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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

Last comments - Martin Powell
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Star of Malta 1961 ©476 viewsA cool looking Prefect with Brownie, and Mum4 commentsPrefect11/11/11 at 05:32Martin Powell: Not sure about that. You both have very pretty leg...
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HMS Vanguard628 viewsHopefully going astern.7 commentsPrefect11/11/11 at 05:29Martin Powell: Exercises are good for you.
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TH c2006540 viewsWith Tennis/Netball Courts flattened for new building.
See alternative numbering system and another site layout plan here., courtesy Bruce Williams.
6 commentsMalcolm Booth 11/10/11 at 17:41Martin Powell: And also parked along the lane outside.
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HMS Barham 1938-9593 viewsIn glorious technicolour.
Spanish Civil War neutrality markings.
3 commentsPrefect11/10/11 at 17:28Martin Powell: Brennan torpedo hut below Ricasoli (near the corne...
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HMS Vanguard628 viewsHopefully going astern.7 commentsPrefect11/10/11 at 17:22Martin Powell: Hoping for what? No-one to notice presumably.
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Star of Malta 1961 ©476 viewsA cool looking Prefect with Brownie, and Mum4 commentsPrefect11/10/11 at 17:18Martin Powell: Which one is the old boy admiring??
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HMS Blake 1972 ©664 viewsAt the time of the "withdrawal".4 commentsPrefect10/23/11 at 15:16Martin Powell: Which particular fort were they taking?
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Pasteurized Milk639 viewswas introduced in 1938, some thirty years after the link between undulant fever and goats' milk was discovered.3 commentsPrefect10/23/11 at 15:14Martin Powell: Barefoot no doubt - the boys, not your Mum. I have...
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Lower St Elmo534 viewsMidnight Express2 commentsPrefect10/12/11 at 13:49Martin Powell: It don't get much lower than that.
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Unpacking the School1163 viewsJuly 1972. Cdr Law assisted by a team of volunteers with 400 boxes. Full account now in the 1973 Magazine.4 commentsPrefect10/12/11 at 13:46Martin Powell: To OiC Schools Malta & Naples, thence to DNES. (Di...
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HMS St Angelo1116 viewsFort St Angelo18 commentsPrefect10/12/11 at 13:42Martin Powell: Indeed - it was a Nato deal. The UK Social Securit...
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104 Minesweeping Squadron 1957630 viewsEssington, Kildaston, Rodington, Lullington, Shavington, Carhampton, Liverton, Fenton.4 commentsPrefect10/12/11 at 13:35Martin Powell: Well spotted. So removed between 1954 & 57. Lucky ...
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Unpacking the School1163 viewsJuly 1972. Cdr Law assisted by a team of volunteers with 400 boxes. Full account now in the 1973 Magazine.4 commentsPrefect10/12/11 at 08:27Martin Powell: Terrible upheaval, did MFL get any official praise...
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HMS St Angelo1116 viewsFort St Angelo18 commentsPrefect10/12/11 at 08:20Martin Powell: He backed down then and we went back. In 73 the UK...
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HMS St Angelo1116 viewsFort St Angelo18 commentsPrefect10/12/11 at 08:01Martin Powell: Maybe it was a sweetener for the Malta Govt when w...
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HMS St Angelo1116 viewsFort St Angelo18 commentsPrefect10/12/11 at 07:47Martin Powell: That's got to be a misprint - we left in 1979...
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Qui Si Sana Children's Playground649 views5 commentsPrefect10/10/11 at 14:27Martin Powell: Dontmakemelaff, he. I give it 2 years tops. The Gh...
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The Point, Tigne Street Entrance.589 viewsIs this where the Guardroom was?1 commentsPrefect10/10/11 at 13:17Martin Powell: Maybe not quite that far, the guardroom (around 19...
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Sliema Wanderers Training Pitch623 viewsOn top of The Point. Taken a couple of years ago, that bit is finished now.1 commentsPrefect10/10/11 at 13:08Martin Powell: Tigne parade ground in a former life.
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Jylland Marfa 1973 ©425 viewsPhoto Ewart White1 commentsPrefect10/10/11 at 13:06Martin Powell: As mentioned in Nicholas Monsarrat's Kappilla...
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HMS Victorious587 views2 commentsPrefect10/10/11 at 12:59Martin Powell: What year? The second bridge span has gone.
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Qui Si Sana Children's Playground649 views5 commentsPrefect10/10/11 at 12:48Martin Powell: Have they planted real grass? Surely not. Must be ...
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Grand Harbour 1909683 viewsLighthouse on Ricasoli?2 commentsPrefect10/10/11 at 12:47Martin Powell: Yes, in the Bonnici & Cassar book on Grand Harbour...
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RFA Bacchus 1938497 views7 commentsPrefect10/10/11 at 12:40Martin Powell: How did you control the wind?
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HMS St Angelo1116 viewsFort St Angelo18 commentsPrefect10/10/11 at 07:47Martin Powell: Hazy but it's there all right.
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HMS St Angelo1116 viewsFort St Angelo18 commentsPrefect10/10/11 at 06:54Martin Powell: Last year I tried to find the way onto the remaini...
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New Breakwater Bridge644 viewsNow in place. Times of Malta.
Not the same! Compare.
1 commentsPrefect10/10/11 at 06:37Martin Powell: See links to more pics in comments below this one,...
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HMS St Angelo1116 viewsFort St Angelo18 commentsPrefect10/10/11 at 05:51Martin Powell: In 1970 the shoreside buildings at St A landing st...
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HMS St Angelo1116 viewsFort St Angelo18 commentsPrefect10/08/11 at 10:18Martin Powell: Hmm - that cruise ship looks very modern, the odd ...
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Man with pipe670 viewsMiner's lamp an improvement on candles. No canary though.3 commentsMartin Powell10/08/11 at 10:08Martin Powell: And we all thought they were Second World War vint...
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DofE Exped Cyprus 19681060 viewsMartin Powell & Robert Ross3 commentsPrefect10/08/11 at 10:03Martin Powell: And it got there from me. Still have the original....
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Sheep (Not Shoats!)524 viewsWied il-Ghasel near Mosta.4 commentsPrefect10/08/11 at 09:56Martin Powell: Not while you're looking
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