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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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HMS Concord 1947608 views2 commentsPrefect06/02/12 at 18:08fivestar: Looks like HMS London in the background, which was...
Verdala 1954/55735 viewsMe waiting for the school bus in Tower Road. 2 commentsfivestar03/13/12 at 19:35fivestar: Michael Hennessy YOB: 1949
Tigne Swimming Pool565 viewsAuto filling system1 commentsPrefect03/05/12 at 03:06fivestar: I remember one young lady in 1967 at the Union Clu...
Postcard - Gzira Creek 964 viewsLooks like HMS Forth in foreground, can anybody name any more?6 commentsdeco.rise03/04/12 at 02:26fivestar: I thought this was Ausonia?
Lazaretto Creek 1959-601120 viewsWinter of 1959/1960. HMS Ausonia with alongside to right, HMS Lofoten (LST3027), a 108MSS Ton minesweeper (I think Leverton), HM Tug Brigand (A383) and Ford class launch. To the left the destroyer HMS Dainty (D108) and forward a Weapon Destroyer, probably HMS Crossbow (D96). Forward of these are three LCTs incl HMS Redoubt. To the left the two LSTs are Charles Macleod (ex LST3021) managed by British India Steam Navigation on behalf of the Army and behind it HMS Anzio (LST3003). The remainder of the large number of vessels formed part of the reserve fleet. Notice particularly open fields behind Gzira and Ta’ Xbiex.

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1 commentsPrefect03/04/12 at 02:23fivestar: I lived in the white box like house at the end of ...
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