Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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Kinnie397 viewsis available in UK from This Site 1 commentsPrefect01/18/09 at 04:30Prefect: They are also advertising Delicata Wine (makers of...
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Staffroom early 1960s1413 views10 commentsPrefect01/14/09 at 12:47Prefect: The only Tierney offspring recorded so far in the ...
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HMS Troutbridge919 viewsThe Navy Lark 1959 - 1977.
Back Row: A.B.Johnson (Ronnie Barker), C.P.O. Pertwee (Jon Pertwee). Lt Bates (Michael Bates), LS Goldstein (Tenniel Evans). Centre: Lieut, Murray (Stephen Murray), Capt. Povey (Richard Caldicot), Sub. Lieut. Phillips (Leslie Phillips). Front: Wren Chasen (Heather Chasen) and Wren Cornwell (Judy Cornwell).
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7 commentsPrefect01/07/09 at 16:14Prefect: How about two weeks on Filfla?
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HMS Troutbridge919 viewsThe Navy Lark 1959 - 1977.
Back Row: A.B.Johnson (Ronnie Barker), C.P.O. Pertwee (Jon Pertwee). Lt Bates (Michael Bates), LS Goldstein (Tenniel Evans). Centre: Lieut, Murray (Stephen Murray), Capt. Povey (Richard Caldicot), Sub. Lieut. Phillips (Leslie Phillips). Front: Wren Chasen (Heather Chasen) and Wren Cornwell (Judy Cornwell).
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7 commentsPrefect12/30/08 at 11:40Prefect: Correct. 5 points awarded. Only another 95 needed ...
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HMS Troutbridge919 viewsThe Navy Lark 1959 - 1977.
Back Row: A.B.Johnson (Ronnie Barker), C.P.O. Pertwee (Jon Pertwee). Lt Bates (Michael Bates), LS Goldstein (Tenniel Evans). Centre: Lieut, Murray (Stephen Murray), Capt. Povey (Richard Caldicot), Sub. Lieut. Phillips (Leslie Phillips). Front: Wren Chasen (Heather Chasen) and Wren Cornwell (Judy Cornwell).
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7 commentsPrefect12/21/08 at 16:52Prefect: It called in regularly courtesy of the General Ove...
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1948 - 1950469 viewsWanted4 commentsPrefect12/16/08 at 17:24Prefect: Still wanted please, Tug.
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8 commentsPrefect11/30/08 at 12:07Prefect: Dont know who wrote it but it seems to have been e...
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My mum, Joyce Day, on board RFA Amherst April/May 1960. ©587 viewsThis goes with the previous pic 'entering Grand harbour' She had just come back from Suda Bay, Crete. Time for cocktails no doubt! ( who last scrubbed the deck!! )3 commentsdeco.rise11/30/08 at 01:55Prefect: Cheek! Its Ready For Anything.
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8 commentsPrefect11/30/08 at 01:49Prefect: Now Now! Slagging off Falklands veterans is not pe...
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8 commentsPrefect11/29/08 at 14:21Prefect: Well only one letter wrong. No wonder I cou...
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My mum, Joyce Day, on board RFA Amherst April/May 1960. ©587 viewsThis goes with the previous pic 'entering Grand harbour' She had just come back from Suda Bay, Crete. Time for cocktails no doubt! ( who last scrubbed the deck!! )3 commentsdeco.rise11/26/08 at 01:57Prefect: I think the problem with the deck is not lack of s...
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Tug awaiting RFA Amherst entering Grand Harbour - April/May 1960 ©517 views3 commentsdeco.rise11/25/08 at 13:26Prefect: Tug is probably Sea Giant. Photos of RFA Amherst a...
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Small twin Prop - Luqa about 1960724 viewsDon't recognise aircraft or occasion4 commentsdeco.rise11/12/08 at 12:45Prefect: De Havilland (Sea) Devon, used as VIP transports b...
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8 commentsPrefect11/12/08 at 01:38Prefect: Browsing through this once again (sad or what?), I...
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Old Bat Mystery Solved758 views6 commentsPrefect11/02/08 at 00:38Prefect: If the cap fits - wear it!
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Where's 'Old Bat'?!! ©673 viewsHere's another picture of the 1960 Verdala Sports Day. Were you hiding with your camera behind the trunk on the right 'Old Bat'?!2 commentsJohn Kirby10/31/08 at 12:54Prefect: My money (with magnification) is on the blue with ...
