Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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Mayflower on Ghajn Thuffieha beach, 1952418 viewsAt least that is what it says on the back of the photo !2 commentsdfss08/27/13 at 06:39Prefect: Hmmm. Not a Triumph Mayflower. Morris Ten perhaps?...
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Ghajn Tuffieha Bay 2012424 viewsSee Prefect's earlier pic of Ghajn Tuffieha and his remark about the steps. Not content with that, last time there we hiked to the small cave to the left just below the summit of the plateau, then on to Gnejna Bay. Believe me, those steps were a killer on the way back!1 commentsIvan08/22/13 at 12:44Prefect: An earlier view from about the same spot.
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Ghajn Tuffieha Bay 1967489 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.5 commentsPrefect08/22/13 at 12:13Prefect: Same line as always as far as I can see. GT Throug...
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Ghajn Tuffieha Bay 1967489 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.5 commentsPrefect08/21/13 at 12:24Prefect: Concur but those steps are becoming a challenge.
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Porte des Bombes - Floriana423 views(Showing the Bombes on pillars either side.)2 commentsPrefect08/15/13 at 06:58Prefect: Probably about 1929 as the adjoining walls were de...
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St. Andrew's Barracks - St Andrew. (NOT)416 viewsActually St Oswald's Chapel & Mtarfa Barracks viewed from the Hospital.2 commentsPrefect08/12/13 at 13:33Prefect: Don't blame me, I only copied the captions! ...
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On the Siggiewi - Rabat Road396 viewsIts been there a long time but what's it all about? Further information welcome as I can't find it on Google.4 commentsPrefect08/10/13 at 09:14Prefect: Thanks again.
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On the Siggiewi - Rabat Road396 viewsIts been there a long time but what's it all about? Further information welcome as I can't find it on Google.4 commentsPrefect08/03/13 at 05:49Prefect: Thanks Pullu. That fits with the inscription "...
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HMS Ajax 1947582 viewsVeteran of the Plate, Taranto, Matapan, Crete, Force K and D Day.
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1 commentsPrefect07/27/13 at 23:39Prefect: I was aboard the US cargo vessel HOBART VICTORY in...
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HMS Ajax 1947528 viewsof River Plate fame.1 commentsPrefect07/27/13 at 23:38Prefect: I was aboard the US cargo vessel HOBART VICTORY in...
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Somerset Wharf 1905496 views4 commentsPrefect07/19/13 at 08:30Prefect: On the right looks like the base of the 160 Ton Cr...
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Somerset Wharf 1905496 views4 commentsPrefect07/19/13 at 07:55Prefect: Not sure. Modern chart and B&C page 226 show Gun W...
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Jean de la Valette ©338 viewsNew statue in South Street.2 commentsPrefect07/13/13 at 00:03Prefect: A Police Station & Bank to make way for "back...
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Bread Street in 1952430 viewsPhoto taken by Mary Cowan on a visit to my parents in that year.2 commentsdfss07/01/13 at 00:27Prefect: Formally known as Old Bakery Street.
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TH 2013497 viewsAfter 63 years the Hall is still standing ...1 commentsPrefect06/26/13 at 08:24Prefect: The steps seem to have shrunk a bit?
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Hanging around in the Common Room697 viewsGeoff Randall (right) and David Hobden testing the girder in the 6th Form Common Room 19643 commentsIanHeath06/21/13 at 12:17Prefect: Yes, I figured that.
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Hanging around in the Common Room697 viewsGeoff Randall (right) and David Hobden testing the girder in the 6th Form Common Room 19643 commentsIanHeath06/20/13 at 13:01Prefect: Thanks for those Ian. Sorry for delay. I'm in...
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TH and RAF Luqa952 views4 commentsbernardhoctor 06/13/13 at 13:12Prefect: Yes there are pics of the valley in OtherSchools b...
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Johnnie's Bar - Mosta586 viewsSeems popular. 8 commentsPrefect06/05/13 at 23:59Prefect: Not sure but probably 1960s?
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Johnnie's Bar - Mosta586 viewsSeems popular. 8 commentsPrefect06/04/13 at 12:12Prefect: Thanks Robin.
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Nix Mangiare Steps610 viewsOh Signore! Mi povero! Miserabile! Nix padre, nix madre, nix mangiare for sixteen days per Jesu Christo.”
1 commentsPrefect05/26/13 at 12:52Prefect: "The "Nix Mangiare Stairs" of Valle...
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Games & Merry-making 1896507 views"In the Piazza Maggiore is the Soldier's and Sailor's Home, an excellent charitable institution, furnished with a good serviceable library, a reading and writing room, smoking and other rooms. This admirably conceived and philanthropic organization is calculated to greatly benefit and improve the class for whom it is designed, affording them not only respectable accommodations, but occupation for their leisure hours. " (From The Story of Malta.)3 commentsPrefect05/26/13 at 09:40Prefect: Thanks Pullu. Sources indicate that the home, whic...
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Admiralty Tug Respond c1925519 views2 commentsPrefect05/24/13 at 23:54Prefect: But at one time the hull colour was red - Respond.
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Ta'Braxia Cemetery, Pieta`.740 views4 commentsPrefect05/24/13 at 12:49Prefect: From the Times of Malta 19 October 1858. - An exce...
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Overseas RFC834 viewsTal Handaq at the ORFC 1961-962 Season
Mr CV Morris ( Viv) Standing Left Back Row ( His First cap), TB third from left, Lt. E.G. Walsh 7th, Fred Melton 8th from left, Geoff Randall 10th from left back row.
Seated Front Left: Mr. H.M. "Griff" Griffiths ( Yes, the obligatory Welshman!)
3 commentsTex Brown 05/16/13 at 01:06Prefect: The club is still going strong. - Facebook.
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Who is this? - Alastair Wreford1236 viewsKalafrana 1966-7.4 commentsKalabrat05/03/13 at 10:47Prefect: Thanks for that and retrospective permission to us...
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Winning the relay for Hawkins!709 views1968. Christine set up two new records for the 100 and the 150 yards sprint. Mrs Dewstowe far right.
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2 commentsPrefect04/22/13 at 08:24Prefect: Nice tan!
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Ken Stubbs, Bunty Stubbs, Margaret Gamble, Paddy Gamble, Malta 19521296 viewsThe car is possibly a Riley ?4 commentsdfss03/31/13 at 13:19Prefect: Looks like a Triumph Mayflower to me.
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Land of Romance471 viewsAs drawn on a postcard depicting Strada Stretta before the war.
McEwans had a bottling plant in Malta.
2 commentsPrefect03/30/13 at 01:20Prefect: Artistic licence?
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Probably 19591000 viewsSue Hills & Tricia Staff at the back.
Front - Pat Glover, Wendy Cox, Dawn Fear, Alexandra Batty, Eileen Beer, Carol Robinson, Pat Woolner , Pauline Green, Valerie Lawrence ....
3 commentsPrefect03/23/13 at 01:47Prefect: Others now named as - Pat Glover, Wendy Cox, not ...
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The Multi-Talented, Legendary and Unforgettable Robin Bowes.565 views 19642 commentsPrefect03/07/13 at 10:30Prefect: It was Rog.
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Old Bakery Street830 views3 commentsPrefect02/28/13 at 00:06Prefect: I wouldn't dare! Yes that dome on the Carmeli...
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