Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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Thames 3037 at the Ferry467 views5 commentsPrefect02/06/15 at 18:42Prefect: And on the right was the Army & Navy Restaurant wh...
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Thames 3037 at the Ferry467 views5 commentsPrefect02/05/15 at 08:21Prefect: Not dated. The Prefect 100E 4 door dates from 1953...
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Edgar Battye864 viewsMarsascala 1970s5 commentsPrefect01/20/15 at 08:13Prefect: Thanks Marie. He rests in Ta' Braxia Cemetery...
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Talhandaq-ians joining the RAF 19621249 viewsFrom Bob McDonald.3 commentsPrefect01/20/15 at 08:09Prefect: Thanks Marie. One of Sally and me, here.
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HMS Fierce 1948287 viewsAlgerine Class. Flotilla leader 2nd MSF with a Vice Admiral embarked.3 commentsPrefect01/09/15 at 07:52Prefect: Thank you. Its at the entrance to Sliema Creek wit...
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Simonds - Farsons but not yet Cisk339 viewsFrom 1929 following the merger with L. Farrugia & Sons (alias 'Farsons') until 1948 when further merged with the Malta Export Brewery which was owned by a bank founded by Giuseppe"Iċ-Ċisk" Scicluna.2 commentsPrefect01/07/15 at 08:00Prefect: It means "The cheque". Scicluna was nota...
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Barracca Garrison Chapel & School401 viewsBuilt by RE 1856. Later St George Garrison Church. Now the Stock Exchange.

The crypt later used for the Pit.
4 commentsPrefect12/28/14 at 18:10Prefect: It was long after my time but I recall reading abo...
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Barracca Garrison Chapel & School401 viewsBuilt by RE 1856. Later St George Garrison Church. Now the Stock Exchange.

The crypt later used for the Pit.
4 commentsPrefect12/28/14 at 16:01Prefect: Until closed down as a fire risk and perhaps for b...
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Tigne Barracks - Football453 viewsPostcard6 commentsPrefect12/27/14 at 07:35Prefect: Funny you should mention that. I've had 2nd t...
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Tigne Barracks - Football453 viewsPostcard6 commentsPrefect12/26/14 at 07:54Prefect: No but this is the right place for an argument. ;-...
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2 site NAAFI or is it?718 viewsThe building in question is in the middle of the shot and I took the picture from down the road going away from the building at about 7:30.2 commentsfifla197311/27/14 at 08:02Prefect: An enlarged view!
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Len Moscrop and Cathy Stephenson Kalafrana 1973925 viewsThis was taken in July 1973 at the Sgt's mess part of Kalafrana beach club. Amazing that there were Officers' , Sgts' and other ranks' beaches. My Dad was a corporal, my best mate's Dad was a Flt Sgt and our Girlfriends' Dads were officers and believe it or not I was asked to leave the Sgt's' beach because of the rank of my Dad; no wonder I am a socialist!7 commentsfifla197311/20/14 at 08:59Prefect: Thank you. Wouldn't want it to be like Facebo...
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Len Moscrop and Cathy Stephenson Kalafrana 1973925 viewsThis was taken in July 1973 at the Sgt's mess part of Kalafrana beach club. Amazing that there were Officers' , Sgts' and other ranks' beaches. My Dad was a corporal, my best mate's Dad was a Flt Sgt and our Girlfriends' Dads were officers and believe it or not I was asked to leave the Sgt's' beach because of the rank of my Dad; no wonder I am a socialist!7 commentsfifla197311/20/14 at 00:14Prefect: Wouldn't want to disappoint you Ivan. Here is...
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SS Uganda (Not)566 viewsIn 1973 this ship was used for Tal Handaq school trips to Greece etc. my girlfriend was on board at the time as I waited for her to come back (hence the picture). Apparently the girls were chased back to the ship in Greece because of their attire (hot pants and mini skirts). The ship was scrapped in the 1980s but I guess memories live on! 2 commentsfifla197311/19/14 at 23:19Prefect: Sorry but its not Uganda. Looks like one of the Ti...