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Winning a prize ©596 viewsVerdala Sports 1960
2 commentsJohn Kirby10/31/08 at 04:03Prefect: Its a small world on TH Nostalgia! Is that you Old...
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RN Families Clinic, Tower Road Sliema - mid 60s © copyright Jane Banks874 viewsOnly the facade remains.5 commentsjane banks10/30/08 at 13:29Prefect: You werent quick enough. Your original on a differ...
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The Fleet's in ©872 viewsSummer 1960 - but where? Sliema Creek perhaps?4 commentsJohn Kirby10/28/08 at 12:54Prefect: Yes it is Sliema Creek this time. HMS Corrunna ce...
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HMS Ark Royal ©662 viewspossibly in Sliema Creek 19602 commentsJohn Kirby10/25/08 at 10:42Prefect: No - its Grand Harbour. She was too big for Sliema...
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Winning Team812 viewsTal Handaq visit to the 1960 Rome Olympics
See report in 1961 Magazine
1 commentsJohn Kirby10/25/08 at 01:25Prefect: On the Staff are - Mr. B. Cleaver, Mr. P. Ross (Ve...
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Sheer Bastion460 viewsOnce fitted with a ginormous set of shearlegs to lift things off ships.3 commentsPrefect10/19/08 at 11:06Prefect: No I think they were long ago ... research continu...
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Senglea571 viewsAnd a full Dockyard Creek.
5 commentsJohn Kirby10/19/08 at 00:26Prefect: Thats Sheer Bastion below the church. Present day ...
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Tal Handaq Girls and Boys in Winter uniform 57-58.1892 viewsAll signatures are on a photo on this site.

jane Banks
7 commentsPrefect10/15/08 at 11:44Prefect: Just for the record Spike, its Gail Tainsh.
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Imperial Eagle 1970s703 viewsHer glory days past, having been displaced from the Marfa - Mgarr route by a Ro-Ro, she took over the freight route from Valletta from the Queen of Peace before eventually being laid up.16 commentsPrefect10/06/08 at 07:48Prefect: Its possible. This Site says that as New Royal Lad...
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HMS Tiger & Lion in Grand Harbour -24 August 1961939 viewsTiger steaming past her sister ship. According to my records this is the first occasion since the "Tiger" class Cruisers were launched that the two of them are seen together in the Med. Date please??4 commentsdeco.rise09/28/08 at 14:41Prefect: You should hear what my wife says about the state ...
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19581227 viewsBehind the bars Roger Tregunno and Henry Cavill. Two girls back to the wall are Olivia Fry and Francis Smith Front row sitting: Jackie Williams,?,Christine Barns,?, Hilary Paynter. I wonder if any of the visitors to your site would be able to name the two?
I'd love to know.
David Harvey
3 commentsPrefect09/28/08 at 14:16Prefect: Looks like a windy day. For news of Hilary Paynter...
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HMS Tiger & Lion in Grand Harbour -24 August 1961939 viewsTiger steaming past her sister ship. According to my records this is the first occasion since the "Tiger" class Cruisers were launched that the two of them are seen together in the Med. Date please??4 commentsdeco.rise09/28/08 at 06:27Prefect: Tiger became Med Flagship in late 1959, and left i...
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100th Minesweeper Sqn. off Grand Harbour 1960/61681 viewsFeint pic but a rarity. They are HMS Appleton, Upton, Wolverton & Yarnton 3 commentsdeco.rise09/28/08 at 06:03Prefect: I think it was the 108th MS which was in Malta fro...
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Spanish Frigate " Triton" going into Marsamxett, c1961604 views2 commentsdeco.rise09/22/08 at 15:35Prefect: And lots of whalers!
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Postcard - Sepia shot late 1930s685 viewsCan anyone name the Criusers & date it accurately?
Batttleships Warspite & Malaya. Date 1938-9.
Netlayer Guardian and Carrier is Courageous or Glorious
7 commentsdeco.rise09/22/08 at 08:36Prefect: Battleships/Battle Cruisers therefore probably pre...
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RFA Tide Austral, Spring 1960 Grand Harbour ©503 viewsAs per other 'at sea' pics, Tide Austral re-fuelled HMS Tiger at sea during exrecise I was on.1 commentsdeco.rise09/21/08 at 11:02Prefect: I moved her from Transport as although technically...
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