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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last additions - Then & Now
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The Fortina Lido ©332 viewsSliema CreekPrefectJul 10, 2013
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Pietro Floriani ©278 views 17th century Italian military Engineer, architect of the fortifications of Floriana.PrefectJul 09, 2013
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Testaferrata Street Gzira729 views1960s judging by the Minis, Anglias & Bus.1 commentsPrefectJul 07, 2013
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Tigne Fort & Barracks462 viewsPrefectJul 07, 2013
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Tigne Point ©426 viewsSome attempt at preserving the Garden Battery?1 commentsPrefectJul 06, 2013
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Tigne Point ©297 viewsWorks continue.PrefectJul 06, 2013
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City Gap ©320 viewsPrefectJul 05, 2013
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Jean de la Valette ©346 viewsNew statue in South Street.2 commentsPrefectJul 05, 2013
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The Opera House ©305 viewsAlmost finished as an "open air performance space".
Though some thought is now being given to some sort of roof!
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Barrakka lift in 1952375 viewsPhoto taken by Mary Cowan on a visit to my parents in that year.dfssJun 30, 2013
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Bread Street in 1952441 viewsPhoto taken by Mary Cowan on a visit to my parents in that year.2 commentsdfssJun 30, 2013
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Floriana Postcard381 viewsHAFMED & the KGV Memorial Hospital.PrefectJun 05, 2013
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Pretty Bay482 views1 commentsPrefectJun 05, 2013
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Johnnie's Bar - Mosta608 viewsSeems popular. 8 commentsPrefectJun 04, 2013
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"The Umbrellas"656 views7 commentsPrefectJun 01, 2013
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A Festive Ferry 1950s384 viewsPrefectMay 31, 2013
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The Meadowbank481 views2 commentsPrefectMay 31, 2013
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The Tunny Net366 viewsNow a " Lido Complex" with à la carte restaurant, pub-style bar, disco and Lido with water sports facilities. Such is progress.PrefectMay 23, 2013
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The Tunnara Museum798 viewsCourtesy of The Sunday Circle.PrefectMay 23, 2013
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It-Tunnara tal Mellieha375 views1748 - 1961.
Courtesy of YouTube and The Tunnara Museum.
History of the Tunnara.
PrefectMay 23, 2013
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Ghajn Tuffieha Postcard471 viewsRiviera Hotel & Tower.PrefectMay 16, 2013
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Tigne Court Hotel468 viewsNow closed.2 commentsPrefectMay 09, 2013
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A Street Scene c1960494 viewsPrefectMay 08, 2013
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Alec Guinness and Muriel Pavlow 1952518 viewsAbout to be run down by an MFV.1 commentsPrefectMay 07, 2013
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Selmun Palace & Hotel481 viewsThe hunting lodge of the Order dates from the 18th century. The hotel which was clagged on in 1962 is now closed.PrefectMar 31, 2013
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The Suncrest Hotel Qawra393 viewsCompleted 1986.PrefectMar 25, 2013
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Old Bakery Street847 views3 commentsPrefectFeb 21, 2013
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Sea Malta407 viewsIn the former NAAFI building at Marsa.PrefectFeb 17, 2013
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First Day Covers465 viewsPrefectFeb 13, 2013
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Yet another fancy dress!432 viewsAnother parents bash, probably at the Marsa club, 1960/61 Rear two, my dad Bill Day, having a sup, his left is mum, Joyce Day. looks like a French evening. Bien!deco.riseFeb 11, 2013
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Fancy Dress for the parents425 viewsAt the Marsa club in 60/61. Roman drinks party by the looks of it, tough going for our parents, lol. Front, reclining L to R. My mum Joyce Day, Joan Locke, Elsie Murgatroyd. Rear, in order L to R. Doreen Haddon, Robbie ..., ? , ? , ? glasses, hat in middle is Bob Haddon, rear Bill Day my dad, John Locke and? Any siblings know the rest?1 commentsdeco.riseFeb 11, 2013
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Supper for USS Threadfin486 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.riseFeb 11, 2013
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