 viewsTwo boats .. who has right of way ?10 commentsjane banks05/16/11 at 01:04Prefect: The steps were part of the original fort. Must ha...
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Tigne Barracks 1956794 viewsBuild up for Suez.3 commentsPrefect05/16/11 at 00:58Prefect: Probably 36 according to this site. Several Tigne ...
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Trial By Jury 1969 - Cast364 views Amahl & the Night Visitors1 commentsPrefect05/12/11 at 12:19Prefect: Council??? Where was Miss Yule?
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Now with complete streaming D'Oyly Carte Mikado.
1 commentsPrefect05/11/11 at 03:10Prefect: Now with complete streaming D'Oyly Carte Mika...
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HMS Decoy 1957631 viewsDaring class destroyer.4 commentsPrefect05/10/11 at 01:41Prefect: Comparison Here
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School v Staff 1963896 views Let Battle Commence!3 commentsTex Brown 05/07/11 at 01:59Prefect: He is also mentioned leading a group called The Re...
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Beach Party Ghajn Tuffieha 62-63 ?906 viewsAre you Carole ??2 commentsPrefect05/06/11 at 09:35Prefect: Certainly does. Cross check HERE.
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Comino Trip 1952505 viewsPhill Rose7 commentsPrefect05/01/11 at 12:44Prefect: No, with a C number, this is almost certainly a Do...
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Comino Trip 1952505 viewsPhill Rose7 commentsPrefect05/01/11 at 07:35Prefect: Thanks. Interesting film about the RASC HERE inclu...
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A Tigne Cave780 viewsToo wet for me to proceed further.16 commentsPrefect04/27/11 at 14:04Prefect: If only the parents had known what was going on un...
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Comino Trip 1952505 viewsPhill Rose7 commentsPrefect04/27/11 at 01:27Prefect: RASC/RCT Launches, usually moored in Pieta Creek....
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Tigne Beach Bar1019 views2 commentsbernardhoctor 04/11/11 at 02:12Prefect: Its not dated but most of Bernard's pics are ...
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Tigne Beach1620 views14 commentsbernardhoctor 04/11/11 at 02:10Prefect: Its not dated but most of Bernard's pics are ...
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Tigne Beach1620 views14 commentsbernardhoctor 04/06/11 at 15:03Prefect: Its for "the preservation of good order and m...
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"Its not for me, its for my diso ...."492 views4 commentsPrefect04/04/11 at 03:31Prefect: "Getting ashore in Malta was never a problem....
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VJ Day at Verdala, 1945662 viewsLes Hutton/ Martin Powell
In the war years, Verdala was a POW Camp, Detention Centre, Transit Camp, Demob Depot.
4 commentsPrefect03/19/11 at 09:51Prefect: Like these two.
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Zabbar Military Hospital - (Not)697 views It is clearly a different building from This One.
Its the Naval Canteen at Corradino. I shall never trust postcard captions again!
2 commentsPrefect03/19/11 at 09:47Prefect: No it was demolished in the 1970s when No.6 (China...
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Rudolph Street Sliema 1880735 viewsR.Ellis2 commentsPrefect03/16/11 at 16:58Prefect: Its the Villa Alhambra and its still there.
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1793 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 1959

Lt. Cdr. Law
12 commentsBillPutman02/28/11 at 14:35Prefect: Well I'll leave you two to argue it out! ...
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HMS Cumberland527 viewsReturning to Benghazi today.
Photo courtesy Times of Malta.
2 commentsPrefect02/26/11 at 14:24Prefect: But she is still slated for disposal when she gets...
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Prince of Wales Road590 views7 commentsPrefect02/25/11 at 13:07Prefect: 2 for a penny? Paradise!
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Marfa 1954 © 401 viewsPhoto James Donald Bamber.
Name that Ferry. (No prizes.)
5 commentsPrefect02/23/11 at 09:01Prefect: But Eric Idle makes a better Koko.
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