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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last additions - Then & Now
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Old Bakery Street877 views3 commentsPrefectFeb 21, 2013
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Sea Malta430 viewsIn the former NAAFI building at Marsa.PrefectFeb 17, 2013
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First Day Covers485 viewsPrefectFeb 13, 2013
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Yet another fancy dress!455 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 parents444 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 Threadfin509 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!
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St Andrew's Church of Scotland430 viewsSouth Street. A School Club operated in the Church Hall.
On the map.
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The Ferry Early 1950s631 viewsPostcard - Alfred Vella Gera
5 points if you can name the film on at the Alhambra.
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The Gut511 viewsEarly 1950s1 commentsPrefectJan 26, 2013
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Exiles Beach c/w Farm c1950468 viewsPrefectJan 23, 2013
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Orpheum Gzira509 views1 commentsPrefectJan 23, 2013
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Howard Street Sliema458 viewsPrefectJan 21, 2013
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Windsor Terrace Sliema438 viewsPrefectJan 21, 2013
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Waving Goodbye to Princess Margaret494 viewsAt Luqa c 1950PrefectJan 14, 2013
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HRH at the Phoenicia c1950421 viewsPrefectJan 14, 2013
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The Phoenicia c 1950520 viewsAnd the statue of Grand Master Vilhena which has been moved.PrefectJan 12, 2013
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Mellieha 1945601 viewsPrefectJan 10, 2013
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Balluta Bay 1945503 viewsPrefectJan 10, 2013
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The Ferry 1945899 viewsBefore the Alhambra was rebuilt.
(It started as The Duke of Edinburgh Cinematograph in 1907, part of the DoE Hotel.)
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The Ferry 1945489 viewsPrefectJan 07, 2013
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Marfa Palace Hotel © 686 viewsAnd Wied Musa Battery. As it was.PrefectDec 03, 2012
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Comino © 421 viewsPrefectDec 03, 2012
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Imperial Relic © 421 viewsHidden behind locked gates at Rinella Bay. Probably the Guardroom for the Rinella Powder Magazine which is now Sea Cadet HQ and which MEPA has scheduled as Grade 1.PrefectDec 02, 2012
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Xlendi in 1992 © 509 viewsSt Patrick's Hotel is in there somewhere - but I'm not sure where! The little old fishermen's houses at the right are now surrounded by modern monsters!OldBatNov 26, 2012
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Remnant of RN W/T Rinella © 390 viewsPrefectNov 24, 2012
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Camp Hall at Ghajn Tuffieha © 422 viewsAs it was .PrefectNov 24, 2012
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Inside the Camerata © 404 viewsFormer RN Barracks, Valletta.PrefectNov 21, 2012
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Empire Day 1949 at the Phoenicia375 viewsPrefectNov 18, 2012
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Mdina Ditch © 541 viewsBeing rehabilitated.PrefectNov 16, 2012
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St Paul's Island © 338 viewsPrefectNov 16, 2012
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Sheer Bastion 1980412 viewsAs MLP HQ.PrefectNov 14, 2012
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Malta Rivers687 viewsRead even more about them.PrefectNov 09, 2012
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