Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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Postcard - Sepia shot late 1930s679 viewsCan anyone name the Criusers & date it accurately?
Batttleships Warspite & Malaya. Date 1938-9.
Netlayer Guardian and Carrier is Courageous or Glorious
7 commentsdeco.rise06/01/10 at 02:03Prefect: I think Phill was referring to the lack of ships r...
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Caronia 1950342 viewsThe Green Goddess. Built 1949, sold 1968, wrecked/scrapped 1974.
Admiralty tug Respond in attendance.
6 commentsPrefect05/31/10 at 03:41Prefect: Wrong direction. We are looking at the eastern sid...
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Grand Harbour 1962388 viewsPerhaps Prefect can identify ships?1 commentsrobinwilliams05/26/10 at 13:19Prefect: Well, the one coming in belongs to British India, ...
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Manoel Island Restoration .April 2010 (2)431 viewsThis is a better view of the work being carried out . The little cabin cruiser is called 'Gloria' !12 commentsjane banks05/13/10 at 12:55Prefect: Nice one, Miss!
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Manoel Island Restoration .April 2010 (2)431 viewsThis is a better view of the work being carried out . The little cabin cruiser is called 'Gloria' !12 commentsjane banks05/11/10 at 15:12Prefect: Now its all coming out!
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Distilling Plant - Sliema Ferry - October 2009 ©932 viewsUnder a preservation order? Used to contain a printing press in the 60s, now used as offices. (Not sure I would want to drink water from Sliema Creek even if thrice distilled).22 commentsMartin Powell05/04/10 at 04:39Prefect: Yes its very effective, but expensive and you need...
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Distilling Plant - Sliema Ferry - October 2009 ©932 viewsUnder a preservation order? Used to contain a printing press in the 60s, now used as offices. (Not sure I would want to drink water from Sliema Creek even if thrice distilled).22 commentsMartin Powell05/03/10 at 16:08Prefect: Dont know but there are three RO plants, at Pembro...
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Distilling Plant - Sliema Ferry - October 2009 ©932 viewsUnder a preservation order? Used to contain a printing press in the 60s, now used as offices. (Not sure I would want to drink water from Sliema Creek even if thrice distilled).22 commentsMartin Powell05/03/10 at 13:06Prefect: Nothing wrong with Eau de Guzz !! We pay a large f...
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Distilling Plant - Sliema Ferry - October 2009 ©932 viewsUnder a preservation order? Used to contain a printing press in the 60s, now used as offices. (Not sure I would want to drink water from Sliema Creek even if thrice distilled).22 commentsMartin Powell05/03/10 at 12:43Prefect: Phill, I've no idea what temp it was done at b...
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Tigne Point April 2010.683 viewsTigne Development project.April 2010.10 commentsjane banks05/03/10 at 10:58Prefect: So does that mean the whole waterfront round the p...
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Distilling Plant - Sliema Ferry - October 2009 ©932 viewsUnder a preservation order? Used to contain a printing press in the 60s, now used as offices. (Not sure I would want to drink water from Sliema Creek even if thrice distilled).22 commentsMartin Powell05/03/10 at 10:52Prefect: I've been Googling again - "Malta claims ...
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Distilling Plant - Sliema Ferry - October 2009 ©932 viewsUnder a preservation order? Used to contain a printing press in the 60s, now used as offices. (Not sure I would want to drink water from Sliema Creek even if thrice distilled).22 commentsMartin Powell05/03/10 at 03:29Prefect: What vandal was allowed to stick that pole through...
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Manoel Island Restoration .April 2010 (2)431 viewsThis is a better view of the work being carried out . The little cabin cruiser is called 'Gloria' !12 commentsjane banks05/02/10 at 11:24Prefect: Perhaps on reflection, Fort Manoel is more histori...
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Officers' Mess, Tigne453 viewsThe remaining wall overlooking the "preservation" of "Fort" Cambridge. They left a couple of feet of rock that could surely have been removed. 2 commentsMartin Powell05/02/10 at 11:20Prefect: Just to be pedantic (as usual) it was Cambridge B...
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Tigne Point April 2010.683 viewsTigne Development project.April 2010.10 commentsjane banks05/02/10 at 10:40Prefect: I shall resist the challenge, but might take a tor...
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Fort Manoel Refurb345 views1 commentsrobinwilliams05/02/10 at 05:48Prefect: The Armoury and one time Naval church.
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Tigne point 2010. still room for more buildings.861 viewsTwo boats .. who has right of way ?10 commentsjane banks05/01/10 at 15:21Prefect: The vessel overtaking must keep clear of the vesse...
