Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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HMS London 1947718 viewsAndrew Blake2 commentsPrefect02/04/10 at 14:59Prefect: Oh dear, how sad, never mind!
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Raising a submarine in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©998 viewsPhoto by (Miss) Barbara Kernahan6 commentsOldBat02/04/10 at 13:02Prefect: Most did but I think some of the smaller ones had ...
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Raising a submarine in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©998 viewsPhoto by (Miss) Barbara Kernahan6 commentsOldBat02/04/10 at 07:49Prefect: Must have been this one - 1 April 1942: HMS P36 wa...
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HMS Forth in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©649 viewsStunning photo by Barbara Kernahan from the window of her flat.1 commentsOldBat02/04/10 at 03:34Prefect: Looks like the seasonal Msida Monsoon floods!
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Kingsway Fountain440 viewsTaken on 'opening' day which I think was 1953 to co-incide with QE2 Coronation ?3 commentsrobinwilliams02/01/10 at 06:30Prefect: Interesting but most sources on the web say the ye...
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HMS Trafalgar 1897523 viewsR.Ellis2 commentsPrefect01/31/10 at 18:56Prefect:
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1965 L6A (1 of 4)833 viewsJohn Atherton, ?, John Noble, Mike (Smiley) Jamieson front and centre, ?, ?, ?.
Correction - John Saddler, Geoff Milton, John Moore (aka "Flash"), Graham ?, Nigel Vaughan, Paul Jenner; centre is Steve Commons.
4 commentsNigel01/31/10 at 18:47Prefect: Thanks. That explains why I never got one!
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New Year Party 1960875 viewsHarry Greig3 commentsPrefect01/26/10 at 13:38Prefect: There's more for you there OB. One of those Ki...
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1965 L6A (1 of 4)833 viewsJohn Atherton, ?, John Noble, Mike (Smiley) Jamieson front and centre, ?, ?, ?.
Correction - John Saddler, Geoff Milton, John Moore (aka "Flash"), Graham ?, Nigel Vaughan, Paul Jenner; centre is Steve Commons.
4 commentsNigel01/22/10 at 02:28Prefect: Good photo. Can anyone remember on what basis the ...
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Castille 1930s636 views4 commentsPrefect01/15/10 at 16:07Prefect: There certainly was one on the Governor's Pala...
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RFAs Brambleleaf & Cherryleaf507 viewsMarsamuscetto 19342 commentsPrefect01/13/10 at 19:49Prefect: No, apart from being built about the same time-191...
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Moorhen524 views3 commentsPrefect12/31/09 at 02:12Prefect: MP remembers her there in the 60s and there is pho...
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Devonia1096 viewsHere is a Devonia 1966 slide, though I'm not sure where
(Probably Rhodes).
10 commentsPrefect12/30/09 at 03:24Prefect: Still waiting for the slides you promised us , Chr...
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HMS Stubbington588 viewsMid 60s with the 7th MS.1 commentsPrefect12/15/09 at 14:20Prefect: In 1960, her ship's dog, Oink, distinguished h...
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So there!565 viewsSome standards of modesty are being preserved.
Qui Si Sana 2009.
6 commentsPrefect12/05/09 at 17:23Prefect: No doubt. But the council clearly expect the Germa...
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RAF Propaganda 1973516 views2 commentsPrefect12/02/09 at 13:20Prefect:
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Old Building Restored ©548 viewsVerdala 2009
Martin Powell
6 commentsPrefect12/02/09 at 02:03Prefect: I wouldn't dare Miss. Anyway your Verdala remi...
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Verdala Ditch 2009 ©502 viewsMartin Powell7 commentsPrefect11/28/09 at 13:41Prefect: You would have been quite safe on an RFA tanker, ...
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Verdala Ditch 2009 ©502 viewsMartin Powell7 commentsPrefect11/28/09 at 01:56Prefect: Bring back the cane !
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Verdala Entrance 2009 ©656 viewsMartin Powell11 commentsPrefect11/27/09 at 03:11Prefect: Probably by 1971 the system had changed as the Nav...
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Verdala Entrance 2009 ©656 viewsMartin Powell11 commentsPrefect11/26/09 at 02:31Prefect: Yes if you were "Navy".
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Staff 1954840 viewsJohn Clark/Jenny Churcher5 commentsPrefect11/05/09 at 15:31Prefect: No, she retired about 1971 and remained in Malta. ...
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HMS Manxman586 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect11/05/09 at 02:51Prefect: Thank you very much. Goodbye. Take him away!
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HMS Manxman586 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect11/03/09 at 15:19Prefect: Especially not the Nutty Professor
I suppos...
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HMS Manxman586 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect11/03/09 at 07:44Prefect: "Glad to hear my opinion backed by a compete...
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Oh Dear!697 viewsThe Star of Malta being salvaged from the reef off Dragonara Point. July 1955.
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6 commentsPrefect11/03/09 at 07:41Prefect: Not surprising as she was laid up by 1965.
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HMS Manxman586 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect10/27/09 at 15:17Prefect: From the web - "In 1951 this ship was brought...
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Gerrard & Lovell602 viewsBut where?1 commentsPrefect10/26/09 at 02:32Prefect: Possibly Mtarfa Hospital where we went to visit Bi...
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Fading Star439 viewsLaid up at Marsa 1965
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1 commentsPrefect10/25/09 at 07:07Prefect: She was sold in March 1966 to Cantieri Navali dell...
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Fallen Star951 views29 July 1955.
©Jane Banks
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1 commentsPrefect10/25/09 at 07:06Prefect: On July 29, 1955 at about 8 a.m., while returning ...
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"Jibbooms & Bobstays!" said Nancy325 views2 commentsPrefect10/24/09 at 02:05Prefect: And I dont remember any seagulls?
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Frank Brace, Tom Conway, Kevin Malloy.868 viewshttp://www.sailinganarchy.com/review/outoftheblue.htm4 commentsNelle Grace (Lucas)10/11/09 at 04:47Prefect: Unfortunately I have to wait for the Coppermine pe...
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