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Luqa 2 site Tennis Courts and Flats548 viewsThese tennis courts were well used by us budding Rod Lavers at the time. The flats are the blocks overlooking the primary school playground on the other side. Photo taken from roughly the school bus stop on 9th October 2014.7 commentsfifla197311/18/14 at 19:01Prefect: Roger, Wilco. That must have been an inspiring vie...
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Luqa 2 site Tennis Courts and Flats548 viewsThese tennis courts were well used by us budding Rod Lavers at the time. The flats are the blocks overlooking the primary school playground on the other side. Photo taken from roughly the school bus stop on 9th October 2014.7 commentsfifla197311/18/14 at 16:30Prefect: For the benefit of us non-RAF types, where exactly...
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Luqa 2 Site Sgt's Mess?540 viewsI believe this was the Sgt's mess. The picture taken from roughly the NAAFI building on 9th October 20154 commentsfifla197311/16/14 at 20:04Prefect: Back to the future?
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RFA Fort Dunvegan278 viewsPhoto possibly 1948. Built as VSIS by Burrard Drydock in 1944. Managed Ellerman. Laid up 1946-8. RFA service from 1951 as store carrier and "flagship". Coronation Review in 1953 then Malta run until 1960 when she went Far East as AirSIS, reverting to NS/VSIS in 1961. Scrapped Kaohsiung 1968.2 commentsPrefect11/13/14 at 10:40Prefect: I'm not sure but I think its probably 1948. T...
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The Importance of Being Earnest 1956 - 2367 viewsReview in the 1957 Magazine. 2 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 20:14Prefect: Review in the 1957 Magazine.
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Play time in the school field!755 viewsPete Alden with Rita Mays, Joy Sutton (rear) and Diana Dick seated on top.2 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 14:43Prefect: The software in comments is censorious so I have p...
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Staff Photo in front of School Hall 1959?1101 views5 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 14:32Prefect: Could be Autumn 1959 though was in the 1960 Magazi...
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Chief Scout Lord Rowallan visits TS Egmont454 viewsThe story of Tal Handaq Sea Scouts is here.1 commentsjknight09/28/14 at 17:10Prefect: The story of Tal Handaq Sea Scouts is here.
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6th Form Boys v Girls Hockey Match 1008 viewsManoel Island 20th December 1957.
There is a photo of these player's signatures on this site .
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2 commentsPrefect09/27/14 at 17:46Prefect: OK, I've flipped it.
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Lots of Naval Boats345 views2 commentsPrefect09/24/14 at 19:15Prefect: No not dated but I guess a Fleet Regatta in the 19...
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HMS Scorcher 1947268 views2 commentsPrefect09/24/14 at 18:33Prefect: Yes, Tigne Barracks & Stella Maris. The mast on th...
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One name (no longer) wanted1708 viewsMalcom Hill6 commentsPrefect09/22/14 at 19:23Prefect: Thanks JK, I have changed the annotations.
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Hotel Riviera/Martinique, Ghajn Tuffieha.562 viewsWas it ever that swish?2 commentsPrefect08/27/14 at 20:15Prefect: And the name now belongs to the restaurant down on...
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Who Are They? 1966969 views4 commentsBrian Gunns08/25/14 at 16:08Prefect: Confirmed negative.
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"The Umbrellas"640 views7 commentsPrefect08/21/14 at 11:56Prefect: Minx Estate but not a Husky.
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Who Are They? 1966969 views4 commentsBrian Gunns08/21/14 at 07:51Prefect: Doubt it. Compare.
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Mountararat & Celia?394 viewsAlexander E Brown (Brahms) and Susan Grant?2 commentsPrefect08/12/14 at 10:54Prefect: But can you confirm the name of your consort?
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Some life returns to the Gut © 433 viewsIf somewhat overpriced.2 commentsPrefect08/07/14 at 08:39Prefect: Looks good. Used to be Nani's Music shop, muc...
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