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City Gate,Valletta. April 2010.384 viewsThis entrance will be rebuilt as part of the Valletta Regeneration programme.Completion date is set for 2013.2 commentsjane banks05/01/10 at 03:16Prefect: Not before time!
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Manoel Island Restoration .April 2010456 views4 commentsjane banks04/30/10 at 07:45Prefect: An attempt at redemption for their sins?
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Kalafrana Beach club.912 viewsSummer 1966, I had a canoe and used to paddle all around this area. But that was in 1967 a year later before Dad was posted back to the UK.8 commentsChris Howells04/29/10 at 08:04Prefect: The only Malta case I heard of was the sad loss of...
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Kalafrana Beach club.912 viewsSummer 1966, I had a canoe and used to paddle all around this area. But that was in 1967 a year later before Dad was posted back to the UK.8 commentsChris Howells04/29/10 at 07:25Prefect: Doing my Google bit -"The existence of approx...
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Fun at Tigne462 viewsMy brother Tony (he went to Maidstone Grammer not TH) and I having fun in the tidal pool at Tigne. Must have been a school holiday for Tony to be there. He thinks Xmas 1965/66 and I plumped for Easter 66.3 commentsChris Howells04/29/10 at 07:18Prefect: Only Exiles would have dreamt of going swimming at...
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Grand Harbour 1966 ©642 viewsMy Dad informed me at the time that this was HMS Eagle. I will leave that to the Navy Buffs to correct or deny. All I do know is that I took this picture from the upper Barracca Gardens and my note on the back says Summer '66 so I would have been 12/13.13 commentsChris Howells04/29/10 at 07:05Prefect: No I was 59 - 63.
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Grand Harbour 1966 ©642 viewsMy Dad informed me at the time that this was HMS Eagle. I will leave that to the Navy Buffs to correct or deny. All I do know is that I took this picture from the upper Barracca Gardens and my note on the back says Summer '66 so I would have been 12/13.13 commentsChris Howells04/29/10 at 02:45Prefect: I remember Mrs B-K.
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The end of the day, Grand Harbour 1959 ©1041 views10 commentsOldBat04/29/10 at 02:42Prefect: Well I could do it retrospectively but would have ...
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Getting ready to build the New Barracca lift .April 2010.1783 viewsThe super yacht The Maltese Falcon is in the background. believed to be owned by Mr Google .5 commentsjane banks04/29/10 at 02:38Prefect: A bunch of women crooks?
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Grand Harbour 1966 ©642 viewsMy Dad informed me at the time that this was HMS Eagle. I will leave that to the Navy Buffs to correct or deny. All I do know is that I took this picture from the upper Barracca Gardens and my note on the back says Summer '66 so I would have been 12/13.13 commentsChris Howells04/28/10 at 05:14Prefect: That may change when Coppermine finally publish a ...
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Grand Harbour 1966 ©642 viewsMy Dad informed me at the time that this was HMS Eagle. I will leave that to the Navy Buffs to correct or deny. All I do know is that I took this picture from the upper Barracca Gardens and my note on the back says Summer '66 so I would have been 12/13.13 commentsChris Howells04/27/10 at 14:20Prefect: No Phill, it was 965. See my google bit on the Sli...
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A boat Grand Harbour607 viewsTaken from the deck of Devonia as she was leaving G.H. for the 1966 T.H. school cruise. We were on our way to Libya to pick up some American kids. So pre-Gaddafi when El Adem was still operational.10 commentsChris Howells04/27/10 at 14:17Prefect: Admiralty "Director" Class paddle tug, p...
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Grand Harbour 1966 ©642 viewsMy Dad informed me at the time that this was HMS Eagle. I will leave that to the Navy Buffs to correct or deny. All I do know is that I took this picture from the upper Barracca Gardens and my note on the back says Summer '66 so I would have been 12/13.13 commentsChris Howells04/27/10 at 14:08Prefect: Victorious.
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Getting ready to build the New Barracca lift .April 2010.1783 viewsThe super yacht The Maltese Falcon is in the background. believed to be owned by Mr Google .5 commentsjane banks04/26/10 at 04:18Prefect: My friend Mr Google (check his adverts) says it wa...
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That Verdala Palm tree again ! April 2010403 viewsTo the trained eye ,the tree can still be seen from the Upper Barracca Gardens .3 commentsjane banks04/26/10 at 04:01Prefect: Provided you are fitted with zoom lenses!
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