Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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The Students484 viewsat the Dockyard Club Summer 1961.
Bob Satterley, Robin Bowes, Ned Reubens, Rog Wilkin
1 commentsPrefect02/25/13 at 00:18Prefect: From Rog Wilkin - Spot Ned's grimmace! Must ...
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St Andrew's Church of Scotland369 viewsSouth Street. A School Club operated in the Church Hall.
On the map.
2 commentsPrefect02/21/13 at 00:13Prefect: And here it is.
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Anobat Flats ©833 viewsCorner of Sur Fons St & P.O.W .Road St Julians, Ours was top corner flat. Mid/late 80s Map.7 commentsdeco.rise02/19/13 at 11:46Prefect: Page 2 of the Google map.
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Anobat Flats ©833 viewsCorner of Sur Fons St & P.O.W .Road St Julians, Ours was top corner flat. Mid/late 80s Map.7 commentsdeco.rise02/19/13 at 08:18Prefect: And now they are on the map - Page 2.
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Swimming Sports 4765 viewsLesley Cole2 commentsPrefect02/19/13 at 06:53Prefect: Looks like Drake pipped you at the post?
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39 Squadron, RAF LUQA623 viewsThis may be optimistic at a file size of 216kb, but if you can zoom in enough there may be one or two fathers that can be recognised.1 commentsIvan02/16/13 at 00:41Prefect: To zoom hold Ctrl and click + .
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Anobat Flats ©833 viewsCorner of Sur Fons St & P.O.W .Road St Julians, Ours was top corner flat. Mid/late 80s Map.7 commentsdeco.rise02/14/13 at 00:18Prefect: No these are further down the road on Sur Fons Str...
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The Ferry Early 1950s556 viewsPostcard - Alfred Vella Gera
5 points if you can name the film on at the Alhambra.
3 commentsPrefect02/13/13 at 11:40Prefect: So it is. Well done. Botta e risposta.
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Supper for USS Threadfin452 viewsA dinner which my parents attended at the dockyard? The sub USS Threadfin was in for propeller repairs in January 1960. The US guy is George Millard Allen Jnr, Lieutenant junior grade, front right. Poking her head round is my mum Joyce Day, same side sitting is Elsie Murgatroyd. Can't remember any others. any siblings recognise their parents?
I was able to tour the sub whilst in dry dock - no photos!
2 commentsdeco.rise02/11/13 at 12:22Prefect: Near the south end of the canal, USS Threadfin slo...
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Airmen's Mess RAF Luqa2308 views2 commentsPrefect02/08/13 at 02:55Prefect: Must have been the same time I flew back to UK on ...
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Lancaster GR Mk 3 over Filfla c1952689 views37 Squadron.
Crashed on Luqa village 30 Dec 1952- See ToM.
4 commentsPrefect01/22/13 at 08:09Prefect: Right, I've added a link. Seems to have been ...
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Lancaster GR Mk 3 over Filfla c1952689 views37 Squadron.
Crashed on Luqa village 30 Dec 1952- See ToM.
4 commentsPrefect01/22/13 at 03:19Prefect: Thanks. However according to Wiki that was a diffe...
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Edgar Battye802 viewsMarsascala 1970s5 commentsPrefect01/13/13 at 00:32Prefect: Welcome back Marie. When was he in Malaya? He taug...
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Villa Rosa 564 views& St George's Bay 19455 commentsPrefect01/12/13 at 01:36Prefect: Question for today. When was Villa Rosa built?
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Tigne Beach1502 views14 commentsbernardhoctor 01/11/13 at 08:00Prefect: They just applied for a trip. The blame lay with t...
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Tigne Beach1502 views14 commentsbernardhoctor 01/11/13 at 01:54Prefect: It does sometimes though. As an Apprentice I was ...
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Site of The Dockyard Club397 viewsSt Ignatius Junction/Old College Hill.
Later known as the Admiralty United Kingdom Officers Club!
2 commentsPrefect12/30/12 at 11:18Prefect: So was I in 61.
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Tigne Beach1502 views14 commentsbernardhoctor 12/23/12 at 12:07Prefect: More than likely. That anecdote or something simil...
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HMS Ark Royal396 viewsPaying off for the last time 16 November 1978.2 commentsPrefect12/12/12 at 13:09Prefect: Depends where you open it from but if you insist ....
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Founder of the Order402 views3 commentsPrefect12/01/12 at 22:44Prefect: Only in theory!
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VALETTA, FROM THE MARSA MUSCEIT. (Not - see comments)547 viewsArtist T. C. Dibdin, Drawn from Nature by Lieut. H.E. Allen, Rl. Engrs. Engraver J. Tingle, 1842?
Fisher, Son & Co. London & Paris, 1836.
5 commentsPrefect12/01/12 at 22:36Prefect: Yes, from 1830. Full story here. I don't thin...
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Founder of the Order402 views3 commentsPrefect11/30/12 at 12:20Prefect: Must have been a good chap!
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Xlendi 1960643 views© John Gardiner4 commentsPrefect11/26/12 at 13:44Prefect: We stayed in a shoe box in t'middle o't ...
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Fort Manoel Restoration421 viewsThe Old Armoury once the Church of HMS Phoenicia.
See HERE
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2 commentsPrefect11/23/12 at 10:41Prefect: Are you among these?
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The Hall ©471 views3 commentsMalcolm Booth 11/21/12 at 12:05Prefect: Must have saved on hymn books!
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Tigne School, Tue 1st Aug 1989 ©655 views4 commentsDavid Robinson11/21/12 at 11:53Prefect: No, this was an completely separate Army School.
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St Ignatius College ©447 viewsBuilt on the tennis courts 2007-8.
A new girls' school is to be built on the rest of the site.
3 commentsMalcolm Booth 11/21/12 at 11:51Prefect: Yes they are usually very welcoming.
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Verdala Barracks & School781 viewsThe RN (SCS) School closed in July 1976 and was handed over to the Malta Government in September.6 commentsPrefect11/21/12 at 11:36Prefect: We need a Verdalan to answer that.
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Main drag down middle of Tal Handaq, late 80s ©478 views4 commentsdeco.rise11/21/12 at 11:34Prefect: No, the Admin block is beyond the trees.
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The New Girl's School ©392 viewsPart of St Ignatius College.
Nearing completion June 2012
2 commentsPrefect11/21/12 at 11:31Prefect: Yes, all that remains of our school is the Hall, G...
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Verdala Barracks and School730 viewsDate uncertain but the palm tree is there!6 commentsPrefect11/21/12 at 11:22Prefect: Have a look on the map.
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Liceo Verdala 1996 ©401 viewsBefore they changed the name on the gates.2 commentsMartin Powell11/21/12 at 11:09Prefect: Yes. The gates and anchors are still there but the...
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